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The Passion of Mademoiselle S.

by Adriana Hunter & Jean-yves Berthault

A literary erotic treasure: the recently discovered letters that chronicle the passionate affair of a young woman in Paris in 1928

 

While helping a friend clear out an old apartment in Paris, diplomat Jean-Yves...


Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life

by Sayed Kashua

Sayed Kashua has been praised by the New York Times as “a master of subtle nuance in dealing with both Arab and Jewish society.” An Arab-Israeli who lived in Jerusalem for most of his life, Kashua started...


On Love

by Charles Bukowski

A companion to On Writing and On Cats: A raw and tender poetry collection that captures the Dirty Old Man of American letters at his fiercest and most vulnerable, on a subject that hits home with all of us....


A Book Of Ghosts

by S.baring-gould

Sabine Baring-Gould (28 January 1834 – 2 January 1924) of Lew Trenchard in Devon, England, was an Anglican priest, hagiographer, antiquarian, novelist and eclectic scholar. His bibliography consists of more...


Stitch in Time

by John Gould

"If there is reincarnation, I'm selfish enough to wish that next time around John Gould would come back as a writer again." —Mark Kramer in the Wall Street Journal

In these observations on the inhabitants...


The Unfortunate Traveller

by Thomas Nashe

Thomas Nashe ( 1567 – c. 1601) is considered the greatest of the English Elizabethan pamphleteers. He was a playwright, poet, and satirist. He is best known for his novel ‘The Unfortunate Traveller. The...


The Portrait

by Mrs Oliphant

Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (4 April 1828 – 25 June 1897), was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant. Her fictional works encompass "domestic realism, the historical...


The Sister Bronte

by Mrs Oliphant

Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (4 April 1828 – 25 June 1897), was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant. Her fictional works encompass "domestic realism, the historical...


Marseille

by M.F.K. Fisher

A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection

 

Nowhere in the world did the beloved food and travel writer M.F.K Fisher feel more at ease than in the port of Marseille. From her timeless A Considerable Town, published...


New York Looks Best in Fall

by Adam Gopnik

A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection

 

There’s nothing like autumn in New York, as Adam Gopnik and his family find when they return to Manhattan after an extended stay in France.

 

From the longtime New Yorker...


L'avalanche des mots

by Majede Motalebi & Julian Semiao

Paix, amour et liberté

L’avalanche des mots compte 290 citations sur la liberté, la paix, l'amour, les femmes et les hommes, la religion, la politique,... extraites des quatorze livres édités de Majede...


Tin House: Theft (Tin House Magazine)

by Win McCormack, Holly MacArthur & Rob Spillman

Tin House's Theft Issue spends some time in the larcenous land of literature with stolen stories, embezzled essays, and pick-pocketed poetry.

“Talent borrows, genius steals” is usually attributed to Oscar...


The Big Red Book of Modern Chinese Literature: Writings from the Mainland in the Long Twentieth Century

by Yunte Huang

A panoramic vision of the Chinese literary landscape across the twentieth century.

Award-winning literary scholar and poet Yunte Huang here gathers together an intimate and authoritative selection of significant...


The Oxford Book of American Essays

by W. C. Brownell

THE customary antithesis between "American" literature and "English" literature is unfortunate and misleading in that it seems to exclude American authors from the noble roll of those who have contributed to...


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by DEBORAH AIKEN

This is a #1 new innovative way to  journal daily and exercise your mind. Your Daily A.T.M. Deposit Journal", is your Vision-Board in a book! This 2-in-1 Journal has a stimulating guide to exercise your...


Under The Greenwood Tree

by Thomas Hardy

Under the Greenwood Tree: A Rural Painting of the Dutch School is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published anonymously in 1872. A portrayal of a picturesque rural society, tinged with gentle humour and irony, it is...


The Trumpet-Major

by Thomas Hardy

The Trumpet-Major is a novel by Thomas Hardy published in 1880, and his only historical novel. It concerns the heroine, Anne Garland, being pursued by three suitors: John Loveday, the eponymous trumpet major...


The Well Of Loneliness

by Radclyffe Hall

Radclyffe Hall (born Marguerite Radclyffe Hall on 12 August 1880 – 7 October 1943) was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of Loneliness. The novel has become a groundbreaking work...


Two On A Tower

by Thomas Hardy

Two on a Tower (1882) is a novel by English author Thomas Hardy,[1] classified by him as a romance and fantasy and now regarded as one of his minor works. The book is one of Hardy's Wessex novels, set in a parallel...


The Romantic Adventures Of A Milkmaid

by Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism,...