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9780988894549, titled "Lost & Found: The Cuny Poetics Document Initiative, Series V" | Center for the Humanities, June 23, 2015, cover price $30.00

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Product Description: Public speaking is very difficult for many people . They become stressed out while speaking even to a handful of people. There are some people who stammers and becomes cold and sweat while talking to a person unknown even one is to one basis...read more

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9781505449310 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 25, 2014, cover price $6.75 | About this edition: Public speaking is very difficult for many people .

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Product Description: A psychological dystopian tale set in the present and near future, this controversial book written in a stream-of-consciousness style with sexually explicit prose features mutants and cyborgs in a society where sadomasochism and random violence are the norm...read more

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9788493948924 | Independent Pub Group, March 1, 2012, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A psychological dystopian tale set in the present and near future, this controversial book written in a stream-of-consciousness style with sexually explicit prose features mutants and cyborgs in a society where sadomasochism and random violence are the norm.

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From art and cinema, through politics, bodybuilding, science fiction and the city, this work reflects and challenges the times in which we live. It offers original views on subjects such as diverse as the films of Peter Greenaway, the paintings of Goya, the writings of Marquis de Sade and copyright in the age of the Internet.

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9781852424855 | New edition (Serpents Tail, February 1, 2006), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From art and cinema, through politics, bodybuilding, science fiction and the city, this work reflects and challenges the times in which we live.
9781852424251 | Serpents Tail, September 1, 1997, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: In this collaborative volume, the writer and artist Paul Buck works with the late Kathy Acker. Using as source the raw materials of their correspondence from the early 80s, a period when Acker was writing Great Expectations and trying to leave America for London, Buck confronts issues of appropriation, sampling, and plagiarism, relevant then and now...read more

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9782914563178 | Dis Voir Editions, January 15, 2005, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In this collaborative volume, the writer and artist Paul Buck works with the late Kathy Acker.

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Product Description: Recently discovered and never before published, these two short novels were written in the early 1970s, at the beginning of Kathy Acker's writing career. Rip-off Red reads as a kind of Raymond Chandler for bad girls, as Acker's typical literary playfulness transforms the genre conventions of detective fiction into a book that is simultaneously a mystery and a personal, raunchy, and politically astute account of life in New York City...read more

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9780802139207 | 1 edition (Grove Pr, October 1, 2002), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Recently discovered and never before published, these two short novels were written in the early 1970s, at the beginning of Kathy Acker's writing career.

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By Amy Acker (editor), Kathy Acker, Dennis Cooper (editor) and Jeanette Winterson (introduced by)

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9780802139214 | 1 edition (Grove Pr, October 1, 2002), cover price $15.00

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Product Description: An irreverent document of Artspace's 15-year commitment to exhibitions, publications, performances, videos and film, this book challenges the notion of what an organization for and about artists can be at the dawn of the 21st century...read more

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9781891273025 | Artspace Books, May 1, 2001, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: An irreverent document of Artspace's 15-year commitment to exhibitions, publications, performances, videos and film, this book challenges the notion of what an organization for and about artists can be at the dawn of the 21st century.

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9781899598526 | Codex Books, June 1, 1999, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: In this characteristically sexy, daring, and hyperliterate novel, Kathy Acker interweaves the stories of three characters who share the same tragic flaw: a predilection for doomed, obsessive love. Rimbaud, the delinquent symbolist prodigy, is deserted by his lover Verlaine time and time again...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780802111708 | 1 edition (Grove Pr, June 1, 1990), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A novel which draws on and solves both classic texts and Americana.

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9780802135797 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, September 1, 1998), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In this characteristically sexy, daring, and hyperliterate novel, Kathy Acker interweaves the stories of three characters who share the same tragic flaw: a predilection for doomed, obsessive love.
9780679738428 | Reprint edition (Pantheon Books, February 1, 1992), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: "In Memoriam to Identity is a weird, violent, searing, angry work, full of pain, dislocation, desire, hate and the raging drive of resistant creation.

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Product Description: SPECTACULAR OPTICAL is a book published by TRANS> arts.cultures.media to accompany the exhibition bt the same name held at Thread Waxing Space. The book takes as a point of departure the cultural fascination with violence, atrocity, mutation and the ways that they are depicted (some would say gentrified) as entertainment...read more

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9781888209044 | Passim Inc, July 1, 1998, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: SPECTACULAR OPTICAL is a book published by TRANS> arts.

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This is an anthology of short fiction and other writings by Acker, including 'Politics', her debut work written at the age of 21, and 'The Translations of the Diaries of Laure the Schoolgirl', plus 'The Birth of a Poet', a play in three acts. It also features an interview with Acker.

