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Thick: And Other Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620974360
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Published: New Press - January 8th, 2019

As featured by The Daily Show, NPR, PBS, CBC, Time, VIBE, Entertainment Weekly, Well-Read Black Girl, and Chris Hayes, "incisive, witty, and provocative essays" (Publishers Weekly) by one of the "most bracing thinkers on race, gender, and capitalism of our time" (Rebecca Traister)


The Book of Disquiet: The Complete Edition Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780811226936
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - August 29th, 2017

The Book of Disquiet is the Portuguese modernist master Fernando Pessoa's greatest literary achievement. An "autobiography" or "diary" containing exquisite melancholy observations, aphorisms, and ruminations, this classic work grapples with all the eternal questions.


I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061995002
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Published: Ecco - August 27th, 2013

The New York Times-bestselling, definitive biography of lengendary artist Leonard Cohen


The Far Field Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802128409
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Published: Grove Press - January 15th, 2019

"The Far Field is remarkable, a novel at once politically timely and morally timeless. Madhuri Vijay traces the fault lines of history, love, and obligation running through a fractured family and country. Few novels generate enough power to transform their characters, fewer still their readers.


More Fun in the New World: The Unmaking and Legacy of L.A. Punk Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780306922121
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Published: Da Capo Press - June 4th, 2019

Sequel to Grammy-nominated bestseller Under the Big Black Sun, continuing the up-close and personal account of the L.A. punk scene, with 50 rare photos


Soul on Ice Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385333795
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Published: Delta - January 12th, 1999

The now-classic memoir that shocked, outraged, and ultimately changed the way America looked at the civil rights movement and the black experience.


A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316925280
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 2nd, 1998

In this exuberantly praised book - a collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiseliner - David Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity, hilarity, and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted re


Workers on Arrival: Black Labor in the Making of America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780520299450
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Published: University of California Press - January 8th, 2019

From the ongoing issues of poverty, health, housing and employment to the recent upsurge of lethal police-community relations, the black working class stands at the center of perceptions of social and racial conflict today.


Cabal Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780743417327
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Published: Gallery Books - January 2001

For more than two decades, Clive Barker has twisted the worlds of horrific and surrealistic fiction into a terrifying, transcendent genre all his own. With skillful prose, he enthralls even as he horrifies; with uncanny insight, he disturbs as profoundly as he reveals.


In Case We Die Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781606996751
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Published: Fantagraphics Books - September 7th, 2013

"It wasn't the pounding headache or the all too familiar taste of blood in my mouth that woke me that morning, but the stink of cat piss. They all have cats.