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Watermark Watermark (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.13 — 2,084 ratings — published 1992
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Gilgamesh: A New English Version Gilgamesh: A New English Version (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.71 — 3,106 ratings — published 2004
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Heraclitus Heraclitus (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.38 — 114 ratings — published 1964
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Poems Poems
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avg rating 0.0 — 7 ratings — published
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To Urania: Poems To Urania: Poems (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as brodsky)
avg rating 4.31 — 451 ratings — published 1987
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Marbles Marbles (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1 time as brodsky)
avg rating 3.38 — 50 ratings — published 1984
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Холмы Холмы (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1 time as brodsky)
avg rating 4.71 — 28 ratings — published 2009
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Поклониться тени Поклониться тени (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.54 — 57 ratings — published 2001
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Brodsky Translating Brodsky: Poetry in Self-Translation Brodsky Translating Brodsky: Poetry in Self-Translation (ebook)
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avg rating 4.00 — 7 ratings — published 2014
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Mahabharata Mahabharata (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.27 — 9,276 ratings — published 1951
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Demons Demons (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.27 — 61,557 ratings — published 1872
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The Open Society and Its Enemies The Open Society and Its Enemies (Hardcover)
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avg rating 4.16 — 2,990 ratings — published 1945
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Crowds and Power Crowds and Power (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as brodsky)
avg rating 4.17 — 3,542 ratings — published 1960
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Selected Works Selected Works (Hardcover)
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avg rating 4.23 — 256 ratings — published 1999
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Democracy in America Democracy in America (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.98 — 41,817 ratings — published 1835
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The Logic of Scientific Discovery The Logic of Scientific Discovery (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.03 — 10,439 ratings — published 1934
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The Wealth of Nations The Wealth of Nations (Mass Market Paperback)
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avg rating 3.87 — 61,131 ratings — published 1776
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The Federalist Papers The Federalist Papers (Mass Market Paperback)
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avg rating 4.03 — 53,566 ratings — published 1787
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Philosophical Fragments Philosophical Fragments (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.14 — 3,014 ratings — published 1844
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Second Treatise of Government Second Treatise of Government (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.76 — 24,210 ratings — published 1689
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Selected Essays Selected Essays (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.95 — 392 ratings — published 1993
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Discourse on Method Discourse on Method (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.72 — 17,943 ratings — published 1637
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Gullivers Travels Jonathan Swift Gullivers Travels Jonathan Swift (Nook)
by (shelved 1 time as brodsky)
avg rating 3.67 — 109 ratings — published 2015
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Works of Martin Luther Works of Martin Luther (Kindle Edition)
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avg rating 4.10 — 102 ratings — published 1982
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The Complete English Poems The Complete English Poems (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as brodsky)
avg rating 4.13 — 1,913 ratings — published 1671
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The Icelandic Sagas I The Icelandic Sagas I (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1 time as brodsky)
avg rating 4.43 — 546 ratings — published 1999
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The Education of Henry Adams The Education of Henry Adams (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.72 — 5,705 ratings — published 1918
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Pensées Pensées (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as brodsky)
avg rating 3.97 — 17,140 ratings — published 1669
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The Complete Works The Complete Works (Leather Bound)
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avg rating 4.48 — 63,847 ratings — published 1623
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The Song of Roland The Song of Roland (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.57 — 16,304 ratings — published 1070
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Gargantua and Pantagruel Gargantua and Pantagruel (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.71 — 22,145 ratings — published 1532
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Theological-Political Treatise Theological-Political Treatise (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.03 — 5,260 ratings — published 1670
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Tales From Sacchetti Tales From Sacchetti
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avg rating 3.00 — 14 ratings — published 1908
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The Charterhouse of Parma The Charterhouse of Parma (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.87 — 18,848 ratings — published 1839
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Paradise Lost Paradise Lost (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.78 — 223,665 ratings — published 1667
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The Red and the Black The Red and the Black (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.89 — 63,616 ratings — published 1830
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The Complete Poetry Of Richard Crashaw The Complete Poetry Of Richard Crashaw (Hardcover)
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avg rating 3.58 — 70 ratings — published 1972
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Persian Letters Persian Letters (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.78 — 7,330 ratings — published 1721
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Joseph Brodsky
“I remember one day - the day I had to leave after a month here alone. I had just had lunch in some small tratoria on the remotest part of the Fondamente Nuove, grilled fish and half a bottle of wine. With that inside, I set out for the place I was staying, to collect my bags and catch a vaporetto. I walked a quarter of a mile along the Fondamente Nuove, a small moving dot in that gigantic watercolor, and then turned right by the hospital of Giovanni e Paolo. The day was warm, sunny, the sky blue, all lovely. And with my back to the Fondamente and San Michele, hugging the wall of the hospital, almost rubbing it with my left shoulder and squinting at the sun, I suddenly felt : I am a cat. A cat that has just had a fish. Had anyone addressed me at that moment, I would have meowed. I was absolutely, animally happy. Twelve hours later, of course, having landed in New York, I hit the worst possible mess in my life - or the one that appeared that way at the time. Yet the cat in me lingered; had it not been for the cat, I'd be climbing the walls now in some expensive institution.”
Joseph Brodsky, Watermark

Joseph Brodsky
“The eye in this city acquires an autonomy similar to that of a tear. The only difference is that it doesn't sever itself from the body but subordinates it totally. After a while - on the third or fourth day here- the body starts to regard itself as merely the eye's carrier, as a kind of submarine to its now dilating, now squinting periscope. Of course, for all its targets, its explosions are invariably self-inflicted: it's own heart, or else your mind, that sinks; the eye pops up to the surface. This, of course, owes to local topography, to the streets - narrow, meandering like eels - that finally bring you to a flounder of a campo with a cathedral in the middle of it, barnacled with saints and flaunting its Medusa-like cupolas. No matter what you set out for as you leave the house here, you are bound to get lost in these long, coiling lanes and passageways that beguile you to see them through to follow them to their elusive end, which usually hits water, so that you can't even call it a cul-de-sac. On the map this city looks like two grilled fish sharing a plate, or perhaps like two nearly overlapping lobster claws ( Pasternak compared it to a swollen croissant); but it has no north, south, east, or west; the only direction it has is sideways. It surrounds you like frozen seaweed, and the more you dart and dash about trying to get your bearings, the more you get lost. The yellow arrow signs at intersections are not much help either, for they, too, curve. In fact, they don't so much help you as kelp you. And in the fluently flapping hand of the native whom you stop to ask for directions, the eye, oblivious to his sputtering, A destra, a sinistra, dritto, dritto, readily discerns a fish.”
Joseph Brodsky, Watermark

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