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The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Claire Tomalin
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ISBN: 9780804172127
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The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by Claire Tomalin


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 31, 2013
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Now a major motion picture directed by Ralph Fiennes, co-starring Fiennes and Felicity Jones with Michelle Fairley, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Tom Hollander: the unforgettable story of Charles Dickens's mistress Nelly Ternan, and of the secret relationship that linked them.

When Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan met in 1857, she was 18... Read more >
How Literature Saved My Life
How Literature Saved My Life
Written by David Shields
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ISBN: 9780345802729
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How Literature Saved My Life

Written by David Shields


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
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Blending confessional criticism and cultural autobiography, David Shields explores the power of literature to make life survivable, maybe even endurable. Evoking his deeply divided personality, his character flaws, his woes, his serious despair, he wants "literature to assuage human loneliness, but nothing can assuage human loneliness. Literature doesn't lie about this—which is what makes...

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Mind of an Outlaw
Mind of an Outlaw
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by Phillip Sipiora, Introduction by Jonathan Lethem
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ISBN: 9780812993479
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Mind of an Outlaw
Selected Essays
Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by Phillip Sipiora
Introduction by Jonathan Lethem


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $40.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Norman Mailer was one of the towering figures of twentieth-century American letters and an acknowledged master of the essay. Mind of an Outlaw, the first posthumous publication from this outsize literary icon, collects Mailer’s most important and representative... Read more >
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Mind of an Outlaw
Mind of an Outlaw
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by Phillip Sipiora, Introduction by Jonathan Lethem
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Mind of an Outlaw
Selected Essays
Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by Phillip Sipiora
Introduction by Jonathan Lethem


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $19.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Norman Mailer was one of the towering figures of twentieth-century American letters and an acknowledged master of the essay. Mind of an Outlaw, the first posthumous publication from this outsize literary icon, collects Mailer’s most important and representative... Read more >
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A Love of Reading, The Second Collection
A Love of Reading, The Second Collection
Written by Robert Adams
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ISBN: 9781551994482
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A Love of Reading, The Second Collection
More Reviews of Contemporary Fiction
Written by Robert Adams


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $9.99

Fourteen brilliant new reviews from the author of A Love of Reading. Passionate, thought provoking, and witty.

A Love of Reading, the Second Collection
contains 14 new reviews of modern classics from a discriminating, highly entertaining, and prodigiously well-read guide.

In a stimulating selection, ranging from Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace to Zadie Smith’s... Read more >
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 >
The End of Your Life Book Club
The End of Your Life Book Club
Written by Will Schwalbe
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ISBN: 9780307739780
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The End of Your Life Book Club

Written by Will Schwalbe


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.00

An Entertainment Weekly and BookPage Best Book of the Year

During her treatment for cancer, Mary Anne Schwalbe and her son Will spent many hours sitting in waiting rooms together. To pass the time, they would talk about the books they were reading. Once, by chance, they read the same book at...

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Fabricating Lives
Fabricating Lives
Written by Herbert Leibowitz
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ISBN: 9780307830524
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Fabricating Lives
Explorations in American Autobiography
Written by Herbert Leibowitz


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $12.99

How does the autobiographer want us to perceive him? How do we penetrate the memoirist’s strategies and subterfuges—sometimes conscious, usually—brilliant—and discover the real person screened behind them?
 
In this fresh and provocative approach to the reading of autobiography, Herbert Leibowitz explores the self-portraits of eight Americans whose lives span almost... Read more >
The Outsider Test for Faith
The Outsider Test for Faith
Written by John W. Loftus
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ISBN: 9781616147372
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The Outsider Test for Faith
How to Know Which Religion Is True
Written by John W. Loftus


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $18.00

Fostering mutual understanding by viewing religion from an outsider perspective

Depending on how one defines religion, there are at least thousands of religions in the world. Given such religious diversity, how can any one religion claim to know the truth? Nothing proposed so far has helped us settle which of these religions... Read more >
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Practical Classics
Practical Classics
Written by Kevin Smokler
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ISBN: 9781616146566
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Practical Classics
50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School
Written by Kevin Smokler


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $18.00

What do the great books of your youth have to say about your life now? Remember reading Catcher in the Rye and The Great Gatsby in high school? How about Slaughterhouse-Five and Pride and Prejudice? Would you read them again now that no one's grading you, just for your own enjoyment?... Read more >
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Practical Classics
50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School
Written by Kevin Smokler


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $11.99

What do the great books of your youth have to say about your life now? Remember reading Catcher in the Rye and The Great Gatsby in high school? How about Slaughterhouse-Five and Pride and Prejudice? Would you read them again now that no one's grading you, just for your own enjoyment?... Read more >
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How Literature Saved My Life
How Literature Saved My Life
Written by David Shields
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ISBN: 9780307961532
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How Literature Saved My Life

Written by David Shields


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

“Reading How Literature Saved My Life is like getting to listen in on a really great, smart, provocative conversation. The book is not straightforward, it resists any single interpretation, and it seems to me to constitute nothing less than a new form.” ––Whitney Otto
 
In this wonderfully intelligent, stunningly honest...

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How Literature Saved My Life
How Literature Saved My Life
Written by David Shields
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ISBN: 9780307961525
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How Literature Saved My Life

Written by David Shields


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $25.95

“Reading How Literature Saved My Life is like getting to listen in on a really great, smart, provocative conversation. The book is not straightforward, it resists any single interpretation, and it seems to me to constitute nothing less than a new form.” ––Whitney Otto
 
In this wonderfully intelligent, stunningly honest...

