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radical sanity   The author of Prozac Nation and Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women is back with an eBook of advice for life: Radical Sanity, which is available as an eBook. Hear Elizabeth Wurtzel read passages from Radical Sanity.
 
muriel spark   One of Britain's most notorious unsolved mysteries involves the disappearance of Lord Lucan, a member of the British aristocracy who accidentally murdered his children's nanny while attempting to murder his wife. In Aiding and Abetting Muriel Spark, one of the greatest living British novelists, uses Lucan's real-life disappearance as the seed of conflict between an artful murderer and an adept con-artist.
 
john updike   John Updike's Henry Bech stories have been a popular fixture of the New Yorker and Playboy since the late sixties, bearing news and updates from the life of New York's favorite imaginary belletristic figure. Now Updike's delightfully neurotic creation is brought to his epitome with a panoramic view of Bech's life in The Complete Henry Bech.
 
john updike   Ernie Hilbert reviews John Updike's collection, The Complete Henry Bech.
 
dave eggers   Dave Eggers's autobiographical book about raising his younger brother, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, recently made several "Best Books of 2000" lists including that of The New York Times Book Review.*

(*This passage from A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is intended to excite, rather than satisfy, the curiosity of the reader. It is a short passage that fails to stand by itself as a complete reading experience, depending instead on the pages that follow, which are not included here. The pages that follow are included in the book itself: specifically, the Vintage paperback version of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (isbn: 0-375-72578-4). The book must be purchased or borrowed in order to be read in its entirety. We at Bold Type would like you to buy the book, because Mr. Eggers has written an admirable book and he deserves to be compensated for it. However, we are not permitted--owing to certain corporate agreements--to sell the book directly. We trust our readership will be able to locate a suitable store of either the online or "bricks-and-mortar" variety. --Anson Lang)
 
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