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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 13 related to Reality Hunger: A Manifesto.    

Heroes

David Shields - Fiction - 1984 - 335 pages
"This is as good a novel?as well written a novel?centering on Dr. Naismith?s game as any I?ve read."?Ira Berkow, from the foreword. Albert Biederman, pushing forty, is a ...
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Black Planet: Facing Race During an NBA Season

David Shields - Sports & Recreation - 2006 - 223 pages
Exploration of how, in a predominantly black sport, white fans think and talk about black heroes, black scapegoats, and black bodies.
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The Thing About Life is That One Day You'll Be Dead

David Shields - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 256 pages
Mesmerized and somewhat unnerved by his 97-year-old father's vitality and optimism, David Shields undertakes an original investigation of our flesh-and-blood existence, our ...
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Body Politic: The Great American Sports Machine

David Shields - Sports & Recreation - 2010 - 208 pages
In Body Politic, David Shields looks at contemporary America and its mythology through the lens of professional and college sports. The result is an unusually insightful and ...
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Remote: Reflections on Life in the Shadow of Celebrity

David Shields - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 192 pages
In this truly one-of-a-kind book, the author/narrator—a representative, in extremis, of contemporary American obsession with beauty, celebrity, transmitted image—finds ...
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The Inevitable: Contemporary Writers Confront Death

Bradford Morrow, David Shields - Literary Collections - 2011
What is death and how does it touch upon life? Twenty writers look for answers. Birth is not inevitable. Life certainly isn't. The sole inevitability of existence, the only ...
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Dead Languages

David Shields - Fiction - 2011 - 246 pages
In Dead Languages by David Shields, Jeremy Zorn's mother tries unsuccessfully to coax him into saying "Philadelphia," and his life becomes framed by his unwieldy attempts at ...
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How Literature Saved My Life

David Shields - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 224 pages
“Reading How Literature Saved My Life is like getting to listen in on a really great, smart, provocative conversation. The book is not straightforward, it resists any single ...
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Fakes: An Anthology of Pseudo-Interviews, Faux-Lectures, Quasi-Letters ...

David Shields, Matthew Vollmer - Fiction - 2012 - 361 pages
Two writers and professors present 40 short pieces of fiction that serve as humorous counterfeit texts, including a personal ad from Ron Carlson, a parking department complaint ...
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