A Pile

1.

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF UNICORNS

(Chris, Lavers.)


THE WANDER-

                                                                                                                     ING MIND

WHAT THE

BRAIN DOES

WHEN YOU’RE

NOT LOOKING

MICHAEL C.

CORBALLIS


 

Singular Travels, Campaigns

and Adventures of

Baron Munchausen

By R. E. Raspe and Others With an introduction by

John Carswell With illustrations by Gustave Doré


 

Roland

Barthes

The

Pleasure

of the

Text

Translated by Richard Miller


 

“[A] brilliant, genre-refuting book.”

San Francisco Chronicle

                                                                                                       REBECCA

                                                                                                         SOLNIT

                                                                                                        author of

                                                                                         A Field Guide to Getting Lost

An New York Times Notable Book

                                                                                                             The

Faraway

Nearby

“A deeply moving account of why we create.”

The American Scholar


 

“Raymond Carver territory. And shattering each story is the luminous, the

terrifying, the Lovecraftian otherness that reveals what it really feels like to

be alive in this moment in time.” – Maureen F. McHugh (After the Apocalypse)

NORTH AMERICAN

LAKE MONSTERS

STORIES

Nathan Ballingrud


 

MODERN             ‘He uses language like an anatomist uses a scalpel

CLASSICS            to lay bare the innermost secret of that strangest

of species, the human being’ W. G. Sebald

Javier Marías

Dark Back

of Time


 

eight propositions

 


PRIMERS

The Thinking

                                                                       Hand

Existential

     and Embodied

Wisdom in

            Architecture

            JUHANI

       PALLASMAA


                                                                    STEAL                                            “Beautiful.”

-Chris Anderson

Curator of the TED

Conference

LIKE AN

ARTIST

10 THINGS NOBODY TOLD YOU ABOUT BEING CREATIVE

AUSTIN KLEON


UNDER THE

COVERS

AND BETWEEN THE

SHEETS

The inside story behind classic characters,

authors, unforgettable phrases,

and unexpected endings

C. ALAN JOYCE

& SARAH JANSSEN


QUIET

The Power of Introverts

in a World That Can’t

Stop Talking

SUSAN CAIN


From the bestselling author of Wanderlust and The Faraway nearby

REBECCA SOLNIT

A FIELD GUIDE

TO GETTING

LOST

‘Radical, humane, witty, sometimes

wonderfully dandyish, at other times,

impassioned and serious’

Alain de Botton


THE

OOPSATOREUM

INVENTIONS OF HENRY A. MINTOX

POWERHOUSE MUSEUM, SYDNEY

SHAUN TAN


THE ALPHABET

VERSUS

THE

GODDESS

The Conflict Between Word and Image

AUTHOR OF SEX, TIME, AND POWER

LEONARD SHLAIN

“Bold and fascinating” – The Washington Post Book World

NATIONAL BESTSELLER


Travels through the paintbox

COLOUR

VICTORIA FINLAY

‘Packed with stories, anecdotes and adventures. A full

rainbow … as vivid as the colours themselves’ Express


A QUARTERLY OF ART AND CULTURE

ISSUE 52 CELEBRATION

US $12  CANADA $12  UK  £7

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