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Mike Royko: The Chicago Tribune Collection 1984-1997

by Mike Royko & John Kass

Mike Royko: The Chicago Tribune Collection 19841997 is an expansive new volume of the longtime Chicago news legend?s work. Encompassing thousands of his columns, all of which originally appeared in the Chicago...

Letters to Kurt

by Eric Erlandson

"Nearly two decades after the death of Kurt Cobain, a friend and fellow musician not only continues to mourn his suicide, but also rages against the culture that he holds responsible. These 52 'letters' . ....

To The River: A Journey Beneath the Surface

by Olivia Laing

To the River is the story of the Ouse, the Sussex river in which Virginia Woolf drowned in 1941. One midsummer week over sixty years later, Olivia Laing walked Woolf's river from source to sea. The result is...

New Contexts for Eighteenth-Century British Fiction

by Christopher D. Johnson, Marta Kvande, O M Brack & Leslie A. Chilton et al.

New Contexts for Eighteenth-Century British Fiction is a collection of thirteen essays honoring Professor Jerry C. Beasley, who retired from the University of Delaware in 2005. The essays, written by friends,...

The Frederick Douglass MEGAPACK ®

by Frederick Douglass

The Frederick Douglass Megapack provides a selection of the works of Frederick Douglas, including 2 autobiographies as well as essays, speeches, and slave narratives. Included are:


Career-Limiting Moves

by Zachariah Wells

By turns celebratory and sceptical, Career Limiting Moves is a selection of essays and reviews drawn from a decade of immersion in Canadian poetry. Inhabiting a milieu in which unfriendly remarks are typically...


by Mary Cappello

Los Angeles Times Bestseller

“Mary Cappello[’s] inventive, associative taxonomy of discomfort . . . [is] revelatory indeed.” —MARK DOTY, author of Dog Years: A Memoir and Fire to Fire: New and Selected...

Selections and Essays

by John Ruskin & Frederick William Roe

Acclaimed by Tolstoy as "one of the greatest English writers and one of the greatest writers of our age," John Ruskin continues to enjoy widespread popularity among modern readers. In addition to his roles as...

Afflictions & Departures

by Madeline Sonik

Winner, City of Victoria Butler Book Prize

Finalist, Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction

Nominated for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

Afflictions & Departures is a collection of first-person...

To Carl Schmitt: Letters and Reflections

by Jacob Taubes, Keith Tribe & Mike Grimshaw

A philosopher, rabbi, religious historian, and Gnostic, Jacob Taubes was for many years a correspondent and interlocutor of Carl Schmitt (1888–1985), a German jurist, philosopher, political theorist, law professor—and...

The Pope's Jews in Provence

by Jules Farber

Revealing insight to a little-known chapter of Jewish life in Provence from the 6th century B.C. to over five centuries' protection by popes.

The Virgin of Rooty Hill

by The Lounge Lizard

Who is "The Lounge Lizard"? And who is "A Courtier"?

"The Lounge Lizard" is a former Sydney investigative journalist, and "A Courtier" is a well-known Australian artist.

It is not through modesty that the author...

Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now

by Andre Perry

"Beautiful, brilliant, bold... Tantamount to a slice from the Americana songbook." —Christopher John Stephens, PopMatters

With luminous insight and fervent prose, Andre Perry’s debut collection of personal...

A Dedication to Sir Richard Francis Burton

by Various

Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS (1821–1890) was a British writer, poet, linguist, explorer, translator, geographer, ethnologist, orientalist, Freemason, diplomat, and cartographer best remembered for...

Anarchism and Other Essays

by Emma Goldman

Lithuanian born anarchist Emma Goldman emigrated to the United States at the age of sixteen. She first became attracted to anarchism following the Haymarket affair of 1886, a massacre in which seven police officers...

On Lighthouses

by Jazmina Barrera & Christina MacSweeney

“This book is a light at the end of the tunnel.” —The Paris Review

Far from home, in the confines of a dim New York apartment where the oppressive skyscrapers further isolate her, Jazmina Barrera offers...


by Brian Fawcett

In this disturbing collection of investigative fictions, Brian Fawcett asserts that the informational white noise of the Global Village is creating a cultural and intellectual breakdown that will eventually...

The Age of Skin

by Dubravka Ugresic & Ellen Elias-Bursac

These essays are written on the skin of the times. Dubravka Ugresic, winner of the Neustadt International Prize and one of Europe’s most influential writers, with biting humor and a multitude of cultural references—from...


by Arthur Saltzman

Lyrical, witty, and elegiac, Nearer’s 25 essays show the imagination at work and play amid the ambiguities, consternations, and beauties of the world.

Tender Points

by Amy Berkowitz

Tender Points is a narrative fractured by trauma. Named after the diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia, the book-length lyric essay explores sexual violence, chronic pain, and patriarchy through lived experience...