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Perfectly Wounded: A Memoir About What Happens After a Miracle

Douglas Michael Day · Twelve
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The incredible true story of former Navy SEAL Mike Day, who survived being shot twenty-seven times while deployed in Iraq.On the night of April 6, 2007, in Iraq's Anbar Province, Senior Chief Mike Day, his team of Navy SEALs, and a group of Iraqi scouts were on the hunt for a high-level...
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The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle between the White House and the Media--from the Founding Fathers to Fake News

Harold Holzer · Dutton
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning presidential historian offers an authoritative account of American presidents' attacks on our freedom of the press."The FAKE NEWS media," Donald Trump has tweeted, "is not my enemy. It is the enemy of the American people." Never has our free press...
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Reaganland: America's Right Turn 1976-1980

Rick Perlstein · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 1152
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Nixonland and The Invisible Bridge comes the dramatic conclusion of how conservatism took control of American political power.Over two decades, Rick Perlstein has published three definitive works about the emerging dominance of conservatism in modern American...
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Six Days in August: The Story of Stockholm Syndrome

David King · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The definitive account of the bizarre hostage drama that gave rise to the term "Stockholm syndrome."On the morning of August 23, 1973, a man wearing a wig, makeup, and a pair of sunglasses walked into the main branch of Sveriges Kreditbank, a prominent bank in central Stockholm....
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Struggle for Justice: Four Decades of Civil Rights Photography

Don Carleton · University of Texas Press
Pages: 156
Format: Hardcover

The modern civil rights movement rapidly came to prominence after World War II, coalescing around the demand to repeal Jim Crow laws and promote a vision of a just, multiracial society. The vast majority of civil rights organizations practiced assertive nonviolence to meet these goals....
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You Ought to Do a Story About Me: Addiction, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Endless Quest for Redemption

Ted Jackson · Dey Street Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"This masterpiece of dogged and loving reporting will astonish you and touch your heart. The struggles and quest for redemption of football star Jackie Wallace make for a fall-from-grace tale that's both unsettling and uplifting." - Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs and Leonardo...
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The Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi

Richard Grant · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling travel writer Richard Grant offers an entertaining and profound look at a city like no other. Natchez, Mississippi, once had more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in America, and its wealth was built on slavery and cotton. Today it has the greatest concentration of antebellum...
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Eat a Peach: A Memoir

David Chang · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The chef behind Momofuku and star of Netflix's Ugly Delicious gets uncomfortably real in his debut memoir. As a young, unspectacular cook, David Chang opened a noodle restaurant in Manhattan's East Village that should not have survived its first, misbegotten year. But, through...
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Killing Crazy Horse: The Merciless Indian Wars in America

Bill O'Reilly · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The latest installment of the multimillion-selling Killing series is a gripping journey through the American West and the historic clashes between Native Americans and settlers. The bloody Battle of Tippecanoe was only the beginning. It's 1811 and President James Madison has ordered...
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Let Them Eat Pancakes: One Man's Personal Revolution in the City of Light

Craig Carlson · Pegasus Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A second helping of tales on the joys and challenges of working, eating, and loving in France from the New York Times bestselling author of Pancakes in Paris.Craig Carlson set out to do the impossible: open the first American diner in Paris. Despite never having owned his own business before...
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Looking for Miss America: A Pageant's 100-Year Quest to Define Womanhood

Margot Mifflin · Counterpoint
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From an author praised for writing "delicious social history" (Dwight Garner, The New York Times) comes a lively account of memorable Miss America contestants, protests, and scandals -- and how the pageant, nearing its one hundredth anniversary, serves as an unintended indicator...
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My Time to Speak: Reclaiming Ancestry and Confronting Race

Ilia Calderón · Atria Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

As a child, Ilia Calderón felt like a typical girl from Colombia. In Chocó, the Afro-Latino province where she grew up, your skin could be any shade and you'd still be considered blood. Race was a non-issue, and Ilia didn't think much about it - until she left her community to attend...
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On All Fronts: The Education of a Journalist

