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Sam Shepard: A Life

John J Winters · Counterpoint
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

With more than 55 plays to his credit, including the 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning Buried Child, Sam Shepard's impact on American theater ranks with the greatest playwrights of the past half-century. Critics have enthused that he "forged a whole new kind of American play," while...
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Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything

Lydia Kang · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

What won't we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was touted as immortality in a glass. And when strychnine - yes, that strychnine, the one used in rat poison...
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Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg: One Comedian's Tour of Not-Quite-the-Biggest Cities in the World

Todd Barry · Gallery Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the veteran comedian and actor from The Wrestler and Louie comes a hilarious book of travel essays from his time on tour through secondary markets in the US, Canada, and Israel.Hello. It's Todd Barry. Yes, the massively famous comedian. I have billions of fans all over the world,...
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I'm Fine...And Other Lies

Whitney Cummings · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

"Whitney Cummings has written a book about being, well, not fine - and what to do when you find yourself with brutal anxiety and a co-dependency disorder; all in her trademark wit, humor, and honesty. This book, however, is fine as hell." - Sophia Amoruso, author of #Girlboss"The...
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Hank and Jim: The Fifty-Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart

SCOTT EYMAN · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Scott Eyman tells the story of the remarkable friendship of two Hollywood legends who, though different in many ways, maintained a close friendship that endured all of life's twists and turns.Henry Fonda and James Stewart were two of the biggest stars...
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I'm Just a Person

Tig Notaro · Ecco
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

One of America's most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C. diff, her mother...
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Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Other Four-Letter Words

Michael Ausiello · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In this evocative and gorgeously wrought memoir reminiscent of Rob Sheffield's Love Is a Mixtape and George Hodgman's Bettyville, Michael Ausiello - a respected TV columnist and founder and editor-in-chief of TVLine.com - remembers his late husband, and the lessons, love, and laughter...
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Unqualified

Anna Faris · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Anna Faris has advice for you. And it's great advice, because she's been through it all, and she wants to tell you what she's learned. After surviving an awkward childhood (when she bribed the fastest boy in the third grade with ice cream) , navigating dating and marriage...
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Wayne and Ford: The Films, the Friendship, and the Forging of an American Hero

Nancy Schoenberger · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

John Ford and John Wayne were two titans of classic film and made some of the most enduring movies of all time. The genre they defined - the Western - still matters today. For over twenty years John Ford and John Wayne were a blockbuster Hollywood team, turning out many of the finest Western...
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Basketball

SHEA SERRANO · Abrams Image
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Michael Jordan is the acknowledged greatest basketball player of all-time, but what season was Michael Jordan the best version of Michael Jordan? Who's in The Disrespectful Dunk Hall of Fame? What's allowed and absolutely not allowed in a game of pickup basketball? BASKETBALL (AND...
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