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The Huey P. Newton Reader

Written by Huey P Newton
Edited by David Hilliard and Donald Weise
Foreword by Fredrika Newton


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

The first comprehensive collection of writings by the Black Panther Party founder and revolutionary icon of the black liberation era, The Huey P. Newton Reader combines now-classic texts ranging in topic from the formation of the Black Panthers, African Americans and armed self-defense, Eldridge Cleaver’s controversial expulsion from the Party, FBI... Read more >
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Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut
Written by Kurt Vonnegut, Edited by Dan Wakefield
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Kurt Vonnegut
Letters
Written by Kurt Vonnegut
Edited by Dan Wakefield


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $15.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Newsweek/The Daily Beast • The Huffington Post • Kansas City Star • Time Out New York • Kirkus Reviews

This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has all the hallmarks of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction. Written over a sixty-year period, these letters, the vast majority... Read more >
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Blue Iris
Blue Iris
Written by Mary Oliver
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Blue Iris
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2006
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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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Changing My Mind
Changing My Mind
Written by Zadie Smith, Read by Barbara Rosenblat
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ISBN: 9781101145852
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Changing My Mind
Occasional Essays
Written by Zadie Smith
Read by Barbara Rosenblat


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 12, 2009
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"[These essays] reflect a lively, unselfconscious, rigorous, erudite, and earnestly open mind that's busy refining its view of life, literature, and a great deal in between."
-Los Angeles Times


Split into five sections-Reading, Being, Seeing, Feeling, and Remembering--Changing My Mind finds Zadie Smith casting an acute eye over... Read more >
E. E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings
Written by Susan Cheever
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ISBN: 9780307908674
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E. E. Cummings
A Life
Written by Susan Cheever


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
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From the author of American Bloomsbury, Louisa May Alcott, and Home Before Dark, a major reassessment of the life and work of the novelist, painter, and playwright considered to be one of America’s preeminent twentieth-century poets. At the time of his death in 1962, at age sixty-eight, he was, after Robert...

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The Mansions of Limbo
The Mansions of Limbo
Written by Dominick Dunne
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The Mansions of Limbo

Written by Dominick Dunne


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
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In a collection of his essays from Vanity Fair, the best-selling author reveals the life and times of the beautiful--and not-so-beautiful--people. Read more >
Travels in a Thin Country
Travels in a Thin Country
Written by Sara Wheeler
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ISBN: 9780307560766
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Travels in a Thin Country
A Journey Through Chile
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2009
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Squeezed between a vast ocean and the longest mountain range on earth, Chile is 2,600 miles long and never more than 110 miles wide--not a country that lends itself to maps, as Sara Wheeler discovered when she traveled alone from the top to the bottom, from the driest desert in the... Read more >
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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
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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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An Ecology of World Literature
An Ecology of World Literature
Written by Alexander Beecroft
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An Ecology of World Literature
From Antiquity to the Present Day
Written by Alexander Beecroft


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
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What constitutes a nation’s literature? How do literatures of different countries interact with one another? In this groundbreaking study, Alexander Beecroft develops a new way of thinking about world literature. Drawing on a series of examples and case studies, the book ranges from ancient epic to the contemporary fiction of Roberto... 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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ISBN: 9781588369192
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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: eBook
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $9.99

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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