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Shakespeare's Montaigne
Shakespeare's Montaigne
Written by Michel de Montaigne, Edited by Stephen Greenblatt, Translated by John Florio, Introduction by Peter G. Platt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177228
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Shakespeare's Montaigne
The Florio Translation of the Essays, A Selection
Written by Michel de Montaigne
Edited by Stephen Greenblatt
Translated by John Florio
Introduction by Peter G. Platt


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $17.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Shakespeare, Nietzsche wrote, was Montaigne’s best reader—a typically brilliant Nietzschean insight, capturing the intimate relationship between Montaigne’s ever-changing record of the self and Shakespeare’s kaleidoscopic register of human character. And there is no doubt that Shakespeare read Montaigne—though how extensively remains a matter of debate—and that the translation... Read more >
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Bomb: The Author Interviews
Bomb: The Author Interviews
Written by BOMB Magazine
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616953799
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Bomb: The Author Interviews

Written by BOMB Magazine


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $40.00

Drawing on 30 years of BOMB Magazine, this anthology of interviews brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful and intimate author conversations.
 
Here we have a conversation with Jonathan Franzen, still an unkown author, on the eve of... Read more >
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A Man Without a Country

Written by Kurt Vonnegut
Edited by Daniel Simon


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $23.95

A Man Without a Country is Kurt Vonnegut’s hilariously funny and razor-sharp look at life ("If I die—God forbid—I would like to go to heaven to ask somebody in charge up there, ‘Hey, what was the good news and what was the bad news?"), art ("To practice any art, no matter... Read more >
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The Colossus of New York
The Colossus of New York
Written by Colson Whitehead
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400031245
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The Colossus of New York

Written by Colson Whitehead


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $14.95

In a dazzlingly original work of nonfiction, the award-winning novelist Colson Whitehead re-creates the exuberance, the chaos, the promise, and the heartbreak of New York. Here is a literary love song that will entrance anyone who has lived in—or spent time—in the greatest of American cities.

A masterful evocation of the city... Read more >
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A Slip of the Keyboard
A Slip of the Keyboard
Written by Terry Pratchett, Read by Michael Fenton Stevens, Foreword by Neil Gaiman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804193634
Our Price: $20.00

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A Slip of the Keyboard
Collected Nonfiction
Written by Terry Pratchett
Read by Michael Fenton Stevens
Foreword by Neil Gaiman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $20.00

A collection of essays and other non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from his early years to the present day.
     Terry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series -- but in recent years he... Read more >
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Stranger Than Fiction
Stranger Than Fiction
Written by Chuck Palahniuk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385722223
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Stranger Than Fiction
True Stories
Written by Chuck Palahniuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $15.95

Chuck Palahniuk’s world has always been, well, different from yours and mine. In his first collection of nonfiction, Chuck Palahniuk brings us into this world, and gives us a glimpse of what inspires his fiction.At the Rock Creek Lodge Testicle Festival in Missoula, Montana, average people perform public sex acts on... Read more >
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Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $27.95

A new edition published on the twenty-fifth anniversary of Baldwin’s death, including a new introduction by an important contemporary writer
 
Since its original publication in 1955, this first nonfiction collection of essays by James Baldwin remains an American classic. His impassioned essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies... Read more >
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American Short Story Masterpieces
American Short Story Masterpieces
Edited by Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440204237
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American Short Story Masterpieces

Edited by Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks


Format: Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: April 2, 1989
Price: $7.99

This highly Acclaimed collection of short stories by American writers contains only the best literary art of the past four decades. With a bias toward realism editors Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks have selected fiction that “tells a story”–and tells it with a masterful handling of language, situation, and insight.

But what... Read more >
On Being Blue
On Being Blue
Written by William H. Gass, Introduction by Michael Gorra
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177181
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On Being Blue
A Philosophical Inquiry
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Michael Gorra


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.00

On Being Blue is a book about everything blue—sex and sleaze and sadness, among other things—and about everything else. It brings us the world in a word as only William H. Gass, among contemporary American writers, can do.

Gass writes:
Of the colors, blue and green have the greatest emotional... Read more >
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Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature
Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature
Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter Sieruta
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763651503
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Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter Sieruta


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $22.99

Secret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises — these essays by leading kids’ lit bloggers take us behind the scenes of many much-loved children’s books.

Told in lively and affectionate prose, this treasure trove of information for a student, librarian, parent, or anyone wondering about the post–Harry Potter children’s... Read more >
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