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Playing House
Playing House
Written by Lauren Slater
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Playing House
Notes of a Reluctant Mother
Written by Lauren Slater


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
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Acclaimed author Lauren Slater ruminates on what it means to be family.
 
Lauren Slater’s rocky childhood left her cold to the idea of ever creating a family of her own, but a husband, two dogs, two children, and three houses later, she came around to the challenges, trials, and unexpected... Read more >
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Playing House
Notes of a Reluctant Mother
Written by Lauren Slater


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $24.95

Acclaimed author Lauren Slater ruminates on what it means to be family.
 
Lauren Slater’s rocky childhood left her cold to the idea of ever creating a family of her own, but a husband, two dogs, two children, and three houses later, she came around to the challenges, trials, and... Read more >
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Finding a Form
Finding a Form
Written by William H. Gass
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Finding a Form
Essays
Written by William H. Gass


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2013
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From the author of The Tunnel comes a new collection of essays, his first in eight years, on art, writing, nature and culture. This book is by one of the most important and briliant thinkers at work today. Read more >
Critical Mass
Critical Mass
Written by James Wolcott
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ISBN: 9780385527798
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Critical Mass
Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs
Written by James Wolcott


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
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A career-spanning collection of critical essays and cultural journalism from one of the most acute, entertaining, and sometimes acerbic (but in a good way) critics of our time

From his early-seventies dispatches as a fledgling critic for The Village Voice on rock ’n’ roll, comedy, movies, and television to the literary criticism... Read more >
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Critical Mass
Critical Mass
Written by James Wolcott
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Critical Mass
Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs
Written by James Wolcott


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.99

A career-spanning collection of critical essays and cultural journalism from one of the most acute, entertaining, and sometimes acerbic (but in a good way) critics of our time

From his early-seventies dispatches as a fledgling critic for The Village Voice on rock ’n’ roll, comedy, movies, and television to the literary criticism... Read more >
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Mind of an Outlaw
Mind of an Outlaw
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by Phillip Sipiora, Introduction by Jonathan Lethem
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Mind of an Outlaw
Selected Essays
Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by Phillip Sipiora
Introduction by Jonathan Lethem


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $40.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Norman Mailer was one of the towering figures of twentieth-century American letters and an acknowledged master of the essay. Mind of an Outlaw, the first posthumous publication from this outsize literary icon, collects Mailer’s most important and representative... Read more >
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Mind of an Outlaw
Mind of an Outlaw
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by Phillip Sipiora, Introduction by Jonathan Lethem
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Mind of an Outlaw
Selected Essays
Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by Phillip Sipiora
Introduction by Jonathan Lethem


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Norman Mailer was one of the towering figures of twentieth-century American letters and an acknowledged master of the essay. Mind of an Outlaw, the first posthumous publication from this outsize literary icon, collects Mailer’s most important and representative... Read more >
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The $60,000 Dog
The $60,000 Dog
Written by Lauren Slater
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ISBN: 9780807001912
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The $60,000 Dog
My Life with Animals
Written by Lauren Slater


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.00

A stunning new book about the role of animals in our lives, by a popular and acclaimed writer
 
From the time she is nine years old, biking to the farmland outside her suburban home, where she discovers a disquieting world of sleeping cows and a “Private Way” full of the wondrous and... Read more >
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The Antinomies Of Realism

Written by Fredric Jameson


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $34.95

The Antinomies of Realism is a history ofthe nineteenth-century realist novel and its legacy told without a glimmer of nostalgia for artistic achievements that the movement of history makes it impossible to recreate. The works of Zola, Tolstoy, Pérez Galdós, and George Eliot are in the most profound sense inimitable, yet... Read more >
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The Antinomies Of Realism
The Antinomies Of Realism
Written by Fredric Jameson
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ISBN: 9781781681336
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The Antinomies Of Realism

Written by Fredric Jameson


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $34.95

The Antinomies of Realism is a history ofthe nineteenth-century realist novel and its legacy told without a glimmer of nostalgia for artistic achievements that the movement of history makes it impossible to recreate. The works of Zola, Tolstoy, Pérez Galdós, and George Eliot are in the most profound sense inimitable, yet... 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 >
Minority Report
Minority Report
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830906
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Minority Report

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2013
Price: $9.99

In the fall of 1948 H. L. Mencken, then at the top of his unmatchable form (he had spoken at a meeting of the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia only a little while before), suffered a stroke. He soon recovered his physical vigor, but writing was for him a thing of... Read more >
The Devil Finds Work
The Devil Finds Work
Written by James Baldwin
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ISBN: 9780804149686
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The Devil Finds Work

Written by James Baldwin


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

James Baldwin At The Movies...  Provocative, timeless, brilliant.

