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When My World Was Very Small

Pub Date : 2010-09-28 | Author : Ruth Rakoff | Publisher : Random House Canada

ISBN 10 : 9780307358196
ISBN 13 : 0307358194

In the whirlwind of life with three young sons, an active member in her tight-knit community, Ruth Rakoff felt in supreme control of her wide world. But when a routine mammogram re..

The Human Predicament

Pub Date : 2017-05-05 | Author : David Benatar | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190633837
ISBN 13 : 0190633832

Are our lives meaningful, or meaningless? Is our inevitable death a bad thing? Would immortality be an improvement? Would it be better, all things considered, to hasten our deaths ..

Head Case

Pub Date : 2015-05-19 | Author : Cole Cohen | Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 10 : 9781627791908
ISBN 13 : 1627791906

A spirited, wry, and utterly original memoir about one woman's struggle to make her way and set up a life after doctors discover a hole the size of a lemon in her brain. The summer..

The Bellwether Revivals

Pub Date : 2012-02-02 | Author : Benjamin Wood | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780857206978
ISBN 13 : 0857206974

Bright, bookish Oscar Lowe has grown to love the quiet routine of his life as a care assistant at a Cambridge nursing home, until the fateful day when he is lured into King's Colle..

Half Empty

Pub Date : 2010-09-21 | Author : David Rakoff | Publisher : Anchor

ISBN 10 : 0385533691
ISBN 13 : 9780385533690

In this deeply smart and sneakily poignant collection of essays, the bestselling author of Fraud and Don’t Get Too Comfortable makes an inspired case for always assuming the wors..

If You Really Want To Hear About It

Pub Date : 2006-06-13 | Author : Perseus | Publisher : Carroll & Graf

ISBN 10 : 1560258802
ISBN 13 : 9781560258803

Draws on fifty years of interviews, profiles, reviews, and memories pertaining to the iconic literary figure, from Eudora Welty's 1953 review of Nine Stories and John Updike's revi..

The Beaverton Presents Glorious And Or Free

Pub Date : 2017-10-31 | Author : Luke Gordon Field | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780735233300
ISBN 13 : 0735233306

A hilarious tour through Canada's history, from the nation's most trusted news source: The Beaverton. There is a new media empire in Canada--and unlike others, it is honest about b..