Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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LETTERS OF ABELARD AND HELOISE (REVISED)

Written by Heloise
One of the world's most celebrated and tragic love affairs Through the letters between Abelard and Heloise, we follow the path of their 12th-century romance, from its reckless and ecstatic beginnings when Heloise became Abelard's pupil, through the suffering of public scandal and enforced secret marriage, to their eventual separation.
April 27, 2004 | p | Penguin Books |
$17.00
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GEOGRAPHY OF THE IMAGINATION: FORTY ESSAYS

Written by Davenport, Guy
In the 40 essays that constitute this collection, Guy Davenport, one of America's major literary critics, elucidates a range of literary history, encompassing literature, art, philosophy and music, from the ancients to the grand old men of modernism.
January 1, 1981 | Paperback | David R. Godine Publisher |
$18.95
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AS I PLEASE: 1943-1946

Written by Orwell, George
Considering that much of his life was spent in poverty and ill health, it is something of a miracle that in only forty-six years George Orwell managed to publish ten books and two collections of essays. Here, in four fat volumes, is the best selection of his non-fiction available, a trove of letters, essays, reviews, and journalism that is breathtaking in its scope and eclectic passions.
June 27, 2019 | Paperback | Nonpareil Books |
$19.95
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AGE LIKE THIS, 1920-1940

Written by Orwell, George
Considering that much of his life was spent in poverty and ill health, it is something of a miracle that in only forty-six years George Orwell managed to publish ten books and two collections of essays. Here, in four fat volumes, is the best selection of his non-fiction available, a trove of letters, essays, reviews, and journalism that is breathtaking in its scope and eclectic passions.
June 27, 2019 | Paperback | Nonpareil Books |
$19.95
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MY COUNTRY RIGHT OR LEFT: 1940-1943

Written by Orwell, George
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June 27, 2019 | Paperback | Nonpareil Books |
$19.95
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LIFE IN THE GARDEN: A MEMOIR

Written by Lively, Penelope
From the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author, reflections on gardening, art, literature, and life Penelope Lively takes up her key themes of time and memory, and her lifelong passions for art, literature, and gardening in this philosophical and poetic memoir.
June 11, 2019 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$16.00
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BOOK OF DELIGHTS: ESSAYS

Written by Gay, Ross
"Ross Gay's eye lands upon wonder at every turn, bolstering my belief in the countless small miracles that surround us." --Tracy K. Smith, Pulitzer Prize winner and U.S. Poet Laureate
February 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Algonquin Books |
$23.95
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BELIEVER 123

The Believer, a five-time National Magazine Award finalist, is a bimonthly literature, arts, and culture magazine based in Las Vegas, Nevada. In each issue, readers will find journalism, essays, intimate interviews, an expansive comics section, poetry, and on occasion, delightful and unexpected bonus items.
January 29, 2019 | Paperback | Believer Magazine |
$12.00
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SHAKESPEARE'S LIBRARY: UNLOCKING THE GREATEST MYSTERY IN LITERATURE

Written by Kells, Stuart
From acclaimed author and ardent bibliophile Stuart Kells comes an exploration of the quest to find the personal library of the world's greatest writer
April 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Counterpoint LLC | 336 Pages |
$26.00
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KATHLEEN HALE IS A CRAZY STALKER

Written by Hale, Kathleen
In six essays united by a common theme, Kathleen Hale traces some of the most treacherous fault lines in modern America--from sexual assault to Internet trolling, from environmental illness to our own animal nature. In these wide-ranging pieces, Hale proves herself to be an exhilarating new voice whose writing is both fearless and profound. In "First I Got Pregnant.
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Grove Press | 176 Pages |
$23.00

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