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    Prison Letters

    Nelson Mandela, Sahm Venter, Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela


    An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century.

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    Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

    Mary Norris


    The beloved Comma Queen returns with a buoyant and charming book about language, love and the wine-dark sea.

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    Zora and Langston: A Story of Friendship and Betrayal

    Yuval Taylor


    Hurston and Hughes, two giants of the Harlem Renaissance and American literature, were best friends—until they weren’t.

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    Goethe: Life as a Work of Art

    Rüdiger Safranski, David Dollenmayer


    This sterling biography of Germany’s greatest writer presents Johann Wolfgang von Goethe as if we are seeing him for the first time.

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    Limits of the Known

    David Roberts


    A celebrated mountaineer and author searches for meaning in great adventures and explorations, past and present.