The Fran Lebowitz Reader

Author: Fran Lebowitz
Editor: Vintage
ISBN: 0307744930
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In the vein of Lebowitz's Netflix limited series, Pretend It's a City —The Fran Lebowitz Reader brings together two of the famed author's bestsellers, Metropolitan Life and Social Studies. In "elegant, finely honed prose" (The Washington Post Book World), Lebowitz limns the vicissitudes of contemporary urban life—its fads, trends, crazes, morals, and fashions. By turns ironic, facetious, deadpan, sarcastic, wry, wisecracking, and waggish, Fran Lebowitz is always wickedly entertaining.

Fran Lebowitz Reader

Author: FRAN. LEBOWITZ
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ISBN: 9780349015897
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Metropolitan Life Social Studies Social Studies

Author: Fran Lebowitz
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Metropolitan Life And Social Studies

Author: Fran Lebowitz
Editor: Steidl / Edition7L
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From the pen of Fran Lebowitz: "Special-interest publications should realize that if they are attracting enough advertising and readers to make a profit, the interest is not so special." "The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting." "Humility is no substitute for a good personality." "When you leave New York, you are astonished at how clean the rest of the world is. Clean is not enough." "If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words." "I do not believe in God. I believe in cashmere." From a woman who considers herself a lazy writer and who once said, "Your life story would not make a good book. Don't even try," comes this new volume, which brings back into print two of her most celebrated collections of essays. Written in the tradition of Dorothy Parker, Fran Lebowitz's hilariously acerbic Metropolitan Life and Social Studies are classics of their genre. In them Lebowitz does what she does best, caustically portraying the vicissitudes of contemporary urban life--its fads, trends, crazes, morals and fashions. By turns ironic, facetious, deadpan, sarcastic, wry, wisecracking and waggish, she is always wickedly entertaining.

Social Studies

Author: Fran Lebowitz
Editor: Random House Incorporated
ISBN:
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Lebowitz's second collection of articles presents her wry, witty comments on the people, the ideas, the equipment, the frustrations, the pleasures, and the feel of modern urban life

Progress

Author: Fran Lebowitz
Editor: Knopf
ISBN: 1400041961
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Funny woman Lebowitz looks askance at the vanishing American ideal, and in one slim volume takes issue with the issues, derides the demise, and makes light of the heavy-handed.

Andy Warhol S Interview

Author: Sandra Brant
Editor: Steidl
ISBN: 9783865210234
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Book 1: The Covers A facsimile reproduction of every cover from "Interview's first decade; metallic cloth hardcover / 160 pgs / color printing.Book 2: The Pictures A selection of "Interview photo-shoots from the first decade; printed fabric hardcover /192 pgs / tritone and color printing.Book 3: The Interviews A selection of Q&As from the first decide; plastic-bound hardcover / 400 pgs / Audio CD.Book 4: The Andy Warhol Interviews A selection of interviews conducted by Warhol, with an introduction by Sandy Brant; clothbound hardcover / 192 pgs.Book 5: The Fashion A selection of interviews with fashion designers and great fashion photography from the first decade; clothbound hardcover / 192 pgs / tritone printing.Book 6: The Directors A selection of interviews with movie tycoons and related photos from the first decade; aluminum casebound hardcover /192 pgs.Book 7: The Back of the Book A selection of columns by Fran Lebowitz and Bob Colacello, with photos; clothbound / 96 pgs.

Tales From A Broad

Author: Fran Lebowitz
Editor: Monsoon Books
ISBN: 9814358452
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When a frazzled New Yorker who is mad, bad and dangerous to know lands in Asia, life is never quite the same again - for anyone ... Fran Lebowitz cheerfully admits that she is intergalactically self-absorbed, a little crazy and really, really hard to please - just ask her eternally patient and bemused husband, Frank. But when her life in the fast land falls apart - again - it's time for a miracle. Reeling from the worst week of her life, topped off by her most important client stabbing her in the back, Fran realises that she's almost forgotten what her family looks like. She wants out of the rat race and her hectic life as a literary agent - and time to be herself, a real wife and mother to her two small children. Good old Frank delivers what seems the answer to her prayers - to escape for three months to Singapore while he does some business. But what starts out as a little break and a very big culture shock for all concerned marks the hilarious beginning of the end of the old Fran - and a whole new life.

