Summary: Author looks at libraries from fifteen distinct perspectives.
Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2008
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Summary: After testing scores of prostitutes, Mateo Colombo, a 16th century Italian physician, finally discovers the organ governing woman's love--the clitoris. But the publication of his discovery attracts the attention of the Inquisition, Colombo is thrown in jail for heresy and must find a way to clear his name.
Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1998
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Summary: The novel’s central character, Augusto, is a pampered, aimless young man who falls in love with Eugenia, a woman he randomly spots on the street. Augusto’s absurd infatuation offers an irresistible target for the philosophical ruminations of Unamuno’s characters, including Eugenia’s guardian-aunt and “theoretical anarchist” uncle, Augusto’s comical servants, and his best friend, Victor, an...
Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press 2017