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The Weird and the Eerie By Mark Fisher Cover Image
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An Encyclopedia of Tolkien: The History and Mythology That Inspired Tolkien’s World (Leather-bound Classics) By David Day Cover Image
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The Amplified Come as You Are: The Story of Nirvana By Michael Azerrad Cover Image
The Amplified Come as You Are: The Story of Nirvana (Hardcover) By Michael Azerrad $39.99
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The Trouble with Being Born By E. M. Cioran, Richard Howard (Translated by), Eugene Thacker (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Big Fiction: How Conglomeration Changed the Publishing Industry and American Literature (Literature Now) By Dan Sinykin Cover Image
Big Fiction: How Conglomeration Changed the Publishing Industry and American Literature (Literature Now) (Paperback) By Dan Sinykin $49.80
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Why Surrealism Matters (Why X Matters Series) By Mark Polizzotti Cover Image
Why Surrealism Matters (Why X Matters Series) (Hardcover) By Mark Polizzotti $26.00
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The Screwtape Letters Study Guide & Commentary By Mondo Gonzales Cover Image
The Screwtape Letters Study Guide & Commentary (Paperback) By Mondo Gonzales $31.04
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You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays By Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Genevieve West Cover Image
You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays (Paperback) By Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Genevieve West $19.99
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Wonder Confronts Certainty: Russian Writers on the Timeless Questions and Why Their Answers Matter By Gary Saul Morson Cover Image
Wonder Confronts Certainty: Russian Writers on the Timeless Questions and Why Their Answers Matter (Hardcover) By Gary Saul Morson $37.95
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The Waste Land and Other Poems By T. S. Eliot, Frank Kermode (Editor) Cover Image
The Waste Land and Other Poems (Paperback) By T. S. Eliot, Frank Kermode (Editor) $12.00
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A Short History of Decay By E. M. Cioran, Richard Howard (Translated by), Eugene Thacker (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Ring Legends of Tolkien (Tolkien Illustrated Guides #7) By David Day Cover Image
Ring Legends of Tolkien (Tolkien Illustrated Guides #7) (Paperback) By David Day $15.99
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The Fine Art of Literary Fist-Fighting: How a Bunch of Rabble-Rousers, Outsiders, and Ne’er-do-wells Concocted Creative Nonfiction By Lee Gutkind Cover Image
The Fine Art of Literary Fist-Fighting: How a Bunch of Rabble-Rousers, Outsiders, and Ne’er-do-wells Concocted Creative Nonfiction (Hardcover) By Lee Gutkind $35.00
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Finding Duende: Duende: Play and Theory | Imagination, Inspiration, Evasion By Federico García Lorca, José Javier León (Editor), Christopher Maurer (Editor), Christopher Maurer (Translated by) Cover Image
Finding Duende: Duende: Play and Theory | Imagination, Inspiration, Evasion (Paperback) By Federico García Lorca, José Javier León (Editor), Christopher Maurer (Editor), Christopher Maurer (Translated by) $28.00
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K-punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher By Mark Fisher, Darren Ambrose (Editor), Simon Reynolds (Foreword by) Cover Image
K-punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher (Paperback) By Mark Fisher, Darren Ambrose (Editor), Simon Reynolds (Foreword by) $29.95
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The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams By Philip Zaleski, Carol Zaleski Cover Image
The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams (Paperback) By Philip Zaleski, Carol Zaleski $24.00
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The Hobbits of Tolkien (Tolkien Illustrated Guides #6) By David Day Cover Image
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The Unforgivable: And Other Writings By Cristina Campo, Alex Andriesse (Translated by), Kathryn Davis (Introduction by) Cover Image
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James Baldwin: A Biography By David Leeming Cover Image
James Baldwin: A Biography (Paperback) By David Leeming $17.95
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Don't Read Poetry: A Book About How to Read Poems By Stephanie Burt Cover Image
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After Humanity: A Guide to C.S. Lewis's
After Humanity: A Guide to C.S. Lewis's "The Abolition of Man" (Hardcover) By Michael Ward $24.95
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Perplexing Plots: Popular Storytelling and the Poetics of Murder (Film and Culture) By David Bordwell Cover Image
Perplexing Plots: Popular Storytelling and the Poetics of Murder (Film and Culture) (Paperback) By David Bordwell $53.12
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The Great Gatsby (Deluxe Hardbound Edition) By F. Scott Fitzgerald Cover Image
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You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays By Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Genevieve West Cover Image
You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays (Hardcover) By Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Genevieve West $29.99
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The Dark Powers of Tolkien (Tolkien Illustrated Guides #5) By David Day Cover Image
