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Not Under Forty
Not Under Forty
Written by Willa Cather
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Not Under Forty

Written by Willa Cather


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
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For Willa Cather, "the world broke in two in 1922 or thereabouts." The whole legacy of Western civilization stood on the far side of World War I, and in the spiritually impoverished present she looked back to that. To that she directed readers of these essays, declaring that anyone under forty... Read more >
Against Venice

Written by Regis Debray
Translated by John Howe


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $14.99

Numerous writers have made declarations of love to cities, but Against Venice speaks not of love, but of dislike. It is a counterblast to intellectuals who regard Venice as the city where existentialism should be experienced, at parties in the palazzi of friends. Debray criticises this world in a refreshingly irreverent... Read more >
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Venices

Written by Paul Morand
Translated by Euan Cameron


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 2, 2013
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"It is after experiencing life that I have returned here to think about myself."
Paul Morand was a diplomat, traveller, socialite and one of the most erudite and original writers of the twentieth century. Venices is his typically unconventional autobiography: an evocative account of a remarkable life lived surrounded by the... Read more >
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April Twilights and Other Poems
April Twilights and Other Poems
Written by Willa Cather, Foreword by Robert Thacker
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ISBN: 9780307961464
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April Twilights and Other Poems

Written by Willa Cather
Foreword by Robert Thacker


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
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Before Willa Cather went on to write the novels that would make her famous, she was known as a poet, the most popular of her poems reprinted many times in national magazines and anthologies. Her first book of poetry, April Twilights, was published in 1903, but Cather significantly revised and expanded... Read more >
Happy Days
Happy Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830876
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Happy Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
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Though best known for his caustic newspaper columns, H. L. Mencken's most enduring contribution to American literature may be his autobiographical writings, most of which first appeared in the New Yorker. In Happy Days, Mencken recalls memories of a safe and happy boyhood in the Baltimore of the 1880s and celebrates... Read more >
Heathen Days
Heathen Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830883
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Heathen Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
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In the third volume of his autobiography, H. L. Mencken looks back on his life and declares it "very busy and excessively pleasant." He imparts the impressive education he received from Hoggie Unglebower, the best dog trainer in Christendom, and the survival techniques he employed at Baltimore Polytechnic, where he learned... Read more >
Newspaper Days
Newspaper Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830913
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Newspaper Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $17.99

The period covered is that of his professional nonage—from his entry into journalism as a reporter for the Baltimore Morning Herald in 1899 to 1906. It was not all Baltimore, however, for he went into brief exile when the fire of 1904 destroyed the plant and forced the paper to print... Read more >
Second Mencken Chrestomathy
Second Mencken Chrestomathy
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307831118
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Second Mencken Chrestomathy

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

Before there was any such thing as political correctness, H. L. Mencken was flouting it. He was also cheerfully deriding the precursors of family values and lambasting the guardians of public virtue. This historic new collection is further evidence that Mencken was our most astute, stylish, and biliously funny commentator on... Read more >
Shelley: The Pursuit

Written by Richard Holmes
Introduction by Richard Holmes


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $35.00

Shelley: The Pursuit is the book with which Richard Holmes—the finest literary biographer of our day—made his name. Dispensing with the long-established Victorian picture of Shelley as a blandly ethereal character, Holmes projects a startling image of “a darker and more earthly, crueler and more capable figure.” Expelled from college, disowned... Read more >
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Treatise on the Gods
Treatise on the Gods
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830920
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Treatise on the Gods

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $12.99

"I am quite convinced that all religions, at bottom, are pretty much alike. On the surface they may seem to differ greatly, but what appears on the surface is not always religion. Go beneath it, and one finds invariably the same sense of helplessness before the cosmic mysteries, and the same... Read more >
The Bottom of the Jar
The Bottom of the Jar
Written by Abdellatif Laabi, Translated by Andre Naffis-Sahely
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ISBN: 9781935744603
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The Bottom of the Jar

Written by Abdellatif Laabi
Translated by Andre Naffis-Sahely


Format: Trade Paperback, 220 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $17.00

The Bottom of the Jar is the journey of a boy finding his footing in the heart of Fez during the 1950s, as Morocco began freeing itself from the grip of the French colonial occupation. The narrator vividly recalls his first encounters with the ebullient city, family dramas, and the joys... Read more >
The Outsider Test for Faith
The Outsider Test for Faith
Written by John W. Loftus
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ISBN: 9781616147372
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The Outsider Test for Faith
How to Know Which Religion Is True
Written by John W. Loftus


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $18.00

Fostering mutual understanding by viewing religion from an outsider perspective

Depending on how one defines religion, there are at least thousands of religions in the world. Given such religious diversity, how can any one religion claim to know the truth? Nothing proposed so far has helped us settle which of these religions... Read more >
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A Walk with Jefferson
A Walk with Jefferson
Written by Philip Levine
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ISBN: 9780307829740
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A Walk with Jefferson

