BIG THOUGHTS

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

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  1. Horror in Architecture

    Horror In Architecture

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    This book looks at the idea of horror and its analogues in architecture. In these, normal compositions become strange: extra limbs appear, holes open where they should not, individual objects are doubled or split or perversely occupied. Learn More
  2. How Did You Get This Number

    How Did You Get This Number

    $15.00

    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
  3. 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

    $16.99

    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
  4. I Totally Meant To Do That

    I Totally Meant to Do That

    $14.00

    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
  5. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) (trade paperback)

    Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

    $14.00

    Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one last thing about this, and then I swear I’ll shut up about it?” Learn More
  6. Kama Sutra

    Kama Sutra (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    $15.00

    A gorgeous deluxe edition of the world's most celebrated guide to life, love, relationships and pleasure. Learn More
  7. Learning To Live Finally

    Learning To Live Finally: The Last Interview

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    With death looming, Jacques Derrida, the world's most famous philosopher, sat down with Jean Birnbaum of the French daily Le Monde. Learn More
  8. Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls (paperback)

    Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls

    $17.00

    A new collection of essays from the #1 New York Times bestselling author who has been called "the preeminent humorist of his generation" (Entertainment Weekly). Learn More
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    Letterati: An Unauthorized Look At Scrabble And The People Who Play It

    $16.95

    This guide charts the development of competitive Scrabble in North America and the control of the game exerted by Hasbro, Inc., the holder of the game's trademark. Learn More
  10. Lying

    Lying

    $16.99

    As it was in Anna Karenina, Madame Bovary, and Othello, so it is in life. Most forms of private vice and public evil are kindled and sustained by lies. Acts of adultery and other personal betrayals, financial fraud, government corruption—even murder and genocide—generally require an additional moral defect: a willingness to lie. Learn More

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