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wonder women sex power and the quest for perfection debora l spar fifty years after the equal pay act why are women still living in a man s world social science sarah crichton books 9/17/2013 9780374298753 $27.00 $31.00 can hardback 320 pages 6 black-and-white illustrations/notes/index carton qty 20 6.000 in w 9.000 in h brit trans 1st ser dram lippincott massie mcquilkin audio fsg marketing national author tour national publicity debora l spar spent most of her life avoiding feminism raised after the tumult of the 60s she presumed that the gender war was over she swore to young women that yes they could have it all we thought we could glide into the new era with babies board seats and husbands in tow she writes we were wrong spar should know one of the first women professors at harvard business school she went on to have three children and became the chair of her department now she s the president of barnard college arguably the most important all-women school in the

the kraus project essays by karl kraus jonathan franzen karl kraus a great american writer s confrontation with a great european critic a personal and intellectual awakening literary collections farrar straus and giroux 10/1/2013 9780374182212 $28.00 $32.00 can hardback 336 pages carton qty 0 5.500 in w 8.250 in h brit trans 1st ser dram susan golomb literary agency audio fsg marketing national publicity a hundred years ago the viennese satirist karl kraus was among the most penetrating and prophetic writers in europe a relentless critic of the popular media s manipulation of reality the dehumanizing machinery of technology and consumerism and the jingoistic rhetoric of a fading empire but even though his followers included franz kafka and walter benjamin he remained something of a lonely prophet and few people today are familiar with his work thankfully jonathan franzen is one of them in the kraus project franzen not only presents his definitive new translations of kraus

adventures on the wine route a wine buyer s tour of france kermit lynch the newly designed twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the classic volume brought up-to-date cooking farrar straus and giroux 11/12/2013 9780374100971 $30.00 $34.50 can hardback 288 pages two-color throughout/29 illustrations in text/index carton qty 0 6.000 in w 9.000 in h brit trans 1st ser audio dram fsg marketing wine is above all about pleasure those who make it ponderous make it dull if you keep an open mind and take each wine on its own terms there is a world of magic to discover so wrote the renowned wine expert kermit lynch in the introduction to adventures on the wine route his ultimate tour of france especially its wine cellars the magic of wine is lynch s subject as he takes the reader on a singular journey through the loire bordeaux the languedoc provence northern and southern rhone and burgundy in adventures on the wine route the wine lover will find wisdom without a trace of

how to read a novelist john freeman the novel is alive and well thank you very much literary criticism fsg originals 10/8/2013 9780374173265 $15.00 $17.00 can paperback softback 384 pages 55 black-and-white illustrations carton qty 0 5.000 in w 7.500 in h brit trans 1st ser dram the gernert company audio fsg for the last fifteen years whenever a novel was published john freeman was there to greet it as a critic for more than two hundred newspapers worldwide the onetime president of the national book critics circle and the current editor of granta he has reviewed thousands of books and interviewed scores of writers in how to read a novelist which pulls together his very best profiles many of them new or completely rewritten for this volume of the very best novelists of our time he shares with us what he s learned from such international stars as doris lessing haruki murakami salman rushdie and mo yan to established american lions such as don delillo norman mailer toni

jacket cover a meeting by the river a novel christopher isherwood isherwood s final work of fiction an epistolary novel that explores sexual identity and eastern mysticism fiction farrar straus and giroux 11/19/2013 9780374533793 $14.00 $16.00 can paperback softback 192 pages carton qty 20 5.500 in w 8.250 in h after a long separation two english brothers meet in india oliver the idealistic younger brother prepares to take his final vows as a hindu monk patrick a successful publisher with a wife and children in london and a male lover in california has publicly admired his brother s convictions while privately criticizing his choices first published in 1967 a meeting by the river delicately depicts the complexity of sibling relationships the resentment and competitiveness as well as the love and respect ultimately the brothers exposure to each other s differences deepens their awareness of themselves in a meeting by the river christopher isherwood dramatizes the conflict

