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By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review

By: N/A

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Picador: November 2015

Seller ID: 16579

ISBN: 125007469X

Condition: New


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Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction

By: Alec Nevala-Lee

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Dey Street Books: October 2018

Seller ID: 18219

ISBN: 006257194X

Condition: New


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Libertarians on the Prairie: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books

By: Christine Woodside

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Arcade: September 2016

Seller ID: 17683

ISBN: 1628726563

Condition: New


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Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World

By: Christopher de Hamel

Price: $28.45

Publisher: Penguin Press: October 2017

Seller ID: 16502

ISBN: 1594206112

Condition: New


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The African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense

By: Daniel Menaker

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: October 2016

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 18238

ISBN: 054480063X

Condition: Collectible - Like New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 256 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. FIRST EDITION, 1st printing. NEW off the shelf, NOT ex-library, remaindered or book club edition. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. SIGNED by author and illustrator, tipped-in. Book otherwise new with clean text and tight binding. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Golden Thread: A History of Writing

By: Ewan Clayton

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Counterpoint: February 2014

Seller ID: 17664

ISBN: 1619022427

Condition: New


From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and services in ancient Mesopotamia, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the twenty-first-century users of desktop computers, the story of writing is the story of human civilization itself. Calligraphy expert Ewan Clayton traces the history of an invention which--ever since our ancestors made the transition from a nomadic to an agrarian way of life in the eighth century BC--has been the method of codification and dissemination of ideas in every field of human endeavour, and a motor of cultural,... View more info

Reading behind Bars: A True Story of Literature, Law, and Life as a Prison Librarian

By: Jill Grunenwald

Price: $16.10

Publisher: Skyhorse: July 2019

Seller ID: 17013

ISBN: 1510737065

Condition: New


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An Informal History of the Hugos: A Personal Look Back at the Hugo Awards, 1953-2000

By: Jo Walton

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Tor Books: August 2018

Seller ID: 17697

ISBN: 0765379082

Condition: New


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An Informal History of the Hugos: A Personal Look Back at the Hugo Awards, 1953-2000

By: Jo Walton

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Tor Books: August 2018

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 17723

ISBN: 0765379082

Condition: Collectible - Like New


SIGNED by the author and in brand new condition exceptf or publisher’s remainder dot on the bottom of the textblock. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of the Blockbuster Novel

By: Jodie Archer,Matthew L. Jockers

Price: $15.15

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: September 2016

Seller ID: 16756

ISBN: 1250088275

Condition: New


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Writing About World Literature: A Guide for Students

By: Karen Gocsik,Robert Kirschen

Price: $18.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: April 2012

Seller ID: 16637

ISBN: 0393918807

Condition: New


Writing about World Literature, a new guide created to accompany the Norton Anthology, covers the processes and particulars of writing in the world literature survey course. Starting with the essential question, "What is Academic Writing," the guide takes students step-by-step through the writing process - from generating ideas to researching to revising. It includes an entire chapter on the different types of writing about world literature - including textual and contextual analyses. View more info

Image for Five Works by Octavio Paz: Conjunctions and Disjunctions / Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare / The Monkey Grammarian / On Poets and Others / Alternating Current (Arcade Classics)

Five Works by Octavio Paz: Conjunctions and Disjunctions / Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare / The Monkey Grammarian / On Poets and Others / Alternating Current (Arcade Classics)

By: Octavio Paz

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Arcade: July 2012

Seller ID: 16989

ISBN: 1611453119

Condition: New


One of the great thinkers of the twentieth century has some of his finest art, culture and literary criticism collected here for the first time. A Nobel laureate, Octavio Paz s lucid poetry has been translated by such luminaries as Mark Strand, Elizabeth Bishop, and Samuel Beckett, while his work as a diplomat earned him the German Peace Prize late in life. His extraordinary essays, however, have rarely been gathered in one place. In Conjunctions and Disjunctions (2005), he explores the duality of human nature in all its variations in cultures around the world. In Marcel Duchamp (2005), he con... View more info

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My Life in Middlemarch

By: Rebecca Mead

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Crown Publishers: January 2014

Seller ID: 16786

ISBN: 0307984761

Condition: New


A "New Yorker" writer revisits the seminal book of her youth--"Middlemarch"-- and fashions a singular, involving story of how a passionate attachment to a great work of literature can shape our lives and help us to read our own histories. Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal town when she first read George Eliot's "Middlemarch," regarded by many as the greatest English novel. After gaining admission to Oxford, and moving to the United States to become a journalist, through several love affairs, then marriage and family, Mead read and reread "Middlemarch." The novel, which V... View more info

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A History of Children's Books in 100 Books

By: Roderick Cave,Sara Ayad

Price: $20.85

Publisher: Firefly Books: October 2017

Seller ID: 16818

ISBN: 1770859578

Condition: New


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Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger

By: Stephen H. Grant

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: April 2014

Seller ID: 17610

ISBN: 1421411873

Condition: New


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The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie

By: Wendy McClure

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Riverhead Books: April 2011

Seller ID: 16784

ISBN: 1594487804

Condition: New


For anyone who has ever wanted to step into the world of a favorite book, here is a pioneer pilgrimage, a tribute to Laura Ingalls Wilder, and a hilarious account of butter-churning obsession. Wendy McClure is on a quest to find the world of beloved "Little House on the Prairie" author Laura Ingalls Wilder-a fantastic realm of fiction, history, and places she's never been to, yet somehow knows by heart. She retraces the pioneer journey of the Ingalls family- looking for the Big Woods among the medium trees in Wisconsin, wading in Plum Creek, and enduring a prairie hailstorm in South Dakot... View more info