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By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review

By: N/A

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Picador: November 2015

Seller ID: 16579

ISBN: 125007469X

Condition: New


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Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction

By: Alec Nevala-Lee

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Dey Street Books: October 2018

Seller ID: 18219

ISBN: 006257194X

Condition: New


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Libertarians on the Prairie: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books

By: Christine Woodside

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Arcade: September 2016

Seller ID: 17683

ISBN: 1628726563

Condition: New


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Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays

By: Cynthia Ozick

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: July 2016

Seller ID: 18961

ISBN: 0544703715

Condition: New


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The African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense

By: Daniel Menaker

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: October 2016

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 18238

ISBN: 054480063X

Condition: Collectible - Like New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 256 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. FIRST EDITION, 1st printing. NEW off the shelf, NOT ex-library, remaindered or book club edition. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. SIGNED by author and illustrator, tipped-in. Book otherwise new with clean text and tight binding. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World's Greatest Library

By: Edward Wilson-Lee

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Scribner: March 2019

Seller ID: 18839

ISBN: 1982111399

Condition: New


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The Golden Thread: A History of Writing

By: Ewan Clayton

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Counterpoint: February 2014

Seller ID: 17664

ISBN: 1619022427

Condition: New


From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and services in ancient Mesopotamia, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the twenty-first-century users of desktop computers, the story of writing is the story of human civilization itself. Calligraphy expert Ewan Clayton traces the history of an invention which--ever since our ancestors made the transition from a nomadic to an agrarian way of life in the eighth century BC--has been the method of codification and dissemination of ideas in every field of human endeavour, and a motor of cultural,... View more info

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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

By: Geoffrey O'Brien,John Bartlett

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: November 2012

Edition: 18

Seller ID: 3416

ISBN: 0316017590

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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You Could Look It Up

By: Jack Lynch

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Bloomsbury Press: February 2016

Seller ID: 18856

ISBN: 080277752X

Condition: New


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The Art of Winnie-the-Pooh: How E. H. Shepard Illustrated an Icon

By: James Campbell

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Harper Design: May 2018

Seller ID: 18607

ISBN: 0062795554

Condition: New


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Reading behind Bars: A True Story of Literature, Law, and Life as a Prison Librarian

By: Jill Grunenwald

Price: $16.10

Publisher: Skyhorse: July 2019

Seller ID: 17013

ISBN: 1510737065

Condition: New


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An Informal History of the Hugos: A Personal Look Back at the Hugo Awards, 1953-2000

By: Jo Walton

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Tor Books: August 2018

Seller ID: 17697

ISBN: 0765379082

Condition: New


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An Informal History of the Hugos: A Personal Look Back at the Hugo Awards, 1953-2000

By: Jo Walton

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Tor Books: August 2018

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 17723

ISBN: 0765379082

Condition: Collectible - Like New


SIGNED by the author and in brand new condition exceptf or publisher’s remainder dot on the bottom of the textblock. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of the Blockbuster Novel

By: Jodie Archer,Matthew L. Jockers

Price: $15.15

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: September 2016

Seller ID: 16756

ISBN: 1250088275

Condition: New


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The Patch

By: John McPhee

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: November 2018

Seller ID: 19071

ISBN: 0374229481

Condition: New


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Writing About World Literature: A Guide for Students

By: Karen Gocsik,Robert Kirschen

Price: $18.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: April 2012

Seller ID: 16637

ISBN: 0393918807

Condition: New


Writing about World Literature, a new guide created to accompany the Norton Anthology, covers the processes and particulars of writing in the world literature survey course. Starting with the essential question, "What is Academic Writing," the guide takes students step-by-step through the writing process - from generating ideas to researching to revising. It includes an entire chapter on the different types of writing about world literature - including textual and contextual analyses. View more info

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie (Bloomsbury Sigma)

By: Kathryn Harkup

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma: September 2015

Seller ID: 18918

ISBN: 147291130X

Condition: New


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The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses

By: Kevin Birmingham

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Penguin Press: June 2014

Seller ID: 17653

ISBN: 1594203369

Condition: New


For more than a decade, the book that literary critics now consider the most important novel in the English language was illegal to own, sell, advertise, or purchase in the United States. James Joyce's big blue book, "Ulysses," ushered in the modernist era and changed the novel for all time. But the genius of "Ulysses" was also its danger: it omitted absolutely nothing. All of the minutiae of Leopold Bloom's day, including its unspeakable details, unfold with careful precision in its pages. The New York Society for the Suppression of Vice immediately banned the novel as "obscene, lewd, and las... View more info

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The Little House Book of Wisdom

By: Laura Ingalls Wilder

Price: $7.95

Publisher: HarperCollins: February 2017

Seller ID: 18410

ISBN: 0062470787

Condition: New


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Latin Erotic Elegy and the Shaping of Sixteenth-Century English Love Poetry: Lascivious Poets

By: Linda Grant

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: October 2019

Seller ID: 18495

ISBN: 1108493866

Condition: New


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