Box Brown, Is This Guy for Real?

Comedian and performer Andy Kaufman's resume was impressive--a popular role on the beloved sitcom Taxi, a high-profile stand-up career, and a surprisingly successful stint in professional wrestling. Although he was by all accounts a sensitive and thoughtful person, he's ironically best remembered for his various contemptible personas, which were so committed and so convincing that all but his closest family and friends were completely taken in.

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ISBN: 9781626723160
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Published: First Second - February 6th, 2018

Kendra Field, Growing up with the Country

Following the lead of her own ancestors, Kendra Field's epic family history chronicles the westward migration of freedom's first generation in the fifty years after emancipation. Drawing on decades of archival research and family lore within and beyond the United States, Field traces their journey out of the South to Indian Territory, where they participated in the development of black and black Indian towns and settlements.

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ISBN: 9780300180527
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Published: Yale University Press - January 9th, 2018

Derek Thompson, Hit Makers

Nothing "goes viral." If you think a popular movie, song, or app came out of nowhere to become a word-of-mouth success in today's crowded media environment, you're missing the real story. Each blockbuster has a secret history--of power, influence, dark broadcasters, and passionate cults that turn some new products into cultural phenomena.

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ISBN: 9781101980330
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Published: Penguin Books - February 6th, 2018

Darin Ingels, The Lyme Solution

Lyme disease is one of the fastest-growing infectious diseases in the United States, and millions of people worldwide suffer from its shape-shifting symptoms. Now, in The Lyme Solution, Dr. Darin Ingels shares his revolutionary approach to treating and healing acute and chronic Lyme.

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By Darin Ingels, Amy Myers (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780735216303
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Published: Avery Publishing Group - March 27th, 2018

Amanda MacKenzie, The Do-Over

Fresh out of college, with no prospects of love or work on the horizon, Amanda moved back home. Living with her parents, in a suburb of Boston, was meant to be a temporary arrangement. Until she met an unexpected reason to stay: Luke, the cute, attentive, young minister at her family's church. And before she knew it, she'd fallen into love. And divinity school.

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ISBN: 9780998814100
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Published: Amanda MacKenzie - May 9th, 2017

Ken Stern, Republican Like Me

Former NPR CEO Ken Stern watched the increasing polarization of our country with growing concern. As a longtime partisan Democrat himself, he felt forced to acknowledge that his own views were too parochial, too absent of any exposure to the "other side." In fact, his urban neighborhood is so liberal, he couldn't find a single Republican--even by asking around.

Republican Like Me: How I Left the Liberal Bubble and Learned to Love the Right Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062460783
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Published: Harper - October 24th, 2017

Be the Change: Daring Democracy

Be the Change LogoAmericans are distraught as tightly held economic and political power drowns out their voices and values. Intergenerational duo Frances Moore Lappé and Adam Eichen offer a fresh, surprising response to this core crisis: That even in this divisive time, Americans are uniting across causes and ideologies to create a “canopy of hope” the authors call the Democracy Movement.

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ISBN: 9780807023815
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Published: Beacon Press - September 26th, 2017

Denise DuBois, Self-Made Woman

Denise Chanterelle DuBois's transformation into a woman wasn't easy. Born as a boy into a working-class Polish American Milwaukee family, she faced daunting hurdles: a domineering father, a gritty 1960s neighborhood with no understanding of gender nonconformity, trouble in school, and a childhood so haunted by deprivation that neckbone soup was a staple. Terrified of revealing her inner self, DuBois lurched through alcoholism, drug dealing and addiction, car crashes, dangerous sex, and prison time.

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ISBN: 9780299313906
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - August 22nd, 2017

Christine Woodside, Libertarians on the Prairie

Generations of children have fallen in love with the pioneer saga of the Ingalls family, of Pa and Ma, Laura and her sisters, and their loyal dog, Jack. Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books have taught millions of Americans about frontier life, giving inspiration to many and in the process becoming icons of our national identity.

Libertarians on the Prairie: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books Cover Image
ISBN: 9781628728651
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Published: Arcade Publishing - October 17th, 2017


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