International Education Week: Books Take You Places
FALL 2013: An exhibition of literary works enjoyed by Bryn Mawr seniors during their time studying abroad.
International Education Week: Books Take You Places
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Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa, by Antjie Krog
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Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa by Antjie Krog. $11.99. Author: Antjie Krog. Publisher: Broadway (December 18, 2007). 423 pages
For Sebastian: $11.68 Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa
Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa by Antjie Krog. $10.88. Publisher: Broadway (August 8, 2000). Author: Antjie Krog
Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa by Antjie Krog, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0812931297/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_64KVqb1Y3WC1J
Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa by Antje Krog
Holdings: Country of my skull
The Good Soldier Švejk: And His Fortunes in the World War, by Jaroslav Hašek
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The Good Soldier Svejk: and His Fortunes in the World War (Penguin Classics) by Jaroslav Hasek http://www.amazon.com/dp/0140449914/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_UJ-Mvb1JJMM0D
The Good Soldier Svejk and His Fortunes in the World War by Jaroslav Hasek. A black satire on the futility of war, translated from Czech The story of a 'little man' caught in a vast bureaucratic machine, a black staire and hilarious depiction of the futility of war. (SEN FIC HAS)
The Good Soldier Svejk: and His Fortunes in the World War by Jaroslav Hašek
"The Good Soldier Švejk" Jaroslav Hašek (April 30, 1883 – January 3, 1923)
692. The Good Soldier Švejk – Jaroslav Hašek
The Good Soldier Svejk: and His Fortunes in the World War (Penguin Classics) $13.02 By Jaroslav Hasek I came across this book by happy accident. It had been left beside a watercooler where people leave books they have finished for others to read. I did not remember ever hearing of it, but the back cover blurb intrigued me. Written by Jaroslac Hasek after World War I, it is the story of a bumbling Austrian man called up to serve at the front of the war. The entire story reminds me of a modern, World War version of Don Quixote—if Pancho Villa had been the main character. Svejk sets forth on long series of adventures in trying to get to the front line, along the way he is imprisoned, gets tangled up in a variety of disasters both small and large, and even gets lost behind the front lines. His happy and simple-minded manner, almost imbecilic, hide a foolish wisdom which unassumingly and indirectly point out the silliness of those around him (especially those in authority). The character allows Hasek to poke at the overinflated, reveal hypocrisy, and demonstrate the insanity of the period from a "common soldier" point-of-view. He would know—Hasek himself was captured by the Russians during the War and spent years in a prison camp. Though Svejk is eventually discharged from the military for "being an idiot," the reader is left snickering because it is really everyone else in the story who are the idiots. The narrative is hilarious—I actually laughed out loud at some points. It takes some skill to sustain such a humorous story for 500 pages. The crude humor (sometimes obscured in translations)It is tragic that Hasek did not lie to complete the story, but it close enough to be worthwhile as it is. The Good Soldier Svejk stands on its own, but many have likened it to such works as Catch-22, A Confederacy of Dunces, or Slaughterhouse-Five. I recommend it!
Too Loud a Solitude, by Bohumil Hrabal
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Too Loud a Solitude: This is one of my all time favorite books, top five for sure. I think about his piles of books ever ready to crash down on him while---living. Would I steal books, too, if they were to be destroyed? Is a book a classic if it's erased?
Too Loud a Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal http://www.amazon.com/dp/0156904586/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_J9Dsvb0YBA8B7
too loud a solitude by Bohumil Hrabal تنهايي پر هياهو (بهوميل هرابال) برگردان: احسان لامع
Too Loud a Solitude, by Bohumil Hrabal (Czech Republic)
"Too Loud A Solitude" changed my life. Read it. Now.
Bohumil Hrabal - Too Loud a Solitude (1977)
Too Loud A Solitude. Bohumil Hrabal.
too loud a solitude
Holdings: Too loud a solitude
Meet the extraordinary Mario Vargas Llosa. He is a writer, essayist, journalist, novelist and former politician who is most well-known for winning the Nobel Peace Prize and being one of the most significant novelists and essayists of America. "Through writing, one can change history". Mario Vargas Llosa http://www.thextraordinary.org/mario-vargas-llosa
La Ciudad y los Perros, by Mario Vargas Llosa
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Cincuenta aniversario de la publicación de 'La ciudad y los perros', primera novela de Vargas Llosa. Imprescindible, como el resto de su obra.
EL LIBRO DEL DÍA "La ciudad y los perros", de Mario Vargas Llosa http://www.quelibroleo.com/la-ciudad-y-los-perros 30-8-2012
Ya está en librerías la edición conmemorativa de 'La ciudad y los perros', la primera novela de Mario Vargas Llosa. La Real Academia Española y la Asociación de Academias de la Lengua Española celebran el cincuentenario de esta obra fundamental del boom latinoamericano, publicada por Alfaguara.
