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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
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ISBN: 9780679746997
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.95

Stella Adler was one of the most influential acting teachers of all time, a legendary force of nature whose generations of students include Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Anthony Quinn, Diana Ross, Robert De Niro, Warren Beatty, Annette Benning, and Mark Ruffalo.

This long-awaited companion to her book on the master European playwrights...

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Black Snow
Black Snow
Written by Mikhail Bulgakov, Translated by Michael Glenny
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ISBN: 9781612192147
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Black Snow

Written by Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated by Michael Glenny


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
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A new edition of Bulgakov’s blistering satire about the great Russian director Stanislavski, inventor of “Method acting,” part of Melville House’s reissue of the Bulgakov backlist in Michael Glenny’s celebrated translations.

In 1926, a play based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel The White Guard premiered at the prestigious Moscow Arts Theatre and it... Read more >
Out of Time
Out of Time
Written by Lynne Segal and Elaine Showalter
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ISBN: 9781781682999
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Out of Time
The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing
Written by Lynne Segal and Elaine Showalter


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $19.95

A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging.

How old am I? Don’t ask, don’t tell. As the baby boomers approach their sixth or seventh decade, they are faced with new challenges and questions of politics and identity. In the footsteps of Simone de Beauvoir... Read more >
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The Corpse Walker
The Corpse Walker
Written by Liao Yiwu
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ISBN: 9780307388377
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The Corpse Walker
Real Life Stories: China From the Bottom Up
Written by Liao Yiwu


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $16.95

The Corpse Walker introduces us to regular men and women at the bottom of Chinese society, most of whom have been battered by life but have managed to retain their dignity: a professional mourner, a human trafficker, a public toilet manager, a leper, a grave robber, and a Falung Gong practitioner... Read more >
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The Necessary Angel
The Necessary Angel
Written by Wallace Stevens
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ISBN: 9780394702780
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The Necessary Angel
Essays on Reality and the Imagination
Written by Wallace Stevens


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 12, 1965
Price: $12.00

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Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
And other Conversations
Written by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

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The Fun of It
The Fun of It
Edited by Lillian Ross, Introduction by David Remnick
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ISBN: 9780307432230
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The Fun of It
Stories from The Talk of the Town
Edited by Lillian Ross
Introduction by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

William Shawn once called The Talk of the Town the soul of the magazine. The section began in the first issue, in 1925. But it wasn't until a couple of years later, when E. B. White and James Thurber arrived, that the Talk of the Town story became what it is... Read more >
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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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The Last Empire
The Last Empire
Written by Gore Vidal
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ISBN: 9780375726392
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The Last Empire
Essays 1992-2000
Written by Gore Vidal


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2002
Price: $17.95

Like his National Book Award—winning United States, Gore Vidal’s scintillating ninth collection, The Last Empire, affirms his reputation as our most provocative critic and observer of the modern American scene. In the essays collected here, Vidal brings his keen intellect, experience, and razor-edged wit to bear on an astonishing range of... Read more >
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David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview
David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview
Written by David Foster Wallace
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ISBN: 9781612192062
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David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by David Foster Wallace


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $15.95

In intimate and eloquent interviews, including the last he gave before his suicide, the writer hailed by A.O. Scott of The New York Times as “the best mind of his generation” considers the state of modern America, entertainment and discipline, adulthood, literature, and his own inimitable writing style.

In addition to Wallace’s last interview, the... Read more >
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