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Brooklyn

by Walt Whitman

<p><strong>In honor of the great American bard's bicentennial, a collection of his writing on his beloved Brooklyn.</strong></p> <p>Walt Whitman lived and worked and matured as an artist and thinker in Brooklyn, NY. The bustling port, full of ...

ISBN: 9781612197722

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Bukowski in a Sundress

Confessions from a Writing Life

by Kim Addonizio

<p>**“Somewhere between Jo Ann Beard’s <em>The Boys of My Youth</em> and Amy Schumer’s stand-up exists Kim Addonizio’s style of storytelling . . . at once biting and vulnerable, nostalgic without ever veering off into ...

ISBN: 9780698408913

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Burning Passions

by Tim Cashmore

<p>Burning Passions is the weird and wonderful collection of poetry by Tim Cashmore. In this book, he displays his deliciously unique way of looking at the world through laughter-tinted spectacles. This is a poetry book for everyone who finds ...

ISBN: 9781310376894

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C. S. Lewis: A Biography

by Roger Lancelyn Green & Walter Hooper

<p>This is the true story of C.S. Lewis – one of the greatest writers of the 20th-century – whose books for children and adults have become much loved classics. Part of the story of C.S. Lewis has been made famous through the film ‘Shadowlands’.

ISBN: 9780007404476

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CanAida

by David W. Gammon

<p>A tale of love lost, rekindled, redemption and international romance. Told in poetic prose, this collection high lights the journey from Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. One man's unrelenting odyssey to be ...

ISBN: 9781775231400

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Captain Billy's Troopers

A Writer's Life

by William Cobb

<p>In this audacious memoir, William Cobb reveals the tumultuous creative life of a distinguished practitioner of southern and Alabama storytelling. As poignant and inspiring as his own fiction, <em>Captain Billy’s Troopers</em> traces Cobb’s ...

ISBN: 9780817388751

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Captured By History

One Man's Vision Of Our Tumultuous Century

by John Toland

<p><em><strong>Captured by History</strong></em> is an autobiography like none other, for few historians have interviewed as many men and women who helped shape the most momentous events of our century than John Toland. Here, for the first time,

ISBN: 9781250191885

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Casanova in Berlin

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by Giacomo Casanova, Andrea Perego & Edward Smith

<p>In July 1764, Giacomo Casanova arrives in Berlin with an already tumultuous life behind him. He’s thirty-nine. He’s hoping for a job and money from the Prussian king Frederick II. But how to get to the king? </p> <p>He is immediately drawn ...

ISBN: 1230002171722

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Cathay: Ezra Pound's Orient: Penguin Specials

by Ira Nadel

At the turn of the twentieth century, London was a breeding ground for the avant-garde. Modernist writers like T.S. Eliot, W.B. Yeats and Ezra Pound became infatuated with the Orient. Pound in particular was inspired by the clarity and precision

ISBN: 9780734399533

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Catullus' Bedspread: The Life of Rome's Most Erotic Poet

by Daisy Dunn

A biography of Gaius Valerius Catullus, Rome's first great poet, a dandy who fell in love with another man's wife and made it known to the world through his verse.This superb book gives a rare portrait of life during one of the most critical ...

ISBN: 9780007554324

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CHAPTERS FROM MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

by Mark Twain

<p>“...if I should talk to a stenographer two hours a day for a hundred years, I should still never be able to set down a tenth part of the things which have interested me in my lifetime.” The words of Mark Twain in his introduction to Chapters ...

ISBN: 1230002563930

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Chapters from my Autobiography

by Mark Twain

<p>Book-length autobiography, first published in the North American Review in 1906. According to Wikipedia: "Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910), better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was a humorist, satirist, ...

ISBN: 9781455349593

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Charles Baudelaire

by Rosemary Lloyd

<p>In nineteenth-century Paris, Charles Baudelaire provoked the excoriations of critics and was legally banned for corrupting public morality, yet he was a key influence on many later thinkers and writers, including Marcel Proust, Walter ...

ISBN: 9781861894120

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Charles Baudelaire, His Life

by Théophile Gautier

<p>The first time that we met Baudelaire was towards the middle of the year 1849, at the Hôtel Pimodan, where we occupied, near Fernand Boissard, a strange apartment which communicated with his by a private staircase hidden in the thickness of ...

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Charles Corm

An Intellectual Biography of a Twentieth-Century Lebanese “Young Phoenician”

by Franck Salameh

<p><em>Charles Corm: An Intellectual Biography of a Twentieth-Century Lebanese “Young Phoenician”</em> delves into the history of the modern Middle East and an inquiry into Lebanese intellectual, cultural, and political life as incarnated in the

ISBN: 9780739184011

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Charles Dickens

by Dr Donald Hawes

<p>Charles Dickens is without doubt a literary giant. The most widely read author of his own generation, his works remain incredibly popular and important today. Often seen as the quintessential Victorian novelist, his texts convey perhaps ...

ISBN: 9781441168856

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Charles Dickens

A Pictorial History of the World's Greatest Storyteller

by Phil Carradice

<p>Charles Dickens was a phenomenon: a demonicly hardworking journalist, the father of ten children, a tireless walker and traveller, a supporter of liberal social causes, but most of all a great novelist - the creator of characters who live ...

ISBN: 1230001515350

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Charles Dickens

by G.K. Chesterton

<p>Charles Dickens was born in 1812, and in 2012 there were celebrations and commemorative activities taking place all over the English-speaking world and beyond.</p> <p>Along with the works of Shakespeare, his fictions now define what ...

ISBN: 1230001822823

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Charles Dickens

An Introduction

by Jenny Hartley

<p>Charles Dickens is credited with creating some of the world's best-known fictional characters, and is widely regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian age. Even before reading the works of Dickens many people have met him already in ...

ISBN: 9780191092275

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Charles Dickens of the Westcountry

by Lucy Simister

<p>Charles Dickens was an abrupt excitable young man driven to suceed. He would always be distressed by the humiliation he experienced as a young child, at the hands of his frivolous parents. His Parents were well off and educated coming from ...

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