Captive and The Fugitive In Search of Lost Time, Volume 5
ISBN: HB: 9780300186215, Yale University Press, February 2023
784 pp., 23.4x19 cm, 3 black&white illus.
An authoritative new edition of Marcel Proust's "The Captive and The Fugitive", published together as the fifth volume of the "In Search of Lost Time" series. Marcel Proust's monumental seven-part novel "In Search of Lost Time" is considered by many...
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Scene of the Crime A Novel
ISBN: HB: 9780300265934, Yale University Press, February 2023
168 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 1 black&white illus.
A haunting novel that probes the enigmas of time and memory, by Nobel Prize-winning author Patrick Modiano Nobel Prize-winning author Patrick Modiano revisits the places and events in his acclaimed semi-autobiographical novella Suspended Sentences:...
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Sports in South America A History
ISBN: HB: 9780300247527, Yale University Press, January 2023
288 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 12 black&white illus.
The first book to examine the transformation of sporting cultures in South America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. "Sports in South America" follows the transformation of sporting cultures in South America leading up to Uruguay's hosting...
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Sensitive Person A Novel
ISBN: PB: 9780300247220, Yale University Press, January 2023
384 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
A brutally funny, carnivalesque novel about love, death, and survival, from the Czech Republic's greatest living author. Tab, an itinerant Czech actor, travels around Europe on the theater circuit with his partner, Sońa, and their two young sons, at...
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Barefoot Doctor A Novel
ISBN: HB: 9780300259636, Yale University Press, November 2022
272 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
A profound, poignant story of a village healer and her community, from one of the world's great contemporary novelists. In rural Yun Village, herbalist Mrs. Yi lives with her husband in a cottage at the foot of Niulan Mountain, where she gathers he...
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Why Food Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300268089, ISBN: HB: 9780300253771, Yale University Press, November 2022
216 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Why does food matter? Historically, food has not always been considered a serious subject on par with, for instance, a performance art like opera or a humanities discipline like philosophy. Necessity, ubiquity, and repetition contribute to the appare...
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Valiant Little Tailor A Novel
ISBN: PB: 9780300253191, Yale University Press, November 2022
200 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
The classic Grimms' fairy tale of the valiant little tailor, as you've never read it before. Once upon a time, there lived a valiant little tailor who killed seven flies with one blow – but who is this narrator who has abruptly inserted himself into...
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Economist Goes to the Game How to Throw Away 580 Million and Other Surprising Insights from the Economics of Sports
ISBN: HB: 9780300218244, Yale University Press, October 2022
224 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 3 black&white illus.
An engaging look at the ways economic thinking can help us understand how sports work both on and off the field. Are ticket scalpers good for teams? Should parents push their kids to excel at sports? Why do Koreans dominate women's golf, while Kenya...
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Autobiographies of an Angel A Novel
ISBN: HB: 9780300247411, Yale University Press, September 2022
224 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
An unflinching narrative of family history in Hungary's Jewish community and the nation's deep complicity in the Holocaust. Born in 1723 in a small German town, Johann Klarfeld is thirteen when his father dies. He is taken in by a kind Italian paint...
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