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Stories that Changed America
Muckrakers of the 20th Century
Written by Carl Jensen
Foreword by Hugh Downs


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

Exuberantly written, highly informative, Jensen's Stories That Changed America examines the work of twenty-one investigative writers, and how their efforts forever changed our country. Here are the pioneering muckrakers, like Upton Sinclair, author of the fact-based novel The Jungle, that inspired Theodore Roosevelt to sign the Pure Food and Drug Act... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Book Crush
For Kids and Teens - Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Interest
Written by Nancy Pearl


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $16.95

From picture books to chapter books, YA fiction and nonfiction, Nancy Pearl has developed more thematic lists of books to enjoy. The Book Lust audience is committed to reading, and here is a smart and entertaining tool for picking the best books for kids. Divided into three sections—Easy Books, Middle-Grade Readers... Read more >
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The Right Word!
The Right Word!
Written by Jan Venolia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784193
Our Price: $9.99
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The Right Word!
How to Say What You Really Mean
Written by Jan Venolia


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $9.99

Every writer needs help with words: choosing them, using them, spelling them correctly. When is optimal or optimum the better choice? Why use germane when relevant is, well, more relevant? Created for just such tortuous (torturous?) situations, this handy guide provides an A-to-Z listing of troublesome, confusing words, accompanied by clear... Read more >
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Poison Penmanship
The Gentle Art of Muckraking
Written by Jessica Mitford
Preface by Jane Smiley


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $15.95

Jessica Mitford was a member of one of England’s most legendary families (among her sisters were the novelist Nancy Mitford and the current Duchess of Devonshire) and one of the great muckraking journalists of modern times. Leaving England for America, she pursued a career as an investigative reporter and unrepentant gadfly... Read more >
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With the Beatles

Written by Lewis Lapham


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $15.00

Halfway between the summer of love and the Tet offensive, the Beatles went to India to study with the Maharishi—and Lewis Lapham, esteemed Harper's editor and award-winning writer, was there. WITH THE BEATLES is a remarkable book of cultural commentary on that seminal '60s moment.

The ashram in Rishikesh, India was the... Read more >
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The Speaker's Book of Quotations, Updated and Revised
The Speaker's Book of Quotations, Updated and Revised
Written by Henry O. Dormann
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307568267
Our Price: $13.99
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The Speaker's Book of Quotations, Updated and Revised

Written by Henry O. Dormann


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2009
Price: $13.99

FROM THE WORLDS OF BUSINESS, POLITICS, HISTORY, LITERATURE, ENTERTAINMENT, AND MORE . . .

"Think how much happier women would be if, instead of endlessly fretting about what the males in their lives are thinking, they could relax, secure in the knowledge that the correct answer is: very little."
--DAVE BARRY

"I'd tell you... Read more >
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Like Shaking Hands with God
A Conversation about Writing
Written by Kurt Vonnegut and Lee Stringer


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

Like Shaking Hands with God details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals and aspirations. Rarely have two writers spoken so candidly about the intersection where the lives they live meet the art they... Read more >
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Resurrecting Hebrew
Resurrecting Hebrew
Written by Ilan Stavans
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780805242621
Our Price: $12.99
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Resurrecting Hebrew

Written by Ilan Stavans


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $12.99

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Here is the stirring story of how Hebrew was rescued from the fate of a dead language to become the living tongue of a modern nation. Ilan Stavans’s quest begins with a dream featuring a beautiful woman speaking an unknown language. When the language turns out...

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Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control . . .
Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control . . .
Written by Fred W. Friendly
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824400
Our Price: $11.99
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Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control . . .

Written by Fred W. Friendly


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

This discourse on the importance of television in society presents Friendly's uncannily prescient views on the corrosive effect of money on the news business, the sensationalization of news reporting, and the viewing public's appetite for quality broadcasting.

With Edward R. Murrow, Fred Friendly practically invented television journalism. Through telling anecdotes and... Read more >
The New New Journalism
The New New Journalism
Written by Robert Boynton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307429049
Our Price: $13.99
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The New New Journalism
Conversations with America's Best Nonfiction Writers on Their Craft
Written by Robert Boynton


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Forty years after Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson, and Gay Talese launched the New Journalism movement, Robert S. Boynton sits down with nineteen practitioners of what he calls the New New Journalism to discuss their methods, writings and careers.

The New New Journalists are first and foremost brilliant reporters who immerse themselves... Read more >
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