BIG THOUGHTS

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

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  1. Less Than Nothing

    Less Than Nothing: Hegel And The Shadow Of Dialectical Materialism

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    For the last two centuries, Western philosophy has developed in the shadow of Hegel, an influence each new thinker struggles to escape. As a consequence, Hegel’s absolute idealism has become the bogeyman of philosophy, obscuring the fact that he is the defining philosopher of the historical transition to modernity, a period with which our own times share startling similarities. Learn More
  2. 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

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    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
  4. Living in the End Times

    Living in the End Times

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    Zizek analyzes the end of the world at the hands of the "four riders of the apocalypse." Learn More
  5. Lizz Free or Die

    Lizz Free or Die: Essays

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    Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show and one of today's most hilarious comedians and insightful social critics, pens a brilliant account of how she discovered her comedic voice. Learn More
  6. London Peculiar and Other Nonfiction

    London Peculiar and Other Nonfiction

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    Voted by the London Times as one of the best writers since 1945, Michael Moorcock has long been considered one of the top names in science fiction and fantasy. Learn More
  7. Lying

    Lying

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    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
  8. Magic Hours

    Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation

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    In Magic Hours, award-winning essayist Tom Bissell explores the highs and lows of the creative process. Learn More
  9. A Mammal's Notebook

    Mammal's Notebook: The Writings Of Erik Satie

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    This is the largest selection, in any language, of the writings of Erik Satie (1866-1925). Learn More
  10. Manhood for Amateurs

    Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son

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    Michael Chabon “takes [his] brutally observant, unfailingly honest, marvelously human gaze and turns it on his own life” (Time) in this memoir Manhood for Amateurs. Learn More

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