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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

A Life of Picasso: The Cubist Rebel, 1907-1916

A Life of Picasso: The Cubist Rebel, 1907-1916 - John Richardson,  With Marilyn McCully Really masterful... a more difficult book than vol I - but the topic is more difficult. Richardson's account is eye-opening -- his portraits and sympathetic admiration for Braque and Apollinaire, in particular, is infectious -- his negative views of Gertrude Stein, Cocteau, Gris, and many others..., persuasive -- the sad account of Eva, the portraits of the many women in this period of Picasso's life -- including Fernande - his always clear view of both the genius and charisma and the warts as well of his protagonist -- and his account of the structure and purpose and development of cubism -- are all handled brilliantly. Quite a book! If vol 3 is as good is vols I and II..., well, let's hold off judgement for now....