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Sophie Calle

Sophie Calle

The Address Book

by Sophie Calle

Hardcover, 104 pages, Siglio, $29.95, published September 30 2012 | purchase
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  • The Address Book
  • Sophie Calle

After finding a lost address book, the artist sets out to understand its owner by randomly interviewing contacts to learn more about the personality and past of its owner.

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As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh

As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh

Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980

by Susan Sontag and David Rieff

Paperback, 523 pages, St Martins Pr, $20, published July 30 2013 | purchase
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  • As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh
  • Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980
  • Susan Sontag and David Rieff

A second volume of Susan Sontag's journals shares intimate reflections on the writer's artistic and political development during a trip to Hanoi at the peak of the Vietnam War and throughout her filmmaking years in Sweden.

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All We Know

All We Know

Three Lives

by Lisa Cohen

Hardcover, 429 pages, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $30, published July 17 2012 | purchase
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  • All We Know
  • Three Lives
  • Lisa Cohen

Lisa Cohen chronicles the lives of New York intellectual Esther Murphy, celebrity ephemera collector Mercedes de Acosta and British Vogue editor Madge Garland as well as their lifestyles, influence on fashion and celebrity friendships.

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Let's Bring Back

Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition

A Compendium Of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, And Occasionally Appalling Potations From Bygone Eras

by Lesley M. M. Blume and Grady McFerrin

Hardcover, 207 pages, Chronicle Books, $18.95, published September 26 2012 | purchase
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  • Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition
  • A Compendium Of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, And Occasionally Appalling Potations From Bygone Eras
  • Lesley M. M. Blume and Grady McFerrin

Culled from ancient times through the 1960s, these delectable vintage cocktails are by turns fizzy and silken, sweet and tart, lethal and prim. Some of them are absurd, several are sentimental, while others are outright scandalous.

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The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus

The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus

The True Life and Trials of Nicholas of Myra

by Adam C. English

Hardcover, 230 pages, Baylor Univ Pr, $24.95, published November 1 2012 | purchase
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  • The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus
  • The True Life and Trials of Nicholas of Myra
  • Adam C. English

Tells the true tale of Saint Nicholas, bishop of Myra, a man of integral influence in events that would significantly impact the history and development of the Christian church.

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The Sprouted Kitchen

The Sprouted Kitchen

A Tastier Take On Whole Foods

by Sara Forte and Hugh Forte

Hardcover, 241 pages, Ten Speed Press, $25, published August 28 2012 | purchase
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  • A Tastier Take On Whole Foods
  • Sara Forte and Hugh Forte

The founder of the SproutedKitchen.com food blog showcases 100 original and favorite recipes that combine fresh produce, whole grains, unsaturated fats and natural sugar alternatives, from Buckwheat Crepes and Asian Pear and Tofu Tacos to Zucchini Snack Cookies.

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Modern Sauces

Modern Sauces

More Than 150 Recipes for Every Cook, Every Day

by Martha Holmberg

Hardcover, 256 pages, Chronicle Books, $35, published October 17 2012 | purchase
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  • Modern Sauces
  • More Than 150 Recipes for Every Cook, Every Day
  • Martha Holmberg

Martha Holmberg's look at this sometimes-intimidating genre — expressed in clear, short bites of information and through dozens of process photographs — delivers the skill of great sauce-making to every kind of cook, from beginners to those more accomplished who wish to expand their repertoire.

