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The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

Lawrence Wright · Alfrred A. Knopf
Pages: 366
Format: Hardcover

With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. Here, in ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker, he recalls the path that terror in the Middle East has taken,...
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Are You Anybody: A Memoir

Jeffrey Tambor · Crown/Archetype
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

It's rare that an actor embodies even one memorable character over the arc of a career. Jeffrey Tambor has managed to create three, beginning with Hank "Hey Now!" Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show, the series created by Garry Shandling, Jeffrey's first mentor in television....
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Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table

LANGDON COOK · Ballantine Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of The Mushroom Hunters comes the story of an iconic fish, perhaps the last great wild food: salmon. For some, a salmon evokes the distant wild - thrashing in the jaws of a hungry grizzly bear on TV, perhaps. For others, it's the catch of the day on a restaurant...
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Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries

Kory Stamper · Pantheon Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Do you have strong feelings about the word "irregardless"? Have you ever tried to define the word "is"? Brimming with intelligence and personality, this vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made is a must-read for word mavens. Many of us take dictionaries...
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The President's Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas

Adrian Miller · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

James Beard award-winning author Adrian Miller vividly tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers for every First Family since George and Martha Washington. Miller brings together the names...
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Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War

DAVID FISHER · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The newest installment in the New York Times #1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies; The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American historyFrom the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy's...
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Theft by Finding: Diaries

DAVID SEDARIS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiotDavid Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the makingIt's no coincidence that the world's best writers tend...
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Neil Young: Stories Behind the Songs 1966-1992

Nigel Williamson · Carlton Books Ltd
Pages: 192
Format: Flexibound

Iconoclast, innovator, and an influence on generations of musicians, Neil Young has recorded more than 40 albums in an over 35-year career. Nigel Williamson explores Young's repertoire, from the early days with Buffalo Springfield to the troubadour of After the Gold Rush to Harvest...
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Chuck Klosterman X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century

Chuck Klosterman · Penguin Publishing Group
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

New York Times-bestselling author and cultural critic Chuck Klosterman compiles and contextualizes the best of his articles and essays from the past decade.Chuck Klosterman has created an incomparable body of work in books, magazines, newspapers, and on the Web. His writing spans the realms...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Maya Angelou · Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 289
Format: Paperback

Maya Angelou's debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Her life story is told in the documentary film And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS's American Masters.Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged...
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