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A Year Without a Name: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316444965
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 15th, 2019

LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD FINALIST


From "an extraordinary new voice," a "passionate and clear-eyed and unputdownable" meditation on queerness, family, and desire. (Mary Karr)


The Mutual Admiration Society: How Dorothy L. Sayers and her Oxford Circle Remade the World for Women Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541644472
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Published: Basic Books - November 5th, 2019

A group biography of renowned crime novelist Dorothy L. Sayers and the Oxford women who stood at the vanguard of equal rights


Chaucer: A European Life Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780691160092
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 9th, 2019

A groundbreaking biography that recreates the cosmopolitan world in which a wine merchant's son became one of the most celebrated of all English poets


Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538746653
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 14th, 2019

An "extraordinary" debut memoir of first love, identity, and self-discovery among a group of friends who became family in a Montauk summer house (Andrew Solomon, National Book Award winner).


JELL-O Girls: A Family History Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316510622
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 9th, 2019

A "gorgeous" (New York Times) memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its facade - told by the inheritor of their stories.


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


Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553272932
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Published: Bantam - January 1st, 1983

Hunger of Memory is the story of Mexican-American Richard Rodriguez, who begins his schooling in Sacramento, California, knowing just 50 words of English, and concludes his university studies in the stately quiet of the reading room of the British Museum.


Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth Cover Image
By Catherine McIlwaine (Editor)
$65.00
ISBN: 9781851244850
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Published: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford - July 15th, 2018

The range of J. R. R. Tolkien’s talents is remarkable. Not only was he an accomplished linguist and philologist, as well as a scholar of Anglo-Saxon and medieval literature and Norse folklore, but also a skillful illustrator and storyteller.


Shakespeare: The World as Stage Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062564627
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 26th, 2016

Bill Bryson’s bestselling biography of William Shakespeare takes the reader on an enthralling tour through Elizabethan England and the eccentricities of Shakespearean scholarship—updated with a new introduction by the author to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death


Long Life: Essays and Other Writings Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780306814129
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Published: Da Capo Press - March 2nd, 2005

Poets must read and study, but also they must learn to tilt and whisper, shout, or dance, each in his or her own way, or we might just as well copy the old books. But, no, that would never do, for always the new self swimming around in the old world feels itself uniquely verbal.


My Life and Hard Times (Perennial Classics) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780060933081
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - October 6th, 1999

 “Thurber is...a landmark in American humor...he is the funniest artist who ever lived.” — New Republic


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I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780767903820
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Published: Broadway Books - June 6th, 2000

A classic from the New York Times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body.


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