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Nan A. Talese




Saul Steinberg

Saul Steinberg

From National Book Award winner Deirdre Bair, the definitive biography of Saul Steinberg, one of The New Yorker's most iconic artists. The issue date was March 29, 1976. The...

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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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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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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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The Jazz Palace

The Jazz Palace

Acclaimed author Mary Morris returns to her Chicago roots in this sweeping novel that brilliantly captures the dynamic atmosphere and the dazzling music of the Jazz Age.      In...

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The Ruby in Her Navel

The Ruby in Her Navel

Set in the Middle Ages during the brief yet glittering rule of the Norman kings, The Ruby in Her Navel is a tale in which the conflicts of the past portend the present....

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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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Of Tigers and Men

Of Tigers and Men

We have entered the age of extinction. Soon many of the animal kingdom’s most extraordinary creatures will no longer roman free, hunted and hounded out of existence—including...

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The Death of Santini

The Death of Santini

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.Pat...

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The Bedside Book of Beasts

The Bedside Book of Beasts

In a wonderfully diverse selection of writings and gorgeous illustrations, this stunning companion to The Bedside Book of Birds explores the relationship between predators and their prey.The...

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The Anatomy Lesson

The Anatomy Lesson

Set in one day in 1632, The Anatomy Lesson is a stunning portrayal of Golden Age Amsterdam and a brilliantly imagined back-story to Rembrandt's first great...

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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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A Mother's Love

A Mother's Love

Sometimes a writer so perfectly captures the reality of our lives that we are given a new way of seeing ourselves.  Mary Morris has accomplished this in A Mother’s Love,...

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Great Political Wit

Great Political Wit

Famous for his delectably dry humor, Senator Bob Dole brings us the ultimate bipartisan book: some of his favorite witticisms, hilarious remarks, and wry observations of the great political figures of this century.Bob Dole's political...

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David Hockney

David Hockney

Drawing on exclusive and unprecedented access to David Hockney’s extensive archives, notebooks, and paintings, interviews with family, friends, and on Hockney himself, Christopher Simon Sykes provides a colorful and intimate portrait of one of the most influential...

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The Children Act

The Children Act

Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge who presides over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude, and sensitivity. But her...

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Madeleine's War

Madeleine's War

A compulsively readable blend of romance and drama based on actual events in Britain and France leading up to D-Day in 1944      Matthew...

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The Pat Conroy Cookbook

The Pat Conroy Cookbook

America’s favorite storyteller, Pat Conroy, is back with a unique cookbook that only he could conceive. Delighting us with tales of his passion for cooking and good food and the people, places, and great meals he...

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The Bedside Book of Birds

The Bedside Book of Birds

In this stunning assemblage of words and images, novelist and avid birdwatcher Graeme Gibson has crafted an extraordinary tribute to the venerable relationship between humans and birds.Birds have ever been the symbols of...

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Shameless Exploitation in Pursuit of the Common Good

Shameless Exploitation in Pursuit of the Common Good

“There are three rules for running a business; fortunately, we don’t know any of them.”In 1978, Paul Newman and A. E. Hotchner...

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Milton in America

Milton in America

When Peter Ackroyd, one of Britain's undisputed literary masters, writes a new novel, it is a literary event. With his last novel, The Trial of Elizabeth Cree, "as gripping and ingenious a murder mystery as you...

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Looking for My Country

Looking for My Country

Renowned journalist and author of the international bestseller Wordstruck, Robert MacNeil reflects on a life lived between nations, and why he finally decided to call himself an American.Growing up in Halifax during World War II, it seemed...

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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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Encyclopedia of the Exquisite

Encyclopedia of the Exquisite

Encyclopedia of the Exquisite is a lifestyle guide for the Francophile and the Anglomaniac, the gourmet and the style maven, the armchair traveler and the art lover. It’s an homage to the esoteric world of glamour...

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