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Pnin

Pnin

 One of the best-loved of Nabokov’s novels, Pnin features his funniest and most heart-rending character. Professor Timofey Pnin is a haplessly disoriented Russian émigré...

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The Origin of Species and The Voyage of the 'Beagle'

The Origin of Species and The Voyage of the 'Beagle'

Easily the most influential book published in the nineteenth century, Darwin’s The Origin of Species is also that most unusual phenomenon, an altogether readable discussion of a scientific subject....

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The Audubon Reader

The Audubon Reader

This unprecedented anthology of John James Audubon’s lively and colorful writings about the American wilderness reintroduces the great artist and ornithologist as an exceptional...

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We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live

Read the works discussed in the Netflix documentary Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold.Includes seven books in one volume: the full texts of Slouching Towards Bethlehem; The White Album; Salvador; Miami; After Henry; Political Fictions; and Where...

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Marvell: Poems

Marvell: Poems

The great seventeenth-century metaphysical poet Andrew Marvell was one of the chief wits and satirists of his time as well as a passionate defender of individual...

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Letters

Letters

A selection of the remarkable letters of Emily Dickinson in an elegant Pocket Poet edition.The same inimitable voice and dazzling insights that make Emily Dickinson’s...

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History of My Life

History of My Life

The name of Giacomo Casanova, Chevalier de Seingalt (1725-98), is now synonymous with amorous exploits, and there are plenty of these, vividly narrated, in his memoirs. But Casanova...

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Just So Stories

Just So Stories

Kipling's own drawings, with their long, funny captions, illustrate his hilarious explanations of How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin, How...

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Plays, Prose Writings and Poems

Plays, Prose Writings and Poems

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Introduction by Terry EagletonOscar Wilde has been acknowledged as the wittiest writer in the English language. This collection proves that...

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Shaken and Stirred

Shaken and Stirred

Shaken and Stirred is an enticing literary cocktail of stories about drinking and making merry by great writers from the past two centuries.            ...

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Sanditon and Other Stories

Sanditon and Other Stories

Readers of Jane Austen’s six great novels are left hungering for more, and more there is: the marvelous unpublished manuscripts she left behind, collected here.Sanditon might have been Austen’s greatest...

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Robinson: Poems

Robinson: Poems

Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) a three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, was the first of the great American modernist poets."No poet ever understood...

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The Collected Tales

The Collected Tales

Collected here are Gogol’s finest tales—stories that combine the wide-eyed, credulous imagination of the peasant with the sardonic social criticism of the city dweller—allowing readers to experience...

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The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty

Disgruntled at not being invited to the princess's christening, the wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for a hundred years.

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The Awkward Age

The Awkward Age

Henry James had arrived at such mastery of the forms and uses of fiction by the time he published The Awkward Age in 1899 that this story of a young girl introduced into a casually...

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The Complete Novels of Flann O'Brien

The Complete Novels of Flann O'Brien

 Flann O’Brien, along with Joyce and Beckett, is part of the holy trinity of modern Irish literature. His five novels–collected here in one volume–are a monument to his inspired lunacy and...

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The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov, Dostoevsky’s last and greatest novel, published just before his death in 1881, chronicles the bitter love-hate struggle between the outsized Fyodor Karamazov...

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Ficciones

Ficciones

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Jorge Luis Borges was one of those very rare creators who changed the face of an art form—in his case, the short story. His work...

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The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders (1887) was Thomas Hardy's own favorite among his stories, and no other book of his more fully represents the many sides of his genius. This portrait...

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Cavafy: Poems

Cavafy: Poems

The Alexandrian Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863–1933) is a towering figure of twentieth-century literature. No modern poet brought so vividly to life the history...

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The Lady in the Lake, The Little Sister, The Long Goodbye, Playback

The Lady in the Lake, The Little Sister, The Long Goodbye, Playback

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Creator of the famous Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler elevated the American hard-boiled detective genre to an art form. Chandler’s last four novels, published here in...

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The Sonnets and Narrative Poems

The Sonnets and Narrative Poems

 If William Shakespeare had never written a single play, if his reputation rested entirely upon the substantial and sterling body of nondramatic verse he left behind,...

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The Light in the Forest

The Light in the Forest

An adventurous story of a frontier boy raised by Indians, The Light in the Forest is a beloved American classic.When John Cameron Butler was a child, he...

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Animal Poems

Animal Poems

An anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet praises the whale. Shakespeare sympathizes with the hunted hare. Marianne Moore tries to catch a jelly-fish. Virgil and Emily Dickinson...

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