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No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality

Michael J. Fox · Flatiron Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A moving account of resilience, hope, fear and mortality, and how these things resonate in our lives, by actor and advocate Michael J. Fox. The entire world knows Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly, the teenage sidekick of Doc Brown in Back to the Future; as Alex P. Keaton in Family Ties; as Mike...
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Happiness Becomes You: A Guide to Changing Your Life for Good

Tina Turner · Atria Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

I dedicate this book to you ... in honor of your unseen efforts to triumph over each problem life sends your way. Tina is a global icon of inspiration. And now, with Happiness Becomes You: A Guide to Changing Your Life for Good, Tina shows how anyone can overcome life's obstacles - even...
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Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics

Dolly Parton · Chronicle Books
Pages: 380
Format: Hardcover

Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend.As told by Dolly Parton in her own inimitable words, explore the songs that have defined her journey. Illustrated throughout with previously...
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A Promised Land

Barack Obama
Format: Hardcover

In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark...
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Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-Up, and Spectacular Downfall of a Brazen Crook in the White House

Rachel Maddow · Crown
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The knockdown, drag-out, untold story of the other scandal that rocked Nixon's White House, and reset the rules for crooked presidents to come - with new reporting that expands on Rachel Maddow's Peabody Award-nominated podcast Is it possible for a sitting vice president to direct...
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Gabrielle Chanel

Miren Arzalluz
Format: Hardcover

A richly illustrated, in-depth retrospective of the life and work of fashion icon Gabrielle Chanel.A revolutionary fashion icon, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel can lay claim to inventing modern women's fashion. At the beginning of the twentieth century, she stripped women of their...
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Supernatural Lore of Ohio

Steven J. Rolfes
Format: Paperback

A rich vein of bizarre and uncanny tales snakes through Ohio's cornfields and cityscapes. In the earliest days of statehood, dark reports spoke of witches causing feathers to form a deadly ring in one's bed, magically strangling its sleeping victims. For years, the ghost of Abraham...
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Chadwick Boseman: Forever Our King 1976-2020

Mia Johnson

Chadwick Boseman will forever be remembered as a sublime acting talent, infusing films like Black Panther, 42, and Get On Up with his trademark blend of charisma, vitality and vulnerability. His path to iconic status started quietly, a late bloomer by Hollywood standards. But Boseman rose...
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Paper Bullets: Two Artists Who Risked Their Lives to Defy the Nazis

Jeffrey H. Jackson · Algonquin Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Paper Bullets is the first book to tell the history of an audacious anti-Nazi campaign undertaken by an unlikely pair: two French women, Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe, who drew on their skills as Parisian avant-garde artists to write and distribute "paper bullets" - wicked...
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I Know This to Be True: Simone Biles

Geoff Blackwell
Format: Hardcover

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles is an example of bravery, resilience, and persistence.Looking back at her incredible career, she details her entry into gymnastics at just six years old and her rise to becoming the most decorated American gymnast of all time.With candor, she discusses...
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Unsinkable: Five Men and the Indomitable Run of the USS Plunkett

James Sullivan · Scribner
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

More than the story of a single, savage engagement, Unsinkable traces the individual journeys of five men on one ship from Casablanca in North Africa, to Sicily and Salerno in Italy and then on to Plunkett's defining moment at Anzio, where a dozen-odd German bombers bore down on the ship...
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Clanlands: Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other

Sam Heughan
Format: Hardcover

Outlander From their faithful camper van to boats, kayaks, bicycles, and motorbikes, join stars of Outlander Sam and Graham on a road trip with a difference, as two Scotsmen explore a land of raw beauty, poetry, feuding, music, history, and warfare.Unlikely friends Sam and Graham begin...
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Toledo State Hospital

Kimberly Brownlee
Format: Paperback

The Toledo State Hospital opened in 1888, and its design and healing approach were revolutionary for the time. First in the country built entirely on the "cottage model," its plan was intended to create a homelike atmosphere in a beautifully manicured landscape. Treatment methods...
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The Answer Is . . .: Reflections on My Life

Alex Trebek · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Longtime Jeopardy! host and television icon Alex Trebek reflects on his life and career.Since debuting as the host of Jeopardy! in 1984, Alex Trebek has been something like a family member to millions of television viewers, bringing entertainment and education into their homes five nights...
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Incredible Archaeology: Inspiring Places from Our Human Past

