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Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $27.95

A new edition published on the twenty-fifth anniversary of Baldwin’s death, including a new introduction by an important contemporary writer
 
Since its original publication in 1955, this first nonfiction collection of essays by James Baldwin remains an American classic. His impassioned essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies... Read more >
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The Complete Works
The Complete Works
Written by Michel de Montaigne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400040216
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The Complete Works

Written by Michel de Montaigne


Format: Hardcover, 1392 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2003
Price: $35.00

 

Humanist, skeptic, acute observer of himself and others, Michel de Montaigne (1533—92) was the first to use the term “essay” to refer to the form he pioneered, and he has remained one of its most famous practitioners. He reflected on the great themes of existence in his wise and engaging writings...

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Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Written by Nora Ephron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345804730
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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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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
Written by Hunter S. Thompson, Introduction by Douglas Brinkley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679603313
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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
A Strange and Terrible Saga
Written by Hunter S. Thompson
Introduction by Douglas Brinkley


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: December 7, 1999
Price: $23.00

"California, Labor Day weekend . . . early, with ocean fog still in the streets, outlaw motorcyclists wearing chains, shades and greasy Levis roll out from damp garages, all-night diners and cast-off one-night pads in Frisco, Hollywood, Berdoo and East Oakland, heading for the Monterey peninsula, north of Big Sur. ... Read more >
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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
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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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The Impossible Exile
The Impossible Exile
Written by George Prochnik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590516126
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The Impossible Exile
Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
Written by George Prochnik


Format: Hardcover, 408 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $27.95

An original study of exile, told through the biography of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, the man who inspired The Grand Budapest Hotel
 
By the 1930s, Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world. His novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became... Read more >
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Jane Austen Cover to Cover
Jane Austen Cover to Cover
Written by Margaret C. Sullivan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594747250
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Jane Austen Cover to Cover
200 Years of Classic Book Covers
Written by Margaret C. Sullivan


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Jane Austen never goes out of style. Since the first publication of her six novels in the 19th century, she has delighted generations of fans with classic stories that have never changed—and countless covers that have. Jane Austen Cover to Cover compiles two centuries of design showcasing one of the world’s most beloved and celebrated novelists. With... Read more >
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I Think You're Totally Wrong
I Think You're Totally Wrong
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell
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ISBN: 9780385351942
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I Think You're Totally Wrong
A Quarrel
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $25.95

An impassioned, funny, probing, fiercely inconclusive, nearly-to-the-death debate about life and art—beers included.

Caleb Powell always wanted to become an artist, but he overcommitted to life (he’s a stay-at-home dad to three young girls), whereas his former professor David Shields always wanted to become a human being, but he overcommitted to art...

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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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A Slip of the Keyboard
A Slip of the Keyboard
Written by Terry Pratchett, Foreword by Neil Gaiman
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ISBN: 9780385538336
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A Slip of the Keyboard
Collected Nonfiction
Written by Terry Pratchett
Foreword by Neil Gaiman


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $13.99

A collection of essays and other non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from his early years to the present day.
     Terry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series -- but in recent years he... Read more >
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