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An American Album: 150 Years of Harper's Magazine

An American Album: 150 Years of Harper's Magazine

by Anthology,

For over 150 years, Harper's Magazine has explored the American experience with a fiercely independent spirit and spectacular writing. That experience is available in this magnificent illustrated volume, spanning the decades and encompassing writing from Melville and Twain to Normal Mailer, David Mamet, and Annie Dillard...

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Buried Alive

Buried Alive

by Karp, Walter

Buried Alive assembles the best of Walter Karp's essays on American politics; on the lessons and responsibilities of liberty. Karp's writing is characterized by a fierce love of democracy and incisive commentary on government. These essays scrutinize American political and social issues with force, eloquence, and independent thinking.

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Executive Blues: Down and Out in Corporate America

Executive Blues: Down and Out in Corporate America

by Meyer, G.J.

Corporate communications executive G.J. Meyer presents a memoir of his bewildering journey from corprate success to white-collar joblessness as a casualty of downsizing. One of the best business stories in years. -Fortune

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The Harper's Index Book Volume 3

The Harper's Index Book Volume 3

by Lapham, Lewis H.

A collection of illuminating information from Harper's Magazine that makes a snapshot of our world today. Arguably the most imitated editorial feature in magazine journalism, The Harper's Index each month sparks conversation, debate, outrage, wonder, and laughter.

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Indispensable Enemies: The Politics of Misrule in America

Indispensable Enemies: The Politics of Misrule in America

by Karp, Walter

Indispensable Enemies sheds light on political power in America. The reason we no longer understand why things happen as they do has one, and only one, source. We no longer understand who really has power in America. This book is an attempt to show as clearly as possible where power lies in twentieth-century America.

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Know That What You Eat You Are

Know That What You Eat You Are

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This collection of food writing from the archives of Harper’s Magazine demonstrates that Americans have been thinking and caring about what and how they eat for more than a century and a half. The essays in Know That What You Eat You Are have been selected from Harper’s Magazine’s 167-year history and feature such celebrated writers as M.F.K...

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Liberty Under Siege: American Politics 1976-1988

Liberty Under Siege: American Politics 1976-1988

by Karp, Walter

Liberty Under Siege is an extraordinary book. Here, finally, is a reveille for reality, a call to stop this long intoxication with illusion and look at what has been happening to our republic. Walter Karp combines the passion of Tom Paine with the urgency of Paul Revere to sound a patriot's alarm for his country.

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My Life in the Service

My Life in the Service

by McGovern, George

Before he was a celebrated politician, Senator George McGovern served as a B-24 bomber pilot in World War II. Based in Italy, he flew thirty-five combat missions over Europe between 1944 and 1945. My Life in the Service features a facsimile of the diary George McGovern kept from his first days of basic training until the end of the war...

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New York Revisited

New York Revisited

by James, Henry

In New York Revisited, first published in Harper's Monthly Magazine in 1906, Henry James describes turn-of-the-century New York in vivid detail. Although written in 1904-1905, when James returned to the U.S. after living abroad for more than 20 years, the essay is as pertinent today as it was 100 years ago...

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Politics of War

Politics of War

by Karp, Walter

Politics of War describes the emergence of the United States as a world power between the years 1890 and 1920-our contrivance of the Spanish-American War and our gratuitous entrance into World War I-and by filling in the back story of an era in which mendacious oligarchy organized the country's politics in a manner convenient to its own indolence and greed, Karp offers a clearer understanding of...

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Rules of the Game

Rules of the Game

by Stevenson, Matthew

Harper's Magazine has been America's preeminent monthly periodical for more than 150 years. Rules of the Game: The Best Sports Writing from Harper's Magazine takes a look into this storied magazine's unparalleled archive and uncovers funny, touching, exciting, intriguing stories of the sporting life, both professional and amateur, and what it means to us...

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The Sixties

The Sixties

by Anthology,

Introduction by Eugene J. McCarthy. David Halberstam, Sara Davidson, Tom Wicker, George Plimpton, Walker Percy, Priscilla Johnson McMillan, C. Vann Woodward and others on the Sixties.

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The Test: Living in the Shadow of Huntington's Disease

The Test: Living in the Shadow of Huntington's Disease

by Barema, Jean

The Test is a memoir of the five years Barema spent in anguish over the decision to take the test for Huntington's disease. Barema recalls his long, emotionally wrought journey from deciding to take the test to receiving the results; he describes how his daily life was consumed by questions and fear; and he movingly depicts the patience of his wife and the compassion of his doctor...

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Turning Toward Home: Reflections on the Family

Turning Toward Home: Reflections on the Family

by Anthology,

Introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg. Reynolds Price, Sallie Tisdale, Richard Ford, Louise Erdrich, David Mamet, Donna Tartt, William Kittredge and others reflect on family life.

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The World War II Era

The World War II Era

by Anthology,

Introduction by Paul Fussell. John Gunther, Rebecca West, E.B. White, Bernard DeVoto, Margaret Bourke-White, Frederick Lewis Allen, Henry L. Stimson and others provide perspectives on all fronts of World War II.

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Similar Titles

  • Buried Alive
  • Executive Blues: Down and Out in Corporate America
  • The Harper's Index Book Volume 3
  • Indispensable Enemies: The Politics of Misrule in America
  • Know That What You Eat You Are
  • Liberty Under Siege: American Politics 1976-1988
  • My Life in the Service
  • New York Revisited
  • Politics of War
  • Rules of the Game
  • The Sixties
  • The Test: Living in the Shadow of Huntington's Disease
  • Turning Toward Home: Reflections on the Family
  • The World War II Era
  • An American Album: 150 Years of Harper's Magazine
 

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