Holiday Catalog: Literary

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Firsts: 100 Years of Yale Younger Poets (Yale Series of Younger Poets) By Carl Phillips (Editor) Cover Image
By Carl Phillips (Editor)
ISBN: 9780300243178
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Published: Yale University Press - October 22nd, 2019


Including poems from some of America's most well-known voices from the canon, as well as younger poets breaking the mold, FIRSTS brings the academic poetry archive into the wider world. FIRSTS is a serenely collected volume of wide-ranging verse.

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Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of
ISBN: 9780226514963
Availability: BACKORDERED
Published: University of Chicago Press - November 11th, 2019

Love Moby Dick and Herman Melville? Ever wonder about the secince and biology in the novel itself? Than this illuminating book is for you. An incredible background to Moby-Dick that moves through the voyage of the Pequod, exploring topics in marine biology, oceanography, and the science of navigation as Ishmael raises them in the novel.

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Make It Scream, Make It Burn: Essays By Leslie Jamison Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316259637
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 24th, 2019

This is an exciting collection of essays about obsession and longing that break the mold of traditional essay writing by combining memoir, criticism, and journalism. What does it mean to truly and deeply long for and be driven by obsession? Jamison draws the reader into each essay and captures them through her genius writing.

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Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something: 21 Years of Humor from McSweeney's Internet Tendency By Chris Monks (Editor), Sam Riley (Editor), Jake Tapper (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Chris Monks (Editor), Sam Riley (Editor), Jake Tapper (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781944211721
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Published: McSweeney's - November 5th, 2019

This collection encompasses 21 years of comedic genius from McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. The design of the book itself - with gorgeous golden sprayed edges and ribbon bookmark - is as satirical as the essays inside. Perfect for anyone who needs a good laugh.

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Incidental Inventions By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator), Andrea Ucini (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator), Andrea Ucini (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781609455583
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Published: Europa Editions - November 19th, 2019

Elena Ferrante fans rejoice! Here we have a new literary collection from the award-winning author of My Brilliant Friend. Incidental Inventions is a collection of ideas for future novels. Each essay is accompanied by Andrea Ucini's beautiful illustrations, making this a perfect gift for any booklovers in your life.

Mythos (Stephen Fry's Greek Myths #1) By Stephen Fry (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Stephen Fry (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781452178912
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 27th, 2019

Stephen Fry reawakens the wonderment of classic Greek myths in this collection of modern retellings. Stylish, funny, and deeply captivating. Featuring vivid full color art and grandeous design that would make the gods smile.

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Lost Transmissions: The Secret History of Science Fiction and Fantasy By Desirina Boskovich, Jeff VanderMeer (Foreword by) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419734656
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Published: Abrams Image - September 10th, 2019

Calling all sci-fi buffs! This beautiful book explores the sci-fi books, movies, and other media that could have shaped our culture, if only they hadn’t been lost to history. From the 17th century science fiction novel written by Johannes Kepler, to the female driven futuristic noir that never made it to the big screen, this is a treasure trove of sci-fi ephemera you didn’t know you needed.

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Bibliostyle: How We Live at Home with Books By Nina Freudenberger, Sadie Stein, Shade Degges (Photographs by) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525575443
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 22nd, 2019

Who doesn't love to see how other people live with the books they love? This book of stunning homes full of books and the many ways people decorate and live with...a biblio and interior design pinterest of sorts. You will not only be amazed, but alo inspried to immediately go home and re-organize all of your book shelves!

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The Mind Has Cliffs of Fall: Poems at the Extremes of Feeling By Robert Pinsky Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324001782
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 22nd, 2019

A unique poetry anthology edited by poet laureate Robert Pinsky, The Mind Has Cliffs of Falls explores the extremes of human experience via poems from a diverse range of authors, artistic movements, and historical contexts. Using a combination of expert curation, meticulous headnotes, and deep poetic knowledge, Pinsky weaves his chosen poems into an illuminating and refreshing whole.

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The American Canon: Literary Genius from Emerson to Pynchon By Harold Bloom, David Mikics (Editor) Cover Image
By Harold Bloom, David Mikics (Editor)
ISBN: 9781598536409
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Published: Library of America - October 15th, 2019

Although strongly opinionated, Harold Bloom was also a gifted and brilliant reader. In this book, America's foremost literary critic celebrates the American pantheon of great writers from Walt Whitman to Ralph Ellison, to Ursula K. LeGuin, Philip Roth, and more.

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