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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin USA
Publication date March 4, 2014
Pages 248
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780143124917
ISBN-10 0143124919
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: “[A] civilized discourse between two cultivated and sophisticated men. . . . It’s a pleasure to be in their company.” —Michael Dirda, The Washington Post

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After a meeting at an Australian literary festival brought them together in 2008, novelists Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee began exchanging letters on a regular basis with the hope they might “strike sparks off each other." Here and Now is the result: a three-year epistolary dialogue that touches on nearly every subject, from sports to fatherhood, literature to film, philosophy to politics, from the financial crisis to art, death, eroticism, marriage, friendship, and love. Their high-spirited and luminous correspondence offers an intimate and often amusing portrait of these two men as they explore the complexities of the here and now and reveal their pleasure in each other’s friendship on every page.

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9780670026661 | details & prices | 248 pages | 5.75 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $27.95
About: The high-spirited correspondence between New York Times bestselling author Paul Auster and Nobel laureate J.
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9780143124917 | details & prices | 248 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $16.00
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