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  • Pedro Paramo by Juan Rulfo
    Pedro Paramo (English, Paperback) Juan Rulfo

    Swearing to his dying mother that he'll find the father he has never met, a certain Pedro Paramo, Juan Preciado sets out across the barren plains of Mexico for Comala, the hallucinatory ghost town his father presided over like a feudal lord. Between the realms of the living and the dead, in fragments of dreams and the nightly whispers of Comala's ghosts, there emerges the tragic tale of Pedro...

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  • Regarding the Pain of Others by Susan Sontag
    Regarding the Pain of Others (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Features an analysis of our numbed response to images of horror. This title alters our thinking about the uses and meanings of images, and about the nature of war, the limits of sympathy, and the obligations of conscience.

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  • The Medium is the Massage by John Berger
    The Medium is the Massage (English, Paperback) John Berger, Marshall McLuhan

    Written by the author who is known for coining the term 'Global Village', this title illustrates his theories that force us to question how modes of communication have shaped society.

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  • Against Interpretation and Other Essays by Susan Sontag
    Against Interpretation and Other Essays (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Argues that modern cultural conditions have given way to a critical approach to aesthetics.

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  • On Photography by Susan Sontag
    On Photography (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Features a critique of photography that asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. This title examines the ways in which we use these omnipresent images to manufacture a sense of reality and authority in our lives.

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  • As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh by Susan Sontag
    As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Providing an insight into the mind of one of the leading intellectuals of the modern age, this title chronicles the cultural, moral, and political journeys of this renowned critic and artist at the height of her powers.

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  • Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors by Susan Sontag
    Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Reveals that the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of the patients and often inhibit them from seeking proper treatment. By demystifying the fantasies surrounding cancer, this study shows cancer for what it is.

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  • The Volcano Lover by Susan Sontag
    The Volcano Lover (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Based on the lives of Sir William Hamilton, his wife, Emma, and Lord Nelson in the final decades of the eighteenth century, this title examines the shape of Western civilization since the Age of Enlightenment. It presents a picture of revolution, the fate of nature, art and love.

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  • Susan Sontag: Later Essays by Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag: Later Essays (English, Hardback) Susan Sontag

    An unprecedented collection of the controversial later writings of the greatest and most provocative critic of our time....

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  • Illness as a Metaphor by Susan Sontag
    Illness as a Metaphor (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    A discussion of the ways in which illness is regarded pays particular attention to fantasies that pertain to cancer and AIDS.

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  • Letters Summer 1926 by Boris Pasternak
    Letters Summer 1926 (English, Paperback) Boris Pasternak, Marina Tsvetayeva

    Edited by Yevgeny Pasternak, Yelena Pasternak, and Konstantin M. Azadovsky...

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  • On Photography by Susan Sontag
    On Photography (Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Offers a critique of photography that asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. This book examines the ways in which we use these omnipresent images to manufacture a sense of reality and authority in our lives.

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  • Machete Season by Jean Hatzfeld
    Machete Season (English, Paperback) Jean Hatzfeld

    During the spring of 1994, in a tiny country called Rwanda, some 800,000 people were hacked to death, one by one, by their neighbors in a gruesome civil war. Several years later, journalist Jean Hatzfeld traveled to Rwanda to interview ten participants in the killings, eliciting extraordinary testimony from these men about the genocide they perpetrated. As Susan Sontag wrote in the preface,...

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  • Susan Sontag: Essays of the 1960s & 70s (Loa #246) by Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag: Essays of the 1960s & 70s (Loa #246) (English, Hardback) Susan Sontag

    Includes the full-texts of four works from the author, political activist and feminist including Against Interpretation, Styles of Radical Will, On Photography and Illness as Metaphor.

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  • The Case Of Comrade Tulayev by Victor Serge
    The Case Of Comrade Tulayev (English, Paperback) Victor Serge

    One cold Moscow night, Comrade Tulayev, a high government official, is shot dead on the street, and the search for the killer begins. In this panoramic vision of the Soviet Great Terror, the investigation leads all over the world, netting a whole series of suspects whose only connection is their innocence?at least of the crime of which they stand accused. But The Case of Comrade Tulayev,...

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  • Reborn by Susan Sontag
    Reborn (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    A selection from Susan Sontag's diaries (from 1947-1963) that takes us from early adolescence though to when Sontag was in her early thirties. It is an honest self-portrait which is also a revealing account of an artist and critic being born.

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  • Artemisia by Anna Banti
    Artemisia (English, Paperback) Anna Banti

    Artemisia Gentileschi, born in 1598, the daughter of an esteemed painter, taught art in Naples and painted the great women of Roman and biblical history. She could neither read nor write, and she was the reviled victim in a public rape trial, rejected by her father, and later abandoned by her husband. Nevertheless, she was one of the first women in modern times to uphold through her work and deeds...

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  • I, Etcetera by Susan Sontag
    I, Etcetera (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    First-person narratives of men and women suffering the ironies, dilemmas, and ordeals of consciousness make up a collection of short fiction written over more than a decade. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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  • On Photography by Susan Sontag
    On Photography (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism....

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  • The Volcano Lover by Susan Sontag
    The Volcano Lover (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    A historical romance set in eighteenth-century Naples follows the fortunes of a British ambassador, the ravishing woman he marries, and the young British admiral with whom she falls in love. By the author of the National Book Award-winning In America. Reprint.

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