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Caterina Fake is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman. She co-founded the websites Flickr in 2004 and Hunch in 2011. Fake has been a trustee of multiple nonprofit organizations, and was the chairwoman of Etsy.
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Labyrinths
by Jorge Luis Borges (May 17, 2007)
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The groundbreaking trans-genre work of Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) has been insinuating itself into the structure, stance, and very breath of world literature for well over half a century. Multi-layered, self-referential, elusive, and allusive writing is now frequently labeled Borgesian. Umberto Eco's international bestseller, ...
Caterina Fake
A fiction recommendation.     source
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Voices from Chernobyl
by Svetlana Alexievich (Jul 01, 2019)
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Categories: NonfictionHistory
On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred at the Chernobyl complex in Pripyat. English-language reportage on the incident has, so far, focused on facts, names, and data; Voices from Chernobyl presents first-hand accounts of what happened to the people of Belarus and the fear, anger, and uncertainty that they lived th...
Caterina Fake
I was really taken with Voices From Chernobyl. Unbelievable.     source
The Collected Poems
The Corrected Edition (Vintage International)
by Wallace Stevens (Aug 18, 2015)
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Categories: PoetryFiction
The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens is the definitive collection from the man Harold Bloom has called “the best and most representative American poet.” Originally published in 1954 to honor Stevens’s seventy-fifth birthday, the book was rushed into print for the occasion and contained scores of errors. These have now been corrected in one place ...
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I love Wallace Stevens.     source
The Innovator's Dilemma
When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
by Clayton M. Christensen (Jan 05, 2016)
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Categories: BusinessNonfiction
The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen. His work is cited by the worlds best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestsellerone of the most influential business books of all timeinnovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding compan...
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Mar 29, 2011
A must-read for entrepreneurs.     source
The Upanishads
by Eknath Easwaran (Jan 01, 2007)
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Among the oldest of India’s spiritual texts, the Upanishads are records of intensive question-and-answer sessions given by illumined sages to their students – in ashrams, at family gatherings, in a royal court, and in the kingdom of Death. The sages share flashes of insight, extraordinary visions, the results of their investigation into consciousne...
Letters of Note
An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience (Book of Letters, Correspondence Book, Private Letters)
by Shaun Usher (Oct 03, 2017)
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Categories: NonfictionHistory
Letters of Note is a collection of one hundred and twenty five of the world's most entertaining, inspiring and unusual letters, based on the seismically popular website of the same name - an online museum of correspondence visited by over 70 million people.From Virginia Woolf's heart-breaking suicide letter, to Queen Elizabeth II's recipe for drop ...
Caterina Fake
Really wonderful.     source
How Buildings Learn
What Happens After They're Built
by Stewart Brand (Sep 30, 1995)
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Buildings have often been studied whole in space, but never before have they been studied whole in time. How Buildings Learn is a masterful new synthesis that proposes that buildings adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists of space to becoming artists of time. From the co...
Caterina Fake
One of my favorite books.     source
Tomb for Boris Davidovich
by Danilo Kis (Jun 01, 2001)
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Composed of seven dark tales, A Tomb for Boris Davidovich presents variations on the theme of political and social self-destruction throughout Eastern Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. The characters in these stories are caught in a world of political hypocrisy, which ultimately leads to death, their common fate. Although the stori...
Caterina Fake
A really wonderful book.     source
Growth of the Soil
by Knut Hamsun (Sep 08, 2016)
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Categories: FictionClassics
Growth of the Soil, Hamsun's Nobel Prize winning novel, is a classic of Scandinavian literature. At the time it was published, the literary world was in the throes of shifting to a modernist style. Popular novels were set in the contemporary present, with technological and societal advancements forming part of the narrative backdrop. Growth of the...
Caterina Fake
A fiction recommendation.     source
Louise Bourgeois
Drawings and Observations
by Louise Bourgeois (Apr 01, 1996)
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Depicts drawings by an artist better known for her sculpture, and features interviews and comments by the artist....
