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“A dispatch from the front lines of literature.” —The Atlantic The Unprofessionals is an energetic collection celebrating the bold writers at the forefront of today’s literary world—featuring stories, essays, and poems from “America’s greatest literary journal” (Time) For more than half a century, the Paris Review has launched some of the most exciting new literary…

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“”Apartment Stories” works from the brilliant premise that urban culture and domestic architecture are indeed related in a number of unpredictable and mutually enlightening ways. Marcus’s readings of Balzac and Zola novels in the context of the new urban architecture are absolutely superb, and she remains subtle and unexpected at every step.”–Bruce Robbins, author of…

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In urban studies, the nineteenth century is the “age of great cities.” In feminist studies, it is the era of the separate domestic sphere. But what of the city’s homes? In the course of answering this question, Apartment Stories provides a singular and radically new framework for understanding the urban and the domestic. Turning to…

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In this luminous portrait of Paris, the celebrated historian gives us the history, culture, disasters, and triumphs of one of the world’s truly great cities. While Paris may be many things, it is never boring. From the rise of Philippe Auguste through the reigns of Henry IV and Louis XIV (who abandoned Paris for Versailles);…

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Download The Waverley Novels with the Author’s Last Corrections and Additions: The Highland widow. Two drovers. My Aunt Margaret’s mirror. Tapestried chamber. The Laird’s jock. Fair maid of Perth. Anne of Geierstein. Count Robert of Paris. Castle dangerous. The surgeon’s daughter. A glossary for the novels Free Book

The Waverley Novels with the Author’s Last Corrections and Additions: The Highland widow. Two drovers. My Aunt Margaret’s mirror. Tapestried chamber. The Laird’s jock. Fair maid of Perth. Anne of Geierstein. Count Robert of Paris. Castle dangerous. The surgeon’s daughter. A glossary for the novels

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An insider’s view of the perfume industry goes behind the scenes to follow the creation of two major new fragrances–one developed in Paris for an exclusive luxury goods house, the other made in New York by a collaboration between Coty, Inc., and actress Sarah Jessica Parker. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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Mit diesem Werk, dem die höchste literarische Auszeichnung Frankreichs, der Prix Goncourt, zugesprochen wurde, schrieb Simone de Beauvoir den Schlüsselroman der französischen Linksintellektuellen. Er ist zugleich politisches Tagebuch und faszinierender Frauenroman, der private Schicksale und Zeitgeschichte in konfliktreiche Beziehungen setzt, Chronik des Verfalls einer engagierten Intellektuellenschicht, die sich nach ihrem Widerstandskampf unter Einsatz des persönlichen…