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  • Link to Link

    By Jesse Cruse

    Our Price: $34.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781437498288
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: March 2009
  • Novels, 1956-1964 : Seize the Day; Henderson the Rain King; Herzog

    By Saul Bellow

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781598530025
    • Publisher: The Library of America
    • Published: 2007
    Passionate, insightful, funny, and exhibiting a linguistic richness few writers have equaled, the novels of Saul Bellow are among the defining achievements of post-WWII American fiction. The volume opens with 'Seize the Day,' a tightly wound novella that unfolds over the course of a single day, exploring the desperate predicament of failed actor/salesman Tommy Wilhelm. This is followed by 'Henderson the Rain King', the ebullient tale of the irresistible eccentric Eugene Henderson; beneath its comic surface lies an affecting parable of man's quest for self-knowledge. Finally, 'Herzog', a harrowingly intimate book of 1960s self-transformation.
  • Serious Noticing: Selected Essays, 1997-2019

    By James Wood

    Our Price: $26.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374261160
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: January 2020
  • The Book Against God

    By James Wood

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374115388
    • Publisher: FARRAR STRAUS AND GIROUX
    • Published: June 2003
    British comic novel about a man who is the son of a parish priest, but is an atheist & compulsive liar.
  • The Elements of Algebra

    By James Wood

    Our Price: $32.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780559297045
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: October 2008
  • The Fun Stuff and Other Essays

    By James Wood

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374159566
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: October 2012
    Following The Broken Estate, The Irresponsible Self, and How Fiction Works—books that established James Wood as the leading critic of his generation—The Fun Stuff confirms Wood’s preeminence, not only as a discerning judge but also as an appreciator of the contemporary novel. In twenty-three passionate, sparkling dispatches—that range over such crucial writers as Thomas Hardy, Leon Tolstoy, Edmund Wilson, and Mikhail Lermontov—Wood offers a panoramic look at the modern novel. He effortlessly connects his encyclopedic, passionate understanding of the literary canon with an equally in-depth analysis of the most important authors writing today, including Cormac McCarthy, Lydia Davis, Aleksandar Hemon, and Michel Houellebecq. Included in The Fun Stuff are the title essay on Keith Moon and the lost joys of drumming—which was a finalist for last year’s National Magazine Awards—as well as Wood’s essay on George Orwell, which Christopher Hitchens selected for the Best American Essays 2010. The Fun Stuff is indispensable reading for anyone who cares about contemporary literature.
  • The Irresponsible Self: On Laughter and the Novel

    By James Wood

    Our Price: $12.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374177379
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: June 2004
    A collection of twenty-three essays on the novel as a comic form of writing, by the literary critic who is a senior editor at 'The New Republic,' & author of 'The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature & Belief.'
  • Upstate

    By James Wood

    Our Price: $26.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374279530
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: June 2018

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