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Manny Shwab and the George Dickel Company: Whisky, Power and Politics During Nashville's Gilded Age

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Manny Shwab and the George Dickel Company: Whisky, Power and Politics During Nashville's Gilded Age

Manny Shwab and the George Dickel Company: Whisky, Power and Politics During Nashville's Gilded Age by Clay Shwab
English | April 11th, 2024 | ISBN: 1476692777 | 248 pages | True EPUB | 22.92 MB

There was once a Tennessee whiskey that dwarfed Jack Daniel's, and a powerful man was behind it: V.E. "Manny" Shwab. Until now, virtually nothing has been written about either. Their story is one of a Jewish Alsatian immigrant's dream of finding community and prosperity in the New world; of smuggling during the Civil War; of the raging, sometimes fatal, battle against Prohibition; and of the wild side of rapidly growing Nashville during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Takedown: Inside the Fight to Shut Down Pornhub for Child Abuse, Rape, and Sex Trafficking

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Takedown: Inside the Fight to Shut Down Pornhub for Child Abuse, Rape, and Sex Trafficking

Takedown: Inside the Fight to Shut Down Pornhub for Child Abuse, Rape, and Sex Trafficking by Laila Mickelwait
English | July 23rd, 2024 | ISBN: 0593542010 | 320 pages | True EPUB | 5.63 MB

The gripping, true story of one woman’s battle to expose and shut down a criminal online porn empire.

A Passionate Mind in Relentless Pursuit: The Vision of Mary McLeod Bethune

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A Passionate Mind in Relentless Pursuit: The Vision of Mary McLeod Bethune

Noliwe Rooks, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., "A Passionate Mind in Relentless Pursuit: The Vision of Mary McLeod Bethune"
English | ISBN: 0593492420 | 2024 | EPUB | 208 pages | 3 MB

Feh: A Memoir

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Feh: A Memoir

Feh: A Memoir by Shalom Auslander
English | July 23rd, 2024 | ISBN: 0735213267 | 368 pages | True EPUB | 5.69 MB

From the acclaimed author of Foreskin’s Lament, a memoir of the author’s attempt to escape the biblical story he’d been raised on and his struggle to construct a new story for himself and his family

Rockin' the Kremlin: My Incredible True Story of Gangsters, Oligarchs, and Pop Stars in Putin's Russia

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Rockin' the Kremlin: My Incredible True Story of Gangsters, Oligarchs, and Pop Stars in Putin's Russia

Rockin' the Kremlin: My Incredible True Story of Gangsters, Oligarchs, and Pop Stars in Putin's Russia by David Junk, Fred Bronson
English | July 2nd, 2024 | ISBN: 1538178753 | 294 pages | True EPUB | 2.93 MB

Read the true story of Universal Music Russia's first CEO and his quest to bring Western popular music to post-Soviet Russia in an account that Publishers Weekly calls "an exciting and colorful look at a dynamic period in Russia's cultural history" and Library Journal calls an "absorbing illustration of the mutuality of music and politics."

Compton in My Soul: A Life in Pursuit of Racial Equality (Stanford Studies in Comparative Race and Ethnicity)

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Compton in My Soul: A Life in Pursuit of Racial Equality (Stanford Studies in Comparative Race and Ethnicity)

Compton in My Soul: A Life in Pursuit of Racial Equality (Stanford Studies in Comparative Race and Ethnicity) by Albert M. Camarillo
English | July 2nd, 2024 | ISBN: 1503638197 | 312 pages | True EPUB | 10.83 MB

Lessons and inspiration from a lifetime of teaching about race and ethnic relations

Fire on the Levee: The Murder of Henry Glover and the Search for Justice after Hurricane Katrina

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Fire on the Levee: The Murder of Henry Glover and the Search for Justice after Hurricane Katrina

