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An Appetite for Life
An Appetite for Life
Written by Charles Ritchie
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ISBN: 9781551996776
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An Appetite for Life
The Education of a Young Diarist, 1924-1927
Written by Charles Ritchie


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 28, 2011
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Charles Ritchie’s first volume of diaries, The Siren Years, created a sensation when it was published in 1974. Besides winning the Governor General’s Award for Non-fiction, it was hailed by reviewers on both sides of the Atlantic. An Appetite for Life, his second volume, first published in 1977, deals with his... Read more >
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My Grandfather's House
My Grandfather's House
Written by Charles Ritchie
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ISBN: 9781551996813
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My Grandfather's House

Written by Charles Ritchie


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On Sale: September 28, 2011
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In this book, Charles Ritchie looks back at some of the characters that peopled his childhood and youth, in the years before his brilliant career in Canada’s diplomatic corps began. In these essays we are introduced to his uncles, Harry “Bimbash” Stewart and the dashing, doomed Charlie Stewart; to his indomitable... Read more >
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Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
Written by Barbara Belford
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ISBN: 9780307795373
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Oscar Wilde
A Certain Genius
Written by Barbara Belford


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 21, 2011
Price: $11.99

In this elegant and affectionate biography of one of the most controversial personalities of the nineteenth century, Barbara Belford breaks new ground in the evocation of Oscar Wilde's personal life and in our understanding of the choices he made for his art. Published for the centenary of Wilde's death, here is... Read more >
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Create Dangerously
Create Dangerously
Written by Edwidge Danticat
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ISBN: 9780307946430
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Create Dangerously
The Immigrant Artist at Work
Written by Edwidge Danticat


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $14.95

A New York Times Notable Book
A Miami Herald Best Book of the Year


In this deeply personal book, the celebrated Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat reflects on art and exile.
 
Inspired by Albert Camus and adapted from her own lectures for Princeton University’s Toni Morrison Lecture Series, here Danticat tells stories of artists who... Read more >
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Hemingway's Boat
Hemingway's Boat
Written by Paul Hendrickson
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ISBN: 9780307700537
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Hemingway's Boat
Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961
Written by Paul Hendrickson


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $12.99

From a National Book Critics Circle Award winner, a brilliantly conceived and illuminating reconsideration of a key period in the life of Ernest Hemingway that will forever change the way he is perceived and understood.

Focusing on the years 1934 to 1961—from Hemingway’s pinnacle as the reigning monarch of American letters until... Read more >
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From the Kingdom of Memory
From the Kingdom of Memory
Written by Elie Wiesel
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ISBN: 9780307806437
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From the Kingdom of Memory
Reminiscences
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $11.99

"One of the great writers of our generation" (The New Republic) weaves together memories of his life before the Holocaust and his great struggle to find meaning afterwards. Included are Wiesel's landmark speeches, among them his powerful testimony at the trial of Klaus Barbie and his 1986 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance... Read more >
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Half a Life
Half a Life
Written by Darin Strauss, Read by Darin Strauss
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ISBN: 9780307988607
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Half a Life
A Memoir
Written by Darin Strauss
Read by Darin Strauss


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $12.00

In this powerful, unforgettable memoir, acclaimed novelist Darin Strauss examines the far-reaching consequences of the tragic moment that has shadowed his whole life. In his last month of high school, he was behind the wheel of his dad's Oldsmobile, driving with friends, heading off to play mini-golf. Then: a classmate swerved...

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Albert Camus
Albert Camus
Written by Olivier Todd
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ISBN: 9780307804761
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Albert Camus
A Life
Written by Olivier Todd


Format: eBook, 468 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $17.99

In this enormously engaging, vibrant, and richly researched biography of Albert Camus, the French writer and journalist Olivier Todd has drawn on personal correspondence, notebooks, and public records never before tapped, as well as interviews with Camus's family, friends, fellow workers, writers, mentors, and lovers.

