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The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt
The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt
Written by Jon-Jon Goulian, Read by Rob Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780307876751
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The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt

Written by Jon-Jon Goulian
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 17, 2011
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The vibrant, funny, and heartwarming story of an outcast who becomes an odd man in
 
If you have ever felt like a misfit in school or been paralyzed by your family’s imposing expectations, if you have ever obsessed about your appearance or panicked about choosing a career path, if you have ever... Read more >
May Sarton
May Sarton
Written by Margot Peters
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ISBN: 9780307788535
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May Sarton
Biography
Written by Margot Peters


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $11.99

The first biography of May Sarton: a brilliant revelation of the life and work of a literary figure who influenced her thousands of readers not only by her novels and poetry, but by her life and her writings about it.

May Sarton's career stretched from 1930 (early sonnets published in Poetry magazine)... Read more >
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Walt Whitman's America
Walt Whitman's America
Written by David S. Reynolds
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ISBN: 9780307761927
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Walt Whitman's America
A Cultural Biography
Written by David S. Reynolds


Format: eBook, 704 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
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In his poetry Walt Whitman set out to encompass all of America and in so doing heal its deepening divisions. This magisterial biography demonstrates the epic scale of his achievement, as well as the dreams and anxieties that impelled it, for it places the poet securely within the political and cultural... Read more >
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Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives
Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives
Written by Robert Thacker
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ISBN: 9780771084683
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Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives
A Biography
Written by Robert Thacker


Format: eBook, 616 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $17.99

This is the book about one of the world’s great authors, Alice Munro, which shows how her life and her stories intertwine.

For almost thirty years Robert Thacker has been researching this book, steeping himself in Alice Munro’s life and work, working with her co-operation to make it complete. The result is... Read more >
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Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives
Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives
Written by Robert Thacker
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Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives

Written by Robert Thacker


Format: Trade Paperback, 664 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
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This is the book about one of the world’s great authors, Alice Munro, which shows how her life and her stories intertwine.

For almost thirty years Robert Thacker has been researching this book, steeping himself in Alice Munro’s life and work, working with her co-operation to make it complete. The result is... Read more >
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The Notebook
The Notebook
Written by Jose Saramago, Preface by Umberto Eco, Translated by Amanda Hopkinson and Daniel Hahn
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ISBN: 9781844677016
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The Notebook

Written by Jose Saramago
Preface by Umberto Eco
Translated by Amanda Hopkinson and Daniel Hahn


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2011
Price: $16.95

Thought-provoking and lyrical, The Notebook records the last year in the life of José Saramago. In these pages, beginning on the eve of the 2008 US presidential election, he evokes life in his beloved city of Lisbon, revisits conversations with friends, and meditates on his favorite authors. Precise observations and moments... Read more >
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The Notebook

Written by Jose Saramago
Preface by Umberto Eco
Translated by Amanda Hopkinson and Daniel Hahn


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

Beginning on the eve of the 2008 US presidential election, The Notebook evokes life in Saramago’s beloved Lisbon, revisits conversations with friends, and offers meditations on the author’s favorite writers. Precise observations and moments of arresting significance are rendered with pointillist detail, and together demonstrate an acute understanding of our times... Read more >
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Memoirs
Memoirs
Written by David Rockefeller
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ISBN: 9780307789389
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Memoirs

Written by David Rockefeller


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

Born into one of the wealthiest families in America—he was the youngest son of Standard Oil scion John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and the celebrated patron of modern art Abby Aldrich Rockefeller—David Rockefeller has carried his birthright into a distinguished life of his own. His dealings with world leaders from Zhou Enlai... Read more >
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Jack: A Life With Writers
Jack: A Life With Writers
Written by James King
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ISBN: 9780307367204
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Jack: A Life With Writers
The Story of Jack McClelland
Written by James King


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $14.99

Jack is the intimate, extraordinary story of the gregarious, irascible trailblazer who propelled Canada into a cultural coming of age and changed the business and flavour of book publishing forever. Jack McClelland, credited with bringing Margaret Atwood, Mordecai Richler, Margaret Laurence, Leonard Cohen, Farley Mowat, and Pierre Berton, among others, to... Read more >
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My Secret History
My Secret History
Written by Paul Theroux
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ISBN: 9780307790262
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My Secret History

Written by Paul Theroux


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $11.99

"Theroux's best novel in years."

CHICAGO TRIBUNE

MY SECRET HISTORY is Paul Theroux's tour de force. It is the story of Andre Parent, a writer, a world traveler, a lover of every kind of woman he chances to meet in a life as varied as a man can lead. From his days as... Read more >
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Letters
Letters
Edited by Emily Dickinson and Emily Fragos
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307597045
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Letters
Emily Dickinson
Edited by Emily Dickinson and Emily Fragos


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $13.50

A selection of the remarkable letters of Emily Dickinson in an elegant Pocket Poet edition.

The same inimitable voice and dazzling insights that make Emily Dickinson’s poems immortal can be found in the whimsical, humorous, and often deeply moving letters she wrote to her family and friends throughout her life. The selection... Read more >
Secrets of the Flesh
Secrets of the Flesh
Written by Judith Thurman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307789815
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Secrets of the Flesh
A Life of Colette
Written by Judith Thurman


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $12.99

A scandalously talented stage performer, a practiced seductress of both men and women, and the flamboyant author of some of the greatest works of twentieth-century literature, Colette was our first true superstar. Now, in Judith Thurman's Secrets of the Flesh, Colette at last has a biography worthy of her dazzling reputation.

