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  • In Touchby Paul Bowles

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 36.99

    This extraordinary collection of correspondence by Paul Bowles spans eight decades and provides an evolving portrait of an artist renowned for his privacy. From his earliest extant letter, written at the age of four, to his precocious effusions to Aaron Copeland and to Gertrude Stein; from his meditations on mescaline as relayed to Ned Rorem, to his... more...

  • National Currencies and Globalizationby Paul Bowles

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Globalization and money - two concepts inextricably linked. In many ways the speed with which financial resources traverse the globe, the opportunities which this provides for the efficient allocation of resources, the possibilities which this creates for financial crises and traders who act as agents removed from the concerns of national citizens... more...

  • The Stories of Paul Bowlesby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99

    The short fiction of American literary cult figure Paul Bowles is marked by a unique, delicately spare style, and a dark, rich, exotic mood, by turns chilling, ironic, and wry?possessing a symmetry between beauty and terror that is haunting and ultimately moral. In "Pastor Dowe at Tecaté," a Protestant missionary is sent to a faraway place where his... more...

  • Travelsby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.99

    ?Bowles is at his best when writing about places. He can evoke a place with a few sure strokes.? ? New York Times ?His work is art. At his best, Bowles has no peer.? ? Time Travels is a thrilling anthology of the travel writings of Paul Bowles, author of the era-defining post-war novel The Sheltering Sky . The acclaimed essays in Travel ?never... more...

  • The Delicate Preyby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    Exemplary storles that reveal the blzarre, the dlsturblng, the perllous, and the wlse ln other clvlllzatlons -- from one of Amerlca's most lmportant wrlters of the twentleth century. more...

  • Let it Come Downby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    In Let It Come Down , Paul Bowles plots the doomed trajectory of Nelson Dyar, a New York bank teller who comes to Tangier in search of a different life and ends up giving in to his darkest impulses. Rich in descriptions of the corruption and decadence of the International Zone in the last days before Moroccan independence, Bowles's second novel is... more...

  • The Spider's Houseby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    Set in Fez, Morocco, during that country's 1954 nationalist uprising, The Spider's House is perhaps Paul Bowles's most beautifully subtle novel, richly descriptive of its setting and uncompromising in its characterizations. Exploring once again the dilemma of the outsider in an alien society, and the gap in understanding between cultures?recurrent... more...

  • The Stories of Paul Bowlesby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    The short fiction of American literary cult figure Paul Bowles is marked by a unique, delicately spare style, and a dark, rich, exotic mood, by turns chilling, ironic, and wry?possessing a symmetry between beauty and terror that is haunting and ultimately moral. In "Pastor Dowe at Tecaté," a Protestant missionary is sent to a faraway place where his... more...

  • Travelsby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    ?Bowles is at his best when writing about places. He can evoke a place with a few sure strokes.? ? New York Times ?His work is art. At his best, Bowles has no peer.? ? Time Travels is a thrilling anthology of the travel writings of Paul Bowles, author of the era-defining post-war novel The Sheltering Sky . The acclaimed essays in Travel ?never... more...

  • The Sheltering Skyby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    The Sheltering Sky is a landmark of twentieth-century literature. In this intensely fascinating story, Paul Bowles examines the ways in which Americans' incomprehension of alien cultures leads to the ultimate destruction of those cultures. A story about three American travelers adrift in the cities and deserts of North Africa after World War II,... more...