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The Widow's Son
The Widow's Son
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780967889573, isbn: 096788957X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Enjoy the music, politics, fashion, television and movie fare of the 1960s. Did you know that 2 days before the blizzard of 1967 that brought the Midwest to a halt, it was a balmy 65 degrees? Or that Wild Thing by the Troggs kicked the Beatle's Paperback Writer off the top of the pop charts? Or that Gomer Pyle USMC replaced the Dick Van Dyke Show? These details unique to 1966 and 1967 also include the Apollo 1 disaster, what young men did to avoid the draft and Vietnam, and President Johnson's


Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions
Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300219333, isbn: 9780300219333,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK A best-selling author and world-renowned bibliophile meditates on his vast personal library and champions the vital role of all libraries. In June 2015 Alberto Manguel prepared to leave his centuries-old village home in France’s Loire Valley and reestablish himself in a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Packing up his enormous, 35,000‑volume personal library, choosing which books to keep, store, or cast out, Manguel found himself in deep


The Fairy Tale Girl
The Fairy Tale Girl
By Spring Street Pub
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780996044011, isbn: 0996044019,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
     Based on the diaries Susan has kept since she was in her 20s, THE FAIRY TALE GIRL is book one of a three-part series. Together the three books are an illustrated memoir, charmingly designed in Susan's style with her whimsical watercolors and personal photographs.  It's an enchanting story of  love and loss, mystery and magic that begins in a geranium-colored house in California, and ends up, like any good fairy tale, on the right side of the rabbit hole, in a small cottage in the


The Literature Book (Big Ideas Simply Explained)
The Literature Book (Big Ideas Simply Explained)
By Dk Pub
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ean: 9781465429889, isbn: 1465429883,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
A global look at the greatest works of Eastern and Western literature and the themes that unite them, for students and lovers of literature and reading.The Literature Book is a fascinating journey through the greatest works of world literature, from the Iliad to Don Quixote to The Great Gatsby. Around 100 crystal-clear articles explore landmark novels, short stories, plays, and poetry that reinvented the art of writing in their time, whether Ancient Greece, post-classical Europe, or modern-day


Capote: A Biography
Capote: A Biography
By Gerald Clarke
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ean: 9781439187500, isbn: 1439187509,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
An American original, Truman Capote was one of the best writers of his generation, a superb and almost matchless stylist. His short stories made him a literary celebrity while still in his teens, and for the next thirty years he was a comet of genius, fame, and finally self-destruction. His first novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms, published in 1948, was followed ten years later by Breakfast at Tiffany’s, which introduced to the world one of American literature’s most endearing heroines, the


Pale Horse Rider: William Cooper, the Rise of Conspiracy, and the Fall of Trust in America
Pale Horse Rider: William Cooper, the Rise of Conspiracy, and the Fall of Trust in America
By Blue Rider Press
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ean: 9780399169953, isbn: 0399169954,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
We are living in a time of unprecedented distrust in America: Faith in the government is at an all-time low, and political groups on both sides of the aisle are able to tout preposterous conspiracy theories as gospel, without much opposition. “Fake news” is the order of the day. This book is about a man to whom all of it points, the greatest conspiracist of this generation and a man you may not have heard of. A former U.S. naval intelligence worker, Milton William Cooper published his


The Faraway Nearby
The Faraway Nearby
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143125495, isbn: 0143125494,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
From the author of Men Explain Things to Me, a personal, lyrical narrative about storytelling and empathy – a fitting companion to Solnit’s A Field Guide to Getting Lost   A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle AwardIn this exquisitely written new book by the author of A Paradise Built in Hell, Rebecca Solnit explores the ways we make our lives out of stories, and how we are connected by empathy, by narrative, by imagination. In the course of unpacking some of her own stories—of


A Life Discarded: 148 Diaries Found in the Trash
A Life Discarded: 148 Diaries Found in the Trash
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374537227, isbn: 9780374537227,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
Alexander Masters, the bestselling author of Stuart: A Life Backwards, asks you to join him in celebrating an unknown and important life left on the scrap heapIn 2001, 148 tattered and mold-covered notebooks were discovered lying among broken bricks in a bin on a building site in Cambridge, England. Tens of thousands of pages were filled to the edges with urgent handwriting. They were a small part of an intimate, mysterious diary, starting in 1952 and ending half a century later, a few weeks


Inadvertent (Why I Write)
Inadvertent (Why I Write)
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300221510, isbn: 0300221517,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
The second book in the Why I Write series provides generous insight into the creative process of the award-winning Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard “Why I Write” may prove to be the most difficult question Karl Ove Knausgaard has struggled to answer yet it is central to the project of one of the most influential writers working today. To write, for the Norwegian artist, is to resist easy thinking and preconceived notions that inhibit awareness of our lives. Knausgaard writes to


Dimestore: A Writer's Life
Dimestore: A Writer's Life
By ALGONQUIN
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ean: 9781616206468, isbn: 1616206462,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
“A memoir that shines with a bright spirit, a generous heart and an entertaining knack for celebrating absurdity.”—The New York Times Book Review“This is Smith at her finest.”—Library Journal, starred review Set deep in the mountains of Virginia, the Grundy of Lee Smith’s youth was a place of coal miners, tent revivals, mountain music, drive-in theaters, and her daddy’s dimestore. When she was sent off to college to gain some “culture,” she understood that perhaps the


