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The Long Walk to Freedom
The Long Walk to Freedom
Edited by Devon W. Carbado and Donald Weise
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807069127
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The Long Walk to Freedom
Runaway Slave Narratives
Edited by Devon W. Carbado and Donald Weise


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $28.95

In this groundbreaking compilation of first-person accounts of the runaway slave phenomenon, editors Devon W. Carbado and Donald Weise have recovered twelve narratives spanning eight decades—more than half of which have been long out of print. Told in the voices of the runaway slaves themselves, these narratives reveal the extraordinary and... Read more >
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The Long Walk to Freedom
Runaway Slave Narratives
Edited by Devon W. Carbado and Donald Weise


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $28.95

In this groundbreaking compilation of first-person accounts of the runaway slave phenomenon, editors Devon Carbado and Donald Weise have recovered twelve narratives spanning eight decades—more than half of which have been long out of print. Told in the voices of the runaway slaves themselves, these narratives reveal the extraordinary and often... 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
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ISBN: 9780679424437
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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: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $27.95

“Don’t use your conscious past. Use your creative imagination to create a past that belongs to your character. I don’t want you to be stuck with your own life. It’s too little.”
 
“You must get beneath the words before you can say them. The text must be in you. It... 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
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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: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.99

In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen (“The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen . . . Miller and Odets, Inge and O’Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him”), August Strindberg... Read more >
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The Captain's Daughter
The Captain's Daughter
Written by Alexander Pushkin, Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler
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ISBN: 9780307949653
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The Captain's Daughter
And Other Stories
Written by Alexander Pushkin
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
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Famous for his enormously influential poetry and plays, Alexander Pushkin is also beloved for his short stories. This collection showcases his tremendous range, which enabled him to portray the Russian people through romance, drama, and satire. The sparkling humor of the five “Tales of Belkin” contrasts with a dark fable of... Read more >
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The Captain's Daughter
The Captain's Daughter
Written by Alexander Pushkin, Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler
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The Captain's Daughter
And Other Stories
Written by Alexander Pushkin
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $9.99

Famous for his enormously influential poetry and plays, Alexander Pushkin is also beloved for his short stories. This collection showcases his tremendous range, which enabled him to portray the Russian people through romance, drama, and satire. The sparkling humor of the five “Tales of Belkin” contrasts with a dark fable of... 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
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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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The Struggle with the Daemon
Hölderlin, Kleist and Nietzsche
Written by Stefan Zweig
Translated by Cedar Paul and Eden Paul


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.99

The Struggle with the Daemon is a brilliant analysis of the European psyche by the great novelist and biographer Stefan Zweig. Zweig studies three giants of German literature and thought: Friedrich Ho¨lderlin, Heinrich von Kleist and Friedrich Nietzsche – powerful minds whose ideas were at odds with the scientific positivism of... Read more >
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Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Written by Nora Ephron
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ISBN: 9780345804730
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Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Some Things About Women and Notes on Media
Written by Nora Ephron


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

Two classic collections of Nora Ephron’s uproarious essays—tackling everything from feminism to the media, from politics to beauty products, with her inimitable charm and distinctive wit—now available in one book for the first time. 
 
This edition brings together some of Ephron’s most famous writing on a generation of women (and men) who... 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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The Greek Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension of the ancient Greek cultural legacy. The Greeks invented tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, philosophy... Read more >
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The Greek Search for Wisdom
The Greek Search for Wisdom
Written by Michael K. Kellogg
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ISBN: 9781616145750
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The Greek Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: Hardcover, 341 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $28.00

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension of the ancient Greek cultural legacy. The Greeks invented tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, philosophy... Read more >
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At Random
At Random
Written by Bennett Cerf, Introduction by Christopher Cerf
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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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Listen to the Echoes
The Ray Bradbury Interviews
Written by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller
Foreword by Black Francis


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $18.95

A definitive collection of interviews with one of America's most famous writers, covering his life, faith, friends, politics, and visions of the future.

Ray Bradbury, the poetic and visionary author of such classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man, is one of the most influential writers of the... Read more >
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The Shout
The Shout
Written by Simon Armitage
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ISBN: 9780375712067
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The Shout
Selected Poems
Written by Simon Armitage


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $16.95

Now in paperback, the powerful selected work of Simon Armitage, the most distinctive poetic voice of contemporary Britain.

Simon Armitage is arguably the leading British poet of the past twenty years. His knowledge of the English just as they are ("a gentleman farmer / living on reduced means, a cricketer's widow, /... Read more >
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The Shout
The Shout
Written by Simon Armitage
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The Shout

Written by Simon Armitage


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
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Now in paperback, the powerful selected work of Simon Armitage, the most distinctive poetic voice of contemporary Britain.

Simon Armitage is arguably the leading British poet of the past twenty years. His knowledge of the English just as they are ("a gentleman farmer / living on reduced means, a cricketer's widow, /... Read more >
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Transmission and the Individual Remix
Transmission and the Individual Remix
Written by Tom McCarthy
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ISBN: 9780345803276
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Transmission and the Individual Remix

Written by Tom McCarthy


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2012
Price: $1.99

Sub-titled "How Literature Works" this essay by the renown novelist is a provocative and entertaining work of postmodern theory that re-evaluates literature and literary meaning from Aeschylus to Kraftwerk. A VINTAGE EBOOK ORIGINAL.

Tom McCarthy is one of the most vital young voices in contemporary literature, and in this essay he identifies...

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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
Written by Vladimir Nabokov, Introduction by Thomas Karshan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307593351
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Selected Poems

Written by Vladimir Nabokov
Introduction by Thomas Karshan


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $30.00

Though we know Vladimir Nabokov as a brilliant novelist, his first love was poetry. This landmark collection brings together the best of his verse, including many pieces that have never before appeared in English.

   These poems span the whole of Nabokov’s career, from the newly discovered “Music,” written in 1914, to the... Read more >
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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
Written by Vladimir Nabokov, Introduction by Thomas Karshan
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ISBN: 9780307957559
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Selected Poems

Written by Vladimir Nabokov
Introduction by Thomas Karshan


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $13.99

Though we know Vladimir Nabokov as a brilliant novelist, his first love was poetry. This landmark collection brings together the best of his verse, including many pieces that have never before appeared in English.

   These poems span the whole of Nabokov’s career, from the newly discovered “Music,” written in 1914, to the... Read more >
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Complete Poems
Complete Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn
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ISBN: 9780375700897
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Complete Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $35.00

An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn’s acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy—including the first English translation of the poet’s final Unfinished Poems—now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in English, by the renowned critic, scholar, and international best-selling author of... Read more >
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Complete Poems
Complete Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn
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Complete Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $16.99

An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn’s acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy—including the first English translation of the poet’s final Unfinished Poems—now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in English, by the renowned critic, scholar, and international best-selling author 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 >
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The Lord Chandos Letter
And Other Writings
Written by Hugo Von Hofmannsthal
Translated by Joel Rotenber
Introduction by John Banville


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 16, 2012
Price: $14.95

Hugo von Hoffmannsthal made his mark as a poet, as a playwright, and as the librettist for Richard Strauss’s greatest operas, but he was no less accomplished as a writer of short, strangely evocative prose works. The atmospheric stories and sketches collected here—fin-de-siècle fairy tales from the Vienna of Klimt and... Read more >
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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: $11.99

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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