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The Man Who Invented Christmas
The Man Who Invented Christmas
Written by Les Standiford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307405791
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The Man Who Invented Christmas
How Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol Rescued His Career and Revived Our Holiday Spirits
Written by Les Standiford


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $14.99

As uplifting as the tale of Scrooge itself, this is the story of how one writer and one book revived the signal holiday of the Western world.

Just before Christmas in 1843, a debt-ridden and dispirited Charles Dickens wrote a small book he hoped would keep his creditors at bay. His publisher... Read more >
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The Selected Letters of Willa Cather
The Selected Letters of Willa Cather
Written by Willa Cather, Edited by Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout
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ISBN: 9780804172271
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The Selected Letters of Willa Cather

Written by Willa Cather
Edited by Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $18.95

**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**

Willa Cather’s letters—withheld from publication for more than six decades—are finally available to the public in this fascinating selection. The hundreds collected here range from witty reports of life as a teenager in Red Cloud in the 1880s through her college years at the...

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The World of Raymond Chandler
The World of Raymond Chandler
Written by Raymond Chandler
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ISBN: 9780385352376
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The World of Raymond Chandler
In His Own Words
Written by Raymond Chandler


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $13.99

 Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandler’s life, but to find out what he himself felt about his life and work, Barry Day, editor of The...

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Love Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare
Love Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare
Written by William Shakespeare
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385017336
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Love Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: September 3, 1957
Price: $15.95

The greatest sonnets ever written, by the greatest poet and playwright in the English language--now in a handsome edition featuring exquisite color illustrations. Read more >
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Blue Iris
Blue Iris
Written by Mary Oliver
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ISBN: 9780807068830
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Blue Iris
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2006
Price: $16.00

A rich collection of ten poems, two essays, and two dozen of Mary Oliver's classic works on flowers, trees, and plants of all sorts, elegantly illustrated, Blue Iris is the essential companion to Owls and Other Fantasies, one of the best-selling volumes of poetry of 2003 and a Book Sense 76... Read more >
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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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Distant Reading
Distant Reading
Written by Franco Moretti
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ISBN: 9781781680841
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Distant Reading

Written by Franco Moretti


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $29.95

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 

How does a literary historian end up thinking in terms of z-scores, principal component analysis, and clustering coefficients? The essays in Distant Reading led to a new and often contested paradigm of literary analysis. In presenting them here Franco Moretti reconstructs his intellectual trajectory... Read more >
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A Slip of the Keyboard
A Slip of the Keyboard
Written by Terry Pratchett, Read by Michael Fenton Stevens, Foreword by Neil Gaiman
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ISBN: 9780804193634
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A Slip of the Keyboard
Collected Nonfiction
Written by Terry Pratchett
Read by Michael Fenton Stevens
Foreword by Neil Gaiman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $20.00

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 >
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Shakespeare's Montaigne
Shakespeare's Montaigne
Written by Michel de Montaigne, Edited by Stephen Greenblatt, Translated by John Florio, Introduction by Peter G. Platt
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ISBN: 9781590177228
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Shakespeare's Montaigne
The Florio Translation of the Essays, A Selection
Written by Michel de Montaigne
Edited by Stephen Greenblatt
Translated by John Florio
Introduction by Peter G. Platt


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $17.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Shakespeare, Nietzsche wrote, was Montaigne’s best reader—a typically brilliant Nietzschean insight, capturing the intimate relationship between Montaigne’s ever-changing record of the self and Shakespeare’s kaleidoscopic register of human character. And there is no doubt that Shakespeare read Montaigne—though how extensively remains a matter of debate—and that the translation... 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: 9780804171649
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What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $13.99

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 describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us... Read more >
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