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  • Anti-Oedipus:
    Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia (English, Paperback) Gilles Deleuze, Felix Guattari

    An "introduction to the nonfascist life" (Michel Foucault, from the Preface)When it first appeared in France, Anti-Oedipus was hailed as a masterpiece by some and "a work of heretical madness" by others. In it, Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari set forth the following theory: Western society's innate herd instinct has allowed the government, the media, and even the principles...

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    Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team (English, Paperback) John Steinbeck

    A magnificent volume of short novels and an essential World War II report from one of America?s great twentieth-century writersOn the heels of the enormous success of his masterwork The Grapes of Wrath?and at the height of the American war effort?John Steinbeck, one of the most prolific and influential literary figures of his generation, wroteBombs Away, a nonfiction account of his experiences...

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    The Worst Journey in the World (English, Paperback) Apsley Cherry-Garrard

    The Worst Journey in the World recounts Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. Apsley Cherry-Garrard—the youngest member of Scott’s team and one of three men to make and survive the notorious Winter Journey—draws on his firsthand experiences as well as the diaries of his compatriots to create a stirring and detailed account of Scott’s legendary expedition. Cherry...

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    Sometimes a Great Notion (English, Paperback) Ken Kesey

    The magnificent second novel from the legendary author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's NestFollowing the astonishing success of his first novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ken Kesey wrote what Charles Bowden calls "one of the few essential books written by an American in the last half century." This wild-spirited tale tells of a bitter strike that rages through a small lumber town...

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    The Snow Leopard (English, Paperback) Peter Matthiessen

    An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), the National Book Award-winning author of the new novelIn ParadiseIn 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard. Matthiessen, a student...

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    The Book of Sand and Shakespeare's Memory (English, Paperback) Luis Jorge Borges

    The acclaimed translation of Borges's valedictory stories, in its first stand-alone edition Jorge Luis Borges has been called the greatest Spanish-language writer of the twentieth century. Now Borges's remarkable last major story collection, The Book of Sand, is paired with a handful of writings from the very end of his life. Brilliantly translated, these stories combine a direct and at times...

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    The Canterbury Tales (English, Paperback) Peter Ackroyd, Geoffrey Chaucer

    "A romp for the ages" (Vanity Fair)—now with a graphic cover and deluxe packagingRenowned novelist, historian, and biographer Peter Ackroyd takes on what is arguably the greatest poem in the English language and presents it in a prose vernacular that makes it accessible to readers while preserving the spirit of the original. A mirror for medieval society, The Canterbury Tales concerns a...

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    Storm of Steel (English, Paperback) Ernst Junger

    The memoir widely viewed as the best account ever written of fighting in WW1A memoir of astonishing power, savagery, and ashen lyricism, Storm of Steel illuminates not only the horrors but also the fascination of total war, seen through the eyes of an ordinary German soldier. Young, tough, patriotic, but also disturbingly self-aware, Jünger exulted in the Great War, which he saw not just as a...

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    The Psychology of Love (English, Paperback) Sigmund Freud

    Freud?s landmark writings on love and sexuality?including the famous case study of Dora? newly translated and in one volume for the first timeThis original collection brings together the most important writings on the psychology of love by one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century. Sigmund Freud?s discussions of the ways in which sexuality is alwayspsychosexuality?that there is no...

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    Burning Bright: A Play in Story Form (English, Paperback) John Steinbeck

    The last of John Steinbeck’s play-novelettes, Burning Bright was the author’s final attempt after 1937’s Of Mice and Men and 1942’s The Moon is Down to create what he saw as a new, experimental literary form. Four scenes, four people: the husband who yearns for a son, ignorant of his own sterility; the wife who commits adultery to fulfill her husband’s wish; the father of the child; and...

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    The Poems of Marianne Moore (English, Paperback) Marianne Moore

    This complete collection of Moore’s poetry, lovingly edited by prize-winning poet Grace Schulman, for the first time gathers together all of Moore’s poems, including more than a hundred that were previously uncollected and unpublished. This long-awaited volume will reveal to Moore’s admirers the scope of her poetic voice and will introduce new generations of readers to her extraordinary...

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    The Aleph and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Luis Jorge Borges

    Full of philosophical puzzles and supernatural surprises, these stories contain some of Borges’s most fully realized human characters. With uncanny insight he takes us inside the minds of an unrepentant Nazi, an imprisoned Mayan priest, fanatical Christian theologians, a woman plotting vengeance on her father’s “killer,” and a man awaiting his assassin in a Buenos Aires guest house. This...

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    The Lawless Roads (English, Paperback) Graham Greene

    In the late 1930s, Graham Greene was commissioned to visit Mexico to report on how the inhabitants had reacted to the brutal anticlerical purges of President Calles.The Lawless Roads is his spellbinding record of that journey. Taking him through the tropical states of Chiapas and Tabasco, where all the churches had been destroyed or closed and the priests driven out or shot, that provided him with...

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    The Roosevelt I Knew (English, Paperback) Frances Perkins

    A vivid and intimate portrait of the New Deal president by the first woman ever appointed to the U.S. Cabinet.When Frances Perkins first met Franklin D. Roosevelt at a dance in 1910, she was a young social worker and he was an attractive young man making a modest debut in state politics. Over the next thirty-five years, she watched his career unfold, becoming both a close family friend and a...

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    War and Peace (English, Paperback) Nikolayevich Leo Tolstoy

    Set against the sweeping panoply of Napoleon's invasion of Russia, War and Peace—presented here in the first new English translation in forty years—is often considered the greatest novel ever written. At its center are Pierre Bezukhov, searching for meaning in his life; cynical Prince Andrei, ennobled by wartime suffering; and Natasha Rostov, whose impulsiveness threatens to destroy her...

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    On Writing (English, Paperback) Luis Jorge Borges

    Collects essays and thoughts on the craft of writing by The Alfonso Reyes Prize-winning author of The Aleph and many other literary classics. Original.

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    The Stone Diaries (English, Paperback) Carol Shields

    From her birth in rural Manitoba, to her journey with her father to southern Indiana, to her years as a wife, mother, and widow, to her old age, Daisy Stone Goodwill struggles to find a place for herself in her own life.

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  • Agape
    Agape Agape (English, Paperback) William Gaddis

    William Gaddis published four novels during his lifetime, immense and complex books that helped inaugurate a new movement in American letters. Now comes his final work of fiction, a subtle, concentrated culmination of his art and ideas. For more than fifty years Gaddis collected notes for a book about the mechanization of the arts, told by way of a social history of the player piano in America. In...

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    Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair - Deckle Edge format (English, Paperback) Pablo Neruda, Pablo Picasso

    Presents a bilingual edition of the Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet's collection of poems celebrating the beauty and nature of love and the passions, fears, pain, and anguish of human existence.

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    Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia (English, Paperback) Rebecca West

    Written on the brink of World War II, Rebecca West’s classic examination of the history, people, and politics of Yugoslavia illuminates a region that is still a focus of international concern. A magnificent blend of travel journal, cultural commentary, and historical insight, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon probes the troubled history of the Balkans and the uneasy relationships among its ethnic...

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