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Indian Givers
Indian Givers
Written by Jack Weatherford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307717153
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Indian Givers
How Native Americans Transformed the World
Written by Jack Weatherford


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $15.00

"As entertaining as it is thoughtful...Few contemporary writers have Weatherford's talent for making the deep sweep of history seem vital and immediate."
THE WASHINGTON POST
After 500 years, the world's huge debt to the wisdom of the Indians of the Americas has finally been explored in all its vivid drama by anthropologist Jack... Read more >
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How to Live
Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer
Written by Sarah Bakewell


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $15.95

Winner of the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography

How to get along with people, how to deal with violence, how to adjust to losing someone you love—such questions arise in most people’s lives. They are all versions of a bigger question: how do you live? How do you... Read more >
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Distant Reading
Distant Reading
Written by Franco Moretti
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ISBN: 9781781680841
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Distant Reading

Written by Franco Moretti


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $29.95

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 

How does a literary historian end up thinking in terms of z-scores, principal component analysis, and clustering coefficients? The essays in Distant Reading led to a new and often contested paradigm of literary analysis. In presenting them here Franco Moretti reconstructs his intellectual trajectory... Read more >
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Mencken Chrestomathy
Mencken Chrestomathy
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780394752099
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Mencken Chrestomathy

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: April 12, 1982
Price: $21.95

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The Captive Mind
The Captive Mind
Written by Czeslaw Milosz
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ISBN: 9780679728566
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The Captive Mind

Written by Czeslaw Milosz


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 11, 1990
Price: $16.00

The best known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under totalitarianism of the left or right. Read more >
Essays
Essays
Written by George Orwell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375415036
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Essays

Written by George Orwell


Format: Hardcover, 1416 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2002
Price: $40.00

 

A generous and varied selection–the only hardcover edition available–of the literary and political writings of one of the greatest essayists of the twentieth century.

 

Although best known as the author of Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-four, George Orwell left an even more lastingly significant achievement in his voluminous essays, which dealt with...

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Playing in the Dark
Playing in the Dark
Written by Toni Morrison
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ISBN: 9780307388636
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Playing in the Dark

Written by Toni Morrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 24, 2007
Price: $11.99

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Beloved and Jazz now gives us a learned, stylish, and immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that promises to change the way we read American literature even as it opens a new chapter in the American dialogue on race.

Toni Morrison's brilliant discussions of the "Africanist" presence... Read more >
Notes of a Native Son
Notes of a Native Son
Written by James Baldwin, Foreword by Edward P. Jones
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ISBN: 9780807006238
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Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.00

A new edition of the book many have called James Baldwin’s most influential work

Written during the 1940s and early 1950s, when Baldwin was only in his twenties, the essays collected in Notes of a Native Son capture a view of black life and black thought at the dawn of the civil...

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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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The Journals of Sylvia Plath
The Journals of Sylvia Plath
Written by Sylvia Plath, Foreword by Ted Hughes
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ISBN: 9780385493918
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The Journals of Sylvia Plath

Written by Sylvia Plath
Foreword by Ted Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: May 11, 1998
Price: $16.95

Sylvia Plath began keeping a diary as a young child. By the time she was at Smith College, when this book begins, she had settled into a nearly daily routine with her journal, which was also a sourcebook for her writing. Plath once called her journal her “Sargasso,” her repository of... Read more >
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