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Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374531355
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - April 29th, 2008

A marvelous tale of an adventurous life of great historical import


Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780679740704
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Published: Vintage - January 31st, 1995

One of our most visceral and important memoirs on race in America, this is the story of Nathan McCall, who began life as a smart kid in a close, protective family in a black working-class neighborhood. Yet by the age of fifteen, McCall was packing a gun and embarking on a criminal career that five years later would land him in prison for armed robbery.
 


Roughing It Cover Image
By Mark Twain, Elizabeth Frank (Introduction by)
$6.95
ISBN: 9780451531100
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Published: Signet - November 4th, 2008

The celebrated author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn mixes fact and fiction in a rousing travelogue that serves as “a portrait of the artist as a young adventurer.”*
 


Tis: A Memoir (The Frank McCourt Memoirs) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780684865744
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Published: Scribner - August 28th, 2000

A #1 New York Times bestseller and the eagerly anticipated sequel to the Pulitzer Prize–winning Angela’s Ashes, this masterpiece from Frank McCourt tells of his American journey from impoverished immigrant to brilliant teacher and raconteur.

Frank McCourt’s glorious childhood memoir, Angela’s Ashes, has been loved and celebrated by readers everyw


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Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781101974261
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Published: Anchor - April 3rd, 2018

Elle Best Books of 2017
Kirkus Best Books of 2017

The best-selling novelist and memoirist delivers her most intimate and powerful work: a piercing, life-affirming memoir about marriage and memory, about the frailty and elasticity of our most essential bonds, and about the accretion, over time, of both sorrow and love.


The End of the End of the Earth: Essays Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374147938
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 13th, 2018

A sharp and provocative new essay collection from the award-winning author of Freedom and The Corrections


My Dark Places Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679762058
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Published: Vintage - August 19th, 1997

The internationally acclaimed author of the L.A. Quartet and The Underworld USA Trilogy, James Ellroy, presents another literary masterpiece, this time a true crime murder mystery about his own mother.


C. S. Lewis -- A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781496410450
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Published: Tyndale House Publishers - March 1st, 2016

ECPA 2014 Christian Book Award Winner (Non-Fiction)
Fifty years after his death, C. S. Lewis continues to inspire and fascinate millions. His legacy remains varied and vast. He was a towering intellectual figure, a popular fiction author who inspired a global movie franchise around the world of Narnia, and an atheist-turned-Christian thinker.


Letters to Felice (The Schocken Kafka Library) Cover Image
By Franz Kafka, James Stern (Translated by), Elisabeth Duckworth (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780805208511
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Published: Schocken - December 6th, 2016

Franz Kafka met Felice Bauer in August 1912, at the home of his friend Max Brod. Energetic, down-to-earth, and life-affirming, the twenty-five-year-old secretary was everything Kafka was not, and he was instantly smitten.


The Diary Of Virginia Woolf, Volume 3: 1925-1930 Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780156260381
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Published: Mariner Books - September 14th, 1981

An account of Woolf's life during the period in which To the Lighthouse and The Waves were written. "Her steel-trap mind and elegant prose...make this a most valuable and pleasurable book" (Publishers Weekly). "Volume three is as witty and intelligent as its predecessors" (Atlantic Monthly). Edited by Anne Olivier Bell, assisted by Andrew McNeillie; Index.


The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780547386096
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Published: Mariner Books - September 10th, 2010

The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws is an original and brilliant work. Margaret Drabble weaves her own story into a history of games, in particular jigsaws, which have offered her and many others relief from melancholy and depression.


When I Was Puerto Rican: A Memoir (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780306814525
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Published: Da Capo Press - February 28th, 2006

One of "The Best Memoirs of a Generation" (Oprah's Book Club): a young woman's journey from the mango groves and barrios of Puerto Rico to Brooklyn, and eventually on to Harvard


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