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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 Essays

by Francis Bacon

One of the major political figures of his time, Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) served in the court of Elizabeth I and ultimately became Lord Chancellor under James I in 1617. A scholar, wit, lawyer and statesman,...

Are You Kidding Me?!

by Lesley Crewe

For the first time, bestselling novelist, columnist, and humorist Lesley Crewe's finest newspaper columns are collected in one place.

Not merely razor sharp, Lesley's wit is also ocean wide, taking in everything...

Stranger Faces

by Namwali Serpell

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

A New Yorker Best Book of 2020

"Wise, warm, witty and dizzyingly wide-ranging."—The New York Times

"Serpell’s vital treatise is one readers will find themselves returning...

Best Kind

by Robert Finley

In Best Kind, editor and essayist Robert Finley introduces twelve of the most exciting essay writers currently working in Newfoundland. Highlighting a varied and electrifying range of new voices, this groundbreaking...

Against Death

by Elee Kraljii Gardiner

Against Death: 35 Essays On Living articulates the personal experiences of each author’s “near-deathness,” utilizing fresh and inventive language to represent what “magical thinking” proposes. These...

The Quitters

by Carlo Matos

This hard-hitting collection of creative essays explores the beauty and pain embedded in some of our favorite rough-and-tumble pastimes—roller derby, mixed martial arts, and teaching. Carlo Matos ties it all...

The Road

by Jack London & Mint Editions

During the catastrophic economic depression of the 1890s, young Jack London found himself in the same situation as many others—homeless and unemployed. After a failed American investment and crop failure,...

Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

by Jerome K. Jerome & Mint Editions

At a young age, author Jerome K. Jerome found a hobby that he was extremely skilled at, and very passionate about—idleness. He was thrilled at the amount of time he could waste doing nothing, frustrating...

The Sacred Wood

by T.S. Eliot & Mint Editions

The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism (1920) is a collection of essays by T.S. Eliot. Although Eliot is primarily recognized as one of the twentieth century’s leading English poets, he was also a...