REAL LIFE

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    Ghosty Men: An Urban Historical

    $22.00

    The Strange But True Story Of The Collyer Brothers, New York's Greatest Hoarders. Learn More
  2. Giovanni's Room

    Giovanni's Room

    $14.00

    Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. Learn More
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    Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT LeRoy

    $17.95

    In January 2006, The New York Times unmasked Savannah Knoop as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy. Learn More
  4. Give Me Everything You Have

    Give Me Everything You Have: On Being Stalked

    $25.00

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    A true story of obsessive love turning to obsessive hate, Give Me Everything You Have chronicles the author’s strange and harrowing ordeal at the hands of a former student, a self-styled “verbal terrorist,” who began trying, in her words, to “ruin him.” Learn More
  5. Gnarr!

    Gnarr! How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World

    $23.95

    In the epicenter of the world financial crisis, a comedian launched a joke campaign that didn’t seem so funny to the country’s leading politicians . . . Learn More
  6. God, Forgive These Bastards

    God, Forgive These Bastards: Stories from the Forgotten Life of Georgia Tech Pitcher Henry Turner

    $7.95

    Not only is this a companion book to the jazz punk album of the same name by The Taxpayers, this is a remembrance of a life filled with contradictions—cowardice and bravery, falsehoods and candidness, glory and failure—told from the perspective of Henry Turner, a baseball hero turned psyche ward street minstrel. Learn More
  7. Goddess of the Market

    Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right

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    Worshipped by her fans, denounced by her enemies, and forever shadowed by controversy and scandal, the novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand was a powerful thinker whose views on government and markets shaped the conservative movement from its earliest days. Learn More
  8. Going Into The City

    Going into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man

    $27.99

    One of our great essayists and journalists—the Dean of American Rock Critics, Robert Christgau—takes us on a heady tour through his life and times in this vividly atmospheric and visceral memoir that is both a love letter to a New York long past and a tribute to the transformative power of art. Learn More
  9. Gonzo

    Gonzo: The Life Of Hunter S. Thompson

    $16.00

    Hailed everywhere as a brilliant biography, GONZO is a startling portrait of Hunter S. Thompson, the genius who spent a lifetime channeling his energy and insight into such landmark works as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas--and revolutionized the art of writing. Learn More
  10. Grace: A Memoir

    Grace: A Memoir

    $35.00

    Beautiful. Willful. Charming. Blunt. Grace Coddington’s extraordinary talent and fierce dedication to her work as creative director of Vogue have made her an international icon. Learn More

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