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    How About Never - Is Never Good for You? My Life in Cartoons by Bob Mankoff    The Lady Upstairs: Dorothy Schiff and the New York Post by Marilyn Nissenson    The Man Who Would Not Shut Up: The Rise of Bill O'Reilly by Marvin Kitman    Play It Again: An Amateur Against the Impossible by Alan Rusbridger    Shouting Won't Help: Why I - and 50 Million Other Americans - Can't Hear You by Katherine Bouton    Inventing Elsa Maxwell: How an Irrepressible Nobody Conquered High Society, Hollywood, the Press, and the World by Sam Staggs    Mike Wallace: A Life by Peter Rader    The Tender Hour of Twilight: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age by Richard Seaver    In the Long Run: A Father, a Son, and Unintentional Lessons in Happiness by Jim Axelrod    Portable Prairie: Confessions of an Unsettled Midwesterner by M. J. Andersen    The Spiders of Allah: Travels of an Unbeliever on the Frontline of Holy War by James Hider    Are You Somebody? The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman by Nuala O'Faolain    Restless Genius: Barney Kilgore, The Wall Street Journal, and the Invention of Modern Journalism by Richard J. Tofel    Breaking News: A Stunning and Memorable Account of Reporting from Some of the Most Dangerous Places in the World by Martin Fletcher    Front Row: Anna Wintour: What Lies Beneath the Chic Exterior of Vogue's Editor in Chief by Jerry Oppenheimer    Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power by Mary Mapes    Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War and the Aftermath as Seen by NPR's Correspondent Anne Garrels by Anne Garrels    Dear Pussycat: Mash Notes and Missives from the Desk of Cosmopolitan's Legendary Editor by Helen Gurley Brown    American Radical: The Life and Times of I. F. Stone by D. D. Guttenplan    Step Out on Nothing: How Faith and Family Helped Me Conquer Life's Challenges by Byron Pitts    Citizen Newhouse: Portrait of a Media Merchant by Carol Felsenthal    Exit Interview by David Westin    Drinking with Miss Dutchie: A Memoir by Ed Breslin    I Was Rupert Murdoch's Figleaf by John Bull    The Best I Recall: A Memoir by Gary Cartwright    The Kind of Life It's Been: A Memoir by Lloyd Robertson    John Bartlow Martin: A Voice for the Underdog by Ray E. Boomhower    Numb: Diary of a War Correspondent by Anonymous    Bettyville: A Memoir by George Hodgman    Adventures in the Scribblers Trade: The Most Fun You Can Have by Neil Hickey    Inside The Founding Of Newsweek: How a Hot-Tempered, One-Legged R.A.F. Pilot Launched an American Media Giant by Thomas J. C. Martyn    Gravel on the Side of the Road: True stories from a broad who has been there by Kris Radish    The Street I Know: The Autobiography of the Last of the Bohemians by Harold E. Stearns    Eye On the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press by James McGrath Morris    You're Not Edith: Autobiographical Essays by Allison Gruber    Albert Shaw of the Review of Reviews by Lloyd J. Graybar    Barry Bingham: A Man of His Word by Barry Bingham    Joan: Forty Years of Life, Loss, and Friendship with Joan Didion by Sara Davidson    Sleeping with Famous Men: Memories of an Unconventional Love Life by Elizabeth Kaye    Pauline Frederick Reporting: A Pioneering Broadcaster Covers the Cold War by Marilyn S. Greenwald    Outlaw Journalist: The Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson by William McKeen    The Bard is a Very Singular Character': Iolo Morganwg, Marginalia and Print Culture by Ffion Mair Jones    Pioneer Printer: Samuel Bangs in Mexico and Texas by Lota M. Spell    Left Hand Drive: A Social and Political Memoir by Craig McGregor    An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad by Stephen Brennan    Big Russ & Me: Father & Son: Lessons of Life by Tim    Letters of James Agee to Father Flye by James Agee    The Poet: The Life and <i>Los Angeles Times</i> of Jim Murray by Steven Travers    The Event Makers I've Known by Elvin C. Bell    In the Trenches: Adventures in Journalism and Public Affairs by John Adams
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How About Never - Is Never Good for You? My Life in Cartoons

How About Never - Is Never Good for You? My Life in Cartoons by Bob Mankoff

Memoir in cartoons by the longtime cartoon editor of The New Yorker
People tell Bob Mankoff that as the cartoon editor of The New Yorker he has the best job in the world. Never one to beat around the bush, he explains to us, in the opening of this

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The Lady Upstairs: Dorothy Schiff and the New York Post

The Lady Upstairs: Dorothy Schiff and the New York Post by Marilyn Nissenson

The Lady Upstairs is the dramatic story of Dorothy Schiff---liberal activist, society stalwart, and the most dynamic female newspaper publisher of her day. From 1939 until 1976 she owned and guided the New York Post, the oldest continuously published

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The Man Who Would Not Shut Up: The Rise of Bill O'Reilly

The Man Who Would Not Shut Up: The Rise of Bill O'Reilly by Marvin Kitman

Fair? Balanced?


