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Living and Dying in Brick City
Living and Dying in Brick City
Written by Sampson Davis and Lisa Frazier Page
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ISBN: 9780812982343
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Living and Dying in Brick City
Stories from the Front Lines of an Inner-City E.R.
Written by Sampson Davis and Lisa Frazier Page


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.00

A riveting personal exploration of the healthcare crisis facing inner-city communities, written by an emergency room physician who grew up in the very neighborhood he is now serving
 
Sampson Davis is best known as one of three friends from inner-city Newark who made a pact in high school to become...

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Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic
Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic
Written by Nora Gallagher
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ISBN: 9780307476388
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Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic

Written by Nora Gallagher


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $15.95

A lyrical and honest portrait of illness and the way it changes life and faith, from the award-winning author of Things Seen and Unseen.
 
In the winter of 2009, Nora Gallagher was told she had an inflamed optic nerve, cause unknown, that if untreated would leave her blind. With this news, and the...

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Not I
Not I
Written by Joachim C. Fest
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ISBN: 9781590516102
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Not I
Memoirs of a German Childhood
Written by Joachim C. Fest


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.95

A portrait of an intellectually rigorous German household opposed to the Nazis and how its members suffered for their political stance

Few writers have deepened our understanding of the Third Reich as much as German historian, biographer, journalist, and critic Joachim Fest. His biography of Adolf Hitler has reached millions of readers... Read more >
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Not I
Memoirs of a German Childhood
Written by Joachim C. Fest


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.95

A portrait of an intellectually rigorous German household opposed to the Nazis and how its members suffered for their political stance

Few writers have deepened our understanding of the Third Reich as much as German historian, biographer, journalist, and critic Joachim Fest. His biography of Adolf Hitler has reached millions of readers... Read more >
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A Spoonful of Sugar
A Spoonful of Sugar
Written by Brenda Ashford
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ISBN: 9780307951298
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A Spoonful of Sugar
A Nanny's Story
Written by Brenda Ashford


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.95

Brenda Ashford was a real-life Mary Poppins. Caring for over one hundred children during her lifetime as a nanny, her charges ranged from the pampered sons and daughters of grand estates or the tough offspring of WWII evacuees in London’s East End. Now, in A Spoonful of Sugar, Britain’s longest-serving nanny... Read more >
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Steal the Menu
Steal the Menu
Written by Raymond Sokolov
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ISBN: 9780307946355
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Steal the Menu
A Memoir of Forty Years in Food
Written by Raymond Sokolov


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $15.95

Part autobiography, part culinary history, Steal the Menu is former New York Times food editor Raymond Sokolov’s account of four decades of eating. From his pathbreaking dispatches on nouvelle cuisine in France to finding top-notch Chinese dishes at a New Jersey gas station to picking the brain of the most Michelin-starred... Read more >
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Wondrous Beauty
Wondrous Beauty
Written by Carol Berkin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307592781
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Wondrous Beauty
The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
Written by Carol Berkin


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $27.95

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas  Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh . . . Sensitive, poignant, thoroughly fascinating.”—Jay Winik), here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore... Read more >
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Wondrous Beauty
Wondrous Beauty
Written by Carol Berkin
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ISBN: 9780385351621
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Wondrous Beauty
The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
Written by Carol Berkin


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $13.99

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas  Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh . . . Sensitive, poignant, thoroughly fascinating.”—Jay Winik), here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore... Read more >
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The Snowden Files
The Snowden Files
Written by Luke Harding
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ISBN: 9780804173520
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The Snowden Files
The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man
Written by Luke Harding


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2014
Price: $14.95

IT BEGAN WITH A TANTALIZING, ANONYMOUS EMAIL: “I AM A SENIOR MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY.”
 
What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man. Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National Security Agency when he shocked the world by exposing the...

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The Snowden Files
The Snowden Files
Written by Luke Harding
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The Snowden Files
The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man
Written by Luke Harding


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2014
Price: $9.99

IT BEGAN WITH A TANTALIZING, ANONYMOUS EMAIL: “I AM A SENIOR MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY.”
 
What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man. Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National Security Agency when he shocked the world by exposing the...

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Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach
Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach
Written by Peter Schickele
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ISBN: 9780307769626
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Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach

Written by Peter Schickele


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 5, 2014
Price: $11.99

What little-known son of a famous genius has been called:

"A musical blight"

"A one-man plague"

"History's most justifiably neglected composer"

"The worst musician ever to trod organ pedals" "A pimple on the face of music"

In this long-awaited hoax, possibly the most unimportant piece of scholarship in over two thousand years, Professor Peter Schickele has... Read more >
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Austin Osman Spare
Austin Osman Spare
Written by Phil Baker, Foreword by Alan Moore
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ISBN: 9781583947166
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Austin Osman Spare
The Occult Life of London's Legendary Artist
Written by Phil Baker
Foreword by Alan Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $18.95

Austin Osman Spare is the definitive biography of the controversial occultist and artist, an enfant terrible of the Edwardian art world whose work was both hailed as genius and decried as immoral decadence. As George Bernard Shaw reportedly said, "Spare's medicine is too strong for the average man."

Trained as a... Read more >
Glitter and Glue
Glitter and Glue
Written by Kelly Corrigan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345532831
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Glitter and Glue
A Memoir
Written by Kelly Corrigan


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $26.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the author of The Middle Place comes a new memoir that examines the bond—sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine—between mothers and daughters.

