HC Classics

L.A. QUARTET: THE BLACK DAHLIA, THE BIG NOWHERE, L.A. CONFIDENTIAL, WHITE JAZZ

Here in one volume is James Ellroy's first great body of work, an epic re-envisioning of postwar Los Angeles--etched in red and black and film-noir grays. The Black Dahlia depicts the secret infrastructure of L.A.'s most sensational murder case. A young cop morphs into obsessed lover and lust-crazed avenger. The Dahlia claims him.
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$40.00

RUSSIAN STORIES

Two centuries of short stories by twenty-five titans of Russian literature, from Pushkin and Gogol to Tatyana Tolstaya and Svetlana Alexievich--in the beautifully jacketed Pocket Classics series. Russian Stories rounds up marvelous short stories by all the Russian heavyweights, including Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Turgenev, Chekhov, Bulgakov, and Nabokov, and continuing
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$18.00

LUCKY PER

A true neglected classic, this sweeping 1904 novel is a Modernist masterpiece and arguably "the great Danish novel"-- but is only newly available in English. Lucky Per is a bildungsroman about the ambitious son of a clergyman who rejects his faith and flees his restricted life in the Danish countryside for the capital city.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$28.00

WALT WHITMAN SPEAKS: HIS FINAL THOUGHTS ON LIFE, WRITING, SPIRITUALITY, AND THE PROMISE OF AMERICA: A LIBRARY OF AMERICA SPECIAL PUBLICATION

A delightful keepsake edition of the incomparable wisdom of America's greatest poet, distilled from his fascinating late-in-life conversations with Horace Traubel. Toward the end of his life, Walt Whitman was visited almost daily at his home in Camden, New Jersey, by the young poet and social reformer Horace Traubel.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$19.95

GULLIVER'S TRAVELS

(Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed) An immediate success on its publication in 1726, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS was read, as John Gay put it, "from the cabinet council to the nursery." Dean Swift's great satire is presented here in its unexpurgated entirety.
November 1, 1991 | Hardcover |
$23.00

SELECTED WRITINGS

A new hardcover selection of the best writings of the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world. Selected and introduced by Andrea Wulf. Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was an intrepid explorer and the most famous scientist of his age.
November 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$32.00

XENOPHON, VOLUME 7: SCRIPTA MINORA AND CONSTITUTION OF THE ATHENIANS (REVISED)

Xenophon (ca. 430 to ca. 354 BCE) was a wealthy Athenian and friend of Socrates. He left Athens in 401 and joined an expedition including ten thousand Greeks led by the Persian governor Cyrus against the Persian king. After the defeat of Cyrus, it fell to Xenophon to lead the Greeks from the gates of Babylon back to the coast through inhospitable lands.
January 1, 1925 | Hardcover |
$30.00

ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF IVAN DENISOVICH

From the icy blast of reveille through the sweet release of sleep, Ivan Denisovich endures. A common carpenter, he is one of millions viciously imprisoned for countless years on baseless charges, sentenced to the waking nightmares of the Soviet work camps in Siberia. Even in the face of degrading hatred, where life is reduced to a bowl of gruel and a rare cigarette, hope and dignity prevail.
November 1, 1995 | Hardcover |
$19.00

A.J. LIEBLING: THE SWEET SCIENCE AND OTHER WRITINGS

One of the most gifted American journalists of the twentieth century, A. J. Liebling learned his craft as a newspaper reporter before joining The New Yorker in 1935. This volume collects five books that demonstrate his extraordinary vitality and versatility as a writer.
April 1, 2009 | Hardcover |
$40.00

H. P. LOVECRAFT: TALES

In this Library of America volume, the best-selling novelist Peter Straub brings together the very best of H. P. Lovecraft's fiction in a treasury guaranteed to bring fright and delight both to longtime fans and to readers new to his work.
February 1, 2005 | Hardcover |
$35.00

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