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  • The Giftby Lewis Hyde

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    ?No one who is invested in any kind of art . . . can read The Gift and remain unchanged.? ?David Foster Wallace ?Few books are such life-changers as The Gift : epiphany, in sculpted prose.? ?Jonathan Lethem ?A manifesto of sorts for anyone who makes art [and] cares for it.? ?Zadie Smith ?This long-awaited new edition of Lewis Hyde's groundbreaking... more...

  • Common as Airby Lewis Hyde

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 23.99

    Common as Air offers a stirring defense of our cultural commons, that vast store of art and ideas we have inherited from the past that continues to enrich our present. Suspicious of the current idea that all creative work is "intellectual property," Lewis Hyde turns to America's founding fathers?men like John Adams, James Madison, and Thomas Jefferson?in... more...

  • The Giftby Lewis Hyde

    Canongate Books 2006; US$ 13.29

    A new edition with an introduction by Margaret Atwood The Gift brilliantly argues for the importance of creativity in our increasingly money-driven society. Reaching deep into literature, anthropology and psychology for striking examples, the heart of Lewis Hyde's modern masterpiece is the simple and important idea that a 'gift' can inspire and change... more...

  • The Essays of Henry D. Thoreauby Henry David Thoreau; Lewis Hyde

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002; US$ 16.99

    Thoreau's major essays annotated and introduced by one of our most vital intellectuals. With The Essays of Henry D. Thoreau , Lewis Hyde gathers thirteen of Thoreau's finest short prose works and, for the first time in 150 years, presents them fully annotated and arranged in the order of their composition. This definitive edition includes Thoreau's... more...

  • Trickster Makes This Worldby Lewis Hyde; Michael Chabon

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 18.99

    In Trickster Makes This World , Lewis Hyde brings to life the playful and disruptive side of human imagination as it is embodied in trickster mythology. He first visits the old stories?Hermes in Greece, Eshu in West Africa, Krishna in India, Coyote in North America, among others?and then holds them up against the lives and work of more recent creators:... more...

  • Letters to a Young Poetby Rainer Maria Rilke; Charlie Louth; Lewis Hyde

    Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.00

    Letters written over a period of several years on the vocation of writing by a poet whose greatest work was still to come. more...

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