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  • Street Haunting and Other Essaysby Virginia Woolf

    Random House 2014; US$ 6.99

    Virginia Woolf began writing reviews for the Guardian 'to make a few pence' from her father's death in 1904, and continued until the last decade of her life. The result is a phenomenal collection of articles, of which this selection offers a fascinating glimpse, which display the gifts of a dazzling social and literary critic as well as the development... more...

  • Playing the Oddsby Hal Rothman; Lincoln Bramwell; William deBuys

    University of New Mexico Press 2007; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.21

    "Hal Rothman is both the greatest Western historian of his generation and an H. L. Mencken in cowboy boots."--Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums and Buda's Wagon more...

  • This and Thatby Bel Kaufman

    Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99

    A collection of witty and incisive articles by one of the twentieth century’s most remarkable literary voices Here and there, now and then, an article by Bel Kaufman, bestselling author of Up the Down Staircase , would appear in a newspaper or magazine. In these magazine articles, Kaufman wrote about subjects of the day and shared interesting... more...

  • Good Boys and Dead Girlsby Mary Gordon

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 9.99

    A collection of dazzling and thought-provoking essays from lauded author Mary Gordon Much acclaimed for her novels, Mary Gordon is also a brilliant and wide-ranging essayist. Gathering together twenty-eight of her forays into nonfiction, Good Boys and Dead Girls provides a richly autobiographical context for the themes that mark her fiction,... more...

  • Face to Faceby Lynne Sharon Schwartz

    Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99

    With a reader’s perspective and a master writer’s skill, critically acclaimed novelist Lynne Sharon Schwartz takes on the world at large Communication, while essential, is almost impossible to maintain perfectly—a truism Lynne Sharon Schwartz demonstrates in this stunning essay collection. In one section, she discovers that one typo could completely... more...

  • Letter to a Future Loverby Ander Monson

    Graywolf Press 2015; US$ 11.19

    An exuberant, expansive cataloging of the intimate physical relationship between a reader and a book A way to leave a trace of us, who we were or wanted to be, what we read and could imagine, what we did and what we left for you. Readers of physical books leave traces: marginalia, slips of paper, fingerprints, highlighting, inscriptions.... more...

  • John McPheeby Michael Pearson

    Dzanc Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    In this first full-length study of McPhee, Michael Pearson argues that the writer successfully employs the techniques of fiction writing in his journalistic art while honoring his obligation to fact. In exceptionally lucid and entertaining prose, Pearson approaches his subject thematically, examining McPhee's lifework in the realms of personal profiles,... more...

  • Trafficby John Ruskin

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 2.80

    'You shall have thousands of gold pieces; - thousands of thousands - millions - mountains of gold: where will you keep them?' Two of Ruskin's most powerful essays: 'Traffic' and 'The Roots of Honour' Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin... more...

  • How to Use Your Enemiesby Baltasar Gracián

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 2.80

    'Better mad with the crowd than sane all alone' In these witty, Machiavellian aphorisms, unlikely Spanish priest Baltasar Gracián shows us how to exploit friends and enemies alike to thrive in a world of deception and illusion. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range... more...

  • The Terrors of the Nightby Thomas Nashe

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 2.80

    '...dreaming of bears, or fire, or water...' The greatest of Elizabethan pamphleteers, Nashe had a magical ability with words, never more so than in The Terrors of the Night , where he mulls over ghosts, demons, nightmares and the supernatural. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate... more...