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A lively examination of why the modern eulogy should rest in peace. In the spirit of the reckoning Elaine Scarry, Susan Sontag, Jessica Mitford, and Maggie Nelson have done with death and grief, critic Julia Cooper contemplates the debased art of eulogy. While…
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A 2016 Edgar Award finalist, the “intimate, luminous portrait of a friendship” of two American literary icons ( Kirkus , starred review). In 1970, Ross Macdonald wrote a letter to Eudora Welty, beginning a thirteen-year correspondence between fellow…

Kept Secret: The Half-truth In Nonfiction

by Jen Hirt

|This title releases June 1, 2017

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Creative nonfiction writers wrestle constantly with the boundaries of creative license—what to reveal, when to reveal it, and how best to do it. While the truth may inspire us to make confident assertions, secrets, lies, and half-truths inspire us to delve…

Afterwork: Essays On Literature And Beauty

by Anne Compton

|This title releases June 15, 2017

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From the Governor—General's Award—winning poet, a brilliant and provocative book of essays, responding to patterns in current literature and thought. The writing is intimate, improvisational, enthusiastic. Compton considers among many topics, how…

Beautiful Flesh: A Body of Essays

by Stephanie GSchwind

|This title releases May 15, 2017

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Neil Mathison’s writing explores the many ways in which the physical world influences our lives. He muses on heritage, boats, and the sea; ponders how living in the shadow of a volcano shapes a person; and ties the physical world to deeper themes of human…

Cabinet 62: Milk

by Sina Najafi

|This title releases May 23, 2017

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One of only a handful of substances produced in nature expressly as food, milk is fundamental for infant mammalian nutrition, but is also foundational in human myth and religion. Cabinet issue 62, with a special section on "Milk," includes Renata Salecl on the…

Hogs Wild: Selected Reporting Pieces

by Ian Frazier

|This title releases June 13, 2017

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PART MUCKRAKER, PART ADVENTURER, AND PART RACONTEUR, FRAZIER BEHOLDS, CAPTURES, AND OCCASIONALLY REIMAGINES THE SPIRIT OF THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE. HOGS WILD OFFERS US AN UTTERLY UNIQUE BRAND OF INQUIRY WITHOUT AN AGENDA, CURIOSITY WITHOUT CALCULATION. "A master…
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From the winner of the National Book Award and the National Books Critics’ Circle Award—and one of the most original thinkers of our time—“Andrew Solomon’s magisterial Far and Away collects a quarter-century of soul-shaking…
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Alabama Afternoons is a collection of portraits of many remarkable Alabamians, famous and obscure, profiled by award-winning journalist and novelist Roy Hoffman. Written as Sunday feature stories for the Mobile Press-Register with additional pieces from the New…
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This volume gathers a diverse group of writing, from essays and correspondence to poems and songs, written in honor of Kathleen Fraser on the occasion of her eightieth birthday and celebrated at Small Press Traffic in San Francisco on March 22, 2015. Contributors…

The Life Of Images: Selected Prose

by Charles Simic

|This title releases June 13, 2017

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“Decades after immigrating to the States in 1954, [Simic] retains an outsider’s perspective: inquisitive, incredulous, amazed by the apparently ordinary—all excellent qualities for an essayist. There’s ample warmth and charm here.”…