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Life of R Wagner Vol 3
Life of R Wagner Vol 3
Written by Ernest Newman
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ISBN: 9780804152372
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Life of R Wagner Vol 3

Written by Ernest Newman


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On Sale: June 25, 2014
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In the vast literature on Richard Wagner, Ernest Newman's classic four-volume Life remains unsurpassed.

Volume III covers the years 1859-66 including the Tannhäuser debacle in Paris, the crisis with Minna, the first production of Tristan und Isolde and the flight from Munich. Read more >
Life of R Wagner Vol 4
Life of R Wagner Vol 4
Written by Ernest Newman
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ISBN: 9780804152389
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Life of R Wagner Vol 4

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 25, 2014
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Ernest Newman's four-volume Life of Wagner, originally published between 1933 and 1947, remains a classic work of biography. The culmination of forty years' research on the composer and his works (Newman's first Study of Wagner was first published in 1899), these books present a detailed portrait of perhaps the most influential... Read more >
Gnarr
How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World
Written by Jon Gnarr


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $23.95

In the epicenter of the world financial crisis, a comedian launched a joke campaign that didn’t seem so funny to the country’s leading politicians . . .

It all started when Jón Gnarr founded the Best Party in 2009 to satirize his country’s political system. The financial collapse in Iceland had, after all, precipitated... Read more >
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Liberation in One Lifetime
Liberation in One Lifetime
Written by Francis V. Tiso
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947937
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Liberation in One Lifetime
Biographies and Teachings of Milarepa
Written by Francis V. Tiso


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $24.95

Milarepa (1052-1135), a major figure in the history of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and known as one of Tibet's greatest lamas and poets, continues to inspire Buddhist practitioners worldwide to the present day. Liberation in One Lifetime explores the history and spirituality of the Kagyu lineage in relationship to... Read more >
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The Buy Side
The Buy Side
Written by Turney Duff
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ISBN: 9780770437176
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The Buy Side
A Wall Street Trader's Tale of Spectacular Excess
Written by Turney Duff


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.00

New York Times Bestseller

The Buy Side, by former Galleon Group trader Turney Duff, portrays an after-hours Wall Street culture where drugs and sex are rampant and billions in trading commissions flow to those who dangle the most enticements.  A remarkable writing debut, filled with indelible moments, The Buy Side shows as...

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Humphry Repton
Humphry Repton
Written by Laura Mayer
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ISBN: 9780747812944
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Humphry Repton
The Polite Art of Landscape
Written by Laura Mayer


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $12.95

Humphry Repton (1752-1818) ambitiously styled himself Capability Brown's successor; the century's next great improver of landed property. He believed that the art of laying out grounds could only be achieved by 'the united powers of the landscape painter and the practical gardener', and ingeniously combined his knowledge of farming with a... Read more >
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Man on the Run
Man on the Run
Written by Tom Doyle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804179140
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Man on the Run
Paul McCartney in the 1970s
Written by Tom Doyle


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $27.00

An illuminating look at the most tumultuous decade in the life of a rock icon—the only McCartney biography in decades based on firsthand interviews with the ex-Beatle himself.
 
As the 1970s began, the Beatles ended, leaving Paul McCartney to face the new decade with only his wife Linda by his... Read more >
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Man on the Run
Man on the Run
Written by Tom Doyle
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ISBN: 9780804179157
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Man on the Run
Paul McCartney in the 1970s
Written by Tom Doyle


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

An illuminating look at the most tumultuous decade in the life of a rock icon—the only McCartney biography in decades based on firsthand interviews with the ex-Beatle himself.
 
As the 1970s began, the Beatles ended, leaving Paul McCartney to face the new decade with only his wife Linda by his... Read more >
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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679457114
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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
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ISBN: 9780804179690
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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 the early months of World War II, when, as an eye-catching Congresswoman and... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
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ISBN: 9780307886118
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.00

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of '60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to foreign... Read more >
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They Changed the World: Bell, Edison and Tesla
They Changed the World: Bell, Edison and Tesla
Written by Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Naresh Kumar
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ISBN: 9789380741871
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They Changed the World: Bell, Edison and Tesla

Written by Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Naresh Kumar


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $12.99

Three lives, one epic story. Find out how Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison and Nicola Tesla changed the world we live in forever! Three men, three great minds and three completely different approaches to science. Find out how these men tamed the forces of science in order to share its power... Read more >
The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908001
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $26.95

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
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ISBN: 9780307908018
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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Ernest Gellner
An Intellectual Biography
Written by John A. Hall


