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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 ...

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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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Rules for Others to Live By

Comments and Self-Contradictions

by Richard Greenberg

<p>**“Richard Greenberg turns life upside down and sideways. Read­ing the provocative *Rules for Others to Live By *is like having dinner with a friend whose point of view shakes up and invari­ably runs counter to conventional thinking. He’s a ...

ISBN: 9780399576546

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Rupert Murdoch

An investigation of political power

by David McKnight

<p>'A study of dangerous media abuse of power and of abject government weakness in regard to it. This is a disturbing book.' - <em>From the foreword by Robert Manne</em></p> <p>Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation is the most powerful media ...

ISBN: 9781742695822

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Santa Rosa California Green Van

by Penelope Chee

<p>My parents found a giant San Francisco tour van for sale. The inside had seats for a dozen people touring San Francisco each day. They bought the van so my dad could rest. He had lung cancer. Mom helped my father take out the seats to create ...

ISBN: 9781301801756

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Sasha, pour one more!

With love and vodka through 25 years in Ukraine

by Brigitte Schulze

<p>It was a balancing act between two worlds, the safe, secure life in Germany on the one hand and the magical attraction of a foreign country on the other. With time, for the German journalist and author, Brigitte Schulze, Ukraine became a ...

ISBN: 9780999502419

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Sayonara Singapura

by Parapuram Joseph John

I was editor of The Malaya Tribune, a daily newspaper in Singapore, sleepily okaying Page One when 17 Japanese Zero bombers shattered the night. It was December 8, 1941. Having been fed daily stories full of optimism from London, we in Singapore

ISBN: 9789814625364

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Somersaults: Rovings, Tears & Absurdities - A Memoir from the Fringe of Journalism

by J.J. Hespeler-Boultbee

<p>Born in Vancouver, the author of this unusual memoir initially attended school in Australia. Getting to Australia was one thing - getting back to North America in the middle of World War II, aged now seven, was a different kettle of fish. He ...

ISBN: 9781771432979

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Son of Real Florida

Stories from My Life

by Jeff Klinkenberg

<p>As stories about &quot;Florida Man&quot; inspire wild headlines in the news, Florida's most beloved chronicler is here to show that the state is more than the stereotypes. Award-winning journalist Jeff Klinkenberg has explored what makes ...

ISBN: 9780813063416

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Southern Selves

From Mark Twain and Eudora Welty to Maya Angelou and Kaye Gibbons--A Collection of Autobiographical Writing

by James Watkins

<p>  The memoirist seek to capture not just a self but an entire world, and in this marvelous anthology thirty-one of the South's finest writers—writers like Kaye Gibbons and Reynolds Price, Eudora Welty and Harry Crews, Richard Wright and ...

ISBN: 9780307427908

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Speaking Freely

My Life in Publishing and Human Rights

by Robert L. Bernstein

<div>What do Dr. Seuss, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Andrei Sakharov, and James Michener have in common? They were all published by Bob Bernstein during his twenty-five-year run as president of Random House, before he brought the dissidents ...

ISBN: 9781620971727

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Steal the Menu

A Memoir of Forty Years in Food

by Raymond Sokolov

<p>Four decades of memories from a gastronome who witnessed the food revolution from the (well-provisioned) trenches—a delicious tour through contemporary food history.</p> <p>When Raymond Sokolov became food editor of <em>The New York ...

ISBN: 9780307962478

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Stuck in Blood-Red Mud

Indigenous People and Ranchers Trade Murders in Century-Old Land War in Brazil

by Carla Ruas

Indigenous people and ranchers are dying in southwestern Brazil in a century-old land war sparked by bad political decisions and a failed legislation.<br>Ranchers have sworn to keep their land, even resorting to hiring private security, but ...

ISBN: 9781508046073

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Studies in Victorian and Modern Literature

A Tribute to John Sutherland

by Rosemary Ashton, Tony Bareham, Michael Caines & others

<p>This book examines the vast range of human experience with British and American literature, from the publishing industry to film adaptations to literary puzzles. Our experience with literature is more than <em>what</em> we read; it is also ...

ISBN: 9781611476934

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Summary and Analysis of The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

Based on the book by Simon Winchester

by Worth Books

<p><strong>So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of <em>The Professor and the Madman</em> tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Simon Winchester’s book.</strong></p> <p>Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books

ISBN: 9781504044233

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Summary of Settle for More by Megyn Kelly

by J.J. Holt

<p>This is a summary of Megyn Kelly&apos;s book Settle For More. Summarized by J.J. Holt.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781370505722

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Surviving Hunter S. Thompson

Remembering a 35 year friendship

by Craig Vetter & Tim Anderson

<b>Hunter S. Thompson up, down, sideways.</b><br><br>It was a friendship that began on a Caribbean island when Hunter S. Thompson and journalist Craig Vetter hammered out the Playboy interview in 1974. In this vividly remembered memoir, Craig ...

ISBN: 9781508085584

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Sylvia Porter: America's Original Personal Finance Columnist

by Lucht, Tracy

Sylvia Porter (1913-1991) was the nation's first personal finance columnist and one of the most admired women of the twentieth century. In Sylvia Porter: America's Original Personal Finance Columnist, Lucht traces Porter's professional ...

ISBN: 9780815652496

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Take a Stand

Lessons from Rebels

by Jorge Ramos

<p><strong>Emmy Award-winning journalist and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos looks back on groundbreaking interviews with rebels such as President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Spike Lee, Barbara Walters, Fidel Castro, and ...

ISBN: 9781101989654

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Tales from Gorky

by Maxim Gorky

<p>Tales from Gorky written by Maxim Gorky who was a Russian and Soviet writer. This book was translated by R. Nisbet Bain and was published in 1902. Now republish in ebook format. We believe this work is culturally important in its original ...

ISBN: 9788828300939

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