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A Man & His Watch

A covetable celebration of watches and the stories at the heart of men’s obsession with them.  
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9781579657147
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Plenty

A moving reflection on motherhood, friendship, and women making their mark on the world of food from the author of Feast.Food writer Hannah Howard is at a pivotal moment in her life when she begins ...
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 - Release: 2021/09/01
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Under the Gaze of Angels

Under the Gaze of Angels offers treasured views of family and neighborhood life, native to the Galilee, in the years leading up to and following the upheavals of 1948. A collection of four stories, ...
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Nowhere Girl

“An absolutely breathless read. Nowhere Girl is a courageous, heart-breaking, and beautifully written story of a girl doing everything in her power to protect the ones she loves.” ...
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9781616208202
 -  73820
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9781643752518
 -  74251
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 - Release: 2022/06/14
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Beeswing

“Thompson is a master showman . . .  [Beeswing is] everything you’d hope a Richard Thompson autobiography would be . . . It’s both major and minor, dirge and ditty, light on ...
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9781616208950
 -  73895
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9781643752532
 -  74253
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 - Release: 2022/03/29
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The Last Nomad

A vivid true story from one indomitable woman about her family's lost way of life. Born in Somalia, a spare daughter in a large family, Shugri Said Salh was sent at age six to live ...
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9781643750675
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9781643752563
 -  74256
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The Puma Years

In this rapturous memoir, writer and activist Laura Coleman shares the story of her liberating journey in the Amazon jungle, where she fell in love with a magnificent cat who changed her life.Laura ...
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I Have Always Been Me

A powerful memoir of independence, releasing the past, and living the dream by award-winning trans advocate Precious Brady-Davis.Precious Brady-Davis remembers the sense of being singular and ...
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There's a Hole in my Bucket

An inspirational, life-affirming memoir from the great-grandson of J.R.R. Tolkien. Having grown up on their great-grandfather’s stories, Royd Tolkien and his brother, Mike, have always enjoyed ...
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The Duchess of Cambridge

Thrust into the global spotlight on her engagement to Prince William, Kate wore a sapphire blue wrap dress by London-based label Issa that promptly sold out.  It was the first step in Kate's ...
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9781788793025
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Freddie Mercury

An intimate story of a great front man and his band, who sparked waves in the music industry and changed the way people viewed rock music. A singer, songwriter, an inimitable performer: Freddie ...
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 - Release: 2021/12/07
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To My Children's Children

This powerful and widely acclaimed autobiography of Sindiwe Magona's early years in South Africa, announced the arrival of a major new black writer. Here she gives an account of her eventful first ...
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Black Boy Out of Time

An eloquent, restless, and enlightening memoir by one of the most thought-provoking journalists today about growing up Black and queer in America, reuniting with the past, and coming of age their ...
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Maniac

Harold Schechter, Amazon Charts bestselling author of Hell’s Princess, unearths a nearly forgotten true crime of obsession and revenge, and one of the first—and worst—mass murders ...
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Challenge Accepted!

“Prepare to laugh” —Reese WitherspoonFrom funny woman, Instagram star, and international comedy sensation, Celeste Barber’s Challenge Accepted! is a raucous, hilarious, and ...
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