Nonfiction

The Stars, the Snow, the Fire

Twenty-Five Years in the Alaska Wilderness
John Haines

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2000

A wilderness classic, in which the quintessential Alaskan frontiersman relates his experiences from over twenty years as a homesteader

Stranger to History

A Son's Journey through Islamic Lands
Aatish Taseer

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2012

“Indispensable reading for anyone who wants a wider understanding of the Islamic world, of its history and its politics.”—Financial Times

Thrill Me

Essays on Fiction
Benjamin Percy

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2016

Bold new essays on how to craft a thrilling read—in any genre—from the best-selling author of The Dead Lands

Tolstoy's Dictaphone

Technology and the Muse
Edited by Sven Birkerts

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1996

"Ultimately, these poets, novelists, editors, artists, and teachers raise fundamental questions regarding values, and challenge us to discard the toxic in electronic fare and embrace the life-enhancing."—Publishers Weekly

Turning Life into Fiction

Robin Hemley

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2006

A highly entertaining and indispensable manual on how to write good fiction

Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays

Tony Hoagland

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2014
A fearless, wide-ranging book on the state of poetry and American literary culture by Tony Hoagland, author of What Narcissism Means to Me

Vanishing Point

Not a Memoir
Ander Monson

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2010

An adventurous exploration of the "I" in American culture, by the author of Neck Deep and Other Predicaments

The Virtues of Poetry

James Longenbach

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2013

An illuminating look at the many forms of poetry’s essential excellence by James Longenbach, a writer with “an ear as subtle and assured as any American poet now writing”—John Koethe

The Winter Sun

Notes on a Vocation
Fanny Howe

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2009

A beautiful and long-awaited memoir by one of America's most celebrated and unclassifiable poets

The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop

A Memoir, a History
Lewis Buzbee

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2008

"I cannot remember when I have read a book with such delight."—Paul Yamazaki, City Lights Bookstore

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