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Author: Selina Hastings
Release Date: February 02, 2021
The first biography of the universally acclaimed British writer, Sybille Bedford, by the celebrated author of books about Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh.Passionate, liberated, fiercely independent, Sybille Bedford was a writer and a journalist, the a...
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Author: Joan Didion
Release Date: January 26, 2021
Twelve early pieces never before collected that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of Joan Didion.Mostly drawn from the earliest part of her astonishing five-decade career, the wide-ranging pieces in this collection include Didio...
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Author: Kurt Vonnegut and Edith Vonnegut
Release Date: December 01, 2020
A never-before-seen collection of deeply personal love letters from Kurt Vonnegut to his first wife, Jane, compiled and edited by their daughter“If ever I do write anything of length—good or bad—it will be written with you in mind.&...
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Author: Hilary Holladay
Release Date: November 17, 2020
The first comprehensive biography of Adrienne Rich, feminist and queer icon and internationally revered National Book Award winning poet.Adrienne Rich was the female face of American poetry for decades. Her forceful, uncompromising writing has more t...
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Author: Isaac Asimov | Narrator: Jon Lindstrom
Release Date: November 10, 2020
Arguably the greatest science fiction writer who ever lived, Isaac Asimov also possessed one of the most brilliant and original minds of our time. His accessible style and far-reaching interests in subjects ranging from science to humor to history ea...
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Author: Heather Clark
Release Date: October 13, 2020
The highly anticipated new biography of Sylvia Plath that focuses on her remarkable literary and intellectual achievements, while restoring the woman behind the long-held myths about her life and art.With a wealth of never-before-accessed materials--...
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Author: Abraham Riesman | Narrator: Vikas Adam
Release Date: September 29, 2020
The definitive, revelatory biography of Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee, a writer and entrepreneur who reshaped global pop culture—at a steep personal cost “A biography that reads like a thriller or a whodunit . . . scrupulousl...
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Author: Jay Parini | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: August 18, 2020
An apprentice writer has an entirely unexpected encounter with literary genius Jorge Luis Borges that will profoundly alter his life and work. A poignant and comic literary coming-of-age memoir. "This is a jewel of a book." --Ian McEwanIn 1971 Jay ...
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Author: Nicholson Baker | Narrator: Nicholson Baker
Release Date: July 21, 2020
A major new work, a hybrid of history, journalism, and memoir, about the modern Freedom of Information Act – FOIA – and the horrifying, decades-old government misdeeds that it is unable to demystify, fro...
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Author: Kent Russell | Narrator: Kent Russell
Release Date: July 07, 2020
A wickedly smart, funny, and irresistibly off-kilter account of an improbable thousand-mile journey on foot into the heart of modern Florida, the state that Russell calls "America Concentrate."In the summer of 2016, Kent Russell--broke, at loose ends...
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Author: Eddie S. Glaude Jr. | Narrator: Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
Release Date: June 30, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • James Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement to force America to confront its lies about race. In our own moment, when that confrontation feels more urgently needed than ever, what can ...
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Author: Maggie Doherty | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: May 19, 2020
The timely, never-before-told story of five brilliant, passionate women who, in the early 1960s, converged at the newly founded Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study and became friends as well as artistic collaborators, and who went on to shape t...
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