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  • Coming of Age at the End of Natureby Julie Dunlap; Susan A. Cohen

    Trinity University Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    Coming of Age at the End of Nature explores a new kind of environmental writing. This powerful anthology gathers the passionate voices of young writers who have grown up in an environmentally damaged and compromised world. Each contributor has come of age since Bill McKibben foretold the doom of humanity?s ancient relationship with a pristine earth... more...

  • Orgasmby Marion Schneider

    Daylight Books 2016; US$ 9.99

    Orgasm discusses and portrays women's feelings upon orgasm through personal narratives. more...

  • The Time of My Life: Essaysby Bryan Woolley

    Dzanc Books 2016; US$ 9.99

    A collection of personal essays written between 1976 and 1983 for The Dallas Times Herald . They have a universality and a timelessness that makes them suitable for a much wider audience than the population of one urban area of Texas. What jumps out in these essays is not so much the actions within, so much as Bryan Woolley's reactions to these actions... more...

  • The Bride Wore Crimson and Other Storiesby Bryan Woolley

    Dzanc Books 2016; US$ 9.99

    A new collection of "true Texas stories" to stand alongside his earlier collection, The Edge of the West and Other Texas Stories, including such portrayals of Texas and Texans as: --The title story on his own family scandal about his uncle being charged with the murder of his new bride; --The quest for the $65,000 prize fish in the Lake Texoma Crappiethon;... more...

  • Generations and Other True Storiesby Bryan Woolley

    Dzanc Books 2016; US$ 9.99

    This third collection of true stories from award-winning journalist and novelist Bryan Woolley with an introduction by author John Nichols includes the deeply moving title story "Generations," as well as his features and personality profiles from The Dallas Morning News. In this volume of twenty-seven pieces, including the winner of a 1995 Missouri... more...

  • We Gon' Be Alrightby Jeff Chang

    Picador 2016; US$ 16.99

    In these provocative, powerful essays acclaimed writer/journalist Jeff Chang ( Can?t Stop Won?t Stop, Who We Be ) takes an incisive and wide-ranging look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests that have shaken the country. Through deep reporting with key activists and thinkers, passionately personal writing, and distinguished cultural criticism,... more...

  • Against Everythingby Mark Greif

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.95

    A brilliant collection of essays by a young writer who is already a star in the intellectual firmament. As William Deresiewicz has written in Harper?s Magazine, ?[Mark Greif ] is an intellectual, full stop . . . There is much of [Lionel] Trilling in Greif . . . Much also of Susan Sontag . . . What he shares with both, and with the line they represent,... more...

  • La Prostitution devant le philosopheby Charles Richard; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "La passion sexuelle est une passion absolument indomptable. On peut en gémir, mais il serait difficile qu'il en fût autrement. Et, en effet, si elle n'avait pas ce caractère, il est à peu près certain, que notre espèce n'aurait pas déroulé de longues destinés sur la terre qui la porte. Le Créateur, qui prend naturellement soin de son ?uvre... more...

  • Filles nobles et Magiciennesby Humbert de Gallier; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Parmi tant d'institutions qui se sont évanouies au souffle brutal de la Révolution, et au nombre des plus regrettables, il faut compter les chapitres nobles de filles. Ces asiles, qui n'étaient point des couvents, où beaucoup de jeunes filles ne faisaient que passer, le temps seulement, dirait-on, d'y goûter le charme pénétrant d'une existence... more...

  • Étude sur le travailby Stéphane Flachat; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Je me suis proposé de constater par la double et parallèle étude des faits et des sentiments, des idées et des résultats acquis, la marche en avant des sociétés modernes et particulièrement la nôtre, dans les voies du travail et de la production, sur le terrain de la liberté et de l'esprit chrétien. Au point où en est venue la question... more...