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Jeremiah's Scribes: Creating Sermon Literature in Puritan New England

by Meredith Marie Neuman

By reconstructing the aural culture of sermons in Puritan New England, Neuman shifts our attention from the pulpit to the pew, demonstrating how sermon auditors helped to shape this dominant genre of Puritan...


Inferno Decoded

by Michael Haag

An all-inclusive guide to key concepts and details about Dan Brown’s novel Inferno—featuring black-and-white illustrations.

Go deep into the provocative and always compelling world of Dan Brown’s novel,...


Metamorphoses

by Ovid

"The Metamorphoses of Ovid offers to the modern world such a key to the literary and religious culture of the ancients that it becomes an important event when at last a good poet comes up with a translation...


Dante's Inferno, The Indiana Critical Edition

by Dante Alighieri & Mark Musa

This new critical edition, including Mark Musa's classic translation, provides students with a clear, readable verse translation accompanied by ten innovative interpretations of Dante's masterpiece.


The Materiality of Language: Gender, Politics, and the University

by David Bleich

David Bleich sees the human body, its affective life, social life, and political functions as belonging to the study of language. In The Materiality of Language, Bleich addresses the need to end centuries of...


Recovering Five Generations Hence: The Life and Writing of Lillian Jones Horace

by Nikki Brown, Alisha Knight & Brian M. Jack

Born in the 1880s in Jefferson, Texas, Lillian B. Jones Horace grew up in Fort Worth and dreamed of being a college-educated teacher, a goal she achieved. But life was hard for her and other blacks living and...


Great Books

by David Denby

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER

At the age of forty-eight, writer and film critic David Denby returned to Columbia University and re-enrolled in two core courses in Western civilization to confront the literary and philosophical...


A Season of Ghosts

by Ruskin Bond

It is said that if the smell of the Himalayas creeps into a man's blood, he will return to the hills again and again, and will strive to live amongst them always. Ruskin Bond, master storyteller and connoisseur...


The Crow Eaters

by Bapsi Sidhwa

Faredoon (Freddie) Junglewalla is either the jewel of the Parsi community or a murdering scoundrel. Freddie???s mother-in-law, Jerbanoo, thinks he is planning to do away with her, but Freddie has always been...


The Boyfriend

by R Raj Rao

One Saturday morning in late 1992, Yudi, a forty something gay journalist, picks up a nineteen-year-old Dalit boy in the Churchgate loo. After hurried sex, he gets rid of the boy, afraid that he may be a hustler....


Incident On The Kalka Mail

by Satyajit Ray

Two briefcases exchanged on a train. A priceless manuscript. An ambush in a dark alley... A prosperous gentleman employs Feluda to recover his blue briefcase, which has got switched with another passenger's...


The Collected Novels

by Khushwant Singh

This volume brings together all the novels, except The Company of Women, by India's most widely read and celebrated author. Included here are the classic Train to Pakistan that describes the tragedy of Partition...


Ice-Candy-Man

by Bapsi Sidhwa

Now Filmed as 1947, a motion picture by Deepa Mehta Few novels have caught the turmoil of the Indian subcontinent during Partition with such immediacy, such wit and tragic power.


Panther's Moon and Other Stories

by Ruskin Bond

Ten unforgettable tales of fascinating human encounters with animals and birds, creating a world in which men and wild creatures struggle to survive despite each other. Ruskin Bond once again gives a marvellous...


Spit And Polish

by Carl Muller

See here, first take a little polish on the finger and rub into the leather. Then spit. and rub.' - boasts one recruit of his boot polishing skills. sadly, the only reward this gets him is thirty pairs of shoes...


Once Upon A Tender Time

by Carl Muller

Once Upon a Tender Time, a poignant tale of childhood, is the concluding part of Carl Muller's Burgher trilogy. The Burghers of Sri Lanka, hardy and fun-loving, produce children by the dozen-but often forget...


French Lover

by Taslima Nasrin

A woman's search for love and independence in a strange city far away from home. French Lover is the story of Nilanjana, a young Bengali woman from Kolkata who moves to Paris after her marriage to Kishanlal,...


Our Trees Still Grow In Dehra

by Ruskin Bond

Fourteen engaging stories from one of India's master story-tellers Semi-autobiographical in nature, these stories span the period from the author's childhood to the present. We are introduced, in a series of...


Friends In Small Places

by Ruskin Bond

This collection brings together the best of Ruskin Bond's cameos, all beautifully imagined and crafted, inspired by people who have left a lasting impression on him. In addition, there are a host of characters...


Yakada Yaka

by Carl Muller

Yakada Yaka is the second part of the Burgher trilogy that began with The Jam Fruit Tree When the conquering British roll out the first railway steam-driven locomotive in Sri Lanka, it causes quite a stir. The...