Tumbas Tombe Di Poeti E Pensatori

Autore: Cees Nooteboom
ISBN: 9788870914528
Grandezza: 12,59 MB
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A Traveller S Guide To Icelandic Folk Tales

Autore: Jón R. Hjálmarsson
Grandezza: 26,44 MB
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Vista: 7239
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The Last Days Of California A Novel

Autore: Mary Miller
Editore: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0871407795
Grandezza: 62,46 MB
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“[A] terrific first novel. . . . Why worry about labeling a book this good? Just read it.”—Laurie Muchnick, New York Times Book Review Jess is fifteen years old and waiting for the world to end. Her evangelical father has packed up the family to drive west to California, hoping to save as many souls as possible before the Second Coming. With her long-suffering mother and rebellious (and secretly pregnant) sister, Jess hands out tracts to nonbelievers at every rest stop, Waffle House, and gas station along the way. As Jess’s belief frays, her teenage myopia evolves into awareness about her fracturing family. Selected as a Barnes & Noble Discover pick and an Indie Next pick, Mary Miller’s radiant debut novel reinvigorates the literary road-trip story with wry vulnerability and savage charm.

African Laughter

Autore: Doris Lessing
Editore: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006195201X
Grandezza: 56,43 MB
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A highly personal story of the eminent British writer returning to her African roots that is "brilliant . . . [and] captures the contradictions of a young country."--New York Times Book Review

Canone Inverso

Autore: Paolo Maurensig
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805063028
Grandezza: 24,50 MB
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A beautiful, oddly carved violin becomes the link between two generations of musicians, as they move from Hungary during the devastation of World War I, to Vienna and the approaching Anschluss, to a modern-day auction at Christie's in London. Reprint.

The Order Of Things

Autore: Michel Foucault
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1134499140
Grandezza: 75,30 MB
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When one defines "order" as a sorting of priorities, it becomes beautifully clear as to what Foucault is doing here. With virtuoso showmanship, he weaves an intensely complex history of thought. He dips into literature, art, economics and even biology in The Order of Things, possibly one of the most significant, yet most overlooked, works of the twentieth century. Eclipsed by his later work on power and discourse, nonetheless it was The Order of Things that established Foucault's reputation as an intellectual giant. Pirouetting around the outer edge of language, Foucault unsettles the surface of literary writing. In describing the limitations of our usual taxonomies, he opens the door onto a whole new system of thought, one ripe with what he calls "exotic charm". Intellectual pyrotechnics from the master of critical thinking, this book is crucial reading for those who wish to gain insight into that odd beast called Postmodernism, and a must for any fan of Foucault.

Goodnight Mister Lenin

Autore: Tiziano Terzani
Editore: Trans-Atlantic Pubns
ISBN: 9780330329620
Grandezza: 38,59 MB
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Vista: 9719
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Christ Legends

Autore: Selma Lagerlöf
Editore: New York : H. Holt
Grandezza: 54,20 MB
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Autore: Ali Smith
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1101605839
Grandezza: 64,10 MB
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Vista: 1329
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“A stimulating combination of literary criticism, essay, and fiction” (The New Yorker) from the incomparable Ali Smith Artful is a celebration of literature’s worth in and to the world—it is about the things art can do, the things art is made of, and the quicksilver nature of all artfulness. A magical hybrid that refuses to be tied down to either fiction or the essay form, Artful is narrated by a character who is haunted—literally—by a former lover, the writer of a series of lectures about art and literature. Ali Smith’s heady powers as a novelist and short story writer harmonize with her keen perceptions as a reader and critic to form a living thing that reminds us that life and art are never separate.

The Following Story

Autore: Cees Nooteboom
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 1860461476
Grandezza: 19,34 MB
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Winner of the 1993 European Literary Prize, this strikingly original novel is textured with the humour, pathos and expansive knowledge that have become the hallmark of Holland’s most popular writer.