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All Fishermen Are Liars

Linda Greenlaw

Just before Christmas, Linda meets up with her best friend and fellow fisherman Alden Leeman for lunch and a drink at the Dry Dock, a well-worn watering hole in Portland, Maine. Alden, the captain of Linda's first fishing expedition, ...

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Published: Jul 2004

Opposite of Fate, The

Amy Tan

Amy Tan was born into a family that believed in fate. In The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings, she explores this legacy, as well as American circumstances, and finds ways to honor the past while creating her own brand of destiny. S...

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Published: Jun 2004

Inside Marine One: Four U.S. Presiden...

Lee Kelley

Colonel Ray "Frenchy" L'Heureux always dreamed of being a pilot. Growing up, he built airplane models and dreamed about soaring over the earth. When he was twelve, his mom treated him to a flying lesson at the local airfield...

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Published: May 2014

Running with the Bulls: My Years with...

Valerie Hemingway

A chance encounter in Spain in 1959 brought young Irish reporter Valerie Danby-Smith face-to-face with Ernest Hemingway. The interview was awkward and brief, but before it ended something had clicked into place. For the next two years...

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Published: Oct 2004

Winners are Driven: A Champion's Guid...

Bobby Unser

Throughout his life, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser has approached his racing career and personal life the same way - with a relentless drive to succeed. Talk to him today and he'll tell you, "I never really retir...

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Published: Jun 2004

The Amityville Horror

Jay Anson

In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers, and sisters in that house. But the property co...

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Published: Mar 2010

Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange P...

Jeffrey Frank

Richard Nixon was a young Navy officer when he first saw Dwight D. Eisenhower through a storm of tickertape as Manhattan celebrated the end of the war in Europe. Seven years later, Nixon was Eisenhower's running mate on the Republican...

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Published: Feb 2013

Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extrao...

Daniel Tammet

One of the world's fifty living autistic savants is the first and only to tell his compelling and inspiring life story---and explain how his incredible mind works.

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Published: Jan 2007

American Prometheus: The Triumph and ...

Kai Bird

In American Prometheus, Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin delve deep into J. Robert Oppenheimer's life and deliver a thorough and devastatingly sad biography of the man whose very name has come to represent the culmination of 20th centur...

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Published: Feb 2007

The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Sav...

John Oller

In the darkest days of the American Revolution, Francis Marion and his band of militia freedom fighters kept hope alive for the patriot cause during the critical British "southern campaign." Like the Robin Hood of legend, Marion and h...

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Published: Oct 2016

Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of...

Lisa Rogak

Since his arrival at The Daily Show in 1999, Jon Stewart has become one of the major players in comedy as well as one of the most significant liberal voices in the media and on television today. In Angry Optimist, Lisa Rogak charts hi...

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Published: Sep 2014

President's House, The: A First Daugh...

Margaret Truman

As Margaret Truman knows from firsthand experience, living in the White House can be exhilarating and maddening, alarming and exhausting, but it is certainly never dull. Part private residence, part goldfish bowl, and part national sh...

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Published: Jun 2004

Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: And A...

Jennifer Armstrong

Mary Tyler Moore made her name as Dick Van Dyke's wife on the eponymous show; she was a cute, unassuming housewife that audiences loved. But when screenwriters James Brooks and Allan Burnes dreamed up an edgy show about a divorced wom...

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Published: May 2013

In Search of Tiger

Tom Callahan

Tom Callahan has written the seminal book on golfing great Tiger Woods. Woods, who has gone out of his way to protect his privacy, has never allowed himself to get close enough to a writer to be properly examined on the page. Callahan...

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Published: Jun 2004

Lobster Chronicles, The: Life on a Ve...

Linda Greenlaw

After seventeen years at sea, Linda Greenlaw figured it was time to take a break from her career as a swordboat captain. She felt she needed to return to Isle au Haut - a tiny island seven miles from the Maine coast with a population ...

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Published: Jun 2004

The Brotherhoods: The True Story of T...