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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

by Deb Perelman

Hardcover, 321 pages, Knopf, $35, published October 30 2012 | purchase
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  • The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
  • Deb Perelman

The award-winning blogger for Smitten Kitchen presents a long-awaited first cookbook of 100 new and favorite recipes — from Mushroom Bourguignon and Pancetta to Buttered Popcorn Cookies and Chocolate Hazelnut Layer Cake — in a volume that features adapted options for busy home cooks.NPR Bestseller

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The Science of Good Cooking

The Science Of Good Cooking

Master 50 Simple Concepts To Enjoy A Lifetime Of Success In The Kitchen

by Cook's Illustrated Magazine

Hardcover, 504 pages, Cooks Illustrated, $40, published October 1 2012 | purchase
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  • The Science Of Good Cooking
  • Master 50 Simple Concepts To Enjoy A Lifetime Of Success In The Kitchen
  • Cook's Illustrated Magazine

Chris Kimball and his team at Cook's Illustrated use simple science to explain their recipes and why they work.

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Susan Feniger's Street Food

Susan Feniger's Street Food

Irresistibly Crispy, Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sticky, Sweet Recipes

by Susan Feniger, Kajsa Alger, Liz Lachman and Jennifer May

Hardcover, 224 pages, Clarkson Potter, $27.50, published July 17 2012 | purchase
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  • Susan Feniger's Street Food
  • Irresistibly Crispy, Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sticky, Sweet Recipes
  • Susan Feniger, Kajsa Alger, et al

The host of Too Hot Tamales shares 83 of her favorite recipes culled during visits to eateries throughout the world, offering insights into delectable spice and ingredient combinations in such dishes as Artichokes with Lemon Za'atar Dipping Sauce, Saigon Chicken Salad and Thai Drunken Shrimp with Rice Noodles.

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Hiroko's American Kitchen

Hiroko's American Kitchen

Cooking With Japanese Flavors

by Hiroko Shimbo and Frances Janisch

Paperback, 215 pages, Andrews McMeel Publishing, $24.99, published October 30 2012 | purchase
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  • Cooking With Japanese Flavors
  • Hiroko Shimbo and Frances Janisch
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Jerusalem

Jerusalem

A Cookbook

by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi

Hardcover, 288 pages, Ten Speed Press, $35, published October 16 2012 | purchase
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  • Jerusalem
  • A Cookbook
  • Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi

The London restaurateur and best-selling author of Plenty offers a tribute to the vibrant cuisine of Jerusalem that explores its cross-cultural influences and includes such options as Charred Baby Okra with Tomato and Preserved Lemon, Clementine and Almond Cake, and Braised Lamb Meatballs with Sour Cherries.NPR Bestseller

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Canal House Cooks Every Day

Canal House Cooks Every Day

by Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer

Hardcover, 359 pages, Andrews McMeel Publishing, $45, published October 30 2012 | purchase
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  • Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer
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The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook

The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook

Sweetness In Seattle

by Tom Douglas

Hardcover, 389 pages, William Morrow Cookbooks, $35, published October 23 2012 | purchase
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  • The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook
  • Sweetness In Seattle
  • Tom Douglas

Accompanied by tips, techniques, equipment advice, photos and stories, the owner of the Seattle bakery shares the secrets of his success through recipes for breakfasts, pastries, tarts, pies, cakes, cookies, puddings and ice creams.

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Simply Sensational Cookies

Simply Sensational Cookies

Bright Fresh Flavors, Natural Colors & Easy, Streamlined Techniques

by Nancy Baggett

Hardcover, 352 pages, Wiley, $29.99, published October 16 2012 | purchase
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  • Simply Sensational Cookies
  • Bright Fresh Flavors, Natural Colors & Easy, Streamlined Techniques
  • Nancy Baggett

Featuring more than 200 recipes and full-color photos, this delectable cookbook for cookie-lovers covers the classics and provides modern ideas for the adventurous baker that will satisfy any sweet tooth.

