Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Nan A. Talese




The Phoenix

The Phoenix

The year is 1947, ten years after the famous zeppelin Hindenburg burst spectacularly into flames while landing in Lakehurst, New Jersey. The cause of the disaster is still a mystery. The airship was...

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No Place For Heroes

No Place For Heroes

From one of the most accomplished writers to emerge from Latin America, No Place for Heroes is a darkly comic novel about a mother and son who return to Buenos Aires in search of her former lover, whom she met during Argentina’s...

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Marilyn & Me

Marilyn & Me

An intimate memoir recalling a young photographer's relationship with Marilyn Monroe just months before her death, with extraordinary photographs, some of which have never been published."With the precision...

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Dancing with the Enemy

Dancing with the Enemy

The gripping story of the author’s aunt, a Jewish dance instructor who was betrayed to the Nazis by the two men she loved, yet managed to survive WWII by teaching dance lessons to...

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Dangerous Muse

Dangerous Muse

Caroline Blackwood was born into the Guinness family in 1931, the daughter of the Fourth Marquess and Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava. Brought up on the ancestral estate in Northern Ireland, Blackwood moved easily among the Anglo-Irish aristocracy,...

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Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

A brief yet definitive new biography of one of film's greatest legends: perfect for readers who want to know more about the iconic star but who don't want to commit to a...

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The Songs of the Kings

The Songs of the Kings

“Troy meant one thing only to the men gathered here, as it did to their commanders. Troy was a dream of wealth; and if the wind continued the dream would crumble.”As the harsh...

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Sydney and Violet

Sydney and Violet

A long overdue biography of the power couple that nurtured and influenced the literary world of early twentieth-century England "I write primarily to pay homage to a beloved friend, but also...

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David Hockney

David Hockney

In this fascinating and entertaining second volume, Christopher Simon Sykes explores the life and work of Britain's most popular living artist. David Hockney...

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Decompression

Decompression

A psychological thriller in the tradition of Patricia Highsmith about two couples caught in a web of conflicting passions while deep-sea diving off the beautiful Canary IslandsIn...

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The Tyrant's Novel

The Tyrant's Novel

Thomas Keneally’s literary achievements have been inspired by some of history’s most intriguing events and characters, but in a rare reversal of time his brilliantly imagined new novel takes us into...

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J.M.W. Turner

J.M.W. Turner

In this second volume in the Ackroyd’s Brief Lives series, bestselling author Peter Ackroyd brings us a man of humble beginnings, crude manners, and prodigious talents, the nineteenth-century painter J....

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South of Broad

South of Broad

The publishing event of the season: The one and only Pat Conroy returns, with a big, sprawling novel that is at once a love letter to Charleston and to lifelong friendship.Against...

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House Arrest

House Arrest

In superbly crafted prose, Mary Morris captures the drama—and danger—in the everyday and on the road.  In her novels, short stories, and travel memoirs, including the acclaimed Nothing...

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Memories of a Marriage

Memories of a Marriage

From the author of Wartime Lies and About Schmidt, an irresistibly entertaining novel about a man struggling to understand his friends' seemingly charmed...

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Remember Me When I'm Gone

Remember Me When I'm Gone

“Show me Heaven! I have seen hell.” —Patricia NealLarry King, world-famous radio and television personality, has asked the talented, the beautiful,...

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The Road from the Past

The Road from the Past

The Road from the Past is a unique new way of looking at France, looking at history, and looking at travel.  In it, Ina Caro takes us on an unforgettable tour of France,...

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Searching for Schindler

Searching for Schindler

This is the captivating story behind Schindler’s List, the Booker Prize–winning book and the Academy Award–winning Spielberg film. Keneally tells the tale of the unlikely encounter...

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Do You Speak American?

Do You Speak American?

Is American English in decline? Are regional dialects dying out? Is there a difference between men and women in how they adapt to linguistic variations?These questions, and more, about our language catapulted Robert MacNeil and William Cran—the authors (with Robert McCrum) of the language classic The Story of English—across the country in...

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Poe

Poe

Gothic, mysterious, theatrical, fatally flawed, and dazzling, the life of Edgar Allan Poe, one of America’s greatest and most versatile writers, is the ideal subject...

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Good Bones and Simple Murders

Good Bones and Simple Murders

In this collection of short works that defy easy  categorization, Margaret Atwood displays, in  condensed and crystallized form, the trademark wit and  viruosity of her...

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My Losing Season

My Losing Season

PAT CONROYAMERICA’S MOST BELOVED STORYTELLERIS BACK!“I was born to be a point guard, but not a very good one. . . .There was a time in...

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Wrecking Yard

Wrecking Yard

A collection of short stories which illuminate, with imagery and humour, the darkest corners of the American soul. The author attempts to capture the personalities...

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My Reading Life

My Reading Life

Bestselling author Pat Conroy acknowledges the books that have shaped him and celebrates the profound effect reading has had on his life. Pat Conroy, the beloved American storyteller, is a...

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