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Leaving Before the Rains Come Signed Edition
Leaving Before the Rains Come Signed Edition
by Alexandra Fuller
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“Powerful, raw, and painful, Fullers writing is so immediate, so vivid that whether shes describing the beauty of Zambia or the harrowing hours following a devastating accident, she leaves the reader breathless. Another not-to-be-missed entry from... (read more)

Available February 3, 2015
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The Evil Hours Signed Edition
The Evil Hours Signed Edition
by David J. Morris
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In the tradition of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Noonday Demon, a moving, eye-opening exploration of PTSD   Just as polio loomed over the 1950s, and AIDS stalked the 1980s and 90s, posttraumatic stress disorder haunts us in the early years of... (read more)

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Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone
Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone
by Marky Ramone
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The inside story behind one of the most revered bands in music history during the early days of punk rock in New York, from legendary drummer Marky Ramone.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Rolling Stoneandlt;/Iandgt; ranked the Ramones at #26 on... (read more)

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Savage Park: A Meditation on Play, Space, and Risk for Americans Who Are Nervous, Distracted, and Afraid to Die
Savage Park: A Meditation on Play, Space, and Risk for Americans Who Are Nervous, Distracted, and Afraid to Die
by Amy Fusselman
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Part memoir, part manifesto, this exploration of the underside of Americas obsession with safety is prompted by the authors visit to a thrillingly alarming adventure playground in Tokyo "How fully can the world be explored," asks Amy Fusselman... (read more)

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The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters
The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters
by Wes Moore
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“Wes Moore proves once again that he is one of the most effective storytellers and leaders of his generation. His gripping personal story, set against the dramatic events of the past decade, goes straight to the heart of an ancient question that is... (read more)

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Silver Screen Fiend Signed Edition
Silver Screen Fiend Signed Edition
by Patton Oswalt
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"Comedian and performer Oswalt (Zombie Spaceship Wasteland) has come up with another delightful, easy-to-read, and entertaining book, focusing on his years as an obsessive film buff when he was first starting out in Los Angeles....Oswalt's humorous take... (read more)

Available January 29, 2015
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Van Gogh: The Man from Another Place (Icons)
Van Gogh: The Man from Another Place (Icons)
by Julian Bell
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A passionate account of the tortured life and tragic death of the greatest artist of the nineteenth century, by a renowned critic and painter, as part of the Icons series   Van Gogh is a vivid portrait of the great Impressionist painter that... (read more)

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The Reckoning: Death and Intrigue in the Promised Land---A True Detective Story
The Reckoning: Death and Intrigue in the Promised Land---A True Detective Story
by Patrick Bishop
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“No one reading this book can possibly doubt the heroism of those involved…there cant be a finer history.” James Holland, The New Statesman (London) on FIGHTER... (read more)

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John Lennon: The Collected Artwork
John Lennon: The Collected Artwork
by Scott Gutterman
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Throughout the course of his career, John Lennons work as an artist expressed common societal themes from every epoch he witnessed. Until now, little of this work has been seen in one place. For the first time, John Lennon: The Collected Artwork offers a... (read more)

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Mark Twain's Mississippi River: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Big River in Samuel Clemens' Life and Works
Mark Twain's Mississippi River: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Big River in Samuel Clemens' Life and Works
by R. Kent Rasmussen
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Combine the wild waters of the Mississippi River and wordsmith Mark Twain, and what have you got? Some of the most famous and familiar literary works in American history, including The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The... (read more)

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Happily Ever After: The Life-Changing Power of a Grateful Heart
Happily Ever After: The Life-Changing Power of a Grateful Heart
by Trista Sutter
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The first Bachelorette shares her secrets for finding happiness and success in love, family, work, and... (read more)

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Birth School Metallica Death: The Inside Story of Metallica (1981-1991)
Birth School Metallica Death: The Inside Story of Metallica (1981-1991)
by Paul Brannigan
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There has never been a hard rock band like Metallica. The California quartet has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, won nine Grammy Awards, and had five consecutive albums hit number one on the Billboard charts. But Metallicas story, epic in... (read more)

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Hitler's Warrior: The Life and Wars of SS Colonel Jochen Peiper
Hitler's Warrior: The Life and Wars of SS Colonel Jochen Peiper
by Danny S Parker
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From a leading expert, a definitive biography of the fearsome and controversial German SS tank commander of “Hitlers Own” Panzer... (read more)

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The Road to San Giovanni
The Road to San Giovanni
by Italo Calvino
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Assembled and published posthumously, The Road to San Giovanni offers Calvinos reflections on his own life and work. These five elegant “memory exercises” provide a varied and revealing portrait of a writer who was deeply wary of... (read more)

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Always on Strike: Frank Little and the Western Wobblies
Always on Strike: Frank Little and the Western Wobblies
by Arnold Stead
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Though he is widely recognized as one of the Industrial Workers of the World's leading members and one of its most prominent militants, this is the first book-length biography of Frank Little. Little's life offers innumerable lessons for working-class... (read more)

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Contemporary Authors New Revision #277: Contemporary Authors New Revision Series: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction
Contemporary Authors New Revision #277: Contemporary Authors New Revision Series: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction
by Mary (edt) Ruby
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In response to the escalating need for up-to-date information on writers, Contemporary Authors® New Revision Series brings researchers the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. These exciting and unique author profiles are essential to... (read more)

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He Writes about Us: An Autobiography of a Chicago Journalist
He Writes about Us: An Autobiography of a Chicago Journalist
by Kenan Heise
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The surprising and true life story of a Chicago newspaperman whose disability and seven years in the Franciscan Order of monks ultimately led him to create new waves in journalism, He Writes About Us is the autobiography of journalist Kenan Heise. Using... (read more)

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Contemporary Authors #359: Contemporary Authors: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction
Contemporary Authors #359: Contemporary Authors: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction
by Cengage Learning (cor) Gale
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Find biographical information on more than 130,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Sketches typically include personal information, contact information, career history, writings, biographical and... (read more)

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The Kindness Diaries: One Man's Quest to Ignite Goodwill and Transform Lives Around the World
The Kindness Diaries: One Man's Quest to Ignite Goodwill and Transform Lives Around the World
by Leon Logothetis
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The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books (and Two Not-So-Great Ones) Saved My Life
The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books (and Two Not-So-Great Ones) Saved My Life
by Andy Miller
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