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    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    The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World's Most Notorious Atheist by Larry Alex Taunton    All Tomorrow's Parties: A Memoir by Rob Spillman    Half-Jew by Susan Jacoby    Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting by Lesley Stahl    My Journey Through War and Peace:Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker: Explorations of a Young Filmm by Melissa Burch    Take a Stand: Thirty Years of Lessons from Rebels by Jorge Ramos    The Road Through War: Anarchy and Rebellion in the Central African Republic by Anjan Sundaram    On the Other Side of Love: A woman's unconventional journey towards wisdom by Muriel Maufroy    Worlds Ago: A Memoir of My Journeying Years by Walter Laqueur    Bullets and Bylines: From the Frontlines of Kabul, Delhi, Damascus and Beyond by Shyam Bhatia    87 and Still Wandering About by Reg Green    Daisies Don't Lie: Misadventures in Journalism: The Making of a Feminist by Nancy Louise Lewis    Writing the War: Chronicles of a World War II Correspondent by Anne Kiley    Stories I Tell Myself: Growing Up with Hunter S. Thompson by Juan F. Thompson    From Crack to Christ, As It Was Writt(i)n - Journal Entries by M. H. S. Edwina Bell    Bad News: Last Journalists in a Dictatorship by Anjan Sundaram    Notes of a Newsman: Witness to a Changing Scotland by John MacKay    Cast of Characters: Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the Golden Age of The New Yorker by Thomas Vinciguerra    Natural Born Keller by Amanda Keller    Before Rupert: Keith Murdoch and the Birth of a Dynasty by Tom DC Roberts    A Path Through Hard Grass: A Journalist?s Memories of Exile and Apartheid by Ruth Weiss    The Art of the Publisher by Roberto Calasso    Truth: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power by Mary Mapes    Heroes to the End: An Army Correspondent's Last Days in Vietnam by Jim Smith    Hemingway in Love: His Own Story by A. E. Hotchner    Studies in Victorian and Modern Literature: A Tribute to John Sutherland by William Baker    Better: How I Let Go of Control, Held On to Hope, and Found Joy in My Darkest Hour by Amy Robach    Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism by John Norris    Had I Known: A Memoir of Survival by Joan Lunden    Unlikely Love Stories by Mike McCardell    Wondering and Wandering in the West: A Foreign Scholar's Record from Oxford and Columbia Universities by Qingjuan Li    Listening to the Jar Flies: Growing Up in Wheaton and Rocky Comfort by Jimmy R. Lewis    Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound by Grant Lawrence    Greg Dyke: My Part in his Downfall: Days and Awaydays in BBC News 2001-2004 by Chris Moore    Love for Family, Friends, and Books by Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm    War and Politics by Other Means: A Journalist's Memoir by Shelby Scates    The Rescue of Miss Yaskell and Other Pipe Dreams by Russell Baker    So This is Depravity by Russell Baker    The Good Times by Russell Baker    Into My Own: The Remarkable People and Events that Shaped a Life by Roger Kahn    Getting Real by Gretchen Carlson    The Pen Is Mightier: The Muckraking Life of Charles Edward Russell by Robert Miraldi

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Polar Bears and Other Scares

Polar Bears and Other Scares by Ron TrumanPolar Bears and Other Scares is the memoir of Ron Truman, who began freelance writing when bored with his day job. He parlayed his writing ability into a 40-year communications career. Seeking excitement and novelty, he welcomed hazards and avoided humdrum. For The Globe and Mail he wrote about adventure sports, hunting, guns, skiing, women, children, and underwater archaeology. For Landmarks, a geographic magazine, he tagged polar bears, hunted moose, and hand-fed snapping turtles. He guided foreign journalists on Canadian adventures. The memoir contains thrilling anecdotes and humorous tales....
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A Curious Mind by Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman | A Review: The Secret to a Bigger Life

A Curious Mind by Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman | A Review: The Secret to a Bigger Life by Eureka Books

This companion to A Curious Mind includes:

• Overview of the book

• Character Analysis

• A Discussion on Themes

• and much more!

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Knock Knock: A Life

Knock Knock: A Life by Suzanne McNear

This autobiographical novel establishes Suzanne McNear as a distinctive voice in American literature. Written with the same quirky, ironic sensibility that brought praise for her story collection, Drought, it carries the reader through the upheavals of the sixties and seventies - the impact of Betty Friedan, the assassination of President Kennedy, and the Vietnam War - in a style that is comic and painful and true.

