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Leavetaking

by Peter Weiss & Christopher Levenson

"I was on my way to look for a life of my own."

A brilliant, brutally honest autobiographical novel, long out of print, from one of the great artistic polymaths of the 20th century.

This is a Sebaldian account...


Teach Me How To Fly

by Alberta Lampkins

"Settle down and take a journey through a heartrending story of faith, friendship and forgiveness as secrets unravel and the truth unfolds." Teach Me How to Fly is a true to life story of Jocelyn Hamilton, wife...


Ragged Dick: Or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks

by Horatio Alger, Michael Meyer & Bryan Waterman

"I ain't knocked round the city streets all my life for nothin'," proclaims Ragged Dick, the fast-talking boy hero of Horatio Alger's classic rags-to-riches tale. Dick is a plucky street boy who smokes, gambles,...


The Way We Live Now

by Anthony Trollope

The Way We Live Now is the story of foreign-born financier Augustus Melmotte, a man with a mysterious past who sets the rumour mill on fire upon his arrival in London with his family. Using nothing but his charm,...


The Happy Prince and Other Tales

by Oscar Wilde

A pleasure seeking prince, a selfish giant, and more: Wilde's fairy tales, first published in 1888, for childlike people from eighteen to eighty."


The Professor and the Siren

by Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa, Stephen Twilley & Marina Warner

An NYRB Classics Original

In the last two years of his life, the Sicilian aristocrat Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa wrote not only the internationally celebrated novel The Leopard but also three shorter pieces...


Malavikagnimitram

by Kalidasa & Srinivas Reddy

Her left hand rests on her hip, the bangle motionless at her wrist while the other arm falls freely like a fig branch. Lowering her eyes to the tiled floor, where her big toe caresses a flower, her curved body...


Kumarasambhavam

by Kalidasa & Hank Heifetz

The greatest long poem in classical Sanskrit, by the greatest poet of the language She with her beautiful face at once was in the power of Śiva and of drunkenness, taking her shyness away, both eagerly drawing...


Rilla of Ingleside: A Virago Modern Classic

by L. M. Montgomery

Anne Shirley's children are almost all grown up - except for pretty, high-spirited Rilla, who is now almost fifteen years old. No one can resist Rilla's bright hazel eyes and dazzling smile, and Rilla herself...


The Pickwick Papers

by Charles Dickens & Jasper Fforde

The adventures of the immortal Pickwick Club, headed by good Mr. Pickwick himself, have kept readers laughing for nearly two centuries. Following the intrepidly bumbling Pickwickians along the highways and byways...


Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady

by Samuel Richardson, Sheila Ortiz Taylor & Lynn Shepherd

One of the first great British novels, Samuel Richardson's classic tale became a legend to his own age and remains so today.

Defying her parents' desire for her to marry a loathsome man for his wealth, the virtuous...


Selected Novels of Jack London: White Fang, The Call of the Wild, and The Sea-Wo

by Jack London

The wilderness comes to life in Jack London’s timeless adventure stories. The Selected Novels of Jack London includes the classic stories The Call of the Wild, The Sea-Wolf, and White Fang.

HarperPerennial...


Selected Works of Thomas Hardy: Tess of the d'Urbervilles, The Mayor of Casterbr

by Thomas Hardy

The Selected Works of Thomas Hardy includes many of the esteemed author’s best-known works: Far From the Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, and Jude the Obscure.

Influenced...


Selected Novels of Charles Dickens: David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, A Tale of T

by Charles Dickens

Immerse yourself in Victorian times with these classic stories and timeless characters from Charles Dickens. The Selected Novels of Charles Dickens includes The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, Oliver...


Classic Stories of Cast-Aways: Robinson Crusoe, The Swiss Family Robinson, and O

by Daniel Defoe, Edgar Allan Poe, Johann David Wyss & Peter Longueville

Get lost with five classic tales of castaways. Classic Cast-Away Stories includes Daniel Defoe’s The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe and The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, The English Hermit...


Angels on the Head of a Pin

by Yuri Druzhnikov & Thomas Moore

In this contemporary Russian classic, a samizdat document arrives at a Soviet newspaper headquarters with unimaginable consequences.

Angels on the Head of a Pin is set in Moscow in the late 1960s, at a time when...


Billy Budd, Sailor

by Herman Melville

Billy Budd, Sailor has been called the best short novel ever written. In his brilliantly condensed narrative prose, Herman Melville fashions a legal parable in which reason and intellect prove incapable of preserving...


Selected Works of Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, and Others

by Joseph Conrad

The Selected Works of Joseph Conrad includes the best-known of Joseph Conrad’s work. This special ebook edition contains the short story “Youth,” as well as the novels Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, Typhoon...


Angaaray

by Snehal Shingavi

First published in 1932, this slim volume of short stories created a firestorm of public outrage for its bold attack on the hypocrisy of conservative Islam and British colonialism. Inspired by British modernists...


Insel

by Mina Loy, Elizabeth Arnold & Sarah Hayden

“He has an evening suit, but never an occasion to wear it, so he puts it on when he paints his pictures.”

Insel, the only novel by the surrealist master Mina Loy, is a book like no other—about an impossible...