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BEST BOOKS OF 2016: WILLIAM GIRALDI
by Joe M. O'Connell

Novelist William Giraldi found writing his memoir The Hero's Body at once arduous and simple.

The book entwines his experiences as a teenage bodybuilder, the story of his ultra-macho working-class family and his father's untimely death in a motorcycle crash when he was in his 40s, the author in his 20s.

"I really started writing it when my ...


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WILLIAM MCKEEN
by Gregory McNamee

Charles Manson had a sweet, clear voice, reminiscent of Chet Baker’s, that could carry a pop song, a jazz standard, or a show tune. He wrote some good songs, a couple of which became unironic hipster anthems decades later. He charmed his way into an elite circle of Los Angeles musicians, and he swayed a few of them to record ...


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THE MEQ by Steve Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 25, 2005

"Cash makes interesting use of Americana and historical detail, although he sometimes falls into first-novel clumsiness. A sequel is in the works."
Historical fantasy debut by a member of the band Ozark Mountain Daredevils. Read full book review >

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COMPOSED by Rosanne Cash
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 10, 2010

"An excellent memoir that ends on an encouraging note: 'More to come.'"
Beautifully written meditations on love, death, family and redemption from the celebrated songwriter. Read full book review >

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TYLER LEARNS TO DO TRICKS! by Treasuree Cash
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 14, 2013

"A useful picture book on friendship that succeeds because of, not despite, its simplicity."
A fish learns how to identify a good friend—and how to become one himself—in this deceptively simple story geared toward preschoolers. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 2009

"A tongue-in-cheek exploration of the reality behind reality TV."
NPR commentator and BBC TV critic Peters casts about the globe in search of hidden lands and gets a whole lot more than he bargained for. Read full book review >

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Pokergeist by Michael Phillip Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 2015

"Bet on this funny, well-written tale of second chances."
After poker champion Clutch Henderson drops dead after losing the International Series of Poker, his ghost haunts wannabe player Telly Martin, touching off an uproarious adventure in which both the living and the dead discover their true selves. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"Companion Bow-Wow 12 Months Running (ISBN: 978-0-15-206558-4) is a little on the complex side for the baby half of the audience. (6-18 mos.)"
The little terrier from the sublimely surreal Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug (2007) has moved to board books, a format well-suited to his colorful, graphic simplicity. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 17, 2012

"An evocative work about love, fate and redemption."
Up beyond Asheville, near where Gunter Mountain falls into Tennessee, evil has come to preach in a house of worship where venomous snakes and other poisons are sacraments. Read full book review >