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Product Description: A new collection from “one of the world’s great essayists” (The New York Times)The Ghosts of Birds offers thirty-five essays by Eliot Weinberger: the first section of the book continues his linked serial-essay, An Elemental Thing, which pulls the reader into “a vortex for the entire universe” (Boston Review)...read more

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9780811226189 | New Directions, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A new collection from “one of the world’s great essayists” (The New York Times)The Ghosts of Birds offers thirty-five essays by Eliot Weinberger: the first section of the book continues his linked serial-essay, An Elemental Thing, which pulls the reader into “a vortex for the entire universe” (Boston Review).

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Product Description: While Mitch Epstein is widely acknowledged as one of the world's most distinguished art photographers, a complete survey of his work has never been published until now. Mitch Epstein: Work invites readers to trace the evolution of Epstein's entire career, following formal and thematic concerns that reveal how his aesthetics, his techniques and his politics have shifted and influenced one another over time...read more
By Mitch Epstein (photographer)

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9783958290181 | Steidl / Edition7L, March 22, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: While Mitch Epstein is widely acknowledged as one of the world's most distinguished art photographers, a complete survey of his work has never been published until now.
9783865212818 | Hardcover with CD edition (Steidl / Edition7L, November 15, 2006), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: While Mitch Epstein is widely acknowledged as one of the world's most distinguished art photographers, a complete survey of his work has never been published until now.

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Product Description: Collections 1-12 in New Directions' Poetry Pamphlet seriesThis boxed set of the first twelve collections in the New Directions Poetry Pamphlet series contains:Osama Alomar's Fullbood Arabian H. D.'s Vale Ave Lawrence Ferlinghetti's Blast Cries Laughter Forrest Gander's Eiko & Koma Oliverio Girondo's Poems to Read on a Streetcar Susan Howe's Sorting Facts, or 19 Ways of Looking at Chris Marker Sylvia Legris's Pneumatic Antiphonal Bernadette Mayer's The Helens of Troy, New York Dunya Mikhail's 15 Iraqi Poets Alejandra Pizarnik's A Musical Hell Nathaniel Tarn's The Beautiful Contradictions Lydia Davis & Eliot Weinberger's Two American Scene...read more

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9780811221849 | Pck rep edition (New Directions, January 27, 2014), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Collections 1-12 in New Directions' Poetry Pamphlet seriesThis boxed set of the first twelve collections in the New Directions Poetry Pamphlet series contains:Osama Alomar's Fullbood Arabian H.

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Product Description: This book is published as part of the Poets in the World series created by The Poetry Foundation's Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute. Ilya Kaminsky, Series Editor."In a century of mass migration and deportation, political exile and casual tourism, being elsewhere was the common condition...read more
By Eliot Weinberger (editor)

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9781934824856 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, March 15, 2014, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This book is published as part of the Poets in the World series created by The Poetry Foundation's Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute.

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Product Description: Part of our revived "Poetry Pamphlet" series, Two American Scenes features two masters of the essay discussing "found material."Part of our revived "Poetry Pamphlet" series, Two American Scenes features two masters of the essay discussing "found material...read more

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9780811220415 | New Directions, March 26, 2013, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Part of our revived "Poetry Pamphlet" series, Two American Scenes features two masters of the essay discussing "found material.

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Product Description: Here at last is the first retrospective collection of Paz’s poetry to span his entire writing career, from the first published poem, at age seventeen, to his magnificent last poem; the whole is assiduously edited and translated by acclaimed essayist Eliot Weinberger ― who has been translating Paz for over forty years...read more

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9780811220439 | New Directions, October 23, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Here at last is the first retrospective collection of Paz’s poetry to span his entire writing career, from the first published poem, at age seventeen, to his magnificent last poem; the whole is assiduously edited and translated by acclaimed essayist Eliot Weinberger ― who has been translating Paz for over forty years.

