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  • Paris to the Moonby Adam Gopnik

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 18.00

    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...

  • Through the Children's Gateby Adam Gopnik

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    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...

  • The Table Comes Firstby Adam Gopnik

    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...

  • Angels and Agesby Adam Gopnik

    Quercus 2010; US$ 8.99

    'Adam Gopnik has taken a coincidence and turned it into a theory of everything, or at least of everything important ... Outstanding' - Andrew Marr' On February 12th, 1809, two men were born an ocean apart: Abraham Lincoln in a one-room Kentucky log cabin; Charles Darwin on an English country estate. Each would see his life's work transform... more...

  • The Table Comes Firstby Adam Gopnik

    Quercus 2011; US$ 15.99

    Our modern society is very particular about what constitutes good food: local, seasonal, organic produce that doesn't overly impact on the environment. But throughout history every generation has believed that it alone knows the true value of food, and looked with distaste on the culinary practices of its predecessors. Not so long ago eating food... more...

  • Through The Children's Gateby Adam Gopnik

    Quercus 2011; US$ 8.99

    On every page of this delicious book you will meet characters and situations that tell you this could only be New York. The parents who are determined to get their children literally to fly at the school production of Peter Pan - the Cambodian cashier at the local deli who is more Jewish than Gopnik's grandfather - his gloriously peculiar analyst... more...

  • Winterby Adam Gopnik

    Quercus 2012; US$ 12.99

    Winter takes us on an intimate tour of the artists, poets, composers, writers, explorers, scientists and thinkers who helped shape a new and modern idea of winter. We learn how literature heralds the arrival of the middle class; how snow science leads to existential questions of God and our place in the world; how the race to the poles marks the human... more...

  • Paris to the Moon: Family in Franceby Adam Gopnik

    Quercus 2011; US$ 7.99

    In 1995, Adam Gopnik and his wife, and their infant son left the familiar comforts and hassles of New York for the urbane glamour of Paris. Charmed by the beauties of the city, Gopnik set out to experience for himself the spirit and romance that has so captivated American writers throughout the Twentieth century. In the grand tradition of Stein and... more...

  • New York Looks Best in Fallby Adam Gopnik

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99

    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...

  • At the Strangers' Gateby Adam Gopnik

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 26.95

    From The New York Times best-selling author of Paris to the Moon and beloved New Yorker writer, a memoir that captures the romance of New York City in the 1980s. When Adam Gopnik and his soon-to-be-wife, Martha, left the comforts of home in Montreal for New York, the city then, much like today, was a pilgrimage site for the young, the arty,... more...