Guy Lawson

Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa were New York police officers with part-time jobs as hit-men for the Mafia. Caracappa was a morose and taciturn character; Eppolito was a fat, flamboyant fellow who had the gall to publish a memoir...

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Published: Dec 2006

Barbra: The Way She Is

Christopher P. Andersen

''Funny, I don't feel like a legend.'' -- Barbra Streisand She is a one-name legend, a global icon, the ultimate diva. Yet most of what we know about Barbra Joan Streisand is the stuff of caricature: the Brooklyn girl made good...

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Published: May 2006

Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Los...

Rebecca Alexander

Thirty-four-year-old Rebecca Alexander is a psychotherapist, a spin instructor, a volunteer, and an athlete. She is also almost completely blind, with significantly deteriorated hearing. Not Fade Away is a deeply moving exploration of...

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Published: Sep 2014

Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth...

Martha Beck

"He says you'll never be hurt as much by being open as you have been by remaining closed."The messenger is a school janitor with a master's in art history who claims to be channeling "from both sides of the veil." ...

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Published: Feb 2012

The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside T...

Tom Bissell

Nineteen-year-old Greg Sestero met Tommy Wiseau at an acting school in San Francisco. Wiseau's scenes were rivetingly wrong, yet Sestero, hypnotized by such uninhibited acting, thought, "I have to do a scene with this guy." ...

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Published: May 2014

Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain: ...

Ryan Blair

Ryan Blair knows about building a business from the ground up. Like many entrepreneurs he had no formal business education. But he had great survival instincts, tenacity, and, above all, a "nothing to lose" mindset.Blair's m...

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Published: Sep 2011

The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgi...

Karen Branan

Harris County, Georgia, 1912. A white man, the beloved nephew of the county sheriff, is shot dead on the porch of a black woman. Days later, the sheriff sanctions the lynching of a black woman and three black men, all of them innocent...

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Published: Jan 2016

Under This Roof: The White House and ...

Paul Brandus

In Under This Roof, award-winning White House journalist Paul Brandus weaves together stories of the presidents, their families, the events of their time, and an oft-ignored major character, the White House itself. From George Wash...

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Published: Sep 2015

Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites...

Tucker Carlson

Every weeknight, millions of Americans tune in to see Tucker Carlson anchor the right side of the aisle on CNN's Crossfire. Named by New York magazine as the journalist most likely to succeed in the Years of Bush, he has charmed liber...

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Published: Jun 2004

The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie was an immigrant, a poor boy who worked in a cotton mill, a man who amassed a great fortune as a steel baron and then became one of the most generous and influential philanthropists the world has ever known. His famous...

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Published: Apr 2012

Brotherhood: Dharma, Destiny, and the...

Deepak Chopra

In Brotherhood, Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra reveal the story of their personal struggles and triumphs as doctors, immigrants, and brothers. They were born in the ferment of liberated India after 1947, as an age-old culture was reinventin...

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Published: Apr 2013

Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and ...

Sarah Churchwell

Since its publication in 1925, The Great Gatsby has become one of the world's best-loved books, delighting readers across the world. Careless People tells the true story behind F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece, exploring in newly ric...

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Published: Jan 2014

My First Ladies: Twenty-Five Years as...

Nancy Clarke

In My First Ladies, Nancy Clarke reveals the touching, funny, and illuminating story of what it was like to serve under six administrations and to help each first lady find her own personal style when it came to planning flower design...

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Published: Sep 2011

The Girl Factory: A Memoir

Karen Dietrich

It's 1985 in a small factory town near Pittsburgh. Eight-year-old Karen's parents are lifelong workers at the Anchor Glass plant, where one Saturday, an employee goes on a shooting spree, killing four supervisors, then himself. This e...

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Published: Oct 2013

Steve Mcqueen: A Biography

Marc Eliot

From the acclaimed bestselling biographer Marc Eliot comes a definitive look at the life of Steve McQueen---one of Hollywood's most iconic actors who was nicknamed "the King of Cool."

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Published: Oct 2011
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