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The Richest Man In Babylon - Original Edition

by George S Clason Bookjack (October 24, 2020)

The Richest Man in Babylon, based on ?Babylonian parables?, has been hailed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth. In simple language, these...


The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn & Frederick Davidson Caedmon (October 13, 2020)

?BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY.? ?Time

Volume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of...


The Gulag Archipelago Volume 2

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn & Frederick Davidson Caedmon (October 13, 2020)

?BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY.? ?Time

Volume 2 of the Nobel Prize-winner?s towering masterpiece: the story of Solzhenitsyn's entrance into the Soviet prison camps, where he would remain for nearly...


100 Books You Must Read Before You Die [volume 1]

by E. M. Forster, Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle & Fyodor Dostoyevsky et al. Yellowed Paper Books (September 27, 2020)

This 1st volume of contains the following 50 works, arranged alphabetically by authors? last names: Alcott, Louisa May: Little Women Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice Austen, Jane: Emma Balzac, Honoré de: Father...


50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die vol: 1 (2020 Edition)

by Joseph Conrad, D. H. Lawrence, George Eliot & Leo Tolstoy et al. Dxbooks (September 27, 2020)

This book contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names - The Divine Comedy [Dante Alighieri] - Emma [Jane Austen] - Persuasion [Jane Austen] - Pride and Prejudice [Jane Austen]...


The Richest Man in Babylon

by George S. Clason Biblioteq (September 18, 2020)

Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. Countless readers have been helped...


Cassandra Speaks

by Elizabeth Lesser & Xe Sands HarperAudio (September 15, 2020)

What story would Eve have told about picking the apple? Why is Pandora blamed for opening the box? And what about the fate of Cassandra who was blessed with knowing the future but cursed so that no one believed...


The Writer's Library

Don't Panic

by Neil Gaiman & Simon Jones HarperAudio (August 11, 2020)

Now in audiobook for the first time ever! Read by Simon Jones, the original ?Arthur Dent,? and written by #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, Don?t Panic is the definitive chronicle of all things...


Hobbit Virtues

by Christopher A. Snyder Pegasus Books (August 04, 2020)

A response to our fractured political discourse, Hobbit Virtues speaks to the importance of “virtue ethics” by examining the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien—with particular attention to his hobbits.

Tolkien’s...


The Magic of Terry Pratchett

by Marc Burrows White Owl (July 30, 2020)

The Magic Of Terry Pratchett is the first full biography of Sir Terry Pratchett ever written. Sir Terry was Britain’s best-selling living author*, and before his death in 2015 had sold more than 85 million...


A Little History of Poetry

by John Carey & Ralph Lister Blackstone Publishing (July 21, 2020)

A vital, engaging, and hugely enjoyable guide to poetry, from ancient times to the present, by one of our greatest champions of literature

What is poetry? If music is sound organized in a particular way, poetry...


Character

by Marjorie Garber Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 13, 2020)

A spirited, engaging investigation into the concept of character, an enduring human obsession in literature, psychology, politics, and everyday life

What is ?character?? How can it be measured, improved, or built?...


Au Revoir, Tristesse

by Viv Groskop Abrams Press (June 08, 2020)

A lighthearted look at how to bring more humor, happiness, and joie de vivre into our lives through French literature

 

Like many people the world over, Viv Groskop wishes she was a little more French. A writer,...


Varro varius

by D.J. Butterfield Cambridge Philological Society (May 31, 2020)

Rome produced no man more erudite, eclectic, and energetic than Marcus Terentius Varro (116-24 BC). Over a long and busy life, set against the backdrop of near-constant social and political upheaval, Varro studied...


How to Read Nonfiction Like a Professor

by Thomas C. Foster & David de Vries HarperAudio (May 26, 2020)

The New York Times bestselling author of How to Read Literature Like a Professor uses the same skills to teach how to access accurate information in a rapidly changing 24/7 news cycle and become better readers,...


50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die vol: 3 (2020 Edition)

by Grant Allen, Lucius Apuleius, Marcus Aurelius & Jane Austen et al. Dxbooks (May 05, 2020)

This book contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names - What's Bred in the Bone [Grant Allen] - The Golden Ass [Lucius Apuleius] - Meditations [Marcus Aurelius] - Northanger Abbey...


