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For the Time Being
For the Time Being
Written by Annie Dillard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375703478
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For the Time Being

Written by Annie Dillard


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2000
Price: $15.95

National Bestseller

"Beautifully written and delightfully strange--. As earthy as it is sublime, For the Time Being is, in the truest sense, an eye- opener."--Daily News

From Annie Dillard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and one of the most compelling writers of our time, comes For the Time Being... Read more >
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The Corpse Walker
The Corpse Walker
Written by Liao Yiwu
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ISBN: 9780307388377
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The Corpse Walker
Real Life Stories: China From the Bottom Up
Written by Liao Yiwu


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $16.95

The Corpse Walker introduces us to regular men and women at the bottom of Chinese society, most of whom have been battered by life but have managed to retain their dignity: a professional mourner, a human trafficker, a public toilet manager, a leper, a grave robber, and a Falung Gong practitioner... Read more >
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The Theatre of the Absurd
The Theatre of the Absurd
Written by Martin Esslin
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ISBN: 9781400075232
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The Theatre of the Absurd

Written by Martin Esslin


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2004
Price: $16.00

In 1953, Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot premiered at a tiny avant-garde theatre in Paris; within five years, it had been translated into more than twenty languages and seen by more than a million spectators. Its startling popularity marked the emergence of a new type of theatre whose proponents—Beckett, Ionesco, Genet... Read more >
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Atlantis
Atlantis
Written by Arysio Santos
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ISBN: 9781556439568
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Atlantis
The Lost Continent Finally Found
Written by Arysio Santos


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $21.95

The late author Arysio Santos was a highly regarded climatologist, geologist, and nuclear physicist. He was also a scholar of history, folklore, languages, and the occult. In this groundbreaking study of Atlantis, he draws on all these disciplines, as well as ancient maps, Plato’s dialogues, and folkloric narratives, to provide the... Read more >
The World of Raymond Chandler
The World of Raymond Chandler
Written by Raymond Chandler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352369
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The World of Raymond Chandler
In His Own Words
Written by Raymond Chandler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $27.95

 Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandler’s life, but to find out what he himself felt about his life and work, Barry Day, editor of The...

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On Being Blue
On Being Blue
Written by William H. Gass, Introduction by Michael Gorra
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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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Jane Austen Cover to Cover
Jane Austen Cover to Cover
Written by Margaret C. Sullivan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594747250
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Jane Austen Cover to Cover
200 Years of Classic Book Covers
Written by Margaret C. Sullivan


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Jane Austen never goes out of style. Since the first publication of her six novels in the 19th century, she has delighted generations of fans with classic stories that have never changed—and countless covers that have. Jane Austen Cover to Cover compiles two centuries of design showcasing one of the world’s most beloved and celebrated novelists. With... Read more >
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Blue Iris
Blue Iris
Written by Mary Oliver
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ISBN: 9780807068830
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Blue Iris
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2006
Price: $16.00

A rich collection of ten poems, two essays, and two dozen of Mary Oliver's classic works on flowers, trees, and plants of all sorts, elegantly illustrated, Blue Iris is the essential companion to Owls and Other Fantasies, one of the best-selling volumes of poetry of 2003 and a Book Sense 76... Read more >
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Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
Written by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller
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ISBN: 9781612194219
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Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
And other Conversations
Written by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

Ray Bradbury was long the most influential sci-fi writer in the world, the poetic and visionary author of such classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and The Illustrated Man

But he also lived a fascinating life outside the parameters of sci-fi, and was a masterful raconteur of his own story, as... Read more >
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New and Selected Poems, Volume One
New and Selected Poems, Volume One
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807068786
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New and Selected Poems, Volume One

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2005
Price: $32.50

When New and Selected Poems, Volume One was originally published in 1992, Mary Oliver was awarded the National Book Award. In the fourteen years since its initial appearance it has become one of the best-selling volumes of poetry in the country. This collection features thirty poems published only in this volume... Read more >
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