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Letters to President Obama

by Josephine A.V. Allen, Donald R. Deskins, Sherman Puckett & Hanes Walton Skyhorse (April 14, 2009)

This collection, which will total between 300 and 500 letters from Americans of all walks of life, will become an important piece of history as it describes the variety of feelings and emotions of Americans...


Jane Austen on Love and Romance

by Jane Austen & Constance Moore Skyhorse (November 07, 2011)

Jane Austen left an indelible mark on the world of literature. Her novels set a benchmark for her era and have entranced readers ever since. In Jane Austen on Love and Romance, Constance Moore proves how well...


Beckett Remembering/Remembering Beckett

by Samuel Beckett, James Knowlson & Elizabeth Knowlson Arcade (January 02, 2014)

In life, Beckett was notoriously reticent, preferring to let his work speak for itself. In the first half of this collection, he reveals many of his inner thoughts and honest opinions about his life, writing,...


The Monkey Grammarian

by Octavio Paz, Helen R. Lane & Ilan Stavans Arcade (July 04, 2017)

Nobel Prize–winner Octavio Paz offers a dazzling mind journey to the sources of poetry. Poet, diplomat, writer, philosopher, hailed as an “intellectual literary one-man band” by the New York Times Book...


In Other Words

by Goenawan Mohamad & Jennifer Lindsay Arcade (May 16, 2017)

A wide-ranging and beautiful collection of essays from one of world literature’s most important writers.

Goenawan Mohamad is one of Indonesia’s foremost public intellectuals, and this translated volume of...


Ralph Waldo Emerson on Self-Reliance

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of the great minds of the mid-nineteenth century. His thoughts and views led the Transcendentalist movement, and his writings—especially Self-Reliance—taught people to “trust thyself”...


Robert Browning on Love

by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (February 09, 2016)

The love affair between Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett is one of the Victorian era’s most famous romances. It was one of passions, tragedy, illness, and ultimately, endurance.

The beginning of their...


Celtic Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs & John D. Batten Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Originally published in 1892, this beautifully written collection of Celtic fairy tales is bound to enrapture. Filled to the brim with, as Joseph Jacob says, “both the best, and the best known folk-tales of...


Meditations

by Marcus Aurelius, George Long & Carolyn Gregoire Clydesdale (January 02, 2018)

All twelve books by Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius – his personal guidelines to live and rule well.

  • “Do every deed, speak every word, think every thought in the knowledge that you may end your days any moment.”...

  • The Times Great War Letters: Correspondence during the First World War

    by James Owen & Samantha Wyndham Times Books (November 15, 2018)

    Selection of more than 300 letters published by The Times newspaper between 1914 and 1918, as its readers and the nation alike endured the ordeal of the First World War.

    Much of the correspondence relates to...


    C.S. Lewis’ Little Book of Wisdom: Meditations on Faith, Life, Love and Literature

    by Kelly Anne Leahy & Andrea Kirk Assaf William Collins (June 14, 2018)

    C. S. Lewis’ Little Book of Wisdom offers more than 300 bite-size nuggets of inspiration and wisdom from the much-loved author, philosopher, and Christian theologist.

    Novelist, poet, critic, scholar, Christian...


    Notes from a Black Woman's Diary

    by Kathleen Collins & Danielle Evans Ecco (February 05, 2019)

    A RECOMMENDED BOOK OF 2019 FROM

    Vanity Fair * Vogue * The Huffington Post

    A stunning collection of fiction, diary entries, screenplays, and scripts by the brilliant African-American artist and filmmaker

    Relatively...


    Selected Works of Alexander Hamilton

    by Alexander Hamilton Canterbury Classics (April 03, 2018)

    The vital words of Alexander Hamilton, including essays, private correspondence, and public statements

    Alexander Hamilton is best known as the United States’ first Secretary of the Treasury and the author of...


    The Reckonings

    by Lacy M. Johnson Scribner (October 09, 2018)

    This extraordinary, timely new collection of essays by the award-winning writer of The Other Side—rooted in her own experience with sexual assault—pursues questions of justice, sexual violence, and retribution....


    How to Be Alone

    by Lane Moore Atria Books (November 06, 2018)

    The former Sex & Relationships Editor for Cosmopolitan and host of the wildly popular comedy show Tinder Live with Lane Moore presents her poignant, funny, and deeply moving first book.

    Lane Moore is a rare performer...


    American Like Me

    by America Ferrera Gallery Books (September 25, 2018)

    From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first-person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of growing up between cultures.

    America...


