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Allen, Joseph with Russell Martin. Entering Space: An Astronaut's Odyssey. 200 photographs. 1984. Stewart, Tabori and Chang. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Auerbacher, Inge. I am a Star: Child of the Holocaust. Singed by author. Inscription reads: "To Susan: You are a special star. Much love, your friend, Inge Auerbach. 11-8-1987." Prentice-Hall. 1986. TPB. 7.50 dollars

Bloomfield, Paul. Edward Gibbon Wakefield: Builder of the British Commonwealth. Longmans. 1961. VG/G. 10 dollars

Bluestone, Barry and Irving Bluestone. Negotiating the Future: A Labor Perspective on American Business. First Edition. Basic Books. 1992. F/F. 5.75 dollars

Bode, Richard. First you Have to Row a Little Boat: Reflections on Life and Living. First Edition. Warner Books. 1993. F/VG. 4 dollars (memoir/self help)

Boggs, Lindy. Washington Through a Purple Veil: Memoirs of a Southern Woman. Harcourt Brace 1994. First Edition. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Chernow, Ron. The Warburgs: The 20th Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family. Random House. 1993. First Edition. VG/P. 7.50 dollars

Clayton, Bruce. Praying for Base Hits: An American Boyhood. University of Missouri. 1998. Trade paperback. 4.75 dollars

Cochran, Johnnie. Journey to Justice. First Edition. 1996. One World. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Colette. Earthly Paradise: Colette's Autobiography, drawn from the writings of her lifetime. First American. 1966. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. VG/G. 6.75 dollars

Daly, Jackie and Tom Carter. Tammy Wynette: A Daughter Recalls Her Mother's Tragic Life and Death. First Edition. 2000. Putnam. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Drummond, Ellen. Queen of the Dark Chamber: The Story of Christina Tsai. Signed by subject. Moody Bible Institute. 1957. No jacket. 4 dollars

Ferguson, Robert. Henry Miller: A Life. Norton. 1991. First American Edition. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Freedman, Samuel. Small Victories: The Real World of a Teacher, Her Students and Their High School. First Edition. 1990. Harper and Row. VG/Poor. 4 dollars

Gill, Stephen. William Wordsworth: A Life. Clarendon, Oxford. 1989. VG/VG. 14 dollars

Givner, Joan. The Life of Katherine Anne Porter. Jonathan Cape. 1983. VG/VG. 9 dollars

Givner, Joan. Katherine Anne Porter: A Life. Trade paperback. 1982. Touchstone. VG. 4 dollars

Greer, Germaine. Daddy We Hardly Knew You. Hamish Hamilton. 1989. First Edition. VG/G. 4 dollars

Hall, James. Sangoma: My Odyssey into the Spirit World of Africa. First Edition. 1994. Putnams. VG/VG 6 dollars

Hotson, Leslie. Mr. WH. (Shakespeare biography.) Knopf. 1965. Second edition. VG/P. 5 dollars

Hughes, Dorothy. Erle Stanley Gardner: The Case of the Real Perry Mason. 1978. William Morrow. VG/VG-. 4 dollars

Jaspersohn, William. Senator: A Profile of Bill Bradley in the U.S. Senate. First Edition. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1992. VG/VG. 5.75 dollars

Keizer, Garret. A Dresser of Sycamore Trees: The Finding of a Ministry. Nonpareil. 1991. Trade paperback. F. 5 dollars

King, Norman. The Woman in the White House: The Remarkable Story of Hilary Rodham Clinton. First Edition. 1996. Birch Lane. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Koenigsberg, M. King News: An Autobiography. (includes killing of King Fisher and Ben Thompson). 1941. F.A. Stokes. VG/G. 11 dollars

Laing, Adrian. R.D. Laing: A Biography. Thunder's Mouth Press. 1996. Trade paperback. VG. 4 dollars

Laskin, David. A Common Life: Four Generations of American Literary Friendship and Influence: Melville & Hawthorne, James & Wharton, Porter & Welty, Bishop & Lowell. University Press of New England. 1996. Trade paperback. VG 4 dollars

Lawrence, Frieda. Frieda Lawrence: The Memoirs and Correspondence. Knopf. 1964. Stated First American. VG/no jacket. 4 dollars

Levine, Kathy. We Should Be So Lucky: Love, Sex, Food and Fun After Forty from the Diva of QVC. Autographed. First Edition. Pocket Books. 1997. F/F. 7 dollars

Malraux, Andre. Anti-Memoirs. First American Edition. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1968. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Meredith, George. The Letters of George Meredith (two volumes) Scribner's. 1912. First American Edition (Scribner's Seal.) VG. Pencil marks. 10 dollars

