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Key Moments
Key Moments
Written by Liz Mohn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770436032
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Key Moments
Experiences in a Dedicated Life
Written by Liz Mohn


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $11.99

"You always saw the world as your workplace."

In 2009, this was how Reinhard Mohn--the man who turned Bertelsmann AG from an unremarkable, postwar German business into a successful, international media conglomerate--described the professional dedication of his wife, Liz Mohn. Born into a seemingly hopeless world, this girl from Wiedenbrück, Germany, grew... Read more >
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Yours in Truth
Yours in Truth
Written by Jeff Himmelman
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ISBN: 9780679603641
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Yours in Truth
A Personal Portrait of Ben Bradlee
Written by Jeff Himmelman


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $13.99

“I hope we’re as good friends when you finish your book as we are now,” Ben Bradlee, the legendary former executive editor of The Washington Post, told Jeff Himmelman in March 2010. “But I don’t give a [expletive deleted] what you write about me.”
 
So begins Yours in Truth, an... Read more >
Black Sun
The Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby
Written by Geoffrey Wolff
Afterword by Geoffrey Wolff


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 18, 2012
Price: $19.95

Includes an afterword by the author.

Harry Crosby was the godson of J. P. Morgan and a friend of Ernest Hemingway. Living in Paris in the twenties and directing the Black Sun Press, which published James Joyce among others, Crosby was at the center of the wild life of the lost... Read more >
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Almost a Family
Almost a Family
Written by John Darnton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278807
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Almost a Family

Written by John Darnton


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $16.95

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author: a beautifully crafted memoir of his lifelong chase after his father’s shadow.
 
John was eleven months old when his father, Barney Darnton—a war correspondent for The New York Times—was killed in World War II. John's mother, a well-known reporter and editor, perpetuated a myth...

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Diary of H. L. Mencken
Diary of H. L. Mencken
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307808868
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Diary of H. L. Mencken

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $12.99

H. L. Mencken's diary was, at his own request, kept sealed in the vaults of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Library for a quarter of a century after his death. The diary covers the years 1930 -- 1948, and provides a vivid, unvarnished, sometimes shocking picture of Mencken himself, his world, and his... Read more >
The Imperial Messenger
The Imperial Messenger
Written by Belen Fernandez
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ISBN: 9781844677498
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The Imperial Messenger
Thomas Friedman at Work
Written by Belen Fernandez


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $16.95

The Imperial Messenger reveals the true value of this media darling, a risible writer whose success tells us much about the failures of contemporary journalism. Belén Fernández dissects the Friedman corpus with wit and journalistic savvy to expose newsroom practices that favor macho rhetoric over serious inquiry, a pacified readership over... Read more >
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The Imperial Messenger
Thomas Friedman at Work
Written by Belen Fernandez


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $16.95

Factual errors, ham-fisted analysis, and contradictory assertions—compounded by a penchant for mixed metaphors and name-dropping—distinguish the work of Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times columnist and author Thomas Friedman. The Imperial Messenger reveals the true value of this media darling, a risible writer whose success tells us much about the failures of... Read more >
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Lucking Out
Lucking Out
Written by James Wolcott
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ISBN: 9780385534994
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Lucking Out
My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in the Seventies
Written by James Wolcott


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $11.99

"How lucky I was, arriving in New York just as everything was about to go to hell.”

That would be in the autumn of 1972, when a very young and green James Wolcott arrived from Maryland, full of literary dreams, equipped with a letter of introduction from Norman Mailer, and having no... Read more >
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My Vast Fortune
My Vast Fortune
Written by Andrew Tobias
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ISBN: 9780307799845
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My Vast Fortune
The Money Adventures of a Quixotic Capitalist
Written by Andrew Tobias


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2011
Price: $11.99

"This book will make you rich. Filthy stinking rich. You will never need to work again. You will spend the rest of your life on the Riviera sipping piña coladas and listening to Sinatra. And even if this doesn't happen, Andrew Tobias will provide you with such a wealth of wit... Read more >
Uncovering Race
Uncovering Race
Written by Amy Alexander
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807061008
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Uncovering Race
A Black Journalist's Story of Reporting and Reinvention
Written by Amy Alexander


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $28.95

From an award-winning black journalist, a tough-minded look at the treatment of ethnic minorities both in newsrooms and in the reporting that comes out of them, within the changing media landscape.

From the Rodney King riots to the racial inequities of the new digital media, Amy Alexander has chronicled the biggest race... Read more >
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Uncovering Race
A Black Journalist's Story of Reporting and Reinvention
Written by Amy Alexander


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $28.95

From an award-winning black journalist, a tough-minded look at the treatment of ethnic minorities both in newsrooms and in the reporting that comes out of them, within the changing media landscape.

From the Rodney King riots to the racial inequities of the new digital media, Amy Alexander has chronicled the biggest race... Read more >
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Camelia
Save Yourself by Telling the Truth-A Memoir of Iran
Written by Camelia Entekhabifard
Translated by George Murer


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

Camelia Entekhabifard was six years old in 1979 when the shah of Iran was overthrown by revolutionary supporters of the Ayatollah Khomeini. By the age of sixteen, Camelia was a nationally celebrated poet, and at eighteen she was one of the youngest reformist journalists in Tehran. Just eight years later she... Read more >
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The Death of Ben Linder
The Story of a North American in Sandinista Nicaragua
Written by Joan Kruckewitt


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

In 1987, the death of Ben Linder, the first American killed by President Reagan's "freedom fighters" -- the U.S.-backed Nicaraguan Contras -- ignited a firestorm of protest and debate. In this landmark first biography of Linder, investigative journalist Joan Kruckewitt tells his story.
In the summer of 1983, a 23-year-old American... Read more >
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First Loves
A Memoir
Written by Ted Solotaroff


