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Ordinary Light

(Available March 31, 2015)
Ordinary Light
Written by Tracy K. Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962669
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Ordinary Light
A memoir
Written by Tracy K. Smith


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $25.95

From the dazzlingly original Pulitzer Prize-winning poet hailed for her “extraordinary range and ambition” (The New York Times Book Review): a quietly potent memoir that explores coming-of-age and the meaning of home against a complex backdrop of race, faith, and the unbreakable bond between a mother and daughter.

The youngest of five...

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Ordinary Light
A memoir
Written by Tracy K. Smith


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $12.99

From the dazzlingly original Pulitzer Prize-winning poet hailed for her “extraordinary range and ambition” (The New York Times Book Review): a quietly potent memoir that explores coming-of-age and the meaning of home against a complex backdrop of race, faith, and the unbreakable bond between a mother and daughter.

The youngest of five...

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Under Magnolia

(Available March 31, 2015)
Under Magnolia
Written by Frances Mayes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307885920
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Under Magnolia
A Southern Memoir
Written by Frances Mayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $15.00

A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region’s powerful influence on her life.


The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and Every Day in Tuscany, Frances Mayes revisits...

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Notes from a Dead House

(Available March 24, 2015)
Notes from a Dead House
Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307959591
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Notes from a Dead House

Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $26.95

From the acclaimed translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky comes a new translation of the first great prison memoir: Fyodor Dostoevsky’s fictionalized account of his life-changing penal servitude in Siberia.

In 1849 Dostoevsky was sentenced to four years at hard labor in a Siberian prison camp for his participation in a...

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Leap

Written by Terry Tempest Williams


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2015
Price: $13.99

With Leap, Terry Tempest Williams, award-winning author of Refuge, offers a sustained meditation on passion, faith, and creativity-based upon her transcendental encounter with Hieronymus Bosch's medieval masterpiece The Garden of Delights

Williams examines this vibrant landscape with unprecedented acuity, recognizing parallels between the artist's prophetic vision and her own personal experiences as a Mormon and a... Read more >
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Stations of the Heart

(Available March 17, 2015)
Stations of the Heart
Written by Richard Lischer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101910474
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Stations of the Heart
Parting with a Son
Written by Richard Lischer


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $16.00

Stations of the Heart is a father’s heartbreaking and hopeful story about his beloved son, in which a young man teaches his family “a new way to die” with wit, candor, and grace.

As the book opens, Richard Lischer’s son, Adam, calls to tell his father, a professor of divinity at Duke...

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Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers

(Available March 10, 2015)
Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers
Written by Edward Mendelson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590177761
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Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers

Written by Edward Mendelson


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $21.95

A deeply considered and provocative new look at major American writers—including Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer, and W.H. Auden—Edward Mendelson’s Moral Agents is also a work of critical biography in the great tradition of Plutarch, Samuel Johnson, and Emerson. Any important writer, in Mendelson’s view, writes in response to an idea of...

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Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers

Written by Edward Mendelson


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $21.95

A deeply considered and provocative new look at major American writers—including Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer, and W.H. Auden—Edward Mendelson’s Moral Agents is also a work of critical biography in the great tradition of Plutarch, Samuel Johnson, and Emerson. Any important writer, in Mendelson’s view, writes in response to an idea of...

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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
Written by Kevin Brockmeier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804169899
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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip
A Memoir of Seventh Grade
Written by Kevin Brockmeier


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $15.00

At age twelve, Kevin Brockmeier is ready to become a different person: not the boy he has always been—the one who cries too easily and laughs too easily, who lives in an otherland of sparkling daydreams and imaginary catastrophes—but someone else altogether.
 
Over the course of one school year—seventh grade—he sets out in...

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Follies of God
Follies of God
Written by James Grissom
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265692
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Follies of God
Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
Written by James Grissom


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $30.00

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth century; a book that does...

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Follies of God
Follies of God
Written by James Grissom
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101874653
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Follies of God
Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
Written by James Grissom


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $14.99

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth century; a book that does...

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The Noble Hustle
The Noble Hustle
Written by Colson Whitehead
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345804334
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The Noble Hustle
Poker, Beef Jerky and Death
Written by Colson Whitehead


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $15.00

An NPR Best Book of the Year

In 2011, Grantland magazine gave bestselling novelist Colson Whitehead $10,000 to play at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. It was the assignment of a lifetime, except for one hitch—he’d never played in a casino tournament before. With just six weeks to train...

