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Outsider

By: Wilson, COlin

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Publisher: JEREMY TARCHER PUBL: 7/22/2016

Seller ID: 9780874772067

ISBN: 0874772060

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The seminal work on alienation, creativity, and the modern mind-set. "An exhaustive, luminously intelligent study...a real contribution to our understanding of our deepest predicament."--Philip Toynbee. View more info

Thirties

By: WIlson, Edmund

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Seller ID: 98356733

ISBN: 98356733

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Twenties

By: WIlson, Edmund

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Seller ID: 867457

ISBN: 867457

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Edmund Wilson, Letters on Literature and Politics, 1912-1972

By: Wilson, Edmund

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Seller ID: 9780374185015

ISBN: 0374185018

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Lizz Free or Die: Essays

By: Winstead, Lizz

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Seller ID: 9781594487026

ISBN: 1594487022

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Lizz Winstead, co-creator of "The Daily Show" and one of today's most hilarious comedians and insightful social critics, pens a brilliant account of how she discovered her comedic voice. In this collection of autobiographical essays, Winstead vividly recounts how she fought to find her own voice, both as a comedian and as a woman, and how humor became her most powerful weapon in confronting life's challenges. Growing up in the Midwest, the youngest child of conservative Catholic parents, Winstead learned early in her life that the straightforward questions she posed to various author... View more info

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Art Objects

By: Winterson, Jennifer

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Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 1/11/2013

Seller ID: 9780679768203

ISBN: 0679768203

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In these ten intertwined essays, one of our most provocative young novelists proves that she is just as stylish and outrageous an art critic. For when Jeanette Winterson looks at works as diverse as the "Mona Lisa" and Virginia Woolf's "The Waves," she frees them from layers of preconception and restores their power to exalt and unnerve, shock and transform us. "Art Objects is a book to be admired for its effort to speak exorbitantly, urgently and sometimes beautifully about art and about our individual and collective need for serious art."--"Los Angeles Times" View more info

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Holocaust Girls: History, Memory, & Other Obsessions

By: Wisenberg, S.L.

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Publisher: 2/26/2015

Seller ID: 9780803248014

ISBN: 0803248016

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This bracing and vivid collection of essays gives voice to what some American Jews feel but don't express about their uneasy state of mind. These essays creatively and sometimes audaciously address the question of what it means to be an American Jew trying to negotiate overlapping identities--woman, writer, and urban intellectual in search of a moral way. S.L. Wisenberg's deeply ambivalent connection with the Holocaust reappears throughout these essays as she struggles to find a way to live with history without being swallowed by it. View more info

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Hooking Up

By: Wolfe, Tom

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Publisher: 8/25/2014

Seller ID: 0374103828

ISBN: 0374103828

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Only yesterday boys and girls spoke of embracing and kissing (necking) as getting to first base. Second base was deep kissing, plus groping and fondling this and that. Third base was oral sex. Home plate was going all the way. That was yesterday. Here in the Year 2000 we can forget about necking. Today's girls and boys have never heard of anything that dainty. Today first base is deep kissing, now known as tonsil hockey, plus groping and fondling this and that. Second base is oral sex. Third base is going all the way. Home plate is being introduced by name. And how rarely our hooked-up boy... View more info

The Pump House Gang

By: Wolfe, Tom

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Seller ID: 55307146125

ISBN: 55307146125

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Hooking Up

By: Wolfe, Tom

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Publisher: PICADOR: 10/26/2015

Seller ID: 9780312420239

ISBN: 0312420234

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In "Hooking Up," Tom Wolfe ranges from coast to coast observing 'the lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on earth in the year 2000.' From teenage sexual manners and mores to fundamental changes in the way human beings now regard themselves thanks to the hot new fields of genetics and neuroscience; from his legendary profile of William Shawn, editor of "The New Yorker "(first published in 1965), to a remarkable portrait of Bob Noyce, the man who invented Silicon Valley, Tom Wolfe the master of reportage and satire returns in vintage form. View more info

In Our Time

By: Wolfe, Tom

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Publisher: 6/12/2016

Seller ID: 9780374175764

ISBN: 0374175764

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Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers

By: Wolfe, Tom

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Publisher: 10/26/2012

Seller ID: 9780374520724

ISBN: 0374520720

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Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby

By: Wolfe, Tom

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Publisher: 3/4/2014

Seller ID: 9780553380583

ISBN: 0553380583

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Wolfe's brilliant first book -- a collection of essays that introduced us to the Sixties, to extravagant new styles of life that had nothing to do with the "elite" culture of the past. View more info

Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby

By: Wolfe, Tom

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Publisher: 3/4/2014

Seller ID: 9780553144437

ISBN: 055314443X

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Electric Kool-aid Acid Test

By: Wolfe, Tom

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ISBN: 9780553380644D

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Electric Kool-Aod Acid Test, The

By: Wolfe, Tom

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ISBN: 055306367175

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Room of One's Own/Three Guineas

By: Woolf, Virgina

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Seller ID: 293876

ISBN: 293876

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Three Guineas

By: Woolf, Virginia

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Publisher: HARVEST BOOKS: 9/6/2014

Seller ID: 0156901773

ISBN: 0156901773

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The author received three separate requests for a gift of one guinea-one for a women's college building fund, one for a society promoting the employment of professional women, and one to help prevent war and "protect culture, and intellectual liberty." This book is a threefold answer to these requests-and a statement of feminine purpose. View more info

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Moments of Being: A Collection of Autobiographical Writing

By: Woolf, Virginia

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Publisher: HARVEST BOOKS: 5/8/2014

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780156619189

ISBN: 0156619180

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Published years after her death, "Moments of Being" is Virginia Woolf's only autobiographical writing, considered by many to be her most important book.In "Reminiscences," the first of five pieces included in "Moments of Being," Woolf focuses on the death of her mother, "the greatest disaster that could happen," and its effect on her father, a demanding Victorian patriarch who played a crucial role in her development as an individual and a writer. Three of the essays she wrote for the purpose of reading at the Memoir Club, a postwar regrouping of Bloomsbury, and "A Sketch of the Past... View more info

Second Common Reader

By: Woolf, Virginia

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Publisher: 2/27/2016

Seller ID: 289208

ISBN: 289208

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