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Miss Aluminum: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374279714
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 14th, 2020

A revealing and refreshing memoir of Hollywood in the 1970s


On Lighthouses Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781949641011
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Published: Two Lines Press - May 12th, 2020

"After spending sufficient time inside a lighthouse, who wouldn't begin to hear a song in the sound of the machinery, a voice in the wind or the waves?"


Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062846662
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Published: Dey Street Books - June 11th, 2019

"Lands of Lost Borders carried me up into a state of openness and excitement I haven’t felt for years. It’s a modern classic."—Pico Iyer


Child of Light: A Biography of Robert Stone Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385541602
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Published: Doubleday - March 17th, 2020

The first and definitive biography of one of the great American novelists of the postwar era, the author of Dog Soldiers and A Flag for Sunrise, and a penetrating critic of American power, innocence, and corruption


Stay: Threads, Conversations, Collaborations Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781733540117
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Published: ZE Books - March 17th, 2020

"If Nick Flynn's Stay is a self-portrait, it is a self-portrait of our planet, of our contemporary consciousness in an undeniably wounded era. I think of it as an artist's notebook, a prayer book, a monumental compendium of what it means to stay alive." -Mary Ruefle


The End of the End of the Earth: Essays Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250234896
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Published: Picador - March 31st, 2020

A sharp and provocative new essay collection from the award-winning author of Freedom and The Corrections—now with a new epilogue


The Toni Morrison Book Club Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780299324940
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - February 4th, 2020

In this startling group memoir, four friends—black and white, gay and straight, immigrant and American-born—use Toni Morrison’s novels as a springboard for intimate and revealing conversations about the problems of everyday racism and living whole in times of uncertainty.


Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501131738
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Published: Scribner - February 4th, 2020

“A vibrant memoir of race, violence, family, and manhood…a virtuosic wail of a book” (The Boston Globe), Survival Math calculates how award-winning author Mitchell S.


The Last Days of Sylvia Plath Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781496821225
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - February 18th, 2020

In her last days, Sylvia Plath struggled to break out from the control of the towering figure of her husband Ted Hughes. In the antique mythology of his retinue, she had become the gorgon threatening to bring down the House of Hughes.


Reunited: The Correspondence of Anaïs and Joaquín Nin, 1933–1940 Cover Image
$36.95
ISBN: 9780804012270
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Published: Swallow Press - March 31st, 2020

The incestuous affair between the writer Anaïs Nin and her father, the pianist-composer Joaquín Nin, is well documented in the volume of her unexpurgated diary published under the title Incest. What has been missing from that account is Joaquín’s point of view.


Three Brothers: Memories of My Family Cover Image
By Yan Lianke, Carlos Rojas (Translator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802148087
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Published: Grove Press - March 10th, 2020

In this heartfelt, intimate memoir, Yan Lianke brings the reader into his childhood home in Song County in Henan Province, painting a vivid portrait of rural China in the 1960s and '70s and chronicling the extraordinary lives of Yan Lianke's father and uncles, as well as his own.


Apology to the Young Addict: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781640092860
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - March 3rd, 2020

Husband, addict, father, skeptic. Now sixty―with years of sobriety under his belt―the celebrated author of The Los Angeles Diaries and This River returns with his most moving work yet.


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