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Product Description: The Years is about the passage of time: from youth to middle age to the winter of life. Forty years after their intense but doomed college romance, Lawrence and Hermia meet again on a Mediterranean cruise. They fall in love even more deeply, but being in their sixties, with plenty of baggage, they wonder if marriage is the right move...read more

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9781477827321 | Little A, January 13, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Years is about the passage of time: from youth to middle age to the winter of life.

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Product Description: Dear Wizard is a carefully selected, highly crafted gathering of letters from over three decades of correspondence between authors Nicholas Delbanco and Jon Manchip White. This correspondence, in part a contest to outdo one another with exotic and outlandish letterhead, ranges in tone from carefree to grave and covers topics as diverse as the art and practice of writing, the state of the writer’s profession, and age, illness, love, and loss...read more
By Nicholas Delbanco (editor)

Hardcover:

9780472119523 | Univ of Michigan Pr, October 17, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Dear Wizard is a carefully selected, highly crafted gathering of letters from over three decades of correspondence between authors Nicholas Delbanco and Jon Manchip White.

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Product Description: The Art of Youth is a moving inquiry into the nature of artistic prodigies who did their major work at an early age. Renowned novelist Nicholas Delbanco gives us a triptych of indelible portraits: the Ameri­can writer Stephen Crane (immortalized byThe Red Badge of Courage); British art­ist Dora Carrington (called “the most ne­glected serious painter of her time”); and the legendary composer George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue, Porgy and Bess)...read more

Hardcover:

9780544114463 | New Harvest, November 19, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The Art of Youth is a moving inquiry into the nature of artistic prodigies who did their major work at an early age.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781480570733 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 19, 2013), cover price $19.99

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Product Description: America grows older yet stays focused on its young. Whatever hill we try to climb, we're "over" it by fifty and should that hill involve entertainment or athletics we're finished long before. But if younger is better, it doesn't appear that youngest is best: we want our teachers, doctors, generals, and presidents to have reached a certain age...read more

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9780446199650 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, January 11, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: America grows older yet stays focused on its young.

Miscellaneous:

9780446574655 | Springboard Pr, January 24, 2011, cover price $11.99

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Product Description: The collected early novels of an American master.

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9781564785879 | Dalkey Archive Pr, August 25, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The collected early novels of an American master.

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Product Description: Better readers make better writers. Today’s students do read—we know that they read a significant amount of email, text messages, web pages, and even magazines. What many do not do is read in a sustained way. Many do not come to college prepared to read long texts, nor do they come with the tools necessary to analyze and synthesize what they read...read more

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9780077376154 | Pck pap/ps edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, September 11, 2009), cover price $99.40 | About this edition: Better readers make better writers.

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Product Description: Better readers make better writers. Today’s students do read—we know that they read a significant amount of email, text messages, web pages, and even magazines. What many do not do is read in a sustained way. Many do not come to college prepared to read long texts, nor do they come with the tools necessary to analyze and synthesize what they read...read more

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9780077392468 | Pck pap/ps edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, August 17, 2009), cover price $96.60 | About this edition: Better readers make better writers.

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Product Description: Better readers make better writers. Today’s students do read—we know that they read a significant amount of email, text messages, web pages, and even magazines. What many do not do is read in a sustained way. Many do not come to college prepared to read long texts, nor do they come with the tools necessary to analyze and synthesize what they read...read more

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9780077326333 | Pck edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, July 30, 2009), cover price $127.80 | About this edition: Better readers make better writers.

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Product Description: Better readers make better writers. Today’s students do read—we know that they read a significant amount of email, text messages, web pages, and even magazines. What many do not do is read in a sustained way. Many do not come to college prepared to read long texts, nor do they come with the tools necessary to analyze and synthesize what they read...read more

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9780077214227 | 1 edition (McGraw-Hill College, June 25, 2009), cover price $106.50 | About this edition: Better readers make better writers.

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Product Description: Better readers make better writers. Today’s students do read—we know that they read a significant amount of email, text messages, web pages, and even magazines. What many do not do is read in a sustained way. Many do not come to college prepared to read long texts, nor do they come with the tools necessary to analyze and synthesize what they read...read more

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9780077214241 | 1 edition (McGraw-Hill College, May 8, 2009), cover price $115.75 | About this edition: Better readers make better writers.

