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Under Magnolia
Under Magnolia
Written by Frances Mayes, Read by Frances Mayes
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804148580
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Under Magnolia
A Southern Memoir
Written by Frances Mayes
Read by Frances Mayes


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $35.00

A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region’s powerful influence on her life.


The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and Every Day in Tuscany, Frances Mayes revisits...

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Under Magnolia
Under Magnolia
Written by Frances Mayes, Read by Frances Mayes
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148597
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Under Magnolia
A Southern Memoir
Written by Frances Mayes
Read by Frances Mayes


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $20.00

A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region’s powerful influence on her life.


The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and Every Day in Tuscany, Frances Mayes revisits...

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The Third Tower
Journeys in Italy
Written by Antal Szerb
Translated by Len Rix


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $9.99

In August 1936 a Hungarian writer in his mid-thirties arrives by train in Venice, on a journey overshadowed by the coming war and charged with intense personal nostalgia. Aware that he might never again visit this land whose sites and scenes had once exercised a strange and terrifying power over his... Read more >
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Secret Lives of Great Authors
What Your Teachers Never Told You about Famous Novelists, Poets, and Playwrights
Written by Robert Schnakenberg
Illustrated by Mario Zucca


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $16.95

Strange-but-true tales of murderers, adulterers, drug addicts, and other literary legends.
 
With outrageous and uncensored profiles of everyone from William Shakespeare to Thomas Pynchon, Secret Lives of Great Authors tackles all the tough questions your high school teachers were afraid to ask: What’s the deal with Lewis Carroll and... Read more >
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Travels
Travels
Written by Michael Crichton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171274
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Travels

Written by Michael Crichton


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $15.95

From the bestselling author of Jurassic ParkTimeline, and Sphere comes a deeply personal memoir full of fascinating adventures as he travels everywhere from the Mayan pyramids to Kilimanjaro. 
 
Fueled by a powerful curiosity—and by a need to see, feel, and hear, firsthand and close-up—Michael Crichton's journeys have carried him into worlds diverse and compelling—swimming with...

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A Kind of Magic
A Kind of Magic
Written by Edna Ferber
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ISBN: 9780345805805
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A Kind of Magic
An Autobiography
Written by Edna Ferber


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

Bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber's fascinating second autobiography—a follow-up to her first, A Peculiar Treasure—in which she shares the adventures of her life from 1939 to 1963.

Rather than just an autobiography, A Kind of Magic serves as a chronicle of American history from 1939-1963 through the eyes of... Read more >
A Peculiar Treasure
A Peculiar Treasure
Written by Edna Ferber
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ISBN: 9780345805799
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A Peculiar Treasure
An Autobiography
Written by Edna Ferber


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber's stunning first autobiography, in which she recounts her small-town Midwestern childhood and rise to literary fame, all amidst the backdrop of America around the turn of the 20th century.

A modest girl growing up one of the only Jewish children in her Midwestern town, Edna Ferber started... Read more >
A Place in the Country
A Place in the Country
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Jo Catling
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ISBN: 9780812995039
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A Place in the Country

Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Jo Catling


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $12.99

A Place in the Country is W. G. Sebald’s meditation on the six artists and writers who shaped his creative mind—and the last of this great writer’s major works to be translated into English.
 
This beautiful hardcover edition, with a full-cloth case, includes more than 40 pieces of art and 6... Read more >
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A Place in the Country
A Place in the Country
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Jo Catling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400067718
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A Place in the Country

Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Jo Catling


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $26.00

A Place in the Country is W. G. Sebald’s meditation on the six artists and writers who shaped his creative mind—and the last of this great writer’s major works to be translated into English.
 
This beautiful hardcover edition, with a full-cloth case, includes more than 40 pieces of art and 6... Read more >
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E. E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings
Written by Susan Cheever
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379979
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E. E. Cummings
A Life
Written by Susan Cheever


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $26.95

From the author of American Bloomsbury, Louisa May Alcott, and Home Before Dark, a major reassessment of the life and work of the novelist, painter, and playwright considered to be one of America’s preeminent twentieth-century poets. At the time of his death in 1962, at age sixty-eight, he was, after Robert...

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E. E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings
Written by Susan Cheever
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ISBN: 9780307908674
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E. E. Cummings
A Life
Written by Susan Cheever


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $13.99

From the author of American Bloomsbury, Louisa May Alcott, and Home Before Dark, a major reassessment of the life and work of the novelist, painter, and playwright considered to be one of America’s preeminent twentieth-century poets. At the time of his death in 1962, at age sixty-eight, he was, after Robert...

