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

4.7 out of 5 stars with 47 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...


Tonight I'm Someone Else: Essays
Tonight I'm Someone Else: Essays
By Holt Paperbacks
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ean: 9781250170194, isbn: 1250170192,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
"I had a real romance with this book." ―Miranda JulyA highly anticipated collection, from the writer Maggie Nelson has called, “bracingly good…refreshing and welcome,” that explores the myriad ways in which desire and commodification intersec...


Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature
Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature
By Griffin
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mpn: 9781250094193, ean: 9781250094193, isbn: 9781250094193,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
In this now classic biography, reissued in a new edition for the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth, Linda Lear offers the astonishing portrait of an extraordinary woman who gave us some of the most beloved children's books of all time. Pott...


Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy
Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy
By W. W. Norton & Company
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The story of the international struggle to preserve Kafka’s literary legacy.Kafka’s Last Trial begins with Kafka’s last instruction to his closest friend, Max Brod: to destroy all his remaining papers upon his death. But when the moment arrived...


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,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 43 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 F...


The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking
The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking
By Picador USA
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
A New York Times Notable Book of 2014A Time Magazine Notable Book of 2014Olivia Laing's widely acclaimed account of how writers in the grip of alcoholism created some of the greatest works of American literatureIn The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Lain...


Letters to Milena (The Schocken Kafka Library)
Letters to Milena (The Schocken Kafka Library)
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mpn: 42056083, ean: 9780805212679, isbn: 0805212671,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
In no other work does Franz Kafka reveal himself as in Letters to Milena, which begins as a business correspondence but soon develops into a passionate but doomed epistolary love affair. Kafka's Czech translator, Milena Jesenská, was a gifter and ch...


Always Another Country
Always Another Country
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ean: 9781642860009, isbn: 164286000X,

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“Brutally and uncompromisingly honest, Sisonke’s beautifully crafted storytelling enriches the already extraordinary pool of young African women writers of our time.” ―Graça Machel, widow of former South African president Nelson MandelaBorn ...


Zora Neale Hurston : Folklore, Memoirs, and Other Writings : Mules and Men, Tell My Horse, Dust Tracks on a Road, Selected Articles (The Library of America, 75)
Zora Neale Hurston : Folklore, Memoirs, and Other Writings : Mules and Men, Tell My Horse, Dust Tracks on a Road, Selected Articles (The Library of America, 75)
By Library of America
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This Library of America volume, with its companion, brings together for the first time all of the best writing of Zora Neale Hurston, one of the most significant twentieth-century American writers, in one authoritative set.“Folklore is the arts of ...


A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning
A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning
By imusti
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Exploring themes that preoccupied Albert Camus--absurdity, silence, revolt, fidelity, and moderation--Robert Zaretsky portrays a moralist who refused to be fooled by the nobler names we assign to our actions, and who pushed himself, and those about h...


Dimestore: A Writer's Life
Dimestore: A Writer's Life
By ALGONQUIN
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 54 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 V...


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 47 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...


Goodbye to All That (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics Series)
Goodbye to All That (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics Series)
By Everyman's Library
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ean: 9781101907986, isbn: 9781101907986,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
On the hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I: a hardcover edition of one of the best and most famous memoirs of the conflict.Good-bye to All That was published a decade after the end of the first World War, as the poet and novelist Robert G...


Bandersnatch: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Creative Collaboration of the Inklings
Bandersnatch: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Creative Collaboration of the Inklings
By imusti
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An inspiring look at the creative processC.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Inklings met each week to read and discuss each other's work-in-progress, offering both encouragement and blistering critique. How did these conversations shape the books th...


The Cost of Living: A Working Autobiography
The Cost of Living: A Working Autobiography
By Bloomsbury Publishing
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ean: 9781635571912, isbn: 163557191X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
The bestselling exploration of the dimensions of love, marriage, mourning, and kinship from two-time Booker Prize finalist Deborah Levy.To strip the wallpaper off the fairy tale of The Family House in which the comfort and happiness of men and childr...


The Victorian and the Romantic: A Memoir, a Love Story, and a Friendship Across Time
The Victorian and the Romantic: A Memoir, a Love Story, and a Friendship Across Time
By Doubleday
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ean: 9780385543507, isbn: 0385543506,

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History meets memoir in two irresistible true-life romances--one set in 19th century Rome, one in present-day Paris and London--linked by a bond between women writers a hundred years apartIn 1857, English novelist Elizabeth Gaskell completed her most...


Writers: Their Lives and Works
Writers: Their Lives and Works
By DK
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
From Shakespeare and Jane Austen to Gabriel García Márquez and Toni Morrison, this DK book features more than 100 biographies of the world's greatest writers.Introduced with a stunning portrait of each featured novelist, playwright, or poet, biogra...


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

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 Paper...


Rightful Place (Voice in the American West)
Rightful Place (Voice in the American West)
By Texas Tech University Press
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ean: 9780896728875, isbn: 0896728870,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Words that spring from a deep intimacy with the land   From the Texas panhandle to the mountains of Arizona, Amy Auker has lived the cowboy life―as wife, as mother, as cook, as ranch hand, as writer. In fine-grained detail she captures the prairie...


Rain of Gold
Rain of Gold
By Arte Publico Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781558858091, isbn: 1558858091,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Rain of Gold is a true-life saga of love, family and destiny that pulses with bold vitality, sweeping from the war-ravaged Mexican mountains of Pancho Villa s revolution to the days of Prohibition in California. It all began when Villasenor s materna...



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