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NORMAN MAILER: THE NAKED AND THE DEAD & SELECTED LETTERS 1945-1946 (LOA #364)

Written by Mailer, Norman
A landmark in the modern literature of war by a still-controversial literary icon Includes a selection of letters--nine never before published--that reveal the real life roots of one of the greatest American debut novels of the last century Nearly universally praised upon publication as an achievement inviting comparison with Tolstoy and Hemingway, Norman Mailer's The Naked
January 10, 2023 | Hardcover | Library of America | 924 Pages |
$40.00
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CHARLES PORTIS: COLLECTED WORKS (LOA #369): NORWOOD / TRUE GRIT / THE DOG OF THE SOUTH / MASTERS OF ATLANTIS / GRINGOS / STORIES & OTHER WRITINGS

Written by Portis, Charles
The ultimate Portis: for the first time in one collector's volume, the complete fiction and collected nonfiction of the author of True Grit Rediscover a comic genius and master storyteller comparable to Mark Twain Charles Portis is one of the great pure pleasures available in American literature.
May 9, 2023 | Hardcover | Library of America | 1216 Pages |
$45.00
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THOMAS MANN: NEW SELECTED STORIES

Written by Mann, Thomas
A towering figure in the pantheon of twentieth-century literature, Thomas Mann has often been perceived as a dry and forbidding writer--"the starched collar," as Bertolt Brecht once called him. But in fact, his fiction is lively, humane, sometimes hilarious.
February 28, 2023 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 256 Pages |
$30.00
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STEPPENWOLF

Written by Hesse, Hermann
The quest for self-discovery never ends, especially for Harry Haller--better known as the Steppenwolf. After a life spent in self-imposed isolation, Harry meets the mysterious Hermine and becomes captivated by her intoxicating power. Through their nighttime adventures, the Steppenwolf experiences the decadent underbelly of the bourgeois society he always despised.
January 3, 2023 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 224 Pages |
$28.00
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (DELUXE EDITION)

Written by Austen, Jane
A deluxe collector's edition of one of Jane Austen's most critically acclaimed works, illustrated with the artwork of renowned fashion illustrator Bil Donovan. Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is arguably the forerunner of all romantic comedies and certainly one of her most popular and irreverent works.
December 13, 2022 | Hardcover | Union Square & Co. | 408 Pages |
$40.00
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MAKING OF MIDDLE-EARTH: THE WORLDS OF TOLKIEN AND THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Written by Snyder, Christopher A
This volume is perhaps the most in-depth exploration ever undertaken of Tolkien's world. Accessible but authoritative, and fully illustrated, it is now being reissued with a stunning new cover treatment and updated commentary on new books, films, games, and shows.
August 30, 2022 | Hardcover | Union Square & Co. | 368 Pages |
$29.99
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VERY MEXICAN CHRISTMAS

Written by Inés de la Cruz, Sor Juana
This seventh installment in our beloved Very Christmas series is a celebration of the Mexican Yuletide spirit. Replete with mouthwatering Nochebuena meals, mysterious felines, multicolored boxes, marvelous sweet rolls, and many a bedside tale, A Very Mexican Christmas is sure to delight, warm, and astonish by turns.
September 13, 2022 | Hardcover | New Vessel Press |
$25.95
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WILD GRASS AND MORNING BLOSSOMS GATHERED AT DUSK

Written by Lu, Xun
A brilliant new translation of the short improvisational fiction and memoirs of Lu Xun, the father of modern Chinese literature. This captivating translation assembles two volumes by Lu Xun, the founder of modern Chinese literature and one of East Asia's most important thinkers at the turn of the twentieth century.
September 27, 2022 | Hardcover | Belknap Press | 272 Pages |
$35.00
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CRITICAL WRITINGS OF OSCAR WILDE: AN ANNOTATED SELECTION

Written by Wilde, Oscar
An authoritative edition of Oscar Wilde's critical writings shows how the renowned dramatist and novelist also transformed the art of commentary. Though he is primarily acclaimed today for his drama and fiction, Oscar Wilde was also one of the greatest critics of his generation.
December 13, 2022 | Hardcover | Harvard University Press | 400 Pages |
$29.95
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PERSUASION: THE COMPLETE NOVEL, FEATURING THE CHARACTERS' LETTERS AND PAPERS, WRITTEN AND FOLDED BY HAND

Written by Heller, Barbara
This special edition invites fans inside the world of Anne Elliot. It includes the full text of Persuasion, plus gorgeous, removable replicas of the characters' letters and other paper ephemera. Captain Wentworth's letter to Anne Elliot remains one of the literature's most unforgettable confessions.
October 4, 2022 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books |
$40.00

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