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Against Empire
Against Empire
by Michael Parenti
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Richly informed and written in an engaging style, Against Empire exposes the ruthless agenda and hidden costs of the U.S. empire today. Documenting the pretexts and lies used to justify violent intervention and maldevelopment abroad, Parenti shows how... (read more)

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The World's Embrace: Selected Poems
The World's Embrace: Selected Poems
by Abdellatif Laabi
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Compelling poems from one of the most prolific and critically acclaimed of contemporary North African writers. Imprisoned for many years by the Moroccan authorities, Laâbi’s poetry is haunted by memories of torture and prisons and bears... (read more)

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Dirty Truths
Dirty Truths
by Michael Parenti
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Cultural Writing. Essays. This collection of essays is both eye-opening and entertaining. Investigating media and culture, conspiracy and state power, and ideology and political consciousness, Parenti focuses on a variety of issues including free speech,... (read more)

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Fantasies of the Master Race : Literature, Cinema and the Colonization of American Indians, Expanded ((Rev)98 Edition)
Fantasies of the Master Race : Literature, Cinema and the Colonization of American Indians, Expanded ((Rev)98 Edition)
by Ward Churchill
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Cultural Studies/ Native American Studies. In this volume of incisive essays, Ward Churchill looks at representations of American Indians in literature and film, delineating a history of cultural propaganda that has served to support the continued... (read more)

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America Besieged
America Besieged
by Michael Parenti
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America Besieged deals with the underlying forces within U.S. society that deeply affect our lives. Showing how we are being misled and harmed by those who profess to have our interests at heart, Michael Parenti writes: “We are indeed a nation... (read more)

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Dreams of Dreams and the Last Three Days of Fernando Pessoa
Dreams of Dreams and the Last Three Days of Fernando Pessoa
by Antonio Tabucchi
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Fiction. In DREAMS OF DREAMS, a delightful variation on exemplary lives, Antonio Tabucchi imagines the dreams of twenty artists he has loved, among them Ovid and Rimbaud, Chekhov and Debussy, Goya and Garcia Lorca. This volume also contains Tabucchi's... (read more)

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The Shadow and Its Shadow: Surrealist Writings on the Cinema
The Shadow and Its Shadow: Surrealist Writings on the Cinema
by Paul Hammond
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Cultural Writing. Film. THE SHADOW AND ITS SHADOW is a classic collection of writings by the Surrealists on their mad love of moviegoing. The forty-odd theoretical, polemical, and poetical re-visions of the seventh art in this anthology document... (read more)

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Superpatriotism
Superpatriotism
by Michael Parenti
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Superpatriots, writes Michael Parenti, are those people who place national pride and American supremacy above every other public consideration, those who follow leaders uncritically, especially in their war policies abroad. Superpatriotism is the... (read more)

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Sade, a Sudden Abyss
Sade, a Sudden Abyss
by Annie Le Brun
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The literary adventure of D.A.F. (1740-1814) is unique and paradoxical. He was widely read in the nineteenth century, but his books disappeared almost completely from circulation in the century. Meanwhile the exegesis of Sade poured from the presses of... (read more)

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Pocket Poets Series #14: Kaddish and Other Poems: 1958-1960
Pocket Poets Series #14: Kaddish and Other Poems: 1958-1960
by Allen Ginsberg
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Great strange visionary poems by the author of Howl, “in the midst of the broken consciousness of mid-twentieth century . . .” In the midst of the broken consciousness of mid-twentieth century suffering anguish of separation from my own body... (read more)

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Fool for Love & the Sad Lament of Pecos Bill
Fool for Love & the Sad Lament of Pecos Bill
by Sam Shepard
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In these plays: "Fresh news of love, here and now, in all its potency, deviousness, and foolishness, and of many other matters as well."-The New... (read more)

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Kill the Indian, Save the Man: The Genocidal Impact of American Indian Residential Schools
Kill the Indian, Save the Man: The Genocidal Impact of American Indian Residential Schools
by Ward Churchill
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For five consecutive generations, from roughly 1880–1980, Native American children in the United States and Canada were forcibly taken from their families and relocated to residential schools. The stated goal of this government program was to... (read more)

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Tales of Ordinary Madness
Tales of Ordinary Madness
by Charles Bukowski
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With Bukowski, the votes are still coming in. There seems to be no middle ground—people seem either to love him or hate him. Tales of his own life and doings are as wild and weird as the very stories he writes. In a sense, Bukowski was a legend in... (read more)

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Pocket Poets Series, #30: Fall of America: Poems of These States, 1965-1971
Pocket Poets Series, #30: Fall of America: Poems of These States, 1965-1971
by Allen Ginsberg
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National Book Award for Poetry, 1973 Beginning with "long poem of these States," The Fall of America continues Planet News chronicle tape-recorded scribed by hand or sung condensed, the flux of car bus airplane dream consciousness Person during... (read more)

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Book of Dreams
Book of Dreams
by Jack Kerouac
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Cultural Writing. Memoir. Introduction by Robert Creeley. BOOK OF DREAMS is Jack Kerouac's record of his dream life, a parallel autobiography of the soul, the sleeper's On the Road: "I got my weary eyes out of bed and through eyes swollen with sleep... (read more)

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Pocket Poets Series #0004: Howl: And Other Poems
Pocket Poets Series #0004: Howl: And Other Poems
by Allen Ginsberg
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Poetry. Gay and Lesbian Studies. This book of poems features the original introduction by William Carlos Williams. Allen Ginsberg's HOWL AND OTHER POEMS was originally published in the Fall of 1956. Subsequently seized by U.S. customs and the San... (read more)

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The Burroughs File
The Burroughs File
by William S Burroughs
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Trenchant writings by that sardonic ""hombre invisible,"" William Seward Burroughs, perpetrator of Naked Lunch and other shockers. These malefic and beatific, mordant and hilarious straight-face reports on life are mostly from scatter-shot publications... (read more)

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Delirium: An Interpretation of Arthur Rimbaud
Delirium: An Interpretation of Arthur Rimbaud
by Jeremy Reed
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Delirium, an intuitive and original interpretation of the poet Arthur Rimbaud’s life and genius, brings into close focus the crucial period of 1873, when Rimbaud left school and the provinces and lived his “season in hell.” Jeremy Reed... (read more)

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Secret Language
Secret Language
by Molly Barker
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Secret Language is about the indestructible spirit that compels people to search out meaning and to give it a shape, even when their lives seem reduced to a tedious or desperate struggle for survival. In libraries and parking lots, memories and dreams... (read more)

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Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents
Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents
by Ellen Ullman
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A candid account of the life of a software engineer who runs a computer consulting business out of her live-work loft in San Francisco's multimedia gulch. Immersed in the abstract world of information, algorithms, and networks, she would like to give in... (read more)

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