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    Newspaper Days by H. L. Mencken    Happy Days by H. L. Mencken    Heathen Days by H. L. Mencken    Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food by Raymond Sokolov    A Writer at War: A Soviet Journalist with the Red Army, 1941-1945 by Vasily Grossman    My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff    Diary of H. L. Mencken by H. L. Mencken    The Perfect Hour: The Romance of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ginevra King, His First Love by James L. W. West III    The Ride of Our Lives: Roadside Lessons of an American Family by Mike Leonard    Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo by Anjan Sundaram    Savage Shorthand: The Life and Death of Isaac Babel by Jerome Charyn    City Room by Arthur Gelb    Key Moments: Experiences in a Dedicated Life by Liz Mohn    The Rise of Abraham Cahan by Seth Lipsky    Yours in Truth: A Personal Portrait of Ben Bradlee by Jeff Himmelman    Too Soon to Say Goodbye by Art Buchwald    A Russian Diary: A Journalist's Final Account of Life, Corruption, and Death in Putin's Russia by Anna Politkovskaya    Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik    My Adventures in Broadcasting: A Unique Perspective on Television Coverage of Major News and Sporting Events by Joe Maltz    Alistair Cooke by Nick Cooke    Newsroom Buddies: A Working Friendship at United Press International by Sandi Latimer & John Kady    Robert Estienne's Influence on Lexicography by DeWitt T. Starnes    Am I Getting Paid for This? Memoir of A Career Girl by Betty Rollin    Letters to My Torturer: Love, Revolution, and Imprisonment in Iran by Houshand Asadi    The Power of the Pen: The Politics, Nationalism, and Influence of Sir John Willison by Richard Clippingdale    The Last of His Mind: A Year in the Shadow of Alzheimer's by John Thorndike    Croswell Bowen: A Writer's Life, a Daughter's Portrait by Betsy Connor Bowen    Jessi Losada: Successfully Growing Together with Hispanic Media by Jessi Losada    Boy from Nowhere: A Life in Ninety-One Countries by Allan Fotheringham    Miles Gone By: A Literary Autobiography by William F.    Henry Miller: The Paris Years by Timothy Brassaï|Bent    Up from the Projects: An Autobiography by Walter E. Williams    Up from the Projects: An Autobiography by Walter E. Williams    Anita Brenner: A Mind of Her Own by Susannah Joel Glusker    Harry Reasoner: A Life in the News by Douglass K. Daniel    For the Love of a Cat: A Publisher's Story by David St John Thomas    Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack-Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb by Nick Schou    The Cat From Hue: A Vietnam War Story by John Laurence    Woodward and Bernstein: Life in the Shadow of Watergate by Alicia C. Shepard    Lone Star: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Dan Rather by Alan Weisman    Muckrakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors by Edd Applegate    Muckrakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors by Edd Applegate    Peter Jennings: A Reporter's Life by Lynn Sherr & Kate Darnton & Kayce Jennings    The Life and Adventures of Morrison of China by Peter Thompson & Robert Macklin    David and Liz by David & Elizabeth Beverly Rivera Davis    Plain Secrets: An Outsider among the Amish by Joe Mackall    Through Life's Lens by Fred Bauman    Broadcasts from the Blitz by Philip Seib    Hemingway on the China Front by Peter Moreira    News Junkie by Jason Leopold
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Newspaper Days by H. L. Mencken
Newspaper Days

The period covered is that of his professional nonage—from his entry into journalism as a reporter for the Baltimore Morning Herald in 1899 to 1906. It was not all Baltimore, however, for he went into brief exile when the fire of 1904 destroyed
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Happy Days by H. L. Mencken
Happy Days

Though best known for his caustic newspaper columns, H. L. Mencken's most enduring contribution to American literature may be his autobiographical writings, most of which first appeared in the New Yorker. In Happy Days, Mencken recalls memories of
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Heathen Days by H. L. Mencken
Heathen Days

In the third volume of his autobiography, H. L. Mencken looks back on his life and declares it "very busy and excessively pleasant." He imparts the impressive education he received from Hoggie Unglebower, the best dog trainer in Christendom, and the survival
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Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food by Raymond Sokolov
Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food

Four decades of memories from a gastronome who witnessed the food revolution from the (well-provisioned) trenches—a delicious tour through contemporary food history.

When Raymond Sokolov became food editor of The New York Times in 1971, he began

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A Writer at War: A Soviet Journalist with the Red Army, 1941-1945 by Vasily Grossman
A Writer at War: A Soviet Journalist with the Red Army, 1941-1945

When the Germans invaded Russia in 1941, Vasily Grossman became a special correspondent for the Red Star, the Soviet Army's newspaper, and reported from the frontlines of the war. A Writer at War depicts in vivid detail the crushing conditions on the
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My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff
My Salinger Year

Poignant, keenly observed, and irresistibly funny: a memoir about literary New York in the late nineties, a pre-digital world on the cusp of vanishing, where a young woman finds herself entangled with one of the last great figures of the century.

At twenty-three,

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Diary of H. L. Mencken by H. L. Mencken
Diary of H. L. Mencken

H. L. Mencken's diary was, at his own request, kept sealed in the vaults of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Library for a quarter of a century after his death. The diary covers the years 1930 -- 1948, and provides a vivid, unvarnished, sometimes shocking picture
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The Perfect Hour: The Romance of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ginevra King, His First Love by James L. W. West III
The Perfect Hour: The Romance of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ginevra King, His First Love

F. Scott Fitzgerald was a handsome, ambitious sophomore at Princeton when he fell in love for the first time. Ginevra King, though only sixteen, was beautiful, socially poised, and blessed with the confidence that considerable wealth can bring.

Their romance

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The Ride of Our Lives: Roadside Lessons of an American Family by Mike Leonard
The Ride of Our Lives: Roadside Lessons of an American Family

Mike Leonard is a lucky man. It's not everyone who gets parents like Jack and Marge. At eighty-seven, Jack is a pathological optimist with an inexhaustible gift of gab. Marge, Jack's bride of sixty years, though cut from the same rough bolt of Irish immigrant
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Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo by Anjan Sundaram
Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo

In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuscinski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world's unhappiest countries.
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Savage Shorthand: The Life and Death of Isaac Babel by Jerome Charyn
Savage Shorthand: The Life and Death of Isaac Babel

Hailed as the first great Soviet writer, Isaac Babel was at once a product and a victim of violent revolution. In tales of Cossack marauders and flashy Odessa gangsters, he perfectly captured the raw, edgy mood of the first years of the Russian Revolution.
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City Room by Arthur Gelb
City Room

A New York Times Notable Book

Arthur Gelb was hired by The New York Times in 1944 as a night copyboy-the paper's lowliest position. Forty-five years later, he retired as its managing editor. Along the way, he exposed crooked cops and politicians,

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Key Moments: Experiences in a Dedicated Life by Liz Mohn
Key Moments: Experiences in a Dedicated Life

"You always saw the world as your workplace."

