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Papillon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061120664
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 1st, 2006

“A modern classic of courage and excitement.” —The New Yorker

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture Starring Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek


How to Live, What to Do: Thirteen Ways of Looking at Wallace Stevens (Muse Books) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781609385491
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Published: University Of Iowa Press - March 1st, 2018

How to Live, What to Do is an indispensable introduction to and guide through the work of a poet equal in power and sensibility to Shakespeare and Milton.


Where I Was From (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679752868
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Published: Vintage - September 14th, 2004

In this moving and insightful book, Didion reassesses parts of her life, her work, her history, and ours. A native Californian, Didion applies her scalpel-like intelligence to the state’s ethic of ruthless self-sufficiency in order to examine that ethic’s often tenuous relationship to reality.


Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679723394
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Published: Vintage - August 28th, 1989

Speak, Memory, first published in 1951 as Conclusive Evidence and then assiduously revised in 1966, is an elegant and rich evocation of Nabokov's life and times, even as it offers incisive insights into his major works, including Lolita, Pnin, Despair, The Gift, The Real Life of Sebastian Knight, and The Defense.  


The Empathy Exams: Essays Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555976712
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Published: Graywolf Press - April 1st, 2014

From personal loss to phantom diseases, The Empathy Exams is a bold and brilliant collection, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize

A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Essay Collection of Spring 2014


James Baldwin: The Last Interview: and other Conversations (The Last Interview Series) Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Quincy Troupe (Contributions by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781612194004
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Published: Melville House - December 2nd, 2014

Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin


Blue Nights Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780307387387
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Published: Vintage - May 29th, 2012

A New York Times Notable Book and National Bestseller

From one of our most powerful writers, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter.


Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781250182487
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Published: Picador - August 7th, 2018

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
WINNER OF THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE HEARTLAND PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR


One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year


Journal of a Solitude Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393309287
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 17th, 1992

In this, her bestselling journal, May Sarton writes with keen observation and emotional courage of both inner and outer worlds: a garden, the seasons, daily life in New Hampshire, books, people, ideas—and throughout everything, her spiritual and artistic journey.


The Liars' Club: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143035749
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Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2005

#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


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How to Murder Your Life: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476752396
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 10th, 2017

From the New York Times bestselling author and former beauty editor Cat Marnell, a “vivid, maddening, heartbreaking, very funny, chaotic” (The New York Times) memoir of prescription drug addiction and self-sabotage, set in the glamorous world of fashion magazines and downtown nightclubs.

At twenty-six, Cat Marnell was an associate beauty editor at Lucky


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Joe Brainard: I Remember Cover Image
By Joe Brainard (Artist), Ron Padgett (Editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781887123488
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Published: Granary Books - February 2nd, 2001

Joe Brainard's I Remember is a literary and artistic cult classic, praised and admired by writers from Paul Auster to John Ashery and Edmund White.