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The Devil and Sherlock Holmes
The Devil and Sherlock Holmes
Written by David Grann
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ISBN: 9780307275905
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The Devil and Sherlock Holmes
Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession
Written by David Grann


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
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From the bestselling author of The Lost City of Z comes this brilliant collection of true stories about people whose fixations propel them into unfathomable and often deadly circumstances.
 
Whether David Grann is investigating a mysterious murder, tracking a chameleon-like con artist, or hunting an elusive giant squid, he has proven to... Read more >
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Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Written by Peter Ackroyd
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ISBN: 9780307490827
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Shakespeare
The Biography
Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2010
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Drawing on an exceptional combination of skills as literary biographer, novelist, and chronicler of London history, Peter Ackroyd surely re-creates the world that shaped Shakespeare--and brings the playwright himself into unusually vivid focus. With characteristic narrative panache, Ackroyd immerses us in sixteenth-century Stratford and the rural landscape–the industry, the animals, even... Read more >
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The Sackett Companion
The Sackett Companion
Written by Louis L'Amour
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ISBN: 9780553371024
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The Sackett Companion

Written by Louis L'Amour


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 1, 1992
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Little did Louis L'Amour realize back in 1960 when he published The Daybreakers, a novel about two brothers who came west after the Civil War, that he had begun creating what would become perhaps North America's most widely followed literary family: the Sacketts. The stories of ten generations of Sackett men... Read more >
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The Liberal Imagination

Written by Lionel Trilling
Introduction by Louis Menand


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $16.95

The Liberal Imagination is one of the most admired and influential works of criticism of the last century, a work that is not only a masterpiece of literary criticism but an important statement about politics and society. Published in 1950, one of the chillier moments of the Cold War, Trilling’s essays... Read more >
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Negotiating with the Dead
Negotiating with the Dead
Written by Margaret Atwood
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ISBN: 9781400032600
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Negotiating with the Dead
A Writer on Writing
Written by Margaret Atwood


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2003
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What do we mean when we say that someone is a writer? Is he or she an entertainer? A high priest of the god Art? An improver of readers’ minds and morals? And who, for that matter, are these mysterious readers? In this wise and irresistibly quotable book, one of the... Read more >
Portraits and Observations
Portraits and Observations
Written by Truman Capote
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Portraits and Observations

Written by Truman Capote


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
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Perhaps no twentieth century writer was so observant and elegant a chronicler of his times as Truman Capote. Whether he was profiling the rich and famous or creating indelible word-pictures of events and places near and far, Capote’s eye for detail and dazzling style made his reportage and commentary undeniable triumphs... Read more >
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In Praise of Messy Lives: Essays
In Praise of Messy Lives: Essays
Written by Katie Roiphe
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In Praise of Messy Lives: Essays

Written by Katie Roiphe


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
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This powerful collection of essays ranges from pop culture to politics, from Hillary Clinton to Susan Sontag, from Facebook to Mad Men, from Joan Didion to David Foster Wallace to—most strikingly—the author’s own life. For fans of the essays of John Jeremiah Sullivan and Jonathan Lethem.

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The Girl Who Loved Camellias
The Girl Who Loved Camellias
Written by Julie Kavanagh
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The Girl Who Loved Camellias
The Life and Legend of Marie Duplessis
Written by Julie Kavanagh


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
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From the author of Nureyev, the definitive biography of the celebrated Russian dancer, now comes the astonishing and unknown story of Marie Duplessis, the courtesan who inspired Alexandre Dumas fils’s novel and play La dame aux camélias, Giuseppe Verdi’s opera La Traviata, George Cukor’s film Camille, and Frederick Ashton’s ballet Marguerite...

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Grief Lessons
Grief Lessons
Written by Euripides, Translated by Anne Carson, Introduction by Anne Carson
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Grief Lessons
Four Plays by Euripides
Written by Euripides
Translated by Anne Carson
Introduction by Anne Carson


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2008
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Euripides, the last of the three great tragedians of ancient Athens, reached the height of his renown during the disastrous Peloponnesian War, when democratic Athens was brought down by its own outsized ambitions. “Euripides,” the classicist Bernard Knox has written, “was born never to live in peace with himself... Read more >
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The Liberal Imagination
The Liberal Imagination
Written by Lionel Trilling, Introduction by Louis Menand
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ISBN: 9781590172834
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The Liberal Imagination

Written by Lionel Trilling
Introduction by Louis Menand


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $16.95

The Liberal Imagination is one of the most admired and influential works of criticism of the last century, a work that is not only a masterpiece of literary criticism but an important statement about politics and society. Published in 1950, one of the chillier moments of the Cold War, Trilling’s... Read more >
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