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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Snow Leopard
    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 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • In Corner B
    In Corner B (English, Paperback) Es'kia Mphahlele

    A collection of stories explore rural and urban South Africa during the days of apartheid.

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  • Petals of Blood
    Petals of Blood (English, Paperback) Thiong'o Wa Ngugi, Ngguggi

    The puzzling murder of three African directors of a foreign-owned brewery sets the scene for this novel about disillusionment in independent Kenya. Petals of Blood is - on the surface - a suspenseful investigation of this spectacular triple murder. But as the intertwined stories of the four suspects unfold, a devastating picture emerges of a modern third-world nation whose frustrated people feel...

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  • On Writing
    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
    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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  • 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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  • 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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