Black Friday Sale

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Through Monday, all pre-2015 books and magazines are HALF OFF, and all titles from this year are 25 percent off. See all the discounts on our store site.

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Sestina: Six Kinds of Noodles
by Stephen Burt (12/6/2005)

How to Look and Act When Participating in Adventure Sports
by Robert Koenig (12/5/2005)

List: Socially Awkward Situations During Which It Would Be Acceptable to Mess With Texas
by Benjamin Sumlin (12/2/2005)

Lobster Boy’s Fifth-Grade Report Card
by Greg Ruehlmann (12/2/2005)

Dan Kennedy Solves Your Problems With Paper: Part 18
by Dan Kennedy (12/1/2005)

Dispatches From Adjunct Faculty at a Large State University: Dispatch 6: On Confessions
by Oronte Churm (12/1/2005)

Do You Have an Aztec Problem? What Every Homeowner Should Know
by Eric Silver (12/1/2005)

Expert Help for Your Fantasy Baseball Franchise: Mailbag Six
by Rick Paulas (11/30/2005)

I Don’t Know What the Big Deal About Having a Baby Is
by Wendy Molyneux (11/30/2005)

Sestina: A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
by David Lehman (11/29/2005)

The iPod Zepto: Inconceivably Small
by Jon Fitch (11/28/2005)

Dispatches From Roy Kesey, An American Guy Married to a Peruvian Diplomat Living in China: Dispatch 24: Bonus Waterfall Climbing Edition! (Wherein No Waterfalls Are Climbed): Nanchang and Environs, Part IV: The End of Lushan
by Roy Kesey (11/26/2005)

Models of Conflict in Literature, Which I Think Justify My Beeping the Horn While Driving, Even If My Girlfriend Thinks Not
by Justin Kahn (11/21/2005)

Sestina: Indecent Docent: Sex-Deprived Tina
by Carly Sachs (11/21/2005)

List: Intimidating But Rejected Sports-Team Names
by Richard Long (11/18/2005)

List: Bruce Springsteen Songs, If the Title More Accurately Reflected the Subject Matter
by Matthew Turk (11/18/2005)

List: Movies That Won’t Be Shown on the Lifetime Network
by Shyra Latiolais (11/18/2005)

In-Progress Ideas for New Yorker Cartoons
by Scott Underwood (11/18/2005)

Monologue: The Thoughts of Burt Reynolds Upon Stumbling on a Rerun of Win, Lose, or Draw on the Game Show Network on August 9, 2005
by Ben Hogan (11/17/2005)

Taking My Personal Demons Out to Lunch at the Olive Garden
by Andy McKenna (11/17/2005)

Traveling Europe in Style With Auckland Dingiroo, Dark-Age Tourist and Critic of Food and Drink: Post-Plague Paris: Still Has Much to Offer
by John Hallmann (11/16/2005)

In the Belly of the Whale
by Nathan Bell (11/15/2005)

Wilford Brimley Asks for Splenda
by Jeff Barnosky (11/14/2005)

Sestina: One Long Sentence and a Few Short Ones, or 39 Lines by Frank Gehry: Guggenheim, Bilbao
by James Harms (11/14/2005)

List: Forthcoming Books in the Increasingly Mature Harry Potter Series
by Colleen Doyle (11/11/2005)

List: If Beasts Were Breasts in the Bookstore
by Mark Peters (11/11/2005)

List: Some Additional Polar Ambulations
by Matt Wyatt (11/11/2005)

The 4-Year-Old’s Workday
by Ross Murray (11/11/2005)

Hiding the Ball in Presidential Interviews: How the Liberal Media Can Finally Ask the Questions They’re Dying to Ask
by Jason Kellett (11/10/2005)

Responses in an Interview for a Nanny Position That Will Almost Certainly Sink Your Chances of Getting the Job
by Jay Dyckman (11/9/2005)

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