Best Sellers

All That Man Is

A Novel
David Szalay

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2016

A magnificent and ambitiously conceived portrait of contemporary life, by a genius of realism

All Who Go Do Not Return

A Memoir
Shulem Deen

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2015
A moving and revealing exploration of ultra-Orthodox Judaism and one man’s loss of faith

The Argonauts

Maggie Nelson

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2016

“Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today.”—Olivia Laing, The Guardian

The Art of Description

World into Word
Mark Doty

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2010

National Book Award winner Mark Doty's first prose book on the craft of poetry—an ultimately moving argument for the primacy of our senses

The Art of Subtext

Beyond Plot
Charles Baxter

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2007

Charles Baxter inaugurates a new series on the craft of writing with the wit and intelligence he brought to his celebrated book Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction

The Art of the Poetic Line

James Longenbach

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2007

A seminal study of the line—its shape, its music, its essential rhythms—by one of the finest poetry critics, James Longenbach

The Art of Waiting

On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood
Belle Boggs

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2016

A brilliant exploration of the natural, medical, psychological, and political facets of fertility

Ask Me

100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
William Stafford; Edited by Kim Stafford

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2014

“In our time there has been no poet who revived human hearts and spirits more convincingly than William Stafford.”—Naomi Shihab Nye

Bellocq's Ophelia

Poems
Natasha Trethewey

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2002

Natasha Trethewey's elegant and harrowing sequence of poems imagining the untold history behind the photographs of E. J. Bellocq

Boleto

A Novel
Alyson Hagy

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2013

“[Hagy] provides an unsentimental portrait of modern-day cowboys. . . . She details each twitch of Boleto’s ears in language both acute and lyrical.”—The New Yorker

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