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  • The Arabian Nights

    Burton,Sir Richard Francis

    The Arabian Nights is your magic carpet ride to exotic lands full of wonders and marvels. First collected nearly a thousand years ago, these folktales are presented as stories that crafty Scheherazade tells her husband, King Shahryar, over a...

  • A Treasury Of Irish Fairy And Folk Tales

    Barnes & Noble

    These lrish tales all are reprinted from nineteenth-century sources, but they date back to a centuries-old oral tradition of storytelling that had yet to be committed to the printed page. They were passed down through the ages virtually unaltered and...

  • Fragile Things: Short Fictions And Wonders

    Gaiman,Neil; Gaiman, Neil

    A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night, taking one of the spectators along with it . . . In a novella set two years after the events of American Gods, Shadow pays a visit to an...

  • Psychedelics - Vintage Minis


    In this inspiring, witty and eminently sensible book, Nigella Lawson sets out a manifesto for how to cook (and eat) good food every day with a minimum of fuss. From basic roast chicken and pea risotto to white truffles and Turkish Delight figs,...

  • Listening To The Savage - River Notes And...

    Hurd, Barbara

    Barbara Hurd's Listening to the Savage weaves rich explorations of science, history, mythology, literature, and music. The listening of the book delineates and champions a kind of attentiveness to what is not easily heard and is written in language...

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson - The Major Prose

    Emerson,Ralph Waldo

    Upon its completion, The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1971-2013) was hailed as a major achievement of scholarship and textual editing. Drawing from the ten volumes of the Collected Works, Ronald A. Bosco and Joel Myerson have gathered some...

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  • The Destiny Thief - Essays On Writing,...


    A master of the novel, short story, and memoir, the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Everybody's Fool now gives us his very first collection of personal essays, ranging throughout writing and reading and living. In these nine essays,...

  • Journeying

    Magris, Claudio

    A writer for whom the journey has always mattered reinvents the very form itself in this inviting collection of in-the-moment impressions of his journeys A writer of enormous erudition and wide-ranging travels, Claudio Magris selects for this volume...

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson - The Major Poetry

    Emerson,Ralph Waldo

    Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Major Poetry, like its companion prose volume, presents a selection of definitively edited texts drawn chiefly from the multivolume Collected Works. Accompanying each poem is a headnote prepared by Albert von Frank for the...

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  • Slight Exaggeration - An Essay


    A new essay collection by the noted Polish poetFor Adam Zagajewski--one of Poland's great poets--the project of writing, whether it be poetry or prose, is an occasion to advance what David Wojahn has characterized as his 'restless and quizzical quest...

  • Patchwork - A Bobbie Ann Mason Reader

    Mason, Bobbie Ann

    Bobbie Ann Mason burst onto the American literary scene during a renaissance of short fiction that Raymond Carver called a 'literary phenomenon.' Anne Tyler hailed Mason as 'a full-fledged master of the short story.' Mason's work, charged with a...

  • My Lost Poets - A Life In Poetry

    Levine, Philip

    Essays, speeches, and journal entries from one of our most admired and best-loved poets that illuminate how he came to understand himself as a poet, the events and people that he wrote about, and the older poets who influenced him. In prose both as...

  • The Annotated Poe

    Poe,Edgar Allan

    Edgar Allan Poe is perhaps America's most famous writer. Adapted many times to the stage and screen and an inspiration to countless illustrators, graphic novelists, and musicians, his tales and poems remain a singular presence in popular culture....

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  • The Islands - Six Fictions

    Wall, William

    WINNER OF THE 2017 DRUE HEINZ LITERATURE PRIZE Selected by David Gates William Wall is the first international winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize. 'Suddenly I see weeks that are like years stretch out before me. Islands are, more than...

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  • The Immortal Renshai

    Reichert, Mickey Zucker

    Based on Norse mythology, the third installment of the Renshai saga concludes the tale of three brothers caught in a dangerous magical confrontation, against which humans and elves must band together to preserve their worlds. After a cataclysmic...

