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This Is Not Fame
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Doug Stanhope
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-05 - Publisher: Da Capo Press

As his legions of devoted fans (known as "termites") already know, Doug Stanhope lives in an interesting world, a "cult legend" who nonetheless commands an audience that is larger than many mainstream stars. That's because Stanhope built his career from the ground up, playing the dive-iest dives and most decrepit
This Is Not Fame
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Doug Stanhope
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-05 - Publisher: Hachette UK

An unfiltered, unapologetic, hilarious, and sometimes obscene assemblage of tales from the down-and-dirty traveling comedy circuit Doug Stanhope has been drunkenly stumbling down the back roads and dark alleys of stand-up comedy for over a quarter of a century, roads laden with dank bars, prostitutes, cheap drugs, farm animals, evil
Infinite Jest
Language: en
Pages: 1104
Authors: David Foster Wallace
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-14 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'A writer of virtuostic talents who can seemingly do anything' New York Times 'Wallace is a superb comedian of culture . . . his exuberance and intellectual impishness are a delight' James Wood, Guardian 'He induces the kind of laughter which, when read in bed with a sleeping partner, wakes
The Wisdom of Life
Language: en
Pages: 108
Authors: Arthur Schopenhauer
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-10 - Publisher: Cosimo Classics

A disciple of Kant and a significant factor in shaping Nietzsche's thinking, Arthur Schopenhauer worked from the foundation that all knowledge derives from our experience of the world, but that our experience is necessarily subjective and formed by our own intellect and biases: reality, therefore, is but an extension of
Tolstoy and Tolstaya
Language: en
Pages: 510
Authors: Andrew Donskov
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-23 - Publisher: University of Ottawa Press

Both Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy (1828–1910) and his wife Sofia Andreevna Tolstaya (1844–1919) were prolific letterwriters. Lev Nikolaevich wrote approximately 10,000 letters over his lifetime — 840 of these addressed to his wife. Letters written by (or to) Sofia Andreevna over her lifetime also numbered in the thousands. When Tolstaya published