listening for madeleine a portrait of madeleine l engle in many voices leonard s marcus a book of stirring revelatory interviews about the beloved newbery medal­winning author literary criticism farrar straus and giroux 11/12/2013 9780374534202 $16.00 $18.50 can paperback softback 384 pages 6 black-and-white illustrations/note on sources carton qty 0 5.188 in w 7.938 in h brit trans audio dram sterling lord literistic inc madeleine l engle is best known to the world as the author of a wrinkle in time the enduring milestone work of fantasy fiction that has enthralled millions of readers over the past fifty years but to those who knew her well l engle was much more a larger-than-life persona an inspiring mentor a strong-willed matriarch a spiritual guide and a rare friend in listening for madeleine the renowned literary historian and biographer leonard s marcus reveals l engle in all her complexity through a series of incisive interviews with the people who knew her most

perv the sexual deviant in all of us jesse bering a groundbreaking argument that perversions are more common than we think from everyone s favorite provocateur psychology scientific american farrar straus and giroux 10/8/2013 9780374230890 $26.00 $30.00 can hardback 288 pages notes/index carton qty 0 5.500 in w 8.250 in h brit transworld trans 1st ser audio dram scientific american/fsg in his eye-opening new book perv the award-winning columnist and psychologist jesse bering argues that we are all sexual deviants on one level or another as bering takes us into the lives of a woman who falls madly in love with the eiffel tower a young man addicted to seductive sneezes and a pair of deeply affectionate identical twins among others he challenges us to move beyond our judgments and attitudes toward deviant sex and consider the alternative what would happen if we rise above our fears and revulsions and accepted our true natures with his signature wit and irreverent style

duplex a novel kathryn davis time place and mind all bend in extraordinary ways in this new novel from the acclaimed author of the thin place and versailles mary and eddie are meant for each other but love is no guarantee not in these suburbs like all children they exist in an eternal present time is imminent and the adults of the street live in their assorted houses like numbers on a clock meanwhile ominous rumors circulate and the increasing agitation of the neighbors points to a future in which all will be lost soon a sorcerer s car will speed down mary s street and as past and future fold into each other the resonant parenthesis of her girlhood will close forever beyond is adulthood a world of robots and sorcerers slaves and masters bodies without souls in duplex kathryn davis whom the chicago tribune has called one of the most inventive novelists at work today has created a coming-of-age story like no other once you enter the duplex that magical hinge between past and future

co-mix a retrospective of comics graphics and scraps art spiegelman the career of a literary and art comic pioneer comics graphic novels drawn and quarterly 9/17/2013 9781770461147 $39.95 hardback 120 pages full-color illustrations throughout carton qty 12 9.500 in w 13.375 in h 3 photos brit trans 1st ser audio dram d+q marketing select author events national publicity national marketing co-mix is a comprehensive career overview of the output of the legendary pulitzer prize­winning cartoonist art spiegelman gorgeous full-page reproductions of his artwork including covers for r crumb s short order comix and panels from maus overwhelm the senses essays by the acclaimed film critic j hoberman and the moma curator and dean of the yale university school of art robert storr bookend co-mix offering eloquent meditations on an artist whose work has been genre-defining in every sense of the word co-mix began as a museum retrospective detailing spiegelman s lifelong involvement with

pippi fixes everything astrid lindgren and ingrid vang nyman the world s most beloved strong-girl fights fires saves babies and causes mischief at a tea party juvenile fiction drawn and quarterly 11/12/2013 9781770461314 $14.95 hardback 56 pages full-color illustrations throughout carton qty 0 7.500 in w 9.500 in h 3 photos brit trans 1st ser audio dram d+q pippi longstocking returns to fix everything in the second volume of comics written by the series creator astrid lindgren and illustrated by the original pippi artist ingrid vang nyman it is pippi s birthday which means there is a lot of fun to be had join pippi annika and tommy in their adventures on board a ship hosting farewell parties and visiting with pippi s father the island king bright colors zany illustrations and of course an irrepressibly joyful strong-willed heroine lindgren and vang nyman s brilliant work guarantees that pippi fixes everything will become an instant classic for young and old alike astrid

wisdom of psychopaths the what saints spies and serial killers can teach us about success kevin dutton 61 woman rebel the margaret sanger story peter bagge 80 wonder women sex power and the quest for perfection debora l spar 4 world in the evening the a novel christopher isherwood 41 writers writing dying poems c k williams 50 yang jisheng tombstone the great chinese famine 1958-1962 48 zuravleff mary kay man alive a novel