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Product Description: Spanning more than 20 centuries, this book provides concise biographies of 100 of the greatest writers of all time. From Aeschylus and Miguel de Cervantes, through Mary Shelley and Victor Hugo, to Pablo Neruda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, novelists, playwrights, and poets from all time periods and myriad cultures are examined...read more

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9788497940429 | Edimat Libros, December 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Spanning more than 20 centuries, this book provides concise biographies of 100 of the greatest writers of all time.

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Product Description: Provide your mystery fans with background information on their favorite writers and series characters, and use this as a guide for adding contemporary titles to your collections.• Provides interesting and informative profiles of 100 popular, contemporary mystery and crime writers as well as overviews of their series characters• Contains over 60 author photographs • A bibliography lists information on each author's works as well as supporting source materials for the profile...read more

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9781598844450 | 1 edition (Libraries Unltd Inc, May 18, 2011), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Provide your mystery fans with background information on their favorite writers and series characters, and use this as a guide for adding contemporary titles to your collections.

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Product Description: For a period of just over a year, Harry Mathews set about following Stendhal’s dictum for writers of “twenty lines a day, genius or not.” What resulted is a book that is part journal, parts writer’s manual, and part genius. First undertaken as a kind of discipline, the work molds itself into a penetrating reflection on daily events in Mathews’s life, his friends, himself, and the act of writing...read more

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9781564781680 | 2 edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, October 1, 1997), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: For a period of just over a year, Harry Mathews set about following Stendhal’s dictum for writers of “twenty lines a day, genius or not.
9780916583415 | Dalkey Archive Pr, November 1, 1989, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: For a period of just over a year, Harry Mathews set about following Stendhal’s dictum for writers of “twenty lines a day, genius or not.

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Product Description: Conundrum Press was created in 1996 in post-referendum Montreal by Andy Brown, to give voice to the under-represented working in the underground anglo cultural milieu. Writers and cartoonists came to him wanting to make chapbooks...read more
By Andy Brown (editor)

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9781772620023 | Conundrum Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Conundrum Press was created in 1996 in post-referendum Montreal by Andy Brown, to give voice to the under-represented working in the underground anglo cultural milieu.

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Product Description: Generations of children have thrilled to May Gibbs’ enchanting bush world, peopled with gumnut heroes and heroines, solid friends like Mr Lizard and Mrs Bear, and of course, the villainous Banksia men. Her work has played as important a part in the imaginative background of Australian children as The Wind in the Willows or Alice in Wonderland...read more

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9781740667630 | Hardie Grant Books, September 1, 2011, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Generations of children have thrilled to May Gibbs’ enchanting bush world, peopled with gumnut heroes and heroines, solid friends like Mr Lizard and Mrs Bear, and of course, the villainous Banksia men.

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Product Description: 2:12 a.m. is an insomniac’s tour of counterproductive bedtime stories, Vegas weddings, Southern funerals, Nevada’s nuclear testing grounds, Patty Hearst, Marina Oswald, sleepwalking murderers, Louise Bourgeois’s Insomnia Drawings and more, revealing what wakeful nights conjure for a North Carolinian turned Californian, a farm child turned suburbanite, a 1960s romantic turned fatalist and a once-but-no-longer “gifted” sleeper...read more

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9781622880393 | Texas A & M Univ Pr, September 24, 2013, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: 2:12 a.

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Product Description: Over the course of three days in 1970, June 5, 6, and 7, simply sitting on a white bench in a Hamburg park, Thomas Bernhard delivered a powerful monologue for Three Days (Drei Tage), filmmaker Ferry Radax’s commanding film portrait of the great Austrian writer...read more
By Georg Vogt (other contributor)

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9780922233465 | Blast Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Over the course of three days in 1970, June 5, 6, and 7, simply sitting on a white bench in a Hamburg park, Thomas Bernhard delivered a powerful monologue for Three Days (Drei Tage), filmmaker Ferry Radax’s commanding film portrait of the great Austrian writer.

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Product Description: A visual biography of the worlds most revered fantasy writer As Peter Jacksons cinematic hobbits set forth, "3-Minute JRR Tolkien" celebrates the enduring influence of the worlds most revered fantasy writer. It offers a readable, absorbing structure, dividing J...read more

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9781908005830 | Gardners Books, January 21, 2013, cover price $20.10 | About this edition: A visual biography of the worlds most revered fantasy writer As Peter Jacksons cinematic hobbits set forth, "3-Minute JRR Tolkien" celebrates the enduring influence of the worlds most revered fantasy writer.

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Product Description: Although this book is an autobiography of my life; it is also a vehicle for those whose childhoods have been traumatized and therefore have turned to addictions to numb the pain. I know this pain, for it almost destroyed my entire life; but I am now free and while relating to the reader; my life and its dysfunctions, I desire to pass on the keys that brought me the peace and joy I now experience...read more

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9781456006921 | Publishamerica Inc, April 13, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Although this book is an autobiography of my life; it is also a vehicle for those whose childhoods have been traumatized and therefore have turned to addictions to numb the pain.

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Product Description: Marcia Gloster was a college student traveling through Europe in the summer of 1963. When she arrived in Salzburg, Austria to study at Oskar Kokoschka's School of Vision, she envisioned a month of intensive painting, never expecting to find herself swept into a passionate affair...read more

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9781611881882 | The Story Plant, September 16, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Marcia Gloster was a college student traveling through Europe in the summer of 1963.

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Product Description: The author’s second memoir following Fathering Words: The Making of an African American Writer, this book finds poet and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller returning to baseball, the game of his youth, in order to find the metaphor that will provide the measurement of his life...read more

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9781604860627 | Independent Pub Group, April 1, 2009, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This is a second memoir following Coming after Fathering Words: The Making of an African American Writer.

