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  • Essays & Anthologies books
  • The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction
    Views : 462
    Pages : 168

    by: Mark Lilla

    Publisher: pNew York Review Books

    Book Description

    A short book drawn from a series of essays analyzes the contemporary relevance of the oft-maligned “reactionary,” who isn’t retreating into the past so much as reclaiming it.

    Though the revolutionary impulse has been analyzed to the ... more

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    2016-09-06

    ISBN-10: 1590179021

    ISBN-13: 9781590179024

    Language: English

  • Senior Moments: Looking Back, Looking Ahead
    Views : 274
    Pages : 208

    by: Willard Spiegelman

    Publisher: pFarrar, Straus and Giroux

    Book Description

    A wide-ranging collection of essays reflecting the septuagenarian author’s rejection of the more hysterical predictions of cultural doom.

    Spiegelman (English/Southern Methodist Univ.; Seven Pleasures: Essays on Ordinary Happiness more

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    2016-09-13

    ISBN-10: 0374261229

    ISBN-13: 9780374261221

    Language: English

  • We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation
    Views : 497
    Pages : 208

    by: Jeff Chang

    Publisher: pPicador

    Book Description

    In this collection, written “in appreciation of all the young people who would not bow down,” outspoken journalist Chang (Who We Be: A Cultural History of Race in Post-Civil Rights America, 2014, etc.) offers six critical essays addr ... more

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    2016-09-13

    ISBN-10: 0312429487

    ISBN-13: 9780312429485

    Language: English

  • The Lost Work of Will Eisner
    Views : 463
    Pages : 72

    by: Will Eisner Josh O'Neill Josh O'Neill

    Publisher: pLocust Moon Press

    Book Description

    The earliest comic strips by the pioneering cartoonist and seminal graphic novelist.

    In the history of American comics, no legacy looms larger than that of Will Eisner (1917-2005). The annual Will Eisner Award is “the most prestigious a ... more

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    2016-09-20

    ISBN-10: 0997372907

    ISBN-13: 9780997372908

    Language: English

  • Everywhere I Look
    Views : 178
    Pages : 240

    by: Helen Garner

    Publisher: pText Publishing Company

    Book Description

    A veteran Australian novelist and essayist returns with a motley, spirited collection of pieces dating back more than a decade.

    One of the first things readers new to Garner (The House of Grief: The Story of a Murder Trial, 2015, ... more

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    2016-09-13

    ISBN-10: 1925355365

    ISBN-13: 9781925355369

    Language: English

  • Lost Wax: Essays (Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction Ser.)
    Views : 219
    Pages : 168

    by: Jericho Parms

    Publisher: pUniversity of Georgia Press

    Book Description

    A debut author exhibits a mind brimming with ideas and fired by self-inquiry, drawn equally to the wondrous and tragic, with thoughts framed in sections named after the sculptures of Degas, Bernini, and Rodin.

    Early on, Parms' (Writing/V ... more

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    2016-09-15

    ISBN-10: 082035015X

    ISBN-13: 9780820350158

    Language: English

  • Soul at the White Heat: Inspiration, Obsession, and the Writing Life
    Views : 278
    Pages : 400

    by:

    Publisher: pEcco

    Book Description

    Another collection of sparkling literary essays from the prolific author of both fiction and nonfiction.

    Culled from her literary reviews in the New York Review of Books, the Kenyon Review, and other venues, these short ess ... more

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    2016-09-20

    ISBN-10: 0062564501

    ISBN-13: 9780062564504

    Language: English