 
When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic as “Your father’s the glitter but I’m the glue.” This meant nothing... Read more >
Glitter and Glue
Glitter and Glue
Written by Kelly Corrigan
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Glitter and Glue
A Memoir
Written by Kelly Corrigan


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the author of The Middle Place comes a new memoir that examines the bond—sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine—between mothers and daughters.

 
When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic as “Your father’s the glitter but I’m the glue.” This meant nothing... Read more >
Glitter and Glue
Glitter and Glue
Written by Kelly Corrigan, Read by Kelly Corrigan
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385392860
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Glitter and Glue
A Memoir
Written by Kelly Corrigan
Read by Kelly Corrigan


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $30.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the author of The Middle Place comes a new memoir that examines the bond—sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine—between mothers and daughters.

 
When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic as “Your father’s the glitter but I’m the glue.” This meant nothing... Read more >
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Glitter and Glue
Glitter and Glue
Written by Kelly Corrigan, Read by Kelly Corrigan
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ISBN: 9780385392877
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Glitter and Glue
A Memoir
Written by Kelly Corrigan
Read by Kelly Corrigan


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $17.50

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the author of The Middle Place comes a new memoir that examines the bond—sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine—between mothers and daughters.

 
When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic as “Your father’s the glitter but I’m the glue.” This meant nothing... Read more >
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James and Dolley Madison
James and Dolley Madison
Written by Bruce Chadwick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148355
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James and Dolley Madison
America's First Power Couple
Written by Bruce Chadwick


Format: Hardcover, 450 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $24.95

This revealing new portrait of James and Dolley Madison introduces the reader to America’s first power couple. Using recently uncovered troves of letters at the University of Virginia, among other sources, historian Bruce Chadwick has been able to reconstruct the details of the Madisons’ personal and political lives.

Chadwick argues that Madison...

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James and Dolley Madison
America's First Power Couple
Written by Bruce Chadwick


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

This revealing new portrait of James and Dolley Madison introduces the reader to America’s first power couple. Using recently uncovered troves of letters at the University of Virginia, among other sources, historian Bruce Chadwick has been able to reconstruct the details of the Madisons’ personal and political lives.

Chadwick argues that Madison...

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Three Gifts of Therese of Lisieux
Three Gifts of Therese of Lisieux
Written by Patrick Ahern
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347891
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Three Gifts of Therese of Lisieux
A Saint for Our Times
Written by Patrick Ahern


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $14.99

“Thérèse has been such a presence in my adult life—it is as if I have known her personally; she is as real and alive to me as my lifelong friends... I’ve identified three gifts that Thérèse has given me, which I would like to offer in this book to everyone seeking... Read more >
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Three Gifts of Therese of Lisieux
Three Gifts of Therese of Lisieux
Written by Patrick Ahern
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ISBN: 9780385347907
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Three Gifts of Therese of Lisieux
A Saint for Our Times
Written by Patrick Ahern


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $9.99

“Thérèse has been such a presence in my adult life—it is as if I have known her personally; she is as real and alive to me as my lifelong friends... I’ve identified three gifts that Thérèse has given me, which I would like to offer in this book to everyone seeking... Read more >
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Writing God's Obituary
Writing God's Obituary
Written by Anthony B. Pinn
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ISBN: 9781616148430
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Writing God's Obituary
How a Good Methodist Became a Better Atheist
Written by Anthony B. Pinn


Format: Trade Paperback, 241 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $18.95

A former African American minister reveals his unusual journey from faith to atheism.

Anthony Pinn preached his first sermon at age twelve. At eighteen he became one of the youngest ordained ministers in his denomination. He then quickly moved up the ministerial ranks. Eventually he graduated from Columbia University and then received... Read more >
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Writing God's Obituary
How a Good Methodist Became a Better Atheist
Written by Anthony B. Pinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

A former African American minister reveals his unusual journey from faith to atheism.

Anthony Pinn preached his first sermon at age twelve. At eighteen he became one of the youngest ordained ministers in his denomination. He then quickly moved up the ministerial ranks. Eventually he graduated from Columbia University and then received... Read more >
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Conversations at the American Film Institute with the Great Moviemakers
Conversations at the American Film Institute with the Great Moviemakers
Written by George Stevens, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307474988
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Conversations at the American Film Institute with the Great Moviemakers
The Next Generation
Written by George Stevens, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $20.00

A rich companion volume to George Stevens, Jr.’s much admired book of American Film Institute seminars with the pioneering moviemakers of Hollywood's Golden Age, this time with a focus on filmmakers of the 1950s to present day.
 
The Next Generation brings together conversations with moviemakers at work from the 1950s—during the studios&rsquo...

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My Life in Middlemarch
My Life in Middlemarch
Written by Rebecca Mead
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307984760
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My Life in Middlemarch

Written by Rebecca Mead


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $25.00

A New Yorker writer revisits the seminal book of her youth--Middlemarch--and fashions a singular, involving story of how a passionate attachment to a great work of literature can shape our lives and help us to read our own histories.

Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal town when... Read more >
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My Life in Middlemarch
My Life in Middlemarch
Written by Rebecca Mead
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ISBN: 9780307984784
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My Life in Middlemarch

Written by Rebecca Mead


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

A New Yorker writer revisits the seminal book of her youth--Middlemarch--and fashions a singular, involving story of how a passionate attachment to a great work of literature can shape our lives and help us to read our own histories.

Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal town when... Read more >
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