Berenice Abbott: Paris Portraits 1925-1930

Berenice Abbott: Paris Portraits 1925-1930

Abbott, Berenice ; Kurtz, Ron

The photographs that launched Abbott's career: portraits of artists and writers in prewar Paris, from Jean Cocteau to James Joyce

This is one in a series of books to be...

October 31, 2014
368 Pages
Call Me by Your Name

Call Me by Your Name

Aciman, André

Now a Major Motion Picture from Director Luca Guadagnino, Starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet, and Written by Three-Time Oscar(TM) Nominee James Ivory

The Basis of the Oscar-...

October 3, 2017
Picador USA
256 Pages
Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life
A brief yet definitive new biography of one of film's greatest legends: perfect for readers who want to know more about the iconic star but who don't want to commit to a lengthy work.


October 28, 2014
Nan A. Talese
304 Pages
London: The Biography

London: The Biography

Ackroyd, Peter

Here are two thousand years of London's history and folklore, its chroniclers and criminals and plain citizens, its food and drink and...
April 8, 2003
Anchor Books
848 Pages


Adam, Suzane ; McKay, Becka Ma
In 1960s Transylvania where the novel begins, five-year-old Ildikobecomes victim topsychological abuse at the hands of her babysitter, Yutzi, whom she worships and follows everywhere. Though Ildiko...
November 1, 2008
Autumn Hill Books
242 Pages
The Other City

The Other City

Ajvaz, Michal ; Turner, Gerald

In this strange and lovely hymn to Prague, Michal Ajvaz repopulates the city of Kafka with ghosts, eccentrics, talking animals, and impossible statues, all lurking on the peripheries of a town so...

June 11, 2009
Dalkey Archive Press
168 Pages
Monsieur Proust

Monsieur Proust

Albaret, Céleste ; Aciman, And
Céleste Albaret was Marcel Proust's housekeeper in his last years, when he retreated from the world to devote himself to In Search of Lost Time. She could imitate his voice to perfection, and...
October 31, 2003
New York Review of Books
387 Pages
Lonely Planet Great Britain's Best Trips 2

Discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet's Great Britain's Best Trips. This trusted travel companion features 36 amazing road trips, from 3-day escapes to 3-week...

June 15, 2021
Lonely Planet
Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948

Drawing on her own memory, her parents' written reflections, interviews with contemporaries, and newly-available documents, former US Secretary of State and New York Times...

February 19, 2013
Harper Perennial
Greece: The Cookbook

Greece: The Cookbook

Alexiadou, Vefa

Greece: The Cookbook is the definitive work on the rich and fascinating cooking of modern Greece.

Greece: The Cookbook is the first truly comprehensive bible of Greek...

March 20, 2017

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