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  • Secret Sharer, The
    Conrad, Joseph
    This Norton Critical Edition includes four stories?two set on stormy seas, two on calm seas, all four based on the same incident?that speak to each other in interesting ways.The stories in this Norton Critical Edition maintain the connection and sequencing that Joseph Conrad saw among them. In his “Author’s Note” to ‘Twixt Land and Sea, Conrad writes of his two “Calm-pieces” (“...

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  • Body Never Lies
    Miller, Alice
    Never before has world-renowned psychoanalyst Alice Miller examined so persuasively the long-range consequences of childhood abuse on the body. Using the experiences of her patients along with the biographical stories of literary giants such as Virginia Woolf, Franz Kafka, and Marcel Proust, Miller shows how a child's humiliation, impotence, and bottled rage will manifest itsel...

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  • New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, The
    Doyle, Arthur Conan
    The publication of Leslie S. Klinger's brilliant new annotations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's four classic Holmes novels in 2005 created a Holmes sensation. Klinger reassembles Doyle's four seminal novels in their original order, with over 1,000 notes, 350 illustrations and period photographs, and tantalizing new Sherlockian theories. Inside, readers will find:A Study in Scarlet...

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  • Annotated Christmas Carol, The
    Dickens, Charles / Hearn, Michael Patrick (ed.) / Leech, John (il.)
    What would Christmas be without A Christmas Carol? Charles Dickens's famous ghost story is as much a part of the season as plum pudding and mistletoe, and Michael Patrick Hearn, the celebrated annotator of The Wizard of Oz and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, has now prepared a sumptuous new edition of the Dickens classic. This latest contribution to the Norton annotated ser...

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  • Girl With Curious Hair
    Wallace, David Foster
    Remarkable, hilarious and unsettling re-imaginations of reality by "a dynamic writer of extraordinary talent " (Jennifer Levin, New York Times Book Review). Girl with Curious Hair is replete with David Foster Wallace's remarkable and unsettling reimaginations of reality. From the eerily "real," almost holographic evocations of historical figures like Lyndon Johnson and overtele...

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  • A Clockwork Orange
    Burgess, Anthony
    The only American edition of the cult classic novel.A vicious fifteen-year-old "droog" is the central character of this 1963 classic, whose stark terror was captured in Stanley Kubrick's magnificent film of the same title. In Anthony Burgess's nightmare vision of the future, where criminals take over after dark, the story is told by the central character, Alex, who talks in a b...

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  • Trainspotting
    Welsh, Irvine
    Trainspotting is the novel that first launched Irvine Welsh's spectacular career—an authentic, unrelenting, and strangely exhilarating episodic group portrait of blasted lives.It accomplished for its own time and place what Hubert Selby, Jr.'s Last Exit to Brooklyn did for his. Rents, Sick Boy, Mother Superior, Swanney, Spuds, and Seeker are as unforgettable a clutch of junkies...

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  • Einstein's Cosmos
    Kaku, Michio
    The year 2005 marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of the paper that launched Einstein's career, made E=mc2 famous, and ushered in a revolution in science—the paper that announced the theory of special relativity. And there's no better short book that explains just what Einstein did than Einstein's Cosmos. Keying Einstein's crucial discoveries to the simple mental ima...

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  • End of Faith, The
    Harris, Sam
    In The End of Faith, Sam Harris delivers a startling analysis of the clash between reason and religion in the modern world. He offers a vivid, historical tour of our willingness to suspend reason in favor of religious beliefs-even when these beliefs inspire the worst human atrocities. While warning against the encroachment of organized religion into world politics, Harris draws...

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  • Selected stories of Patricia Highsmith
    Highsmith, Patricia
    The Selected Stories of Patricia Highsmith presents five of Highsmith's classic short story collections in a single masterful volume. Compelling, twisted, and fiercely intelligent, this landmark collection showcases Highsmith's mastery of the short story form.In a cruel twist of irony, Texas-born Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) is being recognized only after her death for her in...

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  • Talented Mr. Ripley, The
    Highsmith, Patricia
    Since his debut in 1955, Tom Ripley has evolved into the ultimate bad boy sociopath, influencing countless novelists and filmmakers. In this first novel, we are introduced to suave, handsome Tom Ripley: a young striver, newly arrived in the heady world of Manhattan in the 1950s. A product of a broken home, branded a "sissy" by his dismissive Aunt Dottie, Ripley becomes enamored...

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  • Popular Hits of the Show Era
    Murakami, Ryu
    From the author of Audition, a wickedly satirical and wildly funny tale of an intergenerational battle of the sexes.In his most irreverent novel yet, Ryu Murakami creates a rivalry of epic proportions between six aimless youths and six tough-as-nails women who battle for control of a Tokyo neighborhood. At the outset, the young men seem louche but harmless, their activities lim...

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  • Complete Stories
    Ballard, J.G.
    "More than one thousand compelling pages from one of the most haunting, cogent, and individual imaginations in contemporary literature."-William BoydThe American publication of The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard is a landmark event. Increasingly recognized as one of the greatest and most prophetic novelists, J. G. Ballard was a "writer of enormous inventive powers," who, in ...

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  • Complete Record Cover Collection, The
    Crumb, Robert
    Un Factótum del arteRobert Crumb no es sólo uno de los pioneros del cómic, no está considerado únicamente como uno de los grandes caricaturistas e ilustradores del siglo XX, es además un artista singular que ha sabido retratar sin tapujos a una sociedad norteamericana en toda su dimensión histérica y delatado abiertamente su hipocresía. Y si esto no fuera suficiente para desper...

