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Product Description: “[A] masterpiece . . . Denby is especially astute in describing what it takes to capture teenagers’ attention. . . . [A] wonderful book.” ---The Huffington PostIt’s no secret that millions of American teenagers, caught up in social media, television, movies, and games, don’t read seriously---they associate sustained reading with duty or work, not with pleasure...read more

Hardcover:

9780805095852 | Henry Holt & Co, February 2, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A bestselling author and distinguished critic goes back to high school to find out whether books can shape livesIt's no secret that millions of American teenagers, caught up in social media, television, movies, and games, don't read seriously-they associate sustained reading with duty or work, not with pleasure.

Paperback:

9781250117038 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, February 14, 2017), cover price $16.00 | also contains Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives., Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives. | About this edition: “[A] masterpiece .

CD/Spoken Word:

9781427268075 | Unabridged edition (Macmillan Audio, February 2, 2016), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: A bestselling author and distinguished critic goes back to high school to find out whether books can shape livesIt's no secret that millions of American teenagers, caught up in social media, television, movies, and games, don't read seriously-they associate sustained reading with duty or work, not with pleasure.

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Product Description: “[A] masterpiece . . . Denby is especially astute in describing what it takes to capture teenagers’ attention. . . . [A] wonderful book.” ---The Huffington PostIt’s no secret that millions of American teenagers, caught up in social media, television, movies, and games, don’t read seriously---they associate sustained reading with duty or work, not with pleasure...read more

Paperback:

9781250117038 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, February 14, 2017), cover price $16.00 | also contains Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives., Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives. | About this edition: “[A] masterpiece .

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Product Description: Received as an important work of one of our most important film critics, Do the Movies Have a Future? draws from a selection of the New Yorker writer’s published pieces over a dozen years to examine the art, business, and future of the movies...read more

Hardcover:

9781416599470 | Simon & Schuster, October 2, 2012, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The New Yorker critic, one of our most important film writers draws from a selection of his published pieces over a dozen years to examine the art, business, and future of what used to be America’s primary popular entertainment and is now an endangered species.

Paperback:

9781416599487 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 22, 2013), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Received as an important work of one of our most important film critics, Do the Movies Have a Future?

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Product Description: For over four decades, from his landmark Titicut Follies (1967) to his recent La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet (2009) and forthcoming Boxing Gym (2010), Frederick Wiseman (born 1930) has used a lightweight 16mm camera and portable sound equipment to study human behavior in all its unpredictable manifestations, particularly as it responds to institutional or regimented settings or to democracy at work...read more

Paperback:

9780870707919 | Museum of Modern Art, December 15, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: For over four decades, from his landmark Titicut Follies (1967) to his recent La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet (2009) and forthcoming Boxing Gym (2010), Frederick Wiseman (born 1930) has used a lightweight 16mm camera and portable sound equipment to study human behavior in all its unpredictable manifestations, particularly as it responds to institutional or regimented settings or to democracy at work.

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Product Description: Five years after her return home from Auschwitz, Piera Sonnino found the courage to tell the story of the extermination of her parents, three brothers, and two sisters by the Nazis. Discovered in Italy and never before published in English, this poignant and extraordinarily well-written account is strikingly accurate in bringing to life the methodical and relentless erosion of the freedoms and human dignity of the Italian Jews, from Mussolini's racial laws of 1938 to the institutionalized horror of Auschwitz...read more
By David Denby (foreword by), Ann Goldstein (trans), Mary Doria Russell (other contributor) and Piera Sonnino

Hardcover:

9781403975089 | Italian edition edition (St Martins Pr, October 31, 2006), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: An Italian woman who survived the Nazi concentration camps describes the deaths of her parents, three brothers, and two sisters at the hands of the Nazis and chronicles the growing anti-Semitism that existed in Italy at the time, from Mussolini's racial laws of 1938 to the horrors of Auschwitz.

Paperback:

9780230613997 | Griffin, March 31, 2009, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Five years after her return home from Auschwitz, Piera Sonnino found the courage to tell the story of the extermination of her parents, three brothers, and two sisters by the Nazis.

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Product Description: From a New York Times bestselling author comes an argument against snark---the nasty combination of snide and sarcasm---with lessons on how to live without it by thinking and debating with true wit and intelligence.
By David Denby and William Dufris (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400141609 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 9, 2009), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: From a New York Times bestselling author comes an argument against snark---the nasty combination of snide and sarcasm---with lessons on how to live without it by thinking and debating with true wit and intelligence.

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Product Description: From a New York Times bestselling author comes an argument against snark---the nasty combination of snide and sarcasm---with lessons on how to live without it by thinking and debating with true wit and intelligence.

Hardcover:

9781416599456 | Simon & Schuster, January 13, 2009, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: What is snark?

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400111602 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 9, 2009), cover price $19.99
9781400161607 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 9, 2009), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: From a New York Times bestselling author comes an argument against snark---the nasty combination of snide and sarcasm---with lessons on how to live without it by thinking and debating with true wit and intelligence.

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Explores the current debate about what constitutes a classic and the revolutionary power great works of literature contain

Hardcover:

9780684809755 | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1996, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Explores the current debate about what constitutes a classic and the revolutionary power great works of literature contain

Paperback:

9780684835334 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, September 25, 1997), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Explores the current debate about what constitutes a classic and the revolutionary power great works of literature contain

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781574531794 | Abridged edition (Audio Literature, March 1, 1998), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: At the age of 48, film critic David Denby decided to return to Columbia University and re-take the courses he took as a student in 1961: Literature, Humanities and Contemporary Civilization.

Prebinding:

9781439503041 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $25.00

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The author of Great Books presents a candid memoir of money, desire, greed, and love as he describes his divorce, its effects on his life, and his irrational plunge into the stock market madness of the high-tech boom, discussing his own motives and illusions in terms of the simultaneous blindness and greed that consumed the nation. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780316192941 | 1 edition (Little Brown & Co, January 1, 2004), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author describes his divorce, its effects on his life, and his irrational plunge into the stock market madness of the high-tech boom, discussing his own motives in terms of the simultaneous greed that consumed the nation.

Paperback:

9780316159289 | Reprint edition (Back Bay Books, March 24, 2005), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The author of Great Books presents a candid memoir of money, desire, greed, and love as he describes his divorce, its effects on his life, and his irrational plunge into the stock market madness of the high-tech boom, discussing his own motives and illusions in terms of the simultaneous blindness and greed that consumed the nation.

Miscellaneous:

9780759509436 | Little Brown & Co, January 12, 2004, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The author of Great Books presents a candid memoir of money, desire, greed, and love as he describes his divorce, its effects on his life, and his irrational plunge into the stock market madness of the high-tech boom, discussing his own motives and illusions in terms of the simultaneous blindness and greed that consumed the nation.
9780759509597 | Little Brown & Co, January 12, 2004, cover price $9.99

CD/Spoken Word:

9781565118492 | Abridged edition (Highbridge Co, January 19, 2004), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The author describes his divorce, its effects on his life, and his irrational plunge into the stock market madness of the high-tech boom, discussing his own motives in terms of the simultaneous greed that consumed the nation.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781565118485 | Abridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, January 1, 2004), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The author describes his divorce, its effects on his life, and his irrational plunge into the stock market madness of the high-tech boom, discussing his own motives in terms of the simultaneous greed that consumed the nation.

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