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Large print nonfiction new titles

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The chronology of water by Lidia Yuknavitch

The chronology of water

Lidia Yuknavitch

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From the debris of her troubled early life, Lidia Yuknavitch weaves an astonishing tale of survival. A kind of memoir that is also a paean to the pursuit of beauty, self-expression, desire - for men and women - and the exhilaration of swimming, 'The ...

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Journeys to the other side of the world by David Attenborough

Journeys to the other side of the world

David Attenborough

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Following the success of the original Zoo Quest expeditions, in the late 1950s onwards a young David Attenborough embarked on further travels in a very different part of the world. From Madagascar and New Guinea to the Pacific Islands and the Norther...

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The ravenmaster by Christopher Skaife

The ravenmaster

Christopher Skaife

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For centuries, the Tower of London has been home to a group of famous avian residents: the ravens. Legend has it that if they should ever leave, the Tower will crumble into dust, and great harm will befall the kingdom. One man is personally responsible...

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The life and rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah by Benjamin Zephaniah

The life and rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah

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A pioneer of performance poetry, Benjamin Zephaniah's talents as a lyricist and storyteller emerged at a young age, helping him to survive the racism he faced growing up in 1960s Birmingham. He now speaks candidly of his time living outside the law, and...

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Southern Lady Code by Helen Ellis

Southern Lady Code

Helen Ellis

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A fiercely funny collection of essays on marriage and manners, thank you notes and three-ways, ghosts, gunshots, gynecology, and the Calgon-scented, onion-dipped, monogrammed art of living as a Southern Lady.

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Sea stories by William H. (William Harry) McRaven

Sea stories

William H. (William Harry) McRaven

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"Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having been involved in some of the most famous missions in recent memory, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, and the raid to kill Osama...

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Code name: Lise by Larry Loftis

Code name: Lise

Larry Loftis

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"The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing. Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father's footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France. Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she finally...

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Don't stop believin' by Olivia Newton-John

Don't stop believin'

Olivia Newton-John

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"My mantra is simple - Don't stop believin'! For more than five decades Olivia Newton-John has been one of our most successful and adored entertainers. A four-time Grammy Award winner, she is one of the world's best-selling recording artists of all time,...

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The heartbeat of Wounded Knee by David Treuer

The heartbeat of Wounded Knee

David Treuer

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The received idea of Native American history has been that it essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Not only did one hundred fifty Sioux die at the hands of the U. S. Cavalry, the sense was, but Native civilization did as well. Growing...

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Help me! by Marianne Power

Help me!

Marianne Power

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For years Power dipped in and out of self-help books when she needed them most. One day, she accepted that the life she hoped for and the life she was living were worlds apart-- and she set out to make some big changes. Did her elusive "perfect exist...

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The pioneers by David G. McCullough

The pioneers

David G. McCullough

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As part of the Treaty of Paris, in which Great Britain recognized the new United States of America, Britain ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, a wilderness empire northwest of the Ohio River containing the future states of...

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A farmer's diary by Sally Urwin

A farmer's diary

Sally Urwin

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Sally Urwin and her husband Steve own High House Farm in Northumberland, which they share with Mavis the sheepdog, one very fat pony, and many, many sheep. Set in a beautiful, wild landscape and in use for generations, it's the perfect setting for Sally's...

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Only fools and stories by David Jason

Only fools and stories

David Jason

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One of the most legendary television actors of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, David Jason's career has ranged from theatre work in the West End to providing voices for Mr. Toad in The Wind In The Willows, Danger Mouse, and The BFG; and from...

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The garden of the gods by Gerald Durrell

The garden of the gods

Gerald Durrell

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The enchanting island of Corfu was home to Gerald Durrell and his family for five years before the Second World War. For the passionate young zoologist, Corfu was a natural paradise teeming with strange birds and beasts that he could collect, watch and...

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Pig by Helen Browning

Pig

Helen Browning

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In a frosty field on the longest night of the year, eight piglets snuffle their first breath, and jostle close to their mother to feed. Over the six months that follow, Helen Browning and her partner Tim Finney follow their adventures to show how pigs...

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Insomnia by Marina Benjamin

Insomnia

Marina Benjamin

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Marina Benjamin's Insomnia is part memoir and part philosophical inquiry into a condition that is on the rise and that can grant us insights into the workings of our unconscious minds. An intense and lyrical personal narrative, it treats insomnia as ...

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Erebus by Michael Palin

Erebus

Michael Palin

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"Michael Palin brings to life the world and voyages of HMS Erebus, from its construction in the naval dockyards of Pembroke, to the part it played in Ross's Antarctic expedition of 1839-43, to its abandonment during Franklin's ill-fated Arctic expedition,...

