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Tracings: A Book of Partial Portraits
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Tracings: A Book of Partial Portraits

By Horgan, Paul

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1993. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. First printing. The author shares his experiences and firsthand impressions of Vachel Lindsay, Igor Stravinsky, Minnie Maddern Fiske, Peter Hurd, Greta Garbo, Somerset Maugham, T.S. Eliot, Thornton Wilder, Edmund Wilson, and others. 260p. Measures 6.25x9.25 inches.

$12.00

Salman Rushdie: Step Across the Line: Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002
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Salman Rushdie: Step Across the Line: Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002

By Rushdie, Salman

Random House, 2002. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Includes essays, speeches, and opinion pieces on a wide range of subjects. 403p. Roughly one-fourth of these essays deals with the response of the media, various governments and Rushdie himself to what he calls the "unfunny Valentine" he received on February 14, 1989, from the Ayatollah Khomeini: the fatwa calling for his death.

$12.00

Vermeer in Bosnia: Cultural Comedies and Political Tragedies
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Vermeer in Bosnia: Cultural Comedies and Political Tragedies

By Weschler, Lawrence

Pantheon, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. A collection of 20 articles and essays written over a period of 20 years. 415p. Topics include the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars, Roman Polanski, reflections on Art Spiegelman, David Hockney, Ed Kienholt and others.

$12.00

Daedalus: On Beauty (Fall 2002)
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Daedalus: On Beauty (Fall 2002)

By Miller, James (editor)

Cambridge: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2002. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Authors include Susan Sontag, Plotinus, Arthur C. Danto, Dave Hickey. Also a comment by John Steinbruner & Jeffrey Lewis on "The Unsettled Legacy of the Cold War" and Cass R. Sunstein on a danger of deliberative democracy. 131p.

$25.00

Anarchy and Order: Essays in Politics
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Anarchy and Order: Essays in Politics

By Read, Herbert

Faber & Faber, 1954. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Unmarked text. Dust jacket with a closed tear and some edge wear. Includes Read's various essays specifically on the subject of Anarchism, including one that was original for this volume. 234p. Index.

$20.00

Multicultural Iberia: Language, Literature, and Music
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Multicultural Iberia: Language, Literature, and Music

By Dougherty, Dru; Azevedo, Milton M. (editors)

Research Series (University of California, Berkeley International and Area Studies), 1999. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Contributors include Charles B. Faulhaber, Francisco A. Marcos-Marin, August Bover i Font, Kathleen McNerney, Philip D. Rasico, Carol A. Hess, and others. Map. Bibliographic Reference. 260p. Title in the University of California, Berkeley International and Area Studies Research Series

$12.00

Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony
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Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony

By Lewis Thomas

Viking, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. A magnificent collection of essays by scientist and National Book Award-winning writer Lewis Thomas, the author of The Lives of a Cell. 168p.

$12.00

Perspectives (1865-2000)
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Perspectives (1865-2000)

By The Nation

New York: The Nation, 2000. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. A few nicks on cover. Previous owner's names marked out on front end page. Includes a 1925 letter from Adolf Hitler on Class justice in Germany (1925), Bertrand Russell on being modern-minded (1937), Christopher Hitchens on rigged elections (1999), Ralph Nader on the Safe Car you can't buy (1959), and more. 167p.

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Quaternary Correlations Across Bering Strait (Offprint, Science, March 5, 1965)
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Quaternary Correlations Across Bering Strait (Offprint, Science, March 5, 1965)

By Hopkins, D.M et al

Science, 1965. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Good. Offprint. Reprinted from Science, March 5, 1965, Vol 147, No. 3662, pp 1007-1114. Some edge wear and a pink spot on last page. Previous owner's name on article. Discusses then recent Soviet and American studies that cast new light on the history of the Bering land bridge. References. Authors: D.M. Hopkins, F.S. MacNeil, R.L. Merklin, O.M. Petrov.

$12.00