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The Doorbell Rang
The Doorbell Rang
Written by Rex Stout
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The Doorbell Rang

Written by Rex Stout


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
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Hired to help society widow Rachel Bruner foil bothersome Feds, Nero Wolfe and his able assistant Archie get in over their heads with highly trained G-men who are adept at bugs, tails, and threats. Read more >
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The Gift
The Gift
Written by Lewis Hyde
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The Gift
Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World
Written by Lewis Hyde


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On Sale: July 1, 2009
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Discusses the argument that a work of art is essentially a gift and not a commodity.


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Evidence
Evidence
Written by Mary Oliver
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Evidence
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
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Never afraid to shed the pretense of academic poetry, never shy of letting the power of an image lie in unadorned language, Mary Oliver offers us poems of arresting beauty that reflect on the power of love and the great gifts of the natural world. Inspired by the familiar lines from...

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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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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: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: April 7, 1998
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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 Journals of Sylvia Plath
The Journals of Sylvia Plath
Written by Sylvia Plath, Foreword by Ted Hughes
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The Journals of Sylvia Plath

Written by Sylvia Plath
Foreword by Ted Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: May 11, 1998
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Sylvia Plath began keeping a diary as a young child. By the time she was at Smith College, when this book begins, she had settled into a nearly daily routine with her journal, which was also a sourcebook for her writing. Plath once called her journal her “Sargasso,” her repository of... Read more >
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Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
Written by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller
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ISBN: 9781612194219
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Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
And other Conversations
Written by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
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Ray Bradbury was long the most influential sci-fi writer in the world, the poetic and visionary author of such classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and The Illustrated Man

But he also lived a fascinating life outside the parameters of sci-fi, and was a masterful raconteur of his own story, as... Read more >
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The Mansions of Limbo
The Mansions of Limbo
Written by Dominick Dunne
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The Mansions of Limbo

Written by Dominick Dunne


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On Sale: February 22, 2012
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In a collection of his essays from Vanity Fair, the best-selling author reveals the life and times of the beautiful--and not-so-beautiful--people. Read more >
Russian Fairy Tales
Russian Fairy Tales
Written by Aleksandr Afanas'ev
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Russian Fairy Tales

Written by Aleksandr Afanas'ev


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: September 12, 1976
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Translated by Norbert Guterman
Illustrated by Alexander Alexeieff


In this most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales available in English we meet both universal fairy-tale figures—thieves and heroes, kings and peasants, beautiful damsels and terrifying witches, enchanted children and crafty animals—and such uniquely Russian characters as Koshchey the Deathless, Baba Yaga, the Swan...

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Stranger Than Fiction
Stranger Than Fiction
Written by Chuck Palahniuk
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Stranger Than Fiction
True Stories
Written by Chuck Palahniuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
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Chuck Palahniuk’s world has always been, well, different from yours and mine. In his first collection of nonfiction, Chuck Palahniuk brings us into this world, and gives us a glimpse of what inspires his fiction.At the Rock Creek Lodge Testicle Festival in Missoula, Montana, average people perform public sex acts on... Read more >
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The Art of the Personal Essay
The Art of the Personal Essay
Written by Phillip Lopate
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The Art of the Personal Essay
An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present
Written by Phillip Lopate


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: January 15, 1997
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For more than four hundred years, the personal  essay has been one of the richest and most vibrant  of all literary forms. Distinguished from the  detached formal essay by its friendly, conversational  tone, its loose structure, and its drive toward  candor and self-disclosure, the personal essay  seizes on the minutiae of daily life-vanities,  fashions, foibles, oddballs, seasonal rituals... Read more >
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