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The Impossible Exile
Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
Written by George Prochnik


Format: eBook, 340 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $21.99

An original study of exile, told through the biography of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig
 
By the 1930s, Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world. His novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became instant best sellers. Zweig was also an intellectual... Read more >
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The Roman Search for Wisdom
The Roman Search for Wisdom
Written by Michael K. Kellogg
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ISBN: 9781616149253
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The Roman Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: Hardcover, 364 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $28.95

The Roman "philosophy of life" as mirrored in the literature of ten outstanding representative authors

Though Rome conquered much of the world and established an empire that lasted more than a millennium, its citizens sometimes expressed a sense of inferiority to the intellectual accomplishments of ancient Greece. The notion that Roman philosophers... Read more >
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The Roman Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Roman "philosophy of life" as mirrored in the literature of ten outstanding representative authors

Though Rome conquered much of the world and established an empire that lasted more than a millennium, its citizens sometimes expressed a sense of inferiority to the intellectual accomplishments of ancient Greece. The notion that Roman philosophers... Read more >
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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan
The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan
Written by Elia Kazan
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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan

Written by Elia Kazan


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
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This collection of nearly three hundred letters gives us the life of Elia Kazan unfiltered, with all the passion, vitality, and raw honesty that made him such an important and formidable stage director (A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman), film director (On the Waterfront, East of Eden), novelist, and... Read more >
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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan
The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan
Written by Elia Kazan, Edited by Albert J. Devlin
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ISBN: 9780307267160
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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan

Written by Elia Kazan
Edited by Albert J. Devlin


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $40.00

This collection of nearly three hundred letters gives us the life of Elia Kazan unfiltered, with all the passion, vitality, and raw honesty that made him such an important and formidable stage director (A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman), film director (On the Waterfront, East of Eden), novelist, and... Read more >
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Stay, Illusion!
Stay, Illusion!
Written by Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster
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ISBN: 9780307950482
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Stay, Illusion!
The Hamlet Doctrine
Written by Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

The figure of Hamlet haunts our culture like the Ghost haunts him. Arguably, no literary work, not even the Bible, is more familiar to us than Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Everyone knows at least six words from the play; often people know many more. Yet the play—Shakespeare’s longest—is more than “passing strange” and... Read more >
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Fare Forward
Fare Forward
Written by David Markson, Afterword by Ann Beattie, Edited by Laura Sims
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ISBN: 9781576877005
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Fare Forward
Letters from David Markson
Written by David Markson
Afterword by Ann Beattie
Edited by Laura Sims


Format: Trade Paperback, 156 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $12.95

In this first-ever book of letters by novelist David Markson—a quintessential "writer's writer" whose work David Foster Wallace once lauded as "pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this country"—readers will experience Markson at his wittiest and warmest. Poet Laura Sims shares her correspondence with him, which began with... Read more >
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Fare Forward
Letters from David Markson
Written by David Markson
Afterword by Ann Beattie
Edited by Laura Sims


Format: eBook, 156 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $12.95

In this first-ever book of letters by novelist David Markson—a quintessential "writer's writer" whose work David Foster Wallace once lauded as "pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this country"—readers will experience Markson at his wittiest and warmest. Poet Laura Sims shares her correspondence with him, which began with... Read more >
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The Gray Notebook
The Gray Notebook
Written by Josep Pla, Translated by Peter Bush, Introduction by Valenti Puig
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176719
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The Gray Notebook

Written by Josep Pla
Translated by Peter Bush
Introduction by Valenti Puig


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.95

Josep Pla’s masterpiece, The Gray Notebook, is one of the most colorful and unusual works in modern literature. In 1918, when Pla was in Barcelona studying law, the Spanish flu broke out, the university shut down, and he went home to his parents in coastal Palafrugell. Aspiring to be a writer... Read more >
Shakespeare's Montaigne
Shakespeare's Montaigne
Written by Michel de Montaigne, Edited by Stephen Greenblatt, Translated by John Florio, Introduction by Peter G. Platt
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ISBN: 9781590177228
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Shakespeare's Montaigne
The Florio Translation of the Essays, A Selection
Written by Michel de Montaigne
Edited by Stephen Greenblatt
Translated by John Florio
Introduction by Peter G. Platt


