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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
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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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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
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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 >
Letters to a Young Poet
Letters to a Young Poet
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke, Translated by Stephen Mitchell, Foreword by Stephen Mitchell
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ISBN: 9780307787231
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Letters to a Young Poet

Written by Rainer Maria Rilke
Translated by Stephen Mitchell
Foreword by Stephen Mitchell


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $9.99

Letters written over a period of several years on the vocation of writing by a poet whose greatest work was still to come. Read more >
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Popular Music from Vittula
A Novel
Written by Mikael Niemi
Translated by Laurie Thompson


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

Popular Music from Vittula tells the fantastical story of a young boy's unordinary existence, peopled by a visiting African priest, a witch in the heart of the forest, cousins from Missouri, an old Nazi, a beautiful girl with a black Volvo, silent men and tough women, a champion-bicyclist music teacher with... Read more >
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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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The Liberal Imagination
The Liberal Imagination
Written by Lionel Trilling, Introduction by Louis Menand
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ISBN: 9781590172834
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The Liberal Imagination

Written by Lionel Trilling
Introduction by Louis Menand


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $16.95

The Liberal Imagination is one of the most admired and influential works of criticism of the last century, a work that is not only a masterpiece of literary criticism but an important statement about politics and society. Published in 1950, one of the chillier moments of the Cold War, Trilling’s... Read more >
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Talking About Detective Fiction
Talking About Detective Fiction
Written by P. D. James
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ISBN: 9780307593320
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Talking About Detective Fiction

Written by P. D. James


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2009
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In a perfect marriage of author and subject, P. D. James—one of the most widely admired writers of detective fiction at work today—gives us a personal, lively, illuminating exploration of the human appetite for mystery and mayhem, and of those writers who have satisfied it.

P. D. James examines the genre from... Read more >
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How to Live
How to Live
Written by Sarah Bakewell
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ISBN: 9781590514252
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How to Live
Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer
Written by Sarah Bakewell


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $25.00

Winner of the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography

How to get along with people, how to deal with violence, how to adjust to losing someone you love—such questions arise in most people’s lives. They are all versions of a bigger question: how do you live? How do you do... Read more >
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Book Lust
Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason
Written by Nancy Pearl


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $16.95

What to read next is every book lover's greatest dilemma. Nancy Pearl comes to the rescue with this wide-ranging and fun guide to the best reading new and old. Pearl, who inspired legions of litterateurs with "What If All (name the city) Read the Same Book," has devised reading lists that... Read more >
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Home and Exile
Home and Exile
Written by Chinua Achebe
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ISBN: 9780385721332
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Home and Exile

Written by Chinua Achebe


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2001
Price: $12.00

More personally revealing than anything Achebe has written, Home and Exile-the great Nigerian novelist's first book in more than ten years-is a major statement on the importance of stories as real sources of power, especially for those whose stories have traditionally been told by outsiders.

In three elegant essays, Achebe seeks to... Read more >
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