Non Fiction

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I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS

Written by Angelou, Maya
Maya Angelou's debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Her life story is told in the documentary film And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS's American Masters. Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself.
April 21, 2009 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 304 Pages |
$18.00
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BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS

Written by Boo, Katherine
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER - NAMED ONE OF TIME'S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE "Inspiring . . . extraordinary . . . [Katherine Boo] shows us how people in the most desperate circumstances can find the resilience to hang on to their humanity.
April 8, 2014 | Paperback | Random House Trade |
$17.00
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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 | 912 Pages |
$20.00
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DIARIES 1910-1923

Written by Kafka, Franz
The diaries of the acclaimed author of The Metamorphosis and The Trial--one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century--provide a penetrating look into Prague and the life and dreams of one of the most important writers of the twentieth century.
October 30, 1988 | Paperback | Schocken Books Inc | 528 Pages |
$20.00
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ILLUMINATIONS: ESSAYS AND REFLECTIONS OE

Written by Walter Benjamin
Studies on contemporary art and culture by one of the most original, critical and analytical minds of this century. Illuminations includes Benjamin's views on Kafka, with whom he felt the closest personal affinity, his studies on Baudelaire and Proust (both of whom he translated), his essays on Leskov and on Brecht's Epic Theater.
January 1, 1986 | Paperback | Schocken Books | 290 Pages |
$16.00
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EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

Written by Mukherjee, Siddhartha
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, this New York Times bestseller is "an extraordinary achievement" (The New Yorker)--a magnificent, profoundly humane "biography" of cancer--from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding
August 9, 2011 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company |
$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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EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON: QUANAH PARKER AND THE RISE AND FALL OF THE COMANCHES

Written by Gwynne, S C
The Epic New York Times Bestseller Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award A New York Times Notable Book Winner of the Texas Book Award Win
May 10, 2011 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company |
$18.00
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WILD SWANS

Written by Jung Chang
The story of three generations in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history--a bestselling classic in thirty languages with more than ten million copies sold around the world, now with a new introduction from the author.
August 12, 2003 | Paperback | Simon and Schuster |
$18.00
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1776

Written by McCullough, David
America's beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation's birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed America's survival in the hands of George Was
July 4, 2006 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 400 Pages |
$18.99

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