Tag: philosophy

New Books Posted, October 2014

How to Read a Poem



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



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


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


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

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




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)




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




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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