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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
James Baldwin: The Last Interview
Written by James Baldwin, Contribution by Quincy Troupe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194004
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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
and other Conversations
Written by James Baldwin
Contribution by Quincy Troupe


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin

“I was not born to be what someone said I was. I was not born to be defined by someone else, but by myself, and myself only.” When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe traveled to the south of... Read more >
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The World of Raymond Chandler
The World of Raymond Chandler
Written by Raymond Chandler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352369
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The World of Raymond Chandler
In His Own Words
Written by Raymond Chandler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $27.95

 Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandler’s life, but to find out what he himself felt about his life and work, Barry Day, editor of The...

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Written by Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs, Introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345478238
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Written by Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs
Introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah


Format: Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2004
Price: $6.95

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition combines the two most important African American slave narratives into one volume.

Frederick Douglass's Narrative, first published in 1845, is an enlightening and incendiary text. Born into slavery, Douglass became the preeminent spokesman for his people during his life; his narrative is an unparalleled account of... Read more >
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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
and other Conversations
Written by James Baldwin
Contribution by Quincy Troupe


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin

“I was not born to be what someone said I was. I was not born to be defined by someone else, but by myself, and myself only.” When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe traveled to the south of... Read more >
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The Gift
The Gift
Written by Lewis Hyde
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279507
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The Gift
Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World
Written by Lewis Hyde


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2007
Price: $16.95

By now a modern classic, The Gift is a brilliantly orchestrated defense of the value of creativity and of its importance in a culture increasingly governed by money and overrun with commodities. Widely available again after twenty-five years, this book is even more necessary today than when it first appeared. An... Read more >
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Notes of a Native Son
Notes of a Native Son
Written by James Baldwin, Foreword by Edward P. Jones
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ISBN: 9780807006238
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Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.00

A new edition of the book many have called James Baldwin’s most influential work

Written during the 1940s and early 1950s, when Baldwin was only in his twenties, the essays collected in Notes of a Native Son capture a view of black life and black thought at the dawn of the civil...

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American Short Story Masterpieces
American Short Story Masterpieces
Edited by Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440204237
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American Short Story Masterpieces

Edited by Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks


Format: Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: April 2, 1989
Price: $7.99

This highly Acclaimed collection of short stories by American writers contains only the best literary art of the past four decades. With a bias toward realism editors Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks have selected fiction that “tells a story”–and tells it with a masterful handling of language, situation, and insight.

But what... Read more >
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
Written by Ken Ludwig
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951502
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

Written by Ken Ludwig


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $14.00

A foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the classic works of William Shakespeare
 
To know some Shakespeare provides a head start in life. His plays are among the great bedrocks of Western civilization and contain the finest writing of the past 450 years. Many of the best novels, plays, poems, and films in... Read more >
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A Slip of the Keyboard
A Slip of the Keyboard
Written by Terry Pratchett, Foreword by Neil Gaiman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385538305
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A Slip of the Keyboard
Collected Nonfiction
Written by Terry Pratchett
Foreword by Neil Gaiman


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $26.95

Terry Pratchett has won the hearts and minds of readers around the globe with his bestselling Discworld series of novels. But what his many fans may not realize is that he has been writing nonfiction throughout his career. Some of it relates to Discworld, of course, but much of it—especially in recent... Read more >
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Playing In The Dark
Playing In The Dark
Written by Toni Morrison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679745426
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Playing In The Dark
Whiteness and the Literary Imagination
Written by Toni Morrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: July 27, 1993
Price: $13.95

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Beloved and Jazz now gives us a learned, stylish, and immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that promises to change the way we read American literature even as it opens a new chapter in the American dialogue on race.

Toni Morrison's brilliant discussions of the "Africanist" presence... Read more >
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