Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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(DON'T) STOP ME IF YOU'VE HEARD THIS BEFORE: AND OTHER ESSAYS ON WRITING FICTION

Written by Turchi, Peter
In (Don't) Stop Me If You've Heard This Before, Peter Turchi combines personal narrative and close reading of a wide range of stories and novels to reveal how writers create the fiction that matters to us.
January 24, 2023 | Paperback | Trinity University Press |
$19.95
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PEOPLE'S TONGUE: AMERICANS AND THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

A riveting, one-of-a-kind anthology of the diversity, strangeness, and power of American English that features a tremendous array of letters, poems, memoir, jeremiads, stories, songs, documents, and more from Sojourner Truth and Abraham Lincoln to Henry Roth and Zora Neale Hurston, from George Carlin and James Baldwin to Richard Rodríguez and Amy Tan, from Tony Kushner and Toni Morrison to Loui
February 14, 2023 | Hardcover | Restless Books | 512 Pages |
$35.00
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MANIFESTO: ON NEVER GIVING UP

Written by Evaristo, Bernardine
From the bestselling and Booker Prize-winning author of Girl, Woman, Other, Bernardine Evaristo's memoir of her own life and writing, and her manifesto on unstoppability, creativity, and activism
January 10, 2023 | Paperback | Grove Press | 256 Pages |
$18.00
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WHY READ: SELECTED WRITINGS 2001-2021

Written by Self, Will
From the Booker-shortlisted author of Umbrella, a world-girdling collection of writings inspired by a life lived in and for literatureFrom one of the most unusual and distinctive writers working today, dubbed "the most daring and delightful novelist of his generation" by the Guardian, Will Self's Why Read is a cornucopia of thoughtful and brilliantly witty essays on wri
January 17, 2023 | Hardcover | Grove Press | 336 Pages |
$27.00
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PUBLISHING MANIFESTOS: AN INTERNATIONAL ANTHOLOGY FROM ARTISTS AND WRITERS

Manifestos by artists, authors, editors, publishers, designers, zinesters explore publishing as artistic practice. Contributors
June 21, 2022 | Paperback | MIT Press | 340 Pages |
$24.95
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LETTERS TO A WRITER OF COLOR

A vital collection of essays on the power of literature and the craft of writing from an international array of writers of color, sharing the experiences, cultural traditions, and convictions that have shaped them and their work "Electric essays that speak to the experience of writing from the periphery . . .
March 7, 2023 | Paperback | Random House Trade |
$17.00
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MONSTERS: A FAN'S DILEMMA

Written by Dederer, Claire
From the author of the New York Times best seller Poser and the acclaimed memoir Love and Trouble, a passionate, provocative, blisteringly smart interrogation of how we make and experience art in the age of #MeToo, and of the link between genius and monstrosity. In this unflinching, deeply personal book that expands on her instantly viral Paris Review essay,
April 25, 2023 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 288 Pages |
$28.00
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STORY OF A LIFE

Written by Paustovsky, Konstantin
One of the most famous works of Russian literature, a memoir about a writer's coming of age during World War I, the Russian Civil War, and the rise of the Soviet era.
February 14, 2023 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 816 Pages |
$24.95
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LETTERS TO A YOUNG CONTRARIAN

Written by Hitchens, Christopher
From bestselling author and provocateur Christopher Hitchens, the classic guide to the art of principled dissent and disagreement In Letters to a Young Contrarian, bestselling author and world-class provocateur Christopher Hitchens inspires the radicals, gadflies, mavericks, rebels, and angry young (wo)men of tomorrow.
April 1, 2005 | Paperback | Basic Books | 141 Pages |
$15.99
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THIS IS NOT MIAMI

Written by Melchor, Fernanda
Set in and around the Mexican city of Veracruz, This Is Not Miami delivers a series of devastating stories--spiraling from real events--that bleed together reportage and the author's rich and rigorous imagination.
April 4, 2023 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 160 Pages |
$15.95

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