Having... Read more >
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Running in the Family
Running in the Family
Written by Michael Ondaatje
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ISBN: 9780307776648
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Running in the Family

Written by Michael Ondaatje


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2011
Price: $11.99

In the late 1970s Ondaatje returned to his native island of Sri Lanka. As he records his journey through the drug-like heat and intoxicating fragrances of that "pendant off the ear of India, " Ondaatje simultaneously retraces the baroque mythology of his Dutch-Ceylonese family. An inspired travel narrative and family memoir... Read more >
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Every Day by the Sun
Every Day by the Sun
Written by Dean Faulkner Wells
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ISBN: 9780307591067
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Every Day by the Sun
A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi
Written by Dean Faulkner Wells


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

In Every Day by the Sun, Dean Faulkner Wells recounts the story of the Faulkners of Mississippi, whose legacy includes pioneers, noble and ignoble war veterans, three never-convicted mur­derers, the builder of the first railroad in north Mississippi, the founding president of a bank, an FBI agent, four pilots (all brothers)... Read more >
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Intimate Stranger

Written by Breyten Breytenbach


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $15.00

Addressed to a young writer, Intimate Stranger is an eclectic and generous work flowing with insight and wit. Breytenbach's candid and provocative reflections on reading and writing guide without guiding, open mental channels, surprise, and inspire. A stirring glimpse into the mind of an artist, Intimate Stranger is a river of experience and visions, brimming... Read more >
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Art and Madness
Art and Madness
Written by Anne Roiphe
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ISBN: 9780385531658
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Art and Madness
A Memoir of Lust Without Reason
Written by Anne Roiphe


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $11.99

Luminous and intensely personal, Art and Madness recounts the lost years of Anne Roiphe’s twenties, when the soon-to-be-critically-acclaimed author put her dreams of becoming a writer on hold to devote herself to the magnetic but coercive male artists of the period.
 
Coming of age in the 1950s, Roiphe, the granddaughter of...

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Departures
Departures
Written by Paul Zweig
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ISBN: 9781590512913
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Departures

Written by Paul Zweig


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
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Departures is Paul Zweig’s celebration of life and love. Zweig thought of himself as a sojourner, a contemporary Wandering Jew, a man with “a loose wire in his genes.” He led a number of distinct lives: as a Jewish child in Brooklyn and on a farm in the Catskills; as a... Read more >
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Departures

Written by Paul Zweig
Foreword by Adam Gopnik


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $14.95

Departures is Paul Zweig’s celebration of life and love. Zweig thought of himself as a sojourner, a contemporary Wandering Jew, a man with “a loose wire in his genes.” He led a number of distinct lives: as a Jewish child in Brooklyn and on a farm in the Catskills; as a... Read more >
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Mark Twain's Other Woman
Mark Twain's Other Woman
Written by Laura Skandera Trombley
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Mark Twain's Other Woman
The Hidden Story of His Final Years
Written by Laura Skandera Trombley


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
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Laura Skandera Trombley, the preeminent Twain scholar at work today, reveals the never-before-read letters and daily journals of Isabel Lyon, Mark Twain’s last personal secretary.
 
For six years, Isabel Lyon was responsible for running the aging Man in White’s chaotic household, nursing him through several illnesses and serving as his adoring...

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Véra
Véra
Written by Stacy Schiff
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ISBN: 9780307781765
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Véra
(Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov)
Written by Stacy Schiff


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 23, 2011
Price: $13.99

Winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for biography and hailed by critics as both "monumental" (The Boston Globe) and "utterly romantic" (New York magazine), Stacy Schiff's Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) brings to shimmering life one of the greatest literary love stories of our time. Vladimir Nabokov--the émigré author of Lolita; Pale... Read more >
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Written by Mary Henley Rubio
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ISBN: 9780385674812
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Lucy Maud Montgomery
The Gift of Wings
Written by Mary Henley Rubio


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 18, 2011
Price: $16.99

Mary Henley Rubio has spent over two decades researching Montgomery’s life, and has put together a comprehensive and penetrating picture of this Canadian literary icon, all set in rich social context. Extensive interviews with people who knew Montgomery – her son, maids, friends, relatives, all now deceased – are only part... Read more >
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Speak, Memory
Speak, Memory
Written by Vladimir Nabokov
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ISBN: 9780307787736
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Speak, Memory
An Autobiography Revisited
Written by Vladimir Nabokov


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $11.99

Speak, Memory, first published in 1951 as Conclusive Evidence and then assiduously revised in 1966, is an elegant and rich evocation of Nabokov's life and times, even as it offers incisive insights into his major works, including Lolita, Pnin, Despair, The Gift, The Real Life of Sebastian Knight, and The Defense.  


From... Read more >
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Typing
Typing
Written by Matt Cohen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307368799
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Typing

Written by Matt Cohen


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 28, 2011
Price: $11.99

Matt Cohen left us all a gift when he decided, in the last six months of his life, to write a memoir. Typing is an invaluable and touching reckoning of the writing life, funny in many places, brilliant in others. It's also the story of the flourishing of writing in Canada... Read more >
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Byron
Byron
Written by Benita Eisler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773272
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Byron
Child of Passion, Fool of Fame
Written by Benita Eisler


Format: eBook, 880 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $20.99

In this masterful portrait of the poet who dazzled an era and prefigured the modern age of celebrity, noted biographer Benita Eisler offers a fuller and more complex vision than we have yet been afforded of George Gordon, Lord Byron.

Eisler reexamines his poetic achievement in the context of his extraordinary life... Read more >
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Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804
Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772527
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Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804

Written by Richard Holmes


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $16.99

Winner of the 1989 Whitbread Prize for Book of the Year, this is the first volume of Holmes's seminal two-part examination of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, one of Britain's greatest poets. Coleridge: Early Visions is the first part of Holmes's classic biography of Coleridge that forever transformed our view of the poet... Read more >
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