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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
Written by Ken Ludwig
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ISBN: 9780307951519
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

Written by Ken Ludwig


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $9.99

A foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the classic works of William Shakespeare
 
To know some Shakespeare provides a head start in life. His plays are among the great bedrocks of Western civilization and contain the finest writing of the past 450 years. Many of the best novels, plays, poems, and films in... Read more >
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The Beat Book
The Beat Book
Edited by Anne Waldman, Foreword by Allen Ginsberg
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ISBN: 9781590304556
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The Beat Book
Writings from the Beat Generation
Edited by Anne Waldman
Foreword by Allen Ginsberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2007
Price: $21.95

The Beat movement exploded into American culture in the early 1950s with the force of prophecy. Not just another literary school, it was an artistic and social revolution. William S. Burroughs proclaimed that the Beat writers were “real architects of change. There is no doubt that we’re living in a freer... Read more >
Grief Lessons
Grief Lessons
Written by Euripides, Translated by Anne Carson, Introduction by Anne Carson
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ISBN: 9781590172537
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Grief Lessons
Four Plays by Euripides
Written by Euripides
Translated by Anne Carson
Introduction by Anne Carson


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2008
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Euripides, the last of the three great tragedians of ancient Athens, reached the height of his renown during the disastrous Peloponnesian War, when democratic Athens was brought down by its own outsized ambitions. “Euripides,” the classicist Bernard Knox has written, “was born never to live in peace with himself... Read more >
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Strong Opinions
Strong Opinions
Written by Vladimir Nabokov
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ISBN: 9780679726098
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Strong Opinions

Written by Vladimir Nabokov


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: March 17, 1990
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In this collection of interviews, articles, and editorials, Nabokov ranges over his life, art, education, politics, literature, movies, and modern times, among other subjects.  Strong Opinions offers his trenchant, witty, and always engaging views on everything from the Russian Revolution to the correct pronunciation of Lolita. Read more >
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Representations of the Intellectual
Representations of the Intellectual
Written by Edward W. Said
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Representations of the Intellectual

Written by Edward W. Said


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: April 2, 1996
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The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis
Written by Franz Kafka, Translated by Stanley Corngold
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The Metamorphosis

Written by Franz Kafka
Translated by Stanley Corngold


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2013
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Translated, edited, and with an Introduction by Stanley Corngold
Featuring essays by Philip Roth, W. H Auden, and Walter Benjamin

“When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.” With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Franz Kafka... Read more >
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The Analects of Confucius
The Analects of Confucius
Written by Roger T. Ames
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The Analects of Confucius
A Philosophical Translation
Written by Roger T. Ames


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

"To quietly persevere in storing up what is learned, to continue studying without respite, to instruct others without growing weary--is this not me?"
--Confucius

Confucius is recognized as China's first and greatest teacher, and his ideas have been the fertile soil in which the Chinese cultural tradition has flourished. Now, here is a... Read more >
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Public Enemies
Public Enemies
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy and Michel Houellebecq, Translated by Miriam Rachel Frendo
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Public Enemies
Dueling Writers Take On Each Other and the World
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy and Michel Houellebecq
Translated by Miriam Rachel Frendo


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $17.00

The international publishing sensation is now available in the United States—two brilliant, controversial authors confront each other and their enemies in an unforgettable exchange of letters.
 
In one corner, Bernard-Henri Lévy, creator of the classic Barbarism with a Human Face, dismissed by the media as a wealthy, self-promoting, arrogant do-gooder. In the... Read more >
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The Burning Time
The Burning Time
Written by Robin Morgan
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ISBN: 9781933633008
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The Burning Time

Written by Robin Morgan


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
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"A fantastic page-turner." —Historical Novels Review
 
Based on a true story of the first witchcraft trial in Ireland, The Burning Time is the riveting tale of one extraordinary noblewoman, Lady Alyce Kyteler and her fight for a country’s soul.

When the Catholic Church brings the Inquisition to Ireland, Lady Alyce Kyteler refuses to grant them power... Read more >
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My Life in Middlemarch
My Life in Middlemarch
Written by Rebecca Mead
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ISBN: 9780307984760
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My Life in Middlemarch

Written by Rebecca Mead


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $25.00

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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