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By Jody Gladding (trans)

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9780300223569 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016), cover price $17.00 | also contains The Book of Beginnings

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Product Description: Philosophical discussions on the ways that death makes life meaningful and sacred• Reveals how being conscious of death gives our fate its full meaning, inviting the reader to contemplate life in the light of their own death• Examines the author’s experience of ancestor worship in his native China and the beliefs that underlie it• Explains how death is a transition in a longer living process not visible from the modern “black and white” view of life and death• Translated by award-winning translator Jody GladdingBorn from intimate discussions with friends, these five meditations on death from poet-philosopher François Cheng examine the multiple ways the prospect of death significantly shapes life and is, in fact, what makes life meaningful and sacred...read more
By Jody Gladding (trans)

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9781620554944 | Inner Traditions, June 18, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Philosophical discussions on the ways that death makes life meaningful and sacred• Reveals how being conscious of death gives our fate its full meaning, inviting the reader to contemplate life in the light of their own death• Examines the author’s experience of ancestor worship in his native China and the beliefs that underlie it• Explains how death is a transition in a longer living process not visible from the modern “black and white” view of life and death• Translated by award-winning translator Jody GladdingBorn from intimate discussions with friends, these five meditations on death from poet-philosopher François Cheng examine the multiple ways the prospect of death significantly shapes life and is, in fact, what makes life meaningful and sacred.

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By Jody Gladding (trans)

Hardcover:

9780231175883 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 24, 2016, cover price $55.00

Paperback:

9780231175890 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 24, 2016, cover price $17.00

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After Howard Rice saves John Slocum's life, Slocum is hired to protect Rice's gold from a gang of deadly robbers
By Jody Gladding (trans)

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9780231153560 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 19, 2015, cover price $35.00

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9780425068434, titled "High Country Holdup" | Berkley Pub Group, February 1, 1984, cover price $2.50 | also contains High Country Holdup | About this edition: After Howard Rice saves John Slocum's life, Slocum is hired to protect Rice's gold from a gang of deadly robbers

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Product Description: Twenty-five languages die each year; at this pace, half the world’s five thousand languages will disappear within the next century. In this timely book, Claude Hagège seeks to make clear the magnitude of the cultural loss represented by the crisis of language death...read more
By Jody Gladding (trans)

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9780300137330 | Yale Univ Pr, September 22, 2009, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Twenty-five languages die each year; at this pace, half the world’s five thousand languages will disappear within the next century.

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Product Description: An international celebrity and founder of molecular gastronomy, or the scientific investigation of culinary practice, Hervé This is known for his ground-breaking research into the chemistry and physics behind everyday cooking. His work is consulted widely by amateur cooks and professional chefs and has changed the way food is approached and prepared all over the world...read more
By Jody Gladding (trans)

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9780231141710, titled "Kitchen Mysteries: Revealing the Science of Cooking" | Columbia Univ Pr, August 1, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An international celebrity and founder of molecular gastronomy, or the scientific investigation of culinary practice, Hervé This is known for his ground-breaking research into the chemistry and physics behind everyday cooking.

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Product Description: Drawn from the environments of northern Vermont and the South of France, the poems in Rooms and Their Airs explore the interface of the human and natural worlds, further eroding that distinction with each poem. The verse here merges subject and object, often giving voice to natural phenomena — a vernal pool, a fossil, a beam of light...read more

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9781571314321 | Milkweed Editions, April 1, 2009, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Drawn from the environments of northern Vermont and the South of France, the poems in Rooms and Their Airs explore the interface of the human and natural worlds, further eroding that distinction with each poem.

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Product Description: A child psychologist explains how to teach children to find pleasure in eating not only the foods they like, but also those that are good for them • Explains the negative attitudes children develop toward food and how to overcome these dietary aversions • Shows how a child’s natural instinct to experiment can provide the inspiration needed to broaden his or her food tastes • Translates the latest research in this field into practical suggestions for parents One of the most common problems faced by parents is how to inspire their children to taste a new food--to try just one bite! Natalie Rigal, a child psychologist who has extensively researched questions of taste, explains the often complex attitudes children bring with them to the dinner table and offers parents creative ways to get children to approach eating with the same curiosity and enthusiasm they display toward other activities...read more

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9781594770975 | 1 edition (Healing Arts Pr, October 16, 2006), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A child psychologist explains how to teach children to find pleasure in eating not only the foods they like, but also those that are good for them • Explains the negative attitudes children develop toward food and how to overcome these dietary aversions • Shows how a child’s natural instinct to experiment can provide the inspiration needed to broaden his or her food tastes • Translates the latest research in this field into practical suggestions for parents One of the most common problems faced by parents is how to inspire their children to taste a new food--to try just one bite!

