Essays, Criticism, Memoirs

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EVERYBODY: A BOOK ABOUT FREEDOM

Written by Laing, Olivia
The body is a source of pleasure and of pain, at once hopelessly vulnerable and radiant with power. In her ambitious, brilliant sixth book, Olivia Laing charts an electrifying course through the long struggle for bodily freedom, using the life of the renegade psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich to explore gay rights and sexual liberation, feminism, and the civil rights movement.
August 9, 2022 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 384 Pages |
$17.95
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POET WARRIOR: A MEMOIR

Written by Harjo, Joy
Joy Harjo, the first Native American to serve as U.S. poet laureate, invites us to travel along the heartaches, losses, and humble realizations of her poet-warrior road. A musical, kaleidoscopic, and wise follow-up to Crazy Brave, Poet Warrior reveals how Harjo came to write poetry of compassion and healing, poetry with the power to unearth the truth and demand justice.
August 9, 2022 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 256 Pages |
$16.95
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BLACK FOLK COULD FLY: SELECTED WRITINGS BY RANDALL KENAN

Written by Kenan, Randall
Virtuosic in his use of literary forms, nurtured and unbounded by his identities as a Black man, a gay man, an intellectual, and a Southerner, Randall Kenan was known for his groundbreaking fiction. Less visible were his extraordinary nonfiction essays, published as introductions to anthologies and in small journals, revealing countless facets of Kenan's life and work.
August 9, 2022 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 288 Pages |
$27.95
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DICKENS AND PRINCE: A PARTICULAR KIND OF GENIUS

Written by Hornby, Nick
"An ardent fan letter from Hornby that makes you want to re-read Great Expectations while listening to Sign o' the Times." --Vogue From the bestselling author of Just Like You, High Fidelity, and Fever Pitch, a short, warm, and entertaining book about art, creativity, and the unlikely similarities between Victorian novelist C
November 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Riverhead Books |
$18.00
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PRIVATE SPY: THE LETTERS OF JOHN LE CARRÉ

Written by Le Carré, John
An archive of letters written by the late John le Carré, giving readers access to the intimate thoughts of one of the greatest writers of our time The never-before-seen correspondance of John le Carré, one of the most important novelists of our generation, are collected in this beautiful volume.
December 6, 2022 | Hardcover | Viking |
$30.00
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CARNIVAL OF SNACKERY: DIARIES (2003-2020)

Written by Sedaris, David
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice: There's no right way to keep a diary, but if there's an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mas­tered it. If it's navel-gazing you're after, you've come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination.
October 4, 2022 | PB | Back Bay Books |
$18.99
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WE ARE THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB: ESSAYS AND ARTWORK FROM GROWN-UP READERS

"We Are the Baby-Sitters Club is the ultimate companion guide for a generation of devout superfans. This book revisits the beloved series through grown-up eyes--but never loses the magic we all felt the moment we cracked open a fresh new book.
July 6, 2021 | Paperback | Chicago Review Press | 240 Pages |
$19.99
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BONE BLACK: MEMORIES OF GIRLHOOD

Written by Hooks, Bell
A memoir of ideas and perceptions, Bone Back shows the unfolding of female creativity and one strong-spirited child's journey toward becoming a writer. She learns early on the roles women and men play in society, as well as the impotence of children, especially black female children.
October 15, 1997 | PB | Holt McDougal |
$17.00
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ZERO GRAVITY

Written by Allen, Woody
His first new collection of short humor in fifteen years is classic Woody Allen. Zero Gravity is the fifth collection of comic pieces by Woody Allen, a hilarious prose stylist whose enduring appeal readers have savored since his classics Getting Even, Without Feathers, Side Effects, and Mere Anarchy.
June 7, 2022 | Hardcover | Arcade Publishing | 216 Pages |
$26.99
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TABLET OF DESTINIES

Written by Calasso, Roberto
Roberto Calasso, a literary institution of one (The Paris Review), tells the story of the eternal life of Utnapishtim, the savior of man, in the eleventh part of his great literary project. A long time ago, the gods grew tired of humans, who were making too much noise and disturbing their sleep, and they decided to send a Flood to destroy them.
July 26, 2022 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 128 Pages |
$25.00

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