Down Below

Author: Leonora Carrington
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370611
Size: 33.77 MB
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In Down Below she describes her ordeal—in which the agonizing and the marvelous were equally combined—with a startling, almost impersonal precision and without a trace of self-pity.

Family Lexicon

Author: Natalia Ginzburg
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590178394
Size: 75.61 MB
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The book takes the shape of a novel, yet everything is true. “Every time that I have found myself inventing something in accordance with my old habits as a novelist, I have felt impelled at once to destroy [it],” Ginzburg tells us at ...

The Milk Of Dreams

Author: Leonora Carrington
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370956
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That room was later whitewashed, but some of its wonders were preserved in the little notebook that Carrington called The Milk of Dreams.

Poets In A Landscape

Author: Gilbert Highet
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9781590173381
Size: 28.62 MB
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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.

An African In Greenland

Author: Tété-Michel Kpomassie
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9780940322882
Size: 74.80 MB
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A native of Africa, the author recounts how a picture book about Greenland inspired him to embark on a life-changing journey that would last for ten years, leading him to the Ivory Coast, Senegal, Mauritania, Paris, Copenhagen, and, ...

Making It

Author: Norman Podhoretz
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370816
Size: 42.17 MB
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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.

Thus Were Their Faces

Author: Silvina Ocampo
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590177991
Size: 13.87 MB
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An NYRB Classics Original Thus Were Their Faces offers a comprehensive selection of the short fiction of Silvina Ocampo, undoubtedly one of the twentieth century’s great masters of the story and the novella.

Primitive Man As Philosopher

Author: Paul Radin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486424958
Size: 42.64 MB
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Classic of anthropology explores belief systems of Winnebago, Oglala Sioux, Maori, Banda, Batak, Tahitian and Hawaiian, Zuni, and Ewe.

Conundrum

Author: Jan Morris
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571266002
Size: 24.86 MB
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On first publication in 1974, the book generated enormous interest and curiosity around the world, and was subsequently chosen by The Times as one of the '100 Key Books of Our Time'.

Like Death

Author: Guy De Maupassant
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370336
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Everything is as it should be—until the painter and countess are each seized by an agonizing suspicion, like death. . . . In its devastating depiction of the treacherous nature of love, Like Death is more than the equal of Swann’s Way.