Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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SOURCE OF SELF-REGARD: SELECTED ESSAYS, SPEECHES, AND MEDITATIONS

Written by Morrison, Toni
Here is Toni Morrison in her own words: a rich gathering of her most important essays and speeches, spanning four decades. These pages give us her searing prayer for the dead of 9/11, her Nobel lecture on the power of language, her searching meditation on Martin Luther King Jr., her heart-wrenching eulogy for James Baldwin.
January 14, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 368 Pages |
$16.95
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WHERE JOY RESIDES: A CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD READER

Written by Isherwood, Christopher
Where Joy Resides: A Christopher Isherwood Reader is a wide-ranging collection of fiction and nonfiction, this is the perfect introduction to the author's writings...
March 17, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 432 Pages |
$20.00
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NOBODY'S LOOKING AT YOU: ESSAYS

Written by Malcolm, Janet
"Malcolm is always worth reading; it can be instructive to see how much satisfying craft she brings to even the most trivial article." --Phillip Lopate, TLSA New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. One of BBC Culture, Lit Hub, O, the Oprah Magazine, and The New York Times's Books to Read this February
February 18, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 304 Pages |
$17.00
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APPROACHING EYE LEVEL

Written by Gornick, Vivian
Seminal essays on loneliness, living in New York, friendship, feminism, and writing from nonfiction master Vivian Gornick
February 4, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 176 Pages |
$16.00
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SERIOUS NOTICING: SELECTED ESSAYS, 1997-2019

Written by Wood, James
The definitive collection of literary essays by The New Yorker's award-winning longtime book critic
January 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 528 Pages |
$30.00
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BLACK BOY [SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY EDITION]

Written by Wright, Richard
A special 75th anniversary edition of Black Boy, Richard Wright's powerful and eloquent memoir of his journey from innocence to experience in the Jim Crow South. At once an unashamed confession and a profound indictment, Black Boy is a poignant and disturbing record of social injustice and human suffering.
February 18, 2020 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 464 Pages |
$17.99
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SCRATCHED: A MEMOIR OF PERFECTIONISM

Written by Tallent, Elizabeth
"Reading Scratched gave me the feeling of standing very close to a blazing fire. It is that brilliant, that intense, and one of the finest explorations I know of what it means to be a woman and an artist."--Sigrid Nunez, author of The Friend and Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction
February 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Harper | 256 Pages |
$28.99
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LITERATURE BOOK: BIG IDEAS SIMPLY EXPLAINED

Written by DK
A global look at the greatest works of Eastern and Western literature and the themes that unite them, for students and lovers of literature and reading.
February 11, 2020 | Paperback | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 352 Pages |
$19.99
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BEFORE NIGHT FALLS: A MEMOIR

Written by Arenas, Reinaldo
"Before Night Falls" is Reinaldo Arenas's stunning autobiography - a bold and unrestrained account of his life as a writer and a homosexual. Arenas, acknowledged as one of the great 20th-century Cuban writers, was born in 1943 into a poor, rural Cuban family.
October 1, 1994 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$17.00
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TALES OF TWO PLANETS: STORIES OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND INEQUALITY IN A DIVIDED WORLD

Building from his acclaimed anthology Tales of Two Americas, beloved writer and editor John Freeman draws together some of our greatest writers from around the world to help us see how the environmental crisis is hitting some of the most vulnerable communities where they live. In the past five years, John Freeman, previously editor of Granta, has launched a celebrated inte
April 21, 2020 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 352 Pages |
$18.00

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