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Becoming Duchess Goldblatt
  • Author : Anonymous,Duchess Goldblatt
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 2020

Part memoir and part joyful romp through the fields of imagination, the story behind a beloved pseudonymous Twitter personality reveals how a writer deep in grief rebuilt a life worth living.

Becoming Duchess Goldblatt
  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2020-07-07

One of the New York Times’ 20 Books to Read in 2020 “A tonic . . . Splendid . . . A respite . . . A summer cocktail of a book.”—Washington Post “Unforgettable . . . Behind her brilliantly witty and uplifting message is a remarkable vulnerability and candor that reminds us that we are not alone in our struggles—and that

Ye Olde Cat Memes
  • Author : Eulalie Osgood Grover
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 2019

A humorous gift book featuring the original pre-internet cat memes

Anne Sexton
  • Author : Anne Sexton
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05

A revealing collection of letters from Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Anne Sexton While confessional poet Anne Sexton included details of her life and battle with mental illness in her published work, her letters to family, friends, and fellow poets provide an even more intimate glimpse into her private world. Selected

A Passionate Apprentice
  • Author : Virginia Woolf
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2018-07-19

A Passionate Apprentice comprises the first years of Virginia Woolf's Journal - from 1879 to 1909. Beginning in early January, when Woolf was almost fifteen, the pages open at a time when she was slowly recovering from a period of madness following her mother's death in May 1895. Between this January and the

Calling Dr  Laura
  • Author : Nicole J. Georges
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2013

After discovering that who she thought was her father was indeed not, Portland-based "zinester" Nicole Georges embarks upon a journey of identity.

She Memes Well
  • Author : Quinta Brunson
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release Date : 2021

From comedian Quinta Brunson comes a deeply personal and funny collection of essays featuring anecdotes about trying to make it when you're broke, overcoming self-doubt and depression, and how she's used humor to navigate her career in unusual directions. Quinta Brunson is a master of viral Internet content: without any

J R R  Tolkien
  • Author : Tom Shippey
  • Publisher : HMH
  • Release Date : 2014-02-21

The definitive Tolkien companion—an indispensable guide to The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and more, from the author of The Road to Middle-earth. This “highly erudite celebration and exploration of Tolkien’s works [is] enormous fun,” declared the Houston Chronicle, and Tom Shippey, a prominent medievalist and scholar

What s Up  Beanie
  • Author : Alina Tysoe
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2021-08-03

A collection of 160 comics from the hugely popular What’s Up, Beanie?, all adorable, humorously frank, completely wholesome, and acutely relatable Hilariously eccentric and self-aware, Alina Tysoe, the pink-haired illustrator behind the wildly popular What's Up, Beanie?, captures relatable topics like family, the awkward pains of social anxiety, sweet moments

La Finca
  • Author : Corky Parker
  • Publisher : Trinity University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-01-26

At age forty, Parker surrendered to her Swept Away meets Swiss Family Robinson fantasy of running an inn far from her home in the Pacific Northwest. For the next twenty-plus years Parker ran La Finca Caribe, an eco-lodge in Vieques, Puerto Rico. What started as a rough-and-tumble dream grew into

The Apprentice
  • Author : Jacques Pépin
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2004

The popular television cooking show host traces his rise from an intimidated thirteen-year-old apprentice to a famous chef, recounting his work under prestigious teachers, his journey to America, and his experiences with contemporaries.

A Literate Passion
  • Author : Anaïs Nin
  • Publisher : HMH
  • Release Date : 1989-04-22

A “lyrical, impassioned” document of the intimate relationship between the two authors that was first disclosed in Henry and June (Booklist). This exchange of letters between the two controversial writers—Anaïs Nin, renowned for her candid and personal diaries, and Henry Miller, author of Tropic of Cancer—paints a

Going to Bend
  • Author : Diane Hammond
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2004-01-20

In the small coastal town of Hubbard, Oregon, your man may let you down, your boss may let you down, life may let you down . . . but your best friend never will. Welcome to Hubbard, where Petie Coolbaugh and Rose Bundy have been best friends since childhood. Now in their early

Tolkien and the Great War
  • Author : John Garth
  • Publisher : HMH
  • Release Date : 2013-06-11

How the First World War influenced the author of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy: “Very much the best book about J.R.R. Tolkien that has yet been written.” —A. N. Wilson As Europe plunged into World War I, J. R. R. Tolkien was a student at Oxford and

E  M  Forster
  • Author : P. N. Furbank
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2008-05

Edward Morgan Forster died in 1970 at the age of 91, having achieved a world-wide reputation as an outstanding writer. Though best-known for his novels - Howard's End and A Passage to India are arguably the finest - he was also a brilliant critic and essayist and the author of some remarkable