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The Lost Art of Reading
The Lost Art of Reading
Written by David L. Ulin
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ISBN: 9781570616709
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The Lost Art of Reading
Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time
Written by David L. Ulin


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
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Reading is a revolutionary act, an act of engagement in a culture that wants us to disengage. In The Lost Art of Reading, David L. Ulin asks a number of timely questions - why is literature important? What does it offer, especially now? Blending commentary with memoir, Ulin addresses the importance... Read more >
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The Devil and Sherlock Holmes
The Devil and Sherlock Holmes
Written by David Grann
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ISBN: 9780307275905
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The Devil and Sherlock Holmes
Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession
Written by David Grann


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $16.95

From the bestselling author of The Lost City of Z comes this brilliant collection of true stories about people whose fixations propel them into unfathomable and often deadly circumstances.
 
Whether David Grann is investigating a mysterious murder, tracking a chameleon-like con artist, or hunting an elusive giant squid, he has proven to... Read more >
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I Think You're Totally Wrong
I Think You're Totally Wrong
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell
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ISBN: 9780385351959
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I Think You're Totally Wrong
A Quarrel
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $13.99

An impassioned, funny, probing, fiercely inconclusive, nearly-to-the-death debate about life and art—beers included.

Caleb Powell always wanted to become an artist, but he overcommitted to life (he’s a stay-at-home dad to three young girls), whereas his former professor David Shields always wanted to become a human being, but he overcommitted to art...

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Soledad & Compañía
Soledad & Compañía
Written by Silvana Paternostro
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ISBN: 9780307951410
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Soledad & Compañía
Un retrato a voces de Gabriel García Márquez
Written by Silvana Paternostro


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $16.95

Este libro es un boleto de entrada para una fiesta en la que todos hablan, todos gritan, todos opinan, se contradicen y hasta dicen mentiras. Bienvenidos.
 
Soledad & Compañía es un retrato humano, fresco e irreverente de Gabriel García Márquez donde se entretejen las voces de sus amigos, sus... Read more >
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The Fun of It
The Fun of It
Edited by Lillian Ross, Introduction by David Remnick
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ISBN: 9780307432230
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The Fun of It
Stories from The Talk of the Town
Edited by Lillian Ross
Introduction by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

William Shawn once called The Talk of the Town the soul of the magazine. The section began in the first issue, in 1925. But it wasn't until a couple of years later, when E. B. White and James Thurber arrived, that the Talk of the Town story became what it is... Read more >
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Somebody Told Me
Somebody Told Me
Written by Rick Bragg
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ISBN: 9780375725524
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Somebody Told Me
The Newspaper Stories of Rick Bragg
Written by Rick Bragg


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2001
Price: $15.95

With his bestselling All Over but the Shoutin', Rick Bragg gave us memorable stories of his own childhood. In Somebody Told Me, he offers the best of his work as a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist writing the remarkable stories of others.

For twenty years, Bragg has focused his efforts on the common man... Read more >
Three Uses of the Knife
Three Uses of the Knife
Written by David Mamet
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ISBN: 9780375704239
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Three Uses of the Knife
On the Nature and Purpose of Drama
Written by David Mamet


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 13, 2000
Price: $13.00

The purpose of theater, like magic like religion…ids to inspire cleansing awe. With bracing directness and aphoristic authority, one of our greatest living playwrights addresses the questions: What makes good drama? And why does drama matter in an age that is awash in information and entertainment? David Mamet believes that the...

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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 >
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A Slip of the Keyboard
A Slip of the Keyboard
Written by Terry Pratchett, Read by Michael Fenton Stevens, Foreword by Neil Gaiman
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A Slip of the Keyboard
Collected Nonfiction
Written by Terry Pratchett
Read by Michael Fenton Stevens
Foreword by Neil Gaiman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $20.00

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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Show Me a Story!
Show Me a Story!
Edited by Leonard S. Marcus
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ISBN: 9780763664640
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Show Me a Story!
Why Picture Books Matter: Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators
Edited by Leonard S. Marcus


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $15.99

In compelling interviews by the acclaimed Leonard S. Marcus, twenty-one top authors and illustrators reveal their inside stories on the art of creating picture books.

Max and Mickey; Miss Nelson; Pack, Quack, and Mrs. Mallard; Pigeon; Sylvester; John Henry; and a very hungry caterpillar — these are just a few of the... Read more >
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