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9781410488626 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 20, 2016), cover price $31.99
9781501128547 | Simon & Schuster, January 5, 2016, cover price $20.00

Paperback:

9781501128554 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, January 17, 2017), cover price $14.00

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Hardcover:

9781408843840 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, February 25, 2016, cover price $39.25
9781620401750 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 2, 2016, cover price $27.00

Paperback:

9781620401774 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 10, 2017, cover price $17.00

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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 . . .

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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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9780307268839 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 5, 2015, cover price $40.00

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9780307388933, titled "The Life of Saul Bellow: To Fame and Fortune 1915-1964" | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, November 15, 2016), cover price $22.00
9780373160020, titled "The Same Last Name" | Harlequin Books, April 1, 1983, cover price $2.25 | also contains The Same Last Name

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9781566894531 | Coffee House Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.95

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Hardcover:

9781416541646 | Simon & Schuster, October 6, 2015, cover price $30.00

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9781416541653 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 18, 2016), cover price $18.00

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Setting off for an adventure in the stars, the unusual Alan Fain and his hacker companion, Lew Slack, face history-changing circumstances involving the Holy Grail, Atlantis, and an alien goddess on a Texas ranch. Original.

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9780802743633 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, June 9, 2015, cover price $28.00

Paperback:

9781632863881 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, October 18, 2016), cover price $18.00
9780380786510, titled "The Unified Field" | Avon Books, November 1, 1996, cover price $5.99 | also contains The Unified Field | About this edition: Setting off for an adventure in the stars, the unusual Alan Fain and his hacker companion, Lew Slack, face history-changing circumstances involving the Holy Grail, Atlantis, and an alien goddess on a Texas ranch.

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Hardcover:

9780802776402 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, September 15, 2015, cover price $26.00

Paperback:

9781632866387 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, October 11, 2016), cover price $17.00

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Product Description: Walking with Ramona explores the streets, schools, characters, and neighborhoods of author Beverly Cleary's Portland. With this newest and most unusual Portland guidebook, readers can walk the very sidewalks Beverly walked and climb the very school steps that Beverly climbed...read more

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9781621067412 | Microcosm Pub, May 31, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Walking with Ramona explores the streets, schools, characters, and neighborhoods of author Beverly Cleary's Portland.

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Hardcover:

9781501307171 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 22, 2015, cover price $24.95

Paperback:

9781501325557 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 6, 2016), cover price $16.95

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Joan Didion lived a life in the public and private eye with her late husband, writer John Gregory Dunne. They became wildly successful writing partners when they moved to Los Angeles and co-wrote screenplays and adaptations together. Didion is well known for her literary journalistic style in both fiction and nonfiction. Some of her most notable work includes Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Run River, and The Year of Magical Thinking, a National Book Award winner shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize. In The Last Love Song, Daugherty takes listeners on a journey back through time, following a young Didion in Sacramento through to her adult life as a writer.

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9781250010025 | St Martins Pr, August 25, 2015, cover price $35.00

Paperback:

9781250105943 | Griffin, October 4, 2016, cover price $18.99

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9781504672351 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 10, 2015), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Joan Didion lived a life in the public and private eye with her late husband, writer John Gregory Dunne.
9781504672344 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 10, 2015), cover price $44.95

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By Brannon Costello (editor)

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9781628462333 | 1 edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, April 17, 2015), cover price $55.00

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9781496809629 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, October 1, 2016), cover price $25.00
9780395719657, titled "Reading for Results" | 6th edition (Houghton Mifflin College Div, September 1, 1995), cover price $39.56 | also contains Reading for Results

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Product Description: An intimate, authorized yet totally frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925–2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century The product of thirty years of friendship and conversation, Jay Parini’s Empire of Self digs behind the glittering surface of Gore Vidal’s colorful career to reveal the complex emotional and sexual truths underlying his celebrity-strewn life...read more

Hardcover:

9780385537568 | Doubleday, October 13, 2015, cover price $35.00

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9780345805836 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, September 20, 2016), cover price $18.00 | also contains Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal | About this edition: An intimate, authorized yet totally frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925–2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century The product of thirty years of friendship and conversation, Jay Parini’s Empire of Self digs behind the glittering surface of Gore Vidal’s colorful career to reveal the complex emotional and sexual truths underlying his celebrity-strewn life.

