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Living to Tell the Tale
Living to Tell the Tale
Written by Gabriel García Márquez, Translated by Edith Grossman
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ISBN: 9781101911150
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Living to Tell the Tale

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Edith Grossman


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK!

No writer of his time exerted the magical appeal of Gabriel García Márquez. In this long-awaited autobiography, the great Nobel laureate tells the story of his life from his birth in1927 to the moment in the 1950s when he proposed to his wife. The result... Read more >
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Vivir para contarla
Vivir para contarla
Written by Gabriel García Márquez
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ISBN: 9781101911068
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Vivir para contarla

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2014
Price: $5.99

¡Disponible por primera vez en eBook!

Pocos libros han despertado tanta expectación en todo el mundo como la autobiografía de Gabriel García Márquez, autor de Cien años de soledad y ganador del Premio Nobel de Literatura. En sus memorias, García Márquez nos habla de su infancia y primera juventud en Colombia, ofreciéndonos una crónica... Read more >
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Where I Belong
Where I Belong
Written by Alan Doyle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385680363
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Where I Belong

Written by Alan Doyle


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $29.95

From the lead singer of the band Great Big Sea comes a lyrical and captivating musical memoir about growing up in the tiny fishing village of Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, and then taking to the world stage.
     Singer-songwriter and front man of the great Canadian band Great Big Sea, Alan Doyle is... Read more >
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Where I Belong
Where I Belong
Written by Alan Doyle
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ISBN: 9780385680370
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Where I Belong

Written by Alan Doyle


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

From the lead singer of the band Great Big Sea comes a lyrical and captivating musical memoir about growing up in the tiny fishing village of Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, and then taking to the world stage.
     Singer-songwriter and front man of the great Canadian band Great Big Sea, Alan Doyle is... Read more >
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Without You, There Is No Us
Without You, There Is No Us
Written by Suki Kim, Read by Janet Song
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ISBN: 9781101912751
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Without You, There Is No Us
My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
Written by Suki Kim
Read by Janet Song


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign
 
Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland... Read more >
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Without You, There Is No Us
Without You, There Is No Us
Written by Suki Kim
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ISBN: 9780307720672
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Without You, There Is No Us
My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
Written by Suki Kim


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $11.99

A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign
 
Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland... Read more >
Without You, There Is No Us
Without You, There Is No Us
Written by Suki Kim
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307720658
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Without You, There Is No Us
My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
Written by Suki Kim


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $24.00

A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign
 
Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland... Read more >
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Cairo
Cairo
Written by Ahdaf Soueif
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803511
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Cairo
Memoir of a City Transformed
Written by Ahdaf Soueif


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.95

When throngs of Egyptians gathered in Tahrir Square to demand the fall of Hosni Mubarak’s regime, Ahdaf Soueif—author, journalist, lifelong progressive—was among them. Now, in this deeply personal work, Soueif summons her storytelling talents to trace her city’s—and nation’s—ongoing transformation.
         She writes of the youth who led...

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Cinderland
Cinderland
Written by Amy Jo Burns
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807037034
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Cinderland
A Memoir
Written by Amy Jo Burns


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $24.95

A riveting literary debut about the cost of keeping quiet

Amy Jo Burns grew up in Mercury, Pennsylvania, an industrial town humbled by the steel collapse of the 1980s. Instead of the construction booms and twelve-hour shifts her parents’ generation had known, the Mercury Amy Jo knew was marred by empty houses...

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Cinderland
A Memoir
Written by Amy Jo Burns


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $24.95

A riveting literary debut about the cost of keeping quiet

Amy Jo Burns grew up in Mercury, Pennsylvania, an industrial town humbled by the steel collapse of the 1980s. Instead of the construction booms and twelve-hour shifts her parents’ generation had known, the Mercury Amy Jo knew was marred by empty houses...

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The Fall
The Fall
Written by Diogo Mainardi, Translated by Margaret Jull Costa
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590517000
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The Fall
A father's memoir in 424 steps
Written by Diogo Mainardi
Translated by Margaret Jull Costa


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $20.00

THE FALL is a memoir like no other. Its 424 short passages match the number of steps taken by Diogo Mainardi's son Tito as he walks, with great difficulty, alongside his father through the streets of Venice, the city where a medical mishap during Tito's birth left him with Cerebral Palsy... Read more >
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The Fall
A father's memoir in 424 steps
Written by Diogo Mainardi
Translated by Margaret Jull Costa


Format: eBook, 142 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $20.00

THE FALL is a memoir like no other. Its 424 short passages match the number of steps taken by Diogo Mainardi's son Tito as he walks, with great difficulty, alongside his father through the streets of Venice, the city where a medical mishap during Tito's birth left him with Cerebral Palsy... Read more >
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I Stand Corrected
I Stand Corrected
Written by Eden Collinsworth
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385538695
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I Stand Corrected
How Teaching Western Manners in China Became Its Own Unforgettable Lesson
Written by Eden Collinsworth


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $26.95

A fascinating fusion of memoir, manners, and cultural history from a successful businesswoman well versed in the unique challenges of working in contemporary China.

