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The Spooky Art
The Spooky Art
Written by Norman Mailer
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ISBN: 9780812971286
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The Spooky Art
Thoughts on Writing
Written by Norman Mailer


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $16.00

“Writing is spooky,” according to Norman Mailer. “There is no routine of an office to keep you going, only the blank page each morning, and you never know where your words are coming from, those divine words.” In The Spooky Art, Mailer discusses with signature candor the rewards and trials of... Read more >
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Books I've Read
Books I've Read
Written by Deborah Needleman, Illustrated by Virginia Johnson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770433840
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Books I've Read
A Bibliophile's Journal
Written by Deborah Needleman
Illustrated by Virginia Johnson


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $14.95

For avid readers who see books as a vital part of their lives and homes, this beautifully illustrated reading journal is a decorative object in itself. Whether you read print books, ebooks, or a bit of both, Books I've Read will serve as a tangible keepsake of your reading experiences. The... Read more >
13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
Written by Jane Smiley
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ISBN: 9781400033188
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13 Ways of Looking at the Novel

Written by Jane Smiley


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $17.95

Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling novelist Jane Smiley celebrates the novel–and takes us on an exhilarating tour through one hundred of them–in this seductive and immensely rewarding literary tribute.

In her inimitable style–exuberant, candid, opinionated–Smiley explores the power of the novel, looking at its history and variety, its cultural impact, and just... Read more >
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Three Uses of the Knife
Three Uses of the Knife
Written by David Mamet
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ISBN: 9780375704239
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Three Uses of the Knife
On the Nature and Purpose of Drama
Written by David Mamet


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 13, 2000
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The purpose of theater, like magic like religion…ids to inspire cleansing awe. With bracing directness and aphoristic authority, one of our greatest living playwrights addresses the questions: What makes good drama? And why does drama matter in an age that is awash in information and entertainment? David Mamet believes that the...

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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan
The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan
Written by Elia Kazan, Edited by Albert J. Devlin
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ISBN: 9780307267160
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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan

Written by Elia Kazan
Edited by Albert J. Devlin


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $40.00

This collection of nearly three hundred letters gives us the life of Elia Kazan unfiltered, with all the passion, vitality, and raw honesty that made him such an important and formidable stage director (A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman), film director (On the Waterfront, East of Eden), novelist, and... Read more >
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Stranger Than Fiction
Stranger Than Fiction
Written by Chuck Palahniuk
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ISBN: 9780307275035
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Stranger Than Fiction
True Stories
Written by Chuck Palahniuk


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $13.99

Chuck Palahniuk’s world has always been, well, different from yours and mine. In his first collection of nonfiction, Chuck Palahniuk brings us into this world, and gives us a glimpse of what inspires his fiction.

 

At the Rock Creek Lodge Testicle Festival in Missoula, Montana, average people perform public sex acts on...

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13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
Written by Jane Smiley
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ISBN: 9780307480989
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13 Ways of Looking at the Novel

Written by Jane Smiley


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $14.99

Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling novelist Jane Smiley celebrates the novel–and takes us on an exhilarating tour through one hundred of them–in this seductive and immensely rewarding literary tribute.

In her inimitable style–exuberant, candid, opinionated–Smiley explores the power of the novel, looking at its history and variety, its cultural impact, and just... Read more >
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Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
Written by Kurt Vonnegut
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ISBN: 9780385333818
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Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
(Opinions)
Written by Kurt Vonnegut


Format: Trade Paperback, 318 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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For the Time Being
For the Time Being
Written by Annie Dillard
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ISBN: 9780307477668
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For the Time Being

Written by Annie Dillard


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2010
Price: $11.99

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"Beautifully written and delightfully strange--. As earthy as it is sublime, For the Time Being is, in the truest sense, an eye- opener."--Daily News

From Annie Dillard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and one of the most compelling writers of our time, comes For the Time Being... Read more >
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Sister Age
Sister Age
Written by M.F.K. Fisher
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ISBN: 9780307779205
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Sister Age

Written by M.F.K. Fisher


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $9.99

In these fifteen remarkable stories, M.F.K. Fisher, one of the most admired writers of our time, embraces age as St. Francis welcomed Brother Pain. With a saint to guide us, she writes in her Foreword, perhaps we can accept in a loving way "the inevitable visits of a possibly nagging harpy... Read more >
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