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9781616205584 | Reprint edition (Algonquin Books, October 28, 2014), cover price $15.95

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9780810131545 | Northwestern Univ Pr, November 15, 2017, cover price $120.00

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9780810131569 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, November 15, 2017), cover price $49.95

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9780374535957 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 11, 2017, cover price $15.00

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By Craig Reinbold (editor)

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9781566894579 | Coffee House Pr, March 14, 2017, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: A luminous collection of essays from one of our most original and influential poetsFive decades after her debut poetry collection, Firstborn, Louise Glück is a towering figure in American letters. Written with the same probing, analytic control that has long distinguished her poetry, American Originality is Glück’s second book of essays―her first, Proofs and Theories, won the 1993 PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction...read more

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9780374299552 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 14, 2017, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A luminous collection of essays from one of our most original and influential poetsFive decades after her debut poetry collection, Firstborn, Louise Glück is a towering figure in American letters.

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9780374118327 | Sarah Crichton Books, March 14, 2017, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: One of NPR's Best Books of the Year A DEBUT COLLECTION OF FIERCE, FUNNY ESSAYS ABOUT GROWING UP THE DAUGHTER OF INDIAN IMMIGRANTS IN WESTERN CULTURE, ADDRESSING SEXISM, STEREOTYPES, AND THE UNIVERSAL MISERIES OF LIFEIn One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachi Koul deploys her razor-sharp humor to share all the fears, outrages, and mortifying moments of her life...read more

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9781250121028 | Picador USA, March 7, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: One of NPR's Best Books of the Year A DEBUT COLLECTION OF FIERCE, FUNNY ESSAYS ABOUT GROWING UP THE DAUGHTER OF INDIAN IMMIGRANTS IN WESTERN CULTURE, ADDRESSING SEXISM, STEREOTYPES, AND THE UNIVERSAL MISERIES OF LIFEIn One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachi Koul deploys her razor-sharp humor to share all the fears, outrages, and mortifying moments of her life.

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Product Description: Beginning with Yuka, a 39,000 year old mummified woolly mammoth recently found in the Siberian permafrost, each of the 16 essays in Animals Strike Curious Poses investigates a different famous animal named and immortalized by humans...read more

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9781941411391 | Sarabande Books, February 28, 2017, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Beginning with Yuka, a 39,000 year old mummified woolly mammoth recently found in the Siberian permafrost, each of the 16 essays in Animals Strike Curious Poses investigates a different famous animal named and immortalized by humans.

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Including Jack the trickster, boo-bags and plat-eyes, ghosts, and singing turtles, an enchanting and entertaining collection of tales, culminated from the author's journey to the South and filled with the rich history and culture of each location, from some of the most colorful and creative storytellers in the world celebrates the South's oral tradition. 20,000 first printing.

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9781559706124 | 1 edition (Arcade Pub, April 17, 2002), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Including Jack the trickster, boo-bags and plat-eyes, ghosts, and singing turtles, an enchanting and entertaining collection of tales, culminated from the author's journey to the South and filled with the rich history and culture of each location, from some of the most colorful and creative storytellers in the world celebrates the South's oral tradition.

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9781628727036 | Arcade Pub, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.99
9781611452266 | Arcade Pub, April 18, 2011, cover price $21.95
9781559706759 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, April 1, 2003), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Including Jack the trickster, boo-bags and plat-eyes, ghosts, and singing turtles, an enchanting and entertaining collection of tales, culminated from the author's journey to the South and filled with the rich history and culture of each location, from some of the most colorful and creative storytellers in the world celebrates the South's oral tradition.

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Product Description: In her first memoir, award-winning novelist Yiyun Li offers a journey of recovery through literature: a letter from a writer to like-minded readers. “A meditation on the fact that literature itself lives and gives life.”—Marilynne Robinson, author of Gilead“What a long way it is from one life to another, yet why write if not for that distance?”Startlingly original and shining with quiet wisdom, this is a luminous account of a life lived with books...read more

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9780399589096 | Random House Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In her first memoir, award-winning novelist Yiyun Li offers a journey of recovery through literature: a letter from a writer to like-minded readers.

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By George Henson (trans)

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9781941920480 | Deep Vellum Pub, February 14, 2017, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: The American Notebooks contains selections from Hawthorne's journals from 1835 to 1853, shortly before his departure for England, as well as some extracts from his letters within the same period. This title also contains many initial ideas which were to become stories and parts of romances, as well as meticulous observations of people and nature...read more

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9780814201862 | Centennial edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, January 28, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The American Notebooks contains selections from Hawthorne's journals from 1835 to 1853, shortly before his departure for England, as well as some extracts from his letters within the same period.

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Product Description: This collection of essays studies the encounter between allegedly ahistorical concepts of narrative and eighteenth-century literature from across Europe. At issue is the question of whether the theoretical concepts underpinning narratology are, despite their appearance of ahistorical generality, actually derived from the historical study of a particular period and type of literature...read more
By Aino Mäkikalli (editor)

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9789089648747 | Amsterdam Univ Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $124.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays studies the encounter between allegedly ahistorical concepts of narrative and eighteenth-century literature from across Europe.

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Product Description: *A People Top 10 Book of 2018* The New York Times essayist and author of We Learn Nothing, Tim Kreider trains his singular power of observation on his (often befuddling) relationships with women.Psychologists have told him he’s a psychologist...read more

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9781476738994 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 2017, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: *A People Top 10 Book of 2018* The New York Times essayist and author of We Learn Nothing, Tim Kreider trains his singular power of observation on his (often befuddling) relationships with women.

