SOCIETY

The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. When You Are Engulfed In Flames

    When You Are Engulfed In Flames

    $16.00

    'David Sedaris's ability to transform the mortification of everyday life into wildly entertaining art,' (The Christian Science Monitor) is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever in this remarkable new book. Learn More
  2. What Would Lynne Tillman Do?

    What Would Lynne Tillman Do?

    $16.95

    Here is an American mind contemplating contemporary society and culture with wit, imagination, and a brave intelligence. Learn More
  3. What Are Intellectuals Good For?

    What Are Intellectuals Good For?

    $15.00

    What Are Intellectuals Good For? contains searching appraisals of a large gallery of twentieth-century intellectuals, including Randolph Bourne, Dwight Macdonald, Lionel Trilling, Irving Howe, Isaiah Berlin, William F. Buckley Jr., Allan Bloom, Richard Rorty, Stanley Fish, Christopher Lasch, Edward Said, Ellen Willis, and Christopher Hitchens. Learn More
  4. Welcome to the Desert of the Real

    Welcome to the Desert of the Real: Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates

    $17.95

    Liberals and conservatives proclaim the end of the American holiday from history. Now the easy games are over; one should take sides. Learn More
  5. We Learn Nothing (paperback)

    We Learn Nothing: Essays And Cartoons

    $16.00

    Satirical cartoonist Tim Kreider here turns his most unflinchingly funny, brutally honest mind to the dark truths of the human condition. Learn More
  6. The Way The World Works

    Way the World Works: Essays

    $25.00

    Nicholson Baker, who "writes like no one else in America" (Newsweek), here assembles his best short pieces from the last fifteen years. Learn More
  7. The Utopia of Rules

    Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy

    $26.95

    From the author of the blockbuster international bestseller Debt: The First 5,000 Years comes a revelatory account of the way bureaucracy rules our lives Learn More
  8. Utilitarianism: A Guide for the Perplexed

    Utilitarianism: A Guide for the Perplexed

    $24.95

    A student's introduction to the historical context, key themes and current debates in Utilitarianism. Learn More
  9. Urgent, Unheard Stories

    Urgent Unheard Stories - SIGNED

    $10.00

    A mini-collection of essays on books, reading, and the world of contemporary literature by Roxane Gay available as a limited edition, signed chapbook. Learn More
  10. Universal Exception

    Universal Exception

    $25.95

    Slavoj Žižek is one of the world's foremost cultural commentators: a prolific writer and thinker, whose adventurous, unorthodox and wide-ranging writings have won him a unique place as one of the most high profile thinkers of our time. Learn More

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