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  • Fifth Sun
    Townsend, Camilla
    In November 1519, Hernando Cortés walked along a causeway leading to the capital of the Aztec kingdom and came face to face with Moctezuma. That story-and the story of what happened afterwards-has been told many times, but always following the narrative offered by the Spaniards. After all, we have been taught, it was the Europeans who held the pens. But the Native Americans wer...

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  • Love Songs
    Gioia, Ted
    The love song is timeless. From its beginnings, it has been shaped by bohemians and renegades, slaves and oppressed minorities, prostitutes, immigrants and other excluded groups. But what do we really know about the origins of these intimate expressions of the heart? And how have our changing perceptions about topics such as sexuality and gender roles changed our attitudes towa...

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  • Finnegan's Wake
    Joyce, James
    In Chapelizod, a suburb of Dublin, an innkeeper and his family are sleeping. Around them and their dreams there swirls a vortex of world history, of ambition and failure, desire and transgression, pride and shame, rivalry and conflict, gossip and mystery. This is a book that reinvents the novel and plays fantastic games with the language to tell the story of one man's fall and ...

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  • Six Tragedies
    Here is a lively, readable, and accurate verse translation of the six best plays by one of the most influential of all classical Latin writers--the only tragic playwright from ancient Rome whose work survives. Tutor to the emperor Nero, Seneca lived through uncertain, oppressive, and violent times, and his dramas depict the extremes of human behavior. Rape, suicide, child-murde...

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  • Stories and Poems
    Kipling, Rudyard
    'Hear and attend and listen...'Rudyard Kipling is a supreme master of the short story in English and a poet of brilliant gifts. His energy and inventiveness poured themselves into every kind of tale, from the bleakest of fables to the richest of comedies, and he illuminated every aspect of human behaviour, of which he was a fascinated (and sometimes appalled) observer. This gen...

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  • Anna Karenina
    Tolstoy, Leo
    At its simplest, Anna Karenina is a love story. It is a portrait of a beautiful and intelligent woman whose passionate love for a handsome officer sweeps aside all other ties - to her marriage and to the network of relationships and moral values that bind the society around her. The love affair of Anna and Vronsky is played out alongside the developing romance of Kitty and Levi...

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  • Aztecs, The
    Carrasco, David
    This Very Short Introduction employs the disciplines of history, religious studies, and anthropology as it illuminates the complexities of Aztec life. Readers meet a people highly skilled in sculpture, astronomy, city planning, poetry, and philosophy, who were also profoundly committed to cosmic regeneration through the thrust of the ceremonial knife and through warfare. David ...

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  • Orestes
    A translation of Euripides's Orestes by Peck, a poet, and Nisetich, a classicist, with introduction, glossary, and full stage directions. ...

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  • Sense and Sensibility
    Austen, Jane
    'Pray, pray be composed,' cried Elinor, 'and do not betray what you feel to every body present. Perhaps he has not observed you yet.'For Elinor Dashwood, sensible and sensitive, and her romantic, impetuous younger sister Marianne, the prospect of marrying the men they love appears remote. In a world ruled by money and self-interest, the Dashwood sisters have neither fortune nor...

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  • Selected Tales
    Poe, Edgar Allan
    Since their first publication in the 1830s and 1840s, Edgar Allan Poe's extraordinary Gothic tales have established themselves as classics of horror fiction and have also created many of the conventions which still dominate the genre of detective fiction.Yet, as well as being highly enjoyable, Poe's tales are works of very real intellectual exploration. Abandoning the criteria ...

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  • Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, and...
    Hume, David
    David Hume is the greatest and also one of the most provocative philosophers to have written in the English language. No philosopher is more important for his careful, critical, and deeply perceptive examination of the grounds for belief in divine powers and for his sceptical accounts of the causes and consequences of religious belief, expressed most powerfully in the Dialogues...

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  • Metamorphoses
    The theme of the Metamorphoses is change and transformation, as illustrated in Graeco-Roman myth and legend. On this ostensibly unifying thread Ovid strings together a vast and kaleidoscopic sequence of brilliant narratives, in which the often paradoxical and always arbitrary fates of his human and divine characters reflect the never-ending flux and reflux of the universe itsel...

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  • Qur'an, The
    Haleem, M.A.S. Abdel
    The Qur'an, believed by Muslims to be the word of God, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad 1400 years ago. It is the supreme authority in Islam and the living source of all Islamic teaching; it is a sacred text and a book of guidance, that sets out the creed, rituals, ethics, and laws of the Islamic religion. It has been one of the most influential books in the history of lite...

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  • Invention of Angela Carter, The
    Gordon, Edmund
    Offers the first full account of Carter's amazing life and enduring workFeatures previously untold anecdotes of her youth, marriages, professional struggles, and her painful battle with cancerIncludes over thirty photos, most never published beforeStructured in succinct, briskly moving chapters that make the biography read like an absorbing novel ...

