BIG THOUGHTS

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

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  1. Slouching Towards Bethlehem

    Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays

    $15.00

    The first nonfiction work by one of the most distinctive prose stylists of our era, Slouching Towards Bethlehem remains, forty years after its first publication, the essential portrait of America-- particularly California--in the sixties. Learn More
  2. Sincerity

    Sincerity: How a moral ideal born five hundred years ago inspired religious wars, modern art, hipster chic, and the curious notion that we all have something to say (no matter how dull)

    $25.95

    A cultural and intellectual history of sincerity, from its emergence during the Protestant Reformation to its present incarnations and adversaries. Learn More
  3. Silver Screen Fiend

    Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film

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    New York Times bestselling author, comedian, and actor Patton Oswalt shares his entertaining memoir about coming of age as a performer and writer in the late ’90s while obsessively watching classic films at the legendary New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles. Learn More
  4. Sick In The Head

    Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy

    $27.00

    From the writer and director of Knocked Up and the producer of Freaks and Geeks comes a collection of intimate, hilarious conversations with the biggest names in comedy from the past thirty years—including Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Roseanne Barr, Harold Ramis, Louis C.K., Chris Rock, and Lena Dunham. Learn More
  5. Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm

    Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm

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    BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND TELEVISION STAR ROSEANNE BARR IS BACK—WITH A VENGEANCE—AND THE RESULT IS ROSEANNEARCHY. Learn More
  6. Roomanitarian

    Roomanitarian

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    Henry Rollins returns to the combative prose that has won him critical acclaim and a legion of devoted fans. Learn More
  7. Reality Hunger: A Manifesto

    Reality Hunger: A Manifesto

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    An open call for new literary and other art forms to match the complexities of the twenty-first century. Learn More
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    Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work And What They Mean

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    Suddenly, comics are everywhere: a newly matured art form, filling bookshelves with brilliant, innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary culture. Learn More
  9. Rad Dad

    Rad Dad: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Fatherhood

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    Combining the best of the award-winning magazine Rad Dad and the Daddy Dialectic blog, this compilation features the best essays written for fathers by a multitude of dads from different walks of life. Learn More
  10. Pulphead

    Pulphead: Essays

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    In Pulphead, John Jeremiah Sullivan takes us on an exhilarating tour of our popular, unpopular, and at times completely forgotten culture. Simultaneously channeling the gonzo energy of Hunter S. Thompson and the wit and insight of Joan Didion, Sullivan shows us—with a laidback, erudite Southern charm that’s all his own—how we really (no, really) live now. Learn More

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