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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
In this nuanced and complex portrait of Barack Obama, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Remnick offers a thorough, intricate, and riveting account of the unique experiences that shaped our nation?s first African American president. Through extensive on-the-record interviews with friends and teachers, mentors and disparagers, family members and Obama... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2010; US$ 9.06
The rise of Barack Obama is one of the great stories of this century: a defining moment for America, and one with truly global resonance. This is the book of his phenomenal journey to election. Through extensive on-the-record interviews with friends and teachers, mentors and disparagers, family members and Obama himself, David Remnick has put together... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.00
Readers know from his now classic Lenin's Tomb that Remnick is a superb portraitist who can bring his subjects to life and reveal them in such surprising ways as to justify comparison to Dickens, Balzac, or Proust. In this collection, Remnick's gift for character is sharper than ever, whether he writes about Gary Hart stumbling through life after Donna... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.95
There were mythic sports figures before him--Jack Johnson, Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Joe DiMaggio--but when Cassius Clay burst onto the sports scene from his native Louisville in the 1950s, he broke the mold. He changed the world of sports and went on to change the world itself. As Muhammad Ali, he would become the most recognized face on the planet. Ali... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 18.00
In the tradition of John Reed's classic Ten Days That Shook the World , this bestselling account of the collapse of the Soviet Union combines the global vision of the best historical scholarship with the immediacy of eyewitness journalism. "A moving illumination . . . Remnick is the witness for us all." ?Wall Street Journal. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00
One of art's purest challenges is to translate a human being into words. The New Yorker has met this challenge more successfully and more originally than any other modern American journal. It has indelibly shaped the genre known as the Profile . Starting with light-fantastic evocations of glamorous and idiosyncratic figures of the twenties and thirties,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 23.00
In keeping with its tradition of sending writers out into America to take the pulse of our citizens and civilization, The New Yorker over the past decade has reported on the unprecedented economy and how it has changed the ways in which we live. This new anthology collects the best of these profiles, essays, and articles, which depict, in the magazine's... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00
For more than eighty years, The New Yorker has been home to some of the toughest, wisest, funniest, and most moving sportswriting around. The Only Game in Town is a classic collection from a magazine with a deep bench, including such authors as Roger Angell, John Updike, Don DeLillo, and John McPhee. Hall of Famer Ring Lardner is here, bemoaning... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
David Remnick is a writer with a rare gift for making readers understand the hearts and minds of our public figures. Whether it?s the decline and fall of Mike Tyson, Al Gore?s struggle to move forward after his loss in the 2000 election, or Vladimir Putin dealing with Gorbachev?s legacy, Remnick brings his subjects to life with extraordinary clarity... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2008; US$ 9.06
David Remnick is a man much praised for his powers of observation, description and analysis, and Reporting contains his very best pieces from the last fifteen years. Here is Remnick on Don DeLillo, Philip Roth and The Sopranos; and here he is writing about Solzhenitsyn returning to Russia after nearly 20 years in exile, or on the failure of democracy... more...