Essays

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss Margaret Renkl

LATE MIGRATIONS is a series of deep and thoughtful essays about her childhood growing up exploring...

The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing Roger Rosenblatt

THE BOOK OF LOVE is a collection of different ways to look at love - through essays as well as fiction.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Roger Rosenblatt at his office.  It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in January, 2015 by Ecco...

Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse Calvin Trillin

DOGFIGHT: THE 2012 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN IN VERSE is a hilarious look at the politics and politicians who entertain and frightened American voters in 2012. The book is full of laugh-out-loud verse and prose.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Calvin Trillin on a page that was bound...

Make Trouble John Waters

MAKE TROUBLE was created from the speech John Waters delivered to the graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design. The advice was meant for those in all fields and included such wisdom as "be nosy", "embrace chaos" and "outrage our critics". In other words, "make trouble".

 

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In Defense of a Liberal Education Fareed Zakaria

IN DEFENSE OF A LIBERAL EDUCATION eloquently explains the importance of writing clearly, expressing yourself convincingly, thinking analytically and all the other advantages of a liberal education, regardless of any chosen occupation. The book also points out that routine manufacturing jobs continue to get automated or...