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Author: Violet Ramis Stiel
Release Date: June 05, 2018
From the daughter of Ghostbusters star Harold Ramis (and featuring a Foreword by Seth Rogen) comes a hilarious and heartwarming account of his life, work, and legacy.

Most of us know Harold Ramis as the filmmaker and actor who brought warmth and humor to the big screen in classics like Caddyshack, Ghostbusters, National Lampoon's Vacation, Groundhog Day, and National Lampoon's Animal House.
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Author: Nicholas Smith
Release Date: May 01, 2018
A cultural history of sneakers, tracing the footprint of one of our most iconic fashions across sports, business, pop culture, and American identity

When the athletic shoe graduated from the beaches and croquet courts of the wealthy elite to streetwear ubiquity, its journey through the heart of American life was just getting started.
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Author: Amy Kaufman | Narrator: Amy Kaufman
Release Date: March 06, 2018
The first definitive, unauthorized, behind-the-scenes cultural history of the Bachelor franchise, America's favorite guilty pleasure

For fifteen years and thirty-five seasons, the Bachelor franchise has been a mainstay in American TV viewers' lives.
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ISBN: 9780525527480
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Author: George Dohrmann | Narrator: Chris Ciulla
Release Date: February 20, 2018
A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary inner lives of America’s most obsessive sports fans.

There are fans, and then there are fanatics. In this wondrously immersive look at American sports fandom, George Dohrmann travels the country to find out what distinguishes an ordinary, everyday enthusiast from that special breed of supporter known as the superfan.
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ISBN: 9780525494485
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Author: Jonathan Abrams | Narrator: January LaVoy, Jonathan Abrams, Prentice Onayemi and Arthur Bishop
Release Date: February 13, 2018
The definitive oral history of the iconic and beloved TV show The Wire, as told by the actors, writers, directors, and others involved in its creation

Since its final episode aired in 2008, HBO's acclaimed crime drama The Wire has only become more popular and influential.
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ISBN: 9780525529255
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Author: Kayleen Schaefer | Narrator: Lauren Fortgang
Release Date: February 06, 2018
A personal and sociological examination--and ultimately a celebration--of the evolution of female friendship in pop culture and modern society

"Text me when you get home." After joyful nights out together, female friends say this to one another as a way of cementing their love.
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ISBN: 9780525527534
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Author: Danny Wallace | Narrator: Danny Wallace
Release Date: February 06, 2018
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Author: Mamrie Hart | Narrator: Mamrie Hart
Release Date: February 06, 2018
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Author: Jack McCallum | Narrator: Jack McCallum
Release Date: October 24, 2017
The bestselling author of Dream Team tells the interconnected stories of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and the early-1970s Los Angeles Lakers, two extraordinary teams playing in extraordinary times and linked by one extraordinary man.
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ISBN: 9780525527466
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Author: Alan Jacobs | Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Release Date: October 17, 2017
"Absolutely splendid . . . essential for understanding why there is so much bad thinking in political life right now." —David Brooks, New York Times


How to Think is a contrarian treatise on why we’re not as good at thinking as we assume—but how recovering this lost art can rescue our inner lives from the chaos of modern life.
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ISBN: 9780525500117
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Author: Nick Riggle | Narrator: Nick Riggle
Release Date: September 19, 2017
A lively philosophical exploration of what it means to be awesome and not suck, and a plea for more awesomeness in our personal, social, and public lives

In this engaging, fun, and astute investigation of a thoroughly contemporary condition, philosopher and former pro skater Nick Riggle argues that our collective interest in being awesome (and not sucking) marks a new era in American culture, one that is shaped by relatively recent social, political, and technological shifts.
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Author: Kurt Andersen | Narrator: Kurt Andersen
Release Date: September 05, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The single most important explanation, and the fullest explanation, of how Donald Trump became president of the United States . . . nothing less than the most important book that I have read this year.
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ISBN: 9780525528142
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