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The Uneasy Chair
The Uneasy Chair
Written by Wallace Stegner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101911693
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The Uneasy Chair
A Biography of Bernard DeVoto
Written by Wallace Stegner


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2015
Price: $9.99

Bernard DeVoto was a wild intellectual from the Rocky Mountains, a rebel, iconoclast, and idealist who fled his stifling small town for the intellectual freedom and community of Harvard. While he settled eastward in his career as a novelist, professor, editor, historian, and critic, he continued to love, to a point of... Read more >
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Written by Langston Hughes, Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353564
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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Edited by Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel
Written by Langston Hughes
Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $18.99

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many struggles as well as his memorable achievements. Arranged by decade and linked by expert commentary, the volume guides us through Hughes’s journey in all its...

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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Written by Langston Hughes, Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375413797
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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

Written by Langston Hughes
Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $35.00

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many struggles as well as his memorable achievements. Arranged by decade and linked by expert commentary, the volume guides us through Hughes’s journey in all its...

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Against Wind and Tide
Against Wind and Tide
Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Introduction by Reeve Lindbergh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375714924
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Against Wind and Tide
Letters and Journals, 1947-1986
Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Introduction by Reeve Lindbergh


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $16.95

In this final collection of Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s letters and journals, we mark Mrs. Lindbergh’s progress as she navigated a remarkable life and a remarkable century with enthusiasm and delight, humor and wit, sorrow and bewilderment, but above all devoted to finding the essential truth in life’s experiences through a hard-won...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Last Interview
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Last Interview
Written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Edited by David Streitfeld
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194806
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Edited by David Streitfeld


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.95

An intimate and lively collection of interviews with a giant of twentieth century literature—the only collection of interviews with Marquez available
 
Hailed by the New York Times as a "conjurer of literary magic," Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez is known to millions of readers worldwide as the author of One Hundred Years... Read more >
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Edited by David Streitfeld


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.95

An intimate and lively collection of interviews with a giant of twentieth century literature—the only collection of interviews with Marquez available
 
Hailed by the New York Times as a "conjurer of literary magic," Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez is known to millions of readers worldwide as the author of One Hundred Years... Read more >
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Lou Reed: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by Lou Reed


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.95

A revealing collection of interviews with one of the greatest artists in the history of rock ’n’ roll—as brilliant, punchy, and blustery as the man himself
 
In this collection of powerful interviews given over thirty years—including his final interview—Lou Reed oscillates between losing patience with his interviewers (he was famous... Read more >
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Lou Reed: The Last Interview
Lou Reed: The Last Interview
Written by Lou Reed
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194783
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Lou Reed: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by Lou Reed


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.95

A revealing collection of interviews with one of the greatest artists in the history of rock ’n’ roll—as brilliant, punchy, and blustery as the man himself
 
In this collection of powerful interviews given over thirty years—including his final interview—Lou Reed oscillates between losing patience with his interviewers (he was famous... Read more >
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Written by Artemis Cooper
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177808
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

Written by Artemis Cooper


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $18.95

Patrick Leigh Fermor’s enviably colorful life took off when in 1934, at the age of eighteen, he decided to walk across Europe. In just over a year he had trekked through nine countries and taught himself three languages, and his enthusiasm and curiosity for every kind of experience made him equally... Read more >
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If It Die
If It Die
Written by Andre Gide
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101910443
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If It Die

Written by Andre Gide


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

This is the major autobiographical statement from Nobel laureate André Gide. In the events and musings recorded here we find the seeds of those themes that obsessed him throughout his career and imbued his classic novels The Immoralist and The Counterfeiters

Gide led a life of uncompromising self-scrutiny, and his literary works resembled moments of... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
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ISBN: 9780385343527
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.
 
Pat Conroy’s great success as a writer has always been intimately linked with the exploration of his family history. As the oldest of seven children who were dragged from... Read more >
James Baldwin: The Last Interview
and other Conversations
Written by James Baldwin
Contribution by Quincy Troupe


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin

“I was not born to be what someone said I was. I was not born to be defined by someone else, but by myself, and myself only.” When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe traveled to the south of... Read more >
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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
James Baldwin: The Last Interview
Written by James Baldwin, Contribution by Quincy Troupe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194004
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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
and other Conversations
Written by James Baldwin
Contribution by Quincy Troupe


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin

“I was not born to be what someone said I was. I was not born to be defined by someone else, but by myself, and myself only.” When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe traveled to the south of... Read more >
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