In 2009, this was how Reinhard Mohn--the man who turned Bertelsmann AG from an unremarkable, postwar German business into a successful, international media conglomerate--described the professional dedication

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The Rise of Abraham Cahan by Seth Lipsky
The Rise of Abraham Cahan

Part of the Jewish Encounters series

The first general-interest biography of the legendary editor of the Jewish Daily Forward, the newspaper of Yiddish-speaking immigrants that inspired, educated, and entertained millions of readers; helped redefine

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Yours in Truth: A Personal Portrait of Ben Bradlee by Jeff Himmelman
Yours in Truth: A Personal Portrait of Ben Bradlee

"I hope we're as good friends when you finish your book as we are now," Ben Bradlee, the legendary former executive editor of The Washington Post, told Jeff Himmelman in March 2010. "But I don't give a [expletive deleted] what you write about me."

So

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Too Soon to Say Goodbye by Art Buchwald
Too Soon to Say Goodbye

When doctors told Art Buchwald that his kidneys were kaput, the renowned humorist declined dialysis and checked into a Washington, D.C., hospice to live out his final days. Months later, "The Man Who Wouldn't Die" was still there, feeling good, holding
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A Russian Diary: A Journalist's Final Account of Life, Corruption, and Death in Putin's Russia by Anna Politkovskaya
A Russian Diary: A Journalist's Final Account of Life, Corruption, and Death in Putin's Russia

Anna Politkovskaya, one of Russia's most fearless journalists, was gunned down in a contract killing in Moscow in the fall of 2006. Just before her death, Politkovskaya completed this searing, intimate record of life in Russia from the parliamentary elections
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Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik
Paris to the Moon

Paris. The name alone conjures images of chestnut-lined boulevards, sidewalk cafés, breathtaking façades around every corner--in short, an exquisite romanticism that has captured the American imagination for as long as there have been Americans.

In 1995,

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My Adventures in Broadcasting: A Unique Perspective on Television Coverage of Major News and Sporting Events by Joe Maltz
My Adventures in Broadcasting: A Unique Perspective on Television Coverage of Major News and Sporting Events

Joe Maltz's career as a broadcast engineer with the American Broadcasting Company spanned thirty-seven years and was followed by five years as a consultant to the television industry. In his memoir, My Adventures in Broadcasting, he takes a look back

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Alistair Cooke by Nick Cooke
Alistair Cooke

One of the preeminent journalists of the twentieth century, Alistair Cooke has enjoyed a truly extraordinary career in print, radio, and television. Born into a working-class family and christened Alfred, Cooke swiftly broke free of his modest origins
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Newsroom Buddies: A Working Friendship at United Press International by Sandi Latimer & John Kady
Newsroom Buddies: A Working Friendship at United Press International

Phone calls often bring good news. The one placed in late October of 1967 proved to be a life-changing experience for both young journalist Sandi Gould and United Press International bureau manager John Kady. Little did they know they were embarking on
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Robert Estienne's Influence on Lexicography by DeWitt T. Starnes
Robert Estienne's Influence on Lexicography

Towering above printers of his time and their successors for many years afterward was the figure of Robert Estienne, the great French lexicographer of the sixteenth century, whose contribution to knowledge and its dissemination is the subject of this authoritative
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Am I Getting Paid for This? Memoir of A Career Girl by Betty Rollin
Am I Getting Paid for This? Memoir of A Career Girl

When Betty Rollin graduated from college in the late 1950s, she couldn't find a husband and she didn't want to be a secretary. So, in the days before women's liberation, she started a career—or, as she puts it, “fell into—then groped my
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Letters to My Torturer: Love, Revolution, and Imprisonment in Iran by Houshand Asadi
Letters to My Torturer: Love, Revolution, and Imprisonment in Iran

Houshang Asadi's Letters to My Torturer is one of the most harrowing accounts of human suffering to emerge from Iran and is now available for the first time in paperback. Kept in solitary confinement for over two years in one of the most infamous prisons
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The Power of the Pen: The Politics, Nationalism, and Influence of Sir John Willison by Richard Clippingdale
The Power of the Pen: The Politics, Nationalism, and Influence of Sir John Willison

Sir John Willison (1856-1927) lived and worked after the development of fast trains and the telegraph, mostly before the widespread use of the telephone, and almost entirely before radio mattered in news. As a newspaperman, though, he was the most important
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The Last of His Mind: A Year in the Shadow of Alzheimer's by John Thorndike
The Last of His Mind: A Year in the Shadow of Alzheimer's

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John Thorndike8 Sep 2014$11.99

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Croswell Bowen: A Writer's Life, a Daughter's Portrait by Betsy Connor Bowen
Croswell Bowen: A Writer's Life, a Daughter's Portrait

Croswell Bowen: A WriterÆs Life, a DaughterÆs Portrait is the life story of a journalist who wrote his way through the major events of the mid-twentieth century.

While tracing the trajectory of Croswell BowenÆs (1905û71) personal life, his daughter,

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Jessi Losada: Successfully Growing Together with Hispanic Media by Jessi Losada
Jessi Losada: Successfully Growing Together with Hispanic Media

"Hola les habla Jessi Losada..." Those words have greeted viewers throughout the country for many years, his name is an iconic trademark of Hispanic television in the U.S. Jessi Losada: Successfully Growing Together with Hispanic Media is a personal and
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Boy from Nowhere: A Life in Ninety-One Countries by Allan Fotheringham
Boy from Nowhere: A Life in Ninety-One Countries

Allan Fotheringham has had a distinguished and lengthy career as one of Canada's pre-eminent newspaper and magazine journalists. A long-time columnist for Maclean's, he's met everybody from Bobby Kennedy andPierre TrudeautoThe Beatles and Nelson Ma

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Miles Gone By: A Literary Autobiography by William F.
Miles Gone By: A Literary Autobiography

Miles Gone By is a landmark literary event: the autobiography of William F. Buckley Jr., woven from personal pieces composed over the course of a celebrated writing life of more than fifty years.

