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Classical Chinese Poetry

by David Hinton

With this groundbreaking collection, translated and edited by the renowned poet and translator David Hinton, a new generation will be introduced to the work that riveted Ezra Pound and transformed modern poetry....


The bethrothed

by Alessandro Manzoni

Set in Lombardy during the Spanish occupation of the late 1620s, The Betrothed tells the story of two young lovers, Renzo and Lucia, prevented from marrying by the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who desires Lucia...


Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

by Chelsea Handler & Digby Diehl

WHAT . . . A RIOT!

Life doesn't get more hilarious than when Chelsea Handler takes aim with her irreverent wit. Who else would send all-staff emails to smoke out the dumbest people on her show? Now, in this...


Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

by David Sedaris

A guy walks into a bar car and...

From here the story could take many turns. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists...


Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey

by Lori Perkins, MJ Rose & Sylvia Day

E. L. James’ Fifty Shades trilogy has fascinated and seduced millions of readers. In bedrooms, in book clubs, and in the media, people can’t stop talking about it!

In Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey...


How to Tell a Story and Other Essays

by Mark Twain

In How to Tell a Story and Other Essays, iconic American author Mark Twain discusses his own experience as a writer and his personal style. In various essays in the collection he attacks a contemporary of his,...


Lucy Maud Montgomery Collection: Anne Of Green Gables, Anne Of Avonlea, Anne Of The Island, Anne of Windy Poplars, Anne's House of Dreams, Anne of Ingleside

by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Collection containing the 6 books telling the life and adventures of Anne Shirley: Anne Of Green Gables, Anne Of Avonlea, Anne Of The Island, Anne of Windy Poplars, Anne's House of Dreams, Anne of Ingleside....


Australian Gothic: An Anthology of Australian Supernatural Fiction

by James Doig

Australia has a long tradition of weird fiction, stretching back to colonial times. The stories in this anthology showcase the richness and variety of Australia horror and supernatural stories in the nineteenth...


Complete Works Of Geoffrey Chaucer

by Geoffery Chaucer

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


The Essential D.H. Lawrence

by D. H. Lawrence

All the major works of English author, playwright and poet D. H. Lawrence together with an active table of contents: Aaron's Rod Amores Bay A Book of Poems England, My England Fantasia of the Unconscious Look!...


Essays

by Michel de Montaigne, Charles Cotton & William Carew Hazlitt

Considered the inventor of the essay itself, Michel de Montaigne published Essays (Essais, literally "Attempts") in 1850. Known for his skill at merging serious intellectual debate with personal anecdotes, his...


Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries

by Jon Ronson

The New York Times–bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, Jon Ronson writes about the dark, uncanny sides of humanity with clarity and humor. Lost at Sea reveals how deep our collective craziness lies,...


A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: An Essay (Digital Original)

by David Foster Wallace

In this exuberantly praised book - a collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the...


What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures

by Malcolm Gladwell

What is the difference between choking and panicking? Why are there dozens of varieties of mustard-but only one variety of ketchup? What do football players teach us about how to hire teachers? What does hair...


The Unspeakable

by Meghan Daum

"Daum is her generation's Joan Didion." —Nylon

Nearly fifteen years after her debut collection, My Misspent Youth, captured the ambitions and anxieties of a generation, Meghan Daum returns to the personal essay...


Nobody Home: Writing, Buddhism, and Living in Places

by Gary Snyder & Julia Martin

In this thoughtful, affectionate collection of interviews and letters spanning three decades, beloved poet Gary Snyder talks with South African writer and scholar Julia Martin. Over this period many things changed...


Lectures on the Forces of Matter: And Their Relations to Each Other

by Michael Faraday

Self-taught chemist and scientist Michael Faraday was one of the most prolific and prescient researchers to emerge from England in the nineteenth century. In this captivating collection of talks and lectures,...


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 Old Curiosity Shop

by Charles Dickens

Impoverished, an old antique dealer and his young niece Nell, leave the shop and begin their peregrination to London, which will lead them to encounter numerous bizarre characters and will end in a peaceful...


Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson

by Robert Louis Stevenson

G. K. Chesterton said of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins." This collection of Stevenson's essays includes:...