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Product Description: A professor, critic, and insatiable reader, Jenny Davidson investigates the passions that drive us to fall in love with certain sentences over others and the larger implications of our relationship with writing style. At once playful and serious, immersive and analytic, her book shows how style elicits particular kinds of moral judgments and subjective preferences that turn reading into a highly personal and political act...read more

Hardcover:

9780231168588 | Columbia Univ Pr, June 24, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A professor, critic, and insatiable reader, Jenny Davidson investigates the passions that drive us to fall in love with certain sentences over others and the larger implications of our relationship with writing style.

Paperback:

9780231168595 | Columbia Univ Pr, August 9, 2016, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A professor, critic, and insatiable reader, Jenny Davidson investigates the passions that drive us to fall in love with certain sentences over others and the larger implications of our relationship with writing style.

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Product Description: Three smart young women ― the scholarly Ruth, her poet roommate Lucy, and their exotic, provocative neighbor Anna ― are obsessed with games of all kinds. They’ve devoted themselves to both the academic study of play and the design of games based on the secret history of the neighborhood around Columbia University, from Grant’s Tomb to the former insane asylum that once stood where the campus is now...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781469283425 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, March 26, 2013), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: Three smart young women ― the scholarly Ruth, her poet roommate Lucy, and their exotic, provocative neighbor Anna ― are obsessed with games of all kinds.
9781469283043 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, March 26, 2013), cover price $49.97 | About this edition: Three smart young women ― the scholarly Ruth, her poet roommate Lucy, and their exotic, provocative neighbor Anna ― are obsessed with games of all kinds.

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Product Description: Three smart young women—the scholarly Ruth, her poet roommate Lucy, and their exotic, provocative neighbor Anna—are obsessed with games of all kinds. They’ve devoted themselves to both the academic study of play and the design of games based on the secret history of the neighborhood around Columbia University, from Grant’s Tomb to the former insane asylum that once stood where the campus is now...read more

Paperback:

9780544028098 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, March 26, 2013), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Three smart young women—the scholarly Ruth, her poet roommate Lucy, and their exotic, provocative neighbor Anna—are obsessed with games of all kinds.

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In Scotland in the 1930s, fifteen-year-old Sophie, her friend Mikael, and her great-aunt Tabitha are caught up in a murder mystery involving terrorists and suicide-bombers whose plans have world-shaping consequences.

Hardcover:

9780061239755 | Harperteen, July 1, 2008, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A series of mysteries.

Library:

9780061239762 | Harperteen, July 1, 2008, cover price $18.89 | About this edition: In Scotland in the 1930s, fifteen-year-old Sophie, her friend Mikael, and her great-aunt Tabitha are caught up in a murder mystery involving terrorists and suicide-bombers whose plans have world-shaping consequences.

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Product Description: The Enlightenment commitment to reason naturally gave rise to a belief in the perfectibility of man. Influenced by John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, many eighteenth-century writers argued that the proper education and upbringing—breeding—could make any man a member of the cultural elite...read more
By Jenny Davidson (editor)

Hardcover:

9780231138789 | Columbia Univ Pr, January 26, 2009, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The Enlightenment commitment to reason naturally gave rise to a belief in the perfectibility of man.

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Product Description: Jenny Davidson demonstrates how the arguments that define hypocrisy as a moral and political virtue thrived in eighteenth-century Britain's culture of politeness. However, Davidson also concludes that eighteenth-century writers from Locke to Austen believed that the public practice of vice was far more dangerous for society than discrepancies between what people say and do in private...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780521835237 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2004, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Jenny Davidson demonstrates how the arguments that define hypocrisy as a moral and political virtue thrived in eighteenth-century Britain's culture of politeness.

Paperback:

9781887128797 | Soft Skull Pr, March 1, 2003, cover price $14.00

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