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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Yousafzai, Malala
(Paperback)

62% off list price of $16.00

A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE "I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday." When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for...


What Remains: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love
Carole Radziwill, Carole
(Paperback)

63% off list price of $15.00

What Remains is a vivid and haunting memoir about a girl from a working-class town who becomes an award-winning television producer and marries a prince, Anthony Radziwill, one of a long line of Polish royals and nephew of President John F. Kennedy. Carole Radziwill's story is part fairy tale, pa...


Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Kendi, Ibram X.
(Paperback)

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The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society.Some Americans insist that we're living in a post-racial society. But racist thought is not just alive and well in America--it is more sophisticated and more insidious than ever...


The Color of Water (10th Anniversary Edition)
McBride, James
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $16.00

As a boy in Brooklyn's Red Hook projects, James McBride knew his mother was different. But when he asked about it, she'd simply say, "I'm light-skinned." Later he wondered if he was different, too, and asked his mother if he was black or white. "You're a human being," she snapped. "Educate yo...


The Mamba Mentality: How I Play
Bryant, Kobe
(Hardcover)

70% off list price of $35.00

The first book from the basketball superstar Kobe Bryant?a lavish, deep dive inside the mind of one of the most revered athletes of all timeIn the wake of his retirement from professional basketball, Kobe “The Black Mamba” Bryant has decided to share his vast knowledge and understanding of the ga...


Unbroken
Hillenbrand, Laura
(Paperback)

45% off list price of $16.00

In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin Olympics. But when World War II began, the athlete became an airman, embarking on a journey that led to a doomed fl...


A Life Well Played: My Stories (Commemorative Edition)
Palmer, Arnold
(Hardcover)

64% off list price of $22.99

Arnold Palmer's gift to the world: a treasure trove of entertaining anecdotes and timeless wisdom, from on and off the course.


Leonardo da Vinci
Isaacson, Walter
(Paperback)

70% off list price of $22.00

The #1 New York Times bestseller from Walter Isaacson brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography that is “a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it . . . Most important, it is a powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life” (The New Yorker).Based on thousa...


Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression--and the Unexpected Solutions
Hari, Johann
(Hardcover)

65% off list price of $28.00

What really causes depression and anxiety - and how can we really solve them? Award-winning journalist Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and started taking anti-depressants when he was a teenager. He was told that his problems were caused by a chemical imbalance in his bra...


Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
Blight, David W.
(Hardcover)

71% off list price of $37.50

The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era. As a young man Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) escaped ...


Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Lansing, Alfred
(Paperback)

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The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age.In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted...


Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Lansing, Alfred
(Paperback)

61% off list price of $16.99

The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age.In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted...


Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions
Brand, Russell
(Paperback)

64% off list price of $17.00

With a rare mix of honesty, humor, and compassion, comedian and movie star Russell Brand mines his own wild story and shares the advice and wisdom he has gained through his fourteen years of recovery. Brand speaks to those suffering along the full spectrum of addiction - from drugs, alcohol, caff...


Prince: A Private View
Shahidi, Afshin
(Hardcover)

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Afshin Shahidi met Prince in 1993 and soon became his cinematographer and later one of the only people allowed to photograph him. He collaborated with Prince longer than any other photographer. Afshin was the only photographer allowed to shoot the legendary 3121 private parties in Los Angeles tha...


Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
Rhimes, Shonda
(Paperback)

69% off list price of $16.00

She’s the creator and producer of some of the most groundbreaking and audacious shows on television today: Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder. Her iconic characters - Meredith Grey, Cristina Yang, Olivia Pope, Annalise Keating - live boldly and speak their minds. So who would su...


Etched in Sand
Calcaterra, Regina
(Paperback)

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In this story of perseverance in the face of adversity, Regina Calcaterra recounts her childhood in foster care and on the streets--and how she and her savvy crew of homeless siblings managed to survive years of homelessness, abandonment, and abuseRegina Calcaterra's emotionally powerful memoir r...


Obama: An Intimate Portrait
Souza, Pete
(Hardcover)

63% off list price of $50.00

Relive the extraordinary Presidency of Barack Obama through White House photographer Pete Souza's behind-the-scenes images and stories in this #1 New York Times bestseller--with a foreword from the President himself.Obama: An Intimate Portrait reproduces more than 300 of Souza's most iconic photo...


Founding Brothers
Ellis, Joseph J.
(Paperback)

42% off list price of $14.00

In a landmark work of history, the National Book Award-winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed men - Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison - set the course for our nation. Joseph Ellis illuminates the profoundly deep...


Motley Crue: The Dirt
Strauss, Neil
(Paperback)

71% off list price of $16.99

Confessions of the world's most notorious rock band.NOTE: This is a Scratch & Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sol...


Mötley Crüe: The Dirt
Lee, Tommy
(Softcover)

55% off list price of $16.99

Confessions of the world's most notorious rock band.


Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service
Sinise, Gary
(Hardcover)

70% off list price of $26.99

As a kid in suburban Chicago, Gary Sinise was more interested in sports and rock 'n' roll than reading or schoolwork. But when he impulsively auditioned for a school production of West Side Story, he found his purpose--or so it seemed.Within a few years Gary and a handful of friends created what ...


The Emerald Mile
Fedarko, Kevin
(Paperback)

67% off list price of $17.00

From one of Outside magazine's "Literary All-Stars" comes the thrilling true tale of the fastest boat ride ever, down the entire length of the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon, during the legendary flood of 1983. In the spring of 1983, massive flooding along the length of the Colorado...


The Emerald Mile
Fedarko, Kevin
(Paperback)

55% off list price of $17.00

From one of Outside magazine's "Literary All-Stars" comes the thrilling true tale of the fastest boat ride ever, down the entire length of the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon, during the legendary flood of 1983. In the spring of 1983, massive flooding along the length of the Colorado...


Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions
Brand, Russell
(Hardcover)

61% off list price of $27.00

With a rare mix of honesty, humor, and compassion, comedian and movie star Russell Brand mines his own wild story and shares the advice and wisdom he has gained through his fourteen years of recovery. Brand speaks to those suffering along the full spectrum of addiction - from drugs, alcohol, caff...


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