Category: Biography / Personal Narrative.


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"There Are Things I Want You to Know" about Stieg Larsson and Me

By: Eva Gabrielsson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Seven Stories Press,

Here is the real inside story--not the one about the Stieg Larsson "phenomenon," but rather the love story of a man and a woman whose lives came to be guided by politics and love, coffee and activism, writing and friendship. Only one person in the world knows that story well enough to tell it with authority. Her name is Eva Gabrielsson. Eva Gabrielsson and Stieg Larsson shared everything, starting when they were both eighteen until his untimely death thirty-two year... View more info

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12 Years a Slave

By: Northup, Solomon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York; Penguin Books,

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40 Chances

By: Buffett, Howard G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: , October 2013,

A nice clean copy. View more info

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50,000 Watts of Jazz From Fargo

By: Rundquist, Tim

Price: $8.00


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52 McGs: The Best Obituaries from Legendary New York Times Writer Robert McG. Thomas, Jr

By: Calhoun, Chris

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Kensington, 2003,

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A beautiful mind

By: Nasar, Sylvia

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York ; Simon & Schuster, 2001.,

How could you, a mathematician, believe that extraterrestrials were sending you messages?" the visitor from Harvard asked the West Virginian with the movie-star looks and Olympian manner. "Because the ideas I had about supernatural beings came to me the same way my mathematical ideas did," came the answer. "So I took them seriously." Thus begins the true story of John Nash, the mathematical genius who was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness, and w... View more info

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A bold fresh piece of humanity

By: O'Reilly, Bill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, c2008.,

The year was 1957, the month September, and I had just turned eight years old. Dwight Eisenhower was President, but in my life it was the diminutive, intense Sister Mary Lurana who ruled, at least in the third-grade class where I was held captive. For reasons you will soon understand, my parents had remanded me to the penal institution of St. Brigid's School in Westbury, New York, a cruel and unusual punishment if there ever was one. Already, I had barely survived... View more info

A change and a parting

By: Barbara Selzer Yambura

Price: $4.00

Publisher: [Iowa City, Iowa] : Penfield Press, 2001.,

Step into Iowa's Amana Colonies and experience the charm of living history, cooking, weaving and furniture-making, arts and crafts, and architecture as they have been for almost 150 years.Let Strohman, a knowledgeable and congenial guide, take you through the many fine restaurants, bed-and-breakfast inns, gift and antique shops, historical buildings, and educational displays that make the seven villages of Amana Iowa's most enchanting tourist attraction. His Colonies ... View more info

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A child called "it"

By: Pelzer, David J.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, c1995.,

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A choice of weapons

By: Parks, Gordon

Price: $4.00

Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1986.,

A compelling autobiography by the award-winning photographer and artist who was only 16 when he moved from Kansas to Minnesota in 1928. View more info

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A circle of quiet

By: L'Engle, Madeleine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : HarperSanFrancisco, c1972.,

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A clearing in the distance

By: Rybczynski, Witold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Scribner, c1999.,

In a brilliant collaboration between writer and subject, the bestselling author of "Home" and "City Life" illuminates Frederick Law Olmsted's role as a major cultural figure and a man at the epicenter of nineteenth-century American history. We know Olmsted through the physical legacy of his stunning landscapes -- among them, New York's Central Park, California's Stanford University campus, Boston's Back Bay Fens, Illinois's Riverside community, Asheville's Biltmore ... View more info

A dog walks into a nursing home

By: Halpern, Susan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York; Riverhead Books,

A layabout mutt turned therapy dog leads her owner to a new understanding of the good life. At loose ends with her daughter leaving home and her husband on the road, Sue Halpern decided to give herself and Pransky, her under-occupied Labradoodle, a new leash--er, lease--on life by getting the two of them certified as a therapy dog team. Smart, spirited, and instinctively compassionate, Pransky turned out to be not only a terrific therapist but an unerring moral c... View more info

A Fire in the Mind: The Life of Joseph Campbell

By: Larsen, Stephen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1991,

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A Fool's Gold

By: Merritt, Bill

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA,

A fantastically eccentric true crime caper that does for coastal Oregon what "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" did for Savannah. Just a few months out of law school, Bill Merritt takes a job working for a slightly shady but charismatic lawyer named Thaddeus Silk. Only months later, Thaddeus drops dead of a heart attack, and Bill is left to pick up the pieces of his chaotic and poorly managed practice. Before he can even start to make sense of the mess that wa... View more info