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The Time Machine

The Time Machine

The first great novel to imagine time travel, H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine (1895) follows its narrator on an incredible journey that takes him eventually...

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Rome Stories

Rome Stories

From Plutarch to Pasolini, from Henry James to Alberto Moravia, this collection of classic tales of the Eternal City draws on a wide range of brilliant writers from ancient times...

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The Ambassadors

The Ambassadors

A new Everyman's Library hardcover edition of The Ambassadors--one of the great masterpieces of Henry James’s late period, and the author’s...

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The Mummy Awakens

The Mummy Awakens

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   By the Arab world’s foremost novelist, Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz, famous for The Cairo Trilogy—the...

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Rain

Rain

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   While stranded waiting for their ship to be released from quarantine, Dr. and Mrs. Macphail must share lodging...

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The Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin

The Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   A young noblewoman elopes with the wrong man in a blizzard. An army officer waits years to exact revenge on a count for a...

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Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: A Story

Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: A Story

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   With hardly any notice, foolish and plain housekeeper Johanna flees her employer and sets off to find the man she’s...

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The Sea, The Sea; A Severed Head

The Sea, The Sea; A Severed Head

These two major novels—by one of the most influential British writers of the twentieth century—are ferociously dark comedies that combine playfulness with profundity.A Severed...

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Giovanni's Room

Giovanni's Room

James Baldwin’s groundbreaking novel about love and the fear of love is set among the bohemian bars and nightclubs of 1950s Paris.David is a young American expatriate...

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Paris Stories

Paris Stories

Paris Stories gathers classic stories about the City of Light by a wide range of writers across four centuries. Perhaps no other European city has so...

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Collected Stories

Collected Stories

 From one of the twentieth century’s most enduringly popular fiction writers: the only hardcover edition of his short stories. Though W. Somerset Maugham...

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Of Human Bondage

Of Human Bondage

W. Somerset Maugham’s masterwork is the coming-of-age story of Philip Carey, a sensitive young man consumed by an unrequited and self-destructive love.Born with...

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Masks

Masks

Following the death of her son, Mieko Toganō takes an increasing interest in the personal affairs of her widowed daughter-in-law, Yasuko. Devastated by her loss, she...

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

In his second collection, including the iconic and much-referenced title story featured in the Academy Award-winning film Birdman, Carver establishes his...

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Where I'm Calling From

Where I'm Calling From

By the time of his early death in 1988, Raymond Carver had established himself as one of the great practitioners of the American short story, a writer who had not only found his own voice...

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love / Beginners

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love / Beginners

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” SelectionFrom one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature, the story that launched a thousand...

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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection The precursor to Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot: Monsieur C. Auguste Dupin is blessed with the gift of intuition, and he...

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Emma: A Modern Retelling

Emma: A Modern Retelling

The best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series deftly escorts Jane Austen’s beloved, meddlesome heroine into the twenty-first century in this delightfully inventive retelling....

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Notes from a Dead House

Notes from a Dead House

From the acclaimed translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky comes a new translation of the first great prison memoir: Fyodor Dostoevsky’s fictionalized account of his life-changing penal servitude in Siberia. In...

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A Apple Pie and Traditional Nursery Rhymes

A Apple Pie and Traditional Nursery Rhymes

This charming volume brings back into print some of the finest illustrated children's books from the Arts and Crafts Movement: Kate Greenaway's much-loved alphabet book, A...

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

One of Thomas Hardy’s most famous novels is the story of an innocent young woman victimized by the double standards of her day.Set in the magical Wessex landscape so familiar...

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The Bad Seed

The Bad Seed

The bestselling novel that inspired Mervyn LeRoy’s classic horror film about the little girl who can get away with anything—even murder.   There’s something special about eight-year-old...

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Drums Along the Mohawk

Drums Along the Mohawk

The bestselling novel behind John Ford’s acclaimed film starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, and Edna May Oliver.    When newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin settle in the Mohawk Valley in 1776,...

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The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Mark Twain’s satiric novel about two boys who trade places in Tudor England—written “for young people of all ages”—was his first foray into historical...

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