Unfinished Business

by Vivian Gornick Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2020)

One of our most beloved writers reassess the electrifying works of literature that have shaped her life.

"I sometimes think I was born reading...I can't remember the time when I didn't have a book in my hands,...


Scandinavian Noir

by Wendy Lesser Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 04, 2020)

"Even those unmoved by its subject will thrill to [Scandinavian Noir], a beautifully crafted inquiry into fiction, reality, crime and place . . . Perhaps when it comes to fiction and reality, what we need most...


Miorita

by Ernest Latham, Alexandru & Laurence Salzmann Center for Romanian Studies (May 01, 2020)

This book by words and photographs illustrates and explains the central role of the ballad Miori?a in Romanian culture. By combining the insights of an American and a Romanian scholar with a vision of Romanian...


Britain and Welsh Triads

by I. Morganwg & J.Rhys Lm Publishers (April 07, 2020)

There are three pillars of the social state in the Isle of Britain: the voice of the country, royalty, and judicature, according to the regulation of Prydain the son of Aedd the Great...

The three heroic sovereigns...


Sensuous Knowledge

by Minna Salami & Robin Miles HarperAudio (March 31, 2020)

The creator of the internationally popular, multiple award-winning blog MsAfropolitan applies an Africa-centered feminist sensibility to issues of racism and sexism, challenging our illusions about oppression...


The End of the Novel of Love

by Vivian Gornick Picador (March 02, 2020)

A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, Vivian Gornick's The End of the Novel of Love explores the meaning of love and marriage as literary themes in the twentieth century.

In The...


Too Much

by Rachel Vorona Cote & Suehyla El Attar Grand Central Publishing (February 25, 2020)

Lacing cultural criticism, Victorian literature, and storytelling together, "TOO MUCH spills over: with intellect, with sparkling prose, and with the brainy arguments of Vorona Cote, who posits that women are...


Too Much

by Rachel Vorona Cote Grand Central Publishing (February 24, 2020)

Lacing cultural criticism, Victorian literature, and storytelling together, "TOO MUCH spills over: with intellect, with sparkling prose, and with the brainy arguments of Vorona Cote, who posits that women are...


Walt Whitman Speaks

Too Much

by Rachel Vorona Cote Grand Central Publishing (January 28, 2020)

Lacing cultural criticism, Victorian literature, and storytelling together, TOO MUCH explores how culture corsets women's bodies, souls, and sexualities--and how we might finally undo the strings.

A weeping woman...


The Making of Poetry

by Adam Nicolson & Tom Hammick Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 20, 2020)

Brimming with poetry, art, and nature writing--Wordsworth and Coleridge as you've never seen them before

June 1797 to September 1798 is the most famous year in English poetry. Out of it came Samuel Taylor Coleridge's...


Coventry

by Rachel Cusk & Antonia Beamish Blackstone Publishing (December 31, 2019)

From Rachel Cusk, her first collection of essays about motherhood, marriage, feminism, and art

Rachel Cusk redrew the boundaries of fiction with the Outline trilogy, three "literary masterpieces" (Washington...


Monster, She Wrote

by Lisa Kröger, Melanie R. Anderson & Erin Bennett Blackstone Publishing (December 17, 2019)

Satisfy your craving for extraordinary authors and exceptional fiction: Meet the women writers who defied convention to craft some of literature's strangest tales, from Frankenstein to The Haunting of Hill House...


Alice Adams

by Carol Sklenicka Scribner (December 03, 2019)

“Nobody writes better about falling in love than Alice Adams,” a New York Times critic said of the prolific short-story writer and bestselling novelist whose dozens of published stories and eleven novels...


Alice Adams

by Carol Sklenicka Scribner (December 03, 2019)

“Nobody writes better about falling in love than Alice Adams,” a New York Times critic said of the prolific short-story writer and bestselling novelist whose dozens of published stories and eleven novels...


Genius and Ink: Virginia Woolf on How to Read

by Virginia Woolf TLS Books (November 28, 2019)

FOREWORD BY ALI SMITH

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY FRANCESCA WADE

Who better to serve as a guide to great books and their authors than Virginia Woolf?

