Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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DICKENS AND PRINCE: A PARTICULAR KIND OF GENIUS

Written by Hornby, Nick
From the bestselling author of Just Like You, High Fidelity, and Fever Pitch, a short, warm, and entertaining book about art, creativity, and the unlikely similarities between Victorian novelist Charles Dickens and modern American rock star Prince Every so often, a pairing comes along that seems completely unlikely--until it's not.
November 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Riverhead Books | 208 Pages |
$18.00
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PRIVATE SPY: THE LETTERS OF JOHN LE CARRÉ

Written by Cornwell, David
An archive of letters written by the late John le Carré, giving readers access to the intimate thoughts of one of the greatest writers of our time The never-before-seen correspondance of John le Carré, one of the most important novelists of our generation, are collected in this beautiful volume.
November 8, 2022 | Hardcover | Viking |
$30.00
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CARNIVAL OF SNACKERY: DIARIES (2003-2020)

Written by Sedaris, David
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice There's no right way to keep a diary, but if there's an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mas­tered it. If it's navel-gazing you're after, you've come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination.
October 4, 2022 | Paperback | Back Bay Books | 576 Pages |
$18.99
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DIARIES OF FRANZ KAFKA

Written by Kafka, Franz
An essential new translation of the author's complete, uncensored diaries--a revelation of the idiosyncrasies and rough edges of one of the twentieth century's most influential writers. Dating from 1909 to 1923, the handwritten diaries contain various kinds of writing: accounts of daily events, reflections, observations, literary sketches, drafts of letters, accounts of dreams, a
January 10, 2023 | Hardcover | Schocken Books Inc | 704 Pages |
$45.00
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WE ARE THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB: ESSAYS AND ARTWORK FROM GROWN-UP READERS

"We Are the Baby-Sitters Club is the ultimate companion guide for a generation of devout superfans. This book revisits the beloved series through grown-up eyes--but never loses the magic we all felt the moment we cracked open a fresh new book.
July 6, 2021 | PB | Chicago Review Press |
$19.99
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BONE BLACK: MEMORIES OF GIRLHOOD

Written by Hooks, Bell
A memoir of ideas and perceptions, Bone Back shows the unfolding of female creativity and one strong-spirited child's journey toward becoming a writer. She learns early on the roles women and men play in society, as well as the impotence of children, especially black female children.
October 15, 1997 | Paperback | Holt McDougal | 208 Pages |
$17.00
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ZERO GRAVITY

Written by Allen, Woody
His first new collection of short humor in fifteen years is classic Woody Allen. Zero Gravity is the fifth collection of comic pieces by Woody Allen, a hilarious prose stylist whose enduring appeal readers have savored since his classics Getting Even, Without Feathers, Side Effects, and Mere Anarchy.
June 7, 2022 | Hardcover | Arcade Publishing | 216 Pages |
$26.99
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TABLET OF DESTINIES

Written by Calasso, Roberto
Roberto Calasso, a literary institution of one (The Paris Review), tells the story of the eternal life of Utnapishtim, the savior of man, in the eleventh part of his great literary project. In that far-off time the gods had grown tired of humans, who were making too much noise, disturbing their sleep, and they decided to send a Flood to wipe them out.
July 26, 2022 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$25.00
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LAST DAYS OF ROGER FEDERER: AND OTHER ENDINGS

Written by Dyer, Geoff
One of Esquire's best books of spring 2022
May 3, 2022 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$28.00
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INTERVENTIONS 2020

Written by Houellebecq, Michel
The death of God in the West was the prelude to a formidable metaphysical soap opera that continues to this day. Christianity's masterstroke was to combine a fierce belief in the individual with the promise of eternal participation in the Absolute. When that dream evaporated, various attempts were made to offer the individual a minimum of being.
May 23, 2022 | Hardcover | Polity Press | 314 Pages |
$25.00

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