Carti de Biography, literature & literary studies

Sortare dupa:
Produse pe pagina:
Vizualizare ca: Lista Grid
  • 'Allo 'Allo, Paperback
    Comedy Characters: 10 male, 5 female, plus extras Scenery: Unit set Based on the hugely successful British television series that ran for seven seasons, this uproarious comedy relates the adventures of a hapless cafe owner, Rene, in occupied France. You can see all of your favorite TV characters in ..
    Fara TVA: 66,85 Lei 66,85 Lei 66,85 Lei
  • 100 Best-Loved Poems, Paperback
    Popular, well-known poetry: ``The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,`` ``Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?`` ``Death, be not proud,`` ``The Raven,`` ``The Road Not Taken,`` plus works by Blake, Wordsworth, Byron, Coleridge, Shelley, Emerson, Browning, Keats, Kipling, Sandburg, Pound, Auden, Thom..
    Fara TVA: 15,99 Lei 15,99 Lei 16,99 Lei
  • 100 Greatest Literary Detectives, Hardcover
    A selection of the most interesting or notable fictional sleuths, chosen for their cultural importance, novelty or aesthetic quality. Insightful entries on such figures as Maigret, Holmes, Lord Peter Wimsey and Easy Rawlins. NUME CARTE: 100 Greatest Literary Detectives, HardcoverISBN: 1442278226PRET..
    Fara TVA: 169,99 Lei 169,99 Lei 203,99 Lei
  • 100 Love Notes, Paperback
    The initial version of Hyong Yi's 100 Love Notes launched on the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina on November 21, 2015. To honor his wife, Catherine Zanga, on the one-year anniversary of her death from ovarian cancer, Hyong and his two young children gave strangers 100 handwritten love notes, no..
    Fara TVA: 101,91 Lei 101,91 Lei 101,91 Lei
  • 100 Love Sonnets, Paperback
    Forty years after Pablo Neruda s death, this compilation of his sonnets, unlike previous translations, captures the true spirit and verbal dexterity of his lesser-known genre. Pablo Neruda is still one of the most widely read, influential and beloved 20th-century poets. He was a Nobel Laureate, famo..
    Fara TVA: 94,99 Lei 94,99 Lei 94,99 Lei
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die, Paperback
    A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the best fiction from around the world. This new update for 2012 includes 150 new images of original book covers and a complete list of major literary prize winners. Features more than 700 illustrations and photographs, presenting quotes from individual novels..
    Fara TVA: 113,99 Lei 113,99 Lei 151,99 Lei
  • 103 Monologues for Middle School Actors: More Winning Comedy and Dramatic Characterizations, Paperback
    Another great collection of monologues in the style of 102 Monologues for Middle School Actors by the same author. She knows how middle schoolers think and act, and she portrays their character traits in performance. With such a wide variety of topics, there is a monologue to fit any student's perso..
    Fara TVA: 64,99 Lei 64,99 Lei 132,99 Lei
  • 1536, Paperback
    A new look at Henry VIII and his legacy, timed to coincide with the 500th anniversary of his ascension. Lipscomb claims that in 1536, Henry met many physical, personal and political failures, and emerged a better man who transformed the nation. *Also appeared in March Buyer's Notes* NUME CARTE: 1536..
    Fara TVA: 56,99 Lei 56,99 Lei 75,99 Lei
  • 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare, Paperback
    An intimate history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year that changed not only his fortunes but the course of literature. Brings the news, intrigue and flavour of the times together with wonderful detail about how Shakespeare worked as an actor, businessman and playwright, to create a..
    Fara TVA: 62,99 Lei 62,99 Lei 83,99 Lei
  • 15:17 to Paris, Paperback
    Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone's heroic altercation with a terrorist on board the 15:17 from Brussels to Paris in August 2015 is put in the context of the three's shared upbringing and friendship, culminating in a nuanced portrayal of their celebrated act. The three authors are set..
