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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
Written by Ken Ludwig
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307951496
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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

Written by Ken Ludwig


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $25.00

A foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the classic works of William Shakespeare
 
William Shakespeare’s 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, poetry, and films in the English language produced since Shakespeare’s death in... Read more >
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Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature
Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature
Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter Sieruta
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763651503
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Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter Sieruta


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $22.99

Secret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises — these essays by leading kids’ lit bloggers take us behind the scenes of many much-loved children’s books.

Told in lively and affectionate prose, this treasure trove of information for a student, librarian, parent, or anyone wondering about the post–Harry Potter children’s... 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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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
Price: $12.99

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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My Life in Middlemarch
My Life in Middlemarch
Written by Rebecca Mead
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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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House of Light
House of Light
Written by Mary Oliver
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ISBN: 9780807068113
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House of Light

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 8, 1992
Price: $16.00

Winner of a 1991 Christopher Award

Winner of the 1991 Boston Globe Lawrence L. Winship Book Award

This collection of poems by Mary Oliver once again invites the reader to step across the threshold of ordinary life into a world of natural and spiritual luminosity. Read more >
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Ulysses (Gabler Edition)
Ulysses (Gabler Edition)
Written by James Joyce
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ISBN: 9780394743127
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Ulysses (Gabler Edition)

Written by James Joyce


Format: Trade Paperback, 680 pages
On Sale: May 12, 1986
Price: $21.00

Considered the greatest 20th century novel written in English, in this edition Walter Gabler uncovers previously unseen text. It is a disillusioned study of estrangement, paralysis and the disintegration of society. Read more >
The Art of the Personal Essay
The Art of the Personal Essay
Written by Phillip Lopate
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ISBN: 9780385423397
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The Art of the Personal Essay
An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present
Written by Phillip Lopate


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: January 15, 1997
Price: $21.00

For more than four hundred years, the personal  essay has been one of the richest and most vibrant  of all literary forms. Distinguished from the  detached formal essay by its friendly, conversational  tone, its loose structure, and its drive toward  candor and self-disclosure, the personal essay  seizes on the minutiae of daily life-vanities,  fashions, foibles, oddballs, seasonal rituals... Read more >
How to Live
Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer
Written by Sarah Bakewell


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $15.95

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? How do you... 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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