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.

Notes On The Cinematograph

Author: Robert Bresson
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370247
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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 ...

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.

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.

Max Makes A Million

Author: Maira Kalman
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681371715
Size: 25.47 MB
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Where else could he have friends like Bruno, who paints invisible pictures, or Marcello, who builds upside-down houses? Max Makes a Million is a fun, jazzy tale filled with Maira Kalman’s signature bright and imaginative illustrations.

Really The Blues

Author: Mezz Mezzrow
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 0285640909
Size: 45.29 MB
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In Really the Blues he describes the underworld of 1920's and 30's America, from New York to Chicago and New Orleans.

Jejuri

Author: Aruṇa Kolaṭakara
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9781590171639
Size: 41.87 MB
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For the essence of the poem is a spiritual quest, the effort to find the divine trace in a degenerate world. Spare, comic, sorrowful, singing, Jejuri is the work of a writer with a unique and visionary voice.

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.

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

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.