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The Empathy Exams: Essays
The Empathy Exams: Essays
by Leslie Jamison
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From personal loss to phantom diseases, a bold and brilliant collection, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize Beginning with her experience as a medical actor who was paid to act out symptoms for medical students to diagnose, Leslie Jamisons... (read more)

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The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories
The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories
by Marina Keegan
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An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world’s attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation. Marina Keegan’s star was... (read more)

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The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait
The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait
by Blake Bailey
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The renowned biographer's unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins — his own. Meet the Baileys: Burck, a prosperous lawyer once voted the American Legion's "Citizen of the Year" in his tiny hometown of Vinita, Oklahoma; his wife Marlies, who... (read more)

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing
Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing
by Nina Sankovitch
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andlt;B andgt;The author of the much-admired andlt;I andgt;Tolstoy and the Purple Chairandlt;/Iandgt; goes on a quest through the history of letters and her own personal correspondence to discover and celebrate what is special about the handwritten... (read more)

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Fare Forward: Letters from David Markson
Fare Forward: Letters from David Markson
by Laura (edt) Sims
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David Markson earned his reputation as a master innovator of 20th and 21st-century fiction with his iconoclastic approach to plot, narrative, and character. His critically acclaimed novels include: Springer’s Progress (Holt, Rinehart and Winston... (read more)

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Southern Sin: True Stories of the Sultry South and Women Behaving Badly
Southern Sin: True Stories of the Sultry South and Women Behaving Badly
by Lee (edt) Gutkind
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23 strange-but-true stories of women flirting with perdition... In the steamy South, temptation is as wild and plentiful as kudzu. Whether the sin in question is skinny-dipping or becoming an unlikely porn star, running rum or renting out a room to a... (read more)

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Red Doc> (Vintage Contemporaries)
Red Doc> (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Anne Carson
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**New York Magazine's Top 10 Books of 2013** **GoodReads Reader’s Choice Award Winner** Some years ago I wrote a book about a boy named Geryon who was red and had wings and fell in love with Herakles. Recently I began to wonder what happened to... (read more)

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The Promise of Hope: New and Selected Poems, 1964-2013 (African Poetry Book)
The Promise of Hope: New and Selected Poems, 1964-2013 (African Poetry Book)
by Kofi Awoonor
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Kofi Awoonor, one of Ghanas most accomplished poets, had for almost half a century committed himself to teaching, political engagement, and the literary arts. The one constant that guided and shaped his many occupations and roles in life was poetry.... (read more)

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Pirates You Don't Know, and Other Adventures in the Examined Life: Collected Essays
Pirates You Don't Know, and Other Adventures in the Examined Life: Collected Essays
by John Griswold
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For nearly ten years John Griswold has been publishing his essays in Inside Higher Ed, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Brevity, Ninth Letter, and Adjunct Advocate, many under the pen name Oronte Churm. Churm’s topics have ranged widely... (read more)

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Rumi's Little Book of Love: 150 Poems That Speak to the Heart
Rumi's Little Book of Love: 150 Poems That Speak to the Heart
by Maryam Mafi
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Rumi, one of the most celebrated mystics of all time, chose poetry to communicate his deep spiritual experiences. His language, that of love in its purest form, speaks to us today as it did seven hundred years ago, surpassing time and bridging cultures... (read more)

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The Withering World
The Withering World
by Sandor Marai
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The first translation of Márai's poems into English, in a dual-language edition Although he is now mostly remembered as a novelist, it is as a poet and translator of poetry that Sándor Márai first made his name in the... (read more)

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Madman at Kilifi (African Poetry Book)
Madman at Kilifi (African Poetry Book)
by Clifton Gachagua
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Clifton Gachaguas collection Madman at Kilifi, winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets, concerns itself with the immediacy of cultures in flux, cybercommunication and the language of consumerism, polyglot politics and intrigue, sexual... (read more)

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School
School
by Jen Currin
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"Her poetry is a subversion of the dominant paradigms in this country . . . one ride that will leave you gripping both sides of the canoe."—Lambda Literary Review At times a call to action and at others an intimate conversation between friends,... (read more)

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Holy Days of Obligation: Essays
Holy Days of Obligation: Essays
by Christopher Buckley
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Holy Days of Obligation, the third part of Christopher Buckley's memoir trilogy is a book about place and vocation. Set primarily in Santa Barbara and Montecito in the 1950's and 60's, among the woods and natural elements all around him, in the residue... (read more)

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Dream Visions and Other Poems (Norton Critical Edition)
Dream Visions and Other Poems (Norton Critical Edition)
by Geoffrey Chaucer
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The texts are extensively glossed and are accompanied by individual introductions and explanatory annotations. A lightly regularized system of spellings has been adopted. No prior knowledge of Chaucer is assumed. "Contexts" connects the poems to their... (read more)

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Letters to a Young Poet
Letters to a Young Poet
by Rainer Maria Rilke
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Rilke's powerfully touching letters to an aspiring young poet   At the start of the twentieth century, Rainer Maria Rilke wrote a series of letters to a young officer cadet, advising him on writing, love, sex, suffering, and the nature of advice... (read more)

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I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan
I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan
by Seamus Murphy
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An eye-opening collection of clandestine poems by Afghan women Because my loves American, blisters blossom on my heart. Afghans revere poetry, particularly the high literary forms that derive from Persian or Arabic. But the poem above is a folk couplet... (read more)

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The Best of McSweeney's Internet Tendency
The Best of McSweeney's Internet Tendency
by Christopher Monks and John Warner
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Back in 1998, the internet was young and wild and free. Along with listservs, pornography, and listservs dedicated to pornography, there was a website that ran all its articles in the same font and within abnormally narrow margins. This site was called... (read more)

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Dante's House
Dante's House
by Richard Greene
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Taking as its subject the rumors, misunderstandings, and half-truths that often comprise our knowledge of others, this latest collection of poems from Richard Greene captures the various states of feeling that come with a flawed life. Moving from his... (read more)

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Selected Poems and Songs (Oxford Worlds Classics)
Selected Poems and Songs (Oxford Worlds Classics)
by Robert Burns
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'The Poetic Genius of my Country...bade me sing the loves, the joys, the rural scenes and rural pleasures of my natal Soil, in my native tongue.' Many of the poems and songs of Robert Burns (1759-96) are familiar to readers the world over: lyrical... (read more)

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