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Letters to a Young Poet
Letters to a Young Poet
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke, Translated by Stephen Mitchell, Foreword by Stephen Mitchell
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780394741048
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Letters to a Young Poet

Written by Rainer Maria Rilke
Translated by Stephen Mitchell
Foreword by Stephen Mitchell


Format: Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 12, 1986
Price: $11.00

Letters written over a period of several years on the vocation of writing by a poet whose greatest work was still to come. Read more >
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The Doorbell Rang
The Doorbell Rang
Written by Rex Stout
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ISBN: 9780307755896
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The Doorbell Rang

Written by Rex Stout


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $7.99

Hired to help society widow Rachel Bruner foil bothersome Feds, Nero Wolfe and his able assistant Archie get in over their heads with highly trained G-men who are adept at bugs, tails, and threats. Read more >
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Cotton Tenants
Cotton Tenants
Written by James Agee, Edited by John Summers, Photographed by Walker Evans, Introduction by Adam Haslett
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ISBN: 9781612193984
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Cotton Tenants
Three Families
Written by James Agee
Edited by John Summers
Photographed by Walker Evans
Introduction by Adam Haslett


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2014
Price: $16.95

A re-discovered masterpiece of reporting by a literary icon and a celebrated photographer

In 1941, James Agee and Walker Evans published Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, a four-hundred-page prose symphony about three tenant farming families in Hale County, Alabama at the height of the Great Depression. The book shattered journalistic and... Read more >
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The Age of Insight
The Age of Insight
Written by Eric Kandel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068715
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The Age of Insight
The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
Written by Eric Kandel


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $40.00

A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind—our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions—and how mind and brain relate to... Read more >
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My Life in Middlemarch
My Life in Middlemarch
Written by Rebecca Mead
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ISBN: 9780307984784
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My Life in Middlemarch

Written by Rebecca Mead


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $11.99

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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The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature
The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature
Edited by Russ Kick
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ISBN: 9781609805302
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The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature
The World's Greatest Kids' Lit as Comics and Visuals
Edited by Russ Kick


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2014
Price: $38.95

The original three-volume anthology The Graphic Canon presented the world's classic literature--from ancient times to the late twentieth century--as eye-popping comics, illustrations, and other visual forms. In this follow-up volume, young people's literature through the ages is given new life by the best comics artists and illustrators. Fairy tales, fables, fantastical... Read more >
A Slip of the Keyboard
A Slip of the Keyboard
Written by Terry Pratchett, Foreword by Neil Gaiman
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ISBN: 9780385538336
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A Slip of the Keyboard
Collected Nonfiction
Written by Terry Pratchett
Foreword by Neil Gaiman


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $13.99

A collection of essays and other non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from his early years to the present day.
     Terry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series -- but in recent years he... Read more >
Music for Chameleons
Music for Chameleons
Written by Truman Capote
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ISBN: 9780679745662
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Music for Chameleons

Written by Truman Capote


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 29, 1994
Price: $15.00

In these gems of reportage Truman Capote takes true stories and real people and renders them with the stylistic brio we expect from great fiction. Here we encounter an exquisitely preserved Creole aristocrat sipping absinthe in her Martinique salon; an enigmatic killer who sends his victims announcements of their forthcoming demise...

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Graphs, Maps, Trees
Graphs, Maps, Trees
Written by Franco Moretti, Afterword by Alberto Piazza
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ISBN: 9781844671854
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Graphs, Maps, Trees
Abstract Models for Literary History
Written by Franco Moretti
Afterword by Alberto Piazza


Format: Trade Paperback, 119 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2007
Price: $19.99

In this groundbreaking book, Franco Moretti argues that literature scholars should stop reading books and start counting, graphing, and mapping them instead. In place of the traditionally selective literary canon of a few hundred texts, Moretti offers charts, maps and time lines, developing the idea of “distant reading” into a full-blown... Read more >
Indian Givers
Indian Givers
Written by Jack Weatherford
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ISBN: 9780307717153
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Indian Givers
How Native Americans Transformed the World
Written by Jack Weatherford


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $15.00

"As entertaining as it is thoughtful...Few contemporary writers have Weatherford's talent for making the deep sweep of history seem vital and immediate."
THE WASHINGTON POST
After 500 years, the world's huge debt to the wisdom of the Indians of the Americas has finally been explored in all its vivid drama by anthropologist Jack... Read more >
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