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The Best of Us: A Memoir
By Bloomsbury USA
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ean: 9781635570342, isbn: 9781635570342,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
The San Francisco Chronicle's Best of the Year ListFrom New York Times bestselling author Joyce Maynard, a memoir about discovering strength in the midst of great loss--''heart wrenching, inspiring, full of joy and tears and life.'' (Anne Lamott)In 2011, when she was in her late fifties, beloved author and journalist Joyce Maynard met the first true partner she had ever known. Jim wore a rakish hat over a good head of hair; he asked real questions and gave real answers; he loved to see Joyce

Sabina, en carne viva. Yo tambien se jugarme la boca (Best Seller)
By Debolsillo
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ean: 9788483464076, isbn: 8483464071,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
Salvajemente sinceras, rebosantes de aliento y juventud, de humor y escepticismo, de literatura y gramatica parda... Asi son estas paginas, en las que Joaquin Sabina, espoleado por Javier Menendez Flores, su biografo, decide despejar de una vez las muchas incognitas que rodean su existencia ''''jugandose la boca'''' y abordando, sin omitir detalle, los grandes temas de su vida: la musica, la literatura, la politica, la fama, las drogas y el alcohol, las santas mujeres de pago, sus autenticos

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo
By Gallery Books
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mpn: 632751, ean: 9781501139888, isbn: 1501139886,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
#1 New York Times Bestseller ''Amy Schumer's book will make you love her even more. For a comedian of unbridled (and generally hilarious) causticity, Schumer has written a probing, confessional, unguarded, and, yes, majorly humanizing non-memoir, a book that trades less on sarcasm, and more on emotional resonance.'' —Vogue ''The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo is an alternatingly meditative, sexually explicit, side-splittingly hilarious, heart-wrenching, disturbing, passionately political,

The Best of Us: A Memoir
By Bloomsbury Publishing
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ean: 9781635570359, isbn: 1635570352,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
The San Francisco Chronicle's Best of 2017 List From New York Times bestselling author Joyce Maynard, a memoir about discovering strength in the midst of great loss--''heart wrenching, inspiring, full of joy and tears and life.'' (Anne Lamott)In 2011, when she was in her late fifties, beloved author and journalist Joyce Maynard met the first true partner she had ever known. Jim wore a rakish hat over a good head of hair; he asked real questions and gave real answers; he loved to see Joyce

How to American: An Immigrant's Guide to Disappointing Your Parents
By Da Capo Press
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mpn: 27580747, ean: 9780306903496, isbn: 0306903490,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
Standup comic, actor and fan favorite from HBO's Silicon Valley and the film Crazy Rich Asians shares his memoir of growing up as a Chinese immigrant in California and making it in Hollywood.''I turned down a job in finance to pursue a career in stand-up comedy. My dad thought I was crazy. But I figured it was better to disappoint my parents for a few years than to disappoint myself for the rest of my life. I had to disappoint them in order to pursue what I loved. That was the only way to have

Visions of Amen: The Early Life and Music of Olivier Messiaen
By Eerdmans
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ean: 9780802807625, isbn: 0802807623,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Informed study of composer Olivier Messiaen in light of recent research French composer Olivier Messiaen (1908–1992) is probably best known for his Quartet for the End of Time, premiered in a German prisoner-of-war camp in 1941. However, Messiaen was a remarkably complex, intelligent person with a sometimes tragic domestic life who composed a wide range of music. This book explores the enormous web of influences in the early part of Messiaen's long life. The first section of the book provides

The Glass Castle: A Memoir
By Scribner
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mpn: 980040021, ean: 9781501171581, isbn: 1501171585,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers.The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When

I'll Be There for You: The One about Friends
By Hanover Square Press
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ean: 9781335928283, isbn: 1335928286,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
SIX FRIENDS THAT BECAME A FAMILY.A TELEVISION SHOW THAT BECAME A PHENOMENON.Today, Friends is remembered as an icon of Ô90s comedy and the Must See TV years. But when the series debuted in 1994, no one anticipated the sensation it would become. From the first wave of Friends mania to the backlash and renaissance that followed, the show maintained an uncanny connection to its audience, who saw it both as a reflection of their own lives and an aspirational escape from reality. In the years

Ming Cho Lee: A Life in Design
By Theatre Communications Group
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ean: 9781559364614, isbn: 1559364610,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
Winner of the 2014 George Freedley Memorial award.''A gorgeous volume [that] celebrates the legacy of Lee.'' – Time Out New York''Whether working in theater, opera or dance, Ming Cho Lee has made an incalculable contribution to the performing arts in America. This elegant coffee table book, written by Arnold Aronson, pays tribute in prose and photographs to his singular career.'' – Los Angeles Times''A comprehensive, compassionate and intelligent book... A book of major importance, a

Letters of Wallace Stevens
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520206687, isbn: 0520206681,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Long unavailable, now in paperback for the first time, these are the brilliant, subtle, illuminating letters of one of the great poets of the twentieth century. Stevens's famous criterion for poetry—''It should give pleasure''—informed his epistolary aesthetic as well; these letters stimulate one's appetite for poetry as they valorize the imagination and the senses. They also offer fascinating glimpses of Stevens as family man, insurance executive, connoisseur, and friend.FROM THE

Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen
By Citizen
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ean: 9780062851352, isbn: 0062851357,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
“This riveting, courageous memoir ought to be mandatory reading for every American.”  —Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow“l cried reading this book, realizing more fully what my parents endured.” —Amy Tan, New York Times bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and Where the Past Begins“This book couldn’t be more timely and more necessary.” —Dave Eggers, New York Times bestselling author of What Is the What and The Monk of

The Lives and Times of the Great Composers
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195222180, isbn: 0195222180,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
A grand and panoramic biograhical history of the giants of classical music, The Lives and Times of Great Composers is a new, unique, and lovingly constructed modern reference--and a beguiling read which you will return to again and again.Interlinked yet self-contained, each chapter distills the life of one or more composers, set against the social, political, musical, and cultural background of the time. Read the story of Bach, the respectable burgher, much of whose vast output was composed

Robert Schumann: Herald of a "New Poetic Age"
By John Daverio
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mpn: frontispiece, halftones, music examples, ean: 9780195091809, isbn: 0195091809,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
Forced by a hand injury to abandon a career as a pianist, Robert Schumann went on to become one of the world's great composers. Among many works, his Spring Symphony (1841), Piano Concerto in A Minor (1841/1845), and the Third, or Rhenish, Symphony (1850) exemplify his infusion of classical forms with intense, personal emotion. His musical influence continues today and has inspired many other famous composers in the century since his death. Indeed Brahms, in a letter of January 1873, wrote:

Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It
By Touchstone
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ean: 9781501145315, isbn: 1501145312,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
An instant New York Times bestseller! Charlamagne Tha God—the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pissing People Off,” cohost of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, and “the most important voice in hip-hop”—shares his eight principles for unlocking your God-given privilege.In Black Privilege, Charlamagne presents his often controversial and always brutally honest insights on how living an authentic life is the quickest path to success. This journey to truth begins in the small town of Moncks

Fail Until You Don't: Fight Grind Repeat
By Dey Street Books
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ean: 9780062795816, isbn: 0062795813,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bare Bones, host of the marquee morning program “The Bobby Bones Show,” comedian and dedicated philanthropist delivers an inspirational and humorous collection of stories about his biggest misses in life and how he turned them into lessons and wins.  Bobby Bones is the youngest inductee ever into the National Radio Hall of Fame alongside legends Dick Clark, Larry King, and Howard Stern. As ''the most powerful man

The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir
By Amistad
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ean: 9780062410405, isbn: 0062410407,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
National Book Club Conference ‘Book of the Year’ Award WinnerFrom her more than three hundred appearances for film and television, stage and cabaret, performing comedy or drama, as an unforgettable lead or a scene stealing supporting character, Jenifer Lewis has established herself as one of the most respected, admired, talented, and versatile entertainers working today.This “Mega Diva” and costar of the hit sitcom black-ish bares her soul in this touching and poignant—and at times

My Girls: A Lifetime with Carrie and Debbie
By William Morrow
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ean: 9780062792310, isbn: 0062792318,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
A revelatory and touching tribute to the lives of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds written by the person who knew them best, Todd Fisher’s poignant memoir is filled with moving stories of growing up among Hollywood royalty and illustrated with never-before-seen photos and memorabilia.In December 2016, the world was shaken by the sudden deaths of Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds, two unspeakable losses that occurred in less than twenty-four hours. The stunned public turned for

Kind Is the New Classy: The Power of Living Graciously
By HarperCollins
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mpn: 16731X, ean: 9780310350026, isbn: 0310350026,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
“The world has a way of defining you if you don’t know who you are before you get out there.” —Candace Cameron BureAs a woman in today’s world, you know what it’s like to feel pressure on all sides from clashing cultural expectations. How can you stay true to who God has uniquely created you to be in the face of the script you’ve been given? What’s more, how can you stand your ground with grace?The classy confidence you know and love—whether it’s on set at Full House or

Bare Bones: I'm Not Lonely If You're Reading This Book
By Dey Street Books
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ean: 9780062417350, isbn: 0062417355,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
#1 New York Times BestsellerA touching, funny, heart-wrenching, and triumphant memoir from one of the biggest names in radio, the host of The Bobby Bones Show, one of the most listened-to drive time morning radio shows in the nation.Growing up poor in Mountain Pine, Arkansas, with a young, addicted mom, Bobby Estell fell in love with country music. Abandoned by his father at the age of five, Bobby saw the radio as his way out—a dream that came true in college when he went on air at the

Tropicana Nights: The Life and Times of the Legendary Cuban Nightclub
By Harcourt
SKU: #easy2894
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sku: easy2894, ean: 9780151012244, isbn: 0151012245,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
It was to Havana what the Moulin Rouge was to Paris or the Blue Note to New York. The brightest jewel in 1950s Cuban nightlife, Tropicana was a ''paradise under the stars'' where you could gamble, hear the finest mambo and jazz musicians, and ogle the extravagantly risqué floorshows. Nat ''King'' Cole played Tropicana; so did Josephine Baker. Americans-celebrities and suburbanites both-were drawn to its kinetic sensuality and tropical setting. And Tropicana remained a uniquely Cuban

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