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Cynthia Ozick
Cynthia Ozick

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Cynthia Ozick lives in Westchester County, New York.

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Washington Square

Written by Henry James
Introduction by Cynthia Ozick


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $7.95

Washington Square follows the coming-of-age of its plain-faced, kindhearted heroine, Catherine Sloper. Much to her father’s vexation, a handsome opportunist named Morris Townsend woos the long-suffering heiress, intent on claiming her fortune. When Catherine stubbornly refuses to call off her engagement, Dr. Sloper forces Catherine to choose between her inheritance and... Read more >
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Fame & Folly
Essays
Written by Cynthia Ozick


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 27, 1997
Price: $14.00

From one of America's great literary figures, a new collection of essays on eminent writers and their work, and on the war between art and life. The perilous intersection of writers' lives with public and private dooms is the fertile subject of many of these remarkable essays from such literary giants... Read more >
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Fame & Folly
Essays
Written by Cynthia Ozick


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 12, 2011
Price: $9.99

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The Messiah of Stockholm

Written by Cynthia Ozick


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 12, 1988
Price: $13.95

A small group of Jews weave a web of intrigue and fantasy around a book reviewer's contention that he is the son of Borus Schultz, the legendary Polish writer killed by the Nazis before his magnum opus,  THE MESSIAH, could be brought to light. Read more >

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Metaphor & Memory

Written by Cynthia Ozick


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 3, 1991
Price: $16.95

In these intellectually dazzling essays, Ozick writes about Saul Bellow and Henry James, William Gaddis and Primo Levi. She observes the tug-of-war between written and spoken language and the complex relation between art's contrivances and its moral truths. She has given us an exceptional book that demonstrates the possibilities of literature... Read more >

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The Puttermesser Papers
A Novel
Written by Cynthia Ozick


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 30, 1998
Price: $15.00

With dashing originality and in prose that sings like an entire choir of sirens, Cynthia Ozick relates the life and times of her most compelling fictional creation. Ruth Puttermesser lives in New York City. Her learning is monumental. Her love life is minimal (she prefers pouring through Plato to romping with... Read more >

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Quarrel & Quandary
Essays
Written by Cynthia Ozick


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 13, 2001
Price: $13.00

Quarrel & Quandary showcases the manifold talents of one of our leading and award-winning critics and essayists.

In nineteen opulent essays, Cynthia Ozick probes Dostoevsky for insights into the Unabomber, questions the role of the public intellectual, and dares to wonder what poetry is. She roams effortlessly from Kafka to James, Styron... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Quarrel & Quandary
Essays
Written by Cynthia Ozick


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $9.99

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The Shawl

Written by Cynthia Ozick


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 29, 1990
Price: $12.00

Though “The Shawl” and “Rosa” are two of Ozick’s most admired works of fiction—both included in Best American Short Stories and awarded First Prize in the annual O. Henry Stories collection—this is their first appearance in one paperback volume. In “The Shawl,” Rosa Lublin watches a concentration camp guard murder her... Read more >

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Those Who Forget the Past
The Question of Anti-Semitism
Afterword by Cynthia Ozick
Edited by Ron Rosenbaum


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: May 11, 2004
Price: $16.95

"Rosenbaum's outstanding compilation of nearly 50 sharp essays has the advantage of not only displaying a wide range of views but juxtaposing pieces in debate with one another...This is an estimable collection and may find a place with course adopters as well as common readers." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

After the horrors... Read more >
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Those Who Forget the Past
The Question of Anti-Semitism
Afterword by Cynthia Ozick
Edited by Ron Rosenbaum


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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The Cossacks

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Cynthia Ozick


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $13.00

”Tolstoy’s lavish and always graphic use of detail,” wrote John Bayley, “together of course with its romance and exotic setting . . . has made The Cossacks the most popular of all his works.” This vibrant new translation of Tolstoy’s 1862 novel, by PEN Translation Award winner Peter Constantine, is the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

The Cossacks

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Cynthia Ozick


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 30, 2010
Price: $2.99

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