The Widower's Notebook: A Memoir
The Widower's Notebook: A Memoir
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143132493, isbn: 0143132490,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Written with unexpected humor and great warmth, The Widower's Notebook is a portrait of a marriage, an account of the complexities of finding oneself single again after losing your spouse, and a story of the enduring power of familial love.''This is deeply moving ... beautifully written and modulated, with a dollop of droll, black humor. It is such an achievement, like running uphill against a strong wind.''--Joyce Carol OatesOn a summer day in New York Jonathan Santlofer discovers his wife,


Animal, Vegetable, Miracle CD: A Year of Food Life
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle CD: A Year of Food Life
By Kingsolver, Barbara/ Hopp, Steven L./ Kingsolver, Camille
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mpn: 9780060853570, ean: 9780060853570, isbn: 0060853573,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
Hang on for the ride: with characteristic poetry and pluck, Barbara Kingsolver and her family sweep readers along on their journey away from the industrial-food pipeline to a rural life in which they vow to buy only food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it. Their good-humored search yields surprising discoveries about turkey sex life and overly zealous zucchini plants, en route to a food culture that's better for the neighborhood and also better on


My Life and Hard Times (Perennial Classics)
My Life and Hard Times (Perennial Classics)
By Harper Perennial Modern Classics
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780060933081, isbn: 0060933089,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Widely hailed as one of the finest humorist of the twentieth century, James Thurber looks back at his own life growing up in Columbus, Ohio, with the same humor and sharp wit that defined his famous sketches and writings. In My Life and Hard times, first published in 1933, he recounts the delightful chaos and frustrations of family, boyhood, youth odd dogs, recalcitrant machinery, and the foibles of human nature.


Travels with Charley: In Search of America
Travels with Charley: In Search of America
By Perfection Learning
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ean: 9780812417838, isbn: 0812417836,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the colors and the light— these were John Steinbeck's goals as he set out, at the age of fifty-eight, to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years.ISBN13: 9780812417838. Condition: New. Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold!.


The Great American Read: The Book of Books: Explore America's 100 Best-Loved Novels
The Great American Read: The Book of Books: Explore America's 100 Best-Loved Novels
By HACHETTE BOOK GROUP
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mpn: 9780316417556, ean: 9780316417556, isbn: 9780316417556,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
A blockbuster illustrated book that captures what Americans love to read, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is the gorgeously-produced companion book to PBS's ambitious summer 2018 series. What are America's best-loved novels? PBS will launch The Great American Read series with a 2-hour special in May 2018 revealing America's 100 best-loved novels, determined by a rigorous national survey. Subsequent episodes will air in September and October. Celebrities and everyday Americans will


The Prince of los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood
The Prince of los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood
By Ecco Press
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ean: 9780062313775, isbn: 0062313770,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
A poignant, hilarious, and inspiring memoir from the first Latino and openly gay inaugural poet, which explores his coming-of-age as the child of Cuban immigrants and his attempts to understand his place in America while grappling with his burgeoning artistic and sexual identities.Richard Blanco’s childhood and adolescence were experienced between two imaginary worlds: his parents’ nostalgic world of 1950s Cuba and his imagined America, the country he saw on reruns of The Brady Bunch and


String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis: A Library of America Special Publication
String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis: A Library of America Special Publication
By David Foster Wallace
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mpn: 44005905, ean: 9781598534801, isbn: 1598534807,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
An instant classic of American sportswriting—the tennis essays of David Foster Wallace, “the best mind of his generation” (A. O. Scott) and “the best tennis-writer of all time” (New York Times)  Gathered for the first time in a deluxe collector's edition, here are David Foster Wallace's legendary writings on tennis, five tour-de-force pieces written with a competitor's insight and a fan's obsessive enthusiasm. Wallace brings his dazzling literary magic to the game he loved as he


The World of Yesterday
The World of Yesterday
By University of Nebraska Press
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mpn: 9780803226616, ean: 9780803226616, isbn: 0803226616,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
By the author who inspired Wes Anderson’s film, The Grand Budapest Hotel Written as both a recollection of the past and a warning for future generations, The World of Yesterday recalls the golden age of literary Vienna—its seeming permanence, its promise, and its devastating fall.Surrounded by the leading literary lights of the epoch, Stefan Zweig draws a vivid and intimate account of his life and travels through Vienna, Paris, Berlin, and London, touching on the very heart of European


Farnol: The Man Who Wrote Best-Sellers: From the leafy byways of Kent via Hell's Kitchen, Jeffery Farnol became one of the world's most acclaimed authors.
Farnol: The Man Who Wrote Best-Sellers: From the leafy byways of Kent via Hell's Kitchen, Jeffery Farnol became one of the world's most acclaimed authors.
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ean: 9780595212279, isbn: 0595212271,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
For over 40 years, the swashbuckling historical romances of Jeffery Farnol (1878-1952) ranked with the best-selling fiction in the world. At least six movies were made of his books, featuring stars like Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Richard Barthelmess and Edna May Oliver. His stories were serialised in McCall's, Cosmopolitan, Collier's, Good Housekeeping, and other leading magazines and daily newspapers on every continent. They were translated into Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Norwegian,


Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process
Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374537975, isbn: 0374537976,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
The long-awaited guide to writing long-form nonfiction by the legendary author and teacherDraft No. 4 is a master class on the writer’s craft. In a series of playful, expertly wrought essays, John McPhee shares insights he has gathered over his career and has refined while teaching at Princeton University, where he has nurtured some of the most esteemed writers of recent decades. McPhee offers definitive guidance in the decisions regarding arrangement, diction, and tone that shape nonfiction



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