  • The Complete Works Of Evelyn Waugh: A Little...

    Waugh, Evelyn

    The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh offers the first scholarly edition of Waugh's work, bringing together all of his extant writings and graphic art: novels, biographies, travel writing, short fiction, essays, articles, reportage, reviews, poems,...

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  • The Good Bohemian - The Letters Of Ida John

    Holroyd, Michael

    Captivatingly fresh and intimate letters from Augustus John's first wife, Ida, reveal the untold story of married life with one of the great artists of the last century.Twelve days before her twenty-fourth birthday, on the foggy morning of Saturday...

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  • The Rub Of Time - Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens,...

    Amis, Martin

    The definitive collection of essays and reportage written during the past thirty years from one of most provocative and widely read writers--with new commentary by the author. For more than thirty years, Martin Amis has turned his keen intellect and...

  • The Letters Of Robert Frost, Volume 2 -...


    The Letters of Robert Frost, Volume 2: 1920-1928 is the second installment of Harvard's five-volume edition of the poet's correspondence. Nearly three hundred letters in the critically-acclaimed first volume had never before been collected; here,...

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  • Aetherial Worlds - Stories

    Tolstaya, Tatyana

    From one of modern Russia's finest writers, a spellbinding collection of eighteen stories, her first to be translated into English in more than twenty years. Ordinary realities and yearnings to transcend them lead to miraculous other worlds in this...

  • Ladies Night At The Dreamland

    Livingston, Sonja

    At the Dreamland, women and girls flicker from the shadows to take their proper place in the spotlight. In this lyrical collection, Sonja Livingston weaves together strands of research and imagination to conjure figures from history, literature,...

  • Brooding - Arias, Choruses, Lullabies,...

    Martone, Michael

    This collection of more than twenty-five essays, both meditative and formally inventive, considers all kinds of subjects: everyday objects such as keys and hats, plus concepts of time and place; the memoir; writing; the essay itself; and Michael...

  • Hesiodic Voices - Studies In The Ancient...


    This book selects central texts illustrating the literary reception of Hesiod's Works and Days in antiquity and considers how these moments were crucial in fashioning the idea of 'didactic literature'. A central chapter considers the development of...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 43 (Classic...


    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 43 Art. I. 1. fl History of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, from its Exploration and Settlement by the Whites, to the Close of the Northwestern Campaign, in 1813; with an Introduction, exhibiting the...

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  • The New Atlantis And The City Of The Sun -...

    Bacon, Francis

    In this collection of landmark utopian works, two authors from the Age of Reason and Enlightenment envision their own philosophical and intellectual utopias. Calabrian monk Tomasso Campanella was a student of logic and physics while Englishman...

  • Pops - Fatherhood In Pieces

    Chabon, Michael

    'Magical prose stylist' Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) delivers a collection of essays--heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise--on the meaning of fatherhood, anchored by the viral sensation, 'My Son, The Prince of Fashion.'For the...

  • Beautiful Days - Stories

    Oates, Joyce Carol

    A new collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize-winning 'Undocumented Alien'The diverse stories of Beautiful Days, Joyce Carol Oates explore the most secret, intimate, and...

  • Memoirs Of The Life And Writings Of The Right...

    Watkins, John

    Excerpt from Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: With Anecdotes of Some of His Contemporaries Poetry, especially heroical, the Bacon, seems to be raised altogether from a noble foundation, which makes much for the...

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  • The Life, Writings, Opinions, And Times Of...

    Byron, Lord

    Excerpt from The Life, Writings, Opinions, and Times of the the Right Hon. George Noel Byron, Lord Byron, Vol. 2 of 3: Including, in Its Most Extensive Biography, Anecdotes, and Memories of the Lives of the Most Eminent and Eccentric, Public and...

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  • Unclean Jobs For Women And Girls - Stories

    Nutting, Alissa

    In this darkly comic and surreal collection from celebrated author Alissa Nutting, misfit women scramble for agency in a series of uncanny circumstancesThroughout these breathtakingly creative seventeen stories spread across time, space, and...

