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  • The Peregrine
    The Peregrine (English, Paperback) J. A. Baker, Robert MacFarlane

    A memoir of life in the wild on the trail of the peregrine falcon chronicles the habits and hunting techniques of the elusive predator while revealing the effects of human encroachment on their habitats. Original.

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  • The One-Straw Revolution
    The One-Straw Revolution (English, Paperback) Masanobu Fukuoka

    Call it ?Zen and the Art of Farming? or a ?Little Green Book,? Masanobu Fukuoka's manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is a spiritual memoir of a man whose innovative system of cultivating the earth reflects a deep faith in the wholeness and balance of the natural world....

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  • Zama
    Zama (English, Paperback) Antonio Di Benedetto, Esther Allen

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  • On Being Blue
    On Being Blue (English, Paperback) William H. Gass

    On Being Blue is a book about everything blue?sex and sleaze and sadness, among other things?and about everything else. It brings us the world in a word as only William H. Gass, among contemporary American writers, can do....

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  • Speedboat
    Speedboat (English, Paperback) Renata Adler

    When Speedboat burst on the scene in the late '70s it was like nothing readers had encountered before. It seemed to disregard the rules of the novel, but it wore its unconventionality with ease. Reading it was a pleasure of a new, unexpected kind. Above all, there was its voice, ambivalent, curious, wry, the voice of Jen Fain, a journalist negotiating the fraught landscape of contemporary urban...

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  • The Goshawk
    The Goshawk (English, Paperback) Marie Winn, T. H. White

    What is it that binds human beings to other animals? T. H. White, the author ofThe Once and Future King and Mistress Masham's Repose, was a young writer who found himself rifling through old handbooks of falconry. A particular sentence??the bird reverted to a feral state??seized his imagination, and, White later wrote, ?A longing came to my mind that I should be able to do this myself. The word...

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

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  • Fat City
    Fat City (English, Paperback) Leonard Gardner

    Fat City is a vivid novel of allegiance and defeat, of the potent promise of the good life and the desperation and drink that waylay those whom it eludes. Stockton, California, is the setting: the Lido Gym, the Hotel Coma, Main Street lunchrooms and dingy bars, days like long twilights in houses obscured by untrimmed shrubs and black walnut trees. When two men meet in the ring?the retired boxer...

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  • Religio Medici And Urne-Buriall
    Religio Medici And Urne-Buriall (English, Paperback) Sir Thomas Browne

    Sir Thomas Browne is one of the supreme stylists of the English language: a coiner of words and spinner of phrases to rival Shakespeare; the wielder of a weird and wonderful erudition; an inquiring spirit in the mold of Montaigne. Browne was an inspiration to the Romantics as well as to W.G. Sebald, and his work is quirky, sonorous, and enchanting....

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  • Autobiography Of A Corpse
    Autobiography Of A Corpse (English, Paperback) Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky

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  • The Gate
    The Gate (English, Paperback) Natsume Soseki

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  • A Memoir Of The Warsaw Uprising
    A Memoir Of The Warsaw Uprising (English, Paperback) Madeline Levine, Miron Bialoszewski

    The great Polish poet Miron Bialoszewski was twenty-two on August 1, 1944, when he went on an errand for his mother and ran into history. With Soviet forces on the outskirts of Warsaw, the city revolted against five years of Nazi occupation, an uprising that began in a spirit of heroic optimism but ended tragically sixty-three days later. The Nazis fought back ruthlessly, reducing Warsaw to rubble...

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  • Shakespeare's Montaigne
    Shakespeare's Montaigne (English, Paperback) Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

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  • The Skin
    The Skin (English, Paperback) Curzio Malaparte

    This is the first unexpurgated English edition of Curzio Malaparte's legendary workThe Skin. The book begins in 1943, with Allied forces cementing their grip on the devastated city of Naples. The sometime Fascist and ever-resourceful Curzio Malaparte is working with the Americans as a liaison officer. He looks after Colonel Jack Hamilton, ?a Christian gentleman . . . an American in the noblest...

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  • Butcher's Crossing
    Butcher's Crossing (English, Paperback) John Williams

    In his National Book Award?winning novel Augustus, John Williams uncovered the secrets of ancient Rome. With Butcher's Crossing, his fiercely intelligent, beautifully written western, Williams dismantles the myths of modern America....

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  • The Human Comedy
    The Human Comedy (English, Paperback) Honore de Balzac

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  • Turtle Diary
    Turtle Diary (English, Paperback) Russell Hoban

    Life in a city can be atomizing, isolating. And it certainly is for William G. and Neaera H., the strangers at the center of Russell Hoban's surprisingly heartwarming novel Turtle Diary. William, a clerk at a used-book store, lives in a rooming house after a divorce that has left him without home or family. Neaera is a successful writer of children's books, who, in her own estimation, ?looks like...

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  • Fortunes of War
    Fortunes of War (English, Paperback) Olivia Manning

    The Balkan Trilogy is the story of a marriage and of a war, a vast, teeming, and complex masterpiece in which Olivia Manning brings the uncertainty and adventure of civilian existence under political and military siege to vibrant life. Manning¬ís focus is not the battlefield but the café and kitchen, the bedroom and street, the fabric of the everyday world that has been irrevocably changed by...

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  • Pitch Dark
    Pitch Dark (English, Paperback) Renata Adler

    ""What's new. What else. What next. What's happened here." Pitch Dark, Renata Adler's follow-up to her prizewinning novel Speedboat, is a book of questions. It is also a book of false starts, red herrings, misunderstandings, and all-too-fleeting revelations. Kate Ennis is poised at a critical moment in her affair with a married lover, a fraught relationship that reverberates throughout the novel,...

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  • Cassandra At The Wedding
    Cassandra At The Wedding (English, Paperback) Dorothy Baker

    Cassandra Edwards is a graduate student at Berkeley: gay, brilliant, nerve-racked, miserable. At the beginning of this novel, she drives back to her family ranch in the foothills of the Sierras to attend the wedding of her identical twin, Judith, to a nice young doctor from Connecticut. Cassandra, however, is hell-bent on sabotaging the wedding....

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