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On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
Written by Nicolaus Copernicus
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On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres

Written by Nicolaus Copernicus


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: November 1, 1995
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The Ptolemaic system of the universe, with the earth at the center, had held sway since antiquity as authoritative in philosophy, science, and church teaching. Following his observations of the heavenly bodies, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) abandoned the geocentric system for a heliocentric model, with the sun at the center. His remarkable... Read more >
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
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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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Thoreau and the Art of Life
Thoreau and the Art of Life
Written by Henry David Thoreau, Edited by Roderick MacIver, Illustrated by Roderick MacIver
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Thoreau and the Art of Life
Reflections on Nature and the Mystery of Existence
Written by Henry David Thoreau
Edited by Roderick MacIver
Illustrated by Roderick MacIver


Format: Trade Paperback, 116 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2010
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Featuring nearly 100 luminous watercolor illustrations, Thoreau and the Art of Life collects eloquent passages from the writings of the seminal author and philosopher. Drawn mainly from his journals, the short excerpts provide fascinating insight into his thought processes by presenting his raw, unedited feelings about the things that meant the... Read more >
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading
Written by Maureen Corrigan
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ISBN: 9780375709036
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Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading
Finding and Losing Myself in Books
Written by Maureen Corrigan


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
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“It’s not that I don’t like people,” writes Maureen Corrigan in her introduction to Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading. “It’s just that there always comes a moment when I’m in the company of others—even my nearest and dearest—when I’d rather be reading a book.” In this delightful memoir, Corrigan reveals which... Read more >
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The Broken Estate
The Broken Estate
Written by James Wood
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The Broken Estate
Essays on Literature and Belief
Written by James Wood


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
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This book recalls an era when criticism could change the way we look at the world. In the tradition of Matthew Arnold and Edmund Wilson, James Wood reads literature expansively, always pursuing its role and destiny in our lives. In a series of essays about such figures as Melville, Flaubert, Chekhov... Read more >
Somebody Told Me
Somebody Told Me
Written by Rick Bragg
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ISBN: 9780375725524
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Somebody Told Me
The Newspaper Stories of Rick Bragg
Written by Rick Bragg


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2001
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With his bestselling All Over but the Shoutin', Rick Bragg gave us memorable stories of his own childhood. In Somebody Told Me, he offers the best of his work as a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist writing the remarkable stories of others.

For twenty years, Bragg has focused his efforts on the common man... Read more >
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 >
Bulfinch's Mythology
Bulfinch's Mythology
Written by Thomas Bulfinch, Foreword by Alberto Manguel
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ISBN: 9780375751479
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Bulfinch's Mythology

Written by Thomas Bulfinch
Foreword by Alberto Manguel


Format: Trade Paperback, 888 pages
On Sale: August 11, 1998
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For almost a century and a half, Bulfinch's Mythology has been the text by which the great tales of the gods and goddesses, Greek and Roman antiquity; Scandinavian, Celtic, and Oriental fables and myths; and the age of chivalry have been known.
        The stories are divided into three sections: The Age... Read more >
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Negotiating with the Dead
Negotiating with the Dead
Written by Margaret Atwood
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ISBN: 9781400032600
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Negotiating with the Dead
A Writer on Writing
Written by Margaret Atwood


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2003
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What do we mean when we say that someone is a writer? Is he or she an entertainer? A high priest of the god Art? An improver of readers’ minds and morals? And who, for that matter, are these mysterious readers? In this wise and irresistibly quotable book, one of the... Read more >
James Joyce's Ulysses
James Joyce's Ulysses
Written by Stuart Gilbert
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ISBN: 9780394700137
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James Joyce's Ulysses

Written by Stuart Gilbert


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 12, 1955
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With the passing of each year, Ulysses receives wider recognition and greater acclaim as a modern literary classic. To comprehend Joyce's masterpiece fully, to gain insight into its significance and structure, the serious reader will find this analytical and systematic guide invaluable. In this exegesis, written under Joyce's supervision, Stuart Gilbert... Read more >
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