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 Colors Insulting to Nature Cintra Wilson 9780007154579 Harper Perennial
"The publisher is reputedly bouncing up and down about this first novel by pop culture doyenne Wilson, whose columns can be spotted on Salon.com. Teenaged Liza wants to be a starlet, but she is really something much more special."--"Library Journal."
cena: 66,79
Colors Insulting to Nature
 Side Effects Adam Phillips 9780007155385 Harper Perennial

Psychoanalysis works by attending to the patient's side effects, "what falls out of his pockets once he starts speaking." Undergoing psychoanalytic therapy is always a leap into the dark like dedicating our hearts and intellect to a powerful work of literature, it's impossible to know beforehand its ultimate effect and consequences. One must remain open to where the "side effects" will...

cena: 66,79
Side Effects
 Man about Town Mark Merlis 9780007156122 Harper Perennial

A congressional adviser and habitue of a cozy circuit of bars inside the Beltway, Joel Lingeman never quite felt middle-aged. At least not until he was abandoned by his partner of fifteen years and suddenly thrust into a dating scene with men half his age and no discernible trace of love handles. But this unexpected hole in his life inspires Joel's search for a 1964 edition ofan Esquire-like...

cena: 75,64
Man about Town
 The Lucky Ones Rachel Cusk 9780007161324 Harper Perennial

A young pregnant mother wrestles with an utterly changed life; a new father searches for a sign of the man he used to be; a daughter yearns for a lost childhood; and a mother reaches out in bewilderment to a child she can't fully understand. A rare novel that illuminates "the bustling concourses of life" without sacrificing emotional depth and complexity, The Lucky Ones confirms...

cena: 71,31
The Lucky Ones
 Politics Adam Thirlwell 9780007163670 Harper Perennial

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 read while two people...

cena: 71,31
 The Secret Goldfish David Means 9780007164905 Harper Perennial

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 stalked by lightning. This dazzling new...

cena: 71,31
The Secret Goldfish
 The Love of the Last Tycoon: The Authorized Text F. Scott Fitzgerald Matthew Joseph Bruccoli 9780020199854 Scribner Book Company
The Love of 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...
cena: 71,35
The Love of the Last Tycoon: The Authorized Text
 Not Without Laughter Langston Hughes Maya Angelou 9780020209850 Touchstone Books
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: 75,68
Not Without Laughter
 You Know Me Al: A Busher's Letters Ring Lardner John Lardner 9780020223429 Touchstone Books
"You Know me Al" is a classic of baseball--the game and the community. Jack Keefe, one of literature's greatest characters, is talented, brash, and conceited. Self-assured and imperceptive, impervious to both advice and sarcasm, Keefe rises to the heights, but his inability to learn makes for his undoing. Through a series of letters from this bush-league pitcher to his not-quite-anonymous friend...
cena: 76,44
You Know Me Al: A Busher's Letters
 Haircut: And Other Stories Ring Lardner 9780020223443 Touchstone Books
Ring Lardner first burst upon the literary scene with his greatest popular success, "You Know Me Al". A sportswriter by trade, Lardner had a superb ear for regional peculiarities in speech and was loved for his sense of humor. Funny, sarcastic, sometimes bitter but always ironic, Lardner understood Americans-- their desires, their dreams, and their disappointments. Contained in "Haircut and Other...
cena: 68,16
Haircut: And Other Stories
 Cambodia: A Book for People Who Find Television Too Slow Brian Fawcett 9780020321507 Touchstone Books
"Cambodia: A Book For People Who Find Television Too Slow" is a ferociously brilliant book that challenges its readers to see the world with new eyes, in a new light. Through an arresting division of its pages-- thriteen wildly imaginative short stories at the top, and a passionate essay on colonialism and Southeast Asia at the bottom, running like a Mekong River footnote throughout the book--...
cena: 79,80
Cambodia: A Book for People Who Find Television Too Slow
 Heart Songs and Other Stories E. Annie Proulx Annie Proulx 9780020360759 Scribner Book Company
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: 71,35
Heart Songs and Other Stories
 Old New York Edith Wharton 9780020383147 Scribner Book Company
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: 80,02
Old New York
 The Complete Short Stories of Thomas Wolfe Thomas Wolfe Francis E. Skipp James Dickey 9780020408918 Scribner Book Company
The Complete Short Stories of Thomas Wolfe stands as the most comprehensive edition of Thomas Wolfe's short fiction to date. Collected by Francis E. Skipp, these fifty-eight stories span the breadth of Thomas Wolfe's career, from the uninhibited young writer meticulously describing the enchanting birth of springtime in "The Train and the City" to his mature, sober account of a terrible...
cena: 175,20
The Complete Short Stories of Thomas Wolfe
 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith Anna Quindlen 9780060001940 HarperCollins Publishers
The American classic about a young girl's coming of age at the turn of the century.

"A profoundly moving novel, and an honest and true one. It cuts right to the heart of life...If you miss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn you will deny yourself a rich experience...It is a poignant and deeply understanding story of childhood and family relationships. The Nolans lived in the Williamsburg slums...

cena: 110,33
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
 Summerhouse, Later Judith Hermann Margot Bettauer Dembo 9780060006877 Ecco

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: 66,97
Summerhouse, Later
 Dirty Havana Trilogy: A Novel in Stories Pedro Juan Gutierrez Natasha Wimmer 9780060006891 Ecco
"Dirty Havana Trilogy" chronicles the misadventures of Pedro Juan, a former journalist now living hand to mouth in and around Cuba, half disgusted and half fascinated by the depths to which he has sunk. Pedro Juan's unsentimental yet sympathetic eye captures a shocking underbelly of today's Cuba. Banned in Cuba, Gutierrez's picaresque novel is a fierce, loving tribute to Havana and the defiant,...
cena: 71,31
Dirty Havana Trilogy: A Novel in Stories
 The Torturer's Apprentice: Stories John Biguenet 9780060007454 Harper Perennial

This brilliant debut collection of stories by O. Henry Award winner John Biguenet is as notable for the rigor of its intellect as for the sweep of its imagination. Whether recounting the predicament of an atheistic stigmatic in "The Vulgar Soul" or a medieval torturer who must employ his terrible skills upon his own apprentice in the title tale, these stories decline to settle for ready...

cena: 62,63
The Torturer's Apprentice: Stories
 Republica de East La, La Luis J. Rodriguez 9780060011628 Rayo
Ya sea en la comiquisima y filosofaclora voz de un chofer de limusina cuyo sueno es mejorar su grupo amateur de "rap-metal" en "Mi Carro, Mi Revolucio," o en la diatriba en forma de monologo de Ysela, una evangelista de carpa que da tes-ti-mo-nio en "Oiga," Rodriguez halla humor en las vidas de personajes que no estan dispuestos a sacrificar sus suenos debido a las circunstancias que los rodean....
cena: 62,63
Republica de East La, La
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