BIG THOUGHTS

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

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  1. Otherwise Known as the Human Condition

    Otherwise Known as the Human Condition: Selected Essays and Reviews

    $18.00

    Geoff Dyer has earned the devotion of passionate fans on both sides of the Atlantic through his wildly inventive, romantic novels as well as several brilliant, uncategorizable works of nonfiction. All the while he has been writing some of the wittiest, most incisive criticism we have on an astonishing array of subjects—music, literature, photography, and travel journalism—that, in Dyer’s expert hands, becomes a kind of irresistible self-reportage. Learn More
  2. One Ring Circus

    One Ring Circus: Dispatches from the World of Boxing

    $16.95

    Most readers of Katherine Dunn know and love her for her groundbreaking, National Book Award-nominated, bestselling novel GEEK LOVE; few, however are familiar with her journalistic work, in particular her essays and articles on boxing which she has penned over the last two and a half decades. Learn More
  3. On Bullshit

    On Bullshit

    $9.95

    One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Learn More
  4. Obsolete

    Obsolete: An Encyclopedia of Once-Common Things Passing Us

    $15.95

    Thanks to advancing technology and shifting mores, the amount of change we experience in our lifetimes is truly exceptional. Objects and practices that are commonplace can very quickly become outmoded. In this witty and informative collection of short essays, journalist and social commentator Anna Jane Grossman takes a thoughtful look at what everyday apparatuses, ideas, and behaviors are quickly disappearing—or else have already left the building. Learn More
  5. No Regrets

    No Regrets: 3 Discussions

    $9.00

    A follow-up to n+1's 2007 pamphlet What We Should Have Known, No Regrets talks to twelve writers, editors, academics, and artists about life and reading in their early twenties. Learn More
  6. No Gods No Masters

    No Gods No Masters

    $24.95

    The first English translation of Guerin's monumental anthology of anarchism, published here in one volume. Learn More
  7. Naked

    Naked

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    Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. Learn More
  8. My Heart Is an Idiot: Essays (paperback)

    My Heart Is an Idiot: Essays

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    Davy Rothbart is looking for love in all the wrong places. Learn More
  9. My 1980s And Other Essays

    My 1980s And Other Essays

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    Wayne Koestenbaum returns with a zesty and hyper-literate collection of personal and critical essays. Learn More
  10. More Information Than You Require

    More Information Than You Require

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    The author of The Areas of My Expertise - also known as The Daily Show's 'Resident Expert' and the PC in the iconic Mac ads - picks up exactly where his first book left off. Exactly. Learn More

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