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My Florence
A 70-Year Love Story
Written by Art Shay


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $14.95

My Florence is a collection of striking moments drawn from the shared life of renowned Chicago photojournalist ART SHAY and his beloved wife, Florence. By turns casual and glamorous, pensive and humorous, the photographs start the day Art and Florence met in 1942, as 20-year-old camp counselors in the Catskill Mountains... Read more >
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Queen Bess
Daredevil Aviator
Written by Doris L. Rich


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.95

Here is the brief but intense life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African American woman aviator. Born in 1892 in Atlanta, Texas, she became known as “Queen Bess,” a barnstormer and flying-circus performer who defied the strictures of race, sex, and society in pursuit of a dream. Read more >
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Senator Mansfield
The Extraordinary Life of a Great American Statesman and Diplomat
Written by Don Oberdorfer


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $35.00

A spellbinding biography of one of the most powerful and dignified men ever to come to DC—Senator Mike Mansfield.

Mike Mansfield's career as the longest serving majority leader is finally given its due in this extraordinary biography. In many respects, Mansfield's dignity and decorum represent the high-water mark of the US Senate... Read more >
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Songs Only You Know

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Songs Only You Know
Written by Sean Madigan Hoen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616955335
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Songs Only You Know
A Memoir
Written by Sean Madigan Hoen


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.00

Eighteen-year-old Sean Madigan Hoen was struggling to keep his involvement in the city’s hardcore punk scene a secret from his family. Then he learned that his father, too, had a second life—as a crack addict. 
 
Songs Only You Know begins in the '90s and spans a decade during which the family... Read more >
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Adiós a los padres
Adiós a los padres
Written by Hector Aguilar Camin
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ISBN: 9786073126892
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Adiós a los padres

Written by Hector Aguilar Camin


Format: Trade Paperback0
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $23.00

He visto una foto de mi padre joven, la mejor de sus fotos. Tiene veintiséis años, viste un traje de lino claro que el aire infla. Está de pie en una playa de guijarros y arena revuelta, junto a una muchacha de talle alto y piernas largas. Dentro de unos años... Read more >
Bach
Bach
Written by John Eliot Gardiner
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ISBN: 9781400031436
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Bach
Music in the Castle of Heaven
Written by John Eliot Gardiner


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $18.95

One of the Best Books of the Year
The Economist * The Christian Science Monitor * Financial Times *


Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been produced by a man who seems so ordinary, so opaque—and occasionally so intemperate?

John Eliot Gardiner...

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Big Bill
Big Bill
Written by H.A. Branham
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ISBN: 9780771017681
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Big Bill
The Life and Times of NASCAR Founder Bill France Sr.
Written by H.A. Branham


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $12.99

The first major authorized biography of NASCAR founder, Bill France Sr.

Big Bill is the consummate "insider" book on the life and legend of NASCAR founder Bill France and tells the tale of a classic American success story. France Sr. brought his family to Daytona Beach, Florida, in 1934, put down roots...

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Big Bill
Big Bill
Written by H.A. Branham
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ISBN: 9780771017674
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Big Bill
The Life and Times of NASCAR Founder Bill France Sr.
Written by H.A. Branham


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $27.95

The first major authorized biography of NASCAR founder, Bill France Sr.

Big Bill is the consummate "insider" book on the life and legend of NASCAR founder Bill France and tells the tale of a classic American success story. France Sr. brought his family to Daytona Beach, Florida, in 1934, put down roots...

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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
Written by Kevin Brockmeier
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ISBN: 9780804169899
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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
A Memoir of Seventh Grade
Written by Kevin Brockmeier


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $15.00

At age twelve, Kevin Brockmeier is ready to become a different person: not the boy he has always been—the one who cries too easily and laughs too easily, who lives in an otherland of sparkling daydreams and imaginary catastrophes—but someone else altogether.
 
Over the course of one school year—seventh grade—he sets out in...

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Follies of God
Follies of God
Written by James Grissom
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265692
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Follies of God
Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
Written by James Grissom


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $30.00

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth century; a book that does...

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Follies of God
Follies of God
Written by James Grissom
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ISBN: 9781101874653
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Follies of God
Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
Written by James Grissom


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $14.99

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth century; a book that does...

