BIG THOUGHTS

Collections of essays, tomes on big ideas, philosophical treatises and 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Public Opinion

    Public Opinion

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    A penetrative study of democratic theory and the role of citizens in a democracy, this classic by a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner offers a prescient view of the media's function in shaping public perceptions. Learn More
  5. Propaganda

    Propaganda

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    “The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.”—Edward Bernays, Propaganda Learn More
  6. Program Or Be Programmed

    Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age

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    The debate over whether the Net is good or bad for us fills the airwaves and the blogosphere. But for all the heat of claim and counter-claim, the argument is essentially beside the point: It’s here; it’s everywhere. Learn More
  7. Present Shock

    Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

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    "If the end of the twentieth century can be characterized by futurism, the twenty-first can be defined by presentism." Learn More
  8. Portable Henry Rollins

    Portable Henry Rollins

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    A Rollins reader. Learn More
  9. Poking A Dead Frog

    Poking A Dead Frog: Conversations With Today's Top Comedy Writers

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    Amy Poehler, Mel Brooks, Adam McKay, George Saunders, Bill Hader, Patton Oswalt, and many more take us deep inside the mysterious world of comedy in this fascinating, laugh-out-loud-funny book. Learn More
  10. The Partly Cloudy Patriot

    Partly Cloudy Patriot

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    Sarah Vowell travels through the American past and, in doing so, investigates the dusty, bumpy roads of her own life. Learn More

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