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Product Description: A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the surprisingly close and incredibly contentious friendship of its two most colorful characters.William F. Buckley, Jr., and Norman Mailer were the two towering intellectual figures of the 1960s, and they lived remarkably parallel lives...read more

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9780393088717 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the surprisingly close and incredibly contentious friendship of its two most colorful characters.
9780387976129, titled "Cognition and the Menstrual Cycle" | Springer Verlag, January 1, 1992, cover price $99.00 | also contains Cognition and the Menstrual Cycle | About this edition: This book originated in a symposium that was held at the London Conference of the British Psychological Society (BPS) in December 1988.

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9780393353020 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 14, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the surprisingly close and incredibly contentious friendship of its two most colorful characters.

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9781622317578 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, June 1, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: A lively chronicle of the 1960's through the incredibly contentious and surprisingly close friendship of its two most colorful characters.

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Product Description: Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary chronicles the career of Otto Binder, from pulp magazine author to writer of Supergirl, Captain Marvel, and Superman comics. As the originator of the first sentient robot in literature ("I, Robot," published in Amazing Stories in 1939 and predating Isaac Asimov's collection of the same name), Binder's effect on science fiction was profound...read more

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9781623170370 | North Atlantic Books, June 7, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary chronicles the career of Otto Binder, from pulp magazine author to writer of Supergirl, Captain Marvel, and Superman comics.

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Product Description: Donald Davis has remarked that he “didn’t learn stories, I just absorbed them” from a family of traditional storytellers that has lived on the same western North Carolina land since 1781. Considered by many to be the father of family tales, Donald turns the focus of his newest collection on his own father, Joe...read more

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9780895876676 | John F Blair Pub, June 3, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Donald Davis has remarked that he “didn’t learn stories, I just absorbed them” from a family of traditional storytellers that has lived on the same western North Carolina land since 1781.

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Product Description: This Woman's Work presents a social history and critical biography based on the life of award-winning writer Bebe Moore Campbell (1950-2006). It offers the personal story of a popular novelist, journalist, and mental health advocate...read more

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9781496807588 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, June 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This Woman's Work presents a social history and critical biography based on the life of award-winning writer Bebe Moore Campbell (1950-2006).

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Product Description: Ranging from the shattered gentility of Edith Wharton's heroines to racial confrontation in the songs of Nina Simone, American Rhapsody presents a kaleidoscopic story of the creation of a culture. Here is a series of deeply involving portraits of American artists and innovators who have helped to shape the country in the modern age...read more

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9780374104405 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 10, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Ranging from the shattered gentility of Edith Wharton's heroines to racial confrontation in the songs of Nina Simone, American Rhapsody presents a kaleidoscopic story of the creation of a culture.

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Product Description: Contemporary publishing, e-media, and writing owe much to an unsung hero who worked in the trenches of the culture industry (for pulp magazines, Hollywood films, and advertising) and caroused and collaborated with the avant-garde throughout the first half of the twentieth century...read more

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9780823271450 | Fordham Univ Pr, May 12, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Contemporary publishing, e-media, and writing owe much to an unsung hero who worked in the trenches of the culture industry (for pulp magazines, Hollywood films, and advertising) and caroused and collaborated with the avant-garde throughout the first half of the twentieth century.

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9780823271467 | Fordham Univ Pr, May 12, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Contemporary publishing, e-media, and writing owe much to an unsung hero who worked in the trenches of the culture industry (for pulp magazines, Hollywood films, and advertising) and caroused and collaborated with the avant-garde throughout the first half of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Kate Braestrup's life was transformed by the loss of her husband; now Kate faces the possibility that she may lose her son.As a young mother Kate Braestrup discovered the fierce protectiveness that accompanies parenthood. In the intervening years--through mourning her husband and the joy of remarriage and a blended family--Kate has absorbed the rewards and complications of that spirit...read more

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9780316373784, titled "Anchor & Flares: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service" | Little Brown & Co, July 14, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Kate Braestrup's life was transformed by the loss of her husband; now Kate faces the possibility that she may lose her son.
9780397509751, titled "Fractures in Adults and Children" | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, June 1, 1991, cover price $475.00 | also contains Fractures in Adults and Children | About this edition: A review of all aspects of treatment and management of fractures in the paediatric/skeletally immature person, and the adult.

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9780316373777, titled "Anchor & Flares: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service" | Back Bay Books, April 12, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Kate Braestrup's life was transformed by the loss of her husband; now Kate faces the possibility that she may lose her son.

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9781478933984, titled "Anchor & Flares: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope & Service" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 14, 2015), cover price $30.00

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Product Description: A remarkable story of friendship, love, and courageWhen Maya Angelou and Tavis Smiley met in 1986, he was twenty-one and she was fifty-eight. For the next twenty-eight years, they shared an unlikely, special bond. Angelou was a teacher and a maternal figure to Smiley, and they talked often, of art, politics, history, race, religion, music, love, purpose, and--more than anything--courage...read more
By David Ritz (contributor) and Tavis Smiley

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9780316341776 | Back Bay Books, April 12, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A remarkable story of friendship, love, and courageWhen Maya Angelou and Tavis Smiley met in 1986, he was twenty-one and she was fifty-eight.

