Cali's Picks

Cali photo - black and white image, facing forwardCali is a barista and bookseller at Malaprop's. She enjoys making mead, music, and merry. She has been a bookseller for almost 15 years, and enjoys reading the Lake Poets, American Transcendentalists, and contemporary psychoanalysts. Her favourite activities are foraging and cooking with her partner.






The Complete Poems By Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Keach (Editor) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140423532
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 1st, 1997

This collection casts fresh light on Coleridge's nuances and motivations, revealing him to be far more than merely the "metaphysical dreamer". A timeless collection with a useful index.

Simulacra and Simulation (The Body, In Theory: Histories of Cultural Materialism) By Jean Baudrillard, Sheila Faria Glaser (Translated by) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780472065219
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Published: University of Michigan Press - December 22nd, 1994

A vital leap in our understanding of postmodernity, as Baudrillard demonstrates our world's increasingly symbolic parameters, and reveals a masterpiece theory of contemporary culture, which relies on transposing economic ideologies concerning cultural production with notions of cultural expenditure.  A radical rethinking of cultural theory.

Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996 By Seamus Heaney Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374526788
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 25th, 1999

Heaney's own selections from twelve previous books of poetry, as well as passages from two of his essential translations, and some previously-uncollected poems.  Strength and pithy colour gush in his short lines and powerful imagery.