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Music For Chameleons
Music For Chameleons
Written by Truman Capote
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345803085
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Music For Chameleons

Written by Truman Capote


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $9.99

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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Waiting for the Barbarians
Waiting for the Barbarians
Written by Daniel Mendelsohn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177136
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Waiting for the Barbarians
Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture
Written by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $17.95

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
AND THE PEN ART OF THE ESSAY AWARD

Over the past decade and a half, Daniel Mendelsohn’s reviews for The New York Review of BooksThe New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review have earned him a reputation as “one of the greatest critics of our... Read more >
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How the Heather Looks
How the Heather Looks
Written by Joan Bodger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771011290
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How the Heather Looks
A Joyous Journey to the British Sources of Children's Books
Written by Joan Bodger


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $16.50

Over forty years ago, Joan Bodger, her husband, and two children went to Britain on a very special family quest. They were seeking the world that they knew and loved through children’s books.

In Winnie-the-Pooh Country, Mrs. Milne showed them the way to “that enchanted place on the top of the Forest... Read more >
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Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading
Written by Maureen Corrigan
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ISBN: 9780375709036
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Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading
Finding and Losing Myself in Books
Written by Maureen Corrigan


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $15.95

“It’s not that I don’t like people,” writes Maureen Corrigan in her introduction to Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading. “It’s just that there always comes a moment when I’m in the company of others—even my nearest and dearest—when I’d rather be reading a book.” In this delightful memoir, Corrigan reveals which... Read more >
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What We See When We Read
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
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ISBN: 9780804171649
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What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $13.99

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us... Read more >
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Letters to a Young Poet
Letters to a Young Poet
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke, Translated by Stephen Mitchell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679642329
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Letters to a Young Poet

Written by Rainer Maria Rilke
Translated by Stephen Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2001
Price: $16.00

Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet are arguably the most famous and beloved letters of the twentieth century. Written when the poet was himself still a young man, with most of his greatest work before him, they were addressed to a student who had sent Rilke some of his own writing... Read more >
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A Place in the Country
A Place in the Country
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Jo Catling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400067718
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A Place in the Country

Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Jo Catling


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $26.00

A Place in the Country is W. G. Sebald’s meditation on the six artists and writers who shaped his creative mind—and the last of this great writer’s major works to be translated into English.
 
This beautiful hardcover edition, with a full-cloth case, includes more than 40 pieces of art and 6... Read more >
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Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
Written by Kurt Vonnegut
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385333818
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Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
(Opinions)
Written by Kurt Vonnegut


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 12, 1999
Price: $15.00

Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons (Opinions) is a rare opportunity to experience Kurt Vonnegut speaking in his own voice about his own life, his views of the world, his writing, and the writing of others. An indignant, outrageous, witty, deeply felt collection of reviews, essays, and speeches, this is a window not...

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Representations of the Intellectual
Representations of the Intellectual
Written by Edward W. Said
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ISBN: 9780679761273
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Representations of the Intellectual

Written by Edward W. Said


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: April 2, 1996
Price: $14.95

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The Essential Martin Luther King, Jr.
"I Have a Dream" and Other Great Writings
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Clayborne Carson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.99

A collection of the most well-known and treasured writings and speeches of Dr. King, available for the first time as an ebook

The Essential Martin Luther King, Jr. is the ultimate collection of Dr. King's most inspirational and transformative speeches and sermons, accessibly available for the first time as an ebook. Here... Read more >
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