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Master and Margarita (67 Edition)
Master and Margarita (67 Edition)
by Mikhail Bulgakov
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"Manuscripts don't burn" — that's what the man said. It's impossible to destroy the last thing that one has loved, as memory trumps death. This holds true for Mikhail Bulgakov's novel The Master and Margarita: he burned his own copy down to nothing,... (read more)

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At Swim-Two-Birds (Irish Literature)
At Swim-Two-Birds (Irish Literature)
by Flann O'Brien
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At Swim-Two-Birds is unlike anything I've ever read: it's Flann O'Brien writing a book about a student who is writing a book about an author named Trellis who writes Westerns. Funny, brilliant, and completely wacky. Perhaps the highest praise came from... (read more)

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Murphy
Murphy
by Samuel Beckett
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"The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new." Thus, Beckett's Murphy begins, and the tone is set. A strange, bleak, humorous novel, published in 1938, Murphy's dilemma is that of achieving his desire to simply desire nothing, and naturally,... (read more)

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Deer Drink the Moon: Poems of Oregon
Deer Drink the Moon: Poems of Oregon
by Liz Nakazawa
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A wonderful collection of work by 33 Oregon poets that celebrates the state (and state of mind) of Oregon, eco-region by eco-region, west to east, from the Pacific coast to the high desert country and the Blue Mountains. Editor Liz Nakazawa describes the... (read more)

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Self-Reliance, and Other Essays (Dover Thrift Editions)
Self-Reliance, and Other Essays (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Self-Reliance and Other Essays contains selections from both Emerson's First and Second Series, plus the Harvard Divinity School Address. This little gem of a book offers a fine sampling of the transcendental idealism and reliance on the individual... (read more)

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On the Road : the Original Scroll (07 Edition)
On the Road : the Original Scroll (07 Edition)
by Jack Kerouac
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Originally typed on eight long sheets of tracing paper and taped together to form a 120-foot scroll, Kerouac took three weeks in April of 1951 to finish this, his first satisfactory draft of On the Road, the famous novel that would not to be published... (read more)

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The Collected Poems of Philip Whalen (Wesleyan Poetry)
The Collected Poems of Philip Whalen (Wesleyan Poetry)
by Philip Whalen
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For the first time, all of Philip Whalen's published poems are together in the order that he wrote them. Wesleyan University Press has published a beautiful, massive volume (871 pages and close to three pounds!) of the works of perhaps one of the... (read more)

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My Name Is Red
My Name Is Red
by Orhan Pamuk
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A curious read, this. Essentially a murder mystery, the characters are painters, miniaturists, and illuminators in 1590s Istanbul during the Ottoman Empire. Each chapter is written in the voice of the character presented — a corpse, a dog, Satan, a... (read more)

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Screams From Balcony : Selected Letters 1960 - 1970 (93 Edition)
Screams From Balcony : Selected Letters 1960 - 1970 (93 Edition)
by Charles Bukowski
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Murphy
Murphy
by Samuel Beckett
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"The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new." Thus, Beckett's Murphy begins, and the tone is set. A strange, bleak, humorous novel, published in 1938, Murphy's dilemma is that of achieving his desire to simply desire nothing, and naturally,... (read more)

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