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The Power of Habit

The Power of Habit

Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

by Charles Duhigg

Paperback, 383 pages, Random House Inc, $16, published January 7 2014 | purchase
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  • The Power of Habit
  • Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
  • Charles Duhigg

New York Times business writer Charles Duhigg explores the science behind why we do what we do, and how companies use our habit-forming tendencies to sell and market products to us.NPR Bestseller

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Blue-Eyed Devil

Blue-Eyed Devil

A Road Odyssey Through Islamic America

by Michael Muhammad Knight

Paperback, 214 pages, A K Pr Distribution, $16.95, published January 1 2007 | purchase
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  • A Road Odyssey Through Islamic America
  • Michael Muhammad Knight
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The American Religion

The American Religion

by Harold Bloom

Paperback, 305 pages, Atlasbooks Dist Serv, $20, published October 25 2006 | purchase
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  • Harold Bloom
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Bitter Brew

Bitter Brew

The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's Kings of Beer

by William Knoedelseder

Paperback, 396 pages, HarperCollins, $17.99, published January 7 2014 | purchase
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  • Bitter Brew
  • The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's Kings of Beer
  • William Knoedelseder

Part cautionary tale, part business manual, William Knoedelseder's Bitter Brew tells the story of how five generations of men took a small, bankrupt brewery on the banks of the Mississippi and turned it into an international empire.

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Where the Heart Beats

Where The Heart Beats

John Cage, Zen Buddhism, And The Inner Life Of Artists

by Kay Larson

Hardcover, 474 pages, Penguin Group USA, $29.95, published July 5 2012 | purchase
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  • Where The Heart Beats
  • John Cage, Zen Buddhism, And The Inner Life Of Artists
  • Kay Larson

Assesses the influence of Zen Buddhism on the work of composer John Cage, exploring the ways in which Zen transformed Cage's troubled psyche, his relationship with partner Merce Cunningham, and his often indefinable music.

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The First Four Notes

The First Four Notes

Beethoven's Fifth And The Human Imagination

by Matthew Guerrieri

Hardcover, 304 pages, Knopf, $26.95, published November 13 2012 | purchase
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  • The First Four Notes
  • Beethoven's Fifth And The Human Imagination
  • Matthew Guerrieri

A music critic presents a revelatory work of music history that analyzes Beethoven's iconic symphony, assessing the composer's influences and legacy while challenging popular beliefs that Beethoven was deaf at the time of the Fifth's composition.

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Why Jazz Happened

Why Jazz Happened

by Marc Myers

Hardcover, 267 pages, University of California Press, $34.95, published December 10 2012 | purchase
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  • Marc Myers

A comprehensive social history looks at the many forces that shaped this most American of art forms and the many influences that gave rise to jazz's post-war styles.

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Will Oldham on Bonnie "Prince" Billy

Will Oldham on Bonnie "Prince" Billy

by Will Oldham and Alan Licht

Paperback, 402 pages, W. W. Norton & Company, $16.95, published September 17 2012 | purchase
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  • Will Oldham on Bonnie "Prince" Billy
  • Will Oldham and Alan Licht

The Americana-punk-indie musician describes his body of work over the past twenty-five years, as well as his travels and artistic influences in a series of conversations with a fellow musician, author, and friend.

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No Regrets

No Regrets

Writings On Scott Walker

by Rob Young

Hardcover, 320 pages, Orion, $29.95, published August 7 2012 | purchase
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  • No Regrets
  • Writings On Scott Walker
  • Rob Young

Scott Walker has travelled from teen idol to the outer limits of music. From 'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Any More' reaching no.1 through to recordings of meat being punched on his last album, The Drift, he somehow seems to have reached a passionate and committed fan base, and his impeccable critical reputation as a serious and uncompromising musician has never been under question. The recent film, 30th Century Man, had a litany of stars queuing up to praise Walker: the likes of David Bowie, Damon Albarn, Jarvis Cocker, Radiohead, Johnny Marr and Sting. But despite this, in forty years of music, there has yet to be a serious book on Scott Walker. This collection put together by Rob Young of The Wire magazine features a handful of previously published articles and newly commissioned pieces, largely drawn from the orbit of The Wire's writers including Ian Penman, Chris Bohn and Rob Young.

