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Author: Lucasta Miller
Release Date: March 29, 2022
A dazzling new look into the short but intense, tragic life and remarkable work of one of the greatest lyric poets of the English language, seen in a whole new light, not as the mythologized Victorian guileless nature-lover, but as the subversive, ba...
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Author: Dante Alighieri, Virginia Jewiss, Virginia Jewiss and Virginia Jewiss
Release Date: March 22, 2022
A sparkling translation that gives new life in English to Dante’s Vita Nuova, his transcendent love poems and influential statement on the art and power of poetry, and the most widely read of his works after the Inferno A Penguin Classic D...
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Author: Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
Release Date: March 01, 2022
A major new biography that takes an unusual and illuminating approach to the great writer—immersing us in one year of his life—from the award-winning author of Becoming Dickens and The Story of Alice.The year is 1851. It's a time of radic...
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Author: James Curtis
Release Date: February 15, 2022
The first major biography in more than two decades of one of motion pictures’ greatest comedians and filmmakers, by acclaimed film historian and biographer of W. C. Fields, Preston Sturges, James Whale, and Spencer Tracy.It was James Agee ...
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Author: John Steinbeck | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: November 16, 2021
Each working day from January 29 to November 1, 1951, John Steinbeck warmed up to the work of writing East of Eden with a letter to the late Pascal Covici, his friend and editor at The Viking Press. It was his way, he said, of "getting my mental arm ...
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Author: Heidi Ardizzone | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: October 26, 2021
The secret life of the sensational woman behind the Morgan masterpieces, who lit up New York society.What would you give up to achieve your dream? When J. P. Morgan hired Belle da Costa Greene in 1905 to organize his rare book and manuscript collecti...
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Author: Rebecca Solnit | Narrator: Rebecca Solnit
Release Date: October 19, 2021
“An exhilarating romp through Orwell’s life and times and also through the life and times of roses.” —Margaret Atwood “A captivating account of Orwell as gardener, lover, parent, and endlessly curious thinker.&rdquo...
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Author: Laurence Leamer | Narrator: Carrington MacDuffie
Release Date: October 12, 2021
New York Times bestselling author Laurence Leamer reveals the complex web of relationships and scandalous true stories behind Truman Capote's never-published final novel, Answered Prayers--the dark secrets, tragic glamour, and Capote's ultimate betra...
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Author: Matthew Sturgis | Narrator: John Pirkis
Release Date: October 12, 2021
The fullest, most textural, most accurate—most human—account of Oscar Wilde's unique and dazzling life—based on extensive new research and newly discovered materials, from Wilde's personal letters and transcripts of his first trial ...
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Author: Catherine Prendergast | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: October 12, 2021
One of Book Riot's 8 Anticipated 2021 Nonfiction Books"The Gilded Edge is a compelling read from start to finish. Gripping, suspenseful, cinematic. This is narrative nonfiction at its best."–Lindsey Fitzharris, Bestselling Author of The Butcher...
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Author: Donald Antrim | Narrator: Donald Antrim
Release Date: October 12, 2021
Named one of the Most Anticipated of Books of 2021 by the Los Angeles Times, Literary Hub, and The Millions A searing and brave memoir that offers a new understanding of suicide as a distinct mental illness. As the sun lowered in the sky...
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An irresistible new volume of affectionate missives about everyone's favorite taboo topic from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections.In Letters of Note: Sex, Shaun Usher collects together some of the most noteworthy missives ever ...
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