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James Merrill

(Available April 14, 2015)
James Merrill
Written by Langdon Hammer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375413339
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James Merrill
Life and Art
Written by Langdon Hammer


Format: Hardcover, 944 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $40.00

Langdon Hammer has given us the first biography of the poet James Merrill (1926–95), whose life is surely one of the most fascinating in American literature. Merrill was born to high privilege and high expectations as the son of Charles Merrill, the charismatic cofounder of the brokerage firm Merrill Lynch, and... Read more >
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James Merrill
Life and Art
Written by Langdon Hammer


Format: eBook, 944 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $19.99

Langdon Hammer has given us the first biography of the poet James Merrill (1926–95), whose life is surely one of the most fascinating in American literature. Merrill was born to high privilege and high expectations as the son of Charles Merrill, the charismatic cofounder of the brokerage firm Merrill Lynch, and... Read more >
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Becoming Steve Jobs
Becoming Steve Jobs
Written by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347402
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Becoming Steve Jobs
The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader
Written by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $30.00

There have been many books—on a large and small scale—about Steve Jobs, one of the most famous CEOs in history. But this book is different from all the others.

Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the existing myth and stereotypes about Steve Jobs. The conventional, one-dimensional view of... Read more >
Becoming Steve Jobs
Becoming Steve Jobs
Written by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385347419
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Becoming Steve Jobs
The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader
Written by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $14.99

There have been many books—on a large and small scale—about Steve Jobs, one of the most famous CEOs in history. But this book is different from all the others.

Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the existing myth and stereotypes about Steve Jobs. The conventional, one-dimensional view of... Read more >
Becoming Steve Jobs
Becoming Steve Jobs
Written by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, Read by George Newbern
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804127790
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Becoming Steve Jobs
The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader
Written by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli
Read by George Newbern


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $50.00

There have been many books—on a large and small scale—about Steve Jobs, one of the most famous CEOs in history. But this book is different from all the others.

Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the existing myth and stereotypes about Steve Jobs. The conventional, one-dimensional view of... Read more >
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Becoming Steve Jobs
Becoming Steve Jobs
Written by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, Read by George Newbern
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804127806
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Becoming Steve Jobs
The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader
Written by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli
Read by George Newbern


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $25.00

There have been many books—on a large and small scale—about Steve Jobs, one of the most famous CEOs in history. But this book is different from all the others.

Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the existing myth and stereotypes about Steve Jobs. The conventional, one-dimensional view of... Read more >
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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804179706
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $20.00

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from her arrival on Capitol Hill through her career as a diplomat, prolific journalist... Read more >
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The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101872338
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The Baroness
The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild and Jazz's Secret Muse
Written by Hannah Rothschild


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

Beautiful and spirited, Pannonica Rothschild, known as Nica, was born in 1913 to eccentric privilege and a storied family history. After marrying well, she settled into a French chateau to bear children and support her husband’s war career. But when Nica heard “Round Midnight” by jazz composer Thelonious Monk, everything changed...

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Moab Is My Washpot
Moab Is My Washpot
Written by Stephen Fry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616954727
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Moab Is My Washpot

Written by Stephen Fry


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $16.00

A number one bestseller in Britain, Stephen Fry's astonishingly frank, funny, wise memoir is the book that his fans everywhere have been waiting for. Since his PBS television debut in the Blackadder series, the American profile of this multitalented writer, actor and comedian has grown steadily, especially in the wake of... Read more >
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So, Anyway...
So, Anyway...
Written by John Cleese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348249
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So, Anyway...

Written by John Cleese


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $28.00

John Cleese’s  huge comedic influence has stretched across generations; his sharp irreverent eye and the unique brand of physical comedy he perfected with Monty Python, on Fawlty Towers, and beyond now seem written into comedy’s DNA. In this rollicking memoir, So, Anyway…, Cleese takes readers on a Grand Tour of his...

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So, Anyway...
So, Anyway...
Written by John Cleese
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385348256
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So, Anyway...

Written by John Cleese


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

John Cleese’s  huge comedic influence has stretched across generations; his sharp irreverent eye and the unique brand of physical comedy he perfected with Monty Python, on Fawlty Towers, and beyond now seem written into comedy’s DNA. In this rollicking memoir, So, Anyway…, Cleese takes readers on a Grand Tour of his...