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Life Is a Gift

Life Is A Gift

The Zen Of Bennett

by Tony Bennett and Mitch Albom

Hardcover, 250 pages, Harper, $28.99, published November 20 2012 | purchase
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  • Life Is A Gift
  • The Zen Of Bennett
  • Tony Bennett and Mitch Albom

The entertainment icon presents an array of stories that capture humorous and inspirational moments from his sixty-year career. He shares the wisdom he has gained from his own experiences and from the people he met along the way.

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The One

The One

The Life And Music Of James Brown

by R. J. Smith

Hardcover, 455 pages, Gotham, $27.50, published March 15 2012 | purchase
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  • The One
  • The Life And Music Of James Brown
  • R. J. Smith

A tribute to the life and achievements of the "Godfather of Soul" draws on interviews with more than 100 people who knew him personally or played with him professionally, providing coverage of such topics as his unconventional youth in a segregated South, his complicated family life and his work as a Civil Rights advocate and entrepreneur.

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How Music Works

How Music Works

by David Byrne

Paperback, 352 pages, Pgw, $20, published September 17 2013 | purchase
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  • David Byrne

David Byrne, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and co-founder of Talking Heads, presents a celebration of music as he knows it. He draws on his own experiences to explore everything from Balinese performance techniques to the acoustics of CBGB, deal structures and Celia Cruz — and, of course, the band that first made him famous.NPR Bestseller

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I Hate Everyone... Starting With Me

I Hate Everyone... Starting With Me

by Joan Rivers

Hardcover, 242 pages, Penguin Group USA, $25.95, published June 5 2012 | purchase
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  • I Hate Everyone... Starting With Me
  • Joan Rivers

The comedienne humorously lashes out at the people, places, and things she loathes, including ugly children, dating rituals, First Ladies, funerals, hypocrites, overrated historical figures, Hollywood, and lousy restaurants.

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Team of Rivals

Team Of Rivals

The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Paperback, 916 pages, Simon & Schuster, $21, published October 16 2006 | purchase
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  • The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin

An analysis of Abraham Lincoln's political talents identifies the strengths and abilities that enabled his election and describes how he used those same abilities to rally former opponents to win the Civil War.NPR Bestseller

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The Swerve

The Swerve

How the World Became Modern

by Stephen Greenblatt

Paperback, 356 pages, W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., $16.95, published September 4 2012 | purchase
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  • The Swerve
  • How the World Became Modern
  • Stephen Greenblatt

A humanities professor describes the impact of the translation of the last remaining manuscript of On the Nature of Things by Roman philosopher Lucretius, which fueled the Renaissance and inspired artists, great thinkers and scientists.NPR Bestseller, Literary Award Winner

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In the Garden of Beasts

In The Garden Of Beasts

Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

by Erik Larson

Paperback, 448 pages, Random House Inc, $16, published May 1 2012 | purchase
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  • In The Garden Of Beasts
  • Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
  • Erik Larson

The best-selling author of Devil in the White City documents the efforts of William E. Dodd, the first American ambassador to Hitler's Germany, to acclimate to a residence in an increasingly violent city where he is forced to associate with the Nazis while his daughter pursues a relationship with Gestapo chief Rudolf Diels. NPR Bestseller

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F in Exams

F In Exams

The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers

by Richard Benson

Paperback, 128 pages, Chronicle Books, $9.95, published February 23 2011 | purchase
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  • F In Exams
  • The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers
  • Richard Benson

Humor writer Richard Benson collects hilariously wrong test answers.NPR Bestseller

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Bossypants

Bossypants

by Tina Fey

Paperback, 275 pages, Little Brown & Co, $15.99, published January 3 2012 | purchase
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  • Tina Fey

The breakout star of Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock gives a humorous account of her life, as well as behind-the-scenes stories from her hit shows.NPR Bestseller

