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Product Description: A brilliant new translation of a classic work on violence and revolution as seen through mythology and artThe Ruin of Kasch takes up two subjects―“the first is Talleyrand, and the second is everything else,” wrote Italo Calvino when the book first appeared in 1983...read more
By Richard Dixon (trans)

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9780374252106 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, July 1, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A brilliant new translation of a classic work on violence and revolution as seen through mythology and artThe Ruin of Kasch takes up two subjects―“the first is Talleyrand, and the second is everything else,” wrote Italo Calvino when the book first appeared in 1983.

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Product Description: An interior look at Roberto Calasso's work as a publisher and his reflections on the art of book publishingIn this illuminating volume, Roberto Calasso reflects on more than half a century of distinguished literary publishing at Adelphi Edizioni in Milan...read more
By Richard Dixon (trans)

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9780374188238 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 3, 2015, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: An interior look at Roberto Calasso's work as a publisher and his reflections on the art of book publishingIn this fascinating memoir, the author and publisher Roberto Calasso meditates on the art of book publishing.

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9780374536473 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 22, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: An interior look at Roberto Calasso's work as a publisher and his reflections on the art of book publishingIn this illuminating volume, Roberto Calasso reflects on more than half a century of distinguished literary publishing at Adelphi Edizioni in Milan.

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Product Description: #1 Italian bestseller   “Witty and wry . . . It’s hard not to be charmed.” — New York Times Book Review “One of the most influential thinkers of our time.” — Los Angeles Times  1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured and shot by local partisans...read more
By Richard Dixon (trans)

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9780544635081 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, November 3, 2015), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: From the best-selling author of The Name of the Rose and The Prague Cemetery, a novel about the murky world of media politics, conspiracy, and murderA newspaper committed to blackmail and mud slinging, rather than reporting the news.

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9780544811836 | Mariner Books, May 17, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: #1 Italian bestseller   “Witty and wry .
9780544668263 | Italian edition edition (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, March 11, 2015), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: "From the best-selling author of The Name of the Rose and The Prague Cemetery, a novel about the murky world of media politics, conspiracy, and murder.

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Product Description: A man lives in total solitude in an abandoned mountain village. But each night, at the same hour, a mysterious distant light appears on the far side of the valley and disturbs his isolation. What is it? Someone in another deserted village? A forgotten street lamp? An alien being? Finally the man is driven to discover its source...read more
By Richard Dixon (trans)

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9780914671428 | Archipelago Books, March 15, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A man lives in total solitude in an abandoned mountain village.

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Product Description: Marco Santagata’s Dante: The Story of His Life illuminates one of the world’s supreme poets from many angles―writer, philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan. Santagata brings together a vast body of Italian scholarship on Dante’s medieval world, untangles a complex web of family and political relationships for English readers, and shows how the composition of the Commedia was influenced by local and regional politics...read more
By Richard Dixon (trans)

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9780674504868 | Belknap Pr, April 11, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Marco Santagata’s Dante: The Story of His Life illuminates one of the world’s supreme poets from many angles―writer, philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan.

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Product Description: In a meditation on the wisdom of the Vedas, Roberto Calasso brings ritual and sacrifice to bear on the modern worldIn this revelatory volume, Roberto Calasso, whom The Paris Review has called "a literary institution," explores the ancient texts known as the Vedas...read more
By Richard Dixon (trans)

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9780374535643 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 22, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In a meditation on the wisdom of the Vedas, Roberto Calasso brings ritual and sacrifice to bear on the modern worldIn this revelatory volume, Roberto Calasso, whom The Paris Review has called "a literary institution," explores the ancient texts known as the Vedas.
9780413580207, titled "Odets the Playwright" | Subsequent edition (Methuen, October 1, 1985), cover price $11.95 | also contains Odets the Playwright

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Product Description: “Underscores the writer’s profound erudition, lively wit, and passion for ideas of all shapes and sizes . . . Eco’s pleasure in such explorations is obvious and contagious.” — BooklistInventing the Enemy covers a wide range of topics on which Eco has written and lectured over the past ten years: from a disquisition on the theme that runs through his recent novel The Prague Cemetery — every country needs an enemy, and if it doesn’t have one, must invent it — to a discussion of ideas that have inspired his earlier novels (and in the process he takes us on an exploration of lost islands, mythical realms, and the medieval world); from indignant reviews of James Joyce’s Ulysses by fascist journalists of the 1920s and 1930s, to an examination of Saint Thomas Aquinas’s notions about the soul of an unborn child, to censorship and violence and WikiLeaks...read more
By Richard Dixon (trans) and Umberto Eco

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9780547640976 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, September 4, 2012), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Inventing the Enemy covers a wide range of topics on which Umberto Eco has written and lectured for the past ten years, from a disquisition on the theme that runs through his most recent novel, The Prague Cemetery—every country needs an enemy, and if it doesn’t have one, must invent it—to a discussion of ideas that have inspired his earlier novels.

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9780544104686 | Mariner Books, September 24, 2013, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “Underscores the writer’s profound erudition, lively wit, and passion for ideas of all shapes and sizes .

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Product Description: The #1 international bestseller, from Umberto Eco, author of The Name of the Rose“Vintage Eco . . . the book is a triumph.” – New York Review of BooksNineteenth-century Europe—from Turin to Prague to Paris—abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious...read more
By Richard Dixon (trans)

Hardcover:

9780547577531 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, November 8, 2011), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: First impression.

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9780547844206 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, September 4, 2012), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The #1 international bestseller, from Umberto Eco, author of The Name of the Rose“Vintage Eco .
9780099555988 | Gardners Books, July 5, 2012, cover price $11.80 | About this edition: Prague Cemetery

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9781579219581 | Winepress Pub, October 9, 2008, cover price $15.95

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By Nicola Davies (editor), Richard Dixon (contributor), Fiona Duncan (contributor), Helen Holubov (editor) and Nicola Swallow (editor)

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9781588432384 | 4th edition (Hunter Pub Inc, August 1, 2001), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: This volume contains some of the more controversial and personal works produced by Turrini, who has come to be recognized today as one of the leading Austrian dramatists. The plays, Shooting Rats, Infanticide, Death and the Devil, and The Siege of Vienna treat contemporary social conditions and problems in Austria: alienation from the consumer society, the loss of humanity, and the quest for redemption in a morally corrupt world...read more

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9780929497983 | Ariadne Pr, July 1, 1996, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This volume contains some of the more controversial and personal works produced by Turrini, who has come to be recognized today as one of the leading Austrian dramatists.

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9780929497952 | Ariadne Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $10.00

Product Description: Book by Greene, Peter, Dixon, Richard

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9781556505652 | Hunter Pub Inc, July 1, 1993, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Book by Greene, Peter, Dixon, Richard

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