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- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99
Much more than a Japanese phrasebook, this entertaining guide to Japanese slang is full of interesting and hilarious anecdotes and advice. Japanese Slang Uncensored reveals in vivid detail the richness of Japanese slang in all its amusing, bizarre, and shocking forms. The book dives unblushingly into Japan's fascinating secret languages, the... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99
Interested in Japan's infamous and colorful sex trade? This guide to sex in Japan presents the in's and out's with extensive details and background information. Japan's Sex Trade offers a probing, step by step tour of the country's astonishing professional sex scene: salacious soaplands, hedonistic health clubs, and startling S&M snackbars,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95
FINALIST--2008 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE In The Essential Writings of Machiavelli, Peter Constantine has assembled a comprehensive collection that shows the true depth and breadth of a great Renaissance thinker. Refreshingly accessible, these superb new translations are faithful to Machiavelli?s original, beautifully crafted writings. The volume features... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 11.27
28 June 1389, the Field of the Blackbirds. A Christian army made up of Serbs, Bosnians, Albanians and Romanians confront an Ottoman army. In ten hours the battle is over, and the Muslims possess the field; an outcome that has haunted the vanquished ever since. 28 June 1989, the Serb Leader Slobodan Milosevic launches his campaign for a fresh massacre... more...
- Conjunctions 2014; US$ 9.99
Radical Shadows collects lost, forgotten, suppressed, rare, or unknown works by major literary writers from the late nineteenth century forward. From previously unpublished work by Djuna Barnes and Truman Capote (his earliest known story), to writing by Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Kawabata, Musil, and other world-class authors, the issue is a celebration... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 7.99
Making Out in Indonesian is a fun, accessible and thorough Indonesian phrasebook and guide to the Indonesian language as it's really spoken. If you are a student, businessman or tourist traveling to Indonesia and would like to have an authentic and meaningful experience, the key is being able to speak like a local. This friendly and easy-to-use... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 16.91
Translated by Peter Constantine Edited and with an new introduction by Leo Damrosch 'Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains' is the dramatic opening line of The Social Contract , published in 1762. Quoted by politicians and philosophers alike, the power of this sentence continues to resonate. It laid the groundwork for both the American... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.00
The First New Translation in Forty Years Set sometime between the mid-sixteenth and early-seventeenth century, Gogol?s epic tale recounts both a bloody Cossack revolt against the Poles (led by the bold Taras Bulba of Ukrainian folk mythology) and the trials of Taras Bulba?s two sons. As Robert Kaplan writes in his Introduction, ?[ Taras Bulba ]... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.00
A brilliant short novel inspired by Leo Tolstoy?s experience as a soldier in the Caucasus, The Cossacks has all the energy and poetry of youth while also foreshadowing the great themes of Tolstoy?s later years. His naïve hero, Olenin, is a young nobleman who is disenchanted with his privileged and superficial existence in Moscow and hopes to find... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.00
Newly translated by Peter Constantine Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world?s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement?s most passionate and persuasive... more...