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  1. And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut

    And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life


    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


    "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. Grace: A Memoir

    Grace: A Memoir


    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
  4. Harvey Kurtzman

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


    Harvey Kurtzman created MAD, and MAD revolutionized humor in America. Learn More
  5. Hold Still

    Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs


    A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann. Learn More
  6. Kurt Vonnegut: Letters

    Kurt Vonnegut: Letters


    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
  7. The Last Love Song

    Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion


    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
  8. Man In Profile

    Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker


    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
  9. Mencken: The American Iconoclast

    Mencken: The American Iconoclast


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

    The Art of Joe Kubert


    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
  11. What We Want, What We Believe DVD

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


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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
  12. Writing Across the Landscape

    Writing Across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1960-2013


    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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