  • The History Of The Boston Athenaeum - With...

    Quincy, Josiah

    Excerpt from The History of the Boston Athenaeum: With Biographical Notices of Its Deceased Founders Tua occasion and motives for preparing this His tory and the subjoined Biographical Notices will ap pear from the following statements. The comer...

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  • Black Ink - Literary Legends On The Peril,...

    Oliver, Stephanie Stokes

    Spanning over 250 years of history, Black Ink traces black literature in America from Frederick Douglass to Ta-Nehisi Coates in this masterful collection of twenty-five illustrious and moving essays on the power of the written word. Throughout...

  • Guardian Angels And Other Monsters

    Wilson, Daniel H

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse comes a fascinating and fantastic collection that explores complex emotional and intellectual landscapes at the intersection of artificial intelligence and human life. A VINTAGE BOOKS...

  • The Crimes Of England (Classic Reprint)

    Chesterton, Gilbert K

    Excerpt from The Crimes of England The English, the English captain having de liberately tried to drown himself and some thousand Of his own countrymen in order to cause an exchange Of stiff notes between Mr. Wilson and the Kaiser. If this...

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  • Last Day On Earth - Stories

    Puchner, Eric

    From the award-winning author of Music Through the Floor and Model Home, a riveting and profoundly moving story collection by a writer 'uncannily in tune with the heartbreak and absurdity of domestic life' (Los Angeles Times). A boy on the edge of...

  • The Letters Of Sylvia Plath Volume 1 -...

    Plath, Sylvia

    A major literary event: the first volume in the definitive, complete collection of the letters of Sylvia Plath--most never before seen.One of the most beloved poets of the modern age, Sylvia Plath continues to inspire and fascinate the literary...

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  • American Notes


    'This is not the republic of my imagination,' Charles Dickens noted ruefully of his 1842 visit to the United States. His American Notes forms a stinging reproof of the country's embrace of slavery, its corrupt press and woeful sanitary conditions,...

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  • Night And Day

    Woolf, Virginia

    A romantic comedy in which the central characters have a distinctly unromantic disposition, Night and Day was Virginia Woolf's second novel. Written during the First World War, the novel is set in the suffrage campaign of the pre-war years. Often...

  • The Rambler, Vol. 1 Of 4 (Classic Reprint)

    Johnson, Samuel

    Excerpt from The Rambler, Vol. 1 of 4 The battle join, and, in a moment's flight, Death, or a joyful conqueft, ends the fight. Francis. The quefiion concerning the meiit of the day is fpon decided, and we are not condemned to toil through half a folio...

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  • South And West - From A Notebook

    Didion, Joan

    National Bestseller Joan Didion has always kept notebooks--of overheard dialogue, interviews, drafts of essays, copies of articles. South and West gives us two extended excerpts from notebooks she kept in the 1970s; read together, they form a...

  • The World To Come - Stories

    Shepard, Jim

    In The World to Come, Jim Shepard ('Without a doubt the most ambitious story writer in America' --The Daily Beast) traverses both borders and centuries. Seamlessly inhabiting a multitude of disparate men and women, he gives voice to visionaries,...

  • Hell's Cartographers

    Aldiss, Brian

    What motivates great science-fiction writers? Why did they choose the genre? Where do they get their ideas? In this illuminating volume, six bestselling authors provide lively personal histories that provide fascinating insights into the creative...

  • Science And Culture, And Other Essays...

    Huxley, Thomas Henry

    Excerpt from Science and Culture, and Other Essays III -technical education An Address delivered to the Working Men' s Club and Insti tute, December 1, int - Nineteenth Century, 1878. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of...

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  • Histoire De La Litterature Anglaise, Vol. 3...

    Taine, Hippolyte

    Excerpt from Histoire de la Litterature Anglaise, Vol. 3 IV. Bassesses, cruautes, brutalites, debauches de la cour. Roches ter, sa vie, ses poemes, son style, sa morale. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and...

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