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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Written by Mark Twain
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553211436
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Written by Mark Twain


Format: Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 1, 1983
Price: $4.95

This novel tells the story of Hank Morgan, the quintessential self-reliant New Englander who brings to King Arthur’s Age of Chivalry the “great and beneficent” miracles of nineteenth-century engineering and American ingenuity. Through the collision of past and present, Twain exposes the insubstantiality of both utopias, destroying the myth of the... Read more >
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Purgatorio
Purgatorio
Written by Dante, Translated by Jean Hollander and Robert Hollander
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385497008
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Purgatorio

Written by Dante
Translated by Jean Hollander and Robert Hollander


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2004
Price: $21.00

Now I shall sing the second kingdom,

there where the soul of man is cleansed,

made worthy to ascend to heaven.

In the second book of Dante’s epic poem The Divine Comedy, Dante has left hell and begins the ascent of the mount of purgatory. Just as hell had its circles, purgatory, situated at... Read more >
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The Death of Ivan Ilyich
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Written by Leo Tolstoy
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553210354
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The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 1, 1981
Price: $6.95

Hailed as one of the world's supreme masterpieces on the subject of death and dying, The Death of Ivan Ilyich is the story of a worldly careerist, a high court judge who has never given the inevitability of his death so much as a passing thought. But one day death announces... Read more >
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The Bhagavad-Gita
The Bhagavad-Gita
Written by Barbara Miller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553900392
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The Bhagavad-Gita

Written by Barbara Miller


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2004
Price: $5.99

The Bhagavad-Gita has been an essential text of Hindu culture in India since the time of its composition in the first century A.D. One of the great classics of world literature, it has inspired such diverse thinkers as Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and T.S. Eliot; most recently, it formed the... Read more >
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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
Written by W. H. Auden, Edited by Edward Mendelson
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ISBN: 9780307278081
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Selected Poems

Written by W. H. Auden
Edited by Edward Mendelson


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $16.00

This significantly expanded edition of W. H. Auden’s Selected Poems adds twenty poems to the hundred in the original edition, broadening its focus to better reflect the enormous wealth of form, rhetoric, tone, and content in Auden’s work. Newly included are such favorites as “Funeral Blues” and other works that represent... Read more >
Paradiso
Paradiso
Written by Dante, Translated by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander
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ISBN: 9781400031153
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Paradiso

Written by Dante
Translated by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander


Format: Trade Paperback, 1024 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $19.95

With his journeys through Hell and Purgatory complete, Dante is at last led by his beloved Beatrice to Paradise. Where his experiences in the Inferno and Purgatorio were arduous and harrowing, this is a journey of comfort, revelation, and, above all, love-both romantic and divine. Robert Hollander is a Dante scholar... Read more >
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We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live
We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live
Written by Joan Didion
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307264879
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We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live
Collected Nonfiction
Written by Joan Didion


Format: Hardcover, 1160 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $35.00

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

Joan Didion’s incomparable and distinctive essays and journalism are admired for their acute, incisive observations and their spare, elegant style. Now the seven books of nonfiction that appeared between 1968 and 2003 have been brought together into one thrilling collection.

Slouching Towards Bethlehem captures the counterculture of the sixties... Read more >
The Dialogues of Plato
The Dialogues of Plato
Written by Plato
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553213713
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The Dialogues of Plato

Written by Plato


Format: Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 1, 1986
Price: $6.99

Socrates’ ancient words are still true, and the ideas found in Plato’s Dialogues still form the foundation of a thinking person’s education. This superb collection contains excellent contemporary translations selected for their clarity and accessibility to today’s reader, as well as an incisive introduction by Erich Segal, which reveals Plato’s life... Read more >
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The Essential Writings of Machiavelli
The Essential Writings of Machiavelli
Written by Niccolo Machiavelli, Translated by Peter Constantine, Introduction by Albert Russell Ascoli
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974232
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The Essential Writings of Machiavelli

Written by Niccolo Machiavelli
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Albert Russell Ascoli


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $17.95

FINALIST--2008 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE
In The Essential Writings of Machiavelli, Peter Constantine has assembled a comprehensive collection that shows the true depth and breadth of a great Renaissance thinker. Refreshingly accessible, these superb new translations are faithful to Machiavelli’s original, beautifully crafted writings.

The volume features essays that appear in English for the... Read more >
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The Custom of the Country
The Custom of the Country
Written by Edith Wharton
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553213935
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The Custom of the Country

Written by Edith Wharton


Format: Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: April 1, 1991
Price: $5.95

First published in 1913, Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country is a scathing novel of ambition featuring one of the most ruthless heroines in literature. Undine Spragg is as unscrupulous as she is magnetically beautiful. Her rise to the top of New York’s high society from the nouveau riche provides... Read more >
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