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161 GORKY, MAXIM. Culture And The People.
International Publishers, New York: 1939 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. The cover binding is slightlty faded. 
This collection contains the last essays of Gorky which are related centrally to the theme stated in the title of this book. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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162 GORNICK, VIVIAN. Essays In Feminism.
Harper & Row, New York: 1978. 0060116277 / 9780060116279 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There is a property stamp, part of which has been unceremoniously ripped off. 

Price: 13.54 USD
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163 GOULD, KAREN (EDITOR). Quebec Studies: Volume 13, Fall 1991/ Winter 1992.
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green: 1991. Volume 13, Fall 1991/ Winter 1992. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Focuses on refiguring history and reworking the past. Essays in English and French. 
Price: 18.29 USD
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164 GRAVES, ROBERT. Difficult Questions, Easy Answers.
Doubleday & Company, Garden City: 1973. 0385044690 / 9780385044691 First United States Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. Library discard. 
A collection of occasional pieces entitled: Address to the Poets of Hungary, Genius, Arts and Crafts, The Bible in Europe, Poetry and Obscenity, Goddesses and Obosoms, The Universal Paradise, Mushrooms and Religion, The Two Births of Dionysus, What Has Gone Wrong?, Rationality, The Greek Tradition, Ovid and the Libertines, Birds and Men, The Kaiser's War, Fighting Courage, A Soldier's Honour, The Absentee Fusilier, The Inner Ear, The Pentagram of Isis, Solomon's Seal, The Heart Shape, The Sufic Chequer-board, The Nine of Diamonds, and Speaking Freely. 
Price: 40.80 USD
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165 GRAVES, ROBERT. Occupation: Writer.
Creative Age Press, New York: 1950. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There are tears on the dustjacket spine. 

Price: 29.93 USD
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166 GREEN, FREDERICK C. Eighteenth Century France: Six Essays.
Frederick Ungar, New York: 1964. Republished 1964. s Softcover, Good condition. 
A lively, amusing and edifying picture of the economic, social and literary life of 18th century France by the distinguished British critic, Frederick C. Green. 
Price: 8.31 USD
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167 GREENE, GRAHAM. The Lost Childhood And Other Essays.
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth: 1965. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 

