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Discontent and its Civilizations
Dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London
Written by Mohsin Hamid
Read by Mohsin Hamid


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $40.00

From “one of his generation’s most inventive and gifted writers” (The New York Times), intimate and sharply observed commentary on life, art, politics, and “the war on terror.”
 
Mohsin Hamid’s brilliant, moving, and extraordinarily clever novels have not only made him an international bestseller, they have earned him a reputation as a... Read more >
An Ecology of World Literature

(Available February 24, 2015)
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 >
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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

(Available February 10, 2015)
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Written by Langston Hughes, Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375413797
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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...

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Against Wind and Tide

(Available February 3, 2015)
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: eBook
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
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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
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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 >
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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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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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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
James Baldwin: The Last Interview
Written by James Baldwin, Contribution by Quincy Troupe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194004
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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
and other Conversations
Written by James Baldwin
Contribution by Quincy Troupe


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 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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Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
Written by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194219
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Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview
And other Conversations
Written by Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

Ray Bradbury was long the most influential sci-fi writer in the world, the poetic and visionary author of such classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and The Illustrated Man

But he also lived a fascinating life outside the parameters of sci-fi, and was a masterful raconteur of his own story, as... Read more >
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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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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by J. Michael Lennon
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ISBN: 9780812986099
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer

Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by J. Michael Lennon


Format: eBook, 896 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.99

A genuine literary event—an illuminating collection of correspondence from one of the most acclaimed American writers of all time
 
Over the course of a nearly sixty-year career, Norman Mailer wrote more than 30 novels, essay collections, and nonfiction books. Yet nowhere was he more prolific—or more exposed—than in his letters. All... Read more >
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by J. Michael Lennon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400066230
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer

Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by J. Michael Lennon


Format: Hardcover, 896 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $40.00

A genuine literary event—an illuminating collection of correspondence from one of the most acclaimed American writers of all time
 
Over the course of a nearly sixty-year career, Norman Mailer wrote more than 30 novels, essay collections, and nonfiction books. Yet nowhere was he more prolific—or more exposed—than in his letters. All... Read more >
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The World of Raymond Chandler
The World of Raymond Chandler
Written by Raymond Chandler
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ISBN: 9780385352376
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The World of Raymond Chandler
In His Own Words
Written by Raymond Chandler


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $13.99

 Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandler’s life, but to find out what he himself felt about his life and work, Barry Day, editor of The...

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The World of Raymond Chandler
The World of Raymond Chandler
Written by Raymond Chandler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352369
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The World of Raymond Chandler
In His Own Words
Written by Raymond Chandler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $27.95

 Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandler’s life, but to find out what he himself felt about his life and work, Barry Day, editor of The...

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The Age of the Poets
The Age of the Poets
Written by Alain Badiou, Translated by Emily Apter and Bruno Bosteels, Introduction by Bruno Bosteels
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685709
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The Age of the Poets
And Other Writings on Twentieth-Century Poetry and Prose
Written by Alain Badiou
Translated by Emily Apter and Bruno Bosteels
Introduction by Bruno Bosteels


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $95.00

The Age of the Poets revisits the age-old problem of the relation between literature and philosophy, arguing against both Plato and Heidegger’s famous arguments. Philosophy neither has to ban the poets from the republic nor abdicate its own powers to the sole benefit of poetry or art. Instead, it must declare... Read more >
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Jane Austen Cover to Cover
Jane Austen Cover to Cover
Written by Margaret C. Sullivan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594747250
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Jane Austen Cover to Cover
200 Years of Classic Book Covers
Written by Margaret C. Sullivan


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Jane Austen’s six novels are true classics, still immensely popular some 200 years after their first publication. But although the celebrated stories never change, the covers are always different. Jane Austen Cover to Cover compiles two centuries of design, from elegant Victorian hardcovers and the famed 1894 “Peacock” edition to 1950s... Read more >
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Jane Austen Cover to Cover
200 Years of Classic Book Covers
Written by Margaret C. Sullivan


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Jane Austen’s six novels are true classics, still immensely popular some 200 years after their first publication. But although the celebrated stories never change, the covers are always different. Jane Austen Cover to Cover compiles two centuries of design, from elegant Victorian hardcovers and the famed 1894 “Peacock” edition to 1950s... Read more >
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