Todd shows us a Camus who struggled... Read more >
Man to Man
Man to Man
Written by Michael Korda
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ISBN: 9780307805874
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Man to Man
Surviving Prostate Cancer
Written by Michael Korda


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $9.99

Although prostate cancer is a disease that strikes nearly 200,000 men every year, it is a disease that has been shrouded in silence, in part because it strikes at the very core of masculine identity.  But in Man to Man, bestselling author Michael Korda breaks that silence, turning the story of his... Read more >
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Of Time and Memory
Of Time and Memory
Written by Don J. Snyder
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ISBN: 9780307766397
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Of Time and Memory
My Parents' Love Story
Written by Don J. Snyder


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $9.99

Don Snyder knew nothing about his mother aside from the terrible fact that she died at the age of nineteen, just sixteen days after giving birth to him and his twin brother. All his life Don had been too shy, too deeply pained to ask his father or grandparents to tell... Read more >
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Henry James: The Young Master
Henry James: The Young Master
Written by Sheldon M. Novick
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ISBN: 9780307797759
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Henry James: The Young Master

Written by Sheldon M. Novick


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

As if Henry James himself were guiding us, we visit old Calvinist New York in the mid-nineteenth century, and share the coming-of-age of a young man whose boldness of spirit and profound capacity for affection attract both men and women to him. We journey with James through Italy and France, witness... Read more >
Saint-exupery
Saint-exupery
Written by Stacy Schiff
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ISBN: 9780307798398
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Saint-exupery
A Biography
Written by Stacy Schiff


Format: eBook, 522 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $12.99

From a master biographer, the life story of the daring French aviator who became one of the twentieth century's most beloved authors 

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry disappeared at age forty-four during a reconnaissance flight over southern France. At the time he was best known for a career of daring flights over the Sahara... Read more >
Education of a Woman: The Life of Gloria Steinem
Education of a Woman: The Life of Gloria Steinem
Written by Carolyn G. Heilbrun
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ISBN: 9780307802132
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Education of a Woman: The Life of Gloria Steinem

Written by Carolyn G. Heilbrun


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
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From one of America's most respected critics comes an acclaimed biography of the controversial feminist. Here, Heilbrun illuminates the life and explores the many facets of Steinem's complex life, from her difficult childhood to the awakening that changed her into the most famous feminist in the world. Intimate and insightful, here... Read more >
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The Late Lord Byron
The Late Lord Byron
Written by Doris Langley Moore
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ISBN: 9781935554486
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The Late Lord Byron

Written by Doris Langley Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
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“The best biography of Lord Byron ever written,” according to Poet Laureate W. S. Merwin, is now back in print after decades.

Of the hundreds of books on Byron and his work, not one has been devoted to the immediate aftermath of his life; and yet it is these first twenty posthumous... Read more >
My Sister Life
My Sister Life
Written by Maria Flook
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ISBN: 9780307795007
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My Sister Life

Written by Maria Flook


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $12.99

When Maria Flook's fourteen-year-old sister Karen disappeared from their suburban home, the author was changed forever. My Sister Life maps the story of two castaways from American suburbia who, while apart from each other, live mysteriously parallel lives.

With unrelenting realism and beguiling wit, Flook gives us an intimate account of her... Read more >
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Pierre Berton
Pierre Berton
Written by Brian Mckillop
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ISBN: 9781551996226
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Pierre Berton
A Biography
Written by Brian Mckillop


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $15.99

The first ever biography of one of Canada’s best-known and most colourful personalities by an award-winning author.

From his northern childhood on, it was clear that Pierre Berton (1920—2004) was different from his peers. Over the course of his eighty-four years, he would become the most famous Canadian media figure of his... Read more >
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The House in France
The House in France
Written by Gully Wells
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ISBN: 9780307269805
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The House in France
A Memoir
Written by Gully Wells


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $26.95

Set in Provence, London, and New York, this is a daughter’s brilliant and witty memoir of her mother and stepfather—Dee Wells, the glamorous and rebellious American journalist, and A. J. Ayer, the celebrated and worldly Oxford philosopher—and the life they lived at the center of absolutely everything.

