Murakami Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


The Powell's Playlist | August 6, 2014

Graham Joyce: IMG The Powell’s Playlist: Graham Joyce



The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit is set on the English coast in the hot summer of 1976, so the music in this playlist is pretty much all from the... Continue »
  1. $17.47 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$5.50
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Anthologies- General
1 Hawthorne Anthologies- Literature

More copies of this ISBN

Read Hard: Five Years of Great Writing from the Believer

by

Read Hard: Five Years of Great Writing from the Believer Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This volume collects the finest essays and articles from the four-time National Magazine Award–nominated Believer magazine. The book combines all the erudition and wit readers have come to expect from its pages: Jonathan Lethem on Nathanael West, William T. Vollmann on W. G. Sebald, Ben Ehrenreich on Brian Evenson, Paul La Farge on Dungeons and Dragons, and much, much more. Its an essential anthology, collecting the best in creative nonfiction, the best in literary journalism, and the best writing in English from the beginning of the twenty-first century, from one of the smartest, weirdest, and funniest magazines in the country.

Synopsis:

This volume collects pieces from the four-time National Magazine Award-nominated magazine, "The Believer." The book combines all the erudition and wit readers have come to expect from its pages: Jonathan Lethem's bold suggestion that Charles Dickens be read as an "animal novelist," Zadie Smith's detailed explanation of how to write a Zadie Smith novel, Haruki Murakami's deeply personal take on Thelonius Monk, Charles Baxter's glimpse into the history of the human face in fiction. It's an essential anthology, collecting the best in creative nonfiction, the best in literary journalism, and the best writing in English from the beginning of the 21st century, from one of the smartest, weirdest, and funniest magazines in the country.

Synopsis:

This essential anthology--collecting pieces from the National Magazine Award-nominated journal "The Believer"--features the best in creative nonfiction, literary journalism, and the best writing in English from the beginning of the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934781395
Author:
Julavits, Heidi
Publisher:
McSweeney's Books
Editor:
Park, Ed
Editor:
Vida, Vendela
Editor:
Julavits, Heidi; Park, Ed; Vida, Vendela
Author:
Park, Ed
Author:
Vida, Vendela
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
American essays - 21st century
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in 18.5 oz

Other books you might like

  1. Outsider in Amsterdam (Grijpstra &... Used Trade Paper $6.95
  2. I Live Under a Black Sun Used Trade Paper $5.95
  3. Babayaga Used Hardcover $18.50
  4. Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate... Used Trade Paper $8.50
  5. The Bullet's Song: Romantic Violence... New Hardcover $51.25
  6. The Ballad of Dingus Magee
    New Trade Paper $13.50

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » General
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Literature
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Readers from Magazines
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Humanities » Philosophy » General

Read Hard: Five Years of Great Writing from the Believer Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$5.50 In Stock
Product details 336 pages McSweeney's Books - English 9781934781395 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This volume collects pieces from the four-time National Magazine Award-nominated magazine, "The Believer." The book combines all the erudition and wit readers have come to expect from its pages: Jonathan Lethem's bold suggestion that Charles Dickens be read as an "animal novelist," Zadie Smith's detailed explanation of how to write a Zadie Smith novel, Haruki Murakami's deeply personal take on Thelonius Monk, Charles Baxter's glimpse into the history of the human face in fiction. It's an essential anthology, collecting the best in creative nonfiction, the best in literary journalism, and the best writing in English from the beginning of the 21st century, from one of the smartest, weirdest, and funniest magazines in the country.
"Synopsis" by , This essential anthology--collecting pieces from the National Magazine Award-nominated journal "The Believer"--features the best in creative nonfiction, literary journalism, and the best writing in English from the beginning of the 21st century.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.