This collection of essays contains some of the most important pieces of criticism of the twentieth century, including the classics "The Aesthetics of Silence", a brilliant account of language, thought and consciousness, and "Trip to Hanoi", written during the Vietnam War. Here too is an excoriating account of America''s identity and future, a robust and surprising discussion of pornography and other richly rewarding writings on art, film, literature and politics.
In 1983, Dustin Tillman''s family--his parents and his aunt and uncle--were murdered in a shocking massacre. His foster brother, Rusty, was convicted of the crime, in a trial that..Подробнее
In the summer of 1998, Walter Kirn-then an aspiring novelist struggling with impending fatherhood and a dissolving marriage-set out on a peculiar, fateful errand: to personally..Описание
Joyce Stevenson is thirteen when her widowed mother takes them to live with Aunt Vera, a formidable teacher neglected by her unfaithful husband. Joyce watches the two sisters -..Описание
Eleanor Flood knows she''s a mess. But today will be different. Today she will shower and put on real clothes. She will attend her yoga class after dropping her son, Timby, off at..Подробнее
Marie Sharp, das Alter Ego der Journalistin Virginia Ironside, ist zu jung, um einen Treppenlift zu benutzen, aber doch reif genug, um den Vorteil bequemer Schuhe zu schatzen. Sie..В корзину Описание