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Made in Scotland by Billy Connolly

Made in Scotland

Billy Connolly

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"All roads lead back home. Billy Connolly may be a citizen of the world, but in his heart he's never been far from his homeland. Made in Scotland is Billy's unique and intimate portrait of his native Scotland, a love letter to the places and people that...

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The escape artists by Neal Bascomb

The escape artists

Neal Bascomb

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The story of three downed British airmen who mastermind an elaborate, rollicking escape from a WWI German POW camp.

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The league of wives by Heath Hardage Lee

The league of wives

Heath Hardage Lee

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The true story of the fierce band of women who battled Washington and Hanoi to bring their husbands home from the jungles of Vietnam. On 12 February, 1973, one hundred and sixteen men who, just six years earlier, had been high flying Navy and Air Force...

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Mrs. Morhard and the boys by Ruth Hanford Morhard

Mrs. Morhard and the boys

Ruth Hanford Morhard

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"As the Great Depression brought America to the brink of disaster, a devoted single mother in Cleveland, Ohio, wrestled triumph out of adversity by creating a community activity that would inspire the nation. Josephine Morhard's daughter-in-law recounts...

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The man in the willows  by Matthew Dennison

The man in the willows

Matthew Dennison

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"A moving biography of Kenneth Grahame, author of the children's classic The Wind in the Willows, and of the vision of English pastoral life that inspired it"--

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My love story by Tina Turner

My love story

Tina Turner

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"Tina Turner is the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, a musical icon celebrating her 60th year in the industry. In this dramatic autobiography, she tells the story of a truly remarkable life in the spotlight. From her early years picking cotton in Nutbush, Tennessee...

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Maid by Stephanie Land

Maid

Stephanie Land

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"Stephanie Land worked for years as a maid, pulling long hours while struggling as a single mom to keep a roof over her daughter's head. In Maid, she reveals the dark truth of what it takes to survive and thrive in today's inequitable society. While she...

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Lessons from Lucy by Dave Barry

Lessons from Lucy

Dave Barry

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"Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of Dave Barry Turns 40 now shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy. Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry...

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The matriarch by Susan Page

The matriarch

Susan Page

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"A vivid biography of former First Lady Barbara Bush, one of the most influential and under-appreciated women in American political history. Barbara Pierce Bush was one of the country's most popular and powerful figures, yet her full story has never been...

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The unwinding of the miracle by Julie Yip-Williams

The unwinding of the miracle

Julie Yip-Williams

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"Born blind in Vietnam, Julie Yip-Williams narrowly escaped euthanasia at the hands of her grandmother, only to have to flee the political upheaval of the late 1970s with her family. Loaded into a rickety boat with three hundred other refugees, Julie...

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Accessory to war by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Accessory to war

Neil deGrasse Tyson

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"Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war. "The overlap is strong, and the knowledge flows in both directions," say the authors, beca...

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Good and mad by Rebecca Traister

Good and mad

Rebecca Traister

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"In the year 2018, it seems as if women's anger has suddenly erupted into the public conversation. But long before Pantsuit Nation, before the Women's March, and before the #MeToo movement, women's anger was not only politically catalytic but politic...

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Thunder in the mountains by Daniel J. Sharfstein

Thunder in the mountains

Daniel J. Sharfstein

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"In 1865 Union Army General Oliver Otis Howard took charge of the Freedmen's Bureau, tasked with helping millions of former slaves become free and equal citizens. He was so committed to civil rights that Howard University was named for him. But when....

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Outer order, inner calm by Gretchen Rubin

Outer order, inner calm

Gretchen Rubin

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"With clarity and humor, bestselling author of The Four Tendencies and The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin illuminates one of her key realizations about happiness: For most of us, outer order contributes to inner calm. And for most of us, a rigid,.....

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Cozy by Isabel Gillies

Cozy

Isabel Gillies

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"New York Times bestselling author Isabel Gillies picks up where our cultural fascination with hygge leaves off in this fresh and inspiring look on the subtle art of cozy: Part manifesto, part lifestyle guide, part memoir, Cozy shows readers that true...

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How to be a patient by Sana Goldberg

How to be a patient

Sana Goldberg

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Going to the doctor can be uncomfortable, nerve wracking, expensive. When it's an emergency, how do you choose between the ER, Urgent Care, or waiting-until-Monday? And for everything in between, how do you get an accurate diagnosis and timely treatment...

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Radiant mind  by Peter G. Fenner

Radiant mind

Peter G. Fenner

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"Nondual awakening--the liberating realization of oneness--is the pinnacle state in many contemplative traditions. While the simple beauty of this teaching has captivated many modern spiritual seekers, the social conditioning of our culture often cre...

