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 Politics Adam Thirlwell 9780007163670

Politics is about: a) a threesome; b) politics

Moshe loves Nana. But love can be difficult -- especially if you want to be kind. And Moshe and Nana want to be kind to someone else.

They want to be kind to their best friend, Anjali.

Politics explores crucial problems of sexual etiquette. What should the sleeping arrangements be in a menage-a-trois? Is it polite to...

cena: 381
    
Politics
 The Secret Goldfish David Means 9780007164905

Readers familiar with David Means' electrifying work in the Los Angeles Times Book Prize -- winning Assorted Fire Eventswill recognize his extraordinary vision in The Secret Goldfish. A trio of erotically charged kids goes on a crime spree in Michigan; a goldfish bears witness to the demise of a Connecticut marriage; and an extremely unlucky man is...

cena: 381
    
The Secret Goldfish
 The Love of the Last Tycoon: The Authorized Text F. Scott Fitzgerald Matthew Joseph Bruccoli 9780020199854
The Last Tycoon, edited by the preeminent Fitzgerald scholar Matthew J. Bruccoli, is a restoration of the author's phrases, words, and images that were excised from the 1940 edition, giving new luster to an unfinished literary masterpiece. It is the story of the young Hollywood mogul Monroe Stahr, who was inspired by the life of boy-genius Irving Thalberg, and is an expose of the studio...
cena: 381
    
The Love of the Last Tycoon: The Authorized Text
 Not Without Laughter Langston Hughes Maya Angelou 9780020209850
Although best known as a poet and pioneer of the Harlem Renaissance movement, Langston Hughes proves himself one of modern literature's most revered and versatile African-American authors with Not Without Laughter, a powerful classic novel.

This is a moving portrait of African-American family life in 1930s Kansas, following young Sandy Rogers as he comes of age. Sandy's mother,...

cena: 404
    
Not Without Laughter
 Heart Songs and Other Stories E. Annie Proulx Annie Proulx 9780020360759
Before she wrote her Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller The Shipping News, E. Annie Proulx was already producing some of the finest short fiction in the country. Here are her collected stories, including two new works never before anthologized.
These stories reverberate with rural tradition, the rites of nature, and the rituals of small-town life. The country is blue-collar New...
cena: 381
    
Heart Songs and Other Stories
 Old New York Edith Wharton 9780020383147
The four short novels in this collection by the author of The Age of Innocence are set in the New York of the 1840s, '50s, '60s, and '70s, each one revealing the tribal codes and customs that ruled society, portrayed with the keen style that is uniquely Edith Wharton's. Originally published in 1924 and long out of print, these tales are vintage Wharton, dealing boldly with such themes as...
cena: 426
    
Old New York
 Living Water Obery M., Jr. Hendricks 9780060000882

Sprung from the pages of The New Testament, Living Water is a gripping and lyrical portrayal of a young women's search for identity set against the strict social confines of the time. This extraordinary first novel brings to life one of the most mysterious and intriguing characters in the Bible - the woman at the well.

In a village torn apart by senseless...

cena: 381
    
Living Water
 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith Anna Quindlen 9780060001940

The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century.

From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, and strength of spirit. Often scorned by neighbors for her family's erratic and eccentric behavior-such as her...

cena: 586
    
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
 Summerhouse, Later Judith Hermann Margot Bettauer Dembo 9780060006877

In nine luminous stories of love and loss, loneliness and hope, Judith Hermann's stunning debut collection paints a vivid and poignant picture of a generation ready and anxious to turn their back on the past, to risk uncertainty in search of a fresh, if fragile, equilibrium. An international bestseller and translated into twelve languages, Summerhouse, Later heralds the arrival of one...

cena: 358
    
Summerhouse, Later
 Guided Tours of Hell: Novellas Francine Prose 9780060080853

The less-than-innocents abroad in these short novels are Americans in Europe, involved in what turn out to be pleasure tours of hell: shocking, bewildering trips that change forever their ideas about history, reality, politics, sex -- their entire lives.

In the title novella, a third-rate American playwright named Landau attends a literary conference in Prague, where an organized group...

cena: 380
    
Guided Tours of Hell: Novellas
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