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The Romance of American Communism
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The Romance of American Communism

Vivian Gornick

Now back in print after its initial publication in 1977 and with a new introduction by the author, [this book] is a landmark work of new journalism, profiling American Communist Party members and fellow travelers as they joined...

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Unfinished Business
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Unfinished Business

Vivian Gornick

A series of essays exploring the different books that shaped Gornick throughout her life --

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The End of the Novel of Love
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The End of the Novel of Love

Vivian Gornick

Eleven classic essays that explore the meaning of love and marriage as literary themes in the twentieth century

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Approaching Eye Level
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Approaching Eye Level

Vivian Gornick

Seminal essays on loneliness, living in New York, friendship, feminism, and writing from a nonfiction master

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Fierce Attachments
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Fierce Attachments

Vivian Gornick

In this deeply etched and haunting memoir, Vivian Gornick tells the story of her lifelong battle with her mother for independence.

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The Situation and the Story: The Art of Personal Narrative
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The Situation and the Story: The Art of Personal Narrative

Vivian Gornick

Taking readers on a tour of some of the best memoirs and essays of the past hundred years, Gornick traces the changing idea of self that has dominated the century, and demonstrates the enduring truth-speaker to be found in the...

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Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-Reader
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Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-Reader

Vivian Gornick

One of our most beloved writers reassess the electrifying works of literature that have shaped her life I sometimes think I was born reading . . . I can't remember the time when I didn't have a book in my hands, my head lost to...

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 Read reviewThe Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir
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The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir

Vivian Gornick

A contentious, deeply moving ode to friendship, love, and urban life.

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True History of the First Mrs. Meredith and Other Lesser Lives
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True History of the First Mrs. Meredith and Other Lesser Lives

Diane Johnson, Vivian Gornick

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Approaching Eye Level
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Approaching Eye Level

Vivian Gornick, Jill Fox

Approaching Eye Level [is] about the day-to-day struggle to face down the brutality of growing loneliness, to accept the limitations of friendship and intimacy, to honor the process of becoming oneself.... Vivian Gornick's...

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The Men in My Life
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The Men in My Life

Vivian Gornick, J. Michael Mccullough

Gornick on V. S. Naipaul, James Baldwin, George Gissing, Randall Jarrell, H. G. Wells, Loren Eiseley, Allen Ginsberg, Hayden Carruth, Saul Bellow, and Philip Roth and the intimate relationship between emotional damage and great...

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The Situation and the Story
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The Situation and the Story

Vivian Gornick, Madelyn Buzzard

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The Solitude of Self: Thinking About Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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The Solitude of Self: Thinking About Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Vivian Gornick, Theresa Conkin

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, one of the most important leaders of the movement to gain American women the vote, was also a great feminist thinker of the 19th century. Her writing and life make clear why feminism as a liberation...

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The End of the Novel of Love
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The End of the Novel of Love

Vivian Gornick, Madelyn Buzzard

Vivian Gornick examines a century of novels portraying women who challenge the desire to be swept away by passion. She concludes that love as a metaphor for the making of literature is no longer apt for today's writers, such has...

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The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir
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The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir

Vivian Gornick

A memoir of self-discovery and the dilemma of connection in our time, The Odd Woman and the City explores the rhythms, chance encounters, and ever-changing friendships of urban life that forge the sensibility of a fiercely...

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The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir
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The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir

Vivian Gornick

A memoir of self-discovery and the dilemma of connection in our time, The Odd Woman and the City explores the rhythms, chance encounters, and ever-changing friendships of urban life that forge the sensibility of a fiercely...

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The Men in My Life
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The Men in My Life

Vivian Gornick

Gornick on V. S. Naipaul, James Baldwin, George Gissing, Randall Jarrell, H. G. Wells, Loren Eiseley, Allen Ginsberg, Hayden Carruth, Saul Bellow, and Philip Roth and the intimate relationship between emotional damage and great...

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The End of the Novel of Love
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The End of the Novel of Love

Vivian Gornick

Vivian Gornick examines a century of novels portraying women who challenge the desire to be swept away by passion. She concludes that love as a metaphor for the making of literature is no longer apt for today's writers, such has...

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Fierce Attachments: A Memoir
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Fierce Attachments: A Memoir

Vivian Gornick, Jonathan Lethem

The author recounts her childhood experiences living in a tenement, looks at her relationship with her mother, and describes the lives of women bound to husbands they do not love.

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Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life
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Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life

Vivian Gornick

A vibrant, deeply human portrait of a woman dedicated to fierce protest against the tyranny of institutions over individuals, by the celebrated author

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Fierce Attachments
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Fierce Attachments

Vivian Gornick, Jill Fox

Never has the powerful, ambivalent bond between mothers and daughters been portrayed more compellingly or lucidly than in this nationally acclaimed true-life drama.

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Women in Science: Then and Now; 25th Anniversary Edition
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Women in Science: Then and Now; 25th Anniversary Edition

Vivian Gornick, Madelyn Buzzard

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The Situation and the Story
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The Situation and the Story

Vivian Gornick, Madelyn Buzzard

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Oasis: A Novel
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Oasis: A Novel

Mary McCarthy, Vivian Gornick

Story of a group of Americans who seek to escape the perils of present-day life by going to the New England mountains.

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Street: New York City 70s, 80s, 90s
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Street: New York City 70s, 80s, 90s

Carrie Boretz, Vivian Gornick

These pictures from the mid-1970s through the 1990s show the reality of New York's streets - the great city was one often filled with contradictions.

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How I Found America
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How I Found America

Anzia Yezierska, Vivian Gornick

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In the Fullness of Time: 32 Women on Life After 50
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In the Fullness of Time: 32 Women on Life After 50

Emily W Upham, Linda Gravenson, Abigail Thomas, Vivian Gornick, Carolyn See

A stellar cast of celebrated women--including many of the most influential writers of our time--shares their personal lives and the often unexpected events that have profoundly changed them.

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