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The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction
The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction
Written by Henry James
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553210590
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The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction

Written by Henry James


Format: Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1981
Price: $4.95

To read a story by Henry James is to enter a fully realized world unlike any other—a rich, perfectly crafted domain of vivid language and splendid, complex characters. Devious children, sparring lovers, capricious American girls, obtuse bachelors, sibylline spinsters, and charming Europeans populate these five fascinating nouvelles, which represent the author... 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 >
them
them
Written by Joyce Carol Oates, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345484406
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them

Written by Joyce Carol Oates
Introduction by Elaine Showalter


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $16.00

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. As powerful and relevant today as it on its initial publication, them chronicles the tumultuous lives of a family living on the edge of ruin in the Detroit slums... Read more >
Paradiso
Paradiso
Written by Dante, Translated by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander
Format: Trade Paperback
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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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 Island of Dr. Moreau
The Island of Dr. Moreau
Written by H.G. Wells
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553214321
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The Island of Dr. Moreau

Written by H.G. Wells


Format: Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: May 1, 1994
Price: $4.95

Ranked among the classic novels of the English language and the inspiration for several unforgettable movies, this early work of H. G. Wells was greeted in 1896 by howls of protest from reviewers, who found it horrifying and blasphemous. They wanted to know more about the wondrous possibilities of science shown... Read more >
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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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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Written by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553247770
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Written by Alexander Solzhenitsyn


Format: Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: July 1, 1984
Price: $5.99

From the icy blast of reveille through the sweet release of sleep, Ivan Denisovich endures.  A common carpenter, he is one of millions viciously imprisoned for countless years on baseless charges, sentenced to the waking nightmares of the Soviet work camps in Siberia.  Even in the face of degrading hatred, where life is... Read more >
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Faust
Faust
Written by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553213485
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Faust

Written by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


Format: Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: July 1, 1988
Price: $5.95

Goethe’s masterpiece and perhaps the greatest work in German literature, Faust has made the legendary German alchemist one of the central myths of the Western world. Here indeed is a monumental Faust, an audacious man boldly wagering with the devil, Mephistopheles, that no magic, sensuality, experience, or knowledge can lead him... Read more >
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Lady Chatterley's Lover
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Written by D.H. Lawrence
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553212624
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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Written by D.H. Lawrence


Format: Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: November 1, 1983
Price: $5.99

Lyric and sensual, D.H. Lawrence's last novel is one of the major works of fiction of the twentieth century. Filled with scenes of intimate beauty, explores the emotions of a lonely woman trapped in a sterile marriage and her growing love for the robust gamekeeper of her husband's estate. The most... Read more >
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