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On the Other Side of Love

A Woman's Unconventional Journey Towards Wisdom

by Muriel Maufroy

<span><span>When life has lost all meaning, what do you do? You grab whatever comes your way. This, in short, is Marie's story as drawn out of her memories, diaries and taped interviews. It takes the reader from Jerusalem to California, Paris, ...

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Operation Yellow Star / Black Thursday

by Maurice Rajsfus

<p>Two books by Maurice Rajsfus, a French activist and former investigative journalist for <em>Le Monde</em>, who shares his research and personal recollections in order to shed new light on France's role in the Holocaust. In the first volume, ...

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Oriana Fallaci

The Journalist, the Agitator, the Legend

by Cristina De Stefano

<p><strong>A landmark biography of the most famous Italian journalist of the twentieth century, an inspiring and often controversial woman who defied the codes of reportage and established the &quot;La Fallaci&quot; style of ...

ISBN: 9781590517871

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Outrageous Fortune

by Terence Frisby

<p>“I enjoyed Outrageous Fortune immensely. Its wonderful mix of the personal and the legal makes it hugely gripping and very moving. It’s a terrific read.” David Hare<br />“A harrowing tale of one man’s long - and ultimately losing - struggle ...

ISBN: 9781908557599

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Pauline Frederick Reporting: A Pioneering Broadcaster Covers the Cold War

by Greenwald, Marilyn S.

<p><i>Pauline Frederick Reporting</i> is the biography of the life and career of the first woman to become a network news correspondent. After no less an authority than Edward R. Murrow told her there was no place for her in broadcasting, ...

ISBN: 9781612346786

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People of the Books

How Religious Books Explain American Faith

by Clayton Carlson

ISBN: 9780062236289

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Pioneer Printer

Samuel Bangs in Mexico and Texas

by Lota M. Spell

Samuel Bangs, the first printer in the territory that is now Texas, once owed his life to his printing press. One of the few survivors of the Mina Expedition to Mexico in 1817, Bangs wrote to Servando de Mier, "I had the good fortune, through ...

ISBN: 9781477303092

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Plain Secrets

An Outsider among the Amish

by Joe Mackall

<p>Joe Mackall has lived surrounded by the Swartzentruber Amish community of Ashland County, Ohio, for over sixteen years. They are the most traditional and insular of all the Amish sects: the Swartzentrubers live without gas, electricity, or ...

ISBN: 9780807010617

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Playing Out in the Wireless Days

by Michael Glover

<p>In this poignant sequel to Headlong into Pennilessness, Sheffield-born Michael Glover, poet and art critic, re-visits the scenes of his childhood and teenage years in and around Fir Vale.<br/>He remembers the death of the Sunbeam Cinema, and ...

ISBN: 9781370121830

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Power, Privilege and the Post

The Katharine Graham Story

by Carol Felsenthal

<p>Katharine Graham's story has all the elements of the phoenix rising from the ashes, and in Carol Felsenthal's unauthorized biography, Power, Privilege, and the Post, Graham's personal tragedies and triumphs are revealed. The homely and ...

ISBN: 9781609802905

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Private Thoughts

From His Diary in World War II

by Lawrence E. Davies

In 1941 as war with Japan appeared more and more likely, The New York Times opened its first bureau west of the Mississippi in San Francisco. It would be Lawrence E Davies’ office’ for 29 years in what many of his peers considered the best ...

ISBN: 9780692473504

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Publisher for the Masses, Emanuel Haldeman-Julius

by R. Alton Lee

<p>His admirers called him the “Barnum of Books” and the “Voltaire of Kansas” because of his ability to bring culture and education to the people.</p> <p>R. Alton Lee brings to life Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (1889–1951), a ...

ISBN: 9781496202901

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Punching and Kicking

Leaving Canada's Toughest Neighbourhood

by Kathy Dobson

<p>People don’t ever leave The Point, even if they move far away. Or at least, that’s how it seems to journalist Kathy Dobson. Growing up in Point St. Charles, an industrial slum in Montreal, she sees how people get trapped in the neighbourhood.

ISBN: 9781550655070

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Radio Okapi Kindu

The Station That Helped Bring Peace to the Congo

by Jennifer Bakody

When Jennifer Bakody steps off the plane in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2004, she walks right into the hardest and most inspiring job an idealistic young journalist from Nova Scotia could ever imagine. Six years of war involving ...

ISBN: 9781483597669

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Rattlesnake Dreams: An American Warrior's Story

by Dean Metcalf

<p>RATTLESNAKE DREAMS is my memoir. It begins in the Vietnamese village of Tho An, in April 1966, which my company of Marines is burning. I was guarding a group of women and children, and one old man. One child, a baby boy, is screaming louder ...

ISBN: 9781301084937

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Rebecca West

A Modern Sibyl

by Carl Rollyson

What is new in this second edition of Carl Rollyson's standard biography? It begins with a portrait that attempts to evoke the living person in all her dimensions. It concludes with an interview with one of her favorite secretaries, Elizabeth ...

ISBN: 9780595608775

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Report from the Abyss

by Karl R. De Mesa

Noted horror and gothic writer Karl De Mesa shows off his other chops in this collection of creative non-fiction, a compilation of various essays from 1998 to 2011, over the course of his writing for magazines, newspapers, and other print ...

ISBN: 9786210100266

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Riding through Katrina with the Red Baron's Ghost

A Memoir of Friendship, Family, and a Life Writing

by J. Malcolm Garcia

<p>The first book that J. Malcolm Garcia ever bought would impact his life in a way that the then twelve-year-old could have never imagined. <em>The Day the Red Baron Died</em> plunged Garcia into the intrigue and excitement of the World War I ...

ISBN: 9781628728705

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Robert Louis Stevenson

a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial

by Alexander H. Japp

<p>Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) may have traveled more than the characters in some of his critically acclaimed and world renowned novels. Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and traveling writer who wore classics like Kidnapped and ...

ISBN: 9781508013273

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Rosset

My Life in Publishing and How I Fought Censorship

by Barney Rosset

<p>Genet…Beckett…Burroughs…Miller…Ionesco, Oe, Duras. Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard. Hubert Selby Jr. and John Rechy. The legendary film <i>I Am Curious (Yellow)</i>. The books that assaulted the fort of propriety that was the United States in ...

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