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Blowout Sale! Up to 72% off on Professionals & Academics at Translate This Website. Top brands include Bloomsbury Academic, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Da Capo Press, Farrar Straus and Giroux, Brand: University of Nebraska Press, Vintage Books, Allende, Isabel/ Peden, Margaret Sayers (TRN), Brand: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, Grobel, Lawrence/ Donleavy, J. P. (FRW), SIMON SCHUSTER, TarcherPerigee, Oxford University Press, Melville House, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Rizzoli, & St. Martin's Press. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.

Wittgenstein's Family Letters: Corresponding with Ludwig
By Bloomsbury Academic
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ean: 9781474298131, isbn: 1474298133,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Translated into English for the first time, the letters collected here bring to life one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century, Ludwig Wittgenstein.In letters written over forty years, we see how his ideas and relationships developed during his time as a prisoner of war, a school teacher, an architect and throughout his years at Cambridge. Always frank and often brutally honest, these letters between Wittgenstein, his brother Paul and his three sisters, Hermine, Margaret and Helene

Francophonia: Stories from the Professional French Masters Program
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781492928010, isbn: 1492928011,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
When did you realize the ''French-speaking world'' was not what you expected? Ritt Deitz, who directs the University of Wisconsin-Madison Professional French Masters Program, has brought together writers who see the ''monde francophone'' a little differently now than when they were studying the language in classrooms. They saw French as a way to get into that world that spans the globe from Paris to Montreal to Brazzaville and beyond—learning, along the way, that working in French is not

Ancient Gonzo Wisdom: Interviews with Hunter S. Thompson
By Da Capo Press
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mpn: P, ean: 9780306816512, isbn: 0306816512,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 193 reviews
Bristling with inspired observations and wild anecdotes, this first collection offers a unique insight into the voice and mind of the inimitable Hunter S. Thompson, as recorded in the pages of Playboy, The Paris Review, Esquire, and elsewhere.Fearless and unsparing, the interviews detail some of the most storied episodes of Thompson's life: a savage beating at the hands of the Hells Angels, talking football with Nixon on the 1972 Campaign Trail (“the only time in 20 years of listening to the

The Art of the Publisher
By Farrar Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374536473, isbn: 0374536473,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
An interior look at Roberto Calasso's work as a publisher and his reflections on the art of book publishingIn this illuminating volume, Roberto Calasso reflects on more than half a century of distinguished literary publishing at Adelphi Edizioni in Milan. ''Part merchant, part circus impresario, the publisher has always been considered with a certain mistrust, like a clever huckster,'' Calasso writes, and yet ''publisher'' may also be one of the most prestigious titles around. Recalling the

The Autobiography of S.S. McClure
By Brand: University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9780803263734, isbn: 0803263732,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 191 reviews
S. S. McClure was one of America’s greatest editors and publishers in the lively era of muckraking reform. He is remembered for McClure’s Magazine, which early in the twentieth century published the works of famous authors and social reformers. He was also the mentor of young Willa Cather. After leaving her position at McClure’s in 1912, Cather ghosted this graceful portrait of her former boss. Cather’s developing style is clear throughout The Autobiography of S. S. McClure. She goes

The New New Journalism: Conversations with America's Best Nonfiction Writers on Their Craft
By Vintage Books
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ean: 9781400033560, isbn: 140003356X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
Forty years after Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson, and Gay Talese launched the New Journalism movement, Robert S. Boynton sits down with nineteen practitioners of what he calls the New New Journalism to discuss their methods, writings and careers. The New New Journalists are first and foremost brilliant reporters who immerse themselves completely in their subjects. Jon Krakauer accompanies a mountaineering expedition to Everest. Ted Conover works for nearly a year as a prison guard. Susan Orlean

Paula: A Memoir(front cover image of the item may vary)
By Allende, Isabel/ Peden, Margaret Sayers (TRN)
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mpn: 9780061564901, ean: 9780061564901, isbn: 0061564907,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 164 reviews
When Isabel Allende's daughter, Paula, became gravely ill and fell into a coma, the author began to write the story of her family for her unconscious child. In the telling, bizarre ancestors appear before our eyes; we hear both delightful and bitter childhood memories, amazing anecdotes of youthful years, and the most intimate secrets passed along in whispers. With Paula, Allende has written a powerful autobiography whose straightforward acceptance of the magical and spiritual worlds will

House of Mirrors: Performing Autobiograph(icall)y in Language/Education
By Brand: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
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ean: 9780820449616, isbn: 082044961X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
This textual House of Mirrors explores and performs autobiography in/as re-search through the presentation of poetry, personal stories, and theoropoetic ruminations. The themes of writing, mothering, and teaching are reflected by examining the self/selves in the context of textual and living others. This book also incorporates the contributions of women’s autobiographical writings and provides some curricular applications for autobiography in education. Drawing upon feminist and literary

