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The Power of Delight

Letters and Drawings of Bruno Schulz with Selected Prose

edited by Jerzy Ficowski, translated by Walter Arndt, with Victoria Nelson


The Two French Revolutions

Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

by Simon Schama

The French Revolution

by George Rudé


The Upper Class and the Underworld

Single Spies

two new plays by Alan Bennett. a National Theatre production

Mask of Treachery

by John Costello

The Master Spy: The Story of Kim Philby

by Phillip Knightley

The Wilson Plot: How the Spycatchers and Their American Allies Tried to Overthrow the British Government

by David Leigh


The Pleasures of Paine

Thomas Paine

by A.J. Ayer


Some Like It Hot

For jazz to go so far, it needed impresarios and entrepreneurs committed to a cause. And it required public relaxation of an apartheid far stronger than we can now imagine.

The Swing Era: The Development of Jazz, 1930–1945

by Gunther Schuller

Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development

by Gunther Schuller

Meet Me at Jim & Andy's: Jazz Musicians and Their World

by Gene Lees


Hermits and Fools

The Lyre of Orpheus

by Robertson Davies


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