Powers, Richard

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Bewilderment

Writing with the same remarkable attention to detail found in his Pulitzer Prize–winning The Overstory, Powers has created a world and characters that will suck readers in and keep them fixed until the literally bitter end.
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The Overstory

Whereas Powers dissected the human brain's mysterious capacity to prescind subject from object in his National Book Award-winning The Echo Makers, here he pens a deep meditation on the irreparable psychic damage that manifests in our unmitigated separation from nature.
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New Brazilian House

Of appeal to architects, interior designers, and the design conscious.
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Orfeo

Recommended for larger libraries. ["A very well-written and philosophical work," read the review of the Norton hc, LJ 11/15/13.]
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Orfeo

This latest from National Book Award winner Powers (The Echo Maker) is concerned with advanced scientific technologies and musical theory that allow the author to riff on arcane vocabularies, but the stories of the Elses and their friends provide another, more human dimension to this very well-written and philosophical work. [See Prepub Alert, 7/8/13.]
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The Iconic Interior: Private Spaces of Leading Artists, Architects, and Designers

With such a detailed description of the best of the best in 20th-century interior design and the range of styles represented, this book is an outstanding reference and fulfills Bradbury's intention of encouraging both amateurs and professionals to take a bold approach to design.
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