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Most recent staff pick: Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis

"A hilarious story from one of the 20th century's great satirists, Lucky Jim flows effortlessly. Wildly entertaining while also being poignant, its an excellent addition to the long tradition of campus novels."

 

 

 

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By Kingsley Amis, Keith Gessen (Introduction by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781590175750
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Published: NYRB Classics - October 2nd, 2012

A hilarious story from one of the 20th century's great satirists, Lucky Jim flows effortlessly. Wildly entertaining while also being poignant, its an excellent addition to the long tradition of campus novels.


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Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780375714498
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Published: Pantheon - January 15th, 2002

"A must-read for determining how and why our political climate has become so divisive; and how the policies of late-stage capitalism will continue to add to that divisiveness."


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Infinite Jest Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780316066525
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Published: Back Bay Books - November 13th, 2006

"My favorite book ever written, and frankly no other book comes close. His talent is nothing short of awe-inspiring and his prose and sentence structure are seemingly impossible. For me, however, the best part of the book is the incredible emotional depth"


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After Claude Cover Image
By Iris Owens, Emily Prager (Introduction by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781590173633
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Published: NYRB Classics - November 9th, 2010

"A hilarious poignant and intimate portrait of a doomed relationship."


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By John Williams, John McGahern (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781590171998
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Published: NYRB Classics - June 20th, 2006

"Stoner is hands down one of the greatest books ever written. There may be no character in literature that I cared more for then William Stoner. In the hands of John Williams I felt I could've endlessly read the mundane details of Stoner's entire life and somehow remained completely enthralled."