Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction
Named one of the best books of 2015 by The New York Times Book Review and the Wall Street Journal
Few poets are as simultaneously plain-spoken and profound as Philip Levine. This collection, his last before his death in 2015, is a fitting end to an incredible career. Levine's distinctly American voice is tender, honest, and powerful, and his legacy as one of our greatest poets is without question.
In the ebullient style that made him one of the most popular scientists of his age, Richard Feynman gives us a spectacular crash course in physics. From balance and momentum to his groundbreaking work in quantum electrodynamics, Feynman continually elucidates each of his "pieces" with style, wit, and his trademark vigor.
From the staff of the now defunct but highly influential rap mag Ego Trip is what I consider the greatest book ever written on the subject. Packed with amazing facts, infinite hip-hop wisdom, and the collective's smart-ass sensibility, it's a book you can pick up and put down until the spine breaks. They don't call themselves "the arrogant voice of musical truth" for nothing.
"A work that is as disturbing as it is empathetic, as beautiful as it is riveting." Eimear McBride, "New Statesman"
A "New York Times" Bestseller
Nominated for the National Book Award, Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, and Winner of the Alex Award, "One of the Most Compelling Books of the Year" (Blake Butler, "Vice")
From one of the great comic innovators, the long-awaited fulfillment of a pioneering comic vision. Richard McGuire's Here is the story of a corner of a room and of the events that have occurred in that space over the course of hundreds of thousands of years.
(With full-color illustrations throughout.)
The Basis For The New HBO Documentary. A National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist.
A beautiful 65th anniversary paperback edition of the landmark literary work by acclaimed author Paul Bowles.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Go the F*** to Sleep, a rollicking, frenetic and hilarious jaunt (San Francisco Chronicle) and anAmazon Best Book of the Month
Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse.
The inside story of one of basketball's most legendary and game-changing figures
A New York Times bestseller