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An Englishman Looks at the World

by H. G. Wells

Today, the name H. G. Wells is synonymous with the genre of science fiction, and Wells is best remembered as the creator of masterpieces such as The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and The Island of Doctor...


Seasons of Hope

by Sister Stanislaus Kennedy

In Seasons of Hope, the follow up to her bestselling Day by Day, Sister Stan offers words of wisdom to calm the mind and refocus our energies. Through verse and inspirational quotations from many enlightened...


Himalayan Passages: Tibetan and Newar Studies in Honor of Hubert Decleer

by Andrew Quintman & Benjamin Bogin

Explore new research on the religious and cultural traditions of the Himalayan Buddhist world.

Over decades, hundreds of American undergraduates spending a semester abroad have been introduced to Tibetan culture...


U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses from Washington to Obama

by Various

A collection of US inauguration speeches from Washington to Obama. At the beginning of a term each new President of the United States delivers their inauguration speech to the nation. Here in one volume are...


Street Haunting and Other Essays

by Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf began writing reviews for the Guardian 'to make a few pence' from her father's death in 1904, and continued until the last decade of her life. The result is a phenomenal collection of articles,...


Essays and Lectures

by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900) is remembered best for his sharp wit, his comedic plays and for his contribution to aestheticism and decadence. In this collection of essays, however, Wilde writes predominantly on...


The Matters of Life, Death, and More

by Aleksandar Hemon

"The genius of Aleksandar Hemon's prose is a well-established, universally acknowledged fact. But his ability to read a soccer match—to really, deeply understand it—will strike readers with the force of...


The Reckoning: Searching for Meaning with the Father of the Sandy Hook Killer

by Andrew Solomon

First published in The New Yorker, “Solomon tells the story of Peter Lanza, the father of Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary shooter. Read it—it’s moving, brave and just profoundly human and sad....There...


Show Me Your Environment: Essays on Poetry, Poets, and Poems

by David Baker

Show Me Your Environment, a penetrating yet personable collection of critical essays, David Baker explores how a poem works, how a poet thinks, and how the art of poetry has evolved-and is still evolving as...


Man in the Moon: Essays on Fathers and Fatherhood

by Stephanie G'Shwind

Selected from the country's leading literary journals and publications—Crazyhorse, Colorado Review, The Nervous Breakdown, Creative Nonfiction, Georgia Review, Gulf Coast, The Missouri Review, The Normal School...


Crown Of Life - Wilson Knight

by G. Wilson Knight

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Shakespearian Tempest -  V 2

by G. Wilsin Knight

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Shakespearian Production   V 6

by G. Wilson Knight

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Essays - Second 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...


The Brown Reader: 50 Writers Remember College Hill

by Jeffrey Eugenides, Rick Moody, Lois Lowry & Susan Cheever et al.

“To be up all night in the darkness of your youth but to be ready for the day to come…that was what going to Brown felt like.” —Jeffrey Eugenides

In celebration of Brown University’s 250th anniversary,...


Phone Home Berlin: Collected Non-Fiction

by Nigel Cox

This provocative collection contains pieces both older and previously unpublished from the author's 20 year career. Readers will especially value the new material, pulled from his journalistic pieces written...


A Literary Education and Other Essays

by Joseph Epstein

Who is the greatest living essayist writing in English? Unquestionably Joseph Epstein. Epstein is penetrating. He is witty. He has a magic touch with words, that hard to define but immediately recognizable quality...


Women Change the World

by Michelle Patterson

Women Change the World is a collection of world-changing women—from actresses, recording artists, and writers to businesswomen and other high-profile female professionals—on women’s unique contributions...


Letters on England

by Voltaire

Letters on England gathers together Voltaire's essays about his time in England between 1726 and 1728. Comparable to Alexis De Tocqueville's Democracy in America, Voltaire looks at English culture as an outsider,...


But Enough About You: Essays

by Christopher Buckley

An extraordinary wide-ranging collection of essays with “distinctive wordplay and quirky opinions…Christopher Buckley is good company whether you’re looking for two quick pages and a smile, or want to...