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Best foot forward by Adam Hills

Best foot forward

Adam Hills

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Adam Hills always wanted to be a comedian. He also wanted to wear thongs, but we'll get to that. Growing up in Sydney, Australia, laughter was what brought the Hills family together. But it wasn't until Adam's nineteenth birthday that he decided to pursue...

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Felix the railway cat by Kate (Writer and editor) author. Moore

Felix the railway cat

Kate (Writer and editor) author. Mo...

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When Felix arrived at Huddersfield train station as an eight-week-old kitten, no one knew just how important this little ball of fluff would become. Although she has a vital job to do as "senior pest controller", Felix is much more than just an employee...

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Rosie by Rose Tremain

Rosie

Rose Tremain

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Growing up in post-war London, Rosie and her sister Jo spend their days longing for their grandparents' farm, buried deep in the Hampshire countryside - a green paradise of feasts and freedom where they can roam and dream. But when Rosie is ten years...

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The life and times of a very British man by Kamal Ahmed

The life and times of a very British man

Kamal Ahmed

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Kamal Ahmed's childhood was very "British" in every way - except for the fact that he was brown. Half English, half Sudanese, he was raised in 1970s London at a time when being mixed-race meant being told to go home, even when you were born just down...

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Inheritance by Dani Shapiro

Inheritance

Dani Shapiro

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"The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the staggering discovery she recently made about her father, and her struggle to piece together the hidden...

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Queen Victoria by Lucy Worsley

Queen Victoria

Lucy Worsley

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"Bestselling author and historian Lucy Worsley tracks a new course through Queen Victoria's life, examining how she transformed from dancing princess to the Widow of Windsor and became one of Britain's greatest monarchs along the way. Taking twenty-f...

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Smoky the Brave by Damien Lewis

Smoky the Brave

Damien Lewis

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"Smoky the Brave is the extraordinary, touching and true story of a heroic dog and her adoptive masters in the jungles of the Pacific War. In February 1944, as Japanese military advances threatened to engulf Australasia, a tiny, four-pound Yorkshire ...

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The new Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan

The new Silk Roads

Peter Frankopan

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"Following the Silk Roads eastwards, from Europe through to China, by way of Russia and the Middle East, The New Silk Roads provides a timely reminder that we live in a world that is profoundly interconnected. In an age of Brexit and Trump, the themes...

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Hero dogs by Wilma Melville

Hero dogs

Wilma Melville

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"The incredible memoir of how Wilma Melville turned a band of shelter dogs into one of America's foremost disaster-response assets in catastrophes from 9/11 to Katrina. To most, these dogs were unadoptable. Unsalvageable. Irredeemable. To retired gym...

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Burned by Edward Humes

Burned

Edward Humes

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"Was a monstrous killer brought to justice or an innocent mother condemned? On an April night in 1989, three small children perished in a Los Angeles apartment fire. Their young mother, Jo Ann Parks, escaped unharmed, the sole survivor and only eyewi...

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First in line by Kate Andersen Brower

First in line

Kate Andersen Brower

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"An intimate, news-making look at the men who are next in line to the most powerful office in the world--the vice presidents of the modern era--from Richard Nixon to Joe Biden to Mike Pence. Vice presidents occupy a unique and important position, liv...

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The fifth risk by Michael (Michael M.) Lewis

The fifth risk

Michael (Michael M.) Lewis

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'"The election happened," remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. "And then there was radio silence." Across all departments, similar stories were playing out: Trump appointees were few and far between;...

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Call me American by Abdi Nor Iftin

Call me American

Abdi Nor Iftin

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"The incredible true story of a boy living in war-torn Somalia who escapes to America--first by way of the movies; years later, through a miraculous green card."--

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Women rowing north by Mary Bray Pipher

Women rowing north

Mary Bray Pipher

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Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts of life. Their struggles help them grow into the authentic, empathetic, and wise people they...

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Careless love by Peter Robinson

Careless love

Peter Robinson

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The point of it all by Charles Krauthammer

The point of it all

Charles Krauthammer

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Spanning the personal, the political and the philosophical, Krauthammer's essays display his penetrating wit and insight as well as his ability to identify the hidden moral truths that animate our politics and culture. Completed before his death in June...

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American prison by Shane Bauer

American prison

Shane Bauer

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"A ground-breaking and brave inside reckoning with the nexus of prison and profit in America: in one Louisiana prison and over the course of our country's history. In 2014, Shane Bauer was hired for $9 an hour to work as an entry-level prison guard at...

