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Russian Fairy Tales
Russian Fairy Tales
Written by Aleksandr Afanas'ev
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ISBN: 9780394730905
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Russian Fairy Tales

Written by Aleksandr Afanas'ev


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: September 12, 1976
Price: $18.95

Translated by Norbert Guterman
Illustrated with black-and-white line drawings by Alexander Alexeieff
Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

In this most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales available in English we meet both universal fairy-tale figures—thieves and heroes, kings and peasants, beautiful damsels and terrifying witches, enchanted children and crafty animals—and...

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Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
Written by Patrick Alexander
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ISBN: 9780307472328
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Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
A Reader's Guide to The Remembrance of Things Past
Written by Patrick Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $15.95

An accessible, irreverent guide to one of the most admired—and entertaining—novels of the past century. There is no other guide like this; a user-friendly and enticing entry into the marvelously enjoyable world of Proust.

At seven volumes, three thousand pages, and more than four hundred characters, as well as a towering reputation... Read more >
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How to Live
How to Live
Written by Sarah Bakewell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590514252
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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: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $25.00

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? How do you do... Read more >
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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 >
Break, Blow, Burn
Break, Blow, Burn
Written by Camille Paglia
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ISBN: 9780375725395
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Break, Blow, Burn
Camille Paglia Reads Forty-three of the World's Best Poems
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $15.95

America’s most provocative intellectual brings her blazing powers of analysis and appreciation to bear on the great poems of the Western tradition, and on some unexpected discoveries of her own. Combining close reading with a panoramic breadth of learning, Camille Paglia refreshes our understanding of poems we thought we knew, from...

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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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The End of Your Life Book Club
The End of Your Life Book Club
Written by Will Schwalbe
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ISBN: 9780307594037
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The End of Your Life Book Club

Written by Will Schwalbe


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $25.00

“What are you reading?”

That’s the question Will Schwalbe asks his mother, Mary Anne, as they sit in the waiting room of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2007, Mary Anne returned from a humanitarian trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan suffering from what her doctors believed was a rare type of...

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New York Stories
New York Stories
Written by Editors of New York Magazine, Foreword by Tom Wolfe
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ISBN: 9780812979923
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New York Stories
Landmark Writing from Four Decades of New York Magazine
Written by Editors of New York Magazine
Foreword by Tom Wolfe


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $17.00

The magazine that is the city that is the world

Just in time for its fortieth anniversary, New York magazine presents a stunning collection of some of its best and most influential articles, stories that captured the spectacle, the turbulence, and the cultural realignments of the past four decades.

Covering subjects from “Radical... Read more >
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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
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ISBN: 9780307787231
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Letters to a Young Poet

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


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $9.99

Letters written over a period of several years on the vocation of writing by a poet whose greatest work was still to come.


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The Origin of German Tragic Drama
The Origin of German Tragic Drama
Written by Walter Benjamin, Translated by John Osborne, Introduction by George Steiner
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The Origin of German Tragic Drama

Written by Walter Benjamin
Translated by John Osborne
Introduction by George Steiner


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $19.95

Cited by Lukács as a principal source of literary modernism, Walter Benjamin’s study of the baroque stage-form called Trauerspiel (literally, “mourning play”) is the most complete document of his prismatic literary and philosophical practice. Engaging with sixteenth- and seventeenth-century German playwrights as well as the plays of Shakespeare and Calderón and... Read more >
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