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A House for Mr. Biswas

A House for Mr. Biswas

 The book that turned the gentle satirist of the Caribbean into a major literary figure, this is the story of a man who, without a single asset, enters a life devoid...

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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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Swami and Friends, The Bachelor of Arts, The Dark Room, The English Teacher

Swami and Friends, The Bachelor of Arts, The Dark Room, The English Teacher

 R. K. Narayan (1906—2001) witnessed nearly a century of change in his native India and captured it in fiction of uncommon warmth and vibrancy. The four novels collected here, all written during...

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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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Reel Verse

Reel Verse

A unique Pocket Poets anthology of a hundred years of poetic tributes to the silver screen, from the silent film era to the present.The variety of subjects is dazzling, from movie stars to...

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The Collected Stories

The Collected Stories

This generous collection of fifty-two stories, selected from across her prolific career by the author, includes a preface in which she discusses the sources of her art.A widely admired master...

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English Fairy Tales

English Fairy Tales

A collection of 87 classic English fairy tales, with black-and-white illustrations throughout by John Batten.

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Three Hundred Tang Poems

Three Hundred Tang Poems

A new translation of a beloved anthology of poems from the golden age of Chinese culture—a treasury of wit, beauty, and wisdom from many of China’s greatest poets.These...

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Flashman, Flash for Freedom!, Flashman in the Great Game

Flashman, Flash for Freedom!, Flashman in the Great Game

Three of George MacDonald Fraser’s incomparable and hilarious novels featuring the lovable rogue, soldier, cheat, and coward: Harry Paget Flashman.Praised by...

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The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce, and Selected Stories

The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce, and Selected Stories

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)These three classics from the master of the noir novel, along with five otherwise unavailable short stories, are electric with the taut narrative voice, the suspense, and the explosive...

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Annals and Histories

Annals and Histories

The complete historical works of the greatest chronicler of the Roman Empire in a wholly revised and updated translation.A brilliant narrator and a master stylist, Tacitus served as administrator...

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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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The Eagle of the Ninth

The Eagle of the Ninth

This indispensable classic, Rosemary Sutcliff's The Eagle of the Ninth--an adventure story that unfolds in Roman Britain, published in 1954--set the standard...

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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

Lucie Manette had been separated from her father for eighteen years while he languished in Paris’s most feared prison, the Bastille. Finally reunited, the Manettes’s fortunes become inextricably intertwined...

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This Side of Paradise

This Side of Paradise

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)F. Scott Fitzgerald’s extraordinary career as a novelist ended abruptly and unhappily, but it began with one of the most brilliant first...

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Persuasion

Persuasion

Of all Jane Austen’s great and delightful novels, Persuasion is widely regarded as the most moving. It is the story of a second chance.Anne Elliot, daughter of the snobbish,...

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The Periodic Table

The Periodic Table

The Periodic Table is largely a memoir of the years before and after Primo Levi’s transportation from his native Italy to Auschwitz as an anti-Facist partisan...

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The Collected Stories

The Collected Stories

 Pushkin’s prose tales are the foundation stones on which the great novels of Turgenev, Tolstoy, and Dostoevsky were built, but they are also brilliant and fascinating...

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Collected Stories

Collected Stories

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)The only complete edition of stories by the undisputed master of detective literature, collected here for the first time in one volume, including...

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The Old Testament

The Old Testament

In his introduction to the Everyman's Library edition of the Old Testament in the King James Version, George Steiner reminds us of the literary grandeur, uniqueness, and centrality of the Bible.     "What...

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Fishing Stories

Fishing Stories

Fishing Stories nets an abundant catch of wonderful writing in a wide variety of genres and styles. The moods range from the rollicking humor of Rudyard Kipling’s “On Dry-Cow...

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The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge is a man haunted by his past. In his youth he betrayed his wife and baby daughter in a shocking incident that led him to swear never to touch alcohol again for twenty-one years....

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Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales

"The Princess and the Pea," "The Little Mermaid," and other great Andersen fairy tales have enchanted children since the first ones appeared in Danish in the 1830s...

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Friendship Poems

Friendship Poems

A celebration of friendship in all its aspects--from the delight of making a new friend to the serene joys of longtime devotion. Poems about best friends, false...

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