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  • BOBOS IN PARADISE: The New Upper Class and How They Got There. by Brooks, David.
    Brooks, David.
    BOBOS IN PARADISE: The New Upper Class and How They Got There.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book by this New York Times columnist - One reviewer called it "a brilliant, breezy, and often hilarious study of the 'cultural consequences of the information age.' Large and influential (especially in terms of their buying power), the Bobos have reformed society through culture rather than politics, and Brooks clearly outlines this passing of the high-class torch by analyzing nearly all aspects of life: consumption habits, business and lifestyle choices, entertainment, spirituality, politics, and education. Employing a method he calls 'comic sociology,' Brooks relies on keen observations, wit, and intelligence rather than statistics and hard theory to make his points. And by copping to his own…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book by this New York Times columnist - One reviewer called it "a brilliant, breezy, and often hilarious study of the 'cultural consequences of the information age.' Large and influential (especially in terms of their buying power), the Bobos have reformed society through culture rather than politics, and Brooks clearly outlines this passing of the high-class torch by analyzing nearly all aspects of life: consumption habits, business and lifestyle choices, entertainment, spirituality, politics, and education. Employing a method he calls 'comic sociology,' Brooks relies on keen observations, wit, and intelligence rather than statistics and hard theory to make his points. And by copping to his own Bobo status, he comes across as revealing rather than spiteful in his dead-on humor." SIGNED on the title page. Index. 284 pp. ISBN: 0-684853779.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81338
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  • TESTS OF TIME. by Gass, William H.
    Gass, William H.
    TESTS OF TIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of fourteen witty, elegant and powerful essays about writing, reading, culture, history, politics, and public opinion. SIGNED on the front endpaper. 319 pp. ISBN: 0-375412573.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71355
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  • LOVE AND WILL. by May, Rollo.
    May, Rollo.
    LOVE AND WILL.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Norton, (1969._ dj. Hardcover - The psychotherapist's landmark study on modern love and sex. An important and influential book. Notes, index, 351 pp. ISBN: 0-393-010805.

    Condition: Very good+ in a good dust jacket (price-clipped, some rubbing to the dj)

    Book ID: 58614
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  • THE DEHUMANIZATION OF MAN. by Montagu, Ashley and Floyd Matson.
    Montagu, Ashley and Floyd Matson.
    THE DEHUMANIZATION OF MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, (1983) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Among the problems discussed are the disappearance of privacy, the subversion of political ideals, the destruction of sport and the amateur tradition,and the corruption of ideals. . . [it] shows how to bridge the gap between materialism and human fulfillment." SIGNED by Ashley Montagu on the front endpaper. Notes, index. xxxvii, 246 pp. ISBN: 007042845X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63280
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  • WHAT IS FOUND THERE: NOTEBOOKS ON POETRY AND POLITICS by Rich, Adrienne
    Rich, Adrienne
    WHAT IS FOUND THERE: NOTEBOOKS ON POETRY AND POLITICS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Essays on the meaning of poetry in America at the end of the 20th century - the place it has in our era of "waste, greed, brutality, frozen indifference." Praise from David Trinidad, Alice Ostriker and others. Notes, index. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-393-035654.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43604
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  • WHAT IS FOUND THERE: NOTEBOOKS ON POETRY AND POLITICS by Rich, Adrienne
    Rich, Adrienne
    WHAT IS FOUND THERE: NOTEBOOKS ON POETRY AND POLITICS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Essays on the meaning of poetry in America at the end of the 20th century - the place it has in our era of "waste, greed, brutality, frozen indifference." Praise from David Trinidad, Alice Ostriker and others. Notes, index. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-393-035654.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 75958
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  • WHAT IS FOUND THERE: NOTEBOOKS ON POETRY AND POLITICS by Rich, Adrienne
    Rich, Adrienne
    WHAT IS FOUND THERE: NOTEBOOKS ON POETRY AND POLITICS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Essays on the meaning of poetry in America at the end of the 20th century - the place it has in our era of "waste, greed, brutality, frozen indifference." Praise from David Trinidad, Alice Ostriker and others. Notes, index. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-393-035654.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (previous owner's name, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 75959
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  • BUGS. by Sladek, John (1937-2000).
    Sladek, John (1937-2000).
    BUGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Macmillan, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A comic novel about an Englishman lost in high-tech America - a late novel by this author who also wrote surrealistic science fiction novels and co-authored two novels with Thomas Disch including the satirical thriller "Black Alice" in 1968 under the pseudonym of Thom Demijohn.) This title has not yet been published in the US. SIGNED on the title page. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-333-490606.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61697
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