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Exorcising Terror
The Incredible Unending Trial of General Augusto Pinochet
Written by Ariel Dorfman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $11.95

Renowned author Ariel Dorfman, obsessed for twenty-five years with the malignant shadow General Pinochet cast upon Chile and the world, followed every twist and turn of the four year old trial in Great Britain, Spain and Chile as well as in the U.S., the country that had created Pinochet. Told as... Read more >
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Remembrances and Celebrations
Remembrances and Celebrations
Written by Jill Werman Harris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427458
Our Price: $15.99
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Remembrances and Celebrations
A Book of Eulogies, Elegies, Letters, and Epitaphs
Written by Jill Werman Harris


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

This rich anthology of memorial tributes serves as a welcome reminder that, although words cannot necessarily assuage grief, they can provide tremendous comfort and perspective during our times of loss. The likes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Benjamin Franklin, W.H. Auden and Diana, Princess of Wales, as well as ordinary folk... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Write for Your Lives
Inspire Your Creative Writing with Buddhist Wisdom
Written by Joseph Sestito


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2012
Price: $8.99

This practical guide to successful creative writing uses cognitive behavioural therapy and spiritual strategies to help people liberate themselves to achieve optimal productivity and enjoyment. Read more >
Page Fright
Page Fright
Written by Harry Bruce
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993171
Our Price: $13.99
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Page Fright
Foibles and Fetishes of Famous Writers
Written by Harry Bruce


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $13.99

A witty round-up of writers' habits that includes all the big names, such as Dickens, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Hemingway
At public events readers always ask writers how they write. The process fascinates them. Now they have a very witty book that ranges around the world and throughout history to answer their questions. All... Read more >
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The Life of Language
The Life of Language
Written by Sol Steinmetz and Barbara Ann Kipfer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307496461
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The Life of Language
The fascinating ways words are born, live & die
Written by Sol Steinmetz and Barbara Ann Kipfer


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $14.99

If time travelers from the nineteenth century dropped in on us, our strange vocabulary would shock them just as much as our TVs, cars, and computers. Society changes, and so does its word stock. The Life of Language reveals how pop culture, business, technology, and other forces of globalization expand and... Read more >
Coming to Terms
Coming to Terms
Written by William Safire
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800596
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Coming to Terms

Written by William Safire


Format: eBook, 402 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

When William Safire delineates the difference between misinformation and disinformation or “distances himself” from clichés, people sit up and take notice. Which is not to say that Safire’s readers always take the punning pundit at his word: they don’t, and he’s got the letters to prove it.
 
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The Gang That Wouldn't Write Straight
The Gang That Wouldn't Write Straight
Written by Marc Weingarten
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307525697
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The Gang That Wouldn't Write Straight
Wolfe, Thompson, Didion, Capote, and the New Journalism Revolution
Written by Marc Weingarten


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2010
Price: $11.99

. . . In Cold Blood, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Slouching Towards Bethlehem, The Armies of the Night . . .


Starting in 1965 and spanning a ten-year period, a group of writers including Tom Wolfe, Jimmy Breslin, Gay Talese, Hunter S. Thompson, Joan Didion... Read more >
Todo lo que siempre quiso saber sobre la lengua castellana
Todo lo que siempre quiso saber sobre la lengua castellana
Written by Fundación Del Español Urgente
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804169158
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Todo lo que siempre quiso saber sobre la lengua castellana
Compendio illustrado y azaroso
Written by Fundación Del Español Urgente


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

Fundéu, la Fundación del Español Urgente, es el servicio filológico de la Agencia EFE. Este compendio ilustrado pretende ordenar de forma atractiva el conocimiento que emite Fundéu y difundir el amor por el idioma. Read more >
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Diary of H. L. Mencken
Diary of H. L. Mencken
Written by H.L. Mencken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307808868
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Diary of H. L. Mencken

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $12.99

H. L. Mencken's diary was, at his own request, kept sealed in the vaults of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Library for a quarter of a century after his death. The diary covers the years 1930 -- 1948, and provides a vivid, unvarnished, sometimes shocking picture of Mencken himself, his world, and his... Read more >
The Perilous Trade
The Perilous Trade
Written by Roy Macskimming
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992617
Our Price: $16.99
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The Perilous Trade
"Book Publishing in Canada, 1946-2006"
Written by Roy Macskimming


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $16.99

A book that will fascinate and inform readers who love Canadian writing

Publishing Canadian books has always been an experiment. Like the great experiments of building a transcontinental railway and a national broadcasting system, it constitutes one of the nation’s defining acts. Publishing, after all, is a people’s way of telling its... Read more >
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