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    Legendary Sports Writers of the Golden Age: Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Shirley Povich, and W. C. Heinz by Lee Congdon    Somersaults: Rovings, Tears & Absurdities - A Memoir from the Fringe of Journalism by J. J. Hespeler-Boultbee    For Love of the Dollar: A Memoir by J. M. Servin    Reporting on Hitler: Rothay Reynolds and the British Press in Nazi Germany by Will Wainewright    Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent by Peter Brune & Neil McDonald    Firing Lines: Three Canadian Women Write the First World War by Debbie Marshall    A Train through Time: A Life, Real and Imagined by Elizabeth Farnsworth    Trashing the Train Set: Days and Awaydays in BBC News, 2004 - 2007 by Chris Moore    Alone atop the Hill: The Autobiography of Alice Dunnigan, Pioneer of the National Black Press by Carol Booker    Thomas Nast, Political Cartoonist: Political Cartoonist by John Vinson    In the Great Green Room: The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown by Amy Gary    Lara: The Untold Love Story and the Inspiration for Doctor Zhivago by Anna Pasternak    Searching for John Hughes: Or Everything I Thought I Needed to Know about Life I Learned from Watching '80s Movies by Jason Diamond    Amado Muro and Me: A Tale of Honesty and Deception by Robert Seltzer    How To Successfully Publish Your Book by Delroy Constantine-Simms    Now I'm Catching On: My Life On and Off the Air by Bob Cole & Stephen Brunt    The Other Side of Reason: A journal on PTSD by David B. Gibson    This Model World: Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art by Anthony Byrt    Journalism's Roving Eye: A History of American Foreign Reporting by John Maxwell Hamilton    A Torch Kept Lit: Great Lives of the Twentieth Century by William F. Buckley    Sayonara Singapura by Parapuram Joseph John    Ed Kennedy's War: V-E Day, Censorship, and the Associated Press by Ed Kennedy    Journalism's Roving Eye: A History of American Foreign Reporting by John Maxwell Hamilton    On the Front Lines of the Cold War: An American Correspondent's Journal from the Chinese Civil War to the Cuban Missile Crisis a by Seymour Topping    Rules for Others to Live By: Comments and Self-Contradictions by Richard Greenberg    The Most Famous Writer Who Ever Lived: A True Story of My Family by Tom Shroder    Pour Me a Life by A. A. Gill    I'm Not One To Gossip, But...: Wicked Whispers, William Hickey and Forty Years of Blarney by John McEntee    Avid Reader: A Life by Robert Gottlieb    Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother by Donald Sturrock    Literary Hasidism: The Life and Works of Michael Levi Rodkinson by Jonatan Meir    Sylvia Porter: America's Original Personal Finance Columnist by Tracy Lucht    The Sword and the Pen: Six decades on the political frontier by Allister Sparks    The Huntress: The Adventures, Escapades, and Triumphs of Alicia Patterson: Aviatrix, Sportswoman, Journalist, Publisher by Alice Arlen & Michael J. Arlen    That's Why I'm a Journalist: Top Canadian Reporters Tell Their Most Unforgettable Stories by Mark Bulgutch    The Accidental Life: An Editor's Notes on Writing and Writers by Terry Mcdonell    Not Pretty Enough: The Unlikely Triumph of Helen Gurley Brown by Gerri Hirshey    Eve of a Hundred Midnights: The Star-Crossed Love Story of Two WWII Correspondents and Their Epic Escape Across the Pacific by Bill Lascher    Right Place, Right Time by Bruce Rainnie    Summary of The Rainbow Comes and Goes: by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt | Includes Analysis by Instaread Summaries    An Honest House: A Memoir, Continued by Cynthia Reyes    American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World's First Celebrity Travel Writer by Cathryn Prince    Polar Bears and Other Scares by Ron Truman    A Curious Mind by Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman | A Review: The Secret to a Bigger Life by Eureka Books    Knock Knock: A Life by Suzanne McNear    Under Cover: Adventures in the Art of Editing by Craig Munro    Hunter S. Thompson: Fear, Loathing, and the Birth of Gonzo by Kevin T. McEneaney    Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Asperger's by Joe Biel    The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son On Life, Love, and Loss by Anderson Cooper & Gloria Vanderbilt    The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire by Laura Claridge

