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Middle-­aged single mother and entertainment publicist Suzanne Portnoy leads a double life. Monday to Friday, she's a professional executive devoted to her two adolescent boys. But at weekends she spends her kid-­free hours having sex, with a different man each time. Or multiple men. Picking up where her first book, The Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick Maker: An Erotic Memoir, left off, this memoir finds Suzanne both confronting the consequences, and enjoying the fruits, of her notoriety as the bestselling author of an erotic memoir. From a coked-­up rock star to an uptight millionaire, to a hunky stripper, Suzanne attracts plenty of men wherever she goes, particularly once they learn her identity. But just when Suzanne grows reconciled to the possibility of never settling down, she meets a man who wants to be more than one of her 'friends.­' While debating whether to unload her 'portfolio' of men for the potential one true lover, this most unconventional woman ponders the most . . .

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In her first book, which won the L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award, Jane Brox writes of going back to the farm where she grew up, to help her aging father and the troubled brother who works the land with him. She memorably captures the cadences of farm life and the people who sustain it, at a time when both are waning.

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When he was a high school senior, Lloy Ball disappointed most people in his small Northeast Indiana community by turning down a chance to play basketball for Bobby Knight at <SPAN class=yshortcuts id=lw_­1224252866_­0 style="CURSOR: hand; BO...

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Princess Spider is the best known Female Dominatrix on the UK fetish scene, and a Sky TV television personality. In her book she will be offering unrestricted and unprecedented access to her fascinating, shocking, and very bizarre world: Extraordinary true stories from her private and public domination of both men and women Expert detailed knowledge on every aspect of female domination: role-­playing, imagery, dress-­codes, rituals, equipment, playrooms anddungeons Access to slaves and their slave diaries: the slave-­mistress relationship revealed in full Reportage on femdom rituals and sessions as they happen

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Jean-­Louis Fournier did not expect to have a disabled child. He certainly did not expect to have two. But that is precisely what happened to this wry French humorist, and his attempts to live and cope with his Mathieu and Thomas, both facing extremely debilitating physical and mental challenges, is the subject of this brave and heartbreaking book. Fournier recalls the life he imagined having with his sons—but his boys will never really grow up, and he mourns the loss of every memory he thought he’d have.   Though a devoted father, he does not shy away from exploring the limits of his love, the countless times he is filled with frustration and disappointment with no relief in sight. Mathieu and Thomas can barely communicate, and each in turn repeats learned phrases, such as “Where we going, Daddy?­” (a favorite in the car) in what feels toFournier to be an eternal loop.   In WhereWe Going, Daddy? Fournier reveals everything, and that is perhaps his most remarkable quality. He does . . .

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The second I stepped through the doors of Rolling Stone as a real employee, I wanted to shake off my old personality like the rigid husk of a cicada. But how could I cultivate a new, hip persona when I lived with my parents in a New Jersey suburb and wore black leggings as pants?­New Jersey in the 1980s had everything Jancee Dunn wanted: trips down the shore, Bruce Springsteen, a tantalizing array of malls, and, especially, her family. Barreling down the Turnpike in her parents' Buick LeSabre, her perm brushing the ceiling of the car, she felt ragingly alive. But one night she met a girl who worked at Rolling Stone magazine in New York City. To Jancee, who visited the city exactly once a year with her parents and two sisters, New York might as well have been in Canada. But she loved music, so with bleak expectations she passed along her r&#201;­sum&#201;, dashing her father's hopes that she would carry on the family legacy of service to J. C. Penney (a...

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This book is about a young man (Akbar Mohammadi), a student at Tehran university get arrested during the student uprise in July 1999. His only crime was defending the basic human rights in Iran. He was encarserated, tortured and eventually killed in prison after seven years He talks in his memoire about the barbaric torture and treatment imposed upon political prisoners in Iran by the Islamic regime in Iran. After his death, his sister (Nasrin Mohammadi) picks up where he left off and tell the world about her brother. She talks about how the family could coup with this extremely difficult situation Akbar was a follower of Gondhi and Martin Luther King and belived in Non-­Violant movement.

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Books for genre Books ~~ Biography & Autobiography~~ General