Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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COLLECTED ESSAYS OF RALPH ELLISON

Written by Ellison, Ralph
Compiled, edited, and newly revised by Ralph Ellison's literary executor, John F.
September 9, 2003 | Paperback | Modern Library |
$20.00
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DIARIES 1910-1923

Written by Kafka, Franz
These diaries cover the years 1910 to 1923, the year before Kafka's death at the age of forty. They provide a penetrating look into life in Prague and into Kafka's accounts of his dreams, his feelings for the father he worshipped and the woman he could not bring himself to marry, his sense of guilt, and his feelings of being an outcast.
October 30, 1988 | Paperback | Schocken Books Inc |
$20.00
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ON WRITING

Written by King, Stephen
Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King's critically lauded, million-copy bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him and his work. "Long live the King" hailed Entertainment Weekly upon publication of Stephen King's On Writing.
July 6, 2010 | PB | Scribner Book Company |
$17.00
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DARKNESS VISIBLE

Written by Styron, William
#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER - A literary tour de force that chronicles a prize-winning author's descent into an almost suicidal depression. Compelling ... Harrowing ... a vivid portrait of a debilitating disorder ... It offers the solace of a shared experience.--The New York Times
January 8, 1992 | Paperback | Vintage | 96 Pages |
$14.00
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OUT OF AFRICA & SHADOWS ON THE GRASS

Written by Dinesen, Isak
Set in Africa, it is the story of Dinesen's years in Africa--together with Shadows on the Grass.
October 23, 1989 | Paperback | Vintage | 480 Pages |
$16.95
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VIRGINIA WOOLF

Written by Lee, Hermione
A biography wholly worthy of the brilliant woman it chronicles. . . . It rediscovers Virginia Woolf afresh. --The Philadelphia Inquirer While Virginia Woolf--one of our century's most brilliant and mercurial writers--has had no shortage of biographers, none has seemed as naturally suited to the task as Hermione Lee.
October 5, 1999 | Paperback | Vintage | 944 Pages |
$24.00
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WHAT I TALK ABOUT WHEN I TALK ABOUT RUNNING

Written by Murakami, Haruki
An intimate look at writing, running, and the incredible way they intersect, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is an illuminating glimpse into the solitary passions of one of our greatest artists. While training for the New York City Marathon, Haruki Murakami decided to keep a journal of his progress.
August 11, 2009 | Paperback | Vintage |
$16.00
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ELECTRIC KOOL-AID ACID TEST

Written by Wolfe, Tom
One of the most essential works on the 1960s counterculture, Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Test ushered in an era of New Journalism.
August 19, 2008 | Paperback | Picador USA | 432 Pages |
$20.00
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UNABRIDGED JOURNALS OF SYLVIA PLATH

Written by Plath, Sylvia
The complete, uncensored journals of Sylvia Plath--essential reading for anyone who has been moved and fascinated by the poet's life and work. A genuine literary event.... Plath's journals contain marvels of discovery. --The New York Times Book Review
October 17, 2000 | Paperback | Anchor Books |
$22.00
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NARRATIVE LIFE OF A SLAVE

Written by Douglass, Frederick
Written more than a century ago by Frederick Douglass, a former slave who went on to become a famous orator, U.S. minister, and a leader of his people, this masterpiece is one of the most eloquent indictments of slavery ever recorded. Douglass
April 3, 1963 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 160 Pages |
$10.00

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