Bette Davis's eyes, Joan Crawford's bitchy elegance, Stepin Fetchit's stereotype, Sidney Poitier's superhuman black man...  These are the movie stars and the qualities that influenced James Baldwin...  and now become part of his incisive look at racism in American movies.

Baldwin challenges the underlying assumptions in such... Read more >
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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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Against Venice
Against Venice
Written by Regis Debray, Translated by John Howe
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ISBN: 9781908968883
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Against Venice

Written by Regis Debray
Translated by John Howe


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
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Numerous writers have made declarations of love to cities, but Against Venice speaks not of love, but of dislike. It is a counterblast to intellectuals who regard Venice as the city where existentialism should be experienced, at parties in the palazzi of friends. Debray criticises this world in a refreshingly irreverent... Read more >
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Letters From the Palazzo Barbaro
Letters From the Palazzo Barbaro
Written by Henry James, Foreword by Leon Edel
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ISBN: 9781908968890
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Letters From the Palazzo Barbaro

Written by Henry James
Foreword by Leon Edel


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
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The novelist Henry James arrived in Venice as a tourist, and instantly fell in love with the city – particularly with the splendid Palazzo Barbaro, home of the expatriate American Curtis family. This selection of letters covers the period 1869-1907 and provides a unique record of the life and work of... Read more >
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Loving Venice
Loving Venice
Written by Petr Kral, Translated by Christopher Moncrieff
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ISBN: 9781908968852
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Loving Venice

Written by Petr Kral
Translated by Christopher Moncrieff


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
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Petr Král’s encounter with the city of Doges is a love-letter to a place that arouses strong and often contradictory emotions – but rarely indifference. His ethereal prose carries us through the floating city as if exploring the body of a familiar, yet inscrutable, lover: "Even in the depths of her... Read more >
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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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
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ISBN: 9780679746997
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.95

Stella Adler was one of the most influential acting teachers of all time, a legendary force of nature whose generations of students include Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Anthony Quinn, Diana Ross, Robert De Niro, Warren Beatty, Annette Benning, and Mark Ruffalo.

This long-awaited companion to her book on the master European playwrights...

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Venices
Venices
Written by Paul Morand, Translated by Euan Cameron
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ISBN: 9781908968876
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Venices

Written by Paul Morand
Translated by Euan Cameron


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
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"It is after experiencing life that I have returned here to think about myself."
Paul Morand was a diplomat, traveller, socialite and one of the most erudite and original writers of the twentieth century. Venices is his typically unconventional autobiography: an evocative account of a remarkable life lived surrounded by the... Read more >
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SUBVERSIVE GENEALOGY
SUBVERSIVE GENEALOGY
Written by Michael Paul Rogin
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ISBN: 9780307830944
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SUBVERSIVE GENEALOGY

Written by Michael Paul Rogin


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
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In this major reconsideration of Herman Melville’s life and work, Michael Paul Rogin shows that Melville’s novels are connected both to the important issues of his time and to the exploits of his patrician and politically prominent family—which, three generations after its Revolutionary War heroes, produced an alcoholic, a bankrupt, and... Read more >
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 >
What Poets Are Like
What Poets Are Like
Written by Gary Soto
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ISBN: 9781570618741
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What Poets Are Like
Up and Down with the Writing Life
Written by Gary Soto


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $15.00

Gary Soto is a widely published author of children's and young adult fiction, and he is an acclaimed poet--often referred to as one of the nation's first Chicano poets. With a sharp sense of storytelling and a sly wit, What Poets Are Like is a memoir of the writing life that... Read more >
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What Poets Are Like
Up and Down with the Writing Life
Written by Gary Soto


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $15.00

Gary Soto is a widely published author of children's and young adult fiction, and he is an acclaimed poet--often referred to as one of the nation's first Chicano poets. With a sharp sense of storytelling and a sly wit, What Poets Are Like is a memoir of the writing life that... Read more >
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Three Uses of the Knife
Three Uses of the Knife
Written by David Mamet
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ISBN: 9780804151085
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Three Uses of the Knife
On the Nature and Purpose of Drama
Written by David Mamet


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2013
Price: $9.99

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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