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  • The Evil Within

    Previously published as Becky, this is the heartbreaking story behind the murder of 16-year-old Bristol schoolgirl Becky Watts, a crime that shocked the nation and tore a family in two.A vulnerable and shy girl, Becky Watts was brutally murdered and dismembered by her own step-brother on 19 February 2015. As her father Darren discovered the horrific details of what happened to his darling girl, his world fell apart.Writing about the darkest hours, Darren uncovers what Becky’s relationship with her step-brother Nathan, a child he had raised as his own son, was really like. He recalls the devastation of discovering the truth about the depravi...
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    • ASIN: 0008179611

  • Eve's Hollywood (New York Review Book Classics)

    Journalist, party girl, bookworm, artist, muse: by the time she’d hit thirty, Eve Babitz had played all of these roles. Immortalized as the nude beauty facing down Duchamp and as one of Ed Ruscha’s Five 1965 Girlfriends, Babitz’s first book showed her to be a razor-sharp writer with tales of her own. Eve’s Hollywood is an album of  vivid snapshots of Southern California’s haute bohemians, of outrageously beautiful high-school ingenues and enviably tattooed Chicanas, of rock stars sleeping it off at the Chateau Marmont. And though Babitz’s prose might appear careening, she’s in control as she takes us on a ride through an LA of...
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    • ASIN: B00R047Y2Q

  • The Girl Who Fell Off the Turnip Truck: and put snap in my garters.

    Everything had gone wrong. I had nothing to hold on to. My daughters had moved out and begun their own adult lives. My husband and I had called it quits after twenty years. My career was faltering, and my house was in foreclosure. I had no one at home with me, save my dog. Then she came into my life and everything changed. She was famous, she was rich, she was half my age, and she adored me. I was her teacher and she, my student. But she had the power to persevere and resurrect my life. She brought me the best friendship I ever had. This is our story....
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    • ASIN: B07H6S623B

  • Shader: 99 Notes on Car Washes, Making Out in Church, Grief, and Other Unlearnable Subjects

    In 2013, Daniel Nester's estranged father died penniless and alone in a small apartment in Tucson. The news brings back a flood of memories about Mike Nester, an enigmatic truck driver with a genius IQ, who influences Daniel's worldview with conspiracy theories, philosophy books, and something called "The Nester Curse." Told in short chapters, SHADER: 99 NOTES ON CAR WASHES, MAKING OUT IN CHURCH, GRIEF, AND OTHER UNLEARNABLE SUBJECTS is a semi-comic coming-of-age story of a music-obsessed Catholic boy who searches for a new identity outside of Maple Shade, N.J., a blue-collar town straight out of a Bruce Springsteen song and where Martin Luth...
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    • ASIN: B017UK76FY

  • The Mighty One: Life Inside the Nerve Centre

    Steve MacManus, the editor of 2000 AD during its 1980s heyday, lifts the lid on how the UK’s most important comic came into existence and his extraordinary role in shaping it into a industry-revolutionising icon.In 1973, a twenty-year-old MacManus joined Fleetway Publications as a sub-editor on UK adventure title Valiant. Six years later he took charge of the company’s most celebrated weekly, 2000 AD, shepherding it through its ‘Golden Age’ as he commissioned numerous hit series such as The Ballad of Halo Jones, Sláine, Rogue Trooper, Nemesis the Warlock and more. For many he remains the definitive editor of the multi-award-winning S...
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    • ASIN: B01LZG79EC

  • Hiking Through: One Man's Journey to Peace and Freedom on the Appalachian Trail

    After Paul Stutzman lost his wife to breast cancer, he sensed a tug on his heart--the call to a challenge, the call to pursue a dream. Paul left his stable career, traveled to Georgia, and took his first steps on the Appalachian Trail. What he learned during the next four and a half months changed his life--and will change readers' lives as well.In Hiking Through, readers will join Paul on his remarkable 2,176-mile hike through fourteen states in search of peace and a renewed sense of purpose, meeting fascinating and funny people along the way. They'll discover that every choice we make along the path has consequences for the journey and will...
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    • ASIN: 0800720539
    • Brand: Baker Pub Group/Baker Books

  • Hell No: The Forgotten Power of the Vietnam Peace Movement

    Why those who protested the Vietnam War must be honored, remembered, and appreciated “Hell no” was the battle cry of the largest peace movement in American history—the effort to end the Vietnam War, which included thousands of veterans. The movement was divided among radicals, revolutionaries, sectarians, moderates, and militants, which legions of paid FBI informants and government provocateurs tried to destroy. Despite these obstacles millions marched, resisted the draft on campuses, and forced two sitting presidents from office. This movement was a watershed in our history, yet today it is in danger of being forgotten, condemned by it...
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    • ASIN: 0300218672
    • Brand: YALE

