Tag Archive for philosophy

New Books Posted, October 2014

How to Read a Poem

 

Unsorted:

Confessions of An Economic Hit Man by John Perkins
I Am Legend – Hell House (2-in-1) by Richard Matheson
The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
What is the What by Dave Eggers
Eyewitness To History (Attila, Mata Hari, Marcos)
A Treasury of Royal Scandals by Michael Farquhar
The Best of Outside (The First 20 Years, Outside Magazine)
Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women by Elizabeth Wurtzel
More Information Than You Require by John Hodgman (The Area of my Expertise)
East of Eden by John Steinbeck -Centennial Edition
A Good Year by Peter Mayle
Food: True Stories of Life on the Road (Travelers’ Tales)
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
The Man Who Ate Everything by Jeffrey Steingarten
The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
The Sacred Book of the Werewolf by Victor Pelevin
An Introduction to Kant’s Ethics by Roger J. Sullivan
The Physiognomy by Jeffrey Ford (Well-Built City)

The Sacred Book of the Werewolf
Woe Is I by Patricia T. O’Conner (Grammarphobe)
How to Read a Poem by Burton Raffel
The Paris Review 146 – Spring 1998
Love Story by Erich Segal
A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes
When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? by George Carlin
Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl
Woman: An Intimate Geography by Natalie Angier
The Lover by Marguerite Duras
Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer (Movie Cover)
On a Bed of Rice: An Asian American Erotic Feast
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
The Orchid Thief by Susan Orleans
Cook to Bang: The Lay Cook’s Guide to Getting Laid by Spencer Walker
The Whisperer and Other Voices by Brian Lumley
We Are What We Ate: 24 Memories of Food
The Food of a Younger Land by Mark Kurlansky
The Marquis de Sade: The Misfortunes of Virtue and Other Early Tales
Runaway by Alice Munro

Woe is I
The Island of the Day Before by Umberto Eco
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
Written On The Body by Jeanette Winterson
Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson
The Empiricists: Locke, Berkeley, Hume
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell (Movie Cover)
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
Great House by Nicole Krauss
Possession by A.S. Byatt
My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk
The Elements of Technical Writing by Blake & Bly
The Parables of Peanuts by Robert L. Short
Fantasy Artist’s Pocket Reference” Dragons And Beasts by Finlay Cowan (Hardbound)
A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan

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New Books Posted, January 2014

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Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell (illustrated)
Freud for Beginners (Comic Book Form)
Enduring Love by Ian McEwan
Douglas Adams’s Starship Titanic by Terry Jones
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
The Art of Creative Writing by Lajos Egri (1965)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (Movie Cover)
More Amazing Stories (Edited by Kim Mohan)
Mr. Wroe’s Virgins by Jane Rogers
Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
Earthbound by Richard Matheson (I Am Legend author)
Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
Lamb by Christopher Moore
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

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German and Italian Lyrics of the Middle Ages
The New Kings of Nonfiction (Gladwell, Orlean & more)
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
Shampoo Planet by Douglas Coupland
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
Six American Poets: An Anthology
The Diagnosis by Alan Lightman
Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology
Last House by M.F.K. Fisher
Strange Gifts: Eight Stories of Science Fiction (Hardbound)
Exotic Weapons of the Ninja by Sid Campbell
Introducing Plato (Comic Book Form) by Dave Robinson and Judy Groves
Aristotle: The Art of Rhetoric
The Essential Tao by Thomas Cleary
Salon.com’s Wanderlust: real-life Tales of Adventure and Romance
Tales from the Thousand and One Nights (Penguin Classics)
The Trial by Franz Kafka
Little Black Book of Stories by A.S. Byatt

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The Golden Ratio by Mario Livio
Where Do Nudists Keep Their Hankies? by Mitchell Symons
Fortune Teller’s Dictionary by Antonia Beattie (Hardbound)
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
The Girl with No Shadow by Joanne Harris
Great House by Nicole Krauss
Lit Riffs: Writers cover songs they love
White Apples by Jonathan Carroll
The Onion Girl by Charles de Lint
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez

manbook
The Man Book by Otto DeFay
Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Three Stories by Truman Capote
Orlando by Virginia Woolf (Movie Cover)
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
The Best of H.P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre
The Salmon of Doubt by Douglas Adams

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New Books Posted, October 2013

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Unsorted:

