Secret Ingredients

Author: David Remnick
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 081297641X
Size: 32.43 MB
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In this indispensable collection, "The New Yorker" dishes up a feast of delicious food writing--food and drink memoirs, short stories, and poems, seasoned with a generous dash of cartoons.

About Town

Author: Ben Yagoda
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684816059
Size: 31.70 MB
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Offers a critical and cultural history of "The New Yorker" from its founding in 1919 through 1987, discussing the evolution of the magazine's content over the years and its role in American cultural life

Blueschild Baby

Author: George Cain
ISBN: 9780880011334
Size: 60.56 MB
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This semi-autobiographical tale is about a black man who wins scholarships to prestigious schools but comes to see himself as an "artificial nigger.

The Gospel Of Trees

Author: Apricot Irving
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451690452
Size: 26.51 MB
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The author shares her memories of growing up in Haiti as the daughter of an idealistic missionary, exploring her experiences living in a hospital compound as her family and the country experienced a period of upheaval.

When Montezuma Met Cortes

Author: Matthew Restall
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062427288
Size: 40.85 MB
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Drawing on rare primary sources and overlooked accounts by conquistadors and Aztecs alike, Restall explores Cortés’s and Montezuma’s posthumous reputations, their achievements and failures, and the worlds in which they lived—leading, ...

The New Yorker Stories

Author: Ann Beattie
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 143916875X
Size: 58.15 MB
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Collects every Beattie story published in "The New Yorker" magazine throughout a thirty-five-year period, in an anthology that offers insight into modern American family life.

School Days

Author: Robert Mankoff
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 0740792024
Size: 33.86 MB
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This remarkable collection of 100 black-and-white cartoons from the illustrious archives of The New Yorker celebrates all varieties of teachers, from the unsung and under-appreciated to the arrogant and out-of-touch—not to mention their ...

101 Cryptic Crosswords

Author: Fraser Simpson
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9780806901862
Size: 11.10 MB
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That's because the clues all have two parts: a definition half and a wordplay half, with anagrams, reversals, containers, and lots of other word games built in. For example, here's a clue: 'Reportedly lost in fog. (4 letters).' Got it?