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  • Artful

    By Ali Smith

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Audio/CD
    • ISBN-13: 9781622311835
    • Publisher: HighBridge Company
    • Published: May 2013
    Presented on 4 CDs with a runtime of 4 hours, unabridged. Read by the author.
  • Artful

    By Ali Smith

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143124498
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: February 2014
    The Whitbread Award-winning author of The Accidental presents a meditative collection of stories on the nature of art and storytelling as they evolved through her 2012 Weidenfeld lectures on European comparative literature at St. Anne's College, Oxford, in a volume that incorporates tribute elements to iconic writers and artists throughout history.
  • Autumn

    By Ali Smith

    Our Price: $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781101969946
    • Publisher: Anchor
    • Published: October 2017
  • Classifying the Universe: The Ancient Indian Varna System and the Origins of Caste

    By Ali Smith

    Our Price: $81.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780195084986
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Published: January 1994
    The first book to analyze why India's caste system has authoritatively endured for so long, this path-breaking text provides, for the first time anywhere, an exhaustive analysis of the historical predecessor to caste: the ancient Indian varna system as it was laid out in the Vedic literature. Presenting a revisionist overview of the way the religion of the Veda is to be understood, Classifying the Universe demonstrates that social classes were systematically reduplicated in taxonomies that organized the universe as a whole. The classification of society, in which some groups were accorded rights and privileges withheld from others, could thus be represented as part of a primordial and universally applicable order of things. Social hierarchy, argues the author, was in this way subtly but powerfully justified by recourse to other realms of the cosmos that were similarly ordered, and this essentially religious understanding of varna is the key to comprehending the Vedic world-view in all its complexity, and the persistence of its power in the social realm.
  • Fair Play

    By Tove Jansson

    Our Price: $14.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590173787
    • Publisher: New York Review Books
    • Published: March 2011
    Mari is a writer and Jonna is an artist, and they live at opposite ends of a big apartment building, their studios connected by a long attic passageway. They have argued, worked, and laughed together for decades. Yet they've never really stopped taking each other by surprise. FAIR PLAY shows readers Mari and Jonna's intertwined lives as they watch Fassbinder films and Westerns, critique each other's work, spend time on a solitary island, travel through the American Southwest, and turn life into nothing less than art. 100p.
  • Girl Meets Boy: The Myth of Iphis

    By Ali Smith

    Our Price: $14.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781847671868
    • Publisher: Canongate
    • Published: January 2009
    From the astonishingly talented writer of The Accidental and Hotel World comes Ali Smith’s brilliant retelling of Ovid’s gender-bending myth of Iphis and Ianthe, as seen through the eyes of two Scottish sisters. Girl Meets Boy is about girls and boys, girls and girls, love and transformation, and the absurdity of consumerism, as well as a story of reversals and revelations that is as sharply witty as it is lyrical. Funny, fresh, poetic, and political, Girl Meets Boy is a myth of metamorphosis for a world made in Madison Avenue’s image, and the funniest addition to the Myths series from Canongate since Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad.
  • Hotel World

    By Ali Smith

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385722100
    • Publisher: Anchor Books
    • Published: January 2002
    Five people: four are living; three are strangers; two are sisters; one, a teenage hotel chambermaid, has fallen to her death in a dumbwaiter. But her spirit lingers in the world, straining to recall things she never knew. And one night, all five women find themselves in the smooth, plush environs of the Global Hotel, where the intersection of their very different fates makes for this playfu. defiant, and richly inventive novel. 238p.
  • How To Be Both

    By Ali Smith

    Our Price: $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307275257
    • Publisher: Anchor
    • Published: October 2015
    "The brilliant Booker-nominated novel from one of our finest authors: How to Be Both is a daring, inventive tale that intertwines the stories of a defiant Renaissance painter and a modern teenage girl. How can one be both--near and far, past and present,male and female? In Ali Smith's new novel, two extraordinary characters inhabit the spaces between categories. In one half of the book, we follow the story of Francescho del Cossa, a Renaissance painter in fifteenth-century Italy who assumes a duel identity, living as both a man and a woman. In the novel's other half, George, a contemporary English teenage girl, is in mourning after the death of her brilliant, rebellious mother. As she struggles to fill the void in her life, George finds her thoughts circling again and again around a whimsical trip she and her mother once made to Italy, to see a certain Renaissance fresco... These two stories call out to each other in surprising and deeply resonant ways to form a veritable literary double-take, bending the conventions of genre, storytelling, and our own preconceptions"--
  • Momma Love: How the Mother Half Lives

    By Ali Smith

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780988755109
    • Publisher: Thunder Baby Press
    • Published: January 2013
  • Park Notes: Writing and Painting from the Heart of London

    By Sarah Pickstone

    Our Price: $12.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781907970382
    • Publisher: Daunt Books
    • Published: July 2014
  • The Accidental

    By Ali Smith

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781400032181
    • Publisher: Anchor Books
    • Published: April 2007
    Whitbread Award Winner; James Tate Black Memorial Prize Finalist; Man Booker Prize Finalist; Orange Prize Finalist. The dizzyingly entertaining, wickedly humorous story of a mysterious stranger whose sudden appearance during a family'ssummer holiday transforms four variously unhappy people. Each of the Smarts encounter Amber in his or her own solipsistic way, but somehow her presence allows them to see their lives (and their life together) in a new light. The author's first novel since the widely acclaimed 'Hotel World.' 320p.
  • The Door

    By Magda Szabo

    Our Price: $9.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590177716
    • Publisher: New York Review Books
    • Published: January 2015
    "The Door is an unsettling exploration of the relationship between two very different women. Magda is a writer, educated, married to an academic, public-spirited, with an on-again-off-again relationship with Hungary's Communist authorities. Emerence is a peasant, illiterate, impassive, abrupt, seemingly ageless. She lives alone in a house that no one else may enter, not even her closest relatives. She is Magda's housekeeper and she has taken control over Magda's household, becoming indispensable to her. And Emerence, in her way, has come to depend on Magda. They share a kind of love--at least until Magda's long-sought success as a writer leads to a devastating revelation. Len Rix's prizewinning translation of The Door at last makes it possible for American readers to appreciate the masterwork of a major modern European writer"--
  • The True Deceiver

    By Tove Jansson

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590173299
    • Publisher: NYRB
    • Published: December 2009
    (A new New York Classics Original translation). Deception - the lies we tell ourselves and the lies we tell others - is the subject of this, Finnish writer Tove Jansson's (1914-2001) most unnerving and unpreditable novel. Here, Jansson takes a darker look at the subjects that animate the best of her work, from her sensitive tale of island life, The Summer Book, to her famous Moomin stories: solitude and community, art and life, love and hate. 181p.
  • There But for The

    By Ali Smith

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307275240
    • Publisher: Anchor Books
    • Published: July 2012
    When Miles Garth locks himself in an upstairs room during a dinner party and communicates only through notes slipped under the door, his involuntary hosts beg help from childhood friend Anna, who is unwittingly thrust into the family's surreal world. By the Whitbread Award-winning author of The Accidental.
  • There But For The

    By Ali Smith

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Audio/CD
    • ISBN-13: 9781611746167
    • Publisher: HighBridge Company
    • Published: September 2011
    Presented on 6 CDs with a 7.5-hour Runtime; Unabridged.

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