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Hardcover:

9780374114251 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 12, 2016, cover price $30.00

Paperback:

9780374536763 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 21, 2017, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: Ned Sublette traces an arc of his own experience, from the white supremacy of segregated 1950s Louisiana through the funky year of 2004–2005. By turns irreverent, joyous, darkly comic, passionate, and polemical, he juxtaposes the city’s crowded calendar of parties, festivals, and parades with the murderousness of its poverty and its legacy of racism...read more

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9781556528248 | 1 edition (Chicago Review Pr, September 1, 2009), cover price $27.95

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9781613736746 | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Ned Sublette traces an arc of his own experience, from the white supremacy of segregated 1950s Louisiana through the funky year of 2004–2005.

Miscellaneous:

9781569763216 | Lawrence Hill Books, September 1, 2009, cover price $22.95

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9788494403347, titled "El hombre que estuvo allí: Lo Mejor De George Plimpton" | Contra, January 1, 2017, cover price $28.95

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Product Description: After three acclaimed novels, Gary Shteyngart turns to memoir in a candid, witty, deeply poignant account of his life so far. He shares his American immigrant experience, moving back and forth through time and memory with self-deprecating humor, moving insights, and literary bravado...read more

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9788416213542, titled "Pequeño fracaso" | Libros Del Asteroide, January 1, 2017, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: After three acclaimed novels, Gary Shteyngart turns to memoir in a candid, witty, deeply poignant account of his life so far.

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Hunter S. Thompson, “smart hillbilly,” boy of the South, born and bred in Louisville, Kentucky, son of an insurance salesman and a stay-at-home mom, public school-educated, jailed at seventeen on a bogus petty robbery charge, member of the U.S. Air Force (Airmen Second Class), copy boy for Time, writer for The National Observer, et cetera. From the outset he was the Wild Man of American journalism with a journalistic appetite that touched on subjects that drove his sense of justice and intrigue, from biker gangs and 1960s counterculture to presidential campaigns and psychedelic drugs. He lived larger than life and pulled it up around him in a mad effort to make it as electric, anger-ridden, and drug-fueled as possible.  Now Juan Thompson tells the story of his father and of their getting to know each other during their forty-one fraught years together. He writes of the many dark times, of how far they ricocheted away from each other, and of how they found their way back before it was too late. He writes of growing up in an old farmhouse in a narrow mountain valley outside of Aspen—Woody Creek, Colorado, a ranching community with Hereford cattle and clover fields . . . of the presence of guns in the house, the boxes of ammo on the kitchen shelves behind the glass doors of the country cabinets, where others might have placed china and knickknacks . . . of climbing on the back of Hunter’s Bultaco Matador trail motorcycle as a young boy, and father and son roaring up the dirt road, trailing a cloud of dust . . . of being taken to bars in town as a small boy, Hunter holding court while Juan crawled around under the bar stools, picking up change and taking his found loot to Carl’s Pharmacy to buy Archie comic books . . . of going with his parents as a baby to a Ken Kesey/Hells Angels party with dozens of people wandering around the forest in various stages of undress, stoned on pot, tripping on LSD . . . He writes of his growing fear of his father; of the arguments between his parents reaching frightening levels; and of his finally fighting back, trying to protect his mother as the state troopers are called in to separate father and son. And of the inevitable—of mother and son driving west in their Datsun to make a new home, a new life, away from Hunter; of Juan’s first taste of what “normal” could feel like . . . We see Juan going to Concord Academy, a stranger in a strange land, coming from a school that was a log cabin in the middle of hay fields, Juan without manners or socialization . . . going on to college at Tufts; spending a crucial week with his father; Hunter asking for Juan’s opinion of his writing; and he writes of their dirt biking on a hilltop overlooking Woody Creek Valley, acting as if all the horrible things that had happened between them had never taken place, and of being there, together, side by side . . . And finally, movingly, he writes of their long, slow pull toward reconciliation . . . of Juan’s marriage and the birth of his own son; of watching Hunter love his grandson and Juan’s coming to understand how Hunter loved him; of Hunter’s growing illness, and Juan’s becoming both son and father to his father . . .