Here is Buckley the boy, growing up in a family of ten

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Henry Miller: The Paris Years by Timothy Brassaï|Bent
Henry Miller: The Paris Years

His years in Paris were the making of Henry Miller. He arrived with no money, no fixed address, and no prospects. He left as the renowned if not notorious author of Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. Miller didn't just live in Paris—he
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Up from the Projects: An Autobiography by Walter E. Williams
Up from the Projects: An Autobiography

Nationally syndicated columnist and prolific author Walter E. Williams recalls some of the highlights and turning points of his life. From his lower middle class beginnings in a mixed but predominantly black neighborhood in West Philadelphia to his department
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Up from the Projects: An Autobiography by Walter E. Williams
Up from the Projects: An Autobiography

Nationally syndicated columnist and prolific author Walter E. Williams recalls some of the highlights and turning points of his life. From his lower middle class beginnings in a mixed but predominantly black neighborhood in West Philadelphia to his department
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Anita Brenner: A Mind of Her Own by Susannah Joel Glusker
Anita Brenner: A Mind of Her Own

Journalist, historian, anthropologist, art critic, and creative writer, Anita Brenner was one of Mexico's most discerning interpreters. Born to a Jewish immigrant family in Mexico a few years before the Revolution of 1910, she matured into an independent
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Harry Reasoner: A Life in the News by Douglass K. Daniel
Harry Reasoner: A Life in the News

Harry Reasoner was one of the most trusted and well-liked journalists of the golden age of network television news. Whether anchoring the evening newscast on CBS in the 1960s or on ABC in the 1970s, providing in-depth reporting on 60 Minutes, or hosting
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Douglass K. Daniel23 May 2014$30.00

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For the Love of a Cat: A Publisher's Story by David St John Thomas
For the Love of a Cat: A Publisher's Story

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. While cat people
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Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack-Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb by Nick Schou
Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack-Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb

Kill the Messenger tells the story of the tragic death of Gary Webb, the controversial newspaper reporter who committed suicide in December 2004. Webb is the former San Jose Mercury News reporter whose 1996 “Dark Alliance" series on the so-called
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The Cat From Hue: A Vietnam War Story by John Laurence
The Cat From Hue: A Vietnam War Story

An evocative, vividly detailed memoir of the madness and miracles of the Vietnam War by an award-winning reporter whose experiences in combat—and whose relationship with a Vietnamese cat named Meo—have haunted and inspired him for more than
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Woodward and Bernstein: Life in the Shadow of Watergate by Alicia C. Shepard
Woodward and Bernstein: Life in the Shadow of Watergate

Based on new interviews and never-before-seen archival materials, Woodward and Bernstein takes a fresh, thought-provoking look at this unlikely journalistic duo. Thrown together by fate or luck, Woodward and Bernstein changed the face of journalism and
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Lone Star: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Dan Rather by Alan Weisman
Lone Star: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Dan Rather

"Alan Weisman has come as close as anyone to unraveling one of the big mysteries of the television age: who is the real Dan Rather? Weisman has devoted much time, energy, and talent to that question, and this book is a fascinating read."
--Robert Pierpoint,
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Muckrakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors by Edd Applegate
Muckrakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors

Professor Edd Applegate profiles the men and women who either wrote muckraking journalism or edited publications that featured muckraking articles. Some of the most important figures of journalism are here, including Nellie Bly, Upton Sinclair, Lincoln
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Muckrakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors by Edd Applegate
Muckrakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors

Professor Edd Applegate profiles the men and women who either wrote muckraking journalism or edited publications that featured muckraking articles. Some of the most important figures of journalism are here, including Nellie Bly, Upton Sinclair, Lincoln
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Peter Jennings: A Reporter's Life by Lynn Sherr & Kate Darnton & Kayce Jennings
Peter Jennings: A Reporter's Life

An intimate, comprehensive portrait of the late, legendary journalist and news anchor in the words of his family, friends, and colleagues
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The Life and Adventures of Morrison of China by Peter Thompson & Robert Macklin
The Life and Adventures of Morrison of China

The story of an Aussie 'hero' who became one of the most famous and influential journalists of the day, reporting for the London Times on China during the Boxer Rebellion and the fall of the last emperor.
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Robert Macklin
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David and Liz by David & Elizabeth Beverly Rivera Davis
David and Liz

David Kruidenier is a publishing magnate and member of one of the most powerful families in media; Elizabeth Kruidenier is an unflappable civil rights attorney and champion of racial equality, women's rights, and access to education. Despite competing
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Plain Secrets: An Outsider among the Amish by Joe Mackall
Plain Secrets: An Outsider among the Amish

Joe Mackall has lived surrounded by the Swartzentruber Amish community of Ashland County, Ohio, for over sixteen years. They are the most traditional and insular of all the Amish sects: the Swartzentrubers live without gas, electricity, or indoor plumbing;
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Joe Mackall15 Apr 2014$16.00

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Through Life's Lens by Fred Bauman
Through Life's Lens

From having to flee for his life from a gang of Hitler Youths as a boy in Germany, through private schools in Switzerland and England and college in Texas, Through Life's Lens is as much a coming of age story as the memoir of a photo-journalist who covered

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Broadcasts from the Blitz by Philip Seib
Broadcasts from the Blitz

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Hemingway on the China Front by Peter Moreira
Hemingway on the China Front

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News Junkie by Jason Leopold
News Junkie

The cutthroat worlds of journalism, politics, and high finance are laid bare by Leopold, whose addictive tendencies led him from a life of drug abuse and petty crime to become an award-winning investigative journalist who exposed some of the biggest c
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Cronkite by Douglas Brinkley
Cronkite

Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American legend: renowned news anchor Walter Cronkite.