    Fara TVA: 50,99 Lei 50,99 Lei 67,99 Lei
  • 18 and Life on Skid Row, Paperback
    18 And Life on Skid Row tells the story of a boy who spent his childhood moving from Freeport, Bahamas to California and finally to Canada and who at the age of eight discovered the gift that would change his life. Throughout his career, Sebastian Bach has sold over twenty million records both as th..
    Fara TVA: 66,99 Lei 66,99 Lei 75,99 Lei
  • 1917, Paperback
    Stories and poems from the Russian Revolution. An exciting new collection of responses to the Revolution, by some of Russia's greatest writers of the twentieth century. NUME CARTE: 1917, PaperbackISBN: 1782272143PRET EDITURA: 75.99AUTOR(i): ***EDITURA: Pushkin PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: De..
    Fara TVA: 56,99 Lei 56,99 Lei 75,99 Lei
  • 1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder, Paperback
    This is the story of two men, and the two decisions, that transformed world history in a single tumultuous year, 1917: Wilson's entry into World War One and Lenin's Bolshevik Revolution. In April 1917 Woodrow Wilson, champion of American democracy but also segregation; advocate for free trade and a..
    Fara TVA: 123,99 Lei 123,99 Lei 123,99 Lei
  • 1966, Paperback
    July 2016 marked the 50th anniversary of England's momentous victory at the World Cup. Here, Bobby Charlton takes us on a very personal journey to what he calls the greatest moment of his life. NUME CARTE: 1966, PaperbackISBN: 0224100513PRET EDITURA: 67.99AUTOR(i): Bobby CharltonEDITURA: Vintage Pub..
    Fara TVA: 50,99 Lei 50,99 Lei 67,99 Lei
  • 20 Lines a Day, Paperback
    For a period of just over a year, Harry Mathews set about following Stendhal s dictum for writers of twenty lines a day, genius or not. What resulted is a book that is part journal, parts writer s manual, and part genius. First undertaken as a kind of discipline, the work molds itself into a penetra..
    Fara TVA: 44,99 Lei 44,99 Lei 44,99 Lei
  • 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram, Hardcover
    Following his initial imprisonment in North Africa in 1941, British soldier Alastair Cram would escape from prisoner of war camps 21 times across the duration of World War Two. American author David M. Guss presents a story of relentless determination against adversity. NUME CARTE: 21 Escapes of Lt ..
    Fara TVA: 107,99 Lei 107,99 Lei 143,99 Lei
  • 21 Poems, Paperback
    The Objectivist Press published George Oppen's first book Discrete Series, a collection of thirty-one short poems with a preface by Ezra Pound, in 1934. Four years earlier, the twenty-one-year-old poet had sent an unbound sheaf of typewritten poems with the title 21 Poems hand-written in pencil on t..
    Fara TVA: 44,99 Lei 44,99 Lei 44,99 Lei
  • 24 Hours Inside the President's Bunker: 9-11-01: The White House, Hardcover
    After Maj. Robert J. Darling organizes President Bush's trip to Florida on Sept. 10, 2001, he believes the next couple of days will be quiet. He has no idea that a war is about to begin. The next day, after terrorists crash airliners into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon, Maj. Darling ..
    Fara TVA: 110,99 Lei 110,99 Lei 110,99 Lei
  • 2fish: (A Poetry Book), Hardcover
    Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Jhene Aiko Efuru Chilombo has developed and refined a method of emoting through writing. 2Fish is a collection of intimate poems (and a few short stories) written by Chilombo from adolescence to adulthood, in no particular order. The book details Chilombo's thought..
    Fara TVA: 53,99 Lei 53,99 Lei 98,99 Lei
  • 50 People Who Messed up the World, Hardcover
    A compendium of the modern world's most despicable villains - from Stalin to Kim Kardashian and Lance Armstrong - it is packed with hilarious illustrations from the award-winning cartoonist, Zapiro. NUME CARTE: 50 People Who Messed up the World, HardcoverISBN: 1472140710PRET EDITURA: 98.99AUTOR(i): ..
