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    • The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick

    • De : Philip K. Dick, Pamela Jackson (editor), Jonathan Lethem (editor)
    • Lu par : Fred Stella
    • Durée : 52 h et 6 min
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    Based on thousands of pages of typed and handwritten notes, journal entries, letters, and story sketches, The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick is the magnificent and imaginative final work of an author who dedicated his life to questioning the nature of reality and perception, the malleability of space and time, and the relationship between the human and the divine. Edited and introduced by Pamela Jackson and Jonathan Lethem, this is the definitive presentation of Dick’s brilliant, and epic, work.

    Prix : 33,56 €

    • A Gambler's Anatomy

    • A Novel
    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Mark Deakins
    • Durée : 10 h et 33 min
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    Handsome, impeccably tuxedoed Bruno Alexander travels the world winning large sums of money from amateur "whales" who think they can challenge his peerless acumen at backgammon. Fronted by his pasty, vampiric manager, Edgar Falk, Bruno arrives in Berlin after a troubling run of bad luck in Singapore. Perhaps it was the chance encounter with his crass childhood acquaintance Keith Stolarsky and his smoldering girlfriend, Tira Harpaz. Or perhaps it was the emergence of a blot that distorts his vision so he has to look at the board sideways.

    Prix : 26,16 €

    • Motherless Brooklyn

    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Geoffrey Cantor
    • Durée : 10 h et 9 min
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    From America's most inventive novelist, Jonathan Lethem, comes this compelling and compulsive riff on the classic detective novel. Lionel Essrog is Brooklyn's very own Human Freakshow, an orphan whose Tourettic impulses drive him to bark, count, and rip apart language in startling and original ways. Together with three veterans of the St. Vincent's Home for Boys, he works for small-time mobster Frank Minna's limo service cum detective agency. Life without Frank, the charismatic King of Brooklyn, would be unimaginable.

    Prix : 28,23 €

    • Dissident Gardens

    • A Novel
    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Mark Bramhall
    • Durée : 16 h et 28 min
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    At the center of Jonathan Lethem’s superb new novel stand two extraordinary women. Rose Zimmer, the aptly nicknamed Red Queen of Sunnyside, Queens, is an unreconstructed Communist and mercurial tyrant who terrorizes her neighborhood and her family with the ferocity of her personality and the absolutism of her beliefs. Her brilliant and willful daughter, Miriam, is equally passionate in her activism, but flees Rose’s suffocating influence and embraces the Age of Aquarius counterculture of Greenwich Village. Both women cast spells that entrance or enchain the men in their lives....

    Prix : 32,03 €

    • As She Climbed Across the Table

    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : David Aaron Baker
    • Durée : 5 h et 43 min
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    Philip is in love with Alice. As the novel opens, he is beginning to lose her. Not to another man, as he fears, but to, literally, nothing. Alice is a physicist, and a team at the University where both she and Philip work has created a hole, a vacuum, a doorway of nothingness inside the laboratory. They call it "Lack". Alice becomes obsessed with Lack, as Philip is obsessed by Alice.

    Prix : 20,97 €

    • Lucky Alan

    • And Other Stories
    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Mark Deakins, David Wain, Amy Landecker, and others
    • Durée : 4 h et 19 min
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    The incomparable Jonathan Lethem returns with nine brilliant stories that prove he is a master of the short form as well as the novel.Jonathan Lethem stretches new literary muscles in this scintillating new collection of stories. Some of these tales - such as "Pending Vegan", which wonderfully captures a parental ache and anguish during a family visit to an aquatic theme park - are, in Lethem's words, "obedient (at least outwardly) to realism."

    Prix : 12,57 €

    • The Feral Detective

    • A Novel
    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Zosia Mamet
    • Durée : 8 h et 53 min
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    Phoebe Siegler first meets Charles Heist in a shabby trailer on the eastern edge of Los Angeles. She’s looking for her friend’s missing daughter, Arabella, and hires Heist to help. A laconic loner who keeps his pet opossum in a desk drawer, Heist intrigues the sarcastic and garrulous Phoebe. Reluctantly, he agrees to help. The unlikely pair navigates the enclaves of desert-dwelling vagabonds and finds Arabella is in serious trouble - caught in the middle of a violent standoff that only Heist, mysteriously, can end.

    Prix : 24,57 €

    • Men and Cartoons

    • Stories
    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Jonathan Lethem, David Aaron Baker, Sandra Bernhard
    • Durée : 3 h et 56 min
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    Jonathan Lethem's new collection of stories is a feast for his fans and the perfect introduction for new listeners: a smorgasbord of fantastic, amusing, poignant tales written in a dizzying variety of styles. Lethem is a trailblazer of a new kind of literary fiction, sampling high and low culture to create fictional worlds that are utterly original.

    Prix : 13,11 €

    • The New Yorker, April 7th 2014 (Evan Osnos, Jonathan Lethem, James Surowiecki)

    • De : Evan Osnos, Jonathan Lethem, James Surowiecki
    • Lu par : Todd Mundt
    • Durée : 2 h et 1 min
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    "Health Caring", by Jeffrey Toobin; "In the Room", by John Seabrook; "Punditonomics", by James Surowiecki; "Chemical Valley", by Evan Osnos; "Pending Vegan", by Jonathan Lethem; and "Man Overboard", by David Denby.

