A Russian Doll and Other Stories is the ninth collection of short fiction by one of this century''s premier Argentinian writers who, with his fellow countrymen Julio Cortazar and Jorge Luis Borges, helped change the world''s perception of Latin American literature. Bioy Casares''s narratives are elegant and urbane, his style precise and streamlined, as he paces his characters through seriocomic traps of fate - ensnared by love, impelled by lust, ambition, or plain greed, even metamorphosed
A lovely signed, limited edition of Corman’s 1970 edition of stunningly lean, and spare modern poetry that sometimes appears as a form of Western haiku.
Since his work first appeared in Poetry, Robert Fitzgerald''s controlled yet lyric voice, his intimacy with the classic tradition, have gained for him a distinguished reputation..
Rischin paints a vivid picture of Jewish life in New York at the turn of the century. Here are the old neighborhoods and crowded tenements, the Rester Street markets, the..
One of the most gifted American journalists of the twentieth century, A. J. Liebling learned his craft as a newspaper reporter before joining The New Yorker in 1935. This volume..
From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to..