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Product Description: Praise for Chloe Caldwell:"I read it a couple of months ago in one can't-put-it-down-even-though-it's-the-middle-of-the-night sitting. It's as intense and interesting and clear-hearted as they come."—Cheryl Strayed"I'll read anything Chloe Caldwell writes...read more

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9781566894531 | Coffee House Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Praise for Chloe Caldwell:"I read it a couple of months ago in one can't-put-it-down-even-though-it's-the-middle-of-the-night sitting.

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Product Description: Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, steps up with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade of an engaged, vibrant life. Whether it’s a Fourth of July in rural Maine, the opening game of the 2015 World Series, editorial exchanges with John Updike, a letter to a son, or his award-winning essay on aging, “This Old Man,” what links the pieces is Angell’s unique perceptions and humor, his utter absence of self-pity, and his appreciation of friends and colleagues encountered over a fruitful career unlike any other...read more

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9780385541138 | Doubleday, November 17, 2015, cover price $26.95

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9781101971390 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, October 18, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, steps up with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade of an engaged, vibrant life.

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9780399565342 | Unabridged edition (Random House, November 17, 2015), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, returns with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade of an engaged, vibrant life.

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9781628998924 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, March 1, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Angell’s fluid prose and native curiosity make him an amiable and compelling companion on the page.

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Product Description: Praise for Sun Yung Shin:Finalist for the Believer Poetry Award"[her] work reads like redactions, offering fragments to be explored, investigated and interrogated, making her reader equal partner in the creation of meaning."—Star TribuneSun Yung Shin moves ideas—of identity (Korean, American, adoptee, mother, Catholic, Buddhist) and interest (mythology, science fiction, Sophocles)— around like building blocks, forming and reforming new constructions of what it means to be at home...read more

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9781566894517 | Coffee House Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Praise for Sun Yung Shin:Finalist for the Believer Poetry Award"[her] work reads like redactions, offering fragments to be explored, investigated and interrogated, making her reader equal partner in the creation of meaning.

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Product Description: An original collection of incandescent cultural criticism, both experimental and personal, full of pragmatic advice for how to live a considered, joyful existence in our era of screen living and hipster irony, by a Gen-X Princeton professor and contributor to The New York TimesThe essays in The Other Serious examine the signature phenomena of our moment: the way our lives contradict themselves, how exaggeration and excess seep into our collective subconscious, why gender is becoming more rather than less complicated, and how we interact with the material things that surround us...read more

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9780062320353 | Harpercollins, July 7, 2015, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: An original collection of incandescent cultural criticism, both experimental and personal, full of pragmatic advice for how to live a considered, joyful existence in our era of screen living and hipster irony, by a Gen-X Princeton professor and contributor to The New York TimesThe essays in The Other Serious examine the signature phenomena of our moment: the way our lives contradict themselves, how exaggeration and excess seep into our collective subconscious, why gender is becoming more rather than less complicated, and how we interact with the material things that surround us.
9780395170861, titled "Chemistry and Man's Environment" | Houghton Mifflin School, August 1, 1974, cover price $25.95 | also contains Chemistry and Man's Environment

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9780062320360 | Perennial, July 5, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: An original collection of incandescent cultural criticism, both experimental and personal, full of pragmatic advice for how to live a considered, joyful existence in our era of screen living and hipster irony, by a Gen-X Princeton professor and contributor to The New York TimesThe essays in The Other Serious examine the signature phenomena of our moment: the way our lives contradict themselves, how exaggeration and excess seep into our collective subconscious, why gender is becoming more rather than less complicated, and how we interact with the material things that surround us.

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Product Description: "A master of both distilled insight and utter nonsense" (The Believer), Ian Frazier is one of the most gifted chroniclers of contemporary America. Hogs Wild assembles a decade's worth of his finest essays and reportage, and demonstrates the irrepressible passions and artful digressions that distinguish his enduring body of work...read more

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9780374298524 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 7, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: "A master of both distilled insight and utter nonsense" (The Believer), Ian Frazier is one of the most gifted chroniclers of contemporary America.

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9781427272720 | Unabridged edition (Macmillan Audio, June 7, 2016), cover price $50.99 | About this edition: "A master of both distilled insight and utter nonsense" (The Believer), Ian Frazier is one of the most gifted chroniclers of contemporary America.