To some, Bill O'Reilly is a semi-demented cable TV talk show host who can be an obnoxious, insufferable, opinionated, rude loudmouth whose views, the kinder ones say, are typical right-wing drivel. But there is much more to O'Reilly

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Play It Again: An Amateur Against the Impossible

Play It Again: An Amateur Against the Impossible by Alan Rusbridger

As editor of the Guardian, one of the world's foremost newspapers, Alan Rusbridger abides by the relentless twenty-four-hour news cycle. But increasingly in midlife, he feels the gravitational pull of music--especially the piano. He sets himself a formidable

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Shouting Won't Help: Why I - and 50 Million Other Americans - Can't Hear You

Shouting Won't Help: Why I - and 50 Million Other Americans - Can't Hear You by Katherine Bouton

For twenty-two years, Katherine Bouton had a secret that grew harder to keep every day. An editor at The New York Times, at daily editorial meetings she couldn't hear what her colleagues were saying. She had gone profoundly deaf in her left ear; her

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Inventing Elsa Maxwell: How an Irrepressible Nobody Conquered High Society, Hollywood, the Press, and the World

Inventing Elsa Maxwell: How an Irrepressible Nobody Conquered High Society, Hollywood, the Press, and the World by Sam Staggs

One of the twentieth century's most colorful characters brought back to life in this biography by the author of All About All About Eve


With Inventing Elsa Maxwell, Sam Staggs has crafted a landmark biography. Elsa Maxwell (1881-1963) invented herself-not

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Mike Wallace: A Life

Mike Wallace: A Life by Peter Rader

The untold story of how the world's most feared TV reporter transformed his inner darkness into a journalistic juggernaut that riveted millions and redefined the landscape of television news

In his four decades as the front man for 60 Minutes, the

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The Tender Hour of Twilight: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age

The Tender Hour of Twilight: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age by Richard Seaver

From Beckett to Burroughs, The Story of O to The Autobiography of Malcolm X, an iconic literary troublemaker tells the colorful stories behind the stories


Richard Seaver came to Paris in 1950 seeking Hemingway's moveable feast. Paris had become

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In the Long Run: A Father, a Son, and Unintentional Lessons in Happiness

In the Long Run: A Father, a Son, and Unintentional Lessons in Happiness by Jim Axelrod

It's 2008. Jim Axelrod--once among the most watched correspondents on network news and the first television reporter to broadcast from Saddam International Airport in 2003--is covering the final stages of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Portable Prairie: Confessions of an Unsettled Midwesterner

Portable Prairie: Confessions of an Unsettled Midwesterner by M. J. AndersenA luminous debut that follows a young woman searching for home, near and far from her Midwestern roots.
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The Spiders of Allah: Travels of an Unbeliever on the Frontline of Holy War

The Spiders of Allah: Travels of an Unbeliever on the Frontline of Holy War by James Hider

In his fascinating, terrifying and often very funny book, James Hider takes his doubts about religious beliefs straight into the dark heart of the world's holy wars—from Israel to Gaza to Iraq—the birthplace that spawned so many faiths—and

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Are You Somebody? The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman

Are You Somebody? The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman by Nuala O'Faolain

"You don't want the book to end; it glows with compassion and you want more, more because you know this is a fine wine of a life, richer as it ages."--Frank McCourt, author of Angela's Ashes


One of nine children born into a penniless North Dublin

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Restless Genius: Barney Kilgore, The Wall Street Journal, and the Invention of Modern Journalism

Restless Genius: Barney Kilgore, The Wall Street Journal, and the Invention of Modern Journalism by Richard J. Tofel

The story of the man who transformed The Wall Street Journal and modern media

In 1929, Barney Kilgore, fresh from college in small-town Indiana, took a sleepy, near bankrupt New York financial paper--The Wall Street Journal--and turned it into

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Breaking News: A Stunning and Memorable Account of Reporting from Some of the Most Dangerous Places in the World

Breaking News: A Stunning and Memorable Account of Reporting from Some of the Most Dangerous Places in the World by Martin Fletcher

Martin Fletcher doesn't claim to be a hero. Yet he didn't flinch, either. During three decades covering wars, revolutions, and natural disasters, Fletcher worked his way from news agency cameraman to top network correspondent, facing down his own fears

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Front Row: Anna Wintour: What Lies Beneath the Chic Exterior of Vogue's Editor in Chief

Front Row: Anna Wintour: What Lies Beneath the Chic Exterior of Vogue's Editor in Chief by Jerry Oppenheimer

From the New York Times bestselling author of Just Desserts: Martha Stewart: The Unauthorized Biography comes a scrupulously researched investigative biography that tells the inside story of Anna Wintour's incredible rise to power

From her exclusive

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Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power

Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power by Mary Mapes

It was a great story. A true story. The kind of story any news producer would love to report, nail down and get on the air. And that's just what Mary Mapes and her producing and reporting team did in September, 2004, when Dan Rather anchored their report

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Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War and the Aftermath as Seen by NPR's Correspondent Anne Garrels

Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War and the Aftermath as Seen by NPR's Correspondent Anne Garrels by Anne Garrels