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Girl in the Dark
Girl in the Dark
Written by Anna Lyndsey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385539609
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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $24.95

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
Girl in the Dark
Girl in the Dark
Written by Anna Lyndsey
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ISBN: 9780385539616
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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $12.99

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
Girl in the Dark
Girl in the Dark
Written by Anna Lyndsey, Read by Hannah Curtis
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781101890004
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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey
Read by Hannah Curtis


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On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $32.00

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
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Girl in the Dark
Girl in the Dark
Written by Anna Lyndsey, Read by Hannah Curtis
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101890011
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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey
Read by Hannah Curtis


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On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $15.00

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
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An Impatient Life
An Impatient Life
Written by Daniel Bensaid, Foreword by Tariq Ali
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ISBN: 9781781688182
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An Impatient Life
A Memoir
Written by Daniel Bensaid
Foreword by Tariq Ali


Format: Trade Paperback, 392 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $19.95

A philosopher and activist, eager to live according to ideals forged in study and discussion, Daniel Bensaïd was a man deeply entrenched in both the French and the international left. Raised in a staunchly red neighbourhood of Toulouse, where his family owned a bistro, he grew to be France’s leading Marxist... Read more >
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An Impatient Life
A Memoir
Written by Daniel Bensaid
Foreword by Tariq Ali


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $34.95

A philosopher and activist, eager to live according to ideals forged in study and discussion, Daniel Bensaïd was a man deeply entrenched in both the French and the international left. Raised in a staunchly red neighbourhood of Toulouse, where his family owned a bistro, he grew to be France’s leading Marxist... Read more >
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Life From Scratch
Life From Scratch
Written by Sasha Martin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213748
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Life From Scratch
A Memoir of Food, Family, and Forgiveness
Written by Sasha Martin


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $25.00

It was a culinary journey like no other: Over the course of 195 weeks, food writer and blogger Sasha Martin set out to cook—and eat—a meal from every country in the world. As cooking unlocked the memories of her rough-and-tumble childhood and the loss and heartbreak that came with it, Martin... Read more >
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Life From Scratch
A Memoir of Food, Family, and Forgiveness
Written by Sasha Martin


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $25.00

It was a culinary journey like no other: Over the course of 195 weeks, food writer and blogger Sasha Martin set out to cook—and eat—a meal from every country in the world. As cooking unlocked the memories of her rough-and-tumble childhood and the loss and heartbreak that came with it, Martin... Read more >
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The Noble Hustle
The Noble Hustle
Written by Colson Whitehead
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ISBN: 9780345804334
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The Noble Hustle
Poker, Beef Jerky and Death
Written by Colson Whitehead


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $15.00

An NPR Best Book of the Year

In 2011, Grantland magazine gave bestselling novelist Colson Whitehead $10,000 to play at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. It was the assignment of a lifetime, except for one hitch—he’d never played in a casino tournament before. With just six weeks to train...

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41
41
Written by George W. Bush, Translated by Claudia Casanova
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101911808
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41
Un retrato de mi padre (Edición en español)
Written by George W. Bush
Translated by Claudia Casanova


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $9.99

Nunca desde los tiempos de John Quincy Adams y John Adams en la Casa Blanca hace 190 años han sido padre e hijo presidentes de los Estados Unidos.  En 41: un retrato de mi padre, George W. Bush el presidente número 43, nos guía a lo largo de la vida y... Read more >
A Brief Stop On the Road From Auschwitz

Written by Goran Rosenberg
Translated by Sarah Death


Format: eBook, 250 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $24.95

This shattering memoir by a journalist about his father’s attempt to survive the aftermath of Auschwitz in a small industrial town in Sweden won the prestigious August Prize

On August 2, 1947 a young man gets off a train in a small Swedish town to begin his life anew. Having endured the... Read more >
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A Brief Stop On the Road From Auschwitz
A Brief Stop On the Road From Auschwitz
Written by Goran Rosenberg, Translated by Sara Death
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590516072
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A Brief Stop On the Road From Auschwitz

Written by Goran Rosenberg
Translated by Sara Death


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $24.95

This shattering memoir by a journalist about his father’s attempt to survive the aftermath of Auschwitz in a small industrial town in Sweden won the prestigious August Prize
On August 2, 1947 a young man gets off a train in a small Swedish town to begin his life anew. Having endured the... Read more >
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Rena's Promise
A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
Written by Rena Kornreich Gelissen and Heather Dune Macadam


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $16.00

Sent to Auschwitz on the first Jewish transport, Rena Kornreich survived the Nazi death camps for over three years. While there she was reunited with her sister Danka. Each day became a struggle to fulfill the promise Rena made to her mother when the family was forced to split apart--a promise... Read more >
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Strictly Inspirational
Strictly Inspirational
Written by Camilla Dallerup
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780288666
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Strictly Inspirational

Written by Camilla Dallerup


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $19.95

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