    Fara TVA: 73,99 Lei 73,99 Lei 98,99 Lei
  • 50 Queers Who Changed the World: A Celebration of Lgbtq+ Icons, Hardcover
    LGBT people are some of the coolest in history - Freddie Mercury, Divine, Virginia Woolf, Marlene Dietrich, Andy Warhol... the list goes on. Queer subculture has had an enormous impact on style, music, science, art and literature. From Oscar Wilde, who defended his homosexual relationships in court,..
    Fara TVA: 56,99 Lei 56,99 Lei 75,99 Lei
  • 50 Speeches That Made the Modern World: Famous Speeches from Women's Rights to Human Rights, Hardcover
    Throughout history, great speeches have produced great change. From inciting violence and asserting control to restoring peace and securing freedom, nothing has the raw emotional power of a speech delivered at the right moment, in the right place, with the right content, and the right delivery. 50 S..
    Fara TVA: 91,99 Lei 91,99 Lei 113,99 Lei
  • 50 Things, Paperback
    On reaching 50, Peter wrote a series of letters to his children on a variety of subjects. If they wanted to know what he thought about an issue this lasting resource would speak for him. The result is an often compassionate blueprint for living in uncertain times. Film rights have been optioned by 2..
    Fara TVA: 50,99 Lei 50,99 Lei 67,99 Lei
  • 52 Ways Of Looking At A Poem, Paperback
    Padel takes fifty-two of the poems discussed in her }Independent on Sunday{ column and suggests several ways for readers to enjoy them - for both new and seasoned verse enthusiasts. NUME CARTE: 52 Ways Of Looking At A Poem, PaperbackISBN: 0099429152PRET EDITURA: 83.99AUTOR(i): Ruth PadelEDITURA: Vin..
    Fara TVA: 62,99 Lei 62,99 Lei 83,99 Lei
  • 8 Seconds of Courage: A Soldier's Story from Immigrant to the Medal of Honor, Hardcover
    A story of valor and the making of a hero--Florent Groberg, who grew up in France, emigrated to the US, and was the first immigrant in forty years to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor after he saved many lives by tackling a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. Florent ``Flo`` Groberg was born in 19..
    Fara TVA: 102,99 Lei 102,99 Lei 102,99 Lei
  • A Beautiful Composition of Broken, Paperback
    r.h. Sin, bestselling author of the Whiskey, Words & a Shovel series, returns with a collection of poetry and prose meant to remind the wounded that they are, in fact, beautiful in a way society may never comprehend. A Beautiful Composition of Broken is inspired by some of the events expressed artis..
    Fara TVA: 82,99 Lei 82,99 Lei 82,99 Lei
  • A Beautiful Work in Progress, Paperback
    Runners' vocabulary is full of acronyms like DNS for ``Did Not Start`` and DNF for ``Did Not Finish,`` but when Mirna Valerio stepped up to the starting line, she needed a new one: DNQ for ``Did Not Quit.``Valerio has tied on her running shoes all across the country, from the dusty back roads of cen..
    Fara TVA: 61,99 Lei 61,99 Lei 61,99 Lei
  • A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back, Hardcover
    David Hallberg, the first American to join the famed Bolshoi Ballet as a principal dancer and the dazzling artist The New York Times described as ``the foremost classical stylist of our day,`` presents an intimate journey through his artistic life up to the moment he returns to the stage after a dev..
    Fara TVA: 105,99 Lei 105,99 Lei 143,99 Lei
  • A Body, Undone: Living on After Great Pain, Paperback
    A compelling account of recreating a life through writing, memory, and desire In the early evening on October 1, 2003, Christina Crosby was three miles into a seventeen mile bicycle ride, intent on reaching her goal of 1,000 miles for the riding season. She was a respected senior professor of Englis..
