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Reporter: A Memoir

Seymour M Hersh · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author and preeminent investigative journalist of our time--a heartfelt, hugely revealing memoir of a decades-long career breaking some of the most impactful stories of the last half-century, from Washington to Vietnam to the Middle East.Seymour...
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The Electric Woman: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts

Tessa Fontaine · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Tessa Fontaine's astonishing memoir of pushing past fear, The Electric Woman, follows the author on a life-affirming journey of loss and self-discovery-- through her time on the road with the last traveling American sideshow and her relationship with an adventurous, spirited mother....
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Building the Great Society: Inside Lyndon Johnson's White House

Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The author of Lincoln's Boys takes us inside Lyndon Johnson's White House to show how the legendary Great Society programs were actually put into practice: Team of Rivals for LBJ. The personalities behind every burst of 1960s liberal reform - from civil rights and immigration reform,...
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The Most Influential People of Our Time

Roberto Mottadelli · White Star Publishers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

These 56 people indelibly changed our world - for better and for worse. From architect Le Corbusier, astronaut Neil Armstrong, and the Beatles to the designer Coco Chanel, civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., and Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, this illustrated volume presents...
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Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist

Franchesca Ramsey · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this sharp, funny, and timely collection of personal essays, veteran video blogger and star of MTV's Decoded Franchesca Ramsey explores race, identity, online activism, and the downfall of real communication in the age of social media rants, trolls, and call-out wars. Franchesca...
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Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity

Iliza Shlesinger · Weinstein Books
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

From breakout stand-up comedian Iliza Shlesinger comes a subversively funny collection of essays and observations on a confident woman's approach to friendship, singlehood, and relationships."Girl Logic" is Iliza's term for the way women obsess over details and situations...
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A River in Darkness: One Man's Escape from North Korea

Masaji Ishikawa · AmazonCrossing
Pages: 172
Format: Hardcover

The harrowing true story of one man's life in - and subsequent escape from - North Korea, one of the world's most brutal totalitarian regimes.Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when...
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Abraham Lincoln Civil War Stories: Second Edition: Heartwarming Stories About Our Most Beloved President

Joe L Wheeler · Howard Books
Pages: 372
Format: Paperback

This new edition of this classic collection of stories about Abraham Lincoln includes rewritten introductions to each story that draw relevancies and lessons from this great man of leadership and apply them to the political climate of today.Each story in this rare and beautiful heirloom...
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There Are No Grown-ups: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story

Pamela Druckerman · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling author of BRINGING UP BÉBÉ investigates life in her forties, and wonders whether her mind will ever catch up with her face.When Pamela Druckerman turns 40, waiters start calling her "Madame," and she detects a disturbing new message in mens' gazes: I would...
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The Mirage Factory: Illusion, Imagination, and the Invention of Los Angeles

Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A vivid account of the creation of modern Los Angeles, a city born from the fantasies of strong-willed visionaries, from bestselling author and masterful storyteller Gary Krist. Now in paperback.Little more than a century ago, the southern coast of California was sleepy semi-desert farmland....
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