BIG THOUGHTS

Collections of essays, tomes on big ideas, philosophical treatises and more.

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  1. Against Football

    Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto

    $22.95

    New York Times bestselling author Steve Almond takes on America’s biggest sacred cow: football. Learn More
  2. The Argonauts

    Argonauts

    $23.00

    An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family. Learn More
  3. Assholes

    Assholes: A Theory

    $23.95

    In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary. Learn More
  4. Between You & Me

    Between You And Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

    $24.95

    The most irreverent and helpful book on language since the #1 New York Times bestseller Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Learn More
  5. Cataract

    Cataract: Some Notes After Having a Cataract Removed

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    “Behind my right eye hangs a burlap cloth; behind my left eye there's a mirror. . . Before the burlap the visible remains indifferent; before the mirror it begins to play.” Learn More
  6. Citizen

    Citizen: An American Lyric

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    Claudia Rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-first-century daily life and in the media. Learn More
  7. Culture Crash

    Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class

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    Change is no stranger to us in the twenty-first century. We must constantly adjust to an evolving world, to transformation and innovation. But for many thousands of creative artists, a torrent of recent changes has made it all but impossible to earn a living. Learn More
  8. The Essential Ellen Willis

    Essential Ellen Willis

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    Out of the Vinyl Deeps, published in 2011, introduced a new generation to the incisive, witty, and merciless voice of Ellen Willis through her pioneering rock music criticism. Learn More
  9. Food: A Love Story

    Food: A Love Story

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    “What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here’s why: I’m a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I’d highly recommend that you do not read his book.” Learn More
  10. Happiness: A Philosopher's Guide

    Happiness: A Philosopher's Guide

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    A huge bestseller in Europe, Frederic Lenoir’s Happiness is an exciting journey that examines how history’s greatest philosophers and religious figures have answered life’s most fundamental question: What is happiness and how do I achieve it? Learn More

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