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Product Description: One hundred incisive, idiosyncratic essays on life and theater from a major American playwright"Don't send your characters to reform school!" pleads Sarah Ruhl in one of her essays. With titles as varied as "On lice," "On sleeping in theaters," and "Motherhood and stools (the furniture kind)," these essays are artful meditations on life in the arts and joyous jumbles of observations on everything in between...read more

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9780865478145 | Faber & Faber, September 2, 2014, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Sarah Ruhl is a mother of three and one of America's best-known playwrights.

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9780374535674 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 15, 2015), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: One hundred incisive, idiosyncratic essays on life and theater from a major American playwright"Don't send your characters to reform school!

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Product Description: From the 10th-century manuscript of Beowulf to the work of such 20th-century authors as T.S. Eliot, Ted Hughes, and Angela Carter, this beautifully illustrated book presents a panorama of more than 1000 years of literature in English through original manuscripts from the British Library's unparalleled collections...read more

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9780712348140 | Ill edition (British Library Board, October 15, 2003), cover price $41.10 | About this edition: From the unique 10th-century manuscript of 'Beowulf' to contemporary authors, this text presents a panorama of over 1000 years of literature in English through original manuscripts.

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9780712358736 | Updated edition (British Library Board, July 15, 2012), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: From the 10th-century manuscript of Beowulf to the work of such 20th-century authors as T.

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Product Description: Ben Hecht: 1001 Afternoons in Chicago is a compilation of more than 60 columns written for the Chicago Daily News that Hecht's editor called "journalism extraordinary; journalism that invaded the realm of literature." The hardboiled audacity and wit that became Ben Hecht's signature as Hollywood's most celebrated screen-writer are conspicuous in these vignettes...read more

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9781451531275 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 5, 2010, cover price $6.49 | About this edition: Ben Hecht: 1001 Afternoons in Chicago is a compilation of more than 60 columns written for the Chicago Daily News that Hecht's editor called "journalism extraordinary; journalism that invaded the realm of literature.

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Product Description: Un libro imprescindible para comprender no sólo uno de los más aciagos momentos de la historia reciente " sino nuestra actualidad política internacional.

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9788496797376 | Italian edition edition (Foca Ediciones Y Distribuciones, June 30, 2010), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Un libro imprescindible para comprender no sólo uno de los más aciagos momentos de la historia reciente " sino nuestra actualidad política internacional.

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Product Description: The conversations that are collected in this volume served as the centerpiece for the Fet a Amèrica literary festival that took place in 2010 in Barcelona and present 18 unique voices in contemporary Latin American literature. Authors from countries including Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela were paired off and invited to share their thoughts on the creative process of writing a novel; the subsequent discussions were moderated by up-and-coming Chilean editor Paz Balmaceda...read more
By Colectivo Fu (corporate author)

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9788492979073 | Ediciones Barataria, March 1, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The conversations that are collected in this volume served as the centerpiece for the Fet a Amèrica literary festival that took place in 2010 in Barcelona and present 18 unique voices in contemporary Latin American literature.

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Product Description: 1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution is a collection of literary responses to one of the most cataclysmic events in modern world history, which exposes the immense conflictedness and doubt, conviction and hope, pessimism and optimism which political events provoked among contemporary writers - sometimes at the same time, even in the same person...read more

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9781782272144 | Pushkin Pr Ltd, December 13, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution is a collection of literary responses to one of the most cataclysmic events in modern world history, which exposes the immense conflictedness and doubt, conviction and hope, pessimism and optimism which political events provoked among contemporary writers - sometimes at the same time, even in the same person.

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Product Description: Leading voices of Buddhism discuss issues and ideas important to Buddhists in the twenty-first century.Twenty-First-Century Buddhists collects the very best of the round-table discussions recorded in the pages of Buddhadharma magazine for over a decade...read more
By Melvin McLeod (editor)

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9781614290865 | Wisdom Pubns, March 10, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Leading voices of Buddhism discuss issues and ideas important to Buddhists in the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: This valuable book collects 30 of the most influential writings that have shaped the Chinese as a people. While "Chinese" as an identity can be said to indicate a culture, a people, an ethnicity, a language and/or a citizenship, there is no doubt that the Chinese people commonly identify, and further unite, themselves with a shared historical and cultural heritage...read more

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9781519286130 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 16, 2015, cover price $8.50 | About this edition: This valuable book collects 30 of the most influential writings that have shaped the Chinese as a people.