As National Public Radio's senior foreign correspondent, Anne Garrels has covered conflicts in Chechnya, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. She is renowned for direct, down-to-earth, insightful reportage, and for her independent take on what

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Dear Pussycat: Mash Notes and Missives from the Desk of Cosmopolitan's Legendary Editor

Dear Pussycat: Mash Notes and Missives from the Desk of Cosmopolitan's Legendary Editor by Helen Gurley BrownThe legendary founding editor of Cosmopolitan, Helen Gurley Brown is also a master of correspondence: from rants to raves, from love notes to memos to the fashion editor, this book is a confection of her finest writing.
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American Radical: The Life and Times of I. F. Stone

American Radical: The Life and Times of I. F. Stone by D. D. Guttenplan

Popular Front columnist and New Deal propagandist. Fearless opponent of McCarthyism and feared scourge of official liars. Enterprising, independent reporter and avid amateur classicist. As D.D. Guttenplan puts it in his compelling book, I.F. Stone did

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Step Out on Nothing: How Faith and Family Helped Me Conquer Life's Challenges

Step Out on Nothing: How Faith and Family Helped Me Conquer Life's Challenges by Byron Pitts

It was August 25, 2006, my first on-camera studio open for the CBS News broadcast 60 Minutes. Executive Producer Jeff Fager poked his head in the dressing room." Good luck, Brotha! You've come a long way to get here. You've earned it."
...If only

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Citizen Newhouse: Portrait of a Media Merchant

Citizen Newhouse: Portrait of a Media Merchant by Carol FelsenthalAn acclaimed biographer takes on one of the world's most elusive media moguls in Citizen Newhouse. The harvest of four years and over 400 interviews, Carol Felsenthal's book is an unauthorized investigative biography that paints a tough yet even-handed
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Exit Interview

Exit Interview by David Westin

When David Westin became president of ABC News in March 1997, the division was treading water. "It looked like all the really important news was behind us," he writes. Hardly. For the next thirteen years, Westin would preside over ABC News during some

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Drinking with Miss Dutchie: A Memoir

Drinking with Miss Dutchie: A Memoir by Ed Breslin

Drinking with Miss Dutchie is a story about Dutchie, a Black Labrador, and her lasting impact on the life of her owner and narrator, Ed Breslin. In contrast to the typical tale of dog as man's best friend, Breslin's is a unique reflection on dog as

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I Was Rupert Murdoch's Figleaf

I Was Rupert Murdoch's Figleaf by John BullA pale ray of sunlight seeps through a dusty stained glass window to light a shabby congregation - all kneeling, eyes closed in devout prayer: "Thank you, Lord. Thank you for saving us." The scene is a Fleet Street pub at lunchtime - and, as yet, hardly
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The Best I Recall: A Memoir

The Best I Recall: A Memoir by Gary CartwrightGary Cartwright is one of Texas's legendary writers. In a career spanning nearly six decades, he has been a newspaper reporter, Senior Editor of Texas Monthly, and author of several acclaimed books, including Blood Will Tell, Confessions of a Washed-up
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The Kind of Life It's Been: A Memoir

The Kind of Life It's Been: A Memoir by Lloyd Robertson

For sixty years, Lloyd Robertson lived his dream of working in broadcasting, bringing us the major events of the day. The longest-serving national TV news anchor in Canadian history, first for CBC and then for CTV, Robertson remains one of the most accomplished

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John Bartlow Martin: A Voice for the Underdog

John Bartlow Martin: A Voice for the Underdog by Ray E. BoomhowerDuring the 1940s and 1950s, one name, John Bartlow Martin, dominated the pages of the "big slicks," the Saturday Evening Post, LIFE, Harper's, Look, and Collier's. A former reporter for the Indianapolis Times, Martin was one of a handful of freelance writers
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Numb: Diary of a War Correspondent

Numb: Diary of a War Correspondent by AnonymousFollowing her husband's death in October 2014, ‘Kay Buckby', as she wishes to be known, stumbled upon a number of shocking revelations within his diaries and notebooks. Deciding to expose her discoveries, she contacted an Irish ghostwriter to compile
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Bettyville: A Memoir

Bettyville: A Memoir by George HodgmanA witty, tender memoir of a son's journey home to care for his irascible mother—a tale of secrets, silences, and enduring love

When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself—an unlikely caretaker

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Adventures in the Scribblers Trade: The Most Fun You Can Have

Adventures in the Scribblers Trade: The Most Fun You Can Have by Neil HickeyNeil Hickey was a twenty-four year old job seeker when he heard the editor of a major magazine call journalism "the most fun you can have, standing up."

