Literature & Fiction - Ebook

The Wounded Self

In the German-speaking world there has been a new wave - intensifying since 2007 - of autobiographically inspired writing on illness and disability, death...

Critical Information Literacy: Foundations, Inspiration, and Ideas

Academic librarians are exploring critical information literacy (CIL) in ever increasing numbers. While a smattering of journal articles and a small number...

Edith Wharton in France

From French scholar and author Claudine Lesage, comes Edith Wharton in France, an examination of Wharton’s years (1907-1937) in France. Lesage, with her...

The Lost Art of Reading: Books and Resistance in a Troubled Time

The new introduction and afterword bring fresh relevance to this insightful rumination on the act of reading--as a path to critical thinking, individual and...

Ordinary People: A Novel 1st Edition

A New Yorker Best Book of the Year Winner - South Bank Sky Arts Award for Literature A Washington Post "Lily Lit" Book Club Selection Shortlisted for the...

The Oresteia: Agamemnon, Women at the Graveside, Orestes in Athens 1st Edition

This spellbinding, groundbreaking translation reenergizes Aeschylus’ enduring saga of split loyalties, bloody sacrifice, and the efforts to bring peace after...

Broken Glory: The Final Years of Robert F. Kennedy

Bobby Kennedy's last campaign—an homage to a leader who might have changed history and a reconstruction of the conspiracy to stop him, in a magisterial feat...

Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction

Black and Brown Planets embarks on a timely exploration of the American obsession with color in its look at the sometimes contrary intersections of politics...

The Infernal Library: On Dictators, the Books They Wrote, and Other Catastrophes of Literacy

"A mesmerizing study of books by despots great and small, from the familiar to the largely unknown."―The Washington PostA darkly humorous tour of "dictator...

I Am Because We Are: Readings in Africana Philosophy revised edition Edition

First published in 1995, I Am Because We Are has been recognized as a major, canon-defining anthology and adopted as a text in a wide variety of college and...

The Perfect Fence: Untangling the Meanings of Barbed Wire

Barbed wire is made of two strands of galvanized steel wire twisted together for strength and to hold sharp barbs in place. As creative advertisers sought...

The Dream-Child's Progress and Other Essays

51 Essays on Books, Authors, Words, Politics, et al. And an annotated reading list of 30 favorite books "for a very long trip." By turns champion of the...

Love and The Turning Seasons: India's Poetry of Spiritual & Erotic Longing

For thousands of years, India has excelled at erotic love poetry, and the genius of its devotional poetry often harnesses great energy and mystical insight....

That Savage Gaze: Wolves in the Nineteenth-Century Russian Imagination

Imperial Russia’s large wolf populations were demonized, persecuted, tormented, and sometimes admired. That Savage Gaze explores the significance of wolves...

An Unkindness of Ghosts

"Harrowing and beautiful, this is SF at its best: showing the possible future but warning of the danger of bringing old prejudices and cruelties to that...

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