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The Burning of the World
A Memoir of 1914
Written by Bela Zombory-Moldovan
Translated by Peter Zombory-Moldovan
Introduction by Peter Zombory-Moldovan


Format: eBook, 184 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

Publishing during the 100th Anniversary of the First World War
 
An NYRB Classics Original
 
The budding young Hungarian artist Béla Zombory-Moldován was on holiday when the First World War broke out in July 1914. Called up by the army, he soon found himself hundreds of miles away, advancing on... Read more >
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The Burning of the World

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Burning of the World
Written by Bela Zombory-Moldovan, Translated by Peter Zombory-Moldovan, Introduction by Peter Zombory-Moldovan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590178096
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The Burning of the World
A Memoir of 1914
Written by Bela Zombory-Moldovan
Translated by Peter Zombory-Moldovan
Introduction by Peter Zombory-Moldovan


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

Publishing during the 100th Anniversary of the First World War
 
An NYRB Classics Original
 
The budding young Hungarian artist Béla Zombory-Moldován was on holiday when the First World War broke out in July 1914. Called up by the army, he soon found himself hundreds of miles away, advancing on... Read more >
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night thoughts

(Available August 5, 2014)
night thoughts
Written by Sarah Arvio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375712227
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night thoughts
70 dream poems & notes from an analysis
Written by Sarah Arvio


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $18.00

In this remarkable and unique work, award-winning poet Sarah Arvio gives us a memoir about coming to terms with a life in crisis through the study of dreams.

As a young woman, threatened by disturbing visions, Arvio went into psychoanalysis to save herself. The result is a riveting sequence of dream...

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Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

(Available August 5, 2014)
Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature
Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter Sieruta
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763651503
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Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter Sieruta


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $22.99

Secret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises — these essays by leading kids’ lit bloggers take us behind the scenes of many much-loved children’s books.

Told in lively and affectionate prose, this treasure trove of information for a student, librarian, parent, or anyone wondering about the post–Harry Potter children’s... Read more >
Liberation in One Lifetime
Biographies and Teachings of Milarepa
Written by Francis V. Tiso


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $24.95

Milarepa (1052-1135), a major figure in the history of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and known as one of Tibet's greatest lamas and poets, continues to inspire Buddhist practitioners worldwide to the present day. Liberation in One Lifetime explores the history and spirituality of the Kagyu lineage in relationship to... Read more >
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Unbroken

(Available July 29, 2014)
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974492
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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $16.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had... Read more >
When the Game Stands Tall, Special Movie Edition
The Story of the De La Salle Spartans and Football's Longest Winning Streak
Written by Neil Hayes
Foreword by John Madden


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $15.95

Revised and updated edition of the book to accompany the major motion picture directed by Thomas Carter and starring Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Laura Dern, and Clancy Brown.

This insider’s account of the greatest winning streak in sports history brings to life the tragedies, triumphs, and unforgettable characters that inspired the major... Read more >
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When the Game Stands Tall, Special Movie Edition

(Available July 29, 2014)
When the Game Stands Tall, Special Movie Edition
Written by Neil Hayes, Foreword by John Madden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583948057
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When the Game Stands Tall, Special Movie Edition
The Story of the De La Salle Spartans and Football's Longest Winning Streak
Written by Neil Hayes
Foreword by John Madden


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $15.95

Revised and updated edition of the book to accompany the major motion picture directed by Thomas Carter and starring Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Laura Dern, and Clancy Brown.

This insider’s account of the greatest winning streak in sports history brings to life the tragedies, triumphs, and unforgettable characters that inspired the major... Read more >
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The Wet and the Dry

(Available July 22, 2014)
The Wet and the Dry
Written by Lawrence Osborne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770436902
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The Wet and the Dry
A Drinker's Journey
Written by Lawrence Osborne


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $14.00

Selected as a Top Ten Book of the Year by Dwight Garner, New York Times

A “fearlessly honest account” (Financial Times) of man’s love of drink, and an insightful meditation on the meaning of alcohol consumption across cultures worldwide

 
Drinking alcohol: a beloved tradition, a dangerous addiction, even “a sickness of the soul&rdquo... Read more >
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Elephant Company

(Available July 15, 2014)
Elephant Company
Written by Vicki Croke
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069330
Our Price: $28.00
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Elephant Company
The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Written by Vicki Croke


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $28.00

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill
 
Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in 1920, fresh from service in World War I, to a... Read more >
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Elephant Company
The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Written by Vicki Croke


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $13.99

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill
 
Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in 1920, fresh from service in World War I, to a... Read more >
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Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright
Written by Meryle Secrest
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153386
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Frank Lloyd Wright

