BIG THOUGHTS

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

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  1. Good Prose

    Good Prose: The Art Of Nonfiction

    $16.00

    Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. Learn More
  2. Goodbye To The Nervous Apprehension

    Goodbye To The Nervous Apprehension

    $10.00

    Across eleven essays, Michael Heald compulsively measures himself against men like Eli Manning, Ryan Gosling, and Stephen Malkmus, and always comes up short. Learn More
  3. Half Empty (trade paperback)

    Half Empty

    $14.95

    The inimitably witty David Rakoff, New York Times bestselling author of Don’t Get Too Comfortable, defends the commonsensical notion that you should always assume the worst, because you’ll never be disappointed. Learn More
  4. Hardcore Zen

    Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies And The Truth About Reality

    $14.95

    Question authority. Question society. Question reality. Question yourself. Question your conclusions, your judgments, your answers. Question this. Learn More
  5. hold everything dear

    Hold Everything Dear

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    John Berger occupies a unique position in the international cultural landscape: artist, filmmaker, poet, philosopher, novelist, essayist, he is also a deeply thoughtful political activist. Learn More
  6. Holidays On Ice

    Holidays On Ice

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    A collection of David Sedaris' essays. Learn More
  7. How Did You Get This Number

    How Did You Get This Number

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    Sloane Crosley, the brilliantly funny "fountain of observations" (Boston Globe), now takes readers from a bear-infested wedding in Alaska to a run-in with clowns in Portugal in a new collection of essays about the messiest and most unexpected dilemmas life has to offer. Learn More
  8. I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like: Mostly True Tall Tales

    I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like: Mostly True Tall Tales

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    For years, Todd Snider has been one of the most beloved country-folk singers in the United States, compared to Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, John Prine, and dozens of others. Learn More
  9. I Totally Meant To Do That

    I Totally Meant to Do That

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    Jane Borden is a hybrid too horrifying to exist: a hipster-debutante. She was reared in a propert Southern home in Greensboro, North Carolina, sent to boarding school in Virginia, and then went on to join a sorority in Chapel Hill. She next moved to New York and discovered that none of this grooming meant a lick to anyone. In fact, she hid her upbringing for many years--it was easier than explaining what a debutante "does" (the short answer: not much). Learn More
  10. I Wear the Black Hat (softcover)

    I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined)

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    From New York Times bestselling author, “one of America’s top cultural critics” (Entertainment Weekly), and “The Ethicist” for The New York Times Magazine, comes a new book of all original pieces on villains and villainy. Learn More

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