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Letters of James Agee to Father Flye

(Available April 29, 2014)
Letters of James Agee to Father Flye
Written by James Agee, Edited by James Harold Flye, Introduction by Robert Phelps
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193618
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Letters of James Agee to Father Flye

Written by James Agee
Edited by James Harold Flye
Introduction by Robert Phelps


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $16.00

“I’ll croak before I write ads or sell bonds—or do anything except write.”

James Agee’s father died when he was just six years old, a loss immortalized in his Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, A Death in the Family. Three years later, Agee’s mother moved the mourning family from Knoxville, Tennessee, to the campus... Read more >
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Letters of James Agee to Father Flye

Written by James Agee
Edited by James Harold Flye
Introduction by Robert Phelps


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $16.00

“I’ll croak before I write ads or sell bonds—or do anything except write.”

James Agee’s father died when he was just six years old, a loss immortalized in his Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, A Death in the Family. Three years later, Agee’s mother moved the mourning family from Knoxville, Tennessee, to the campus... Read more >
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Steal the Menu
Steal the Menu
Written by Raymond Sokolov
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946355
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Steal the Menu
A Memoir of Forty Years in Food
Written by Raymond Sokolov


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $15.95

Part autobiography, part culinary history, Steal the Menu is former New York Times food editor Raymond Sokolov’s account of four decades of eating. From his pathbreaking dispatches on nouvelle cuisine in France to finding top-notch Chinese dishes at a New Jersey gas station to picking the brain of the most Michelin-starred... Read more >
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Stringer
Stringer
Written by Anjan Sundaram
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385537759
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Stringer
A Reporter's Journey in the Congo
Written by Anjan Sundaram


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $25.95

In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuscinski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world's unhappiest countries. Read more >
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Stringer
Stringer
Written by Anjan Sundaram
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385537766
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Stringer
A Reporter's Journey in the Congo
Written by Anjan Sundaram


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuscinski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world's unhappiest countries. Read more >
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The Rise of Abraham Cahan
The Rise of Abraham Cahan
Written by Seth Lipsky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780805243109
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The Rise of Abraham Cahan

Written by Seth Lipsky


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $12.99

Part of the Jewish Encounters series

The first general-interest biography of the legendary editor of the Jewish Daily Forward, the newspaper of Yiddish-speaking immigrants that inspired, educated, and entertained millions of readers; helped redefine journalism during its golden age; and transformed American culture.
 
Already a noted journalist writing for both English-language and Yiddish...

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The Rise of Abraham Cahan
The Rise of Abraham Cahan
Written by Seth Lipsky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242102
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The Rise of Abraham Cahan

Written by Seth Lipsky


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $26.00

Part of the Jewish Encounters series

The first general-interest biography of the legendary editor of the Jewish Daily Forward, the newspaper of Yiddish-speaking immigrants that inspired, educated, and entertained millions of readers; helped redefine journalism during its golden age; and transformed American culture.
 
Already a noted journalist writing for both English-language and Yiddish...

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Steal the Menu
Steal the Menu
Written by Raymond Sokolov
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307700940
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Steal the Menu
A Memoir of Forty Years in Food
Written by Raymond Sokolov


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $25.95

Four decades of memories from a gastronome who witnessed the food revolution from the (well-provisioned) trenches—a delicious tour through contemporary food history.

When Raymond Sokolov became food editor of The New York Times in 1971, he began a long, memorable career as restaurant critic, food historian, and author. Here he traces...

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Steal the Menu
Steal the Menu
Written by Raymond Sokolov
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962478
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Steal the Menu
A Memoir of Forty Years in Food
Written by Raymond Sokolov


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

Four decades of memories from a gastronome who witnessed the food revolution from the (well-provisioned) trenches—a delicious tour through contemporary food history.

When Raymond Sokolov became food editor of The New York Times in 1971, he began a long, memorable career as restaurant critic, food historian, and author. Here he traces...

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Ryszard Kapuscinski
Ryszard Kapuscinski
Written by Artur Domoslawski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680810
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Ryszard Kapuscinski
A Life
Written by Artur Domoslawski


Format: Trade Paperback, 520 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $22.95

The life and work of Ryszard Kapu?ci?ski was dangerously bold and deeply enigmatic. This controversial biography opens up the secrets and contradictions of this globally renowned Polish journalist and writer.

Artur Domos?awski travels the globe, following in Kapu?ci?ski’s footsteps, delving into his private conflicts and anxieties and discovering the relationships that were... Read more >
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Genius in Disguise
Genius in Disguise
Written by Thomas Kunkel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829412
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Genius in Disguise
Harold Ross of The New Yorker
Written by Thomas Kunkel


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2013
Price: $11.99

This hugely entertaining biography of the founding editor of The New Yorker tells the diverting story of how Ross and the brilliant group of people he gathered around him--including James Thurber, Charles Addams, Dorothy Parker, and John O'Hara--devised the formula that made the magazine such a popular and critical success. Photos... Read more >
Happy Days
Happy Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830876
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Happy Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $19.99

Though best known for his caustic newspaper columns, H. L. Mencken's most enduring contribution to American literature may be his autobiographical writings, most of which first appeared in the New Yorker. In Happy Days, Mencken recalls memories of a safe and happy boyhood in the Baltimore of the 1880s and celebrates... Read more >
Heathen Days
Heathen Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830883
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Heathen Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $17.99