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  • Strategy
    Freedman, Lawrence
    Selected as a Financial Times Best Book of 2013In Strategy: A History, Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world's leading authorities on war and international politics, captures the vast history of strategic thinking, in a consistently engaging and insightful account of how strategy came to pervade every aspect of our lives.The range of Freedman's narrative is extraordinary, mov...

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  • Mexico
    Camp, Roderic
    Today all would agree that Mexico and the United States have never been closer-that the fates of the two republics are inextricably intertwined. It has become an intimate part of life in almost every community in the United States, through immigration, imported produce, business ties, or illegal drugs. It is less a neighbor than a sibling; no matter what our differences, it is ...

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  • Heart of Darkness and Other Tales
    Conrad, Joseph / Watts, Cedric (Ed.)
    The finest of all Conrad's tales, Heart of Darkness is set in an atmosphere of mystery and menace, and tells of Marlow's perilous journey up the Congo River to relieve his employer's agent, the renowned and formidable Mr. Kurtz. What he sees on his journey, and his eventual encounter with Kurtz, horrify and perplex him, and call into question the very bases of civilization and ...

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  • Flatland
    Abbott, Edwin A.
    'Upward, yet not Northward.'How would a creature limited to two dimensions be able to grasp the possibility of a third?Edwin A. Abbott's droll and delightful 'romance of many dimensions' explores this conundrum in the experiences of his protagonist, A Square, whose linear world is invaded by an emissary Sphere bringing the gospel of the third dimension on the eve of the new mil...

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  • Myself When I Am Real
    Santoro, Gene
    Charles Mingus was one of the most innovative jazz musicians of the 20th century, and ranks with Charles Ives and Duke Ellington as one of America's greatest composers. By temperament, he was a high-strung and sensitive romantic, a towering figure whose tempestuous personal life foundpowerfully coherent expression in the ever-shifting textures of his music. Now, acclaimed music...

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  • Diary of a Nobody, The
    Grossmith, George and Weedon
    `Why should I not publish my diary? I have often seen reminiscences of people I have never even heard of, and I fail to see - because I do not happen to be a `Somebody' - why my diary should not be interesting.'The Diary of a Nobody (1892) created a cultural icon, an English archetype. Anxious, accident-prone, occasionally waspish, Charles Pooter has come to be seen as the epit...

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  • Wondrous Strange
    Bazzana, Kevin
    When Mikhail Baryshnikov defected in Toronto in 1974, he admitted that he knew only three things about Canada: It had great hockey teams, a lot of wheatfields, and Glenn Gould.In Wondrous Strange, Kevin Bazzana vividly recaptures the life of Glenn Gould, one of the most celebrated pianists of our time. Drawing on twenty years of intensive research, including unrestricted access...

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  • Complete Fairy Tales
    Perrault, Charles
    The only complete edition of all Perrault's tales both in prose and verse, in a translation by Christopher BettsPerrault's fairy tales established the versions of Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding-Hood, and others that we know today, and also include the verse tales Griselda, Three Silly Wishes, and the notorious Donkey-SkinThe tales are accompanied by a fascinatin...

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  • Decameron, The
    Boccaccio, Giovanni
    The Decameron (c.1351) was written in the wake of the Black Death, a shattering epidemic which had shaken Florence's confident entrepreneurial society to its core.In a country villa outside the city, ten young noble men and women who have escaped the plague decide to tell each other stories. Boccaccio's skill as a dramatist is masterfully displayed in this virtuoso performance ...

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  • A Discourse on the Method
    Descartes, René
    Descartes' Discourse marks a watershed in European thought; in it, the author sets out in brief his radical new philosophy, which begins with a proof of the existence of the self (the famous "cogito ergo sum"). Next he deduces from it the existence and nature of God, and ends by offering a radical new account of the physical world and of human and animal nature. Written in ever...

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  • Three Early Modern Utopias
    Bruce, Susan (Ed.)
    With the publication of Utopia (1516), Thomas More provided a scathing analysis of the shortcomings of his own society, a realistic suggestion for an alternative mode of social organization, and a satire on unrealistic idealism. Enormously influential, it remains a challenging as well as a playful text. This edition reprints Ralph Robinson's 1556 translation from More's origina...

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  • Devil's Dictionary, The
    Bierce, Ambrose
    History, n. an account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. Marriage, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all two. Self-Esteem, n. An erroneous appraisement.These caustic aphorisms, collected in The Devil's Dictionary, helped earn...

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  • Monk, The
    Lewis, Matthew

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  • Politics

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  • On the Genealogy of Morals
    Nietzsche, Friedrich

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  • Oxford Book of American Poetry,The
    Lehman, David / Brehm, John (Eds.)

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