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  • Essays & Anthologies books
  • Talking God: Philosophers on Belief
    Views : 323
    Pages : 240

    by: Gary Gutting

    Publisher: pW. W. Norton & Company

    Book Description

    Approachable, civilized discussions about the existence of God.

    Gutting (Philosophy/Univ. of Notre Dame; What Philosophy Can Do, 2015, etc.) presents a collection of conversations with other philosophers, all of which original ... more

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    2016-11-22

    ISBN-10: 0393352811

    ISBN-13: 9780393352818

    Language: English

  • A Literary Tour of Italy
    Views : 365
    Pages : 288

    by: Tim Parks

    Publisher: pAlma Books

    Book Description

    A prolific novelist, memoirist, literary critic, and translator investigates “Italy’s collective imagination.”

    British expat Parks (Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations Between Them, 2016, etc.), a resident ... more

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    2016-11-29

    ISBN-10: 1846883911

    ISBN-13: 9781846883910

    Language: English

  • Naming Thy Name: Cross Talk in Shakespeare's Sonnets
    Views : 257
    Pages : 304

    by: Elaine Scarry

    Publisher: pFarrar, Straus and Giroux

    Book Description

    Who was the “young man” William Shakespeare addressed in his sonnets?

    That’s the never-ending mystery wide-ranging literary scholar Scarry (Aesthetics and General Theory of Value/Harvard Univ.; Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Be ... more

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    2016-11-29

    ISBN-10: 0374279934

    ISBN-13: 9780374279936

    Language: English

  • A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind
    Views : 432
    Pages : 576

    by: Siri Hustvedt

    Publisher: pSimon & Schuster

    Book Description

    What are we? That question informs the author’s fertile inquiry into mind, brain, and imagination.

    Taking the perspective of “a perpetual outsider who looks in on several disciplines,” Hustvedt (Psychiatry/Weill Medical School; ... more

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    2016-12-06

    ISBN-10: 1501141090

    ISBN-13: 9781501141096

    Language: English

  • Of All That Ends
    Views : 313
    Pages : 176

    by: Günter Grass Breon Mitchell the author

    Publisher: pHoughton Mifflin Harcourt

    Book Description

    Last words and images from the Nobel Prize–winning writer.

    In this posthumous collection, Grass (1927-2015) offers brief, gentle, intimate meditations illustrated by his own soft pencil drawings. Some pieces look back with nostalgia an ... more

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    2016-12-06

    ISBN-10: 054478538X

    ISBN-13: 9780544785380

    Language: English

  • The Way of the Writer: Reflections on the Art and Craft of Storytelling
    Views : 225
    Pages : 256

    by: Charles Johnson

    Publisher: pScribner

    Book Description

    A pithy guide for writers and those who teach them.

    In a series of short essays, Johnson (Emeritus, Creative Writing/Univ. of Washington; Taming the Ox: Buddhist Stories and Reflections on Politics, Race, Culture, and Spiritual Practi ... more

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    2016-12-06

    ISBN-10: 1501147218

    ISBN-13: 9781501147210

    Language: English

  • Waveform: Twenty-First-Century Essays by Women
    Views : 339
    Pages : 288

    by: Marcia Aldrich

    Publisher: pUniversity of Georgia Press

    Book Description

    Essays by 30 contemporary women writers whose work has helped remake the nonfiction literary landscape.

    In this collection, Aldrich (English/Michigan State Univ.; Companion to an Untold Story, 2012, etc.) shows how women writers ha ... more

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    2016-12-15

    ISBN-10: 0820350214

    ISBN-13: 9780820350219

    Language: English