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Slobberknocker: My Life in Wrestling

JIM ROSS · Sports Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

There are few people who have been in the wrestling business longer than Jim Ross. And those who have made it as long as he has (half a century to be exact) probably made enemies or burned bridges. But that's just not JR.Slobberknocker is the story of how an Oklahoman farm kid, with...
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Believe Me: My Battle with the Invisible Disability of Lyme Disease

Yolanda Hadid · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills comes an emotional and eye opening behind-the-scenes look at her descent into uncovering the mystery of chronic Lyme disease.In early 2011, Yolanda was struck by mysterious symptoms including brain fog, severe exhaustion, migraines and more....
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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

JOHN HODGMAN · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: eBook

Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn't seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth:...
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A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause

Shawn Wen · Sarabande Books
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

An Indie Next Pick for July 2017 "A unique, poetic critical appreciation of Marcel Marceau... . A fascinating book... . Readers will marvel not only at Marceau, but at the book itself, which displays such command of the material and such perfect pitch. " --Kirkus Reviews, starred...
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My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir

Jessica B Harris · Scribner
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this captivating new memoir, award-winning writer Jessica B. Harris recalls a lost era - the vibrant New York City of her youth, where her social circle included Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, and other members of the Black intelligentsia.In the Technicolor glow of the early seventies,...
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Liner Notes: On Parents & Children, Exes & Excess, Death & Decay, & a Few of My Other Favorite Things

Loudon Wainwright, III · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Loudon Wainwright III, the son of esteemed Life magazine columnist Loudon Wainwright, Jr., is the patriarch of one of America's great musical families. He is the former husband of Kate McGarrigle and Suzzy Roche, and father of Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, Lucy Wainwright Roche,...
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Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror

Victor Sebestyen · Pantheon
Pages: 592
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating biography of the man who helped launch the Russian Revolution, which uses the personal - including Lenin's key relationships with the women in his life - to shed light on the political.Since the birth of Soviet Russia, Vladimir Lenin has been viewed as a controversial...
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Adults in the Room: My Battle with the European and American Deep Establishment

YANIS VAROUFAKIS · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

A Number One Sunday Times Bestseller What happens when you take on the establishment? In Adults in the Room, the renowned economist and former finance minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis gives the full, blistering account of his momentous clash with the mightiest economic and political...
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Truth Doesn't Have a Side: My Alarming Discovery about the Danger of Contact Sports

Bennet Omalu · Zondervan
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

One day in 2002 the fifty-year old body of former Pittsburgh Steeler and hall of famer Mike Webster was laid on a cold table in front of pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu. Webster's body looked to Omalu like the body of a much older man, and the circumstances of his behavior prior to his death...
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Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Other Four-Letter Words

Michael Ausiello · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In this evocative and gorgeously wrought memoir reminiscent of Rob Sheffield's Love Is a Mixtape and George Hodgman's Bettyville, Michael Ausiello - a respected TV columnist and founder and editor-in-chief of TVLine.com - remembers his late husband, and the lessons, love, and laughter...
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