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Ancestral Tales

by Alan Mintz

Written in pieces over the last fifteen years of his life and published posthumously, S. Y. Agnon's A City in Its Fullness is an ambitious, historically rich sequence of stories memorializing Buczacz, the city...


Under the Cover

by Clayton Childress

Under the Cover follows the life trajectory of a single work of fiction from its initial inspiration to its reception by reviewers and readers. The subject is Jarrettsville, a historical novel by Cornelia Nixon,...


The Short Story in Midcentury America

by Sam V. H. Reese

The Short Story in Midcentury America provides in-depth case studies of four major writers of the post–World War II era—Paul Bowles, Mary McCarthy, Eudora Welty, and Tennessee Williams—examining how they...


The History of Missed Opportunities

by William Galperin

Through close engagement with the work of Wordsworth, Austen, and Byron, The History of Missed Opportunities posits that the everyday first emerged as a distinct category of experience, or first became thinkable,...


Ninette of Sin Street

by Vitalis Danon, Jane Kuntz, Lia Brozgal & Sarah Abrevaya Stein

Published in Tunis in 1938, Ninette of Sin Street is one of the first works of Tunisian fiction in French. Ninette's author, Vitalis Danon, arrived in Tunisia under the aegis of the Franco-Jewish organization...


The Amateur: The Pleasures of Doing What You Love

by Andy Merrifield

A passionate attack on the tyranny of experts

Modern life is being destroyed by experts and professionals. We have lost our amateur spirit and need to rediscover the radical and liberating pleasure of doing things...


The Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization

by Jasper Bernes

A novel account of the relationship between postindustrial capitalism and postmodern culture, this book looks at American poetry and art of the last fifty years in light of the massive changes in people's working...


There's a Mystery There: The Primal Vision of Maurice Sendak

by Jonathan Cott

An extraordinary, path-breaking, and penetrating book on the life and work and creative inspirations of the great children's book genius Maurice Sendak, who since his death in 2012 has only grown in his stature...


A Girl Walks into a Book: What the Brontës Taught Me about Life, Love, and Women's Work

by Miranda Pennington

How many times have you heard readers argue about which is better, Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights? The works of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne continue to provoke passionate fandom over a century after their deaths....


Wendell Berry and Higher Education

by Jeffrey Bilbro, Jack R. Baker & Wendell Berry

Prominent author and cultural critic Wendell Berry is well known for his contributions to agrarianism and environmentalism, but his commentary on education has received comparatively little attention. Berry...


Ladies' Greek

by Yopie Prins

In Ladies' Greek, Yopie Prins illuminates a culture of female classical literacy that emerged in the second half of the nineteenth century, during the formation of women's colleges on both sides of the Atlantic....


The Yellow Wallpaper (Book Center)

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Yellow Wallpaper is a fascinating portrayal of a woman's descent into psychosis through being confined 'for her own good' by her well-meaning husband to cure her of mild hysteria. It's an absolutely mesmerizing...


A More Perfect Union: by Dr. Ben Carson | Conversation Starters

by dailyBooks

A More Perfect Union: by Dr. Ben Carson | Conversation Starters

 From best-selling author, Dr. Ben Carson, comes A More Perfect Union: What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties. In the...


The Lives of Ovid in Seventeenth-Century French Culture

by Helena Taylor

Seventeenth-century France saw one of the most significant 'culture wars' Europe has ever known. Culminating in the Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns, this was a confrontational, transitional time for the...


H. P. Lovecraft: The Complete Fiction [contains links to free audiobooks]

by H. P. Lovecraft

Here is the complete collection of fiction by H. P. Lovecraft.

This ebook also contains links to FREE AUDIOBOOKS that can be downloaded to your device!

The Stories included are:

The Nameless City

The Festival

The...


William Shakespeare: Complete Works [contains links to free audiobooks] (Hamlet + The Merchant of Venice + A Midsummer Night's Dream + Romeo and Juliet + Cymbeline + The Tempest + Henry V + Henry VIII + King Lear + Macbeth + Othello and many more!)

by William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume!

Besides, it contains links to FREE AUDIOBOOKS that can be downloaded...


Oscar Wilde: The Complete Collection [contains links to free audiobooks] (The Picture Of Dorian Gray + Lady Windermere’s Fan + The Importance of Being Earnest + An Ideal Husband + The Happy Prince + Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime and many more!)

by Oscar Wilde

This ebook contains all of Oscar Wilde's plays (including the fragments), his only novel, his fairy tales and short stories, the poems, all of his essays, lectures, reviews, and other newspaper articles, based...


Literary Yarns: Crochet Projects Inspired by Classic Books

by Cindy Wang

Crochet adorable amigurumi figures inspired by classic literature. 

 

Featuring 22 crocheted dolls drawn from 16 beloved novels and plays, this easy-to-follow craft book is perfect for bibliophiles and crafters...


The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen: Awesome Female Characters from Comic Book History

by Hope Nicholson

A woman's place is saving the universe.

 

Think comic books can’t feature strong female protagonists? Think again! In The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen you’ll meet the most fascinating exemplars...


Jane Austen, the Secret Radical

by Helena Kelly

A brilliant, illuminating reassessment of the life and work of Jane Austen that makes clear how Austen has been misread for the past two centuries and that shows us how she intended her books to be read, revealing,...