Hardcover:

9780307265357 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 5, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Hunter S.

Paperback:

9780307277855 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $16.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9781522642015 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 5, 2016), cover price $9.99

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By Richard Dixon (trans)

Hardcover:

9780374188238 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 3, 2015, cover price $23.00

Paperback:

9780374536473 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 22, 2016, cover price $15.00

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Product Description: In 2009, Anjan Sundaram began a journalist's training program in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. Often held up as a beacon of progress and modernity in Central Africa, the regime of President Paul Kagame—which took over after the 1994 genocide ravaged Rwanda’s population—has been given billions of dollars in Western aid...read more

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9780385539562 | Doubleday, January 12, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The author of the acclaimed Stringer: A Reporter’s Journey in the Congo now moves on to Rwanda for a gripping look at a country caught still in political and social unrest, years after the genocide that shocked the world.

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9781101872154 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, November 15, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In 2009, Anjan Sundaram began a journalist's training program in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.
9780553226584, titled "Two" | Bantam Books, October 1, 1982, cover price $3.50 | also contains Two | About this edition: Book by Anonymus

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Product Description: An in-depth look at one of the twentieth century's star reporters and his biggest story.Thanks to one reporter’s skill, we can fix the exact moment on November 22, 1963 when the world stopped and held its breath: At 12:34 p.m. Central Time, UPI White House reporter Merriman Smith broke the news that shots had been fired at President Kennedy's motorcade...read more

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9781510712645 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, November 1, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: An in-depth look at one of the twentieth century's star reporters and his biggest story.

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“For nearly a century, Scofield Thayer has remained a somewhat shadowy figure in the history of modernism. But James Dempsey has at last illuminated Thayer’s passionate, intense, and agonizing story.”—Barry Ahearn, editor of The Correspondence of William Carlos Williams and Louis Zukofsky“As no other book has done before, The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer places Thayer’s contribution to modernism as editor of The Dial in the context of his personal struggles to forge a new aesthetic and to understand his own psychology and the life of his times.”—Michael Webster, author of Reading Visual Poetry after Futurism       Regarded as a titanic artistic and aesthetic achievement, the influential literary magazine The Dial published most of the great modernist writers, artists, and critics of its day. As publisher and editor of The Dial from 1920 to 1926, Scofield Thayer was gatekeeper and guide for the movement. His editorial curation introduced the ideas of literary modernism to America and gave American artists a new audience in Europe.In The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer, James Dempsey looks beyond the public figure best known for publishing the work of William Butler Yeats, T. S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, E.E. Cummings, and Marianne Moore to reveal a paradoxical man fraught with indecisions and insatiable appetites, and deeply conflicted about the artistic movement to which he was benefactor and patron. Thayer suffered from schizophrenia and faded from public life upon his resignation from The Dial. His struggle with mental illness and his controversial personal life led his guardians to prohibit anything of a personal nature from appearing in previous biographies. The story of Thayer’s unmoored and peripatetic life, which in many ways mirrored the cosmopolitan rootlessness of modernism, has never been fully told until now.

Hardcover:

9780813049267 | Univ Pr of Florida, March 11, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: “For nearly a century, Scofield Thayer has remained a somewhat shadowy figure in the history of modernism.

Paperback:

9780813062358 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Florida, November 1, 2016), cover price $24.95