Caterina Fake
Fantastic, and I’ve given Louise Bourgeois to so many people.     source
Three Book Sebald Set
The Emigrants, The Rings of Saturn, and Vertigo
by W. G. Sebald (Nov 08, 2016)
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Categories: Fiction
New Directions is delighted to announce beautiful new editions of these three classic Sebald novels, including his two greatest works, The Emigrants and The Rings of Saturn. All three novels are distinguished by their translations, every line of which Sebald himself made pitch-perfect, slaving to carry into English all his essential elements: the s...
Caterina Fake
An amazing book.     source
The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Volume 2
Contemporary Poetry
by Jahan Ramazani Ph.D. (Jan 01, 2003)
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Categories: PoetryFiction
Thirty years later, this innovative, cover-to-cover revision renders with fresh eyes and meticulous care the remarkable range of styles, subjects, and voices in English-language poetry. The newly titled Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry now available in two paperback volumes includes 1,596 poems by 195 poets (half of the poems are ...
The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Volume 1
Modern Poetry
by Jahan Ramazani Ph.D. (Jan 01, 2003)
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Categories: PoetryFiction
Thirty years later, this innovative, cover-to-cover revision renders with fresh eyes and meticulous care the remarkable range of styles, subjects, and voices in English-language poetry. The newly titled Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry now available in two paperback volumes includes 1,596 poems by 195 poets (half of the poems are ...
The Principles of Uncertainty
by Maira Kalman (Oct 27, 2009)
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Maira Kalman paints her highly personal worldview in this inimitable combination of image and textAn irresistible invitation to experience life through a beloved artist's psyche, The Principles of Uncertainty is a compilation of Maira Kalman's New York Times columns. Part personal narrative, part documentary, part travelogue, part chapbook, and all...
Caterina Fake
Really beautiful book and full of life-giving thoughts.     source
White Goddess
by ROBERT GRAVES (Oct 07, 2013)
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The definitive edition of one of the more extraordinary and influential books of our timeThis labyrinthine and extraordinary book, first published more than sixty years ago, was the outcome of Robert Graves's vast reading and curious research into strange territories of folklore, mythology, religion, and magic. Erudite and impassioned, it is a scho...
Caterina Fake
A very meaningful book.     source
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
A Novel
by David Mitchell (Mar 08, 2011)
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By the New York Times bestselling author of The Bone Clocks and Cloud Atlas | Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize...
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A fiction recommendation.     source
Hannah Versus the Tree
by Leland de la Durantaye (Nov 20, 2018)
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Hannah is a fiercely intelligent young women, daughter of a powerful family's black sheep son, and raised to question who has been, is, and will be damaged by business deals meant to protect and maintain the dynasty. A devastating wrong is done to her when she opposes a family scheme and her response is a battle cry of astounding violence and beaut...
The 4-Hour Workweek
Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
by Timothy Ferriss (Dec 15, 2009)
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More than 100 pages of new, cutting-edge content. Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero ma...
The 4 Hour Body
An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat Loss, Incredible Sex and Becoming Superhuman
by Timothy Ferriss (Dec 14, 2010)
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Thinner, bigger, faster, stronger... which 150 pages will you read? Is it possible to: Reach your genetic potential in 6 months? Sleep 2 hours per day and perform better than on 8 hours? Lose more fat than a marathoner by bingeing?   Indeed, and much more. This is not just another diet and fitness book.The 4-Hour Body is the result of an obsessive ...
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The Odyssey
by Homer (Nov 06, 2018)
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Composed at the rosy-fingered dawn of world literature almost three millennia ago, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home.This fresh, authoritative translation captures the beauty of this ancient poem as well a...
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The Tiger's Wife
A Novel
by Téa Obreht (Nov 01, 2011)
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In a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather’s recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of The Jungle Book and the stories he told her of his encounters over the years with “the deathless man.” But most extraordinary of al...
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A fiction recommendation.     source
Ethan Frome
by Edith Wharton (Nov 16, 2016)
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Categories: ClassicsFiction
The first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize, Edith Wharton's ...