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  • In Cold Blood
    In Cold Blood (English, Paperback) Truman Capote

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  • The Journals of John Cheever
    The Journals of John Cheever (English, Paperback) John Cheever

    An abridged edition of John Cheever's journals, which he began in the late 1940s and continued for more than three decades, provides a revealing study of the author, his personal life, his literary art, and his emotional life.

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  • The Loser
    The Loser (English, Paperback) Professor Thomas Bernhard

    Thomas Bernhard was one of the most original writers of the twentieth century. His formal innovation ranks with Beckett and Kafka, his outrageously cantankerous voice recalls Dostoevsky, but his gift for lacerating, lyrical, provocative prose is incomparably his own.One of Bernhard's most acclaimed novels, The Loser centers on a fictional relationship between piano virtuoso Glenn Gould and two of...

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  • No Name in the Street
    No Name in the Street (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    The famed author of If Beale Street Could Talk reveals his personal response to American racism and offers a new statement on the present racial crises in Africa and the United States, in a candid, insightful portrait of his own life, set against the turbulent backdrop of the 1960s and early 1970s. Reprint.

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  • The Cross of Redemption
    The Cross of Redemption (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    A treasury of essays, articles and reviews by the late author of Giovanni's Room includes pieces that explore such topics as religious fundamentalism, Russian literature and the possibility of an African-American president.

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  • The Myth of Sisyphus
    The Myth of Sisyphus (English, Paperback) Albert Camus

    Essays deal with nihilism and the problem of suicide

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  • House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories
    House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Yasunari Kawabata

    Three surreal, erotically charged stories from Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata....

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  • Go Tell It on the Mountain
    Go Tell It on the Mountain (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    "Mountain," Baldwin said, "is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else." Go Tell It On The Mountain, first published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a...

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  • Lolita
    Lolita (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    The questions, discussion topics, author biography, and bibliography that follow are designed to enhance your group's reading of Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita . We hope they will provide you with ways of looking at-and talking about-a novel that has become a permanent part of the American literary canon, and indeed of the American language, without losing its capacity to dazzle, baffle, and at times shock the unwary reader.

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  • Extinction
    Extinction (English, Paperback) Professor Thomas Bernhard

    The last work of fiction by one of the twentieth century's greatest artists, Extinction is widely considered Thomas Bernhard's magnum opus....

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  • No Exit and Three Other Plays
    No Exit and Three Other Plays (English, Paperback) Jean-Paul Satre

    English translations of four plays which dramatize the theme of man's responsibility for his own actions, by the leader of French existentialism

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  • The Ruined Map
    The Ruined Map (English, Paperback) Kobo Abe

    Of all the great Japanese novelists, Kobe Abe was indubitably the most versatile. WithThe Ruined Map, he crafted a mesmerizing literary crime novel that combines the narrative suspense of Chandler with the psychological depth of Dostoevsky....

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  • The Remains of the Day
    The Remains of the Day (English, Paperback) Kazuo Ishiguro

    An English butler reflects--sometimes bitterly, sometimes humorously--on his service to a lord between the two world wars and discovers doubts about his master's character and about the ultimate value of his own service to humanity

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  • Gargoyles
    Gargoyles (English, Paperback) Professor Thomas Bernhard

    The playwright and novelist Thomas Bernhard was one of the most widely translated and admired writers of his generation, winner of the three most coveted literary prizes in Germany.Gargoyles, one of his earliest novels, is a singular, surreal study of the nature of humanity....

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  • Naomi
    Naomi (English, Paperback) Junichirao Tanizaki

    Chronicles the obsessive love of Joji, an engineer in his thirties, for a fifteen-year-old bar hostess who reminds him of Mary Pickford.

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  • Woodcutters
    Woodcutters (English, Paperback) Professor Thomas Bernhard

    Fiercely observed, often hilarious, and ?reminiscent of Ibsen and Strindberg? (The New York Times Book Review), this exquisitely controversial novel was initially banned in its author's homeland....

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  • Wittgenstein's Nephew
    Wittgenstein's Nephew (English, Paperback) Professor Thomas Bernhard

    It is 1967. In separate wings of a Viennese hospital, two men lie bedridden. The narrator, named Thomas Bernhard, is stricken with a lung ailment; his friend Paul, nephew of the celebrated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, is suffering from one of his periodic bouts of madness. As their once-casual friendship quickens, these two eccentric men begin to discover in each other a possible antidote to...

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  • Giovanni's Room
    Giovanni's Room (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart.

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  • Norwegian Wood
    Norwegian Wood (English, Paperback) Haruki Murakami

    First American Publication...

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  • The Collected Poems
    The Collected Poems (English, Paperback) Wallace Stevens

    The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens is the definitive collection from the man Harold Bloom has called ?the best and most representative American poet.?...

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