The young reporter had already come to that conclusion independently after working his way through

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Inside The Founding Of Newsweek: How a Hot-Tempered, One-Legged R.A.F. Pilot Launched an American Media Giant

Inside The Founding Of Newsweek: How a Hot-Tempered, One-Legged R.A.F. Pilot Launched an American Media Giant by Thomas J. C. MartynA former wartime pilot and Time magazine's first foreign editor, Thomas J. C. Martyn had a vision: to establish a weekly news magazine that would rival Time, which in the 1930s was the only magazine of its kind in the United States. Martyn succeeded--so
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Gravel on the Side of the Road: True stories from a broad who has been there

Gravel on the Side of the Road: True stories from a broad who has been there by Kris RadishA woman who worries about carrying a .38 special in her purse, nearly drowns in a desert canyon, flies into the war in Bosnia, dances with the FBI, tells Geraldo he shouldn t put guests in hotel rooms with rats and spends time with murderers, has more
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The Street I Know: The Autobiography of the Last of the Bohemians

The Street I Know: The Autobiography of the Last of the Bohemians by Harold E. StearnsThis fascinating autobiography by Harold Sterns, a central figure of the mythic Lost Generation, casts the era immortalized Hemingway's and Fitzgerald's fiction in new light; a sober and clear-eyed perspective on the hard realities of a time
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Eye On the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press

Eye On the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press by James McGrath Morris

Acclaimed biographer James McGrath Morris brings into focus the riveting life of one of the most significant yet least known figures of the civil rights era—pioneering journalist Ethel Payne, the "First Lady of the Black Press"—elevating her

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You're Not Edith: Autobiographical Essays

You're Not Edith: Autobiographical Essays by Allison Gruber

A brazenly funny, poignant memoir. 

This gutsy collection offers a brilliant reflection on life as a young lesbian and breast cancer survivor. Through discussions of madness, religion, gender and feminism, Gruber captivates with heartbreaking candor

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Albert Shaw of the Review of Reviews

Albert Shaw of the Review of Reviews by Lloyd J. Graybar

The life of Albert Shaw (1857-1947) reflected in microcosm the changes that American society was undergoing through a critical period. This first full-length study focuses on two themes: Shaw's career as editor and publisher of the Review of Reviews,

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Barry Bingham: A Man of His Word

Barry Bingham: A Man of His Word by Barry Bingham

Barry Bingham, Sr., was one of this country's most influential journalists. Under his half-century of leadership, the Louisville Courier-Journal became one of America's leading newspapers, as attested by six Pulitzer Prizes. In this illuminating oral

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Joan: Forty Years of Life, Loss, and Friendship with Joan Didion

Joan: Forty Years of Life, Loss, and Friendship with Joan Didion by Sara Davidson

Before the full catastrophe of life struck her broadsides, the writer Joan Didion led a shining, privileged life. She was one of the most admired American writers, reporting in novels and literary journalism from the center of the national story. Her

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Sleeping with Famous Men: Memories of an Unconventional Love Life

Sleeping with Famous Men: Memories of an Unconventional Love Life by Elizabeth Kaye

"It never hurts to meet a sexy man," Elizabeth Kaye's editor once told her.

"It always hurts to meet a sexy man," she said.

With more than forty years of passionate, wisdom-making love affairs behind her, Kaye knew what she was talking about.

In "Sleeping

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Pauline Frederick Reporting: A Pioneering Broadcaster Covers the Cold War

Pauline Frederick Reporting: A Pioneering Broadcaster Covers the Cold War by Marilyn S. Greenwald

Pauline Frederick Reporting is the biography of the life and career of the first woman to become a network news correspondent. After no less an authority than Edward R. Murrow told her there was no place for her in broadcasting, Pauline Frederick (1908-90)

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Outlaw Journalist: The Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson

Outlaw Journalist: The Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson by William McKeen

"Gets it all in: the boozing and drugging . . . but also the intelligence, the loyalty, the inherent decency." —Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post

Hunter S. Thompson detonated a two-ton bomb under the staid field of journalism with his magazine
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The Bard is a Very Singular Character': Iolo Morganwg, Marginalia and Print Culture

The Bard is a Very Singular Character': Iolo Morganwg, Marginalia and Print Culture by Ffion Mair JonesA cunning and successful literary forger, Iolo Morganwg has been a controversial figure within Welsh literary tradition and history ever since his death in 1826. During his lifetime, however, he was largely a figure on the margins of Welsh literary society,
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Pioneer Printer: Samuel Bangs in Mexico and Texas

Pioneer Printer: Samuel Bangs in Mexico and Texas by Lota M. SpellSamuel Bangs, the first printer in the territory that is now Texas, once owed his life to his printing press. One of the few survivors of the Mina Expedition to Mexico in 1817, Bangs wrote to Servando de Mier, "I had the good fortune, through the will
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Left Hand Drive: A Social and Political Memoir

Left Hand Drive: A Social and Political Memoir by Craig McGregorCelebrated political and social commentator Craig McGregor has spent his working life holding a mirror to Australian society. In Left Hand Drive, he reflects on his personal journey, writing about and living amidst some of the most compelling and defining
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An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad

An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad by Stephen BrennanHeart of Darkness author Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857) was a Polish writer who learned to read, write, and speak English after he was granted British nationality in 1886. Although his peers accepted him as a British gentleman,
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Big Russ & Me: Father & Son: Lessons of Life

Big Russ & Me: Father & Son: Lessons of Life by TimOver the last two decades, before his death in 2008 at the age of 58, Tim Russert had become one of the most trusted and admired figures in American television journalism. Throughout his career he spent time with presidents and popes, world leaders and
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Letters of James Agee to Father Flye

Letters of James Agee to Father Flye by James Agee"I'll croak before I write ads or sell bonds—or do anything except write."

