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Ride A Cockhorse

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by Raymond Kennedy
A revolution is under way at a once sleepy New England bank. Forty-five-year-old Frances Fitzgibbons has gone from sweet-tempered loan officer to insatiable force of nature almost overnight. Suddenly she's brazenly seducing the high-school drum major, taking over her boss's office, firing anyone who crosses her, inspiring populist fervor, and publicly announcing plans to crush her local rivals en route to d...
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Poets in a Landscape

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by Highet/1
Gilbert Highet was a legendary teacher at Columbia University, admired for his scholarship and his charisma as a lecturer. Poets in a Landscape is his delightful exploration of both Latin literature and the Italian landscape. As Highet writes in his introduction, "I have endeavored to recall some of the greatest Roman poets by describing the places were they lived, recreating their characters and evoking th...
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Clandestine in Chile

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by GABRIEL G MARQUEZ
In 1973, the portly, dark-haired, bearded film director Miguel Littin fled Chile after a U.S.-supported military coup toppled the democratically elected Socialist government of Salvador Allende, replacing it with the rule of General Augusto Pinochet. Pinochet's cruel reign was to last some seventeen years, during which Chile was turned into a laboratory for the economic ideas of Milton Friedman, leading to ...
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Tyrant Banderas

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by Del Valle-Inclan Ramon
The first great twentieth-century novel of dictatorship, and the avowed inspiration for Garcia Marquez's The Autumn of the Patriarch and Roa Bastos's I, the Supreme, Tyrant Banderas is a dark and dazzling portrayal of a mythical Latin American republic in the grip of a monster. Ramon del Valle-Inclan, one of the masters of Spanish modernism, combines the splintered points of view of a cubist painting with t...
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Letters from Russia

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by Astolphe De Custine
The Marquis of Custine portrays Russian institutions and Russian people's everyday life in the Eighteenth Century. Banned in Russia by the Czars as well as by the Communist Regime, the Letters were an immediate success in Western Europe and still represent today an important piece of reportage and travel writing.
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Young Man With A Horn

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by Dorothy Baker
Dorothy Baker's Young Man with a Horn is widely regarded as the first jazz novel, and it courses with the verve and swing of the music that defined an era. From the beginning, Rick Martin loved music and the music loved him. He could pick up a tune so quickly that it didn't matter to the boss at the Cotton Club that he was underage or to the folks in the band that he was just a white kid. He started out wit...
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Wolf Story

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by William McCleery
This irresistible book is about: a father; his five-year-old son, Michael (intelligent, crafty, addicted to stories); Michael's best friend Stefan (stalwart listener, equally addicted to stories); and, well-what else?-a story. Oh, and a wolf. It is (it's what Michael always demands) a Wolf Story, which begins one night at bedtime and spins wildly on through subsequent bedtimes and Sunday outings to the bea...
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New York Review Abroad

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by Silvers, Robert B.
For the past fifty years, The New York Review of Books has covered virtually every international revolution and movement of consequence by dispatching the world's most brilliant writers to write eyewitness accounts. The New York Review Abroad not only brings together twenty-eight of the most riveting of these pieces but includes epilogues that update and reassess the political situation (by either the origi...
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Angels of Paris: An Architectural Tour Through the History of Paris

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by Flannery Rosemary
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Exploring Old Quebec: Walking Tours

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by Bonenfant, Maude
Quebec is one of the most visited cities in North America, for good reason—it has a unique charm. A romantic city, it attracts lovers as well as families and tourists interested in history. In 1985 UNESCO named Quebec a World Heritage Site. It is the only city in either Canada or the United States to have preserved its original walls and fortifications. Although the city has been the scene of armed conflict...
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The Year of the French

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by Flanagan, Thomas
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Wild Geese Returning: Chinese Reversible Poems

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by Metail, Michele
The genre of poems that may be read both forward and backward, producing different creations was known as the "flight of wild geese". These poems were often sent so that a distant lover, like the migrating birds, would return. Its greatest practitioner, and the focus of this critical anthology, is Su Hui, a women who, in the 4th century embroidered a silk for her distant husband using a grid of 840 characte...
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Donkey-Donkey

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by Duvoisin, Roger
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The Bridge of Beyond

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by Schwarz-Bart, Simone
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Kolyma Stories

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by Rayfield, Donald
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St. Bernardo

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by Ramos, Graciliano
A masterwork about backcountry life by one of Brazil's most celebrated novelists. In 1941, a national literary poll in Brazil named Graciliano Ramos one of the country's ten greatest novelists--one of only four living authors on the list. His reputation has only increased there in the sixty years since his death. Brazilian readers fight over which of his novels is their favorite. Now 'St. Bernardo', ...
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