Literary Las Vegas: The Best Writing About America’s Most Fabulous City
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn (Third Edition)
The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost
Lovecraft Unbound: Tales inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft (Edited by Ellen Datlow)
The Penal Colony by Franz Kafka
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka (hardbound)
The Unvanquished by William Faulkner
Harper’s Encyclopedia of Mystical & Paranormal Experience by Rosemary Ellen Guiley
Lost Continents: The Atlantis Theme in History, Science, and Literature by L. Sprague de Camp
Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Trotsky for Beginners: A Graphical Guide by Tariq Ali
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn (Third Edition)
Lord Byron’s Novel: The Evening Land by John Crowley
The Age of Revolution and Reaction, 1789-1850 by Charles Breunig (2nd edition)

 

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The Penguin Dictionary of Third World Terms by Kofi Buenor Hadjor
Order and Chaos: 50th Anniversary Series (The Great Books Foundation)
Giorgio Vasari: Lives of the Artists Volume II (Penguin Classics)
Why Fish Fart & Other Useless or Gross Information About the World by Francesca Gould
The Comic Stories by Anton Chekhov
The Giant, O’Brien by Hilary Mantel
The Essential Plato
100 Great Operas and Their Stories by Henry W. Simon
Book of Urban Legend by Rodney Dale (Wordsworth Reference Series)
How to Repair Food by Marina and John Bear
Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart
Scientific Blunders by Robert Youngson
The Best American Poetry 2009 (David Wagoner)
An Opened Grave: Sherlock Holmes Investigates His Ultimate Case by L. Frank James
A Dictionary of Literary Terms (1960, 10th Printing)
The Metaphysics by Aristotle

 

criticalthinking

 

Critical Thinking (University of Phoenix, 1999)
The Culture of the Meiji Period by Irokawa Daikichi
Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
The Doors of Perception / Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley
Still Life with Oysters and Lemon by Mark Doty
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk (Movie Cover)
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Elves and Ellefolk: Tales of the Little People by Natalia M. Belting (Hardbound)
Basic Writings of Kant (The Modern Library Classics)
The World’s Greatest Crooks & Conmen by Nigel Blundell
The World’s Greatest Mistakes by Nigel Blundell
The World’s Most Infamous Murders by Roger Boar & Nigel Blundell

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New Books Posted, September 2013

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Unsorted:

How To Be A Superhero by Doctor Metropolis
The Lover by Marguerite Duras (Movie Cover)
A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman
Forbidden Knowledge: Sex – 101 Sensual Acts NOT Everyone Should Know How to Do
Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories (Edited by Alan Ryan)
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro (UK edition)
Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
The Final Solution: A Story of Detection by Michael Chabon

poeticforms
The Ground Beneath Her Feet by Salman Rushdie
The Princess Bride by William Goldman (30th Anniversary Edition)
An Introduction to Modern Philosophy by Garrett Thomson (1993)
Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of World History by Richard Shenkman
The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
What is the What by Dave Eggers
The Perennial Philosophy by Aldous Huxley
V. by Thomas Pynchon
The Secret Life of Laszlo, Count Dracula by Roderick Anscombe
Bozo Sapiens: Why to Err is Human by Michael Kaplan and Ellen Kaplan
The First Man by Albert Camus
A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
The Geography of Thought by Richard E. Nisbett
Notorious Royal Marriages by Leslie Carroll
Animal Farm by George Orwell (Centennial Edition)
Dictionary of Subjects & Symbols in Art by James Hall
Essays of E.B. White
Generation of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson, Gonzo Papers Vol. 2
The Good Body by Eve Ensler
The Teachers and Writers Handbook of Poetic Forms (Edited by Ron Padgett)
The Mammoth Book of Tales from the Road (Kerouac, Steinbeck, Thompson, etc)
As Francesca by Martha Baer

ritualsofdinner
The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World by Lewis Hyde
Mao II by Don DeLillo
The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson (Medical Historical)
The Death of Ivan Ilych and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Dubliners by James Joyce
Bulfinch’s Greek and Roman Mythology: The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch
The Rituals of Dinner by Margaret Visser
The Elements of Copywriting by Gary Blake and Robert W. Bly
The Russian Debutante’s Handbook by Gary Shteyngart

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New Books Posted, August 2013


New books posted on our website, unsorted:

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
Shopgirl by Steve Martin
The Quintessential World of Darkness (Vampire, Werewolf, Mage, Wraith, and Changeling)
Modern Feminisms: Political, Literary, Cultural
Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk
The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler (The V-Day Edition)
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
The Tesseract by Alex Garland
Dark Tyrants. A Vampire: The Dark Ages Anthology
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Edited by Robert Mack)
A Village Life by Louise Glück (Hardbound, SIGNED)
Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? by Lorrie Moore
All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
The Elements of Grammar by Margaret Shertzer

