BIG THOUGHTS

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

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  1. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013

    $14.95

    The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Learn More
  2. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014

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    The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Learn More
  3. Blink

    Blink: The Power Of Thinking Without Thinking

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    In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Learn More
  4. Both Flesh And Not

    Both Flesh and Not: Essays

    $26.99

    Beloved for his epic agony, brilliantly discerning eye, and hilarious and constantly self-questioning tone, David Foster Wallace was heralded by both critics and fans as the voice of a generation. Learn More
  5. Bright-Sided (trade paperback)

    Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America

    $15.00

    A sharp-witted knockdown of America’s love affair with positive thinking and an urgent call for a new commitment to realism. Learn More
  6. Captive Audience

    Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age

    $30.00

    Ten years ago, the United States stood at the forefront of the Internet revolution. With some of the fastest speeds and lowest prices in the world for high-speed Internet access, the nation was poised to be the global leader in the new knowledge-based economy. Learn More
  7. Cataract

    Cataract: Some Notes After Having a Cataract Removed

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    “Behind my right eye hangs a burlap cloth; behind my left eye there's a mirror. . . Before the burlap the visible remains indifferent; before the mirror it begins to play.” Learn More
  8. Changing My Mind (trade paperback)

    Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays

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    A sparkling collection of Zadie Smith’s nonfiction over the past decade. Learn More
  9. Chuck Klosterman IV

    Chuck Klosterman IV

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    A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas. Learn More
  10. Cities Are Good For You

    Cities Are Good for You: The Genius of the Metropolis

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    Cities are where the twenty-first century is really going to happen. Already at the beginning of the century, we became 50% urban as a global population, and by 2050 we're going to be up to 70% urban. So cities could either be our coffin or our ark. Learn More

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