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LONDON: NOVELS AND STORIES

Thrilling action, an intuitive feeling for animal life, a sense of justice that often works itself out through violence: these are the qualities that made Jack London phenomenally popular in his own day and continue to make him, at home and abroad, one of the most widely read of all American writers.
November 1, 1982 | Hardcover |
$40.00

ELMORE LEONARD: FOUR LATER NOVELS: GET SHORTY / RUM PUNCH / OUT OF SIGHT / TISHOMINGO BLUES

The definitive edition of an American master of crime fiction culminates with four modern classics. In Get Shorty, a Miami loan shark with an idea for a movie finds a way to break into Hollywood as a producer, the perfect setup for Elmore Leonard's brilliantly satiric take on an industry he knew well.
August 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$40.00

JACK KEROUAC: ROAD NOVELS 1957-1960: ON THE ROAD/THE DHARMA BUMS/THE SUBTERRANEANS/TRISTESSA/LONESOME TRAVELER/FROM THE JOURNALS 1949-1954

The raucous, exuberant, often wildly funny account of a journey through America and Mexico, Jack Kerouac's On the Road instantly defined a generation on its publication in 1957: it was, in the words of a New York Times reviewer, "the clearest and most important utterance yet made by the generation Kerouac himself named years ago as 'beat.'" Written in the mode of ecstatic improvisati
September 1, 2007 | Hardcover |
$35.00

THOMAS JEFFERSON: WRITINGS: AUTOBIOGRAPHY / NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA / PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PAPERS / ADDRESSES / LETTERS

The most comprehensive one-volume selection of Jefferson ever published. Contains the "Autobiography," "Notes on the State of Virginia," public and private papers, including the original and revised drafts of the Declaration of Independence, addresses, and 287 letters.
August 1, 1984 | Hardcover |
$40.00

HENRY JAMES: NOVELS 1896-1899: THE OTHER HOUSE / THE SPOILS OF POYNTON / WHAT MAISIE KNEW / THE AWKWARD AGE

This Library of America volume collects four novels written by Henry James in the period immediately following his unsuccessful five-year-long attempt to establish himself as a playwright on the London stage.
March 1, 2003 | Hardcover |
$40.00

WILLIAM JAMES: WRITINGS 1902-1910: THE VARIETIES OF RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE/PRAGMATISM/A PLURALISTIC UNIVERSE/THE MEANING OF TRUTH/SOME

Philosopher and psychologist William James was the best known and most influential American thinker of his time. The five books and nineteen essays collected in this Library of America volume represent all his major work from 1902 until his death in 1910. Most were originally written as lectures addressed to general audiences as well as philosophers and were received with great enthusiasm.
February 1, 1988 | Hardcover |
$45.00

HISTORY, TALES AND SKETCHES: THE SKETCH BOOK/A HISTORY OF NEW YORK/SALMAGUNDI/LETTERS OF JONATHAN OLDSTYLE, GENT.

Washington Irving's career as a writer began obscurely at age seventeen, when his brother's newspaper published his series of comic reports on the theater, theater-goers, fashions, balls, courtships, duels, and marriages of his contemporary New York, called Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent.
November 1, 1983 | Hardcover |
$45.00

SHIRLEY JACKSON: NOVELS AND STORIES

"The world of Shirley Jackson is eerie and unforgettable," writes A. M. Homes.
May 1, 2010 | Hardcover |
$35.00

ZORA NEALE HURSTON: NOVELS & STORIES

When she died in poverty and obscurity in 1960, all of Zora Neale Hurston's books were out of print. Today her groundbreaking works, suffused with the culture and traditions of African-Americans and the poetry of black speech, have won her recognition as one of the most significant African-American writers.
February 1, 1995 | Hardcover |
$40.00

HAMILTON: WRITINGS

Alexander Hamilton, the subject of Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash hit Broadway musical, comes to life in his own words in this critically acclaimed collection, which also includes conflicting eyewitness accounts of the duel with Aaron Burr that led to his death.
October 1, 2001 | Hardcover |
$40.00

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