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The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte ...

Tom Reiss - History - 2012 - 432 pages
Here is the remarkable true story of the real Count of Monte Cristo – a stunning feat of historical sleuthing that brings to life the forgotten hero who inspired such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.
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The Facts of Life: and Other Dirty Jokes

Willie Nelson - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 248 pages
He also tells some great dirty jokes. The result is a book as wise and hilarious as its author. It’s not meant to be taken seriously as an instruction manual for living-but you could do a lot worse. From the Hardcover edition.
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Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956

Anne Applebaum - History - 2012 - 608 pages
In Iron Curtain, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anne Applebaum describes how the Communist regimes of Eastern Europe were created and what daily life was like once they were complete.
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Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN

James Andrew Miller, Tom Shales - Sports & Recreation - 2011 - 784 pages
Today, ESPN is arguably the most successful network in modern television history, spanning eight channels in the Unites States and around the world. But the inside story of its rise has never been fully told-until now.
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Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel

David Limbaugh - Religion - 2014 - 406 pages
In Jesus on Trial, New York Times bestselling author David Limbaugh applies his lifetime of legal experience to a unique new undertaking: making a case for the gospels as hard evidence of the life and work of Jesus Christ.
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Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Apollo Moon Landings

Alan Shepard, Deke Slayton, Jay Barbree - Technology & Engineering - 2011 - 398 pages
Collaborating with NBC’s veteran space reporter Jay Barbree, Shepard and Slayton narrate in gripping detail the story of America’s space exploration from the time of Shepard’s first flight until he and eleven others had walked on the ...
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How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe: A Novel

Charles Yu - Fiction - 2010 - 256 pages
He learns that the key may be found in a book he got from his future self. It’s called How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, and he’s the author.
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Open City: A Novel

Teju Cole - Fiction - 2011 - 259 pages
A New York Times Notable Book • One of the ten top novels of the year —Time and NPR NAMED A BEST BOOK ON MORE THAN TWENTY END-OF-THE-YEAR LISTS, INCLUDING The New Yorker • The Atlantic • The Economist • Newsweek/The Daily Beast ...
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Dare Me: A Novel

Megan Abbott - Fiction - 2012 - 304 pages
Award-winning novelist Megan Abbott, writing with what Tom Perrotta has hailed as "total authority and an almost desperate intensity," provides a harrowing glimpse into the dark heart of the all-American girl.
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Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street

John Brooks - Business & Economics - 2014 - 400 pages
Five additional stories on equally fascinating subjects round out this wonderful collection that will both entertain and inform readers . . . Business Adventures is truly financial journalism at its liveliest and best.
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Gone Girl: A Novel

Gillian Flynn - Fiction - 2012 - 432 pages
THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary.
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American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Kai Bird, Martin J. Sherwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 784 pages
This is biography and history at its finest, riveting and deeply informative. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self

Danielle Evans - Fiction - 2010 - 240 pages
Now this debut short story collection delivers on the promise of that early story. In "Harvest," a college student's unplanned pregnancy forces her to confront her own feelings of inadequacy in comparison to her white classmates.
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Among Others

Jo Walton - Fiction - 2011 - 304 pages
Combining elements of autobiography with flights of imagination in the manner of novels like Jonathan Lethem's The Fortress of Solitude, this is potentially a breakout book for an author whose genius has already been hailed by peers like ...
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The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future

Victor Cha - History - 2012 - 560 pages
In The Impossible State, seasoned international-policy expert and lauded scholar Victor Cha pulls back the curtain, providing the best look yet at North Korea's history, the rise of the Kim family dynasty, and the obsessive personality cult ...
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All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel

Anthony Doerr - Fiction - 2014 - 544 pages
Ten years in the writing, a National Book Award finalist, All the Light We Cannot See is a magnificent, deeply moving novel from a writer “whose sentences never fail to thrill” (Los Angeles Times).
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A Visit from the Goon Squad

Jennifer Egan - Fiction - 2010 - 288 pages
With music pulsing on every page, A Visit from the Goon Squad is a startling, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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George F. Kennan: An American Life

John Lewis Gaddis - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 800 pages
This is a landmark work of history and biography that reveals the vast influence and rich inner landscape of a life that both mirrored and shaped the century it spanned.
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The EveryGirl's Guide to Diet and Fitness: How I Lost 40 lbs and Kept It Off ...

Maria Menounos - Health & Fitness - 2014 - 304 pages
This book finds new ways to help you stay inspired and gives you techniques that will change your life and get you in shape.”—Khlo Kardashian From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Salad Samurai: 100 Cutting-Edge, Ultra-Hearty, Easy-to-Make Salads You Don't ...

Terry Romero - Cooking - 2014 - 240 pages
Go beyond the pale of iceberg lettuce with recipes for indulgent salads of plant-based proteins, vibrant veggies, and zesty dressings.
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Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a ...

Gilbert King - History - 2012 - 464 pages
Devil in the Grove is the winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction.
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