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Music For Chameleons
Music For Chameleons
Written by Truman Capote
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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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Modern Love
Modern Love
Edited by Daniel Jones
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ISBN: 9780307382771
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Modern Love
50 True and Extraordinary Tales of Desire, Deceit, and Devotion
Edited by Daniel Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 23, 2007
Price: $11.99

50 Irresistible True Accounts of Love in the Twenty-first Century.

A young woman wryly describes a relationship that races from start to finish almost entirely via text messages.

A Casanova is jilted after an idyllic three weeks and learns the hard way that the woman is, well, just not that into him.

An overweight... Read more >
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679746997
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.95

Stella Adler was one of the most influential acting teachers of all time, a legendary force of nature whose generations of students include Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Anthony Quinn, Diana Ross, Robert De Niro, Warren Beatty, Annette Benning, and Mark Ruffalo.

This long-awaited companion to her book on the master European playwrights...

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The Selected Letters of Willa Cather
The Selected Letters of Willa Cather
Written by Willa Cather, Edited by Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307959300
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The Selected Letters of Willa Cather

Written by Willa Cather
Edited by Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout


Format: Hardcover, 752 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $37.50

This first publication of the letters of one of America’s most consistently admired writers is both an exciting and a significant literary event. Willa Cather, wanting to be judged on her work alone, clearly forbade the publication of her letters in her will. But now, more than sixty-five years after her...

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Cotton Tenants
Cotton Tenants
Written by James Agee, Edited by John Summers, Photographed by Walker Evans, Introduction by Adam Haslett
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ISBN: 9781612192123
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Cotton Tenants
Three Families
Written by James Agee
Edited by John Summers
Photographed by Walker Evans
Introduction by Adam Haslett


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $24.95

A re-discovered masterpiece of reporting by a literary icon and a celebrated photographer

In 1941, James Agee and Walker Evans published Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, a four-hundred-page prose symphony about three tenant farming families in Hale County, Alabama at the height of the Great Depression. The book shattered journalistic and... Read more >
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Wild Ducks Flying Backward
Wild Ducks Flying Backward
Written by Tom Robbins
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ISBN: 9780553902945
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Wild Ducks Flying Backward

Written by Tom Robbins


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $11.99

Known for his meaty seriocomic novels–expansive works that are simultaneously lowbrow and highbrow–Tom Robbins has also published over the years a number of short pieces, predominantly nonfiction. His travel articles, essays, and tributes to actors, musicians, sex kittens, and thinkers have appeared in publications ranging from Esquire to Harper’s, from Playboy... Read more >
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New and Selected Poems, Volume One
New and Selected Poems, Volume One
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807068786
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New and Selected Poems, Volume One

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2005
Price: $32.50

When New and Selected Poems, Volume One was originally published in 1992, Mary Oliver was awarded the National Book Award. In the fourteen years since its initial appearance it has become one of the best-selling volumes of poetry in the country. This collection features thirty poems published only in this volume... Read more >
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Book Lust
Book Lust
Written by Nancy Pearl
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ISBN: 9781570613814
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Book Lust
Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason
Written by Nancy Pearl


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2003
Price: $16.95

What to read next is every book lover's greatest dilemma. Nancy Pearl comes to the rescue with this wide-ranging and fun guide to the best reading new and old. Pearl, who inspired legions of litterateurs with "What If All (name the city) Read the Same Book," has devised reading lists that... Read more >
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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
Price: $11.99

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 >
Distant Reading

Written by Franco Moretti


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $24.95

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 

How does a literary historian end up thinking in terms of z-scores, principal component analysis, and clustering coefficients? The essays in Distant Reading led to a new and often contested paradigm of literary analysis. In presenting them here Franco Moretti reconstructs his intellectual trajectory... Read more >
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