Written by Philip Levine


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

The inspiration for the title poem of Philip Levine’s A Walk with Tom Jefferson is not the founding father and third president of the United States that most readers would imagine upon hearing the name. Levine’s Tom Jefferson is quite different from his namesake: he is an African American living in... Read more >
Everybody's Autobiography
Everybody's Autobiography
Written by Gertrude Stein
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ISBN: 9780307829771
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Everybody's Autobiography

Written by Gertrude Stein


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
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“Alice B. Toklas wrote hers and now everybody will write theirs.” In 1933 Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas skyrocketed to the top of the bestseller lists, and the author found herself a celebrity. Everybody’s Autobiography is the very Steinian account of her soul-satisfying next five years in France... Read more >
Portraits and Prayers
Portraits and Prayers
Written by Gertrude Stein
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ISBN: 9780307830173
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Portraits and Prayers

Written by Gertrude Stein


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
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Portraits and Prayers is a collection of early essays and word portraits by the American writer Gertrude Stein. Her subjects often provide a description of what she observed in her Saturday salons. Read more >
The Essential Prose of John Milton
The Essential Prose of John Milton
Written by John Milton, Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon
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ISBN: 9780679645597
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The Essential Prose of John Milton

Written by John Milton
Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
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Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon
 
The legendary author of Paradise Lost and other poems was also a superb and provocative prose writer. Culled from Modern Library’s definitive The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this indispensable collection, authoritatively annotated and updated for this new... Read more >
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The Essential Prose of John Milton
The Essential Prose of John Milton
Written by John Milton, Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon
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The Essential Prose of John Milton

Written by John Milton
Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
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Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon
 
The legendary author of Paradise Lost and other poems was also a superb and provocative prose writer. Culled from Modern Library’s definitive The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this indispensable collection, authoritatively annotated and updated for this new... Read more >
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Here and Now
Here and Now
Written by Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee, Read by Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee
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ISBN: 9781101607190
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Letters (20082011)
Written by Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee
Read by Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 7, 2013
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The high-spirited correspondence between New York Times bestselling author Paul Auster and Nobel laureate J. M. Coetzee

Although Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee had been reading each other’s books for years, the two writers did not meet until February 2008. Not long after, Auster received a letter from Coetzee, suggesting they... Read more >
The Artist As Critic
The Artist As Critic
Edited by Richard Ellmann
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ISBN: 9780307829139
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The Artist As Critic
Critical Writings of Oscar Wilde
Edited by Richard Ellmann


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2013
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Oscar Wilde, although most commonly known as a playright, was also a critic. The Artist as Critic is a wide selection of Wilde's book reviews as well as famous longer works such as "The Portrait of Mr. W.H.," "The Soul Man under Socialism," and the four essays which make up Intentions... Read more >
Love Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare
Love Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare
Written by William Shakespeare
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ISBN: 9780307823670
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Love Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare

Written by William Shakespeare


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2013
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The greatest sonnets ever written, by the greatest poet and playwright in the English language--now in a handsome edition featuring exquisite color illustrations. Read more >
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Melville
Melville
Written by Andrew Delbanco
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ISBN: 9780307831712
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Melville
His World and Work
Written by Andrew Delbanco


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2013
Price: $13.99

If Dickens was nineteenth-century London personified, Herman Melville was the quintessential American. With a historian’s perspective and a critic’s insight, award-winning author Andrew Delbanco marvelously demonstrates that Melville was very much a man of his era and that he recorded — in his books, letters, and marginalia; and in conversations with... Read more >
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Practical Classics
Practical Classics
Written by Kevin Smokler
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ISBN: 9781616146566
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Practical Classics
50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School
Written by Kevin Smokler


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $18.00

What do the great books of your youth have to say about your life now? Remember reading Catcher in the Rye and The Great Gatsby in high school? How about Slaughterhouse-Five and Pride and Prejudice? Would you read them again now that no one's grading you, just for your own enjoyment?... Read more >
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Practical Classics
50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School
Written by Kevin Smokler


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $11.99

What do the great books of your youth have to say about your life now? Remember reading Catcher in the Rye and The Great Gatsby in high school? How about Slaughterhouse-Five and Pride and Prejudice? Would you read them again now that no one's grading you, just for your own enjoyment?... Read more >
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The Last Resistance
The Last Resistance
Written by Jacqueline Rose
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ISBN: 9781844672264
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The Last Resistance

Written by Jacqueline Rose


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $25.95

In The Last Resistance, Jacqueline Rose explores the power of writing to create and transform our political lives. In particular, she examines the role of literature in the Zionist imagination: here, literature is presented as a unique form of dissidence, with the power to expose the unconscious of nations, and often... Read more >
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Vermeer in Bosnia
Vermeer in Bosnia
Written by Lawrence Weschler
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ISBN: 9780307833419
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Vermeer in Bosnia
Selected Writings
Written by Lawrence Weschler


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

From the master chronicler of the marvelous and the confounding–author of Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder–here is a much-anticipated new collection of more than twenty pieces from the past two decades, the majority of which have never before been gathered together in book form.

Lawrence Weschler is not simply a superb reporter... Read more >
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