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  • Josef Koudelka: Exiles
    Josef Koudelka: Exiles (English, Hardback) Robert Delpire, Josef Koudelka

    Contains 10 new images by the author taken through his years of wandering through Europe and the United States since leaving his native Czechoslovakia. This book is about his passion and reserve.

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  • A Book of Luminous Things
    A Book of Luminous Things (English, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    A collection of the world's greatest poetry from the past two thousand years brings together five hundred works by more than two hundred poets, along with commentary by the editor

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  • Josef Koudelka
    Josef Koudelka (English, Hardback) Josef Koudelka, Czeslaw Milosz $56.01 $65.00
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  • Native Realm: a Search for Self-Definition
    Native Realm: a Search for Self-Definition (English, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    The autobiography of the Nobel laureate...

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  • The Trial Begins
    The Trial Begins (English, Paperback) Abram Terts

    "Trial Begins".

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  • On The Abolition Of All Polictical
    On The Abolition Of All Polictical (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    An NYRB Classics Original...

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  • The Land of Ulro
    The Land of Ulro (Multiple languages, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    The Nobel Prize winning poet inquires into the origins of our modern difficulties and gives a spiritual self-portrait

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  • Captive Mind
    Captive Mind (English, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    The best known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under totalitarianism of the left or right.

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  • Visions from San Francisco Bay
    Visions from San Francisco Bay (English, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    Interrelated essays by the Nobel Laureate on his adopted home of California, which Lewis Hyde, writing in The Nation, called "remarkable, morally serious and thought-provoking essays, which strive to lay aside the barren categories by which we have understood and judged our state . . . Their subject is the frailty of modern civilization."

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  • Czeslaw Milosz: Selected and Last Poems, 1931-2004
    Czeslaw Milosz: Selected and Last Poems, 1931-2004 (English, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    An updated and revised edition commemorating the Nobel Laureate's centenary year incorporates 40 new poems never before published in English and offers insight into the influences of northeastern Europe's cultural convergence and war on his intellectual life and work. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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  • Miracle Fair
    Miracle Fair (English, Paperback) Wislawa Szymborska

    "Miracle Fair is Szymborska at her very best."-Harvard Book Review

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  • Milosz's ABC's
    Milosz's ABC's (English, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    Memories, dreams and reflections from the Nobel Laureate The ABC book is a polish genre-a loose form related to a hypertext novel-composed of short, alphabetically arranged entries. In Milosz's conception, the ABC book becomes a sort of autobiographical reference book, combining entries concerning characters from his earlier work with references to some of his memory poems. He also writes of...

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  • Letters From Prison and Other Essays
    Letters From Prison and Other Essays (Multiple languages, Paperback) Adam Michnik

    The author sits in a jail belonging to the totalitarian regime, yet his first concern. In this book, his essays are a guide to the origins of the revolution, and, more particularly, to its innovative practices.

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  • A Year of the Hunter
    A Year of the Hunter (English, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    A diary of one year in the life of the Nobel Prize-winning author shares his observations on people, places, politics, and literature, and includes self-analysis

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  • Selected and Last Poems 1931-2004
    Selected and Last Poems 1931-2004 (English, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    Brings together author's poems, spanning his writing life. This book features verses such as 'Cafe' that he considers the upheaval, revolutions and two world wars that he had witnessed, while 'My Faithful Mother Tongue' reflects the loyalty he felt to his native Polish language.

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  • Legends of Modernity
    Legends of Modernity (English, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    The Novel Laureate reflects on his childhood in Nazi-occupied Poland and on the failure of Europe to avoid the catastrophic war and genocide of the 1930s and 1940s in a series of letters and essays that plumb the painful legacy of World War II.

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  • The Issa Valley
    The Issa Valley (Multiple languages, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    Combining historical accuracy and poetic landscape, Milosz celebrates the joys of childhood and ultimate maturity of Thomas, a Polish peasant, while offering a vivid description of the beauty of the Polish landscape and people

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  • A Book of Luminous Things (English, Hardback) Czeslaw Milosz

    For A Book of Luminous Things Nobel laureate poet Czeslaw Milosz has selected 300 of the world's greatest poems written throughout the ages, poems memorable for how they render the realities of the world palpable and immediate. They are organized under eleven headings - including "Epiphany, " "Nature, " "The Secret of a Thing, " "Travel, " "Places, " and "The Moment." In addition to his...

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  • New and Collected Poems 1931-2001
    New and Collected Poems 1931-2001 (English, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    New and Collected Poems: 1931?2001 celebrates seven decades of Czeslaw Milosz's exceptional career. Widely regarded as one of the greatest poets of our time, Milosz is a master of probing inquiry and graceful expression. His poetry is infused with a tireless spirit and penetrating insight into fundamental human dilemmas and the staggering yet simple truth that "to exist on the earth is beyond any...

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  • To Begin Where I Am
    To Begin Where I Am (English, Paperback) Czeslaw Milosz

    A comprehensive selection of essays--some never before translated into English--by the Nobel Laureate. To Begin Where I Am brings together a rich sampling of poet Czeslaw Milosz's prose writings. Spanning more than a half century, from an impassioned essay on human nature, wartime atrocities, and their challenge to ethical beliefs, written in 1942 in the form of a letter to his friend Jerzy...

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