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Product Description: A capstone work from a renowned philosopher who explores how Western cultural biases may be challenged by classic texts in order to enter another way of thinking How can a person from a Western culture enter into a way of thinking as different as that of the Chinese? Can a person truly escape from his or her own cultural perspectives and assumptions? French philosopher François Jullien has throughout his career explored the distances between European and Chinese thought...read more

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9780300204223 | Yale Univ Pr, May 26, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A capstone work from a renowned philosopher who explores how Western cultural biases may be challenged by classic texts in order to enter another way of thinking How can a person from a Western culture enter into a way of thinking as different as that of the Chinese?

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9780300223569 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016), cover price $17.00 | also contains The Book of Beginnings | About this edition: A capstone work from a renowned philosopher who explores how Western cultural biases may be challenged by classic texts in order to enter another way of thinking How can a person from a Western culture enter into a way of thinking as different as that of the Chinese?

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Product Description: A capstone work from a renowned philosopher who explores how Western cultural biases may be challenged by classic texts in order to enter another way of thinking How can a person from a Western culture enter into a way of thinking as different as that of the Chinese? Can a person truly escape from his or her own cultural perspectives and assumptions? French philosopher François Jullien has throughout his career explored the distances between European and Chinese thought...read more
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 | About this edition: A capstone work from a renowned philosopher who explores how Western cultural biases may be challenged by classic texts in order to enter another way of thinking How can a person from a Western culture enter into a way of thinking as different as that of the Chinese?

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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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Product Description: "We are awash in time, savoring a few moments of it; we project ourselves into it, reinvent it, play with it; we take our time or let it slip away: it is the raw material of our imagination. Age, on the other hand, is the detailed account of the days that pass, the one-way view of the years whose total sum when set forth can stupefy us...read more
By Jody Gladding (trans)

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9780231175883 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 24, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: "We are awash in time, savoring a few moments of it; we project ourselves into it, reinvent it, play with it; we take our time or let it slip away: it is the raw material of our imagination.

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9780231175890 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 24, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: "We are awash in time, savoring a few moments of it; we project ourselves into it, reinvent it, play with it; we take our time or let it slip away: it is the raw material of our imagination.

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Product Description: Winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt award for biography, this remarkable portrait sheds new light on Virginia Woolf's relationships with her family and friends and how they shaped her work. Virginia Woolf: A Portrait blends recently unearthed documents, key primary sources, and personal interviews with Woolf's relatives and other acquaintances to render in unmatched detail the author's complicated relationship with her husband, Leonard; her father, Leslie Stephen; and her half-sister, Vanessa Bell...read more
By Jody Gladding (trans)

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9780231153560 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 19, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt award for biography, this remarkable portrait sheds new light on Virginia Woolf's relationships with her family and friends and how they shaped her work.

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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: In this inspired new collection, acclaimed poet and translator Jody Gladding takes the physical, elemental world as her point of inquiry, examining how language arises from landscape, and deriving a lexicon for these poems from the rich offerings of the world around her...read more

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9781571314550 | Milkweed Editions, April 15, 2014, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In this inspired new collection, acclaimed poet and translator Jody Gladding takes the physical, elemental world as her point of inquiry, examining how language arises from landscape, and deriving a lexicon for these poems from the rich offerings of the world around her.

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Product Description: Informed by a provocative exhibition at the Louvre curated by the author, The Severed Head unpacks artistic representations of severed heads from the Paleolithic period to the present. Surveying paintings, sculptures, and drawings, Julia Kristeva turns her famed critical eye to a study of the head as symbol and metaphor, as religious object and physical fact, further developing a critical theme in her work--the power of horror--and the potential for the face to provide an experience of the sacred...read more

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9780231157209 | Columbia Univ Pr, December 9, 2011, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Informed by a provocative exhibition at the Louvre curated by the author, The Severed Head unpacks artistic representations of severed heads from the Paleolithic period to the present.

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9780231157216 | Columbia Univ Pr, February 11, 2014, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Informed by a provocative exhibition at the Louvre curated by the author, The Severed Head unpacks artistic representations of severed heads from the Paleolithic period to the present.
9780312114428, titled "Europe''s Wonderful Little Hotels & Inns, 1995: Great Britain & Ireland" | St Martins Pr, December 1, 1994, cover price $15.99 | also contains Europe''s Wonderful Little Hotels & Inns, 1995: Great Britain & Ireland | About this edition: Covering more than five hundred unique accommodations in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands, and the Republic of Ireland, a guide book includes a detailed index, six maps, and customer reviews.

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Product Description: In The Eleven, Michon lets us into the world of Corentin, a painter shaped by—and who eventually shapes—history. Brought up among provincial aristocracy to become a favorite of Parisian society—his paintings are commissioned by Louis XV’s mistress—Corentin’s career rides the Tides of the French Revolution...read more

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9781935744627 | Archipelago Books, January 18, 2013, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In The Eleven, Michon lets us into the world of Corentin, a painter shaped by—and who eventually shapes—history.

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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: Small Lives (Vies minuscules), Pierre Michon’s first novel, won the Prix France Culture. Michon explains that he wrote it "to save my own skin. I felt in my body that my life was turning around. This book born in an aura of inexpressible joy and catharsis rescued me more effectively than my aborted analysis...read more

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9780972869218 | Italian edition edition (Archipelago Books, May 18, 2008), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Small Lives (Vies minuscules), Pierre Michon’s first novel, won the Prix France Culture.
9780080299884, titled "Troubleshooting on Microprocessor Based Systems" | Pergamon Pr, April 1, 1984, cover price $36.95 | also contains Troubleshooting on Microprocessor Based Systems | About this edition: The structure of a computing system presents unique problems when it fails to operate correctly and requires testing.

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