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A celebration of writing from the edge of everything.

Each little book in the Penguin Modern series offers a concentrated hit of its author’s work. From letters to travelogues, short stories to speeches, poetry to ponderings, profundity to whimsy – look inside and discover the ground-breaking writers who today define the radical spirit of Penguin Modern Classics.

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