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Price comparison product image Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (P.S.)
A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine—now...
Price comparison product image Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose
“Promise Me, Dad is a brisk, often uplifting read, a consequence of its author’s congenital jollity and irrepressible candor.” - Vanity Fair A deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both...
Price comparison product image Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo
A major literary event: a newly published work from the author of the American classic Their Eyes Were Watching God, with a foreword from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker, brilliantly illuminates the horror and...
Price comparison product image The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations
In this candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain, an American hero reflects on his life—and what matters most. “I don’t know how much longer I’ll be here. Maybe...
Price comparison product image I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
Introduction by Gillian Flynn Afterword by Patton Oswalt “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark will undoubtedly be stocked in the True Crime section, which is fine, but in so many...
Price comparison product image A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership
In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring...
Price comparison product image Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny
Another history pageturner from the authors of the #1 bestsellers George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates. The War of 1812 saw America threatened on every side. Encouraged by...
Price comparison product image Molly's Game [Movie Tie-in]: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game in the World
Soon to be a major motion picture, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin and starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, and Michael Cera—the true story of "Hollywood’s poker princess" who...
Price comparison product image The Glass Castle: A Memoir
Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they...
Price comparison product image Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery
NATIONAL BEST SELLER A stunning, personal memoir from the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station—a message of hope for the future that will inspire...
Price comparison product image Meditations (Dover Thrift Editions)
One of the world's most famous and influential books, Meditations, by the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 121–180), incorporates the stoic precepts he used to cope with his life as...
Price comparison product image Leonardo da Vinci
The #1 New York Times Bestseller “A powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life...a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it.”—The New Yorker “Vigorous, insightful.”—The...
Price comparison product image The Last Black Unicorn
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From stand-up comedian, actress, and breakout star of Girls Trip, Tiffany Haddish, comes The Last Black Unicorn, a sidesplitting, hysterical, edgy, and unflinching collection of (extremely) personal...
Price comparison product image Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory
Deena Kastor was a star youth runner with tremendous promise, yet her career almost ended after college, when her competitive method—run as hard as possible, for fear of losing—fostered a frustration and...
Price comparison product image Desnudo (Spanish Edition)
  Jomari Goyso, el renombrado artista de televisión, estilista de las estrellas y una de las personalidades más influyentes de Univision, narra su historia por primera vez, sin filtros, pero con...
Price comparison product image Tiger Woods
“Juicy . . . A far-reaching portrait of Tiger on and off the golf course . . . Plenty of new revelations, and incredible additional detail and insight.” —Golf Digest “A confident and substantial book . . . It has...
Price comparison product image The Fire Next Time
A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement. At once a powerful evocation of...
Price comparison product image On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft
Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King’s critically lauded, million-copy bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him and his work. “Long...
Price comparison product image Go Ask Ali: Half-Baked Advice (and Free Lemonade)
New York Times bestselling author Ali Wentworth offers her hilarious and unique advice on surviving the absurdity of modern life in her third collection of laugh-out-loud comic vignettes. Ali Wentworth’s...
Price comparison product image Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power
An “extraordinary” and “monumental” exposé of Big Oil from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Steve Coll (The Washington Post) Includes a profile of current Secretary of State and former chairman and chief executive of ExxonMobil,...
Price comparison product image A Long Way Home: A Memoir
First it was a media sensation. Then it became the New York Times bestseller and #1 international bestseller A Long Way Home. Now it’s Lion, the major motion picture starring Dev Patel,...
Price comparison product image Grant
#1 New York Times bestseller New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book of 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most...
Price comparison product image Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit
New York Times Bestseller A revealing new portrait of Robert F. Kennedy that gets closer to the man than any book before, by bestselling author Chris Matthews, an esteemed Kennedy expert...
Price comparison product image Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between)
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this collection of personal essays, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood reveals stories about life, love, and working as a woman in Hollywood—along...
Price comparison product image Between the World and Me
Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States”...
Price comparison product image Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
New York Times and International Bestseller  Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Audible and Amazon More than 1 million copies sold  In...
Price comparison product image How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
A brilliant and brave investigation by Michael Pollan, author of five New York Times best sellers, into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of...
Price comparison product image Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time The first nine months of Donald Trump’s term...
Price comparison product image The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy
The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth. Most of the truly wealthy in this country...
Price comparison product image Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank’s remarkable diary has become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and...
Price comparison product image Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company’s early days as an intrepid...
Price comparison product image Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
The #1 New York Times bestseller The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. Soon to...
Price comparison product image Pimp: The Story of My Life
“, Iceberg Slim breaks down some of the coldest, capitalist concepts I’ve ever heard in my life.” —Dave Chappelle, from his Netflix special The Bird Revelation An immersive experience unlike...
Price comparison product image Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four...
Price comparison product image The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row
A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. "An amazing and heartwarming...
Price comparison product image The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border
"A must-read for anyone who thinks "build a wall" is the answer to anything." -- Esquire For Francisco Cantú, the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter...
Price comparison product image Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting (now with Bébé Day by Day: 100 Keys to French Parenting)
T he runaway New York Times bestseller that shows American parents the secrets behind France's amazingly well-behaved children, from the author of There Are No Grown-ups.      When American journalist...
Price comparison product image The Monk of Mokha
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “A gripping, triumphant adventure” (Los Angeles Times) from bestselling author Dave Eggers, the incredible true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams...
Price comparison product image Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, after...
Price comparison product image The Gulag Archipelago Abridged: An Experiment in Literary Investigation (P.S.)
Herewith the unchallenged epic of our era. A towering masterpiece of world literature, the searing record of four decades of terror and oppression, distilled into one abridged volume (authorized by the...
Price comparison product image The Art of Southern Charm
Patricia Altschul, the surprise breakout star of Bravo’s hit reality show Southern Charm, introduces an essential lifestyle guide as refreshing and fun as a gin martini. “Patricia on #SouthernCharm, like lookin’...
Price comparison product image A Life Well Played: My Stories (Commemorative Edition)
The commemorative edition of the instant New York Times bestseller--now with a foreword by Jack Nicklaus! "A wonderful compilation that reflects who he was as a person, as a golfer, and as someone...
Price comparison product image Basketball (and Other Things): A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated
No. 1 New York Times Bestseller .Michael Jordan is the acknowledged greatest basketball player of all-time, but what season was Michael Jordan the best version of Michael Jordan Who's in The...
Price comparison product image Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
Elon Musk is the most daring entrepreneur of our time There are few industrialists in history who could match Elon Musk s relentless drive and ingenious vision A modern alloy of Thomas...
Price comparison product image Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women
One woman’s remarkable odyssey from tragedy to prison to recoveryand recognition as a leading figure in the national justice reform movement Susan Burton’s world changed in an instant when her five-year-old...
Price comparison product image Stalling for Time: My Life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator
The FBI’s chief hostage negotiator recounts harrowing standoffs, including the Waco siege with David Koresh and the Branch Davidians, in a memoir that serves as a basis for the upcoming series Waco....
Price comparison product image Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER It was never supposed to be this close. And of course she was supposed to win. How Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald...
Price comparison product image Una reina como tú (Atria Espanol) (Spanish Edition)
Disponible en español solamente. Francisca Lachapel tenía un sueño hermoso y formidable, pero también muchísimo viento en contra. Se había mudado sola a los Estados Unidos, una tierra nueva y ajena, donde tuvo...
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