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A wildly entertaining biography of the trailblazing Washington columnist and the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for commentary Before there was Maureen Dowd or Gail Collins or Molly Ivins, there was Mary McGrory. She was a trailblazing columnist who achieved national syndication and reported from the front lines of American politics for five decades. From her first assignment reporting on the Army–McCarthy hearings to her Pulitzer-winning coverage of Watergate and controversial observations of President Bush after September 11, McGrory humanized the players on the great national stage while establishing herself as a uniquely influential voice. Behind the scenes she flirted, drank, cajoled, and jousted with the most important figures in American life, breaking all the rules in the journalism textbook. Her writing was admired and feared by such notables as Lyndon Johnson (who also tried to seduce her) and her friend Bobby Kennedy who observed, “Mary is so gentle—until she gets behind a typewriter.” Her soirees, filled with Supreme Court justices, senators, interns, and copy boys alike, were legendary. Writing about Donald Trump's first divorce in 19990, she said, "Watching the Trumps, Washington thinks of itself as wholesome.’”As the red-hot center of the Beltway in a time when the newsrooms were dominated by men, McGrory makes for a powerfully engrossing subject. Laced with juicy gossip and McGrory’s own acerbic wit, John Norris’s colorful biography reads like an insider’s view of latter-day American history—and one of its most enduring characters. 

Hardcover:

9780525429715 | Viking Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A wildly entertaining biography of the trailblazing Washington columnist and the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for commentary Before there was Maureen Dowd or Gail Collins or Molly Ivins, there was Mary McGrory.

Paperback:

9780143109815 | Penguin USA, November 1, 2016, cover price $18.00

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By Ian Ferguson (foreword by)

Paperback:

9781772031492 | Heritage House Pub Co Ltd, October 21, 2016, cover price $19.95

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The professional and personal lives of the pioneers of an enduring magazine.From its birth in 1925 to the early days of the Cold War, The New Yorker slowly but surely took hold as the country’s most prestigious, entertaining, and informative general-interest periodical. In Cast of Characters, Thomas Vinciguerra paints a portrait of the magazine’s cadre of charming, wisecracking, driven, troubled, brilliant writers and editors.He introduces us to Wolcott Gibbs, theater critic, all-around wit, and author of an infamous 1936 parody of Time magazine. We meet the demanding and eccentric founding editor Harold Ross, who would routinely tell his underlings, "I'm firing you because you are not a genius," and who once mailed a pair of his underwear to Walter Winchell, who had accused him of preferring to go bare-bottomed under his slacks. Joining the cast are the mercurial, blind James Thurber, a brilliant cartoonist and wildly inventive fabulist, and the enigmatic E. B. White―an incomparable prose stylist and Ross's favorite son―who married The New Yorker's formidable fiction editor, Katharine Angell. Then there is the dashing St. Clair McKelway, who was married five times and claimed to have no fewer than twelve personalities, but was nonetheless a superb reporter and managing editor alike. Many of these characters became legends in their own right, but Vinciguerra also shows how, as a group, The New Yorker’s inner circle brought forth a profound transformation in how life was perceived, interpreted, written about, and published in America.Cast of Characters may be the most revealing―and entertaining―book yet about the unique personalities who built what Ross called not a magazine but a "movement." 8 pages of illustrations

Hardcover:

9780393240030 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 9, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The professional and personal lives of the pioneers of an enduring magazine.

Paperback:

9780393353532 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 18, 2016), cover price $18.95

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504658775 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 9, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Read by Tony Pasqualini] The New Yorker, from its inception through today, has been the country's most prestigious, entertaining, and informative general-interest periodical.
9781504658768 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 9, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Tony Pasqualini] The New Yorker, from its inception through today, has been the country's most prestigious, entertaining, and informative general-interest periodical.

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Product Description: “Richard Greenberg turns life upside down and sideways. Read­ing the provocative Rules for Others to Live By is like having dinner with a friend whose point of view shakes up and invari­ably runs counter to conventional thinking. He’s a debunker of the pretensions of daily life...read more

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9780399576522 | Blue Rider Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: “Richard Greenberg turns life upside down and sideways.

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Product Description: A veteran of the Washington Post and Miami Herald among others, Shroder has made a career of investigative journalism and human-interest stories, from interviewing South American children who claim to have memories of past lives for his book Old Souls, to a former Marine suffering from debilitating PTSD and his doctor who is pioneering a successful psychedelic drug treatment in Acid Test...read more

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9780399174599 | Blue Rider Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A veteran of the Washington Post and Miami Herald among others, Shroder has made a career of investigative journalism and human-interest stories, from interviewing South American children who claim to have memories of past lives for his book Old Souls, to a former Marine suffering from debilitating PTSD and his doctor who is pioneering a successful psychedelic drug treatment in Acid Test.

