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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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Words Without Music: A Memoir
Words Without Music: A Memoir
by Philip Glass
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A world-renowned composer of symphonies, operas, and film scores, Philip Glass has, almost single-handedly, crafted the dominant sound of late twentieth-century classical music. Rapturous in its ability to depict the creative process, allows readers to... (read more)

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Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead
Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead
by Bill Kreutzmann and Benjy Eisen
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The Grateful Dead are perhaps the most legendary American rock band of all time. For thirty years, beginning in the hippie scene of San Francisco in 1965, they were a musical institution, the original jam band that broke new ground in so many ways. From... (read more)

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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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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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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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On the Move: A Life
On the Move: A Life
by Oliver Sacks
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When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: "Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far." It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with... (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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You Deserve a Drink: Boozy Misadventures and Tales of Debauchery
You Deserve a Drink: Boozy Misadventures and Tales of Debauchery
by Mamrie Hart
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Alida Nugent graduated college with a degree in one hand and a drink in the other, eager to trade in parties and all-nighters for “the real world.” But post-grad wasnt the glam life she imagined. Soon buried under a pile of bills, laundry... (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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Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield
Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield
by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
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In 2010 the U.S. Army Special Operations Command created Cultural Support Teams, a pilot program to put women on the battlefield alongside Army Rangers, Green Berets, Navy SEALs, and other special operations teams on sensitive missions in Afghanistan... (read more)

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If You Feel Too Much Signed Edition
If You Feel Too Much Signed Edition
by Jamie Tworkowski
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In 2006 Jamie Tworkowski wrote a story called “To Write Love on Her Arms” about helping a friend through her struggle with drug addiction, depression, and self-injury. The piece was so hauntingly beautiful that it quickly went viral, giving... (read more)

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The Rainman's Third Cure: An Irregular Education
The Rainman's Third Cure: An Irregular Education
by Peter Coyote
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"The rainman gave me two cures And he said, ‘Just jump right in.' The one was Texas Medicine And the other was railroad gin. And like a fool I mixed them And they strangled up my mind Now people just get uglier And I have no sense of time.”... (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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Dark Sparkler
Dark Sparkler
by Amber Tamblyn
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The lives of more than twenty-five actresses lost before their time — from Marilyn Monroe to Brittany Murphy — explored in a haunting, provocative new work by an acclaimed poet and actress. Amber Tamblyn is both an award-winning film and... (read more)

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The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir
The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir
by Vivian Gornick
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A contentious, deeply moving ode to friendship, love, and urban life in the spirit of Fierce Attachments A memoir of self-discovery and the dilemma of connection in our time, The Odd Woman and the City explores the rhythms, chance encounters, and ever... (read more)

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Pedro
Pedro
by Pedro Martinez
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A bold, no-holds-barred memoir from one of the most dominant and dynamic pitchers to ever play the game Before Pedro Martinez was the eight-time All Star, three-time Cy Young Award winner, and World Series champion, before stadiums full of fans chanted... (read more)

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Yours for Eternity: A Love Story on Death Row
Yours for Eternity: A Love Story on Death Row
by Damien Echols
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From one of the greatest legal injustices of our time sprang one of the most unlikely—and unforgettable—love stories. Damien Echols was just eighteen years old when he was condemned to death for a crime he didnt commit. His case—that of... (read more)

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The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames
The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames
by Kai Bird
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The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs... (read more)

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Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage
Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage
by Molly Wizenberg
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The andlt;iandgt;New York Times andlt;/iandgt;bestseller from the author of andlt;iandgt;A Homemade Life andlt;/iandgt;and the blog andlt;iandgt;Orangetteandlt;/iandgt; about opening a restaurant with her new husband: and#8220;Youand#8217;ll feel the... (read more)

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