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The Vixen: A Novel
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The Vixen: A Novel

Francine Prose

Critically acclaimed, bestselling author Francine Prose returns with a dazzling new novel set in the glamorous world of 1950s New York publishing,

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Cecily Brown
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Cecily Brown

Francine Prose, Courtney J. Martin, Jason Rosenfeld, Jacqueline Sather

The first - and highly anticipated - monograph on one of the most influential painters of our time

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 Special priceThe Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired
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The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired

Francine Prose

To be a muse to a celebrated artist is surely one of the most flattering roles a person can have. But what is the life of a muse really like?

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 Special priceWhat to Read and Why
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What to Read and Why

Francine Prose

Celebrates the pleasures of reading and pays homage to the works and writers the author admires above all others, from Jane Austen to Charles Dickens to Jennifer Egan.

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Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern
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Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern

Francine Prose

A spirited portrait of the colorful, irrepressible, and iconoclastic American collector who fearlessly advanced the cause of modern art

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Hangsaman
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Hangsaman

Shirley Jackson, Francine Prose

Natalie Waite, daughter of a mediocre writer and a neurotic housewife, is increasingly unsure of her place in the world. In the midst of adolescence she senses a creeping darkness in her life, which will spread among nightmarish...

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The Vixen Lib/E
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The Vixen Lib/E

Francine Prose, Tristan Morris

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Helga's Diary: A Young Girl's Account of Life in a Concentration Camp
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Helga’s Diary: A Young Girl’s Account of Life in a Concentration Camp

Helga Weiss, Francine Prose, Neil Bermel

The remarkable diary of a young girl who survived the Holocaust-appearing in English for the first time.

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The Vixen: A Novel [Large Print]
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The Vixen: A Novel [Large Print]

Francine Prose

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The Vixen: A Novel
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The Vixen: A Novel

Francine Prose

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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them
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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them

Francine Prose, Nanette Savard

A distinguished novelist and critic offers an inside look at how the professionals read--and write. Written with passion, humor, and wisdom, Reading Like a Writer instructs listeners to return to literature with a fresh eye and...

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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them
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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them

Francine Prose, Nanette Savard

A distinguished novelist and critic offers an inside look at how the professionals read--and write. Written with passion, humor, and wisdom, Reading Like a Writer instructs listeners to return to literature with a fresh eye and...

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The Vixen
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The Vixen

Francine Prose, Tristan Morris

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The Vixen: A Novel
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The Vixen: A Novel

Francine Prose

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Blue Angel
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Blue Angel

Francine Prose, Zach Villa

Deliciously risque, this bestseller by the author of Guided Tours of Hell offers a withering take on modern academic mores, a scathing tale of colliding cultures that vividly shows just what can happen when academic politics...

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Blue Angel
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Blue Angel

Francine Prose, Zach Villa

Deliciously risque, this bestseller by the author of Guided Tours of Hell offers a withering take on modern academic mores, a scathing tale of colliding cultures that vividly shows just what can happen when academic politics...

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Blue Angel
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Blue Angel

Francine Prose, Zach Villa

Deliciously risque, this bestseller by the author of Guided Tours of Hell offers a withering take on modern academic mores, a scathing tale of colliding cultures that vividly shows just what can happen when academic politics...

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Goldengrove
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Goldengrove

Francine Prose

From a New York Times -bestselling author comes an emotionally powerful novel about love and loss.

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Guided Tours of Hell: Novellas
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Guided Tours of Hell: Novellas

Francine Prose

Two novellas-- Guided Tours of Hell and Three Pigs in Five Days --examine the difficulty of feeling the appropriate emotions about the greatest historical tragedy or the smallest personal sorrow.

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A Man's Place
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A Man’s Place

Francine Prose, Annie Ernaux, Tanya Leslie

A Man's Place recounts the story of a daughter coming to terms with her formative years as she writes an unflinching portrait of her father's life and death. A companion work to Ernaux's powerful A Woman's Story; both

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A Changed Man
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A Changed Man

Francine Prose

Masterfully plotted, darkly comic, A Changed Man illuminates the everyday transactions in lives, exposing what remains invisible in plain sight in America's drug-addicted and media-driven culture.

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Caravaggio: Painter of Miracles
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Caravaggio: Painter of Miracles

Francine Prose

Caravaggio defied the aesthetic conventions of his time; his use of ordinary people, realistically portrayed-street boys, prostitutes, the poor, the aged-was a profound and revolutionary innovation that left its mark on...

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Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife
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Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife

Francine Prose

The diary of Anne Frank, argues Prose, is as much a work of art as a historical record. Here, she tells the extraordinary story of the book that became a force in the world--definitively establishing Anne Frank as the writer she...

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My New American Life: A Novel
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My New American Life: A Novel

Francine Prose

Contemporary America is at its most hilarious and dreadful in this darkly humorous novel of mismatched aspirations, Albanian gangsters, and the ever-elusive American dream set in the charged aftermath of 9/11.

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Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932: A Novel
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Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932: A Novel

Francine Prose

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Mister Monkey: A Novel
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Mister Monkey: A Novel

Francine Prose

and later, in the middle of a performance, has a shocking encounter with Adam, the twelve-year-old who plays the title role.Francine Prose's effervescent comedy is told from the viewpoints of wildly unreliable, seemingly disparate...

