Kingston, the first capital of New York State, is a small city on the banks of the Hudson River that is rich with American history. As such, it makes the perfect setting for an antiquarian bookseller such as Pages Past. We always have a fine collection of old, used, and rare books in many categories.
In mourning the loss of Philip Rothwho died Tuesday, May 22 in Manhattan, we take pride in the long, ongoing publishing history Penguin Random House imprints have with the career-spanning body of work he created. All of his more than 30 leading works are in print with us. Among the five finalists are three books published by Penguin Random House imprints:.
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What are you reading? Which means that our broad family of authors ranges from world-class prize-winners to brand new, emerging talent. Many of our imprints boast an impressive literary heritage and we continue to attach great importance to each of them.
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This site is a living database with new materials added every day, featuring prints, photographs, maps, manuscripts, streaming video, and more. The New York Public Library recently enhanced access to all public domain items in Digital Collections so that everyone has the freedom to enjoy and reuse these materials in almost limitless ways. Decorative prints for purchase: choose from archival prints, framed art, stretched canvas, vintage wood, and wall murals.
The Best Used Bookstores in Toronto. The best used bookstores in Toronto are the last bastions of vintage hard copy books. In the age of Kindle and Kobo, these little shops are the only places you'll find rare first editions you can't download off the internet.
David Abram's writing casts a spell of its own as he weaves the reader through a meticulously researched work that gently addresses such seemingly daunting topics as where the past and future exist, the relationship between space and time, and how the written word serves to sever humans from their primordial source of sustenance: the earth. And only then would language loosen its ancient associations with the invisible breath, the spirit sever itself from the wind, the psyche dissociate itself from the environing air," writes Abram of the separation caused by the proliferation of the written word. In writing The Spell of the SensuousAbram consulted an engaging collection of peoples and works. He uses aboriginal song lines, stories from the Koyukon people of northwestern Alaska, the philosophy of phenomenology, and the speeches of Socrates to paint a poetic landscape that explains how we became separated from the earth in the first place.
Seen as a damning indictment of the American Dream, this rags-to-riches story focuses on the life of Sammy Glick, a newspaper copyboy who decides to escape his impoverished upbringing on the Lower East Side by betraying and using everyone he ever meets. Schulberg is the master of capturing a sense of time and place. The Disenchanted by Budd Schulberg.