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The Man Who Saw the Future
A Biography of William Lilly
Written by Catherine Blackledge


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On Sale: February 19, 2015
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The Uneasy Chair
The Uneasy Chair
Written by Wallace Stegner
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ISBN: 9781101911693
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The Uneasy Chair
A Biography of Bernard DeVoto
Written by Wallace Stegner


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2015
Price: $9.99

Bernard DeVoto was a wild intellectual from the Rocky Mountains, a rebel, iconoclast, and idealist who fled his stifling small town for the intellectual freedom and community of Harvard. While he settled eastward in his career as a novelist, professor, editor, historian, and critic, he continued to love, to a point of... Read more >
Glitter and Glue
Glitter and Glue
Written by Kelly Corrigan
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Glitter and Glue
A Memoir
Written by Kelly Corrigan


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

From the author of The Middle Place comes a new memoir that examines the bond—sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine—between mothers and daughters.

 
When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother... Read more >
He Wanted the Moon
He Wanted the Moon
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton
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ISBN: 9780804137478
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He Wanted the Moon
The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $25.00

A mid-century doctor's raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter's attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own.
 
Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s and 1930s. Early in his career, ahead... Read more >
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He Wanted the Moon
He Wanted the Moon
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton
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He Wanted the Moon
The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $12.99

A mid-century doctor's raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter's attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own.
 
Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s and 1930s. Early in his career, ahead... Read more >
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He Wanted the Moon
He Wanted the Moon
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton, Read by Jane Alexander, Paul Boehmer and John Bedford Lloyd
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He Wanted the Moon
The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton
Read by Jane Alexander, Paul Boehmer and John Bedford Lloyd


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On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $17.50

A mid-century doctor's raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter's attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own.
 
Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s and 1930s. Early in his career, ahead... Read more >
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HRC
HRC
Written by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes
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ISBN: 9780804136778
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State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
Written by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $15.00

The mesmerizing story of Hillary Clinton's political rebirth, based on eyewitness accounts from deep inside her inner circle and featuring a new introduction from the authors

Hillary Clinton’s surprising defeat in the 2008 Democratic primary brought her to the nadir of her political career, vanquished by a much younger opponent whose message of change... Read more >
Miss Brenda and the Loveladies
Miss Brenda and the Loveladies
Written by Brenda Spahn and Irene Zutell
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ISBN: 9780307732194
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Miss Brenda and the Loveladies
A Heartwarming True Story of Grace, God, and Gumption
Written by Brenda Spahn and Irene Zutell


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $14.99

One woman’s fight to provide hope for the hopeless…
Seven ex-cons who changed her heart forever…
 
For Brenda Spahn, entrepreneur and businesswoman, wealth was a lifestyle—until a brush with the law threatened to send her to prison. In those dark moments, Brenda made a promise to God. 
 
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This Is My Body
This Is My Body
Written by Ragan Sutterfield
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ISBN: 9781601425515
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This Is My Body
From Obesity to Ironman, My Journey into the True Meaning of Flesh, Spirit, and Deeper Faith
Written by Ragan Sutterfield


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $22.99

“The cacophony of voices about our bodies is so loud, it’s hard to hear the voices that matter. Some of us decide to forget it all and give in to one addiction or another. I’ve done that. Some of us decide to perfect our bodies and obsess over every muscle or... Read more >
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This Is My Body
This Is My Body
Written by Ragan Sutterfield
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This Is My Body
From Obesity to Ironman, My Journey into the True Meaning of Flesh, Spirit, and Deeper Faith
Written by Ragan Sutterfield


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $11.99

“The cacophony of voices about our bodies is so loud, it’s hard to hear the voices that matter. Some of us decide to forget it all and give in to one addiction or another. I’ve done that. Some of us decide to perfect our bodies and obsess over every muscle or... Read more >
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41
41
Written by George W. Bush, Translated by Claudia Casanova
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ISBN: 9781101911792
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41
Un retrato de mi padre (Edición en español)
Written by George W. Bush
Translated by Claudia Casanova


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $15.95

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 >
Richard John Neuhaus
Richard John Neuhaus
Written by Randy Boyagoda
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ISBN: 9780307953964
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Richard John Neuhaus
A Life in the Public Square
Written by Randy Boyagoda


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $30.00

A brilliant biography of one of the intellectual mavericks of 20th Century Catholicism.


     Richard John Neuhaus (1936-2009) was one of the most influential figures in American public life from the Civil Rights era to the War on Terror. His writing, activism, and connections to people of power in religion, politics, and culture... Read more >
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Richard John Neuhaus
Richard John Neuhaus
Written by Randy Boyagoda
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Richard John Neuhaus
A Life in the Public Square
Written by Randy Boyagoda


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $14.99

A brilliant biography of one of the intellectual mavericks of 20th Century Catholicism.


