In this intensely personal, deeply moving account, the author exposes the layers and facets of her life over a year of dramatic and unexpected events. Her daughter's serious illness and her husband's sudden death "cut loose any fixed...
- Author:Didion, JoanSummary:
- Author:Queen, EllerySummary:
The Tragedy of Errors is the lengthy and detailed plot outline for the final but never published Ellery Queen novel, containing all the hallmarks of the greatest Queen mysteries. It also contains six uncollected Ellery Queen short...
- Author:SHELDON, SidneySummary:
A brilliant, highly spirited memoir of Sidney Sheldon's early life that provides as compulsively readable and racy narrative as any of his bestselling novels.
- Author:LUDLUM, RobertSummary:
Suppose you were a bestselling author and someone gave you an idea for a plot, and everything you wrote started to happen. The trail of investigation into blackmail of secret files of influential people turns into a vendetta against the...
- Author:Boylan, Jennifer FinneySummary:
Narrated by the author with two afterwords: one written and read by Deirdre Finney Boylan, and one written and read by Richard Russo. The provocative bestseller She's Not There is the winning, utterly surprising story of a person...
- Author:Kelton, ElmerSummary:
Kelton reveals the origins and development of his unique storytelling talent and Texas treasure.
- Author:Hood, AnnSummary:
In this warm collection of personal essays and recipes, best-selling author Ann Hood nourishes both our bodies and our souls. From her Italian-American childhood through raising and feeding a growing family and cooking with her new...
- Author:Ramsay, FrederickSummary:
Frank Smith, famed writer of murder mysteries, boards Southwest Airlines heading from Phoenix to Baltimore. His goal is his 50th class reunion at Scott Academy, but behind him he leaves the highly suspicious disappearance of his wife...
- Author:Doig, IvanSummary:
Ivan Doig's prequel to his memoir "This house of sky" highlights his childhood before his mother's death and captures the texture of the American West, the fortunes of a family, and one woman's indomitable spirit.
- Author:Vonnegut KurtSummary:
- Author:Vonnegut, KurtSummary:
Over the course of Kurt Vonnegut's career as a writer, he sat down many times with radio host and interviewer Walter James Miller to conduct in-depth discussions of his work and the world. Now Caedmon has collected the best of...
- Author:Palahniuk, ChuckSummary:
Novelist Chuck Palahniuk takes us behind the scenes of the writing life, with postcards from decades on the road and incredible examination of the power of fiction and the art of storytelling.
- Author:McMurtry, LarrySummary:
Set in the early 60s, this novel is a very funny and completely raunchy satire of life in Texas and in California, and a true and very American portrait of an artist as a young man.
- Author:Shirer, William L.Summary:
The prominent journalist, author, and historian of some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century describes a post-Hitler world, including the McCarthy years and its blacklists.