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9781900850087 | New edition (Arcadia Books Ltd, January 3, 1998), cover price $17.70 | About this edition: This is an anthology of short fiction and other writings by Acker, including 'Politics', her debut work written at the age of 21, and 'The Translations of the Diaries of Laure the Schoolgirl', plus 'The Birth of a Poet', a play in three acts.

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An erotic and dreamlike reinterpretation of 'Treasure Island' is told from a female perspective, featuring a crew of women on a wild adventure from an Alexandrian whorehouse to Pirate Island

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9780802115782 | Grove Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: A reinterpretation of Treasure Island is told from a girl's perspective, placing such colorful characters as O, Ange, Lulu, Pussycat, and Antigone on a wild adventure from an Alexandrian whorehouse to Pirate Island.

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9780802134844 | Grove Pr, January 1, 1997, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: An erotic and dreamlike reinterpretation of 'Treasure Island' is told from a female perspective, featuring a crew of women on a wild adventure from an Alexandrian whorehouse to Pirate Island

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9781871592221 | Revised edition (Creation Pub Group, September 1, 1996), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: "The crucifixion of modern literature. The resurrection of the imagination." With this manifesto, Creation Books was launched. Here is a selection from its pages past, present and future. Hallucinated or anatomical texts by writers estranged from the bind of linear narrative and "literary" values, and the establishment which seeks to perpetuate it...read more

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9781871592443 | Creation Pub Group, March 1, 1996, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: "The crucifixion of modern literature.

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Product Description: Book by Becker, Carol

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9780964785502 | Reprint edition (New Art Examiner, September 1, 1995), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Book by Becker, Carol

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Product Description: "If one day, a bad girl named Dante met a mean dyke called Hieronymous Bosch, this is the book they'd make."—Jenny Livingstone, director, Paris Burning."Scarified sensibility, subversive intellect, and predatory wit make her a writer like no other" —The New York Times Book ReviewKathy Acker holds a unique place among American novelists, as a writer who constantly pushes at the frontiers of modern fiction, with each new work advancing further into uncharted territory...read more
By Kathy Acker, Freddie Baer (illustrator) and Diane Dimassa (illustrator)

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9781873176634 | A K Pr Distribution, April 1, 1995, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: "If one day, a bad girl named Dante met a mean dyke called Hieronymous Bosch, this is the book they'd make.

Laure, a woman torn apart by the conflicts between her sexuality and her feminism, embarks on a journey of self-discovery that takes her back to her childhood (view table of contents)

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9780679403494 | Pantheon Books, August 1, 1993, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Laure, a woman torn apart by the conflicts between her sexuality and her feminism, embarks on a journey of self-discovery that takes her back to her childhood

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9780802134035 | Grove Pr, October 1, 1994, cover price $13.50

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Product Description: This book is a replica of the original from the collections of The New York Public Library; it was produced from digital images created by The New York Public Library and its partners as part of their preservation efforts. To enhance your reading pleasure, the aging and scanning artifacts have been removed using patented page cleaning technology...read more

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9780679740230 | Pantheon Books, February 1, 1992, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This book is a replica of the original from the collections of The New York Public Library; it was produced from digital images created by The New York Public Library and its partners as part of their preservation efforts.

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Product Description: A collection of early and not-so-early work by the mistress of gut-level fiction-making.You can say I write stories with sex and violence and therefore my writing isn't worth considering because it uses content much less lots of content...read more

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9780936756684 | Semiotext, June 1, 1991, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A collection of early and not-so-early work by the mistress of gut-level fiction-making.

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9780802131553 | Reissue edition (Grove Pr, September 1, 1989), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: Acker continues her post-modern explorations with a story set in a bleak world where the society we know is dying in its own ruins.

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9780802131799 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, September 1, 1989), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Acker continues her post-modern explorations with a story set in a bleak world where the society we know is dying in its own ruins.

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A dead man tries to solve the mystery of his murder, a woman discovers sexual obsession on a holiday trip, and a gangster terrorizes hotel guests

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9780802131560 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, July 1, 1989), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A dead man tries to solve the mystery of his murder, a woman discovers sexual obsession on a holiday trip, and a gangster terrorizes hotel guests

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A dead man tries to solve the mystery of his murder, a woman discovers sexual obsession on a holiday trip, and a gangster terrorizes hotel guests

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9780802100016 | 1 edition (Grove Pr, December 1, 1987), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A dead man tries to solve the mystery of his murder, a woman discovers sexual obsession on a holiday trip, and a gangster terrorizes hotel guests

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