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Henry James. An Alien's "History" of America

by Martha Banta

Martha Banta’s "Henry James: An Alien’s ‘History’ of America" is the product of a lifetime of thinking about James and his odd, but oddly productive, relation to the land of his birth. A “biography”...


Poems by Walt Whitman

by Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman is widely regarded as one of the masters of American poetry. Here are collected his finest poems, a perfect companion for any fan of Whitman's work.


The Patriotic Poems of Walt Whitman

by Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman is widely regarded as one of the greats of American literature. Here are collected the poems Whitman wrote during and after the American Civil War.


Upstairs at the Strand: Writers in Conversation at the Legendary Bookstore

by Jessica Strand & Andrea Aguilar

Revelatory conversations between renowned writers at New York City’s legendary bookstore.

For nearly ninety years, the Strand Book Store has been a New York institution, a legendary mecca for readers throughout...


The Making of the American Essay

by John D'Agata

For two decades, essayist John D'Agata has been exploring the contours of the essay through a series of innovative, informative, and expansive anthologies that have become foundational texts in the study of...


Oranges & Peanuts for Sale

by Eliot Weinberger

Presented at the PEN World Voices Festival as a “post-national” writer, Eliot Weinberger is “a sparkling essayist” (Confrontation), and his writings “a boundary-crossing, shape-shifting cabinet of...


Mysterious Medicine: The Doctor-Scientist Tales of Hawthorne and Poe

by L Kerr Dunn

Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe were masters of mystery and fantasy, but they also engaged real controversies surrounding individual health, health care practice, and biomedical research in nineteenth-century...


Just Thinking: Collection of Poems Volume 1

by Abimbola Davis

Just Thinking: Collection of Poems Volume 1 Just Thinking is the considerations and opinions, ideas and judgments, parody, and magnified exposé of observations. The deceits by the political leaders, which were...


Remebering Harper Lee

by Patrick Roy

elle Harper Lee (April 28, 1926 – February 19, 2016) was an American novelist widely known for To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960. Immediately successful, it won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and has become...


Hap and Leonard Ride Again

by Joe R. Lansdale

Soon to be a 2016 SundanceTV miniseries starring Michael K. Williams (The Wire), James Purefoy (Rome), and Christina Hendricks (Mad Men).

Hap and Leonard don’t fit the profile. Hap Collins looks like a good...


This is Not a Novel and Other Novels

by David Markson

David Markson was a writer like no other. In his novels, which have been called “hypnotic,” “stunning,” and “exhilarating” and earned him praise from the likes of Kurt Vonnegut and David Foster Wallace,...


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.

Charles...


Americanah: by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | Summary & Analysis

by . Instaread

Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of Americanah:

• Summary of book

• Introduction to the Important People in the book

• Analysis of the Themes and Author's Style


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...


2-IN-1 Daily Journal "Your Daily A.T.M. Automatic Thought Manifestation Deposit Journal": #1 new innovate way to journal daily - Your Vision-Board in

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...


Look Homeward, Angel

by Thomas Wolfe

Thomas Clayton Wolfe (October 3, 1900 – September 15, 1938) was an American novelist of the early twentieth century.[1]Wolfe wrote four lengthy novels, plus many short stories, dramatic works and novellas....


Little Women

by Mary Louisa Alcott

Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books rapidly over several months at the request of...


Philip K. Dick: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations

by Philip K. Dick & David Streitfeld

An electric collection of interviews--including the first and the last—with one of the 20th century's most prolific, influential, and dazzlingly original writers of science fiction

Long before Ridley Scott...


Ernest Hemingway: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations

by Ernest Hemingway

An extraordinary collection of pugnacious, charming, and revealing interviews with the Nobel Prize-winning author who defined and transformed American literature.

Hemingway was not only known for his understated...


Nora Ephron: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations

by Nora Ephron

For fans of When Harry Met Sally and readers of I Feel Bad About My Neck (which is to say, almost everyone!) comes an indispensible collection of wit and wisdom from the late, great Nora Ephron

A hilarious...