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Grand Central Winter
Stories from the Street
Written by Lee Stringer
Foreword by Kurt Vonnegut


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

Whether Lee Stringer is describing "God's corner" as he calls 42nd Street, or his friend Suzy, a hooker and "past due tourist" whose infant child he sometimes babysits, whether he is recounting his experiences at Street News, where he began hawking the newspaper for a living wage, then wrote articles, and... Read more >
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Love and Other Ways of Dying
Love and Other Ways of Dying
Written by Michael Paterniti
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ISBN: 9780812997514
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Love and Other Ways of Dying
Essays
Written by Michael Paterniti


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $13.99

In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of everyday people.
 
Michael Paterniti is one of the most original and empathic storytellers working today. His writing has been described... 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
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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 >
Proud Highway
Proud Highway
Written by Hunter S. Thompson, Edited by Douglas Brinkley, Foreword by William J. Kennedy
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ISBN: 9780307826626
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Proud Highway
Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967
Written by Hunter S. Thompson
Edited by Douglas Brinkley
Foreword by William J. Kennedy


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2012
Price: $12.99

Here, for the first time, is the private and most intimate correspondence of one of America's most influential and incisive journalists--Hunter S. Thompson. In letters to a Who's Who of luminaries from Norman Mailer to Charles Kuralt, Tom Wolfe to Lyndon Johnson, William Styron to Joan Baez--not to mention his mother... Read more >
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Against World Literature
Against World Literature
Written by Emily Apter
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ISBN: 9781844679706
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Against World Literature
On the Politics of Untranslatability
Written by Emily Apter


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $29.95

Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability argues for a rethinking of comparative literature focusing on the problems that emerge when large-scale paradigms of literary studies ignore the politics of the “Untranslatable”—the realm of those words that are continually retranslated, mistranslated, transferred from language to language, or especially resistant to... Read more >
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A Man Without a Country

Written by Kurt Vonnegut
Edited by Daniel Simon


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On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $23.95

A Man Without a Country is Kurt Vonnegut’s hilariously funny and razor-sharp look at life ("If I die—God forbid—I would like to go to heaven to ask somebody in charge up there, ‘Hey, what was the good news and what was the bad news?"), art ("To practice any art, no matter... Read more >
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The Antinomies of Realism
The Antinomies of Realism
Written by Fredric Jameson
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ISBN: 9781781688175
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The Antinomies of Realism

Written by Fredric Jameson


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
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The Antinomies of Realism is a history ofthe nineteenth-century realist novel and its legacy told without a glimmer of nostalgia for artistic achievements that the movement of history makes it impossible to recreate. The works of Zola, Tolstoy, Pérez Galdós, and George Eliot are in the most profound sense inimitable, yet... Read more >
Music For Chameleons
Music For Chameleons
Written by Truman Capote
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ISBN: 9780345803085
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Music For Chameleons

Written by Truman Capote


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

In these gems of reportage Truman Capote takes true stories and real people and renders them with the stylistic brio we expect from great fiction. Here we encounter an exquisitely preserved Creole aristocrat sipping absinthe in her Martinique salon; an enigmatic killer who sends his victims announcements of their forthcoming demise...

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Blue Iris
Blue Iris
Written by Mary Oliver
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ISBN: 9780807068830
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Blue Iris
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2006
Price: $16.00

A rich collection of ten poems, two essays, and two dozen of Mary Oliver's classic works on flowers, trees, and plants of all sorts, elegantly illustrated, Blue Iris is the essential companion to Owls and Other Fantasies, one of the best-selling volumes of poetry of 2003 and a Book Sense 76... Read more >
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E. E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings
Written by Susan Cheever
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ISBN: 9780307379979
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E. E. Cummings
A Life
Written by Susan Cheever


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $26.95

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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