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James Joyce's Ulysses
James Joyce's Ulysses
Written by Stuart Gilbert
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780394700137
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James Joyce's Ulysses

Written by Stuart Gilbert


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 12, 1955
Price: $13.95

With the passing of each year, Ulysses receives wider recognition and greater acclaim as a modern literary classic. To comprehend Joyce's masterpiece fully, to gain insight into its significance and structure, the serious reader will find this analytical and systematic guide invaluable. In this exegesis, written under Joyce's supervision, Stuart Gilbert... Read more >
On Being Blue
A Philosophical Inquiry
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Michael Gorra


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $14.00

On Being Blue is a book about everything blue—sex and sleaze and sadness, among other things—and about everything else. It brings us the world in a word as only William H. Gass, among contemporary American writers, can do.
 
Gass writes:
Of the colors, blue and green have the greatest emotional... Read more >
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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
Price: $13.99

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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On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
Written by Nicolaus Copernicus
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ISBN: 9781573920353
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On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres

Written by Nicolaus Copernicus


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: November 1, 1995
Price: $15.99

The Ptolemaic system of the universe, with the earth at the center, had held sway since antiquity as authoritative in philosophy, science, and church teaching. Following his observations of the heavenly bodies, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) abandoned the geocentric system for a heliocentric model, with the sun at the center. His remarkable... Read more >
The Sackett Companion
The Sackett Companion
Written by Louis L'Amour
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ISBN: 9780553371024
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The Sackett Companion

Written by Louis L'Amour


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 1, 1992
Price: $17.00

Little did Louis L'Amour realize back in 1960 when he published The Daybreakers, a novel about two brothers who came west after the Civil War, that he had begun creating what would become perhaps North America's most widely followed literary family: the Sacketts. The stories of ten generations of Sackett men... Read more >
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The Colonel
A Novel
Written by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
Translated by Tom Patterdale


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $17.95

Winner of the 2013 Jan Michalski Prize
Longlististed for the Man Asian Literary Prize


A new novel by the master of Iranian letters that directly engages politics in Iran today
 
Ten years in the writing, this fearless novel—so powerful it’s banned in Iran—tells the stirring story of a tortured people forced... Read more >
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Two Towns in Provence
Two Towns in Provence
Written by M.F.K. Fisher
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ISBN: 9780394716312
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Two Towns in Provence

Written by M.F.K. Fisher


Format: Trade Paperback, 504 pages
On Sale: August 12, 1983
Price: $18.95

This memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence is, as the author tells us, "my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself...just as much of its reality is based on my own shadows, my inventions." A vibrant and perceptive profile of the kinship between a person and... Read more >
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Wild Ducks Flying Backward
Wild Ducks Flying Backward
Written by Tom Robbins
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ISBN: 9780553383539
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Wild Ducks Flying Backward

Written by Tom Robbins


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $15.00

Known for his meaty seriocomic novels, Tom Robbins’s shorter work has appeared in publications ranging from Esquire to Harper’s, from Playboy to the New York Times. Collected here for the first time in paperback, the essays, articles, observations—and even some untypical country-music lyrics—offer a rare overview of the eclectic sensibility of... Read more >
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Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
Written by Patrick Alexander
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ISBN: 9780307472328
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Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
A Reader's Guide to The Remembrance of Things Past
Written by Patrick Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $15.95

An accessible, irreverent guide to one of the most admired—and entertaining—novels of the past century. There is no other guide like this; a user-friendly and enticing entry into the marvelously enjoyable world of Proust.

At seven volumes, three thousand pages, and more than four hundred characters, as well as a towering reputation... Read more >
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For the Time Being
For the Time Being
Written by Annie Dillard
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ISBN: 9780375703478
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For the Time Being

Written by Annie Dillard


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2000
Price: $14.95

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"Beautifully written and delightfully strange--. As earthy as it is sublime, For the Time Being is, in the truest sense, an eye- opener."--Daily News

From Annie Dillard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and one of the most compelling writers of our time, comes For the Time Being... Read more >
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