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The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908001
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $26.95

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908018
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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Mind of an Outlaw
Mind of an Outlaw
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by Phillip Sipiora, Introduction by Jonathan Lethem
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812986082
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Mind of an Outlaw
Selected Essays
Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by Phillip Sipiora
Introduction by Jonathan Lethem


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Norman Mailer was one of the towering figures of twentieth-century American letters and an acknowledged master of the essay. Mind of an Outlaw, the first posthumous publication from this outsize literary icon, collects Mailer’s most important and representative... Read more >
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The Third Tower
The Third Tower
Written by Antal Szerb, Translated by Len Rix
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782270539
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The Third Tower
Journeys in Italy
Written by Antal Szerb
Translated by Len Rix


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00

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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Victor Serge
A Biography
Written by Susan Weissman


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $29.95

Revolutionary novelist, historian, anarchist, Bolshevik and dissident—Victor Serge is one of the most compelling figures of Soviet history. Set against some of the momentous events of the twentieth century, Victor Serge reveals dauntless vigor of a man whose views often reflect the struggles of our own time.


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Gabriele D'Annunzio
Gabriele D'Annunzio
Written by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307276551
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Gabriele D'Annunzio
Poet, Seducer, and Preacher of War
Written by Lucy Hughes-Hallett


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $18.95

Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction
Winner of the Costa Biography Award
**Washington Post Best Books of 2013**
**Economist Best Books of 2013**

This fascinating life of Gabriele d’Annunzio—the charismatic poet, bon vivant, and virulent nationalist who prefigured Mussolini—traces the early twentieth century’s trajectory from Romantic idealism to Fascist thuggery.
 
D’Annunzio was Italy’s premier...

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The Impossible Exile
The Impossible Exile
Written by George Prochnik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590516126
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The Impossible Exile
Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
Written by George Prochnik


Format: Hardcover, 408 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $27.95

An original study of exile, told through the biography of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, the man who inspired The Grand Budapest Hotel
 
By the 1930s, Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world. His novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became... Read more >
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The Impossible Exile
Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
Written by George Prochnik


Format: eBook, 340 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $21.99

An original study of exile, told through the biography of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig
 
By the 1930s, Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world. His novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became instant best sellers. Zweig was also an intellectual... Read more >
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The Noble Hustle
The Noble Hustle
Written by Colson Whitehead
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385537056
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The Noble Hustle
Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death
Written by Colson Whitehead


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $24.95

The Noble Hustle is Pulitzer finalist Colson Whitehead’s hilarious memoir of his search for meaning at high stakes poker tables, which the author describes as “Eat, Pray, Love for depressed shut-ins.”
 
 
On one level, The Noble Hustle is a familiar species of participatory journalism--a longtime neighborhood poker player, Whitehead was given a...

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The Noble Hustle
The Noble Hustle
Written by Colson Whitehead
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ISBN: 9780385537063
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The Noble Hustle
Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death
Written by Colson Whitehead


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $11.99

The Noble Hustle is Pulitzer finalist Colson Whitehead’s hilarious memoir of his search for meaning at high stakes poker tables, which the author describes as “Eat, Pray, Love for depressed shut-ins.”
 
 
On one level, The Noble Hustle is a familiar species of participatory journalism--a longtime neighborhood poker player, Whitehead was given a...

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The Noble Hustle
The Noble Hustle
Written by Colson Whitehead, Read by Colson Whitehead
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ISBN: 9780804191111
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The Noble Hustle
Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death
Written by Colson Whitehead
Read by Colson Whitehead


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $17.50

The Noble Hustle is Pulitzer finalist Colson Whitehead’s hilarious memoir of his search for meaning at high stakes poker tables, which the author describes as “Eat, Pray, Love for depressed shut-ins.”
 
 
On one level, The Noble Hustle is a familiar species of participatory journalism--a longtime neighborhood poker player, Whitehead was given a...

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Letters of James Agee to Father Flye
Letters of James Agee to Father Flye
Written by James Agee, Edited by James Harold Flye, Introduction by Robert Phelps
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193618
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Letters of James Agee to Father Flye

Written by James Agee
Edited by James Harold Flye
Introduction by Robert Phelps


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $16.00

“I’ll croak before I write ads or sell bonds—or do anything except write.”

James Agee’s father died when he was just six years old, a loss immortalized in his Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, A Death in the Family. Three years later, Agee’s mother moved the mourning family from Knoxville, Tennessee, to the campus... Read more >
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Letters of James Agee to Father Flye

Written by James Agee
Edited by James Harold Flye
Introduction by Robert Phelps


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $16.00

“I’ll croak before I write ads or sell bonds—or do anything except write.”

James Agee’s father died when he was just six years old, a loss immortalized in his Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, A Death in the Family. Three years later, Agee’s mother moved the mourning family from Knoxville, Tennessee, to the campus... Read more >
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Praeterita
Praeterita
Written by John Ruskin
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ISBN: 9780375712647
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Praeterita

Written by John Ruskin


Format: eBook, 632 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2014
Price: $7.99

 

As a memoir elevated to the level of fine art, John Ruskin’s Praeterita stands alongside The Education of Henry Adams and the confessions of Augustine, Rousseau, and Tolstoy. A luminous account of his childhood and youth, Praeterita is the last major work of the revolutionary nineteenth-century critic.

 

Written in the lucid intervals...

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The World Is My Home
The World Is My Home
Written by James A. Michener
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151580
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The World Is My Home
A Memoir
Written by James A. Michener


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

Literary legend James A. Michener was “a Renaissance man, adventurous, inquisitive, unpretentious and unassuming, with an encyclopedic mind and a generous heart” (The New York Times Book Review). In this exceptional memoir, the man himself tells the story of his remarkable life and describes the people, events, and ideas that shaped... Read more >
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James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook
James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook
Written by James A. Michener
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151641
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James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook
Explorations in Writing and Publishing
Written by James A. Michener


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener has written about everything from the pristine islands of the South Pacific and the endless wilds of Africa to Spanish bullfighters, American revolutionaries, and pirates of the Caribbean. Now Michener turns to his favorite and most personal subject: the written word. Reproducing pages from his... Read more >
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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
Written by Kevin Brockmeier
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908995
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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
A Memoir of Seventh Grade
Written by Kevin Brockmeier


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $11.99

At age twelve, Kevin Brockmeier is ready to become a different person: not the boy he has always been—the one who cries too easily and laughs too easily, who lives in an otherland of sparkling daydreams and imaginary catastrophes—but someone else altogether.
 
Over the course of one school year—seventh grade—he sets out in...

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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
Written by Kevin Brockmeier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908988
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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
A Memoir of Seventh Grade
Written by Kevin Brockmeier


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $24.00

At age twelve, Kevin Brockmeier is ready to become a different person: not the boy he has always been—the one who cries too easily and laughs too easily, who lives in an otherland of sparkling daydreams and imaginary catastrophes—but someone else altogether.
 
Over the course of one school year—seventh grade—he sets out in...

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Under Magnolia
Under Magnolia
Written by Frances Mayes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307885913
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Under Magnolia
A Southern Memoir
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $26.00

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
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ISBN: 9780307885937
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Under Magnolia
A Southern Memoir
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $12.99

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


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
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 Download0
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: eBook0
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $14.99

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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