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  • Patricia Highsmith
    Highsmith, Patricia
    The remarkable renaissance of Patricia Highsmith continues with the publication of "Patricia Highsmith: Selected Novels and Short Stories", featuring two groundbreaking novels as well as a trove of penetrating short stories. With a critical introduction by Joan Schenkar, situating Highsmith's classic works within her own tumultuous life, this book provides a useful guide to som...

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  • Comics and sequential art
    Eisner, Will
    Will Eisner is one of the twentieth century's great American artists, a man who pioneered the field of comic arts. Here, in his classic Comics and Sequential Art, he refines the art of graphic storytelling into clear, concise principles that every cartoonist, comic artist, writer, and filmmaker meeds to know. Adapted from Eisner's landmark course at New York's School of Visual ...

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  • Trainspotting
    Welsh, Irvine
    Brace yourself, America, for Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting—the novel and the film that became the cult sensations of Britain. Trainspotting is the novel that first launched Irvine Welsh's spectacular career—an authentic, unrelenting, and strangely exhilarating episodic group portrait of blasted lives. It accomplished for its own time and place what Hubert Selby, Jr.'s Last Exit ...

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  • Blind Watchmaker, The
    Dawkins, Richard
    The Blind Watchmaker is the seminal text for understanding evolution today. In the eighteenth century, theologian William Paley developed a famous metaphor for creationism: that of the skilled watchmaker. In The Blind Watchmaker, Richard Dawkins crafts an elegant riposte to show that the complex process of Darwinian natural selection is unconscious and automatic. If natural sel...

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  • They Say / I Say
    Graff, Gerald / Birkenstein, Cathy
    “They Say / I Say” identifies the key rhetorical moves in academic writing, showing students how to frame their arguments in the larger context of what others have said and providing templates to help them make those moves. And, because these moves are central across all disciplines, the book includes chapters on writing in the sciences, writing in the social sciences, and?new ...

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  • Bob Dylan Revisited
    Dylan, Bob
    For the last forty years Bob Dylan has never ceased to be one of the most creative and inspired musicians in the world. Mesmerized by the power of his lyrics and intrigued by the possibilities of translating his powerful, enigmatic personality into art, thirteen leading graphic artists banded together to create this unusual testament to the universality and transcendent vision ...

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  • Metamorphosis, The
    Kafka, Franz
    Franz Kafka’s 1915 novella of unexplained horror and nightmarish transformation became a worldwide classic and remains a century later one of the most widely read works of fiction in the world. It is the story of traveling salesman Gregor Samsa, who wakes one morning to find himself transformed into a monstrous insect. This hugely influential work inspired George Orwell, Albert...

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  • Norse Mythology
    Gaiman, Neil
    Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales.In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin’s son,...

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  • Guns, Germs and Steel
    Diamond, Jared
    In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion --as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war -...

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  • Death of Hitler
    Petrova, Ada
    It is one of the most enduring mysteries of the twentieth century: how, exactly, Adolf Hitler died and what happened to his remains. With access to the Russians' Hitler Archive, this book reveals not only what happened after the Russians captured Hitler's bunker but also why the Soviets felt the details of his death had to be suppressed. 52 photographs. ...

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  • Ring of the nigelung, The
    Wagner, Richard
    Richard Wagner's vast Der Ring des Nibelungen cycle comprises four full-length operas (Das Rheingold, Die Walkure, Siegfried and Gotterdammerung) and is arguably the most extraordinary achievement in the history of opera. His own libretto to the operas, translated by Andrew Porter, is an intricate system of metric patterns, imaginative metaphors and alliteration, combining to p...

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  • Once Sent From The Golden Hall (LP)
    Amon, Amarth
    A1.- Ride For Vengeance A2.- The Dragons' Flight Across The WavesA3.- Without Fear A4.- Victorious MarchB1.- Friends Of The Suncross B2.- Abandoned B3.- Amon Amarth B4.- Once Sent From The Golden Hall ...

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  • Mortal Trash: Poems
    Addonizio, Kim
    Passionate and irreverent, Mortal Trash transports the readers into a world of wit, lament, and desire. In a section called “Over the Bright and Darkened Lands,” canonical poems are torqued into new shapes. “Except Thou Ravish Me,” reimagines John Donne’s famous “Batter my heart, Three-person’d God” as told from the perspective of a victim of domestic violence. Like Pablo Nerud...

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  • Norse Mythology
    Gaiman, Neil
    Neil Gaiman, long inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction, presents a bravura rendition of the Norse gods and their world from their origin though their upheaval in Ragnarok.In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin’s son...

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  • Adjustment Day
    Palahniuk, Chuck
    People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious book and memorising its directives. They are ready for the reckoning.Adjustment Day, the author's first novel in four years, is an ingeniously comic tale in which Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society. Smug, geriatric politician...

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  • Berenice Abbott a life in photography
    Haaften, Julia Van
    Berenice Abbott is to American photography what Georgia O'Keeffe is to painting or Willa Cather to letters. Abbott's sixty-year career established her not only as a master of American photography but also as a teacher, writer, archivist and inventor.A teenage rebel from Ohio, Abbott escaped to Paris-photographing, in Sylvia Beach's words, "everyone who was anyone"-before return...

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