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The events of five years in the life of Augusten Burroughs, as recounted in a memoir that is both horrifying and mordantly funny, are so unbelievable, they make even the...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 2003
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...Burroughs's story of getting dry will go straight to your bloodstream and leave you buzzing, exhilarated, and wiped out....Didn't think you'd ever feel even an ounce of sympathy for--let alone...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2004
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There is a passage early in Augusten Burroughs's harrowing and highly entertaining memoir, Running with Scissors, that speaks volumes about the author. While going to the garbage dump with his...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2006
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In this combination memoir and writing guide, best-selling author King tells of how he came to be a writer and, in the process, explores many aspects of writing, from plot...Read More
Publication Date: Jul 2002
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A phenomenal #1 bestseller that has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly three years, this memoir traces Maya Angelou's childhood in a small, rural community during...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 1991
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Augusten Burroughs continues his series of memoirs with this wild collection of stories. Here Burroughs confesses to various outrageous thoughts, including his desire to murder his cleaning lady and an...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2005
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In THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING, Joan Didion writes an account of her life since the 2003 death of her husband, John Gregory Dunne. Didion's grief was profound and debilitating;...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 2007
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When it was published in 1995, Mary Karr’s The Liars’ Club took the world by storm and raised the art of the memoir to an entirely new level, as well...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 2005
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 The #1 New York Times Bestseller An Entertainment Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year Now a Major Motion Picture Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet...Read More
Publication Date: Jul 2006
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Sarton's memoir begins with her roots in a Belgian childhood and describes her youth and education in Cambridge, Massachusetts, her coming-of-age years, and the people who influenced her life as...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 1996
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Publication Date: Feb 1979
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Publication Date: Oct 1999
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Publication Date: Jan 1998
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In this rare glimpse behind the Great Firewall, China’s bestselling writer and hero of a new generation describes life in the world’s most populous country.For those who follow Chinese affairs,...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2012
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Publication Date: Jul 1994
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In this brilliant, elegantly written biography, award-winning author James R. Mellow offers a thorough reassessment of a man who was both a literary giant and an icon for his age....Read More
Publication Date: Aug 1993
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Publication Date: Mar 2011
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The fascinating and heartwarming true story of one of the world's most beloved authors. In this inspiring book, fans of the Harry Potter series get to see their favourite author...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 2000
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Publication Date: Nov 2012
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As uplifting as the tale of Scrooge itself, this is the story of how one writer and one book revived the signal holiday of the Western world. Just before Christmas...Read More
Publication Date: Nov 2008
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Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2009
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In 1943, Primo Levi, a twenty-five-year-old chemist and 'Italian citizen of Jewish race,' was arrested by Italian fascists and deported from his native Turin to Auschwitz. 'Survival in Auschwitz' is...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 1995
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Publication Date: Feb 2010
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Novelist Anne Bernays and biographer Justin Kaplan -- both native New Yorkers -- came of age in the 1950s, when the pent-up energies of the Depression years and World War...Read More
Publication Date: Jul 2003
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Poet Kim Barnes grew up in northern Idaho, in the isolated camps where her father worked as a logger and her mother made a modest but comfortable home for her...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 1997
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Running with Scissors' is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her psychiatrist, a dead-ringer...Read More
Publication Date: Jul 2002
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A young man from the provinces--a man without wealth, connections, or university education--moves to London. In a remarkably short time he becomes the greatest playwright not just of his age...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2004
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Publication Date: Oct 1998
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Small wonder that, at nine years old, Monica Holloway develops a fascination with the local funeral home. With a father who drives his Ford pickup with a Kodak movie camera...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2007
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From one of the most beloved and bestselling authors in the English language, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950s Bill Bryson was born...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2006
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