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Make It Scream, Make It Burn: Essays Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316259651
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Published: Back Bay Books - October 20th, 2020

From the "astounding" (Entertainment Weekly), "spectacularly evocative" (The Atlantic), and "brilliant" (Los Angeles Times) author of the New York Times bestsellers The Recovering and The Empathy Exams comes a return to the essay form in this expansive book.

With the virtuosic synthesis of memoir, criticism,


Heaven in Ordinary: A Poet's Corner Collection Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781786222626
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Published: Canterbury Press - September 30th, 2020

Poet's Corner is Malcolm Guite's delectable column that appears on the back page of the Church Times each week. This second collection brings together more than seventy columns created from little glimpses and reflections from all corners of the country, the musings of a poet's mind, and the corners and alleyways of our literary heritage.



Toni Morrison: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (The Last Interview Series) Cover Image
By MELVILLE HOUSE (Series edited by), Nikki Giovanni (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612198736
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Published: Melville House - July 7th, 2020

“Knowledge is what’s important, you know?  Not the erasure, but the confrontation of it.” — TONI MORRISON
 


The Club: Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780300251784
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Published: Yale University Press - January 14th, 2020

The story of the group of extraordinary eighteenth-century writers, artists, and thinkers who gathered weekly at a London tavern

Named one of the 10 Best Books of 2019 by the New York Times Book Review  • A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019 •  A Kirkus Best Book of 2019
 
“Damrosc


This Time Next Year We'll Be Laughing Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641292696
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Published: Soho Press - November 10th, 2020

A 2021 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Critical/Biographical

“Jacqueline Winspear has created a memoir of her English childhood that is every bit as engaging as her Maisie Dobbs novels, just as rich in character and detail, history and humanity. Her writing is lovely, elegant and welcoming.”—Anne Lamott


Mad at the World: A Life of John Steinbeck Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780393292268
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 13th, 2020

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2020 in Nonfiction

A resonant biography of America’s most celebrated novelist of the Great Depression.


Field Study Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374539023
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Published: FSG Originals - June 1st, 2021

Winner of the 2020 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets

"Layered, complex, and infinitely compelling, Chet’la Sebree’s Field Study is a daring exploration of the self and our interactions with others—a meditation on desire, race, loss and survival." --Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Memorial Drive


Lit: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060596996
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 29th, 2010

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


Steinbeck: A Life in Letters Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780140042887
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Published: Penguin Books - April 1st, 1989

"Surely his most interesting, plausibly his most memorable, and . . .


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The Faraway Nearby Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143125495
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Published: Penguin Books - April 29th, 2014

From the author of Orwell's Roses, a personal, lyrical narrative about storytelling and empathy—a fitting companion to Solnit’s A Field Guide to Getting Lost
 
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award


Manchild in the Promised Land Cover Image
By Claude Brown, Nathan McCall (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781451631579
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Published: Scribner - December 27th, 2011

With more than two million copies in print, Manchild in the Promised Land is one of the most remarkable autobiographies of our time—the definitive account of African-American youth in Harlem of the 1940s and 1950s, and a seminal work of modern literature.

Published during a literary era marked by the ascendance of black writers such as Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Jame


A Child's Christmas in Wales Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780811226226
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Published: New Directions - October 25th, 2016

The classic Christmas tale, with beautiful new illustrations