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The Body in the Library

(Available March 31, 2015)
The Body in the Library
Edited by Iain Bamforth, Contribution by W. H. Auden, Peter Bamm, Samuel Beckett and Gottfried Benn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781686287
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The Body in the Library
A Literary Anthology of Modern Medicine
Edited by Iain Bamforth
Contribution by W. H. Auden, Peter Bamm, Samuel Beckett and Gottfried Benn


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $39.95

The Body in the Library provides a nuanced and realistic picture of how medicine and society have abetted and thwarted each other ever since the lawyers behind the French Revolution banished the clergy and replaced them with doctors, priests of the body. Ranging from Charles Dickens to Oliver Sacks, Anton Chekhov to... Read more >
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Politics and Letters
Interviews with New Left Review
Written by Raymond Williams
Introduction by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $26.95

Raymond Williams made a central contribution to the intellectual culture of the Left in the English-speaking world. He was also one of the key figures in the foundation of cultural studies in Britain, which turned critical skills honed on textual analysis to the examination of structures and forms of resistance apparent... Read more >
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Plainwater
Essays and Poetry
Written by Anne Carson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2015
Price: $11.99

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 >
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Ten Windows

(Available March 17, 2015)
Ten Windows
Written by Jane Hirshfield
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351058
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Ten Windows
How Great Poems Transform the World
Written by Jane Hirshfield


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $24.95

A dazzling collection of essays on how the best poems work, from the master poet and essayist
 
“Poetry,” Jane Hirshfield has said, “is language that foments revolutions of being.” In ten eloquent and highly original explorations, she unfolds and explores some of the ways this is done—by the inclusion of hiddenness, paradox...

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Ten Windows
How Great Poems Transform the World
Written by Jane Hirshfield


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $12.99

A dazzling collection of essays on how the best poems work, from the master poet and essayist
 
“Poetry,” Jane Hirshfield has said, “is language that foments revolutions of being.” In ten eloquent and highly original explorations, she unfolds and explores some of the ways this is done—by the inclusion of hiddenness, paradox...

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The Antinomies of Realism

(Available March 10, 2015)
The Antinomies of Realism
Written by Fredric Jameson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781688175
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The Antinomies of Realism

Written by Fredric Jameson


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $19.95

The Antinomies of Realism is a history ofthe nineteenth-century realist novel and its legacy told without a glimmer of nostalgia for artistic achievements that the movement of history makes it impossible to recreate. The works of Zola, Tolstoy, Pérez Galdós, and George Eliot are in the most profound sense inimitable, yet... Read more >
I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son

(Available March 10, 2015)
I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son
Written by Kent Russell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352307
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I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son

Written by Kent Russell


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $24.95

From one of the most ferociously brilliant and distinctive young voices in literary nonfiction: a debut shot through with violence, comedy, and feverish intensity that takes us on an odyssey into an American netherworld, exposing a raw personal journey along the way.

Locked in battle with both his adult appetites and...

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I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son

Written by Kent Russell


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $12.99

From one of the most ferociously brilliant and distinctive young voices in literary nonfiction: a debut shot through with violence, comedy, and feverish intensity that takes us on an odyssey into an American netherworld, exposing a raw personal journey along the way.

Locked in battle with both his adult appetites and...

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An Ecology of World Literature
From Antiquity to the Present Day
Written by Alexander Beecroft


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $29.95

What constitutes a nation’s literature? How do literatures of different countries interact with one another? In this groundbreaking study, Alexander Beecroft develops a new way of thinking about world literature. Drawing on a series of examples and case studies, the book ranges from ancient epic to the contemporary fiction of Roberto... Read more >
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Love and Other Ways of Dying
Essays
Written by Michael Paterniti


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $13.99

In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of everyday people.
 
Michael Paterniti is one of the most original and empathic storytellers working today. His writing has been described... Read more >
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Love and Other Ways of Dying

(Available March 3, 2015)
Love and Other Ways of Dying
Written by Michael Paterniti
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385337021
Our Price: $28.00
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Love and Other Ways of Dying
Essays
Written by Michael Paterniti


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $28.00

In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of everyday people.
 
Michael Paterniti is one of the most original and empathic storytellers working today. His writing has been described... Read more >
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Politics and Letters

(Available March 3, 2015)
Politics and Letters
Written by Raymond Williams, Introduction by Geoff Dyer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781784780159
Our Price: $26.95
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Politics and Letters
Interviews with New Left Review
Written by Raymond Williams
Introduction by Geoff Dyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 452 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $26.95

Raymond Williams made a central contribution to the intellectual culture of the Left in the English-speaking world. He was also one of the key figures in the foundation of cultural studies in Britain, which turned critical skills honed on textual analysis to the examination of structures and forms of resistance apparent... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
An Ecology of World Literature
An Ecology of World Literature
Written by Alexander Beecroft
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685723
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An Ecology of World Literature
From Antiquity to the Present Day
Written by Alexander Beecroft


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $95.00

What constitutes a nation’s literature? How do literatures of different countries interact with one another? In this groundbreaking study, Alexander Beecroft develops a new way of thinking about world literature. Drawing on a series of examples and case studies, the book ranges from ancient epic to the contemporary fiction of Roberto... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Written by Langston Hughes, Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353564
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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Edited by Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel
Written by Langston Hughes
Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $18.99

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many struggles as well as his memorable achievements. Arranged by decade and linked by expert commentary, the volume guides us through Hughes’s journey in all its...

