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Literary Occasions: Essays

by V.S. Naipaul

Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul brings his signature gifts of observation, his ferocious impatience with received truths, and his masterfully condensed prose to these eleven essays on reading, writing, and identity—which...


A Temple of Texts

by William H. Gass

From one of the most admired essayists and novelists at work today: a new collection of essays—his first since Tests of Time, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism.

These twenty-five...


Seeds: One Man's Serendipitous Journey to Find the Trees That Inspired Famous American Writers from Faulkner to Kerouac, Welty to Wharton

by Richard Horan

From the wooded road made of golden hemlock running past L. Frank Baum's childhood home to the lonely stump of Scout's oak in Harper Lee's Alabama, author Richard Horan gathers tree seeds—and stories—from...


Essays - First Series

by Ralph Waldo Emerson

American essayist, philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) lead Transcendentalism in the early nineteenth century and greatly influenced the later New Thought movement. Summing up his work, Emerson...


Literary Cincinnati: The Missing Chapter

The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron

The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron

From Sleep Unbound

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...


Hymn to Old Age

by Hermann Hesse & David Henry Wilson

A single volume of the most beautiful texts by Herman Hesse including intimate memories of his final years. Hesse collected life sketches, poems, aphorisms and short essays dedicated to the ultimate challenge...


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.


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...


In These Great Times: Selected  Writings

by Karl Kraus & Patrick Healy

“Perhaps one day man will […] see what a small occurrence such a world-war was when set against the spiritual self-mutilation of mankind by its newspapers, and how the war was at bottom just one of its manifestations...


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,...