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Andrew Delbanco

Andrew Delbanco is the author of The Death of Satan: How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil, Required Reading: Why Our American Classics Matter Now, and The Real American Dream: A Meditation on Hope, all of which were New York Times Notable Books. The Puritan Ordeal won the Lionel Trilling Award from Columbia University. He has edited Writing New England, The Portable Abraham Lincoln, volume two of The Sermons of Ralph Waldo Emerson (with Teresa Toulouse), and, with Alan Heimert, The Puritans in America. His essays appear regularly in The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, The New... Read More

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Melville
Written by Andrew Delbanco
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70297-6 (0-375-70297-0)

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






Sister Carrie
Written by Theodore Dreiser, Introduction by Andrew Delbanco
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | March 1999
$16.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75321-3 (0-375-75321-4)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

"Theodore Dreiser is a man who, with the passage of time, is bound to loom larger and larger in the awakening aesthetic consciousness of America. Among all of our prose writers he is one of the few... Read more






The Portable Abraham Lincoln
Written by Abraham Lincoln, Edited by Andrew Delbanco, Introduction by Andrew Delbanco
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | January 2009
$18.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310564-0 (0-14-310564-7)

Celebrate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth with this new edition of his greatest speeches and writings

Abraham Lincoln endowed the American language with a vigor and moral energy that has all but disappeared from today's public rhetoric. Lincoln's writings are testaments of our history, windows into his enigmatic personality, and...

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Moby-Dick
Written by Herman Melville, Commentaries by Tom Quirk, Introduction by Andrew Delbanco
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | December 2002
$15.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-243724-7 (0-14-243724-7)

Herman Melville’s masterpiece, one of the greatest works of imagination in literary history
 
Over a century and a half after its publication, Moby-Dick still stands as an indisputable literary classic. It is the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea... Read more






Moby-Dick
Written by Herman Melville, Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith, Commentaries by Tom Quirk, Introduction by Andrew Delbanco
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | November 2015
$30.00/39.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-119960-3 (0-14-119960-1)

Part of Penguin’s beautiful hardcover Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.

In part, Moby-Dick is the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and... Read more





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