Written by Meryle Secrest


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2014
Price: $17.99

The widely admired biographer of Bernard Berenson (“A triumph”—Washington Post; “A perfect riot”—Michael Holroyd; “Astonishing”—London Sunday Times) and of Kenneth Clark (“Splendid, enthralling”—The Wall Street Journal) gives us now a complete and complex portrait of an American titan, Frank Lloyd Wright.
            Meryle Secrest shows us Frank Lloyd Wright in full... Read more >
The Greatest Comeback
The Greatest Comeback
Written by Patrick J. Buchanan, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553399998
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The Greatest Comeback
How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority
Written by Patrick J. Buchanan
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $45.00

Patrick J. Buchanan, bestselling author and senior advisor to Richard Nixon, tells the definitive story of Nixon's resurrection from the political graveyard and his rise to the presidency.

After suffering stinging defeats in the 1960 presidential election against John F. Kennedy, and in the 1962 California gubernatorial election, Nixon's career... Read more >
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The Greatest Comeback
The Greatest Comeback
Written by Patrick J. Buchanan, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553400007
Our Price: $22.50

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The Greatest Comeback
How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority
Written by Patrick J. Buchanan
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $22.50

Patrick J. Buchanan, bestselling author and senior advisor to Richard Nixon, tells the definitive story of Nixon's resurrection from the political graveyard and his rise to the presidency.

After suffering stinging defeats in the 1960 presidential election against John F. Kennedy, and in the 1962 California gubernatorial election, Nixon's career... Read more >
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The Greatest Comeback
The Greatest Comeback
Written by Patrick J. Buchanan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553418637
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The Greatest Comeback
How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority
Written by Patrick J. Buchanan


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $28.00

Patrick J. Buchanan, bestselling author and senior advisor to Richard Nixon, tells the definitive story of Nixon's resurrection from the political graveyard and his rise to the presidency.

After suffering stinging defeats in the 1960 presidential election against John F. Kennedy, and in the 1962 California gubernatorial election, Nixon's career... Read more >
The Greatest Comeback
The Greatest Comeback
Written by Patrick J. Buchanan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553418644
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The Greatest Comeback
How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority
Written by Patrick J. Buchanan


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $13.99

Patrick J. Buchanan, bestselling author and senior advisor to Richard Nixon, tells the definitive story of Nixon's resurrection from the political graveyard and his rise to the presidency.

After suffering stinging defeats in the 1960 presidential election against John F. Kennedy, and in the 1962 California gubernatorial election, Nixon's career... Read more >
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar, Read by Enn Reitel
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804166454
Our Price: $22.50

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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Written by Michael Farquhar
Read by Enn Reitel


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $22.50

“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist
 
Scandal! Intrigue! Cossacks! Here the world’s most engaging... Read more >
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar
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ISBN: 9780812979053
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Written by Michael Farquhar


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist
 
Scandal! Intrigue! Cossacks! Here the world’s most engaging... Read more >
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812985788
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Written by Michael Farquhar


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $9.99

“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist
 
Scandal! Intrigue! Cossacks! Here the world’s most engaging... Read more >
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Book of Ages
Book of Ages
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307948830
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Book of Ages
The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
NPR • Time Magazine • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly The Boston Globe

A
NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK


From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians—a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin’s youngest sister, Jane, whose...

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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069729
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $28.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many... Read more >
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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
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ISBN: 9780679604693
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $13.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many... Read more >
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Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
Written by Rachel Bertsche
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345543226
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Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time
Written by Rachel Bertsche


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $15.00

For fans of The Happiness Project and The Year of Living Biblically comes a pointed look at our fascination with celebrities, as one woman strives to remake herself in the image of her favorite stars.
 
What woman hasn’t seen pictures of Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, or Beyoncé and wished she... Read more >
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Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
Written by Rachel Bertsche
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ISBN: 9780345543233
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Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time
Written by Rachel Bertsche


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $9.99

For fans of The Happiness Project and The Year of Living Biblically comes a pointed look at our fascination with celebrities, as one woman strives to remake herself in the image of her favorite stars.
 
What woman hasn’t seen pictures of Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, or Beyoncé and wished she... Read more >
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Levels of Life
Levels of Life
Written by Julian Barnes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345806581
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Levels of Life

Written by Julian Barnes


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $14.95

An NPR Best Book of the Year

In this elegant triptych of history, fiction, and memoir, Julian Barnes has written about ballooning and photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two people, together, and tearing them apart; and enduring after the incomprehensible loss of a loved one. Powerfully rendered, exquisitely...

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