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Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings

by Shirley Jackson, Laurence Hyman & Sarah Hyman Dewitt

From the renowned author of “The Lottery” and The Haunting of Hill House, a spectacular new volume of previously unpublished and uncollected stories, essays, and other writings.

Shirley Jackson is one of...


The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Short Stories

by Bret Harte

Six of the great American storyteller's best tales: "The Outcasts of Poker Flat," "Tennessee's Partner," "M'liss," "A Protégée of Jack Hamlin's," "An Ingénue of the Sierras," and the title tale.


On Writing

by Charles Bukowski

Sharp and moving reflections and ruminations on the artistry and craft of writing from one of our most iconoclastic, pivoting, and celebrated masters.

Charles Bukowski's stories, poems, and novels have left an...


After Ferguson, In Solidarity

by Tessara Dudley & Mariah Leewright

Every 28 hours, a Black person in the United States is shot by police. The reality of police violence touches many Black and Brown people every day, but the community response in Ferguson marked a change. Around...


New American Stories

by Ben Marcus

In New American Stories, the beautiful, the strange, the melancholy, and the sublime all comingle to show the vast range of the American short story . In this remarkable anthology, Ben Marcus has corralled...


Castle Dangerous

by Walter Scott

Castle Dangerous (1831) was the last of Walter Scott's novels published in his lifetime. It is part of Tales of My Landlord, 4th series.


The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

by H.p. Lovercraft

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward is a short epistolary novel (51,500 words) by H. P. Lovecraft, written in early 1927, but not published during the author's lifetime. Set in Lovecraft's hometown of Providence,...


Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald

by Suzanne Marrs & Tom Nolan

In 1970, Ross Macdonald wrote a letter to Eudora Welty, beginning a thirteen-year correspondence between fellow writers and kindred spirits. Though separated by background, geography, genre, and his marriage,...


The Coquette: or, The History of Eliza Wharton

by Hannah Webster Foster

The demise of a respectable but unloved fiancé introduces a sudden and intoxicating freedom into Eliza Wharton's life. Two new beaus vie for her attention: Reverend Boyer, a staid and proper clergyman, and...


Faulkner's Geographies

by Jay Watson & Ann J. Abadie

Essays that study mobility, place, and spatial imagination in the Nobel Laureate's work


American Negro Folktales

by Richard M. Dorson

A preacher battles a bear, a mother returns from the dead, and a clever servant conducts a Big Feet Contest in this rich anthology of African-American folklore. Scores of humorous and harrowing stories, collected...


Dark City Lights: New York Stories

by Lawrence Block

Famed detective and mystery writer Lawrence Block (A Walk Among the Tombstones, 8 Million Ways to Die) takes the helm as guest editor for DARK CITY LIGHTS, the fourth edition of the Have a NYC series. Twenty-three...


Shame / Shame

by Devin Becker & David St. John

Set in the mundane everyday, these poems explore shame and humorously dramatize the clumsy and socially awkward moments of life.


G. K. Chesterton Quotes

by Bob Blaisdell

"There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person," declared the philosopher and wit G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936). The extent and variety...


Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean

by James Davis

Eric Walrond (1898–1966) was a writer, journalist, caustic critic, and fixture of 1920s Harlem. His short story collection, Tropic Death, was one of the first efforts by a black author to depict Caribbean lives...


The Sound of Mountain Water: The Changing American West

by Wallace Stegner

A book of timeless importance about the American West by a National Book Award– and Pulitzer Prize–winning author. The essays collected in this volume encompass memoir, nature  conservation, history,...


The Trouble with Post-Blackness

by Houston A. Baker & K. Merinda Simmons

An America in which the color of one’s skin no longer matters would be unprecedented. With the election of President Barack Obama, that future suddenly seemed possible. Obama’s rise reflects a nation of...


Field & Stream: The Best American Hunting Stories: Exciting true-life tales from America's leading outdoor writers

by Anthony Licata

A collection of the best stories shared throughout the 114 years of Field & Stream magazine, about big game, loyal friends, and the respect that nature commands.  From the absolute authorities on outdoor sports...


Letters to My Black Sons: Raising Boys In a Post-Racial America

by Karsonya Wise Whitehead

"I want you to be fully present in your own life, a change agent who is not afraid to dare to be who you are. I wonder though, my dear sweet child, how I can mother you when I have not been able to mother myself?...


The Grapes of Wrath (RSMediaItalia Classics Illustrated Edition)

by John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath is an American realist novel written by John Steinbeck and published in 1939. The book won the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and it was cited prominently when Steinbeck...