Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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FINAL DRAFT: THE COLLECTED WORK OF DAVID CARR

Written by Carr, David
A career-spanning selection of the legendary reporter David Carr's writing for the New York Times, Washington City Paper, New York Magazine, the Atlantic, and more. Throughout his 25-year career, David Carr was noted for his sharp and fearless observations, his uncanny sense of fairness and justice, and his remarkable compassion and wit.
March 9, 2021 | PB | Mariner Books |
$16.99
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MAN OF JASMINE & OTHER TEXTS

Written by Zürn, Unica
Anagram play meets psychic crisis in Unica Zürn's acclaimed Surrealist document of mental precarity
January 12, 2021 | Hardcover | Atlas Press LLC |
$23.99
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HUMOUR

Written by Eagleton, Terry
A compelling guide to the fundamental place of humour and comedy within Western culture--by one of its greatest exponents Written by an acknowledged master of comedy, this study reflects on the nature of humour and the functions it serves. Why do we laugh? What are we to make of the sheer variety of laughter, from braying and cackling to sniggering and chortling?
May 18, 2021 | PB | Yale University Press |
$15.00
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CLAIRVOYANT OF THE SMALL: THE LIFE OF ROBERT WALSER

Written by Bernofsky, Susan
The first English-language biography of one of the great literary talents of the twentieth century, written by his award-winning translator The great Swiss-German modernist author Robert Walser lived eccentrically on the fringes of society, shocking his Berlin friends by enrolling in butler school and later developing an urban-nomad lifestyle in the Swiss capital, Bern, before checking
May 25, 2021 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$35.00
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ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF HELL II: THE CONQUEST OF HEAVEN AN INVASION MANUAL FOR DEMONS CONCERNING THE CELESTIAL REALM AND THE ANGELIC RACE WHICH INFESTS

Written by Olson, Martin
Evil Readers, as ye partake of Encyclopaedia of Hell, rejoice! The hateful sequel written by Satan has arrived!
August 31, 2021 | Paperback | Feral House | 224 Pages |
$24.95
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GRAMMAR OF FANTASY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF INVENTING STORIES

Written by Rodari, Gianni
A collection of essays from the visionary storyteller Gianni Rodari about fairy tales and folk tales and their great advantages in teaching creative storytelling.
September 21, 2021 | Hardcover | Enchanted Lion Books | 148 Pages |
$27.95
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SCIENCE OF MIDDLE EARTH: A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF TOLKIEN AND HIS WORLD

The surprising and illuminating look at how Tolkien's love of science and natural history shaped the creation of his Middle Earth, from its flora and fauna to its landscapes. The world J.R.R. Tolkien created is one of the most beloved in all of literature, and continues to capture hearts and imaginations around the world.
April 6, 2021 | Hardcover | Pegasus Books |
$29.95
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THREE-MARTINI AFTERNOONS AT THE RITZ: THE REBELLION OF SYLVIA PLATH & ANNE SEXTON

Written by Crowther, Gail
A vividly rendered and empathetic exploration of how two of the greatest poets of the 20th century--Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton--became bitter rivals and, eventually, friends.
April 20, 2021 | Hardcover | Gallery Books |
$28.00
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HARD CROWD: ESSAYS 2000-2020

Written by Kushner, Rachel
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 novelist working today" (Michael Lindgren, The Millions) and as a master of the essay form.
April 6, 2021 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company |
$26.00
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WHY DIDN'T YOU JUST DO WHAT YOU WERE TOLD?: ESSAYS

Written by Diski, Jenny
A collection of the best of the indomitable Jenny Diski's essays, one of the great anomalies of contemporary literature (The New York Times Magazine), selected by London Review of Books editor Mary-Kay Wilmers. She expanded notions about what nonfiction, as an art form, could do and could be.
April 20, 2021 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing |
$28.00

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