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Product Description: The Draw is a "spellbinding, coming-of-age tour de force" (The New York Times Book Review) about a boy striving to make his way up through society and out of a family that has been emotionally and psychologically devastated by economic misfortune...read more

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9780374178055 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 4, 2017, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The Draw is a "spellbinding, coming-of-age tour de force" (The New York Times Book Review) about a boy striving to make his way up through society and out of a family that has been emotionally and psychologically devastated by economic misfortune.

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Product Description: A trenchant examination of an iconic American figure that explores the cultural and psychological roots of his comic genius Born Julius Marx in 1890, the brilliant comic actor who would later be known as Groucho was the most verbal of the famed comedy team, the Marx Brothers, his broad slapstick portrayals elevated by ingenious wordplay and double entendre...read more

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9780300174458 | Yale Univ Pr, January 12, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A trenchant examination of an iconic American figure that explores the cultural and psychological roots of his comic genius Born Julius Marx in 1890, the brilliant comic actor who would later be known as Groucho was the most verbal of the famed comedy team, the Marx Brothers, his broad slapstick portrayals elevated by ingenious wordplay and double entendre.

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Product Description: Listen to what I am about to tell you: do not read this book alone. You really shouldn’t. In one of the most playful experiments ever put between two covers, every other section of Trance-Migrations prescribes that you read its incantatory tales out loud to a lover, friend, or confidant, in order to hypnotize in preparation for Lee Siegel’s exploration of an enchanting India...read more

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9780226185293 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 9, 2014, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: Listen to what I am about to tell you: do not read this book alone.

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9780226185323 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 8, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Listen to what I am about to tell you: do not read this book alone.

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Product Description: This survey of historical and modern portraiture presents a fundamentally new and exciting exploration of how people view themselves, their personal relationships, and their tribes. Portraits―single, double, and group―are the focus of this fascinating volume...read more
By Lee Siegel (contributor)

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9783791352893 | Prestel Pub, January 24, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This survey of historical and modern portraiture presents a fundamentally new and exciting exploration of how people view themselves, their personal relationships, and their tribes.

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Product Description: A daily journal headed with inspirational quotes and terms to aid in growth, healing and, if necessary, to help supply an idea for that days entry.

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9781484012871 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 16, 2013, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A daily journal headed with inspirational quotes and terms to aid in growth, healing and, if necessary, to help supply an idea for that days entry.

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LeeSiegel, author of Falling Upwards, Not RemotelyControlled, and Against the Machine delivers a provocative critique ofmodern lightness and frivolity, and a timely guide to being serious in an unserious age. In the vein of The Culture of Narcissism, Shop Class as Soulcraft, and How Proust Can Change Your Life,Siegel offers a revelatory look at how a serious bearing is vital toaccomplishing any worthwhile goal in an era increasingly defined by a sardonicapproach to life.

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9780061766039 | Harpercollins, June 28, 2011, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: LeeSiegel, author of Falling Upwards, Not RemotelyControlled, and Against the Machine delivers a provocative critique ofmodern lightness and frivolity, and a timely guide to being serious in an unserious age.

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9780061766053 | Perennial, June 26, 2012, cover price $14.99

By Lee Siegel (trans)

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9780814740781 | Bilingual edition (New York Univ Pr, March 1, 2009), cover price $23.00

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Product Description: From the author hailed by the New York Times Book Review for his “drive-by brilliance” and dubbed by the New York Times Magazine as “one of the country’s most eloquent and acid-tongued critics” comes a ruthless challenge to the conventional wisdom about the most consequential cultural development of our time: the Internet...read more

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9780385522663 | Reprint edition (Spiegel & Grau, March 17, 2009), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: From the author hailed by the New York Times Book Review for his “drive-by brilliance” and dubbed by the New York Times Magazine as “one of the country’s most eloquent and acid-tongued critics” comes a ruthless challenge to the conventional wisdom about the most consequential cultural development of our time: the Internet.

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Product Description: Siegel, a controversial former NewRepublic.com blogger and past Slate.com art critic, provides a fascinating look at how the Internet is reshaping the way we think about ourselves and the world. Siegel explores how the Internet affects culture and social life, particularly the psychological, emotional and social cost of high-tech solitude...read more

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9788493619435 | Ediciones Urano, October 6, 2008, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Siegel, a controversial former NewRepublic.

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Product Description: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” begins one chapter of critically acclaimed Lee Siegel’s new novel, Love and the Incredibly Old Man. “In the beginning” starts another. What else can a novelist do when hired as a ghostwriter by an elderly, irascible, conquistador-costumed man claiming to be the 540-year-old Juan Ponce de León? The fantastic life of that legendary explorer—inventor of rum, cigars, Coca-Cola, and popcorn—is the frame for Siegel’s fourth chronicle of love, lies, luck, loss, and labia...read more

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9780226757056 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 11, 2008, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” begins one chapter of critically acclaimed Lee Siegel’s new novel, Love and the Incredibly Old Man.

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In a critical study of modern technology, a senior editor at The New Republic analyzes the World Wide Web and complementary developments in terms of its negative influence on the people who use them, arguing that modern technology has given rise to a new, malevolent mass culture that threatens the ideals of humanity, democracy, and the individual. 25,000 first printing.

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9780385522656 | Spiegel & Grau, January 22, 2008, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Analyzes the World Wide Web in terms of its negative influence on the people who use it, arguing that modern technology has given rise to a new, malevolent mass culture that threatens the ideals of humanity, democracy, and the individual.