Gully Wells takes us into... Read more >
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The House in France
The House in France
Written by Gully Wells
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ISBN: 9780307596826
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The House in France
A Memoir
Written by Gully Wells


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $13.99

Set in Provence, London, and New York, this is a daughter’s brilliant and witty memoir of her mother and stepfather—Dee Wells, the glamorous and rebellious American journalist, and A. J. Ayer, the celebrated and worldly Oxford philosopher—and the life they lived at the center of absolutely everything.

Gully Wells takes us into... Read more >
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New Moon

Written by Richard Grossinger


Format: eBook, 598 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $9.95

The grandson of famed Catskill resort owner Jennie Grossinger, Richard Grossinger grew up in a Manhattan apartment with his mother, stepfather, brother and sister and attended private schools. In this affecting, gracefully written memoir, Grossinger details his unhappy childhood, which was punctuated by episodes of panic. His mother so resented his... Read more >
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"There Are Things I Want You to Know" about Stieg Larsson and Me
"There Are Things I Want You to Know" about Stieg Larsson and Me
Written by Eva Gabrielsson, Contribution by Marie-Francoise Colombani, Translated by Linda Coverdale
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609803636
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"There Are Things I Want You to Know" about Stieg Larsson and Me

Written by Eva Gabrielsson
Contribution by Marie-Francoise Colombani
Translated by Linda Coverdale


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $23.95

Here is the real inside story—not the one about the Stieg Larsson phenomenon, but rather the love story of a man and a woman whose lives came to be guided by politics and love, coffee and activism, writing and friendship. Only one person in the world knows that story well enough... Read more >
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"There Are Things I Want You to Know" about Stieg Larsson and Me

Written by Eva Gabrielsson
Contribution by Marie-Francoise Colombani
Translated by Linda Coverdale


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $23.95

Here is the real inside story—not the one about the Stieg Larsson phenomenon, but rather the love story of a man and a woman whose lives came to be guided by politics and love, coffee and activism, writing and friendship. Only one person in the world knows that story well enough... Read more >
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Shoot the Widow
Shoot the Widow
Written by Meryle Secrest
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ISBN: 9780307497864
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Shoot the Widow
Adventures of a Biographer in Search of Her Subject
Written by Meryle Secrest


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $16.99

The first rule of biography, wrote Justin Kaplan: “Shoot the widow.”

In her new book, Meryle Secrest, acclaimed biographer (“Knowing, sympathetic and entertainingly droll”—The New York Times), writes about her comic triumphs and misadventures as a biographer in search of her nine celebrated subjects, about how the hunt for a “life” is... Read more >
Half a Life
Half a Life
Written by Darin Strauss
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ISBN: 9780812982534
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Half a Life
A Memoir
Written by Darin Strauss


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $13.00

In this powerful, unforgettable memoir, acclaimed novelist Darin Strauss examines the far-reaching consequences of the tragic moment that has shadowed his whole life. In his last month of high school, he was behind the wheel of his dad's Oldsmobile, driving with friends, heading off to play mini-golf. Then: a classmate swerved...

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Half a Life
Half a Life
Written by Darin Strauss
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679643821
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Half a Life
A Memoir
Written by Darin Strauss


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $9.99

In this powerful, unforgettable memoir, acclaimed novelist Darin Strauss examines the far-reaching consequences of the tragic moment that has shadowed his whole life. In his last month of high school, he was behind the wheel of his dad's Oldsmobile, driving with friends, heading off to play mini-golf. Then: a classmate swerved...

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The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad
The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad
Written by John Stape
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307794086
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The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad

Written by John Stape


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2011
Price: $12.99

* Please note: The eBook version of this title is slightly different from the paperback version. While the textual content remains the same, the illustrations/photographs were removed from the eBook version because of permissions issues.

The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad
is the first new biography in more than a decade of... Read more >
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