The Lost Language of CranesThe Lost Language of Cranes
David Leavitt
Set in the 1980s against the backdrop of a swiftly gentrifying Manhattan, The Lost Language of Cranes tells the story of twenty-five-year-old Philip Benjamin, who realizes he must come out to his parents after falling in love for the first time with a man. Philip's parents are facing their own problems: pressure from developers and the loss of thei ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2014-06-03 | ISBN-13: 9781620407028

David Leavitt

Number of pages: 198 | Publication Date: 1997-04-01 | ISBN-13: 9780395837047

Apartment in Athens (New York Review Books Classics)Apartment in Athens (New York Review Books Classics)
by Glenway Wescott, David Leavitt
Like Wescott's extraordinary novella The Pilgrim Hawk (which Susan Sontag described in The New Yorker as belonging "among the treasures of 20th-century American literature"), Apartment in Athens concerns an unusual triangular relationship. In this story about a Greek couple in Nazi-occupied Athens who must share their living quarters with a German ...
Number of pages: 296 | Publication Date: 2004-04-30 | ISBN-13: 9781590170816

The Page TurnerThe Page Turner
David Leavitt

Number of pages: 244 | Publication Date: 1998-04-01 | ISBN-13: 9780395752852

Italian PleasuresItalian Pleasures
by David Leavitt, Mark Mitchell
An anthology of fifty witty and engaging essays and reminiscences captures the delights of Italy, sharing thoughts on such topics as cappuccino, window shopping, pasta, umbrella pines, and other aspects of the Italian landscape, people, and culture. IP. ...
Number of pages: 143 | Publication Date: 1996-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9780811812276

The Man Who Knew Too MuchThe Man Who Knew Too Much
David Leavitt
A "skillful and literate" (New York Times Book Review) biography of the persecuted genius who helped create the modern computer. To solve one of the great mathematical problems of his day, Alan Turing proposed an imaginary computer. Then, attempting to break a Nazi code during World War II, he successfully designed and built one, thus ensuring the ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2006-11-17 | ISBN-13: 9780739471951

David Leavitt
Why has Florence always drawn so many English and American visitors? (At the turn of the century, the Anglo-American population numbered more than thirty thousand.) Why have men and women fleeing sex scandals traditionally settled here? What is it about Florence that has made it so fascinating--and so repellent--to artists and writers over the year ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2015-10-13 | ISBN-13: 9781632863751

While England SleepsWhile England Sleeps
David Leavitt
Set against the rise of fascism in 1930s Europe, While England Sleeps tells the story of a love affair between Brian Botsford, an upper-class young English writer, and Edward Phelan, an idealistic employee of the London Underground and member of the Communist Party. Though far better educated than Edward, Brian is also far more callow, convinced th ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2014-06-03 | ISBN-13: 9781620407080

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