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Product Description: Each week when Bill Mares' voice comes over the airwaves of Vermont Public Radio, his listeners don't know what he's going to talk about, but they do know they're in for a treat. Mare's interests are as varied and eclectic as his fans...read more

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9781935922070 | Univ Pr of New England, September 13, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Each week when Bill Mares' voice comes over the airwaves of Vermont Public Radio, his listeners don't know what he's going to talk about, but they do know they're in for a treat.

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Product Description: Here you'll find quotes on many topics. Some will inspire. Some will make you think. Some will make you shake your head in disagreement. Some will make you laugh. Quotes are stated opinions, not facts. As such they come from a persons point of view...read more

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9781519746061 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 14, 2015, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Here you'll find quotes on many topics.

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Product Description: Geographer Danny Dorling tells the stories of the people who live along the 32 stops of the Central Line to illustrate the extent and impact of inequality in Britain today—part of a series of 12 books tied to the 12 lines of the London Underground, as Tfl celebrates 150 years of the Tube with Penguin...read more

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9781846145605 | Trafalgar Square, September 11, 2013, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Geographer Danny Dorling tells the stories of the people who live along the 32 stops of the Central Line to illustrate the extent and impact of inequality in Britain today—part of a series of 12 books tied to the 12 lines of the London Underground, as Tfl celebrates 150 years of the Tube with Penguin.

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Product Description: You might describe Richard Saul Wurman as a provocateur, a pioneer, a creative genius. Inspirational, innovative, larger-than-life ... legendary, even. Others have. But the most apt description of this singular individual -- this architect, designer, creator of the celebrated TED Conference, and prolific author -- is storyteller...read more

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9780981898988 | Greenway Communications, October 14, 2009, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: You might describe Richard Saul Wurman as a provocateur, a pioneer, a creative genius.

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Product Description: A collection of essays and poems by a chronic insomniac covering topics such as life, love, marriage, parenthood, pregnancy, infertility, loss, grief, and healing.

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9781478297833 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 1, 2012, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A collection of essays and poems by a chronic insomniac covering topics such as life, love, marriage, parenthood, pregnancy, infertility, loss, grief, and healing.

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9780312603700 | Pck edition (Bedford/st Martins, September 7, 2010), cover price $38.35

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Product Description: A private gift to Ursula K. Le Guin becomes a gift to all readers, an exciting chance to enjoy someone else's birthday present. In 2009, for the momentous occasion of Ursula K. Le Guin's 80th birthday, Karen Joy Fowler and Debbie Notkin put together a volume of tributes and appreciations, as a birthday present...read more
By Debbie Notkin (editor)

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9781933500430 | Aqueduct Pr, October 21, 2010, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: A private gift to Ursula K.

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Product Description: Praised by experts for its clarity and topical breadth, this visually appealing, one-stop source on PCs uses an easy-to-understand, step-by-step approach to teaching the fundamentals of 80x86 assembly language programming and PC architecture...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780130165671 | 3 edition (Prentice Hall, December 1, 1999), cover price $136.00 | About this edition: Praised by experts for its clarity and topical breadth, this visually appealing, one-stop source on PCs uses an easy-to-understand, step-by-step approach to teaching the fundamentals of 80x86 assembly language programming and PC architecture.
9780137584918 | 2nd edition (Prentice Hall, November 1, 1997), cover price $101.00 | also contains Murder 101: Essays on the Teaching of Detective Fiction | About this edition: Teaching the basics of PC architecture, this book covers various 80x86 microprocessors from the 8088 to the Pentium Pro.
9780130985675, titled "The 80X86 IBM PC & Compatible Computers: Design and Interfacing of the IBM Pc, PS and Compatibles" | Prentice Hall, February 1, 1995, cover price $86.00 | About this edition: AU Muhammad Ali Mazidi AF DeVry Institute of Technology AU Janice Gillispie Mazidi AF Microprocessor Education Group DE This second volume of the Mazidi series for the IBM PC is focused exclusively on the design and interfacing of the PC.

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Product Description: Almost two million people from across the United States and around the world have come through the museum galleries of the Tribute WTC Visitor Center since it opened in September 2006 right across the street from the World Trade Center site...read more
By Rudolph W. Giuliani (foreword by), Kristen Mellitt (editor) and Tribute WTC Visitor Center (corporate author)

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9780762777990 | Lyons Pr, August 16, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Almost two million people from across the United States and around the world have come through the museum galleries of the Tribute WTC Visitor Center since it opened in September 2006 right across the street from the World Trade Center site.

