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Short Letter, Long Farewell

Written by Peter Handke
Translated by Ralph Manheim
Introduction by Greil Marcus


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: March 31, 2009
Price: $14.95

Peter Handke’s early novel Short Letter, Long Farewell is one of his most inventive and exhilarating books. Full of seedy noir atmospherics and boasting an air of generalized delirium, the book begins by introducing us to a young German who has just arrived in America, where he hopes to get over... Read more >

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American Humor
A Study of the National Character
Written by Constance Rourke
Introduction by Greil Marcus


Format: Trade Paperback, 258 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: February 29, 2004
Price: $15.95

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The Stammering Century

Written by Gilbert Seldes
Introduction by Greil Marcus


Format: Trade Paperback, 452 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $18.95

Gilbert Seldes, the author of The Stammering Century, writes:

This book is not a record of the major events in Ameri­can history during
the nineteenth century. It is concerned with minor movements, with the
cults and manias of that period. Its personages are fanatics, and radicals,
and mountebanks... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Stammering Century

Written by Gilbert Seldes
Introduction by Greil Marcus


Format: eBook, 452 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $18.95

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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