Literature

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FLOWERS OF EVIL

Written by Baudelaire, Charles
Banned and slighted in his lifetime, the book that contains all of Baudelaire's verses has opened up vistas to the imagination and quickened sensibilities of poets everywhere. Yet it is questionable whether a single translator can give adequate voice to Baudelaire's full poetic range.
October 17, 1989 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation |
$20.95
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PARIS SPLEEN

Written by Baudelaire, Charles
Set in a modern, urban Paris, the prose pieces in this volume constitute a further exploration of the terrain Baudelaire had covered in his verse masterpiece, The Flowers of Evil the city and its squalor and inequalities, the pressures of time and mortality, and the liberation provided by the sensual delights of intoxication, art, and women.
January 17, 1970 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation |
$14.95
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DREAM OF A COMMON LANGUAGE POEMS 1974-1977

Written by Rich, Adrienne
The Dream of a Common Language explores the contours of a woman s heart and mind in language for everybody language whose plainness, laughter, questions and nobility everyone can respond to. . . . No one is writing better or more needed verse than this. Boston Evening Globe"
April 1, 2013 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$15.95
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ILLUMINATIONS

Written by Rimbaud, Arthur
The modernist masterpiece that is Arthur Rimbaud s Illuminations has been given new life with the publication of John Ashbery s dazzling (The Economist) new translation, widely hailed as one of the literary events of the year. Presented with French text in parallel and a preface by its translator, Ashbery s rendering powerfully evokes the glittering, kaleidoscopic beauty of the original"
October 29, 2012 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$15.95

TALENTED MR. RIPLEY

Written by Highsmith, Patricia
Since his debut in 1955, Tom Ripley has evolved into the ultimate bad boy sociopath. Here, in the first Ripley novel, we are introduced to suave Tom Ripley, a young striver, newly arrived in the heady world of Manhattan.
June 1, 2008 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$15.95
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WHAT THE LIVING DO

Written by Howe, Marie
Informed by the death of a beloved brother, here are the stories of childhood, its thicket of sex and sorrow and joy, boys and girls growing into men and women, stories of a brother who in his dying could teach how to be most alive.
April 17, 1999 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$15.95
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MASTER & COMMANDER

Written by O'Brian, Patrick
3 cassettes / 4 1/2 hoursRead by Robert HardyAbridgedAudioBook contains an illustration of the sails of a square-rigged ship ."The best historical novels ever written..."- "The New York Times Book Review" This, the first in the splendid series of Jack Aubrey novels, establishes the friendship between Captain Aubrey, Royal Navy, and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeo
August 17, 1990 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$15.95
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VIOLENT BEAR IT AWAY

Written by O'Connor, Flannery
A brilliant, innovative novel, acutely alert to where the sacred lives--and where it does not
June 12, 2007 | Paperback | Farrar Straus Giroux |
$16.00
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COMPLETE STORIES

Written by O'Connor, Flannery
Winner of the National Book Award
January 1, 1971 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$18.00
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BAD GIRL

Written by Llosa, Mario Vargas
A New York Times Notable Book of 2007"Splendid, suspenseful, and irresistible . . . A contemporary love story that explores the mores of the urban 1960s--and 70s and 80s."--The New York Times Book Review
October 28, 2008 | Paperback | Picador USA |
$18.00

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