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The Lives of the Muses: Nine women and the artists they inspired
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The Lives of the Muses: Nine women and the artists they inspired

Francine Prose

An exploration of the complex relationship between artists and their muses profiles nine women, including Alice Liddell, who inspired Lewis Carroll; ballerina Suzanne Farrell, for her impact on George Ballanchine; and Yoko Ono and...

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Blue Angel
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Blue Angel

Francine Prose

Deliciously risque, this bestseller by the author of Guided Tours of Hell offers a withering take on modern academic mores, a scathing tale of colliding cultures that vividly shows just what can happen when academic politics...

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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Loves Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them
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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Loves Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them

Francine Prose

Long before there were creative writing workshops and degrees, how did aspiring writers learn to write? By reading the work of their predecessors and contemporaries, says the author. She aims to present an inside look at how the...

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Loss of Memory Is Only Temporary: Stories
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Loss of Memory Is Only Temporary: Stories

Johanna Kaplan, Francine Prose, Nicole Poole

A collection that includes both early and later stories follows an unforgettable cast of characters that are captured in all of their forceful presence and singularity, their foolishness and wisdom, and their venality and...

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Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932
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Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932

Francine Prose

A richly imagined and stunningly inventive story of love, art, and betrayal in Paris of the 20's, 30's, and 40's --

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Mister Monkey
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Mister Monkey

Francine Prose

The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author weaves an ingenious, darkly humorous, and brilliantly observant story that follows the exploits and intrigue of a constellation of characters affiliated with an off-off-off-off...

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Loss of Memory Is Only Temporary: Stories
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Loss of Memory Is Only Temporary: Stories

Johanna Kaplan, Francine Prose, Nicole Poole

A collection that includes both early and later stories follows an unforgettable cast of characters that are captured in all of their forceful presence and singularity, their foolishness and wisdom, and their venality and...

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Loss of Memory Is Only Temporary: Stories
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Loss of Memory Is Only Temporary: Stories

Johanna Kaplan, Francine Prose, Nicole Poole

A collection that includes both early and later stories follows an unforgettable cast of characters that are captured in all of their forceful presence and singularity, their foolishness and wisdom, and their venality and...

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Loss of Memory Is Only Temporary: Stories
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Loss of Memory Is Only Temporary: Stories

Johanna Kaplan, Francine Prose

A collection that includes both early and later stories follows an unforgettable cast of characters that are captured in all of their forceful presence and singularity, their foolishness and wisdom, and their venality and...

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Touch
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Touch

Francine Prose

What really happened on the back of the bus? The boys tell one story; the girl tells another. Is anyone telling the truth?

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The Glorious Ones
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The Glorious Ones

Francine Prose

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Goldengrove
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Goldengrove

Francine Prose

From a New York Times -bestselling author comes an emotionally powerful novel about love and loss.

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Women and Children First: Stories
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Women and Children First: Stories

Francine Prose

These bright tales display Prose's special gift for revealing the mysteries at the heart of contemporary life, but beneath their surface they deal compassionately with that most modern discovery: nothing is as people have...

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Bigfoot Dreams: A Novel
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Bigfoot Dreams: A Novel

Francine Prose

A wonderful comic novel in which a bright, edgy reporter for a sleazy tabloidwakes up one morning to discover that one of her bogus stories has turned outtrue.

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The Glorious Ones: A Novel
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The Glorious Ones: A Novel

Francine Prose

Francine Prose is one of a handful of truly indispensable American writers. Gary ShteyngartThe Glorious Ones are an unlikely troupe there s Armanda, the cheerful dwarf and ex-nun; chattering Columbina; Pantalone the miser; and...

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Hunters and Gatherers: A Novel
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Hunters and Gatherers: A Novel

Francine Prose

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Primitive People: A Novel
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Primitive People: A Novel

Francine Prose

Young Simone flees the chaotic violence of Haiti only to land in a world no less brutal or bizarre--the world of upstate New York's Porter family. Here, dead sheep swing from trees, light bulbs are ceremoniously buried, a fur-clad...

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Guided Tours of Hell: Novellas
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Guided Tours of Hell: Novellas

Francine Prose

Two novellas-- Guided Tours of Hell and Three Pigs in Five Days --examine the difficulty of feeling the appropriate emotions about the greatest historical tragedy or the smallest personal sorrow.

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Judah the Pious: A Novel
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Judah the Pious: A Novel

Francine Prose

In seventeenth-century Poland, a rabbi takes on the education of a kingThe Polish monarch has outlawed a portion of the Jewish funeral rite, and none of the community s lawyers, judges, or scholars will come forward to defend...

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The Peaceable Kingdom: Stories
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The Peaceable Kingdom: Stories

Francine Prose

Stories of innocence lost, from a master observer of modern life The citizens of Prose's realm are perpetually experiencing surprises. Nothing is reliable in their world, where dream vacations, weddings, and parties go sideways;...

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Household Saints: A Novel
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Household Saints: A Novel

Francine Prose

Originally published: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981.

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After
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After

Francine Prose

Now in paperback--a haunting novel about what happens when protection at a school goes too far and what it means to have freedom extinguished in the name of safety. From the acclaimed author of the National Book Award finalist ...

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