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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....


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...


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...


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...


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...


On Cats

by Charles Bukowski

A raw and tenderly funny look at the human-cat relationship, from one of our most treasured, iconic writers

Felines touched a vulnerable spot in the unfathomable soul of Charles Bukowski, the Dirty Old Man of...


The Best American Series: 14 Short Stories & Essays

by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. 

This special edition contains selections from the 2015 editions.


House of Leaves

by Mark Z. Danielewski

Years ago, when House of Leaves was first being passed around, it was nothing more than a badly bundled heap of paper, parts of which would occasionally surface on the Internet. No one could have anticipated...


The 50s: The Story of a Decade

by The New Yorker Magazine, Henry Finder & David Remnick

Including contributions by Elizabeth Bishop • Truman Capote • John Cheever • Roald Dahl • Janet Flanner • Nadine Gordimer • A. J. Liebling • Dwight Macdonald • Joseph Mitchell • Marianne Moore...


At Home with Ernie Pyle

by Ernie Pyle & Owen V. Johnson

As anyone who has read his legendary WWII reporting knows, Ernie Pyle had an uncanny ability to connect with his readers, seeking out stories about the common people with whom he felt a special bond. A master...


Her Chronicles: Stories of Faith, Fear and Fortitude, Volume 1

by Jai Stone

Emotional Nudity (TM) is a way of living that starts with one simple act, telling the truth! This book is an anthology of 11 different women who were courageous enough to openly and honestly share their stories...


The Best American Short Stories 2015

by T.C. Boyle & Heidi Pitlor

Award-winning and best-selling author T.C. Boyle guest edits this year’s The Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction.


100 Years of The Best American Short Stories

by Lorrie Moore & Heidi Pitlor

For the 100th anniversary of The Best American Short Stories series, a retrospective of stories selected by master of the form Lorrie Moore. The stories, along with one hundred years of behind-the-scenes anecdotes...


The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015

by 826 National & Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Orphan Master’s Son, works with group of high school students out of 826 San Francisco to select the year’s best new fiction, nonfiction, poetry,...


What Was It?

by Fitz James O'Brien

"What was it?" is a brief but intense horror story. We are in New York and the owner of a Boarding house decides to move from the 26th Street Bleeker street: does a great deal since the place where the lady...


My Wife's Tempter

by Fitz James O'Brien

Fitz James O’Brien (1828-1862) was an Irish born American writer. some of whose work is often considered one of the forerunners of today's science fiction. The story of "My wife's tempter" revolves around...


The Golden Ingot

by Fitz James O'Brien

A sad story written by O'Brien on an alchemist, his daughter and a doctor who gets caught up with them. Here O'Brien style is appealing but at the same time his vocabulary is simple and accessible to everyone.......