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New and Selected Poems, Volume One
New and Selected Poems, Volume One
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807068779
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New and Selected Poems, Volume One

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2004
Price: $18.00

When New and Selected Poems, Volume One was originally published in 1992, Mary Oliver was awarded the National Book Award. In the fourteen years since its initial appearance it has become one of the best-selling volumes of poetry in the country. This collection features thirty poems published only in this volume... Read more >
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Up in the Old Hotel
Up in the Old Hotel
Written by Joseph Mitchell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679746317
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Up in the Old Hotel

Written by Joseph Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
On Sale: June 1, 1993
Price: $18.00

Saloon-keepers and street preachers, gypsies and steel-walking Mohawks, a bearded lady and a 93-year-old “seafoodetarian” who believes his specialized diet will keep him alive for another two decades. These are among the people that Joseph Mitchell immortalized in his reportage for The New Yorker and in four books—McSorley's Wonderful Saloon, Old... Read more >
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
Written by Langston Hughes, Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375413797
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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

Written by Langston Hughes
Edited by Arnold Rampersad, David Roessel and Christa Fratantoro


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $35.00

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many struggles as well as his memorable achievements. Arranged by decade and linked by expert commentary, the volume guides us through Hughes’s journey in all its...

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The End of Your Life Book Club
The End of Your Life Book Club
Written by Will Schwalbe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961112
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The End of Your Life Book Club

Written by Will Schwalbe


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $11.99

“What are you reading?”

That’s the question Will Schwalbe asks his mother, Mary Anne, as they sit in the waiting room of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2007, Mary Anne returned from a humanitarian trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan suffering from what her doctors believed was a rare type of...

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The End of Your Life Book Club
The End of Your Life Book Club
Written by Will Schwalbe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307739780
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The End of Your Life Book Club

Written by Will Schwalbe


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.00

An Entertainment Weekly and BookPage Best Book of the Year

During her treatment for cancer, Mary Anne Schwalbe and her son Will spent many hours sitting in waiting rooms together. To pass the time, they would talk about the books they were reading. Once, by chance, they read the same book at...

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My Life in Middlemarch
My Life in Middlemarch
Written by Rebecca Mead
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ISBN: 9780307984777
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My Life in Middlemarch

Written by Rebecca Mead


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.00

A New Yorker writer revisits the seminal book of her youth--Middlemarch--and fashions a singular, involving story of how a passionate attachment to a great work of literature can shape our lives and help us to read our own histories.

Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal town when... Read more >
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
Written by Ken Ludwig
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ISBN: 9780307951502
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

Written by Ken Ludwig


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $14.00

Winner of the Falstaff Award for Best Shakespeare Book, How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare is a foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the classic works of William Shakespeare by Tony-Award winning playwright, Ken Ludwig.
 
To know some Shakespeare provides a head start in life. His plays are among the great bedrocks of... Read more >
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How to Live
How to Live
Written by Sarah Bakewell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590514832
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How to Live
Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer
Written by Sarah Bakewell


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $16.95

Winner of the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography

How to get along with people, how to deal with violence, how to adjust to losing someone you love—such questions arise in most people’s lives. They are all versions of a bigger question: How do you live? This question obsessed Renaissance... Read more >
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The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis
Written by Franz Kafka, Translated by Stanley Corngold
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553213690
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The Metamorphosis

Written by Franz Kafka
Translated by Stanley Corngold


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 1, 1972
Price: $5.95

"When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from  unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his  bed into a monstrous vermin." With this  startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first  sentence, Kafka begins his masterpiece, The  Metamorphosis. It is the story of a  young man who, transformed overnight into a giant  beetlelike insect, becomes an object of disgrace to  his... Read more >
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Walden
Walden
Written by Henry David Thoreau, Introduction by Bill McKibben
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807014257
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Walden
Introduction and Annotations by Bill McKibben
Written by Henry David Thoreau
Introduction by Bill McKibben


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2004
Price: $10.95

First published in 1854, Henry David Thoreau's groundbreaking book has influenced generations of readers and continues to inspire and inform anyone with an open mind and a love of nature. With Bill McKibben providing a newly revised Introduction and helpful annotations that place Thoreau firmly in his role as cultural and... Read more >
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