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $29.95

Ernest Gellner (1925–95) was a multilingual polymath and a public intellectual who set the agenda in the study of nationalism and the sociology of Islam. Having grown up in Paris, Prague, and England, he was also one of the last great Jewish thinkers from Central Europe to experience directly the impact... Read more >
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Humphry Repton
The Polite Art of Landscape
Written by Laura Mayer


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

Humphry Repton (1752-1818) ambitiously styled himself Capability Brown's successor; the century's next great improver of landed property. He believed that the art of laying out grounds could only be achieved by 'the united powers of the landscape painter and the practical gardener', and ingeniously combined his knowledge of farming with a... Read more >
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Gnarr
Gnarr
Written by Jon Gnarr
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612194134
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Gnarr
How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World
Written by Jon Gnarr


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2014
Price: $23.95

In the epicenter of the world financial crisis, a comedian launched a joke campaign that didn’t seem so funny to the country’s leading politicians . . .

It all started when Jón Gnarr founded the Best Party in 2009 to satirize his country’s political system. The financial collapse in Iceland had, after all, precipitated... Read more >
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A Curious Man
A Curious Man
Written by Neal Thompson
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ISBN: 9780770436223
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A Curious Man
The Strange and Brilliant Life of Robert "Believe It or Not!" Ripley
Written by Neal Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.00

A Curious Man is the marvelously compelling biography of Robert “Believe It or Not” Ripley, the enigmatic cartoonist turned globetrotting millionaire who won international fame by celebrating the world's strangest oddities, and whose outrageous showmanship taught us to believe in the unbelievable.

As portrayed by acclaimed biographer Neal Thompson, Ripley’s life is...

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Days of Fire
Days of Fire
Written by Peter Baker
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ISBN: 9780385525190
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Days of Fire
Bush and Cheney in the White House
Written by Peter Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $17.95

A New York Times Top 10 Best Book of the Year
A Washington Post Notable Book

Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger: a bold and untested president and his seasoned, relentless vice president. Confronted by one crisis after another, they struggled to protect the country, remake...

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Duel with the Devil
Duel with the Devil
Written by Paul Collins
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ISBN: 9780307956460
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Duel with the Devil
The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery
Written by Paul Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY

In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties: the well-moneyed Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, and the populist Republicans, led by Aaron Burr. The two...

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I Am Zlatan
I Am Zlatan
Written by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, As told to David Lagercrantz, Translated by Ruth Urbom
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ISBN: 9780812986921
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I Am Zlatan
My Story On and Off the Field
Written by Zlatan Ibrahimovic
As told to David Lagercrantz
Translated by Ruth Urbom


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00

Daring, flashy, innovative, volatile—no matter what they call him, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of soccer’s brightest stars. A top-scoring striker with Paris Saint-Germain and captain of the Swedish national team, he has dominated the world’s most storied teams, including Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, and AC Milan. But his life wasn’t... Read more >
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I Am Zlatan
I Am Zlatan
Written by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, As told to David Lagercrantz, Translated by Ruth Urbom
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ISBN: 9780812986938
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I Am Zlatan
My Story On and Off the Field
Written by Zlatan Ibrahimovic
As told to David Lagercrantz
Translated by Ruth Urbom


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $9.99

Daring, flashy, innovative, volatile—no matter what they call him, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of soccer’s brightest stars. A top-scoring striker with Paris Saint-Germain and captain of the Swedish national team, he has dominated the world’s most storied teams, including Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, and AC Milan. But his life wasn’t... Read more >
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The Impostor
BHL in Wonderland
Written by Jade Lindgaard and Xavier De La Porte


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.95

How do we explain what Perry Anderson calls “the bizarre prominence of Bernard-Henri Lévy,” easily the best-known “thinker” under sixty in France? “It would,” he continues, “be difficult to imagine a more extraordinary reversal of national standards of taste and intelligence than the attention accorded this crass booby in France’s public... Read more >
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Investigating Sex
Surrealist Research 1928-1932
Afterword by Dawn Ades
Edited by Jose Pierre


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $19.95

In January 1928, the surrealists initiated their remarkable “researches into sexuality” with a series of round-table conversations involving key figures such as André Breton, Yves Tanguy, Louis Aragon, Man Ray, Max Ernst and Antonin Artaud. The transcripts, in all their bizarre and fascinating detail, are presented here. While there is plenty... Read more >
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Lawrence in Arabia
Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
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ISBN: 9780307476418
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Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Written by Scott Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $17.95

Finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography

One of the Best Books of the Year:
The Christian Science Monitor
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A New York Times Notable Book

The Arab Revolt against the Turks in World War I was, in the words of T. E. Lawrence, “a sideshow of...

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