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Thick: And Other Essays

Tressie McMillan Cottom · The New Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

One of Book Riot's "The Best Books We Read in October 2018""To say this collection is transgressive, provocative, and brilliant is simply to tell you the truth." - Roxane Gay, author of Hunger and Bad FeministSmart, humorous, and strikingly original essays by one of "America's...
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Bestseller: A Century of America's Favorite Books

Robert McParland · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Whether curled up on a sofa with a good mystery, lounging by the pool with a steamy romance, or brooding over a classic novel, Americans love to read. Despite the distractions of modern living, nothing quite satisfies many individuals more than a really good book. And regardless of how one accesses...
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Sleeping with Strangers: How the Movies Shaped Desire

David Thomson · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the celebrated film critic and author of The Biographical Dictionary of Film, an original, seductive account of sexuality in the movies and of how actors and actresses on screen have fed our desire.Film can make us want things we can not have. But, while sometimes rapturous, the interaction...
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Tamed: Ten Species that Changed our World

Alice Roberts · Random House UK
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

In Tamed, Alice Roberts uncovers the deep history of 10 familiar species with incredible wild pasts: dogs, apples and wheat; cattle, potatoes and chickens; rice, maize and horses - and, finally, humans. She reveals how becoming part of our world changed these animals and plants, and shows...
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The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a Revolution in Hollywood, and the Making of a Legendary Film

W. K. Stratton · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

For the fiftieth anniversary of the film, W.K. Stratton's definitive history of the making of The Wild Bunch, named one of the greatest Westerns of all time by the American Film Institute.Sam Peckinpah's film The Wild Bunch is the story of a gang of outlaws who are one big steal...
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Don't Let Me Down: A Memoir

Erin Hosier · Atria Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A fierce, vivid memoir about a father-daughter relationship steeped in God, rebellion, and the Beatles. Erin Hosier's coming-of-age was full of contradiction. Born into the turbulent 1970s, she was raised in rural Ohio by lapsed hippies who traded 1960s rock 'n' roll for 1950s-era...
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