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"The bard of biological weapons captures the drama of the front lines." -Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy.
The true story of an incredible disaster and heroic rescue at sea told by two masterful storytellers.
In April of 1846, Sarah Graves was twenty-one and in love with a young man who played the violin. But she was torn. Her mother, father, and eight siblings were about to disappear over the western horizon forever, bound for California.
The incredible but little-known true story of the Jews who went underground in Nazi Berlin at the height of World War II--and lived to tell the tale When Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, approximately one hundred sixty thousand Jews called Berlin
A reluctant groom and an impulsive one... Jason Manning is content with his life as a bachelor, a slob and a sports fan. Then a precocious teen named Carrie Weston decides to play matchmaker, introducing him to her mother.
In this luminous memoir, a true American icon looks back on his celebrated life and career. His body of work is arguably the most morally significant in cinematic history, and the power and influence of that work are indicative of the character of the man behind the many storied roles. Sidney Poitier here explores these elements of character and personal values to take his own measure--as a man, as a husband and father, and as an actor.
The hilarious and loving sequel to a hilarious and loving classic of travel writing: Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson's valentine to his adopted country of England In 1995 Bill Bryson got into his car and took a weeks-long farewell motoring
Bill Bryson returns to his internationally beloved topic, Britain, with his first travel book in fifteen years.In 1995, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his home.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The inspiration for the first season of American Crime Story on FX, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr., John Travolta, David Schwimmer, and Connie Britton The definitive account of the O. J.
The New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's Wife returns with a triumphant new novel about New York's "Swans" of the 1950s--and the scandalous, headline-making, and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless
During the German occupation of Rome from 1942-1944, Irishman Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty ran an escape organization for Allied POWs and civilians, including Jews.
The latest thriller from the New York Times-bestselling author of Twelve Days, Alex Berenson.
A touching and hilarious memoir by the author of Carrie and Me: A Mother Daughter Love Story, This Time Together is 100 percent Carol Burnett - funny, irreverent, and irresistible.
In this unique biography of Thomas Jefferson, leading journalist and social critic Christopher Hitchens offers a startlingly new and provocative interpretation of our Founding Father.
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE * Winner of The New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Book Award * "A new classic of science reporting.
Colleagues, friends, and lovers know Dodge Hanley as a private investigator who doesn't let rules get in his way--in his private life as well as his professional one.
The star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey and three-time New York Times bestselling author offers a behind-the-scenes look at life in prison, her marriage, her rise to fame, the importance of her family, and the reality TV franchise that made
A fragile peace reigns in Wessex, Mercia, and East Anglia.King Alfred's son, Edward, and formidable daughter, Æthelflaed, rule the kingdoms. But all around, the restless Northmen are mounting raids.
From one of our most engaging political reporters and the author of Why Americans Hate Politics; the story of conservatism from the Goldwater 1960s to the present day Tea Party that has resulted in broken promises and an ideological purity that
When three college besties meet three hot guys in Vegas, anything can--and does--happen.
'A JOY FROM START TO FINISH' - Gavin Extence, author of THE UNIVERSE VERSUS ALEX WOODS There is something about Ove. At first sight, he is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet.
Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm!Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon--the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window.
For someone who made a career out of over-sharing on the internet, Tyler Oakley has a shocking number of personal mishaps and shenanigans to reveal in his first book: he experienced a legitimate rage blackout in a Cheesecake Factory; he had a
Pop-culture phenomenon, social rights advocate, and the most prominent LGBTQ+ voice on YouTube, Tyler Oakley brings you his first collection of witty, personal, and hilarious essays.
Sometimes a real hero lets you save yourself . . .Sayer Cole and Zeb Fuller couldn't be more different. She's country club and fine-dining, he's cell-block and sawdust. Sayer spends her days in litigation while Zeb spends his working with his hands.
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