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Odd Jobs
Odd Jobs
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780812983791
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Odd Jobs
Essays and Criticism
Written by John Updike


Format: Trade Paperback, 1024 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $25.00

To complement his work as a fiction writer, John Updike accepted any number of odd jobs—book reviews and introductions, speeches and tributes, a “few paragraphs” on baseball or beauty or Borges—and saw each as “an opportunity to learn something, or to extract from within some unsuspected wisdom.” In this, his largest... Read more >
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Odd Jobs
Odd Jobs
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780679645856
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Odd Jobs
Essays and Criticism
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 1024 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $13.99

To complement his work as a fiction writer, John Updike accepted any number of odd jobs—book reviews and introductions, speeches and tributes, a “few paragraphs” on baseball or beauty or Borges—and saw each as “an opportunity to learn something, or to extract from within some unsuspected wisdom.” In this, his largest... Read more >
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Selected Letters of William Styron
Selected Letters of William Styron
Written by William Styron, Edited by Rose Styron and R. Blakeslee Gilpin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068067
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Selected Letters of William Styron

Written by William Styron
Edited by Rose Styron and R. Blakeslee Gilpin


Format: Hardcover, 704 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $40.00

In 1950, at the age of twenty-four, William Clark Styron, Jr., wrote to his mentor, Professor William Blackburn of Duke University. The young writer was struggling with his first novel, Lie Down in Darkness, and he was nervous about whether his “strain and toil” would amount to anything. “When I mature... Read more >
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Selected Letters of William Styron
Selected Letters of William Styron
Written by William Styron, Edited by Rose Styron and R. Blakeslee Gilpin
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Selected Letters of William Styron

Written by William Styron
Edited by Rose Styron and R. Blakeslee Gilpin


Format: eBook, 704 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $17.99

In 1950, at the age of twenty-four, William Clark Styron, Jr., wrote to his mentor, Professor William Blackburn of Duke University. The young writer was struggling with his first novel, Lie Down in Darkness, and he was nervous about whether his “strain and toil” would amount to anything. “When I mature... Read more >
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Through the Window
Through the Window
Written by Julian Barnes
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ISBN: 9780345805508
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Through the Window
Seventeen Essays and a Short Story
Written by Julian Barnes


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending and one of Britain’s greatest writers: a brilliant collection of essays on the books and authors that have meant the most to him throughout his illustrious career.
 
In these seventeen essays (plus a short story and a special preface, “A... Read more >
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Through the Window
Through the Window
Written by Julian Barnes
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ISBN: 9780345805515
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Through the Window
Seventeen Essays and a Short Story
Written by Julian Barnes


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $9.99

From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending and one of Britain’s greatest writers: a brilliant collection of essays on the books and authors that have meant the most to him throughout his illustrious career.
 
In these seventeen essays (plus a short story and a special preface, “A... Read more >
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Monsieur Proust's Library
Monsieur Proust's Library
Written by Anka Muhlstein
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ISBN: 9781590515662
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Monsieur Proust's Library

Written by Anka Muhlstein


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $19.95

Reading was so important to Marcel Proust that it sometimes seems he was unable to create a personage without a book in hand. Everybody in his work reads: servants and masters, children and parents, artists and physicians. The more sophisticated characters find it natural to speak in quotations. Proust made literary...

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Monsieur Proust's Library

Written by Anka Muhlstein


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $16.99

Reading was so important to Marcel Proust that it sometimes seems he was unable to create a personage without a book in hand. Everybody in his work reads: servants and masters, children and parents, artists and physicians. The more sophisticated characters find it natural to speak in quotations. Proust made literary... Read more >
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The End of Your Life Book Club
The End of Your Life Book Club
Written by Will Schwalbe
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ISBN: 9780307961112
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The End of Your Life Book Club

Written by Will Schwalbe


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $11.99

“What are you reading?”

That’s the question Will Schwalbe asks his mother, Mary Anne, as they sit in the waiting room of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2007, Mary Anne returned from a humanitarian trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan suffering from what her doctors believed was a rare type of...

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The End of Your Life Book Club
The End of Your Life Book Club
Written by Will Schwalbe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307594037
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The End of Your Life Book Club

Written by Will Schwalbe


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $25.00

“What are you reading?”

That’s the question Will Schwalbe asks his mother, Mary Anne, as they sit in the waiting room of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2007, Mary Anne returned from a humanitarian trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan suffering from what her doctors believed was a rare type of...

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Hit Lit
Hit Lit
Written by James W. Hall
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ISBN: 9780812970951
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Hit Lit
Cracking the Code of the Twentieth Century's Biggest Bestsellers
Written by James W. Hall


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $16.00

DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF WHAT MAKES A MEGA-BESTSELLER IN THIS ENTERTAINING, REVELATORY GUIDE
 
What do Michael Corleone, Jack Ryan, and Scout Finch have in common? Creative writing professor and thriller writer James W. Hall knows. Now, in this entertaining, revelatory book, he reveals how bestsellers work, using twelve twentieth-century blockbusters as...

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Hit Lit
Hit Lit
Written by James W. Hall
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604969
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Hit Lit
Cracking the Code of the Twentieth Century's Biggest Bestsellers
Written by James W. Hall


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF WHAT MAKES A MEGA-BESTSELLER IN THIS ENTERTAINING, REVELATORY GUIDE
 
What do Michael Corleone, Jack Ryan, and Scout Finch have in common? Creative writing professor and thriller writer James W. Hall knows. Now, in this entertaining, revelatory book, he reveals how bestsellers work, using twelve twentieth-century blockbusters as...

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