Paul Bahn · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Incredible Archaeology offers a journey through the best archaeological sites the world has to offer. With stunning photography, it serves as both a dazzling spectacle and travel inspiration, making it perfect for armchair travelers and world adventurers alike! Archaeological sites tell...
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Billion Dollar Loser: The Epic Rise and Spectacular Fall of Adam Neumann and WeWork

Reeves Wiedeman · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Christened a potential savior of Silicon Valley's startup culture, Adam Neumann was set to take WeWork, his office share company disrupting the commercial real estate market, public, cash out on the company's 47 billion dollar valuation, and break the string of major startups unable...
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Do You Feel Like I Do?: A Memoir

Peter Frampton · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Do You Feel Like I Do? is the incredible story of Peter Frampton's positively resilient life and career told in his own words for the first time. His groundbreaking album Frampton Comes Alive! spawned three top-20 singles and sold eight million copies the year it was released (over...
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Reclaiming Her Time: The Power of Maxine Waters

Helena Andrews-Dyer · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Notorious RBG, a lively, beautifully designed, full-color illustrated celebration of the life, wisdom, wit, legacy, and fearless style of iconic American Congresswoman Maxine Waters."Let me just say this: I'm a strong black woman, and I cannot be intimidated....
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Revolution or Death: The Life of Eldridge Cleaver

Justin Gifford
Format: Hardcover

The figure who embodied the militant and controversial spirit of the Black Panther Party more than anyone was Eldridge Cleaver. Charismatic, brilliant, and courageous, Cleaver built a base of power and influence that struck fear deep in the heart of white America. It was therefore shocking...
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Willie: The Game-Changing Story of the NHL's First Black Player

Willie O'Ree · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In 1958, Willie O'Ree was a lot like any other player toiling in the minors. He was good. Good enough to have been signed by the Boston Bruins. Just not quite good enough to play in the NHL.Until January 18 of that year. O'Ree was finally called up, and when he stepped out onto...
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From The Foster House To The White House

Terrence K Williams
Format: Hardcover

This is the poignant and triumphant story of Terrence K. Williams, who was born into nothing; neglected, starved, abused, and beaten, a product of the foster home system. He grew up without a table to sit at, let alone food to eat, yet today is endeared by millions of fans and followers...and...
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Ghostland: In Search of a Haunted Country

Edward Parnell
Format: Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE PEN ACKERLEY PRIZE 2020'A uniquely strange and wonderful work of literature' Philip Hoare'An exciting new voice' Mark Cocker, author of Crow CountryIn his late thirties, Edward Parnell found himself trapped in the recurring nightmare of a family tragedy....
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My Brother, Muhammad Ali: The Definitive Biography

Rahaman Ali
Format: Hardcover

"Rahaman has, at last, written the definitive biography on his late brother, which tells the real Ali story." - Mike TysonMore words have been written about Muhammad Ali than almost anyone else. He was, without doubt, the world's most-loved sportsman. At the height of his celebrity...
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Let My People Vote: My Battle to Restore the Civil Rights of Returning Citizens

Desmond Meade
Format: Hardcover

"You may think the right to vote is a small matter, and if you do, I would bet you have never had it taken away from you." Thus begins the story of Desmond Meade and his inspiring journey to restore voting rights to roughly 1.4 million returning citizens in Florida--resulting...
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The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom

H. W. Brands · Doubleday
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands, the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln, two men with radically different views on how moral people must act when their democracy countenances evil.John Brown was a charismatic and deeply religious...
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Around the World

Lonely Planet
Format: Hardcover

Circumnavigate the world with Lonely Planet's latest inspirational illustrated coffee table book. Packed full of pictures, interviews, detailed gatefold maps and more, chart the history of travelling the globe by ship, bicycle, plane, car, train, balloon, submersible and foot and discover...
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Soul on Soul: The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams

Tammy L Kernodle

The jazz musician-composer-arranger Mary Lou Williams spent her sixty-year career working in&;and stretching beyond&;a dizzying range of musical styles. Her integration of classical music into her works helped expand jazz's compositional language. Her generosity made her a valued...
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Confess: The Autobiography

Rob Halford · Hachette Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Most priests hear confessions. This one is making his.Rob Halford, front man of global iconic metal band Judas Priest, is a true "Metal God." Raised in Britain's hard-working, heavy industrial heartland, he and his music were forged in the Black Country. Confess, his full...
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Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy

Connor Towne O'Neill · Algonquin Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In Down Along with That Devil's Bones, journalist Connor Towne O'Neill takes a deep dive into American history, exposing the still-raging battles over monuments dedicated to one of the most notorious Confederate generals, Nathan Bedford Forrest. Through the lens of these conflicts,...
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Little Miss Little Compton: A Memoir

