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The Bad Family: And Other Stories

by Eliza Fenwick

Part of a series for younger readers called The Dumpy Books, this collection of short stories offers a fascinating glimpse into the manners and mores of children and families at the dawn of the twentieth century....


Kokoro

by Natsume Soseki & Edwin McClellan

Thought-provoking and beautifully written, this trilogy of stories explores the very heart of loneliness and stands as a stirring introduction to one of Japan's most widely read modern authors.


The Dollmaker

by Harriette Arnow

The Dollmaker was originally published in 1954 to immediate success and critical acclaim. In unadorned and powerful prose, Harriette Arnow tells the unforgettable and heartbreaking story of the Nevels family...


Taras Bulba: English and Russian Language Edition

by Nikolai Gogol

The story follows an old Cossack, Taras Bulba, and his two sons, Andriy and Ostap returning home from an Orthodox seminary in Kiev. Ostap is the more adventurous, whereas Andriy has deeply romantic feelings...


Viy

by Nikolai Gogol

A young priest is preparing to spend three nights alone with the corpse of a dead witch and only his faith to protect him. He is ordered to supervise the waking of the dead witch in a small old wooden church...


The Jalna Saga: All Sixteen Books of the Enduring Classic Series

by Mazo de la Roche

Mazo de la Roche's irreplaceable Jalna saga is at last available in a single collected volume. For lovers of the series, this is truly the authoritative collection.


Of One Blood: Or, the Hidden Self: The Givens Collection

by Pauline Hopkins & Deborah McDowell

Of One Blood is the last of four novels written by Pauline Hopkins. She is considered by some to be "the most prolific African-American woman writer and the most influential literary editor of the first decade...


The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains

by Owen Wister & John Seelye

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Maggie: A Girl of the Streets: and Other Tales of New York

by Stephen Crane & Larzer Ziff

"A powerful, severe, and harshly comic portrayal of Irish immigrant life in lower New York exactly a century ago."-Alfred Kazin. Maggie, a powerful exploration of the destructive forces that underlie urban society...


Barlaam and Josaphat: A Christian Tale of the Buddha

by Gui de Cambrai, Peggy McCracken & Donald S. Lopez

A new translation of the most popular Christian tale of the Middle Ages, which springs from the story of the Buddha.

When his astrologers foretell that his son Josaphat will convert to Christianity, the pagan...


Young Lonigan

by James T. Farrell & Anne Douglas

An American classic in the vein of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, the first book of James T. Farrell's powerful Studs Lonigan trilogy covers five months of the young hero's life in 1916, when he is sixteen...


Four Major Plays, Volume I

by Henrik Ibsen, Rolf Fjelde & Joan Templeton

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


The Sorrows of Young Werther/Die Leiden des jungen Werther: A Dual-Language Book

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe & Stanley Appelbaum

One of the first European bestsellers upon its 1774 publication, this classic of Romantic literature is written mostly in the form of letters in which the hero recounts his unrequited love for a married woman....


The Divine Comedy Selected Cantos: A Dual-Language Book

by Dante & Stanley Appelbaum

Sublime poetic masterpiece follows Dante through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. Includes unabridged texts of 33 of the original cantos plus summaries of omitted text.


The Decameron: Selected Tales

by Giovanni Boccaccio & Bob Blaisdell

A group of escapees from plague-ridden Florence pass the time by telling tales of romance in this landmark of medieval literature. Features 25 of the original 100 stories. J. M. Rigg translation.


Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition

by Richard Bach & Russell Munson

Now, for the first time ever, a new complete edition ebook original of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach.

This is the story for people who follow...


Look Homeward, Angel

by Thomas Wolfe

The stunning, classic coming-of-age novel written by one of America's foremost Southern writers

A legendary author on par with William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Wolfe published Look Homeward, Angel...


A Sicilian Romance: A Gothic Novel (Reader's Edition)

by Ann Radcliffe & Sandra K. Williams

Strange moans and mysterious lights haunt the south wing of the Mazzini castle where Julia, the beautiful younger daughter of the Marquis de Mazzini, lives. The terrors of the unknown fade to insignificance...


Tender is the Night

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in a friend's copy of Tender Is the Night, "If you liked The Great Gatsby, for God's sake read this. Gatsby was a tour de force but this is a confession of faith." Set in the South...


Love of the Last Tycoon: The Authorized Text

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Last Tycoon, edited by the renowned literary critic Edmund Wilson, was first published a year after Fitzgerald's death and includes the author's notes and outline for his unfinished literary masterpiece....