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Product Description: A NEW IN NONFICTION PEOPLE PICK | A TIME TOP 10 NONFICTION BOOK OF 2017 | NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Huffington Post • Glamour • Bustle • RedEye A Los Angeles Times bestseller**One of BookRiot's '11 Books to Help Us Make It Through a Trump Presidency'****One of The Guardian's Essentials for Black History Month**“Whenever I think about Michelle Obama, I think, ‘When I grow up, I want to be just like her...read more

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9781250114969 | St Martins Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: A NEW IN NONFICTION PEOPLE PICK | A TIME TOP 10 NONFICTION BOOK OF 2017 | NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Huffington Post • Glamour • Bustle • RedEye A Los Angeles Times bestseller**One of BookRiot's '11 Books to Help Us Make It Through a Trump Presidency'****One of The Guardian's Essentials for Black History Month**“Whenever I think about Michelle Obama, I think, ‘When I grow up, I want to be just like her.

Product Description: From acclaimed literary talent and "New York Times" bestselling author Kathryn Harrison comes a collection of provocative and illuminating essays. In "True Crimes, " conventional ideas of love, loss, forgiveness, and memory are transformed complicated, upended, and reimagined by one of the foremost memoirists of our time...read more

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9781400063482 | Random House Inc, April 5, 2016, cover price $28.00

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9780812973785 | Random House Inc, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From acclaimed literary talent and "New York Times" bestselling author Kathryn Harrison comes a collection of provocative and illuminating essays.

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Product Description: An astounding work of doubles by Albert Goldbarth, “a dazzling virtuoso who can break your heart” (Joyce Carol Oates)Albert Goldbarth’s first book of essays in a decade, The Adventures of Form and Content is about the mysteries of dualities, the selves we all carry inside, the multiverses that we are...read more

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9781555977610 | Graywolf Pr, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An astounding work of doubles by Albert Goldbarth, “a dazzling virtuoso who can break your heart” (Joyce Carol Oates)Albert Goldbarth’s first book of essays in a decade, The Adventures of Form and Content is about the mysteries of dualities, the selves we all carry inside, the multiverses that we are.

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9780374535940 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 3, 2017, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: Drawing on 30 years of BOMB Magazine, this anthology of interviews brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful and intimate author conversations...read more
By Bomb Magazine (corporate author)

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9781616958114 | Soho Pr Inc, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Drawing on 30 years of BOMB Magazine, this anthology of interviews brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful and intimate author conversations.

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Product Description: Waveform celebrates the role of women essayists in contemporary literature. Historically, women have been instrumental in moving the essay to center stage, and Waveform continues this rich tradition, further expanding the dynamic genre’s boundaries and testing its edges...read more
By Barrie Jean Borich (contributor)

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9780820350219 | Univ of Georgia Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Waveform celebrates the role of women essayists in contemporary literature.

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Product Description: 1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution is a collection of literary responses to one of the most cataclysmic events in modern world history, which exposes the immense conflictedness and doubt, conviction and hope, pessimism and optimism which political events provoked among contemporary writers - sometimes at the same time, even in the same person...read more

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9781782272144 | Pushkin Pr Ltd, December 13, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution is a collection of literary responses to one of the most cataclysmic events in modern world history, which exposes the immense conflictedness and doubt, conviction and hope, pessimism and optimism which political events provoked among contemporary writers - sometimes at the same time, even in the same person.

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Product Description: A collection of essays from today’s most acclaimed authors—from Cheryl Strayed to Roxane Gay to Jennifer Weiner, Alexander Chee, Nick Hornby, and Jonathan Franzen—on the realities of making a living in the writing world.In the literary world, the debate around writing and commerce often begs us to take sides: either writers should be paid for everything they do or writers should just pay their dues and count themselves lucky to be published...read more

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9781501134579 | Simon & Schuster, December 6, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A collection of essays from today’s most acclaimed authors—from Cheryl Strayed to Roxane Gay to Jennifer Weiner, Alexander Chee, Nick Hornby, and Jonathan Franzen—on the realities of making a living in the writing world.

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By Ellis Jones (introduced by)

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9780231181556 | Columbia Univ Pr, December 6, 2016, cover price $18.95

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Browsings collects fifty of Dirda's witty and wide-ranging reflections on literary journalism, book collecting, and the writers he loves. Reaching from the classics to the postmoderns, his allusions dance from Samuel Johnson and Ralph Waldo Emerson to Marilynne Robinson and Hunter S. Thompson. His topics are equally diverse: literary pets, the lost art of cursive, the pleasures of science fiction conventions, writer's block, and much more, not to overlook a few rants about American culture. There are also annotated lists galore--of perfect book titles, great adventure novels, favorite words, essential books about books, and beloved children's classics.

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9781410485007 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, December 23, 2015), cover price $31.99
9781605988443 | Pegasus Books, August 15, 2015, cover price $24.95

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9781681772585 | Reprint edition (Pegasus Books, December 6, 2016), cover price $15.95

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9781504616089 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 30, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Browsings collects fifty of Dirda's witty and wide-ranging reflections on literary journalism, book collecting, and the writers he loves.

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Product Description: Every year, we slaughter 60 billion land animals and one trillion marine animals for our consumption, an unparalleled scale that raises pertinent ethical questions. After all, this practice aggravates the problem of hunger worldwide, causes ecosystem imbalances, and damages our own health...read more

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9788499884608 | Karios Editorial Sa, December 1, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Every year, we slaughter 60 billion land animals and one trillion marine animals for our consumption, an unparalleled scale that raises pertinent ethical questions.

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