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  • In My Own Timeby Jane Miller

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; Not Available

    For the past four years Jane Miller, author of Crazy Age: Thoughts on Being Old , has been writing a column for an American magazine called In These Times . Her beautifully observed pieces about life, politics and Britain open a window to her American readers of a world very different from their own. Jane lives in London, and has never met anyone... more...

  • Myself and the Worldby Robert W. Hamblin

    University Press of Mississippi 2016; US$ 20.00

    A concise, readable biography of the Nobel laureate who defined southern literature more...

  • The Fall of the House of Wildeby Emer O'Sullivan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 26.99

    Oscar Wilde owed his most outstanding characteristics ? his precocious intellectualism, his flamboyance, his hedonism, his recklessness, his pride, his sense of superiority, his liberal sexual values ? to his parents. Oscar's mother, Lady Jane Wilde, rose to prominence as a political journalist, advocating in 1848 a rebellion against colonialism.... more...

  • Love from Boyby Donald Sturrock

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 24.99

    'Dear Mama, I am having a lovely time here. We play football every day here. The beds have no springs . . .' So begins the first letter that a nine-year-old Roald Dahl penned to his mother, Sofie Magdalene, under the watchful eye of his boarding-school headmaster. For most of his life, Roald Dahl would continue to write weekly letters to his... more...

  • Walking with Ramonaby Laura O. Foster

    Microcosm Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    Walking with Ramona explores the streets, schools, characters, and neighborhoods of author Beverly Cleary?s Portland. With this newest and most unusual Portland guidebook, readers can walk the very sidewalks Beverly walked and climb the very school steps that Beverly climbed. You'll see the grocery parking lot where Ramona got stuck in the mud,... more...

  • Voyagerby Russell Banks

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 19.49

    The acclaimed, award-winning novelist takes us on some of his most memorable journeys in this revelatory collection of travel essays that spans the globe, from the Caribbean to Scotland to the Himalayas Now in his mid-seventies, Russell Banks has indulged his wanderlust for more than half a century. In this compelling anthology, he writes that since... more...

  • James Fenimore Cooperby Nick Louras

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    In the first popular biography of Cooper in a generation, historian Nick Louras brings the man and his age vividly to life. more...

  • The Life of Graham Greene Volume Threeby Norman Sherry

    Random House 2016; US$ 21.14 US$ 15.85

    The much-anticipated third and final volume of Norman Sherry's biography follows the tireless wanderings of Graham Greene, the writer's final forays into the fulminating trouble spots of the world which beckoned as sirens all his days. From the perils of Batista's Cuba, the privations of the Belgian Congo and the tumult of Haiti, Nicaragua and Panama,... more...

  • The Life Of Graham Greene Volume 1by Norman Sherry

    Random House 2016; US$ 22.55 US$ 16.91

    Unquestionably one of the greatest novelists of his time, Graham Greene had always guarded his privacy, remaining aloof, mysterious and unpredictable. Nonetheless, he took the surprising step of allowing Norman Sherry complete access to letter and diaries, and gave his consent to this full and frank biography in three volumes - the first of which... more...

  • Georges Simenonby Bernard Alavoine

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Retour sur le parcours étonnant d?un grand écrivain Georges Simenon est connu dans le monde entier comme le père de Maigret. Mais la silhouette légendaire du commissaire fait souvent oublier les autres romans. Ici, on a voulu voir en l?auteur un romancier, tout simplement, et s?interroger sur un écrivain véritable phénomène littéraire de notre... more...