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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
Claude Lévi-Strauss, Patrick Wilcken, John Weightman, Doreen Weightman
Richard III
William Shakespeare
The Dwarf
Alexandra Dick, Pär Lagerkvist
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen, Cecil Day-Lewis
Labyrinths
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

Valley of Darkness: The Japanese People and World War Two

Valley of Darkness: The Japanese People and World War Two - Thomas R. H. Havens A fascinating and valuable look at daily life in wartime Japan -- slightly academic (hence, the missing star), but in certain parts also movingly written. In addition, because the Japanese experience was in many ways so different from that of Germany or Italy, this book gives valuable insights into the protean nature of fascism -- which comes in many flavors..., like quarks.