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Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography An extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women, Personal History is, as its title suggests, a book composed of both personal memoir and history. It is the…
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With characteristic urbanity and bite, the famed broadcaster comments on our modern lives, taking on everything from national politics to international travel.

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"Succeeds brilliantly....He lives as a writer and we are the wealthier for it."-- The Washington Post Book World Anatole Broyard, long-time book critic, book review editor, and essayist for the New York Times , wants to be remembered. He will be, with this…

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Louisa May Alcott once wrote that she had taken her pen for a bridegroom. Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine Stern, friends and business partners for fifty years, have in many ways taken up their pens and passion for literature much in the same way. The "Holmes…

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John Hockenberry's Moving Violations is one of the most entertaining, provocative, unexpected, outspoken, and occasionally outrageous books in recent memory. It is a story of obstacles--physical, emotional, and psychic--overcome again, and again, and again.…
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Frank O'Connor was a shy child from a Cork slum who somehow became aware that there was something grander beyond his life and the lives around him. "Frank O'Connor's early life of Michael O'Donovan belongs with the best of its kind. It is that of a man who…
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This book asks us to rethink such a way of understanding Pope. Refusing to accept Pope's version of reality, Laura Brown reads his poems not for what they claim to say, but for what they rationalize away or fail to recognize.

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Judith Woolf's elegantly written book introduces school and university students, as well as the interested general reader, to the major novels of Henry James (1843-1916), the American writer who became a great European novelist and died a naturalised Englishman.…

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From the author of two of our most legendary novels, Catch-22 and Something Happened , comes a slyly funny, vastly revelatory memoir that is at once a loving evocation of a lost America and an exploration of the frontier where life turns into literature. Now and…
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In 1932, Benno Weiser Varon was a student of medicine in Vienna. During a brawl at the Anatomic Institute he rescues a Jewish fellow student, when he cracked the skull of a huge Nazi with two outsized metal keys, while some thirty Nazis watched from an upper…

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Excerpts from this authors correspondence with agents & editors paint an engaging portrait of the publishing world of the 1950s & 60s.

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An award-winning Washington Post reporter explores the twisted path she traveled to find her place as a confident black female in a world that values whiteness and maleness. Here is a rich and insightful story of a life lived on the edge by a woman formerly…