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Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead

Deal by Bill Kreutzmann and Benjy Eisen Tantor Retail Price:  $34.95 Amazon Price: $20.47   Book Description:   On their fiftieth anniversary comes a groundbreaking rock-and-roll memoir by one of the founding members of the Grateful Dead. The Grateful Dead are perhaps the most legendary American rock band of all time. For thirty years, beginning in […]

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    The Great Reformer

    The Great Reformer By Austen Ivereigh Henry Holt Retail Price $30.00 Amazon Price: $18.75 Book Description:  A biography of Pope Francis that describes how this revolutionary thinker will use the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world’s most formidable religionsAn expansive and deeply contextual work, at its heart The Great […]

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      Primus, Over the Electric Grapevine

      Primus, Over the Electric Grapevine By Primus and Greg Prato Akashic books Retail Price $24.95 Amazon Price: $19.23 Book Description:  Usually when the “alternative rock revolution” of the early 1990s is discussed, Nirvana’s Nevermind is credited as the recording that led the charge. Yet there were several earlier albums that helped pave the way, including […]

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        Miss Brenda and the Loveladies

        Miss Brenda and The Loveladies By Brenda Spahn and Irene Zutell Waterbrook Retail Price $19.99 Amazon Price: $14.82 Book Description:  For Brenda Spahn, entrepreneur and businesswoman, wealth was a lifestyle—until a brush with the law threatened to send her to prison. In those dark moments, Brenda made a promise to God. Spared incarceration, a renewed […]

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          I Am Abraham

          I Am Abraham By Jerome Charyn Liveright Publishing Retail Price $29.95 Amazon Price: $17.04 Book Description:  Since publishing his first novel in 1964, Jerome Charyn has established himself as one of the most inventive and prolific literary chroniclers of the American landscape. Here in I Am Abraham, Charyn returns with an unforgettable portrait of Lincoln […]

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            Wooden

            Wooden:  A Coach’s Life By Seth Davis Times Books Retail Price $35.00 Amazon Price: $26.07 Book Description:  A provocative and revelatory new biography of the legendary UCLA coach John Wooden, by one of America’s top college basketball writersNo college basketball coach has ever dominated the sport like John Wooden. His UCLA teams reached unprecedented heights […]

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