BIG THOUGHTS

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

Items 81 to 90 of 167 total

per page
Page:
  1. 7
  2. 8
  3. 9
  4. 10
  5. 11

List  Grid 

Set Descending Direction
  1. letterati cover

    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
  2. Living in the End Times

    Living in the End Times

    $22.95

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

    Lizz Free or Die: Essays

    $25.95

    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
  4. London Peculiar and Other Nonfiction

    London Peculiar and Other Nonfiction

    $23.95

    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
  5. 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
  6. Magic Hours

    Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation

    $14.00

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

    Mammal's Notebook: The Writings Of Erik Satie

    $35.00

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

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

    $14.99

    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
  9. Maps & Legends

    Maps And Legends: Reading And Writing Along The Borderlands

    $14.99

    Michael Chabon's sparkling first book of nonfiction is a love song in sixteen parts - a series of linked essays in praise of reading and writing, with subjects running from ghost stories to comic books, Sherlock Holmes to Cormac McCarthy. Learn More
  10. Me Talk Pretty One Day

    Me Talk Pretty One Day

    $14.99

    Another collection of Sedaris' hysterical essays. Learn More

Items 81 to 90 of 167 total

per page
Page:
  1. 7
  2. 8
  3. 9
  4. 10
  5. 11

List  Grid 

Set Descending Direction