Clarissa Ward · Penguin Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"On All Fronts takes the reader on a riveting journey of storytelling. . . From Russia to China to Syria, [she] navigate[s] the most intense of human experiences while finding the tools to stay emotional." - Lynsey Addario, author of It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life...
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Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body

Rebekah Taussig · HarperOne
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A memoir-in-essays from disability advocate and creator of the Instagram account @sittingpretty Rebekah Taussig, processing a lifetime of memories to paint a beautiful, nuanced portrait of a body that looks and moves differently than most.Growing up as a paralyzed girl during the 90s and early...
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Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics

Leonard Mlodinow · Pantheon
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

An intimate and inspirational exploration of Stephen Hawking--the man, the friend, and the physicist.Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential physicists in the world. He left a mark in our culture that touched the lives of millions. His books have inspired countless scientists-to-be,...
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Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945

Ian W. Toll · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 864
Format: Hardcover

The final volume of the magisterial Pacific War Trilogy from acclaimed historian Ian W. Toll, "one of the great storytellers of war" (Evan Thomas) .Twilight of the Gods is a riveting account of the harrowing last year of World War II in the Pacific, when the U.S. Navy won the largest...
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Uncrowned Queen: The Life of Margaret Beaufort, Mother of the Tudors

Tallis, Nicola · BASIC BOOKS


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We Should Have Seen It Coming: From Reagan to Trump--A Front-Row Seat to a Political Revolution

Gerald F. Seib · Random House
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The executive Washington editor of The Wall Street Journal chronicles the astonishing rise, climax, and decline of one of the great political movements in American history - the forty-year reign of the conservative movement, from the election of Ronald Reagan to the Republican Party's...
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Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy

Ben Macintyre · Crown
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In 1942, in a quiet village in the leafy English Cotswolds, a thin, elegant woman lived in a small cottage with her three children and her husband, who worked as a machinist nearby. Ursula Burton was friendly but reserved, and spoke English with a slight foreign accent. By all accounts,...
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Historic Black Settlements of Ohio

David Meyers · The History Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

In the years leading up to the Civil War, Ohio had more African American settlements than any other state. Owing to a common border with several slave states, it became a destination for people of color seeking to separate themselves from slavery. Despite these communities having populations...
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The Folly and the Glory: Political Warfare from Stalin and Truman to Putin and Trump

Weiner, Tim · HENRY HOLT


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Hunting Whitey: The Inside Story of the Capture & Killing of America's Most Wanted Crime Boss

Casey Sherman · William Morrow
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Based on exclusive, fresh reporting, the thrilling, definitive inside story of the pursuit, capture, and killing of legendary South Boston mob boss, James "Whitey" Bulger, detailing as never before his years on the run, how he evaded capture, and his brutal murder in prison.For...
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Apropos of Nothing

Woody Allen · Arcade
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited, enormously entertaining memoir by one of the great artists of our time. In this candid and often hilarious memoir, the celebrated director, comedian, writer, and actor offers a comprehensive, personal look at his tumultuous life. Beginning with his Brooklyn childhood...
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Family in Six Tones: A Refugee Mother, an American Daughter

Lan Cao · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A dual first-person memoir by the acclaimed Vietnamese-American novelist and her thoroughly American teenage daughterAfter more than forty years in the United States, Lan Cao still feels tentative about her place in her adoptive country, one which she came to as a thirteen-year old refugee....
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The Habsburgs: To Rule the World

Martyn Rady · Basic Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The definitive history of a powerful family dynasty who dominated Europe for centuries -- from their rise to power to their eventual downfall. Habsburgs ruled much of Europe for centuries. From modest origins as minor German nobles, the family used fabricated documents, invented genealogies,...
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We're Better Than This: My Fight for the Future of Our Democracy

Elijah Cummings · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover


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True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee

Abraham Riesman · Crown
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Stan Lee - born Stanley Martin Lieber in 1922 - was one of the most beloved and influential entertainers to emerge from the twentieth century. He served as head editor of Marvel for three decades and, in that time, launched more pieces of internationally recognizable intellectual property...
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The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III

