|Wendell Berry Port William Novels & Stories: The Civil War To World War II||Wendell Berry||
WENDELL BERRY: PORT WILLIAM NOVELS & STORIES FROM THE CIVIL WAR TO WORLD WAR TWO delivers as the title suggests, novels and stories from the country's finest writer/farmer/environmentalist. There works run the gamut from serious, sober to hurt-your-tummy funny, clever. The Library of America only selects the best...
|Southern Lady Code: Essays||Helen Ellis||
SOUTHERN LADY CODE is a collection of hilarious essays by Alabama's very own poker-playing Southern belle, Helen Ellis. The twenty-three essays in this collection travel from New York City to the Deep South and back, from party antics and ballgowns worthy of a drag queen. A truly original work by one of the world's...
|Heating and Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs||Beth Ann Fennelly||
HEATING & COOLING: 52 MICRO-MEMOIRS is a captivating and refreshing work of personal essays, poetry and as the title suggests "micro-memoirs". It crosses many genres to entertain and is the perfect pick-me-up, as well as thoughtful gift.
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|The Same Sweet Girls Guide to Life: Advice from a Failed Southern Belle||Cassandra King||
THE SAME SWEET GIRLS GUIDE TO LIFE: ADVISE FROM A FAILED SOUTHERN BELLE was originally delivered as a commencement address at Montevallo University, the author's alma mater. It offers inspiration and advice for graduates and those who have long since received their degree. This little jewel explains Southerness....
|Paper: Paging Through History||Mark Kurlansky||
PAPER: PAGING THROUGH HISTORY adds to the discussion of the future of our planet. After digesting these brilliant words about paper's origins and production, as well as its influence, are we headed for a paperless society. This learned author thinks not.
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|Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace||Anne Lamott||
SMALL VICTORIES: SPOTTING IMPROBABLE MOMENTS OF GRACE offers a message of hope. This inspirational collection of essays, irreverent and wise (Anne Lamont trademarks) proves that the human spirit is irrepressible.
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|But Mama Always Put Vodka in Her Sangria! Adventures in Eating, Drinking and Making Merry||Julia Reed||
BUT MAMA ALWAYS PUT VODKA IN HER SANGRIA! ADVENTURES IN EATING, DRINKING AND MAKING MERRY takes the reader on a culinary trip around the world searching for master touches in becoming a perfect host - and have fun doing it!
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|The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing||Roger Rosenblatt||
THE BOOK OF LOVE is a collection of different ways to look at love - through essays as well as fiction.
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|Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse||Calvin Trillin||
DOGFIGHT: THE 2012 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN IN VERSE is a hilarious look at the politics and politicians who entertain and frightened American voters in 2012. The book is full of laugh-out-loud verse and prose.
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|Make Trouble||John Waters||
MAKE TROUBLE was created from the speech John Waters delivered to the graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design. The advice was meant for those in all fields and included such wisdom as "be nosy", "embrace chaos" and "outrage our critics". In other words, "make trouble".
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