    Fara TVA: 75,99 Lei 75,99 Lei 75,99 Lei
  • A Book Lover's Diary, Hardcover
    ``I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.`` -- Oscar Wilde A Book Lover's Diary is a journal for noting personal discoveries from the books read and recording the books on a wish list. A Book Lover's Diary is a welcome companion during fo..
    Fara TVA: 55,99 Lei 55,99 Lei 64,99 Lei
  • A Brighter Day, Paperback
    My name is Linda Lawson, I was born with the name of Linder Laverne Kizee on June 27, 1953 in Blairs Virginia to an uneducated sharecropper and housewife. We were dirt poor and lived off the land. I had four brothers and two sisters. In 1958, we abruptly left Virginia and moved to New Jersey with no..
    Fara TVA: 114,99 Lei 114,99 Lei 114,99 Lei
  • A Charlie Brown Religion: Exploring the Spiritual Life and Work of Charles M. Schulz, Paperback
    Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts comic strip franchise, the most successful of all time, forever changed the industry. For more than half a century, the endearing, witty insights brought to life by Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and Lucy have caused newspaper readers and television viewers across the glob..
    Fara TVA: 82,99 Lei 82,99 Lei 82,99 Lei
  • A Chick in the Cockpit: My Life Up in the Air, Paperback
    Ladies and gentlemen, welcome aboard your flight. As you step onto my aircraft, take a quick glance into the cockpit. Yep, that s me sitting in the captains seat, and that s my first officer laughing about how he accidentally locked himself out of his hotel room. Naked. Again. We re both a little ri..
    Fara TVA: 69,99 Lei 69,99 Lei 69,99 Lei
  • A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur's Struggle for Purpose, Hardcover
    In the fall of 1862 Julia Wilbur left her family's farm near Rochester, New York, and boarded a train to Washington DC. As an ardent abolitionist, the forty-seven-year-old Wilbur left a sad but stable life, headed toward the chaos of the Civil War, and spent most of the next several years in Alexand..
    Fara TVA: 135,99 Lei 135,99 Lei 135,99 Lei
  • A Dangerous Woman: American Beauty, Noted Philanthropist, Nazi Collaborator--The Life of Florence Gould, Hardcover
    A revealing biography of Florence Gould, fabulously wealthy socialite and patron of the arts, who hid a dark past as a Nazi collaborator in 1940's Paris.Born in turn-of-the-century San Francisco to French parents, Florence moved to Paris, aged eleven. Believing that only money brought respectability..
    Fara TVA: 104,99 Lei 104,99 Lei 166,99 Lei
  • A Delicate Balance, Paperback
    Edward AlbeeFull Length, Drama Characters: 2 male, 4 female Interior Set This Pulitzer Prize winner enjoyed a stunning Broadway revival in 1996 with George Gizzard, Rosemary Harris and Elaine Stritch. Wealthy middle-aged couple, Agnes and Tobias have their complacency shattered when Harry and Edna, ..
    Fara TVA: 49,07 Lei 49,07 Lei 49,07 Lei
  • A Different Kind of Life, Paperback
    Frank Williams' team was on the verge of winning the Formula One World Championship for the third time when his life was turned upside down. The racing car constructor was on his way to Nice Airport on a spring afternoon in 1986 when he lost control of his car, suffering horrific injuries in a crash..
    Fara TVA: 90,99 Lei 90,99 Lei 90,99 Lei
  • A Difficult Death: The Life and Work of Jens Peter Jacobsen, Hardcover
    Beautifully written and incisive, this is the first English biography of a major Scandinavian author who is ripe for rediscovery While largely unknown today, Danish writer and Darwin translator Jens Peter Jacobsen was the leading prose writer in Scandinavia in the late nineteenth century and part of..
