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The ABCs of the Grateful Dead

Publication Date: 11/22/2022

An alphabetical history of rock ’n’ roll’s most iconic band…the Grateful Dead. Featuring playful rhymes and glorious illustrations, The ABCs of the Grateful Dead celebrates the band’s rich and dynamic history. Each letter of the alphabet highlights a significant moment, cultural contribution, or innovation along the band’s journey, from their…

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I Am the Warrior: My Crazy Life Writing the Hits and Rocking the MTV Eighties

Publication Date: 11/29/2022

Holly Knight’s singular music career included crafting a good part of the soundtrack to the MTV eighties with mega-hits for Tina Turner (“The Best”), Pat Benatar (“Love Is A Battlefield”), and Patty Smyth (“The Warrior”)—songs that celebrated female empowerment and shaped pop and rock for years to come. “Holly Knight…

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Magnifico! The A to Z of Queen

Publication Date: 11/15/2022

“An engaging mix of humor and detailed critical analysis…great fun.” —Mojo From the award-winning author of Bring It On Home: Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin, and Beyond and Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd comes this deeply researched alphabetical biography of Queen and each of its dynamic members. Addressing the phenomenal success of the…

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Sly & the Family Stone: An Oral History

Publication Date: 10/11/2022

Their music changed pop history, but we’ve never known much about the people who made it…until now “…the musical trajectory of Sly & The Family Stone, and especially its namesake and leader, Sly Stone (born Sylvester Stewart), makes even the most shocking episode of Behind the Music look like Nickelodeon programming. Esteemed music…

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The View from My Foxhole: A Marine Private’s Firsthand World War II Combat Experience from Guadalcanal to Iwo Jima

Publication Date: 11/08/2022

After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, millions of young American men were eager to join up and defend their country. William Swanson was among them. The View from My Foxhole tells William Swanson’s story of fighting in the jungles of Bougainville and Guam and the ash heap of Iwo Jima.…

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From Scratch: Adventures in Harvesting, Hunting, Fishing, and Foraging on a Fragile Planet

Publication Date: 10/25/2022

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER “Unadulterated, smart, beautifully rendered, and often thrilling… This is delicious, adventuresome entertainment for the mind, soul, heart, and stomach.” —Kirkus Review “Adventurous Anthony Bourdain-esque eaters and readers will savor David Moscow’s every word as he travels far (Ciao, sea of Sardinia) and near (howdy, Texas plains) to learn from…

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Funky: My Defiant Path Through the Wild World of Combat Sports

Publication Date: 10/25/2022

A riveting memoir by former MMA champion and Olympic wrestler, Ben Askren, who cut a polarizing path through amateur wrestling and professional mixed martial arts as a firebrand figure who fans loved or hated—but could never keep down. One of the most dominant college wrestlers in history, Ben Askren became…

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Voices from the Confederacy: True Civil War Stories from the Men and Women of the Old South

Publication Date: 08/30/2022

Read about the Civil War from those who were there. They say history is written by the victors. In the case of the Civil War, that’s largely true. But historian Samuel Mitcham brings the Southern point of view to life in Voices from the Confederacy. In it, you will read…

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Blood Is Thicker than War: Brothers and Sisters on the Front Lines

Publication Date: 09/06/2022

From the author off Triage and Searching for Augusta, comes a history of love, hate, jealousy, and revenge between brothers and sisters during times of war through the ages. Journey back through time to discover remarkable accounts of parents who waved off their sons and daughters, never knowing if they…

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The Shot: The Harrowing Journey of a Marine in the War on Terror

Publication Date: 09/13/2022

Sergeant Bill Bee’s brush with death was broadcast on TV screens and published in newspapers around the world, but behind the cloud of dirt caused by a Taliban sniper bullet is a story of heroism, tragedy, and fighting an invisible war. Sergeant Bill Bee is the Marine in one of…

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