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Biography & Autobiography - Literary Figures
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Author: David Cornwell and John Le Carre |
Release Date: December 06, 2022
An archive of letters written by the late John le Carré, giving readers access to the intimate thoughts of one of the greatest writers of our timeThe never-before-seen correspondance of John le Carré, one of the most important novelists...
$17.50
ISBN: 9780593628843
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Author: Frank Conroy |
Release Date: November 01, 2022
First published in 1967, Stop-Time was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of modern American autobiography, a brilliant portrayal of one boy's passage from childhood to adolescence and beyond. Here is Frank Conroy's wry, sad, beautiful tale of l...
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ISBN: 9780593678602
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Author: Lucasta Miller | Narrator: Sally Scott
Release Date: April 19, 2022
A dazzling new look into the short but intense, tragic life and remarkable work of John Keats, one of the greatest lyric poets of the English language, seen in a whole new light, not as the mythologized Victorian guileless nature-lover, but as the su...
Author: Dante Alighieri | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell and Fajer Al-Kaisi
Release Date: March 22, 2022
A sparkling translation that gives new life in English to Dante’s Vita Nuova, his transcendent love poems and influential statement on the art and power of poetry, and the most widely read of his works after the Inferno A Penguin Classic D...
Author: Shirley Jackson | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: March 15, 2022
In the uproarious sequel to Life Among the Savages, the author of The Haunting of Hill House confronts the most vexing demons yet: her childrenIn the long out-of-print sequel to Life Among the Savages, Jackson’s four children have grown from sa...
Author: Robert Douglas-Fairhurst | Narrator: Philip Stevens
Release Date: March 01, 2022
A major new biography that takes an unusual and illuminating approach to the great writer—immersing us in one year of his life—from the award-winning author of Becoming Dickens and The Story of Alice.The year is 1851. It's a time of radic...
Author: James Curtis | Narrator: David Pittu
Release Date: February 15, 2022
From acclaimed cultural and film historian James Curtis—a major biography, the first in more than two decades, of the legendary comedian and filmmaker who elevated physical comedy to the highest of arts and whose ingenious films remain as start...
Author: John Steinbeck | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: November 16, 2021
Each working day from January 29 to November 1, 1951, John Steinbeck warmed up to the work of writing East of Eden with a letter to the late Pascal Covici, his friend and editor at The Viking Press. It was his way, he said, of "getting my mental arm ...
Author: Heidi Ardizzone | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: October 26, 2021
The secret life of the sensational woman behind the Morgan masterpieces, who lit up New York society.What would you give up to achieve your dream? When J. P. Morgan hired Belle da Costa Greene in 1905 to organize his rare book and manuscript collecti...
Author: Rebecca Solnit | Narrator: Rebecca Solnit
Release Date: October 19, 2021
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for NonfictionFinalist for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography“An exhilarating romp through Orwell’s life and times and also through the life and times of roses.” &m...
Author: Matthew Sturgis | Narrator: John Pirkis
Release Date: October 12, 2021
The fullest, most textural, most accurate—most human—account of Oscar Wilde's unique and dazzling life—based on extensive new research and newly discovered materials, from Wilde's personal letters and transcripts of his first trial ...
Author: Catherine Prendergast | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: October 12, 2021
“The Gilded Edge is a compelling read from start to finish. Gripping, suspenseful, cinematic. This is narrative nonfiction at its best.”—Lindsey Fitzharris, bestselling author of The Butchering ArtAstonishingly well written, painsta...