     Richard John Neuhaus (1936-2009) was one of the most influential figures in American public life from the Civil Rights era to the War on Terror. His writing, activism, and connections to people of power in religion, politics, and culture... Read more >
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Screening Room
Screening Room
Written by Alan Lightman
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ISBN: 9780307379399
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Screening Room
Family Pictures
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $25.95

From the acclaimed author of the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams, here is a stunning, lyrical memoir of Memphis from the 1930s through the 1960s that includes the early days of the movies and a powerful grandfather whose ghost remains an ever-present force in the lives of his descendants.
 
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Screening Room
Screening Room
Written by Alan Lightman
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Screening Room
Family Pictures
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $12.99

From the acclaimed author of the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams, here is a stunning, lyrical memoir of Memphis from the 1930s through the 1960s that includes the early days of the movies and a powerful grandfather whose ghost remains an ever-present force in the lives of his descendants.
 
Alan... Read more >
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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Written by Langston Hughes, Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro
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ISBN: 9780385353564
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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Edited by Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel
Written by Langston Hughes
Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $18.99

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many struggles as well as his memorable achievements. Arranged by decade and linked by expert commentary, the volume guides us through Hughes’s journey in all its...

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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Written by Langston Hughes, Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro
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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

Written by Langston Hughes
Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $35.00

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many struggles as well as his memorable achievements. Arranged by decade and linked by expert commentary, the volume guides us through Hughes’s journey in all its...

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Strictly Inspirational
How I Learnt to Dream, Act, Believe and Succeed
Written by Camilla Sacre-Dallerup


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On Sale: February 10, 2015
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Wide-Open World
Wide-Open World
Written by John Marshall
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ISBN: 9780345549648
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Wide-Open World
How Volunteering Around the Globe Changed One Family's Lives Forever
Written by John Marshall


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $26.00

For readers of Three Cups of Tea; Eat, Pray, Love; and Wild comes the inspiring story of an ordinary American family that embarks on an extraordinary journey. Wide-Open World follows the Marshall family as they volunteer their way around the globe, living in a monkey sanctuary in Costa Rica, teaching English... Read more >
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Wide-Open World
Wide-Open World
Written by John Marshall
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Wide-Open World
How Volunteering Around the Globe Changed One Family's Lives Forever
Written by John Marshall


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $12.99

For readers of Three Cups of Tea; Eat, Pray, Love; and Wild comes the inspiring story of an ordinary American family that embarks on an extraordinary journey. Wide-Open World follows the Marshall family as they volunteer their way around the globe, living in a monkey sanctuary in Costa Rica, teaching English... Read more >
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Against Wind and Tide
Against Wind and Tide
Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Introduction by Reeve Lindbergh
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ISBN: 9780375714924
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Against Wind and Tide
Letters and Journals, 1947-1986
Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Introduction by Reeve Lindbergh


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $16.95

In this final collection of Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s letters and journals, we mark Mrs. Lindbergh’s progress as she navigated a remarkable life and a remarkable century with enthusiasm and delight, humor and wit, sorrow and bewilderment, but above all devoted to finding the essential truth in life’s experiences through a hard-won...

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Brilliant!
Brilliant!
Written by Bob Johnstone
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ISBN: 9781633880627
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Shuji Nakamura And the Revolution in Lighting Technology (Updated Edition)
Written by Bob Johnstone


Format: Trade Paperback, 347 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $18.00

To celebrate the awarding of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics to Shuji Nakamura (along with two other Japanese scientists), this newly updated edition profiles the gifted Japanese engineer who is largely responsible for the coming revolution in lighting technology. Veteran technology writer Bob Johnstone not only was the first Western...

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Shuji Nakamura And the Revolution in Lighting Technology (Updated Edition)
Written by Bob Johnstone


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On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $11.99

A revolution in the way we use artificial lighting is underway, one that is every bit as sweeping and significant as Edison’s invention of the light bulb. The technology of light emitting diodes (LEDs) is ready for widespread implementation. Its impacts will include a reduction in energy consumption for electric lighting... Read more >
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Gandhi Before India
Gandhi Before India
Written by Ramachandra Guha
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ISBN: 9780307474780
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Gandhi Before India

Written by Ramachandra Guha


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $18.95

A New York Times Notable Book and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year

A revelatory work of biography, Gandhi Before India is an illuminating portrait of the life, the work, and the historical context of one of the most abidingly influential—and controversial—men in modern history. From Gandhi’s birth in... Read more >
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How to Be a Heroine
How to Be a Heroine
Written by Samantha Ellis
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ISBN: 9781101872093
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How to Be a Heroine
Or, What I've Learned from Reading too Much
Written by Samantha Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $14.95

While debating literature’s greatest heroines with her best friend, thirtysomething playwright Samantha Ellis has a revelation—her whole life, she's been trying to be Cathy Earnshaw of Wuthering Heights when she should have been trying to be Jane Eyre.

With this discovery, she embarks on a retrospective look at the literary ladies—the... Read more >
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