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Author: Dani Shapiro
Release Date: September 15, 2020
“Still Writing offers up a cornucopia of wisdom, insights, and practical lessons gleaned from Dani Shapiro's long experience as a celebrated writer and teacher of writing. The beneficiaries are beginning writers, veteran writers and everyo...
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Author: Adam Smyer
Release Date: September 01, 2020
At long last, a much-needed guidebook for well-intentioned people of pallor on what not to say to their African American "friends."Greetings, well-intentioned person of pallor.Your good intentions used to be enough. But in these diverse and divisive ...
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Author: Louisa Thomas and Mary Pilon
Release Date: August 18, 2020
“It's easy to do anything in victory. It’s in defeat that a man reveals himself.” —Floyd Patterson   Twenty-two notable writers—including Bob Sullivan, Abby Ellin, Mike Pesca, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Louisa Hall, an...
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Author: Nate Marshall | Narrator: Nate Marshall
Release Date: August 11, 2020
Dynamic poems that celebrate the Black vernacular and engage with the world through the lens of Hip Hop as well as America's vast reserve of racial and gendered epithets—from an award-winning author and poet. fin·na /ˈfinə...
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Author: Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West
Release Date: August 04, 2020
It's not just fake news. Bullshit is everywhere. Now, two science professors give us the tools to dismantle misinformation and think clearly in a data-saturated world.The world is awash in bullshit, and we're drowning in it. Politicians are unconstr...
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Author: Lisa Cron | Narrator: Brittany Pressley
Release Date: June 02, 2020
Following on the heels of Lisa Cron's breakout first book, Wired for Story, this writing guide reveals how to use cognitive storytelling strategies to build a scene-by-scene blueprint for a riveting story. It’s every novelist’s greatest f...
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Author: Elizabeth George | Narrator: Elizabeth George and Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: April 07, 2020
As the author of twenty-four novels, Elizabeth George is one of the most successful--and prolific--novelists today. In Mastering the Process, George offers readers a master class in the art and science of crafting a novel. This is a subject she ...
Author: Adrienne Raphel | Narrator: Adrienne Raphel
Release Date: March 17, 2020
A delightful, erudite, and immersive exploration of the crossword puzzle and its fascinating history by a brilliant young writerAlmost as soon as it appeared, the crossword puzzle had already become indispensable to our lives. Invented practically by...
Author: Dionne Searcey | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: March 10, 2020
When a reporter for The New York Times uproots her family to move to West Africa, she manages her new role as breadwinner while finding women cleverly navigating extraordinary circumstances in a forgotten place for much of the Western world.  &l...
Author: Anne Lamott | Narrator: Susan Bennett
Release Date: September 03, 2019
For a quarter century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities—have been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the simple words of wisdom pass...
Author: Jorjeana Marie | Narrator: Jorjeana Marie
Release Date: August 27, 2019
Improv instructor and writer Jorjeana Marie presents the first book to harness the creative power of improvisation exercises to help both aspiring and seasoned authors defeat writer's block and generate new ideas. Suffering from writer's block a...
Author: Joe Moran | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: August 13, 2019
“Do you want to write clearer, livelier prose? This witty primer will help.” —The New York Times Book ReviewAn exploration of how the most ordinary words can be turned into verbal constellations of extraordinary grace through t...