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Product Description: Hockey's most famous voice, now in his own words.If you are a hockey fan, you know Bob Cole's legendary voice.      He has done the play-by-play for some of hockey's best-remembered games, including the Summit Series, Canada's gold-medal game in Salt Lake City, and twenty years of Stanley Cup finals...read more

Hardcover:

9780670070121 | Viking Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Hockey's most famous voice, now in his own words.

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Product Description: A veteran of the Washington Post and Miami Herald, Tom Shroder has made a career of investigative journalism and human-interest stories. His most fascinating reporting, however, comes from within his own family: Shroder's grandfather, MacKinlay Kantor, was the world-famous author of Andersonville, the seminal novel of the Civil War...read more
By Barry Press (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781515906285 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 4, 2016), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: A veteran of the Washington Post and Miami Herald, Tom Shroder has made a career of investigative journalism and human-interest stories.
9781515956280 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 4, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: A veteran of the Washington Post and Miami Herald, Tom Shroder has made a career of investigative journalism and human-interest stories.

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Product Description: Serialized in Esquire, A.A. Gill's Pour Me a Life is a riveting meditation on the author's alcoholism, seen through the lens of the memories that remain, and the transformative moments that saved him from a lifelong addiction and early death...read more

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9780399574917, titled "Pour Me a Life" | Blue Rider Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Serialized in Esquire, A.
9780297870821 | Orion Pub Co, July 9, 2015, cover price $33.50

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"Hilarious, insightful and smart. A must-read for anyone who wears clothes.” —Chelsea Handler *US Weekly, “Riveting Reads for Labor Day”* *Bustle, “2015 Books Every Funny Woman Should Read” and “September 2015’s Best Books”* *Refinery29 “Fall’s Most Highly Anticipated Nonfiction Reads”* *theSkimm, “Skimm Reads”* *Popsugar, “Motivational Books You Should Read this Fall”* *AM NY, “New Books for New Yorkers to Read This Fall”* The Lowdown on High Fashion Cosmopolitan.com editor Amy Odell knows what it’s really like to be a young woman working in the fashion industry.In Tales from the Back Row, Amy—funny and fearless—takes readers behind the stage of New York’s hottest fashion shows to meet the world’s most influential models, designers, celebrities, editors, and photographers. But first, she has to push her way through the crowds outside, where we see the lengths people go to be noticed by the lurking paparazzi, and weave her way through the packed venue, from the very back row to the front. And as Amy climbs the ladder (with tips about how you can, too), she introduces an industry powered by larger-than-life characters: she meets the intimidating Anna Wintour and the surprisingly gracious Rachel Zoe, not to mention the hilarious Chelsea Handler, and more. As she describes the allure of Alexander Wang’s ripped tights and Marchesa’s Oscar-worthy dresses, Amy artfully layers in something else: ultimately this book is about how the fashion industry is an exaggerated mirror of human fallibility—reflecting our desperate desire to belong, to make a mark, to be included. For Amy is the first to admit that as much as she is embarrassed by the thrill she gets when she receives an invitation to an exclusive after-party, she can’t help but RSVP “yes.”

Hardcover:

9781476749754, titled "Tales from the Back Row: An Outsider's View from Inside the Fashion Industry" | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "Hilarious, insightful and smart.

Paperback:

9781476749761, titled "Tales from the Back Row: An Outsider's View from Inside the Fashion Industry" | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, September 20, 2016), cover price $16.00
9780397553112, titled "Plumer''s Principles & Practice of Intravenous Therapy" | 6th edition (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, November 1, 1996), cover price $36.95 | also contains Plumer''s Principles & Practice of Intravenous Therapy

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Hardcover:

9780374279929 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 13, 2016, cover price $28.00

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