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Stray: A Memoir

Stephanie Danler · Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Sweetbitter, a memoir of growing up in a family shattered by lies and addiction, and of one woman's attempts to find a life beyond the limits of her past. Stray is a moving, sometimes devastating, brilliantly written and ultimately inspiring exploration...
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The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes

Zachary D. Carter · Random House
Pages: 656
Format: Hardcover

A page-turning biography of world-changing economist John Maynard Keynes and the big ideas that outlived him.In the spring of 1934, Virginia Woolf sketched an affectionate biographical portrait of her great friend John Maynard Keynes. Writing a full two years before Keynes would revolutionize...
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The Golden Thirteen: How Black Men Won the Right to Wear Navy Gold

Dan Goldberg · Beacon Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The story of the 13 courageous black men who integrated the officer corps of the US Navy during World War II--leading desegregation efforts across America and anticipating the civil rights movementThrough oral histories and original interviews with surviving family members, Dan Goldberg...
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Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir

Madeleine Albright · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Six-time New York Times bestselling author and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright - one of the world's most admired and tireless public servants - reflects on the final stages of one's career, and working productively into your later decades in this revealing, funny, and inspiring...
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Our House Is on Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis

Greta Thunberg · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

"An extraordinary account of how one family rose, with unshakable moral clarity, to the tremendous responsibility of being alive at the moment when our immediate collective decisions will determine the fate of life on Earth. They share their story of courage not because they want our accolades,...
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Encyclopedia of Louisiana Musicians: Jazz, Blues, Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Swamp Pop, and Gospel

Gene Tomko · LSU Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Louisiana's unique multicultural history has led to the development of more styles of American music than anywhere else in the country. Encyclopedia of Louisiana Musicians compiles over 1,600 native creators, performers, and recorders of the state's indigenous musical genres. The culmination...
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Wow, No Thank You.: Essays

Samantha Irby · Vintage
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

A Vintage Paperback Original.A new rip-roaring essay collection from the smart, edgy, hilarious, unabashedly raunchy, and bestselling Samantha Irby.Irby is forty, and increasingly uncomfortable in her own skin despite what Inspirational Instagram Infographics have promised her. She has left...
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Grand: A Grandparent's Wisdom for a Happy Life

Charles Johnson · Hanover Square Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award winner and MacArthur Genius Fellow Charles Johnson reflects on the joys of being a grandparent in this warm, inspiring collection of wisdom and life lessons - the ideal gift for any new parent or grandparentAn award-winning novelist, philosopher, essayist, screenwriter,...
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Pelosi

Molly Ball · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly BallShe's the iconic leader who puts Donald Trump in his place, the woman with the toughness to take on a lawless president...
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Warhol

Blake Gopnik · Ecco
Pages: 960
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of a fascinating and paradoxical figure, one of the most influential artists of his - or any - age To this day, mention the name "Andy Warhol" to almost anyone and you'll hear about his famous images of soup cans and Marilyn Monroe. But though Pop Art became...
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