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John Dee and the Empire of Angels: Enochian Magick and the Occult Roots of the Modern World

Jason Louv · Inner Traditions
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive look at the life and continuing influence of 16th-century scientific genius and occultist Dr. John Dee * Presents an overview of Dee's scientific achievements, intelligence and spy work, imperial strategizing, and his work developing methods to communicate with angels...
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Bodies of Truth: Personal Narratives on Illness, Disability, and Medicine

Dinty W. Moore · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 210
Format: Paperback

"Medicine still contains an oral tradition, passed down in stories: the stories patients tell us, the ones we tell them, and the ones we tell ourselves," writes contributor Madaline Harrison. Bodies of Truth continues this tradition through a variety of narrative approaches by writers...
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In the Province of the Gods

Kenny Fries · University of Wisconsin Press
Pages: 198
Format: Hardcover

Kenny Fries embarks on a journey of profound self-discovery as a disabled foreigner in Japan, a society historically hostile to difference. As he visits gardens, experiences Noh and butoh, and meets artists and scholars, he also discovers disabled gods, one-eyed samurai, blind chanting...
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Dangerous Ground: My Friendship with a Serial Killer

M WILLIAM PHELPS · Kensington
Pages: 353
Format: Hardcover

"Anyone can become a killer under the right circumstances - even you."

For the first time, award-winning investigative journalist M. William Phelps reveals the identity of "Raven," the serial killer who co-starred with him on Dark Minds...
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Some Bright Morning, I'll Fly Away: A Memoir

ALICE ANDERSON · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Some Bright Morning, I'll Fly Away is a deeply poignant memoir set in a post-Katrina Mississippi. Alice Anderson is returning to assess the damage to her beloved Mississippi coastline and the once-immaculate home that she'd carefully cultivated for her husband, Dr. Liam Rivers, and their...
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The Kids in the Hall: One Dumb Guy

Paul Myers · House of Anansi Press
Pages: 344
Format: Paperback

Features exclusive interviews with all five members of The Kids in the Hall: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson.Features exclusive interviews and tributes from comedy luminaries, including Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Judd Apatow, Garry Shandling,...
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America's Greatest Library: An Illustrated History of the Library of Congress

John Young Cole · GILES
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Packed with fascinating facts, compelling images, and little-known nuggets of information, this new go-to illustrated guide to the history of the Library of Congress will appeal to history buffs and general readers alike. It distils over two hundred years of history into an engaging...

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Misfits & Supermen: Two Brothers' Journey Along the Spectrum

Steve Starger · FriesenPress
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

The bond of brotherhood is hard to break, but a lifetime of dealing with familial expectation, bitterness, and psychological disorders can bend and warp it into something nearly unrecognizable. This story tells the tale of two brothers: Melvyn, the elder, whose amalgamation of disorders...
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Forever and Ever, Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith, and Braving the Storms of Life

Randy Travis · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited, deeply personal story of one of American music's greatest icons, a remarkable tale of the utmost heights of fame and success, the deepest lows of life's sorrows, and a miraculous return from the brink of death - told as only Randy Travis can.

Beloved around the world,...

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The Lost Chapters: Finding Recovery and Renewal One Book at a Time

LESLIE SCHWARTZ · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Leslie Schwartz's powerful, skillfully woven memoir of redemption and reading, as told through the list of books she read as she served a 90 day jail sentence

In 2014, award-winning novelist Leslie Schwartz was sentenced to 90 days in county jail for a DUI and battery of an officer...
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And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks

Lawrence Weschler · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of Dr. Oliver Sacks, his own most singular patient

The author Lawrence Weschler began spending time with Oliver Sacks in the early 1980s, when he set out to profile the neurologist for his own new employer, The New Yorker. Almost a decade earlier, Dr. Sacks...

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The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables

David Bellos · Farrar
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of the world's most popular novel

Putting a century of scholarship on one of the world's most enduring popular novels into accessible, narrative form, this new approach to a classic of world literature is written for a wide general readership. Packed full...

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Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear

KIM BROOKS · Flatiron Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Part memoir, part history, part documentary, part impassioned manifesto...it might be the most important book about being a parent that you will ever read." -- Emily Rapp Black, New York Times bestselling author of The Still Point of the Turning World

"A...

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Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy

Nicole Seitz · University of Georgia Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

New York Times best-selling writer Pat Conroy (1945-2016) inspired a worldwide legion of devoted fans numbering in the millions, but none are more loyal to him and more committed to sustaining his literary legacy than the many writers he nurtured over the course of his fifty-year...

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A Politically Incorrect Feminist: Creating a Movement with Bitches, Lunatics, Dykes, Prodigies, Warriors, and Wonder Women

PHYLLIS CHESLER · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A powerful and revealing memoir about the pioneers of modern-day feminismPhyllis Chesler was a pioneer of Second Wave Feminism. Chesler and the women who came out swinging between 1967-1972 integrated the want ads, brought class action lawsuits on behalf of economic discrimination, opened...
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