REAL LIFE

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  1. And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut

    And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life

    $30.00

    The first authoritative biography of Kurt Vonnegut Jr., a writer who changed the conversation of American literature. Learn More
  2. Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1

    Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1

    $34.95

    "I've struck it!" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. "And I will give it away--to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you have lost until you get to dictating your autobiography." Learn More
  3. eYE Marty

    eYE Marty: The Newly Discovered Autobiography of a Comic Genius

    $34.95

    Completed before he died, thirty years ago, this is the newly discovered autobiography of one of the most influential comedians of recent times, Marty Feldman. Learn More
  4. Fellowship

    Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams

    $35.00

    C. S. Lewis is the 20th century's most widely read Christian writer and J.R.R. Tolkien its most beloved mythmaker. Learn More
  5. Grace: A Memoir

    Grace: A Memoir

    $35.00

    Beautiful. Willful. Charming. Blunt. Grace Coddington’s extraordinary talent and fierce dedication to her work as creative director of Vogue have made her an international icon. Learn More
  6. Harvey Kurtzman

    Harvey Kurtzman: The Man Who Created MAD and Revolutionized Humor in America

    $34.99

    Harvey Kurtzman created MAD, and MAD revolutionized humor in America. Learn More
  7. Kurt Vonnegut: Letters

    Kurt Vonnegut: Letters

    $35.00

    This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has all the hallmarks of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction. Written over a sixty-year period, these letters, the vast majority of them never before published, are funny, moving, and full of the same uncanny wisdom that has endeared his work to readers worldwide. Learn More
  8. The Last Love Song

    Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion

    $35.00

    In The Last Love Song, Tracy Daugherty, the critically acclaimed author of Hiding Man (a New Yorker and New York Times Notable book) and Just One Catch, delves deep into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan Didion in this, the first printed biography published about her life. Learn More
  9. Man In Profile

    Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker

    $30.00

    This fascinating biography reveals the untold story of the legendary New Yorker profile writer—author of Joe Gould’s Secret and Up in the Old Hotel—and unravels the mystery behind one of literary history’s greatest disappearing acts. Learn More
  10. Mencken: The American Iconoclast

    Mencken: The American Iconoclast

    $30.00

    The Life And Times Of The Bad Boy Of Baltimore. Learn More
  11. The Art of Joe Kubert

    The Art of Joe Kubert

    $39.99

    Joe Kubert is one of the great comic book artists. His career literally traverses the history of comics, beginning in 1938 when he became a professional at age 12, to today as one of the greatest draftsmen working in the field. Learn More
  12. What We Want, What We Believe DVD

    What We Want, What We Believe: The Black Panther Party Library DVD

    $37.95

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    For the first time on DVD, three acclaimed Newsreel Films on the Black Panther Party: Off the Pig; Mayday; and Repression. Learn More
  13. Writing Across the Landscape

    Writing Across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1960-2013

    $35.00

    This long-awaited volume provides a panoramic portrait of art and life across the twentieth century, from Mexico to Morocco, Paris to Rome, and beyond. Learn More

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