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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99 US$ 0.74
A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection There?s nothing like autumn in New York, as Adam Gopnik and his family find when they return to Manhattan after an extended stay in France. From the longtime New Yorker scribe and author of the national bestseller Paris to the Moon , here is a lyrical appreciation of the city that never sleeps. From Central... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
In this captivating double life, Adam Gopnik searches for the men behind the icons of emancipation and evolution. Born by cosmic coincidence on the same day in 1809 and separated by an ocean, Lincoln and Darwin coauthored our sense of history and our understanding of man?s place in the world. Here Gopnik reveals these two men as they really were: family... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 17.00
Paris. The name alone conjures images of chestnut-lined boulevards, sidewalk cafés, breathtaking façades around every corner--in short, an exquisite romanticism that has captured the American imagination for as long as there have been Americans. In 1995, Adam Gopnik, his wife, and their infant son left the familiar comforts and hassles of New York... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
Never before have we cared so much about food. It preoccupies our popular culture, our fantasies, and even our moralizing??You still eat meat?? With our top chefs as deities and finest restaurants as places of pilgrimage, we have made food the stuff of secular seeking and transcendence, finding heaven in a mouthful. But have we come any closer to... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
Not long after Adam Gopnik returned to New York at the end of 2000 with his wife and two small children, they witnessed one of the great and tragic events of the city?s history. In his sketches and glimpses of people and places, Gopnik builds a portrait of our altered New York: the changes in manners, the way children are raised, our plans for and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 40.00 US$ 29.99
?I am completely an elitist, in the cultural but emphatically not the social sense. I prefer the good to the bad, the articulate to the mumbling, the aesthetically developed to the merely primitive, and full to partial consciousness. I love the spectacle of skill, whether it?s an expert gardener at work, or a good carpenter chopping dovetails . .... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 12.78
When Meaulnes first arrives at the local school in Sologne, everyone is captivated by his good looks, daring and charisma. But when Meaulnes disappears for several days, and returns with tales of a strange party at a mysterious house and a beautiful girl hidden within it, he has been changed forever. In his restless search for his Lost Estate and the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.00
The Wrong Side of Paris, the final novel in Balzac?s The Human Comedy, is the compelling story of Godefroid, an abject failure at thirty, who seeks refuge from materialism by moving into a monastery-like lodging house in the shadows of Notre-Dame. Presided over by Madame de La Chanterie, a noblewoman with a tragic past, the house is inhabited by... more...