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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: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.00

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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The Gray Notebook
The Gray Notebook
Written by Josep Pla, Translated by Peter Bush, Introduction by Valenti Puig
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The Gray Notebook

Written by Josep Pla
Translated by Peter Bush
Introduction by Valenti Puig


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
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Josep Pla’s masterpiece, The Gray Notebook, is one of the most colorful and unusual works in modern literature. In 1918, when Pla was in Barcelona studying law, the Spanish flu broke out, the university shut down, and he went home to his parents in coastal Palafrugell. Aspiring to be a writer... Read more >
The Devil Problem
The Devil Problem
Written by David Remnick
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The Devil Problem
And Other True Stories
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
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Readers know from his now classic Lenin's Tomb that Remnick is a superb portraitist who can bring his subjects to life and reveal them in such surprising ways as to justify comparison to Dickens, Balzac, or Proust. In this collection, Remnick's gift for character is sharper than ever, whether he writes... 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
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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.
 
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On Being Blue
On Being Blue
Written by William H. Gass, Introduction by Michael Gorra
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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
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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:
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A Place in the Country
A Place in the Country
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Jo Catling
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ISBN: 9781400067718
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A Place in the Country

Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Jo Catling


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
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A Place in the Country is W. G. Sebald’s meditation on the six artists and writers who shaped his creative mind—and the last of this great writer’s major works to be translated into English.
 
This beautiful hardcover edition, with a full-cloth case, includes more than 40 pieces of art and 6... Read more >
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A Place in the Country
A Place in the Country
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Jo Catling
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A Place in the Country

Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Jo Catling


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $12.99

A Place in the Country is W. G. Sebald’s meditation on the six artists and writers who shaped his creative mind—and the last of this great writer’s major works to be translated into English.
 
This beautiful hardcover edition, with a full-cloth case, includes more than 40 pieces of art and 6... Read more >
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This Living Hand
This Living Hand
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780812983227
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This Living Hand
And Other Essays
Written by Edmund Morris


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $18.00

When the multitalented biographer Edmund Morris (who writes with equal virtuosity about Theodore Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, Beethoven, and Thomas Edison) was a schoolboy in colonial Kenya, one of his teachers told him, “You have the most precious gift of all—originality.” That quality is abundantly evident in this selection of essays. They... Read more >
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La diosa de las Américas
La diosa de las Américas
Edited by Ana Castillo, Translated by Mariela Dreyfus
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ISBN: 9780804151993
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La diosa de las Américas
Escritos sobre la Virgen de Guadalupe
Edited by Ana Castillo
Translated by Mariela Dreyfus


Format: eBook, 316 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2013
Price: $11.99

Una ilustradora colección de escritos en torno al icono más grande de la fe latinoamericana, por algunos de los más importantes escritores latinos contemporáneos.

Santa patrona de México, diosa maternal, protectora divina, el símbolo de la Virgen de Guadalupe ha sido reverenciado en el mundo entero. En esta colección, Ana Castillo ha... Read more >
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The Broken Estate
The Broken Estate
Written by James Wood
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ISBN: 9780804151900
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The Broken Estate
Essays on Literature and Belief
Written by James Wood


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

This book recalls an era when criticism could change the way we look at the world. In the tradition of Matthew Arnold and Edmund Wilson, James Wood reads literature expansively, always pursuing its role and destiny in our lives. In a series of essays about such figures as Melville, Flaubert, Chekhov... Read more >
An Enlarged Heart
An Enlarged Heart
Written by Cynthia Zarin
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An Enlarged Heart

Written by Cynthia Zarin


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
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This exquisite prose debut from prize-winning poet Cynthia Zarin is a poignant exploration of the author’s experiences with love, work, and the surprise of time’s passage.

Zarin charts the shifting and complicated parameters of contemporary life and family in writing that feels nearly fictional in its richness of scene, dialogue, and mood...

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How Literature Saved My Life
How Literature Saved My Life
Written by David Shields
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ISBN: 9780345802729
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How Literature Saved My Life

Written by David Shields


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
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Blending confessional criticism and cultural autobiography, David Shields explores the power of literature to make life survivable, maybe even endurable. Evoking his deeply divided personality, his character flaws, his woes, his serious despair, he wants "literature to assuage human loneliness, but nothing can assuage human loneliness. Literature doesn't lie about this—which is what makes...

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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
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 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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Mind of an Outlaw
Mind of an Outlaw
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by Phillip Sipiora, Introduction by Jonathan Lethem
Format: Hardcover
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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
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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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Minority Report
Minority Report
Written by H.L. Mencken
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Minority Report

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2013
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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 >
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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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 >
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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The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle
The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle
Written by Luci Shaw
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ISBN: 9780307781802
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The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle

Written by Luci Shaw


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2013
Price: $9.99

In honor of Madeleine L'Engle's 80th birthday, a host of prominent writers and academics gather to create this unique collection. Madeleine's circle of friends and peers (writers, poets, scholars, theologians) here provide an intimate portrait of L'Engle and respond to her writings and mentoring influence.

Ranging from the personal to the academic... Read more >
The Hall of Uselessness
The Hall of Uselessness
Written by Simon Leys, Foreword by Simon Leys
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ISBN: 9781590176207
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The Hall of Uselessness
Collected Essays
Written by Simon Leys
Foreword by Simon Leys


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $19.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Simon Leys is a Renaissance man for the era of globalization. A distinguished scholar of classical Chinese art and literature and one of the first Westerners to recognize the appalling toll of Mao’s Cultural Revolution, Leys also writes with unfailing intelligence, seriousness, and bite about European art, literature... Read more >
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The Hall of Uselessness
Collected Essays
Written by Simon Leys
Foreword by Simon Leys


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $19.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Simon Leys is a Renaissance man for the era of globalization. A distinguished scholar of classical Chinese art and literature and one of the first Westerners to recognize the appalling toll of Mao’s Cultural Revolution, Leys also writes with unfailing intelligence, seriousness, and bite about European art, literature... Read more >
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