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For the Time Being
For the Time Being
Written by Annie Dillard
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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 Mansions of Limbo
The Mansions of Limbo
Written by Dominick Dunne
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ISBN: 9780307815019
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The Mansions of Limbo

Written by Dominick Dunne


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $11.99

In a collection of his essays from Vanity Fair, the best-selling author reveals the life and times of the beautiful--and not-so-beautiful--people. Read more >
James Joyce's Ulysses
James Joyce's Ulysses
Written by Stuart Gilbert
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ISBN: 9780394700137
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James Joyce's Ulysses

Written by Stuart Gilbert


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 12, 1955
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With the passing of each year, Ulysses receives wider recognition and greater acclaim as a modern literary classic. To comprehend Joyce's masterpiece fully, to gain insight into its significance and structure, the serious reader will find this analytical and systematic guide invaluable. In this exegesis, written under Joyce's supervision, Stuart Gilbert... Read more >
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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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 Impossible Exile
The Impossible Exile
Written by George Prochnik
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ISBN: 9781590516126
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The Impossible Exile
Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
Written by George Prochnik


Format: Hardcover, 408 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $27.95

An original study of exile, told through the biography of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig
 
By the 1930s, Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world. His novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became instant best sellers. Zweig was also an intellectual... Read more >
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The Last Empire
The Last Empire
Written by Gore Vidal
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ISBN: 9780375726392
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The Last Empire
Essays 1992-2000
Written by Gore Vidal


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2002
Price: $17.95

Like his National Book Award—winning United States, Gore Vidal’s scintillating ninth collection, The Last Empire, affirms his reputation as our most provocative critic and observer of the modern American scene. In the essays collected here, Vidal brings his keen intellect, experience, and razor-edged wit to bear on an astonishing range of... Read more >
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Mencken Chrestomathy
Mencken Chrestomathy
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307808875
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Mencken Chrestomathy

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 7, 2012
Price: $14.99

Edited and annotated by H.L.M., this is a selection from his out-of-print writings. They come mostly from books—the six of the PREJUDICES series, A BOOK OF BURLESQUES, IN DEFENSE OF WOMEN, NOTES ON DEMOCRACY, MAKING A PRESIDENT, A BOOK OF CALUMNY, TREATISE ON RIGHT AND WRONG—but there are also magazine and... Read more >
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Plainwater
Plainwater
Written by Anne Carson
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ISBN: 9780375708428
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Plainwater
Essays and Poetry
Written by Anne Carson


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 28, 2000
Price: $16.00

The poetry and prose collected in Plainwater are a testament to the extraordinary imagination of Anne Carson, a writer described by Michael Ondaatje as "the most exciting poet writing in English today." Succinct and astonishingly beautiful, these pieces stretch the boundaries of language and literary form, while juxtaposing classical and modern... Read more >
Mind of an Outlaw
Mind of an Outlaw
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by Phillip Sipiora, Introduction by Jonathan Lethem
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ISBN: 9780812986082
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Mind of an Outlaw
Selected Essays
Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by Phillip Sipiora
Introduction by Jonathan Lethem


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Norman Mailer was one of the towering figures of twentieth-century American letters and an acknowledged master of the essay. Mind of an Outlaw, the first posthumous publication from this outsize literary icon, collects Mailer’s most important and representative... Read more >
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