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Product Description: An enthralling collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics—from art and artists to dreams, myths, and memories—observed in #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman’s probing, amusing, and distinctive style.An inquisitive observer, thoughtful commentator, and assiduous craftsman, Neil Gaiman has long been celebrated for the sharp intellect and startling imagination that informs his bestselling fiction...read more

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9780062262264 | William Morrow & Co, May 31, 2016, cover price $26.99

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9780062466426 | Large print edition (Harperluxe, June 7, 2016), cover price $26.99 | About this edition: An enthralling collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics—from art and artists to dreams, myths, and memories—observed in #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman’s probing, amusing, and distinctive style.
9780062459626 | William Morrow & Co, May 31, 2016, cover price $18.00

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9780062417190 | Harperaudio, May 31, 2016, cover price $44.99

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Product Description: In his fourth book of essays, acclaimed cultural critic Arthur Krystal surveys the world of letters in its academic, literary, and populist incarnations--just to make sure those divisions still apply. What he finds is that the ground has shifted...read more

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9780190272371 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 25, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In his fourth book of essays, acclaimed cultural critic Arthur Krystal surveys the world of letters in its academic, literary, and populist incarnations--just to make sure those divisions still apply.

By Tom Brokaw (foreword by)

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9780387100593, titled "Ecology: A Textbook" | Springer Verlag, September 1, 1980, cover price $59.95 | also contains Ecology: A Textbook

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9780812986891 | Random House Inc, February 2, 2016, cover price $25.00

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9781594633652 | Riverhead Books, February 24, 2015, cover price $27.95

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9781594634031 | Reprint edition (Riverhead Books, February 2, 2016), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS • In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of everyday people...read more

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9780385337021 | Dial Pr, March 3, 2015, cover price $28.00
9780384521100, titled "Freshwater Fish and Fishing in Native North America" | Johnson Reprint Corp, November 1, 1992, cover price $28.00 | also contains Freshwater Fish and Fishing in Native North America

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9780385337038 | Dial Pr, June 28, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS • In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of everyday people.

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Product Description: A follow-up to Patrick Madden’s award-winning debut, this introspective and exuberant collection of essays is wide-ranging and wild, following bifurcating paths of thought to surprising connections. In Sublime Physick, Madden seeks what is common and ennobling among seemingly disparate, even divisive, subjects, ruminating on midlife, time, family, forgiveness, loss, originality, a Canadian rock band, and much more, discerning the ways in which the natural world (fisica) transcends and joins the realm of ideas (sublime) through the application of a meditative mind...read more

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9780803239845 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, February 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A follow-up to Patrick Madden’s award-winning debut, this introspective and exuberant collection of essays is wide-ranging and wild, following bifurcating paths of thought to surprising connections.
9780533136452, titled "The Buttermilk Biscuit Man" | Vantage Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $22.95 | also contains The Buttermilk Biscuit Man

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From a former Poet Laureate, a new collection of essays delivering a gloriously unexpected view from the vantage point of very old age  Donald Hall lived a remarkable life of letters, a career capped by a National Medal of the Arts, awarded by the president. Here, in the “unknown, unanticipated galaxy” of very old age, his essays startle, move, and delight. In the transgressive and horrifyingly funny “No Smoking,” he looks back over his lifetime, and several of his ancestors’ lifetimes, of smoking unfiltered cigarettes, packs of them every day. Hall paints his past: “Decades followed each other — thirty was terrifying, forty I never noticed because I was drunk, fifty was best with a total change of life, sixty extended the bliss of fifty . . .” And, poignantly, often joyfully, he limns his present: “When I turned eighty and rubbed testosterone on my chest, my beard roared like a lion and gained four inches.” Most memorably, Hall writes about his enduring love affair with his ancestral Eagle Pond Farm and with the writing life that sustains him, every day: “Yesterday my first nap was at 9:30 a.m., but when I awoke I wrote again.”

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9780544287044 | Houghton Mifflin, December 2, 2014, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: From a former Poet Laureate, a new collection of essays delivering a gloriously unexpected view from the vantage point of very old age  Donald Hall lived a remarkable life of letters, a career capped by a National Medal of the Arts, awarded by the president.

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9780544570313 | Mariner Books, November 3, 2015, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: From the inimitable veteran New Yorker journalist Lillian Ross—a stunning collection of Ross’s iconic New Yorker pieces.A staff writer for The New Yorker since 1945, Lillian Ross is one of the few journalists who worked for both the magazine’s founding editor, Harold Ross, and its current editor, David Remnick...read more
By David Remnick (foreword by) and Lillian Ross

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9781501116001 | Scribner, October 27, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From the inimitable veteran New Yorker journalist Lillian Ross—a stunning collection of Ross’s iconic New Yorker pieces.

