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What We See When We Read
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
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ISBN: 9780804171649
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What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
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A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us... Read more >
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The Age of Insight
The Age of Insight
Written by Eric Kandel
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ISBN: 9781588369307
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The Age of Insight
The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
Written by Eric Kandel


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $15.99

A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind—our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions—and how mind and brain relate to... Read more >
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The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Claire Tomalin
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ISBN: 9780804172127
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The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by Claire Tomalin


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 31, 2013
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Now a major motion picture directed by Ralph Fiennes, co-starring Fiennes and Felicity Jones with Michelle Fairley, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Tom Hollander: the unforgettable story of Charles Dickens's mistress Nelly Ternan, and of the secret relationship that linked them.

When Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan met in 1857, she was 18... Read more >
Reality Hunger
Reality Hunger
Written by David Shields
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ISBN: 9780307387974
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Reality Hunger
A Manifesto
Written by David Shields


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $15.00

With this landmark book, David Shields fast-forwards the discussion of the central artistic issues of our time. Who owns ideas? How clear is the distinction between fiction and nonfiction? Has the velocity of digital culture rendered traditional modes obsolete? Exploring these and related questions, Shields orchestrates a chorus of voices, past...

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Stay, Illusion!
Stay, Illusion!
Written by Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster
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The Hamlet Doctrine
Written by Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
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The figure of Hamlet haunts our culture like the Ghost haunts him. Arguably, no literary work, not even the Bible, is more familiar to us than Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Everyone knows at least six words from the play; often people know many more. Yet the play—Shakespeare’s longest—is more than “passing strange” and... Read more >
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Beowulf
Beowulf
Written by Howell D. Chickering
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ISBN: 9781400096220
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Beowulf
A Dual-Language Edition
Written by Howell D. Chickering


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
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The first major poem in English literature, Beowulf tells the story of the life and death of the legendary hero Beowulf in his three great battles with supernatural monsters. The ideal Anglo-Saxon warrior-aristocrat, Beowulf is an example of the heroic spirit at its finest.

Leading Beowulf scholar Howell D. Chickering, Jr.’s, fresh... Read more >
E. E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings
Written by Susan Cheever
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E. E. Cummings
A Life
Written by Susan Cheever


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
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From the author of American Bloomsbury, Louisa May Alcott, and Home Before Dark, a major reassessment of the life and work of the novelist, painter, and playwright considered to be one of America’s preeminent twentieth-century poets. At the time of his death in 1962, at age sixty-eight, he was, after Robert...

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Essays
Essays
Written by George Orwell
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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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New York Stories
New York Stories
Written by Editors of New York Magazine, Foreword by Tom Wolfe
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ISBN: 9780812979923
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New York Stories
Landmark Writing from Four Decades of New York Magazine
Written by Editors of New York Magazine
Foreword by Tom Wolfe


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $17.00

The magazine that is the city that is the world

Just in time for its fortieth anniversary, New York magazine presents a stunning collection of some of its best and most influential articles, stories that captured the spectacle, the turbulence, and the cultural realignments of the past four decades.

Covering subjects from “Radical... Read more >
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Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
Written by Kurt Vonnegut
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ISBN: 9780385333818
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Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
(Opinions)
Written by Kurt Vonnegut


Format: Trade Paperback, 318 pages
On Sale: January 12, 1999
Price: $15.00

Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons (Opinions) is a rare opportunity to experience Kurt Vonnegut speaking in his own voice about his own life, his views of the world, his writing, and the writing of others. An indignant, outrageous, witty, deeply felt collection of reviews, essays, and speeches, this is a window not...

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