James Agee's father died when he was just six years old, a loss immortalized in his Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, A Death in the Family. Three years later, Agee's

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The Poet: The Life and Los Angeles Times of Jim Murray

The Poet: The Life and <i>Los Angeles Times</i> of Jim Murray by Steven Travers

Forget Ring Lardner, Grantland Rice, and Jerome Holtzman. According to author Steven Travers, Jim Murray of the Los Angeles Times was the greatest sports columnist who ever lived—period. Known for his highly descriptive metaphors and phrasing—a

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The Event Makers I've Known

The Event Makers I've Known by Elvin C. Bell

This memoir presents author Elvin Bell's recollection of his own history and of his encounters with some of the most well-known movers and shakers of the times. He provides us with astonishing revelations based upon his discussions, meetings, and casual

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In the Trenches: Adventures in Journalism and Public Affairs

In the Trenches: Adventures in Journalism and Public Affairs by John Adams

It is the summer of 1939 in England when soldiers start digging trenches in a local park. Suddenly, seven-year-old John Adams is forced to face a new reality. He and his school are abruptly evacuated to an unknown destination. Two days later, war is declared.

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A Newsman Remembered: Ralph Burdette Jordan and His Times 1896-1953

A Newsman Remembered: Ralph Burdette Jordan and His Times 1896-1953 by Robert Smith JordanA Newsman Remembered is not just the story of the life of Ralph Burdette Jordan (RBJ - or "Jock") - who was a remarkable newspaperman/motion picture publicist/war correspondent. It is also a glimpse into an era of American social and political history
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Was Justice Served? For the Brutal Murder of Former TIME Magazine Writer/Reporter Julie R. Grace

Was Justice Served? For the Brutal Murder of Former TIME Magazine Writer/Reporter Julie R. Grace by Nancy Hoffman

During her career, Julie Grace worked for several political icons, including Paul Simon, Alan Dixon, Joseph Kennedy, Walter Mondale, and Jimmy Carter. In 1991, she accepted a job with TIME magazine, where she specialized in social issues and was touted

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Boy Does World: Fifteen Years of Bad Behaviors, Bad Attitudes, and Happy Endings

Boy Does World: Fifteen Years of Bad Behaviors, Bad Attitudes, and Happy Endings by Sean Bugg

It's a big world. Somebody's gotta do it.

As a kid in rural Kentucky, Sean Bugg dreamed of the day he would make it to the big city. When he got there, the small town boy found himself in a big-town world of sex, love, parties, fashion disasters, some

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Ako-Aya: A Cameroorian Pioneer in Daring Journalism and Social Commentary

Ako-Aya: A Cameroorian Pioneer in Daring Journalism and Social Commentary by N. NgwaforPatrick Tataw Obenson, alias Ako-Aya, the rabid critic, social crusader and witty journalist, all rolled up in one, was indeed a popular and widely admired pioneer in daring journalism and social commentary in Cameroon. Little wonder that when he died,
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You Wake Me Each Morning

You Wake Me Each Morning by Connie Lawn

You Wake Me Each Morning That is what listeners around the world have said to Connie for years, as they heard her radio broadcasts in this country and around the world. The first time she heard the phrase was from Sam Lewis, America's long - time Ambassador

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Life in the Wrong Lane

Life in the Wrong Lane by Greg DobbsThe book is called Life in the Wrong Lane because that's where journalists live: in the one lane heading toward a catastrophe. Everyone who's normal is in the other lane, any other lane, going the other way. They're getting out.

Although Dobbs's travels,

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The Sound of No Hands Clapping: A Memoir

The Sound of No Hands Clapping: A Memoir by Toby YoungThe first-ever paperback edition of Toby Young's further misadventures in Hollywood
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Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown, the Woman Behind Cosmopolitan Magazine

Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown, the Woman Behind Cosmopolitan Magazine by Jennifer ScanlonThe biography of the revolutionary magazine editor who created the "Cosmo Girl" before Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw was even born

As the author of the iconic Sex and the Single Girl (1962) and the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine

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Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life

Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life by Hermione LeeThe acclaimed biographer of Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf gives us an intimate portrait of one of the most quietly brilliant novelists of the twentieth century.

Penelope Fitzgerald was a great English writer whose career didn't begin until she was

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A Rope and a Prayer: The Story of a Kidnapping

A Rope and a Prayer: The Story of a Kidnapping by David Rohde & Kristen MulvihillThe compelling and insightful account of a New York Times reporter's abduction by the Taliban, and his wife's struggle to free him.

