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Room to Dream

DAVID LYNCH · Random House
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary, highly anticipated memoir from visionary filmmaker David Lynch In this memoir, David Lynch, co-creator of Twin Peaks and writer and director of groundbreaking films like Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive, opens up about a lifetime of extraordinary...
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Monitoring the Movies: The Fight over Film Censorship in Early Twentieth-Century Urban America

Jennifer Fronc · University of Texas Press
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

As movies took the country by storm in the early twentieth century, Americans argued fiercely about whether municipal or state authorities should step in to control what people could watch when they went to movie theaters, which seemed to be springing up on every corner. Many who opposed...
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The Stars in Our Eyes: The Famous, the Infamous, and Why We Care Way Too Much About Them

Julie Klam · Riverhead Books
Pages: 222
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling author Julie Klam comes a lively and engaging exploration of celebrity: why celebrities fascinate us, what it means to be famous today, and why celebrities are so important. "When I was young I was convinced celebrities could save me," Julie Klam admits in The Stars...
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Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine

Joe Hagan · Knopf
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

The first and only biography of Jann Wenner, the iconic founder of Rolling Stone magazine, and a romp through the hothouses of rock and roll, politics, media, and Hollywood, from the Summer of Love to the Internet age.Lennon. Dylan. Jagger. Belushi. Leibovitz. The story of Jann Wenner,...
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Planet Funny: How Comedy Took Over Our Culture

KEN JENNINGS · Scribner
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the brilliantly witty and exuberant New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings, a history of humor - from fart jokes on clay Sumerian tablets all the way up to the latest Twitter gags and Facebook memes - that tells the story of how comedy came to rule the modern world.For millennia...
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Go Ask Ali: Half-Baked Advice

Ali Wentworth · Harper
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Ali Wentworth offers her hilarious and unique advice on surviving the absurdity of modern life in her third collection of laugh-out-loud comic vignettes.Ali Wentworth's first two books, Ali in Wonderland and Happily Ali After, were lauded by readers,...
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Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World

Mackenzi Lee · Abrams Image
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Based on Mackenzi Lee's popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, Bygone Badass Broads features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women from all over the world. With tales of heroism and cunning, in-depth bios and witty storytelling, Bygone Badass Broads gives new life...
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Every Day I'm Hustling

VIVICA A FOX · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Vivica A. Fox is a dynamo who has created a lasting career on her own, through sheer, roll-up-your-sleeves DIY hustle. Every Day I'm Hustling is a personal book with a message Fox passionately believes in: that you make your own luck, that you never ever wake up in the morning thinking...
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In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It

LAUREN GRAHAM · Ballantine Books
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Advice for graduates and reflections on staying true to yourself from the beloved Gilmore Girls actress and New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Talking as Fast as I Can and the novel Someday, Someday, Maybe. "If you're not where you want to be on this day - don't...
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Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977

Joshua Glick · University of California Press
Pages: 277
Format: Hardcover

Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977 explores how documentarians working between the election of John F. Kennedy and the Bicentennial created conflicting visions of the recent and more distant American past. Drawing on a wide range of primary documents,...
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