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Product Description: "Wright shrinks back from nothing."—The Village Voice"Wright belongs to a school of exactly one."—The New York Times Book Review"Wright has found a way to wed fragments of an iconic America to a luminously strange idiom, eerie as a tin whistle...read more

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9781556594854 | Copper Canyon Pr, January 5, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: "Wright shrinks back from nothing.

Named A Best Book of 2011 by the New York Times, Time Magazine, the Boston Globe and Entertainment WeeklyA sharp-eyed, uniquely humane tour of America's cultural landscape―from high to low to lower than low―by the award-winning young star of the literary nonfiction world.In Pulphead, John Jeremiah Sullivan takes us on an exhilarating tour of our popular, unpopular, and at times completely forgotten culture. Simultaneously channeling the gonzo energy of Hunter S. Thompson and the wit and insight of Joan Didion, Sullivan shows us―with a laidback, erudite Southern charm that's all his own―how we really (no, really) live now. In his native Kentucky, Sullivan introduces us to Constantine Rafinesque, a nineteenth-century polymath genius who concocted a dense, fantastical prehistory of the New World. Back in modern times, Sullivan takes us to the Ozarks for a Christian rock festival; to Florida to meet the alumni and straggling refugees of MTV's Real World, who've generated their own self-perpetuating economy of minor celebrity; and all across the South on the trail of the blues. He takes us to Indiana to investigate the formative years of Michael Jackson and Axl Rose and then to the Gulf Coast in the wake of Katrina―and back again as its residents confront the BP oil spill. Gradually, a unifying narrative emerges, a story about this country that we've never heard told this way. It's like a fun-house hall-of-mirrors tour: Sullivan shows us who we are in ways we've never imagined to be true. Of course we don't know whether to laugh or cry when faced with this reflection―it's our inevitable sob-guffaws that attest to the power of Sullivan's work.

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9780374532901 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 25, 2011, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Named A Best Book of 2011 by the New York Times, Time Magazine, the Boston Globe and Entertainment WeeklyA sharp-eyed, uniquely humane tour of America's cultural landscape―from high to low to lower than low―by the award-winning young star of the literary nonfiction world.

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9781511337878 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 3, 2015), cover price $9.99

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It’s a report tempered by hard times. In “Matricide,” Daum unflinchingly describes a parent’s death and the uncomfortable emotions it provokes; and in “Diary of a Coma” she relates her own journey to the twilight of the mind. But Daum also operates in a comic register. With perfect precision, she reveals the absurdities of the marriage-industrial complex, of the New Age dating market, and of the peculiar habits of the young and digital. Elsewhere, she writes searchingly about cultural nostalgia, Joni Mitchell, and the alternating heartbreak and liberation of choosing not to have children.

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9780374280444 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 18, 2014, cover price $26.00
9780405085000, titled "Militarism" | Reprint edition (Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1973), cover price $15.00 | also contains Militarism

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9781250074928 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, November 3, 2015), cover price $16.00

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9781633792876 | Unabridged edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, November 18, 2014), cover price $49.99
9781633792913 | Mp3 una edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, November 18, 2014), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: It’s a report tempered by hard times.

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Product Description: An essayist in the tradition of Joan Didion, Meghan Daum is one of the most celebrated nonfiction writers of her generation, widely recognized for her fresh, provocative approach with which she unearths the hidden fault lines in the American landscape...read more

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9781250067654 | Picador USA, November 3, 2015, cover price $16.00
9781890447267 | Open City Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Unearthing hidden faults in the American landscape, one of the most celebrated nonfiction authors delves into the core of our culture, speaking about the search for authenticity and interpersonal connection, the disenchantment of working in the fashion industry, and more.

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9781681419312 | Unabridged edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, November 3, 2015), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: An essayist in the tradition of Joan Didion, Meghan Daum is one of the most celebrated nonfiction writers of her generation, widely recognized for her fresh, provocative approach with which she unearths the hidden fault lines in the American landscape.
9781681419350 | Mp3 una edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, November 3, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: An essayist in the tradition of Joan Didion, Meghan Daum is one of the most celebrated nonfiction writers of her generation, widely recognized for her fresh, provocative approach with which she unearths the hidden fault lines in the American landscape.