An acclaimed author and historian, Brinkley has drawn upon recently disclosed letters, diaries, and other artifacts at the recently

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Give Me a Break by John Stossel
Give Me a Break

Working as a correspondent for 20/20 and Good Morning America, John Stossel confronted dozens of scam artists: from hacks who worked out of their basements to some of America's most powerful executives and leading politicians. His efforts shut down

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The Boy Detective: A New York Childhood by Roger Rosenblatt
The Boy Detective: A New York Childhood

The Washington Post hailed Roger Rosenblatt's Making Toast as "a textbook on what constitutes perfect writing," and People lauded Kayak Morning as "intimate, expansive and profoundly moving." Classic tales of love and grief, the New York

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Dispatches from the Edge by Anderson Cooper
Dispatches from the Edge

Few people have witnessed more scenes of chaos and conflict around the world than Anderson Cooper, whose groundbreaking coverage on CNN has changed the way we watch the news. In this gripping, candid, and remarkably powerful memoir, he offers an unstinting,

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In the Hot Zone by Kevin Sites
In the Hot Zone

Kevin Sites is a man on a mission. Venturing alone into the dark heart of war, armed with just a video camera, a digital camera, a laptop, and a satellite modem, the award-winning journalist covered virtually every major global hot spot as the first Internet
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Fighting Words: Independent Journalists in Texas by James McEnteer
Fighting Words: Independent Journalists in Texas

Fighting Words profiles five journalists who published the truth as they saw it, no matter how their reporting angered politicians, social and religious leaders, or other journalists. The five journalists are William Brann (1855-1898), Don Biggers (1868-1957),
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REPORTER: Covering Civil Rights...And Wrongs in Dixie by Alvin Benn
REPORTER: Covering Civil Rights...And Wrongs in Dixie

When a United Press International executive asked Al Benn where he wanted to begin his journalism career, he unhesitatingly replied: "Where the action is." Little did he know at the time that he'd wind up reporting on America's civil rights movement in
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Merchant of Words: The Life of Robert St. John by Terry Fred Horowitz
Merchant of Words: The Life of Robert St. John

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 vocal supporter of the state of Israel.
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A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran by Shane Bauer & Sarah Shourd & Joshua Fattal
A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran

Three Americans captured by Iranian forces and held in captivity for years reveal, for the first time, the full story of their imprisonment and fight for freedom.

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Running The Rapids: A Writer's Life by Kildare Dobbs
Running The Rapids: A Writer's Life

A stylish self-portrait of a fascinating man of letters driven by a hunger for adventure.
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My Town: Faces of Windsor by Marty Gervais
My Town: Faces of Windsor

A collection of newspaper columns by Marty Gervais, published in The Windsor Star.
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Stop Press: The Last Days of Newspapers by Rachel Buchanan
Stop Press: The Last Days of Newspapers

There is a story that no one in the media seems willing to tell, one in which journalists have a vested interest: the death of newspapers. Traditionally known to break the biggest headlines, to chase the rumours to their source, and to undertake the most
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What's Next in Journalism? New-Media Entrepreneurs Tell Their Stories by Margaret Simons
What's Next in Journalism? New-Media Entrepreneurs Tell Their Stories

For the first time in human history, most people in developed countries are able to publish their news and thoughts to the world within a few minutes of deciding to do so. Meanwhile, the big industrial-scale media organizations are in decline, and at

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The Man Who Moved the World by Bob Smith & Salim Amin
The Man Who Moved the World

Mohamed Amin was the most famous photo journalist in the world, making the news as often as he covered it. His coverage of the 1984 Ethiopian famine proved so compelling that it inspired a collective global conscience and became the catalyst for the greatest-ever
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The Story of Mohamed Amin by Brian Tetley
The Story of Mohamed Amin

This is the story of the most honored photojournalist in media history. It contains a foreword by Bob Geldof. Amin's filming of the famine in Korem, in N. Ethiopia, was to inspire Bob Geldof and Live Aid. This title is published by Master Publishing and
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Brian Tetley3 Jan 2014$9.99

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Spiritual Business: The Amazing and True Story of Magical Blend Magazine by Michael Peter Langevin
Spiritual Business: The Amazing and True Story of Magical Blend Magazine

What a long, strange trip!

Magical Blend magazine has been a window into spiritual and creative possibilities for 25 years. Today it sells more than 120,000 copies per issue, is carried in major bookstore chains, and has subscribers in all fifty states

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Distant Archipelagos by Peter Moss
Distant Archipelagos

He dropped money bags from low-flying biplanes on remote rubber plantations and tin mines, spent nights in deep jungle longhouses, aboard fishing kelongs manned by aboriginals far out at sea, in mosquito-infested swamps collecting malarial parasites

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Peter Moss19 Nov 2013$6.00

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My Mistake by Daniel Menaker
My Mistake

A wry, witty, often tender memoir by a former New Yorker and Random House editor who has great tales of a life in words.

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A Man and His Words by J. Patrick Boyer
A Man and His Words

Robert Boyer is an author, researcher, editor, and public speaker; a member of the Ontario Legislature for 17 years; and the first vice-chairman of Ontario Hydro.
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To Experience Wonder: Edna Staebler: A Life by Veronica Ross
To Experience Wonder: Edna Staebler: A Life

Edna Staebler, author of the Schmecks cookbooks, was 60 when her first book was published, and has received the Order of Canada, among many honours.
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Veronica Ross3 Oct 2013$35.00

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911, God Help Us - A Journalist's Tale of Faith: How Losing a Brother in Sept. 11 Terrorist Attack Transformed Reporter Into a W by Roy L. Williams
911, God Help Us - A Journalist's Tale of Faith: How Losing a Brother in Sept. 11 Terrorist Attack Transformed Reporter Into a W

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Adventures Within: Confessions of an Inner World Journalist by Joe Vitale
Adventures Within: Confessions of an Inner World Journalist

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Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires by David Folkenflik
Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires

Rupert Murdoch is the most significant media tycoon the English-speaking world has ever known. No one before him has trafficked in media influence across those nations so effectively, nor has anyone else so singularly redefined the culture of news and
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Andy's Story - Too much for a lifetime by R. A. Lang
Andy's Story - Too much for a lifetime

Andy's Story takes you on a worldwide adventure filled with unexpected events, impossible and sometimes life threatening situations. It's a story of tragedy, the supernatural, love and disappointments on a global scale. Real life and factual day by day
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R. A. Lang20 Sep 2013$4.99

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Seymour Hersh by Robert Miraldi
Seymour Hersh

Seymour Hersh has been the most important, famous, and controversial journalist in the United States for the last forty years. From his exposé of the My Lai massacre in 1969 to his revelations about torture at Abu Ghraib prison in 2004, Hersh has consistently

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Robert Miraldi16 Sep 2013$34.95

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Under the Wire: Marie Colvin's Final Assignment by Paul Conroy
Under the Wire: Marie Colvin's Final Assignment

A riveting war journal from photographer Paul Conroy, who accompanied Marie Colvin during her ill-fated final assignment in Syria.
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The Vogue Factor: The Inside Story of Fashion's Most Illustrious Magazine by Kirstie Clements
The Vogue Factor: The Inside Story of Fashion's Most Illustrious Magazine

This addictive tell-all exposes the cutthroat culture of the world's most revered fashion masthead. Kirstie Clements started at the front desk answering phones for Vogue Australia. Years of hard work, risk-taking, and determination landed her at Editor-in-Chief.
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Guerrilla Nation: My Wars In and Out of Vietnam by Michael Maclear
Guerrilla Nation: My Wars In and Out of Vietnam

