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The Last Black Unicorn

Tiffany Haddish · Gallery Books
Pages: 288
Format: eBook

From stand-up comedian, actress, and breakout star of Girls Trip, Tiffany Haddish, comes The Last Black Unicorn, a sidesplitting, hysterical, edgy, and unflinching collection of (extremely) personal essays, as fearless as the author herself.Growing up in one of the poorest neighborhoods...
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Boy On A Unicycle: Confessions Of A Young Man Trained To Be A Winner

Dan McCall · Outpost19
Pages: 210
Format: Paperback

Novelist Dan McCall details his obsessive quest to become the 1950s poster boy for American optimism. After winning multiple national speech contests and becoming "California Boy of the Year," his appearance on the rigged TV quiz show Strike It Rich forces him to come to terms...
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Silent Films in St. Augustine

Thomas Graham · University Press of Florida
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

"This richly detailed book tells the story of early filmmakers' adventures in St. Augustine and captures the excitement of their moviemaking escapades." -- Kathryn Fuller-Seeley, coauthor of One Thousand Nights at the Movies: An Illustrated History of Motion Pictures 1895-1915...
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Montaigne in Barn Boots: An Amateur Ambles Through Philosophy

MICHAEL PERRY · Harper
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The beloved memoirist and bestselling author of Population: 485 reflects on the lessons he's learned from his unlikely alter ego, French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne."The journey began on a gurney," writes Michael Perry, describing the debilitating kidney stone...
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Girl Up: Kick Ass, Claim Your Woman Card, and Crush Everyday Sexism

Laura Bates · Touchstone
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Already an international bestseller, this empowering survival guide provides no-nonsense advice on sex, social media, mental health, and sexism that young women face in their everyday life - from one of the emerging leaders in the feminist movement.They told you that you need to be thin...
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The Girl in the Show: Three Generations of Comedy, Culture, and Feminism

Anna Fields · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer -- and every other "funny woman" -- comes a candid feminist comedy manifesto exploring the sisterhood between women's comedy and women's liberation. "I'm not funny at all. What I am is brave." - Lucille Ball...
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Rants from the Hill: On Packrats, Bobcats, Wildfires, Curmudgeons, a Drunken Mary Kay Lady, and Other Encounters with the Wild in the High Desert

MICHAEL P BRANCH · Roost Books
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

"If Thoreau drank more whiskey and lived in the desert, he'd write like this." - High Country News Welcome to the land of wildfire, hypothermia, desiccation, and rattlers. The stark and inhospitable high-elevation landscape of Nevada's Great Basin Desert may not be an obvious...
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It's All a Game: The History of Board Games from Monopoly to Settlers of Catan

Tristan Donovan · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"[A] timely book...It's All a Game provides a wonderfully entertaining trip around the board, through 4,000 years of game history." -- The Wall Street JournalBoard games have been with us longer than even the written word. But what is it about this pastime that continues...
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The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness

Paula Poundstone · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"A remarkable journey. I laughed. I cried. I got another cat." - Lily Tomlin "Paula Poundstone is the funniest human being I have ever known." - Peter Sagal, host of Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me! and author of The Book of Vice "Is there a secret to happiness?"...
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Now That's Funny!: The Art and Craft of Writing Comedy

Peter Desberg · Square One
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

There is a feeling of pure delight that comes from laughing out loud while watching a hilarious movie or a TV show. Yet as funny as these lines may be, they are the work of people you will never see. The magic behind any comedy hit begins when an idea is hatched in the mind of a comedy...
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