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Product Description: Found Anew is an anthology of new poetry and prose from writers with strong ties to the Palmetto State that creatively engages with historical photographs found in the digital collections of the University of South Carolina's South Caroliniana Library...read more
By Nikky Finney (foreword by)

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9781611175653 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, October 27, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Found Anew is an anthology of new poetry and prose from writers with strong ties to the Palmetto State that creatively engages with historical photographs found in the digital collections of the University of South Carolina's South Caroliniana Library.

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Product Description: National Best Seller From the best-selling author of Wild, a collection of quotes--drawn from the wide range of her writings--that capture her wisdom, courage, and outspoken humor, presented in a gift-sized package that's as irresistible to give as it is to receive...read more

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9781101946909 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 27, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: National Best Seller From the best-selling author of Wild, a collection of quotes--drawn from the wide range of her writings--that capture her wisdom, courage, and outspoken humor, presented in a gift-sized package that's as irresistible to give as it is to receive.

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Product Description: Found Anew is an anthology of new poetry and prose from writers with strong ties to the Palmetto State that creatively engages with historical photographs found in the digital collections of the University of South Carolina's South Caroliniana Library...read more
By R. MAC Jones (editor) and Ray Mcmanus (editor)

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9781611175646 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, October 27, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Found Anew is an anthology of new poetry and prose from writers with strong ties to the Palmetto State that creatively engages with historical photographs found in the digital collections of the University of South Carolina's South Caroliniana Library.

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Posthumously published in 1864, The Maine Woods depicts Henry David Thoreau’s experiences in the forests of Maine, and expands on the author’s transcendental theories on the relation of humanity to Nature. On Mount Katahdin, he faces a primal, untamed Nature. Katahdin is a place “not even scarred by man, but it was a specimen of what God saw fit to make this world.” In Maine he comes in contact with “rocks, trees, wind and solid earth” as though he were witness to the creation itself. Of equal importance, The Maine Woods depicts Thoreau’s contact with the American Indians and depicts his tribal education of learning the language, customs, and mores of the Penobscot people. Thoreau attempts to learn and speak the Abenaki language and becomes fascinated with its direct translation of natural phenomena as in the word sebamook—a river estuary that never loses is water despite having an outlet because it also has an inlet. The Maine Woods illustrates the author’s deeper understanding of the complexities of the primal wilderness of uplifted rocky summits in Maine and provides the reader with the pungent aroma of balsam firs, black spruce, mosses, and ferns as only Thoreau could. This new, redesigned edition features an insightful foreword by Thoreau scholar Richard Francis Fleck. Redesigned edition featuring an insightful foreword by Thoreau scholar Richard Francis Fleck. Fleck is a well-respected authority on Thoreau and the author of many books including Henry Thoreau and John Muir Among the Indians. Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and leading transcendentalist. This book was first published in 1864 (composed partly of articles he had written earlier for periodicals) and still in print, is an insightful reporter’s picture of a rugged wilderness the moment before being irrevocably altered by armies of loggers. Today the virgin forest seen by Thoreau is gone; trees have been cut, regrown, and harvested again. But modern travelers — hikers, campers, hunters, fishers, canoeists or back road wanderers — will still find, as Thoreau did, a land “more grim and wild than you had anticipated.” It’s also pin-drop tranquil, teeming with wildlife and, in places, challenging to reach. (NYTimes) Following Thoreau into the Maine Woods is hardly a new idea, but it is becoming easier. The Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail was inaugurated, delineating and celebrating Thoreau’s passage on routes that Penobscot Indians had used for thousands of years. (NYTimes) Nature tourism is a $37 billion annual industry in the United States (Outdoor Industry Association).

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9781517565909 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 1, 2015, cover price $12.45 | also contains The Maine Woods
9780882409597 | Westwinds Pr, February 1, 2014, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Posthumously published in 1864, The Maine Woods depicts Henry David Thoreau’s experiences in the forests of Maine, and expands on the author’s transcendental theories on the relation of humanity to Nature.
9780024752109, titled "You and Creativity" | Allyn & Bacon, November 1, 1969, cover price $7.33 | also contains The Maine Woods, You and Creativity

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Product Description: Richard Hell may best be known as a punk icon, a founding member of seminal bands Television, the Heartbreakers, and The Voidoids, but for decades he’s been a prominent voice in American letters. Through his novels Go Now and Godlike, and his critically acclaimed autobiography, I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp, Hell has proven himself as a talented and insightful writer across many genres, in many forms...read more

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9781593766276 | Soft Skull Pr, October 13, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Richard Hell may best be known as a punk icon, a founding member of seminal bands Television, the Heartbreakers, and The Voidoids, but for decades he’s been a prominent voice in American letters.

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