Dossier K: A Memoir

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Melville House #ad - Is imre kertész’s response to the hasty biographies and profiles that followed his 2002 Nobel Prize for Literature—an attempt to set the record straight. The result is an extraordinary self-portrait, moving from memories of his childhood in budapest, and his eventual turn to fiction, unsentimental, culminating in the novels—such as Fatelessness, and Kaddish for an Unborn Child—that have established him as one of the most powerful, in which Kertész interrogates himself about the course of his own remarkable life, his imprisonment in Nazi death camps and the forged record that saved his life, his experiences as a censored journalist in postwar Hungary under successive totalitarian communist regimes, Fiasco, and imaginatively daring writers of our time.

In this wide-ranging and provocative book, kertész continues to delve into the questions that have long occupied him: the legacy of the Holocaust, the distinctions drawn between fiction and reality, and what he calls “that wonderful burden of being responsible for oneself. ”. The first and only memoir from the nobel Prize–winning author, often funny, in the form of an illuminating, and often combative interview—with himselfDossier K.

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Shakespeare and Company, Paris: A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart

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Shakespeare and Company Paris #ad - Run by sylvia beach, it had been the meeting place for the Lost Generation and the first publisher of James Joyce’s Ulysses. Visitors are invited not only to read the books in the library and to share a pot of tea, but sometimes also to live in the bookstore itself--all for free. More than 30, 000 people have stayed at Shakespeare and Company, fulfilling Whitman’s vision of a “socialist utopia masquerading as a bookstore.

Through the prism of the shop’s history, the book traces the lives of literary expats in Paris from 1951 to the present, civil rights, May ’68 and the feminist movement--all while pondering that perennial literary question, touching on the Beat Generation, “What is it about writers and Paris?” Shakespeare and Company Paris.

Shakespeare and Company, Paris: A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart #ad - This book includes an illustrated adaptation of Beach’s memoir. Since whitman picked up the mantle, shakespeare and Company has served as a home-away-from-home for many celebrated writers, from Jorge Luis Borges to Ray Bradbury, A. M. The book has been edited by Krista Halverson, director of the newly founded Shakespeare and Company publishing house.

George whitman opened his bookstore in a tumbledown 16th-century building just across the Seine from Notre-Dame in 1951, a decade after the original Shakespeare and Company had closed. Homes to dave eggers, as well as for young authors and poets. A copiously illustrated account of the famed paris bookstore on its 65th anniversarythis first-ever history of the legendary bohemian bookstore in Paris interweaves essays and poetry from dozens of writers associated with the shop--Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Langston Hughes, among others--with hundreds of never-before-seen archival pieces, plus a foreword by the celebrated British novelist Jeanette Winterson and an epilogue by Sylvia Whitman, the daughter of the store’s founder, Robert Stone and Jeanette Winterson, including photographs of James Baldwin, Ethan Hawke, Anaïs Nin, George Whitman.

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Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir

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TarcherPerigee #ad - Great product! Shakespeare and Company Paris. Now including a foreward by bill buford and photographs of Gellhorn with Hemingway, Gary Cooper, Madame Chiang Kai-shek, Dorothy Parker, and others, this new edition rediscovers the voice of an extraordinary woman and brings back into print an irresistibly entertaining classic.

Martha gellhorn was so fearless in a male way, and yet utterly capable of making men melt, " writes New Yorker literary editor Bill Buford. She also bewitched eleanor Roosevelt's secret love and enraptured Ernest Hemingway with her courage as they dodged shell fire together. Hemingway is, the unnamed "other" in the title of this tart memoir, in which Gellhorn describes her globe-spanning adventures, first published in 1979, of course, both accompanied and alone.

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Sophie Scholl and the White Rose

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Oneworld Publications #ad - Sophie Scholl and the White Rose #ad - This is the gripping story of the five munich university students who set up an underground resistance movement in World War II, featured in the award-winning Oscar-nominated film, Sophie Scholl - The Final Days. Shakespeare and Company Paris. This 75th anniversary edition commemorates the 75 years since their arrest & execution in 1943.

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Beautiful Souls: The Courage and Conscience of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times

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Picador #ad - Drawing on groundbreaking research by moral psychologists and neuroscientists, this deeply reported work of narrative journalism examines the choices and dilemmas we all face when our principles collide with the loyalties we harbor and the duties we are expected to fulfill. A fascinating study in the better angels of our nature.

George packer, what impels ordinary people to defy the sway of authority and convention? through these dramatic stories of unlikely resisters, The New YorkerA New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceHistory has produced many specimens of the banality of evil, but what about its flip side, Eyal Press' Beautiful Souls shows that the boldest acts of dissent are often carried out not only by radicals seeking to overthrow the system but also by true believers who cling with unusual fierceness to their convictions.

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The Fire Next Time

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Vintage #ad - It consists of two "letters, both black and white, " written on the occasion of the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation, that exhort Americans, to attack the terrible legacy of racism. A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement.

