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The Analects of Confucius
The Analects of Confucius
Written by Roger T. Ames
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ISBN: 9780345434074
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The Analects of Confucius
A Philosophical Translation
Written by Roger T. Ames


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 7, 1999
Price: $15.00

"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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How to Live
How to Live
Written by Sarah Bakewell
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ISBN: 9781590514832
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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: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $16.95

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? This question obsessed Renaissance... Read more >
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Up in the Old Hotel
Up in the Old Hotel
Written by Joseph Mitchell
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ISBN: 9780679746317
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Up in the Old Hotel

Written by Joseph Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
On Sale: June 1, 1993
Price: $18.00

Saloon-keepers and street preachers, gypsies and steel-walking Mohawks, a bearded lady and a 93-year-old “seafoodetarian” who believes his specialized diet will keep him alive for another two decades. These are among the people that Joseph Mitchell immortalized in his reportage for The New Yorker and in four books—McSorley's Wonderful Saloon, Old... Read more >
New and Selected Poems, Volume Two
New and Selected Poems, Volume Two
Written by Mary Oliver
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ISBN: 9780807068878
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New and Selected Poems, Volume Two

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2007
Price: $16.00

Mary Oliver has been writing poetry for nearly five decades, and in that time she has become America's foremost poetic voice on our experience of the physical world. This collection presents forty-two new poems-an entire volume in itself-along with works chosen by Oliver from six of the books she has published... Read more >
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The Complete Works
The Complete Works
Written by Michel de Montaigne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400040216
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The Complete Works

Written by Michel de Montaigne


Format: Hardcover, 1392 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2003
Price: $35.00

 

Humanist, skeptic, acute observer of himself and others, Michel de Montaigne (1533—92) was the first to use the term “essay” to refer to the form he pioneered, and he has remained one of its most famous practitioners. He reflected on the great themes of existence in his wise and engaging writings...

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James Baldwin: The Last Interview
and other Conversations
Written by James Baldwin
Contribution by Quincy Troupe


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin

“I was not born to be what someone said I was. I was not born to be defined by someone else, but by myself, and myself only.” When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe traveled to the south of... Read more >
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New and Selected Poems, Volume One

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.00

When New and Selected Poems, Volume One was originally published in 1992, Mary Oliver was awarded the National Book Award. In the fourteen years since its initial appearance it has become one of the best-selling volumes of poetry in the country. This collection features thirty poems published only in this volume as well... Read more >
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God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian
God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian
Written by Kurt Vonnegut, Foreword by Neil Gaiman
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ISBN: 9781609800734
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God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian

Written by Kurt Vonnegut
Foreword by Neil Gaiman


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2010
Price: $11.95

From Slapstick's "Turkey Farm" to Slaughterhouse-Five's eternity in a Tralfamadorean zoo cage with Montana Wildhack, the question of the afterlife never left Kurt Vonnegut's mind. In God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian, Vonnegut skips back and forth between life and the Afterlife as if the difference between them were rather slight. In... Read more >
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Beowulf
Beowulf
Written by Howell D. Chickering
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ISBN: 9781400096220
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Beowulf
A Dual-Language Edition
Written by Howell D. Chickering


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $15.95

The first major poem in English literature, Beowulf tells the story of the life and death of the legendary hero Beowulf in his three great battles with supernatural monsters. The ideal Anglo-Saxon warrior-aristocrat, Beowulf is an example of the heroic spirit at its finest.

Leading Beowulf scholar Howell D. Chickering, Jr.’s, fresh... Read more >
I Think You're Totally Wrong
I Think You're Totally Wrong
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351942
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I Think You're Totally Wrong
A Quarrel
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $25.95

An impassioned, funny, probing, fiercely inconclusive, nearly-to-the-death debate about life and art—beers included.

Caleb Powell always wanted to become an artist, but he overcommitted to life (he’s a stay-at-home dad to three young girls), whereas his former professor David Shields always wanted to become a human being, but he overcommitted to art...

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