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He wrote The Caine Mutiny, Marjorie Morningstar, Youngblood Hawke, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance. He won the Pulitzer, TV miniseries fame, and the girl of his dreams.

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In a blend of history, memoir, and travelogue, renowned ceramicist Edmund de Waal invites readers, artists, art critics, and the curious into his obsession with clay and its beauty from its genesis

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This well-researched book provides a fascinating glimpse into the biography of a pioneering author. It also sheds light on the origins of psychedelic America in the 60s and beyond.

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Cultures around the world celebrate the concept of living to achieve a good death. A writer can have a life that makes for as engrossing a story as any tale he or she could invent.

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It’s a theatrical occasion when a celebrated playwright gets around to publishing his memoirs and reveals how a play is born.

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Brooklyn: A Personal Memoir by Truman Capote is a book you can risk judging by its cover art: a black and white photograph of a lithe Truman circa 1958 leaning on the sleepy back porch rai

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The ideas that fell out of Stan Lee’s head seem to have come to RULE THE WORLD!

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the definitive, fine-lined, unsensationalized portrait of the man . . .”

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What is the reader’s take-away from The Last Love Song, Tracy Daugherty’s new biography of greatest-living-American-author Joan Didion?

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The first three paragraphs of the author’s note of David Plante’s new memoir, Worlds Apart come as something of a warning:

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“Decisive two thumbs up for a compelling and lucid narrative of the ‘finest book in the world.’”

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“It is the writing itself that astonishes. It is elegant, poetic—even appropriately elegiac—and wry.”

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“In the end, Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh stands head and shoulders above myriad other works that purport to tell the ‘whole’ story of Tennessee Williams, his li

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“As compelling as a car wreck, it’s impossible to look away . . .”

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This biography, about a man whose name means literally “Gabriel of the Annunciation,” shines a light on one of Italy’s foremost poets and literary figures, as well as being a “preacher of war.”

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Jorge Luis Borges is considered the patron saint of computer programmers for his mastership of infinity and self-reflection, and Borges at 80 is a reprint of the same title published by th

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“Plath turned her ‘anger inward,’ transforming and crystalizing 30 days of pain, parties, and work into a legacy that continues to resonate.”

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“Moving? At times. Hilarious? Never.”

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“Denise Levertov emerges as a person and a poet. . . . an authoritative and intimate biography.”

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“This Pulitzer Prize winner’s universal appeal . . . shines through in Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake . . .”

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