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Dancers Among Us

Dancers Among Us

A Celebration Of Joy In The Everyday

by Jordan Matter

Paperback, 229 pages, Workman Publishing Company, $17.95, published October 23 2012 | purchase
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  • A Celebration Of Joy In The Everyday
  • Jordan Matter

Dancers Among Us presents photographs of dancers leaping and spinning in the midst of daily life: on the beach; at a construction site; in a library, a restaurant and a park.NPR Bestseller

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

by Mindy Kaling

Paperback, 222 pages, Three Rivers Press, $14, published September 18 2012 | purchase
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  • Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
  • Mindy Kaling

The writer and actor best known for her role on The Office shares observations on everything from favorite male archetypes and her hatred of dieting to her relationship with her mother and the haphazard creative process of The Office's writers' room.NPR Bestseller

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Help, Thanks, Wow

Help, Thanks, Wow

The Three Essential Survival Prayers

by Anne Lamott

Hardcover, 102 pages, Penguin Group USA, $17.95, published November 13 2012 | purchase
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  • Help, Thanks, Wow
  • The Three Essential Survival Prayers
  • Anne Lamott

Help, Thanks, Wow describes the three simple prayers — asking for assistance from a higher power, expressing gratitude and feeling awe — that help to deal with the hardships of daily life.NPR Bestseller

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America Again

America Again

Re-Becoming The Greatness We Never Weren't

by Stephen Colbert

Hardcover, 240 pages, Grand Central Publishing, $28.99, published October 2 2012 | purchase
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  • America Again
  • Re-Becoming The Greatness We Never Weren't
  • Stephen Colbert

The political satirist, comedian and host of The Colbert Report puts his signature humorous spin on health care, the economy and food, promising that this book will single-handedly fix an America that is broken and has lost its way.NPR Bestseller

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

by Katherine Boo

Hardcover, 256 pages, Random House Inc, $27, published February 7 2012 | purchase
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  • Behind The Beautiful Forevers
  • Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
  • Katherine Boo

A profile of everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother and a young scrap-metal thief, illuminating the way their efforts to build better lives are challenged by religion, caste and economic tensions.NPR Bestseller

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I Could Pee on This

I Could Pee On This

And Other Poems By Cats

by Francesco Marciuliano

Hardcover, 111 pages, Chronicle Books, $12.95, published August 15 2012 | purchase
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  • I Could Pee On This
  • And Other Poems By Cats
  • Francesco Marciuliano

Francesco Marciuliano, author of the comic strip Sally Forth, gives voice to the thoughts and feelings of cats in this collection of poems attributed to felines.NPR Bestseller

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Wild

Wild

From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

by Cheryl Strayed

Paperback, 315 pages, Random House Inc, $15.95, published March 26 2013 | purchase
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  • Wild
  • From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
  • Cheryl Strayed

At 22, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, she would hike more than 1,000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington state — and she would do it alone.NPR Bestseller

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Waging Heavy Peace

Waging Heavy Peace

A Hippie Dream

by Neil Young

Paperback, 502 pages, Penguin Group USA, $18, published July 30 2013 | purchase
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  • A Hippie Dream
  • Neil Young

Neil Young presents the story of his career against a backdrop of 40 years of history. He discusses such topics as his collaborations with fellow artists, his creative process and his activist work with Farm Aid and The Bridge School.NPR Bestseller

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The Signal and the Noise

The Signal And The Noise

Why So Many Predictions Fail — But Some Don't

by Nate Silver

Hardcover, 534 pages, Penguin Group USA, $27.95, published September 27 2012 | purchase
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  • Why So Many Predictions Fail — But Some Don't
  • Nate Silver

The founder of FiveThirtyEight.com challenges myths about predictions in subjects ranging from the financial market and weather to sports and politics, profiling the world of prediction to explain how to distinguish true signals from hype.NPR Bestseller