  • White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World

    From “one of our most original writers” (Kathryn Schulz, New York magazine) comes an expansive and exacting book—firmly grounded but elegant, often hilarious, and always inquisitive—about travel, unexpected awareness, and the questions we ask when we step outside ourselves.   Geoff Dyer’s restless search—for what? is unclear, even to him—continues in this series of fascinating adventures and pilgrimages: with a tour guide who may not be a tour guide in the Forbidden City in Beijing; with friends in New Mexico, where D. H. Lawrence famously claimed to have had his “greatest experience from the outside world”; with a hitchhik...
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    • ASIN: 1101870850
    • Brand: Pantheon Books

  • RPS / 2044: An Oral History of the next American Revolution

    RPS/2044 is an oral history of the next American Revolution. The interviews were conducted in 2040-2041 by Miguel Guevara. Eighteen interviewees describe their participation in Revolutionary Participatory Society - RPS - from its initial conception in 2020 to 2044. Their interviews describe events, campaigns, vision, strategy, feelings, thoughts, debates, and resolutions.You can find out much more on the book's web site at And here are some testimonials:"Basing himself on a lifetime of dedicated and highly productive activism and many years of detailed inquiry into the kind of society to which we should aspire, Mike Albert has now...
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    • ASIN: 1975772431

  • Code Name Pauline : Memoirs of a World War II Special Agent

    Pearl Witherington Cornioley, one of the most celebrated female World War II resistance fighters, recounts her life and experience as a special agent for the British Special Operations Executive
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    An NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People There was a full moon on the evening of September 22, 1943, when Pearl Witherington, age 29, parachuted into France to aid the French Resistance as a special agent for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE). Out of the 400 agents sent to France during the German occupation, 39 were women. Pearl, whom the SOE called “cool and resourceful and extremely determined” and “the best shot, male or female, we have yet had,” became one of the most celebrated female World War II resistance fighters. In Code Name Pauline Pearl describes in

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  • Conventions of War - eBook

    “Space opera the way it ought to be [...] Bujold and Weber, bend the knee; interstellar adventure has a new king, and his name is Walter Jon Williams.” -- George R.R. MartinAt last, the climactic final episode of the Dread Empire’s Fall trilogy--what started with The Praxis and The Sundering comes to the brilliant conclusion in Walter Jon William's epic space adventure.Working on opposite sides of the galaxy--one in deep space, the other undercover on an occupied planet--and haunted by personal ghosts, Captain Gareth Martinez and Lieutenant Lady Caroline Sula fight to save the Empire from the vicious, alien Naxid. In
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    Conventions of War - eBook

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    • Rating: 3.2

  • Presidential Nominations and Elections : A History of American Conventions, National Campaigns, Inaugurations and Campaign Caricature (1916)

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original
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    Presidential Nominations And Elections: A History Of American Conventions, National Campaigns, Inaugurations And Campaign Caricature

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    • Rating: 4.0

  • My Charger's Name Was Pegasus: The World War 2 Memoir of a Cavalryman Turned Intelligence Agent - eBook

    Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. Before the war Charlie was a member of a National Guard cavalry unit. In 1942 he enlisted at Fort Riley, where they were still training horse units. Two years later Charlie was recruited by the OSS. After training, Charlie shipped out in July 1944 for England. After training as a spy, in late 1944 he went to France in an OSS section attached to Seventh Army. The last half of the book details his experiences recruiting locals as agents to perform intelligence missions, often going behind German lines. During one such mission, things
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  • The Journal of the Debates in the Convention which Framed the Constitution of the United States (Complete) - eBook

    THE RECORDS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION. [1] Madison to Randolph, April 21, 1789. In the years after the convention Madison made a few alterations and additions in his journal, with the result that in parts there is much interlineation and erasure, but after patient study the meaning is always perfectly clear. Three different styles of Madison's own penmanship at different periods of his life appear in the journal, one being that of his old age within five years of his death. In this hand appears the following note at the end of the journal: "The few alterations and corrections made
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  • Amber Scorah & Lloyd Evans Talk Writing Memoir

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    A video for writers! What are the challenges of writing a memoir about losing your religion, and how do you overcome them? Join me as I chat with authors Amber Scorah (LEAVING THE WITNESS) and Lloy...


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    Felicia Day: "You're Never Weird On The Internet (Almost): A Memoir" | Talks At Google

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    Queen of the Geeks, writer and star of The Guild and founder of Geek & Sundry, Felicia Day, came by Google NYC to talk about her first book "You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost): A Memoir." ...
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