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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 26.99
A deeply Malcolmian volume on painters, photographers, writers, and critics Janet Malcolm ?s In the Freud Archives and The Journalist and the Murderer , as well as her books about Sylvia Plath and Gertrude Stein, are canonical in the realm of nonfiction?as is the title essay of this collection, with its forty-one ?false starts,? or... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2013; US$ 32.99
An extraordinary showcase of work from one of the world's greatest essayists. Janet Malcolm, writes David Lehman in the Boston Globe , 'is among the most intellectually provocative of authors, able to turn epiphanies of perception into explosions of insight'. In Forty-one False Starts one of the world's great writers of literary non-fiction... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
To illuminate the mysterious greatness of Anton Chekhov?s writings, Janet Malcolm takes on three roles: literary critic, biographer, and journalist. Her close readings of the stories and plays are interwoven with episodes from Chekhov?s life and framed by an account of Malcolm?s journey to St. Petersburg, Moscow, and Yalta. She writes of Chekhov?s... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
In two previous books, Janet Malcolm explored the hidden sides of, respectively, institutional psychoanalysis and Freudian biography. In this book, she examines the psychopathology of journalism. Using a strange and unprecedented lawsuit as her larger-than-life example -- the lawsuit of Jeffrey MacDonald, a convicted murderer, against Joe McGinniss,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95
From the moment it was first published in The New Yorker, this brilliant work of literary criticism aroused great attention. Janet Malcolm brings her shrewd intelligence to bear on the legend of Sylvia Plath and the wildly productive industry of Plath biographies. Features a new Afterword by Malcolm. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
The New York Times Book Review The Crime of Sheila McGough is Janet Malcolm's brilliant exposť of miscarriage of justice in the case of Sheila McGough, a disbarred lawyer recently released from prison. McGough had served 2 1/2 years for collaborating with a client in his fraud, but insisted that she didn't commit any of the 14 felonies she was... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 19.00
She examines aspects of "that absurdist collaboration," the psychoanalytic dialogue, from which come "small, stray sell recognitions that no other human relationship yields, brought forward under conditions...that no other human relationship could survive." She addresses such subjects as Tom Wolfe's vendetta against modern architecture, Milan Kundera's... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 48.99
Becoming Enemies brings the unique methods of critical oral history, developed to study flashpoints from the Cold War such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, to understand U.S. and Iranian relations from the fall of the Shah in 1978 through the Iranian hostage crisis and the Iraq-Iran war. Scholars and former officials involved with U.S. and UN policy... more...