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The King of Confidence: A Tale of Utopian Dreamers, Frontier Schemers, True Believers, False Prophets, and the Murder of an American Monarch

Miles Harvey · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The riveting story of the most infamous American con man you've never heard of: James Strang, self-proclaimed divine king of earth, heaven, and an island in Lake Michigan, until his assassination in 1856.In the summer of 1843, James Strang, a charismatic young lawyer and avowed atheist,...
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Chasing the Light: Writing, Directing, and Surviving Platoon, Midnight Express, Scarface, Salvador, and the Movie Game

Oliver Stone · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An intimate memoir by the controversial and outspoken, Oscar-winning director and screenwriter about his complicated New York childhood, volunteering for combat, and his struggles and triumphs making such films as Platoon, Midnight Express, and Scarface. Before the international success...
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When Truth Is All You Have: A Memoir of Faith, Justice, and Freedom for the Wrongly Convicted

Jim McCloskey · Doubleday
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"Jim McCloskey and Centurion are pioneers in the struggle to expose the tragedy of innocent people wrongly convicted and sent to prison in America...No one has illuminated this problem more thoughtfully and persistently." --Bryan Stevenson, author of Just MercyBy the founder of the first...
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The Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir

Michele Harper · Riverhead Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An emergency room physician explores how a life of service to others taught her how to heal herself.Michele Harper is a female, African American emergency room physician in a profession that is overwhelmingly male and white. Brought up in Washington, D.C., in a complicated family, she went...
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Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town

Barbara Demick · Random House
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The new book by award-winning journalist and National Book Award finalist Barbara Demick.
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The Cold Vanish: Seeking the Missing in North America's Wildlands

Jon Billman · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

For readers of Jon Krakauer and Douglas Preston, the critically acclaimed author and journalist Jon Billman's fascinating, in-depth look at people who vanish in the wilderness without a trace and those eccentric, determined characters who try to find them. These are the stories that...
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Tip of the Spear: The Incredible Story of an Injured Green Beret's Return to Battle

Ryan Hendrickson · Center Street
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ryan Hendrickson is a brave, determined, and courageous soldier -- a Green Beret clearing the way for his twelve-man team while conducting combat operations against the Taliban. As the "tip of the spear," his role is to insure the route taken by U.S....
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Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change in a Nonlinear Age

Bruce Feiler · Penguin Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Secrets of Happy Families and Council of Dads, a pioneering study of the disruptions upending contemporary life and a bold guide for how to navigate life's growing number of transitions with more meaning, balance, and joy. Bruce Feiler...
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Meghan and Harry: The Real Story

Lady Colin Campbell · Pegasus Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

This blockbuster narrative provides the first behind-the-scenes, authoritative account of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's marriage, by the New York Times bestselling author of Diana in Private.The fall from popular grace of Prince Harry, the previously adulated brother of the heir...
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Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close

Aminatou Sow · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A close friendship is one of the most influential and important relationships a human life can contain. Anyone will tell you that! But for all the rosy sentiments surrounding friendship, most people don’t talk much about what it really takes to stay close for the long haul. Now two friends,...
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