BIG THOUGHTS

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

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  1. Empire of Illusion

    Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle

    $14.95

    A culture that cannot distinguish between reality and illusion dies. And we are dying now. We will either wake from our state of induced childishness, one where trivia and gossip pass for news and information, one where our goal is not justice but an elusive and unattainable happiness, to confront the stark limitations before us, or we will continue our headlong retreat into fantasy. Learn More
  2. The End Of War (paperback)

    End Of War

    $13.00

    War is a fact of human nature. As long as we exist, it exists. That's how the argument goes. Learn More
  3. Essays

    Essays by Wallace Shawn

    $13.95

    In these beautiful essays, Wallace Shawn takes us on a revelatory journey in which the personal and political become one. Learn More
  4. Eye Scream

    Eye Scream

    $15.00

    'I got it from you. Your headlines and head lies. Your hate mail and red tag fire sales. Your justice and your jails.' Learn More
  5. Farther Away: Essays (trade paperback edition)

    Farther Away: Essays

    $16.00

    Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom was the runaway most-discussed novel of 2010, an ambitious and searching engagement with life in America in the twenty-first century. In The New York Times Book Review, Sam Tanenhaus proclaimed it “a masterpiece of American fiction” and lauded its illumination, “through the steady radiance of its author’s profound moral intelligence, [of] the world we thought we knew.” Learn More
  6. Fate, Time, and Language

    Fate, Time, and Language: An Essay on Free Will

    $19.95

    In 1962, the philosopher Richard Taylor used six commonly accepted presuppositions to imply that human beings have no control over the future. Learn More
  7. Final Fridays

    Final Fridays: Essays, Lectures, Tributes And Other Non-Fiction, 1995-2010

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    For decades, acclaimed author John Barth has strayed from his Monday-through-Thursday-morning routine of fiction-writing and dedicated Friday mornings to the muse of nonfiction. Learn More
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    Four Arguments For The Elimination of Television

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    A total departure from previous writing about television, this book is the first ever to advocate that the medium is not reformable. Learn More
  9. Generation Of Swine

    Generation Of Swine

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    Gonzo Papers Volume 2: Tales Of Shame And Degradation In The '80s. Learn More
  10. Get Real

    Get Real

    $10.00

    Fine art = imperialism, popular music = despotism, nations = youth cliques, excessive qualifiers in our speech = that of capital. Learn More

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