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Insurrections of the Mind

by Franklin Foer Harper Perennial (September 16, 2014)

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of The New Republic, an extraordinary anthology of essays culled from the archives of the acclaimed and influential magazine

Founded by Herbert Croly and Walter Lippmann in...

Who Is Mark Twain?

by Mark Twain HarperCollins e-books (June 22, 2010)

“More than 100 years after [Twain] wrote these stories, they remain not only remarkably funny but remarkably modern. . . . Ninety-nine years after his death, Twain still manages to get the last laugh.” — ...

The Best American Crime Reporting 2009

by Jeffrey Toobin, Otto Penzler & Thomas H. Cook HarperCollins e-books (September 15, 2009)

Edited by Jeffrey Toobin, CNN’s senior legal analyst and New York Times bestselling author of The Nine, The Best American Crime Reporting 2009 is a must-have for the true crime reader, complete with the most...

The Italian American Reader

by Bill Tonelli HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

This anthology -- the first general-reader collection of writing by Italian American authors -- is part manifesto, part Sunday dinner. A gathering of voices old and new, some speak in the accents of another...

Daring Deeds of Pioneer Women

by John Frost Dover Publications (October 14, 2020)

Compiled in 1860 but based on earlier source material, this evocative work captures the grim realities and challenges of early American expansion and Western settlement through tales of pioneering women and...

River of Cliffs

by Christopher Blake The History Press (July 24, 2017)

Linville Gorge is one of the few examples of old-growth forest in the Blue Ridge Mountains and draws thousands of visitors every year.

The Gorge was approved by Congress in 1964. "The Grand Canyon of the East"...

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...

Black Enough

by Ibi Zoboi, Tracey Baptiste, Coe Booth & Dhonielle Clayton et al. Balzer + Bray (January 08, 2019)

Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today—Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about...

The Words of African-American Heroes

by Clara Villarosa William Morrow (March 15, 2011)

Celebrating notable African Americans, this inspirational and thoughtprovoking collection of quotations covers a wide range of African-American heroes, from Sojourner Truth to Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall...

Essential Bukowski

by Charles Bukowski Ecco (October 25, 2016)

Edited by Abel Debritto, the definitive collection of poems from an influential writer whose transgressive legacy and raw, funny, and acutely observant writing has left an enduring mark on modern culture.


Septuagenarian Stew

by Charles Bukowski HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Septuagenarian Stew is a combination of poetry and stories written by Charles Bukowski that delve into the lives of different people on the backstreets of Los Angeles. He writes of the housewife, the bum, the...

On Love

by Charles Bukowski Ecco (February 02, 2016)

A companion to On Writing and On Cats: A raw and tender poetry collection that captures the Dirty Old Man of American letters at his fiercest and most vulnerable, on a subject that hits home with all of us.


On Cats

by Charles Bukowski Ecco (December 01, 2015)

A raw and tenderly funny look at the human-cat relationship, from one of our most treasured and transgressive writers.

“The cat is the beautiful devil.”

Felines touched a vulnerable spot in Charles Bukowski’s...