It traces March River's journey from before birth, through her early years in a small Midwestern city where she felt always slightly out of step, east to boarding school in Connecticut,...

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Under Cover: Adventures in the Art of Editing

Under Cover: Adventures in the Art of Editing by Craig MunroCraig Munro began his blue-pencil adventures at the University of Queensland Press in 1971. Over the next thirty years, he became friend, counsellor, and occasionally foil to some of the country??s leading authors. From a champagne-fuelled telegram to Patrick White to a run-in with Xavier Herbert, Craig??s editorial life was punctuated by encounters with remarkable writers. Championing the early works of Peter Carey, right up to the Booker–winning True History of the Kelly Gang, Craig also edited David Malouf??s first novel, Johnno. He was teased by Murray Bail??s tantalising mind games, discovered...
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Hunter S. Thompson: Fear, Loathing, and the Birth of Gonzo

Hunter S. Thompson: Fear, Loathing, and the Birth of Gonzo by Kevin T. McEneaneyWith new biographical information about Thompson and an examination of his writing techniques, this book provides readers with a better understanding of the journalist and novelist. A look beyond the larger-than-life public persona, Hunter S. Thompson: Fear, Loathing, and the Birth of Gonzo will be of great interest to fans of Thompson??s work as well as to those wanting to know more about gonzo journalism and literature.
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Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Asperger's

Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Asperger's by Joe Biel
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The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son On Life, Love, and Loss

The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son On Life, Love, and Loss by Anderson Cooper & Gloria Vanderbilt

A touching and intimate correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, offering timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their lives

Though Anderson Cooper has always considered himself close to his mother, his intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS affords him little time to spend with her. After she suffers a brief but serious illness at the age of ninety-one, they resolve to change their relationship by beginning a year-long conversation unlike any they had ever had before. The result is a correspondence of surprising honesty and depth in which...

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The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire

The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire by Laura Claridge

Left off her company's fifth anniversary tribute but described by Thomas Mann as "the soul of the firm," Blanche Knopf began her career when she founded Alfred A. Knopf with her husband in 1915. With her finger on the pulse of a rapidly changing culture, Blanche quickly became a driving force behind the firm.

A conduit to the literature of Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance, Blanche also legitimized the hard-boiled detective fiction of writers such as Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain, and Raymond Chandler; signed and nurtured literary authors like Willa Cather, Elizabeth Bowen, and Muriel...

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The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World's Most Notorious Atheist

The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World's Most Notorious Atheist by Larry Alex TauntonA friend of the late Christopher Hitchens offers insight about the promise of faith and the dangers of pride in this one-of-a-kind look into the last days of the world's most famous atheist.
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All Tomorrow's Parties: A Memoir

All Tomorrow's Parties: A Memoir by Rob SpillmanRob Spillman—the award-winning, charismatic cofounding editor of the legendary Tin House magazine—has devoted his life to the rebellious pursuit of artistic authenticity. Born in Germany to two driven musicians, his childhood was spent among the West Berlin cognoscenti, in a city two hundred miles behind the Iron Curtain. There, the Berlin Wall stood as a stark reminder of the split between East and West, between suppressed dreams and freedom of expression.

After an unsettled youth moving between divorced parents in disparate cities, Spillman would eventually find his way into the literary world...

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Half-Jew

Half-Jew by Susan JacobySince childhood, Susan Jacoby, the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of American Unreason, was sure that her father was keeping a secret. At age twenty, just before beginning her writing career as a reporter for the Washington Post, she learned the truth: Robert Jacoby, a Catholic convert with a Catholic wife, was also a Jew.

In Half-Jew, Jacoby grapples with the hidden identity cloaked by the persona of a successful accountant and member of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in East Lansing, Michigan??"and with the secrets and lies that had marked her family??s history for three generations...

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Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting

Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting by Lesley StahlFrom one of the country??s most recognizable journalists: How becoming a grandmother transforms a woman??s life.

