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The Communicating Vessels Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780998267586
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Published: Public Space Books - March 2nd, 2021

For the first time available in English, two portraits of grief by Friederike Mayr cker, one of the significant European writers of our time.


Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir Cover Image
By Amy Tan
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062319296
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Published: Ecco - October 17th, 2017

FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR AMY TAN, A MEMOIR ON HER LIFE AS A WRITER, HER CHILDHOOD, AND THE SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FICTION AND EMOTIONAL MEMORY


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).


Horse-Drawn Yogurt: Stories from Total Loss Farm, 2nd Revised Edition Cover Image
By Peter Gould, Bill Schubart (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781732743465
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Published: Green Writers Press - December 10th, 2019

Total Loss Farm in Guilford, Vermont, was and is a wordy place. Its hilly acres and flimsy buildings provided a refuge from a riven country, a place to grow paragraphs and stanzas, among the tilled rows of the market garden. Peter Gould’s first novel Burnt Toast was a youthful exploration of this mythic turf. Peter left the farm to pursue love and work.


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Lincoln Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780684825359
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 5th, 1996

A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency.

Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever-expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by civil war.


Medicine Stories: Essays for Radicals Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781478003090
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Published: Duke University Press - April 26th, 2019

In this revised and expanded edition of Medicine Stories, Aurora Levins Morales weaves together insights and lessons learned over a lifetime of activism to offer a new theory of social justice.


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 Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition Cover Image
By Ernest Hemingway, Patrick Hemingway (Foreword by), Sean Hemingway (Introduction by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781416591313
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Published: Scribner - July 14th, 2009

Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.

Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway’s most enduring works.


Dostoevsky: A Writer in His Time Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780691155999
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Published: Princeton University Press - August 26th, 2012

A magnificent one-volume abridgement of one of the greatest literary biographies of our time


Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802121417
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Published: Grove Press - August 12th, 2014

"Still Writing offers up a cornucopia of wisdom, insights, and practical lessons gleaned from Dani Shapiro's long experience as a celebrated writer and teacher of writing. The beneficiaries are beginning writers, veteran writers and everyone in between."--Jennifer Egan


Out of Africa: and Shadows on the Grass (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679724759
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Published: Vintage - October 23rd, 1989

With classic simplicity and a painter's feeling for atmosphere and detail, Isak Dinesen tells of the years she spent from 1914 to 1931 managing a coffee plantation in Kenya.


Leonard Cohen, Untold Stories: The Early Years (Leonard Cohen, Untold Stories series #1) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982152628
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 20th, 2020

The extraordinary life of one of the world’s greatest music and literary icons, in the words of those who knew him best.

Poet, novelist, singer-songwriter, artist, prophet, icon—there has never been a figure like Leonard Cohen. He was a true giant in contemporary western culture, entertaining and inspiring people everywhere with his work.