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Ethan Frome, Summer, Bunner Sisters

Written by Edith Wharton
Introduction by Hermione Lee


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: February 5, 2008
Price: $22.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-26825-9 (0-307-26825-X)

These brilliantly wrought, tragic novellas explore the repressed emotions and destructive passions of working-class people far removed from the social milieu usually inhabited by Edith Wharton’s characters. Ethan Frome is one of Wharton’s most famous works; it is a tightly constructed and almost unbearably heartbreaking story of forbidden love in a... Read more >
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The House of Mirth

Written by Edith Wharton


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $9.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-94952-3 (0-307-94952-4)

Set among the glittering salons of Gilded Age New York, Edith Wharton’s most popular novel is a moving indictment of a society whose soul-crushing limitations destroy a woman too spirited to be contained by them.

The beautiful, much-desired Lily Bart has been raised to be one of the perfect wives of the... Read more >
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Here is New York

Written by E.B. White
Introduction by Roger Angell


Format: Hardcover, 58 pages
Publisher: Little Bookroom
On Sale: January 1, 2000
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-892145-02-4 (1-892145-02-2)

Perceptive, funny, and nostalgic, E.B. White’s stroll around Manhattan remains the quintessential love letter to the city, written by one of America’s foremost literary figures. The New York Times has named Here is New York one of the ten best books ever written about the metropolis, and The New Yorker calls... Read more >
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Here is New York

Written by E.B. White
Introduction by Roger Angell


Format: eBook, 58 pages
Publisher: Little Bookroom
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 978-1-59017-479-1 (1-59017-479-8)

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Perceptive, funny, and nostalgic, E.B. White’s stroll around Manhattan remains the quintessential love letter to the city, written by one of America’s foremost literary figures. The New York Times has named Here is New York one... Read more >
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Opal
The Journal of an Understanding Heart
Written by Opal Whiteley


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Potter Style
On Sale: October 3, 1995
Price: $11.00
ISBN: 978-0-517-88516-1 (0-517-88516-6)

These words are taken from the turn-of-the-century diary of an extraordinary six-year-old girl named Opal Whiteley. Orphaned and lonely, she took solace in nature, writing about her vivid inner life with exceptional beauty, sensitivity, and soul. When the diary was discovered in 1920, it became an overnight sensation. Now, almost a... Read more >
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The Crisis Reader
Stories, Poetry, and Essays from the N.A.A.C.P.'s Crisis Magazine
Written by Dr. Sondra Kathryn Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 26, 1999
Price: $23.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-75231-5 (0-375-75231-5)

After its start in 1910, The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races magazine became the major outlet for works by African American writers and intellectuals. In 1920, Langston Hughes's poem "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" was published in The Crisis and W. E. B. Du Bois, the magazine's editor, wrote... Read more >
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