Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE WRITING 2022

The Best American Magazine Writing 2022 presents a range of outstanding writing on timely topics, from in-depth reporting to incisive criticism: Kristin Canning calls for a change in how we talk about abortion (Women's Health), and Ed Yong warns us about the next pandemic (The Atlantic).
November 29, 2022 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 472 Pages |
$18.95
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GREAT SHORT BOOKS: A YEAR OF READING--BRIEFLY

Written by Davis, Kenneth C
A delightful, entertaining guide to some of the best short novels of all time from a bestselling historian, author, and lifelong reader. Fall back into the joys of literature with an extraordinary book for book lovers: a compulsively readable, deeply engaging list of great short novels.
November 22, 2022 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company |
$28.00
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MY PINUP

Written by Als, Hilton
In this brilliant two-part memoir, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Hilton Als distills into one cocktail the deep and potent complexities of love and of loss, of Prince and of power, of desire and of race.
November 1, 2022 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation |
$9.95
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ON GIRLHOOD: 15 STORIES FROM THE WELL-READ BLACK GIRL LIBRARY

Featuring stories by: Jamaica Kincaid, Toni Morrison, Dorothy West, Rita Dove, Camille Acker, Toni Cade Bambara, Amina Gautier, Alexia Arthurs, Dana Johnson, Alice Walker, Gwendolyn Brooks, Edwidge Danticat, Shay Youngblood, Paule Marshall, and Zora Neale Hurston.
October 4, 2022 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation |
$16.95
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ABOUT FACE

Written by Giraldi, William
Evoking such classics as Elmer Gantry and The Day of the Locust, William Giraldi's About Face boldly transfers the perennial literary themes of celebrity, ambition, and obsession to twenty-first-century Boston.
September 6, 2022 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation |
$28.00
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VICTORY IS ASSURED: UNCOLLECTED WRITINGS OF STANLEY CROUCH

Written by Crouch, Stanley
With Stanley Crouch's untimely death in 2020, American literature lost "a critic without peer" (Ta-Nehisi Coates). Born in Los Angeles in 1945, Crouch--a towering stylist, fearless columnist, and without question, one of the finest jazz critics of all time--was Rabelaisian both in stature and in intellectual appetite.
September 13, 2022 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation |
$32.50
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PEOPLE LOVE DEAD JEWS: REPORTS FROM A HAUNTED PRESENT

Written by Horn, Dara
Renowned and beloved as a prizewinning novelist, Dara Horn has also been publishing penetrating essays since she was a teenager.
September 13, 2022 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$17.95
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JERSEY BREAKS: BECOMING AN AMERICAN POET

Written by Pinsky, Robert
In late-1940s Long Branch, a historic but run-down Jersey Shore resort town, in a neighborhood of Italian, Black, and Jewish families, Robert Pinsky began his unlikely journey to becoming a poet.
October 11, 2022 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company |
$26.95
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SIMENON: THE MAN, THE BOOKS, THE FILMS

Written by Forshaw, Barry
The legendary Georges Simenon was the most successful and influential writer of crime fiction in a language other than English; André Gide called him 'the greatest French novelist of our times'.
December 1, 2022 | Paperback | Oldcastle Books | 256 Pages |
$24.95
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CATCHING THE LIGHT

Written by Harjo, Joy
U.S.
October 4, 2022 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 128 Pages |
$18.00

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