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The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse

by Beatrix Potter

Timmy Willie is a country mouse who falls asleep in a hamper of vegetables and wakes up in the city. It will be made welcome by Johnny Town-Mouse, but soon regrets the peace and simplicity of the life in the...


Appley Dapply's nursery rhymes

by Beatrix Potter

A collection of seven nursery rhymes with accompanying illustrations.


Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes

by Beatrix Potter

A compilation of traditional nursery rhymes with accompanying illustrations.


The Tale of Mr. Tod

by Beatrix Potter

Tommy Brock, a badger, kidnaps the sons of Benjamin Bunny and disappears hiding in one of Mr. Tod's houses. Mr. Tod, came home and discovered the invasion starts a fight with Tommy. Benjamin Bunny and Peter...


The Tale of Pigling Bland

by Beatrix Potter

Pigling Bland is a young and sensitive sow. On the way to the market, got lost in a forest and spend the night in a chicken coop. Here he meets Pig-wig, a black Berkshire sow, stolen from her owner to be turned...


The South at Work: Observations from 1904

by William Garrott Brown & Bruce E Baker

In 1904 William Garrott Brown traveled the American South, investigating the region's political, economic, and social conditions. Using the pen name "Stanton," Brown published twenty epistles in the Boston Evening...


Literary Cincinnati: The Missing Chapter

by Dale Patrick Brown

The history of Cincinnati runs much deeper than the stories of hogs that once roamed downtown streets. In addition to hosting the nation's first professional baseball team, the Tall Stacks riverboat celebration,...


The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron

by Janet Lewis

This historical novel is the third and final book in American poet and fiction writer Janet Lewis's Cases of Circumstantial Evidence series, based on legal case studies compiled in the nineteenth century. In...


From Sleep Unbound

by Andrée| Chedid

From Sleep Unbound portrays the life of Samya, an Egyptian woman who is taken at age 15 from her Catholic boarding school and forced into a loveless and humiliating marriage. Eventually sundered from every human...


Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases

by Anonymous

This contains the Scottish Psalter and Scripture Paraphrases, the primary hymnal of the Church of Scotland up through the 19th century. The Church of Scotland is a Presbyterian church, decisively shaped by the...


The Art of Daring

by Carl Phillips

The award-winning poet Carl Phillips's invaluable essays on poetry, the tenth volume in the celebrated Art of series of books on the craft of writing

In seven insightful essays, Carl Phillips meditates on the...


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 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....


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...


Signs of Change

by William Morris

William Morris was an English writer, architect, and artist and was integral to the birth of socialism in Great Britain. He founded the Socialist League in 1884, but later broke away from it over differences...


New Contexts for Eighteenth-Century British Fiction: 'Hearts Resolved and Hands Prepared'

by Christopher D. Johnson

'New Contexts for Eighteenth-Century British Fiction' is a collection of thirteen essays honoring Professor Jerry C. Beasley, who retired from the University of Delaware in 2005. The essays, written by friends,...


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...