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The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories
The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories
Edited by Carlos Fuentes and Julio Ortega
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679775515
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The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories

Edited by Carlos Fuentes and Julio Ortega


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2000
Price: $15.95

In The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories, Julio Ortega and Carlos Fuentes present the most compelling short fiction from Mexico to Chile. Surreal, poetic, naturalistic, urbane, peasant-born: All styles intersect and play, often within a single piece. There is "The Handsomest Drown Man in the World," the García Márquez fable... Read more >
Art Objects
Art Objects
Written by Jeanette Winterson
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ISBN: 9780679768203
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Art Objects
Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery
Written by Jeanette Winterson


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: February 4, 1997
Price: $15.00

In these ten intertwined essays, one of our most provocative young novelists proves that she is just as stylish and outrageous an art critic. For when Jeanette Winterson looks at works as diverse as the Mona Lisa and Virginia Woolf's The Waves, she frees them from layers of preconception and restores... Read more >
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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
and other Conversations
Written by James Baldwin
Contribution by Quincy Troupe


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

Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin

“I was not born to be what someone said I was. I was not born to be defined by someone else, but by myself, and myself only.” When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe traveled to the south of... Read more >
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The Colossus of New York
The Colossus of New York
Written by Colson Whitehead
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ISBN: 9781400031245
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The Colossus of New York

Written by Colson Whitehead


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $14.95

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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Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
Written by Patrick Alexander
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ISBN: 9780307472328
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Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
A Reader's Guide to The Remembrance of Things Past
Written by Patrick Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $15.95

An accessible, irreverent guide to one of the most admired—and entertaining—novels of the past century. There is no other guide like this; a user-friendly and enticing entry into the marvelously enjoyable world of Proust.

At seven volumes, three thousand pages, and more than four hundred characters, as well as a towering reputation... Read more >
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On Being Blue
On Being Blue
Written by William H. Gass, Introduction by Michael Gorra
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ISBN: 9781590177181
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On Being Blue
A Philosophical Inquiry
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Michael Gorra


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.00

On Being Blue is a book about everything blue—sex and sleaze and sadness, among other things—and about everything else. It brings us the world in a word as only William H. Gass, among contemporary American writers, can do.

Gass writes:
Of the colors, blue and green have the greatest emotional... Read more >
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E. E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings
Written by Susan Cheever
Format: Hardcover
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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I Think You're Totally Wrong
I Think You're Totally Wrong
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell
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ISBN: 9780385351959
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I Think You're Totally Wrong
A Quarrel
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $13.99

An impassioned, funny, probing, fiercely inconclusive, nearly-to-the-death debate about life and art—beers included.

Caleb Powell always wanted to become an artist, but he overcommitted to life (he’s a stay-at-home dad to three young girls), whereas his former professor David Shields always wanted to become a human being, but he overcommitted to art...

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Modern Love
Modern Love
Edited by Daniel Jones
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ISBN: 9780307351043
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Modern Love
50 True and Extraordinary Tales of Desire, Deceit, and Devotion
Edited by Daniel Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2007
Price: $16.00

50 Irresistible True Accounts of Love in the Twenty-first Century.

A young woman wryly describes a relationship that races from start to finish almost entirely via text messages.

A Casanova is jilted after an idyllic three weeks and learns the hard way that the woman is, well, just not that into him.

An overweight... Read more >
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Stranger Than Fiction
Stranger Than Fiction
Written by Chuck Palahniuk
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ISBN: 9780307275035
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Stranger Than Fiction
True Stories
Written by Chuck Palahniuk


Format: eBook0
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $13.99

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...

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