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Billy Joel
Billy Joel
Written by Fred Schruers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804140195
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Billy Joel

Written by Fred Schruers


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $29.00

The long-awaited, all-access biography of a music legend

In Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy of the pint-sized kid from Long Island who became a rock icon.

Exhibiting unparalleled... Read more >
Billy Joel
Billy Joel
Written by Fred Schruers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804140201
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Billy Joel

Written by Fred Schruers


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

The long-awaited, all-access biography of a music legend

In Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy of the pint-sized kid from Long Island who became a rock icon.

Exhibiting unparalleled... Read more >
Billy Joel
Billy Joel
Written by Fred Schruers, Read by Kirk Thornton
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804194044
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Billy Joel

Written by Fred Schruers
Read by Kirk Thornton


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $45.00

The long-awaited, all-access biography of a music legend

In Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy of the pint-sized kid from Long Island who became a rock icon.

Exhibiting unparalleled... Read more >
Billy Joel
Billy Joel
Written by Fred Schruers, Read by Kirk Thornton
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804194051
Our Price: $22.50

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Billy Joel

Written by Fred Schruers
Read by Kirk Thornton


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.50

The long-awaited, all-access biography of a music legend

In Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy of the pint-sized kid from Long Island who became a rock icon.

Exhibiting unparalleled... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
De Niro
De Niro
Written by Shawn Levy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307716781
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De Niro
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $32.50

REMARKABLE BIOGRAPHY OF AN ICON

There’s little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time--if not, in fact, the greatest. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparalleled. Mean Streets, the Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver, the Deer... Read more >
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De Niro
De Niro
Written by Shawn Levy
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ISBN: 9780307716804
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De Niro
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.99

REMARKABLE BIOGRAPHY OF AN ICON

There's little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparalleled. Mean Streets, the Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver... Read more >
De Niro
De Niro
Written by Shawn Levy, Read by Mark Deakins
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ISBN: 9780553398694
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De Niro
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.50

REMARKABLE BIOGRAPHY OF AN ICON

There's little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparalleled. Mean Streets, the Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Nicholson
Nicholson
Written by Marc Eliot
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307888389
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Nicholson
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.00

THE GROUNDBREAKING NEW BIOGRAPHY OF A MAN WITH ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC AND FASCINATING CAREERS—AND LIVES—IN HOLLYWOOD.
 
For five decades, Jack Nicholson has been part of film history. With twelve Oscar nominations to his credit and legendary roles in films like Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, Terms of Endearment, The Shining, and... Read more >
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Rainbow in the Cloud
Rainbow in the Cloud
Written by Maya Angelou
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812996456
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Rainbow in the Cloud
The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $20.00

“Words mean more than what is set down on paper,” Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Indeed, Angelou’s words have traveled the world and transformed lives—inspiring, strengthening, healing. Through a long and prolific career in letters, she became one of the most celebrated... Read more >
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Rainbow in the Cloud
Rainbow in the Cloud
Written by Maya Angelou
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812996463
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Rainbow in the Cloud
The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $9.99

“Words mean more than what is set down on paper,” Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Indeed, Angelou’s words have traveled the world and transformed lives—inspiring, strengthening, healing. Through a long and prolific career in letters, she became one of the most celebrated... Read more >
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When Lions Roar
When Lions Roar
Written by Thomas Maier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956798
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When Lions Roar
The Churchills and the Kennedys
Written by Thomas Maier


Format: Hardcover, 784 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their “special relationship” meant for Great Britain and the United States
 
When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orchestrated by... Read more >
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When Lions Roar
When Lions Roar
Written by Thomas Maier
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307956811
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When Lions Roar
The Churchills and the Kennedys
Written by Thomas Maier


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their “special relationship” meant for Great Britain and the United States
 
When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orchestrated by... Read more >
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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679457114
Our Price: $35.00
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: Hardcover, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $35.00

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from the early months of World War II, when, as an eye-catching Congresswoman and... Read more >
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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804179690
Our Price: $13.99
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from her arrival on Capitol Hill through her career as a diplomat, prolific journalist... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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