One of the most phenomenally acclaimed and successful books of recent years is now available as a paperbackwith three just-discovered stories
Here, gathered in one volume, are the stories that made Clarice a Brazilian legend. Originally a cloth edition of eighty-six stories, now we have eighty- nine in all, covering her whole amazing career, from her teenage years to her deathbed. In these pages, we meet teenagers becoming aware of their sexual and artistic powers, humdrum housewives whose lives are shattered by unexpected epiphanies, old people who dont know what to do with themselves and in their stories, Clarice takes us through their livesand hersand ours.
About the Author
Clarice Lispector(19201977), the greatest Brazilian writer of the twentieth century, has been called astounding (Rachel Kushner), a penetrating genius (Donna Seaman, Booklist), and one of the twentieth centurys most mysterious writers (Orhan Pamuk).
Katrina Dodsonwon the PEN Prize for Translation for Clarice Lispector'sThe Complete Stories. She is now at work on Macunaima, Mario de Andrades legendary novel.
Benjamin Moser, the author of Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector, is the editor of NDs Clarice Lispector translation series, of which this is the ninth volume. For Sontag: Her Life and Work, he won the Pulitzer Prize.
I felt physically jolted by genius. — Katherine Boo - Financial Times
Reading Lispector is like being handed a world on fire. — Juan Vidal - NPR
Translated beautifully and with a vigorous pulse by Katrina Dodson, The Complete Stories is bound to become a kind of bedside Bible or I Ching for readers of Lispector, both old and new. — Valeria Luiselli - Publishers Weekly (starred)
A dangerous book to read quickly or casually because its so consistently delirious. Her Complete Stories is a remarkable book, proof that she is one of the true originals of Latin American literature. — Terrence Rafferty - The New York Times Book Review
Utterly original and brilliant, haunting and disturbing. — Colm Tibn
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New Hope for American Art
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
William Langson Lathrop
William F. Taylor
M. Elizabeth Price
S. George Phillips
Rae Sloan Bredin
Charles F. Ramsey
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.