La ciudad y los perros, de Mario Vargas Llosa, en una portada especial por el cincuentenario de su publicacion
"La ciudad y los perros", de Mario Vargas Llosa - edición conmemorativa de la RAE
"La ciudad y los perros" by Mario Vargas Llosa he has a Nobel Prize of Literature
"La ciudad y los perros", de Mario Vargas a punto de terminarse en mis manos.
La Ciudad y los Perros = City Dogs: Amazon.co.uk: Mario Vargas Llosa: Books
EL LIBRO DEL DÍA "La ciudad y los perros", de Mario Vargas Llosa
Naomi, by Junichiro Tanizaki
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“Children retain a great deal, and when they grow up they start going over things and rejudging them from a grownup’s point of view. This must have been this way, and that was that way, they say. That’s why you have to be careful with children—some day they grow up.” ― from Some Prefer Nettles By Junichiro Tanizaki
Naomi (Vintage International) by Junichiro Tanizaki, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0375724745/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_3gJTrb1EE8MMV
Naomi / Junichiro Tanizaki (谷崎 潤一郎, 1886 - 1965) // "I'm going to try to relate the facts of our relationship as man and wife just as they happened, as honestly and frankly as I can. It's probably a relationship without precedent. My account of it will provide me with a precious record of something never want to forget. At the same time, I'm sure my readers will find it instructive, too." — Junichiro Tanizaki, Naomi (novel)
Naomi by Junichiro Tanizaki, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0375724745/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_D.4mrb1T8YVVD
Vintage International Modern Japanese Classics -- Naomi
Junichiro Tanizaki: "Naomi" [ 谷崎 潤一郎: "痴人の愛" ]
In the Sea There Are Crocodiles, by Fabio Geda
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In the Sea There are Crocodiles: Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari by Fabio Geda, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0385534736/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Yvpurb1T5V3JF
In the Sea There are Crocodiles: Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari by Fabio Geda Suggested by Rick
In the Sea There Are Crocodiles, by Fabio Geda. (Doubleday, 2011). An unflinching, inspirational, and incredibly moving novel based on the true story of Enaiatollah Akbari, a young boy whose agonizing struggle begins after his native Afghanistan becomes a dangerous place to live. His mother shepherds him across the border into Pakistan but has to leave him there to fend for himself.
In the Sea There are Crocodiles: Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari: Fabio Geda: 9780385534734: Amazon.com: Books
In the Sea There are Crocodiles: Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari Fabio Geda Doubleday Nominator: Erin Schell Designer: Emily Mahon Art Director: Emily Mahon
In the sea there are crocodiles | Fabio Geda (Book cover: Edel Rodriguez - work selected for CA)
In the Sea There are Crocodiles: Based on the story of Enaiatollah Akbari by Fabio Geda. It is the true story of Enaiat Akbari a 10 year old boy who finds himself alone and having to fend for himself in Afghanistan. Enaiat is looking for somewhere to belong--somewhere he can live free of fear. The story takes him to Iran, Greece, Turkey, and finally Italy. A very eye-opening read that is a good story for teens as well as adults.
In The Sea There Are Crocodiles by Fabio Geda. By far one of the best books I have ever had. I couldn't put the book down. A ten year old boy gets left by his mother and has to venture from country to country fending for himself. Finding jobs as an illegal and trying to escape the police and racism of his own people. With friends here and there as he grows up he tries to fend for himself as a child he becomes a man. Its an amazing true story you won't want to miss.
Shantaram, by Gregory David Roberts
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Shantaram: A Novel by Gregory David Roberts http://www.amazon.com/dp/0312330537/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_RzFEvb08B52R6
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts | 53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down. Want to read List!
Shantaram: A Novel: Gregory David Roberts: 8601401279068: Amazon.com: Books
Shantaram | Overstock.com This is a wonderful book! read it.
Shantaram - What is staff reading? #PTPI Global Book Club
Shantaram: A Novel by Gregory David Roberts
La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language, by Dianna Hales
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La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language by Dianne Hales.. Tales woven around the history of the Italian Language. Diane Hales also has a blog worth following if you like the Italian language.
La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language: Dianne Hales: 9780767927703: Amazon.com: Books
La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language by Dianne Hales, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0767927702/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_TrLgrb12STYCY
Bestseller Books Online La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language by Dianne Hales
Holdings: La bella lingua
Walking Rome: The Best of the City, by National Geographic
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This is one of the books on our Book Page Display - if you spend 25 dollars on books in this section you get a 5 dollar Burry Gift Card, spend 50 dollars and get a 10 dollar Burry Gift Card, and so on!
National Geographic - Walking Rome - Book
Walking Rome | National Geographic Store
Walking Rome: The Best of the City
Holdings: Walking Rome
Orientalism, by Edward W. Said