    Prix : 5,73 €

    • The New Yorker (December 17, 2007)

    • De : Steve Coll, Ryan Lizza, Nancy Franklin, and others
    • Lu par : Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Durée : 1 h et 57 min
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    There are seven articles in this edition: "Bombs", by Steve Coll; "Return of the Nativist", by Ryan Lizza; "Tubular", by Nancy Franklin; "Journey Into Night", by David Sedaris; "The King of Sentences", by Jonathan Lethem; "None of the Above", by Malcolm Gladwell; and "Hard Life", by David Denby

    Prix : 5,73 €

    • The New Yorker (Mar. 19, 2007)

    • De : Jeffrey Toobin, James Surowiecki, Larissa MacFarquhar, and others
    • Lu par : William Dufris, Christine Marshall
    • Durée : 1 h et 56 min
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    "Verdicts" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Satellite Sisters" by James Surowiecki; "Bag Man" by Larissa MacFarquhar; "Lucky Alan" by Jonathan Lethem; "Salvage Artists" by Paul Goldberger; and "Taking Sides" by David Denby.

    Prix : 5,73 €

    • It Happened in Boston?

    • De : Russell H. Greenan, Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Robert Fass
    • Durée : 10 h et 52 min
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    In this breathtakingly imaginative book - now appearing in audio for the first time - we enter the mind of an unnamed artist of prodigious talent and intelligence who is determined to correct the world's wrongs via a direct confrontation with the Almighty, no matter what the consequences. A spellbinding tale told by a memorably unreliable narrator, It Happened in Boston? places you inside a vivid world that brilliantly and surprisingly interweaves art, genius, love, madness, betrayal, God... and murder.

    Prix : 21,97 €

    • The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye

    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Graham Winton, Kevin R. Free
    • Durée : 7 h et 19 min
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    And in "Forever, Said the Duck," stored computer personalities scheme to break free of their owners. In these and other stories in this striking collection, Jonathan Lethem, author of The Fortress of Solitude and Motherless Brooklyn, draws the reader ever more deeply into his strange, unforgettable world - a trip from which there may be no easy return.

    Prix : 18,44 €

    • Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep

    • Thalia Book Club
    • De : Jonathan Lethem, Judith Freeman, Rich Cohen
    • Lu par : Symphony Space
    • Durée : 1 h et 19 min
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    Chandler's dark first novel is full of endlessly inventive wordplay, with the wry, cynical, private detective Philip Marlowe. Join the investigation with Jonathan Lethem ( Gun, With Occasional Music and Fortress of Solitude), Judith Freeman ( The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and The Woman He Loved), and Rich Cohen ( Sweet and Low: A Family Story) as they compare notes on Chandler's grand style, its place in the mystery canon, and its influence on their work.

    Prix : 4,82 €

    • The Disappointment Artist

    • Selected Unabridged Essays
    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Jonathan Lethem
    • Durée : 3 h et 45 min
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    In a volume he describes as "a series of covert and not-so-covert autobiographical pieces", Jonathan Lethem explores the nature of cultural obsession, in his case, with examples as diverse as western films, comic books, the music of Talking Heads and Pink Floyd, and the New York City subway. Along the way, he shows how each of these "voyages out from himself" have led him home, home to his father's life as a painter, and to the source of his beginnings as a writer.

    Prix : 12,96 €

    • Selected Shorts: Even More Laughs

    • De : T. Coraghessan Boyle, Jonathan Lethem, Miranda July, and others
    • Lu par : Jerry Zaks, Alec Baldwin, Christine Baranski, and others
    • Durée : 3 h et 6 min
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    From silly chuckles to rueful ironic glee to deep cosmic laughter, this new volume of humorous tales samples the best of recent seasons of the popular public radio series Selected Shorts.

    Prix : 19,41 €

    • Amnesia Moon

    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Scott Sowers
    • Durée : 7 h et 10 min
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    In Jonathan Lethem's wryly funny second novel, we meet a young man named Chaos, who's living in a movie theater in post-apocalyptic Wyoming, drinking alcohol, and eating food out of cans. It's an unusual and at times unbearable existence, but Chaos soon discovers that his post-nuclear reality may have no connection to the truth. So he takes to the road with a girl named Melinda in order to find answers.

    Prix : 17,44 €

    • The Fortress of Solitude

    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : David Aaron Baker
    • Durée : 18 h et 34 min
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    This is the story of two boys, Dylan Ebdus and Mingus Rude. They are friends and neighbors, but because Dylan is white and Mingus is black, their friendship is not simple. This is the story of their Brooklyn neighborhood, which is almost exclusively black despite the first whispers of something that will become known as "gentrification."

    Prix : 32,76 €

    • The Ecstasy of Influence

    • Nonfictions, Etc.
    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Jonathan Lethem
    • Durée : 16 h et 24 min
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    A constellation of previously published pieces and new essays as provocative and idiosyncratic as any he’s written, this volume sheds light on an array of topics from sex in cinema to drugs, graffiti, Bob Dylan, cyberculture, 9/11, book touring, and Marlon Brando, as well as on a shelf’s worth of his literary models and contemporaries: Norman Mailer, Paula Fox, Bret Easton Ellis, James Wood, and oth­ers.

    Prix : 29,63 €

    • Chronic City

    • A Novel
    • De : Jonathan Lethem
    • Lu par : Mark Deakins
    • Durée : 14 h et 59 min
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    Chase Insteadman, a handsome, inoffensive fixture on Manhattan's social scene, lives off residuals earned as a child star on a beloved sitcom called Martyr & Pesty. Chase owes his current social cachet to an ongoing tragedy much covered in the tabloids: His teenage sweetheart and fiancée, Janice Trumbull, is trapped by a layer of low-orbit mines on the International Space Station, from which she sends him rapturous and heartbreaking love letters. Like Janice, Chase is adrift, she in Earth's stratosphere, he in a vague routine punctuated by Upper East Side dinner parties.

    Prix : 26,34 €

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