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    Summary of The Rainbow Comes and Goes: by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt | Includes Analysis by Instaread Summaries    An Honest House: A Memoir, Continued by Cynthia Reyes    American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World's First Celebrity Travel Writer by Cathryn Prince    Polar Bears and Other Scares by Ron Truman    A Curious Mind by Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman | A Review: The Secret to a Bigger Life by Eureka Books    Knock Knock: A Life by Suzanne McNear    Under Cover: Adventures in the Art of Editing by Craig Munro    Hunter S. Thompson: Fear, Loathing, and the Birth of Gonzo by Kevin T. McEneaney    Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Asperger's by Joe Biel    The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son On Life, Love, and Loss by Anderson Cooper & Gloria Vanderbilt    The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire by Laura Claridge    The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World's Most Notorious Atheist by Larry Alex Taunton    All Tomorrow's Parties: A Memoir by Rob Spillman    Half-Jew by Susan Jacoby    Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting by Lesley Stahl    My Journey Through War and Peace:Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker: Explorations of a Young Filmm by Melissa Burch    Take a Stand: Thirty Years of Lessons from Rebels by Jorge Ramos    The Road Through War: Anarchy and Rebellion in the Central African Republic by Anjan Sundaram    On the Other Side of Love: A woman's unconventional journey towards wisdom by Muriel Maufroy    Worlds Ago: A Memoir of My Journeying Years by Walter Laqueur    Bullets and Bylines: From the Frontlines of Kabul, Delhi, Damascus and Beyond by Shyam Bhatia    87 and Still Wandering About by Reg Green    Daisies Don't Lie: Misadventures in Journalism: The Making of a Feminist by Nancy Louise Lewis    Writing the War: Chronicles of a World War II Correspondent by Anne Kiley    Stories I Tell Myself: Growing Up with Hunter S. Thompson by Juan F. Thompson    From Crack to Christ, As It Was Writt(i)n - Journal Entries by M. H. S. Edwina Bell    Bad News: Last Journalists in a Dictatorship by Anjan Sundaram    Notes of a Newsman: Witness to a Changing Scotland by John MacKay    Cast of Characters: Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the Golden Age of The New Yorker by Thomas Vinciguerra    Natural Born Keller by Amanda Keller    Before Rupert: Keith Murdoch and the Birth of a Dynasty by Tom DC Roberts    A Path Through Hard Grass: A Journalist?s Memories of Exile and Apartheid by Ruth Weiss    The Art of the Publisher by Roberto Calasso    Truth: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power by Mary Mapes    Heroes to the End: An Army Correspondent's Last Days in Vietnam by Jim Smith    Hemingway in Love: His Own Story by A. E. Hotchner    Studies in Victorian and Modern Literature: A Tribute to John Sutherland by William Baker    Better: How I Let Go of Control, Held On to Hope, and Found Joy in My Darkest Hour by Amy Robach    Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism by John Norris    Had I Known: A Memoir of Survival by Joan Lunden    Unlikely Love Stories by Mike McCardell    Wondering and Wandering in the West: A Foreign Scholar's Record from Oxford and Columbia Universities by Qingjuan Li    Listening to the Jar Flies: Growing Up in Wheaton and Rocky Comfort by Jimmy R. Lewis    Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound by Grant Lawrence    Greg Dyke: My Part in his Downfall: Days and Awaydays in BBC News 2001-2004 by Chris Moore    Love for Family, Friends, and Books by Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm    War and Politics by Other Means: A Journalist's Memoir by Shelby Scates    The Rescue of Miss Yaskell and Other Pipe Dreams by Russell Baker    So This is Depravity by Russell Baker    The Good Times by Russell Baker

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Press Freedom and Pluralism in Europe: Concepts and Conditions

Press Freedom and Pluralism in Europe: Concepts and Conditions by Andrea Czepek
Andrea Czepek2 May 2009$20.00

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Untamed: A House of Night Novel

Untamed: A House of Night Novel by Richard J. TofelLife sucks when your friends are pissed at you. Just ask Zoey Redbird – she’s become an expert on suckiness. In one week she has gone from having three boyfriends to having none, and from having a close group of friends who trusted and supported her, to being an outcast. Speaking of friends, the only two Zoey has left are undead and unMarked. And Neferet has declared war on humans, which Zoey knows in her heart is wrong. But will anyone listen to her?

Zoey's adventures at vampyre finishing school take a wild and dangerous turn as loyalties are tested, shocking true intentions come to light,...

