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Proud Highway
Proud Highway
Written by Hunter S. Thompson, Edited by Douglas Brinkley, Foreword by William J. Kennedy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345377968
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Proud Highway
Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967
Written by Hunter S. Thompson
Edited by Douglas Brinkley
Foreword by William J. Kennedy


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: April 7, 1998
Price: $20.00

Here, for the first time, is the private and most intimate correspondence of one of America's most influential and incisive journalists--Hunter S. Thompson. In letters to a Who's Who of luminaries from Norman Mailer to Charles Kuralt, Tom Wolfe to Lyndon Johnson, William Styron to Joan Baez--not to mention his mother... Read more >
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The Mansions of Limbo
The Mansions of Limbo
Written by Dominick Dunne
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ISBN: 9780307815019
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The Mansions of Limbo

Written by Dominick Dunne


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $11.99

In a collection of his essays from Vanity Fair, the best-selling author reveals the life and times of the beautiful--and not-so-beautiful--people. Read more >
Music for Chameleons
Music for Chameleons
Written by Truman Capote
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ISBN: 9780679745662
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Music for Chameleons

Written by Truman Capote


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 29, 1994
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In these gems of reportage Truman Capote takes true stories and real people and renders them with the stylistic brio we expect from great fiction. Here we encounter an exquisitely preserved Creole aristocrat sipping absinthe in her Martinique salon; an enigmatic killer who sends his victims announcements of their forthcoming demise...

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The Hall of Uselessness
The Hall of Uselessness
Written by Simon Leys, Foreword by Simon Leys
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ISBN: 9781590176207
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The Hall of Uselessness
Collected Essays
Written by Simon Leys
Foreword by Simon Leys


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $19.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Simon Leys is a Renaissance man for the era of globalization. A distinguished scholar of classical Chinese art and literature and one of the first Westerners to recognize the appalling toll of Mao’s Cultural Revolution, Leys also writes with unfailing intelligence, seriousness, and bite about European art, literature... Read more >
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The Complete Works
The Complete Works
Written by Michel de Montaigne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400040216
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The Complete Works

Written by Michel de Montaigne


Format: Hardcover, 1392 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2003
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Humanist, skeptic, acute observer of himself and others, Michel de Montaigne (1533—92) was the first to use the term “essay” to refer to the form he pioneered, and he has remained one of its most famous practitioners. He reflected on the great themes of existence in his wise and engaging writings...

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Evidence
Evidence
Written by Mary Oliver
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ISBN: 9780807069059
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Evidence
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $15.00

Never afraid to shed the pretense of academic poetry, never shy of letting the power of an image lie in unadorned language, Mary Oliver offers us poems of arresting beauty that reflect on the power of love and the great gifts of the natural world. Inspired by the familiar lines from...

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Playing in the Dark
Playing in the Dark
Written by Toni Morrison
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ISBN: 9780307388636
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Playing in the Dark

Written by Toni Morrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 24, 2007
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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 >
House of Light

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 28, 2012
Price: $16.00

Winner of a 1991 Christopher Award

Winner of the 1991 Boston Globe Lawrence L. Winship Book Award

This collection of poems by Mary Oliver once again invites the reader to step across the threshold of ordinary life into a world of natural and spiritual luminosity.


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Beowulf
Beowulf
Written by Howell D. Chickering
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ISBN: 9781400096220
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Beowulf
A Dual-Language Edition
Written by Howell D. Chickering


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $15.95

The first major poem in English literature, Beowulf tells the story of the life and death of the legendary hero Beowulf in his three great battles with supernatural monsters. The ideal Anglo-Saxon warrior-aristocrat, Beowulf is an example of the heroic spirit at its finest.

Leading Beowulf scholar Howell D. Chickering, Jr.’s, fresh... Read more >
London
London
Written by Peter Ackroyd
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ISBN: 9780385497718
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London
A Biography
Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2003
Price: $22.00

Here are two thousand years of London’s history and folklore, its chroniclers and criminals and plain citizens, its food and drink and countless pleasures. Blackfriar’s and Charing Cross, Paddington and Bedlam. Westminster Abbey and St. Martin in the Fields. Cockneys and vagrants. Immigrants, peasants, and punks. The Plague, the Great Fire... Read more >
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