During the course of a career that has, quite literarily, moved her around the world, no country has fascinated Eden Collinsworth more than China, where she has borne... Read more >
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I Stand Corrected
I Stand Corrected
Written by Eden Collinsworth
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ISBN: 9780385538701
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I Stand Corrected
How Teaching Western Manners in China Became Its Own Unforgettable Lesson
Written by Eden Collinsworth


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $13.99

A fascinating fusion of memoir, manners, and cultural history from a successful businesswoman well versed in the unique challenges of working in contemporary China.

During the course of a career that has, quite literarily, moved her around the world, no country has fascinated Eden Collinsworth more than China, where she has borne... Read more >
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Little Failure
Little Failure
Written by Gary Shteyngart
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ISBN: 9780812982497
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Little Failure
A Memoir
Written by Gary Shteyngart


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI, THE NEW YORK TIMES • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME

 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR...

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Please Be with Me
Please Be with Me
Written by Galadrielle Allman
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ISBN: 9780812981193
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Please Be with Me
A Song for My Father, Duane Allman
Written by Galadrielle Allman


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $17.00

A deeply personal, revealing, and lyrical portrait of Duane Allman, founder of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, written by his daughter
 
In 1969, Duane Allman had a vision for a band with two drummers, two guitarists, and a bass player, anchored by his brother’s soulful lead vocals—and the Allman Brothers Band... Read more >
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Saving Simon
Saving Simon
Written by Jon Katz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345531193
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Saving Simon
How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion
Written by Jon Katz


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.00

In this heartfelt, thoughtful, and inspiring memoir, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz tells the story of his beloved rescue donkey, Simon, and the wondrous ways that animals make us wiser and kinder people.
 
In the spring of 2011, Jon Katz received a phone call that would challenge every... Read more >
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Saving Simon
Saving Simon
Written by Jon Katz
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ISBN: 9780804177283
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Saving Simon
How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion
Written by Jon Katz


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

In this heartfelt, thoughtful, and inspiring memoir, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz tells the story of his beloved rescue donkey, Simon, and the wondrous ways that animals make us wiser and kinder people.
 
In the spring of 2011, Jon Katz received a phone call that would challenge every... Read more >
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I Lived to Tell It All
I Lived to Tell It All
Written by George Jones
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ISBN: 9780804180863
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I Lived to Tell It All

Written by George Jones


Format: eBook0
On Sale: October 1, 2014
Price: $7.99

Boozing.  Womanizing.  Brawling.  Singing.  For the last forty years George Jones has reigned as the country's king--the singer many have called the Frank Sinatra of country.  And for most of that time, his career has been marked by hard-living, hard-loving, and hard luck.  From his early east Texas recordings through his marriage with Tammy Wynette to his... Read more >
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Not That Kind of Girl
Not That Kind of Girl
Written by Lena Dunham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812994995
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Not That Kind of Girl
A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
Written by Lena Dunham


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $28.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI, THE NEW YORK TIMES

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BUZZFEED, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, AND LIBRARY JOURNAL

For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, wise, and fiercely...
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Not That Kind of Girl
Not That Kind of Girl
Written by Lena Dunham
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ISBN: 9780812995008
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Not That Kind of Girl
A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
Written by Lena Dunham


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI, THE NEW YORK TIMES

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BUZZFEED, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, AND LIBRARY JOURNAL

For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, wise, and fiercely...
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Not That Kind of Girl
Not That Kind of Girl
Written by Lena Dunham, Read by Lena Dunham
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804127318
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Not That Kind of Girl
A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
Written by Lena Dunham
Read by Lena Dunham


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $35.00

For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, poignant, and extremely frank collection of personal essays confirms Lena Dunham—the acclaimed creator, producer, and star of HBO’s Girls—as one of the brightest and most original writers working today.
 
“If I can take what I’ve learned in this life and... Read more >
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Not That Kind of Girl
Not That Kind of Girl
Written by Lena Dunham, Read by Lena Dunham
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804127325
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Not That Kind of Girl
A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
Written by Lena Dunham
Read by Lena Dunham


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $20.00

For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, poignant, and extremely frank collection of personal essays confirms Lena Dunham—the acclaimed creator, producer, and star of HBO’s Girls—as one of the brightest and most original writers working today.
 
“If I can take what I’ve learned in this life and... Read more >
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The Second-Chance Dog: A Love Story
The Second-Chance Dog: A Love Story
Written by Jon Katz
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ISBN: 9780345531186
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The Second-Chance Dog: A Love Story

Written by Jon Katz


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $15.00

From New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz comes a wise, uplifting, and poignant memoir of finding love against all odds, and the power of second chances for both people and dogs.
 
“I had no idea that Frieda would enter my life and alter it in the most profound way... Read more >
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Experience
Experience
Written by Martin Amis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101910245
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Experience

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

Martin Amis is one of the most gifted and innovative writers of our time. With Experience, he discloses a private life every bit as unique and fascinating as his bestselling novels.

The son of the great comic novelist Kingsley Amis, Martin Amis explores his relationship with this father and writes about... Read more >
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