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Bad Girls Go Everywhere

The Life of Helen Gurley Brown, the Woman Behind Cosmopolitan Magazine

by Jennifer Scanlon

<p><strong>The biography of the revolutionary magazine editor who created the “Cosmo Girl” before <em>Sex and the City</em>’s Carrie Bradshaw was even born</strong></p> <p>As the author of the iconic <em>Sex and the Single Girl</em> (1962) and ...

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Bad Man's Corner - Cameraman in a Liberian War.

by Alistair Lyne

<p data-version="1.1">362 Pages, 53 000 words, 240 clip frames, 20 maps / graphics / photographs, 13 short stories, 4 chapters.</p><p>“You gonna die today white boy, Krahn are gonna eat out your heart”. Nothing like encouragement from locals to ...

ISBN: 9780992222154

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Barney

Grove Press and Barney Rosset, America s Maverick Publisher and His Battle against Censorship

by Michael Rosenthal

<p><strong>An incisive, compulsively readable biography of the man the <em>Guardian</em> called &quot;the most influential avant-garde publisher of the twentieth century.&quot;</strong></p> <p>An impetuous outsider who delighted in confronting ...

ISBN: 9781628726527

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Before Rupert

Keith Murdoch and the Birth of a Dynasty

by Tom Roberts

<p>&quot;An impressive study of the Murdoch genius for government by media.&quot; —Chris Masters &quot;In this engrossing study, Tom Roberts draws on a remarkable range of sources, many for the first time, to show how Keith Murdoch succeeded in ...

ISBN: 9780702255731

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Bitter or Better

Grappling With Life on the Op-Ed Page

by Caryn Sullivan

Well acquainted with family drama and adversity since childhood, newspaper columnist Caryn Sullivan continued to encounter an overlapping string of family crises with a stoic resolve that left her in an emotional cocoon. A few months after ...

ISBN: 9780983588771

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Blindsided by the Taliban

A Journalist’s Story of War, Trauma, Love, and Loss

by Carmen Gentile

<p>The author is an international journalist whose work has been featured in USA Today, ABC News, TIME, Newsweek, and many others. He has relationships with many major news outlets.</p> <p>The author was struck in the face with an RPG while on ...

ISBN: 9781510729704

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Blood on the Lens

by Jim Burroughs

Murder is an effective way to gain power over others. Kill its leaders, and a country can be yours. Kill the people or ruthlessly intimidate them, and you can control their territory. Kill the journalistsor the storyand the truth of what is ...

ISBN: 9781612343716

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Broadcasts from the Blitz

by Philip Seib

With the words ôThis is London,ö Edward R. MurrowÆs groundbreaking radio broadcasts from 1939 to 1941 brought the blitz into AmericaÆs living rooms. Countering the tide of U.S. isolationism, Murrow told his huge audience that the United States ...

ISBN: 9781597973946

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Brooklyn in Love

A Delicious Memoir of Food, Family, and Finding Yourself

by Amy Thomas

<p><strong>From the author of <em>Paris, My Sweet</em> comes the story of a modern woman embracing love, motherhood, and all the courses life has to offer,</strong></p> <p>On an island where finding love can be just as hard as finding a dinner ...

ISBN: 9781492645924

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Bulletins from Dallas

Reporting the JFK Assassination

by Bill Sanderson

<p><strong>An in-depth look at one of the twentieth century's star reporters and his biggest story.</strong></p> <p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781510712652

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Bullets and Bylines

From the Frontlines of Kabul, Delhi, Damascus and Beyond

by Shyam Bhatia

<p>War reporters tend to have shorter lives than many others in the same profession of journalism, simply because they are exposed to more day-to-day risks in remote parts of the world where timely help is a prized commodity.</p> <p>Shyam Bhatia

ISBN: 9789385755545

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Cecil Brown

The Murrow Boy Who Became Broadcasting’s Crusader for Truth

by Reed W. Smith

<p>The son of Jewish immigrants, war correspondent Cecil Brown (1907–1987) was a member of CBS’ esteemed Murrow Boys. Expelled from Italy and Singapore for reporting the facts, he witnessed the Nazi invasion of Yugoslavia and the war in North ...

ISBN: 9781476630885

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Collected Memoirs

Ahead of Time, Haven, and Inside of Time

by Ruth Gruber

<p><strong>Three poignant and powerful memoirs from the award-winning journalist, human rights advocate, and “fearless chronicler of the Jewish struggle” (<em>The New York Times</em>).</strong><br />  <br /> Winner of the National Jewish Book ...

ISBN: 9781504052979

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Crusading Iowa Journalist Verne Marshall

Exposing Graft and the 1936 Pulitzer Prize

by Jerry Harrington

On December 12, 1934, police raided a canning factory in Cedar Rapids, uncovering an illegal liquor and gambling set-up. Verne Marshall, tempestuous editor of the Cedar Rapids Gazette, sensed a bigger story and a wider network of corruption. His

ISBN: 9781439659199

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Daisies Don't Lie

Misadventures in Journalism: The Making of a Feminist

by Nancy Louise Lewis

My life in journalism, which began covering a notorious, and until now unsolved murder in Connecticut, led to attempts on my life by cops in two states. You don’t have to be black to have cops wanting you dead!I uncovered newspaper corruption ...

ISBN: 9781681815374

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Damning Words

The Life and Religious Times of H. L. Mencken

by D. G. Hart

<DIV><I>Recounts a famously outspoken agnostic's surprising relationship with Christianity</I><BR /><BR /> H. L. Mencken (1880–1956) was a reporter, literary critic, editor, author—and a famous American agnostic. From his role in the Scopes ...

ISBN: 9781467446112

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Danger Close

by Michael Yon

<p><em>Danger Close</em> is the childhood story of war correspondent Michael Yon.  </p> <p>Spanning Yon’s formative years, from the devastation he felt at the loss of his mother at age seven to becoming a Green Beret at 19, <em>Danger ...

ISBN: 9781533767271

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David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview

and Other Conversations

by David Foster Wallace

<p>In intimate and eloquent interviews, including the last he gave before his suicide, the writer hailed by A.O. Scott of <em>The New York Times</em> as “the best mind of his generation” considers the state of modern America, entertainment and ...

ISBN: 9781612192079

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Deep South Dispatch

Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist

by John N. Herbers

<p>Former <em>New York Times</em> correspondent John N. Herbers (1923-2017), who covered the civil rights movement for more than a decade, has produced <em>Deep South Dispatch: Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist</em>, a compelling story of ...

ISBN: 9781496816757

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Dispatches from the Front

The Life of Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at War

by David Halton

<p>As senior war correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation during the Second World War, Matthew Halton reported from the front lines in Italy and Northwest Europe and became “the voice of Canada at war.” His gripping, passionate ...

ISBN: 9780771038211

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