After four decades as a reporter, Lesley Stahl??s most vivid and transformative experience of her life was not covering the White House, interviewing heads of state, or researching stories at 60 Minutes. It was becoming a grandmother. She was hit with a jolt of joy so intense and unexpected, she wanted to “investigate” it??"as though it were a news flash. And so, using her 60 Minutes skills, she explored how grandmothering changes a woman??s life, interviewing friends like Whoopi...

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My Journey Through War and Peace:Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker: Explorations of a Young Filmm

My Journey Through War and Peace:Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker: Explorations of a Young Filmm by Melissa BurchMy Journey Through War and Peace: Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker is an adventure spiritual memoir about a woman in her twenties who seeks self-discovery and connection to something greater in the midst of danger in Afghanistan during the Soviet invasion and in the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
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Take a Stand: Thirty Years of Lessons from Rebels

Take a Stand: Thirty Years of Lessons from Rebels by Jorge Ramos"People ask if I am a journalist or an activist. The truth is that I am just a journalist who asks questions, but one who does in fact take a stand."??"Jorge Ramos

After 30 fascinating years uncovering the hard truth, Emmy Award-winning journalist Jorge Ramos opens up for the first time about life-altering lessons by sharing captivating never-before-told stories. Widely recognized for his unapologetic, no-holds-barred approach to interviewing global leaders, business titans, democratic policy makers and dictators who threaten to derail those principles, Ramos unearths their one common trait??"they...

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The Road Through War: Anarchy and Rebellion in the Central African Republic

The Road Through War: Anarchy and Rebellion in the Central African Republic by Anjan SundaramA Vintage Shorts Travel Selection

"I arrived to find that this was a war of walkers."

So writes Anjan Sundaram about his journey into the heart of the war-torn Central African Republic in 2013. As soon as he arrived in the city of Gaga, he witnessed hundreds of people fleeing their homes for parts unknown, afraid to be one of the many victims of the Seleka rebel force that had taken over the country that year, or the anti-balaka militias that had sprung up in retaliation. As Sundaram follows a jungle path from village to village, he provides witness to a burning Republic, one that is still in...

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On the Other Side of Love: A woman's unconventional journey towards wisdom

On the Other Side of Love: A woman's unconventional journey towards wisdom by Muriel MaufroyWhen life has lost all meaning, what do you do?
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Worlds Ago: A Memoir of My Journeying Years

Worlds Ago: A Memoir of My Journeying Years by Walter Laqueur
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Bullets and Bylines: From the Frontlines of Kabul, Delhi, Damascus and Beyond

Bullets and Bylines: From the Frontlines of Kabul, Delhi, Damascus and Beyond by Shyam Bhatia

War reporters tend to have shorter lives than many others in the same profession of journalism, simply because they are exposed to more day-to-day risks in remote parts of the world where timely help is a prized commodity.

Shyam Bhatia is one of the lucky few who has lived to recall and recount unique survival stories, including his eyewitness experience of a mini massacre on the Kabul to Kandahar highway, followed by his own detention, torture and daily threats of execution by the mujahidin.

The Afghan experience was followed by an equally chilling episode in southern Sudan where Bhatia??s media...

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87 and Still Wandering About

87 and Still Wandering About by Reg Green"Reg Green is a pitch-perfect writer and these highly-entertaining essays allow us to accompany him as he hikes along mountain trails, braves raging rapids and makes his way through a remarkably rewarding life." -Robert Kiener, senior writer, Reader's Digest "For nearly 50 years, I have reveled in the friendship of Reg Green. He is adventurous, funny and mischievous -- sometimes all at once. Reg is irrepressible. A transplanted Fleet Street journalist, nowadays you can find him -- if you can keep up -- hiking alone in the San Gabriel Mountains, near his home in Southern California. He sets a...
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Daisies Don't Lie: Misadventures in Journalism: The Making of a Feminist

Daisies Don't Lie: Misadventures in Journalism: The Making of a Feminist by Nancy Louise LewisSynopsis:

My life in journalism, which began covering a notorious, and until now unsolved murder in Connecticut, led to attempts on my life by cops in two states. You don't have to be black to have cops wanting you dead!

I uncovered newspaper corruption wherever I went during my thirty-year career, and also found corruption and dysfunction in government at all levels. I ended up homeless, first on East Coast streets and later in New Mexico, due to the duplicitous nature of some of the papers I wrote for, which promise truth but give anything but.

Part I details my poisoning at the hands...
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