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Parrot and Olivier in America
Parrot and Olivier in America
by Peter Carey
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Booker Prize-winning author Peter Carey plus real-life historical figures? Oh, I'm in — and you will be, too. This time, it's Democracy in America author Alexis de Tocqueville who gets Carey's funny and incredibly compelling fictionalized treatment... (read more)

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Remarkable Reads: 34 Writers and Their Adventures in Reading
Remarkable Reads: 34 Writers and Their Adventures in Reading
by J. Peder Zane
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Ask just about any author why they write and you're likely to hear a story about a book they once read. In Remarkable Reads, thirty-four accomplished authors each remember one such book. Together, these short personal essays deliver a fascinating glimpse... (read more)

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The Waste Land and Other Poems (Penguin Classics)
The Waste Land and Other Poems (Penguin Classics)
by T S Eliot
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Many things happen in "The Waste Land"; a woman tends her hair — it may well be her last mystery — so that it does (like grass left unmolested, perhaps) sing; chess is played in the closest of circumstances... wait, does any of that make sense?... (read more)

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Into the Garden: A Wedding Anthology: Poetry and Prose on Love and Marriage
Into the Garden: A Wedding Anthology: Poetry and Prose on Love and Marriage
by Robert Hass and Stephen Mitchell
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The best collection of wedding-related poetry I found. The editors also include an useful primer on wedding service scripts (in case you're writing your own), presenting standard examples from Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, and Zen traditions.... (read more)

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Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting
Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting
by Ann Hood
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Knitting: it's not just for Madame Defarge. Authors as varied as Andre DuBus III, Sue Grafton, and Ann Patchett share essays on the passion and magic of knitting. Put those needles down, grab a cuppa, and settle in for an inspiring read.... (read more)

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Between Parentheses: Essays, Articles and Speeches, 1998-2003
Between Parentheses: Essays, Articles and Speeches, 1998-2003
by Roberto Bolano
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That nearly all of Roberto Bolaño's non-fictional and autobiographical writings fit into a single volume is bittersweet. Lucky we are that these works were collected and published (let alone translated by the fabulous Natasha Wimmer), so that... (read more)

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Adonis: Selected Poems (Margellos World Republic of Letters)
Adonis: Selected Poems (Margellos World Republic of Letters)
by Adonis
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Adonis, while relatively unknown amongst English-speaking audiences, is perhaps the most acclaimed modern poet in the Arab world. The Syrian-born octogenarian, also an important critic, is widely considered a perennial contender for the Nobel Prize... (read more)

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Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclast
Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclast
by Edward Abbey
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Got curmudgeon? Postcards from Ed is the perfect gift for that grumpy old scrooge on your list. Spanning the last 40 years of Abbey's life, this newly released collection is fascinating — giving us a deeper understanding of the man, a chronological... (read more)

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The Cardboard House
The Cardboard House
by Martin Adan
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The only prose work from Martín Adán, The Cardboard House was originally published in 1928 when the Peruvian poet was 20 years young. Set in the Barranco district of Lima, The Cardboard House came to be an influential work preceding the... (read more)

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Here and Now: Letters 2008-2011
Here and Now: Letters 2008-2011
by Paul Auster
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An epistolary exchange of two literary luminaries, Here and Now collects three years of written correspondence between novelists J. M. Coetzee and Paul Auster. Through a series of mostly brief, yet engaging, letters (often faxed!), the two authors offer,... (read more)

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Factory of Tears
Factory of Tears
by Valzhyna Mort
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Mort is a sledgehammer — sometimes to the heart, sometimes to the toes or kneecaps. She reminds me of a young (she's only in her late 20s!!) Zbigniew Herbert, but perhaps even more cutting, even more drastic in conceptualizing war (with such a powerful... (read more)

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The Unknown University
The Unknown University
by Roberto Bolano
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The late Roberto Bolaño envisaged himself a poet above all else. Despite being accomplished as both a novelist and short story writer, Bolaño only ever took to fiction following the birth of his son Lautaro — and only then to secure... (read more)

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The Future Is Not Ours: New Latin American Fiction
The Future Is Not Ours: New Latin American Fiction
by Diego Trelles Paz
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Poems of Nazim Hikmet (Karen and Michael Braziller Books)
Poems of Nazim Hikmet (Karen and Michael Braziller Books)
by Nazim Hikmet
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Nazim Hikmet is one of the truly great individual voices of the 20th century. His eminently readable poems speak of the tragedies of his life — political repression, prison, the loss of love, poor health, and exile — in the voices of the people... (read more)

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Wall in My Head: Words and Images from the Fall of the Iron Curtain
Wall in My Head: Words and Images from the Fall of the Iron Curtain
by Words Without Borders
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This valuable collection of stories, memoir, poems, images, and reportage from former Soviet Bloc countries gives an intimate glimpse of how life has changed — for better and for worse — since 1989. The texts are visually anchored with images of... (read more)

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The Revolution Will Be Accessorized: Blackbook Presents Dispatches from the New Counterculture
The Revolution Will Be Accessorized: Blackbook Presents Dispatches from the New Counterculture
by Aaron Hicklin
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With contributions from Augusten Burroughs, Jonathan Ames, Neal Pollack, Naomi Klein, Chuck Palahniuk and more, BlackBook magazine's tremendous compilation of Dispatches from the New Counterculture offers an edgy collection of lucid and colorful prose.... (read more)

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