In November 2008, David Rohde, a Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent for The New York Times, was kidnapped by the

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The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant

The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant by Dan SavageDan Savage's nationally syndicated sex advice column, "Savage Love," enrages and excites more than four million people each week. In The Kid, Savage tells a no-holds-barred, high-energy story of an ordinary American couple who wants to have a baby.
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Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer

Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer by Garry WillsA captivating memoir from the incomparable Garry Wills, "one of the country's most distinguished intellectuals" (The New York Times Book Review)

Illuminating and provocative, Outside Looking In is a compelling chronicle of an original thinker at

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Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young Man's Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut

Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young Man's Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut by Rob SheffieldFrom the bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape and Turn Around Bright Eyes, "a funny, insightful look at the sublime torture of adolescence".-Entertainment Weekly

The 1980s meant MTV and John Hughes movies, big dreams and bigger shoulder pads,

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American Story: A Lifetime Search for Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

American Story: A Lifetime Search for Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things by Bob Dotson"These are remarkable and poignant stories that need to be told." -Ken Burns

More than six million people watch Bob Dotson's Emmy award-winning segment, American Story, on NBC's Today Show. For the last four decades, Dotson has traveled the country searching

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An Atheist in the FOXhole: A Liberal's Eight-Year Odyssey Inside the Heart of the Right-Wing Media

An Atheist in the FOXhole: A Liberal's Eight-Year Odyssey Inside the Heart of the Right-Wing Media by Joe Muto"Hilariously details the inner workings of the cable news network." -The Daily Beast

After college, Joe Muto-a self-professed bleeding-heart, godless liberal-took an entry-level position at Fox News. Joe kept quiet about his political views and initially

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Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir

Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir by Martha Gellhorn"Martha Gellhorn was so fearless in a male way, and yet utterly capable of making men melt," writes New Yorker literary editor Bill Buford. As a journalist, Gellhorn covered every military conflict from the Spanish Civil War to Vietnam and Nicaragua.
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Romance Is My Day Job: A Memoir of Finding Love at Last

Romance Is My Day Job: A Memoir of Finding Love at Last by Patience BloomWho knows the ins and outs of romance better than a Harlequin editor? A surprising and exhilarating look into Patience Bloom's unexpected real-life love story.

At some point, we've all wished romance could be more like fiction. Patience Bloom certainly

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Rebecca West: A Modern Sibyl

Rebecca West: A Modern Sibyl by Carl RollysonWhat is new in this second edition of Carl Rollyson's standard biography? It begins with a portrait that attempts to evoke the living person in all her dimensions. It concludes with an interview with one of her favorite secretaries, Elizabeth Leyshon,
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Genius in Disguise: Harold Ross of The New Yorker

Genius in Disguise: Harold Ross of The New Yorker by Thomas KunkelThis hugely entertaining biography of the founding editor of The New Yorker tells the diverting story of how Ross and the brilliant group of people he gathered around him--including James Thurber, Charles Addams, Dorothy Parker, and John O'Hara--devised
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Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington

Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington by Sharyl Attkisson

Seasoned CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson reveals how she has been electronically surveilled while digging deep into the Obama Administration and its scandals, and offers an incisive critique of her industry and the shrinking role of investigative journalism

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The Making of a Writer: Journals, 1961-1963

The Making of a Writer: Journals, 1961-1963 by Gail GodwinGail Godwin was twenty-four years old and working as a waitress in the North Carolina mountains when she wrote: "I want to be everybody who is great; I want to create everything that has ever been created." It is a declaration that only a wildly ambitious
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Bellow: A Biography

Bellow: A Biography by James AtlasWith this masterly and original work, Bellow: A Biography, National Book Award nominee James Atlas gives the first definitive account of the Nobel Prize–winning author's turbulent personal and professional life, as it unfolded against the background
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Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967

Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967 by Hunter S. ThompsonHere, for the first time, is the private and most intimate correspondence of one of America's most influential and incisive journalists--Hunter S. Thompson. In letters to a Who's Who of luminaries from Norman Mailer to Charles Kuralt, Tom Wolfe to Lyndon
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A Writer's Life

A Writer's Life by Gay TaleseThe inner workings of a writer's life, the interplay between experience and writing, are brilliantly recounted by a master of the art. Gay Talese now focuses on his own life—the zeal for the truth, the narrative edge, the sometimes startling precision,
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Lucking Out: My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in the Seventies

Lucking Out: My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in the Seventies by James Wolcott"How lucky I was, arriving in New York just as everything was about to go to hell."

That would be in the autumn of 1972, when a very young and green James Wolcott arrived from Maryland, full of literary dreams, equipped with a letter of introduction

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My Vast Fortune: The Money Adventures of a Quixotic Capitalist

My Vast Fortune: The Money Adventures of a Quixotic Capitalist by Andrew Tobias"This book will make you rich. Filthy stinking rich. You will never need to work again. You will spend the rest of your life on the Riviera sipping piña coladas and listening to Sinatra. And even if this doesn't happen, Andrew Tobias will provide you with
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Newspaper Days

Newspaper Days by H. L. MenckenThe 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

Happy Days by H. L. MenckenThough 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

Heathen Days by H. L. MenckenIn 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

Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food by Raymond Sokolov

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

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

My Salinger Year by Joanna RakoffPoignant, 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

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

The Perfect Hour: The Romance of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ginevra King, His First Love by James L. W. West IIIF. 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