    What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker

    by Damon Young Ecco (March 26, 2019)

    From the cofounder of VerySmartBrothas.com, and one of the most read writers on race and culture at work today, a provocative and humorous memoir-in-essays that explores the ever-shifting definitions of what...


    The Letters of Sylvia Plath Vol 2

    by Sylvia Plath Harper (November 06, 2018)

    "A scintillating and poignant autobiography in letters. . . . Her letters blaze with fresh and stunning revelations, with more to come."—Booklist on The Letters of Sylvia Plath Vol 1

    One of Kirkus’s best...


    And Yet...: Essays

    by Christopher Hitchens Simon & Schuster (November 24, 2015)

    The seminal, uncollected essays—lauded as “dazzling” (The New York Times Book Review)—by the late Christopher Hitchens, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller God Is Not Great, showcase the notorious...


    A Vision: The Revised 1937 Edition

    by William Butler Yeats, Catherine E. Paul & Margaret Mills Harper Scribner (May 19, 2015)

    A new annotated edition of Yeats’s indispensable, lifelong work of philosophy—a meditation on the connections between the imagination, history, and the metaphysical—this volume reveals the poet’s greatest...


    The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Volume XIII: A Vision: The Original 1925 Version

    by William Butler Yeats, Catherine E. Paul & Margaret Mills Harper Scribner (February 12, 2013)

    The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume XIII: A Vision is part of a fourteen-volume series under the general editorship of eminent Yeats scholar George Bornstein and formerly the late Richard J. Finneran...


    The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Volume IV: Early Essays

    by William Butler Yeats, Richard J. Finneran & George Bornstein Scribner (March 06, 2007)

    The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume IV: Early Essays is part of a fourteen-volume series under the general editorship of eminent Yeats scholars George Bornstein and George Mills Harper. These volumes...


    Dead Girls

    by Alice Bolin William Morrow Paperbacks (June 26, 2018)

    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018

    Best of 2018 according to Kirkus, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, The Portland Mercury, Bustle, Thrillist, and Electric Lit

    A New York Times Editor's Choice, a best...


    The Times Great Letters: A century of notable correspondence

    by James Owen Times Books (October 05, 2017)

    The Times has the most famous letters page of any newspaper. This delightful selection of over 300 items of correspondence over the last century shows precisely why.

    As a forum for debate, playground for opinion-formers,...


    Up Up, Down Down

    by Cheston Knapp Scribner (February 06, 2018)

    In the tradition of John Jeremiah Sullivan and David Foster Wallace, Cheston Knapp’s Up Up, Down Down “is an always smart, often hilarious, and ultimately transcendent essay collection” (Anthony Doerr,...


    It Occurs to Me That I Am America

    by Neil Gaiman, Richard Russo, Joyce Carol Oates & Mary Higgins Clark et al. Atria Books (January 16, 2018)

    In time for the one-year anniversary of the Trump Inauguration and the Women’s March, this provocative, unprecedented anthology features original short stories from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors—including...


    The Nobel Lecture

    by Bob Dylan Simon & Schuster (October 31, 2017)

    Published for the first time in a beautiful collectible edition, the essential lecture delivered by the 2016 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Bob Dylan.

    On October 13, 2016, Bob Dylan was awarded the...


    What to Read and Why

    by Francine Prose Harper (July 03, 2018)

    In this brilliant collection, the follow-up to her New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer, the distinguished novelist, literary critic, and essayist celebrates the pleasures of reading and pays homage...


    This Will Be My Undoing

    by Morgan Jerkins Harper Perennial (January 30, 2018)

    From one of the fiercest critics writing today, Morgan Jerkins’ highly-anticipated collection of linked essays interweaves her incisive commentary on pop culture, feminism, black history, misogyny, and racism...


    True Stories from an Unreliable Eyewitness

    by Christine Lahti Harper Wave (April 03, 2018)

    A fiercely intelligent, hilarious, and deeply feminist collection of interrelated personal stories from Academy, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award–winning actress and director Christine Lahti.

    For decades, actress...


    The Misfit's Manifesto

    by Lidia Yuknavitch Simon & Schuster/ TED (October 24, 2017)

    A self-defined misfit makes a powerful case for not fitting in—for recognizing the beauty, and difficulty, in forging an original path.

    A misfit is a person who missed fitting in, a person who fits in badly,...


    Cuba on the Verge

    by Leila Guerriero Ecco (December 05, 2017)

    Spanning politics and art, music and baseball, Cuba on the Verge is a timely look at a society’s profound transformation—from inside and out

    Change looms in Cuba.

    Just ninety miles from United States shores...


