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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
The Idiot
Crime and Punishment
A Room of One's Own
The Paris Wife
Eat, Pray, Love
Bossypants
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
A Moveable Feast
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Wuthering Heights
The Glass Castle
Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1, Reader's Edition
The Thirteenth Tale
Misery

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  • Soul Prompts by Morgan Dragonwillow
    Soul Prompts: Finding and Hearing Your Inner Voice
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    Release date: Oct 01, 2014
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    Soul Prompts is a spiritual writing experience that gives you a direct line to the source of inspiration. If you could commu…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 02 - Sep 27, 2014
    3 copies available, 354 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Poet and the Vampyre by Andrew McConnell Stott
    The Poet and the Vampyre: The Curse of Byron and the Birth of Literature's Greatest Monsters
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    Release date: Sep 15, 2014
    “A thrilling tale about the pursuit of love, sex, and fame. Provides a dual portrait of the Romantic spirit during its most intense period of creativi…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 07 - Sep 07, 2014
    3 copies available, 330 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Sense of Style by Steven Pinker
    The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
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    Release date: Sep 30, 2014
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    Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by te…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 25 - Sep 08, 2014
    30 copies available, 233 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Hyperbole and a Half by Allie BroshIs Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy KalingBossypants by Tina FeyI Like You by Amy SedarisOfficial Book Club Selection by Kathy Griffin
    Is She Funny?
    21 books — 6 voters
    Letters to a Young Contrarian by Christopher HitchensLetters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria RilkeLetters to a Young Novelist by Mario Vargas LlosaLetter to a Young Teacher by Joseph V. Landy, S.J.The End of America by Naomi Wolf
    Letters to the Young
    46 books — 6 voters

    Six Characters in Search of an Author and Other Plays by Luigi PirandelloRobert Schumann by John WorthenThus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich NietzscheMax Bruch by Christopher FifieldKonrad Adenauer by Konrad Adenauer
    Bonn University
    99 books — 8 voters
    Table 21 by T. Rafael CiminoThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerBreakfast at Tiffany's by Truman CapoteKafka Was the Rage by Anatole BroyardHow to Lose Friends and Alienate People by Toby Young
    New York Eats Its Young
    40 books — 37 voters


    Jarod Kintz
    Is a picture really worth a thousand words? What thousand words? A thousand words from a lunatic, or a thousand words from Nietzsche? Actually, Nietzsche was a lunatic, but you see my point. What about a thousand words from a rambler vs. 500 words from Mark Twain? He could say the same thing quicker and with more force than almost any other writer. One thousand words from Ginsberg are not even worth one from Wilde. It’s wild to declare the equivalency of any picture with any army of 1,000 words....more
    Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

    Maya Angelou
    When Great Trees Fall When great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants lumber after safety. When great trees fall in forests, small things recoil into silence, their senses eroded beyond fear. When great souls die, the air around us becomes light, rare, sterile. We breathe, briefly. Our eyes, briefly, see with a hurtful clarity. Our memory, suddenly sharpened, examines, gnaws on kind words unsaid, promised walks never taken. Great souls die and our reality, boun...more
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