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Product Description: The prestigious Hopwood Creative Writing Awards were established in 1931 from a bequest of the will of Avery Hopwood, a University of Michigan graduate and one of the most popular and successful dramatists of his time. Hopwood left one-fifth of his estate to his alma mater, an endowment that now awards approximately $135,000 each year in prize money...read more
By Nicholas Delbanco (editor)

Hardcover:

9780472116881, titled "The Hopwood Lectures: Sixth Series" | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 16, 2009, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The prestigious Hopwood Creative Writing Awards were established in 1931 from a bequest of the will of Avery Hopwood, a University of Michigan graduate and one of the most popular and successful dramatists of his time.

Paperback:

9780472033546 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 16, 2009, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The prestigious Hopwood Creative Writing Awards were established in 1931 from a bequest of the will of Avery Hopwood, a University of Michigan graduate and one of the most popular and successful dramatists of his time.

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Product Description: Better readers make better writers. Today’s students do read—we know that they read a significant amount of email, text messages, web pages, and even magazines. What many do not do is read in a sustained way. Many do not come to college prepared to read long texts, nor do they come with the tools necessary to analyze and synthesize what they read...read more

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9780073104447 | 1 edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, March 1, 2009), cover price $115.75 | About this edition: Better readers make better writers.

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Product Description: Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, was―as Nicholas Delbanco writes―“world famous in his lifetime,” yet now he has been “almost wholly forgotten.” Like Delbanco himself, Sally Ormsby Thompson Robinson―the narrator of this novel and the Count’s fictional, last-surviving relative―is “haunted” by one of history’s most fascinating and remarkable figures...read more

Hardcover:

9781564785091 | Dalkey Archive Pr, March 10, 2008, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, was—as Nicholas Delbanco writes—"world famous in his lifetime," yet now he has been "almost wholly forgotten.

Paperback:

9781564784957 | Dalkey Archive Pr, May 13, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, was―as Nicholas Delbanco writes―“world famous in his lifetime,” yet now he has been “almost wholly forgotten.

When the death of their proud, spirited mother draws the three Saperstone siblings home to Saratoga Springs, New York, they discover a stunning legacy. Almost a century ago, the legendary "Vagabonds" - captains of industry Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone, inventor Thomas Edison, and naturalist John Burroughs - came to town during one of their road trips, leaving behind a scandalous secret and a dazzling windfall.

Hardcover:

9780786273539 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, March 2, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: When the death of their proud, spirited mother draws the three Saperstone siblings home to Saratoga Springs, New York, they discover a stunning legacy.
9780446530026 | Grand Central Pub, November 11, 2004, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Returning to their childhood home in Saratoga upon their mother's death, the three Saperstone siblings discover they have inherited an estate with ties to famous individuals who received investment funds from a Saperstone grandparent.

Paperback:

9780446696289 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, November 1, 2005), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Returning to their childhood home in Saratoga upon the death of their mother, the three Saperstone siblings discover they have inherited an immense estate with ties to famous individuals who received investment funds from a Saperstone grandparent, a situation that causes the three to review their beliefs about the past.

Miscellaneous:

9780446534826 | Grand Central Pub, October 15, 2007, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: The year is 1962. Lawrence is a senior at Harvard when he meets Hermia‚ a spirited Radcliffe girl. A passionate romance ensues‚ but since neither is ready for marriage‚ Lawrence and Hermia drift apart. Forty years later‚ fate brings them together again...read more

Hardcover:

9780446578714 | Grand Central Pub, October 19, 2006, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Forty years after their short-lived but passionate college love affair in 1962, Lawrence and Hermia are unexpectedly reunited during a Mediterranean cruise.

Library:

9781585479054 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, February 1, 2007), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: The year is 1962.

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Product Description: "Permit me to say that I have won Hopwoods and also lost them, and I know the power that winning gives and the way the soul shakes when, all ears, you hear silence instead of your name."-Arthur MillerThe Hopwood Awards claim a gallery of prizewinners who rose to become the Who's Who of writers of the last three generations: Max Apple, John Ciardi, Mary Gaitskill, Robert Hayden, Laura Kasischke, Jane Kenyon, Arthur Miller, Howard Moss, Frank O'Hara, Marge Piercy, Ronald Wallace, and Nancy Willard, among many others...read more
By Michael Barrett (editor), Andrea Beauchamp (editor) and Nicholas Delbanco (editor)

Hardcover:

9780472099269 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 1, 2006, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: "Permit me to say that I have won Hopwoods and also lost them, and I know the power that winning gives and the way the soul shakes when, all ears, you hear silence instead of your name.

Paperback:

9780472069262 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 1, 2006, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Hopwood Awards, the editors of The Hopwood Awards: 75 Years of Prized Writing collect some of the Awards' best writing by the winners who went on to achieve fame as writers.

