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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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How I Stopped Being a Jew
How I Stopped Being a Jew
Written by Shlomo Sand, Translated by David Fernbach
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781686140
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How I Stopped Being a Jew

Written by Shlomo Sand
Translated by David Fernbach


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

Shlomo Sand was born in 1946, in a displaced person’s camp in Austria, to Jewish parents; the family later migrated to Palestine. As a young man, Sand came to question his Jewish identity, even that of a “secular Jew.” With this meditative and thoughtful mixture of essay and personal recollection, he... Read more >
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How I Stopped Being a Jew

Written by Shlomo Sand
Translated by David Fernbach


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

Shlomo Sand was born in 1946, in a displaced person’s camp in Austria, to Jewish parents; the family later migrated to Palestine. As a young man, Sand came to question his Jewish identity, even that of a “secular Jew.” With this meditative and thoughtful mixture of essay and personal recollection, he... 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
Format: eBook
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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The Invisible Front
The Invisible Front
Written by Yochi Dreazen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347839
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The Invisible Front
Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War
Written by Yochi Dreazen


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $26.00

The unforgettable story of a military family that lost two sons—one to suicide and one in combat—and channeled their grief into fighting the armed forces’ suicide epidemic.

Major General Mark Graham was a decorated two-star officer whose integrity and patriotism inspired his sons, Jeff and Kevin, to pursue military careers of their...

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The Invisible Front
The Invisible Front
Written by Yochi Dreazen
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ISBN: 9780385347846
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The Invisible Front
Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War
Written by Yochi Dreazen


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

The unforgettable story of a military family that lost two sons—one to suicide and one in combat—and channeled their grief into fighting the armed forces’ suicide epidemic.

Major General Mark Graham was a decorated two-star officer whose integrity and patriotism inspired his sons, Jeff and Kevin, to pursue military careers of their...

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Little Failure
Little Failure
Written by Gary Shteyngart
Format: Trade Paperback
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 | Named one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly | Named one of the best books of the year “so far” by Time and The Washington Post | Named one of Kirkus Reviews’ “New Books Destined to Become Classics” | Shortlisted for the...

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Please Be with Me
Please Be with Me
Written by Galadrielle Allman
Format: Trade Paperback
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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Queen Anne
Queen Anne
Written by Anne Somerset
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171601
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Queen Anne
The Politics of Passion
Written by Anne Somerset


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

Five years after ascending the throne in 1702, Queen Anne united England and Scotland and became the first queen of modern Great Britain. By the end of her reign, Britain had emerged as a major power; the victories won by her general, the Duke of Marlborough, had humbled France and laid...

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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
Format: eBook
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
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804180863
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I Lived to Tell It All

Written by George Jones


Format: eBook
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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99
Written by Al Strachan, Foreword by Roy MacGregor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771083389
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Gretzky: His Game, His Story
Written by Al Strachan
Foreword by Roy MacGregor


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $17.95

Published with Wayne Gretzky's cooperation, this is the definitive biography of the greatest player that hockey has ever seen.
     From the time Wayne Gretzky began playing organized hockey at the age of six, his genius was evident. He scored one goal in his first season and 378 in his fifth. With... Read more >
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Bolano
Bolano
Written by Monica Maristain
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612193472
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Bolano
A Biography in Conversations
Written by Monica Maristain


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $26.95

"A major contribution..."—Los Angeles Tmes

The first biography of Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño, whose Savage Detectives and 2666 were bestsellers in the U.S. Written by a noted magazine writer who knew
and interviewed Bolaño.

How to know the man behind works of fiction so prone to extravagance? In the first biography of Chilean... Read more >
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Bolano
A Biography in Conversations
Written by Monica Maristain


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $26.95

"A major contribution..."—Los Angeles Tmes

The first biography of Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño, whose Savage Detectives and 2666 were bestsellers in the U.S. Written by a noted magazine writer who knew
and interviewed Bolaño.

How to know the man behind works of fiction so prone to extravagance? In the first biography of Chilean... Read more >
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Christopher Walken A to Z
The Man, the Movies, the Legend
Written by Robert Schnakenberg


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $16.95

The Complete Guide To All Things Walken

He’s been a dancer, a baker, a lion tamer, an award-winning actor, and a Hollywood legend. But Christopher Walken has never been the subject of a comprehensive biographical reference—until now.

Here at last is a complete A-to-Z guide to this one-of-a-kind performer, featuring entries... Read more >
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Mademoiselle
Mademoiselle
Written by Rhonda K. Garelick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069521
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Mademoiselle
Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History
Written by Rhonda K. Garelick


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $35.00

Certain lives are at once so exceptional, and yet so in step with their historical moments, that they illuminate cultural forces far beyond the scope of a single person. Such is the case with Coco Chanel, whose life offers one of the most fascinating tales of the twentieth century—throwing into dramatic... Read more >
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Mademoiselle
Mademoiselle
Written by Rhonda K. Garelick
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ISBN: 9780679604266
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Mademoiselle
Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History
Written by Rhonda K. Garelick


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $14.99

Certain lives are at once so exceptional, and yet so in step with their historical moments, that they illuminate cultural forces far beyond the scope of a single person. Such is the case with Coco Chanel, whose life offers one of the most fascinating tales of the twentieth century—throwing into dramatic... 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

For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, wise, and fiercely candid collection of personal essays establishes Lena Dunham—the acclaimed creator, producer, and star of HBO’s Girls—as one of the most original young talents writing today.

 
In Not That Kind of Girl, Dunham... Read more >
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, 288 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, wise, and fiercely candid collection of personal essays establishes Lena Dunham—the acclaimed creator, producer, and star of HBO’s Girls—as one of the most original young talents writing today.

 
In Not That Kind of Girl, Dunham... Read more >
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 Disc
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 Download
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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