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    Both Flesh and Not

    Combines the author's essays with work published in the UK. This title collects fifteen essays.

    Periodic Table

    A chemist by training, the author became one of the witnesses to twentieth-century atrocity. In these haunting reflections inspired by the elements of the periodic table, he ranges from young love to political savagery; from the inert gas argon - and 'inert' relatives like the uncle who stayed in bed for twenty-two years - to life-giving carbon.

    Rub Out the Words: Letters 1959-197

    Features letters that cover the activities of Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac in the years that gave birth to the "Beat Generation". Written mostly to Ginsberg or Kerouac, this title includes letters that provide a glimpse into Burroughs' psyche, revealing his struggle with drug addiction, and his confusion over his sexual identity.

    Styles of Radical Will

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    A collection of essays that contains some of the important pieces of criticism of the twentieth century, including the classics "The Aesthetics of Silence", an account of language, thought and consciousness, and "Trip to Hanoi", written during the Vietnam War. It features writings on art, film, literature and politics.

    Decay of Lying

    Calling on diverse examples from Ancient Greek sculpture to contemporary paintings, this title creates a witty, paradoxical world in which the only art worth loving is that built on complete untruths.

    Nothing ... Except My Genius: The W

    Offers a collection of wit and wisdom that demonstrates the author's vision and his style.

    A Modest Proposal

    Features Jonathan Swift's (1667-1745) devastating short satire on how to solve a famine.

    Art of the Publisher The

    All the books published by a certain publisher could be seen as links in a single chain. In this book, the author meditates on the art of book publishing. It looks at the publishing industry as a whole, from the essential importance of graphics, jackets and cover flaps to the consequences of universal digitization.


    Maurice O'Sullivan was born on the Great Blasket in 1904, and this work tells the story of his youth and of a way of life which belonged to the Middle Ages.

    Prose: non-fiction