Making It

Author: Norman Podhoretz
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370816
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The Family responded to the book with outrage, and Podhoretz soon turned no less angrily on them, becoming the fierce neoconservative he remains to this day.

Poets In A Landscape

Author: Gilbert Highet
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9781590173381
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Gilbert Highet was a legendary teacher at Columbia University, admired both for his scholarship and his charisma as a lecturer. Poets in a Landscape is his delightful exploration of Latin literature and the Italian landscape.

Notes On The Cinematograph

Author: Robert Bresson
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370255
Size: 36.69 MB
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This book, indispensable for admirers of this great director and for ­students of the cinema, will also prove an inspiration, much like Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet, for anyone who responds to the claims of the imagination at its most ...

Going To The Dogs

Author: Erich Kastner
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590176871
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Going to the Dogs is set in Berlin after the crash of 1929 and before the Nazi takeover, years of rising unemployment and financial collapse.

On The Abolition Of All Political Parties

Author: Simone Weil
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590177908
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This volume also includes an admiring portrait of Weil by the great poet Czeslaw Milosz and an essay about Weil’s friendship with Albert Camus by the translator Simon Leys.

The Glory Of The Empire

Author: Jean D'Ormesson
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590179668
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The Glory of the Empire is the rich and absorbing history of an extraordinary empire, at one point a rival to Rome.

The Door

Author: Magda Szabo
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446443795
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The Door is a triumph. Clever, moving, frightening, it deserves to be a bestseller’ Tibor Fischer, Daily Telegraph

Really The Blues

Author: Mezz Mezzrow
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590179463
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Really the Blues, the jive-talking memoir that Mezzrow wrote at the insistence of, and with the help of, the novelist Bernard Wolfe, is the story of an unusual and unusually American life, and a portrait of a man who moved freely across ...

Why Read The Classics

Author: Italo Calvino
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544146379
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A posthumously published collection of thirty-six essays offering Italo Calvino's invigorating and illuminating analysis of his most treasured literary classics.

The Land Breakers

Author: John Ehle
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590177940
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Set deep in the Appalachian wilderness between the years of 1779 and 1784, The Land Breakers is a saga like the Norse sagas or the book of Genesis, a story of first and last things, of the violence of birth and death, of inescapable ...