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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
and other Conversations
Written by James Baldwin
Contribution by Quincy Troupe


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin

“I was not born to be what someone said I was. I was not born to be defined by someone else, but by myself, and myself only.” When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe traveled to the south of... Read more >
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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
James Baldwin: The Last Interview
Written by James Baldwin, Contribution by Quincy Troupe
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ISBN: 9781612194004
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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
and other Conversations
Written by James Baldwin
Contribution by Quincy Troupe


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin

“I was not born to be what someone said I was. I was not born to be defined by someone else, but by myself, and myself only.” When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe traveled to the south of... Read more >
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Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
Written by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller
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ISBN: 9781612194219
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Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
And other Conversations
Written by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
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Ray Bradbury was long the most influential sci-fi writer in the world, the poetic and visionary author of such classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and The Illustrated Man

But he also lived a fascinating life outside the parameters of sci-fi, and was a masterful raconteur of his own story, as... Read more >
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Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
And other Conversations
Written by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
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Spiritual Democracy
Spiritual Democracy
Written by Steven B. Herrmann, Foreword by John Beebe
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ISBN: 9781583948330
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Spiritual Democracy
The Wisdom of Early American Visionaries for the Journey Forward
Written by Steven B. Herrmann
Foreword by John Beebe


Format: Trade Paperback, 424 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $21.95

Exploring what the author calls the "shaman-poets"—Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, and Emily Dickinson—this book demonstrates how far ahead of their times these writers were in forecasting developments of our current time. It was Whitman who first wrote of "Spiritual Democracy" as a vision of transformation and global equality. Steven Herrmann delves... Read more >
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Spiritual Democracy
The Wisdom of Early American Visionaries for the Journey Forward
Written by Steven B. Herrmann
Foreword by John Beebe


Format: eBook, 424 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $21.95

Exploring what the author calls the "shaman-poets"—Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, and Emily Dickinson—this book demonstrates how far ahead of their times these writers were in forecasting developments of our current time. It was Whitman who first wrote of "Spiritual Democracy" as a vision of transformation and global equality. Steven Herrmann delves... Read more >
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On Being Blue
A Philosophical Inquiry
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Michael Gorra


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $14.00

On Being Blue is a book about everything blue—sex and sleaze and sadness, among other things—and about everything else. It brings us the world in a word as only William H. Gass, among contemporary American writers, can do.
 
Gass writes:
Of the colors, blue and green have the greatest emotional... Read more >
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On Being Blue
On Being Blue
Written by William H. Gass, Introduction by Michael Gorra
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ISBN: 9781590177181
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On Being Blue
A Philosophical Inquiry
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Michael Gorra


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.00

On Being Blue is a book about everything blue—sex and sleaze and sadness, among other things—and about everything else. It brings us the world in a word as only William H. Gass, among contemporary American writers, can do.

Gass writes:
Of the colors, blue and green have the greatest emotional... Read more >
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Waiting for the Barbarians
Waiting for the Barbarians
Written by Daniel Mendelsohn
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ISBN: 9781590177136
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Waiting for the Barbarians
Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture
Written by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $17.95

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
AND THE PEN ART OF THE ESSAY AWARD

Over the past decade and a half, Daniel Mendelsohn’s reviews for The New York Review of BooksThe New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review have earned him a reputation as “one of the greatest critics of our... Read more >
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AN AMERICAN PROCESSION
AN AMERICAN PROCESSION
Written by Alfred Kazin
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ISBN: 9780804151276
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AN AMERICAN PROCESSION

Written by Alfred Kazin


Format: eBook, 408 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2013
Price: $13.99

An American Procession is a study, on the largest scale, of the major American writers at work during the historically and literarily crucial century that began in the early 1830s, when Ralph Waldo Emerson founded a national literature on the basis of a metaphysical revolution, and ended on the eve of... Read more >
God and the American Writer
God and the American Writer
Written by Alfred Kazin
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ISBN: 9780804151221
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God and the American Writer

Written by Alfred Kazin


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $11.99

God and the American Writer does more to illuminate the fundamental purposes and motivations of our greatest writers from Hawthorne to Faulkner than any study I have read in the past fifty-five years--that is, since the same author's On Native Grounds.
--Louis S. Auchincloss

This is the culminating work of the finest... Read more >
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The Essential Martin Luther King, Jr.
"I Have a Dream" and Other Great Writings
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Clayborne Carson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.99