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Product Description: Nicolas Delbanco explores the stories and techniques of twelve stylists, from Ernest Hemingway to Jamaica Kincaid, and encourages students to imitate the craft of these master storytellers as they hone their own fiction writing skills. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9780072414714 | McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, October 1, 2003, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Nicolas Delbanco explores the stories and techniques of twelve stylists, from Ernest Hemingway to Jamaica Kincaid, and encourages students to imitate the craft of these master storytellers as they hone their own fiction writing skills.

"A wonderful book, ablaze with talent and stunning in its impeccable integrity." -- George Garrett, University of Virginia (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780231115421 | Columbia Univ Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $83.50 | About this edition: "A wonderful book, ablaze with talent and stunning in its impeccable integrity.

Paperback:

9780231115438 | Columbia Univ Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $29.00

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Product Description: It is a truth universally acknowledged that Antonio Stradivari of Cremona (1644–1737) was the noblest of bowed wooden stringed instrument makers. His work remains the Platonic ideal and template for contemporary ‘luthiers’; present day technology may hope to match but not alter the standard of such craftsmanship...read more

Hardcover:

9781859847619 | Verso Books, September 1, 2001, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: It is a truth universally acknowledged that Antonio Stradivari of Cremona (1644–1737) was the noblest of bowed wooden stringed instrument makers.

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The author of The Lost Suitcase describes his experiences traveling with his family through the south of France and discusses the qualities of the region that have attracted writers and artists. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780871133205 | 1 edition (Atlantic Monthly Pr, June 1, 1989), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The author describes his experiences traveling with his family in the south of France and discusses the qualities of the region that have attracted writers and artists

Paperback:

9780802138095 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, July 1, 2001), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: The author of The Lost Suitcase describes his experiences traveling with his family through the south of France and discusses the qualities of the region that have attracted writers and artists.
9780871133625 | Reprint edition (Atlantic Monthly Pr, July 1, 1990), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The author describes his experiences traveling with his family in the south of France and discusses the qualities of the region that have attracted writers and artists

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A novel of flight set at the end of World War II follows a German-Jewish family on their painful exodus to America from a shattered European continent. By the author of In the Name of Mercy. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780446524162 | Grand Central Pub, November 1, 2000, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A novel of flight set at the end of World War II follows a German-Jewish family on their painful exodus to America from a shattered European continent.

Paperback:

9780446677790 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, November 1, 2001), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A novel of flight set at the end of World War II follows a German-Jewish family on their painful exodus to America from a shattered European continent.

Miscellaneous:

9780759522190 | Grand Central Pub, November 6, 2000, cover price $9.99

The unexpected love and resulting tragedy between a young college professor and his student is revisited twenty-five years later when they meet again, he as a reclusive and retired scholar, she a recent divorcee. Tour.

Hardcover:

9780446520461 | Grand Central Pub, August 1, 1997, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The unexpected love and resulting tragedy between a young college professor and his student is revisited twenty-five years later when they meet again, he as a reclusive and retired scholar, she a recent divorcee

Paperback:

9780446674508 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, November 1, 2000), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The unexpected love and resulting tragedy between a young college professor and his student is revisited twenty-five years later when they meet again, he as a reclusive and retired scholar, she a recent divorcTe.

Miscellaneous:

9780759521261 | Grand Central Pub, November 1, 2000, cover price $10.99
9780759560369 | Grand Central Pub, November 1, 2000, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: The unexpected love and resulting tragedy between a young college professor and his student is revisited twenty-five years later when they meet again, he as a reclusive and retired scholar, she a recent divorcee.

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Product Description: This collection of essays does not intend to teach its readers to write, nor does it attempt to convince them to take up the pen. Rather, in their respective essays, writers William Kennedy, Robert Hass, Richard Ford, Roger Rosenblatt, Geoffrey Wolff, Diane Johnson, Louise Glück, Philip Levine, and John Barth tell us why literature matters, why it is remarkable to actively take part in advancing one's culture by writing...read more
By Nicholas Delbanco (editor)

Paperback:

9780472067176 | Univ of Michigan Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: This collection of essays does not intend to teach its readers to write, nor does it attempt to convince them to take up the pen.

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Product Description: This collection of essays does not intend to teach its readers to write, nor does it attempt to convince them to take up the pen. Rather, in their respective essays, writers William Kennedy, Robert Hass, Richard Ford, Roger Rosenblatt, Geoffrey Wolff, Diane Johnson, Louise Glück, Philip Levine, and John Barth tell us why literature matters, why it is remarkable to actively take part in advancing one's culture by writing...read more
By Nicholas Delbanco (editor)

Hardcover:

9780472097173 | Univ of Michigan Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays does not intend to teach its readers to write, nor does it attempt to convince them to take up the pen.

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