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

Solotaroff was one of the notable intellectuals of his generation, the founder of the New American Review, editor and friend of Philip Roth, and editor-in-chief at HarperCollins. Solotaroff reveals himself here as a thinking man with a big heart and gaping wounds of love that are not disconnected from the contributions... Read more >
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The Making of a Writer, Volume 2
The Making of a Writer, Volume 2
Written by Gail Godwin, Edited by Rob Neufeld
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ISBN: 9780679604389
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The Making of a Writer, Volume 2
Journals, 1963-1969
Written by Gail Godwin
Edited by Rob Neufeld


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $12.99

“True, time is the villain and we are trapped in him. True, love is sometimes not returned. True, friends are sometimes false. But to be aware of this—all of it—and still want to go on living, that is the triumph. It is the reward.”                 
 
As a young woman... Read more >
The Talking Cure
A Memoir of Life on Air
Written by Mike Feder


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $26.95

As a kid growing up in Queens, Mike Feder identified with Scheherazade of The Thousand and One Nights: "The idea of someone having to tell a new tale every night to prevent their head getting chopped off seemed sadly familiar to me."
Back then, the author's audience was his mentally ill... Read more >
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Reading Jackie
Reading Jackie
Written by William Kuhn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385530996
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Reading Jackie
Her Autobiography in Books
Written by William Kuhn


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $27.95

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis never wrote a memoir, but she told her life story and revealed herself in intimate ways through the nearly 100 books she brought into print during the last two decades of her life as an editor at Viking and Doubleday. Based on archives and interviews with Jackie's authors...

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Reading Jackie
Reading Jackie
Written by William Kuhn
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ISBN: 9780385531009
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Reading Jackie
Her Autobiography in Books
Written by William Kuhn


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $11.99

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis never wrote a memoir, but she told her life story and revealed herself in intimate ways through the nearly 100 books she brought into print during the last two decades of her life as an editor at Viking and Doubleday. Based on archives and interviews with Jackie's authors...

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Reading Jackie
Reading Jackie
Written by William Kuhn, Read by Susan Denaker
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307913579
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Reading Jackie
Her Autobiography in Books
Written by William Kuhn
Read by Susan Denaker


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $22.50

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis never wrote a memoir, but she told her life story and revealed herself in intimate ways through the nearly 100 books she brought into print during the last two decades of her life as an editor at Viking and Doubleday. Based on archives and interviews with Jackie's authors...

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The Comrade from Milan
The Comrade from Milan
Written by Rossana Rossanda, Translated by Romy Giuliani Clark
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ISBN: 9781844674206
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The Comrade from Milan

Written by Rossana Rossanda
Translated by Romy Giuliani Clark


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2010
Price: $49.95

In this much-lauded memoir, acclaimed for its blend of literary elegance and political passion, Rossana Rossanda, a legendary figure on the Italian left, reflects on a life of radical commitment.

Active as a communist militant in the Italian Resistance against fascism during World War Two, Rossanda rose rapidly in its aftermath, becoming... Read more >
Weller's War
Weller's War
Written by George Weller, Edited by Anthony Weller
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ISBN: 9780307342034
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Weller's War
A Legendary Foreign Correspondent's Saga of World War II on Five Continents
Written by George Weller
Edited by Anthony Weller


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $18.00

Walter Cronkite called him “one of our best war correspondents.” His stories from Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific during World War II won him the Pulitzer Prize. Now, George Weller is immortalized in a collection of fearless, intrepid dispatches that crisscross a shattered globe. Edited by his son, Weller’s War... Read more >
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Beyond Bogota
Beyond Bogota
Written by Garry Leech
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ISBN: 9780807061480
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Beyond Bogota
Diary of a Drug War Journalist in Colombia
Written by Garry Leech


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $20.00

Independent journalist Garry Leech has spent the last eight years working in the most remote and dangerous regions of Colombia. Unlike other Western reporters, most of whom rarely leave Bogotá, Leech learns the truth about conflicts and the U.S. war on drugs directly from the source: farmers, male and female guerrillas... Read more >
Against Us
Against Us
Written by Jim Sciutto
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ISBN: 9780307406897
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Against Us
The New Face of America's Enemies in the Muslim World
Written by Jim Sciutto


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $15.00

"A solid job of reporting, a personal journey of discovery, and a wake-up call for all who read it." —Charles Gibson, ABC News


After nearly one hundred assignments for ABC News in Muslim countries, Jim Sciutto brings back this disturbing truth: the Al-Qaeda—inspired view of an evil America bent on destroying Islam... Read more >
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Why Is My Mother Getting a Tattoo?
Why Is My Mother Getting a Tattoo?
Written by Jancee Dunn
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ISBN: 9780345501929
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Why Is My Mother Getting a Tattoo?
And Other Questions I Wish I Never Had to Ask
Written by Jancee Dunn


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $14.00

Despite her forty years and a successful career as a rock journalist, Jancee Dunn still feels like a teenager, especially around her parents and sisters. Looking around, Dunn realizes that she’s not alone in this regression: Her friends, all with successful jobs, marriages, and families of their own, still feel like... Read more >
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Holy Roller
Holy Roller
Written by Julie Lyons
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307457899
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Holy Roller
Finding Redemption and the Holy Ghost in a Forgotten Texas Church
Written by Julie Lyons


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $9.99

Julie Lyons was working as a crime reporter when she followed a hunch into the South Dallas ghetto. She wasn’t hunting drug dealers, but drug addicts who had been supernaturally healed of their addictions. Was there a church in the most violent part of the city that prayed for addicts and... Read more >
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