Arden Myrin
Format: Hardcover

Comedian and actress Arden Myrin delivers a hilarious and heartfelt memoir about navigating adulthood and her rise on the comedy scene despite an unconventional upbringing.Arden Myrin is the product of not one, but two hasty decisions. Her paternal grandparents ran off and got married twenty-four...
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The National Baseball Hall of Fame Collection

James Buckley · Epic Ink
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Separated into , The National Baseball Hall of Fame Collection highlights , , championships, moments, and more. Meet the greats of the game from before you were born and relive the memories that you shared with your diamond heroes of recent years. The text is updated through the 2020 Hall...
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Walk Toward the Rising Sun: From Child Soldier to Ambassador of Peace

Ger Duany · Make Me a World
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Sudan, 1980s: Ger Duany knew what he wanted out of life--make his family proud, play with his brothers and sisters, maybe get an education like his brother Oder suggested, and become a soldier for his people when he's old enough. But then his village was attacked by the North Sudanese...
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World War II POW Camps in Ohio

Dr. James Van Keuren
Format: Paperback

During World War II, more than six thousand prisoners of war resided at Camp Perry near Port Clinton and its branch camps at Columbus, Rossford, Cambridge, Celina, Bowling Green, Defiance, Marion, Parma and Wilmington. From the start, the camps were a study in contradictions. The Italian...

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Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and the Fight for Western Civilization

Joe Scarborough · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The host of MSNBC's Morning Joe reveals how President Harry Truman defended democracy against the Soviet threat at the dawn of the Cold War.Harry Truman had been vice president for less than three months when President Franklin Roosevelt died. Suddenly inaugurated the leader of the free...
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The Patriots: Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the Making of America

Winston Groom
Format: Hardcover

When the Revolutionary War ended in victory, there remained a stupendous problem: establishing a workable democratic government in the vast, newly independent country. Three key founding fathers played significant roles: John Adams, the brilliant, dour New Englander; Thomas Jefferson, the aristocratic...
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Cheeky: A Head-to-Toe Memoir

Ariella Elovic
Format: Hardcover

Too tall. Too short. Too fat. Too thin. The message is everywhere--we need to pluck, wax, shrink, and hide ourselves, to not take up space, emotionally or literally; women are never "just right." Well, Ariella Elovic, feminist and illustrator extraordinaire, has had enough. In her full-color...
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Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour, 1932-1975

Neal Gabler · Crown
Pages: 832
Format: Hardcover

The epic, definitive biography of Ted Kennedy--an immersive journey through the life of a complicated man and a sweeping history of the fall of liberalism and the collapse of political morality.Edward M. Kennedy was never expected to succeed. The youngest of nine, he lacked his brothers'...
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Wicked Women of Ohio

Jane Ann Turzillo · The History Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

The Buckeye State produced its share of wicked women. Tenacious madam Clara Palmer contended with constant police raids during the 1880s and '90s. Only her death could shut the doors of her gilded bordello in Cleveland. Failed actress Mildred Gillars left for Europe right before World War II. Because...
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Battle of Brothers: William and Harry – the Friendships and Feuds

Robert Lacey · Harper
Pages: 400
Format: Book

From bestselling author and historical consultant to the award-winning Netflix series The Crown, an unparalleled insider account of tumult, secrecy and schism in the Royal family.

The world has watched Prince William and Prince Harry since they...

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Strongman: The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy

Kenneth C. Davis · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

® What makes a country fall to a dictator? How do authoritarian leaders -- strongmen -- capable of killing millions acquire their power? How are they able to defeat the ideal of democracy? And what can we do to make sure it doesn't happen again?By profiling five of the most notoriously...
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Pappyland: A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last

Wright Thompson · Penguin Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

As a journalist said of Pappy Van Winkle, "You could call it bourbon, or you could call it a $5,000 bottle of liquified, barrel-aged unobtanium." Julian Van Winkle, the third-generation head of his family's business, is now thought of as something like the Buddha of Bourbon...
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How I Learned to Understand the World: A Memoir

Hans Rosling · Flatiron Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This is a book that contains very few numbers. Instead, it is about meeting people who have opened my eyes.It was facts that helped him explain how the world works. But it was curiosity and commitment that made the late Hans Rosling, author of the bestselling book Factfulness with Ola Rosling...
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First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country

Thomas E. Ricks · Harper
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author offers a revelatory new book about the founding fathers, examining their educations and, in particular, their devotion to the ancient Greek and Roman classics - and how that influence would shape their ideals...
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