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Tragedies, Volume 2

Tragedies, Volume 2

We read Shakespeare line by line for his supernatural mastery of all the poetic resources of the English language, and play by play for his utterly human, utterly intimate...

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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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My Name Is Red

My Name Is Red

One of the Nobel Prize winner’s best-loved novels, in a special edition featuring an introduction by the author and a chronology of Islamic and Western art...

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The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge is a man haunted by his past. In his youth he betrayed his wife and baby daughter in a shocking incident that led him to swear never to touch alcohol again for twenty-one years....

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The Analects

The Analects

Confucius is one of the most humane, rational, and lucid of moral teachers, concerned not with arcane metaphysics but with practical issues of life and conduct. What is virtue? What sort of life is...

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The Stories of Ray Bradbury

The Stories of Ray Bradbury

One hundred of Ray Bradbury’s remarkable stories which have, together with his classic novels, earned him an immense international audience and his place among the...

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The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)A gripping vision of our society radically overturned by a theocratic revolution, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid's Tale has become one of the most...

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My Antonia

My Antonia

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Of Ántonia, the passionate and majestic central character in Willa Cather’s greatest novel, the narrator, Jim Burden, says that she left “images...

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Dispatches

Dispatches

Written on the front lines in Vietnam, Dispatches became an immediate classic of war reportage when it was published in 1977.From its terrifying opening pages to its final eloquent...

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His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials

The only hardcover omnibus of the best-selling and award-winning fantasy trilogy, in a Contemporary Classics edition.   Philip Pullman's trilogy is a masterpiece that...

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The Prince

The Prince

 That Machiavelli’s name has become synonymous with cold-eyed political calculation only heightens the intrinsic fascination of The Prince–the world’s...

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Letters

Letters

A selection of the remarkable letters of Emily Dickinson in an elegant Pocket Poet edition.The same inimitable voice and dazzling insights that make Emily Dickinson’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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Rabbit Angstrom

Rabbit Angstrom

When we first met him in Rabbit, Run (1960), the book that established John Updike as a major novelist, Harry (Rabbit) Angstrom is playing basketball with some boys in an alley in Pennsylvania during the tail end...

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The Master of Ballantrae and Weir of Hermiston

The Master of Ballantrae and Weir of Hermiston

 In these two historical tales of the Scottish lowlands in the eighteenth century, Robert Louis Stevenson brought to the novel of adventure a psychological sophistication...

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The Mill on the Floss

The Mill on the Floss

In The Mill on the Floss, George Eliot re-creates her own childhood through the story of the wild, gifted Maggie Tulliver and her spoiled, selfish brother. Though tragic...

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Three Hundred Tang Poems

Three Hundred Tang Poems

A new translation of a beloved anthology of poems from the golden age of Chinese culture—a treasury of wit, beauty, and wisdom from many of China’s greatest poets.These...

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The Eustace Diamonds

The Eustace Diamonds

Anthony Trollope's celebrated Parliamentary novels, of which The Eustace Diamonds (1873) is the third and most famous, are at once unfailingly amusing social comedies, melodramas...

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Jude the Obscure

Jude the Obscure

Jude's story -- his futile desire to better himself through education, his failed marriage and doomed love for the free-spirited Sue Bridehead -- shows with heartbreaking clarity the devastating...

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Rome Stories

Rome Stories

From Plutarch to Pasolini, from Henry James to Alberto Moravia, this collection of classic tales of the Eternal City draws on a wide range of brilliant writers from ancient times...

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Poems of New York

Poems of New York

New York City has always been a larger-than-life, half-mythical place, and this collection offers an appropriately stunning mosaic of its many incarnations in poetry–ranging from...

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The Raj Quartet (1)

The Raj Quartet (1)

 The Raj Quartet, Paul Scott's epic study of British India in its final years, has no equal. Tolstoyan in scope and  Proustian in detail  but completely individual in effect, it records...

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Tristram Shandy

Tristram Shandy

This bawdy, high-spirited novel—whose author, Laurence Sterne, was described by Diderot as “the Rabelais of the English”—provoked a literary scandal when its first two volumes...

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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

One of the supreme masterpieces of world literature, the Homeric saga of the shipwrecks, wanderings, and homecoming of the master tactician Odysseus encompasses a virtual inventory...

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