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For the Time Being
For the Time Being
Written by Annie Dillard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375703478
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For the Time Being

Written by Annie Dillard


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2000
Price: $15.95

National Bestseller

"Beautifully written and delightfully strange--. As earthy as it is sublime, For the Time Being is, in the truest sense, an eye- opener."--Daily News

From Annie Dillard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and one of the most compelling writers of our time, comes For the Time Being... Read more >
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The Antinomies Of Realism
The Antinomies Of Realism
Written by Fredric Jameson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681336
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The Antinomies Of Realism

Written by Fredric Jameson


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $34.95

The Antinomies of Realism is a history ofthe nineteenth-century realist novel and its legacy told without a glimmer of nostalgia for artistic achievements that the movement of history makes it impossible to recreate. The works of Zola, Tolstoy, Pérez Galdós, and George Eliot are in the most profound sense inimitable, yet... Read more >
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Living with Shakespeare
Living with Shakespeare
Written by Susannah Carson, Foreword by Harold Bloom
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742919
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Living with Shakespeare
Essays by Writers, Actors, and Directors
Written by Susannah Carson
Foreword by Harold Bloom


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

Why Shakespeare? What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays? In Living with Shakespeare, Susannah Carson invites forty actors, directors, scholars, and writers to reflect on why his work is still such a vital part of our culture.

We hear from James Earl Jones on reclaiming Othello as a tragic... Read more >
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The Doorbell Rang
The Doorbell Rang
Written by Rex Stout
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553237214
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The Doorbell Rang

Written by Rex Stout


Format: Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 1, 1992
Price: $7.99

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Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
Written by Kurt Vonnegut
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ISBN: 9780385333818
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Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
(Opinions)
Written by Kurt Vonnegut


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 12, 1999
Price: $15.00

Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons (Opinions) is a rare opportunity to experience Kurt Vonnegut speaking in his own voice about his own life, his views of the world, his writing, and the writing of others. An indignant, outrageous, witty, deeply felt collection of reviews, essays, and speeches, this is a window not...

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Playing In The Dark
Playing In The Dark
Written by Toni Morrison
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ISBN: 9780679745426
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Playing In The Dark
Whiteness and the Literary Imagination
Written by Toni Morrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: July 27, 1993
Price: $13.95

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Beloved and Jazz now gives us a learned, stylish, and immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that promises to change the way we read American literature even as it opens a new chapter in the American dialogue on race.

Toni Morrison's brilliant discussions of the "Africanist" presence... Read more >
At Blackwater Pond
At Blackwater Pond
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780807007006
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At Blackwater Pond
Mary Oliver reads Mary Oliver
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $19.95

One of the astonishing aspects of Oliver's work is the consistency of tone over this long period. What changes is an increased focus on nature and an increased precision with language that has made her one of our very best poets. --Stephen Dobyns, New York Times Book Review

Mary Oliver has published... Read more >
Letters of a Nation
Letters of a Nation
Written by Andrew Carroll
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ISBN: 9780767903318
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Letters of a Nation

Written by Andrew Carroll


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: January 5, 1999
Price: $16.95

Letters of a Nation is a unique and timeless collection of extraordinary letters spanning more than 350 years of American history, from the arrival of the Pilgrims to the present day. Many of the more than 200 letters are published here for the first time, and the correspondents are the celebrated... Read more >
Mind of an Outlaw
Mind of an Outlaw
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by Phillip Sipiora, Introduction by Jonathan Lethem
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ISBN: 9780812986082
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Mind of an Outlaw
Selected Essays
Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by Phillip Sipiora
Introduction by Jonathan Lethem


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Norman Mailer was one of the towering figures of twentieth-century American letters and an acknowledged master of the essay. Mind of an Outlaw, the first posthumous publication from this outsize literary icon, collects Mailer’s most important and representative... Read more >
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679746997
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.95

Stella Adler was one of the most influential acting teachers of all time, a legendary force of nature whose generations of students include Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Anthony Quinn, Diana Ross, Robert De Niro, Warren Beatty, Annette Benning, and Mark Ruffalo.

This long-awaited companion to her book on the master European playwrights...

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