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The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
by Motley Crue
Publisher Comments
Whiskey and porn stars, hot reds and car crashes, black leather and high heels, overdoses and death. This is the life of MÖtley CrÜe, the heaviest drinking, hardest fighting, most oversexed and arrogant band in the world. Their unbelievable... (read more)

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We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
by Philip Gourevitch
Staff Pick
"I urge everyone to read this book. The cover shows a picture of serenity, a scene from the beach of Lake Kivu in Rwanda. The landscape is devoid of human beings and an empty chair sits on the sand. The title in red stands out starkly from this backdrop.... (read more)

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Before I Say Goodbye: Recollections and Observations from One Woman's Final Year
Before I Say Goodbye: Recollections and Observations from One Woman's Final Year
by Ruth Picardie
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By turns humorous and heart-rending, an unforgettable account of a young woman's spiritual triumphs over breast cancer in the last year of her life Ruth Picardie was only thirty-three when she died, a month after her twins' second birthday and just under... (read more)

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Oldman's Guide to Outsmarting Wine: 108 Ingenious Shortcuts to Navigate the World of Wine with Confidence and Style
Oldman's Guide to Outsmarting Wine: 108 Ingenious Shortcuts to Navigate the World of Wine with Confidence and Style
by Mark Oldman
Publisher Comments
For the thousands of people who know nothing about wine and want to rectify that swiftly and painlessly, Mark Oldman?the ?Naked Chef? of wine?is here to help with the kind of information readers can use right now: ? Australian Shiraz is the most... (read more)

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The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century
The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century
by Paul Krugman
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From irrational exuberance to corporate scandals, from the war in Iraq to the looting of California to the false pretenses used to sell an economic policy that benefits only a small elite, Krugman tells the uncomfortable truth like no one else. The... (read more)

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The A List: The National Society of Film Critics' 100 Essential Films
The A List: The National Society of Film Critics' 100 Essential Films
by Jay Carr
Publisher Comments
People love movies. People love lists. So The A-List is a natural. While there are plenty of encyclopedic lists of films, this compulsively readable book of 100 essays—most written expressly for this volume-flags the best of the best as chosen by a... (read more)

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The Ape in the Corner Office: Understanding the Workplace Beast in All of Us
The Ape in the Corner Office: Understanding the Workplace Beast in All of Us
by Richard Conniff
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Tired of swimming with the sharks? Fed up with that big ape down the hall? Real animals can teach us better ways to thrive in the workplace jungle. You’re ambitious and want to get ahead, but what’s the best way to do it? Become the biggest... (read more)

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Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood
Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood
by Julie Gregory
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A young girl is perched on the cold chrome of yet another doctor?s examining table, missing yet another day of school. Just twelve, she?s tall, skinny, and weak. It?s four o?clock, and she hasn?t been allowed to eat anything all day. Her mother, on the... (read more)

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Seventy-eight Reasons Why Your Book May Never Be Published and Fourteen Reasons Why It Just Might
Seventy-eight Reasons Why Your Book May Never Be Published and Fourteen Reasons Why It Just Might
by Pat Walsh
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For the hundreds of thousands who buy writers’ guides every year, at last there’s one that tells the ugly truth: writers who can’t get published are usually making a lot of mistakes. This honest, often funny,  book shows them how... (read more)

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Sex with Kings: 500 Years of Adultery, Power, Rivalry, and Revenge
Sex with Kings: 500 Years of Adultery, Power, Rivalry, and Revenge
by Eleanor Herman
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Throughout the centuries, royal mistresses have been worshiped, feared, envied, and reviled. They set the fashions, encouraged the arts, and, in some cases, ruled nations. Eleanor Herman's Sex with Kings takes us into the throne rooms and bedrooms of... (read more)

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Who's Your Caddy?: Looping for the Great, Near Great, and Reprobates of Golf
Who's Your Caddy?: Looping for the Great, Near Great, and Reprobates of Golf
by Rick Reilly
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The funniest and most popular sportswriter in America abandons his desk at Sports Illustrated to caddy for some of the worlds most famous golfers, and some celebrity duffers, recounting it all in this hilarious and revealing look at the world of golf... (read more)

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Century: Mini Format
Century: Mini Format
by Bruce Bernard
From Powells.com
"Century is a beautiful, eternally fascinating book. To peruse its pages is to feel connected to the entire range of humanity, in all our glory and vainglory." Georgie Lewis, Powells.com (read the entire Powells review)... (read more)

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The Polysyllabic Spree
The Polysyllabic Spree
by Nick Hornby
Staff Pick
Name one other book critic that consistently makes you laugh out loud without denigrating the work of his subject. Right, you can't. (If you can, please, let me know.) Hornby's monthly "What I've Been Reading" columns for the Believer magazine (collected... (read more)

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Running with Scissors: A Memoir
Running with Scissors: A Memoir
by Augusten Burroughs
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"OUTRAGEOUSLY AMUSING." --Entertainment Weekly "COMPELLING." --USA Today "BREATHTAKING." --Tampa Tribune THINK YOUR CHILDHOOD WAS WEIRD? ENTER THIS TWELVE-YEAR-OLD'S WACKY WORLD... RUNNING WITH SCISSORS is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet... (read more)

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The Best DVDs You've Never Seen, Just Missed or Almost Forgotten: A Guide for the Curious Film Lover
The Best DVDs You've Never Seen, Just Missed or Almost Forgotten: A Guide for the Curious Film Lover
by New York Times
Publisher Comments
For movie fans seeking a guide to intelligent, engaging films, this handbook by five "New York Times" film critics offers newly updated reviews of 500 movies, all available on DVD.... (read more)

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What Liberal Media?: The Truth about Bias and the News
What Liberal Media?: The Truth about Bias and the News
by Eric Alterman
From Powells.com
In 2001, Bernard Goldberg published an exposé claiming to prove the overwhelming liberal bias of the mainstream news media. If there were any doubt his ideas were being taken seriously, the front-page photograph of George Bush with a copy of Bias... (read more)

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Nation of Rebels: Why Counterculture Became Consumer Culture
Nation of Rebels: Why Counterculture Became Consumer Culture
by Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter
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In this wide-ranging and perceptive work of cultural criticism, Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter shatter the most important myth that dominates much of radical political, economic, and cultural thinking. The idea of a counterculture — a world outside... (read more)

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Should You Leave?: A Psychiatrist Explores Intimacy and Autonomy -- And the Nature of Advice
Should You Leave?: A Psychiatrist Explores Intimacy and Autonomy -- And the Nature of Advice
by Peter D. Kramer
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From the author of "Listening to Prozac" comes a literary tour de force and a profoundly resonant approach to resolving the dilemmas of the heart.... (read more)

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Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion, and Romantic Obsession
Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion, and Romantic Obsession
by Rosemary Sullivan
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Every woman longs to be in a love story. But what are they longing for? In "Labyrinth of Desire, " award-winning writer Rosemary Sullivan explores the many stories upon which women base their (mis) understanding of romantic love.... (read more)

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Om Yoga Today: Your Yoga Practice in 5, 15, 30, 60, and 90 Minutes
Om Yoga Today: Your Yoga Practice in 5, 15, 30, 60, and 90 Minutes
by Cyndi Lee
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