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Anyone Who's Anyone: The Astonishing Celebrity Interviews, 1987-2017

George Wayne · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From former Vanity Fair magazine's celebrity interviewer George Wayne comes a collection of piquant, poignant, and nostalgic interviews with some of the iconic personalities of our time, curated from his legendary magazine career.The man behind some of the most notorious celebrity interviews,...
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Life and Times of Frederick Douglass: The Illustrated Edition

Frederick Douglass · Zenith Press, 2016.
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

The illustrated version of America's most famous autobiography.Famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass wrote the Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, an 1845 memoir and treatise on the abolition of slavery. In describing the facts of his life in clear and concise prose, he fueled...
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Old Age: A Beginner's Guide

Michael Kinsley · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through the door marked "Exit."The notorious baby boomers - the largest age cohort in history - are approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they are asking: What was that...
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Joan Rivers Confidential: The Unseen Scrapbooks, Joke Cards, Personal Files, and Photos of a Very Funny Woman Who Kept Everything

MELISSA RIVERS · Abrams
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Joan Rivers is an enduring icon of the 20th century, and her wildly popular humour has appealed to generations of fans. With a career that began in the late 1950s, Joan kept mementos over the course of her entire working life, and The Joan Rivers Scrapbook is a compilation of never-before-seen...
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Queen Victoria's Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages that Shaped Europe

DEBORAH CADBURY · PublicAffairs
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A captivating exploration of the role in which Queen Victoria exerted most international power and influence: as a matchmaking grandmother.By the 1890s, Queen Victoria had over thirty grandchildren, and to maintain and increase British royal power she was determined to maneuver them into...
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Hemingway at Eighteen: The Pivotal Year That Launched an American Legend

Steve Paul · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In the summer of 1917, Ernest Hemingway was an eighteen-year-old high school graduate unsure of his future. The American entry into the Great War stirred thoughts of joining the army. While many of his friends in Oak Park, Illinois, were heading to college, Hemingway couldn't make up his mind...
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The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Jeannette Walls · Scribner
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

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In Full Flight: A Story of Africa and Atonement

John Hylan Heminway · Knopf
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of one woman's search for a new life in Africa in the wake of World War II--a life that sparked a heroic career, but also hid a secret past.Dr. Anne Spoerry treated hundreds of thousands of people across rural Kenya over the span of fifty years. A member of the renowned...
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Hunting the Truth: Memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld

BEATE KLARSFELD · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

In this dual autobiography, the Klarsfelds tell the dramatic story of fifty years devoted to bringing Nazis to justiceThey were born on opposite sides of the Second World War: Beate grew up in the ruins of a defeated Weimar Germany, while Serge, a Jewish boy in France, was hiding in a cupboard...
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Jefferson's Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America

CATHERINE KERRISON · Ballantine Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Thomas Jefferson fathered three girls: two white and free, one black and a slave. This book about Martha, Maria, and Harriet tells the fascinating story of their very different lives at Monticello and beyond, as daughters of one of our most brilliant and complicated Founding Fathers.
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