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Who Is Rich?: A Novel

Matthew Klam · Random House
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A provocative and hilarious satire of love, sex, money, and politics in our new gilded age - the long-awaited first novel from the the acclaimed author of Sam the Cat

Every summer, a once-sort-of-famous forty-two-year-old cartoonist named Rich Fischer leaves his wife and two kids...
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Seinfeld: A Cultural History

Paul Arras · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Since coming to an end at the pinnacle of its popularity, Seinfeld's story continues. The show's enduring appeal has helped earn its creators billions of dollars and counting. Many of the most popular and acclaimed comedy series of the twenty-first century are direct descendants...
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Kindness and Wonder: Why Mister Rogers Matters Now More Than Ever

Gavin Edwards · Dey Street Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A pop culture celebration of Fred Rogers and the enduring legacy of his beloved, award-winning PBS show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood that offers essential wisdom to help us in our troubled times.

Won't you be my neighbor?

For more than thirty years, Fred Rogers was a beloved...

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Kitchen Curse: Stories

Eka Kurniawan · Verso Fiction
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Nominated for the Man Booker International, Eka Kurniawan brings his short stories into English for the first time Eka Kurniawan's freewheeling imagination explores the turbulent dreams of an ex-prostitute, the hapless life of a perpetual student, victims of an anticommunist genocide,...
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Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World

Mackenzi Lee · Abrams Image
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Based on Mackenzi Lee's popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, Bygone Badass Broads features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women from all over the world. With tales of heroism and cunning, in-depth bios and witty storytelling, Bygone Badass Broads gives...
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Cook Like a Local: Flavors That Can Change How You Cook and See the World: A Cookbook

Chris Shepherd · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Chris Shepherd, James Beard Award-winning chef of Houston's Underbelly Hospitality, is a champion of that city's incredibly diverse immigrant cuisines. In his restaurant, he calls out the names of the cooks--Vietnamese, Korean, Indian, and others - who have inspired him, and in his book,...
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Buseyisms: Gary Busey's Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth

Gary Busey · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Words of wisdom and incredible life stories, told through Gary Busey's unique Buseyisms."What is a Buseyism? I take the letters that spell a word to create a definition for the word in the truth of its deeper, dimensional meaning. I weave in my personal anecdotes along with my musings...
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Bit by Bit: How Video Games Transformed Our World

Andrew Ervin · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An acclaimed critic argues that video games are the most vital art form of our time
Video games have seemingly taken over our lives. Whereas gamers once constituted a small and largely male subculture, today 67 percent of American households play video games. The average gamer is now thirty-four...
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The Improv: An Oral History of the Comedy Club that Revolutionized Stand-Up

Budd Friedman · BenBella Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

It's no joke to say that our world would be a lot less funny without Budd Friedman! In 1963, thirty-year-old Friedman - who had recently quit his job as a Boston advertising executive and returned to his hometown of New York to become a theatrical producer - opened a coffee house for Broadway...
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Punk Avenue: Inside the New York City Underground, 1972-1982

Phil Marcade · Three Rooms Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Punk Avenue: The New York City Underground 1972-1982 is an intimate look at author Paris-born Phil Marcade's first ten years in the United States where drifted from Boston to the West Coast and back, before winding up in New York City and becoming immersed in the early punk rock scene....
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