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- Random House 2015; US$ 61.17
?IB was one of the great affirmers of our time.? John Banville, New York Review of Books The title of this final volume of Isaiah Berlin?s letters is echoed by John Banville?s verdict in his review of its predecessor, Building: Letters 1960?75 , which saw Berlin publish some of his most important work, and create, in Oxford?s Wolfson College,... more...
- And Other Stories Publishing 2015; US$ 7.99
A nurse sleeps at the bedside of his dying patients; a wife deceives her husband by never telling him he has cancer; a bedridden man has to be hidden from his demented and amorous eighty-year-old wife. In her poignant and genre-busting debut, Susana Moreira Marques confronts us with our own mortality and inspires us to think about what is important.... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2015; US$ 17.95
Richard Hell may best be known as a punk icon, a founding member of seminal bands Television, the Heartbreakers, and The Voidoids, but for decades he?s been a prominent voice in American letters. Through his novels Go Now and Godlike , and his critically acclaimed autobiography, I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp , Hell has proven himself as a... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
Guy Davenport demonstrates his unparalleled critical vision as he interprets art, literature, and culture In this collection of 20 essays, Guy Davenport applies his insightful gaze and critical wisdom to topics including modern art and the effects of the automobile on contemporary society. His work ranges from ?What Are Those Monkeys Doing?? in... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
A collection of essays and stories showcasing one of America?s most insightful thinkers at his best Featuring both short stories and critical pieces, The Death of Picasso exhibits the versatility and innovative thinking that drives all of Guy Davenport?s work. As a critic, he takes on topics such as Ruskin?s life and influences and Benson Bobrick?s... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This book studies the HBO program Girls from multiple perspectives by comparing the series to similar programs from decades past as well as to the show's contemporaries in the present. By examining the show through the lenses of gender, race, sexuality, and culture. This book synthesizes and analyzes many of the most pressing issues that have... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 11.99
May Sarton?s lifetime of work as a poet, novelist, and essayist inform these illuminating reflections on the creative life In ?The Book of Babylon,? May Sarton remarks that she is not a critic?except of her own work. The essay addresses questions that have haunted Sarton?s own creative practice, such as the concept of ?tension in equilibrium??balancing... more...
- University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 89.99
Drawing together twelve essays on British Romantic authors and the theories underlying their modern editorial treatments, this book traces the continuing influence of Reiman?s scholarly approaches in four key areas of study: print culture, editorial theory, the Shelley circle, and transmission/reception of Percy Bysshe Shelley?s writings. more...