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Anderson Cooper is an American journalist, television personality, and author. He is the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°
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The Only Plane in the Sky
An Oral History of 9/11
by Garrett M. Graff (Sep 09, 2019)
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The first comprehensive oral history of September 11, 2001a panoramic narrative woven from the voices of Americans on the front lines of an unprecedented national trauma.Over the past eighteen years, monumental literature has been published about 9/11, from Lawrence Wrights The Looming Tower, which traced the rise of al-Qaeda, to The 9/11 Commissio...
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The Hellfire Club
by Jake Tapper (Apr 23, 2018)
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A young Congressman stumbles on the powerful political underworld of 1950's D.C. in this "potent thriller" (David Baldacci) and New York Times bestseller from CNN correspondent Jake Tapper. Charlie Marder is an unlikely Congressman. Thrust into office by his family ties after his predecessor died mysteriously, Charlie is struggling to navigate the...
Iron and Silk
by Mark Salzman (Oct 11, 1987)
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How I Opened the Hottest Strip Club in New York City, Was Extorted out of Millions by the Gambino Family, and Became One of the Most Successful Mafia Informants in FBI History
by Michael D. Blutrich (Jan 30, 2017)
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A gay man who created New Yorks most notorious den of heterosexuality . . . an anxious, anything-but-hardboiled lawyer who became one of the most successful undercover mob informants in history. . . .In this hilarious and fascinating account, Michael Blutrich takes you inside star-studded 1990s New York, mafia sit-downs, and the witness protection ...
Books for Living
by Will Schwalbe (Dec 26, 2016)
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From the author of the best-selling and beloved The End of Your Life Book Club - a wonderfully engaging new book: both a celebration of reading in general and an impassioned recommendation of specific books that can help guide us through our daily lives."I've always believed that everything you need to know you can find in a book," writes Will Schw...
How to Survive a Plague
The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS
by David France (Nov 28, 2016)
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The definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic from the creator of, and inspired by, the seminal documentary How to Survive a Plague. A riveting, powerful telling of the story of the grassroots movement of activists, many of them in a life-or-death struggle, who seized upon scientific research to help develop the drugs t...
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American Heiress
The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst
by Jeffrey Toobin (Apr 03, 2017)
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From New Yorker staff writer and bestselling author of The Nine and The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson, the definitive account of the kidnapping and trial that defined an insane era in American history On February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst, a sophomore in college and heiress to the Hearst family fortune, was kidnapped by a ragtag group of...
In Defense of a Liberal Education
by Fareed Zakaria (Mar 27, 2016)
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The liberal arts are under attack. The governors of Florida, Texas, and North Carolina have all pledged that they will not spend taxpayer money subsidizing the liberal arts, and they seem to have an unlikely ally in President Obama. While at a General Electric plant in early 2014, Obama remarked, "I promise you, folks can make a lot more, potential...
Fire Shut Up in My Bones
by Charles Blow (Aug 31, 2015)
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A New York Times Notable Book"Searing and unforgettable." People "[An] exquisite memoir . . . Delicately wrought and arresting in its language, this slender volume covers a great deal of emotional terrainmuch of it fraught, most of it arduous, and all of it worth the trip." New York Times Charles M. Blow's mother was a fiercely driven woman with fi...
Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever
by Reed Albergotti (Oct 14, 2013)
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The first in-depth look at Lance Armstrong's doping scandal, the phenomenal business success built on the back of fraud, and the greatest conspiracy in the history of sportsLance Armstrong won a record-smashing seven Tours de France after staring down cancer, and in the process became an international symbol of resilience and courage. In a sport co...
The End of Your Life Book Club
by Will Schwalbe (Jun 03, 2013)
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An Entertainment Weekly and BookPage Best Book of the YearDuring her treatment for cancer, Mary Anne Schwalbe and her son Will spent many hours sitting in waiting rooms together. To pass the time, they would talk about the books they were reading. Once, by chance, they read the same book at the same timeand an informal book club of two was born. Th...
Beautiful Ruins
A Novel
by Jess Walter (Apr 01, 2013)
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"The best novel of the year." Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh AirA #1 New York Times bestseller, this absolute masterpiece (Richard Russo) is the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 and resurfaces fifty years later in Hollywood. From the lavish set of Cleopatra to the shabby revelry of the Edinburgh Fringe Festiva...
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn (Apr 21, 2014)
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Marriage can be a real killer.One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly, terribly wrong. The Chicago Tribune proclaimed that her work draws you in and keeps you reading with the ...
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Most Talkative
by Andy Cohen (Apr 01, 2013)
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The man behind the Real Housewives writes about his lifelong love affair with pop culture that brought him from the suburbs of St. Louis to his own television showFrom a young age, Andy Cohen knew one thing: He loved television. Not in the way that most kids do, but in an irrepressible, all-consuming, I-want-to-climb-inside-the-tube kind of way. An...