Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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UNWRITTEN BOOK: AN INVESTIGATION

Written by Hunt, Samantha
From Samantha Hunt, the award-winning author of The Dark Dark, comes The Unwritten Book, her first work of nonfiction, a genre-bending creation that explores the importance of books, the idea of haunting, and messages from beyond I carry each book I've ever read with me, just as I carry my dead--those things that aren't really there, those things
April 5, 2022 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$28.00
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PENGUIN BOOK OF THE MODERN AMERICAN SHORT STORY

A selection of the best and most representative contemporary American short fiction from 1970 to 2020, including such authors as Ursula K. LeGuin, Toni Cade Bambara, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sandra Cisneros, and Ted Chiang, hand-selected by celebrated editor and anthologist John Freeman
May 3, 2022 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 496 Pages |
$17.00
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UNCERTAIN GROUND: CITIZENSHIP IN AN AGE OF ENDLESS, INVISIBLE WAR

Written by Klay, Phil
From the author of Redeployment and Missionaries, an astonishing fever graph of the effects of twenty years of war in a brutally divided America
May 17, 2022 | Hardcover | Penguin Press |
$27.00
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NINETIES: A BOOK

Written by Klosterman, Chuck
From the New York Times bestselling author of But What if We're Wrong, a wise and funny reckoning with the decade that gave us slacker/grunge irony about the sin of trying too hard, during the greatest shift in human consciousness of any decade in American history. It was long ago, but not as long as it seems: The Berlin Wall fell and the Twin Towers collapsed.
February 8, 2022 | Hardcover | Penguin Press |
$28.00
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RECESSIONAL: THE DEATH OF FREE SPEECH AND THE COST OF THE FREE LUNCH

Written by Mamet, David
Renowned author and playwright David Mamet decries how activists on the left are repressing free thinking, freedom of speech, and the bohemian American spirit, in this hard-hitting, definitive account of how cultural commissars are trying to turn America into a homogenous state.
April 5, 2022 | Hardcover | Broadside Books | 256 Pages |
$28.99
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YOU DON'T KNOW US NEGROES AND OTHER ESSAYS

Written by West, Genevieve
Introduction by New York Times bestselling author Henry Louis Gates Jr. Spanning more than 35 years of work, the first comprehensive collection of essays, criticism, and articles by the legendary author of the Harlem Renaissance, Zora Neale Hurston, showcasing the evolution of her distinctive style as an archivist and author.
January 4, 2022 | Hardcover | Amistad Press | 464 Pages |
$29.99
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JAPANESE MYTHS & LEGENDS: TALES OF HEROES, GODS & MONSTERS

Beautiful edition with a new introduction to the heroes and bittersweet romances of ancient Japanese tales, highlighting the origins of modern fiction in myth and fable. Gorgeous Collector's Edition. Legends of the Sea, Bells, Mirrors and Tea, Japanese mythology is delightful and enigmatic, full of spirits, gods and legendary creatures.
April 12, 2022 | Hardcover | Flame Tree Collections |
$14.99
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THREE-MARTINI AFTERNOONS AT THE RITZ: THE REBELLION OF SYLVIA PLATH & ANNE SEXTON

Written by Crowther, Gail
In this vividly rendered and empathetic biography of two of the greatest poets of the 20th century--Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton--"the friendship and rivalry that the pair shared--not to mention the titular cocktails at a Boston hotel--is explored in fascinating detail" (Town & Country). Introduced at a poetry workshop in Boston University, Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton for
January 11, 2022 | PB | Gallery Books |
$16.99
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DECAMERON PROJECT: 29 NEW STORIES FROM THE PANDEMIC

Written by The New York Times
A stunning collection of short stories originally commissioned by The New York Times Magazine as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, from twenty-nine authors including Margaret Atwood, Tommy Orange, Edwidge Danticat, National Book Award winner Charles Yu, and more. When reality is surreal, only fiction can make sense of it.In 1353, Giovanni Boccaccio wrote The De
March 22, 2022 | PB | Scribner Book Company |
$16.00
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HARD CROWD: ESSAYS 2000-2020

Written by Kushner, Rachel
"The Hard Crowd is wild, wide-ranging, and unsparingly intelligent throughout." --Taylor Antrim, Vogue From a writer celebrated for her "chops, ambition, and killer instinct" (John Powers, Fresh Air), a career-spanning collection of spectacular essays about politics and culture. Rachel Kushner has established herself as "the most vital and interesting American n
March 15, 2022 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company | 288 Pages |
$17.00

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