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John Berger
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John Berger's many books include Ways of Seeing, the fiction trilogy Into Their Labours, the Booker Prize–winning novel G., and To the Wedding.

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Lilac and Flag

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 188 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Once in Europa

Written by John Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 27, 1992
Price: $15.00

The second volume in the Into Their Labours trilogy, Once in Europa is a luminous collection of interwoven stories which serves as a portrait of two worlds--a small Alpine village bound to the earth and by tradition, and the restless, future-driven culture that will inevitably invade it. The instrument of entrapment... Read more >
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Once in Europa

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

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A Painter of Our Time

Written by John Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 27, 1996
Price: $17.00

The year is 1956. Soviet tanks are rolling into Budapest. In London, an expatriate Hungarian painter, Janos Lavin, has disappeared following a triumphant one-man show. Where has he gone and why? The only clues may lie in his diary. In his urgent and visionary first novel, Berger creates a multilayered intellectual... Read more >
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A Painter of Our Time

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $12.99

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Encounters
Written by John Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 17, 1998
Price: $15.00

Berger presents a collection of moments, each supremely vivid, that together make up a frieze of human history at the end of the millennium as well as a subtle and affecting self-portrait of their author. Using careful, intensely visual prose snapping frozen vignettes of life, these twenty-nine "photocopies" teach us about... Read more >
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Encounters
Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Pig Earth

Written by John Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 210 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 27, 1992
Price: $15.95

With this haunting first volume of his Into Their Labours trilogy, Berger begins his chronicle of the eclipse of peasant cultures in the twentieth century. Set in a small village in the French Alps, Pig Earth relates the stories of skeptical, hard-working men and fiercely independent women; of calves born and... Read more >
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Pig Earth

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Selected Essays of John Berger

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 608 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $16.99

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Selected Essays of John Berger

Written by John Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 11, 2003
Price: $21.00

The writing career of John Berger—poet, storyteller, playwright, and essayist—has yielded some of the most original and compelling examinations of art and life of the past half century. In this essential volume, Geoff Dyer has brought together a rich selection of many of Berger’s seminal essays.

Berger’s insights make it impossible to... Read more >
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Sense of Sight

Written by John Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 30, 1993
Price: $16.00

With this provocative and infinitely moving collection of essays, a preeminent critic of our time responds to the profound questions posed by the visual world. When Berger writes about Cubism, he writes not only of Braque, Leger, Picasso, and Gris, but of that incredible moment early in this century when the... Read more >
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Sense of Sight

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $13.99

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The Shape of a Pocket

Written by John Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 276 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 11, 2003
Price: $16.00

“The pocket in question is a small pocket of resistance. A pocket is formed when two or more people come together in agreement. The resistance is against the inhumanity of the New World Economic Order. The people coming together are the reader, me, and those the essays are about–Rembrandt, Paleolithic cave... Read more >
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The Shape of a Pocket

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 9, 2009
Price: $13.99

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The Success and Failure of Picasso

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 21, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Success and Failure of Picasso

Written by John Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 30, 1993
Price: $16.00

In this stunning critical assessment, Berger focuses upon the most prodigious and enigmatic painter of the Spanish landscape and the very particular culture that shaped Picasso's life and work. Writing with a novelist's sensuous evocation of character and detail, and drawing on an erudition that embraces history, politics, and art, Berger... Read more >
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To the Wedding

Written by John Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 19, 1996
Price: $15.00

Berger tells the story of a wedding in Europe approaching the end of the century, a place where everything has changed--and not even the certainties of love are exempt. Gino and Ninon are getting married. Their stories--and those of Ninon's mother and father--are told by a blind Greek peddler, who hears... Read more >
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To the Wedding

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Year Is '42
A Novel
Written by Nella Bielski
Translated by John Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $12.95

Wehrmacht officer Karl Bazinger is living the high life in Occupied Paris. But with his glamorous dinner companions and his open disdain for the Nazis, he begins to attract the attention of the SS. He is drawn into further trouble when he receives a suspicious visit from a friend who may... Read more >
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The Year Is '42
A Novel
Written by Nella Bielski
Translated by John Berger


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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