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Aronson, Marc (EDT)/ Campbell, Patty (EDT)

Summary: Presents an anthology of fiction, speeches, poems, and essays about the nature of war by such contributors as Rita Williams-Garcia, Mark Twain, Bob Dylan, Ernie Pyle, and Helen Benedict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 355 WAR

Summary: Presents interviews with fifteen well-known children's writers, including Judy Blume, Karen Cushman, Russell Freedman, James Howe, Lois Lowry, Gary Paulsen, and Laurence Yep.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 810.9 AUT

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MackinacJane's Pub. 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 VOI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 810.8 Voices

Summary: Includes essays and literary works by Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, Herman Melville, Clarence Darrow, John Kenneth Galbraith, and H. L. Mencken as well as an essay by Henry L. Stimson (P.A. 1883) on the decision to use the atomic bomb.Contains primary source material.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Square Press 2000

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 810.8 AME

Summary: "Table Talk is a portable dinner party and a book to read alone while laughing out loud. Table Talk is a salon attended by your smartest friends and by all of the wittiest people they know. Table Talk is a collection of brief but critically acclaimed, half serious/half tongue-in-cheek pieces that borrow the format of The New Yorker's "Talk of the Town" column. Selected from several decades...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 TAB

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 HAR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bard 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 REN

Contents: Dilbert, Oct. 8, 2001 / Scott Adams -- Jimmy Hoffa's Odyssey / Ai -- From: Before we were free / Julia Alvarez -- Confessions of a lonely atheist / Natalie Angier -- From: Timbuktu / Paul Auster -- Filthy with things / T. Coraghessan Boyle -- From: Sweet Summer / Bebe Moore Campbell -- What to do / Hayden Carruth -- From: Caramelo / Sandra Cisneros -- Mrs. Dutta writes a letter / Chitra...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.8 THI

Summary: Anthropologist, teacher, first black student to attend Barnard College, author associated with the Harlem Renaissance, Zora Neale Hurston is best known for her acclaimed novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. This program follows Hurston’s biography, beginning with her childhood in a subtropical paradise in the South that inspired her throughout her life. This documentary includes interviews with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Dean, Michelle

Summary: Dorothy Parker, Rebecca West, Hannah Arendt, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, Pauline Kael, Joan Didion, Nora Ephron, Renata Adler, and Janet Malcolm—these brilliant women are the central figures of Sharp. Their lives intertwine as they cut through the cultural and intellectual history of America in the twentieth century, arguing as fervently with each other as they did with the sexist attitudes of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 DEA

Franco, Jean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 860.998 FRA

Kerouac, Jack

Summary: Features the complete recorded works, many released for the first time, of "beat generation" writer and poet Jack Kerouac.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Rhino Records] 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN KER

Pattee, Fred Lewis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cooper Square Publishers 1968

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9 PAT

Wachtell, Cynthia

Summary: Until now, scholars have portrayed America's antiwar literature as an outgrowth of World War I, manifested in the works of writers such as Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos. But in War No More, Cynthia Wachtell corrects the record by tracing the steady and inexorable rise of antiwar writing in American literature from the Civil War to the eve of World War I.-publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9358 WAC

Williams, Tennessee

Contents: Orpheus descending. Suddenly last summer. Sweet bird of youth. Period of adjustment. The night of the iguana. The eccentricities of a nightingale. The milk train doesn't stop here anymore. The mutilated. Kingdom of earth (The seven descents of Myrtle). Small craft warnings. Out cry. Vieux Carré. A lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812.54 WIL

Summary: The Civil War. A nation torn apart. A war fought in great battles, and a war fought on a much smaller scale…within the minds and hearts of a nation’s young men. On a lonely bridge, a group of soldiers prepare for the somber task of hanging one of their countrymen, now an enemy, for sabotage. This classic retelling of Ambrose Bierce’s acclaimed story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” from...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1962

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9 WRI

Summary: In this introduction to Eugene O'Neill's life and work from the Famous Authors series, viewers are given a close look at O'Neill's theatrical family and mother who developed a morphine addiction. He struggled with this and his renouncement of Catholicism, a blow to his Irish parents, and escaped into reading voraciously. He went to Princeton, but was unfocused and left for a life of drinking...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Writer's Digest Books 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.02 ON

Williams, Tennessee

Summary: Profiles the works of Tennessee Williams and provides information on his life and writing career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812.54 WIL

Parker, Dorothy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Press 1970

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813 PAR

Summary: Amy Tan is the author of several bestselling novels, including the The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, and the beloved Joy Luck Club, which has been translated into 35 languages and became a commercially successful film in 1993. Tan has said in the past that "books were my salvation. Books saved me from being miserable." In this TEDTalk, she speaks further on the human response...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 1961

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.08 HUM

Summary: Stories, poems, and personal essays by more than 40 contemporary writers speak directly to the conflicting, often painful, and sometimes liberating emotions of childless women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feminist Press at the City University of New York 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 BEA