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Product Description: Presented at the PEN World Voices Festival as a “post-national” writer, Eliot Weinberger is “a sparkling essayist” (Confrontation), and his writings “a boundary-crossing, shape-shifting cabinet of curiosities” (The Bloomsbury Review)...read more

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9780811218344 | 1 edition (New Directions, June 23, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presented at the PEN World Voices Festival as a “post-national” writer, Eliot Weinberger is “a sparkling essayist” (Confrontation), and his writings “a boundary-crossing, shape-shifting cabinet of curiosities” (The Bloomsbury Review).

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An anthology of interconnected nonfiction essays by the author of Works on Paper and Karmic Traces includes a poetic biographical evaluation of the prophet Muhammad and a meditative exploration of the universe titled, 'The Stars.' Original.

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9780811216944 | New Directions, May 1, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An anthology of interconnected nonfiction essays by the author of Works on Paper and Karmic Traces includes a poetic biographical evaluation of the prophet Muhammad and a meditative exploration of the universe titled, 'The Stars.

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Product Description: Muhammad is a shimmering, lyrical biography of the Prophet, composed from the words of Muslims throughout the centuries. Drawing on a variety of Islamic sources, from the hadith, or sayings of Muhammad and his companions, to Abbasid and Persian texts, Weinberger weaves a subtle, mystical prose poem, spanning Muhammad’s birth and childhood; his adolescence, miracles and marriages; to the isra and miraj, his journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and ascent into heaven, with the angel Jibril (Gabriel) as his guide...read more

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9781844671182 | Verso Books, September 1, 2006, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Muhammad is a shimmering, lyrical biography of the Prophet, composed from the words of Muslims throughout the centuries.

In an extraordinary montage of facts, soundbites, and testimonies, the author assembles an uncompromising and blackly comic narrative which permits the voices of war to speak for themselves, and allows the protagonists and the apologists to damn themselves in their own words.

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9789684116641 | Ediciones Era S.A. De C.V., May 15, 2006, cover price $0.99 | About this edition: In an extraordinary montage of facts, soundbites, and testimonies, the author assembles an uncompromising and blackly comic narrative which permits the voices of war to speak for themselves, and allows the protagonists and the apologists to damn themselves in their own words.

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A celebratory anthology of contemporary poetry from around the world includes pieces by twenty-eight contributors including Octavio Paz, Dunya Mikhail, and Bei Dao, in a volume that serves to reflect a timely dialogue between international writers. Original.
By Eliot Weinberger (editor)

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9780811216517 | New Directions, April 30, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A celebratory anthology of contemporary poetry from around the world includes pieces by twenty-eight contributors including Octavio Paz, Dunya Mikhail, and Bei Dao, in a volume that serves to reflect a timely dialogue between international writers.

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An artist's book comprised of three prints by Celmins and text assembled from 'descriptions of the stars from around the world'--Front cover flap.

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9780870707049 | Mul edition (Museum of Modern Art, January 31, 2006), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: An artist's book comprised of three prints by Celmins and text assembled from 'descriptions of the stars from around the world'--Front cover flap.

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An English-language exploration of the history and social culture of tequila features an A-to-Z illustrated listing of common and rare brands, articles on the history of tequila making from the Aztecs to the present, an exploration of the drink's appearance in the movies and literature, and a range of food and beverage recipes. 30,000 first printing.

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9781588342133 | Smithsonian Inst Pr, November 30, 2004, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: An English-language exploration of the history and social culture of tequila features an A-to-Z illustrated listing of common and rare brands, articles on the history of tequila making from the Aztecs to the present, an exploration of the drink's appearance in the movies and literature, and a range of food and beverage recipes.

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A visual celebration of Mexican crafts pairs full-color photography with essays by leading art historians, interviews with and profiles of top craftspeople, and tributes by leading writers, in a volume that includes coverage of Mexican ceramics, textiles, weavings, tinwork, lacquerwork, and more. 12,000 first printing.

