Lacan the Charlatan (The Palgrave Lacan Series)

Lacan the Charlatan (The Palgrave Lacan Series)This book sets out to determine the validity of an accusation made against Jacques Lacan by Noam Chomsky in an interview in 1989 He stated that Lacan was a charlatan not that his ideas were flawed or wrong, but that his entire discourse was fraudulent, an accusation that has since been repeated

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Categories: 21st century

Normal People

Normal PeopleAt school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other He s popular and well adjusted, star of the school soccer team while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private But when Connell comes to pick his mother up from her housekeeping job at Marianne s house, a strange and indelible connect

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Categories: 21st century

Girl, Woman, Other

Girl, Woman, OtherJoint Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2019 n nTeeming with life and crackling with energy a love song to modern Britain and black womanhood n nGirl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families

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Conversations with Friends

Conversations with FriendsA sharply intelligent novel about two college students and the strange, unexpected connection they forge with a married couple n nFrances is twenty one years old, cool headed, and darkly observant A college student and aspiring writer, she devotes herself to a life of the mind and to the beautiful

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Themes and Variations

Themes and VariationsIn this Kindle exclusive essay, international bestselling humor writer David Sedaris shares the rewards of a book tour and his devoted readers worst kept secrets.Dismissed by a bored author at a book signing, a betrayed young man named David Sedaris made a vow Someday, when it was his turn at the

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My Year of Rest and Relaxation

My Year of Rest and RelaxationThis is a novel about a young woman s efforts to duck the ills of the world by embarking on an extended hibernation with the help of one of the worst psychiatrists in the annals of literature and the battery of medicines she prescribes n nOur narrator should be happy, shouldn t she She s young, thin

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Death in Her Hands

Death in Her HandsA novel of haunting metaphysical suspense about an elderly widow whose life is upturned when she finds a cryptic note on a walk in the woods that ultimately makes her question everything about her new home n nWhile on her normal daily walk with her dog in the forest woods, our protagonist comes acro

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The Overstory

The OverstoryThe Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of and paean to the natural world From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from anteb

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