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Billy Budd, Bartleby, and Other Stories

by Herman Melville & Peter M. Coviello

A new, definitive edition of Herman Melville’s virtuosic short stories—American classics wrought with scorching fury, grim humor, and profound beauty

 

Though best-known for his epic masterpiece Moby-Dick...


The Scarlet Pimpernel

by Emmuska Orczy

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED

BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information

• A chronology of the author's...


Sister Carrie

by Theodore Dreiser

Carrie Meeber leaves her home in rural Wisconsin for big-city life in Chicago, and faces a series of struggles -- professional, moral, and romantic -- before achieving success in the New York theater scene....


Hopscotch, Blow-Up, We Love Glenda So Much

by Julio Cortázar & Ilan Stavans

These three groundbreaking works by Julio Cortázar—a major figure of world literature and one of the founders of the Latin American Boom—are published together in one volume for the first time, in honor...


The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED

BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information

• A chronology of the author's...


Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

The acclaimed tale of a shipwrecked Englishman who finds himself stranded on an island off the coast of South America -- a story of survival, self-reliance,...


Earth

The Yellow Sofa

by José Maria de Eça de Queirós & John Vetch

A compassionate tale of marriage, manners, and betrayal, from the Portuguese master José Maria Eça de Queirós, the first great modern Portuguese novelist, wrote The Yellow Sofa with (in his own words) “no...


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

by James Joyce

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED

BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

The compelling, semiautobiographical story of an artist and his relationship to his culture, his family, and his inner self.

EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION...


The Condensed Moby Dick: Abridged for the Modern Reader

by Herman Melville

Moby Dick is one of the greatest American novels ever wrote. If you've always wanted to read the classic, but just don't have the time, this abridged version can help. At just 20,000 words long, this version...


News from Nowhere, or an Epoch of Rest: Being Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance (1891)

by William Morris

This early work by William Morris was originally published in 1899 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. William Morris was born in London, England in 1834. Arguably best known...


A Modern Warning (1888)

by Henry James

This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1888 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children,...


Poor Richard (1867)

by Henry James

This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1867 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children,...


Eugene Pickering (1874)

by Henry James

This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1874 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children,...


Mrs. Temperly (1887)

by Henry James

This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1887 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children,...


A Day of Days (1866)

by Henry James

This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1866 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children,...


The Abasement of the Northmores (1900)

by Henry James

This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1900 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children,...


Fordham Castle (1904)

by Henry James

This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1904 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children,...


The Papers (1903)

by Henry James

This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1903 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children,...


Georgina's Reasons (1884)

by Henry James

This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1884 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children,...