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A Slip of the Keyboard
A Slip of the Keyboard
Written by Terry Pratchett, Foreword by Neil Gaiman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385538305
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A Slip of the Keyboard
Collected Nonfiction
Written by Terry Pratchett
Foreword by Neil Gaiman


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $26.95

Terry Pratchett has won the hearts and minds of readers around the globe with his bestselling Discworld series of novels. But what his many fans may not realize is that he has been writing nonfiction throughout his career. Some of it relates to Discworld, of course, but much of it—especially in recent... Read more >
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What We See When We Read
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171632
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What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

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 End of Your Life Book Club
The End of Your Life Book Club
Written by Will Schwalbe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961112
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The End of Your Life Book Club

Written by Will Schwalbe


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $11.99

“What are you reading?”

That’s the question Will Schwalbe asks his mother, Mary Anne, as they sit in the waiting room of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2007, Mary Anne returned from a humanitarian trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan suffering from what her doctors believed was a rare type of...

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Cotton Tenants
Cotton Tenants
Written by James Agee, Edited by John Summers, Photographed by Walker Evans, Introduction by Adam Haslett
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ISBN: 9781612193984
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Cotton Tenants
Three Families
Written by James Agee
Edited by John Summers
Photographed by Walker Evans
Introduction by Adam Haslett


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2014
Price: $16.95

A re-discovered masterpiece of reporting by a literary icon and a celebrated photographer

In 1941, James Agee and Walker Evans published Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, a four-hundred-page prose symphony about three tenant farming families in Hale County, Alabama at the height of the Great Depression. The book shattered journalistic and... Read more >
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The End of Your Life Book Club
The End of Your Life Book Club
Written by Will Schwalbe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307739780
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The End of Your Life Book Club

Written by Will Schwalbe


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.00

An Entertainment Weekly and BookPage Best Book of the Year

During her treatment for cancer, Mary Anne Schwalbe and her son Will spent many hours sitting in waiting rooms together. To pass the time, they would talk about the books they were reading. Once, by chance, they read the same book at...

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New and Selected Poems, Volume One
New and Selected Poems, Volume One
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807068779
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New and Selected Poems, Volume One

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2004
Price: $18.00

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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Up in the Old Hotel
Up in the Old Hotel
Written by Joseph Mitchell
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ISBN: 9780679746317
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Up in the Old Hotel

Written by Joseph Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
On Sale: June 1, 1993
Price: $18.00

Saloon-keepers and street preachers, gypsies and steel-walking Mohawks, a bearded lady and a 93-year-old “seafoodetarian” who believes his specialized diet will keep him alive for another two decades. These are among the people that Joseph Mitchell immortalized in his reportage for The New Yorker and in four books—McSorley's Wonderful Saloon, Old... Read more >
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
Written by Ken Ludwig
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ISBN: 9780307951502
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

Written by Ken Ludwig


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $14.00

A foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the classic works of William Shakespeare
 
To know some Shakespeare provides a head start in life. His plays are among the great bedrocks of Western civilization and contain the finest writing of the past 450 years. Many of the best novels, plays, poems, and films in... Read more >
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The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis
Written by Franz Kafka, Translated by Stanley Corngold
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553213690
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The Metamorphosis

Written by Franz Kafka
Translated by Stanley Corngold


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 1, 1972
Price: $5.95

"When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from  unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his  bed into a monstrous vermin." With this  startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first  sentence, Kafka begins his masterpiece, The  Metamorphosis. It is the story of a  young man who, transformed overnight into a giant  beetlelike insect, becomes an object of disgrace to  his... Read more >
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A Slip of the Keyboard
A Slip of the Keyboard
Written by Terry Pratchett, Foreword by Neil Gaiman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385538336
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A Slip of the Keyboard
Collected Nonfiction
Written by Terry Pratchett
Foreword by Neil Gaiman


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $13.99

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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