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Humiliation (Paperback)

$14.00
ISBN-13: 9780312429225
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Picador, 8/2011
Super cringe-worthy television shows like The Office (U.S. or U.K. -- take your pick) have become a part of pop culture. Koestenbaum’s collection of essays (or fugues) are an equally hilarious and depressing analysis of a very universally human experience.

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9780375724404
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Vintage, 10/2001
While it may not be the best introduction to Ishiguro's work, it is the perfect example of his trademark style. His writing is flawless and cool, elegant and detached his characters are fully realized and enigmatic. I could not put this lovely book down.