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Product Description: This collection of articles, essays, reviews, and poems, written by the author of A Passage to India, contains such well-known pieces as "Notes on the English Character,'' ''Adrift in India," and "Me, Them and You." Also collected are essays on literary figures whose work Forster especially admired...read more
By Elizabeth Heine (editor)

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9780233990200 | New edition (Gardners Books, November 21, 1996), cover price $41.65 | About this edition: This collection of articles, essays, reviews, and poems, written by the author of A Passage to India, contains such well-known pieces as "Notes on the English Character,'' ''Adrift in India," and "Me, Them and You.

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Product Description: The purport of this book is shown in the letter following which I addressed to the editor of the Daily News some months ago:— "I thank you for reminding your readers, by reference to my humble work, that the delight of growing orchids can be enjoyed by persons of very modest fortune...read more

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9781421967073 | Indypublish.Com, February 28, 2006, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: The purport of this book is shown in the letter following which I addressed to the editor of the Daily News some months ago:— "I thank you for reminding your readers, by reference to my humble work, that the delight of growing orchids can be enjoyed by persons of very modest fortune.

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9781502827784 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 30, 2014, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: The purport of this book is shown in the letter following which I addressed to the editor of the Daily News some months ago:— "I thank you for reminding your readers, by reference to my humble work, that the delight of growing orchids can be enjoyed by persons of very modest fortune.
9781502552587 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 30, 2014, cover price $8.99
9781493581184 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 24, 2013, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9781409982630 | Ill edition (Dodo Pr, October 31, 2009), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Frederick Boyle (1841-?
9781120136480 | Kessinger Pub Co, September 15, 2009, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
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Product Description: This book consists mostly of selected editorials written by Dave Healy during a 10-year career as editor of the Park Bugle, a community newspaper in St. Paul, MN. The selections included here were chosen for their timelessness and widespread applicability...read more

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9781456363888 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 16, 2010, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This book consists mostly of selected editorials written by Dave Healy during a 10-year career as editor of the Park Bugle, a community newspaper in St.

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Product Description: First Generation Perspectives, First Person Voices. This is a collection of essays and short stories that were published on Desijournal.com, an online magazine. They offer a peek at the insider-outsider lives of modern-day immigrants from South Asia...read more

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9781441495082 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 8, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: First Generation Perspectives, First Person Voices.

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Product Description: Pulitzer Prize-Winning AuthorIn recognition of her long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself“A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded her way through a page or sentence, Dillard can only be enjoyed by a wide-awake reader,” warns Geoff Dyer in his introduction to this stellar collection...read more

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9780062432971 | Ecco Pr, March 15, 2016, cover price $25.99

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9781511362399 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, March 15, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Pulitzer Prize-Winning AuthorIn recognition of her long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself“A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded her way through a page or sentence, Dillard can only be enjoyed by a wide-awake reader,” warns Geoff Dyer in his introduction to this stellar collection.
9781511362412 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, March 15, 2016), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Pulitzer Prize-Winning AuthorIn recognition of her long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself“A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded her way through a page or sentence, Dillard can only be enjoyed by a wide-awake reader,” warns Geoff Dyer in his introduction to this stellar collection.

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Product Description: Pulitzer Prize-Winning AuthorIn recognition of her long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself“A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded her way through a page or sentence, Dillard can only be enjoyed by a wide-awake reader,” warns Geoff Dyer in his introduction to this stellar collection...read more
By Annie Dillard, Geoff Dyer (foreword by) and Susan Ericksen (narrator)

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9781511362405 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, March 15, 2016), cover price $59.97 | About this edition: Pulitzer Prize-Winning AuthorIn recognition of her long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself“A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded her way through a page or sentence, Dillard can only be enjoyed by a wide-awake reader,” warns Geoff Dyer in his introduction to this stellar collection.

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Product Description: Adventures in going forth and staying put from one of our greatest travel writersIn vivid, urgent books such as Terra Incognita and The Magnetic North, Sara Wheeler reckoned with the allure and brutality of life on the fringes, exploring distant lands with an extraordinary sensitivity to history, to place, and to the people who inhabit them...read more

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9780865478770 | North Point Pr, January 22, 2013, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Adventures in going forth and staying put from one of our greatest travel writersIn vivid, urgent books such as Terra Incognita and The Magnetic North, Sara Wheeler reckoned with the allure and brutality of life on the fringes, exploring distant lands with an extraordinary sensitivity to history, to place, and to the people who inhabit them.

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