Richard J. Tofel2 May 2009$10.99

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The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans

The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans by Ned SubletteSpending 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 the last year New Orleans was whole. The perspectives of daily life and the passage of seasons in the antediluvian city are darkly comic, irreverent, passionate, and angry. Fully revealing the city's vicious heritage of racism and its murderous poverty, this heartbreaking narrative of joy, violence, and loss features a grand parade of unforgettable...
Ned Sublette20 Sep 2009$22.99

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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 and survival under detention by Biafran rebel troops who had invaded the Midwest region from across the River Niger on August 9, 1967. Along with Messrs Joseph Imokhuede (Head of the Midwest Civil Service), Joseph Adeola (Commissioner of Police, Midwest) and Olu Akpata (Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry), he remained in...
Samuel Enadeghe Umweni24 Feb 2010$6.00

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The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst

The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst by Kenneth WhyteA 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 un
Kenneth Whyte20 Apr 2010$30.00

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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 celebrates and details the many pitfalls and lures through Roeper's stories about his lifelong affair with gambling. With insight and aplomb, the narrative answers the questions What is it like to bet money you don't have, knowing that if you lose, you're in serious trouble? What is it like to play in a poker tournament alongside...
Richard Roeper30 May 2010$15.99

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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 weeks, Rheta fell in love with the place, bought a second home and set in planting doomed azaleas and deep roots. She has found an assortment of beautiful people in a homely little town called Henderson, right on the edge of the Atchafalaya Swamp. Poor Man's Provence is both personal odyssey and good reporting, travelogue and memoir, funny and...
Rheta Grimsley Johnson6 Aug 2010$9.99

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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 and his pulling on the pant leg of Louie Armstrong to get an interview, this is the tale of the cantankerous, boozy, cynical, and somehow heroic characters who once inhabited the newsroom of a great American town. Highlighting the glory days of journalism, this autobiography shows how a single newspaper story can change people's lives for the...
Bryan Woolley7 Aug 2010$10.95

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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 of ritual pre-interstate trips in the family station wagon to visit foot-washing Baptist relatives to young-girl fixations on the Barbie dolls of the title, from the simultaneous exuberance and proto-feminist doubts of young marriage to the aches of loves lost through divorce and death. Her memorable journalism career, which began on her college...
Rheta Grimsley Johnson30 Aug 2010$9.99

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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 on the Ball, They've Been Drinking Hadacol." The Statham in the cheer refers to Statham High School, Statham, Georgia, now as long gone as Hadacol, but equally effervescent in the author's nostalgic but clearheaded look back at what life was like in small Southern towns of the 1940s and 1950s.
Clyde Bolton23 Sep 2010$9.99

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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 as this coarse sand, mixed with cement, is becoming New York City's key building block. He becomes foreman, then president of a company supplying material for landmarks like Radio City Music Hall and Rockefeller Center. Intent on becoming a kingmaker, he also constructs a media empire, becoming publisher of the Italian-American newspaper, Il Progresso....
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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 the backseat of a '57 Chevy and the ominous murmurings that led him at age thirty-five to major surgery and the real answer to his question, "How much is this going to hurt?" In the process he discovers all the ways a heart can break. Young love. Three marriages. His father's death. And why his entire future suddenly depended on a little pig....
Lewis Grizzard18 Nov 2010$9.99

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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, this volume enumerates Perkin's numerous contributions to society, including his hiring the first journalist from a non English-speaking background, some of the first university graduates, and the first women to produce articles on topics more substantial than knitting and baking. From the Fairfax Media boardroom to the death throes of the Whitlam...
Ben Hills5 Dec 2010$47.96

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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 on archives and interviews with Jackie's authors, colleagues, and friends, Reading Jackie mines this significant period of her life to reveal both the serious and the mischievous woman underneath the glamorous public image.

Though Jackie had a reputation for avoiding publicity, she willingly courted controversy in her books. She was the first editor...

William Kuhn28 Dec 2010$15.95

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The Making of a Writer, Volume 2

The Making of a Writer, Volume 2 by Gail Godwin"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 young woman and aspiring author, Gail Godwin kept a detailed journal of her hopes and dreams, her love affairs, daily struggles, and small triumphs as she yearned for the day when she would finally become a published writer. At the urging of her friend Joyce Carol Oates, Godwin has distilled these early journals into two parts: This second and final volume opens...

Gail Godwin10 Jan 2011$26.00

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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 years of reporting experience, Geyer transports the reader to Guatemala, Cuba, Egypt, Russia, and Cambodia, recounting the history and politics, adventure and extremism of the times with rare insight, humor, and passion. Told with a brilliance and dead-on honesty, this book vividly captures the triumphs of a determined and talented young reporter....
Georgie Anne Geyer12 Aug 2011$9.99

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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 about various aspects of growing up in Kansas. These include life on a sharecropper farm, teachers who inspired him, the values of youth, a bank robber seeking a pardon, and a family disintegration. They are poignant and moving stories that will form a connection with everyone.

Marlin Fitzwater23 Aug 2011$5.95

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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 and news documentaries has won many prestigious awards. For thirty years, Louisville native Edwards was the voice of National Public Radio's daily newsmagazine programs, co-hosting All Things Considered before launching Morning Edition in 1979. These programs built NPR's national audience while also bringing Edwards to national prominence. In...
Bob Edwards27 Aug 2011$21.95

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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 the new digital media, Amy Alexander has chronicled the biggest race and class stories of the modern era in American journalism. Beginning in the bare-knuckled newsrooms of 1980s San Francisco, her career spans a period of industry-wide economic collapse and tremendous national demographic changes.

Despite reporting in some of the country's most...

Amy Alexander2 Oct 2011$28.95

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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 Andrews UK.
Nellie Bly3 Oct 2011$4.49

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