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Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of…
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Julie & Julia , the bestselling memoir that's "irresistible....A kind of Bridget Jones meets The French Chef " ( Philadelphia Inquirer ), is now a major motion picture. Julie Powell, nearing thirty and trapped in a dead-end secretarial job, resolves…
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France’s iconic queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous "Let them eat cake," was alternately revered and reviled during her lifetime. For centuries since, she has been the object of debate, speculation, and the fascination so often…
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THE “EXTRAORDINARY” ( Booklist ) #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER—THE “HARROWING” ( The Washington Post ) SURVIVOR’S MEMOIR YOU WILL NEVER FORGET Aron Ralston, an experienced twenty-seven-year-old outdoorsman, was on a day’s…

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The remarkable true story of a family who move into a rundown zoo– already a BBC documentary miniseries and excerpted in The Guardian . In the market for a house and an adventure, Benjamin Mee moved his family to an unlikely new home: a dilapidated zoo in…
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER “ The Social Network , the much anticipated movie…adapted from Ben Mezrich’s book The Accidental Billionaires .” — The New York Times Best friends Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg had spent many lonely nights…

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Amazing Grace tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (1759-1833). This accessible biography chronicles Wilberforce's extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament. At…
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In 1956, fresh from Eton and Oxford, the 23-year-old Colin Clark (son of 'Lord Clark of Civilisation', brother of maverick Tory MP and diarist Alan) worked as a humble 'gofer' on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl, the film that disastrously…

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Now a major motion picture-"An intimate portrait of mental illness, of atrocious social neglect, and the struggle to resurrect a fallen prodigy." (Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down ) This is the true story of journalist Steve Lopez's discovery of…

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The book behind the new film starring Meryl Streep: The Iron Lady . John Campbell's award-winning two volume biography of Margaret Thatcher has been edited into one, indispensable book. It is the political biography.   In this abridged edition of John…

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The international bestseller Between a Rock and a Hard Place is now a major motion picture starring James Franco. Hiking into the remote Utah canyonlands, Aron Ralston felt perfectly at home in the beauty of the natural world. Then, at 2:41 P.M., eight miles from…

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Lynn Barber's true story, now a major film of the same name scripted by Nick Hornby. At 16, Lynn Barber was an ambitious schoolgirl working towards a place at Oxford, when she was picked up at a bus-stop by an attractive older man in a sports car. So began a…