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- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 16.99
It was August 25, 2006, my first on-camera studio open for the CBS News broadcast 60 Minutes . Executive Producer Jeff Fager poked his head in the dressing room.? Good luck, Brotha! You?ve come a long way to get here. You?ve earned it.? ?If only he knew. My mind flashed back to elementary school, when a therapist had informed my mother, ?I?m... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 17.00
The National Book Award winner from the #1 New York Times bestselling author, A. Scott Berg. The talents he nurtured as an editor were known worldwide: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, and numerous others. But Maxwell Perkins remained a mystery, a backstage presence who served these authors not only as book editor extraordinaire... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 16.99
Mississippi Sissy is the stunning memoir from Kevin Sessums, a celebrity journalist who grew up scaring other children, hiding terrible secrets, pretending to be Arlene Frances and running wild in the South. As he grew up in Forest, Mississippi, befriended by the family maid, Mattie May, he became a young man who turned the word "sissy" on its head,... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 17.99
?A riveting memoir of years of living dangerously.?? Kirkus Reviews For the countless readers who have admired Philip Caputo?s classic memoir of Vietnam, A Rumor of War , here is his powerful recounting of his life and adventures, updated with a foreword that assesses the state of the world and the journalist?s art. As a journalist, Caputo... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 9.99
Celebrated sports journalist Robert Lipsyte?the New York Times? longtime lead sports columnist?mines pure gold from his long and very eventful career to bring readers a memoir like no other. An enthralling book, as much about personal relationships and the culture of sports as the athletes and teams themselves, An Accidental Sportswriter interweaves... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 8.99
Drinking with Miss Dutchie is a story about Dutchie, a Black Labrador, and her lasting impact on the life of her owner and narrator, Ed Breslin. In contrast to the typical tale of dog as man's best friend, Breslin's is a unique reflection on dog as role model and teacher. While the author struggles with clinical depression and addiction, Dutchie... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00
Although fictional characters have long dominated the reception of literature, films, television programs, comics, and other media products, only recently have they begun to attract their due attention in literary and media theory. The book systematically surveys today´s diverse and at times conflicting theoretical perspectives on fictional character,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 17.99
The profoundly moving family history of one of America's greatest newspapermen. As his father lies dying, Joseph Lelyveld finds himself in the basement of the Cleveland synagogue where Arthur Lelyveld was the celebrated rabbi. Nicknamed "the memory boy" by his parents, the fifty-nine-year-old son begins to revisit the portion of his father's life... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 75.00
This first volume fully devoted to the life and work of musician Marianna Martines (1744-1813) is based largely on eighteenth-century printed sources, archival documents, and letters (including several by Martines herself, most of them published here for the first time). Godt here presents a detailed picture of the small but fascinating world Martines... more...