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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Emerson

    $25.00

    Ralph Waldo Emerson is one of the best-loved figures in nineteenth-century American literature. Though he earned his central place in our culture a...

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  • George Herbert

    Herbert

    $25.00

    George Herbert (1593-1633) has come to be one of the most admired of the metaphysical poets. Though he is a profoundly religious poet, even secular...

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    Sōseki Natsume

    Kokoro

    $27.50

    translated by Edwin McClellan A nineteenth-century Japanese novel concerned with man's loneliness in the modern world. The subject of "Kokoro," whi...

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    Salar Abdoh

    Opium

    $19.00

    Opium is the story of a world-weary young American who has spent a substantial part of his thirty-something years in the Middle East. Formerly a lo...

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    Natsuo Kirino

    Out

    $24.00

    In the Tokyo suburbs four women work the draining graveyard shift at a boxed-lunch factory. Burdened with chores and heavy debts and isolated from ...

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  • Luther Blissett

    Q

    $25.00

    Set in Reformation Europe, Q begins with Luther's nailing of his 95 theses on the door of the cathedral church in Wittenberg. Q traces the adventur...

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    Ma Jian

    Red Dust

    $28.50

    In 1983, Ma Jian turned 30 and was overwhelmed by the desire to escape the confines of his life in Beijing. With his long hair, jeans and artistic ...

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  • Alan Lightman

    Reunion

    $28.80

    Charles, a once-promising poet, is a professor at a minor liberal arts college, admiring of passion but without passion himself. Now living a despe...

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    Michael Kremer and Rachel Glennerster

    Strong Medicine

    $39.00

    Millions of people in the third world die from diseases that are rare in the first world--diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, and schistosomiasis....

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  • Lord Alfred Tennyson

    Tennyson

    $25.00

    Alfred, Lord Tennyson was a more complex writer than his status as Queen Victoria's favorite poet might suggest. Though capable of rendering raptur...

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  • Redmond O'Hanlon

    Trawler

    $25.00

    Redmond O'Hanlon describes his extraordinary three-week trip on an Orkney trawler as it journeys far into the north Atlantic in search of its catch...

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    George Orwell

    Why I Write

    $15.00

    Whether puncturing the lies of politicians, wittily dissecting the English character or telling unpalatable truths about war, Orwell's timeless, un...

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