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Alberto Manguel

Curiosity has been seen through the ages as the impulse that drives our knowledge forward and the temptation that leads us toward dangerous and forbidden waters. The question “Why?” has appeared under a multiplicity of guises and in vastly different contexts throughout the chapters of human history. Why does evil exist? What is beauty? How does language inform us? What defines our identity? What is our responsibility to the world? In Alberto Manguel’s most personal book to date, the author tracks his own life of curiosity through the reading that has mapped his way.

Manguel chooses as his guides a selection of writers who sparked his imagination. He dedicates each chapter to a single thinker, scientist, artist,...

2015   392 pp.  51 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300184785  $30.00

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Six Poets
Hardy to Larkin: An Anthology

The Letters of C. Vann Woodward

Joshua 1-12
A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary

Latest Readings

A Memoir

Salvaged Pages
Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust, Second Edition

Anna Karenina

The Letters of T. S. Eliot
Volume 5: 1930-1931

Making Make-Believe Real
Politics as Theater in Shakespeare's Time

Yale French Studies, Number 127
Animots: Postanimality in French Thought

The Little Review "Ulysses"

My Dear BB . . .
The Letters of Bernard Berenson and Kenneth Clark, 1925–1959

The Literary Churchill
Author, Reader, Actor

The World According to Itzik
Selected Poetry and Prose

The Book of Beginnings

Machado de Assis
A Literary Life

Please Talk to Me
Selected Stories

Poetry of Haitian Independence

Beyond the University
Why Liberal Education Matters

Kander and Ebb

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