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Before Night Falls - A Memoir
by Reinaldo Arenas
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The shocking memoir by visionary Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas "is a book above all about being free," said The New York Review of Books--sexually, politically, artistically. Arenas recounts a stunning odyssey from his poverty-stricken childhood in rural Cuba and his  [ more ]

  
The Color of Summer
Or the New Garden of Earthly Delights
by Reinaldo Arenas
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Critics worldwide have praised Reinaldo Arenas's writing. His extraordinary memoir, Before Night Falls, was named one of the fourteen "Best Books of 1993" by the editors of The New York Times Book Review and has now been made into a  [ more ]

  
Papillon by Henri Charriere
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Henri Charriere, called Papillon, for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, was convicted in Paris in 1931 for a murder he did not commit. When he was sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, one thought  [ more ]

  
Brother, I'm Dying by Edwidge Danticat
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From the best-selling author of "The Dew Breaker," a major work of nonfiction: a powerfully moving family story that centers around the men closest to her heart? her father, Mira, and his older brother, Joseph. From the age of four, Edwidge  [ more ]

  
The Year of Magical Thinking
by Joan Didion
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From one of America?s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage?and a life, in good times and bad?that will speak to anyone who  [ more ]

  
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
by Dave Eggers
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The literary sensation of the year, a book that redefines both family and narrative for the twenty-first century. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is the moving memoir of a college senior who, in the space of five weeks, loses  [ more ]

  
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
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Speaking to us with the wisdom of age and in a voice at once haunting and startlingly immediate, Nitta Sayuri tells the story of her life as a geisha. It begins in a poor fishing village in 1929, when, as  [ more ]

  
Peeling the Onion by Gunter Grass
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In this extraordinary memoir, Nobel Prize? winning author Gunter Grass remembers his early life, from his boyhood in a cramped two-room apartment in Danzig through the late 1950s, when "The Tin Drum "was published. During the Second World War, Grass volunteered  [ more ]

  
A Drinking Life: A Memoir
by Pete Hamill
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Brooklyn, 1947. The war veterans have come home. Jackie Robinson is about to become a Dodger. And in one close-knit working-class neighborhood, an eleven-year-old Irish Catholic boy named Michael Devlin has just made friends with a lonely rabbi from Prague.  [ more ]

  
Hemingway in Cuba by Hilary Hemingway
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HEMINGWAY IN CUBA is at once a literary journey for the armchair traveler and a rich companion guide for Hemingway aficionados touring Papa?s haunts in Cuba and in neighboring Bimini and Key West. Hilary gives new insight into her uncle?s  [ more ]


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