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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...


Fear: A Novel of World War I

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,...


Walking on Water: A Novel

by Richard Paul Evans

In this fifth New York Times bestseller in the Walk series, Richard Paul Evans’s hero Alan Christoffersen must say some painful goodbyes and learn some important lessons as he comes to the end of his cross-country...


Richard Paul Evans: The Complete Walk Series eBook Boxed Set: The Walk, Miles to Go, Road to Grace, Step of Faith, Walking on Water

by Richard Paul Evans

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Box, an inspiring and uplifting series about one man’s search for faith as he walks across America.

What would you do if you lost everything—your...


The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

by James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson's landmark novel is an emotionally gripping and poignant look into race relations. The protagonist, a half-white half-black man of very light complexion, known only as an ex-colored man,...


Psychos: A White Girl Problems Book

by Babe Walker

If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands who devoured Babe Walker’s New York Times bestselling novel White Girl Problems or one of the million people who read her blog or follow her on Twitter daily, then...


We Were Flying to Chicago

by Kevin Clouther

A debut collection in which characters find unexpected moments of profound insight while navigating the monotony of daily life.


Follow the Dream

by Heidi M. Thomas

 In this sequel to Cowgirl Dreams,  Nettie Brady, now Nettie Moser, is working with her husband Jake to prepare for a busy rodeo season when she's offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to London...


Dare to Dream

by Heidi M. Thomas

At the start of the 1940s, Montana cowgirl Nettie Brady Moser has overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles on the journey toward her dream of being a professional rodeo rider. In the 1920s, she struggled...


Cowgirl Dreams

by Heidi M. Thomas

From her ranch home in Montana in the 1920s, Nettie Brady dreamed of joining the rodeo circuit and becoming a star. Defying her mother's wishes and trading her skirts for trousers--and riding the range with...