Books

Off the Shelves

The Jefferson Bible by Thomas Jefferson, with an introduction by Percival Everett;The Japan Journals by Donald Richie; February House by Sherill Tippins

Ron Padgett’s Joe, A Memoir of Joe Brainard

It’s uncommon for two young friends from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to exhibit a common affinity for self-salvation and a deep love for art and literature.

In Conversation

George Braziller with Phong Bui

What got me into publishing was actually my first job. I was a shipping clerk making $15 a week, and the nature of that work was remainders. I knew very little about remainders or book publishing, but as I worked with these books, I got a sense of the kind of books that people were reading.

In Conversation

All The Presidents as Men—Stephen Graubard

Has the U.S. presidency had a consistent reaction to disasters and human suffering around the world?

The End to Mishra

Pankaj Mishra and his latest work, An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004)

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