Peter Baker · Doubleday
Pages: 732
Format: Hardcover

Co-authored by the Chief White House correspondent at The New York Times and the Washington columnist at the The New Yorker, this is a biography any would-be power broker must own: the story of legendary White House chief of staff and secretary of state James A. Baker III, the man who ran Washington...
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The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: A Story of Love and War

Catherine Grace Katz · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of the three intelligent and glamorous young women who accompanied their famous fathers to the Yalta Conference with Stalin, and of the fateful reverberations in the waning days of World War II. Tensions during the Yalta Conference in February 1945 threatened to tear...
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The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X

Les Payne · Liveright
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

An epic biography of Malcolm X finally emerges, drawing on hundreds of hours of the author's interviews, rewriting much of the known narrative. Beginning in 1990 on a quest that would consume him for the rest of his life, the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Les Payne...
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The House on Henry Street: The Enduring Life of a Lower East Side Settlement

Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier · NYU Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Chronicles the sweeping history of the storied Henry Street Settlement and its enduring vision of a more just societyOn a cold March day in 1893, 26-year-old nurse Lillian Wald rushed through the poverty-stricken streets of New York's Lower East Side to a squalid bedroom where a young...
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How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower's Biggest Decisions

Susan Eisenhower · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

How Dwight D. Eisenhower led America through a transformational time -- by a DC policy strategist, security expert and his granddaughter. Few people have made decisions as momentous as Eisenhower, nor has one person had to make such a varied range of them. From D-Day to Little Rock, from...
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Agents of Influence: A British Campaign, a Canadian Spy, and the Secret Plot to Bring America into World War II

Henry Hemming · PublicAffairs
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The astonishing story of the British spies who set out to draw America into World War II.

As World War II raged into its second year, Britain sought a powerful ally to join its cause--but the American public was sharply divided on the subject. The Canadian-born MI6 officer William...
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Break It Up: Secession, Division, and the Secret History of America's Imperfect Union

Richard Kreitner · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From journalist and historian Richard Kreitner, a "powerful revisionist account" of the most persistent idea in American history: these supposedly United States should be broken up (Eric Foner) .The novel and fiery thesis of Break It Up is simple: the United States has never...
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Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings

Neil Price · Basic Books
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

The definitive history of the Vikings -- from arts and culture to politics and astronomy -- by a distinguished archaeologist with decades of expertise.The Viking Age -- from 750 to 1050 -- saw an unprecedented expansion of the Scandinavian peoples into the wider world. As traders and raiders,...
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Love, Zac: Small-Town Football and the Life and Death of an American Boy

Reid Forgrave · Algonquin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"I just can't live with this pain anymore," were among the final words in the diary of Zac Easter, a young man from small-town Iowa. In December 2015, Zac decided to take his own life rather than continue his losing battle against the traumatic brain injuries he had sustained...
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We Saw Scenery: The Early Diaries of Merrill Markoe

Merrill Markoe · Algonquin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In her first ever graphic memoir, four-time Emmy-winning comedy writer Merrill Markoe unearths her treasured diaries, long kept under lock and key, to illustrate the hilarious story of her preteen and teen years and how she came to realize that her secret power was her humor. Wielding her layered...
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Golem Girl: A Memoir

Riva Lehrer · One World
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

What do we sacrifice in the pursuit of normalcy? And what becomes possible when we embrace monstrosity? Can we envision a world that sees impossible creatures?In 1958, amongst the children born with spina bifida is Riva Lehrer. At the time, most such children are not expected to survive....
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The Luckiest Man: Life with John McCain

Mark Salter · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A deeply personal and candid remembrance of the late Senator John McCain from one of his closest and most trusted confidants, friends, and political advisors. More so than almost anyone outside of McCain's immediate family, Mark Salter had unparalleled access to and served to influence...
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The Meaning of Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey · Andy Cohen Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

It took me a lifetime to have the courage and the clarity to write my memoir. I want to tell the story of the moments - the ups and downs, the triumphs and traumas, the debacles and the dreams, that contributed to the person I am today. Though there have been countless stories about me throughout...
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