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  • Day of the Triffids, The
    Wyndham, John
    What if a meteor shower left most of the world blind--and humanity at the mercy of mysterious carnivorous plants? Bill Masen undergoes eye surgery and awakes the next morning in his hospital bed to find civilization collapsing. Wandering the city, he quickly realizes that surviving in this strange new world requires evading strangers and the seven-foot-tall plants known as trif...

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  • Midwich Cuckoos, The
    Wyndham, John
    What if the women of a sleepy English village all became simultaneously pregnant, and the children, once born, possessed supernatural (and possibly alien) powers? A mysterious silver object appears in quiet, picture-perfect Midwich. A day later, the object is gone, and all the women in the village, they will come to learn, are now pregnant. The resultant children of Midwich are...

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  • Tales, Poems, and Other Writings
    Melville, Herman
    From short masterpieces like “Bartleby the Scrivener” and “Billy Budd” to more obscure, even completely unknown works like the epic poem "Clarel,” Melville’s stories and poems rank among his greatest and most gripping work. This unique anthology--the first of its kind in fifty years--gathers together all of Melville’s tales, as well as a judiciously edited array of his prose po...

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  • De Profundis
    Wilde, Oscar
    Written from Wilde’s prison cell at Reading Gaol to his friend and lover Lord Alfred Douglas, De Profundis explodes the conventions of the traditional love letter and offers a scathing indictment of Douglas’s behavior, a mournful elegy for Wilde’s own lost greatness, and an impassioned plea for reconciliation. At once a bracingly honest account of ruinous attachment and a profo...

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  • Invisible Man
    Ellison, Ralph / Johnson, Charles (preface)
    Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time • Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadInvisible Man is a milestone in American literature, a book that has continued to engage readers since its appearance in 1952. A first novel by an unknown writer, it remained on the bestseller list for sixteen weeks, won the ...

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  • Essential writing of ralph waldo emerson
    Emerson, Ralph Waldo
    Introduction by Mary OliverCommentary by Henry James, Robert Frost, Matthew Arnold, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Henry David Thoreau The definitive collection of Emerson's major speeches, essays, and poetry, The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson chronicles the life's work of a true "American Scholar." As one of the architects of the transcendentalist movement, Emerson emb...

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  • Best Short Stories of O. Henry, The
    Henry, O.
    The more than 600 stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume. The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America's favorite storyteller. They are ...

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  • In Cold Blood
    Capote, Truman
    The intensively researched, atmospheric narrative of the lives of the Clutter family of Holcomb, Kansas, and of the two men, Richard Eugene Hickock and Perry Edward Smith, who brutally killed them on the night of November 15, 1959, is the seminal work of the "new journalism." Perry Smith is one of the great dark characters of American literature, full of contradictory emotions....

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  • Complete Stories, The
    Capote, Truman
    "From the Modern Library´s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Truman Capote--also available are ´Breakfast at Tiffany´s ´and´ Other Voices, Other Rooms ´(in one volume), ´ In Cold Blood, ´and ´Portraits and Observations´ Most readers know Truman Capote as the author of ´Breakfast at Tiffany´s´ and ´In Cold Blood, ´ or they remember his notorious social life...

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  • Short Stories by Latin American Women
    Correas de Zapata, Celia
    Celia Correas de Zapata, an internationally recognized expert in the field of Latin American fiction written by women, has collected stories by thirty-one authors from fourteen countries, translated into English by such renowned scholars and writers as Gregory Rabassa and Margaret Sayers Peden. Contributors include Dora Alonso, Rosario Ferré, Elena Poniatowska, Ana Lydia Vega, ...

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  • Basic Writings of Kant
    Kant, Immanuel
    The writings of Immanuel Kant became the cornerstone of all subsequent philosophical inquiry. They articulate the relationship between the human mind and all that it encounters and remain the most important influence on our concept of knowledge. As renowned Kant scholar Allen W. Wood writes in his Introduction, Kant “virtually laid the foundation for the way people in the last ...

