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ISBN 9781588360892
Three Days Before the Shooting . . .

Written by Ralph Ellison
Edited by John Callahan and Adam Bradley

Format: eBook

NATIONAL BESTSELLER"[A]n extraordinary book, a work of staggering virtuosity. With its publication, a giant world of literature has just grown twice as tall."--NewsdayFrom Ralph Ellison--author of the classic novel of African-American experience, Invisible Man--the long-awaited second novel. Here is the master of American vernacular--the rhythms of jazz and gospel and ordinary speech--at the height of his powers, telling a powerful, evocative tale of a prodigal of the twentieth century....
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ISBN 9780375759543
Three Days Before the Shooting . . .

Written by Ralph Ellison
Edited by John Callahan and Adam Bradley

Format: Trade Paperback

At his death in 1994, Ralph Ellison left behind several thousand pages of his unfinished second novel, which he had spent nearly four decades writing. Five years later, Random House published Juneteenth, drawn from the central narrative of Ellison’s epic work in progress. Three Days Before the Shooting . . . gathers in one volume all the parts of that planned opus, including three major sequences never before published. Set in the frame of a deathbed vigil, the story is a gripping multigenerational...
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ISBN 9780812983296
The 40s: The Story of a Decade

Written by The New Yorker Magazine
Edited by Henry Finder
Contribution by W. H. Auden and Elizabeth Bishop
Introduction by David Remnick

Format: Trade Paperback

Including contributions by W. H. Auden • Elizabeth Bishop • John Cheever • Janet Flanner • John Hersey • Langston Hughes • Shirley Jackson • A. J. Liebling • William Maxwell • Carson McCullers • Joseph Mitchell • Vladimir Nabokov • Ogden Nash • John O’Hara • George Orwell • V. S. Pritchett • Lillian Ross • Stephen Spender • Lionel Trilling • Rebecca West • E. B. White • Williams Carlos...
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ISBN 9780812983302
The 50s: The Story of a Decade

Written by The New Yorker Magazine
Edited by Henry Finder
Contribution by Elizabeth Bishop and Truman Capote
Introduction by David Remnick

Format: Trade Paperback

Including contributions by Elizabeth Bishop • Truman Capote • John Cheever • Roald Dahl • Janet Flanner • Nadine Gordimer • A. J. Liebling • Dwight Macdonald • Joseph Mitchell • Marianne Moore • Vladimir Nabokov • Sylvia Plath • V. S. Pritchett • Adrienne Rich • Lillian Ross • Philip Roth • Anne Sexton • James Thurber • John Updike • Eudora Welty • E. B. White • Edmund Wilson   And featuring...
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ISBN 9780679600725
Absalom, Absalom!

Written by William Faulkner
Foreword by John Jeremiah Sullivan

Format: Hardcover

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by William Faulkner—also available are Snopes, As I Lay Dying, The Sound and the Fury, Light in August, and Selected Short StoriesFirst published in 1936, Absalom, Absalom! is William Faulkner’s ninth novel and one of his most admired. It tells the story of Thomas Sutpen and his ruthless, single-minded attempt to forge a dynasty in Jefferson, Mississippi, in 1830. Although his grand design is ultimately...
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ISBN 9780812981100
Across the Land and the Water

Written by W.G. Sebald
Translated by Iain Galbraith

Format: Trade Paperback

“A splendid addition to an already extraordinary oeuvre.”—Teju Cole, The New Yorker   German-born W. G. Sebald is best known as the innovative author of Austerlitz, the prose classic of World War II culpability and conscience that put its author in the company of Nabokov, Calvino, and Borges. Now comes the first major collection of this literary master’s poems. Skillfully translated by Iain Galbraith, they range from pieces Sebald wrote as a student in the sixties to...
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ISBN 9780375758461
The Advancement of Learning

Written by Francis Bacon
Series edited by Stephen Jay Gould

Format: Trade Paperback

Francis Bacon, lawyer, statesman, and philosopher, remains one of the most effectual thinkers in European intellectual history. We can trace his influence from Kant in the 1700s to Darwin a century later. The Advancement of Learning, first published in 1605, contains an unprecedented and thorough systematization of the whole range of human knowledge. Bacon’s argument that the sciences should move away from divine philosophy and embrace empirical observation would forever change the way philosophers...
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ISBN 9780307824042
The Advancement of Learning

Written by Francis Bacon

Format: eBook

Francis Bacon, lawyer, statesman, and philosopher, remains one of the most effectual thinkers in European intellectual history. We can trace his influence from Kant in the 1700s to Darwin a century later. The Advancement of Learning, first published in 1605, contains an unprecedented and thorough systematization of the whole range of human knowledge. Bacon’s argument that the sciences should move away from divine philosophy and embrace empirical observation would forever change the way philosophers...
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ISBN 9780307808516
The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Introduction by John Berendt

Format: eBook

From “A Scandal in Bohemia,” in which Sherlock Holmes is famously outwitted by a woman, the captivating Irene Adler, to “The Five Orange Pips,” in which the master detective is pitted against the Ku Klux Klan, to “The Final Problem,” in which Holmes and his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, face each other in a showdown at the Reichenbach Falls, the stories that appear in The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes bear witness to the flowering of author Arthur...
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ISBN 9780375760020
The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Introduction by John Berendt

Format: Trade Paperback

From “A Scandal in Bohemia,” in which Sherlock Holmes is famously outwitted by a woman, the captivating Irene Adler, to “The Five Orange Pips,” in which the master detective is pitted against the Ku Klux Klan, to “The Final Problem,” in which Holmes and his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, face each other in a showdown at the Reichenbach Falls, the stories that appear in The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes bear witness to the flowering of author Arthur...
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