Author: Georges Perec
Publisher: Verba Mundi
At once an affectionate portrait of mid-century Paris and a daring pointillist autobiography, Georges Perec's I Remember is the last of this essential writer's major works to be translated into English. Consisting of 480 numbered statements, all beginning identically with "I remember," and all limited to pieces of public knowledge-brand names and folk wisdom, actors and illnesses, places and things ("I remember: "When parents drink, children tipple"; "I remember Hermes handbags, with their tiny padlocks"; "I remember myxomatosis")-the book represents a secret key to the world of Perec's fiction. As critic, translator, and Perec biographer David Bellos notes in his introduction to this edition, since its original publication, "It's hardly possible to utter the words je me souviens in French these days without committing a literary allusion." As playful and puzzling as the best of Perec's novels, I Remember began as a simple writing exercise, and grew into an expansive, exhilarating work of art: the image of one unmistakable and irreplaceable life, shaped from the material of our collective past. For this edition, Perec's 480 memories, sometimes obvious, sometimes obscure, have been elucidated and explained by David Bellos. This book is manifestly autobiographical and also obeys a rigid (but not difficult) formal constraint. It is also one of the oddest works of literature ever written. Published in 1978 shortly after Perec's masterpiece, Life A User's Manual, won the M dicis Prize, I Remember is not a play, a poem, or a novel, and it's not a memoir in the ordinary sense either.
Mary Poppins, She Wrote
Author: Valerie Lawson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
A portrait of the English author of the classic children's story traces her long life, the creation of her mysterious and beloved title character, and her tumultuous relationship with Walt Disney.
Author: Kathrine Kressmann Taylor
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
In an era of austerity, recession, and rising nationalism, two friends are torn apart when the Nazi regime infiltrates their friendship and families to devastating effect. Based on the bestselling book, which was written as an anti-fascist call to arms and banned in 1930s Germany for dramatically exposing the threat of Nazism, ADDRESS UNKNOWN is a timely warning of how humanity can fail in the face of extreme ideology.
From medical disorders to toxicology to infectious disease, Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIV includes the most up-to-date information from leading experts in the veterinary field with over 260 new chapters. The user-friendly format presents content clearly to help you easily find the information you need and put it in practice. Selective lists of references and suggested readings provide opportunities for further research, and the Companion CD includes helpful information from the previous volume that still applies to current practice. Authoritative, reliable information on diagnosis includes details on the latest therapies. An organ-system organization makes it easy to find solutions for specific disorders. Concise chapters are only 2-5 pages in length, saving you time in finding essential information. Well-known writers and editors provide accurate, up-to-date coverage of important topics. A convenient Table of Common Drugs, updated by Dr. Mark Papich, offers a quick reference to dosage information. Cross-references to the previous edition make it easy to find related information that remains valid and current. A list of references and suggested readings is included at the end of most chapters. A fully searchable companion Evolve website adds chapters from Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIII, with information that has not changed significantly since its publication. It also includes an image collection with over 300 images, and references linked to PubMed. Useful appendices on the website provide a virtual library of valuable clinical references on laboratory test procedures and interpretation, normal reference ranges, body fluid analyses, conversion tables, nutritional profiles, a drug formulary, and more. More than 260 new chapters keep you at the leading edge of veterinary therapy.
Vol. 65, 69, 74, etc. include Berichte der Kommission für Oceanographische Forschungen im Rothen Meere.
The Selfish Gene
Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
An ethologist shows man to be a gene machine whose world is one of savage competition and deceit
Offers more than 360,000 words and 550,000 translations and explores idiomatic variations in meaning.
FUHRER DURCH DALMATIEN
Author: Reinhard E. B. 1859 Petermann
Publisher: Wentworth Press
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