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Eternal Boy

The Life of Kenneth Grahame

by Matthew Dennison

<p><strong>A <em>TIMES</em> BOOK OF THE YEAR.</strong></p> <p><strong>'Matthew Dennison skilfully covers the facts, producing a vivid impression of this strange, shy, awkward figure. The result is a highly readable book'</strong> <em>Literary ...

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Eternity's Sunrise

The Imaginative World of William Blake

by Leo Damrosch

<p>William Blake, overlooked in his time, remains an enigmatic figure to contemporary readers despite his near canonical status. Out of a wounding sense of alienation and dividedness he created a profoundly original symbolic language, in which ...

ISBN: 9780300216295

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Evelina

A Victorian Heroine in Venice

by Judith Harris

<p>Evelina van Millingen Pisani was a modern woman in the age of Queen Victoria. She was born in Constantinople in 1831 to an eccentric French mother and an English father who was a doctor accused of having murdered Lord Byron.<br> <br> Educated

ISBN: 1230001907667

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Even When She Forgot My Name

Love, Life and My Mother’s Alzheimer’s

by Wong Chai Kee

<p>Even When She Forgot My Name serves to inspire and educate caregivers of all kinds, giving them strength and hope as they attend to aged relatives and friends. Together with a few scattered illustrations, certain pages of the book are ...

ISBN: 9789810732165

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Every Love Story is a Ghost Story

A Life of David Foster Wallace

by D.T. Max

In his lifetime, David Foster Wallace was lauded by critics and loved by fans. But even to those who had barely read his work, he was something of a cult figure. Since his suicide in 2008, Wallace has become the Kurt Cobain of the printed word, ...

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Expect Great Things

The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau

by Kevin Dann

<p><strong>To coincide with the bicentennial of Thoreau's birth in 2017, this thrilling, meticulous biography by naturalist and historian Kevin Dann fills a gap in our understanding of one modern history's most important spiritual visionaries by

ISBN: 9780399184680

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Exposure of a Poet

by Simply Poetic

<p>Simply Poetic&apos;s (Sommer Green) first poetry book filled with 52 poems about her life and her struggles of being a single mother, finding love, and addressing the temptations of being a Christian. This is her life... Exposed!</p> ...

ISBN: 9781301794744

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Exquisite Destinations

Adventures of a Maritimer in Lesser-known places

by Peter McCreath

<p><strong>EXQUISITE DESTINATIONS:</strong></p> <p><strong>When we are young, we dream dreams. We fantasize about things we want to do, places we want to go, what we wish to be. Then, it is up to us, to time, chance and fortune, as to whether ...

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Ezra Pound

by Robert Wernick

<p>Ezra Pound, the expatriate American poet, returned home in ignominy, and the postwar world watched as a literary giant was charged with treason. Here, in this short-form book by award-winning journalist Robert Wernick, is the strange, ...

ISBN: 9781640191198

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Ezra Pound

by Alec Marsh

<p>Genius, Confucian, fascist, traitor, peace activist—Ezra Pound—love him or hate him, he is impossible to ignore as one of the most influential modernists and controversial poets of the twentieth century. His life, as Alec Marsh makes clear in

ISBN: 9781861899682

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Faber & Faber

The Untold Story of a Great Publishing House

by Toby Faber

<p><strong>Published to celebrate Faber's 90th anniversary, this is the story of one of the world's greatest publishing houses - a delight for all readers who are curious about the business of writing.</strong></p> <p>'The creation story of ...

ISBN: 9780571339068

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Facts and Fiction

A Book of Storytelling

by Michael Holroyd

<p><strong>A captivating collection of pieces about the art of narration by Britain's finest biographer, Michael Holroyd</strong></p> <p>In this collection of pieces, Michael Holroyd reflects on the eccentricities of the art of writing about ...

ISBN: 9781408897362

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Failing Up

A Professor's Odyssey of Flunking, Determination, and Hope

by Barbara Hong, Ph.D.

<p><strong>KIRKUS STAR REVIEW</strong>--<em>Failing Up</em> was recognized as one of only 2% of books reviewed to earn a Kirkus STAR--the most prestigious designation in the book industry in awarding books of exceptional merit.<br ...

ISBN: 1230002561110

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Fair Labor Lawyer

The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin

by Marlene Trestman

<p>Through a life that spanned every decade of the twentieth century, Supreme Court advocate Bessie Margolin shaped modern American labor policy while creating a place for female lawyers in the nation's highest courts. Despite her beginnings in ...

ISBN: 9780807162101

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Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin

by Trestman, Marlene

<P>Through a life that spanned every decade of the twentieth century, Supreme Court advocate Bessie Margolin shaped modern American labor policy while creating a place for female lawyers in the nation's highest courts. Despite her beginnings in ...

ISBN: 9780807162095

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Faithful

Volume Five

by Meghan McDonnell

<p><em>Faithful</em> is the fifth installment of the personal journals in which, for 30 years, writer Meghan McDonnell has intimately chronicled her life beginning at age eight through present day. With searing candor and tenderness, her musings

ISBN: 1230002322568

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Fanny Hill in Bombay

The Making and Unmaking of John Cleland

by Hal Gladfelder

<p>John Cleland is among the most scandalous figures in British literary history, both celebrated and attacked as a pioneer of pornographic writing in English. His first novel, <em>Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure,</em> or <em>Fanny Hill</em>, is ...

ISBN: 9781421405261

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Fasting and Feasting

The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray

by Adam Federman

<p><strong>A <em>New York Times</em> Notable Book for 2017--Now in Paperback</strong></p> <p>For more than thirty years, Patience Gray—author of the celebrated cookbook <em>Honey from a Weed</em>—lived in a remote area of Puglia in southernmost

ISBN: 9781603586092

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Father and Son

by Edmund Gosse

<p>At birth Edmund Gosse was dedicated to 'the Service of the Lord'. His parents were Plymouth Brethren. After his mother's death Gosse was brought up in stifling isolation by his father, a marine biologist whose faith overcame his reason when ...

ISBN: 9780141958743

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Father and Son

by Edmund Gosse

<p>Edmund Gosse was an English author and literary critic.  Gosse also found fame as a translator of Henrik Ibsen's plays and he helped encourage the careers of James Joyce and W.B. Yeats.</p> <p>Gosse's most famous work is Father and Son, a ...

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