    Fara TVA: 123,99 Lei 123,99 Lei 123,99 Lei
  • A Divine Pathway, Paperback
    Questions and answers about who we are and why we are here comes to us in different ways and times in each of our lives. Some will receive their answers at an early age. Most will receive their answers later in life. But when you are asking the question and you direct that question to God, he will a..
    Fara TVA: 69,99 Lei 69,99 Lei 69,99 Lei
  • A Dolls House, Paperback
    Drama / Characters: 3 males, 4 females, 2 childrenThis epochal drama of marriage and the individual portrays a controlling husband Torvald Helmer and his wife Nora, a submissive young woman who, when their idealized homelife collapses, comes to the realization that she must finally close the door on..
    Fara TVA: 57,99 Lei 57,99 Lei 67,99 Lei
  • A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America, Hardcover
    Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists tell the riveting true story of Marie, a teenager who was charged with lying about having been raped, and the detectives who followed a winding path to arrive at the truth. On August 11, 2008, eighteen-year-old Marie reported that a masked man broke into her ap..
    Fara TVA: 114,99 Lei 114,99 Lei 114,99 Lei
  • A Family of Saints: The Martins of Lisieux-Saints Therese, Louis, and Zelie, Paperback
    ``God gave me a father and mother more worthy of heaven than of earth.`` --Saint Therese of Lisieux The recent, and unprecedented, canonization by Pope Francis of a husband and wife, Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of Saint Therese, has stirred a great interest in this extraordinary family. This..
    Fara TVA: 94,99 Lei 94,99 Lei 94,99 Lei
  • A Force for Justice: The Maurice McCabe Story, Paperback
    When Sergeant Maurice McCabe notified his superiors of questionable details in the case of murderer Jerry McGrath - a young man who was at large at the time of his offense due to a garda error - nothing could have prepared him for what was in store.What ensued was eight years of a personal nightmare..
    Fara TVA: 83,99 Lei 83,99 Lei 105,99 Lei
  • A Formal Feeling Comes: Poems in Form by Contemporary Women, Paperback
    A started Library Journal review: ``This wonderful collection celebrates the New Formalism being practiced by many highly regarded contemporary women poets ... Highly recommended.`` This unique and ground-breaking anthology also includes statements by the poets explaining why they write formal verse..
    Fara TVA: 65,99 Lei 65,99 Lei 65,99 Lei
  • A Glorious Freedom: Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives, Hardcover
    The glory of growing older is the freedom to be more truly ourselves--with age we gain the liberty to pursue bold new endeavors and worry less about what other people think. In this richly illustrated volume, bestselling author and artist Lisa Congdon explores the power of women over the age of fort..
    Fara TVA: 78,99 Lei 78,99 Lei 113,99 Lei
  • A God in the House: Poets Talk about Faith, Paperback
    Ilya Kaminsky and Katherine Towler have gathered conversations with nineteen of America's leading poets, reflecting upon their diverse experiences with spirituality and the craft of writing. Bringing together writers of tremendously various family backgrounds and religious orientations, this book of..
    Fara TVA: 81,99 Lei 81,99 Lei 81,99 Lei
  • A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures, Paperback
    The classic New York Times bestselling memoir by legendary Executive Editor of The Washington Post Ben Bradlee--with a new foreword by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein and an afterword by Sally Quinn. The most important, glamorous, and famous newspaperman of modern times traces his path from Harvard ..
    Fara TVA: 73,99 Lei 73,99 Lei 73,99 Lei
  • A Guide to Undressing Your Monsters, Paperback
    ``Forgive my bluntness, but... Goddamn, Sam Sax can write some poems. Devastating, comic, inventive, weird, dangerous, smart as hell. I could talk about the diction sometimes glass and sometimes bouquet. Or the syntax jagged here, balletic there. Or the metaphors, good lord. But the bottom line is t..
    Fara TVA: 41,99 Lei 41,99 Lei 49,99 Lei