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Sayonara Singapura

Parapuram Joseph John

Sayonara Singapura by Parapuram Joseph JohnI was editor of The Malaya Tribune, a daily newspaper in Singapore, sleepily okaying Page One when 17 Japanese Zero bombers shattered the night. It was December 8, 1941. Having been fed daily stories full of optimism from London, we in Singapore hadn't an inkling that war with Japan was imminent ... I sneaked out when there was a pause in the bombing. Limbs of every description - European, Indian, Chinese, Malay and Eurasian - were everywhere. Parapuram Joseph John - 'John' to all - is given an ultimatum by the Japanese invaders: work for us or face the consequences. He becomes No.2 at the Domei...
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Ed Kennedy's War: V-E Day, Censorship, and the Associated Press

Ed Kennedy

Ed Kennedy's War: V-E Day, Censorship, and the Associated Press by Ed KennedyOn 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 Allies. Army officials allowed a select number of reporters, including Kennedy, to witness this historic moment -- but then instructed the journalists that the story was under military embargo. In a courageous but costly move, Kennedy defied the military embargo and broke the news of the Allied victory. His scoop generated instant controversy. Rival news organizations...
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Journalism's Roving Eye: A History of American Foreign Reporting

John Maxwell Hamilton

Journalism's Roving Eye: A History of American Foreign Reporting by John Maxwell HamiltonWinner of the Goldsmith Prize, the Tankard Book Award, and the American Journalism Historians Association's Book of the Year, John Maxwell Hamilton's Journalism's Roving Eye has quickly become the definitive history of American foreign reporting. This updated edition includes a new preface and updated text that reflects the most current developments in foreign reporting. Beginning with the colonial era, the book focuses on underlying factors -- such as technology and public opinion -- as well as a cavalcade of personalities who bring the narrative to life in arresting detail and make this an...
2016 / 9 / 22
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On the Front Lines of the Cold War: An American Correspondent's Journal from the Chinese Civil War to the Cuban Missile Crisis a

Seymour Topping

On the Front Lines of the Cold War: An American Correspondent's Journal from the Chinese Civil War to the Cuban Missile Crisis a by Seymour ToppingAs a correspondent for the International News Service, the Associated Press, and later for the New York Times, Seymour Topping documented on the ground the tumultuous events during the Chinese Civil War, the French Indochina War, and the American retreat from Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. In this riveting narrative, Topping chronicles his extraordinary experiences covering the East-West struggle in Asia and Eastern Europe from1946 into the 1980s, taking us beyond conventional historical accounts to provide a fresh, first-hand perspective on American triumphs and defeats during the Cold War era.
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Rules for Others to Live By: Comments and Self-Contradictions

Richard Greenberg

Rules for Others to Live By: Comments and Self-Contradictions by Richard GreenbergBetween stressing about his theater friends and reconciling his complicated feel­ings about an inconsistently wonderful New York City, Tony Award
2016 / 9 / 16
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The Most Famous Writer Who Ever Lived: A True Story of My Family

Tom Shroder

The Most Famous Writer Who Ever Lived: A True Story of My Family by Tom ShroderAn award-winning veteran of The Washington Post and The Miami Herald, Tom Shroder has made a career of investigative journalism and human-interest stories, from those of children who claim to have memories of past lives, in his book Old Souls, to that of a former Marine suffering from debilitating PTSD and his doctor pioneering a successful psychedelic drug treat­ment in Acid Test. Shroder
2016 / 9 / 16
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Pour Me a Life

A. A. Gill

Pour Me a Life by A. A. GillSerialized in Esquire, A.A. Gill's Pour Me a Life is a riveting meditation on the author's alcoholism, seen through the lens of the memories that remain, and the transformative moments that saved him from a lifelong addiction and early death.

