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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by J. Michael Lennon
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer

Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by J. Michael Lennon


Format: eBook, 896 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.99

A genuine literary event—an illuminating collection of correspondence from one of the most acclaimed American writers of all time
 
Over the course of a nearly sixty-year career, Norman Mailer wrote more than 30 novels, essay collections, and nonfiction books. Yet nowhere was he more prolific—or more exposed—than in his letters. All... Read more >
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by J. Michael Lennon
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ISBN: 9781400066230
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer

Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by J. Michael Lennon


Format: Hardcover, 896 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $40.00

A genuine literary event—an illuminating collection of correspondence from one of the most acclaimed American writers of all time
 
Over the course of a nearly sixty-year career, Norman Mailer wrote more than 30 novels, essay collections, and nonfiction books. Yet nowhere was he more prolific—or more exposed—than in his letters. All... Read more >
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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan
The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan
Written by Elia Kazan
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ISBN: 9780385350419
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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan

Written by Elia Kazan


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
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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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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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Fare Forward
Fare Forward
Written by David Markson, Afterword by Ann Beattie, Edited by Laura Sims
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ISBN: 9781576877005
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Letters from David Markson
Written by David Markson
Afterword by Ann Beattie
Edited by Laura Sims


Format: Trade Paperback, 156 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $12.95

In this first-ever book of letters by novelist David Markson—a quintessential "writer's writer" whose work David Foster Wallace once lauded as "pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this country"—readers will experience Markson at his wittiest and warmest. Poet Laura Sims shares her correspondence with him, which began with... Read more >
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Letters from David Markson
Written by David Markson
Afterword by Ann Beattie
Edited by Laura Sims


Format: eBook, 156 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $12.95

In this first-ever book of letters by novelist David Markson—a quintessential "writer's writer" whose work David Foster Wallace once lauded as "pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this country"—readers will experience Markson at his wittiest and warmest. Poet Laura Sims shares her correspondence with him, which began with... Read more >
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Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut
Written by Kurt Vonnegut, Edited by Dan Wakefield
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ISBN: 9780385343763
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Kurt Vonnegut
Letters
Written by Kurt Vonnegut
Edited by Dan Wakefield


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Newsweek/The Daily Beast • The Huffington Post • Kansas City Star • Time Out New York • Kirkus Reviews

This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has all the hallmarks of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction. Written over a sixty-year period, these letters, the vast majority... Read more >
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Letters From the Palazzo Barbaro
Letters From the Palazzo Barbaro
Written by Henry James, Foreword by Leon Edel
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ISBN: 9781908968890
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Letters From the Palazzo Barbaro

Written by Henry James
Foreword by Leon Edel


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $18.00

The novelist Henry James arrived in Venice as a tourist, and instantly fell in love with the city – particularly with the splendid Palazzo Barbaro, home of the expatriate American Curtis family. This selection of letters covers the period 1869-1907 and provides a unique record of the life and work of... Read more >
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Letters to Friends, Family and Editors
Letters to Friends, Family and Editors
Written by Franz Kafka
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ISBN: 9780804150781
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Letters to Friends, Family and Editors

Written by Franz Kafka


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
Price: $12.99

"These magnificent letters, meticulously set up and annotated, show us aspects of Kafka that were only hinted at in earlier collections and help us trace his development from unhappy young law student and insurance administrator to novelist and short-story writer of originality and genius."
--Publishers Weekly

"When we turn from Kafka's books to... Read more >
Letter to His Father
Letter to His Father
Written by Franz Kafka
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ISBN: 9780804150750
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Letter to His Father

Written by Franz Kafka


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
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Franz Kafka wrote this letter to Hermann Kafka in November 1919; he was then thirty-six years old. Max Brod relates that Kafka actually gave it to his mother to hand to his father, hoping that it might renew a relationship that had disintegrated into tension and frustration on both sides. Kafka's... Read more >
Letters to Felice
Letters to Felice
Written by Franz Kafka
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ISBN: 9780804150767
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Letters to Felice

Written by Franz Kafka


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
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Franz Kafka first met Felice Bauer in August 1912, at the home of his friend Max Brod. The twenty-five-year-old career woman from Berlin—energetic, down-to-earth, life-affirming—awakened in him a desire to marry. Kafka wrote to Felice almost daily, sometimes even twice a day. Because he was living in Prague and she in Berlin... Read more >
Letters to Milena
Letters to Milena
Written by Franz Kafka
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ISBN: 9780804150774
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Letters to Milena

Written by Franz Kafka


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
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In no other work does Franz Kafka reeal himself as in Letters to Milena, which begins as a business correspondence but soon develops into a passionate but doomed epistolary love affair. Kafka's Czech translator, Milena Jesenska was a gifted and charismatic twenty-three-year-old who was uniquely able to recognize Kafka's complex genius and... Read more >
Letters to Ottla and the Family
Letters to Ottla and the Family
Written by Franz Kafka
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ISBN: 9780804150743
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Letters to Ottla and the Family

