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Tom Stoppard: A Life

Hermione Lee
Format: Hardcover

Tom Stoppard is a towering and beloved literary figure. Known for his dizzying narrative inventiveness and intense attention to language, he deftly deploys art, science, history, politics, and philosophy in works that span a remarkable spectrum of literary genres: theater, radio, film,...
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Marcel's Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man's Fate

Carolyn Porter · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A graphic designer's search for inspiration leads to a cache of letters and the mystery of one man's fate during World War II.Seeking inspiration for a new font design in an antique store in small-town Stillwater, Minnesota, graphic designer Carolyn Porter stumbled across a bundle...
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Devils, Lusts and Strange Desires: The Life of Patricia Highsmith

Richard Bradford · Bloomsbury Caravel; 1st edition
Format: 1st Edition

Made famous by the great success of her psychological thrillers, The Talented Mr Ripley and Strangers on a Train, Patricia Highsmith is lauded as one of the great modern writers. However, there has never been a clear picture of the woman behind the books.The triangular relationship between...
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The Nature of Life and Death: Every Body Leaves a Trace

Patricia Wiltshire · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A riveting blend of science writing and true-crime narrative that explores the valuable but often shocking interface between crime and nature--and the secrets each can reveal about the other--from a pioneer in forensic ecology and a trailblazing female scientist.

From mud tracks...
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A Dog Called Hope: A Wounded Warrior and the Service Dog Who Saved Him

Jason Morgan · Atria Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Lone Survivor meets Marley & Me in this inspiring buddy memoir of an extraordinary service dog whose enduring love brought a wounded soldier back to life.

A decade ago, Special Forces warrior Jason Morgan parachuted into the Central American jungle on an anti-narcotics...
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Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era

Jerry Mitchell · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning investigative reporter shares the real-life detective story of how Klansmen came to justice in notorious unsolved civil rights cold cases - decades after they had gotten away with murder.

On June 21, 1964, more than twenty Klansmen murdered three civil rights workers....
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Ralph Lauren: In His Own Fashion

Alan Flusser · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A fully illustrated biography of iconic American designer Ralph Lauren told through the lens of fashion

From the author of Dressing the Man, the seminal tome on men's fashion, comes the illustrated biography of Ralph Lauren. Published as part of the designer's 50th anniversary,...
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Idol Truth: A Memoir

Leif Garrett
Format: Hardcover

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Beyond the High Blue Air

Lu Spinney · Blackstone Audiobooks
Format: Audio CD

When Lu Spinney's twenty-nine-year-old son, Miles, flies up on his snowboard, "he knows he is not in control as he is taken by force up the ramp," writes his mother, "skewing sideways as his board clips the edge and then he is hurtling, spinning up, up into the free blue...
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I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story

Anthony Daniels · DK
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Discover the incredible untold story of one of Star Wars' most iconic characters, C-3PO, told by the man who knows him best.

"Did you hear that? They've shut down the main reactor! We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness."

These words were the very first...
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