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Killing Lincoln

Killing Lincoln

The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever

by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Hardcover, 324 pages, Henry Holt & Co, $28, published September 27 2011 | purchase
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  • Killing Lincoln
  • The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever
  • Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly and writer Martin Dugard focus on the life, death and legacy of the 16th president in their book Killing Lincoln. The authors reconstruct the final days of Lincoln's life and examine the plot against the president at the end of the Civil War in April 1865.NPR Bestseller

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The Patriarch

The Patriarch

The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

by David Nasaw

Hardcover, 868 pages, Penguin Group USA, $40, published November 13 2012 | purchase
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  • The Patriarch
  • The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy
  • David Nasaw

Historian David Nasaw draws on exclusive records to offer insight into Joseph P. Kennedy's shrewd financial talents and considerable ambition for his family, providing coverage of such topics as the controversies surrounding his character and his role in several mainstream political events.NPR Bestseller

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Unbroken

Unbroken

A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

by Laura Hillenbrand

Hardcover, 473 pages, Random House Inc, $27, published November 16 2010 | purchase
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  • Unbroken
  • A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
  • Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken tells the gripping true story of a U.S. airman who was the sole survivor when his bomber crashed into the sea during World War II. He faced thousands of miles of open ocean, leaping sharks, a foundering raft, thirst and starvation, enemy aircraft and an even greater trial. NPR Bestseller

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Learn Something New Every Day

Learn Something New Every Day

365 Facts to Fulfill Your Life

by Kee Malesky

Hardcover, 280 pages, John Wiley & Sons Inc, $19.95, published October 9 2012 | purchase
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  • Learn Something New Every Day
  • 365 Facts to Fulfill Your Life
  • Kee Malesky

The author of All Facts Considered presents a year's worth of facts on the arts, history, language, natural history, religion and science, which will satisfy any inquisitive mind.

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Gunfight

Gunfight

The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America

by Adam Winkler

Paperback, 361 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, $16.95, published July 15 2013 | purchase
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  • The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America
  • Adam Winkler

Adam Winkler uses the landmark 2008 case District of Columbia v. Heller -- which invalidated a law banning handguns in the nation's capital — as a springboard to look at the American political battle over gun control.

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Rod

Rod

The Autobiography

by Rod Stewart

Hardcover, 394 pages, Crown Archetype, $27, published October 23 2012 | purchase
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  • Rod
  • The Autobiography
  • Rod Stewart

A personal portrait by the legendary singer recounts his life on and off the stage, from his humble British roots and riotous years on tour, to his three marriages and decades as a solo performer.

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Catherine the Great

Catherine The Great

Portrait Of A Woman

by Robert K. Massie

Paperback, 639 pages, Random House Trade Paperbacks, $20, published September 18 2012 | purchase
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  • Catherine The Great
  • Portrait Of A Woman
  • Robert K. Massie

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Peter the Great presents a reconstruction of the 18th century empress's life that covers such topics as her efforts to engage Russia in the cultural life of Europe, her creation of the Hermitage art collection and her numerous scandal-free romantic affairs.NPR Bestseller

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Rin Tin Tin

Rin Tin Tin

The Life And The Legend

by Susan Orlean

Paperback, 324 pages, Simon & Schuster, $16, published October 9 2012 | purchase
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  • The Life And The Legend
  • Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean chronicles the rise of the iconic German shepherd character, sharing the stories of the real World War I dog and canine performer and exploring Rin Tin Tin's relevance in military and popular culture. NPR Bestseller

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Tiny Beautiful Things

Tiny Beautiful Things

Advice on Love and Life From Dear Sugar

by Cheryl Strayed

Paperback, 353 pages, Random House Inc, $14.95, published July 10 2012 | purchase
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  • Tiny Beautiful Things
  • Advice on Love and Life From Dear Sugar
  • Cheryl Strayed

A collection of advice on everything from infidelity and grief to marital boredom and financial hardships from Cheryl Strayed's popular "Dear Sugar" column in the online magazine The Rumpus.NPR Bestseller

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