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  • Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent...
    St. Vincent Millay, Edna
    An indispensable collection of the groundbreaking poet's most masterful and innovative work, celebrating a bold early voice of female liberation, independence, and queer sexuality--featuring a new introduction by poet Olivia Gatwood, author of Life of the PartyEdna St. Vincent Millay defined a generation as one of the most critically acclaimed poets of the Modernist era. Her wo...

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  • A Christmas Memory
    Capote, Truman
    First published in 1956, this much sought-after autobiographical recollection from Truman Capote (In Cold Blood; Breakfast at Tiffany’s) about his rural Alabama boyhood is a perfect gift for Capote’s fans young and old.Seven-year-old Buddy inaugurates the Christmas season by crying out to his cousin, Miss Sook Falk: “It’s fruitcake weather!” Thus begins an unforgettable portrai...

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  • Basic Works of Aristotle, The
    Aristotle
    Preserved by Arabic mathematicians and canonized by Christian scholars, Aristotle’s works have shaped Western thought, science, and religion for nearly two thousand years. Richard McKeon’s The Basic Works of Aristotle—constituted out of the definitive Oxford translation and in print as a Random House hardcover for sixty years—has long been considered the best available one-volu...

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  • Sound and the Fury, The
    Faulkner, William

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  • Absalom, Absalom!
    Faulkner, William

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  • Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
    Thompson, Hunter S.

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  • Day of the Triffids, The
    Wyndham, John

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  • Snopes
    Faulkner, William

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  • Selected Short Stories
    Faulkner, William

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  • On the Natural History of Destruction
    Sebald, W. G.

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  • Kraken Wakes, The
    Wyndham, John
    What if aliens invaded and colonized Earth’s oceans rather than its land?Britain, 1953: It begins with red dots appearing across the sky and crashing to the oceans’ deeps. At first, many people believe that these aliens are interested in only what’s down below. But when the polar ice-caps begin to melt, it becomes clear that these beings are not interested in sharing the Earth ...

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  • Irish Fairy and Folk Tales
    Yeats, William Butler (Editor)
    Gathered by the renowned Irish poet, playwright, and essayist William Butler Yeats, the sixty-five tales and poems in this delightful collection uniquely capture the rich heritage of the Celtic imagination. Filled with legends of village ghosts, fairies, demons, witches, priests, and saints, these stories evoke both tender pathos and lighthearted mirth and embody what Yeats des...

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  • Islam
    Armstrong, Karen
    No religion in the modern world is as feared and misunderstood as Islam. It haunts the popular imagination as an extreme faith that promotes terrorism, authoritarian government, female oppression, and civil war. In a vital revision of this narrow view of Islam and a distillation of years of thinking and writing about the subject, Karen Armstrong’s short history demonstrates tha...

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  • Spanish Civil War, The
    Thomas, Hugh
    "Mr. Thomas has understood [the Spanish Civil War] incredibly well and has written it superbly. A full, vivid and deeply serious treatment of a great subject."--Vincent Sheean, The New York Times Book Review A masterpiece of the historian's art, Hugh Thomas's The Spanish Civil War remains the best, most engrossing narrative of one of the most emblematic and misunderstood wars o...

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  • Selected Stories of Anton Chekhov
    Chekhov, Anton
    Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, the highly acclaimed translators of War and Peace, Doctor Zhivago, and Anna Karenina, which was an Oprah Book Club pick and million-copy bestseller, bring their unmatched talents to The Selected Stories of Anton Chekhov, a collection of thirty of Chekhov’s best tales from the major periods of his creative life. Considered the greatest sho...

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  • Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare, The
    Chesterton, G.K.

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  • As I Lay Dying
    Faulkner, William
    Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time From the Modern Library's new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by William Faulkner--also available are Snopes, The Sound and the Fury, Light in August, Absalom, Absalom!, and Selected Short Stories One of William Faulkner's finest novels, As I Lay Dying, originally published in 1930, remain...

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  • Complete Poems and Selected Letters of...
    Keats, John
    'I think I shall be among the English Poets after my death,' John Keats soberly prophesied in 1818 as he started writing the blankverse epic Hyperion. Today he endures as the archetypal Romantic genius who explored the limits of the imagination and celebrated the pleasures of the senses but suffered a tragic early death. Edmund Wilson counted him as 'one of the half dozen great...

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  • Ulysses
    Joyce, James

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