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Fatherhood

Fatherhood

A celebration of fathers and fatherhood, this one-of-a-kind anthology features the richly varied voices of daughters and sons, and of fathers and grandfathers themselves....

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A Book of Nonsense

A Book of Nonsense

The owls, hen, larks, and their nests in his beard, are among the fey fauna and peculiar persons inhabiting the uniquely inspired nonsense rhymes and drawings of...

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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumes 1 to 3 (of six)

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumes 1 to 3 (of six)

(Book Jacket Status: Unjacketed) Volumes 1, 2, and 3 of the Bury Text, in a boxed set. Introduction by Hugh Trevor-Roper

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Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales

Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, and Snow White are among the jewels we owe to the German brothers Grimm, who began in the first decade of the 19th century to...

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The Trial

The Trial

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)The story of the mysterious indictment, trial, and reckoning forced upon Joseph K. in Franz Kafka’s The Trial is one of...

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Poems of the American West

Poems of the American West

In this provocative and thoughtful anthology, many voices join in illuminating the remarkably vast and varied American West. The verse collected here ranges from American...

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The Aeneid

The Aeneid

 In dramatic and narrative power, Virgil’s Aeneid is the equal of its great Homeric predecessors, The Iliad and The Odyssey. It surpasses them, however,...

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Mr. Sampath-The Printer of Malgudi, The Financial Expert, Waiting for the Mahatma

Mr. Sampath-The Printer of Malgudi, The Financial Expert, Waiting for the Mahatma

In the novels of R. K. Narayan (1906-2001), the forefather of modern Indian fiction, human-scale hopes and epiphanies express the promise of a nation as it awakens to its place in the world. The three...

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Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

In a novella which remains highly controversial to this day, Conrad explores the relations between Africa and Europe. On the surface, this is a horrifying tale of colonial exploitation. The narrator, Marlowe journeys...

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The Awakening

The Awakening

Kate Chopin's riveting, daring story of one woman's search for personal freedom was so far ahead of its time that its publication in 1899 aroused a storm of controversy violent enough to end its...

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The Leopard

The Leopard

The Sicilian prince, Don Fabrizio, hero of Lampedusa's great and only novel, is described as enormous in size, in intellect, and in sensuality. The book he inhabits shares his dimensions...

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Brave New World

Brave New World

A towering classic of dystopian satire, BRAVE NEW WORLD is a brilliant and terrifying vision of a soulless society—and of one man who discovers the human costs of mindless...

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Collected Stories

Collected Stories

Encompassing a period of almost fifty years, the stories of Henry James represent the most remarkable feat of sustained literary creation in modern times. For sheer richness, variety and intensity, they have no equal in fiction, enabling us to trace the evolution of a...

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Doctor Thorne

Doctor Thorne

Doctor Thorne (1858), the third novel in Anthony Trollope’s Barsetshire series, was the best-selling of his forty-seven novels during his lifetime, and remains one of his...

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Blues Poems

Blues Poems

Born in African American work songs, field hollers, and the powerful legacy of the spirituals, the blues traveled the country from the Mississippi delta to “Sweet Home Chicago,”...

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Eliot: Poems

Eliot: Poems

T. S. Elliot (1888-1965) was the dominant force in twentieth-century British and American poetry. With poems such as “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,”...

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Women in Love

Women in Love

Women in Love, the novel that D. H. Lawrence considered his best, is a powerful portrayal of two couples dynamically engaged in a struggle with themselves, with each other, and with life’s...

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Irish Poems

Irish Poems

Irish Poems is a treasury of poetry from the Emerald Isle, stretching back fourteen centuries. From the romantic ballad to the rebel song, from devotional Christian...

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The Awkward Age

The Awkward Age

Henry James had arrived at such mastery of the forms and uses of fiction by the time he published The Awkward Age in 1899 that this story of a young girl introduced into a casually...

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The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders (1887) was Thomas Hardy's own favorite among his stories, and no other book of his more fully represents the many sides of his genius. This portrait...

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Stories of the Sea

Stories of the Sea

A gathering of the best maritime fiction from the last two hundred years: tales of shipwrecks and storms at sea, of creatures from the deep, of voyages that test human limits on the wild...

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Comedies, vol. 2

Comedies, vol. 2

Shakespeare’s later comedies were written at the astonishing pace of about two plays a year. In them, he moves beyond the farce of his earlier comedies to richer and more varied dramas. These range from the famous “problem...

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The Oresteia

The Oresteia

One of the founding documents of Western culture and the only surviving ancient Greek trilogy, the Oresteia of Aeschylus is one of the great tragedies of all time.The three...

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Tennyson: Poems

Tennyson: Poems

Alfred, Lord Tennyson was a more complex writer than his status as Queen Victoria’s favorite poet might suggest. Though capable of rendering rapture and delight in...

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