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9781604865219 | Pm Pr, May 1, 2012, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The author’s second memoir following Fathering Words: The Making of an African American Writer, this book finds poet and literary activist E.

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9781604861655 | Independent Pub Group, April 1, 2009, cover price $14.95

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9781158309627 | General Books, July 26, 2010, cover price $7.58

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9781157393030 | General Books, November 24, 2010, cover price $8.14

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Product Description: In 1928, Agatha Christie, the world's most widely read author, was a thirty-something single mother.With her marriage to her first husband, Archie Christie, over, she decided to take a much needed holiday; the Caribbean had been her intended destination, but a conversation at a dinner party with a couple who had just returned from Iraq changed her mind...read more

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9781511384278 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, April 26, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In 1928, Agatha Christie, the world's most widely read author, was a thirty-something single mother.

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Product Description: A funny, poignant coming-of-age memoir told through the shoes that she wore. From baby booties to orthopedic brogues (and all the high and low heels in between) shoes mark important rites of passage, reminding us of both the good and bad times: the road not taken, the prince that got away, the missed opportunities, the traveling, the fun...read more

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9781592409242 | Avery Pub Group, April 14, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A funny, poignant coming-of-age memoir told through the shoes that she wore.

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Product Description: A.A. Milne is one of the most successful English writers ever. His heart-warming creations-Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin, Eeyore, Tigger and Piglet-have become some of the best-loved children's characters of all time, and readers the world over are familiar with the stories from the Hundred Acre Wood...read more

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9781447272038 | Pan Macmillan, August 28, 2014, cover price $50.70 | About this edition: A.

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9780752440859 | Tempus Pub Ltd, April 1, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A A Milne is one of the most successful English writers.

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Product Description: Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of C. S. Lewis's death, this complete guide covers all of Lewis' works, from his literary criticism to NarniaC. S. Lewis's work is widely known and regarded, but enthusiasts are often only aware of one part of his work—his children's stories and his popular theology; and yet he wrote so much more, including science fiction and literary criticism...read more

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9780745955865 | Lion Pub, November 1, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of C.

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Product Description: Esta obra relata las vicisitudes de Aben Humeya, líder de la rebelión de los moriscos de la Alpujarra, en la España del siglo XVI.

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9788498166521 | Linkgua Ediciones S.L., January 28, 2006, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Esta obra relata las vicisitudes de Aben Humeya, líder de la rebelión de los moriscos de la Alpujarra, en la España del siglo XVI.
9780113100095, titled "The Illustrated Field Guide to Ferns and Allied Plants of the British Isles" | Seven Hills Books, September 1, 1996, cover price $16.95 | also contains The Illustrated Field Guide to Ferns and Allied Plants of the British Isles

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Examines the fictional works of Abraham Cahan, a Jewish immigrant who fled Eastern Europe and settled in New York City's Lower East Side

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9780805739930 | Twayne Pub, October 1, 1996, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: Examines the fictional works of Abraham Cahan, a Jewish immigrant who fled Eastern Europe and settled in New York City's Lower East Side
9780030444265, titled "Action Chemistry" | Harcourt School, June 1, 1979, cover price $40.20 | also contains Action Chemistry | About this edition: This book has been loved for years but has a lot of love left to give.

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Product Description: This is the story of an independent woman who is a model for our time—photographer Toby Molenaar. It begins in Holland during World War II, when her country is decimated by the occupying German army and she is literally left to starve...read more

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9781628724103 | Arcade Pub, May 6, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is the story of an independent woman who is a model for our time—photographer Toby Molenaar.

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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9781151310002, titled "An Account of Anne Bradstreet: The Puritan Poetess, and Kindred Topics" | General Books, May 5, 2010, cover price $9.83
9781154602364, titled "An Account of Anne Bradstreet, the Puritan Poetess, and Kindred Topics" | General Books, May 5, 2010, cover price $13.61
9781409771272, titled "An Account of Anne Bradstreet the Puritan Poetess and Kindred Topics" | Willard Pr, June 30, 2008, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.
9780548679364 | Kessinger Pub Co, October 31, 2007, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: Arguably one of the most important American writers working today, Wendell Berry is the author of more than fifty books, including novels and collections of poems, short stories, and essays. A prominent spokesman for agrarian values, Berry frequently defends such practices and ideas as sustainable agriculture, healthy rural communities, connection to place, the pleasures of work, and the interconnectedness of life...read more

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9780813130071, titled "The Achievement of Wendell Berry: The Hard History of Love" | Univ Pr of Kentucky, May 23, 2011, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Arguably one of the most important American writers working today, Wendell Berry is the author of more than fifty books, including novels and collections of poems, short stories, and essays.

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9780813130095, titled "The Achievement of Wendell Berry: The Hard History of Love" | Univ Pr of Kentucky, May 1, 2011, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: From the literary wonder boy to the countercultural guru whose cross-country bus trip inspired The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, this candid biography chronicles the life and times of cultural icon Ken Kesey from the 1960s through the 1980s...read more

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9781936182008 | Schaffner Pr Inc, October 1, 2010, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: From the literary wonder boy to the countercultural guru whose cross-country bus trip inspired The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, this candid biography chronicles the life and times of cultural icon Ken Kesey from the 1960s through the 1980s.

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9781936182275 | Reprint edition (Schaffner Pr Inc, November 1, 2011), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From the literary wonder boy to the countercultural guru whose cross-country bus trip inspired The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, this candid biography chronicles the life and times of cultural icon Ken Kesey from the 1960s through the 1980s.

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