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Books Promiscuously Read: Reading as a Way of Life Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374115265
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 6th, 2021

The critic and scholar Heather Cass White offers an exploration of the nature of reading


The Equivalents: A Story of Art, Female Friendship, and Liberation in the 1960s Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525434603
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Published: Vintage - April 13th, 2021

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD


The Man of the Crowd: Edgar Allan Poe and the City Cover Image
By Michelle Van Parys (Photographer), Scott Peeples
$24.95
ISBN: 9780691182407
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 20th, 2020

How four American cities shaped Poe's life and writings


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Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062248572
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

An Instant New York Times Bestseller 

A New York Times Notable Book 

One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2020


The Life She Wished to Live: A Biography of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of The Yearling Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393353495
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 11th, 2021

A comprehensive and engaging biography of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the beloved classic The Yearling.


Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781416541639
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 19th, 2011

For more than two hundred years after William Shakespeare's death, no one doubted that he had written his plays. Since then, however, dozens of candidates have been proposed for the authorship of what is generally agreed to be the finest body of work by a writer in the English language.


Memories of a Catholic Girlhood Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780156586504
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Published: Mariner Books - March 15th, 1972

This unique autobiography begins with McCarthy’s recollections of an indulgent, idyllic childhood tragically altered by the death of her parents in the influenza epidemic of 1918. Tempering the need to fictionalize for the sake of a good story with the need for honesty, she creates interchapters that tell the reader what she has inferred or invented. Photographs.


Sex Object: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062435095
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Published: Dey Street Books - February 28th, 2017

New York Times Bestseller


Little Labors Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811222969
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Published: New Directions - March 26th, 2019

In paperback at last: Rivka Galchen’s beloved baby bible—slyly hilarious, surprising, and absolutely essential reading for anyone who has ever had, held, or been a baby


The Liars' Club: A Memoir (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Mary Karr, Lena Dunham (Foreword by), Brian Rea (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143107798
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 10th, 2015

#4 on The New York Times’ list of The 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years

The New York Times bestselling, hilarious tale of a hardscrabble Texas childhood that Oprah.com calls the best memoir of a generation—now with a foreword by Lena Dunham in celebration of its twentieth anniversary

 


Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781439176597
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Published: Scribner - April 24th, 2012

From the author of The Agitators, the acclaimed and captivating true story of two restless society girls who left their affluent lives to “rough it” as teachers in the wilds of Colorado in 1916.

In the summer of 1916, Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood, bored by society luncheons, charity work, and the effete men who courted them, left their families in


Gather Together in My Name Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812980301
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 21st, 2009

In this second volume of her poignant autobiographical series, Maya Angelou powerfully captures the struggles and triumphs of her passionate life with dignity, wisdom, humor, and humanity.