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Short Stories of The Spirit

by Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore

Eight short stories to inspire and raise the spirit of humanity. 'The Pine Needle' is a story of fantasy about the wish of a pine needle to take human form. After some accidental adventures the pine needle finds...


Dirty Rush

by Taylor Bell

In this shockingly true-to-life novel written by an all-star team of Internet phenoms from the Total Frat Move generation, you’ll get the first true glimpse of “real” sorority life in all its f**ked up...


Plus One

by Christopher Noxon

The hilarious tale of a newly full-time dad and awards-show “plus one” whose TV-writer wife has hit the big-time.


Good Morning Rome

by Michele Ponte

A short story by the Italian author Michele Ponte, Good Morning Rome will surprise you. They come to Rome by plane, boat, train, coach. They hitchhike or they come on foot. They come looking for success, hope,...


Lady Macbeth: On The Couch

by Alma H Bond

AN ANCIENT MYSTERY SOLVED Scholars, professors, and historians have wondered for centuries how and why Lady Macbeth, the beautiful, beloved wife of a nobleman, had to encourage―nay, push―her husband, Prince...


The French Executioner

by C.C. Humphreys

The last thing Jean Rombaud expects upon being summoned to behead Anne Boleyn is to dedicate his life to her. But the ill-fated queen has a mysterious request for her executioner: that after taking her life...


The Prophet (Annotated)

by Kahlil Gibran

The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry essays written in English by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. Knopf. It is Gibran's best known...


His Majesty's Envoy

by Richard Patton

When Governor Robert Dinwiddie appointed George Washington to the post of Adjutant General of Virginia in 1753, the twenty-one year old militia major eagerly anticipated a great adventure. What he got were hardship,...


Conversations with Beethoven

by Sanford Friedman & Richard Howard

An NYRB Classics Original

Deaf as he was, Beethoven had to be addressed in writing, and he was always accompanied by a notebook in which people could scribble questions and comments. Conversations with Beethoven...


The Reluctant Commander

by Richard Patton

Twenty-two-year-old George Washington was pleased by his promotion to the rank of lieutenant-colonel and quite content to be the second-in-command of Governor Robert Dinwiddie's expedition to remove the French...


A Devil in Paradise (New Directions Bibelot)

by Henry Miller

“A perfect expression of Miller’s moral perspective as well as one of his outstanding demonstrations of narrative skill. It provides a wonderful cinematic view of two indomitable egotists in deadly conflict.”...


The Summer Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine

by Elizabeth Chadwick

New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor of Aquitaine to life with breathtaking historical detail in the first volume of this stunning new trilogy.

Eleanor of Aquitaine, the legendary...


The Crack-Up

by F. Scott Fitgerald

The Crack-Up is a collection of three essays by the author F. Scott Fitzgerald. These essays were originally written for the Esquire magazine during 1936. Fearing that he would never again be able to write,...


Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe

Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe that was first published in 1719. Epistolary, confessional, and didactic in form, the book is a fictional autobiography of the title character—a...


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...


Last Words from Montmartre

by Qiu Miaojin, Larissa Ari Heinrich & Ari Larissa Heinrich

An NYRB Classics Original

When the pioneering Taiwanese novelist Qiu Miaojin committed suicide in 1995 at age twenty-six, she left behind her unpublished masterpiece, Last Words from Montmartre. Unfolding through...


Fear

by Gabriel Chevallier, Malcolm Imrie & John Berger

An NYRB Classics Original

Winner of the Scott Moncrieff Prize for Translation

1915: Jean Dartemont heads off to the Great War, an eager conscript. The only thing he fears is missing the action. Soon, however,...


The Blonde

by Anna Godbersen

Part biography, part spy thriller, and part love story, THE BLONDE is a whip-smart re-imagining of the relationship between Marilyn Monroe and John F. Kennedy that draws on historical events to create a dark...


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...


Hysterical: Anna Freud's Story

by Rebecca Coffey

Anna Freud spent fifty-four years in a relationship with another woman. So why did she publicly support her father's "wisdom" about lesbianism-and why did she become a psychoanalyst? Told from her perspective,...