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Dancing on Thin Ice

Travails of a Russian Dissenter

by Arkady Polishchuk

<p>In this memoir, replete with Jewish humor and sardonic Russian irony, exiled Russian journalist and human rights advocate Arkady Polishchuk (b. 1930) colorfully narrates his evolution as a dissenter and his work on behalf of persecuted ...

ISBN: 9780998777047

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Danger Close

by Michael Yon

<p><em>Danger Close</em> is the childhood story of war correspondent Michael Yon.  </p> <p>Spanning Yon’s formative years, from the devastation he felt at the loss of his mother at age seven to becoming a Green Beret at 19, <em>Danger ...

ISBN: 9781533767271

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David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview Expanded with New Introduction

and Other Conversations

by David Foster Wallace

<p><strong>An expanded edition featuring new interviews and an introduction by the editor, a <em>New York Times</em> journalist and friend of the author</strong></p> <p>A unique selection of the best interviews given by David Foster Wallace, ...

ISBN: 9781612197425

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Deep South Dispatch

Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist

by John N. Herbers

<p>Former <em>New York Times</em> correspondent John N. Herbers (1923-2017), who covered the civil rights movement for more than a decade, has produced <em>Deep South Dispatch: Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist</em>, a compelling story of ...

ISBN: 9781496816757

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Diary of a Scaredy Cat

Wordsworth Writers' Guides, #1

by Diane Wordsworth

<p><em><strong>Diary of a Scaredy Cat: a year in the life of a frightened writer</strong></em></p> <p>Diane Wordsworth was struggling to get back into the swing of being a full-time freelance writer. She'd done it very well in the past, thank ...

ISBN: 9781386563563

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Dispatches from the Pacific

The World War II Reporting of Robert L. Sherrod

by Ray E. Boomhower

<p>In the fall of 1943, armed with only his notebooks and pencils, Time and Life correspondent Robert L. Sherrod leapt from the safety of a landing craft and waded through neck-deep water and a hail of bullets to reach the shores of the Tarawa ...

ISBN: 9780253029935

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Divorced Dad: Kids are Forever, Wives are Not

by L.J. Burke

<p data-version='1.1'>Entering the battlefield of divorce? Learn the do's and don'ts to achieve what's best for you and your kids.</p><p/><p><strong>"Divorced Dad is a great book to help you through the phases of divorce." (Honoree Corder, ...

ISBN: 9781533734402

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Dressed Up for a Riot

Misadventures in Putin's Moscow

by Michael Idov

<p><strong>A memoir of revolution, reaction, and Russian men’s fashion</strong></p> <p>In this crackling memoir, the journalist and novelist Michael Idov recounts the tempestuous years he spent living alongside—and closely observing—the media ...

ISBN: 9780374715922

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Ed Kennedy's War

V-E Day, Censorship, and the Associated Press

by Ezra J. Warner Jr.

<p>When Generals in Gray was published in 1959, scholars and critics immediately hailed it as one of the few indispensable books on the American Civil War. Historian Stanley Horn, for example, wrote, &quot;It is difficult for a reviewer to ...

ISBN: 9780807151679

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Ed Kennedy's War: V-E Day, Censorship, and the Associated Press

by Kennedy, Ed

<P>On May 7, 1945, Associated Press reporter Ed Kennedy became the most famous -- or infamous -- American correspondent of World War II. On that day in France, General Alfred Jodl signed the official documents as Germans surrendered to the ...

ISBN: 9780807145265

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Ellen Browning Scripps

New Money and American Philanthropy

by Molly McClain

<p>Molly McClain tells the remarkable story of Ellen Browning Scripps (1836–1932), an American newspaperwoman, feminist, suffragist, abolitionist, and social reformer who used her fortune to support women’s education, the labor movement, and ...

ISBN: 9781496201126

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ENLIGHTENED DARKNESS

by Kuany Kiir Kuany

<p>Enlightened darkness is the story of Joseph, a young child born in the South Sudan during its bloodiest </p> <p>conflicts. A refugee from birth onwards, Joseph, and his family, narrowly escape death time and time </p> <p>again. Their story, 

ISBN: 9780987614131

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Ernest Hemingway: The Last Interview

and Other Conversations

by Ernest Hemingway

<p><strong>An extraordinary collection of pugnacious, charming, and revealing interviews with the Nobel Prize-winning author who defined and transformed American literature.</strong></p> <p>Hemingway was not only known for his understated ...

ISBN: 9781612195230

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Everyone Leaves Behind a Name: True Stories

by Michael Brick

<p>Michael Brick is one of those writers who never leaves your side, and what pleasurable company he provides.</p><p>In reading this collection of his newspaper and magazine stories from Brooklyn, Houston, and beyond, picture the man. Tall, and ...

ISBN: 9780996490160

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Everyone Needs an Editor (Some of Us More Than Others)

A Memoir

by Larry McCoy

<p>Rude, raucous and often funny in a newsroom, Larry McCoy has stuck to that winning combination in this memoir covering his life from an inexperienced writer at UPI to news director at CBS Radio to a retired journalist who is as appalled as ...

ISBN: 9781611393453

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Faith and Air

The Miracle List

by Scott Mason

<p><strong>A longtime journalist grounded in facts confronts stories that ask for faith.</strong></p> <p>Throughout his thirty years on the air, television reporter Scott Mason has interviewed countless people who unexpectedly offered up ...

ISBN: 9781611532241

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Falling for London

A Cautionary Tale

by Sean Mallen

<ul> <li>A memoir of a journalist uprooting his family and trying to adjust to life in London, a crumbling apartment, and his dream job becoming his family's nightmare</li> <li>Unique and humorous look at the &quot;glamorous&quot; life of ...

ISBN: 9781459741966

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Farber on Film: The Complete Film Writings of Manny Faber

A Library of America Special Publication

by Manny Farber

<p>Manny Farber (1917–2008) was a unique figure among American movie critics. Champion of what he called &quot;termite art&quot; (focused, often eccentric virtuosity as opposed to &quot;white elephant&quot; monumentality), master of a ...

ISBN: 9781598534702

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For Love of the Dollar

A Memoir

by J.M. Servin

<div><i>For Love of the Dollar</i> is a young writer’s tale of ambitions undermined by economic forces, racial divides and artistic hubris. Hilarious, irreverent, even cynical, Servín worked in kitchens, gas stations, golf courses, and finally, ...

ISBN: 9781944700393

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For the Love of a Cat

A Publisher`s Story

by David St John Thomas

<p>This is a book for everyone who really cares about cats. Vividly written, sometimes serious, sometimes light-hearted, it is bound to be found uplifting by anyone who has ever fallen for a cat, however much against their better judgement. ...

ISBN: 9781775590125

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