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. 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
  8. 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
  9. Unfinished Projects

    Unfinished Projects: Decolonization and the Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre

    $24.95

    The philosophical roots of Sartre’s anti-colonial stance. Learn More
  10. True Stories, Well Told

    True Stories, Well Told: From the First 20 Years of Creative Nonfiction Magazine

    $15.95

    Creative nonfiction is the literary equivalent of jazz: it’s a rich mix of flavors, ideas, voices, and techniques—some newly invented, and others as old as writing itself. Learn More

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