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Literary Luminaries of the Berkshires

From Herman Melville to Patricia Highsmith

by Bernard A. Drew

<p><strong>The literary history behind this beautiful mountain region.</strong><br />  <br /> The Massachusetts Berkshires have long been a mecca for literary greats, from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Edith Wharton to Sinclair Lewis and Joan

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Literary Philadelphia

A History of Poetry & Prose in the City of Brotherly Love

by Thom Nickels

<p><strong>“Peppered with many . . . unexpected literary treasures . . . A wonderful introduction to/overview of [Philadelphia’s] abundant literary heritage” (Philly.com).</strong><br />  <br /> Since Thomas Paine and Benjamin Franklin put ...

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Literary Rivals

Feuds and Antagonisms in the World of Books

by Richard Bradford

<p>Novelists, poets and playwrights live double lives, sharing the real world with everyone else while spending a good deal of time in a universe of their own making. When they fall out with each other, they are able to kindle feuds and ...

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Little Copperhead

A Memoir

by Kathy Keiffer

<p><strong>In the 1950s, a copper-haired little girl was growing up in the hills of southern Indiana.</strong></p> <p>She spent her days playing in the woods and making mud pies with her little brothers. But when her family began to crumble ...

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Little Women Abroad: The Alcott Sisters' Letters from Europe, 1870-1871

by Shealy, Daniel

This work gathers a generous selection of May&#8217;s drawings along with all of the known letters (seventy-one in total) written by the two Alcott sisters during their fourteen-month tour of Europe in 1870. More than thirty drawings are ...

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Little Women Letters from the House of Alcott (Annotated & Illustrated)

by Louisa May Alcott

<p>*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author).&nbsp;<br> *An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience.&nbsp;<br> *This book has been checked and corrected for ...

ISBN: 1230001962888

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LIVEBLOG

by Megan Boyle

<p>In 2013, Megan Boyle was unhappy with the life she was living and wanted to document it on the internet for an audience. Her hope was that if she documented each thought and action on the internet, then she would begin to behave in a manner ...

ISBN: 9780999218693

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Living a Year of Kaddish

A Memoir

by Ari Goldman

<p>Ari Goldman’s exploration of the emotional and spiritual aspects of spending a year in mourning for his father will resonate with anyone who has lost a loved one, as he describes how this year affected him as a son, husband, father, and ...

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Living and Writing on the Coast of Maine

Thoughts on Life, Love, and Writing

by Lea Wait

<p>What's it like to live your dream? To live the life of an author? To (finally) be married to the man you love and live in the place you've always imagined? With wry humor and insight, Lea Wait, acclaimed author of 14 books in two genres, ...

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Living in Mississippi

The Life and Times of Evans Harrington

by Robert W. Hamblin

<p>Robert W. Hamblin elevates Evans Harrington (1925-1997), as well as his remarkable achievements and writings, introducing his legacy to a new generation. Harrington continually found himself in conflict with the conservative, and often ...

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Living with Purpose

Pt Sirju’S Spirited Journey

by Raj Persaud

<p>In many ways, the life of Pt. Sirju was a masterpiece, rich with examples of remarkable benevolence and the kind of selflessness that is woefully uncommon in todays world. All things considered, there could be no better selection for the ...

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Living, Thinking, Looking

by Siri Hustvedt

<p>From the internationally bestselling author of <em>What I Loved</em> and <em>The Summer Without Men</em>, a dazzling collection of essays written with Siri Hustvedt's customary intelligence, wit and ability to convey complex ideas in a clear ...

ISBN: 9781444732665

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Logical Family

A Memoir

by Armistead Maupin

<p>'A sweet, filthy peach of a memoir from a cultural explosion of a man.'<br /> CAITLIN MORAN</p> <p>Born in the mid-twentieth century and raised in the heart of conservative North Carolina, Armistead Maupin lost his virginity to another man ...

ISBN: 9781473526327

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Lois Lenski

Storycatcher

by Dr. Bobbie Malone

<p>For generations of children, including a young Oprah Winfrey, opening a Lois Lenski book has meant opening a world. This was just what the author wanted: to help children “see beyond the rim of their own world.” In <em>Lois Lenski: ...

ISBN: 9780806156767

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London Days&Nights: Ten poems and three prose-poems

by ZJ Galos

<p>Ten poems and three prose poems about an inspiring visit to London. Poems:<br />One Night Flight’s Box of Tin - Fellow travelers and their stories during a night flight from Africa to England. Simi - thoughts about a girlfriend during a ...

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London Journal 1762-1763

by James Boswell

<p>Edinburgh-born James Boswell, at twenty-two, kept a daily diary of his eventful second stay in London from 1762 to 1763. This journal, not discovered for more than 150 years, is a deft, frank and artful record of adventures ranging from his ...

ISBN: 9780241215456

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Lonely Boy: a biography of Yasunari Kawabata

by Christina St Clair

<p>This biography about the life of Japanese literary master, Yasunari Kawabata, who wrote Snow Country and many other books, is full of facts, and yet is also a work of imagination.<br />"One night, after Grandfather relieved himself, Yasunari ...

ISBN: 9781310320712

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Lonesome Dreamer

The Life of John G. Neihardt

by Timothy G. Anderson

<p>American poet and writer John G. Neihardt (1881–1973) possessed an inquiring and spiritual mind. Those qualities came to the fore in <em>Black Elk Speaks</em>, the story of the Lakota holy man Black Elk, for which he is best remembered. Over ...

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Longfellow in Love

Passion and Tragedy in the Life of the Poet

by Edward M. Cifelli

<p>? After four years travelling through Europe and a yearlong romance with Giulia Persiani in Rome, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow came back home in 1829 and fell in love again, this time with Mary Storer Potter, whom he married in 1831. They ...

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Looking For Enid

The Mysterious And Inventive Life Of Enid Blyton

by Duncan Mclaren

<p>This is a strikingly inventive and unusual portrait of the most successful English writer for children (until J. K. Rowling), Enid Blyton, who entertained millions worldwide with her myriad adventure stories and mysteries but was herself both

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