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The World According to Proust By Joshua Landy Cover Image
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C. S. Lewis in America: Readings and Reception, 1935-1947 (Hansen Lectureship) By Mark a. Noll, Karen J. Johnson (Contribution by), Kirk D. Farney (Contribution by) Cover Image
C. S. Lewis in America: Readings and Reception, 1935-1947 (Hansen Lectureship) (Paperback) By Mark a. Noll, Karen J. Johnson (Contribution by), Kirk D. Farney (Contribution by) $20.00
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James Salter: Pilot, Screenwriter, Novelist By Jeffrey Meyers Cover Image
James Salter: Pilot, Screenwriter, Novelist (Hardcover) By Jeffrey Meyers $34.95
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In Search of a Beautiful Freedom: New and Selected Essays By Farah Jasmine Griffin Cover Image
In Search of a Beautiful Freedom: New and Selected Essays (Paperback) By Farah Jasmine Griffin $20.00
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Intellectuals: From Marx and Tolstoy to Sartre and Chomsky By Paul Johnson Cover Image
Intellectuals: From Marx and Tolstoy to Sartre and Chomsky (Paperback) By Paul Johnson $19.99
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The Complete Tolkien Companion By J. E. A. Tyler, Kevin Reilly (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Complete Tolkien Companion (Paperback) By J. E. A. Tyler, Kevin Reilly (Illustrator) $27.00
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Writing Backwards: Historical Fiction and the Reshaping of the American Canon (Literature Now) By Alexander Manshel Cover Image
Writing Backwards: Historical Fiction and the Reshaping of the American Canon (Literature Now) (Paperback) By Alexander Manshel $58.10
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Young Bloomsbury: The Generation That Redefined Love, Freedom, and Self-Expression in 1920s England By Nino Strachey Cover Image
Young Bloomsbury: The Generation That Redefined Love, Freedom, and Self-Expression in 1920s England (Paperback) By Nino Strachey $18.00
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Unbridled Dreamer By Wylie Graham McLallen Cover Image
Unbridled Dreamer (Paperback) By Wylie Graham McLallen $19.95
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Kurt Vonnegut: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations (The Last Interview Series) By Kurt Vonnegut Cover Image
Kurt Vonnegut: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations (The Last Interview Series) (Paperback) By Kurt Vonnegut $15.95
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A Man of Modern Letters By Wylie Graham McLallen Cover Image
A Man of Modern Letters (Paperback) By Wylie Graham McLallen $19.95
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The Temptation to Exist By E. M. Cioran, Richard Howard (Translated by) Cover Image
The Temptation to Exist (Paperback) By E. M. Cioran, Richard Howard (Translated by) $14.95 Email or call for price
Critical Essays: Volume 1: 1944–1948 (The French List #1) By Georges Bataille, Chris Turner (Translated by), Benjamin Noys (Editor), Alberto Toscano (Editor) Cover Image
Critical Essays: Volume 1: 1944–1948 (The French List #1) (Hardcover) By Georges Bataille, Chris Turner (Translated by), Benjamin Noys (Editor), Alberto Toscano (Editor) $30.00
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Sylvia Plath Day by Day, Volume 1: 1932-1955 By Carl Rollyson Cover Image
Sylvia Plath Day by Day, Volume 1: 1932-1955 (Hardcover) By Carl Rollyson $30.00
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Doubly Erased: LGBTQ Literature in Appalachia By Allison E. Carey Cover Image
Doubly Erased: LGBTQ Literature in Appalachia (Paperback) By Allison E. Carey $57.32
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The Waste Land: A Biography of a Poem By Matthew Hollis Cover Image
The Waste Land: A Biography of a Poem (Paperback) By Matthew Hollis $19.95
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The Limits of Love: The Lives of D. H. Lawrence and Frieda Von Richthofen By Michael Squires Cover Image
The Limits of Love: The Lives of D. H. Lawrence and Frieda Von Richthofen (Hardcover) By Michael Squires $34.95
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My Man in Antibes: Getting to Know Graham Greene By Michael Mewshaw Cover Image
My Man in Antibes: Getting to Know Graham Greene (Hardcover) By Michael Mewshaw $28.95
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Masculine Pregnancies: Modernist Conceptions of Creativity and Legitimacy, 1918-1939 By Aimee Armande Wilson Cover Image
Masculine Pregnancies: Modernist Conceptions of Creativity and Legitimacy, 1918-1939 (Hardcover) By Aimee Armande Wilson $162.36
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Dylan's Visions of Sin By Christopher Ricks Cover Image
Dylan's Visions of Sin (Paperback) By Christopher Ricks $17.99
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Taking Things Hard: The Trials of F. Scott Fitzgerald By Robert Garnett Cover Image
Taking Things Hard: The Trials of F. Scott Fitzgerald (Hardcover) By Robert Garnett $39.95
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Making No Compromise: Margaret Anderson, Jane Heap, and the Little Review By Holly A. Baggett Cover Image
Making No Compromise: Margaret Anderson, Jane Heap, and the Little Review (Hardcover) By Holly A. Baggett $36.95
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There Would Always Be a Fairy Tale: More Essays on Tolkien By Verlyn Flieger Cover Image
There Would Always Be a Fairy Tale: More Essays on Tolkien (Paperback) By Verlyn Flieger $40.43
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