Pulphead

Author: John Jeremiah Sullivan
Publisher: FSG Originals
ISBN: 1429995041
Size: 74.41 MB
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In Pulphead, John Jeremiah Sullivan takes us on an exhilarating tour of our popular, unpopular, and at times completely forgotten culture.

The Best American Essays 2014

Author: John Jeremiah Sullivan
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544309324
Size: 22.47 MB
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. . Exhilarating.” — Publishers Weekly The Best American Essays 2014 is selected and introduced by John Jeremiah Sullivan, author of the critically acclaimed essay collection Pulphead.

Blood Horses

Author: John Jeremiah Sullivan
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448114365
Size: 63.65 MB
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The result is Blood Horses, a wise, humorous and often beautiful memoir exploring the relationship between man and horse and the relationship between a sportswriter’s son and his late father.

Shame And Wonder

Author: David Searcy
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812993950
Size: 31.59 MB
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Praise for Shame and Wonder “Astonishment is a quality central to David Searcy’s Shame and Wonder. . . . What unites these twenty-one essays . . . is the sense of a wildly querying intelligence suspended in a state of awe. . .

Neck Deep And Other Predicaments

Author: Ander Monson
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1555974597
Size: 24.13 MB
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In an ecclectic compilation of essays, the author of Other Electricities utilizes unexpectedly nonliterary forms to explore such diverse topics as the history of mining in northern Michigan, disc golf, topology, car washes, snow, and more.

Loitering

Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
Publisher: Text Publishing
ISBN: 1925095533
Size: 80.69 MB
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' NPR 'This powerful collection highlights D'Ambrosio's ability to mine his personal history for painful truths about the frailty of family and the strange quest to understand oneself, and in turn, be understood.

Cat Is Art Spelled Wrong

Author: Caroline Casey
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566894123
Size: 26.28 MB
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The book, if the Kickstarter campaign reaches its $25,000 goal, will be titled Cat is Art Spelled Wrong, and examine themes like what makes something art, whether art is good or bad, and how taste develops.

The Empathy Exams

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1847088414
Size: 66.44 MB
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The subjects of this stylish and audacious collection of essays range from an assault in Nicaragua to a Morgellons meeting; from Frida Kahlo's plaster casts to a gangland tour of LA. Jamison is interested in how we tell stories about injury ...

Waiting For The Barbarians

Author: Daniel Mendelsohn
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 159017609X
Size: 56.55 MB
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Also gathered here are essays devoted to the art of fiction, from Jonathan Littell’s Holocaust blockbuster The Kindly Ones to forgotten gems like the novels of Theodor Fontane.