Michael Maclear was the first Western television journalist admitted into wartime North Vietnam. He found himself caught in a terrible contradiction: Hanoi didn't censor his reporting, but a nervous CBC distrusted him, the RCMP and the Pentagon interfered,
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The Inside Story: A Life in Journalism by Anthony Westell
The Inside Story: A Life in Journalism

Part political memoir, part critical analysis of modern journalism, written by a journalist who played a prominent role in national issues and debates.
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Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story by Don Keith
Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story

Shelley Stewart was five years old when he and his brothers watched in horror as their father murdered their mother with an ax. Homeless at the age of six, Stewart found what shelter he could, suffering physical and sexual abuse and racism. Despite heartbreaking
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Don Keith26 Jul 2013$9.99

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When the News Went Live: Dallas 1963 by Bob Huffaker & Bill Mercer & George Phenix
When the News Went Live: Dallas 1963

The minutes, hours, and days after JFK was shot on November 22, 1963, provided no ready answers. For millions of Americans transfixed by the incomparable breaking news, television—for the first time—emerged as a way to keep informed. This ebook tells the
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As I Saw It by Carl Sorensen
As I Saw It

In the early sixtees American networks started looking for cameramen to cover the military events in Vietnam and the Dominican Republic. CBS News hired Carl Sorensen. He tells how, with Correspondent Dan Rather, he survived an attack by a Vietnamese fighter

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Into the Fray: How NBC's Washington Documentary Unit Reinvented the News by Tom Mascaro
Into the Fray: How NBC's Washington Documentary Unit Reinvented the News

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Hunting the Famous by William John Stapleton
Hunting the Famous

Hunting the Famous is a meditation on journalism and writing by veteran news reporter William John Stapleton. Spanning the decades from the late 1969 to 2009, the book covers everything from the writer and journalist's early years, saddled with a compulsion
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Then We Were One: Fragments of Two Lives by Fred A. Reed
Then We Were One: Fragments of Two Lives

This literary translator brings us a finely wrought autobiography that arcs from southern California through Iran, Syria, Lebanon and Canada.
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Rose Boys: Text Classics by Peter Rose
Rose Boys: Text Classics

What exactly is the message of Robert Rose? One year after his death, twenty-six years after just another of our crashes, knowing the effect it had on his family and friends, and thousands of others who hardly knew him, I want to go back there, I want

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Peter Rose14 Jun 2013$12.95

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To Be Or Not To Be... by Norman L. Wolfson
To Be Or Not To Be...

This book depicts a person's life, which is very normal until the eleventh year. At that time the revelation of a family's darkest secret sets the course for some very trying and painful experiences - and, indeed, may be the cause of totally destructive
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Lovers and Husbands and What-not :A Biography of Margaret L. Macpherson by Reynold Macpherson
Lovers and Husbands and What-not :A Biography of Margaret L. Macpherson

Synopsis:

Who is this woman?

She was born in Leeds, U.K., died in Kaitaia, New Zealand, and appears in both the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography and the Bibliography of Australian Literature...

She was raised a Quaker, converted to and campaigned







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Intimacy With Strangers: A Life of Brief Encounters by Ciaran Carty
Intimacy With Strangers: A Life of Brief Encounters

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Harvest in the Snow by Ellen Blackman
Harvest in the Snow

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Forbes Watson: Independent Revolutionary by Lenore S. Clark
Forbes Watson: Independent Revolutionary

Forbes Watson, art commentator for the New York Evening Post and New York World quickly gained a reputation as an outspoken ally of progressive American artists and a caustic annihilator of those who got in their way. This charming, confrontational connoisseur,
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Lenore S. Clark3 May 2013$14.99

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Am I Sane Yet? An Insider's Look at Mental Illness by John Scully
Am I Sane Yet? An Insider's Look at Mental Illness

Award-winning journalist John Scully has been committed to mental institutions seven times. He has been locked up. He has attempted suicide. Am I Sane Yet? is essential reading for anyone interested in depression and mental illness. John Scully is getting
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Warrior Pose: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life by Brad Willis & Bhava Ram
Warrior Pose: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life

From the front lines of the Gulf War to investigating Columbian drug lords to living with freedom fighters in the mountains of Afghanistan, war correspondent Brad Willis was accustomed to risk. But when mortal danger came, it was from an unexpected direction.

At

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News Dispatches from the Korean War: A U.S. Army Combat Correspondent Writes for Stars and Stripes About the 3rd Division by Ray Schumack
News Dispatches from the Korean War: A U.S. Army Combat Correspondent Writes for Stars and Stripes About the 3rd Division

Stories about war and great battles have described heroism in combat while others described destruction, suffering, death and dismemberment of young men's bodies. Less has been written about the human condition - the need for companionship and trust, the
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Black Sun: The Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby by Geoffrey Wolff
Black Sun: The Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby

Includes an afterword by the author.

Harry Crosby was the godson of J. P. Morgan and a friend of Ernest Hemingway. Living in Paris in the twenties and directing the Black Sun Press, which published James Joyce among others, Crosby was at the center of

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Betty Friedan and the Making of "The Feminine Mystique": The American Left, the Cold War, and Modern Feminism by Daniel Horowitz
Betty Friedan and the Making of "The Feminine Mystique": The American Left, the Cold War, and Modern Feminism

An examination of the social and political climate that influenced Betty Friedan and culminated in her landmark book, The Feminine Mystique. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org) online version
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Daniel Horowitz6 Feb 2013$9.99

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The Smile on the Face of the Pig: Confessions of the Last Cub Reporter by John Bull
The Smile on the Face of the Pig: Confessions of the Last Cub Reporter

1950s Britain - when life was great if you had the guts to live it. Murder, lurid courtroom dramas, gypsy horse fairs, eccentric admirals, child brides, and falling in love - it's all in a day's work for cub reporter John Bull. Meet a cast of characters
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In Love with Defeat: The Making of a Southern Liberal by H. Brandt Ayers
In Love with Defeat: The Making of a Southern Liberal

Journalist and publisher Brandt Ayers's journey takes him from the segregated Old South to covering the central scenes of the civil rights struggle, and finally to editorship of his family's hometown newspaper, The Anniston Star. The journey was one of
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Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement by Simeon Booker & Carol McCabe Booker
Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

Within a few years of its first issue in 1951, Jet, a pocket-size magazine, became the "bible" for news of the civil rights movement. It was said, only half-jokingly, "If it wasn't in Jet, it didn't happen." Writing for the magazine and its glossy,

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Unhitched: The Trial of Christopher Hitchens by Richard Seymour
Unhitched: The Trial of Christopher Hitchens

Blistering and timely interrogation of the politics and motives of an infamous ex-leftist.

