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More Curious

by Sean Wilsey

In More Curious, Sean Wilsey travels across the U.S., from the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, to the isolated artists' enclave of Marfa, Texas, to the boardrooms and ballrooms of post–9/11 New York City. Wherever...


The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies

by Beatrix Potter

The Flopsy Bunnies are six young rabbits, sons of Benjamin and Flopsy Bunny. One day, while they are eating some rotten vegetables in the garden of Mr. McGregor, the six rabbits fall asleep and are captured...


The Tale of Samuel Whiskers or,The Roly-Poly Pudding

by Beatrix Potter

The little Tom Kitten runs away from his mother up the chimney and, through a crack in the wall, he finds himself under the floor of the attic. Here he meets Mr. Samuel Whiskers and his wife Anna Maria, two...


The Tale of Tom Kitten

by Beatrix Potter

Mrs. Tabitha Twitchit sets up for a tea in good company. His three rowdy children Mittens, Tom Kitten and Moppet, however, prefer to play the dust, climb the walls and make the fight rather than sit quietly...


The Tale of Ginger and Pickles

by Beatrix Potter

Ginger and Pickles are two shopkeepers who extend unlimited credit to their customers and, as a result, are forced to go out of business. Tabitha Twitchit, the proprietor of the now only village shop, exploits...


The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse

by Beatrix Potter

Mrs. Tittlemouse is a very tidy little mouse. She will be very busy tidying up her home after some insect intruders have left footprints on the floors and all sorts of messes about the place. Book illustrated...


The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

by Beatrix Potter

Looking for a quiet place to hide her eggs to hatch them herself, Jemima Puddle-duck encounters a gentleman fox who offers to host them at his home and organizes a party for the same evening to mark the event....


The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit

by Beatrix Potter

A bad rabbit, attacks a good rabbit to steal a carrot and starts to munch it on a bench. After a while, a hunter mistake the bad rabbit for a bird and shoots. The bad rabbit will run away without whiskers, tail...


The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle

by Beatrix Potter

Lucie is a little girl living on a farm and realizes she has lost three handkerchiefs and the pinafore. Wandering in search of her belongings, she finds a small door in the hillside that leads to a small kitchen...


The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan

by Beatrix Potter

Ribby, a "Pussy-cat" invites a little dog called Duchess to tea with a cake made by her. Duchess hopes she will not be served mouse: she can’t eat mouse, but does not want to offend. She decides to bake a...


The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit

by Beatrix Potter

Miss Moppet is a young kitten. With an ingenious trick captures a curious mouse that made fun of her. She does not notice, however, that in the duster in which she imprisoned the mouse there is a hole. The mouse...


The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher

by Beatrix Potter

Jeremy Fisher is a frog that lives in a small house in the middle of the buttercups of the pond . Worn mackintosh and galoshes goes fishing with his rod made of a stalk of grass and a horsehair. A trout rises...


Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain

The famous adventures of Huck and Jim along the banks of the Mississippi.


Conversations with Jay Parini

by Michael Lackey

Jay Parini (b. 1948) is best known for his novel about Leo Tolstoy's last year, The Last Station, which has been translated into more than twenty-five languages and made into a Hollywood film. But he has also...


T. S. Eliot and Christian Tradition

by Benjamin G. Lockerd, Hazel Atkins & Anderson D. Araujo

Many studies of Eliot's writings have mentioned his religious beliefs, but most have failed to give the topic due weight, and many have misunderstood or misrepresented his faith. T. S. Eliot and Christian Tradition...


Billy Budd

by Herman Melville

The young Billy is forced to enlist as a sailor in the British navy, a series of events will lead him to be wrongfully accused and tried for conspiracy.


The Heart of Happy Hollow

by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Sixteen tales offer insights into the lives of African Americans after the Civil War, recounting the promise of northward migration, the horrors of lynching, and the complexity of relationships between former...


The Brown Reader: 50 Writers Remember College Hill

by Jeffrey Eugenides, Rick Moody & Lois Lowry

“To be up all night in the darkness of your youth but to be ready for the day to come…that was what going to Brown felt like.” —Jeffrey Eugenides

In celebration of Brown University’s 250th anniversary,...


Ivanhoe

by Walter Scott

Bloody battles, cheap shot, usurped thrones and finally the love. Protagonist of this epic novel is Ivanhoe heir of a Saxon noble family, fighting side-by-side with the Norman king, Richard I of England.


The Last of Mohicans

by James Fenimore Cooper

The sunset of the glorious people of the Mohicans takes place through the battles, ambushes and massacres of the colonial war between the French and English in the wilderness of North America.