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Benedict Cumberbatch: London and Hollywood

by Lynnette Porter

Benedict Cumberbatch’s career is built to last. From his early success as a working actor through his dynamic trajectory to international star, Cumberbatch continues to be one of the best thespians of his generation. Those who know Cumberbatch ...

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Bernard Malamud

A Writer's Life

by Philip Davis

<p>Philip Davis tells the story of Bernard Malamud (1914-1986), the self-made son of poor Jewish immigrants who went on to become one of the foremost novelists and short-story writers of the post-war period. The time is ripe for a revival of ...

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Bernard Malamud

A Centennial Tribute

by Victoria Aarons

Master storyteller and literary stylist Bernard Malamud is considered one of the top three most influential postwar American Jewish writers, having established a voice and a presence for other authors in the literary canon. Along with Philip ...

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Bertolt Brecht

by Philip Glahn

<p>A playwright, poet, and activist, Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956) was known for his theory of the epic theater and his attempts to break down the division between high art and popular culture. He was also a committed Marxist who lived through two ...

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Betjeman

by A.N. Wilson

<p>John Betjeman was by far the most popular poet of the twentieth century. His collected poems sold over two million copies. Television audiences loved his quirky evocations of landscape and architecture.</p> <p>As Poet Laureate, he became a ...

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Beyond The Bars

by Joseph Mays

<p>"Beyond the Bars" is a motivational and inspirational collection of poetry written by a prisoner for all prisoners. Sometimes we (prisoners) feel hopeless behind the bars. This collection covers the gamut of different situations faced by ...

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Beyond the Robot

The Life and Work of Colin Wilson

by Gary Lachman

<p><strong>Historian Gary Lachman delivers a fascinating, rollicking biography of literary and cultural rebel Colin Wilson, one of the most adventurous, hopeful, and least understood intellects of the past century.</strong></p> <p>You will ...

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Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps

A Life of John Buchan

by Ursula Buchan

<p>John Buchan's name is known across the world for <em>The Thirty-Nine Steps</em>. In the past hundred years the classic thriller has never been out of print and has inspired numerous adaptations for film, television, radio and stage, beginning

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Beyond Words

A Year with Kenneth Cook

by Jacqueline Kent

<p>In 1985 Jacqueline Kent was content with her life. She had a satisfying career as a freelance book editor, and was emerging as a writer. Living and working alone, she relished her independence. But then she met Kenneth Cook, author of the ...

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Big Daddy Percy

A Story of Goodwill

by Janet Anderson

<p><strong>Haven’t we all met someone with real grit</strong> who when they got right down to the nitty gritty of it plugged away until achieving their goal? For Janet Anderson, a lot of that kind of inspiration came from Mud’ear, Big Mama, and ...

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Billy Cannon

A Long, Long Run

by Charles N. deGravelles

<p>Billy Cannon’s name, his image, and his remarkable athletic career serve as emblems for Louisiana State University, the Southeastern Conference, and college football. LSU’s only Heisman Trophy winner, Cannon led the Tigers to a national ...

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Billy Cannon: A Long, Long Run

by deGravelles, Charles N.

<P>Billy Cannon's name, his image, and his remarkable athletic career serve as emblems for Louisiana State University, the Southeastern Conference, and college football. LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, Cannon led the Tigers to a national ...

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Biografía de Rafael Pombo

El poeta de los nilos

by Hector Orjuela

<p>Rafael Pombo es el máximo exponente de la poesía colombiana. Su prolífica vida literaria abarcó varios tópicos de la vida cultural, política, social colombianas desde la mitad del siglo XIX y primera década del siglo XX. No obstante, con el ...

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Biographia Literaria

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

<p><em>“The reader should be carried forward, not merely or chiefly by the mechanical impulse of curiosity, or by a restless desire to arrive at the final solution; but by the pleasurable activity of mind excited by the attractions of the ...

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Biographia Literaria

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

<p>Samuel Taylor Coleridge was a prominent English poet who founded the Romantic Movement in England with William Wordworth. Coleridge was also a great literary critic and he helped introduce the ideas from German philosophy into the English ...

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Biographia Literaria

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

<p>Biographia Literaria, or in full Biographia Literaria; or Biographical Sketches of MY LITERARY LIFE and OPINIONS, is an autobiography in discourse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, which he published in 1817.</p> <p>The work is long and seemingly ...

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Biographic: Dickens

by MICHAEL ROBB

The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey ...

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Biographic: Hemingway

by JAMIE PUMFREY

The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey ...

ISBN: 9781781453438

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Biographic: Shakespeare

by VIV CROOT

The Biographics series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits, and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to ...

ISBN: 9781781452912

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Biography: A Very Short Introduction

by Hermione Lee

<p>Biography is one of the most popular, best-selling, and widely-read of literary genres. But why do certain people and historical events arouse so much interest? How can biographies be compared with history and works of fiction? Does a ...

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