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The Colossus of New York
The Colossus of New York
Written by Colson Whitehead
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ISBN: 9780307428288
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The Colossus of New York

Written by Colson Whitehead


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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In a dazzlingly original work of nonfiction, the award-winning novelist Colson Whitehead re-creates the exuberance, the chaos, the promise, and the heartbreak of New York. Here is a literary love song that will entrance anyone who has lived in—or spent time—in the greatest of American cities.

A masterful evocation of the city... Read more >
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The Age of Insight
The Age of Insight
Written by Eric Kandel
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ISBN: 9781588369307
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The Age of Insight
The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
Written by Eric Kandel


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
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A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind—our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions—and how mind and brain relate to... Read more >
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The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis
Written by Franz Kafka, Translated by Stanley Corngold
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The Metamorphosis

Written by Franz Kafka
Translated by Stanley Corngold


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2013
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Translated, edited, and with an Introduction by Stanley Corngold
Featuring essays by Philip Roth, W. H Auden, and Walter Benjamin

“When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.” With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Franz Kafka... Read more >
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A Place in the Country
A Place in the Country
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Jo Catling
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ISBN: 9781400067718
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A Place in the Country

Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Jo Catling


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $26.00

A Place in the Country is W. G. Sebald’s meditation on the six artists and writers who shaped his creative mind—and the last of this great writer’s major works to be translated into English.
 
This beautiful hardcover edition, with a full-cloth case, includes more than 40 pieces of art and 6... Read more >
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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
Written by Hunter S. Thompson, Introduction by Douglas Brinkley
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ISBN: 9780679603313
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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
A Strange and Terrible Saga
Written by Hunter S. Thompson
Introduction by Douglas Brinkley


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: December 7, 1999
Price: $23.00

"California, Labor Day weekend . . . early, with ocean fog still in the streets, outlaw motorcyclists wearing chains, shades and greasy Levis roll out from damp garages, all-night diners and cast-off one-night pads in Frisco, Hollywood, Berdoo and East Oakland, heading for the Monterey peninsula, north of Big Sur. ... Read more >
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New and Selected Poems, Volume One

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.00

When New and Selected Poems, Volume One was originally published in 1992, Mary Oliver was awarded the National Book Award. In the fourteen years since its initial appearance it has become one of the best-selling volumes of poetry in the country. This collection features thirty poems published only in this volume as well... Read more >
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The Analects of Confucius
The Analects of Confucius
Written by Roger T. Ames
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ISBN: 9780345434074
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The Analects of Confucius
A Philosophical Translation
Written by Roger T. Ames


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 7, 1999
Price: $15.00

"To quietly persevere in storing up what is learned, to continue studying without respite, to instruct others without growing weary--is this not me?"
--Confucius

Confucius is recognized as China's first and greatest teacher, and his ideas have been the fertile soil in which the Chinese cultural tradition has flourished. Now, here is a... Read more >
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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
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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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Travels with Herodotus
Travels with Herodotus
Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski
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Travels with Herodotus

Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
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From the renowned journalist comes this intimate account of his years in the field, traveling for the first time beyond the Iron Curtain to India, China, Ethiopia, and other exotic locales.

In the 1950s, Ryszard Kapuscinski finished university in Poland and became a foreign correspondent, hoping to go abroad – perhaps to... Read more >
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The Captive Mind
The Captive Mind
Written by Czeslaw Milosz
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The Captive Mind

Written by Czeslaw Milosz


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 11, 1990
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The best known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under totalitarianism of the left or right. Read more >
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