BIG THOUGHTS

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

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  1. Yes Please

    Yes Please

    $28.99

    In Amy Poehler’s highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious. Learn More
  2. Winter Journal

    Winter Journal

    $26.00

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    From the bestselling novelist and author of The Invention of Solitude, a moving and highly personal meditation on the body, time, and language itself. Learn More
  3. Why Not Me?

    Why Not Me?

    $25.00

    NOT YET AVAILABLE. This title will be released on September 15, 2015. Pre-order now! Note: release dates and prices are tentative. Learn More
  4. 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
  5. The Utopia of Rules

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

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    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
  6. Utilitarianism: A Guide for the Perplexed

    Utilitarianism: A Guide for the Perplexed

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    A student's introduction to the historical context, key themes and current debates in Utilitarianism. Learn More
  7. Universal Exception

    Universal Exception

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    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
  8. Unfinished Projects

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

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    The philosophical roots of Sartre’s anti-colonial stance. Learn More
  9. The Ecstasy of Influence

    The Ecstasy of Influence: Nonfictions, Etc.

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    What’s a novelist supposed to do with contemporary culture? And what’s contemporary culture sup­posed to do with novelists? In The Ecstasy of Influence, Jonathan Lethem, tangling with what he calls the “white elephant” role of the writer as public intellectual, arrives at an astonishing range of answers. Learn More
  10. The Birth (And Death) of the Cool

    The Birth (And Death) of the Cool

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    It’s hard to imagine that “the cool” could ever go out of style. After all, cool is style. Isn’t it? And it may be harder to imagine a world where people no longer aspire to coolness. Learn More

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