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David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview
David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview
Written by David Foster Wallace
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ISBN: 9781612192062
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David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by David Foster Wallace


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $15.95

In intimate and eloquent interviews, including the last he gave before his suicide, the writer hailed by A.O. Scott of The New York Times as “the best mind of his generation” considers the state of modern America, entertainment and discipline, adulthood, literature, and his own inimitable writing style.

In addition to Wallace’s last interview, the... Read more >
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A Slip of the Keyboard
A Slip of the Keyboard
Written by Terry Pratchett, Foreword by Neil Gaiman
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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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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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Living with Shakespeare
Living with Shakespeare
Written by Susannah Carson, Foreword by Harold Bloom
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ISBN: 9780307742919
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Living with Shakespeare
Essays by Writers, Actors, and Directors
Written by Susannah Carson
Foreword by Harold Bloom


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

Why Shakespeare? What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays? In Living with Shakespeare, Susannah Carson invites forty actors, directors, scholars, and writers to reflect on why his work is still such a vital part of our culture.

We hear from James Earl Jones on reclaiming Othello as a tragic... Read more >
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Hawthorne
Hawthorne
Written by Brenda Wineapple
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ISBN: 9780812972917
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Hawthorne
A Life
Written by Brenda Wineapple


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2004
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Handsome, reserved, almost frighteningly aloof until he was approached, then playful, cordial, Nathaniel Hawthorne was as mercurial and double-edged as his writing. “Deep as Dante,” Herman Melville said.

Hawthorne himself declared that he was not “one of those supremely hospitable people who serve up their own hearts, delicately fried, with brain... Read more >
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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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Negotiating with the Dead
Negotiating with the Dead
Written by Margaret Atwood
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ISBN: 9781400032600
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Negotiating with the Dead
A Writer on Writing
Written by Margaret Atwood


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $15.95

What do we mean when we say that someone is a writer? Is he or she an entertainer? A high priest of the god Art? An improver of readers’ minds and morals? And who, for that matter, are these mysterious readers? In this wise and irresistibly quotable book, one of the... Read more >
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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Talking About Detective Fiction
Talking About Detective Fiction
Written by P. D. James
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ISBN: 9780307743138
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Talking About Detective Fiction

Written by P. D. James


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $14.00

P. D. James, the undisputed queen of mystery, gives us an intriguing, inspiring and idiosyncratic look at the genre she has spent her life perfecting.
 
Examining mystery from top to bottom, beginning with such classics as Charles Dickens's Bleak House and Wilkie Collins's The Woman in White, and then... Read more >
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Playing In The Dark
Playing In The Dark
Written by Toni Morrison
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ISBN: 9780679745426
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Playing In The Dark
Whiteness and the Literary Imagination
Written by Toni Morrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: July 27, 1993
Price: $13.95

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Beloved and Jazz now gives us a learned, stylish, and immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that promises to change the way we read American literature even as it opens a new chapter in the American dialogue on race.

Toni Morrison's brilliant discussions of the "Africanist" presence... Read more >
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