    The Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume 1

    by Sylvia Plath Harper (October 17, 2017)

    A major literary event: the first volume in the definitive, complete collection of the letters of Sylvia Plath—most never before seen.

    One of the most beloved poets of the modern age, Sylvia Plath continues...


    Montaigne in Barn Boots

    by Michael Perry Harper (November 07, 2017)

    The beloved memoirist and bestselling author of Population: 485 reflects on the lessons he’s learned from his unlikely alter ego, French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne.

    "The journey began on a...


    The Bibliophile's Devotional

    by Hallie Ephron Adams Media (September 18, 2009)

    What better way to start a day than with inspiration from a literary classic? Now you can do just that. In this book, praised author and critic Hallie Ephron delivers a daily dose of literary knowledge.

    A brilliant...


    The Wrong Way to Save Your Life

    by Megan Stielstra Harper Perennial (August 01, 2017)

    From an important new American writer comes this powerful collection of personal essays on fear, creativity, art, faith, academia, the Internet, and justice.

    In this poignant and inciting collection of literary...


    A Classical Tibetan Reader

    by Yael Bentor Wisdom Publications (November 18, 2014)

    A Classical Tibetan Reader answers a long-standing need for well chosen readings to accompany courses in classical Tibetan language. Professor Bentor has built her Tibetan reader out of time-tested selections...


    Kingdom of Olives and Ash

    by Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman Harper Perennial (May 30, 2017)

    A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.

    In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael...


    Sunshine State

    by Sarah Gerard Harper Perennial (April 11, 2017)

    Longlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

    New York Times Critics’ Best Books of the Year • An NPR Best Book of the Year • A NYLON Best Nonfiction Book of the Year...


    A Maxwell Takes Flight

    by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (December 02, 2013)

    Shortlisted for the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel Awards 2013 A British romantic comedy by Jane Wenham-Jones, author of 'Perfect Alibis'. Laura Meredith never imagined herself appearing on TV- she's too old, too...


    The  Laird of Lochandee

    by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (November 22, 2012)

    It's 1865 and the Great Western Railway has spread across Cornwall, changing the face of the countryside with earthworks and viaducts. Now a new line is under construction. The invading army of navvies has many...


    The  Legacy of Lochandee

    by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (January 10, 2013)

    Meticulously-researched...warming the hearts of millions of readers.' Historical Novels Review 'Collier has a gift for bringing her characters to life that will keep the reader engrossed until the end' Daily...


    A Maxwell Maligned

    by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (February 21, 2013)

    Foreword by KATIE FFORDE Contributors include Writers: Frederick Forsyth, Ian Rankin, Jilly Cooper & Jill Mansell Publishers: Harper Collins, Hodder Headline, Simon & Schuster Journalists: Miles Kington, Michael...


    A Maxwell Mourned

    by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (February 21, 2013)

    Tide of Fortune, is a thrilling adventure story set on the high seas. It has all the ingredients that readers who are familiar with the writing of Patrick O'Brian, Alexander Kent and CS Forester will recognise:...


    A Maxwell Misled

    by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (July 12, 2013)

    When Della found a stray dog living wild with her thirteen puppies on a beach in Rhodes she was determined not to get involved. But fate had other ideas and Della brought Lindy back to England. Lindy had already...


    A Maxwell Loss

    by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (July 04, 2013)

    Part Four of an historical romance saga set in the Scottish Borders.

    World War II has ended, rationing is still in force and building material is scarce - the first priority is repairing the homes destroyed...


    A Maxwell Profit

    by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (July 04, 2013)

    You are writing and selling short stories but you want to take the next step and write a novel. Della Galton, author of the successful writing guide How To Write and Sell Short Stories, shows you how to make...


    A Fragile Union: New and Selected Writings

    by Joan Nestle Cleis Press (January 02, 2018)

    A Fragile Union is Joan Nestle’s collection of intimate essays and narratives about lesbian sexuality, butch-femme relationships, sex writing, the importance of preserving lesbian and gay history, the love...


    Lesbian Pulp Fiction

    by Katherine Forrest Cleis Press (June 01, 2005)

    Long before the rise of the modern gay movement, an unnoticed literary revolution was occurring between the covers of the cheaply produced lesbian pulp paperbacks of the post–World War II era. In 1950, publisher...


    Best Sex Writing 2005

    by Violet Blue Cleis Press (August 01, 2005)

    Best-selling author Violet Blue searched the country and found the most stunning and brave sexual nonfiction writing of the year. Best Sex Writing 2005 includes pieces from more than 20 cutting-edge sex writers,...