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Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut
Written by Kurt Vonnegut, Edited by Dan Wakefield
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385343763
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Kurt Vonnegut
Letters
Written by Kurt Vonnegut
Edited by Dan Wakefield


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Newsweek/The Daily Beast • The Huffington Post • Kansas City Star • Time Out New York • Kirkus Reviews

This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has all the hallmarks of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction. Written over a sixty-year period, these letters, the vast majority... Read more >
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A Political Education
Coming of Age in Paris and New York
Written by Andre Schiffrin


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.95

“Schiffrin evokes the bittersweet tang of émigré life in New York.”
The New York Times Book Review


André Schiffrin was born the son of one of France’s most esteemed publishers, in a world peopled by some of the day’s leading writers and intellectuals, such as André Gide, Jean-Paul Sartre, and... Read more >
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Little Failure
Little Failure
Written by Gary Shteyngart
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679643753
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Little Failure
A Memoir
Written by Gary Shteyngart


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $27.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR “SO FAR” BY TIME AND THE WASHINGTON POST • NAMED ONE OF KIRKUS REVIEWS’ “NEW BOOKS DESTINED TO BECOME CLASSICS” • SHORTLISTED FOR THE SPEAR’S BOOK AWARD IN MEMOIR

After three acclaimed novels, Gary Shteyngart turns to memoir...

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Little Failure
Little Failure
Written by Gary Shteyngart
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ISBN: 9780812995336
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Little Failure
A Memoir
Written by Gary Shteyngart


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR “SO FAR” BY TIME AND THE WASHINGTON POST • NAMED ONE OF KIRKUS REVIEWS’ “NEW BOOKS DESTINED TO BECOME CLASSICS” • SHORTLISTED FOR THE SPEAR’S BOOK AWARD IN MEMOIR

After three acclaimed novels, Gary Shteyngart turns to memoir...

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A Political Education
A Political Education
Written by Andre Schiffrin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193632
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A Political Education
Coming of Age in Paris and New York
Written by Andre Schiffrin


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2014
Price: $16.95

“Schiffrin evokes the bittersweet tang of émigré life in New York.”
The New York Times Book Review


André Schiffrin was born the son of one of France’s most esteemed publishers, in a world peopled by some of the day’s leading writers and intellectuals, such as André Gide, Jean-Paul Sartre, and... Read more >
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The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Claire Tomalin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804172127
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The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by Claire Tomalin


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 31, 2013
Price: $16.00

Now a major motion picture directed by Ralph Fiennes, co-starring Fiennes and Felicity Jones with Michelle Fairley, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Tom Hollander: the unforgettable story of Charles Dickens's mistress Nelly Ternan, and of the secret relationship that linked them.

When Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan met in 1857, she was 18... Read more >
Farther and Wilder
Farther and Wilder
Written by Blake Bailey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307475527
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Farther and Wilder
The Lost Weekends and Literary Dreams of Charles Jackson
Written by Blake Bailey


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $17.95

Charles Jackson’s novel The Lost Weekend—the story of five disastrous days in the life of an alcoholic—was published in 1944 to triumphant success. Although he tried to escape its legacy, Jackson is often remembered only as the author of this thinly veiled autobiography. In Farther & Wilder, the award-winning biographer of Richard...

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Los Circulos Morados
Los Circulos Morados
Written by Jorge Edwards
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ISBN: 9788426421470
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Los Circulos Morados

Written by Jorge Edwards


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $28.00

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A Day at the Beach
A Day at the Beach
Written by Geoffrey Wolff, Introduction by Ann Patchett
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ISBN: 9780804170093
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A Day at the Beach

Written by Geoffrey Wolff
Introduction by Ann Patchett


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.95

In this essay collection, now with a new introduction by Ann Patchett, Geoffrey Wolff recounts the moral (and sometimes immoral) education of a writer, friend, husband, and father. He shows us his wildly dysfunctional childhood Christmases—presided over by his con-man father—then shifts to his brash, short-lived teaching career in Istanbul. With... Read more >
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Black Fire
Black Fire
Written by Robert Graysmith
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ISBN: 9780307720573
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Black Fire
The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer--and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco
Written by Robert Graysmith


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $15.00

The first biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer, told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized mid-nineteenth century San Francisco.

When San Francisco Daily Morning Call reporter Mark Twain met Tom Sawyer in 1863, he was seeking a subject for his first...

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The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385530903
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $28.95

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
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ISBN: 9780385530859
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $14.99

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
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ISBN: 9780804121170
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $29.00

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy, Read by Dick Hill
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307989826
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy
Read by Dick Hill


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $45.00

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
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