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Merchant of Words

by Terry Fred Horowitz

During World War II, Robert St. John of NBC, broadcast from London opposite CBS's Edward R. Murrow. Afterward, St. John would become a noted writer and commentator on world affairs, as well as a prominent and...


Muckrakers

by Edd Applegate

During the 1800s, the United States progressed at a remarkable rate. Commerce gave rise to regional specialization and contributed to the growth of cities. By 1860 the nation had prospered to the extent that...


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by Tom Maschler

Tom Maschler launched the careers of Thomas Pynchon, Joseph Heller, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Julian Barnes, Martin Amis, Ian McEwan and Bruce Chatwin -- among others. His name now almost synonymous with the Cape...


Black Box

by Shiori Ito & Allison Markin Powell

  • Shiori Ito’s case was covered extensively by both Japanese and international media outlets such as the New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, BBC, among others, and was the subject of a 2018 BBC...


Coming Full Circle

by Wanda Lloyd

“Inspiring reading for aspiring journalists and students of civil rights.” — Kirkus Reviews Wanda Smalls Lloyd’s Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism—with a foreword by best-selling author...


My Country 'Tis of Thee

by David Harris

David Harris is a reporter, a clear-eyed idealist, an American dissident, and, as these selected pieces reveal, a writer of great character and empathy. Harris gained national recognition as an undergraduate...


Embedded

by Ted Glenn

A first-hand chronicle of Wolseley’s expedition to end Riel’s Red River Rebellion by a remarkable trio embedded on the mission.

In the spring of 1870, two reporters set off from Toronto to cover one of the...


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...


No Place for a Woman

by Antony Berger

As a young woman, the late Ella Manuel left the busy shipping community of Lewisporte, Newfoundland, for the wider world in the 1920s, but eventually returned to the island, as a single mother, to settle in...


Saltwater Chronicles

by Lesley Choyce

This book celebrates the ordinary: the everyday disasters and discoveries that shape a life. In this, his one hundredth book, Lesley Choyce takes readers along as he writes about nearly everything under the...


Best Seat in the House

by Jim Bruton, Mark Rosen & Don Shelby

Mark Rosen was hired by WCCO television at the age of 17 and has been a part of the ’CCO team for more than four decades. During that time he has become one of the most popular and respected sports media celebrities...


Behind the Magic Curtain

by T. K. Thorne

Behind the Magic Curtain: Secrets, Spies, and Unsung White Allies of Birmingham’s Civil Rights Days is a remarkable look at a historic city enmeshed in racial tensions, revealing untold or forgotten stories...


Endpapers

by Alexander Wolff

A sweeping portrait of the turmoil of the twentieth century and the legacy of immigration, as seen through the German-American family of the celebrated book publisher Kurt Wolff

A literary gem researched over...


A Nervous Man Shouldn't Be Here in the First Place

by Amy Paige Condon

"This is not a simple life, my friend, and there are no simple answers."

The late editor of the late Miami News, Bill Baggs, stamped these words on plain white postcards and sent them to readers who sent him...


Beyond The Lines: An Autobiography

by Kuldip Nayar

A veteran journalist and former member of Parliament, Kuldip Nayar is India’s most well known and widely syndicated journalist. He was born in Sialkot in 1923 and educated at Lahore University before migrating...


Blood Brothers

by M.J. Akbar

Blood Brothers is M.J. Akbar's amazing story of three generations of a Muslim family - based on his own - and how they deal with the fluctuating contours of Hindu-Muslim relations. Telinipara, a small jute mill...


When the River Ice Flows, I Will Come Home

by Elisa Brodinsky Miller

Shortly after her father?s death, Elisa Brodinsky Miller uncovered a cache of letters among his belongings. Written in Russian and Yiddish, with datelines in Tsarist and early Soviet Russia, the letters detail...


Not So Wild a Dream

by Eric Sevareid

"For anyone even remotely interested in American literature and journalism, Not So Wild a Dream is a must-read, and a joy."? Dan Rather

In this captivating first-person account, Eric Sevareid describes in thrilling...


Truths and Lies in the Middle East

by Eric Rouleau, Martin Makinson & Alain Gresh

Eric Rouleau was one of the most celebrated journalists of his generation, a status he owed to his extraordinary career, which began when Hubert Beuve-Méry, director of Le Monde, charged him with covering the...


Assignment Russia

by Marvin Kalb

A personal journey through some of the darkest moments of the cold war and the early days of television news

Marvin Kalb, the award-winning journalist who has written extensively about the world he reported on...