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  • The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking
    Olivia Laing
    Paperback: 10/28/2014
     
    Why is it that some of the greatest works of literature have been produced by writers in the grip of ...
  • The Great Northern Express: A Writer's Journey Home
    Howard F. Mosher
    Paperback: 03/05/2013
     
    From bestselling, nationally celebrated author Howard Frank Mosher, a wildly funny and deeply personal account...
  • Losing My Cool: How a Father's Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-hop Culture
    Thomas Chatterton Williams
    Paperback: 04/26/2011
     
    A pitch-perfect account of how hip-hop culture drew in the author and how his father drew him out again - with...
  • The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating: A True Story
    Elisabeth Tova Bailey
    Hardcover: 08/24/2010
     
    In a work that beautifully demonstrates the rewards of closely observing nature, Elisabeth Bailey shares an ...
  • Hands of My Father: A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love
    Myron Uhlberg
    Hardcover: 02/03/2009
     
    By turns heart-tugging and hilarious, Myron Uhlberg’s memoir tells the story of growing up as the hearing...
  • Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point
    Elizabeth D. Samet
    Paperback: 09/30/2008
     
    What does literature - particularly the literature of war - mean to a student who is likely to encounter its ...
  • A Strong West Wind
    Gail Caldwell
    Paperback: 01/28/2007
     
    A memoir of culture and history – of fathers and daughters, of two world wars and the passionate ...

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