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

Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo by Anjan SundaramIn 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

Savage Shorthand: The Life and Death of Isaac Babel by Jerome CharynHailed 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

City Room by Arthur GelbA 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

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

The Rise of Abraham Cahan by Seth Lipsky

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

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

Too Soon to Say Goodbye by Art BuchwaldWhen 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

A Russian Diary: A Journalist's Final Account of Life, Corruption, and Death in Putin's Russia by Anna PolitkovskayaAnna 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

Paris to the Moon by Adam GopnikParis. 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

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

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

Alistair Cooke by Nick CookeOne 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

Newsroom Buddies: A Working Friendship at United Press International by Sandi Latimer & John KadyPhone 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

Robert Estienne's Influence on Lexicography by DeWitt T. StarnesTowering 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

Am I Getting Paid for This? Memoir of A Career Girl by Betty RollinWhen 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

Letters to My Torturer: Love, Revolution, and Imprisonment in Iran by Houshand AsadiHoushang 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

The Power of the Pen: The Politics, Nationalism, and Influence of Sir John Willison by Richard ClippingdaleSir 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

The Last of His Mind: A Year in the Shadow of Alzheimer's by John Thorndike
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Croswell Bowen: A Writer's Life, a Daughter's Portrait

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

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

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

Boy from Nowhere: A Life in Ninety-One Countries by Allan Fotheringham

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

Miles Gone By: A Literary Autobiography by William F.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

Henry Miller: The Paris Years by Timothy Brassaï|BentHis 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

Up from the Projects: An Autobiography by Walter E. WilliamsNationally 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

Up from the Projects: An Autobiography by Walter E. WilliamsNationally 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

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Harry Reasoner: A Life in the News

Harry Reasoner: A Life in the News by Douglass K. DanielHarry 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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For the Love of a Cat: A Publisher's Story

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

Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack-Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb by Nick SchouKill 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

The Cat From Hue: A Vietnam War Story by John LaurenceAn 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

Woodward and Bernstein: Life in the Shadow of Watergate by Alicia C. ShepardBased 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

Lone Star: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Dan Rather by Alan Weisman"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."
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Muckrakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors

Muckrakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors by Edd ApplegateProfessor 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

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Peter Jennings: A Reporter's Life

Peter Jennings: A Reporter's Life by Lynn Sherr & Kate Darnton & Kayce JenningsAn 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

The Life and Adventures of Morrison of China by Peter Thompson & Robert MacklinThe 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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David and Liz

David and Liz by David & Elizabeth Beverly Rivera DavisDavid 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

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Through Life's Lens

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Broadcasts from the Blitz

Broadcasts from the Blitz by Philip Seib
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Hemingway on the China Front

Hemingway on the China Front by Peter Moreira
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News Junkie

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Cronkite

Cronkite by Douglas Brinkley

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

Give Me a Break by John Stossel

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

The Boy Detective: A New York Childhood by Roger Rosenblatt

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

Dispatches from the Edge by Anderson Cooper

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

In the Hot Zone by Kevin SitesKevin 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

Fighting Words: Independent Journalists in Texas by James McEnteerFighting 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

REPORTER: Covering Civil Rights...And Wrongs in Dixie by Alvin BennWhen 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

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A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran

A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran by Shane Bauer & Sarah Shourd & Joshua Fattal

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

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My Town: Faces of Windsor

My Town: Faces of Windsor by Marty GervaisA collection of newspaper columns by Marty Gervais, published in The Windsor Star.
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Stop Press: The Last Days of Newspapers

Stop Press: The Last Days of Newspapers by Rachel BuchananThere 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

What's Next in Journalism? New-Media Entrepreneurs Tell Their Stories by Margaret Simons

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

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

The Story of Mohamed Amin by Brian TetleyThis 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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Spiritual Business: The Amazing and True Story of Magical Blend Magazine

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

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

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My Mistake

My Mistake by Daniel Menaker

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

A Man and His Words by J. Patrick BoyerRobert 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

To Experience Wonder: Edna Staebler: A Life by Veronica RossEdna 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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911, God Help Us - A Journalist's Tale of Faith: How Losing a Brother in Sept. 11 Terrorist Attack Transformed Reporter Into a W

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
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Adventures Within: Confessions of an Inner World Journalist

Adventures Within: Confessions of an Inner World Journalist by Joe Vitale
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Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires

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Andy's Story - Too much for a lifetime

Andy's Story - Too much for a lifetime by R. A. LangAndy'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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Seymour Hersh

Seymour Hersh by Robert Miraldi

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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Under the Wire: Marie Colvin's Final Assignment

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

The Vogue Factor: The Inside Story of Fashion's Most Illustrious Magazine by Kirstie ClementsThis 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

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The Inside Story: A Life in Journalism

The Inside Story: A Life in Journalism by Anthony WestellPart 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

Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story by Don KeithShelley 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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When the News Went Live: Dallas 1963

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

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

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

Hunting the Famous by William John StapletonHunting 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

Then We Were One: Fragments of Two Lives by Fred A. ReedThis 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

Rose Boys: Text Classics by Peter Rose

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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To Be Or Not To Be...

