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Named a Best Book of the Century by Vulture"Tillman's beautifully constructed sentences create their own propulsion, able to take a reader in any direction at any moment . . . the book confirms the ultimate primacy of literary voice, of which this is a rare triumph."--Vulture
"Lynne Tillman lends her remarkable talents to answer questions about today's obsession with images. Through the eyes of cultural anthropologist Ezekiel Hooper Stark, she asks: What is behind the human drive to create, remake, and keep images?"--Bustle, 1 of 15 Best Fiction Books of March 2018 to Kick Off Your Spring Reading
For the narrator of Motion Sickness, life is an unguided tour, populated with hotels, art, strangers, books, and movies. Adrift in Europe in the late 1980s, she improvises a life and a self. In London, she's befriended by an expatriate American Buddhist and her mysterious husband, who may be following her.
The complete art world story/essays of the fictional Madame Realism, collected for the first time.
The Complete Madame Realism and Other Stories gathers together Lynne Tillman's groundbreaking fiction/essays on culture and places, monuments, artworks, iconic TV shows, and received ideas, written in the third person to record the subtle, ironic, and wry observations of the playful b
New York, late summer, 2000. A party in a spacious Manhattan apartment, hosted by a wealthy young activist. Dozens of idealistic twenty-somethings have impassioned conversations over takeout dumplings and champagne. The evening shines with the heady optimism of a progressive new millennium.
Constellating four central topics--ghosts, colors, animals, and bees--in highly attuned prose, Dorothea Lasky explores the powers and complexities of the lyric, "metaphysical I," which she exposes as one of the central expressions of human wildness.
In her latest collection, Dorothea Lasky brings her signature style--a deeply felt and uncanny word-music--to all matters of creativity, from poetry and the invention of new language to motherhood and the production of new life.
“Fearlessly frank” and “unabashedly vulnerable” (Tracy K. Smith), Dorothea Lasky’s ROME confronts love and heartbreak in the modern world.
When Chrysalis Moffat and her brother, Eddie, inherit a mansion on the coast of California, Eddie hatches a plan to fleece credulous Californians of their cash by starting the fraudulent Tibetan School of Miracles.
From the online phenomenons the Astro Poets comes the first great astrology primer of the 21st century.
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AMAZON BESTSELLER$19.99ISBN: 9781419726477Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more detailsPublished: Harry N. Abrams - October 10th, 2017$19.95ISBN: 9781419718182Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more detailsPublished: Harry N. Abrams - October 13th, 2015