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Letters to an American Lady

by C. S. Lewis

On October 26, 1950, C. S. Lewis wrote the first of more than a hundred letters he would send to a woman he had never met, but with whom he was to maintain a correspondence for the rest of his life.

Ranging broadly...


Essays on Life

by Thomas Mitchell & Allan Cameron

Just before the First World War destroyed a generation and divided Europe for almost a century, a farmer in a remote part of Aberdeenshire sat down at the age for forty-three to write his thoughts on how to...


Things Written Randomly in Doubt

by Allan Cameron

A work in three parts, Things Written starts with aphorisms in “How Not to Be a Ruminant”, shifts to essays in “Weights and Counterweights”, and concludes with poetry in “By the Metre”. Some arguments...


The Porcupine Hunter and Other Stories

by Ralph Maud

A selection of the best stories by Henry W. Tate (d. 1914), an important Tsimshian informant to ethnographer Franz Boas.


Griffith REVIEW 45: The Way We Work

by Julianne Schultz

How does work shape our values, our citizens, cultures and communities? As our work changes, how will it change us? How does the blurring of work and leisure through 'access anywhere' technology affect our attitudes...


Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer

by Alastair Panton & Victoria Panton Bacon

Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer is a vivid and lyrical memoir of life as an RAF reconnaissance pilot in France during the hellish summer of 1940. It brings to life the fear, loneliness and pain that Alastair Panton...


Baghdad Diaries

by Nuha Al-Radi

During the Gulf War in 1991, through long nights of relentless bombing and the disappearance of all amenities, Iraqi artist Nuha al-Radi began keeping a diary from her Baghdad home. She captures scenes of surreal...


Man in the Moon: Essays on Fathers and Fatherhood

by Stephanie G'Shwind

Selected from the country's leading literary journals and publications—Crazyhorse, Colorado Review, The Nervous Breakdown, Creative Nonfiction, Georgia Review, Gulf Coast, The Missouri Review, The Normal School...


The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy

by Christopher Isherwood, Don Bachardy & Katherine Bucknell

The love story between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy—in their own words

The English novelist and screenwriter Christopher Isherwood was already famous as the author of Goodbye to Berlin when he met...


Dogfight at the Pentagon

by Wall Street Journal

Discover the story behind these and more in this delightful collection of the wild, the weird, and the wonderful, culled from The Wall Street Journal's popular and long-standing A-Hed column.

One of the The Wall...


The Histories of a Medieval German City, Worms c. 1000-c. 1300: Translation and Commentary

by David S. Bachrach

The history of medieval Germany, particularly that of the lower social orders, has thus far remained largely unknown outside of the German-speaking regions of modern Europe. The translation of the four texts...


The Idea of Europe in British Travel Narratives, 1789-1914

by Katarina Gephardt

Showing how specific rhetorical strategies used in nineteenth-century British travel writing produced fictional representations of continental Europe in works by Ann Radcliffe, Lord Byron, Charles Dickens, and...


Social Work in East Asia

by Christian Aspalter

Owing to rapid economic development and the onset of population ageing, social work has become a major means of delivering social services and relieving and preventing social problems at an individual, family,...


Islam and Development: Exploring the Invisible Aid Economy

by Matthew Clarke & David Tittensor

The study of Islam since the advent of 9/11 has made a significant resurgence. However, much of the work produced since then has tended to focus on the movements that not only provide aid to their fellow Muslims,...


Manuscript Miscellanies in Early Modern England

by Joshua Eckhardt & Daniel Starza Smith

Perhaps more than any other kind of book, manuscript miscellanies require a complex and 'material' reading strategy. This collection of essays models and refines the study of these complicated volumes. Using...


Journeys to the Underworld

by Fiona Pitt-Kethley

In her quest for the Sibyl in various locations in classical Italy, the author learns as much about casual sex and the concupiscence of the continental male as she does about the glory of antiquity. 'As a caculatedly...


The Pan Principle

by Fiona Pitt-Kethley

The Pan Principle is the story of a woman's travels in search of a variety of sites sacret to god Pan in Greece. Pan, half-goat, half-man, is the only god who is said by the ancients to have died. The mystery...


A Writer''s Commonplace Book

by Rosemary Friedman

In effect the personal notebook of a distinguished and highly individualistic novelist and writer, this is an eclectic collection of more than a thousand short quotations that have struck a chord with the author...


Phoning Home: Essays

by Jacob M. Appel

A collection of short personal essays on complex issues that range from humorous to poignant


Wilfred Owen: Selected Poetry and Prose: Selected Poetry and Prose

by Jennifer Breen

First published in 1988, this annotated selection of Wilfred Owen's poetry and prose provides a comprehensive one-volume text of his best work. As well as the war poems, it includes illuminating early pieces...