Fire on the Levee: The Murder of Henry Glover and the Search for Justice after Hurricane Katrina by Jared Fishman, Joseph Hooper
English | April 25, 2023 | ISBN: 1335429263 | True EPUB | 480 pages | 0.7 MB

Blue Song: St. Louis in the Life and Work of Tennessee Williams

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Blue Song: St. Louis in the Life and Work of Tennessee Williams

Blue Song: St. Louis in the Life and Work of Tennessee Williams by Henry I. Schvey
English | June 24, 2021 | ISBN: 0826222307, 0826222617 | True EPUB | 258 pages | 11.5 MB

The Invention of Charlotte Brontë: Her Last Years and the Scandal That Made Her

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The Invention of Charlotte Brontë: Her Last Years and the Scandal That Made Her

The Invention of Charlotte Brontë: Her Last Years and the Scandal That Made Her by Graham Watson
English | 6 Jun. 2024 | ISBN: 1803995378 | True EPUB | 272 pages | 5.9 MB

Dean Acheson: A Life in the Cold War

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Dean Acheson: A Life in the Cold War

Dean Acheson: A Life in the Cold War by Robert L. Beisner
English | October 1, 2006 | ISBN: 0195045785, 019538248X | True EPUB | 800 pages | 4.1 MB

Under the Ivy: The Life and Music of Kate Bush

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Under the Ivy: The Life and Music of Kate Bush

Under the Ivy: The Life and Music of Kate Bush (Omnibus Remastered) by Graeme Thomson
English | 27 Jun. 2024 | ISBN: 1915841356 | True EPUB | 432 pages | 7.2 MB

The Next Run: A UC Berkeley Student's Rise to Major 60s Pot Smuggler

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The Next Run: A UC Berkeley Student's Rise to Major 60s Pot Smuggler

The Next Run: A UC Berkeley Student's Rise to Major 60s Pot Smuggler by Tom Jenkins
English | April 27th, 2024 | ISBN: 9798986026329 | 402 pages | True EPUB | 1.08 MB

The true story of a 60s Berkeley student who starts smuggling pot hidden in cars, graduates to planes, resorts to wading sacks through the Rio Grande, and ultimately finds himself heading the Colombian end of an operation using a twin-engine cargo plane to drop bales to waiting speedboats off the coast of Florida. At the same time, his Mexican contacts are sending him six-ton loads transported in semis past a bribed customs officer. His next move stuns the smuggling world.

Do I Know You?: A Faceblind Reporter's Journey into the Science of Sight, Memory, and Imagination

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Do I Know You?: A Faceblind Reporter's Journey into the Science of Sight, Memory, and Imagination

Do I Know You?: A Faceblind Reporter's Journey into the Science of Sight, Memory, and Imagination by Sadie Dingfelder
English | June 25th, 2024 | ISBN: 0316545147 | 304 pages | True EPUB | 6.18 MB

An award-winning science writer discovers she’s faceblind and investigates the neuroscience of sight, memory, and imagination—while solving some long-running mysteries about her own life.

Perfect Bound: A memoir of trauma, heartbreak and the words that saved me

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Perfect Bound: A memoir of trauma, heartbreak and the words that saved me

Perfect Bound: A memoir of trauma, heartbreak and the words that saved me by Lindsay Nicholson
English | July 18th, 2024 | ISBN: 0008685274 | 352 pages | True EPUB | 1.09 MB

An unforgettable memoir and manifesto for living, from the woman who redefined magazines for the 21st century

Why Can't I Just Enjoy Things?: A Comedian's Guide to Autism

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Why Can't I Just Enjoy Things?: A Comedian's Guide to Autism

Why Can't I Just Enjoy Things?: A Comedian's Guide to Autism by Pierre Novellie
English | July 18th, 2024 | ISBN: 1785121014 | 336 pages | True EPUB | 0.44 MB

Why were the other kids at school obsessed with Britney Spears instead of The Goon Show?
Why don't people ever say what they mean?
And… Why is everyone chewing so loudly?