• A Barthes Reader

    By Roland Barthes

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780374521448
    • Publisher: Hill and Wang
    • Published: 1998
    Provides a broad sampling of the late French literary critic's most essential writings, including such works as Writing Degree Zero, Image-Music-Text, and New Critical Essays
  • A la rencontre d'Artaud (French Edition)

    By Susan Sontag

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9782267000139
    • Publisher: Christian Bourgois, editeur
    • Published: December 1975
  • Another Beauty

    By Adam Zagajewski

    Our Price: $24.95
    • 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.
  • Death Kit

    By Susan Sontag

    Our Price: $23.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312420116
    • Publisher: Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux
    • 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.
  • Declaración: cuentos reunidos / Debriefing: Collected Stories (Spanish Edition)

    By Susan Sontag

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9788439734031
    • Publisher: Literatura Random House
    • Published: August 2018
  • En America (Spanish Edition)

    By Susan Sontag

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789587040586
    • Publisher: Alfaguara
    • Published: February 2003
  • Epitaph of a Small Winner

    By Joachim Maria Machado De Assis

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780374531232
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: April 2008
  • Growing Up Absurd: Problems of Youth in the Organized Society (New York Review Books Classics)

    By Paul Goodman

    Our Price: $9.00
    • 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: Picador
    • 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.
  • Plays: Mud; The Danube; The Conduct of Life; Sarita

    By Maria Irene Fornes

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780933826830
    • Publisher: PAJ Publications
    • Published: 2007
    Fornes has been an influential voice in American theatre for more than four decades.
  • 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

    Our Price: $7.50
    • 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.
  • The Benefactor

    By Susan Sontag

    Our Price: $21.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312420123
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: June 2002
  • Under the Glacier

    By Halldor Laxness

    Our Price: $15.95
    • 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.
  • Under the Sign of Saturn

    By Susan Sontag

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312420086
    • Publisher: Picador USA
    • Published: November 2002
    This third essay collection by one of the seminal masters of the form brings together her most important critical writing from 1972 to 1980, in which she explores some of the most influential artists and thinkers of our time. The volume contains seven essays: On Paul Goodman; Approaching Artaud; Fascinating Fascism; Under the Sign of Saturn; Syberberg’s Hitler; Remembering Barthes’ and Mind as Passion. 204p.