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Shouting Down the Silence: A Biography of Stanley Elkin

by David C. Dougherty

Shouting Down the Silence presents the first complete biography of Stanley Elkin, a preeminent novelist who consistently won high marks from critics but whose complexities of style seemed destined to elude the...


The Wilkomirski Affair: A Study in Biographical Truth

by Stefan Maechler

This is the definitive report on Fragments, Binjamin Wilkomirski's invented "memoir" of a childhood spent in concentration camps, which created international turmoil.

In 1995 Fragments, a memoir by a Swiss musician...


Must You Go?: My Life with Harold Pinter

by Antonia Fraser

A moving testament to one of the literary world's most celebrated marriages: that of the greatest playwright of our age, Harold Pinter, and the beautiful and famous prize-winning biographer Antonia Fraser.

In...


The Singular Mark Twain: A Biography

by Fred Kaplan

In this magisterial full-scale biography of America’s greatest storyteller and satirist, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist Fred Kaplan refashions our image of Mark Twain and etches a vibrant...


Becoming Ray Bradbury

by Jonathan R. Eller

Becoming Ray Bradbury chronicles the making of an iconic American writer. Jonathan R. Eller measures the impact of the authors, artists, illustrators, and filmmakers who stimulated Ray Bradbury's imagination....


The Fifth Book of Peace

by Maxine Hong Kingston

A long time ago in China, there existed three Books of Peace that proved so threatening to the reigning powers that they had them burned. Many years later Maxine Hong Kingston wrote a Fourth Book of Peace, but...


Compass Points: How I Lived

by Edward Hoagland

In a luminous memoir of a life richly lived, one of America’s finest writers explores the themes that have shaped his life and work: the glories of the natural world, the lure of working for a circus and fighting...


Elizabeth Barrett Browning

by Margaret Forster

This biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, written with reference to Browning correspondence only recently available, argues that the poet was a strong and determined woman largely responsible for her own...


The Undefeated

by George Paloczi-Horvath & Agi Argent

George Paloczi-Horvath was born in 1908 into the feudal nobility of Hungary. Despite his privileged background, he came to realize that his family’s wealth was based on the exploitation of a brutalized peasantry....


Jane Austen - Her Life and Letters - A Family Record

by , William Austen-Leigh

A beautiful biography, thoroughly researched from family records, this biography looks past the success of her books to see the real women. Studying her personal correspondence to friends and family. Many of...


Oral Pleasure: Kosinski as Storyteller

by Jerzy Kosinski & Barbara Tepa Lupack

Oral Pleasure: Kosinski as Storyteller is a collection of interviews, lectures, and transcriptions of media appearances from the legendary literary figure, Jerzy Kosinski. Compiled by his late widow, Kiki, most...


An Education in Happiness: The Lessons of Hesse and Tagore

by Flavia Arzeni & Howard Curtis

Happiness "is neither a privilege of the few, nor a fleeting state of mind: it is hidden behind a door that every person can open once they have found it, at the end of an arduous journey of self-discovery."...


Traplines: Coming Home to Sawtooth Valley

by John Rember

In 1987, John Rember returned home to Sawtooth Valley, where he had been brought up. He returned out of a homing instinct: the same forty acres that had sustained his family’s horses had sustained a vision...


Ralph Ellison

by Arnold Rampersad

Ralph Ellison is justly celebrated for his epochal novel Invisible Man, which won the National Book Award in 1953 and has become a classic of American literature. But Ellison’s strange inability to finish...


Hemingway & Bailey's Bartending Guide to Great American Writers

by Edward Hemingway & Mark Bailey

In this entertaining homage to the golden age of the cocktail, illustrator Edward Hemingway and writer Mark Bailey present the best (and thirstiest) American writers, their favorite cocktails, true stories of...


Elmer Kelton: : Essays and Memories

by Judy Alter & James Ward Lee

Editors Judy Alter and James Ward Lee gathered together a group of Kelton aficionados who had either published or taught or sold his books, or were simply friends. In several meetings, they divided up the main...


King Kong Theory

by Virginie Despentes & Stephánie Benson

King Kong Theory is Despentes' candid account of how she became notorious: reviled and admired in equal measure for her rape-revenge novel turned film, Baise-Moi, she is the poster girl for modern female rebellion....


Howards End is on the Landing: A year of reading from home

by Susan Hill

Early one autumn afternoon in pursuit of an elusive book on her shelves, Susan Hill encountered dozens of others that she had never read, or forgotten she owned, or wanted to read for a second time. The discovery...


Kazantzakis: Politics of the Spirit, Volume 1

by Peter Bien

"No author who lives in Greece," writes Peter Bien, "can avoid politics." This first volume of his major intellectual biography of Nikos Kazantzakis approaches the distinguished--and controversial--writer by...


The Pursuit of Laughter: Essays, Reviews and Diary

by Diana Mitford (Mosley), Deborah Devonshire (Mitford) & Duncan Fallowell

‘Roar with laughter.’ Laura Thompson ‘The dazzling beauty with a poison pen... wit pervades her writings.’ Anne de Courcey, Daily Mail Critics Choice 'When she wielded her elegant stiletto, it was to unmask...