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L'instinct de mort
4.11
My press TamTam Books will be putting this out in the English language shortly.
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Jul 27, 2009
 
155
Factory Records: The Complete Graphic Album
4.57
One of the saddest things about the downloading music world is the disappearance of 'record labels.' As a youngster I used to buy music by it's record ...more
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Jan 30, 2008
 
331
There's a Riot Going on: Revolutionaries, Rock Stars and the Rise and Fall of '60s Counter-Culture
3.52
We just got this in the bookstore. The American edition is now released, and it looks very interesting. Right now reading Richard Brody's crit-bio on ...more
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Aug 07, 2008
 
382
Paul Starr on Beauty: Conversations with Thirty Celebrated Women
3.50
i have not read or really looked at this book fully, but its author Paul Starr was a regular customer where i work, and I just heard today that he pas ...more
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Sep 14, 2008
 
429
Kenneth Fearing: Selected Poems
4.14
This sounds and looks fascinating!
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Feb 09, 2009
 
109
Les Zazous
0.00
While studying Paris culture via the war years and afterwards, the teenage group "Les Zazous" would come up. What they were was a bunch of kids devote ...more
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Jan 05, 2008
 
182
Have Mercy on Us All (Commissaire Adamsberg, #4)
4.01
Fred Vargas, who is a French 'she,' is a popular Detective writer in England and maybe here in the Untited States as well. I just read an interview w ...more
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Feb 16, 2008
 
308
The Entertainer (Plays)
3.31
I just saw the Tony Richardson film version of this play, and it knocked me sideways. i just got back from London, and due to a project i am working o ...more
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Jul 11, 2008
 
126
Françoise Hardy, Ma Vie Intérieure
0.00
I have great admiration for Gilles Verlant's take on French pop music. Françoise Hardy is to me sort of the ghost of contemporary French pop. i believ ...more
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Jan 13, 2008
 
354
Vanished Act: The Life and Art of Weldon Kees
4.04
The great Kevin Killian gave this a very large rave on Amazon for this bio of a troubled but what seems to be a super talented nova of an artist, writ ...more
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Aug 17, 2008
 
198
Selected Poems
4.45
Mark Ford edited this collection and he also wrote the great biography on Raymond Roussel. So in a sense, I think I have all the poems here in this ed ...more
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Feb 27, 2008
 
188
Jack Goldstein and the CalArts Mafia
3.82
A book that is much talked about but never seen. Almost an Urban Myth than book. Every art dealer from NY asks me about this book, and one can barely ...more
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Feb 16, 2008
 
310
Damn You, England: Collected Prose
4.67
This is one of those perfect moments when I walked down Chappel Market in Islington London and presto - this book appeared in front of me, as well as ...more
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Jul 11, 2008
 
4
Defeat: Napoleon's Russian Campaign
3.99
Brian and others,

I just want to let you know about this book. I think it will be a great interest for you guys. 'War and Peace' was sort of based on
...more
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Oct 21, 2008
 
87
Buddha, Vol. 1: Kapilavastu
4.13
People who I work with and who never read graphic novels nor manga are totally addicted to Tezuka's Buddha series. So I am going to read this as soon ...more
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Dec 25, 2007
 
170
Burp
5.00
I like your book choices, so this must be a winner - and you wrote this! Even better. Congrats on putting a book out - that alone is an amazing thing, ...more
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Feb 10, 2008
 
500
The Interrogation: A Novel
3.22
I bought it because of the uber-cool book cover. He also won the Nobel Prize this year for literature. But again, the book cover looks good and the au ...more
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Dec 13, 2008
 
413
Slowing Down
4.25
As I get older, I for sure don't want to read someone else getting older. But then again the writer is George Melly. No, Instead I should read 'Peter ...more
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Nov 14, 2008
 
69
Teorema
3.90
I have a British edition of this book. I think I will read this very shortly. I saw the film some years ago and it made a big impression on me.
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Oct 26, 2007
 
108
Total Chaos
3.88
Two things attracted me to this book. The title and the fact that it takes place in Marseilles, France.
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Sep 29, 2007
 
399
Kicking Around
3.70
is this a book from the 60's? The Terry Taylor that Stewart Home writes about on his blog?
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Oct 25, 2008
 
7
Lautreamont Nomad
3.00
i want to read this book! Who has it in their collection?
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Oct 05, 2007
 
248
368 Animal Illustrations
0.00
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May 04, 2008
 
154
Hollywood Rock: The Ultimate Guide to Rock in the Movies
4.06
...Because Steph Anne recommend it!
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Jan 30, 2008
 
119
Fragments of the Artwork
4.60
A book I must read!
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Jan 11, 2008
 
454
Le Dictionnaire
3.33
None
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Oct 03, 2009
 
25
The Hard Shoulder
3.23
None
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Oct 26, 2007
 
26
Desire and Delusion: Three Novellas
3.98
None
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Oct 26, 2007
 
81
The House That Jack Built: The Collected Lectures
4.62
None
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Oct 26, 2007
 
27
Poet Be Like God
4.49
None
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Oct 26, 2007
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