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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Written by Langston Hughes, Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375413797
Our Price: $35.00
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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

Written by Langston Hughes
Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $35.00

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many struggles as well as his memorable achievements. Arranged by decade and linked by expert commentary, the volume guides us through Hughes’s journey in all its...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Against Wind and Tide
Against Wind and Tide
Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Introduction by Reeve Lindbergh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375714924
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Against Wind and Tide
Letters and Journals, 1947-1986
Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Introduction by Reeve Lindbergh


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $16.95

In this final collection of Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s letters and journals, we mark Mrs. Lindbergh’s progress as she navigated a remarkable life and a remarkable century with enthusiasm and delight, humor and wit, sorrow and bewilderment, but above all devoted to finding the essential truth in life’s experiences through a hard-won...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Last Interview
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Last Interview
Written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Edited by David Streitfeld
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194806
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Edited by David Streitfeld


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.95

An intimate and lively collection of interviews with a giant of twentieth century literature—the only collection of interviews with Marquez available
 
Hailed by the New York Times as a "conjurer of literary magic," Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez is known to millions of readers worldwide as the author of One Hundred Years... Read more >
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Edited by David Streitfeld


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.95

An intimate and lively collection of interviews with a giant of twentieth century literature—the only collection of interviews with Marquez available
 
Hailed by the New York Times as a "conjurer of literary magic," Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez is known to millions of readers worldwide as the author of One Hundred Years... Read more >
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My Life in Middlemarch
My Life in Middlemarch
Written by Rebecca Mead
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307984777
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My Life in Middlemarch

Written by Rebecca Mead


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.00

A New Yorker writer revisits the seminal book of her youth--Middlemarch--and fashions a singular, involving story of how a passionate attachment to a great work of literature can shape our lives and help us to read our own histories.

Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal town when... Read more >
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The Ink Dark Moon
The Ink Dark Moon
Written by no Komachi Ono and Izumi Shikibu, Translated by Jane Hirshfield and Mariko Aratani
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153591
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The Ink Dark Moon
Love Poems by Ono no Komachi anmd Izumi Shikibu, Women of teh Ancient Court of Japan
Written by no Komachi Ono and Izumi Shikibu
Translated by Jane Hirshfield and Mariko Aratani


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2015
Price: $11.99

These translated poems were written by 2 ladies of the Heian court of Japan between the ninth and eleventh centuries A.D. The poems speak intimately of their authors' sexual longing, fulfillment and disillusionment. Read more >
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The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons

Written by Liu Hsieh
Annotations by Vincent Yu-chung Shih
Translated by Vincent Yu-chung Shih


Format: eBook, 424 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $19.95

The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons is the first comprehensive work of literary criticism in Chinese, and one that has been considered essential reading for writers and scholars since it was written some 1,500 years ago. A vast compendium of all that was known about Chinese literature at the... Read more >
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The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons
The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons
Written by Liu Hsieh, Annotations by Vincent Yu-chung Shih, Translated by Vincent Yu-chung Shih
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789629965853
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The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons

Written by Liu Hsieh
Annotations by Vincent Yu-chung Shih
Translated by Vincent Yu-chung Shih


Format: Trade Paperback, 424 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $19.95

The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons is the first comprehensive work of literary criticism in Chinese, and one that has been considered essential reading for writers and scholars since it was written some 1,500 years ago. A vast compendium of all that was known about Chinese literature at the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
An Ecology of World Literature
An Ecology of World Literature
Written by Alexander Beecroft
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685730
Our Price: $29.95
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An Ecology of World Literature
From Antiquity to the Present Day
Written by Alexander Beecroft


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $29.95

What constitutes a nation’s literature? How do literatures of different countries interact with one another? In this groundbreaking study, Alexander Beecroft develops a new way of thinking about world literature. Drawing on a series of examples and case studies, the book ranges from ancient epic to the contemporary fiction of Roberto... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
I Think You're Totally Wrong
I Think You're Totally Wrong
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell
Format: eBook
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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I Think You're Totally Wrong
I Think You're Totally Wrong
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351942
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I Think You're Totally Wrong
A Quarrel
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $25.95

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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