O'Neill, Speaker Tip with William Novak. Man of the House: The Life and Political Memoirs of Speaker Tip O'Neill. First Edition. 1987. Random House. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Papini, Giovanni. Four and Twenty Minds. Biographies include da Vinci, Dante, Hegel, Neitzsche, Whitman, Hamlet, Swift, Quixote, Maeterlinck and the author. Crowell. 1922. Deep red cloth with gilt lettering. 4 dollars

Parton, Dolly. Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business. First Edition. Harper Collins. 1994. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Pavarotti, Luciano. Pavarotti: My World. First Edition. Crown. 1995. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Placzek, Beverley, editor. Record of a Friendship: The Correspondence of Wilhelm Reich and A.S. Neill. 1981. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Trade paperback. VG. 4.75 dollars

Rau, Santha Rama. Gifts of Passage: An Informal Autobiography. 1961 Harper and Brothers. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Rorem, Ned. An Absolute Gift. First Edition. 1978. Simon and Schuster. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Roth, David. Sacred Honor: Colin Powell The Inside Account of his Life and Triumphs. 1993. Zondervan. VG/VG. 4 dollars.

Sarton, May. Among the Usual Days: A Portrait. First Edition. 1993. Norton. VG/VG. 4.50 dollars

Sarton, May. May Sarton: a Self-Portrait. First Edition under this title (originally World of Light). 1986. Norton. F/VG. 4 dollars

Schoenberger, Nancy. Dangerous Muse: The Life of Lady Caroline Blackwood. Doubleday. 2001. F/VG. First Edition. 7.50 dollars

Spanier, Sandra Whipple. Kay Boyle: Artist and Activist. Trade paperback. Paragon. 1988. 4 dollars

Sproto, Donald. Diana: The Last Year. First Edition. 1997. Harmony. VG/VG. 4 dollars

Tillich, Hannah. From Time to Time. (Paul and Hannah Tillich) Stein and Day. 1973. VG/G. 7.50 dollars

Troyat, Henri. Pushkin: His Life and Times. Pantheon. 1950. VG/G. 5 dollars

Wolfe, Jane. The Murchisons: The Rise and Fall of a Texas Dynasty. First Edition. St. Martins. 1989. VG/VG. 10 dollars

The Person Who Changed My Life: Prominent Americans Recall Their Mentors. Includes Harry Belafonte, Tony Bennett, Julia Child, Cindy Crawford, Walter Cronkite, Whoopi Goldberg, James Earl Joens, Larry King, Christopher Reeve. First Edition. Birch Lane Press. 1999. F/VG. 5 dollars

Travel/ Adventure

Barron, Cheryll Aimee. Dreamers of the Valley of Plenty: A Portrait of the Napa Valley. Scribner. 1995. G/G. Some water damage. 4 dollars.

Beebe, Morton. Miami: The Sophisticated Tropics. 1991. Chronicle Books. VG/VG. 7.75 dollars

DeGregory, Lane and Mary Ellen Riddle. Insider's Guide to North Carolina's Outer Banks. 1996. Trade paperback. VG. 4 dollars

Frischauer, Willi. The Grand Hotels of Europe. "From Claridge's in London to Monaco's plush Hotel de Paris to the historic Grande Bretagne in Athens--here is an informative, delightfully urbane look at Europe's great hotels." 1965. Coward-McCann. VG/G. 4 dollars

Ginestet, Bernard. Margaux. From the series: Bernard Ginestet's Guide to the Vineyards of France. 1990. Jacques Legrand. F/VG. 4.75 dollars

Hough, Henry Beetle. Soundings at Sea Level. "The fabled editor of the Vineyard Gazette shares the adventures and landmark battles of his 83rd uncommon year." First Edition. 1980. Houghton Mifflin. F/VG. 4.75 dollars

Leitch, Michael. Slow Walks in Barcelona. Trade paperback. Harper. 1992. Fine. 4 dollars

McFadden, Dorothy Lea. Gardens of Europe: A Pictorial Tour. 1970. A.S. Barnes. VG/VG. 4.25 dollars

Montgomery, David. Mountainman Crafts and Skills. "An illustrated guide to clothing, shelter, equipment and wilderness living." Horizon. 1980. VG/VG. 6 dollars

Steidle, Robert. Wild-Water Canoeing and Kayaking. VG/ no jacket.  12.75 dollars

Viesti, Joe and Diane Hall. Celebrate! In Central America. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard. VG. 9 dollars

Waterman, Laura and Guy. A Fine Kind of Madness: Mountain Adventures Tall and True. Trade paperback. The Mountaineers Books. Fine condition. 7.75 dollars