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

Lovers and Husbands and What-not :A Biography of Margaret L. Macpherson by Reynold MacphersonSynopsis:

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

Intimacy With Strangers: A Life of Brief Encounters by Ciaran Carty
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Harvest in the Snow

Harvest in the Snow by Ellen Blackman
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Forbes Watson: Independent Revolutionary

Forbes Watson: Independent Revolutionary by Lenore S. ClarkForbes 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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Am I Sane Yet? An Insider's Look at Mental Illness

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

Warrior Pose: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life by Brad Willis & Bhava RamFrom 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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Black Sun: The Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby

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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

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

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In Love with Defeat: The Making of a Southern Liberal

In Love with Defeat: The Making of a Southern Liberal by H. Brandt AyersJournalist 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

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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

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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

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

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Ripperology: A Study of the World's First Serial Killer and a Literary Phenomenon

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

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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

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The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work

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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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Ryszard Kapuscinski: A Life

Ryszard Kapuscinski: A Life by Artur Domoslawski

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

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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

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

Four Seasons with a Grumpy Goat: How I Learnt to Stop Worrying and Love Life on the Farm by Carol AltmannA 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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House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East

House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East by Anthony Shadid

A compelling saga of redemption and renewal from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Anthony Shadid tells the story of rebuilding his family's ancestral home in Lebanon amid political strife, and his eventual understanding of the emotions behind the turbulence

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Before the Rain: A Memoir of Love and Revolution

Before the Rain: A Memoir of Love and Revolution by Luisita Lopez Torregrosa

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

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To Prussia with Love: Misadventures in Rural East Germany

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

Doomed by Cartoon by John Adler & Draper HillThe 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

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

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

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

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

Transparent by Don LemonIn 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.

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Confessions of a Guilty Freelancer

Confessions of a Guilty Freelancer by William O'RourkeWilliam 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

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Can You Believe It? 30 Years of Insider Stories with the Boston Red Sox

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Ballgame! A Decade Covering the Texas Rangers from the Best Seat in the House

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Advocacy Journalists

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Cocktails with Molotov

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The Godfather of Tabloid

The Godfather of Tabloid by Jack Vitek
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Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs: Family, Friendships, and Faith in Small-Town Alaska

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

Jubilee Hitchhiker by William HjortsbergConfident 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

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Back then, the author's
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First Loves

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The Death of Ben Linder

The Death of Ben Linder by Joan KruckewittIn 1987, the death of Ben Linder, the first American killed by President Reagan's "freedom fighters" -- the U.S.-backed Nicaraguan Contras -- ignited a firestorm of protest and debate. In this landmark first biography of Linder, investigative journalist
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A Talk in the Park

A Talk in the Park by Curt Smith
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An Accidental Novelist

An Accidental Novelist by Richard S. Wheeler
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Yours Truly, Hugh Downs

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I Sailed with Chinese Pirates

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An Australian in China

An Australian in China by George MorrisonDescribing 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

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Henry Gaylord Wilshire

Henry Gaylord Wilshire by Louis E. RosenHenry 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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Stories My Father Told Me

Stories My Father Told Me by Jeffrey LyonsThis 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

Doris Fleeson by Carolyn Sayler"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"

When Tish Happens: The Unlikely Story of Canada's "Most Influential Literary Magazine" by Frank DaveyChronicling 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

A Life in Motion by Florence HoweFounder of the Feminist Press tells her life story as an activist, scholar, and publisher.
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Yesterday Morning

Yesterday Morning by Diana AthillA 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

Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie BlyThis 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

Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie BlyThis 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

Uncovering Race by Amy AlexanderFrom 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

A Voice in the Box by Bob EdwardsThe 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

Sunflowers: A Collection of Short Stories by Marlin Fitzwater

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

Buying the Night Flight by Georgie Anne GeyerIn 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

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Reading Jackie

Reading Jackie by William Kuhn

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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Breaking News: The Golden Age of Graham Perkin

Breaking News: The Golden Age of Graham Perkin by Ben HillsAn 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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So Greek: Confessions of a Conservative Leftie

So Greek: Confessions of a Conservative Leftie by Niki SavvaTelling 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

They Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat by Lewis GrizzardThey 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

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.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

Hadacol Days: A Southern Boyhood by Clyde BoltonClyde 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

Enchanted Evening Barbie and the Second Coming: A Memoir by Rheta Grimsley JohnsonNationally 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

The Wonderful Room: The Making of a Texas Newspaperman by Bryan WoolleyFollowing 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

Poor Man's Provence: Finding Myself in Cajun Louisiana by Rheta Grimsley JohnsonFor 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

Bet the House: How I Gambled Over a Grand a Day for 30 Days on Sports, Poker, and Games of Chance by Richard RoeperDuring 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

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No Momma's Boy

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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.

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888 Days in Biafra

888 Days in Biafra by Samuel Enadeghe UmweniNo 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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The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans

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Untamed: A House of Night Novel

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Press Freedom and Pluralism in Europe: Concepts and Conditions

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