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  • An Elegant Woman

    A Novel

    by Martha McPhee ...
    “A portrait of self-creation in the vein of F. Scott Fitzgerald”,” (The Wall Street Journal) An Elegant Woman is “a rich exploration of legacy and memory” (Entertainment Weekly) that follows four generations of women against the sweep of 20th century American history.Drawn from the author’s own family history, this powerful, moving multigenerational saga from National Book Award finalist Martha ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Dear Money

    by Martha McPhee ...
    In this Pygmalion tale of a novelist turned bond trader, Martha McPhee brings to life the greed and riotous wealth of New York during the heady days of the second gilded age. India Palmer, living the cash-strapped existence of the writer, is visiting wealthy friends in Maine when a yellow biplane swoops down from the clear blue sky to bring a stranger into her life, one who will change everything ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Dear Money

    by Martha McPhee ...
    Narrated by Kate Reading ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 56 min

    In this Pygmalion tale of a novelist turned bond trader, Martha McPhee brings to life the greed and riotous wealth of New York during the heady days of the second gilded age.India Palmer, living the cash-strapped existence of a novelist, is visiting wealthy friends in Maine when a yellow biplane swoops down from the clear blue sky to bring a stranger into her life, one who will change everything. ... Read more

    $22.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Elegant Woman

    A Novel

    by Martha McPhee ...
    Narrated by Gabra Zackman ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 34 min

    “A portrait of self-creation in the vein of F. Scott Fitzgerald”,” (The Wall Street Journal) An Elegant Woman is “a rich exploration of legacy and memory” (Entertainment Weekly) that follows four generations of women against the sweep of 20th century American history.Drawn from the author’s own family history, this powerful, moving multigenerational saga from National Book Award finalist Martha ... Read more

    $23.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Oranges

    by John McPhee ...
    A classic of reportage, Oranges was first conceived as a short magazine article about oranges and orange juice, but the author kept encountering so much irresistible information that he eventually found that he had in fact written a book. It contains sketches of orange growers, orange botanists, orange pickers, orange packers, early settlers on Florida's Indian River, the first orange barons, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A Sense of Where You Are

    Bill Bradley at Princeton

    by John McPhee ...
    When John McPhee met Bill Bradley, both were at the beginning of their careers. A Sense of Where You Are, McPhee's first book, is about Bradley when he was the best basketball player Princeton had ever seen. McPhee delineates for the reader the training and techniques that made Bradley the extraordinary athlete he was, and this part of the book is a blueprint of superlative basketball. But ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed

    by John McPhee ...
    This is the fascinating story of the dream of a completely new aircraft, a hybrid of the plane and the rigid airship - huge, wingless, moving slowly through the lower sky. John McPhee chronicles the perhaps unfathomable perseverance of the aircraft's sucessive progenitors ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • In Suspect Terrain

    by John McPhee ...
    Book 2 - Annals of the Former World
    From the outwash plains of Brooklyn to Indiana's drifted diamonds and gold, John McPhee's In Suspect Terrain is a narrative of the earth, told in four sections of equal length, each in a different way reflecting the three others-- a biography; a set piece about a fragment of Appalachian landscape in illuminating counterpoint to the human history there; a modern collision of ideas about the origins ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Amazing Thing About the Way It Goes

    Stories of Tidiness, Self-Esteem and Other Things I gave Up On

    The Amazing Thing About the Way It Goes takes on the amazing in the ordinary in this side-splitting series of short commentaries. Pearl-McPhee turns her trademark wit and perspective to everything from creative discipline to a way you would never think about fixing your email situation. This book looks at everyday problems--and honestly won't do much to solve them--but at least you'll be laughing. ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • All Wound Up: The Yarn Harlot Writes for a Spin

    The Yarn Harlot Writes for a Spin

    Inside All Wound Up, New York Times best-selling author and self-proclaimed Yarn Harlot Stephanie Pearl-McPhee spins her third yarn on knitting for the 60 million knitters in North America who collectively spend $45 billion a year on knitting-related merchandise.In her trademark style, McPhee talks about knitting, parenting, friendship, and--gasp!--even crocheting in essays that are at times ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The Patch

    by John McPhee ...
    The Patch is the seventh collection of essays by the nonfiction master, all published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It is divided into two parts. Part 1, “The Sporting Scene,” consists of pieces on fishing, football, golf, and lacrosse—from fly casting for chain pickerel in fall in New Hampshire to walking the linksland of St. Andrews at an Open Championship. Part 2, called “An Album Quilt,” is a ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • A House In Bali [Illustrated Edition]

    by Colin McPhee ...
    Includes 39 photographs taken by the author during his time in Bali.A young American composer, quite by accident, heard some gramophone records of Balinese gamelan music that were to change his life completely. Such was his fascination that he ‘wanted to hear every gamelan in the countryside’. This book is an account of his stay in Bali just before the Pacific War. A House in Bali merits ... Read more

    $3.49 USD