BIG THOUGHTS

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

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  1. Horror in Architecture

    Horror In Architecture

    $19.95

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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. How Literature Saved My Life

    How Literature Saved My Life

    $25.95

    In this wonderfully intelligent, stunningly honest, and painfully funny book, acclaimed writer David Shields uses himself as a representative for all readers and writers who seek to find salvation in literature. Learn More
  4. I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts

    I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams

    $24.95

    From the cultural critic Wired called "provocative and cuttingly humorous" comes a viciously funny, joltingly insightful collection of drive-by critiques of contemporary America where chaos is the new normal. Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. I Wear the Black Hat (softcover)

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

    $16.00

    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
  8. In Defense Of Lost Causes

    In Defense Of Lost Causes

    $22.95

    Acclaimed, adrenalin-fuelled manifesto for universal values by 'the most dangerous philosopher in the West.' Learn More
  9. Information Doesn't Want to Be Free

    Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age

    $22.00

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    In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow’s Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Learn More
  10. 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

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