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Girl in a Band: A Memoir
Girl in a Band: A Memoir
by Kim Gordon
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Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story — a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll... (read more)

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The Beautiful Unseen: A Memoir
The Beautiful Unseen: A Memoir
by Kyle Boelte
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At age thirty, Kyle Boelte finds himself living in San Francisco, a city where the summer fog blows inland off the ocean, altering the landscape from moment to moment. Amidst this ever-changing sea of fog, Kyle struggles to remember his brother Kris, who... (read more)

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Frank Signed Edition
Frank Signed Edition
by Barney Frank
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The autobiography of America's smartest, feistiest, and funniest politician. How did a disheveled, intellectually combative gay Jew with a thick New Jersey-Massachusetts accent become one of the most effective politicians of his time? In Frank, a candid... (read more)

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Bettyville: A Memoir
Bettyville: A Memoir
by George Hodgman
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A witty, tender memoir of a sons journey home to care for his irascible mother—a tale of secrets, silences, and enduring love When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself—an unlikely caretaker and... (read more)

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The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game
The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game
by Mary Pilon
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The Monopolists reveals the unknown story of how Monopoly came into existence, the reinvention of its history by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man's lifelong obsession to tell the true story... (read more)

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Believer: My Forty Years in Politics
Believer: My Forty Years in Politics
by David Axelrod
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David Axelrod has always been a believer. Whether as a young journalist investigating city corruption, a campaign consultant guiding underdog candidates against entrenched orthodoxy, or as senior adviser to the president during one of the worst crises in... (read more)

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Irritable Hearts: A Ptsd Love Story
Irritable Hearts: A Ptsd Love Story
by Mac Mcclelland
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"I had nightmares, flashbacks. I dissociated... Changes in self-perception and hallucinations—those are some of my other symptoms. You are poison, I chanted silently to myself. And your poison is contagious."So begins Mac McClellands powerful... (read more)

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Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C. K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy, and Translator
Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C. K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy, and Translator
by Jean Findlay
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The thrilling first-ever biography of Proust translator C. K. Scott Moncrieff, penned by his great-great-neice “And suddenly the memory returns. The taste was that of the little crumb of madeleine which on Sunday mornings at Combray (because on... (read more)

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The Wild Oats Project: One Woman's Midlife Quest for Passion at Any Cost
The Wild Oats Project: One Woman's Midlife Quest for Passion at Any Cost
by Robin Rinaldi
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What if for just one year you explored everything youd wondered about sex but hadnt tried? The project was simple: An attractive, successful magazine journalist, Robin Rinaldi, would move into a San Francisco apartment, join a dating site, and... (read more)

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My Avant-Garde Education: A Memoir
My Avant-Garde Education: A Memoir
by Bernard Cooper
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A wry and beautifully observed memoir about coming of age in the era of conceptual art.... (read more)

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Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America
Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America
by Brian Mcginty
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In May of 1856, the steamboat barreled into a pillar of the Rock Island Bridge--the first railroad bridge ever to span the Mississippi River--unalterably changing the course of American transportation history. Within a year, long-simmering tensions... (read more)

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The Porcelain Thief: Searching the Middle Kingdom for Buried China
The Porcelain Thief: Searching the Middle Kingdom for Buried China
by Huan Hsu
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HUAN HSU, born in the Bay Area and raised in Salt Lake City is a former staff writer for the Washington City Paper in Washington, DC, and the Seattle Weekly and is the recipient of two Society of Professional Journalists awards as... (read more)

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Off the Radar: A Father's Secret, a Mother's Heroism, and a Son's Quest
Off the Radar: A Father's Secret, a Mother's Heroism, and a Son's Quest
by Cyrus Copeland
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A spy story, a mystery, a father-son heartbreaker: Cyrus Copeland seeks the truth about his father, an American executive arrested in Iran for spying at the time of the 1979 hostage crisis, then put on trial for his life in a Revolutionary Court.... (read more)

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Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
by Arianna Huffington
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Arianna Huffington is the cofounder, president, and editor in chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, one of the world's most influential news and information brands. She is the author of fourteen books, including Third World America and ... (read more)

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The Book of Wanderings: A Mother-Daughter Pilgrimage
The Book of Wanderings: A Mother-Daughter Pilgrimage
by Kimberly Meyer
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To a mother and daughter on an illuminating pilgrimage, this is what the desert said: Carry only what you need. Burn what can't be saved. Leave the remnants as an offering. When Kimberly Meyer gave birth to her first daughter, Ellie, during her senior... (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
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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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Going Into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man
Going Into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man
by Robert Christgau
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One of our great essayists and music journalists, the Dean of American Rock Critics, leads a heady tour through his life and times in this atmospheric, visceral memoir—both a love letter to a New York long past and a tribute to the... (read more)

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Ongoingness: The End of a Diary
Ongoingness: The End of a Diary
by Sarah Manguso
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A dazzling philosophical investigation of the challenge of living in the present, by a brilliant practitioner of the new essay. In her third book, which continues to define the contours of the contemporary essay, Sarah Manguso confronts a meticulous... (read more)

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How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much (Vintage Originals)
How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much (Vintage Originals)
by Samantha Ellis
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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
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