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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
John Weightman, Doreen Weightman, Patrick Wilcken, Claude Lévi-Strauss
Richard III
William Shakespeare
The Dwarf
Alexandra Dick, Pär Lagerkvist
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen, Cecil Day-Lewis
Richard Wolin
Giotto to Dürer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery
Jill Dunkerton, Susan Foister, Dillian Gordon, Nicholas Penny
Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics
Hubert L. Dreyfus, Paul Rabinow
Gravity's Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon
A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel
Steven Weisenburger

The Cultural Revolution

The Cultural Revolution - Richard Curt Kraus The book gets 3 & 3/4 stars. It is a good, slightly dry discussion of the CR. The opening chapter, which covers the 'history' of it, is excellent. The following chapters are topical (art, economy, foreign affairs, evaluation) and are more uneven. The author has a slightly revisionist bent, trying to find the roots of Deng's opening inside the Cultural Revolution, but it is done with a light hand.
For a far richer, and really brilliant account of the Cultural Revolution, see John King Fairbank's remarkable Great Chinese Revolution: 1800-1985