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A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety
A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety
by Jimmy Carter
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Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, international humanitarian, fisherman, reflects on his full and happy life with pride, humor, and a few second thoughts. At ninety, Jimmy Carter reflects on his public and private life with... (read more)

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Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
by William Finnegan
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A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writer   Barbarian Days is William Finnegans memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates, it is something else... (read more)

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Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir
Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir
by Wednesday Martin
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Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! The book that has outraged the social elite! “Eye-popping.” —People “Amusing, perceptive and…deliciously evil.” —The New York Times Book Review “Juicy, sexy, bawdy... (read more)

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The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams
The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams
by Philip Zaleski
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A stirring group biography of the Inklings, the Oxford writing club featuring J.R.R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis C.S. Lewis is the twentieth centurys most widely read Christian writer and J.R.R. Tolkien its most beloved mythmaker. For three decades... (read more)

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Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget
by Sarah Hepola
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"It's such a savage thing to lose your memory, but the crazy thing is, it doesn't hurt one bit. A blackout doesn't sting, or stab, or leave a scar when it robs you. Close your eyes and open them again. That's what a blackout feels like." For Sarah... (read more)

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One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon
One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon
by Tim Weiner
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"Weiner, a National Book Award winner for Legacy of Ashes, pulls no punches in his devastating account of Nixon's presidency, drawing on documents declassified in the last seven years. As his depressing introductory note states, 'For those who lived... (read more)

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Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham
Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham
by Emily Bingham
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The hidden story of the outcast princess of one of America's most powerful families Forbears can become fairy-tale figures, especially when they defy tradition and are spoken of only in whispers. For the biographer and historian Emily Bingham, the... (read more)

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Edward Thomas: From Adlestrop to Arras: A Biography
Edward Thomas: From Adlestrop to Arras: A Biography
by Jean Moorcroft Wilson
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Along with Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, Edward Thomas is by any reckoning a major first world war poet. A war poet is not one who chooses to commemorate or celebrate a war, but one who reacts against having a war thrust upon him. His great friend Robert... (read more)

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In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker's Odyssey
In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker's Odyssey
by Samuel Fromartz
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The memoir of a young diplomats wife who must reinvent her dream of living in Paris—one dish at a time When journalist Ann Mahs diplomat husband is given a three-year assignment in Paris, Ann is overjoyed. A lifelong foodie and Francophile, she... (read more)

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'74 and Sunny
'74 and Sunny
by A. J. Benza
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A surprisingly tender coming-of-age story of a close-knit yet tough Sicilian-American family that accepts and welcomes a young boy struggling to understand himself—by the former Daily News (New York) gossip columnist and E! television host. A.J... (read more)

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Anchor and Flares: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service
Anchor and Flares: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service
by Kate Braestrup
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Kate Braestrup's life was transformed by the loss of her husband; now Kate faces the possibility that she may lose her son. As a young mother Kate Braestrup discovered the fierce protectiveness that accompanies parenthood. In the intervening years... (read more)

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Girl in Glass: How My "Distressed Baby" Defied the Odds, Shamed a CEO, and Taught Me the Essence of Love, Heartbreak, and Miracles
Girl in Glass: How My "Distressed Baby" Defied the Odds, Shamed a CEO, and Taught Me the Essence of Love, Heartbreak, and Miracles
by Deanna Fei
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In October 2012 Deanna Fei was just five months pregnant when she suddenly and inexplicably went into labor. Minutes later, she met her tiny baby who clung to life support inside a glass box. Fei was forced to confront terrifying questions: How to be the... (read more)

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The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland
The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland
by Robert Douglas-fairhurst
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Following his acclaimed life of Dickens, Robert Douglas-Fairhurst illuminates the tangled history of two lives and two books. Drawing on numerous unpublished sources, he examines in detail the peculiar friendship between the Oxford mathematician Charles... (read more)

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The Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics
The Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics
by Barton Swaim
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An intimate and hilarious look inside the spin room of the modern politician: a place where ideals are crushed, English is mangled, people are humiliated, and the opportunity for humor is everywhere. Everyone knows this kind of politician: a charismatic... (read more)

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The Seven Good Years: A Memoir
The Seven Good Years: A Memoir
by Etgar Keret
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A brilliant, life-affirming, and hilarious memoir from a “genius” (The New York Times) and master storyteller. The seven years between the birth of Etgar Kerets son and the death of his father were good years, though still full of reasons to... (read more)

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I Only Know Who I Am When I Am Somebody Else: My Life on the Street, on the Stage, and in the Movies
I Only Know Who I Am When I Am Somebody Else: My Life on the Street, on the Stage, and in the Movies
by Danny Aiello
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Beloved stage and screen actor Danny Aielloand#8217;s big-hearted memoir reveals a man of passion, integrity, and gutsand#8212;and lays bare one of the most unlikely success stories ever told.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Danny Aiello admits that he backed... (read more)

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Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces
Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces
by Miles J. Unger
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This is the life of one of the most revolutionary artists in history, told through the story of six of his greatest masterpieces: and#8220;The one indispensable guide for encountering Michelangelo on his home turfand#8221; (andlt;Iandgt;The Dallas... (read more)

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Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of Wrestlemania
Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of Wrestlemania
by Daniel Bryan
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YES! YES! YES! Daniel Bryan is the real deal. Everyones favorite underdog, hes proven to the world and to all of WWE that looks can be deceiving. Just ask everyone whos ever underestimated him…right before he went out and whipped the WWE Universe... (read more)

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Green Hills of Africa (Hemingway Library Edition)
Green Hills of Africa (Hemingway Library Edition)
by Ernest Hemingway
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The most intimate and elaborately enhanced addition to the Hemingway Library series: Hemingwayand#8217;s memoir of his safari across the Serengetiand#8212;presented with archival material from the Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy Library, and... (read more)

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Getting Real
Getting Real
by Gretchen Carlson
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A candid, funny memoir from the charismatic FOX News channel anchor and Miss America Pageant winner   Celebrity news anchorwoman Gretchen Carlson shares her inspiring story and offers important takeaways for women (and men) about what it means to... (read more)

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