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Deep creek by Pam Houston

Deep creek

Pam Houston

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"How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us. On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, beloved writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds...

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Ship of fools by Tucker Carlson

Ship of fools

Tucker Carlson

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The people who run America now barely interact with it. They fly on their own planes, ski on their own mountains, watch sporting events far from the stands in sky boxes. They have total contempt for you. "They view America the way a private equity firm...

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Invisible  by Stephen L. Carter

Invisible

Stephen L. Carter

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She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in New York of the 1930s--and without the strategy she devised, Lucky Luciano, the most...

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Let me finish  by Chris Christie

Let me finish

Chris Christie

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"After dropping out of the 2016 presidential race, Chris Christie stunned the political world by becoming the first major official to endorse Donald Trump. A friend of Trump's for fifteen years, the two-term New Jersey governor understood the future ...

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Step by step by Simon Reeve

Step by step

Simon Reeve

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TV adventurer Simon Reeve has journeyed across epic landscapes, dodged bullets on frontlines, walked through minefields, and been detained for spying by the KGB. His travels have taken him across jungles, deserts, mountains and oceans, and to some of...

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Our great canal journeys by Timothy West

Our great canal journeys

Timothy West

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For more than half a century, a shared love of canals and narrowboats has been inseparable from the marriage of Timothy West and Prunella Scales. The two iconic actors have spent many of the happiest days of their life together enjoying the calming p...

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See you in the Piazza by Frances Mayes

See you in the Piazza

Frances Mayes

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"The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. Frances Mayes introduces us to the Italy only the locals know, as she...

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The road to Walden by Kevin Dann

The road to Walden

Kevin Dann

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"The acclaimed author of Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau traverses on foot from Manhattan to the site of Thoreau's cabin at Walden Pond, often retracing steps walked by Thoreau himself, and unlocks the practical principles...

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There will be no miracles here by Casey Gerald

There will be no miracles here

Casey Gerald

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"Casey Gerald comes to our fractured times as a uniquely visionary witness whose life has spanned seemingly unbridgeable divides. His story begins at the end of the world: Dallas, New Year's Eve 1999, when he gathers with the congregation of his gran...

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Strangeways by Neil Samworth

Strangeways

Neil Samworth

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"Britain's prison system is in crisis. Prisoners catatonic on Spice, prison officers under extreme stress, overcrowding, riots, fatal stabbings - barely a week goes by without disturbing reports reaching the outside world of life inside our jails. For...

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The race to save the Romanovs by Helen Rappaport

The race to save the Romanovs

Helen Rappaport

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"IOn 17th July 1918, the whole of the Russian Imperial Family was murdered. There were no miraculous escapes. The former Tsar Nicholas, his wife Alexandra, and their children were all tragically gunned down in a blaze of bullets. On the 100-year-anniversary...

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Gloucester Crescent by William Miller

Gloucester Crescent

William Miller

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"Written through the eyes of a growing child, this is the story of a very particular family and their circle of brilliant, idealistic and intellectual friends in London in the 60s, 70s and 802. We follow William through the ups and downs of childhood,...

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Heavy by Kiese Laymon

Heavy

Kiese Laymon

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"With charged intellect and piercing candor, provocative essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon shares his experiences of growing up with racial prejudice and violence both within his own family and in the culture at large. Kiese Laymon is a fearless writer....

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Wild Bill by Tom Clavin

Wild Bill

Tom Clavin

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"James Butler Hickok was known across the frontier as a soldier, Union spy, scout, lawman, gunfighter, gambler, showman, and actor. But in July 1865, "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, Missouri - the first quick-draw duel on...

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An unexplained death by Mikita Brottman

An unexplained death

Mikita Brottman

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"When the body of a missing man is discovered in the Belvedere, an apparent suicide, resident Mikita Brottman becomes obsessed with the mysterious circumstances of his death. The Belvedere used to be a hotel dating back to Baltimore's Golden Age but is...

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The epic voyages of Maud Berridge by Sally Berridge

The epic voyages of Maud Berridge

Sally Berridge

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"Maud Berridge (1845-1907) was the wife of a Master Mariner, and she travelled with him on at least five occasions, sailing to Melbourne with emigrants and cargo. The first occasion was 1869 just after they were married, when Henry was Captain of the...

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Shiny pennies and grubby pinafores by Winifred Foley

Shiny pennies and grubby pinafores

Winifred Foley

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After her years in domestic service, Winifred Foley married and started a family. But, while scraping a living as a charwoman in a rundown north London tenement, she continued to long for her home in the Forest of Dean. Determined to give their children...

