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The World Is Not Enough

by Oliver Buckton & Jeremy Black

The definitive history of the flamboyant life of Ian Fleming and his most famous creation, James Bond.

This new biography of Ian Fleming presents a fresh and illuminating portrayal of the iconic creator of James...


Shakespeare's Gardens

by Jackie Bennett & Andrew Lawson

Shakespeare's Gardens is a highly illustrated, informative book about the gardens that William Shakespeare knew as a boy and tended as a man, published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's...


Memoirs of Casanova Volume VIII

by Giacomo Casanova & Mint Editions

Memoirs of Casanova (1792) is the autobiography of Italian adventure and socialite Giacomo Casanova. Written at the end of his life, the Memoirs capture the experiences of one of Europe’s most notorious figures,...


October Child

by Linda Boström Knausgård & Saskia Vogel

• The book everyone has been waiting for! Linda Bostrom Knausgaard finally opens up about her struggle with mental illness and her marriage to Karl Ove Knausgaard. • In a piece entitled “At War – Why...


Paul Verlaine

by Stefan Zweig

The works of great artists are silent books of eternal truths. And thus it is indelibly written in the face of Balzac, as Rodin has graven it, that the beauty of the creative gesture is wild, unwilling and painful....


Anne’s Cradle

by Eri Muraoka & Cathy Hirano

The bestselling biography of renowned Japanese translator of Anne of Green Gables is available in English for the first time.The name Hanako Muraoka is revered in Japan. Her Japanese translation of L. M. Montgomery’s...


Autobiography of Mark Twain

by Mark Twain & Mint Editions

Autobiography of Mark Twain (1907) is a collection of autobiographical writings by American humorist Mark Twain. Dictated toward the end of his life, the Autobiography of Mark Twain is a series of brief reflections...


Biography of an American Bondman by His Daughter

by Josephine Brown & Mint Editions

Josephine Brown presents a detailed biography of her father, William Wells Brown, who was born on a plantation but escaped to become a successful abolitionist. Biography of an American Bondman by His Daughter...


Narrative of William W. Brown

by William Wells Brown & Mint Editions

Originally published in 1847, William W. Brown offers a first-person narrative that details his enslavement and the daring escape that ultimately led to his freedom. It’s a captivating tale and testament to...


Homage to Catalonia

by George Orwell

Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism as I understand it'. Thus wrote Orwell following his experiences...


The Journal of Sir Walter Scott

by Sir Walter Scott & Mint Editions

Originally published in 1890, The Journal of Sir Walter Scott spans seven eventful years of the author?s life where he attempts to reclaim his good standing. It?s a revealing look at the highs and lows of one...


Mark Twain And The South

by Arthur G. Pettit

The South was many things to Mark Twain: boyhood home, testing ground for manhood, and the principal source of creative inspiration. Although he left the South while a young man, seldom to return, it remained...


Memoirs of Casanova Volume VI

by Giacomo Casanova & Mint Editions

Memoirs of Casanova (1792) is the autobiography of Italian adventure and socialite Giacomo Casanova. Written at the end of his life, the Memoirs capture the experiences of one of Europe?s most notorious figures,...


The Man Who Brought Brodsky into English

by Cynthia L. Haven

Brodsky?s poetic career in the West was launched when Joseph Brodsky: Selected Poems was published in 1973. Its translator was a scholar and war hero, George L. Kline. This is the story of that friendship and...


The Man Who Brought Brodsky into English

by Cynthia L. Haven

Brodsky’s poetic career in the West was launched when Joseph Brodsky: Selected Poems was published in 1973. Its translator was a scholar and war hero, George L. Kline. This is the story of that friendship...


The Field House

by Robin Clifford Wood

Born of illustrious New England stock, Rachel Field was a National Book Award?winning novelist, a Newbery Medal?winning children?s writer, a poet, playwright, and rising Hollywood success in the early twentieth...


A Victorian Curate

by David Yeandle

Greatly to be welcomed. This meticulously researched and richly documented account provides fresh insights into theological controversy and social prejudice and should be read by all serious students of the...


Memoirs of Casanova Volume XII

by Giacomo Casanova & Mint Editions

Memoirs of Casanova (1792) is the autobiography of Italian adventure and socialite Giacomo Casanova. Written at the end of his life, the Memoirs capture the experiences of one of Europe?s most notorious figures,...


Memoirs of Casanova Volume I

by Giacomo Casanova & Mint Editions

Memoirs of Casanova (1792) is the autobiography of Italian adventure and socialite Giacomo Casanova. Written at the end of his life, the Memoirs capture the experiences of one of Europe’s most notorious figures,...


The Life and Zen Haiku Poetry of Santoka Taneda

by Oyama Sumita & William Scott Wilson

The fascinating and quirky biography of a disheveled poet, skillfully interwoven with his original works.

Zen monk Santoka Taneda (1882?1940) is one of Japan's most beloved modern poets, famous for his "free-verse"...