Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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PUBLISHING MANIFESTOS: AN INTERNATIONAL ANTHOLOGY FROM ARTISTS AND WRITERS

Manifestos by artists, authors, editors, publishers, designers, zinesters explore publishing as artistic practice. Contributors
June 21, 2022 | Paperback | MIT Press |
$24.95
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LETTERS TO A WRITER OF COLOR

A vital collection of essays on the power of literature and the craft of writing from an international array of writers of color, sharing the experiences, cultural traditions, and convictions that have shaped them and their work "Electric essays that speak to the experience of writing from the periphery . . .
March 7, 2023 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 272 Pages |
$17.00
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MONSTERS: A FAN'S DILEMMA

Written by Dederer, Claire
From the author of the New York Times best seller Poser and the acclaimed memoir Love and Trouble, a passionate, provocative, blisteringly smart interrogation of how we make and experience art in the age of #MeToo, and of the link between genius and monstrosity. In this unflinching, deeply personal book that expands on her instantly viral Paris Review essay,
April 25, 2023 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$28.00
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STORY OF A LIFE

Written by Paustovsky, Konstantin
One of the most famous works of Russian literature, a memoir about a writer's coming of age during World War I, the Russian Civil War, and the rise of the Soviet era.
February 14, 2023 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 816 Pages |
$24.95
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LETTERS TO A YOUNG CONTRARIAN

Written by Hitchens, Christopher
From bestselling author and provocateur Christopher Hitchens, the classic guide to the art of principled dissent and disagreement In Letters to a Young Contrarian, bestselling author and world-class provocateur Christopher Hitchens inspires the radicals, gadflies, mavericks, rebels, and angry young (wo)men of tomorrow.
April 1, 2005 | Paperback | Basic Books | 141 Pages |
$15.99
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THIS IS NOT MIAMI

Written by Melchor, Fernanda
Set in and around the Mexican city of Veracruz, This Is Not Miami delivers a series of devastating stories--spiraling from real events--that bleed together reportage and the author's rich and rigorous imagination.
April 4, 2023 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 160 Pages |
$15.95
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PATRICIA HIGHSMITH'S DIARIES AND NOTEBOOKS: THE NEW YORK YEARS, 1941-1950

Written by Highsmith, Patricia
Before Alfred Hitchcock adapted her debut novel, Strangers on a Train, for the big screen; before her suave and sociopathic Thomas Ripley snaked his way into the canon of psychological suspense; and before The Price of Salt became a cult classic of romantic obsession, who was Patricia Highsmith?
January 10, 2023 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 688 Pages |
$22.00
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ALEXANDRA PETRI'S US HISTORY: IMPORTANT AMERICAN DOCUMENTS (I MADE UP)

Written by Petri, Alexandra
Washington Post humor columnist Alexandra Petri is perhaps America's most beloved political satirist. Her new, side-splitting work of historical humor uses imagined documents to create a laugh-out-loud, irreverent takedown of our nation's complicated past.
April 11, 2023 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 356 Pages |
$27.95
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ANIMAL JOY: A BOOK OF LAUGHTER AND RESUSCITATION

Written by Alsadir, Nuar
An invigorating, continuously surprising book about the serious nature of laughter. Laughter shakes us out of our deadness. An outburst of spontaneous laughter is an eruption from the unconscious that, like political resistance, poetry, or self-revelation, expresses a provocative, impish drive to burst free from external constraints.
August 16, 2022 | Paperback | Graywolf Press |
$17.00
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WORLD ACCORDING TO PROUST

Written by Landy
100 years after Proust's death, In Search of Lost Time remains one of the greatest works in World Literature. At 3,000 pages, it can be intimidating to some. This short volume invites first-time readers and veterans alike to view the novel in a new way. Marcel Proust (1871-1922) was arguably France's best-known literary writer.
November 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 152 Pages |
$18.95

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