In the third volume of his autobiography, H. L. Mencken looks back on his life and declares it "very busy and excessively pleasant." He imparts the impressive education he received from Hoggie Unglebower, the best dog trainer in Christendom, and the survival techniques he employed at Baltimore Polytechnic, where he learned... Read more >
Newspaper Days
Newspaper Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830913
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Newspaper Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $17.99

The period covered is that of his professional nonage—from his entry into journalism as a reporter for the Baltimore Morning Herald in 1899 to 1906. It was not all Baltimore, however, for he went into brief exile when the fire of 1904 destroyed the plant and forced the paper to print... Read more >
Unhitched
Unhitched
Written by Richard Seymour
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ISBN: 9781844679904
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Unhitched
The Trial of Christopher Hitchens
Written by Richard Seymour


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $16.95

Irascible and forthright, Christopher Hitchens stood out as a man determined to do just that. In his younger years, a career-minded socialist, he emerged from the smoke of 9/11 a neoconservative “Marxist,” an advocate of America’s invasion of Iraq filled with passionate intensity. Throughout his life, he played the role of... Read more >
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Unhitched
The Trial of Christopher Hitchens
Written by Richard Seymour


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $16.95

Among the forgettable ranks of ex-Leftists, Christopher Hitchens stands out as someone determined to stand out. Rejecting the well-worn paths of hard-right evangelism and capitalist “realism,” he identified with nothing outside his own idiosyncrasies. A habitual mugwump who occasionally masqueraded as a “Marxist,” the role he adopted late in his career... Read more >
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Lucking Out
Lucking Out
Written by James Wolcott
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ISBN: 9780767930628
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Lucking Out
My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in the Seventies
Written by James Wolcott


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

From one of our most admired (and feared) cultural critics, a memoir that captures all the gritty, grubby glamour of New York in the awful/wonderful Seventies.

In the autumn of 1972, a very young and green James Wolcott arrived in New York from Maryland, full of literary dreams, equipped with a letter...

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The Man Who Went to War
The Man Who Went to War
Written by Patrick Graham
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ISBN: 9780385679275
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The Man Who Went to War
A Reporter's Memoir from Libya and the Arab Uprising
Written by Patrick Graham


Format: eBook, 57 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $2.99

Almost a decade since deciding to give up war reporting full-time, and at the unexpected prodding of his wife, award-winning journalist Patrick Graham travels to the heart of the Libyan Revolution and the Arab Spring. He delivers a story by turns harrowing and comic, rich in both dramatic, on-the-ground reportage and... Read more >
Bellow
Bellow
Written by James Atlas
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ISBN: 9780307828330
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Bellow
A Biography
Written by James Atlas


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2012
Price: $20.99

With this masterly and original work, Bellow: A Biography, National Book Award nominee James Atlas gives the first definitive account of the Nobel Prize–winning author’s turbulent personal and professional life, as it unfolded against the background of twentieth-century events—the Depression, World War II, the upheavals of the sixties—and amid all the... Read more >
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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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Ryszard Kapuscinski
Ryszard Kapuscinski
Written by Artur Domoslawski
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844678587
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Ryszard Kapuscinski
A Life
Written by Artur Domoslawski


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $34.95

Reporting from such varied locations as postcolonial Africa, revolutionary Iran, the military dictatorships of Latin America and Soviet Russia, the Polish journalist and writer Ryszard Kapu?ci?ski was one of the most influential eyewitness journalists of the twentieth century. During the Cold War, he was a dauntless investigator as well as a... Read more >
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Ryszard Kapuscinski
A Life
Written by Artur Domoslawski


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $22.95

Reporting from such varied locations as postcolonial Africa, revolutionary Iran, the military dictatorships of Latin America and Soviet Russia, the Polish journalist and writer Ryszard Kapu?ci?ski was one of the most influential eyewitness journalists of the twentieth century. During the Cold War, he was a dauntless investigator as well as a... Read more >
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Key Moments
Key Moments
Written by Liz Mohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770436018
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Key Moments
Experiences in a Dedicated Life
Written by Liz Mohn


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $23.00

"You always saw the world as your workplace."

In 2009, this was how Reinhard Mohn--the man who turned Bertelsmann AG from an unremarkable, postwar German business into a successful, international media conglomerate--described the professional dedication of his wife, Liz Mohn. Born into a seemingly hopeless world, this girl from Wiedenbrück, Germany, grew... Read more >
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Key Moments
Key Moments
Written by Liz Mohn
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ISBN: 9780770436032
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Key Moments
Experiences in a Dedicated Life
Written by Liz Mohn


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $11.99

"You always saw the world as your workplace."

In 2009, this was how Reinhard Mohn--the man who turned Bertelsmann AG from an unremarkable, postwar German business into a successful, international media conglomerate--described the professional dedication of his wife, Liz Mohn. Born into a seemingly hopeless world, this girl from Wiedenbrück, Germany, grew... Read more >
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Yours in Truth
Yours in Truth
Written by Jeff Himmelman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603641
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Yours in Truth
A Personal Portrait of Ben Bradlee
Written by Jeff Himmelman


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $13.99

“I hope we’re as good friends when you finish your book as we are now,” Ben Bradlee, the legendary former executive editor of The Washington Post, told Jeff Himmelman in March 2010. “But I don’t give a [expletive deleted] what you write about me.”
 
So begins Yours in Truth, an... Read more >
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