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Product Description: A biography of Borges, by his translator.Jorge Luis Borges, known as Georgie to his friends, married Elsa Astete Millán in 1967. Borges was sixty-eight years old at the time of the wedding; Elsa, a widow, with a son in his twenties, was eleven years younger...read more

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9780007524372 | Harpercollins, May 8, 2014, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: A biography of Borges, by his translator.

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9780318379425, titled "Quick Quiltmaking Handbook" | Barbara Jonnah, February 1, 1988, cover price $8.85 | also contains Quick Quiltmaking Handbook

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Product Description: A contemporary collection of stories by one of France’s finest writers.Revered by key literary figures including as Balzac and Mérimée, Stendhal is best known for his novels, but his shorter works were just as powerful. In this brand new translation, Susan Ashe brings his greatest Italian stories to the modern reader, whilst staying true to Stendhal’s style and brilliance...read more
By Norman Thomas Di Giovanni (foreword by)

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9780007487998, titled "Roman Tales" | Reprint edition (Friday Project, November 1, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A contemporary collection of stories by one of France’s finest writers.
9780356210506, titled "Flower Remedies" | Trafalgar Square, February 1, 1996, cover price $11.95 | also contains Flower Remedies | About this edition: Self-help remedies are prescribed for a number of emotional complaints, from indecisiveness and jealousy to depression and irritability.

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Product Description: A collection of essays on Jorge Luis Borges by his long-time friend and collaborator.Jorge Luis Borges - Argentine poet, essayist, and short-story writer - is widely considered one of the giants of 20th-century world literature.Norman Thomas di Giovanni worked alongside Borges for a number of years creating English translations of his work, the only translations personally overseen by Borges himself...read more

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9780007358595 | Enl new re edition (Harpercollins, October 27, 2011), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: A collection of essays on Jorge Luis Borges by his long-time friend and collaborator.
9780356209982, titled "Acupuncture" | Trafalgar Square, February 1, 1996, cover price $11.95 | also contains Acupuncture | About this edition: Amazon.

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Product Description: The first English translation of an Argentinean classic.Argentina, 1839. A young man dies for his political beliefs when attacked by a mob in a slaughteryard used to butcher cattle.The story takes place at the height of Juan Manuel de Rosas’ reign of terror...read more

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9780201114638, titled "Dr. C. Wacko's Guide to Designing and Programming: IBM PC Version" | Addison-Wesley, January 1, 1986, cover price $29.95 | also contains Dr. C. Wacko''s Guide to Designing and Programming: IBM PC Version

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9780007346738 | Italian edition edition (Harpercollins, May 27, 2010), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The first English translation of an Argentinean classic.

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Product Description: The notion of "duende" became a cornerstone of Federico Garcia Lorca's poetics over the course of his career. In his lecture "Play and the Theory of Duende," he says, ". . .there are no maps nor disciplines to help us find the duende...read more

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9780811213769 | New Directions, April 1, 1998, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The notion of "duende" became a cornerstone of Federico Garcia Lorca's poetics over the course of his career.

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In an autobiographical essay first published in English in the 'New Yorker' in 1971, the Argentine author discusses the major stages of his life, his travels, and his blindness, with an emphasis on his development and recognition as a writer.

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9789500422581 | Emece, May 1, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In an autobiographical essay first published in English in the 'New Yorker' in 1971, the Argentine author discusses the major stages of his life, his travels, and his blindness, with an emphasis on his development and recognition as a writer.

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Product Description: 'The Lesson of the Master' - a memoir and essays - is an indispensable work for Borges readers of all kinds. Di Giovanni is the only translator to have had Borges to hand on a daily basis to contradict or authorize his work. He is not burdened with an over-reverence for his subject but is on the contrary playful, robust and witty...read more

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9780826461100 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, April 1, 2003, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: "When we attempt a translation, or re-creation, of my poems or prose into English," Borges once said of his collaboration with Norman Thomas di Giovanni, "we don't think of ourselves as two men.

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9780826476258 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 11, 2005, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: 'The Lesson of the Master' - a memoir and essays - is an indispensable work for Borges readers of all kinds.

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'El vuelo del tigre (1981?), an allegorical, satirical novel by the Argentine Moyano, recounts the militaristic takeover of an Andean village. Bizarre, often surreal plot; oppressors are percussionists, villagers resist through music. Useful translator'safterword sets work in political and historical context of Argentina's Dirty War. Skillful, knowledgeable translation'--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.http://www.loc.gov/hlas/

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9781852421748 | Reprint edition (Serpents Tail, August 1, 1995), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: 'El vuelo del tigre (1981?

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Product Description: Borges On WritingIn 1971, Jorge Luis Borges was invited to preside over a series of seminars on his writing at Columbia University. This book is a record of those seminars, which took the form of informal discussions between Borges, Norman Thomas di Giovanni--his editor and translator, Frank MacShane--then head of the writing program at Columbia, and the students...read more

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9780880013680 | Reprint edition (Perennial, July 1, 1994), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Borges On WritingIn 1971, Jorge Luis Borges was invited to preside over a series of seminars on his writing at Columbia University.

Product Description: A newspaper editor from a village in the Urals fights to bring glasnost to the provinces. A group of peasants experiment with private agriculture, recreating a world destroyed by collectivization in the 1920s. A model "Soviet Man" refuses to lose faith in socialism...read more

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9780943875453 | Woodrow Wilson Center Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A newspaper editor from a village in the Urals fights to bring glasnost to the provinces.

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Product Description: For the first time in its history, Latin America is ruled by elected governments; the dictators have gone, although their legacy remains. Here, among others, Garcia Marquez, Borges, Amado and Fuentes provide observations on politics and literature.

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9780747510079 | Trafalgar Square, December 1, 1992, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: For the first time in its history, Latin America is ruled by elected governments; the dictators have gone, although their legacy remains.

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Fourteen stories by Argentine authors offer unique perspectives on modern life

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9780865474383 | North Point Pr, August 1, 1990, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Fourteen stories by Argentine authors offer unique perspectives on modern life

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