Irascible and forthright, Christopher Hitchens stood out as a man determined to do just that. In his younger years, a career-minded socialist, he emerged from

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Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter by Jack Nelson
Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter

From a gullible cub reporter with the Daily Herald in Biloxi and Gulfport, to the pugnacious Pulitzer Prize winner at the Atlanta Constitution, to the peerless beat reporter for the Los Angeles Times covering civil rights in the South, Jack Nelson

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Jack Nelson12 Nov 2012$66.00

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House of Horrors: The Shocking True Story of Anthony Sowell, the Cleveland Strangler by Robert Sberna
House of Horrors: The Shocking True Story of Anthony Sowell, the Cleveland Strangler

To his neighbors on Imperial Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio, Anthony Sowell was a quiet and helpful former Marine who played chess and hosted summer barbeques in his front yard. But there was a dark side to Sowell-and a horrific secret inside his house. In
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Ripperology: A Study of the World's First Serial Killer and a Literary Phenomenon by Robin Odell
Ripperology: A Study of the World's First Serial Killer and a Literary Phenomenon

Ripperology sometimes obsessive interest in studying the crimes of Jack the Ripper?is a subject of timeless interest that has suffered from confusion, exaggeration, and hyperbole for over a century. Jack the Ripper was probably the first serial killer
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Robin Odell8 Nov 2012$11.99

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Tupelo Man: The Life and Times of George McLean, a Most Peculiar Newspaper Publisher by Robert Blade
Tupelo Man: The Life and Times of George McLean, a Most Peculiar Newspaper Publisher

In 1924, George McLean, an Ole Miss sophomore and the spoiled son of a judge, attended a YMCA student mission conference whose free-thinking organizers aimed to change the world. They changed George McLean's.

But not instantly. As vividly recounted in

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Born to Lose: Stanley B. Hoss and the Crime Spree That Gripped a Nation by James G. Hollock
Born to Lose: Stanley B. Hoss and the Crime Spree That Gripped a Nation

A small-time hoodlum who became the most hunted man in America. Stanley Barton Hoss was a burglar, thief, and local thug from the Pittsburgh area. In eight short months in 1969, however, he became a rapist, prison escapee, murderer, and kidnapper; the
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The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work by Belén| Fernández
The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work

Debunking the bluster of New York Times columnist and capitalist apologist Thomas Friedman, as part of Verso's new "Counterblasts" series.

Factual errors, ham-fisted analysis, and contradictory assertions-compounded by a penchant for mixed metaphors
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Belén| Fernández10 Sep 2012$16.95

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Ryszard Kapuscinski: A Life by Artur Domoslawski
Ryszard Kapuscinski: A Life

Definitive biography of one of the most significant journalists of the twentieth century.

Reporting from such varied locations as postcolonial Africa, revolutionary Iran, the military dictatorships of Latin America and Soviet Russia, the Polish journalist

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A Paler Shade of Red: Memoirs of a Radical by W. E. Gutman
A Paler Shade of Red: Memoirs of a Radical

An epic work of remarkable scope, vigor and passion, W. E. Gutman's latest book is acerbic, iconoclastic and disquieting. In this memoir, he chronicles his life with eloquent, engaging prose that will resonate with readers long after they turn the last

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As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto by Joan Reardon
As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto

This dishy and delightful, never-before-published correspondence between America's queen of food, Julia Child, and her confidante and mentor Avis DeVoto, shows not only the blossoming of a lifelong friendship, but also an America on the verge of political,
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Four Seasons with a Grumpy Goat: How I Learnt to Stop Worrying and Love Life on the Farm by Carol Altmann
Four Seasons with a Grumpy Goat: How I Learnt to Stop Worrying and Love Life on the Farm

A tree change is about finding a simpler life, right? And that's what Carol Altmann and her partner were seeking when they moved to a hobby farm in Tasmania. But things go wrong in a surprising number of ways as they try to adapt to life on the farm surrounded
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Before the Rain: A Memoir of Love and Revolution by Luisita Lopez Torregrosa
Before the Rain: A Memoir of Love and Revolution

A seductive memoir of a life-changing affair during a time of revolution as it unfolds over a decade and across three continents, surprising both lovers with the power and urgency of love.

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Confessions of a Mullah Warrior by Masood Farivar
Confessions of a Mullah Warrior

Masood Farivar was ten years old when his childhood in peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan was shattered by the Soviet invasion of 1979. Although he was born into a long line of religious and political leaders who had shaped his nation's history for centuries,
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Masood Farivar10 Aug 2012$15.00

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To Prussia with Love: Misadventures in Rural East Germany by Roger Boyes
To Prussia with Love: Misadventures in Rural East Germany

Farce meets romance in this amusing travel memoir set in East Germany In a desperate attempt to save his relationship with girlfriend Lena and take a break from the world of journalism, Roger Boyes agrees to make a great escape from the easy urban lifestyle
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Doomed by Cartoon by John Adler & Draper Hill
Doomed by Cartoon

The legendary Boss Tweed effectively controlled New York City from after the Civil War until his downfall in November 1871. A huge man, he and his Ring of Thieves appeared to be invincible as they stole an estimated $2 billion in today's dollars. In addition
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City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn by Wayne Dawkins
City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

In 1966, a year after the Voting Rights Act began liberating millions of southern blacks, New Yorkers challenged a political system that weakened their voting power. Andrew W. Cooper (1927-2002), a beer company employee, sued state officials in a case

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City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn by Wayne Dawkins
City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

In 1966, a year after the Voting Rights Act began liberating millions of southern blacks, New Yorkers challenged a political system that weakened their voting power. Andrew W. Cooper (1927-2002), a beer company employee, sued state officials in a case

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Transparent by Don Lemon
Transparent

In this unique memoir, Primetime CNN anchor Don Lemon takes readers behind the scenes of journalism, detailing his own struggle to become one of the most prominent African American men in television news-and inside some of the biggest stories of our times.

