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  • The Needle's Eyeby Fanny Howe

    Graywolf Press 2016; US$ 15.99

    A meditation on time, violence, and chance by "one of America's most dazzling poets" ( O, The Oprah Magazine ) Fanny Howe's The Needle's Eye: Passing through Youth is a sequence of essays, short tales, and lyrics that are intertwined by an inner visual logic. The book contains filmic images that subvert the usual narrative chronology; it... more...

  • Meet Me at the Bamboo Tableby A.V. Crofts

    Chin Music Press Inc. 2016; US$ 16.99

    In a multimedia feast for the senses, this memoir-in-meals crosses the world investigating how food nourishes memory, culture, and community. more...

  • A Lowcountry Heartby Pat Conroy

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 25.00

    Final words and heartfelt remembrances from bestselling author Pat Conroy take center stage in this winning nonfiction collection, supplemented by touching pieces from Conroy?s many friends.   This new volume of Pat Conroy?s nonfiction brings together some of the most charming interviews, magazine articles, speeches, and letters from his long literary... more...

  • Bit Rotby Douglas Coupland

    Random House 2016; US$ 28.19 US$ 20.00

    In Bit Rot , Douglas Coupland explores the different ways in which twentieth-century notions of the future are being shredded, and creates a gem of the digital age. Reading the stories and essays in Bit Rot is like bingeing on Netflix . . . you can't stop with just one. ?Bit rot? is a term used in digital archiving to describe the way digital... more...

  • Vital Little Plansby Jane Jacobs; Samuel Zipp; Nathan Storring

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.00

    A career-spanning selection of previously uncollected writings and talks by the legendary author and activist No one did more to change how we look at cities than Jane Jacobs, the visionary urbanist and economic thinker whose 1961 book The Death and Life of Great American Cities  started a global conversation that remains profoundly relevant... more...

  • Herzfehlerby Max Schär

    Verlag Johannes Petri 2016; US$ 25.99

    Kleine Reise durch das Werk von Max Schär Max Schär ist wahrlich kein Monothematiker. In der vorliegenden Textsammlung stehen denn auch geschichtliche Abhandlungen neben erzählenden Texten, es steht Esoterisches neben Philosophischem und Geistliches neben Politischem. Die Beiträge umfassen Stationen, Situationen, Reflexionen und sorgfältig recherchierte... more...

  • Confabulationsby John Berger

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.09

    'Language is a body, a living creature ... and this creature's home is the inarticulate as well as the articulate'. John Berger's work has revolutionized the way we understand visual language. In this new book he writes about language itself, and how it relates to thought, art, song, storytelling and political discourse today. Also containing Berger's... more...

  • Insider Baseballby Joan Didion

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Vintage Shorts Selection   Almost three decades ago, iconic and incomparable American essayist Joan Didion?s now-classic report from the Dukakis campaign trail exposed, in no uncertain terms, the complete sham that is the modern American presidential run.   Writing with bite and some humor too, Didion betrays ?the process??the way in which power... more...

  • Willaby Amy Ehrlich; Wendell Minor

    Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books 2016; US$ 16.99 US$ 11.99

    ?Captivating?? ? Booklist From award-winning author Amy Ehrlich comes an illustrated biography of Willa Cather, one of America?s greatest and most beloved writers. Willa Cather?s life was a true American success story. A pioneer and determined spirit, Willa didn?t let anything stand in her way. She refused to be discouraged by the fact that in... more...

  • Words Are My Matterby Ursula K. Le Guin

    Small Beer Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    A bright and wide-ranging collection of essays, reviews, talks, and more from one of our best and most thoughtful writers. more...