Andy Warhol S Interview The Interviews

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Mr Chas And Lisa Sue Meet The Pandas

Author: Fran Lebowitz
Editor: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780679879459
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While exploring their New York City apartment building, seven-year-old Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue discover two pandas.

The Conscious Reader

Author: Caroline Shrodes
Editor: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780321160744
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Through eight editions, this classic thematic anthology has been hailed for its exceptionally rich collection of essays, memoirs, stories, poems, plays, and fine art. - Sixty-one new selections represent such authors as Sandra Cisneros, Randall Kennedy, Richard Rodriguez, and Amy Tan. - Nine pieces of full-color art and nine black and white photos provide visual prompts for class discussion, a unique feature among this texts competitors. - The international selection of literature is broadened with the inclusion of V.S. Naipauls Nobel speech and selections from Jean Baudrillard and Affonso Romano DeSantaAnna. - Provocative new selections on popular culture include pieces by Roger Ebert, John Baizar, Nick Hornby, and Sonia Sanchez. - Two new plays-Tony Kushners Homebody/Kabul and Ric Oquitas Vanessand and Ricardo-have been added; Wendy Wassersteins The Man in a Case is also included. - Selections are grouped by genre-Personal Reminiscences, Essays, Fiction, Poetry, and Drama-under 10 universal themes - that move students from questions about self-discovery and relationships to larger issues of culture, science, and technology and the goals of human freedom and dignity. - Over half o

Andy Warhol S Interview

Author: Sandra Brant
Editor: Steidl
ISBN: 9783865210234
File Size: 21,43 MB
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Book 1: The Covers A facsimile reproduction of every cover from "Interview's first decade; metallic cloth hardcover / 160 pgs / color printing.Book 2: The Pictures A selection of "Interview photo-shoots from the first decade; printed fabric hardcover /192 pgs / tritone and color printing.Book 3: The Interviews A selection of Q&As from the first decide; plastic-bound hardcover / 400 pgs / Audio CD.Book 4: The Andy Warhol Interviews A selection of interviews conducted by Warhol, with an introduction by Sandy Brant; clothbound hardcover / 192 pgs.Book 5: The Fashion A selection of interviews with fashion designers and great fashion photography from the first decade; clothbound hardcover / 192 pgs / tritone printing.Book 6: The Directors A selection of interviews with movie tycoons and related photos from the first decade; aluminum casebound hardcover /192 pgs.Book 7: The Back of the Book A selection of columns by Fran Lebowitz and Bob Colacello, with photos; clothbound / 96 pgs.

Notes On Fran The Ethical Camp And Mute Elegiac Of Fran Lebowitz

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This article considers the public intellectual Fran Lebowitz as a performer located within a camp tradition, exploring how her performance challenges notions of public and private in contemporary American culture and in so doing offers a queer alternative to dominant formulations of the public sphere. Lebowitz combines the theatricality of traditional camp with ethical seriousness in her public, performed identity as self-appointed judge of contemporary American life. At the same time, in the ironic gap between the verbosity of her identity as public speaker and her own paralysed literary output, Lebowitz enacts a tacit elegy to a 'lost public' of New York artists and their equally decimated audience. The links between her highly publicized writer's block and the impact of AIDS on the New York cultural scene suggest ways in which Lebowitz queers the elegiac mode by presenting a frustrated silence running parallel to her virtuosic verbal fluency. This analysis of Lebowitz's public persona returns continually to the ethical and aesthetic implications of a mode of performance that simultaneously invites democratic engagement while repelling notions of community grounded in the pollution of civic space with private concerns.

