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What Is the Grass: Walt Whitman in My Life

Mark Doty · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Effortlessly blending biography, criticism, and memoir, National Book Award-winning poet and best- selling memoirist Mark Doty explores his personal quest for Walt Whitman.Mark Doty has always felt haunted by Walt Whitman's bold, new American voice, and by his equally radical claims...
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The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Illustrated

Gertrude Stein · PENGUIN PR
Format: Hardcover

Considered one of the richest and most irreverent biographies in history, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas was written by Gertrude Stein in the style and voice of her life partner, Alice B. Toklas. Published in 1933 and narrated by Alice, this autobiography begins with her initial move...
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You're Doing Great!: And Other Reasons to Stay Alive

Tom Papa · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Tom Papa is a little worried about you. You seem stressed, overworked and, frankly, a little mixed up. Everyone is fighting an overwhelming feeling that things are getting worse, that we should be doing more, that we're not good enough. Well, life isn't perfect. There have always...
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The Perfect Alibi: A Novel

Phillip Margolin · Minotaur Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The "master of heart-pounding suspense" -- New York Times bestseller Phillip Margolin -- returns with a new legal thriller starring Robin Lockwood. A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted with the help of undisputable DNA evidence, the athlete...
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The Self-Help Compulsion: Searching for Advice in Modern Literature

Beth Blum · Columbia University Press
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

Samuel Beckett as a guru for business executives? James Joyce as a guide to living a good life? The notion of notoriously experimental authors sharing a shelf with self-help books might seem far-fetched, yet a hidden history of rivalry, influence, and imitation links these two worlds. In The Self-Help...
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The King's Beast: A Mystery of the American Revolution

Eliot Pattison · Counterpoint
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

When Duncan McCallum is asked by Benjamin Franklin to retrieve an astonishing cache of fossils from the Kentucky wilderness, his excitement as a naturalist blinds him to his treacherous path. But as murderers stalk him Duncan discovers that the fossils of this American incognitum are not nearly...
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One Fatal Flaw: A Daniel Pitt Novel

Anne Perry · Ballantine Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

When a desperate woman comes to Daniel Pitt seeking a lawyer for her boyfriend, Rob Adwell, Daniel is convinced of the young man's innocence. Adwell has been accused of murder and of setting a fire to conceal the body, but Daniel is sure that science can absolve him - and Miriam fford...
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Camino Winds - Limited Edition

John Grisham · Doubleday
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

John Grisham, #1 bestselling author and master of the legal thriller, sweeps you away to paradise for a little sun, sand, mystery, and mayhem. With Camino Winds, America's favorite storyteller offers the perfect escape. Just as Bruce Cable's Bay Books is preparing for the return...
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