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $17.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Shakespeare, Nietzsche wrote, was Montaigne’s best reader—a typically brilliant Nietzschean insight, capturing the intimate relationship between Montaigne’s ever-changing record of the self and Shakespeare’s kaleidoscopic register of human character. And there is no doubt that Shakespeare read Montaigne—though how extensively remains a matter of debate—and that the translation... Read more >
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Shakespeare's Montaigne
The Florio Translation of the Essays, A Selection
Written by Michel de Montaigne
Edited by Stephen Greenblatt
Translated by John Florio
Introduction by Peter G. Platt


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $17.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Shakespeare, Nietzsche wrote, was Montaigne’s best reader—a typically brilliant Nietzschean insight, capturing the intimate relationship between Montaigne’s ever-changing record of the self and Shakespeare’s kaleidoscopic register of human character. And there is no doubt that Shakespeare read Montaigne—though how extensively remains a matter of debate—and that the translation... Read more >
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The Devil Problem
The Devil Problem
Written by David Remnick
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ISBN: 9780804173636
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The Devil Problem
And Other True Stories
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

Readers know from his now classic Lenin's Tomb that Remnick is a superb portraitist who can bring his subjects to life and reveal them in such surprising ways as to justify comparison to Dickens, Balzac, or Proust. In this collection, Remnick's gift for character is sharper than ever, whether he writes... Read more >
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On Being Blue
A Philosophical Inquiry
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Michael Gorra


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 18, 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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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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Waiting for the Barbarians
Waiting for the Barbarians
Written by Daniel Mendelsohn
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ISBN: 9781590177136
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Waiting for the Barbarians
Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture
Written by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $17.95

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
AND THE PEN ART OF THE ESSAY AWARD

Over the past decade and a half, Daniel Mendelsohn’s reviews for The New York Review of BooksThe New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review have earned him a reputation as “one of the greatest critics of our... 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
Format: Hardcover
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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A Place in the Country
A Place in the Country
Written by W.G. Sebald, Translated by Jo Catling
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A Place in the Country

Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Jo Catling


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $12.99

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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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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E. E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings
Written by Susan Cheever
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E. E. Cummings
A Life
Written by Susan Cheever


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $13.99

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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My Life in Middlemarch
My Life in Middlemarch
Written by Rebecca Mead
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ISBN: 9780307984760
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My Life in Middlemarch

Written by Rebecca Mead


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $25.00

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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My Life in Middlemarch
My Life in Middlemarch
Written by Rebecca Mead
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ISBN: 9780307984784
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My Life in Middlemarch

Written by Rebecca Mead


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

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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Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut
Written by Kurt Vonnegut, Edited by Dan Wakefield
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385343763
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Kurt Vonnegut
Letters
Written by Kurt Vonnegut
Edited by Dan Wakefield


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Newsweek/The Daily Beast • The Huffington Post • Kansas City Star • Time Out New York • Kirkus Reviews

This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has all the hallmarks of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction. Written over a sixty-year period, these letters, the vast majority... Read more >
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Ornament and Silence
Ornament and Silence
Written by Kennedy Fraser
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ISBN: 9780804152037
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Ornament and Silence
Essays on Women's Lives From Edith Wharton to Germaine Greer
Written by Kennedy Fraser


Format: eBook, 268 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2014
Price: $12.99

In these fourteen essays, Fraser focuses on women in love affairs, friendships, marriages, and families; in relation to one another and to the talented men who so often rendered them invisible. In Ornament and Silence we see Virginia Woolf, haunted and eventually destroyed by the sexual secrets of her childhood. We... Read more >
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The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Claire Tomalin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804172127
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The Invisible Woman (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by Claire Tomalin


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 31, 2013
Price: $16.00

Now a major motion picture directed by Ralph Fiennes, co-starring Fiennes and Felicity Jones with Michelle Fairley, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Tom Hollander: the unforgettable story of Charles Dickens's mistress Nelly Ternan, and of the secret relationship that linked them.

When Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan met in 1857, she was 18... Read more >
This Living Hand
This Living Hand
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780812983227
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This Living Hand
And Other Essays
Written by Edmund Morris


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $18.00

When the multitalented biographer Edmund Morris (who writes with equal virtuosity about Theodore Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, Beethoven, and Thomas Edison) was a schoolboy in colonial Kenya, one of his teachers told him, “You have the most precious gift of all—originality.” That quality is abundantly evident in this selection of essays. They... Read more >
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