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  • Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia
    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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  • A Death in the Family
    A Death in the Family (English, Paperback) James Agee

    The classic American novel, re-published for the 100th anniversary of James Agee?s birthPublished in 1957, two years after its author?s death at the age of forty-five, A Death in the Family remains a near-perfect work of art, an autobiographical novel that contains one of the most evocative depictions of loss and grief ever written. As Jay Follet hurries back to his home in Knoxville, Tennessee,...

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  • Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team
    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
    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
    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 Canterbury Tales
    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
    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 Poems of Marianne Moore
    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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  • War and Peace
    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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  • The Aleph and Other Stories
    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 Roosevelt I Knew
    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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  • Burning Bright: A Play in Story Form
    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 Psychology of Love
    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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  • Agape 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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  • Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia
    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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  • The Guermantes Way: In Search of Lost Time, Volume 3 (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    The Guermantes Way: In Search of Lost Time, Volume 3 (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (English, Paperback) Marcel Proust

    After the relative intimacy of the first two volumes of In Search of Lost Time,The Guermantes Way opens up a vast, dazzling landscape of fashionable Parisian life in the late nineteenth century, as the narrator enters the brilliant, shallow world of the literary and aristocratic salons. Both a salute to and a devastating satire of a time, place, and culture, The Guermantes Way defines the great...

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  • Humboldt's Gift
    Humboldt's Gift (English, Paperback) Saul Bellow

    “I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc. If there is literature (and this proves there is) this is where it’s at.” –John CheeverSaul Bellow’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel explores the long friendship between Charlie Citrine, a young man with an intense passion for literature, and the great poet Von Humboldt Dleisher. At the time of...

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  • The Honorary Consul
    The Honorary Consul (English, Paperback) Graham Greene

    In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador. Dr. Eduardo Plarr, a local physician with his own divided loyalties, serves as the negotiator between the rebels and the authorities. These fumbling characters play out an absurd drama of...

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  • Forty Stories
    Forty Stories (English, Paperback) Donald Barthelme

    William H. Gass has written of Donald Barthelme that ?he has permanently enlarged our perception of the possibilities open to short fiction.? In Forty Stories, the companion volume toSixty Stories, we encounter a dazzling array of subjects: Paul Klee, Goethe,Captain Blood, modern courtship, marriage and divorce, armadillos, and other unique Barthelmean flights of fancy. These pithy, brilliantly...

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  • The Adventures of Augie March
    The Adventures of Augie March (English, Paperback) Saul Bellow

    ?The Adventures of Augie March is the great American Novel. Search no further.” ?Martin Amis As soon as it first appeared in 1953, this novel by the great Saul Bellow was hailed as an American classic. Augie, the exuberant narrator-hero is a poor Chicago boy growing up during the Great Deptression. A ?born recruit,” Augie makes himself available for a series of occupations, then proudly...

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