The Art of the Interview: Lessons from a Master of the Craft
By Grobel, Lawrence/ Donleavy, J. P. (FRW)
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mpn: 9781400050710, ean: 9781400050710, isbn: 1400050715,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 239 reviews
THE ULTIMATE INSIDER’S LOOK AT THE FINE ART OF INTERVIEWING“I had a fantasy the other night that this interview is so great that they no longer want me to act—just do interviews. I thought of us going all over the world doing interviews—we’ve signed for three interviews a day for six weeks.”—Al Pacino, in an interview with Lawrence GrobelHighly respected in journalist circles and hailed as “the Interviewer’s Interviewer,” Lawrence Grobel is the author of well-received

A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age
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ean: 9781476766683, isbn: 1476766681,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
Winner of the Neumann Prize for the History of Mathematics**Named a best book of the year by Bloomberg and Nature** **'Best of 2017' by The Morning Sun** ''We owe Claude Shannon a lot, and Soni & Goodman’s book takes a big first step in paying that debt.'' —San Francisco Review of Books ''Soni and Goodman are at their best when they invoke the wonder an idea can instill. They summon the right level of awe while stopping short of hyperbole.'' —Financial Times ''Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman

Marva Collins' Way
By TarcherPerigee
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ean: 9780874775723, isbn: 0874775728,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
''America would be infinitely better served if Marva Collins' philosophy of education somehow could become franchised and implemented on a national scale.''--Alex Haley, author of ROOTSMarva Collins offers a beacon of hope in the midst of America's educational crises. MARVA COLLINS' WAY recounts Marva Collins' successful teaching strategies and offers inspirational advice on how to motivate children to fulfill their potential. This updated edition contains a new epilogue for parents and

Einstein's Heroes: Imagining the World through the Language of Mathematics
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 21123184, ean: 9780195308907, isbn: 0195308905,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
Imagine you are fluent in a magical language of prophecy, a language so powerful it can accurately describe things you cannot see or even imagine. Einstein's Heroes takes you on a journey of discovery about just such a miraculous language--the language of mathematics--one of humanity's most amazing accomplishments. Blending science, history, and biography, this remarkable book reveals the mysteries of mathematics, focusing on the life and work of three of Albert Einstein's heroes: Isaac Newton,

The Diary of a Bookseller
By Melville House
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ean: 9781612197241, isbn: 1612197248,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 272 reviews
A WRY AND HILARIOUS ACCOUNT OF LIFE AT A BOOKSHOP IN A REMOTE SCOTTISH VILLAGE''Among the most irascible and amusing bookseller memoirs I've read.'' --Dwight Garner, New York Times ''Warm, witty and laugh-out-loud funny...''—Daily Mail The Diary of a Bookseller is Shaun Bythell's funny and fascinating memoir of a year in the life at the helm of The Bookshop, in the small village of Wigtown, Scotland—and of the delightfully odd locals, unusual staff, eccentric customers, and surreal buying

Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374537838, isbn: 0374537836,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 189 reviews
Winner of the Overseas Press Club of America's Cornelius Ryan Award • Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in NonfictionNew York Times Book Review Notable Book • Named a Best Book of the Year by New York Magazine and The Progressive''A deeply honest and brave portrait of of an individual sensibility reckoning with her country's violent role in the world.'' ―Hisham Matar, The New York Times Book ReviewIn the wake of the September 11 attacks and the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, Suzy Hansen, who

Diana Vreeland Memos: The Vogue Years
By Rizzoli
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mpn: 37458912, ean: 9780847840748, isbn: 0847840743,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
A look behind the scenes at Diana Vreeland’s Vogue, showing the legendary editor in chief in her own inimitable words. When Diana Vreeland became editor in chief of Vogue in 1963, she initiated a transformation, shaping the magazine into the dominant U.S. fashion publication. Vreeland’s Vogue was as entertaining and innovative as it was serious about fashion, art, travel, beauty, and culture. Vreeland rarely held meetings and communicated with her staff and photographers through memos

American Pravda: My Fight for Truth in the Era of Fake News
By St. Martin's Press
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ean: 9781250154644, isbn: 9781250154644,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 260 reviews
The one real difference between the American press and the Soviet state newspaper Pravda was that the Russian people knew they were being lied to. To expose the lies our media tell us today, controversial journalist James O’Keefe created Project Veritas, an independent news organization whose reporters go where traditional journalists dare not. Their investigative work–equal parts James Bond, Mike Wallace, and Saul Alinsky―has had a consistent and powerful impact on its targets.In

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