Anna Quindlen - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 224 pages
It is the ultimate pay-it-forward endeavor: We are good parents not so they will be loving enough to stay with us but so they will be strong enough to leave us.” Candid, funny, and moving, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake is filled with ...
Nora Ephron - Fiction - 2011 - 192 pages
Heartburn is a sinfully delicious novel, as soul-satisfying as mashed potatoes and as airy as a perfect soufflé. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Umberto Eco - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 464 pages
At once philosophical and amusing, Kant and the Platypus is a tour of the world of our senses, told by a master of knowing what is real and what is not.
Anaïs Nin - Literary Criticism - 2012 - 180 pages
Here, in more than twenty essays, Nin shares her unique perceptions of people, places, and the arts. Includes several lectures and two interviews.
Michael Chabon - Literary Collections - 2011 - 226 pages
Period.” This collection of sixteen essays champions the cause of sci-fi and westerns, superheroes and horror shows, gumshoes and goblins—all the genre novels, comics, and pulp fiction that get pushed aside when literary discussion ...
Anna Quindlen - Self-Help - 2001 - 64 pages
In A Short Guide to a Happy Life, Quindlen guides us with an understanding that comes from knowing how to see the view, the richness in living. From the Hardcover edition.
Andrei Codrescu - Fiction - 2006 - 288 pages
For two decades NPR commentator Andrei Codrescu has been living in and writing about his adopted city, where, as he puts it, the official language is dreams.
Lauren Friedman - Self-Help - 2014 - 128 pages
From the Audrey to the Paris, the Top Down, or the Easy Breezy, there are 50 scarf styles in this book for any occasion or mood.
Nora Ephron - Humor - 2011 - 208 pages
In this classic collection of magazine articles, Ephron does what she does best: embrace American culture with love, cynicism, and unmatched wit.
George Orwell, Keith Gessen - Literary Collections - 2009 - 416 pages
With masterpieces such as "Politics and the English Language" and "Rudyard Kipling" and gems such as "Good Bad Books," here is an unrivaled education in, as George Packer puts it, "how to be interesting, line after line."
N. D. Wilson - Juvenile Fiction - 2007 - 304 pages
Henry soon understands that these are not just cupboards, but portals to other worlds. 100 Cupboards is the first book of a new fantasy adventure, written in the best world-hopping tradition and reinvented in N. D. Wilson’s inimitable ...
Debbie Macomber - Fiction - 2013 - 400 pages
Olivia Lockhart-Griffin Cedar Cove, Washington Dear Reader, Jack and I are just back from our honeymoon, and I'm eager to catch up with my friends Bob and Peggy Beldon, who run the Thyme and Tide bed-and-breakfast at 44 Cranberry Point.
Robert Conroy - Fiction - 2007 - 416 pages
From the Mississippi bayou to the Pennsylvania farmlands to the woods of Maine, the great armies of Generals Grant and Lee face off in the nation’s deadliest conflict. And to the victor goes history. From the Paperback edition.
Anne McCaffrey - Fiction - 2002 - 304 pages
And finally, a very special gift: an exciting new Pern adventure, published here for the first time, fresh from the imagination of Anne McCaffrey. From the Hardcover edition.
Sonia Sotomayor - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 336 pages
Here is the story of a precarious childhood, with an alcoholic father (who would die when she was nine) and a devoted but overburdened mother, and of the refuge a little girl took from the turmoil at home with her passionately spirited ...
Jean-Paul Sartre - Philosophy - 2012 - 146 pages
Renowned French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre references artists such as Tintoretto, Calder, Lapoujade, Titian, Raphael, and Michaelangelo in discussing how great art of the past relates to the challenges of his eraEssays in Aesthetics is a ...