Andy Warhol S Interview

Author: Sandra J. Brant
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Exterior Signs Of Wealth

Author: Fran Lebowitz
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ISBN: 9780394578002
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365 Ways To Live Generously

Author: Sharon Lipinski
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738751316
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"Sharon Lipinski highlights a path to greater personal and professional success."—Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take Create Your Best Life through Generosity The only thing standing between you and the life you want are your habits. 365 Ways to Live Generously features lessons each day that focus on one of the seven generosity habits: Physical health Mindfulness Relationships Connecting with yourself Gratitude Simplicity Philanthropy Each habit appears once a week, giving you a year to practice and make them all a part of your daily life. Learn why the habits are important, discover tips based on the latest research about making positive change, and explore simple exercises for building new routines. Improve yourself and make a difference in the world with journaling prompts and generous acts. Using this inspiring book, you'll develop the habits needed to create a life that's good for you and others.

Wisdom Selected Quotes And Words Of Wisdom

Author: Everbooks Editorial
Editor: Everbooks Editorial
ISBN: 3969694426
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WISDOM: SELECTED QUOTES AND WORDS OF WISDOMINCLUDING: Abraham Lincoln, Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Bruce Lee, Carl Sagan, Isaac Newton, John Lennon, Lao Tzu, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso And Many More!-GOLDEN QUOTES is a collective of passionate individuals that love to appreciate timeless wisdom compiled and compressed into insightful quotes. Our main goal is to infect you with motivation and inspiration to live life and engage with it at its fullest.-BOOK EXTRACTS:Wisdom is having things right in your lifeand knowing why. William Stafford-Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. Aristotle-The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. Socrates-It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses. William Arthur Ward-A smart person knows how to talk. A wise person knows when to be silent. Roy T. Bennett-I'm not young enough to know everything. J.M. Barrie

Gluttony

Author: John Miller
Editor: Chronicle Books Llc
ISBN: 9780811812696
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Hot on the heels of Lust, the second title in our Chronicles of Sin series explores excess in all its bulging glory. Gluttony is a satisfying smorgasbord of good writing about an overabundance of food and drink -- and its consequences. Everyone loves to eat and drink, and in Gluttony readers can indulge to their hearts' content -- without gaining an ounce. Including short stories, essays, and excerpts, Gluttony offers such delicious tidbits as Russell Baker on fried bologna, M.F.K. Fisher on the carnal beauty of excess, and Fran Lebowitz on the salutary dietary effects of stress. Featuring both period and contemporary pieces, Gluttony stretches the waistband of fine food writing.

Writing Today

Author: Donald Pharr
Editor: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: 9780072996302
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Helps students see reading and writing as practical tools both in college and in the world of work.

The Doctor S Book Of Humorous Quotations

Author: Howard J. Bennett
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This entertaining book presents hundreds of humorous jokes, quotations, and one-liners compiled from a variety of sources (medical literature, books, magazines, the internet, movies, television, remarks made at conferences or rounds, lectures, comic routines). The text is organized alphabetically allowing readers to browse through the book randomly, or focus on particular topics of interest. Sample subject headings include Academia, Aphorisms, Atrophy, Bedside Manner, Beepers, Case Reports, Chicken Soup, Dieting, Epitaphs, Fatigue, Health Food, Insanity, Jogging, Lab Tests, Lawyers, Middle Age, Motherhood, Night Calls, Obesity, Phobias, Quacks, Retirement, Snoring, Teenagers, Turfing, Ulcers, Vacations, Wellness, Zoonoses. There is cross-referencing throughout the book for easy location of additional topics of interest. Offers nuggets of wisdom within humorous one-liners Provides a quick laugh or pick-me-up at the end of a busy day Helps promote better communication among colleagues, students, and patients Material in this book can be used during lectures and hospital rounds, conferences, with office staff, and by speakers who need funny lines to spice up their presentations to medical professionals