Described by the new york times Book Review as "sermon, deposition, confession, testament, ultimatum, and chronicle. All presented in searing, brilliant prose, " The Fire Next Time stands as a classic of our literature. Vintage. Great product! At once a powerful evocation of james Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is an intensely personal and provocative document.

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Howl and Other Poems City Lights Pocket Poets, No. 4

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City Lights Publishers #ad - This ruling allowed for the publication of HOWL and exonerated the poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who faced jail time and a fine 50 years ago for publishing HOWL. Pacifica. Orgallen ginsberg was born june 3, 1926, lyric poet and schoolteacher, Russian émigré, in Paterson, the son of Naomi Ginsberg, and Louis Ginsberg, New Jersey.

Howl & other poems is the single most influential poetic work of the post-World War II era, 000, with over 1, 000 copies now in print. Howl was allen's metamorphosis from quiet, brilliant, burning bohemian scholar trapped by his flames and repressions to epic vocal bard. Michael mcclure"it is the poet, in his own body, who has gone, Allen Ginsberg, through the horrifying experiences described from life in these pages.

Howl and Other Poems City Lights Pocket Poets, No. 4 #ad - William carlos williams"at the height of his bardic powers, Allen Ginsberg could terrify the authorities with the mere utterance of the syllable “om” as he led street throngs of citizens protesting the Vietnam War. Ginsberg reigned as the raucous poet of American hippiedom and as a literary pioneer whose freewheeling masterwork, Howl, prevailed against government censorship in a landmark obscenity trial 50 years ago.

New york timesallen ginsberg's howl and Other Poems was originally published by City Lights Books in the Fall of 1956. Subsequently seized by U. S. Later arctic sea trip, venice, read at oxford harvard Columbia Chicago, quit, Tangier, Amsterdam, wrote Kaddish 1959, Paris, made tape to leave behind & fade in Orient awhile.

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It Can't Happen Here Signet Classics

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Signet #ad - It can t Happen Here. Written during the great depression, crime, when the country was largely oblivious to Hitler’s aggression, sex, it juxtaposes sharp political satire with the chillingly realistic rise of a president who becomes a dictator to save the nation from welfare cheats, and a liberal press.

Called “a message to thinking americans” by the springfield Republican when it was published in 1935, It Can’t Happen Here is a shockingly prescient novel that remains as fresh and contemporary as today’s news. A cautionary tale about the fragility of democracy, it is an alarming, eerily timeless look at how fascism could take hold in America.

It Can't Happen Here Signet Classics #ad - With an introduction by michael Meyer and an Afterword by Gary Scharnhorst Shakespeare and Company Paris. Vintage. The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump’s authoritarian appeal. Salonit can’t happen here is the only one of Sinclair Lewis’s later novels to match the power of Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith.

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being: A Novel Harper Perennial Modern Classics

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Harper Perennial Modern Classics #ad - Shakespeare and Company Paris. Great product! It can t Happen Here. In the unbearable lightness of being, milan kundera tells the story of a young woman in love with a man torn between his love for her and his incorrigible womanizing and one of his mistresses and her humbly faithful lover. Vintage. Harper Perennial.

This magnificent novel juxtaposes geographically distant places; brilliant and playful reflections; and a variety of styles to take its place as perhaps the major achievement of one of the world’s truly great writers.

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Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities

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Haymarket Books #ad - A product of the california public education system from kindergarten to graduate school, she is a columnist at Harper's and a regular contributor to the Guardian. It can t Happen Here. Vintage. Harper Perennial. Shakespeare and Company Paris. Drawing on her decades of activism and a wide reading of environmental, cultural, Solnit argued that radicals have a long, and political history, directly knowable, or even measurable, neglected history of transformative victories, that the positive consequences of our acts are not always immediately seen, and that pessimism and despair rest on an unwarranted confidence about what is going to happen next.

Now, with a moving new introduction explaining how the book came about and a new afterword that helps teach us how to hope and act in our unnerving world, she brings a new illumination to the darkness of 2016 in an unforgettable new edition of this classic book. Writer, eadweard muybridge and the technological wild west for which she received a guggenheim, hope and disaster, and activist rebecca solnit is the author of eighteen or so books on feminism, popular power, western and indigenous history, historian, including the books Men Explain Things to Me and Hope in the Dark, social change and insurrection, both also with Haymarket; a trilogy of atlases of American cities; The Faraway Nearby; A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities that Arise in Disaster; A Field Guide to Getting Lost; Wanderlust: A History of Walking; and River of Shadows, the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism, wandering and walking, and the Lannan Literary Award.

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Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism

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Thorndike Press #ad - Vintage. Great product! Hope in the dark Untold Histories Wild Possibilities. Shakespeare and Company Paris. Used book in Good Condition. It can t Happen Here. Bob edwards reveals the influence of Murrow's pioneering broadcast concepts, informative, and offers a vivid reminder of how important, and relevant broadcast news can and should be.

Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism #ad - Harper Perennial. A new york times bestseller one of america's most celebrated broadcast journalists tells the dramatic and inspiring tale of how America's first and greatest newscaster changed the way we receive, understand, and respond to the news.

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