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The Good Soldier

The Good Soldier

When John Dowell and his wife befriend Edward and Leonora Ashburnham, they appear to be the perfect couple. He is a distinguished soldier and she is beautiful and intelligent. However,...

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Reflections on the Revolution in France and Other Writings

Reflections on the Revolution in France and Other Writings

The most important works of Edmund Burke, the greatest political thinker of the past three centuries, are gathered here in one comprehensive volume. Accompanying his influential masterpiece, Reflections...

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We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Joan Didion’s incomparable and distinctive essays and journalism are admired for their acute, incisive observations and their spare, elegant style. Now the seven books of nonfiction that...

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Atonement

Atonement

On the hottest day of the summer of 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis sees her older sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country house. Watching...

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The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Among the best loved of all children’s classics, Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book is set among a community of animals in the jungles of...

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The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders (1887) was Thomas Hardy's own favorite among his stories, and no other book of his more fully represents the many sides of his genius. This portrait...

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Russian Fairy Tales

Russian Fairy Tales

Notable for their magnificent, jewel-like color illustrations by Bilibin, these traditional tales include "The Frog Princess," "Vassilissa the Beautiful,"...

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The Life of Samuel Johnson

The Life of Samuel Johnson

The most celebrated English biography is a group portrait in which extraordinary man paints the picture of a dozen more. At the centre of a brilliant circle which included Burke, Reynolds,...

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The Ambassadors

The Ambassadors

A new Everyman's Library hardcover edition of The Ambassadors--one of the great masterpieces of Henry James’s late period, and the author’s...

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A House for Mr. Biswas

A House for Mr. Biswas

 The book that turned the gentle satirist of the Caribbean into a major literary figure, this is the story of a man who, without a single asset, enters a life devoid...

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The Complete English Poems

The Complete English Poems

 John Milton wrote poetry of such sublime beauty that he managed, through its universal influence, to transform the character of the English language. From his astonishing epic Paradise...

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

  A panoramic satire of English society during the Napoleonic Wars, Vanity Fair is William Makepeace Thackeray’s masterpiece. At its center is one of the most...

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Barnaby Rudge

Barnaby Rudge

Charles Dickens’s first historical novel–set during the anti-Catholic riots of 1780–is an unparalleled portrayal of the terror of a rampaging mob, seen through the...

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Merrill: Poems

Merrill: Poems

A beautiful hardcover selection of poems by one of the giants of contemporary American poetry. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POETS. James Merrill once...

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The Awkward Age

The Awkward Age

Henry James had arrived at such mastery of the forms and uses of fiction by the time he published The Awkward Age in 1899 that this story of a young girl introduced into a casually...

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New York Stories

New York Stories

An irresistible anthology of classic tales of New York in the tradition of Christmas Stories, Love Stories, and Stories of the Sea.Writers have...

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Gargantua and Pantagruel

Gargantua and Pantagruel

The unfettered exuberance of Gargantua and Pantagruel, the storms of phenomenal life it offers for our inspection, the honor it gives to the deformed, the cloacal,...

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Stories of Art and Artists

Stories of Art and Artists

Stories of Art and Artists gathers two centuries of classic stories from around the world. From Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Artist of the Beautiful” and Albert Camus’s...

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The Periodic Table

The Periodic Table

The Periodic Table is largely a memoir of the years before and after Primo Levi’s transportation from his native Italy to Auschwitz as an anti-Facist partisan...

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Death Comes for the Archbishop

Death Comes for the Archbishop

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) Introduction by A. S. Byatt Willa Cather’s story of the missionary priest Father Jean Marie Latour and his work of...

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Speak, Memory

Speak, Memory

 From one of the 20th century's great writers comes one of the finest autobiographies of our time. Speak, Memory was first published by Vladimir Nabokov in 1951 as Conclusive...

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Complete Shorter Fiction

Complete Shorter Fiction

 Herman Melville (1819-91) brought as much genius to the smaller-scale literary forms as he did to the full-blown novel: his poems and the short stories and novellas collected...

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The Radetzky March

The Radetzky March

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)By one of the most distinguished Austrian writers of our century, a portrait of three generations set against the panoramic background...

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Poems of Sleep and Dreams

Poems of Sleep and Dreams

Poets have always drawn inspiration from the wild fancies of dream life. We spend a third of our lives asleep, and throughout history our nocturnal visions have engaged the interpretive...

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