Alfred A. Knopf

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Running Tide
The 1984 Olympic marathon winner recounts the turbulent course of her sports career, discusses her t..
The Plague Dogs
Snitter and Rowf, escapees from a vivisection lab, make for the desolate heaths and the windy countr..
Crossing the Threshold of Hope
Fifteen years into his Papacy, and on the eve of the third millennium, Pope John Paul II goes to the..
Gertrude and Claudius
John Updikes's nineteenth novel tells the story of Claudius and Gertrude, King and Queen of Denmark,..
A short history of the printed word.
Discusses the technical innovations which have furthered the evolution of printing from the first al..
Flashman at the Charge
George MacDonald Fraser's famous Flashman series appearing for the first time in B-format with an ex..
So Long, See You Tomorrow      (Hardcover)
The Winds of Mara
The Man Who Walked Through Time (1967) -- guide, hiker and amateur naturalist -- returns to Africa, ..
The Arts of David Levine
Perfect for artists, illustrators, art and art history students and art lovers! Over-sized book,205 ..
One Thousand Avant-Garde Plays
Brief plays and skits deal with imperial and modern China, seventeenth century Spain, costume histor..
The Chess Mysteries of the Arabian Knights
Chess problems in retrograde analysis occur in new Arabian Knights stories in which the chess pieces..
Sputnik Sweetheart
Combining the early, straightforward seductions of Norwegian Wood and the complex mysteries of The W..
The Sea Beggars
In the low Countries during the sixteenth century, Jan van Cleef and his sister, Hanneke, become inv..
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
A fictionalized portrait of the legendary outlaw Jesse James, his violent career, and his murderer, ..
Hugging the Shore: Essays and Criticism
Composed chiefly of Updike's book reviews of the past eight years, this collection includes pieces o..
The Realms of Gold
English archaeologist Frances Wingate, divorced mother of four, and distinguished scholar Karel Schm..
The Shock of the New: The Hundred-Year History of Modern Art, Its Rise, Its Dazzling Achievement, Its Fall
In the splendid tradition of Kenneth Clark's Civilisation and Jacob Bronowski's The Ascent of Man, h..
The Andromeda Strain
This book recounts the five-day history of a major American scientific crisis. As in most crises, th..
The Other
Entranced and terrified, the reader of The Other is swept up in the life of a Connecticut country to..
Eva Luna
An exotic dance that beguiles and entices... The enchanted and enchanting account of a  contemporary..