Nonfiction

300 Arguments

Sarah Manguso

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2017

A brilliant and exhilarating sequence of aphorisms from one of our greatest essayists

The Adderall Diaries

Stephen Elliott

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2010

“Elliott may be writing under the influence, but it's the influence of genius.”—Vanity Fair

The Adventures of Form and Content

Essays
Albert Goldbarth

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2017

An astounding work of doubles by Albert Goldbarth, “a dazzling virtuoso who can break your heart” (Joyce Carol Oates)

After Confession

Poetry as Autobiography
Edited by Kate Sontag and David Graham

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2001

An examination of the autobiographical impulse in poetry through 28 wide-ranging essays

Airmail

The Letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Tranströmer
Edited by Thomas R. Smith

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2013

The illuminating letters of the National Book Award-winning poet Robert Bly and the Nobel Prize-winning poet Tomas Tranströmer

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 Attention

A Poet's Eye
Donald Revell

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2007

Donald Revell's rhapsode on turning life into poetry

The Art of Daring

Risk, Restlessness, Imagination
Carl Phillips

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2014
Award-winning poet Carl Phillips’s invaluable essays on poetry, the tenth volume in the celebrated Art of series of books

The Art of Death

Writing the Final Story
Edwidge Danticat

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2017

A moving reflection on a subject that touches us all by the best-selling author of Claire of the Sea Light

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