In the early years of its existence, the Times Literary Supplement...


Axel's Castle

by Edmund Wilson & Mary Gordon Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2019)

Published in 1931, Axel's Castle was Edmund Wilson's first book of literary criticism--a landmark book that explores the evolution of the French Symbolist movement and considers its influence on six major twentieth-century...


Bowie's Bookshelf

by John O'Connell Gallery Books (November 12, 2019)

Named one of Entertainment Weekly’s 12 biggest music memoirs this fall. “An artful and wildly enthralling path for Bowie fans in particular and book lovers in general.” --Publishers Weekly (starred review)...


The Zen of R2-D2

by Matthew Bortolin Wisdom Publications (November 12, 2019)

Entertaining and engaging, this new follow-up to Wisdom’s bestseller The Dharma of Star Wars stands on its own and will captivate a broad audience with the Star Wars story from a Buddhist perspective.

Did...


Bowie's Bookshelf

by John O'Connell Gallery Books (November 12, 2019)


The American Earthquake

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 11, 2019)

The American Earthquake amply conveys the astonishing breadth of Edmund Wilson's talent, provides an unparalleled vision of one of the most troubling periods in American history, and, perhaps inadvertently,...


Long Live Latin

by Nicola Gardini & Todd Portnowitz Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 11, 2019)

A lively exploration of the joys of a not-so-dead language

From the acclaimed novelist and Oxford professor Nicola Gardini, a personal and passionate look at the Latin language: its history, its authors, its...


Patriotic Gore

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 11, 2019)

Featuring critical and biographical portraits of notable figures of the American Civil War, Patriotic Gore remains one of Edmund Wilson's greatest achievements. Considered one of the 100 Best Nonfiction books...


The Twenties

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 11, 2019)

In these pages, The Twenties: From Notebooks and Diaries of the Period, the preeminent literary critic Edmund Wilson gives us perhaps the largest authentic document of the time, the dazzling observations of...


Classics and Commercials

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 11, 2019)

Classics and Commercials: A Literary Chronicle of the Forties showcases Edmund Wilson's critical writings spanning decades and continents. Many of these essays first appeared in the New Yorker.

Here is Wilson...


The Thirties

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 11, 2019)

From one of America's greatest literary critics comes Edmund Wilson's insightful and candid record of the 1930's, The Thirties: From Notebooks and Diaries of the Period.

Here, continuing from Wilson's previous...


The Bit Between My Teeth

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 11, 2019)

The Bit Between My Teeth: A Literary Chronicle of 1950-1965 collects Edmund Wilson's masterful essays written during a fifteen year span.

Originally published in leading periodicals like the New Republic, the...


Letters on Literature and Politics, 1912-1972

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2019)

Letters on Literature and Politics, 1912-1972 contains a selection of the literary critic and author Edmund Wilson's personal correspondence.

As editor Leon Edel states in his introduction to these papers: "More...


O Canada

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2019)

The esteemed American literary critic Edmund Wilson in depth study of Canadian literature, O Canada.

O Canada is made up of studies of Canadian writers and books, mostly contemporary. It represents perhaps the...


The Wound and the Bow

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2019)

The Wound and the Bow contains seven essays by "The greatest literary critic of the twentieth century." -New York magazine.

Combining biographical and critical sketches, Edmund Wilson writes brilliantly on a...


Shakespeare's Library

by Stuart Kells & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (October 22, 2019)

From acclaimed author and ardent bibliophile Stuart Kells comes an exploration of the quest to find the personal library of the world's greatest writer.

Millions of words of scholarship have been expended on...


On Nineteen Eighty-Four

by D.J. Taylor Abrams Press (October 21, 2019)

From the author of the definitive biography of George Orwell, a captivating account of the origin and enduring power of his landmark dystopian novel 

Since its publication nearly 70 years ago, George Orwell’s...


Meander, Spiral, Explode

by Jane Alison & Bernadette Dunne Blackstone Publishing (October 15, 2019)

"Doctors don't imitate Galen. Why should writers follow Aristotle? Jane Alison in her fresh, original book about narrative is our new Aristotle." -Edmund White, author of The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading...