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Black Enough

by Renée Watson, Rita Williams-Garcia, Ibi Zoboi & Tracey Baptiste et al. Balzer + Bray (January 08, 2019)

Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today—Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about...


American Like Me

by America Ferrera Gallery Books (September 25, 2018)

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first-person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of...


Strange and Obscure Stories of Washington, DC

by Rowland, Tim Skyhorse (March 20, 2018)

Strange and Obscure Stories of Washington, DC is a collection of wild but true tales about our nation’s capital. Starting in the early days of the republic and reaching into modern times, the book recounts...


It Occurs to Me That I Am America

by Neil Gaiman, Richard Russo, Joyce Carol Oates & Mary Higgins Clark et al. Atria Books (January 16, 2018)

A provocative, unprecedented anthology featuring original short stories on what it means to be an American from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize–winning author...


Essential Bukowski

by Charles Bukowski Ecco (October 25, 2016)

Edited by Abel Debritto, the definitive collection of poems from an influential writer whose transgressive legacy and raw, funny, and acutely observant writing has left an enduring mark on modern culture.

Few...


On Love

by Charles Bukowski Ecco (February 02, 2016)

A companion to On Writing and On Cats: A raw and tender poetry collection that captures the Dirty Old Man of American letters at his fiercest and most vulnerable, on a subject that hits home with all of us.

Charles...


On Cats

by Charles Bukowski Ecco (December 01, 2015)

A raw and tenderly funny look at the human-cat relationship, from one of our most treasured and transgressive writers.

“The cat is the beautiful devil.”

Felines touched a vulnerable spot in Charles Bukowski’s...


Insurrections of the Mind

by Franklin Foer Harper Perennial (September 16, 2014)

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of The New Republic, an extraordinary anthology of essays culled from the archives of the acclaimed and influential magazine.

Founded by Herbert Croly and Walter Lippmann...


The Brown Reader

by Jeffrey Eugenides, Rick Moody, Lois Lowry & Susan Cheever et al. Simon & Schuster (May 20, 2014)

“To be up all night in the darkness of your youth but to be ready for the day to come…that was what going to Brown felt like.” —Jeffrey Eugenides

In celebration of Brown University’s 250th anniversary,...


Essays of E. B. White

by E. B. White Harper Perennial (February 25, 2014)

The classic collection by one of the greatest essayists of our time.

Selected by E.B. White himself, the essays in this volume span a lifetime of writing and a body of work without peer.  "I have chosen the...


The Words of African-American Heroes

by Clara Villarosa William Morrow (March 15, 2011)

Celebrating notable African Americans, this inspirational and thoughtprovoking collection of quotations covers a wide range of African-American heroes, from Sojourner Truth to Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall...


Who Is Mark Twain?

by Mark Twain HarperCollins e-books (June 22, 2010)

Who Is Mark Twain? is a collection of twenty six wickedly funny, thought-provoking essays by Samuel Langhorne Clemens—aka Mark Twain—none of which have ever been published before, and all of which are completely...


The Italian American Reader

by Bill Tonelli HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

This anthology -- the first general-reader collection of writing by Italian American authors -- is part manifesto, part Sunday dinner. A gathering of voices old and new, some speak in the accents of another...


The Best American Crime Reporting 2009

by Jeffrey Toobin, Otto Penzler & Thomas H. Cook HarperCollins e-books (September 15, 2009)

Edited by Jeffrey Toobin, CNN’s senior legal analyst and New York Times bestselling author of The Nine, The Best American Crime Reporting 2009 is a must-have for the true crime reader, complete with the most...


Letters to President Obama

by Josephine A.V. Allen, Donald R. Deskins, Sherman Puckett & Hanes Walton Skyhorse (April 14, 2009)

This collection, which will total between 300 and 500 letters from Americans of all walks of life, will become an important piece of history as it describes the variety of feelings and emotions of Americans...


Septuagenarian Stew

by Charles Bukowski HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Septuagenarian Stew is a combination of poetry and stories written by Charles Bukowski that delve into the lives of different people on the backstreets of Los Angeles. He writes of the housewife, the bum, the...


Kerplunk!

by Patrick F. McManus Simon & Schuster (November 06, 2007)

Patrick F. McManus's gently comic stories about outdoor life have earned him millions of fans worldwide. With Kerplunk!, McManus delivers a collection of folksy, wonderfully wise depictions of country life worthy...


A Benjamin Franklin Reader

by Walter Isaacson Simon & Schuster (June 15, 2005)

A selection of Benjamin Franklin’s writings, with an introduction and commentary by renowned author Walter Isaacson.

Selected and annotated by the author of the acclaimed Benjamin Franklin: An American Life...


Lesbian Pulp Fiction

by Katherine Forrest Cleis Press (June 01, 2005)

Long before the rise of the modern gay movement, an unnoticed literary revolution was occurring between the covers of the cheaply produced lesbian pulp paperbacks of the post–World War II era. In 1950, publisher...