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Lucy Maud Montgomery Collection: Anne Of Green Gables, Anne Of Avonlea, Anne Of The Island, Anne of Windy Poplars, Anne's House of Dreams, Anne of Ingleside

by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Collection containing the 6 books telling the life and adventures of Anne Shirley: Anne Of Green Gables, Anne Of Avonlea, Anne Of The Island, Anne of Windy Poplars, Anne's House of Dreams, Anne of Ingleside....


The Tale of Tom Kitten

by Beatrix Potter

Mrs. Tabitha Twitchit sets up for a tea in good company. His three rowdy children Mittens, Tom Kitten and Moppet, however, prefer to play the dust, climb the walls and make the fight rather than sit quietly...


Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

by Jerome K. Jerome

Comic novel that tells the funny incidents happened to three friends Jerome, George and Harris, accompanied by the faithful Montmorency, during a boating holiday on the Thames.


Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

by Harriet Jacobs

Published in 1861, one of few extant slave narratives written by a woman. Powerful portrayal of the brutality of slave life through the inspiring tale of one woman's dauntless spirit and faith.


Spoon River Anthology

by Edgar Lee Masters

An American poetry classic, in which former citizens of a mythical midwestern town speak touchingly from the grave of the thwarted hopes and dreams of their lives.


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin

Charming self-portrait covers boyhood, work as a printer, political career, scientific experiments, much more. Its openness, honesty, and readable style have made the Autobiography one of the great classics...


Political Fictions

by Joan Didion

In these coolly observant essays, Joan Didion looks at the American political process and at "that handful of insiders who invent, year in and year out, the narrative of public life." Through the deconstruction...


The Best American Series: 20 Short Stories and Essays

by Best American Best American Series

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction.  This special edition contains selections from the following editions:

The Best American Short...


American Authors Reinventing Italy

by Sirpa Salenius

American Authors Reinventing Italy: The Writings of Exceptional Nineteenth-Century Women is a collection of scholarly papers that examine Italy in the writings of such American women as Margaret Fuller, Harriet...


The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft

by H. P. Lovecraft

Another excellent edition in the Knickerbocker Classic series, The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft collects the author's novel, four novellas, and fifty-three short stories. Written between the years 1917...


Jack London The Dover Reader

by Jack London

Novelist, journalist, and social activist Jack London (1876–1916) rose from abject poverty to international fame as the bestselling, highest-paid, and most popular author of his era. London created a substantial...


The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder, Volume II

by Thornton Wilder

The second and concluding volume of Thornton Wilder's short plays.


The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder, Volume I

by Thornton Wilder & John Guare

Volume One of the collected short plays by one of the greatest American playwrights of the Twentieth Century.


The Portable Emerson

by Ralph Waldo Emerson & Jeffrey S Cramer

This volume, edited by Carl Bode in collaboration with Malcolm Cowley, presents the essential Emerson, selected from works that eloquently express the philosophy of a worldly idealist. The Portable Emerson comprises...


A Coney Island Reader: Through Dizzy Gates of Illusion

by Louis J. Parascandola & John Parascandola

Featuring a stunning gallery of portraits by the world’s finest poets, essayists, and fiction writers—including Walt Whitman, Stephen Crane, José Martí, Maxim Gorky, Federico García Lorca, Isaac Bashevis...


Universal Recognition

by Azure

Synopsis:

Universal Recognition kindles the wonderful creation of the world, a universal coexistence universally established with beautiful human beings. In light of human history, the author touches on the...


The Palace of Bones

by Allison Eir Jenks

The Palace of Bones by Allison Eir Jenks is an often stark and startling vision of the way we live, the places we inhabit, and the relics we make to comfort ourselves.

Haunted by a quiet, unquenchable longing,...


Every Leaf a Mirror: A Jim Wayne Miller Reader

by Mary Ellen Miller, Morris Allen Grubbs & Silas House

Jim Wayne Miller (1936--1996) was a prolific writer, a revered teacher and scholar, and a pioneer in the field of Appalachian studies. During his thirty-three-year tenure at Western Kentucky University, he helped...


Faulkner and Film

by Peter Lurie & Ann J. Abadie

A collection exploring the extensive connections between the Nobel Laureate's work and cinema


Theology and California: Theological Refractions on California's Culture

by Fred Sanders & Jason S. Sexton

Californians Sanders and Sexton assemble leading voices and specialists both from within and without California for engagement with California's influential culture. Leading theologians and cultural critics...