Literature & Fiction
Featured Items
The Town and the City
The Town and the City
Paperback      ISBN: 0156907909
In this compelling first novel, Kerouac draws on his New England mill-town boyhood to create the world of George and Marguerite Martin and their eight children, each endowed with an energy and a vision of life.
Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold
Till We Have Faces
A Myth Retold
Paperback      ISBN: 0156904365
This reinterpretation of the tale of Cupid and Psyche, combines elements of barbarism and fantasy with an understanding of human nature and psychology
Between the Acts
Between the Acts
Paperback      ISBN: 015611870x
Isa and her husband must confront each other after a day of pageantry and emotional tension
Travels of William Bartram
Travels of William Bartram
Paperback      ISBN: 0486200132
First inexpensive, illustrated edition of early classic on American geography, plants, Indians, wildlife, early settlers. Naturalist's poetic, lovely account of travels through Florida, Georgia, Carolinas from 1773 to 1778. Influenced Coleridge, Wordsworth, Chateaubriand. "A book of extraordinary beauty..." — New York Times. 13 illustrations.
The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man
The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man
Paperback      ISBN: 0809000326
Presents a personal perspective on the American light-skinned Negro's experience in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Supernatural Horror in Literature
Supernatural Horror in Literature
Paperback      ISBN: 0486201058
The twentieth-century American writer discusses his literary techniques and philosophies along with the history and aesthetics of horror fiction
Nisei Daughter
Nisei Daughter
Paperback      ISBN: 0295956887
Tells the story of a Japanese-American woman growing up in Seattle in the 1930s who was subjected to relocation during World War II
The Langston Hughes Reader
The Langston Hughes Reader
Hardcover      ISBN: 0807600571
Anthology of the twentieth-century American Negro writer's poems, plays, stories, essays, songs, novels and speeches, including his new musical comedy Simply Heavenly
Portrait of the Artist As a Young Dog,
Portrait of the Artist As a Young Dog,
Paperback      ISBN: 0811202070
Thirteen short stories filled with memorable characters of Thomas's youth
Burmese Days: A Novel
Burmese Days
A Novel
Paperback      ISBN: 0156148501
A corrupt Burmese politician uses the powers of his office to win membership in a British club