A collection of the most well-known and treasured writings and speeches of Dr. King, available for the first time as an ebook

The Essential Martin Luther King, Jr. is the ultimate collection of Dr. King's most inspirational and transformative speeches and sermons, accessibly available for the first time as an ebook. Here... Read more >
The Geographical History of America
The Geographical History of America
Written by Gertrude Stein
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ISBN: 9780307824431
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The Geographical History of America
Or the Relation of Human Nature to the Human Mind
Written by Gertrude Stein


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $11.99

First published in 1936, The Geographical History of America compiles prose pieces, dialogues, philosophical meditations, and playlets by one of the century's most influential writers. In this work, Stein sets forth her view of the human mind: what it is, how it works, and how it is different from - and... Read more >
Melville
Melville
Written by Andrew Delbanco
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831712
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Melville
His World and Work
Written by Andrew Delbanco


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2013
Price: $13.99

If Dickens was nineteenth-century London personified, Herman Melville was the quintessential American. With a historian’s perspective and a critic’s insight, award-winning author Andrew Delbanco marvelously demonstrates that Melville was very much a man of his era and that he recorded — in his books, letters, and marginalia; and in conversations with... Read more >
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Washington Square
Washington Square
Written by Henry James, Introduction by Arthur Phillips
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961426
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Washington Square

Written by Henry James
Introduction by Arthur Phillips


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $22.00

Washington Square is one of Henry James’s most appealing and popular novels, with the most straightforward plot and style of any of his works.

Set in the genteel New York of James’s early childhood, it is a tale of cruelty laced with comedy. Dr. Austin Sloper is a wealthy and domineering... Read more >
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Hugging the Shore
Hugging the Shore
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780812983784
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Hugging the Shore
Essays and Criticism
Written by John Updike


Format: Trade Paperback, 896 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $25.00

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
 
“Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea,” writes John Updike in his Foreword to this collection of literary considerations. But the sailor doth protest too much: This collection begins somewhere... Read more >
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Hugging the Shore
Hugging the Shore
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780679645849
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Hugging the Shore
Essays and Criticism
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 896 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $13.99

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
 
“Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea,” writes John Updike in his Foreword to this collection of literary considerations. But the sailor doth protest too much: This collection begins somewhere... Read more >
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Picked-Up Pieces
Picked-Up Pieces
Written by John Updike
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812983807
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Picked-Up Pieces
Essays
Written by John Updike


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $20.00

In John Updike’s second collection of assorted prose he comes into his own as a book reviewer; most of the pieces picked up here were first published in The New Yorker in the 1960s and early ’70s. If one word could sum up the young critic’s approach to books and their... Read more >
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Picked-Up Pieces
Picked-Up Pieces
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780679645863
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Picked-Up Pieces
Essays
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $13.99

In John Updike’s second collection of assorted prose he comes into his own as a book reviewer; most of the pieces picked up here were first published in The New Yorker in the 1960s and early ’70s. If one word could sum up the young critic’s approach to books and their... Read more >
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David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by David Foster Wallace


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 18, 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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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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Unstuck in Time
Unstuck in Time
Written by Gregory D. Sumner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804305
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Unstuck in Time
A Journey Through Kurt Vonnegut's Life and Novels
Written by Gregory D. Sumner


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $18.95

In Unstuck in Time, Gregory Sumner guides us, with insight and passion, through a biography of fifteen of Kurt Vonnegut's best-known works--his fourteen novels starting with Player Piano (1952) all the way to an epilogue on his last book, A Man Without a Country (2005)--to illustrate the quintessential American writer's profound engagement with the "American... Read more >
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Notes of a Native Son
Notes of a Native Son
Written by James Baldwin, Foreword by Edward P. Jones
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807006115
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Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $27.95

A new edition of the book many have called James Baldwin’s most influential work

Written during the 1940s and early 1950s, when Baldwin was only in his twenties, the essays collected in Notes of a Native Son capture a view of black life and black thought at the dawn of the civil... 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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Notes of a Native Son
Notes of a Native Son
Written by James Baldwin, Foreword by Edward P. Jones
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ISBN: 9780807006238
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Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.00

A new edition of the book many have called James Baldwin’s most influential work

Written during the 1940s and early 1950s, when Baldwin was only in his twenties, the essays collected in Notes of a Native Son capture a view of black life and black thought at the dawn of the civil...

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