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  • Music's Spell
    Music's Spell (English, Hardback) Emily Fragos

    Presents the works of some of literature's greatest waxing poetic on the universal language that needs no words, from Rumi and Shakespeare, to Elizabeth Bishop and Billy Collins; from the wild pipes of William Blake to the jazz rhythms of Langston Hughes, the result is a symphony of poetic voices as varied as the music itself.

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  • Essays
    Essays (English, Hardback) George Orwell


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  • Stories of Art and Artists
    Stories of Art and Artists (English, Hardback) Diana Secker Tesdell

    Stories of Art and Artists gathers two centuries of classic stories from around the world. From Nathaniel Hawthorne's ?The Artist of the Beautiful? and Albert Camus's ?The Artist at Work? to Bernard Malamud's ?Rembrandt's Hat? and Aimee Bender's ?The Color Master,? the tales collected here range from haunting fables about the power of art to vivid portraits of those who create....

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  • The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volume I
    The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volume I (English, Hardback) Miklos Banffy

    **Washington Post Best Books of 2013**...

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  • Emerson
    Emerson (English, Hardback) Ralph Waldo Emerson

    A collection of poetry by the nineteenth-century American transcendentalist philosopher and essayist celebrates the preeminence of the individual and personal experience in such famed works as "Concord Hymn" and "The Rhodora."

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  • The Origin of Species and the Voyage of the 'Beagle'
    The Origin of Species and the Voyage of the 'Beagle' (English, Hardback) Professor Charles Darwin

    Easily the most influential book published in the nineteenth century, Darwin's The Origin of Species is also that most unusual phenomenon, an altogether readable discussion of a scientific subject. On its appearance in 1859 it was immediately recognized by enthusiasts and detractors alike as a work of the greatest importance: its revolutionary theory of evolution by means of natural selection...

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  • Rome Stories
    Rome Stories (English, Hardback) Jonathan Keates

    From Plutarch to Pasolini, from Henry James to Alberto Moravia, this collection of classic tales of the Eternal City draws on a wide range of brilliant writers from ancient times to the present. A gorgeously jacketed hardcover anthology. EVERYMAN'S POCKET CLASSICS....

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  • Tales of Mystery and Imagination
    Tales of Mystery and Imagination (English, Hardback) Edgar Allan Poe

    On the 150th anniversary of artist Arthur Rackham's birth, a gorgeous hardcover--the only one in print--of his delightfully spooky illustrated edition of the tales of Poe. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY CHILDREN'S CLASSICS....

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  • The Collected Stories
    The Collected Stories (English, Hardback) Mavis Gallant

    The definitive collection from a profoundly influential master of the short story, who is due for a revival of interest with the upcoming publication of her journals. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY CONTEMPORARY CLASSICS....

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  • The House of Spirits
    The House of Spirits (English, Hardback) Isabel Allende

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  • The Adolescent
    The Adolescent (English, Hardback) Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky

    Nineteen-year-old Arkady Dolgoruky, the illegitimate son of a landowner, has difficulty establishing his personal identity amid the political and social upheavals of nineteenth-century Russia.

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  • The Remains of the Day
    The Remains of the Day (English, Hardback) Kazuo Ishiguro

    An elegant Everyman's Library hardcover edition of the universally acclaimed novel?winner of the Booker Prize, a bestseller and a perpetually strong backlist title, and the basis for an award-winning film?with full-cloth binding, a silk ribbon marker, a chronology, and a new introduction by Salman Rushdie....

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  • Selected Letters
    Selected Letters (English, Hardback) Horace Walpole

    A new and newly annotated selection of letters--the only selected edition available in hardcover--from the English eighteenth-century historian, novelist, and politician whose correspondence is one of the most admired in English literature....

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  • The Duke's Children
    The Duke's Children (English, Hardback) Anthony Trollope

    Newly restored from the original manuscript and more than a quarter longer than existing editions: one of the finest novels from one of the greatest English novelists is finally available in the form he intended....

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  • General in His Labyrinth, the
    General in His Labyrinth, the (English, Hardback) Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Old and ill, General Simon Bolivar reexamines his life--reliving his campaigns, recalling his romances, and revealing himself as a lover, libertine, and fighter--during a seven-month voyage down the Magdalena River.

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  • The Lady in the Lake, the Little Sister, the Long Goodbye, Playback
    The Lady in the Lake, the Little Sister, the Long Goodbye, Playback (English, Hardback) Raymond Chandler

    The Lady in the Lake moves Philip Marlowe out of his usual habitat of Los Angeles in his strange search for a missing woman. The Little Sister takes Marlowe to Hollywood, where he tries to find a sweet young thing's missing brother, uncovering on the way a little blackmail, a lot of drugs, and more than enough murder. In The Long Goodbye, a case involving a war-scarred drunk and his nymphomaniac...

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  • Reflections on the Revolution in France and Other Writings
    Reflections on the Revolution in France and Other Writings (English, Hardback) Edmund Burke

    A hardcover omnibus volume of writings by the most influential conservative political thinker of the last three centuries, including his classic responses to the French and American Revolutions. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY....

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  • Poems about Sculpture
    Poems about Sculpture (English, Hardback) Murray Dewart

    A unique collaboration between a sculptor and a poet: an anthology of poems from around the world and across the ages about our most enduring art form. AN EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POET....

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  • The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volumes II and III
    The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volumes II and III (English, Hardback) Miklos Banffy

    **Washington Post Best Books of 2013**The celebrated TRANSYLVANIAN TRILOGY by Count Miklós Bánffy is a stunning historical epic set in the lost world of the Hungarian aristocracy just before World War I. Written in the 1930s and first discovered by the English-speaking world after the fall of communism in Hungary, Bánffy’s novels were translated in the late 1990s to critical acclaim and appear...

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  • Notes from Underground
    Notes from Underground (English, Hardback) Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Richard Pevear

    Written in 1864, this classic novel recounts the apology and confession of a minor nineteenth-century official, an account of the man's separation from society, and his descent "underground."

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