Never

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Confessions of a Guilty Freelancer by William O'Rourke
Confessions of a Guilty Freelancer

William O'Rourke's singular view of American life over the past 40 years shines forth in these short essays on subjects personal, political, and literary, which reveal a man of keen intellect and wide-ranging interests. They embrace everything from the
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The Place to Be by Roger Mudd
The Place to Be

Roger Mudd joined CBS in 1961, and as the congressional correspondent, became a star covering the historic Senate filibuster debate over the 1964 Civil Right Act. Mudd was one of half a dozen major figures in the stable of CBS News broadcasters at time
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Can You Believe It? 30 Years of Insider Stories with the Boston Red Sox by Joe Castiglione & Douglas B. B. Lyons
Can You Believe It? 30 Years of Insider Stories with the Boston Red Sox

Joe Castiglione is one of a few select announcers whose voice harkens fans back to the home field of their favorite team. After 30 years, his commentary has become as much a part of Boston Red Sox lore as the Green Monster, the Pesky Pole, and Yawkey Way.
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Ballgame! A Decade Covering the Texas Rangers from the Best Seat in the House by Josh Lewin
Ballgame! A Decade Covering the Texas Rangers from the Best Seat in the House

Taking baseball fans behind the microphone, into locker rooms, and through the most memorable season in Texas Rangers history, this firsthand account from announcer Josh Lewin is both insightful and entertaining. Recounting the Rangers' struggles during
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Advocacy Journalists by Edd Applegate
Advocacy Journalists

In all likelihood advocacy journalism is the oldest form of reportage. It appears frequently whenever journalists desire to advocate their beliefs or ideas about major political or social problems. In Advocacy Journalists: A Biographical Dictionary ofWriters
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Cocktails with Molotov by Barry Farber
Cocktails with Molotov

After reading Cocktails with Molotov, you'll wonder if there's anything Barry Farber hasn't done, if there's anywhere he hasn't been. From a young age, Farber had a knack for being in the right place at the right time. In Cocktails with Molotov, Barry

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The Godfather of Tabloid by Jack Vitek
The Godfather of Tabloid

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Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs: Family, Friendships, and Faith in Small-Town Alaska by Heather Lende
Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs: Family, Friendships, and Faith in Small-Town Alaska

Well-known radio personality Bodett records his unique and warmly humorous view of life. 2 cassettes. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Heather Lende16 Apr 2012$22.95

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Jubilee Hitchhiker by William Hjortsberg
Jubilee Hitchhiker

Confident and robust, Jubilee Hitchhiker is an comprehensive biography of late novelist and poet Richard Brautigan, author of Troutfishing in America and A Confederate General from Big Sur, among many others. When Brautigan took his own life in September
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The Talking Cure by Mike Feder
The Talking Cure

As a kid growing up in Queens, Mike Feder identified with Scheherazade of The Thousand and One Nights: "The idea of someone having to tell a new tale every night to prevent their head getting chopped off seemed sadly familiar to me."
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A Talk in the Park by Curt Smith
A Talk in the Park

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An Accidental Novelist by Richard S. Wheeler
An Accidental Novelist

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Yours Truly, Hugh Downs by Hugh Downs
Yours Truly, Hugh Downs

Hugh Downs, legendary broadcaster at 20/20 and The Tonight Show, describes how an endlessly creative childhood lead to his career as a radioman and broadcaster. Topics examined include: his father's wayward attempt to automate their entire family home
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I Sailed with Chinese Pirates by Aleko E. Lilius
I Sailed with Chinese Pirates

An enthusiastic history of rampant Cantonese piracy in the 1930s, this first-hand account follows globetrotting journalist Aleko E. Lilius as he sets out to infiltrate mysterious pirate gangs. Describing every detail of the reporter's life as he eats,
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An Australian in China by George Morrison
An Australian in China

Describing a journey across China to Burma, this vivid and precise account follows Australian-born foreign correspondent George Morrison on his travels beginning in 1894. Dressed in Chinese garb and engaging guides and servants as needed, Morrison traveled
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Beside the Rio Hondo by Phaedra Greenwood
Beside the Rio Hondo

How can a lone female of "a certain age" take her last stand on a stony wedge of land in the mountains of Northern New Mexico? Will she find a job, learn to chop wood, be eaten by a bear or give it up and fall in love again? "Beside the Rio Hondo" is a
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Henry Gaylord Wilshire by Louis E. Rosen
Henry Gaylord Wilshire

Henry Gaylord Wilshire was one of the most fascinating men of his time. He developed a 35 acre barley field that would become one of the most famous streets in the world. He ran for Congress three times and for Parliament in both Great Britain and Canada.
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Louis E. Rosen16 Dec 2011$4.98

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Stories My Father Told Me by Jeffrey Lyons
Stories My Father Told Me

This amazing collection of choice anecdotes takes us right back to the Golden Age of New York City nightlife, when top restaurants like Toots Shor's, "21," and Sardi's, as well as glittering nightclubs like the Stork Club, Latin Quarter, and El Morocco,
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Doris Fleeson by Carolyn Sayler
Doris Fleeson

"She was my idol," said columnist Mary McGrory. McGrory, in writing of women, referred to Doris Fleeson as "incomparably the first political journalist of her time." Fleeson was, in fact, the first woman in the United States to become a nationally syndicated
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When Tish Happens: The Unlikely Story of Canada's "Most Influential Literary Magazine" by Frank Davey
When Tish Happens: The Unlikely Story of Canada's "Most Influential Literary Magazine"

Chronicling the birth of Tish, the University of British Columbia's poetry newsletter, this history describes the ideologies and devotion of its contributing poets and editors and the publication that followed. The evolution of this artistic venture, which
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A Life in Motion by Florence Howe
A Life in Motion

Founder of the Feminist Press tells her life story as an activist, scholar, and publisher.
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Yesterday Morning by Diana Athill
Yesterday Morning

A remarkable, truthful and vivid recollection of childhood, from the author of Stet, After a Funeral, Don't Look at Me Like That and Instead of a Letter. Here Athill goes back to the beginning in a sharp evocation of a childhood unfashionably filled with
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Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly
Ten Days in a Mad-House

This is the true story of reporter Nellie Bly, who pretends to be insane, and manages to get herself committed into an insane asylum in the USA. This revised second digital edition is a fascinating account, specially formatted for today's e-readers by
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Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly
Ten Days in a Mad-House

This is the true story of reporter Nellie Bly, who pretends to be insane, and manages to get herself committed into an insane asylum in the USA. This revised second digital edition is a fascinating account, specially formatted for today's e-readers by
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Uncovering Race by Amy Alexander
Uncovering Race

From an award-winning black journalist, a tough-minded look at the treatment of ethnic minorities both in newsrooms and in the reporting that comes out of them, within the changing media landscape.

