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Three Uses of the Knife
Three Uses of the Knife
Written by David Mamet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375704239
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Three Uses of the Knife
On the Nature and Purpose of Drama
Written by David Mamet


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 13, 2000
Price: $13.00

The purpose of theater, like magic like religion…ids to inspire cleansing awe. With bracing directness and aphoristic authority, one of our greatest living playwrights addresses the questions: What makes good drama? And why does drama matter in an age that is awash in information and entertainment? David Mamet believes that the...

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Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut
Written by Kurt Vonnegut, Edited by Dan Wakefield
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385343763
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Kurt Vonnegut
Letters
Written by Kurt Vonnegut
Edited by Dan Wakefield


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Newsweek/The Daily Beast • The Huffington Post • Kansas City Star • Time Out New York • Kirkus Reviews

This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has all the hallmarks of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction. Written over a sixty-year period, these letters, the vast majority... Read more >
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Letters to a Young Poet
Letters to a Young Poet
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke, Translated by Stephen Mitchell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679642329
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Letters to a Young Poet

Written by Rainer Maria Rilke
Translated by Stephen Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2001
Price: $16.00

Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet are arguably the most famous and beloved letters of the twentieth century. Written when the poet was himself still a young man, with most of his greatest work before him, they were addressed to a student who had sent Rilke some of his own writing... Read more >
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James Joyce's Ulysses
James Joyce's Ulysses
Written by Stuart Gilbert
Format: Paperback
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 >
Essays
Essays
Written by George Orwell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375415036
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Essays

Written by George Orwell


Format: Hardcover, 1416 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2002
Price: $40.00

 

A generous and varied selection–the only hardcover edition available–of the literary and political writings of one of the greatest essayists of the twentieth century.

 

Although best known as the author of Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-four, George Orwell left an even more lastingly significant achievement in his voluminous essays, which dealt with...

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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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The Doorbell Rang
The Doorbell Rang
Written by Rex Stout
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553237214
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The Doorbell Rang

Written by Rex Stout


Format: Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 1, 1992
Price: $7.99

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Plainwater
Plainwater
Written by Anne Carson
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ISBN: 9780375708428
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Plainwater
Essays and Poetry
Written by Anne Carson


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 28, 2000
Price: $16.00

The poetry and prose collected in Plainwater are a testament to the extraordinary imagination of Anne Carson, a writer described by Michael Ondaatje as "the most exciting poet writing in English today." Succinct and astonishingly beautiful, these pieces stretch the boundaries of language and literary form, while juxtaposing classical and modern... Read more >
Sister Age
Sister Age
Written by M.F.K. Fisher
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ISBN: 9780394723853
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Sister Age

Written by M.F.K. Fisher


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 12, 1984
Price: $14.00

In these fifteen remarkable stories, M.F.K. Fisher, one of the most admired writers of our time, embraces age as St. Francis welcomed Brother Pain. With a saint to guide us, she writes in her Foreword, perhaps we can accept in a loving way "the inevitable visits of a possibly nagging harpy... Read more >
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Sharon and My Mother-in-Law
Sharon and My Mother-in-Law
Written by Suad Amiry
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ISBN: 9781400096497
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Sharon and My Mother-in-Law
Ramallah Diaries
Written by Suad Amiry


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $15.95

Based on diaries and e-mail correspondence that architect Suad Amiry kept from 1981 to 2004, Sharon and My Mother-in-Law evokes the frustrations, cabin fever, and downright misery of daily life in the West Bank town of Ramallah. Amiry writes elegance and humor about the enormous difficulty of moving from one place... Read more >
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