Pour Me a Life is an unapologet­ically honest, raw, and often har­rowing account of the life of a man who, up until now, we only thought we knew. Here is A.A. Gill at his best. A real-life Bright Lights, Big City.”

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I'm Not One To Gossip, But...: Wicked Whispers, William Hickey and Forty Years of Blarney

John McEntee

I'm Not One To Gossip, But...: Wicked Whispers, William Hickey and Forty Years of Blarney by John McEntee

From an embarrassing encounter with Jim Callaghan (and his impressive member) in the gentlemen's toilet of the Savoy Hotel to the time he was almost throttled by Angela's Ashes author Frank McCourt, John McEntee's career has been nothing if not colourful.

After reporting on the IRA terror campaign while a correspondent for the Irish Press, John soon found his home on London's gossip circuit. With one ear always on the alert for scandalous remarks and titillating tit-bits of conversation, John was launched into a world of endless cocktail parties, book launches and openings, first as the author...

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Avid Reader: A Life

Robert Gottlieb

Avid Reader: A Life by Robert Gottlieb

A spirited and revealing memoir by the most celebrated editor of his time

After editing The Columbia Review, staging plays at Cambridge, and a stint in the greeting-card department of Macy's, Robert Gottlieb stumbled into a job at Simon and Schuster. By the time he left to run Alfred A. Knopf a dozen years later, he was the editor in chief, having discovered and edited Catch-22 and The American Way of Death, among other bestsellers. At Knopf, Gottlieb edited an astonishing list of authors, including Toni Morrison, John Cheever, Doris Lessing, John le Carré, Michael Crichton, Lauren Bacall, Katharine...

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Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

Donald Sturrock

Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother by Donald SturrockFrom the author of The BFG
2016 / 8 / 24
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Literary Hasidism: The Life and Works of Michael Levi Rodkinson

Jonatan Meir

Literary Hasidism: The Life and Works of Michael Levi Rodkinson by Jonatan Meir

Michael Levi Rodkinson (1845-1904) was a journalist, author, and publisher whose literary projects spanned numerous countries and continents. Hero to some and scoundrel to others, Rodkinson was a polemical figure whose beliefs underwent many transformations over the course of his life, most significantly from Hasidism to combative Haskalah to eventually anticipating the neo-Romantic trends of the early twentieth century. Throughout his career, Rodkinson's writing challenged the familiar genres of the literature of Hasidism and the Haskalah, shaping the religious realities of his readers and...

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Sylvia Porter: America's Original Personal Finance Columnist

Tracy Lucht

Sylvia Porter: America's Original Personal Finance Columnist by Tracy LuchtSylvia Porter (1913-1991) was the nation's first personal finance columnist and one of the most admired women of the twentieth century. In Sylvia Porter: America's Original Personal Finance Columnist, Lucht traces Porter's professional trajectory, identifying her career strategies and exploring the role of gender in her creation of a once-unique, now-ubiquitous form of journalism. A pioneer for both male and female journalists, Porter established a genre of newspaper writing that would last into the twenty-first century while carving a space for women in what had been an almost exclusively male...
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The Sword and the Pen: Six decades on the political frontier

Allister Sparks

The Sword and the Pen: Six decades on the political frontier by Allister Sparks

Allister Sparks joined his first newspaper at age 17 and was pitched headlong into the vortex of South Africa's stormy politi. His autobiography, The Sword and the Pen: Six decades on the political frontier, is the story of how as a journalist he watched and chronicled and participated in his country's unfolding drama for over half a century, covering events from the premiership of DF Malan to the presidency of Jacob Zuma, and witnessing at close range the rise and fall of apartheid and the rise and crisis of the new South Africa.