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Seven signs of life by Aoife Abbey

Seven signs of life

Aoife Abbey

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For a doctor in Intensive Care, intense emotion is part of the job. Fear in the eyes of a terminally ill patient who pleads with you to not let them die. Disgust at caring for a convicted rapist. But there are also moments of joy, like the rare bright...

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Birds, beasts and relatives by Gerald Durrell

Birds, beasts and relatives

Gerald Durrell

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The Durrell family returns to the island of Corfu. Already an ardent naturalist at the age of ten, the young Gerald lives in an unconventional and disordered household with his mother, sister, and two brothers. Convivial and open, the family plays host...

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This is going to hurt by Adam Kay

This is going to hurt

Adam Kay

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Welcome to ninety-seven-hour weeks. Welcome to life-and-death decisions. Welcome to a constant tsunami of bodily fluids. Welcome to earning less than the hospital parking meter. Wave goodbye to your friends and relationships... Welcome to the life of...

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A life in death by Richard Venables

A life in death

Richard Venables

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Detective Inspector Richard Venables QPM (Rtd.) has helped identify thousands of bodies all over the world, piecing together fragments from tsunamis, transport and other disasters to return the victims to their loved ones. A world-renowned expert in ...

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Bookworm by Lucy Mangan

Bookworm

Lucy Mangan

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When Lucy Mangan was little, she was whisked away to Narnia - and Kirrin Island - and Wonderland. She ventured down rabbit holes and Womble burrows, into midnight gardens and chocolate factories. She wandered the countryside with Milly-Molly-Mandy, and...

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All you can ever know by Nicole Chung

All you can ever know

Nicole Chung

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"Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. She was told her biological parents had made the ultimate sacrifice in the hope of giving her a better life,...

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Small fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Small fry

Lisa Brennan-Jobs

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"A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents--artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs--Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley....

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The incomplete book of running by Peter Sagal

The incomplete book of running

Peter Sagal

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"The host of NPR's Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! and a popular columnist for Runner's World shares lessons, stories, advice and warnings gleaned from running the equivalent of once around the earth. --Publisher description.

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Women of the blue & gray by Marianne Monson

Women of the blue & gray

Marianne Monson

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"Hidden amongst the photographs, uniforms, revolvers, and war medals of the Civil War are the remarkable stories of some of the most unlikely heroes--women. North, South, black, white, Native American, immigrant--the women in these micro-drama biographies...

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The first conspiracy by Brad Meltzer

The first conspiracy

Brad Meltzer

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"Taking place during the most critical period of our nation's birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington's character, but also illuminates the origins of Amer...

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Kitchen yarns by Ann Hood

Kitchen yarns

Ann Hood

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"From her Italian-American childhood through raising and feeding a growing family and cooking with her new husband, food writer Michael Ruhlman, Ann Hood has long appreciated the power of a good meal. Growing up, she tasted love in her grandmother's ...

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Valley Forge by Bob Drury

Valley Forge

Bob Drury

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"December 1777. Some 12,000 members of America's beleaguered Continental Army stagger into a small Pennsylvania encampment 23 miles northwest of British-occupied Philadelphia. Starving and half-naked, reeling from a string of demoralizing defeats at the...

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Tell your children by Alex Berenson

Tell your children

Alex Berenson

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"An eye-opening report from an award-winning author and former New York Times reporter reveals the link between teenage marijuana use and mental illness, and a hidden epidemic of violence caused by the drug--facts the media have ignored as the United...

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The minimalist home by Joshua Becker

The minimalist home

Joshua Becker

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"The popular blogger outlines practical guidelines for simplifying a home lifestyle and rendering spaces both peaceful and purposeful while addressing the underlying issues that contribute to home clutter problems."--Provided by publisher.

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Heartland by Sarah Smarsh

Heartland

Sarah Smarsh

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"During Sarah Smarsh's turbulent childhood in Kansas in the 1980s and 1990s, the country's changing economic policies solidified her family's place among the working poor. By telling the story of her life and the lives of the people she loves, Smarsh...

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The widower's notebook by Jonathan Santlofer

The widower's notebook

Jonathan Santlofer

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"On a summer day in New York Jonathan Santlofer discovers his wife, Joy, gasping for breath on their living room couch. After a frenzied 911 call, an ambulance race across Manhattan, and hours pacing in a hospital waiting room, a doctor finally delivers...

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Bookends by Michael Chabon

Bookends

Michael Chabon

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"Chabon asks why anyone would write an introduction or, for that matter, read one. His answer is simple and simultaneously profound: "a hope of bringing pleasure for the reader." Likewise, afterwords-they are all about the "pure love" of a work of art...

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