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A Patriot's Handbook; Songs, Poems, Stories and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love (USED)

A Patriot's Handbook; Songs, Poems, Stories and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love (USED)

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A patriotic anthology similar in format to THE BEST-LOVED POEMS OF JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS, which will include poems, song lyrics, speeches, and other appropriate documents.

A Private Correspondence (USED)

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A Reader's Delight (USED)

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One of America's finest essayists writes about 40 literary masterpieces that have been wrongfully forgotten or were ignored in the first place.

A Treasury of Albert Schweitzer (USED)

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Apology for Idlers (USED)

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Bad Feminist (USED)

Bad Feminist (USED)

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"Roxane Gay is so great at weaving the intimate and personal with what is most bewildering and upsetting at this moment in culture. She is always looking, always thinking, always passionate, always careful, always right there." -- Sheila Heti, author of How Should a Person Be?

A New York Times Bestseller

Best Book of the Year: NPR - Boston Globe - Newsweek - Time Out New York - Oprah.com - Miami Herald - Book Riot - Buzz Feed - Globe and Mail (Toronto) - The Root - Shelf Awareness

A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched cultural observers of her generation

In these funny and insightful essays, Gay takes us through the journey of her evolution as a woman (Sweet Valley High) of color (The Help) while also taking readers on a ride through culture of the last few years (Girls, Django in Chains) and commenting on the state of feminism today (abortion, Chris Brown). The portrait that emerges is not only one of an incredibly insightful woman continually growing to understand herself and our society, but also one of our culture.

Bad Feminist is a sharp, funny, and spot-on look at the ways in which the culture we consume becomes who we are, and an inspiring call-to-arms of all the ways we still need to do better, coming from one of our most interesting and important cultural critics.

Best American Essays 1994 (USED)

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In a series praised every year for its eclectic character, this year's collection is one of the most eclectic ever. Featuring an astonishing range of essay topics and types, here are vibrant pieces by America's finest prose writers like John McPhee, Jamaica Kincaid, and Stanley Elkin. Guest edited by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine.
Best American Magazine Writing 2013 (USED)

Best American Magazine Writing 2013 (USED)

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Chosen by the American Society of Magazine Editors, the stories in this anthology include National Magazine Award-winning works of public interest, reporting, feature writing, and fiction. This year's selections include Pamela Colloff (Texas Monthly) on the agonizing, decades-long struggle by a convicted murderer to prove his innocence; Dexter Filkins (The New Yorker) on the emotional effort by an Iraq War veteran to make amends for the role he played in the deaths of innocent Iraqis; Chris Jones (Esquire) on Robert A. Caro's epic, ongoing investigation into the life and work of Lyndon Johnson; Charles C. Mann (Orion) on the odds of human beings' survival as a species; and Roger Angell (The New Yorker) on aging, dying, and loss. The former infantryman Brian Mockenhaupt (Byliner) describes modern combat in Afghanistan and its ability both to forge and challenge friendships; Ta-Nehisi Coates (The Atlantic) reflects on the complex racial terrain traversed by Barack Obama; Frank Rich (New York) assesses Mitt Romney's ambiguous candidacy; and Dahlia Lithwick (Slate) looks at the current and future implications of an eventful year in Supreme Court history. The volume also includes an interview on the art of screenwriting with Terry Southern from The Paris Review and an award-winning short story by Stephen King published in Harper's magazine.
Books That Transport to Other Places

Books That Transport to Other Places

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A teacher of writing and literature for 35 years, Donna DeLeo Bruno has loved books and relished reading for as far back as she can remember. Since retirement, she shares her immense enjoyment and keen appreciation of books and writing styles, with presentations at libraries, book clubs, and women's groups.

Brave New World Revisited (USED)

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