You Shall Know Our Velocity! by Dave Eggers
The Best American Poetry 1991 (Mark Strand)
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
Practical Demonkeeping by Christopher Moore
Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire (Hardbound)
Lost by Gregory Maguire (Hardbound)
A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Barnes
Brida by Paulo Coelho
Solar by Ian McEwan (Hardbound)
The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
The Book of Air and Shadows by Michael Gruber
Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh (Non-Movie Cover)
A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore
The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie
Franz Kafka: The Metamorphosis/ Penal Colony/ Other Stories
The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster
Jacob's Room by Virginia Woolf
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
The Fire by Katherine Neville (Hardbound)
The Hipster Handbook by Robert Lanham
Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris
A Cook's Tour by Anthony Bourdain
QPB Anthology of Women's Writing (Edited by Susan Cahill)
World Mythology (Third Edition, Donna Rosenberg)
Codes, Puzzles, and Conspiracy by Dennis Shasha
The Place of Dead Roads by William S. Burroughs
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
The Man Who Loved Only Numbers by Paul Hoffman
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett (Hardbound)
Crooks, Crime and Corruption by Roger Boar and Nigel Blundell (Hardbound)

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 12 (Edited by Stephen Jones)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 20 (Edited by Stephen Jones)
31 Songs by Nick Hornby
The New Food Lover's Companion (4th Edition)
Dr. Strangelove's Game: A Brief History of Economic Genius by Paul Strathern
X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills (Hardbound)
Astonishing X-Men: Exogenetic (Warren Ellis and Phil Jimenez)
Judge Dredd: Mega-City Masters 2 (Comics TPB)
Dungeons & Dragons: Character Record Sheets (4th)

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New Books Posted, October 2012 (2)

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100 Creepy Little Creature Stories
The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Genome: Autobiography of A Species in 23 Chapters
Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut (Hardbound)
Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk
The Art of Dramatic Writing by Lajos Egri
The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore (Hardbound)
Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner (HB)
A Beginner’s Guide to the World Economy (Updated 2001)
Film Noir Reader (Edited by Alan Silver & James Ursini)
Tell Me Where It Hurts by Nick Trout (Animal Surgeon)
The Best American Poetry 1995 (Richard Howard)
Waiter Rant by Steve Dublanica (Confessions of a Cynical Waiter)
How to Live with a Neurotic Cat by Stephen Baker (Hardbound)
In Search of Dracula by Raymond T. McNally & Radu Florescu
The Best American Comics 2006 (Hardbound, Harvey Pekar)
Basic Teachings of the Great Philosophers by S.E. Frost, Jr.


The Mammoth Book of Best War Comics (Edited by David Kendall)
Dream Work by Mary Oliver
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Novel, Hardbound)
Why is Sex Fun? The Evolution of Human Sexuality by Jared Diamond
I Am Legend – Hell House (2-in-1) by Richard Matheson
Elementary Particles and the Laws of Physics by Richard Feynman and Steven Weinberg
Wasted by Marya Hornbacher (Anorexia and Bulimia)
The Accidental Billionaires- The Founding of Facebook by Ben Mezrich
101 Unuseless Japanese Inventions by Kenji Kawakami
Word Freak: Scrabble by Stefan Fatsis (SIGNED)
The Dangerous Book for Boys by Gonn & Hal Iggulden (Hardbound)
Chapterhouse Dune by Frank Herbert
H.G. Wells: Collector’s Book of Science Fiction (Hardbound)
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (Hardbound)

MISSED POSTINGS:

Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco (Hardbound)
Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon (Hardbound)
On The Road by Jack Kerouac
The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
Tropic of Capricorn by Henry Miller
The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
On Love by Alain de Botton (Hardbound)
Kiss & Tell by Alain de Botton
Julie & Julia by Julie Powell (Advance Reading Copy)
Falling Angels by Tracy Chevalier (Hardbound)
Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson
The Passion by Jeanette Winterson
Penguin Dictionary of Marketing by Phil Harris
Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Culture by Juliet B. Schor
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach (Hardbound)
Slightly Chipped: Footnotes in Booklore by Lawrence & Nancy Goldstone (HB)

How to See Faeries by Brian Froud & John Matthews (Hardbound)
How to Catch Fairies by Gilly Sergiev (Hardbound)
The Reluctant Tuscan: How I Discovered My Inner Italian by Phil Doran
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking (Hardbound)
Larson’s New Book of Cults by Bob Larson
Elements of Film by Lee R. Bobker
Lo Kuan-Chung’s Romance of the Three Kingdoms

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