Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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ART OF THE HANDWRITTEN NOTE: A GUIDE TO RECLAIMING CIVILIZED COMMUNICATION

Written by Shepherd, Margaret
From overcoming illegible penmanship to mastering the challenge of keeping straight margins, avoiding smeared ink, and choosing stationery that is appropriate but suits your style, this is a powerful little guide to conveying thoughts in an enduring--and noteworthy--way. For those who enjoy writing notes, or those who value doing so but find themselves intimidated by the task, acclaime
January 22, 2002 | Hardcover | Three Rivers Press (CA) | 176 Pages |
$16.00
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URSULA K. LE GUIN: THE LAST INTERVIEW: AND OTHER CONVERSATIONS

Written by Le Guin, Ursula K
"Resistance and change often begin in art. Very often in our art, the art of words." --Ursula K. Le Guin
February 5, 2019 | Paperback | Melville House Publishing | 208 Pages |
$16.99
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STORYTELLER ESSAYS

Written by Benjamin, Walter
A new translation of philosopher Walter Benjamin's work as it pertains to his famous essay, "The Storyteller," this collection includes short stories, book reviews, parables, and as a selection of writings by other authors who had an influence on Benjamin's work. Walter Benjamin's "The Storyteller" is among the greatest and most widely read essays of this ever-suggestive but also enigma
April 16, 2019 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 136 Pages |
$15.95
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MOTH PRESENTS OCCASIONAL MAGIC: TRUE STORIES ABOUT DEFYING THE IMPOSSIBLE

From storytelling phenomenon The Moth, a new collection of unforgettable true stories about finding the courage to face the impossible, drawn from the very best ever told on their stages Carefully selected by the creative minds at The Moth, and adapted to the page to preserve the raw energy of live storytelling, OCCASIONAL MAGIC features voices familiar and new.
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Crown Archetype | 368 Pages |
$25.00
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LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER

Written by Angelou, Maya
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Maya Angelou shares her path to living well and with meaning in this absorbing book of personal essays. Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter transcends genres and categories: guidebook, memoir, poetry, and pure delight.
October 27, 2009 | Paperback | Random House Trade |
$17.00
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FALL DOWN 7 TIMES GET UP 8: A YOUNG MAN'S VOICE FROM THE SILENCE OF AUTISM

Written by Higashida, Naoki
From the author of the bestselling The Reason I Jump, an extraordinary self-portrait of a young adult with autism "Essential reading for parents and teachers of those with autism who remain nonverbal."--Temple Grandin Naoki Higashida was only thirteen when he wrote The Reason I Jump, a revelatory account of autism from the inside by a nonverbal Japanese child,
March 26, 2019 | Paperback | Random House Trade |
$17.00
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WHAT ARE WE DOING HERE?: ESSAYS

Written by Robinson, Marilynne
New essays on theological, political, and contemporary themes, by the Pulitzer Prize winner
February 12, 2019 | Paperback | Picador USA | 336 Pages |
$18.00
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COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS: ESSAYS

Written by Wang, Esme Weijun
Powerful, affecting essays on mental illness, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and a Whiting Award
February 5, 2019 | Paperback | Graywolf Press | 224 Pages |
$16.00
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NOBODY'S LOOKING AT YOU: ESSAYS

Written by Malcolm, Janet
"One of the premier narrative non-fiction writers of her time." --The New Republic
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 304 Pages |
$26.00
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IN SEARCH OF LOST BOOKS: THE FORGOTTEN STORIES OF EIGHT MYTHICAL VOLUMES

Written by Van Straten, Giorgio
The gripping and elegiac stories of eight lost books, and the mysterious circumstances behind their disappearances. They exist as a rumour or a fading memory. They vanished from history leaving scarcely a trace, lost to fire, censorship, theft, war or deliberate destruction, yet those who seek them are convinced they will find them.
October 16, 2018 | Paperback | Pushkin Press |
$14.95

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