Friday, Aug 26, 2011
by PopMatters Staff
by BookFinder.com
BookFinder.com (2011)

“BookFinder.com tracks the most sought-after out-of-print titles in America.  This ninth annual edition is based on BookFinder.com searches from the past 12 months.  On this year’s list there are a fair share of out-of-print mainstays such as Madonna’s nearly perennial number one Sex, but also a host of interesting newcomers; here are a few examples.”


Latest in Humanities

Critical Theory: Useful Distinction or Unconscious Smugness?
— PJ Rey (The Society Pages, 20 September 2011)
All-TIME 100 Best Nonfiction Books
— TIME (TIME, 2011)
Top 100 Most Sought After Out-of-Print Books in 2011
— BookFinder.com (BookFinder.com, 2011)
The Public Library Manifesto
— David Morris (Yes!, 6 May 2011)
The Urgent Matter of Books
— Lidia Yuknavitch (The Rumpus, 3 May 2011)
Nearly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism
— Conor Friedersdorf (The Atlantic, 4 May 2011)
What Is the Crisis in the Humanities?
— Daniel Born (The Common Review, September 2010)
The University vs. Liberal Education
— Dan Edelstein (Inside Higher Ed, 14 October 2010)
The Humanities and Social Change
— Gerald Early (Daedalus, Winter 2009)

Latest in Literature

The Clerk, RIP
— Scott Timberg (Salon, 18 December 2011)
The Fierce Imagination of Haruki Murakami
— Sam Anderson (The New York Times Magazine, 21 October 2011)
Top 100 Most Sought After Out-of-Print Books in 2011
— BookFinder.com (BookFinder.com, 2011)
Man of a Hundred Thousand Books
— George Fetherling (Geist, 2011)
30 Books That Could Be The Next Harry Potter
— George Wales (Total Film, 25 May 2011)
Where Are Today's Steinbecks?
— Michael Goldfarb (BBC, 11 May 2011)
The Public Library Manifesto
— David Morris (Yes!, 6 May 2011)
Why Women Love Fantasy Literature
— Alyssa Rosenberg (The Atlantic, 10 May 2011)
The Web Allows Stories to Be Spun in New Ways
— Robert McCrum (The Observer, 8 May 2011)
The Urgent Matter of Books
— Lidia Yuknavitch (The Rumpus, 3 May 2011)

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