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The Wright Brothers
The Wright Brothers
by David McCullough
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"A story of timeless importance, told with uncommon empathy and fluency....A story, well told, about what might be the most astonishing feat mankind has ever accomplished....The Wright Brothers soars." Daniel Okrent, The New York Times Book Review... (read more)

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Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs
Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs
by Sally Mann
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A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann. In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann's preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and the storied landscape of... (read more)

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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
by Kate Bolick
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A bold, original, moving book that will inspire fanatical devotion and ignite debate. “Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman’s existence.” So begins Spinster, a revelatory and slyly erudite... (read more)

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Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
by John Waters
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A cross-country hitchhiking journey with Americas most beloved weirdo John Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads “Im Not Psycho,” he hitchhikes across America from... (read more)

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The Argonauts
The Argonauts
by Maggie Nelson
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"A fiercely provocative and intellectually audacious memoir that focuses on motherhood, love and gender fluidity....The author turns the whole process and concept of motherhood inside out, exploring every possible perspective, blurring the distinctions... (read more)

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Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Into a Visionary Leader
Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Into a Visionary Leader
by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli
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BRENT SCHLENDER is one of the premiere chroniclers of the personal computer revolution, writing about every major figure and company in the tech industry. He covered Steve Jobs for the Wall Street Journal and Fortune for nearly 25 years. RICK... (read more)

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The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom
The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom
by Blaine Harden
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From the bestselling author of Escape from Camp 14, the murderous rise of North Korea's founding dictator and the fighter pilot who faked him out. In The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot, New York Times bestselling author Blaine Harden tells the... (read more)

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Legend: A Harrowing Story from the Vietnam War of One Green Beret's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines
Legend: A Harrowing Story from the Vietnam War of One Green Beret's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines
by Eric Blehm
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ERIC BLEHM is the bestselling author of Fearless and The Only Thing Worth Dying For, which recounts the harrowing story of the first Special Forces A-team to infiltrate Taliban-held southern Afghanistan weeks after 9/11. Both books were... (read more)

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Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line
Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line
by Michael Gibney
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The back must slave to feed the belly. . . . In this urgent and unique book, chef Michael Gibney uses twenty-four hours to animate the intricate camaraderie and culinary choreography in an upscale New York restaurant kitchen. Here readers will find all... (read more)

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American Warlord: A True Story
American Warlord: A True Story
by Johnny Dwyer
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JOHNNY DWYER is a reporter living in New York City. He has written for Esquire, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Time magazine, Foreign Policy, Vice, and The New York Times. American Warlord is his first book.... (read more)

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As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis Devoto
As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis Devoto
by Joan Reardon
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A National Bestseller Winner of an International Association of Culinary Professionals Award for Literary Food Writing “An absorbing portrait of an unexpected friendship.” — Entertainment Weekly “Julias inimitable voice shines... (read more)

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All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West
All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West
by David Gessner
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Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Now, the award-winning nature writer David Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists--from... (read more)

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Julia Child Rules: Lessons on Savoring Life
Julia Child Rules: Lessons on Savoring Life
by Karen Karbo
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Many of us have dog-eared copies of Mastering the Art of French Cooking in our kitchens or fondly remember watching episodes of The French Chef, but what was behind the enormous appeal of this ungainly, unlikely woman, who became a superstar in midlife... (read more)

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A Bone to Pick: The Good and Bad News about Food, with Wisdom and Advice on Diets, Food Safety, GMOs, Farming, and More
A Bone to Pick: The Good and Bad News about Food, with Wisdom and Advice on Diets, Food Safety, GMOs, Farming, and More
by Mark Bittman
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Since his New York Times op-ed column debuted in 2011, Mark Bittman has emerged as one of our most impassioned and opinionated observers of the food landscape. The Times' only dedicated opinion columnist covering the food beat, Bittman routinely makes... (read more)

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Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
by Reza Aslan
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From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus of Nazareth. Two thousand years ago, an itinerant... (read more)

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Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food
Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food
by Colman Andrews
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The first-ever biography of Ferran Adrià, the chef behind Spain's renowned El Bulli restaurant, by one of the world's foremost food authorities. Ferran Adrià is arguably the greatest culinary revolutionary of our time. Hailed as a genius... (read more)

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My Delicious Life with Paula Deen
My Delicious Life with Paula Deen
by Michael Groover
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• The highly visible “Mr. Paula Deen”: Michael Groover has his own adoring fans, who have gotten to know him from Paula’s shows, books, and personal appearances. Now, five years into their romantic marriage, fans are clamoring for... (read more)

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The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional Memoir (P.S.)
The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional Memoir (P.S.)
by Josh Kilmer-Purcell
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“I adore the Beekman boys story. Their unlikely story of love, the land, and a herd of goats is hilariously honest. If these two can go from Manhattan to a goat farm in upstate New York, then I cant help feeling there is hope for us all.”... (read more)

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Yes, Chef: A Memoir
Yes, Chef: A Memoir
by Marcus Samuelsson
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James Beard Award Nominee • New York Times Bestseller • Named One of the Ten Best Books of the Year By Vogue It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook walks to his grandmother's house and helps her... (read more)

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As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto: Food, Friendship, and the Making of a Masterpiece
As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto: Food, Friendship, and the Making of a Masterpiece
by Joan Reardon
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A National Bestseller Winner of an International Association of Culinary Professionals Award for Literary Food Writing “An absorbing portrait of an unexpected friendship.” — Entertainment Weekly “Julias inimitable voice shines... (read more)

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