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OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS STRANGERS ON A PIER BY TASH AW
OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS STRANGERS ON A PIER BY TASH AW

Literary Studies

  • D. T. Max

    Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story

    $21.00

    David Foster Wallace is to contemporary literature what Kurt Cobain is to music. He died young enough for his promise and his achievements to solidify into a legend. For many, he became someone worth reading, revering, following. How had a teen tennis prodigy turned ace philosophy student turned novelist managed to become a generation-defining star? And how painful was that process for him? What was it that he stood for that chimed with so many? And how much did his, and his country's, addict...

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  • Sigrid Rausing

    Granta #150

    $29.00

    Four times a year, Britain's most prestigious literary magazine brings you the best new fiction, reportage, memoir, poetry and photography from around the world. From Nobel laureates to debut novelists, international translations to investigative journalism, each issue of Granta turns the attention of the world's best writers on to one aspect of the way we live now. Granta does not have a political or literary manifesto, but it does have a belief in the power and urgency of the story and its ...

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    Valerie Miles

    Granta #155

    $33.00

    Granta 155: Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists 2 showcases a new generation of remarkable storytellers. When Granta published the first Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists ten years ago, it presented a list of explosive talent that included Samanta Schweblin and Alejandro Zambra. Now judges Chloe Aridjis, Horacio Castellanos Moya, Rodrigo Fresan, Aurelio Major, Valerie Miles and Gaby Wood will select the brightest rising stars. Paperback: 352 PagesProduct Dimensions: 145 x 210 mmIS...

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  • Martin Puchner

    The Written World

    $24.00

    From clay tablets to the printing press. From the pencil to the internet. From the Epic of Gilgamesh to Harry Potter. This is the true story of literature -- of how great texts and technologies have shaped cultures and civilizations and altered human history. The inventions of paper, the printing press and the world wide web are usually considered the major influences on the way we share stories. Less well known is the influence of Greek generals, Japanese court ladies, Spanish adventurers, M...

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