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This remarkable edition of 150 numbered copies collects the best work of a leading contemporary Hungarian poet. Designed by the author, with full-color illustrations, French flaps, colored endpapers, and high-quality paper.
An unusual source book of jazz history,
Arranged historically, both literary and popular texts are included, reflecting the interplay of jazz with both high and low culture, from such contributors as Hoagy Carmichael, Artie Shaw, Norman Mailer, Art Pepper, Simone de Beauvoir, Julio Cortázar, William Carlos Williams, Robert Creeley, and many more.
A companion volume to the critically acclaimed
Three comic autobiographical monologues by performer Josh Kornbluth: "The Mathematics of Change," "Haiku Tunnel," and the title piece. Kornbluth shows a deep affection for the wild, eccentric characters who people his universe. With a few deft strokes he paints unforgettable portraits, as true as they are funny. Together the monologues achieve real literary form and depth, as we witness a young man coming of age in a world that is anything but conventional.
Dangerous, compulsive, and deranged relationships define this celebrated compliation of Michaels' work. Perhaps best phrased in the
A collection of essays, speeches, and eyewitness accounts from those directly involved in the events of 1989 in Central Europe.
Contributors include Andrei Sakharov, Václav Havel, Alfred Herrhausen, Reiner Kunze, Edith Anderson, Eric Gabriel, Günther Grass, Ewa Kuryluk, Leszek Balcerowicz, Adam Michnik, Josef Skvorecký, Tamas Aczel, George Paul Csicsery, Norman Manea, Thomas A. Oleszczuk, John Jekabson, William M. Brinton, Z (anonymous), and Mikhail Gorbachev.
"... explodes with the crazy laughter of a man past caring.... His style, as mean and vicious a weapon as a rusty hacksaw, is the perfect vehicle for his zany pessimism.... 'The Wig' is a brutal, exciting, and necessary book." — The New York Times
"In this age of well-financed public relations efforts, sound-bites, and disinformation campaigns by those who would despoil the environment,
The hosts of the nationally syndicated radio program "Earth Watch" have devised an invaluable guide to environmental theory and action — one that explains the root causes of the earth's problems at the same time that it illuminates the path toward solving them.
This international anthology on Green thought provides a thorough introduction to the different approaches environmental visionaries cover in examining our lives as social beings in the natural world.
An encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics, the trilogy forms an interrelated suite of works that provide a unique immersion in this medically, culturally, and spiritually fascinating subject.
This ancient text aims not at technical artistic training but at the training of artistic perception: not how to hold a brush, but rather how to really see a plum blossom. First published in 1238 CE, this may be the world’s first printed book of art and literature.
"This fascinating book combines first-person accounts of meetings with modern-day Chinese hermits with a wealth of historical information." —
"An extraordinary display of historical inquisitiveness and stylistic maturity, a book that dares to awaken Columbus from his glorious eternal rest to denounce his foolishness, his mendacity, his insatiable greed for gold."
"A slender book in length, but not in style and language.... Michon's short fable obliges us to recognize, within and beyond sexual fantasy, strains of cruelty directed toward beauty." —
"Michon offers a brilliant tour de force of five pieces about art and artists: an often indescribably eloquent modern taking up where Vasari, say, might have left off.... Stylistically demanding, but a book often as passionate, beautiful, and skilled as the paintings it springs from." —
A fictionalized biography of the great nineteenth-century sculptor. Anne Delbée’s sensitive and sympathetic portrayal of Camille Claudel spotlights the life of both an exceptional woman and an extraordinary artist.
Esteemed Israeli writer Shulamith Hareven completes her greatest project with this trilogy, a collection of three linked novellas set in the biblical era. "First-rate fiction, beautifully translated, by one of the world's great contemporary women writers." —
"Compellingly whimsical, alienated, pseudo-scientific, bizarre: all these adjectives describe this fiction in the form of a short reference work, the first book by admired Argentinian-Italian novelist Wilcock to be published in English."
"With easy-to-follow exercises, this provocative and timely book offers modern couples ancient Tantric secrets for deepening relationships, intimacy and passion."