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Biography & Autobiography - Literary Figures
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Author: Hilary Spurling
Release Date: August 14, 2018
The author of the award-winning, two-volume Matisse. A Life, now gives us the long-awaited, definitive biography of literary master Anthony Powell--the critic, editor, and novelist known as "the English Proust"-- that, at the same time, takes us deep into twentieth-century London literary life.
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Author: Nell Stevens
Release Date: August 07, 2018
History meets memoir in two true-life love stories between two sets of writers--one unfolding in nineteenth century Rome, one in present-day Paris and London--which both reveal the longings and ambitions of the very contemporary Nell Stevens.

In 1855, English novelist Elizabeth Gaskell completed her most famous work.
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Author: Jonathan Santlofer
Release Date: July 10, 2018
A moving, page-turning chronicle of a husband's loss and the beautiful history of a marriage

"This is deeply moving ... beautifully written and modulated, with a dollop of droll, black humor. It is such an achievement, like running uphill against a strong wind.
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Author: Ashleigh Young
Release Date: July 03, 2018
A subtly dazzling - and already prizewinning - collection of essays on youth and aging, ambition and disappointment, Katherine Mansfield tourism and New Zealand punk rock, and the limitations of the body.

Personal issues such as body image, eating disorders, social anxiety, and the challenges of personal transformation are the turbulent undercurrents that animate this diverse, acutely observed new essay collection.
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Author: Glen David Gold | Narrator: Glen David Gold
Release Date: June 26, 2018
From the best-selling author of Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside, a big-hearted memoir told in three parts. about growing up in the wake of the destructive choices of an extremely unconventional mother.

Glen David Gold was raised rich, briefly, in southern California at the end of the go-go 1960s.
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Author: Penelope Lively
Release Date: June 12, 2018
From the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author, reflections on gardening, art, literature, and life

Penelope Lively takes up her key themes of time and memory, and her lifelong passions for art, literature, and gardening in this philosophical and poetic memoir.
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Author: Richard Russo | Narrator: Richard Russo
Release Date: May 08, 2018
A master of the novel, short story, and memoir, the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Everybody's Fool now gives us his very first collection of personal essays, ranging throughout writing and reading and living.

In these nine essays, Richard Russo provides insight into his life as a writer, teacher, friend, and reader.
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ISBN: 9780525588702
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Author: Christie Watson
Release Date: May 08, 2018
A moving, lyrical, beautifully-written portrait of a nurse and the lives she has touched

Christie Watson spent twenty years as a nurse, and in this intimate, poignant, and remarkably powerful book, she opens the doors of the hospital and shares its secrets.
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Author: Patricia Hampl | Narrator: Patricia Hampl
Release Date: April 17, 2018
A spirited inquiry into the lost value of leisure and daydream

The Art of the Wasted Day is a picaresque travelogue of leisure written from a lifelong enchantment with solitude. Patricia Hampl visits the homes of historic exemplars of ease who made repose a goal, even an art form.
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Author: Gregory Pardlo | Narrator: Gregory Pardlo
Release Date: April 10, 2018
from beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning poet--the long-awaited extraordinary memoir and a blistering meditation on fatherhood, class, education, race, addiction, and ambition.
 
Gregory Sr. is a charismatic air traffic controller at Newark International Airport, leading labor organizer and a father to two sons, bookish Greg Jr.
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Author: John Banville | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: March 27, 2018
From the internationally acclaimed and Man Booker prize-winning author of The Sea and the Benjamin Black mysteries--a vividly evocative memoir that unfolds around the author's recollections, experience, and imaginings of Dublin.

As much about the life of the city as it is about a life lived, sometimes, in the city, John Banville's "quasi-memoir" is as layered, emotionally rich, witty, and unexpected as any of his novels.
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Author: Anya Yurchyshyn | Narrator: Anya Yurchyshyn
Release Date: March 27, 2018
A haunting, unforgettable family story about hidden secrets and a daughter’s journey to understand her parents 

Anya Yurchyshyn grew up in a narrow townhouse in Boston, every corner filled with the souvenirs of her parents’ adventurous international travels.
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