• AIDS and Its Metaphors

    By Susan Sontag

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789110338289
    • Publisher: FSG
    • Published: 1989
  • Another Beauty

    By Adam Zagajewski

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780820324104
    • Published: February 2002
    This brilliant memoir is Adam Zagajewski's recollection of 1960s and 1970s communist Poland, where he was a fledgling writer, student of philosophy, and vocal dissident at the university in Krakow, Poland's most beautiful and ancient city.
  • At the Same Time: Essays and Speeches

    By Susan Sontag

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374100728
    • Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
    • Published: March 2007
    This posthumous volume gathers sixteen essays and addresses written in the last years of Susan Sontag's life. A consummately fearless thinker, Sontag's writings published here reflect on the personally liberating nature of literature, her deepest commitment, and on political activism and resistance to injustice as an ethical duty. She considers the works of writers from the little-known Soviet novelist Leonid Tsypkin to the greats, such as Nadine Gordimer. Sontag also addresses the dilemmas of post-9/11 America, from the degradation of our political rhetoric to the appalling torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib. 224p.
  • Dancers On A Plane : Cage - Cunningham - Johns

    By John Cage

    Our Price: $1,000.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111800785
    • Publisher: Anthony D'offay Gallery
    • Published: 1989
    (London). 4to. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, one of 200 copies (this one out of series). SIGNED by Cage, Cunningham, and Johns. Clean, bright, tight copy. Very minor fraying and a touch of soiling to cloth slipcase. NF in VG slipcase.
  • Death Kit

    By Susan Sontag

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312420116
    • Publisher: ST. MARTIN'S PRESS
    • Published: June 2002
    First published in 1967, Susan Sontag's second novel offers a passionate exploration of the recesses of the American conscience. Diddy is a conventional but troubled young man whom readers follow through a self-incriminating investigation that is detailed in a story which travels throughout New York State. 312p.
  • Growing Up Absurd: Problems of Youth in the Organized Society (New York Review Books Classics)

    By Paul Goodman

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590175811
    • Publisher: NYRB Classics
    • Published: September 2012
    Paul Goodman’s Growing Up Absurd was a runaway best seller when it was first published in 1960, and it became one of the defining texts of the New Left. Goodman was a writer and thinker who broke every mold and did it brilliantly—he was a novelist, poet, and a social theorist, among a host of other things—and the book’s surprise success established him as one of America’s most unusual and trenchant critics, combining vast learning, an astute mind, utopian sympathies, and a wonderfully hands-on way with words.For Goodman, the unhappiness of young people was a concentrated form of the unhappiness of American society as a whole, run by corporations that provide employment (if and when they do) but not the kind of meaningful work that engages body and soul. Goodman saw the young as the first casualties of a humanly re­pressive social and economic system and, as such, the front line of potential resistance. Noam Chomsky has said, “Paul Goodman’s impact is all about us,” and certainly it can be felt in the powerful localism of today’s renascent left. A classic of anarchist thought, Growing Up Absurd not only offers a penetrating indictment of the human costs of corporate capitalism but points the way forward. It is a tale of yesterday’s youth that speaks directly to our common future.
  • I, Etcetera

    By Susan Sontag

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312420109
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
    • Published: March 2002
    First-person narratives of men and women suffering the ironies, dilemmas, and ordeals of consciousness make up a collection of short fiction written over more than a decade. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
  • On Photography

    By Susan Sontag

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385267069
    • Publisher: Anchor
    • Published: July 1990
    e National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism (1977), this is "a brilliant analysis of the profound changes photographic images have made in our way of looking of the world and ourselves over the lost 140 years."-Washington Post  BOOK WORLD
  • Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963

    By Susan Sontag

    Our Price: $8.95 - $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374100742
    • Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
    • Published: December 2008
    This volume, the first of three to publish Sontag's journals and notebooks, presents a constantly and utterly surprising record of a great mind in incubation. It begins with journal entries and early attempts at fiction from Sontag's years as a university and graduate student, and ends in 1964, when she was becoming a participant and observer of the artistic and intellectual life of New York City. Illus., b&w photos. 317p.
  • Selected Stories

    By Robert Walser

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780374533625
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: October 2012
    In her preface to Robert Walser’s Selected Stories, Susan Sontag describes Walser as “a good-humored, sweet Beckett.” The more common comparison is to “a comic Kafka.” Both formulations effectively describe the reading experience in these stories: the reader is obviously in the presence of a mind-bending genius, but one characterized by a wry, buoyant voice, as apparently cheerful as it is disturbing.Walser is one of the twentieth century’s great modern masters—revered by everyone from Walter Benjamin to Hermann Hesse to W. G. Sebald—and Selected Stories gives the fullest display of his talent. “He is most at home in the mode of short fiction,” according to J. M. Coetzee in The New York Review of Books. The stories “show him at his dazzling best.”
  • Summer in Baden-Baden

    By Leonid Tsypkin

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780811215480
    • Publisher: New Directions
    • Published: September 2003
    Written between 1977-1980, the novel is a lost masterpiece, whose author never saw a single page of his literary work published during his lifetime. In it, a narrator is in a train going to Leningrad, mid-April 1867; also aboard are the newly wed Dostoyevskys, Fydor and Anna, who are on their way to Germany for a trip that will keep them abroad four years. Neither fantasy nor docu-novel, the book gets everything right due to its author's obsession with the details of Dostoyevsky's life. 176p. Pap.
  • Under the Glacier

    By Halldor Laxness

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781400034413
    • Publisher: Vintage
    • Published: March 2005
    The Bishop of Iceland dispatches a young emissary to investigate certain charges against the pastor at Snaefells Glacier, who, among other things, appears to have given up burying the dead. Once he arrives, the emissary finds that this dereliction counts only as a mild eccentricity in a community where women are rumored never to bathe, eat, or sleep, and Creation itself is a work in progress. 288p.
  • Violent Legacies: Three Cantos

    By Richard Misrach

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111226769
    • Publisher: Aperture
    • Published: 1992
    (New York). (1992). 4to. 1st edition, wrappered issue. SIGNED by Misrach to title page. Minor edgewear and rubbing to wrappers. VG in wrappers.
  • Way We Live Now

    By Susan Sontag

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780374523053
    • Publisher: NOONDAY PRESS
    • Published: October 1991
    This book depicts the responses-doubting, possessive, comic - of a group of New Yorkers when they discover a close friend has AIDS.
  • Women

    By Annie Leibovitz

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780375500206
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: November 1999
    The celebrated photographer turns her lens to a favorite topic, women, sharing her portraits of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Eudora Welty, Martina Navratilova, Jerry Hall, Jodie Foster, Rosie O'Donnell, a Navajo weaver, an architect, an astronaut, a rancher, a body builder, a soldier, and many others. 150,000 first printing. Tour.