Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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MENTAL FLOSS: THE CURIOUS READER: FACTS ABOUT FAMOUS AUTHORS AND NOVELS BOOK LOVERS AND LITERARY INTEREST A LITERARY MISCELLANY OF NOVELS & NOVELISTS

Written by McCarthy & the Team at Mental Floss, Erin
Readers rejoice! Learn amazing facts about authors and their books, from Jane Austen to JRR Tolkien. Readers rejoice! From Mental Floss, an online destination for more than a billion curious minds since its founding in 2001, comes the ultimate book for lovers of literature. From Americanah to War and Peace, from Chinua Achebe and Jane Austen to Jesmyn Ward and George R.R.
May 25, 2021 | Hardcover | Weldon Owen |
$24.99
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OUT ON A LIMB: SELECTED WRITING, 1989-2021

Written by Sullivan, Andrew
Andrew Sullivan--youngest ever editor of The New Republic, founding editor of The Daily Dish, hailed as "one of the most influential journalists of the last three decades" by The New York Times--presents a collection of his most iconic and powerful essays of social and political commentary from The New Republic, The Atlantic, The New York Time
August 10, 2021 | Hardcover | Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster |
$35.00
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CONVERSATIONS WITH ANGELA DAVIS

When Angela Davis (b. 1944) was placed on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list in 1970 and after she successfully gained acquittal in the 1972 trial that garnered national and international attention, she became one of the most recognizable and iconic figures in the twentieth century.
August 16, 2021 | PB | University Press of Mississippi |
$25.00
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TINY LOVE STORIES: TRUE TALES OF LOVE IN 100 WORDS OR LESS

Written by Lee, Miya
"Charming. . . . A moving testament to the diversity and depths of love."
December 8, 2020 | Hardcover | Artisan Publishers |
$14.95
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PARIS FRANCE

Written by Stein, Gertrude
Gertrude Stein lived in Paris from 1903 until her in 1946. She and her brother Leo were known as patrons of the arts, championing the works of Picasso, Cézanne and Matisse. After establishing an art collection that was destined to become internationally famous, she embarked on her writing career.
May 1, 2021 | Paperback | Peter Owen Publishers | 116 Pages |
$16.95
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WINDOW SEAT: NOTES FROM A LIFE IN MOTION

Written by Forna, Aminatta
Aminatta Forna is one of our most important literary voices, and her novels have won the Windham Campbell Prize and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book. In this elegantly rendered and wide-ranging collection of new and previously published essays, Forna writes intimately about displacement, trauma and memory, love, and how we coexist and encroach on the non-human world.
May 18, 2021 | Hardcover | Grove Press | 272 Pages |
$26.00
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REAL ESTATE: A LIVING AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Written by Levy, Deborah
"Three bicycles. Seven ghosts. A crumbling apartment block on the hill. Fame. Tenderness. The statue of Peter Pan. Silk. Melancholy. The banana tree. A love story." Virginia Woolf wrote that in order to be a writer, a woman needs a room of one's own.
August 24, 2021 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing | 304 Pages |
$20.00
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WHAT ABOUT THE BABY?: SOME THOUGHTS ON THE ART OF FICTION

Written by McDermott, Alice
A collection of essays, lectures, and observations on the art of writing fiction from Alice McDermott, winner of the National Book Award and unmatched virtuoso of language and image (Rebecca Steinitz, The Boston Globe) Look: Artistic inspiration, religious faith, does not come to most of us with the beating of wings or the leaping of flames or the cinematic, middle-of-the-n
August 17, 2021 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 256 Pages |
$27.00
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LIFE'S WORK: ON BECOMING A MOTHER

Written by Cusk, Rachel
Multi-award-winning author Rachel Cusk's honest memoir that captures the life-changing wonders of motherhood. Selected by The New York Times as one of the 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years "Funny and smart and refreshingly akin to a war diary--sort of Apocalypse Baby Now . . .
May 4, 2021 | Paperback | Picador USA | 224 Pages |
$17.00
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KING KONG THEORY

Written by Despentes, Virginie
Out of print in the U.S.
May 11, 2021 | Paperback | Fsg Originals | 160 Pages |
$15.00

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