Literature

ALEXANDER (SECOND EDITION, SECOND)

Written by Klaus Mann
This historical fantasy, written by the son of the well-known German novelist Thomas Mann, takes Alexander the Great for its subject, charting his life and career, and examining his obsession with conquest and supremacy, regardless of its effects on his friends and lovers.
March 22, 2019 | Paperback | 204 Pages |
$15.95

ELIZABETH BISHOP: POEMS, PROSE, AND LETTERS

James Merrill described Elizabeth Bishop's poems as "more wryly radiant, more touching, more unaffectedly intelligent than any written in our lifetime" and called her "our greatest national treasure." Robert Lowell said, "I enjoy her poems more than anybody else's." Long before a wider public was aware of Bishop's work, her fellow poets expressed astonished admiration of her formal rigor, fiercely
February 1, 2008 | Hardcover |
$40.00

RAYMOND CARVER: COLLECTED STORIES

Raymond Carver's spare dramas of loneliness, despair, and troubled relationships breathed new life into the American short story of the 1970s and '80s. In collections such as Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? and What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Carver wrote with unflinching exactness about men and women enduring lives on the knife-edge of poverty and other deprivations.
August 1, 2009 | Hardcover |
$40.00

WILLA CATHER: EARLY NOVELS AND STORIES

Written by Willa Cather
Presents a selection of writings by nineteenth-century American author Willa Cather, featuring the short story collection "The Troll Garden," and four novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning "One of Ours."
January 1, 1987 | Hardcover | Springer Science & Business | 1336 Pages |
$40.00

AMBROSE BIERCE: THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY, TALES, AND MEMOIRS: THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY, TALES, AND MEMOIRS

Written by Ambrose Bierce
Features a collection of the most celebrated and significant writings from the Civil War veteran and San Francisco literary figure.
March 18, 2019 | Hardcover | 880 Pages |
$35.00

SAUL BELLOW: NOVELS 1970-1982: MR. SAMMLER'S PLANET / HUMBOLDT'S GIFT / THE DEAN'S DECEMBER

Written by Saul Bellow
"James Wood wrote the notes for this volume"----Prelim. p.
March 18, 2019 | Hardcover | 1064 Pages |
$40.00

SAUL BELLOW: NOVELS, 1956-1964

Passionate, insightful, often funny, and exhibiting a linguistic richness few writers have equaled, the novels of Saul Bellow are among the defining achievements of postwar American literature.
January 1, 2007 | Hardcover |
$35.00

SAUL BELLOW NOVELS 1944-1953: DANGLING MAN/THE VICTIM/THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH

Winner of the Nobel Prize and a towering figure of twentieth-century literature, Saul Bellow secured his place as one of the most distinctive and significant writers of the postwar era with the publication of his third novel, The Adventures of Augie March.
September 1, 2003 | Hardcover |
$35.00

JAMES AGEE: LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEN / A DEATH IN THE FAMILY / SHORTER FICTION

A passionate literary innovator, eloquent in language and uncompromising in his social observation and his pursuit of emotional truth, James Agee (1909-1955) excelled as novelist, critic, journalist, and screenwriter. In his brief, often turbulent life, he left enduring evidence of his unwavering intensity, observant eye, and sometimes savage wit.
September 1, 2005 | Hardcover |
$40.00

RABBIT ANGSTROM: THE FOUR NOVELS: RABBIT, RUN, RABBIT REDUX, RABBIT IS RICH, AND RABBIT AT REST

Written by John Updike
Four novels trace the life of Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom against the changing American society from the sixties to the eighties
March 18, 1995 | Hardcover | Everyman's Library | 1516 Pages |
$35.00

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