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Product Description: Contemporary concerns about food such as those stemming from mad cow disease, salmonella, and other potential food-related dangers are hardly new-humans have long been wary of what they eat. Beyond the fundamental fear of hunger, societies have sought to protect themselves from rotten, impure, or unhealthy food...read more

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9780231131926 | Columbia Univ Pr, November 8, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Contemporary concerns about food such as those stemming from mad cow disease, salmonella, and other potential food-related dangers are hardly new-humans have long been wary of what they eat.

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Product Description: New York is not America, François Weil writes, "but what America promises, perhaps its greatest promise." It may be hard to believe, then, that the quintessential symbol of American enterprise and energy was once quite low in the political and social hierarchy...read more

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9780231129343 | Columbia Univ Pr, July 1, 2004, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: New York is not America, François Weil writes, "but what America promises, perhaps its greatest promise.

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9780231129350 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 24, 2004, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In this original analysis of how New York developed into a global city, the history of New York is traced over four centuries, showing how the tension between capitalism and multiculturalism has been at the heart of the city's transformation.

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Product Description: The Serpent of Stars (Le serpent d¢étoiles, 1993; reprinted 1999 Grasset) takes place in rural southern France in the early part of the century. The novel’s elusive narrative thread ties landscape to character to an expanse just beyond our grasp...read more

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9780972869287 | Archipelago Books, May 1, 2004, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Serpent of Stars (Le serpent d¢étoiles, 1993; reprinted 1999 Grasset) takes place in rural southern France in the early part of the century.

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A French scholar and author of Blue: The History of a Color presents a witty cultural and social history of stripes, from the medieval prejudice against stripes to the present day, looking at the frequently negative attitude and connotations of stripes. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780743453264 | Reprint edition (Washington Square Pr, June 1, 2003), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A French scholar and author of Blue: The History of a Color presents a witty cultural and social history of stripes, from the medieval prejudice against stripes to the present day, looking at the frequently negative attitude and connotations of stripes.

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Product Description: A world-renowned Celtic historian restores the classic Irish epics to their original sacred context. • Restores the true Celtic morality and sentiment to these tales, which were expurgated by Christian monks. • Reveals how deeply these mythic tales have shaped modern sensibility...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780892818150 | Inner Traditions, June 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A world-renowned Celtic historian restores the classic Irish epics to their original sacred context.

Product Description: What can we know of the children of the Middle Ages? It is commonly thought that children were of little interest to mediaeval adults for documentation on childhood is supposedly rare and fragmented. Daniele Alexandre-Bidon and Didier Lett challenge this assumption in this book...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780268023508 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, February 1, 2000, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: What can we know of the children of the Middle Ages?

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Product Description: This study offers an overview of Jewish conditions in medieval Western Christendom, and discusses the changing patterns of Christian-Jewish polemical confrontation during the 12th and 13th centuries. Dahan analyzes the common literary genres through which Christians attempted to convert Jews...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780268008307 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This study offers an overview of Jewish conditions in medieval Western Christendom, and discusses the changing patterns of Christian-Jewish polemical confrontation during the 12th and 13th centuries.

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Product Description: The first English translation of one of the most significant works of the surrealist movement that looks at the great mythic themes as they appear in both classic and modern literature.• Long considered one of the most significant and original books to have come out of the surrealist movement• Cites ancient epics, modern poems, creation myths, and contemporary visions of the apocalypse in an active attempt to define the creative flame of the marvelous  The Mirror of the Marvelous has long been considered one of the most significant and original books to have come out of the surrealist movement...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780892816507 | Inner Traditions, August 1, 1998, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The first English translation of one of the most significant works of the surrealist movement that looks at the great mythic themes as they appear in both classic and modern literature.

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Product Description: The author reveals his passionate experiences with a female Tantric master who taught him the suppressed practices of her ancient order. In 1968 Daniel Odier left Europe for the Himalayas, searching for a master who could help him go where texts and intellectual searching could no longer take him...read more

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9780892816200 | Inner Traditions, April 1, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The author reveals his passionate experiences with a female Tantric master who taught him the suppressed practices of her ancient order.

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Product Description: Jody Gladding's Stone Crop, the winning volume in the 1992 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition, was selected from among 700 entries in this annual competition. Stone Crop is a collection of poems written over the past ten years...read more

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9780300055436 | Yale Univ Pr, June 1, 1993, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Jody Gladding's Stone Crop, the winning volume in the 1992 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition, was selected from among 700 entries in this annual competition.

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9780300055443 | Yale Univ Pr, May 1, 1993, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Jody Gladding's Stone Crop, the winning volume in the 1992 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition, was selected from among 700 entries in this annual competition.

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