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jonathan-lethem's picture
Dec.06.2011
The bestselling and beloved author of Motherless Brooklyn and The Fortress of Solitude delivers a searing love letter to the city that has inspired his finest work.   Chase Insteadman, former child television star, has a new role in life—permanent guest on the Upper East Side dinner party...
chip-conley's picture
Nov.24.2010
When he was 26, Chip Conley broke the two cardinal rules of starting a business: he invested in an industry about which he knew nothing and he ignored the mantra "location, location, location." He bought a notorious "pay-by-the-hour" motel in a seedy San Francisco...
david-reich's picture
Aug.20.2010
Please see the reviews in Prick of the Spindle and The Scrambler (links on this website) for good synopses of the book.
david-reich's picture
Aug.20.2010
Please see the reviews in Prick of the Spindle and The Scrambler (links on this website) for good synopses of the book.
lucy-jane-bledsoe's picture
Jan.29.2008
This is the story of an ex-Olympic sprinter – now a motivational writer – whose life is falling apart. Her kleptomania is intensifying.  An ex girlfriend has begun stalking her.  Her best friend/ex-husband is leaving her for good.  Her manager is dropping her.  And yet, for the first time, she...
peter-coyote's picture
Dec.19.2007
Out of the 1960s counterculture explosion came a radical street group called the Diggers who became the heart and soul of the Haight-Ashbury experience. Among its founders was Peter Coyote who has taken his memoirs of this anarchic and psychedelic era and woven them into a collection of stories...
brian-copeland's picture
Dec.19.2007
This memoir offers a candid and funny response to those who question the racial authenticity of successful black men. After receiving a letter asserting that he is “not a genuine black man,” Copeland (comic, actor, radio talk-show host) tries to understand the qualifications needed to earn the...