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The Last Love of George Sand

by Evelyne Bloch-Dano Arcade (February 06, 2013)

George Sand is one the most celebrated writers and controversial personalities of nineteenth-century France; she is as famous for her bohemian lifestyle as for her written work. The Last Love of George Sand...


Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

by Frederick Douglass Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

The story of Frederick Douglass is passionate, harrowing, and inspiring. As a former slave, impassioned abolitionist, gifted writer, newspaper editor, and powerful orator, Douglass was an immense, motivational...


Querencia

by Stephen Bodio & Malcolm Brooks Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

Born in Boston, Stephen Bodio wandered into Magdalena, New Mexico, in the 1970s while on his way to Montana and never left. He was accompanied by Betsy Huntington, who was twenty years his senior; the couple...


An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad

by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Heart 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...


Victor Hugo : Life and Romances of a Great Writer

by Elbert Hubbard & R. Louis Stevenson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the life and works of Victor Hugo, one of the great and best-known french writer. His romances occupy an important position in the history of literature. "Men like Victor Hugo can be killed...


Henry David Thoreau : His Biography and Character

by Robert L. Stevenson & Ralph Waldo Emerson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

Henry David Thoreau was the last male descendant of a French ancestor who came to this country from the Isle of Guernsey. His character exhibited occasional traits drawn from this blood in singular combination...


Blaise Pascal : Life and Writings of a French Genius

by George J.G. Masson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the life and the writings of Blaise Pascal, French inventor, writer and scientist. When we think of the achievements which he crowded into a brief space, and which have made his name famous...


Hemingway's Havana

by Robert Wheeler & América Fuentes Skyhorse (March 20, 2018)

Ernest Hemingway lived in Cuba for more than two decades, longer than anywhere else. He bought a home—naming it the Finca Vigia—with his third wife, Martha Gellhorn and wrote his masterpiece The Old Man...


Reading with the Stars

by Leonard Kniffel Skyhorse (May 25, 2011)

Published with the American Library Association, Reading with the Stars uses the power of politicians, celebrities, and other prominent men and women to celebrate books, libraries, and reading. Fourteen of the...


Beckett Remembering/Remembering Beckett

by Samuel Beckett, James Knowlson & Elizabeth Knowlson Arcade (January 02, 2014)

In life, Beckett was notoriously reticent, preferring to let his work speak for itself. In the first half of this collection, he reveals many of his inner thoughts and honest opinions about his life, writing,...


James Baldwin

by David Leeming Arcade (February 24, 2015)

James Baldwin was one of the great writers of the last century. In works that have become part of the American canon—Go Tell It on a Mountain, Giovanni’s Room, Another Country, The Fire Next Time, and The...


The Last Love of George Sand

by Evelyne Bloch-Dano Arcade (July 07, 2015)

George Sand is one the most celebrated writers and controversial personalities of nineteenth-century France; she is as famous for her bohemian lifestyle as for her written work. The Last Love of George Sand...