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  1. eyeing the flash cover

    Eyeing The Flash

    $23.00

    The Education of a Carnival Con Artist Learn More
  2. Edie: Girl on Fire

    Edie: Girl on Fire

    $29.95

    Model, film star, socialite, friend, lover, addict, Edie Sedgwick was the first 'it' girl of the Andy Warhol Factory scene and later muse to Bob Dylan. Learn More
  3. Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller

    Edgewise: A Picture Of Cookie Mueller

    $24.95

    NOT YET AVAILABLE. This title will be released on September 30, 2014. Pre-order now! Note: release dates and prices are tentative. Learn More
  4. Dearie

    Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

    $29.95

    It’s rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It’s even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first exposure to an unsuspecting public is cooking an omelet on a hot plate on a local TV station. And yet, that’s exactly what Julia Child did. The warble-voiced doyenne of television cookery became an iconic cult figure and joyous rule-breaker as she touched off the food revolution that has gripped America for more than fifty years. Learn More
  5. Dashiell Hammett: Man Of Mystery

    Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery

    $22.95

    Dashiell Hammett changed the face of crime fiction. Learn More
  6. Blue Plate Special

    Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites

    $26.95

    From acclaimed novelist Kate Christensen, Blue Plate Special is a mouthwatering literary memoir about an unusual upbringing and the long, winding path to happiness. Learn More
  7. Barracuda In The Attic

    Barracuda In The Attic

    $26.99

    Whether shooting pool with the mobster Crazy Joey Gallo, attending a dinner party hosted by an aged but remarkably spry Groucho Marx, or simply playing doctor with a classmate in the former estate of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kipp Friedman led a colorful childhood. Learn More
  8. Aubrey Beardsley

    Aubrey Beardsley

    $22.95

    An unprecedented glimpse into the life of the æsthetic movement, reprinted for the first time in 80 years. Learn More
  9. An Appetite For Wonder

    Appetite For Wonder: The Making Of A Scientist

    $27.99

    With the 2006 publication of The God Delusion, the name Richard Dawkins became a byword for ruthless skepticism and "brilliant, impassioned, articulate, impolite" debate (San Francisco Chronicle). His first memoir offers a more personal view. Learn More
  10. Another Great Day At Sea

    Another Great Day At Sea: Life Aboard The USS George H.W. Bush

    $24.95

    From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. Learn More

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