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Product Description: Henry Miller was one of the most distinctive voices in twentieth-century literature, yet he remains misunderstood. Better known in Europe than in his native America for most of his career, he achieved international success and celebrity during the 1960s when his banned “Paris” books—beginning with Tropic of Cancer—were published here and judged by the Supreme Court not to be obscene...read more

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9781611458992 | Arcade Pub, March 4, 2014, cover price $27.95

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9781628726039 | Arcade Pub, August 2, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Henry Miller was one of the most distinctive voices in twentieth-century literature, yet he remains misunderstood.

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By John Zheng (editor)

Hardcover:

9781496807427 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, August 1, 2016, cover price $55.00

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Hardcover:

9781250115836, titled "Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee From Scout to Go Set a Watchman" | Henry Holt & Co, April 26, 2016, cover price $26.00

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Product Description: The world has long been captivated by the story of Peter Pan and the countless movies, plays, musicals, and books that retell the story of Peter, Wendy, and the Lost Boys. Now, in this revealing behind-the-scenes book, author Piers Dudgeon examines the fascinating and complex relationships among Peter Pan's creator, J...read more

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9781250087799 | Thomas Dunne Books, July 12, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The world has long been captivated by the story of Peter Pan and the countless movies, plays, musicals, and books that retell the story of Peter, Wendy, and the Lost Boys.

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Catullus Bedspread

Hardcover:

9780062317025 | Harpercollins, July 5, 2016, cover price $25.99

Paperback:

9780007554324 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, March 17, 2016, cover price $15.45 | About this edition: Catullus Bedspread

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504733762 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 5, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: A vivid narrative that recreates the life of Gaius Valerius Catullus, Rome's first ''modern'' poet, and follows a young man's journey through a world filled with all the indulgences and sexual excesses of the time -- an accessible, appealing look at one of history's greatest poets.

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When her father loses his job and Ellen's family must move from their comfortable suburban house into her grandmother's urban home, Ellen worries about fitting into her new junior high school and making new friends, and wonders if her life will ever be the same again.When her father loses his job and Ellen's family must move from their comfortable suburban house into her grandmother's urban home, Ellen worries about fitting into her new junior high school and making new friends, and wonders if her life will ever be the same again

Hardcover:

9780374164454 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, July 14, 2015, cover price $27.00

Paperback:

9780374536268 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, July 5, 2016, cover price $15.00
9780380786466, titled "Sneeze on Monday" | Camelot, January 1, 1997, cover price $3.99 | also contains Sneeze on Monday | About this edition: When her father loses his job and Ellen's family must move from their comfortable suburban house into her grandmother's urban home, Ellen worries about fitting into her new junior high school and making new friends, and wonders if her life will ever be the same again.

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Product Description: A dazzling new biography of Vita Sackville-West, the 20th century aristocrat, literary celebrity, devoted wife, famous lover of Virginia Woolf, recluse, and iconoclast who defied categorization.In this stunning new biography of Vita Sackville-West, Matthew Dennison's Behind the Mask traces the triumph and contradictions of Vita's extraordinary life...read more

Hardcover:

9781250033949 | St Martins Pr, June 9, 2015, cover price $29.99

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9781250092076 | Griffin, June 21, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A dazzling new biography of Vita Sackville-West, the 20th century aristocrat, literary celebrity, devoted wife, famous lover of Virginia Woolf, recluse, and iconoclast who defied categorization.

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Product Description: Best Book of June 2015 (The Christian Science Monitor)Book of the Year by the Conference on Christianity and LiteratureC. S. Lewis is the 20th century's most widely read Christian writer and J.R.R. Tolkien its most beloved mythmaker...read more

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9780374154097 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 2, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Best Book of June 2015 (The Christian Science Monitor)Book of the Year by the Conference on Christianity and LiteratureC.

Paperback:

9780374536251 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 7, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Best Book of June 2015 (The Christian Science Monitor)Book of the Year by the Conference on Christianity and LiteratureC.

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