Price: 4.75 USD
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168 GRONMO, SIGMUND; HENRICHSEN, BJORN. Society, University, And World Community: Essays For Orjar Oyen
Scandanavian University Press, Oslo: 1997. 8200229084 / 9788200229087 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Water stains. 
A collection of essays that deal with ideas that are thought of by Orjar Oyen, what they say and how they can be put to use. 
Price: 32.78 USD
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169 GROOT, J. DE. Schrijven- En Gelezen Worden.
J.B. Wolters, Groningen: 1968. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Dutch Text. 
Price: 18.05 USD
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170 GROSS, GERALD; DEFORD, MIRIAM ALLEN (INTRODUCTION). Masterpieces Of Murder: An Edmund Pearson True Crime Reader.
Little, Brown and Company, Boston: 1963. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. Ex library with usual stamps, labels and markings. 
Contains several definitive essays on the nature of crime and criminals, followed by a group of fascinating cases including the Lizzie Borden case. 
Price: 22.09 USD
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171 GROSS, JOHN. The Oxford Book Of Essays.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1991. 0192141856 / 9780192141859 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. DJ has chips and tears. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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172 GUTKIND, LEE (EDITOR). Hurricanes And Carnivals: Essays By Chicanos, Pochos, Pachucos, Mexicanos, And Expatriates.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson: 2007. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
"In Mexico," writes Ilan Stavans in the introduction to this provocative new collection on Mexican culture and politics, " [the essay] is embraced as passionately as a sport." While the American essay may be personal and confessional or erudite and academic, it is presumed to be truthful. By contrast, the Mexican essay pushes the boundaries between fact and fiction as writers seek to make their opinions heard—in literary journals, in newspapers, and even on cereal boxes. "What is real and what isn't in a Mexican essay, only God knows," concludes Stavans. In Hurricanes and Carnivals, Lee Gutkind, a pioneer in the teaching of creative nonfiction, brings together fifteen essays by Mexican, Mexican American, and Latin American writers that push the boundaries of style and form, showing that navigating "truth" is anything but clear-cut. Although creative nonfiction is widely thought to be an American art form, this collection proves otherwise. By blending fact and fiction, story and fantasy, history and mythology, these writers and others push the bounds of the essay to present a vision of Mexico rarely seen from this side of the border. Addressing topics that include immigration, politics, ecology, violence, family, and sexuality, they take literary license on a whirlwind adventure. C. M. Mayo shows us Mexico City as seen through the eyes of her pug, Picadou; Juan Villoro examines modern Mexico through the lens of demography; Homero Aridjis uses the plight of nesting sea turtles to document a slowly changing Mexican attitude toward natural resources; and Sam Quinones documents the decline of beauty-queen addiction in Mazatlan and tells us about the flower festivals where, according to lore, only two things matter: hurricanes and carnivals. For readers interested in a literary view of contemporary Mexico, as well as students of the creative nonfiction genre, this volume is essential. "This group of essays mark some of the most fascinating, even biting, pieces in recent times. They don't hold back any punches; on the contrary, they pinch, sting, and unveil facades." —Francisco A. Lomeli 
Price: 18.95 USD
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173 GUTKIND, LEE. Forever Fat: Essays By The Godfather
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln: 2010. First Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Dubbed—some would say drubbed—the "godfather behind creative nonfiction" by Vanity Fair, Lee Gutkind takes the opportunity of these essays, and the rich material of his own life, to define, defend, and further expand the genre he has done so much to shape. The result is an explosive and hilarious memoir of Gutkind's colorful life as a motorcyclist, a medical insider, a sailor, a college professor, an over-aged insecure father, and a literary whipping boy. In Forever Fat Gutkind battles his weight, his ex-wives, his father, his rabbi, his psychiatrist, and his critics in a lifelong cross-country, cross-cultural search for stability and identity. And from Gutkind's battles, the reader emerges a winner, treated to a sometimes poignant, sometimes harrowing, sometimes uproarious, and always engrossing story of the simultaneous awakening of a man and his mission, and of the constant struggle, in literature and in life, to sort out memory and imagination. Here, enacted in technicolor terms, is the universal, symbolic truth that no matter how far you travel, over how many years, you will never completely shed the weighty baggage of adolescence. Yet, as Gutkind proves again and again, he has learned to describe his burden with an ever-lightening brilliance. 
Price: 17.05 USD
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174 HA-'AM, AHAD (GINZBERG, ASHER); SIMON, LEON (EDITOR). Selected Essays By Ahad Ha-'am.
The Jewish Publication Society of America, Philadelphia: 1912. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
In this book, seventeen essays representing the essential thought of Ahad Ha'am are presented. 
Price: 19.71 USD
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175 HA-'AM, AHAD (GINZBERG, ASHER); SIMON, LEON (EDITOR). Selected Essays Of Ahad Ha-'am.
World Publishing Company, Cleveland: 1962. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In this book, seventeen essays representing the essential thought of Ahad Ha'am are prefaced by Leon Simon's informative introduction and by a new preface specially written for the paperbound edition. Includes an Index. 
Price: 37.05 USD
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176 HAINES, PAUL. Problems In Prose.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1944. Revised Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. Notes on some pages. 
In most of these essays, the thought moves inductively, from odservation to explanation and inference, a procedure exemplary for freshmen. 
Price: 11.40 USD
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177 HALDANE, J. B. S. Possible Worlds And Other Essays.
Chatto & Windus, London: 1928. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good rewading copy. Cover is faded and spotted. Spine is torn. Binding is about to break. Text is in good condition. 

Price: 28.03 USD
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178 HALL, DONALD; NASON, THOMAS W. (ILLUSTRATIONS). Here At Eagle Pond.
Ticknor & Fields, New York: 1990. 089919978X / 9780899199788 First Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket, as issued, but with a slip case. Good condition. 
A collection of diverse essays written in Wilmot, New Hampshire. 
Price: 14.29 USD
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179 HALL, G. STANLEY Recreations Of A Psychologist.
D. Appleton and Company, New York: 1920. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
An excellent illustration of how entertainingly a man of science can write when he ventures into the realms of fiction and autobiography without the professor's inevitable fear of being held to strict account for his every printed word. Contents include: The Fall of Atlantis, How Johnnie's Vision Came True, A Conversion, Pre established Harmony - A Midsummer Revery of a Psychologist, Getting Married in Germany, A Man's Adventure in Domestic Industries, A Leap Year Romance, Note on Early Memories. 
Price: 259.35 USD
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180 HAMBURGER, PHILIP. Curious World: A New Yorker At Large.
North Point Press, San Francisco: 1987. 0865472998 / 9780865472990 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
For nearly fifty years the pages of The New Yorker have been regularly graced with Philip Hamburger's compelling and vivid profiles of the famous and infamous, from a 1946 portrait of Marshal Tito's Yugoslavia to a 1986 account of Vartan Gregorian, the charismatic and stimulating president of the New York Public Library. In Curious World: A New Yorker At Large Hamburger has called nineteen enduring essays from his long career as a chronicler of the American scene in the areas of politics and the arts. Here we find Oscar Hammerstein II, who had a genius for simplicity; Liberace ("strong fingers, this fellow"); Dean Acheson, a Secretary of State worthy of the title; poet Ntozake Shange, artists Max Ernst and Jean Dubuffet; Harry S. Truman, signing four thousand copies of his memoir in a Kansas City ballroom; and others. 
Price: 9.22 USD
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