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Product Description: A remarkable story of friendship, love, and courageWhen Maya Angelou and Tavis Smiley met in 1986, he was twenty-one and she was fifty-eight. For the next twenty-eight years, they shared an unlikely, special bond. Angelou was a teacher and a maternal figure to Smiley, and they talked often, of art, politics, history, race, religion, music, love, purpose, and--more than anything--courage...read more
By David Ritz (contributor)

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9780316341752 | Little Brown & Co, April 7, 2015, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A remarkable story of friendship, love, and courageWhen Maya Angelou and Tavis Smiley met in 1986, he was twenty-one and she was fifty-eight.
9780387529585, titled "Designing Hypermedia of Learning" | Springer Verlag, January 1, 1991, cover price $89.95 | also contains Designing Hypermedia of Learning

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9781478958291 | Unabridged edition (Hachette Audio, April 7, 2015), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A remarkable story of friendship, love, and courageWhen Maya Angelou and Tavis Smiley met in 1986, he was twenty-one and she was fifty-eight.

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Product Description: James Salter’s exalted place in American letters is based largely on the intense admiration of other writers, but his work resonates far beyond the realm of fellow craftsmen, addressing themes--youth, war, erotic love, marriage, life abroad, friendship--that speak to us all...read more
By John Casey (introduced by) and James Salter

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9780813939056 | Univ of Virginia Pr, April 11, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: James Salter’s exalted place in American letters is based largely on the intense admiration of other writers, but his work resonates far beyond the realm of fellow craftsmen, addressing themes--youth, war, erotic love, marriage, life abroad, friendship--that speak to us all.

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Product Description: “A love letter to the book as a physical object, a source of intellectual ardor, and a form of emotional salvation” (Salon)—and a nod to U and I, Nicholson Baker’s classic memoir about John Updike—from an award-winning author called “wonderfully bright” by The New York Times Book Review...read more

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9781451682007 | Simon & Schuster, March 10, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A funny, frisky, often outrageous book about love, literature, and modern life—and a wink of the eye toU and I, Nicholson Baker’s classic book about John Updike—by an award-winning author called “wonderfully bright” by The New York Times Book Review.

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9781451682014 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, March 29, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “A love letter to the book as a physical object, a source of intellectual ardor, and a form of emotional salvation” (Salon)—and a nod to U and I, Nicholson Baker’s classic memoir about John Updike—from an award-winning author called “wonderfully bright” by The New York Times Book Review.

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Product Description: The New York Times bestseller from the beloved author of A Three Dog Life—an exhilarating, superbly written memoir on friendship, family, creativity, tragedy, and the richness of life: “If you only read one book this year, make it this one” (Ann Patchett)...read more

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9781410477958 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 1, 2015), cover price $32.99
9781476785059 | Scribner, March 24, 2015, cover price $24.00

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9781476785066 | Reprint edition (Scribner, April 19, 2016), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The New York Times bestseller from the beloved author of A Three Dog Life—an exhilarating, superbly written memoir on friendship, family, creativity, tragedy, and the richness of life: “If you only read one book this year, make it this one” (Ann Patchett).
9781594139406 | Large print edition (Large Print Pr, March 15, 2016), cover price $15.00
9780373612161, titled "Rain of Doom" | Harlequin Books, February 1, 1985, cover price $2.50 | also contains Rain of Doom | About this edition: Able Team drives deep into a three-way war in progress!

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Product Description: Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue with his Century: 1948-1988 The Man Who Learned Better: The real-life story of Robert A. Heinlein in the second volume of the authorized biography by William H. Patterson!Robert A. Heinlein (1907–1988) is generally considered the greatest American science fiction writer of the twentieth century...read more

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9780765319630 | Reprint edition (Tor Books, March 15, 2016), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Robert A.

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Product Description: An homage to the West and to two great writers who set the standard for all who celebrate and defend it.Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Now, award-winning nature writer David Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists from Stegner's birthplace in Saskatchewan to the site of Abbey's pilgrimages to Arches National Park in Utah, braiding their stories and asking how they speak to the lives of all those who care about the West...read more

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9780393089998 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 20, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: An homage to the West and to two great writers who set the standard for all who celebrate and defend it.

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9780393352375 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 14, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An homage to the West and to two great writers who set the standard for all who celebrate and defend it.

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Product Description: In 2000, readers voted Willie Morris (1934–1999) Mississippi’s favorite nonfiction author of the millennium. After conducting over fifty interviews and combing through over eighty boxes of papers in the archives at the University of Mississippi, many of which had never been seen before by researchers, Teresa Nicholas provides new perspectives on a Mississippi writer and editor who changed journalism and redefined what being southern could mean...read more

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9781628461053 | 1 edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, March 10, 2016), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In 2000, readers voted Willie Morris (1934–1999) Mississippi’s favorite nonfiction author of the millennium.

