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Wild Ducks Flying Backward
Wild Ducks Flying Backward
Written by Tom Robbins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553383539
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Wild Ducks Flying Backward

Written by Tom Robbins


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $15.00

Known for his meaty seriocomic novels, Tom Robbins’s shorter work has appeared in publications ranging from Esquire to Harper’s, from Playboy to the New York Times. Collected here for the first time in paperback, the essays, articles, observations—and even some untypical country-music lyrics—offer a rare overview of the eclectic sensibility of... Read more >
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Reflections
Reflections
Written by Walter Benjamin
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ISBN: 9780805208023
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Reflections
Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings
Written by Walter Benjamin


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 12, 1986
Price: $16.95

A companion volume to Illuminations, the first collection of Walter Benjamin's writings, Reflections presents a further sampling of his wide-ranging work. Here Benjamin evolves a theory of language as the medium of all creation, discusses theater and surrealism, reminisces about Berlin in the 1920s, recalls conversations with Bertolt Brecht, and provides... Read more >
James Joyce's Ulysses
James Joyce's Ulysses
Written by Stuart Gilbert
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ISBN: 9780394700137
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James Joyce's Ulysses

Written by Stuart Gilbert


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 12, 1955
Price: $13.95

With the passing of each year, Ulysses receives wider recognition and greater acclaim as a modern literary classic. To comprehend Joyce's masterpiece fully, to gain insight into its significance and structure, the serious reader will find this analytical and systematic guide invaluable. In this exegesis, written under Joyce's supervision, Stuart Gilbert... Read more >
On Being Blue
A Philosophical Inquiry
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Michael Gorra


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $14.00

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.
 
Gass writes:
Of the colors, blue and green have the greatest emotional... Read more >
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E. E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings
Written by Susan Cheever
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ISBN: 9780307908674
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E. E. Cummings
A Life
Written by Susan Cheever


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $13.99

From the author of American Bloomsbury, Louisa May Alcott, and Home Before Dark, a major reassessment of the life and work of the novelist, painter, and playwright considered to be one of America’s preeminent twentieth-century poets. At the time of his death in 1962, at age sixty-eight, he was, after Robert...

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Stranger Than Fiction
Stranger Than Fiction
Written by Chuck Palahniuk
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ISBN: 9780385722223
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Stranger Than Fiction
True Stories
Written by Chuck Palahniuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $15.00

Chuck Palahniuk’s world has always been, well, different from yours and mine. In his first collection of nonfiction, Chuck Palahniuk brings us into this world, and gives us a glimpse of what inspires his fiction.At the Rock Creek Lodge Testicle Festival in Missoula, Montana, average people perform public sex acts on... Read more >
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On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
Written by Nicolaus Copernicus
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ISBN: 9781573920353
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On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres

Written by Nicolaus Copernicus


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: November 1, 1995
Price: $15.99

The Ptolemaic system of the universe, with the earth at the center, had held sway since antiquity as authoritative in philosophy, science, and church teaching. Following his observations of the heavenly bodies, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) abandoned the geocentric system for a heliocentric model, with the sun at the center. His remarkable... Read more >
The Sackett Companion
The Sackett Companion
Written by Louis L'Amour
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ISBN: 9780553371024
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The Sackett Companion

Written by Louis L'Amour


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 1, 1992
Price: $17.00

Little did Louis L'Amour realize back in 1960 when he published The Daybreakers, a novel about two brothers who came west after the Civil War, that he had begun creating what would become perhaps North America's most widely followed literary family: the Sacketts. The stories of ten generations of Sackett men... Read more >
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Stay, Illusion!
Stay, Illusion!
Written by Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307907615
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The Hamlet Doctrine
Written by Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $25.00

The figure of Hamlet haunts our culture like the ghost haunts Shakespeare’s melancholy Dane. Arguably, no literary work is more familiar to us. Everyone knows at least six words from Hamlet, and most people know many more. Yet the play—Shakespeare’s longest—is more than “passing strange,” and it becomes even more complex...

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The Colonel
A Novel
Written by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
Translated by Tom Patterdale


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $17.95

Winner of the 2013 Jan Michalski Prize
Longlististed for the Man Asian Literary Prize


A new novel by the master of Iranian letters that directly engages politics in Iran today
 
Ten years in the writing, this fearless novel—so powerful it’s banned in Iran—tells the stirring story of a tortured people forced... Read more >
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