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American Odysseys: Writings by New Americans

Daniel Alarcon

American Odysseys is an anthology of twenty-two writers drawn from the shortlist for the 2011 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature. Including work by Dinaw Mengestu, Téa Obreht, Yiyun Li, and introduced by poet Charles Simic, this collection... (read more)

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The Anti-American Manifesto

Ted Rall

In arguably the most radical book published in decades, cartoonist/columnist Ted Rall has produced the book he was always meant to write: a new manifesto for an America heading toward economic and political collapse. While others mourn the damage to the... (read more)

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A Cynic's Guide to a Rich and Full Life

Mario DiGiorgio

Tongue-in-cheek advice on how to be more self-centered, cynical, and most importantly, hilariously inappropriate. People say that what you give is what you get. That you need to slow down and soak in life. Stop and smell the bacon. People will also tell... (read more)

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A Gate at the Stairs

Lorrie Moore

Lorrie Moore has long been one of my favorite writers, and her first novel in years does not disappoint. With unique, full characters, an incredible level of emotional detail, and her trademark psychological wit, A Gate at the Stairs is a graceful, funny,... (read more)

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Barry Lopez

From the National Book Award-winning author of Arctic Dreams, a highly charged, stunningly original work of fiction-a passionate response to the changes shaping our country today. In nine fictional testimonies, men and women who have resisted the... (read more)

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Wandering Son, Volume 1

Shimura Takako

The fifth grade. The threshold to puberty, and the beginning of the end of childhood innocence. Shuichi Nitori and his new friend Yoshino Takatsuki have happy homes, loving families, and are well-liked by their classmates. But they share a secret that... (read more)

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Artha: Meaning

Jonardon Ganeri

This book examines the theories of meaning or artha. It discusses approaches in different schools of thought-Grammarian, Mimamsika, Buddhist, early Naiyayika, Navya Naiyayika, and Vedantin-highlighting the significant relationship between 'word' and... (read more)

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