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Product Description: Ernest Hemingway is a mythic writer and alpha male. As a hunter and conservationist, he drew greatly from the strong example of Theodore Roosevelt, and he much enjoyed teaching newcomers to shoot and hunt. Including short excerpts from Hemingway's works, these stories of his guns and rifles tell us as much about him as a lifelong, expert hunter and shooter and as a man...read more

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9781586671594 | 2 edition (Lyons Pr, September 1, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Ernest Hemingway is a mythic writer and alpha male.
9780892727209 | Down East Books, November 16, 2010, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEARAlan Lightman’s grandfather M.A. was the family’s undisputed patriarch. It was his movie theater empire that catapulted the Lightmans, a Hungarian Jewish immigrant family, to prominence in the South; his triumphs that would both galvanize and paralyze his descendants...read more

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9780307739841 | Vintage Books, February 23, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEARAlan Lightman’s grandfather M.

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Product Description: The last book from beloved Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher, The Princess Diarist is an intimate, hilarious, and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie...read more

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9780399173592 | Blue Rider Pr, October 18, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The last book from beloved Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher, The Princess Diarist is an intimate, hilarious, and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie.

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9780399565557 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, October 18, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: 2018 GRAMMY® Winner for Best Spoken Word AlbumThe Princess Diarist is Carrie Fisher’s intimate, hilarious and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie.

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Product Description: Detached and ironic; a master of the pointed put-down, of the cutting quip; enigmatic, impossible to truly know: this is the calcified public image of Gore Vidal--one the man himself was fond of reinforcing. "I'm exactly as I appear," he once said of himself...read more

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9780374280482 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 13, 2015, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A generous, entertaining, intimate look at Gore Vidal, a man who prided himself on being difficult to knowDetached and ironic; a master of the pointed put-down, of the cutting quip; enigmatic, impossible to truly know: This is the calcified, public image of Gore Vidal―one the man himself was fond of reinforcing.

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9780374536015 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 19, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Detached and ironic; a master of the pointed put-down, of the cutting quip; enigmatic, impossible to truly know: this is the calcified public image of Gore Vidal--one the man himself was fond of reinforcing.

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Product Description: Before he became a household name in America as perhaps our greatest hard-boiled crime writer, before his attachment to Lillian Hellman and blacklisting during the McCarthy era, and his subsequent downward spiral, Dashiell Hammett led a life of action...read more
By Brian Holsopple (narrator)

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9781511364324 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, January 12, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Before he became a household name in America as perhaps our greatest hard-boiled crime writer, before his attachment to Lillian Hellman and blacklisting during the McCarthy era, and his subsequent downward spiral, Dashiell Hammett led a life of action.

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Product Description: “A thoughtful twist on the recovery memoir” (O, The Oprah Magazine) that explains the different ways bestselling author Martha Grimes and her son, Ken Grimes, recognized and overcame their addictions, now with two new chapters—one from each author...read more

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9781476724089 | Scribner, June 4, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From the opening paragraphs of Double Double:“We were sitting in a coffee shop talking, looking at the view of downtown Charlottesville, Virginia.

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9781476724102 | Reprint edition (Scribner, January 12, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “A thoughtful twist on the recovery memoir” (O, The Oprah Magazine) that explains the different ways bestselling author Martha Grimes and her son, Ken Grimes, recognized and overcame their addictions, now with two new chapters—one from each author.
9780448123264, titled "Strange and Incredible Sports Happenings" | Grosset & Dunlap, January 1, 1982, cover price $4.95 | also contains Strange and Incredible Sports Happenings

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Product Description: A provocative and wide-ranging conversation between two distinctive women—one American and one French—on the dilemmas, rewards, and demands of womanhood.Lisa Alther and Françoise Gilot have been friends for more than twenty-five years...read more

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9780385539869 | Nan a Talese, November 17, 2015, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A provocative and wide-ranging conversation between two distinctive women—one American and one French—on the dilemmas, rewards, and demands of womanhood.

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Product Description: The World of Raymond Chandler shows how Chandler precariously balanced the values of a classical English education against those of a fast-evolving America during the years before the Great War; how he adopted Los Angeles as his home after WWI, with Hollywood in turn adopting him (and adapting his works); how his detective hero and alter ego Philip Marlowe evolved over the years; and, above all, what it is to be a writer, and in particular one writing in the “other language” of hardboiled fiction...read more
By Raymond Chandler and Barry Day (editor)

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9780385352369 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, December 2, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition:  Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography.

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9780804170482 | Vintage Books, November 10, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The World of Raymond Chandler shows how Chandler precariously balanced the values of a classical English education against those of a fast-evolving America during the years before the Great War; how he adopted Los Angeles as his home after WWI, with Hollywood in turn adopting him (and adapting his works); how his detective hero and alter ego Philip Marlowe evolved over the years; and, above all, what it is to be a writer, and in particular one writing in the “other language” of hardboiled fiction.

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Product Description: It is difficult to think of two twentieth century books by one author that have had as much influence on American culture when they were published as Alex Haley's monumental bestsellers, The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1965), and Roots (1976)...read more

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9781137279606 | St Martins Pr, November 10, 2015, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: It is difficult to think of two twentieth century books by one author that have had as much influence on American culture when they were published as Alex Haley's monumental bestsellers, The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1965), and Roots (1976).

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