LITERATURE

"And for God's sake, don't let me ever hear you say, 'I can't read fiction. I only have time for the truth.' Fiction is the truth, fool! Ever hear of 'literature'? That means fiction too, stupid." -John Waters

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  1. Emmaus

    Emmaus

    $13.00

    The secular and the pious. The rich and the poor. Those with "a capacity for destiny" and those who "cannot afford it." Learn More
  2. The End Of War (paperback)

    End Of War

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    War is a fact of human nature. As long as we exist, it exists. That's how the argument goes. Learn More
  3. Essentially Odd

    Essentially Odd: A Catalog of Products Created For and Sold at the 826 Stores

    $16.00

    One of the ways that 826 National funds its tutoring programming is by running storefronts in each city. Learn More
  4. The Expeditioners

    Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon

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    Computers have failed, electricity is extinct, and the race to discover new lands is underway! Learn More
  5. Fragile Acts

    Fragile Acts

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    The world is terrifying and exhilarating. Believing firmly in the romantic notion that “embellishment is love,” Allan Peterson in Fragile Acts combines the intellectual force of T.S. Eliot and Wallace Stevens, the ethereal wonder of Robert Hass, and the tight lyric beauty of Elizabeth Bishop and Donald Hall. These steely, wide-ranging poems are at once personal and philosophical, incisive and meditative—funny, serious, compassionate and searching. Learn More
  6. Girl At The Bottom Of The Sea

    Girl at the Bottom of the Sea

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    Sophie Swankowski is the hero from the stories she's been hearing all her life: she's the girl who will save the world. Or so she's been told. Learn More
  7. Hang Glider and Mud Mask

    Hang Glider and Mud Mask

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    One lives high in the sky. The other lives deep underground. Learn More
  8. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

    Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

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    Egger's auto-biography. The book that started it all. Learn More
  9. Here Comes The Cat!

    Here Comes the Cat

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    A classic parable in the tradition of Chicken Little. Learn More
  10. High Rise Stories

    High Rise Stories: Voices from Chicago Public Housing

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    In the gripping first-person accounts of High Rise Stories, former residents of Chicago’s iconic public housing projects describe life in the now-demolished high-rises. Learn More
  11. Hope Deferred

    Hope Deferred: Narratives of Zimbabwean Lives

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    The fifth volume in the Voice of Witness series presents the narratives of Zimbabweans whose lives have been affected by the country’s political, economic, and human rights crises. This book asks the question: How did a country with so much promise—a stellar education system, a growing middle class of professionals, a sophisticated economic infrastructure, a liberal constitution, and an independent judiciary—go so wrong? Learn More
  12. Hot Pink (paperback edition)

    Hot Pink

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    Adam Levin’s debut novel The Instructions was one of the most buzzed-about books of 2010, a sprawling universe of “death-defying sentences, manic wit, exciting provocations and simple human warmth” (Rolling Stone). Learn More
  13. Housekeeping Vs. The Dirt

    Housekeeping Vs. The Dirt

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    In his latest collection of essays, critic and author Nick Hornby continues the feverish survey of his swollen bookshelves, offering funny, intelligent, and unblinkered accounts of the stuff he's been reading. Learn More
  14. How to Dress for Every Occasion by The Pope

    How to Dress for Every Occasion By The Pope

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    Want to dress like the Pope? Well, why not? Learn More
  15. How We Are Hungry

    How We Are Hungry

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    A gripping, lyrical, always intensely soulful group of stories written over the past four years. Learn More
  16. I Found This Funny (trade paperback)

    I Found This Funny: My Favorite Pieces of Humor and Some That May Not Be Funny At All

    $16.00

    I Found This Funny is a compilation of work by some of Judd Apatow's favorite authors. The book showcases many different styles of writing, from fiction to short humor to essays to comedy sketches to poetry. Learn More
  17. Information Doesn't Want To Be Free (paperback)

    Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age

    $15.00

    In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow’s Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Learn More
  18. Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons

    Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons

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    People in U.S. prisons are routinely subjected to physical, sexual, and mental abuse. While this has been documented in male prisons, women in prison often suffer in relative anonymity. Learn More
  19. It Chooses You

    It Chooses You

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    In the summer of 2009, Miranda July was struggling to finish writing the screenplay for her much-anticipated second film. Learn More
  20. Keep Our Secrets

    Keep Our Secrets

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    Two young children tour their noisy house with fresh eyes, discovering along the way that all is not as it seems. Learn More
  21. Lost Sloth

    Lost Sloth

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    Sloth's phone rings and rings. He races across the room to answer the call, but he's a sloth, so it takes a while. The phone says he's won an afternoon shopping spree! Can the sloth get to the store in time to claim his prize? Learn More
  22. Lucky Peach #4

    Lucky Peach #4

    $12.00

    Lucky Peach is a journal of food writing, published on a quarterly basis by McSweeney’s. It is a creation of David Chang, the James Beard Award–winning chef behind the Momofuku restaurants in New York, Momofuku cookbook cowriter Peter Meehan, and Zero Point Zero Production—producers of the Travel Channel’s Emmy Award–winning Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. Learn More
  23. Lucky Peach #5

    Lucky Peach #5

    $12.00

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    Lucky Peach is a journal of food writing, published on a quarterly basis by McSweeney’s. It is a creation of David Chang, the James Beard Award–winning chef behind the Momofuku restaurants in New York, Momofuku cookbook cowriter Peter Meehan, and Zero Point Zero Production—producers of the Travel Channel’s Emmy Award–winning Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. Learn More
  24. Lucky Peach #6

    Lucky Peach #6

    $12.00

    Lucky Peach is a journal of food writing, published on a quarterly basis by McSweeney’s. It is a creation of David Chang, the James Beard Award–winning chef behind the Momofuku restaurants in New York, Momofuku cookbook cowriter Peter Meehan, and Zero Point Zero Production—producers of the Travel Channel’s Emmy Award–winning Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. Learn More
  25. Lucky Peach #7

    Lucky Peach #7

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    The Travel Issue. Learn More

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