In trenchant prose, Sparks has written a remarkable account of...

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The Huntress: The Adventures, Escapades, and Triumphs of Alicia Patterson: Aviatrix, Sportswoman, Journalist, Publisher

Alice Arlen & Michael J. Arlen

The Huntress: The Adventures, Escapades, and Triumphs of Alicia Patterson: Aviatrix, Sportswoman, Journalist, Publisher by Alice Arlen & Michael J. ArlenThe fascinating biography of the maverick newspaperwoman and intrepid adventurer, which follows her exceptional exploits through the first half of the twentieth century, from her troublemaking days as the middle child of complicated parents to her successes as publisher of the Pulitzer Prize
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That's Why I'm a Journalist: Top Canadian Reporters Tell Their Most Unforgettable Stories

Mark Bulgutch

That's Why I'm a Journalist: Top Canadian Reporters Tell Their Most Unforgettable Stories by Mark Bulgutch

News stories are like collective memories, encapsulating the most iconic moments in recent history around the world. But to those who work in journalism, up-close involvement with these stories can also be life-changing. In That

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The Accidental Life: An Editor's Notes on Writing and Writers

Terry Mcdonell

The Accidental Life: An Editor's Notes on Writing and Writers by Terry McdonellA celebration of the writing and editing life, as well as a look behind the scenes at some of the most influential magazines in America (and the writers who made them what they are).

You might not know Terry McDonell, but you certainly know his work. Among the magazines he has top-edited: Outside, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and Sports Illustrated. In this revealing memoir, McDonell talks about what really happens when editors and writers work with deadlines ticking (or drinks on the bar). His stories about the people and personalities he

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Not Pretty Enough: The Unlikely Triumph of Helen Gurley Brown

Gerri Hirshey

Not Pretty Enough: The Unlikely Triumph of Helen Gurley Brown by Gerri Hirshey

A bold and deeply researched biography of a complicated cultural icon

When Helen Gurley Brown published Sex and the Single Girl in 1962, it sold more than two million copies in just three weeks, presaging the self-help boom and helping to usher in the unapologetic self-affirmation of second wave feminism. Brown declared that it was okay, even imperative, to enjoy sex outside of marriage; that equal rights for women should extend to the bedroom; that meaningful work outside the home was essential for a woman's security and self-esteem. The book catapulted Brown into national renown, cementing her...

2016 / 6 / 24
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Eve of a Hundred Midnights: The Star-Crossed Love Story of Two WWII Correspondents and Their Epic Escape Across the Pacific

Bill Lascher

Eve of a Hundred Midnights: The Star-Crossed Love Story of Two WWII Correspondents and Their Epic Escape Across the Pacific by Bill Lascher

The unforgettable true story of two married journalists on an island-hopping run for their lives across the Pacific after the Fall of Manila during World War II

2016 / 6 / 7
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Right Place, Right Time

Bruce Rainnie

Right Place, Right Time by Bruce RainnieWith over 25 years of broadcasting experience, Bruce Rainnie has collected stories from every arena He has worked intimately with PEI's legendary broadcaster "Boomer" Gallant as well as many other well known characters from across the country. Bruce did the first TV interview with Sidney Crosby back in 1996 and has remained in contact with him ever since. He also worked closely with Olympic Gold Medalist, Heather Moyse. The book will include these anecdotes and stories from his work as a news and sports broadcaster.
2016 / 5 / 30
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Summary of The Rainbow Comes and Goes: by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt | Includes Analysis

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt is the result of a year of email exchanges between a son and his mother. They explore themes of life, love, and loss. When Vanderbilt was nearing her ninety-first birthday, she was hospitalized with a respiratory infection. This led Cooper to consider her mortality and to wonder if he and his mother knew one another as well as they could. After the untimely death of his father when Cooper was 10 years old and the suicide...

2016 / 5 / 26
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