BIG THOUGHTS

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

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  1. Empathy Exams

    Empathy Exams: Essays

    $15.00

    From personal loss to phantom diseases, a bold and brilliant collection, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize Learn More
  2. Empire of Illusion

    Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle

    $14.95

    A culture that cannot distinguish between reality and illusion dies. And we are dying now. We will either wake from our state of induced childishness, one where trivia and gossip pass for news and information, one where our goal is not justice but an elusive and unattainable happiness, to confront the stark limitations before us, or we will continue our headlong retreat into fantasy. Learn More
  3. 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
  4. Essays

    Essays by Wallace Shawn

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    In these beautiful essays, Wallace Shawn takes us on a revelatory journey in which the personal and political become one. Learn More
  5. Event

    Event: A Philosophical Journey Through A Concept

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    Probably the most famous living philosopher, Slavoj Žižek explores the meaning of events in this short and digestible book. Learn More
  6. Eye Scream

    Eye Scream

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    'I got it from you. Your headlines and head lies. Your hate mail and red tag fire sales. Your justice and your jails.' Learn More
  7. Farther Away: Essays (trade paperback edition)

    Farther Away: Essays

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    Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom was the runaway most-discussed novel of 2010, an ambitious and searching engagement with life in America in the twenty-first century. In The New York Times Book Review, Sam Tanenhaus proclaimed it “a masterpiece of American fiction” and lauded its illumination, “through the steady radiance of its author’s profound moral intelligence, [of] the world we thought we knew.” Learn More
  8. Fate, Time, and Language

    Fate, Time, and Language: An Essay on Free Will

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    In 1962, the philosopher Richard Taylor used six commonly accepted presuppositions to imply that human beings have no control over the future. Learn More
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    Four Arguments For The Elimination of Television

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    A total departure from previous writing about television, this book is the first ever to advocate that the medium is not reformable. Learn More
  10. Generation Of Swine

    Generation Of Swine

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    Gonzo Papers Volume 2: Tales Of Shame And Degradation In The '80s. Learn More

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