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Three Kinds of Motion: Kerouac, Pollock, and the Making of American Highways

by Riley Hanick

Book-length essay chronicles Jackson Pollock, Jack Kerouac, and the origin of America’s highway system.


Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World

by Jane Hirshfield

A dazzling collection of essays on how the best poems work, from the master poet and essayist

 

“Poetry,” Jane Hirshfield has said, “is language that foments revolutions of being.” In ten eloquent and...


Bengal Lights

by C.P. Heiser & David Shook

A special edition of Bengal Lights, Bangladesh's leading English language literary journal, guest-edited by the editors of the Unnamed Press and Phoneme Media. A liberal exploration of the concept of “the guest”...


I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son

by Kent Russell

From one of the most ferociously brilliant and distinctive young voices in literary nonfiction: a debut shot through with violence, comedy, and feverish intensity that takes us on an odyssey into an American...


Twenty-First-Century Buddhists in Conversation

by Melvin McLeod

Leading voices of Buddhism discuss issues and ideas important to Buddhists in the twenty-first century.

Twenty-First-Century Buddhists collects the very best of the round-table discussions recorded in the pages...


Love and Other Ways of Dying: Essays

by Michael Paterniti

In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of everyday people.

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Numb: Diary of a War Correspondent

by Anonymous

Following her husband’s death in October 2014, ‘Kay Buckby’, as she wishes to be known, stumbled upon a number of shocking revelations within his diaries and notebooks. Deciding to expose her discoveries,...


Essays on Modernity: And the Permanent Things from Tradition

by James A. Patrick, B. R. Mullikin & Thomas Howard

Essays on Modernity covers a wide range of topics, but the essential thesis remains the same throughout; contemporary Western society has abandoned the permanent things of tradition in favor of fleeting pleasures,...


Discontent and its Civilizations: Dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London

by Mohsin Hamid

From “one of his generation’s most inventive and gifted writers” (The New York Times), intimate and sharply observed commentary on life, art, politics, and “the war on terror.”

 

Mohsin Hamid’s brilliant,...


Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean

by James Davis

Eric Walrond (1898–1966) was a writer, journalist, caustic critic, and fixture of 1920s Harlem. His short story collection, Tropic Death, was one of the first efforts by a black author to depict Caribbean lives...


Tolstoy's Diaries Volume 2: 1895-1910

by Leo Tolstoy, R. F. Christian & Rosamund Bartlett

An important and long-overdue contribution to our knowledge of Tolstoy.' D. M. Thomas, Sunday Times

Volume 2 of Tolstoy's Diaries covers the years 1895-1910. These Diaries were meticulously edited by R.F. Christian...


The Sound of Mountain Water: The Changing American West

by Wallace Stegner

A book of timeless importance about the American West by a National Book Award– and Pulitzer Prize–winning author. The essays collected in this volume encompass memoir, nature  conservation, history,...


The Trouble with Post-Blackness

by Houston A. Baker & K. Merinda Simmons

An America in which the color of one’s skin no longer matters would be unprecedented. With the election of President Barack Obama, that future suddenly seemed possible. Obama’s rise reflects a nation of...


Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet

by Mu Yang & John Balcom

Hualien, on the Pacific coast of eastern Taiwan, and its mountains, especially Mount Qilai, were deeply inspirational for the young poet Yang Mu. A place of immense natural beauty and cultural heterogeneity,...


Catullus: Poems

by Gaius Valerius Catullus & Kenneth Quinn

Catullus, who lived from about 84 to 54 BC, was one of ancient Rome's most gifted, versatile and passionate poets. Living at a time of radical social change at the end of the Roman Republic, he belonged to a...


Ausonius: Epigrams

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Decimus Magnus Ausonius of Bordeaux, whose life spanned the greater part of the fourth century AD, was one of the most significant literary and political figures of his age. After an academic career in his native...


Joyce's War

by Joyce Ffoulkes Parry & Rhiannon Evans

Joyce Ffoulkes Parry was an Australian nurse who came to Britain in 1937 to rediscover her Welsh roots. When was was declared she signed up as a Queen Alexandra's nurse and from 1940 until 1944, when she left...


Selected Letters of Langston Hughes: Edited by Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel

by Langston Hughes, Arnold Rampersad & David Roessel

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many struggles as well as his memorable achievements....


Field & Stream: The Best American Hunting Stories: Exciting true-life tales from America's leading outdoor writers

by Anthony Licata

A collection of the best stories shared throughout the 114 years of Field & Stream magazine, about big game, loyal friends, and the respect that nature commands.  From the absolute authorities on outdoor sports...


Mixed Blessings - Simple Pleasures

by Deborah A Porter & Jan Ackerson

In the hustle and bustle of today's busy world, it can sometimes be difficult to find time to indulge in life's simple pleasures. Now, here's your chance. Inside these pages you'll find one hundred bite-sized...