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Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Billie Eilish is a phenomenon. With distinctive visual flare and darkly poignant lyrics that are unparalleled among music icons of the 21st century, Billie is a musician who stands out from the crowd. Between her record-shattering award-winning music and her uncompromising and unapologetic...
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The Triumph of Nancy Reagan

Karen Tumulty · Simon & Schuster
Format: Book

The made-in-Hollywood marriage of Ronald and Nancy Reagan is more than a love story—it’s the partnership that made him president. Of the pair, Nancy was the one with the sharper instincts about people, the superior radar for trouble, and the keen sense of how to secure his place...

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Punch Me Up to the Gods: A Memoir

Brian Broome · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

"Punch Me Up to the Gods obliterates what we thought were the limitations of not just the American memoir, but the possibilities of the American paragraph. I'm not sure a book has ever had me sobbing, punching the air, dying of laughter, and needing to write as much as Brian Broome's...
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Rickie Lee

RICKIE LEE JONES · Grove Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"One of the most intriguing, idiosyncratic vocalists of our time." -- USA Today

One weekend night on primetime television, a then-unknown singer and vital part of the burgeoning Los Angeles jazz pop scene skyrocketed to fame overnight after a now iconic performance...

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Eva and Eve: A Search for My Mother's Lost Childhood and What a War Left Behind

Julie Metz · Atria Books
Format: Book

To Julie Metz, her mother, Eve, was the quintessential New Yorker. It was difficult to imagine her living anywhere else except the Upper West Side of Manhattan, where she could be found attending Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Opera or inspecting a round of French triple crème...

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The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock: An Anatomy of the Master of Suspense

Edward White · W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Book

In The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock, Edward White explores the Hitchcock phenomenon - what defines it, how it was invented, what it reveals about the man at its core, and how its legacy continues to shape our cultural world. The book's twelve chapters illuminate different aspects...

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The Magic Years: Scenes from a Rock-and-Roll Life

Jonathan Taplin · Heyday; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Jonathan Taplin's extraordinary journey has put him at the crest of every major cultural wave in the past half century: he was tour manager for Bob Dylan and the Band in the '60s, producer of major films in the '70s, an executive at Merrill Lynch in the '80s, creator of the Internet's...
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The Eagles of Heart Mountain: A True Story of Football, Incarceration, and Resistance in World War II America

Bradford Pearson · Atria Books
Format: Book

In the spring of 1942, the United States government forced 120,000 Japanese Americans from their homes in California, Oregon, Washington, and Arizona and sent them to incarceration camps across the West. Nearly 14,000 of them landed on the outskirts of Cody, Wyoming, at the base of Heart...

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The Burning (Young Readers Edition): Black Wall Street and the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

Tim Madigan · ‎ Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); Young Readers ed. edition
Format: Book

One of the worst acts of racial violence in American history took place in 1921, when a white mob numbering in the thousands decimated the thriving Black community of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma.Sensitively adapted for young readers,

The Burning recreates Greenwood at the height...

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Only Cry for the Living: Memos From Inside the ISIS Battlefield - Foreword by Jocko Willink!

Hollie S McKay · Jocko Publishing and Di Angelo Publications; First edition
Format: Book

Only once in a lifetime does a war so brutal erupt. A war that becomes an official genocide, causes millions to run from their homes, compels the slaughtering of thousands in the most horrific of ways, and inspires terrorist attacks to transpire across the world. That is the chilling...

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Himalaya: A Human History

Ed Douglas · W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Book

A magisterial history of the Himalaya: an epic story of peoples, cultures, and adventures among the world's highest mountains.For centuries, the unique and astonishing geography of the Himalaya has attracted those in search of spiritual and literal elevation: pilgrims, adventurers,...

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Gladius: The World of the Roman Soldier

Guy de la Bedoyere · University of Chicago Press
Format: Book

The Roman army was the greatest fighting machine in the ancient world. More than that, it was the single largest organization in Western antiquity, taking in members from all classes, from  senators to freed slaves. The Roman Empire depended on its army not just to win its wars,...

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A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Murder in Ancient Rome

Emma Southon · Abrams Press
Format: Hardcover

In Ancient Rome, all the best stories have one thing in common - murder. Romulus killed Remus to found the city, Caesar was assassinated to save the Republic. Caligula was butchered in the theater, Claudius was poisoned at dinner, and Galba was beheaded in the Forum. In one 50-year period,...
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Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir

Ashley C. Ford · Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

For as long as she could remember, Ashley has put her father on a pedestal. Despite having only vague memories of seeing him face-to-face, she believes he's the only person in the entire world who understands her. She thinks she understands him too. He's sensitive like her, an artist,...
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My Remarkable Journey: A Memoir

Katherine Johnson · Amistad
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable woman at heart of the smash New York Times bestseller and Oscar-winning film Hidden Figures tells the full story of her life, including what it took to work at NASA, help land the first man on the moon, and live through a century of turmoil and change.In 2015, at the age of 97, Katherine...
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King Richard: Nixon and Watergate--An American Tragedy

Michael Dobbs · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

In January 1973, Richard Nixon had just been inaugurated after winning re-election in a historic landslide. He enjoyed an almost 70 percent approval rating. But by April 1973, his presidency had fallen apart as the Watergate scandal metastasized into what White House counsel John Dean called...
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Footnotes: The Black Artists Who Rewrote the Rules of the Great White Way

Caseen Gaines · Sourcebooks
Format: Hardcover

"A major contribution to the culture." -- Brian Jay Jones, New York Times bestselling author of Jim Henson: The BiographyThe triumphant story of the all-Black Broadway musical that changed the world foreverOpening night was going better than any of them could have expected, but the performers...
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American Republics: A Continental History of the United States, 1783-1850

Alan Taylor · W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, the powerful story of a fragile nation as it expands across a contested continent.In this beautifully written history of America's formative period, a preeminent historian upends the traditional story of a young nation confidently marching to its continent-spanning...
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Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval

Hartman, Saidiya · W W NORTON & CO
Format: Book

Beautifully written and deeply researched, Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments examines the revolution of black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the twentieth century. In wrestling with the question "What is a free life?", many young...

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