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Michelle Tea · Amethyst Editions
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

"I gobbled up these essays. Michelle Tea is riotously, wickedly funny, with an uncommon knack for naming the more hideous and complex parts of being human. Her particular genius makes the hardest truths and sorrows an irresistible joy to read." -- Melissa Febos, author of Abandon...

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Bury My Heart in a Free Land: Black Women Intellectuals in Modern U.S. History

Hettie V Williams · Praeger
Pages: 322
Format: Hardcover

Covering the history and contributions of black women intellectuals from the late 19th century to the present, this book highlights individuals who are often overlooked in the study of the American intellectual tradition.* Represents a standout volume on the subject of black women intellectuals...
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Way Down in the Hole: The Meteoric Rise, Tragic Fall and Ultimate Redemption of America's Most Promising Cop

Ed Norris · Apprentice House
Pages: 245
Format: Hardcover

Ed Norris' career arc was dazzling.He spent 20 years as a crime-fighting savant with the New York Police Department, rising from beat cop to deputy commissioner of operations at age 36. As police commissioner of Baltimore, he breathed life into a demoralized force that lowered the city's...
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Miracles and Other Reasonable Things: A Story of Unlearning and Relearning God

Sarah Bessey · Howard Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A deeply moving and life-affirming account of wrestling with faith and God and finding miracles in the most unexpected places.

In the brief instant Sarah Bessey realized that her minivan was, inevitably, going to hit the car on the highway on the bright, clear day of the crash,...
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His Father's Son: The Life of General Ted Roosevelt, Jr.

Tim Brady · New American Library
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The story of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., a fortunate son who proved himself on the battlefields of two world wars.General Omar Bradley said of him, "I have never known a braver man or a more devoted soldier." But for much of his life, Theodore Roosevelt's son Ted seemed born...
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Spartan Strong: What it Takes to Overcome Every Obstacle

Bethany Marshall · Morgan James Publishing
Pages: 170
Format: Paperback

Team KO, a group of Obstacle Course Racers and Martial Artists, featured on NBC's new TV show Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge, band together to share their secrets to success in overcoming obstacles in both life and Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) . By compiling their life struggles...
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With One Shot: Family Murder and a Search for Justice

Dorothy Marcic · Citadel
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

"A rapid-fire, real-life thriller." - New York Times bestselling author M. William Phelps The lovely widow had confessed to the coldblooded murder of her husband. But Dorothy Marcic suspected a more sinister tale at the heart of her beloved uncle's violent death. The brutal...
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Chopin and His World

Jonathan D Bellman · Princeton University Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A new look at the life, times, and music of Polish composer and piano virtuoso Fryderyk ChopinFryderyk Chopin (1810-49) , although the most beloved of piano composers, remains a contradictory figure, an artist of virtually universal appeal who preferred the company of only a few sympathetic...
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Acid for the Children: A Memoir

Flea · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The iconic bassist and co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd want from an LA street rat turned world famous rock star.

In Acid for the Children, Flea takes readers on a deeply...
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KARL OVE KNAUSGARD · Yale University Press
Pages: 104
Format: Hardcover

The second book in the Why I Write series provides generous insight into the creative process of the award-winning Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard The Why I Write series is based on the Windham-Campbell Lectures, delivered annually to commemorate the awarding of the Donald Windham-Sandy...
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I Am Yours

Reema Zaman · Amberjack Publishing
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

It is time.

It is time to free our voice.

To speak is a revolution.

For too long, through the most intimate acts of erasure, women have been silenced. Now, women everywhere are breaking through the limits placed on us by family, society, and tradition. To find our voices....

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The Way We Die Now: The View from Medicine's Front Line

Seamus O'Mahony · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

We have lost the ability to deal with death. Most of the dying spend their last days in general hospitals and nursing homes, in the care of strangers. They may not even know they are dying, victims of the kindly lie that there is still hope. They are often robbed of their dignity after...

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Chuck Klosterman X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century

Chuck Klosterman · Penguin Publishing Group
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

New York Times-bestselling author and cultural critic Chuck Klosterman compiles and contextualizes the best of his articles and essays from the past decade.

Chuck Klosterman has created an incomparable body of work in books, magazines, newspapers, and on the Web. His writing...
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L'Appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home

David Lebovitz · Crown
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author and world-renowned chef David Lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex-Pat life in Paris, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a launching point for stories about French culture, food, and what it means to revamp one's life....
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Freddie Mercury A to Z: The Life of an Icon from Mary Austin to Zanzibar

Steve Wide · Smith Street Books
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

Salute everyone's favorite Queen in this alphabetic journey through a larger-than-life career in artistry.Celebrate Freddie Mercury in the next iteration of Steve Wide's Icons A to Z series. Follow Freddie, born Farrokh Bulsara, as he harnesses hyperdontia to develop an unparalleled...
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