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9781588342126 | Smithsonian Inst Pr, November 30, 2004, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A visual celebration of Mexican crafts pairs full-color photography with essays by leading art historians, interviews with and profiles of top craftspeople, and tributes by leading writers, in a volume that includes coverage of Mexican ceramics, textiles, weavings, tinwork, and lacquerwork.

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Product Description: Las cartas que reúne este volumen fueron redactadas ante la inmediatez de los hechos: la fraudulenta llegada al poder de George W. Bush y la formación de su tristemente célebre equipo, los ataques a las Torres Gemelas y el Pentágono, la vida en las calles de Nueva York a partir de esos sucesos, y los preparativos y justificaciones de una de las guerras más desiguales de la modernidad...read more

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9789684115675 | Ediciones Era S.A. De C.V., June 30, 2004, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Las cartas que reúne este volumen fueron redactadas ante la inmediatez de los hechos: la fraudulenta llegada al poder de George W.

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9780819566782 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, January 2, 2004, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Un conjunto de provocativas y polémicas reflexiones en torno al escenso a la presidendia de Bush, definido como 'un golpe de estado judicial', la conmoción tras el atentado del 11 de septiembre, los actuales planes expansionistas estadounidenses o los nexos entre la ultra derecha cristiana y quienes detentan el poder en Es...read more

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9788484531418 | Ediciones Del Bronce, May 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Un conjunto de provocativas y polémicas reflexiones en torno al escenso a la presidendia de Bush, definido como 'un golpe de estado judicial', la conmoción tras el atentado del 11 de septiembre, los actuales planes expansionistas estadounidenses o los nexos entre la ultra derecha cristiana y quienes detentan el poder en Est

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Provides translations of more than two hundred-fifty poems by over forty poets, from early anonymous poetry through the T'ang and Sung dynasties. (view table of contents)
By Ezra Pound (trans), Kenneth Rexroth (trans), Gary Snyder (trans), Eliot Weinberger (editor) and William Carlos Williams (trans)

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9780811215404 | New Directions, April 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Provides translations of more than two hundred-fifty poems by over forty poets, from early anonymous poetry through the T'ang and Sung dynasties.

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Product Description: In a series of snapshots after the attack on the World Trade Center—from a day, to a week, up to a year and beyond—Eliot Weinberger offers thoughtful and provocative reflections on his city, the country, and the state of the world...read more

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9780971757592 | Prickly Paradigm, April 1, 2003, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In a series of snapshots after the attack on the World Trade Center—from a day, to a week, up to a year and beyond—Eliot Weinberger offers thoughtful and provocative reflections on his city, the country, and the state of the world.

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A unique collaboration by the late Mexican poet Octavio Paz and his wife, artist Marie JosT Pax, features a collection of twelve poems, accompanied by twelve pieces of art, appearing in a bilingual collection. (view table of contents)

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9780811215244 | Bilingual edition (New Directions, November 1, 2002), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A collaboration by the late Mexican poet Octavio Paz and his wife, artist Maria Josâe Paz, features a collection of twelve poems accompanied by twelve pieces of art.

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Collects twenty-four of Eliot Weinberger's writings describing his personal travels to the Atacama Desert, Iceland, and Hong Kong.

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9780811214568 | New Directions, November 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Collects twenty-four of Eliot Weinberger's writings describing his personal travels to the Atacama Desert, Iceland, and Hong Kong.

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Product Description: Bei Dao, the internationally acclaimed Chinese poet, has been the poetic conscience of the dissident movements in his country for over twenty years. He has been in exile since the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989.Unlock presents forty-nine new poems written in the United States, and may well be Bei Dao's most powerful work to date...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Bei Dao, Iona Man-Cheong (trans) and Eliot Weinberger (trans)

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9780811214476 | New Directions, September 1, 2000, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Bei Dao, the internationally acclaimed Chinese poet, has been the poetic conscience of the dissident movements in his country for over twenty years.

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