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Product Description: Sex and the City, Saul Bellow, Eyes Wide Shut, Dante and the American self, Barbara Kingsolver, acting in Hollywood, Soviet painting in Soho, Angels in America, Jane Austen in the present, J.K. Rowling--nothing escapes Lee Siegel's incandescent eye...read more

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9780465078004 | Basic Books, September 4, 2006, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Sex and the City, Saul Bellow, Eyes Wide Shut, Dante and the American self, Barbara Kingsolver, acting in Hollywood, Soviet painting in Soho, Angels in America, Jane Austen in the present, J.

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The subversive sexual imaginations of children are captured in a comedic coming-of-age chronicle of the sexual life of an American boy in Southern California in the 1950s. By the author of Love in a Dead Language.

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9780226757001 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 1, 2005, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The subversive sexual imaginations of children are captured in a comedic coming-of-age chronicle of the sexual life of an American boy in Southern California in the 1950s.

Circus performer, entertainer, and world traveler Isaac Schlossberg shares, in one hundred chapters, his experiences as the son of Jewish immigrants, a sideshow performer, carnie, stage and movie actor, and lover. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780142003916 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, February 1, 2004), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Circus performer, entertainer, and world traveler Isaac Schlossberg shares, in one hundred chapters, his experiences as the son of Jewish immigrants, a sideshow performer, carnie, stage and movie actor, and lover.

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The great Jewish scholar shares his insights into philosopher Walter Benjamin, a childhood friend who committed suicide in 1940. Reprint. (view table of contents)
By Gershom Scholem, Lee Siegel (introduced by) and Harry Zohn (trans)

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9781590170328 | Reprint edition (New York Review of Books, March 1, 2003), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The great Jewish scholar shares his insights into philosopher Walter Benjamin, a childhood friend who committed suicide in 1940.

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Circus performer, entertainer, and world traveler Isaac Schlossberg shares, in one hundred chapters, his experiences as the son of Jewish immigrants, a sideshow performer, carnie, stage and movie actor, and lover. 15,000 first printing.

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9780670894611 | Viking Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Circus performer, entertainer, and world traveler Isaac Schlossberg shares his experiences as the son of Jewish immigrants, a sideshow performer, carnie, stage and movie actor, and lover.

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Product Description: Love in a Dead Language is a love story, a translation of an Indian sex manual, an erotic farce, and a murder mystery rolled into one. Enticing the reader to follow both victims and celebrants of romantic love on their hypertextual voyage of folly and lust-through movie posters, upside-down pages, the Kamasutra: Game of Love board game, and even a proposed CD-ROM, Love in a Dead Language exposes the complicities between the carnal and the intellectual, the erotic and the exotic and, in the end, is an outrageous operatic portrayal of romantic love...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226756974 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 15, 1999, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Love in a Dead Language is a love story, a translation of an Indian sex manual, an erotic farce, and a murder mystery rolled into one.

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9780226756998 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Love in a Dead Language is a love story, a translation of an Indian sex manual, an erotic farce, and a murder mystery rolled into one.

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Visiting India to do research on Sanskrit horror literature, the narrator encounters Brahm Kathuwala, a storyteller who has had firsthand encounters with horror

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9780226756899 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 1995, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Visiting India to do research on Sanskrit horror literature, the narrator encounters Brahm Kathuwala, a storyteller who has had firsthand encounters with horror

Visiting India to do research on Sanskrit horror literature, the narrator encounters Brahm Kathuwala, a storyteller who has had firsthand encounters with horror

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9780226756882 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 1995, cover price $72.00 | About this edition: Visiting India to do research on Sanskrit horror literature, the narrator encounters Brahm Kathuwala, a storyteller who has had firsthand encounters with horror

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Product Description: This primer covers mathematical methods used in both economics and finance courses at the undergraduate and MBA levels. It describes the purpose and techniques, both algebraic and geometric, associated with basic economic model building and interpretation...read more

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9781878975140 | Kolb Pub Co, December 1, 1992, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: This primer covers mathematical methods used in both economics and finance courses at the undergraduate and MBA levels.

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9780226756868 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 1, 1991, cover price $69.00

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9780226756875, titled "Net of Magic: Wonders and Deceptions in India" | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 11, 1991, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: First published in 1978 under the Oxford University South Asian Studies Series, this work is an inquiry into the conceptions of love in its sacred and profane dimensions as a universal theme in religious and secular literature. The author proceeds from the universal to the particular, and examines the way in which the generic experience finds expression in a specific context, the Indian traditions, and the way in which these are exemplified in Jayadeva's well-known twelfth-century Sanskrit poem, the Gitagovinda...read more

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9780195625752 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, March 1, 1991), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: First published in 1978 under the Oxford University South Asian Studies Series, this work is an inquiry into the conceptions of love in its sacred and profane dimensions as a universal theme in religious and secular literature.

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Product Description: "How can anyone laugh who knows of old age, disease, and death?"—BuddhacaritaThis question, so solemnly posed by the young Buddha, first led Lee Siegel to examine the hitherto unexplored realm of Indian comedy. Laughing Matters is Siegel's account of two intersecting journeys: a search for comic traditions created and preserved in Sanskrit literature and a journey through modern India in quest of a laughter that persists across time and culture...read more

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9780226756912 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 9, 1987, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: "How can anyone laugh who knows of old age, disease, and death?

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Product Description: Fires of Love Waters of Peace

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9780824808280 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, April 1, 1983, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Fires of Love Waters of Peace

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