Essays, Litcrit, Mem

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CHUCK KLOSTERMAN X: A HIGHLY SPECIFIC, DEFIANTLY INCOMPLETE HISTORY OF THE EARLY 21ST CENTURY

Written by Klosterman, Chuck
New York Times-bestselling author and cultural critic Chuck Klosterman sorts through the past decade and how we got to now.
May 1, 2018 | Paperback | Blue Rider Press |
$16.00
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FEEL FREE: ESSAYS

Written by Smith, Zadie
From Zadie Smith, one of the most beloved authors of her generation, a new collection of essays Since she burst spectacularly into view with her debut novel almost two decades ago, Zadie Smith has established herself not just as one of the world's preeminent fiction writers, but also a brilliant and singular essayist.
February 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 464 Pages |
$28.00
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TOO MUCH AND NOT THE MOOD: ESSAYS

Written by Chew-Bose, Durga
From Durga Chew-Bose, "one of our most gifted, insightful essayists and critics" (Nylon), comes "a warmly considered meld of criticism and memoir" (New Yorker), a lyrical and piercingly insightful debut collection of essays about identity and culture.
April 11, 2017 | Paperback | Fsg Originals |
$15.00
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CAT INSIDE

Written by Burroughs, William S
Best known for the wild, phantasmagoric satire of works like Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs reveals another, gentler side in The Cat Inside. Originally published as a limited-edition volume, this moving and witty discourse on cats combines deadpan routines and dream passages with a heartwarming account of Burroughs's unexpected friendships with the many cats he has known.
January 29, 2002 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$13.00
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KISS: INTIMACIES FROM WRITERS

From Sioux Falls to Khartoum, from Kyoto to Reykjavik; from the panchayat forests of India to the Giant's Causeway on the coast of Northern Ireland; in taxis and at bus stops, in kitchens and sleigh beds, haystacks and airports around the globe--people are kissing one another. The sublime kiss. The ambiguous kiss. The devastating kiss. The kiss we can't take back. The kiss we can never give.
February 13, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 256 Pages |
$25.95
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FLASH!: WRITING THE VERY SHORT STORY

Written by Dufresne, John
The history of fiction has been dominated by the novel and the short story. But now there is this seemingly brave new genre around: very brief fiction. It has been called Sudden, Micro, Skinny, Hyper, Mini, Short-Short, Minute, Instant, Nano, Pill-size, Pocket-size, Postcard, and Furious. This is fiction approaching haiku, the art of few words and many suggestions.
February 13, 2018 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 224 Pages |
$15.95
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1931-1934

Written by Nin, Anais
This celebrated volume begins when Nin is about to publish her first book and ends when she leaves Paris for New York. Edited and with a Preface by Gunther tuhlmann; Index.
March 19, 1969 | Paperback | Harvest Books |
$16.95
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RUMI'S SECRET: THE LIFE OF THE SUFI POET OF LOVE

Written by Gooch, Brad
The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Smash Cut, Flannery, and City Poet delivers the first popular biography of Rumi, the thirteenth-century Persian poet revered by contemporary Western readers.
January 16, 2018 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 400 Pages |
$17.99
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HOW TO READ POETRY LIKE A PROFESSOR: A QUIPPY AND SONOROUS GUIDE TO VERSE

Written by Foster, Thomas C
From the bestselling author of How to Read Literature Like a Professor comes this essential primer to reading poetry like a professor that unlocks the keys to enjoying works from Lord Byron to the Beatles.
March 27, 2018 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 224 Pages |
$15.99
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OLD DEMONS, NEW DEITIES: TWENTY-ONE SHORT STORIES FROM TIBET

The first English-language anthology of contemporary Tibetan fiction available in the West, Old Demons, New Deities brings together the best Tibetan writers from both Tibet and the diaspora, who write in Tibetan, English and Chinese. Modern Tibetan literature is just under forty years old: its birth dates to 1980, when the first Tibetan language journal was published in Lhasa.
December 5, 2017 | Paperback | OR Books |
$16.95

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