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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
Written by Ken Ludwig
Format: Trade Paperback
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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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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The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis
Written by Franz Kafka, Translated by Stanley Corngold
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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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New and Selected Poems, Volume Two
New and Selected Poems, Volume Two
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807068878
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New and Selected Poems, Volume Two

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2007
Price: $16.00

Mary Oliver has been writing poetry for nearly five decades, and in that time she has become America's foremost poetic voice on our experience of the physical world. This collection presents forty-two new poems-an entire volume in itself-along with works chosen by Oliver from six of the books she has published... Read more >
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The Gift
The Gift
Written by Lewis Hyde
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279507
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The Gift
Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World
Written by Lewis Hyde


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2007
Price: $16.95

By now a modern classic, The Gift is a brilliantly orchestrated defense of the value of creativity and of its importance in a culture increasingly governed by money and overrun with commodities. Widely available again after twenty-five years, this book is even more necessary today than when it first appeared. An... Read more >
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What We See When We Read
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
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ISBN: 9780804171632
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What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

A San Francisco Chronicle and Kirkus Best Book of the Year

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really... Read more >
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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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Gate of the Sun

Written by Elias Khoury
Translated by Humphrey Davies


Format: eBook, 539 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2012
Price: $26.00

Gate of the Sun is the first magnum opus of the Palestinian saga. After their country is torn apart in 1948, two men remain alone in a deserted makeshift hospital in the Shatila camp on the outskirts of Beirut. We enter a vast world of displacement, fear, and tenuous hope. Khalil... 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 Word
The Word
Written by Marita Golden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767929912
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The Word
Black Writers Talk About the Transformative Power of Reading and Writing
Written by Marita Golden


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $14.99

Critically acclaimed Black writers reveal how books have shaped their personal lives—in often unexpected ways.
 
In these thirteen strikingly candid interviews, bestselling authors, winners of the Pulitzer Prize, and writers picked by Oprah’s Book Club discuss how the acts of reading and writing have deeply affected their lives by expanding the conceptual... Read more >
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