From the Rodney King riots to the racial inequities of

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A Voice in the Box by Bob Edwards
A Voice in the Box

The host of The Bob Edwards Show and Bob Edwards Weekend on Sirius XM Radio, Bob Edwards became the first radio personality with a large national audience to take his chances in the new field of satellite radio. The programs' mix of long-form interviews
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Sunflowers: A Collection of Short Stories by Marlin Fitzwater
Sunflowers: A Collection of Short Stories

Marlin Fitzwater began writing short stories in College. After ten years in the White Houses of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, he returned to writing. He has produced a memoir, two novels, a stage play, and this book of seven short stories

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Buying the Night Flight by Georgie Anne Geyer
Buying the Night Flight

In Buying the Night Flight Georgie Anne Geyer, one of the first American women to cover wars abroad, tells of her thrilling rise from cub reporter to foreign correspondent as she made her way into the male-dominated world of journalism. Born from thirty
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The Making of a Writer, Volume 2 by Gail Godwin
The Making of a Writer, Volume 2

"True, time is the villain and we are trapped in him. True, love is sometimes not returned. True, friends are sometimes false. But to be aware of this—all of it—and still want to go on living, that is the triumph. It is the reward."

As a

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Reading Jackie by William Kuhn
Reading Jackie

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis never wrote a memoir, but she told her life story and revealed herself in intimate ways through the nearly 100 books she brought into print during the last two decades of her life as an editor at Viking and Doubleday. Based

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William Kuhn28 Dec 2010$27.95

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Breaking News: The Golden Age of Graham Perkin by Ben Hills
Breaking News: The Golden Age of Graham Perkin

An insightful and vigorous biography, this account chronicles the life of Australia's most influential newspaper editor, Graham Perkin, and the history of the newspaper to which he devoted his tremendous talents. A portrait of media power gone too soon,
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The Pamphleteers: The Birth of Journalism by James A. Oliver
The Pamphleteers: The Birth of Journalism

OVERVIEW The Pamphleteers is an investigation into the early journalism. In an era long before the advent of the periodical press, the pamphleteers were the world's proto-journalists. As a paper platform for a spectrum of religious fanatics, eccentrics,
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So Greek: Confessions of a Conservative Leftie by Niki Savva
So Greek: Confessions of a Conservative Leftie

Telling the story of Greek émigré Niki Savva, this emotional and humorous memoir provides an in-depth look into the lives of Australia's journalists and politicians. Having survived the challenges of growing up in Melbourne's working-class suburbs as
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They Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat by Lewis Grizzard
They Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat

They Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat, first published in 1982, has sold more than 100,000 copies. Without skipping a beat, one of America's favorite humorists, the late Lewis Grizzard, tells of the early stirrings of his wayward heart in
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The Deeds of My Fathers: How My Grandfather and Father Built New York and Created the Tabloid World of Today by Paul David Pope & Generoso Sr. Pope & Gene Pope Jr.
The Deeds of My Fathers: How My Grandfather and Father Built New York and Created the Tabloid World of Today

This engrossing saga begins when Generoso Pope, Sr., just 15, flees Italy and his domineering father, sailing to America with only pennies in his pockets. He passes through Ellis Island in 1906 and soon finds work in the sand pits of Long Island, just
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Hadacol Days: A Southern Boyhood by Clyde Bolton
Hadacol Days: A Southern Boyhood

Clyde Bolton has long been a dean of the Southern sportswriting community. Now this popular columnist focuses his beguiling prose on his boyhood memories in his delightful memoir, Hadacol Days. The title is taken from a high school cheer: "Statham Wildcats
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Enchanted Evening Barbie and the Second Coming: A Memoir by Rheta Grimsley Johnson
Enchanted Evening Barbie and the Second Coming: A Memoir

Nationally syndicated columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson, winner of the Ernie Pyle Award for human interest reporting, turns her sharp eye on herself in this frank, exhilarating, wise, poignant, and brave memoir. Her territory ranges from childhood memories
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The Wonderful Room: The Making of a Texas Newspaperman by Bryan Woolley
The Wonderful Room: The Making of a Texas Newspaperman

Following the life of journalist Bryan Woolley, this lively account paints a colorful and accurate picture of newspaper reporting on the Mexican border 50 years ago. From Woolley's initiation at the El Paso Times to his smoking cigars with Andres Segovia
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Poor Man's Provence: Finding Myself in Cajun Louisiana by Rheta Grimsley Johnson
Poor Man's Provence: Finding Myself in Cajun Louisiana

For over a decade, syndicated columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson has been spending several months a year in Southwest Louisiana, deep in the heart of Cajun Country. Unlike many other writers who have parachuted into the swampy paradise for a few days or
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Bet the House: How I Gambled Over a Grand a Day for 30 Days on Sports, Poker, and Games of Chance by Richard Roeper
Bet the House: How I Gambled Over a Grand a Day for 30 Days on Sports, Poker, and Games of Chance

During the course of 30 days in early 2009, Richard Roeper risked more than a quarter million dollars on practically every method of gambling currently available in America. Chronicling his wild ride in a breezy, humorous manner, this entertaining exploration both
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The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst by Kenneth Whyte
The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst

A lively, unexpected, and impeccably researched piece of popular history, The Uncrowned King reveals how an unheralded young newspaperman from San Francisco arrived in New York and created the most successful daily of his time, pushing the medium to an
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No Momma's Boy by Dominic Carter
No Momma's Boy

Tired of keeping his life-long secrets, author Dominic Carter, described by some as the best of New York's political television reporters, shares his remarkable, gut-wrenching story of abuse at the hands of his mother in No Momma's Boy.

Shortly after

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888 Days in Biafra by Samuel Enadeghe Umweni
888 Days in Biafra

No book about the Nigerian civil war has up to date provided as revealing an account of the prison conditions of wartime "Biafra." In this book, Engr. Sam Umweni, then Officer-in-Charge of Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation in Benin, chronicles his abduction
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Molly Ivins by Bill Minutaglio & W. Michael Smith
Molly Ivins

A revelatory biography of the irreverent political commentator and bestselling author whose public persona masked a complicated and compelling personal history
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The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans by Ned Sublette
The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans

Spending 2004-2005 in New Orleans investigating the city's legendary past both in the archives and its living culture in the street, this account combines personal memoir, historical research, and on-the-ground reporting to trace a suspenseful arc through
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Press Freedom and Pluralism in Europe: Concepts and Conditions by Andrea Czepek
Press Freedom and Pluralism in Europe: Concepts and Conditions

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