Written by Franz Kafka


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
Price: $12.99

Written by Kafka between 1909 and 1924, these letters offer a unique insight into the workings of the Kafka family, their relationship with the Prague Jewish community, and Kafka's own feelings about his parents and siblings. A gracious but shy woman, and a silent rebel against the bourgeois society in which she... Read more >
April Twilights and Other Poems
April Twilights and Other Poems
Written by Willa Cather, Foreword by Robert Thacker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961464
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April Twilights and Other Poems

Written by Willa Cather
Foreword by Robert Thacker


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $13.50

Before Willa Cather went on to write the novels that would make her famous, she was known as a poet, the most popular of her poems reprinted many times in national magazines and anthologies. Her first book of poetry, April Twilights, was published in 1903, but Cather significantly revised and expanded... Read more >
Letters From the Palazzo Barbaro

Written by Henry James


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $14.99

The novelist Henry James arrived in Venice as a tourist, and instantly fell in love with the city – particularly with the splendid Palazzo Barbaro, home of the expatriate American Curtis family. This selection of letters covers the period 1869-1907 and provides a unique record of the life and work of... 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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ISBN: 9780679645337
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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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Dear Mr. Longfellow
Letters to and from the Children's Poet
Written by Sydelle Pearl


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $11.99

If you were attending school in the late-nineteenth century, it's very likely that your teacher would have taught you to memorize lines from "The Village Blacksmith" by renowned poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. And on the classroom wall you'd probably see his portrait looking down benignly on you and your classmates. Longfellow... Read more >
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Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut
Written by Kurt Vonnegut, Edited by Dan Wakefield
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ISBN: 9780345535399
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Kurt Vonnegut
Letters
Written by Kurt Vonnegut
Edited by Dan Wakefield


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $15.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Newsweek/The Daily Beast • The Huffington Post • Kansas City Star • Time Out New York • Kirkus Reviews

This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has all the hallmarks of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction. Written over a sixty-year period, these letters, the vast majority... Read more >
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Dear Mr. Longfellow
Dear Mr. Longfellow
Written by Sydelle Pearl
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ISBN: 9781616146382
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Dear Mr. Longfellow
Letters to and from the Children's Poet
Written by Sydelle Pearl


Format: Trade Paperback, 233 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2012
Price: $18.00

If you were attending school in the late-nineteenth century, it's very likely that your teacher would have taught you to memorize lines from "The Village Blacksmith" by renowned poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. And on the classroom wall you'd probably see his portrait looking down benignly on you and your classmates. Longfellow... Read more >
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Elected Friends
Elected Friends
Afterword by Christopher Ricks, Edited by Matthew Spencer, Foreword by Michael Hoffman
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ISBN: 9781590515969
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Elected Friends

Afterword by Christopher Ricks
Edited by Matthew Spencer
Foreword by Michael Hoffman


Format: Trade Paperback, 258 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $17.00

Robert Frost and Edward Thomas met in a bookshop in London in 1913. During the next four years, the two writers—Frost, an unknown poet who had sold his farm in New Hampshire in order to take his family to England for one last gamble on poetry and Thomas, a sad literary... Read more >
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Ten Letters
Ten Letters
Written by Eli Saslow
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ISBN: 9780307742551
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Ten Letters
The Stories Americans Tell Their President
Written by Eli Saslow


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $15.00

In this inspiring and powerful look at the issues facing Americans today, reporter Eli Saslow creates vivid portraits of the lives of ten citizens who corresponded with President Obama. Their letters, and the president’s handwritten responses, tell of the personal struggles behind everything from healthcare to immigration to war. One mother...

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Proud Highway
Proud Highway
Written by Hunter S. Thompson, Edited by Douglas Brinkley, Foreword by William J. Kennedy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307826626
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Proud Highway
Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967
Written by Hunter S. Thompson
Edited by Douglas Brinkley
Foreword by William J. Kennedy


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2012
Price: $12.99

Here, for the first time, is the private and most intimate correspondence of one of America's most influential and incisive journalists--Hunter S. Thompson. In letters to a Who's Who of luminaries from Norman Mailer to Charles Kuralt, Tom Wolfe to Lyndon Johnson, William Styron to Joan Baez--not to mention his mother... Read more >
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At Random
At Random
Written by Bennett Cerf, Introduction by Christopher Cerf
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307819994
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At Random
The Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf
Written by Bennett Cerf
Introduction by Christopher Cerf


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 20, 2012
Price: $11.99

“I’ve got the name for our publishing operation. We just said we were going to publish a few books on the side at random. Let’s call it Random House.” So recounts Bennett Cerf in this wonderfully amusing memoir of the making of a great publishing house. An incomparable raconteur, possessed of... Read more >
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Elected Friends

Afterword by Christopher Ricks
Edited by Matthew Spencer
Foreword by Michael Hoffman


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

Robert Frost and Edward Thomas met in a bookshop in London in 1913. During the next four years, the two writers—Frost, an unknown poet who had sold his farm in New Hampshire in order to take his family to England for one last gamble on poetry and Thomas, a sad literary... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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