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ElevationElevation
from King, Stephen, ISBN: 9781982102319
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Action & Adventure

D&D Waterdeep Dragon Heist HCD&D Waterdeep Dragon Heist HC
Welcome to Waterdeep, City of Splendors! You're summoned by Volothamp Geddarm, famous explorer and raconteur, to complete a simple quest. Is anything ever really simple though? Experience a grand caper, pitting your skills and bravado against two nefarious organizations as you go on a hunt for the greatest prize of all.
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Ancient & Medieval Literature

The RepublicThe Republic
Language:Chinese.paperback. Pub Date: April. 2000 Pages: 320 Publisher: Dover Widely Considered the greatest of Plato's Works this Famous Philosophical treatise of the fourth CENTURY BC CONCERNS an imaginary ideal STATE and has Served AS THE the prototype for other well-known imaginary Commonwealths . including Cicero's De Republica. St. Augustine's City of God. and Thomas More's Utopia Written in the form of dialogues. in which Socrates questions his students. The Republic concerns itself chiefly with the idea of ??justice. as well as the Platonic theory of ideas . the Platonic theory and criticism of poetry. and Plato's conception of the philosopher's role. A staple of high school and college humanities courses. this immortal work appears here in the excellent translation by the distinguished classicist Benjamin Jowett.
from Plato, ISBN: 9780486411217
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The Iliad of HomerThe Iliad of Homer
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from Homer, ISBN: 9780226470498
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The Great Doctrines of the BibleThe Great Doctrines of the Bible
from Evans, William, ISBN: 9781983523663
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Canadian

The FlameThe Flame
from Cohen, Leonard, ISBN: 9780771024412
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Milk and HoneyMilk and Honey
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The Sun and Her FlowersThe Sun and Her Flowers
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Classics

Nineteen Eighty FourNineteen Eighty Four
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Drama & Plays

Hamlet (No Fear Shakespeare)Hamlet (No Fear Shakespeare)
No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of Hamlet on the left-hand page side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right Each No Fear Shakespeare containsThe complete text of the original playA line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday languageA complete list of characters with descriptionsPlenty of helpful commentaryFrom Amazon:Undoubtedly the most famous of all of Shakespeare's plays, Hamlet remains one of the most enduring but also enigmatic pieces of western literature. The story of Hamlet, the young Prince of Denmark, his tortured relationship with his mother, and his quest to avenge his father's murder at the hand of his brother Claudius has fascinated writers and audiences ever since it was written around 1600. For many years interest focused on both Hamlet's inability to avenge his father's death, claiming that "the native hue of resolution / Is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought", and, according to none other than Freud, his oedipal fixation with his mother. However, more recently critics have turned their attention to Hamlet's bold theatrical self-reflexivity (most famously reflected in the performance of "The Mousetrap"), its fascination with issues of theology and Renaissance humanism, and its dense, complex poetic language. What is so remarkable about the play is the way in which it tends to uncannily reflect the concerns of different epochs. As a result, Hamlet has been at different moments defined as a romantic rebel, an angst-ridden existentialist, a paralysed intellectual and an ambivalent New Man. Whatever subsequent generations make of Hamlet, they are unlikely to exhaust the possibilities of this most extraordinary play. --Jerry Brotton
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SweatSweat
from Nottage, Lynn, ISBN: 9781559365321
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (No Fear Shakespeare)A Midsummer Night's Dream (No Fear Shakespeare)
No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of A Midsummer Nights Dream on the left-hand page side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right Each No Fear Shakespeare containsThe complete text of the original playA line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday languageA complete list of characters with descriptionsPlenty of helpful commentaryFrom Amazon:Traditionally seen as one of Shakespeare's more romantic and enchanting plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream has more recently been seen as a darker and more sinister play than generations of schoolchildren have ever imagined. The play has usually been seen as a comical tale with confused identities and the fickleness of youthful love, as the young lovers, Lysander, Hermia, Demetrius and Helena escape parental control and the "sharp Athenian law" of their elders by eloping into the forest outside the city. Unfortunately they stumble into civil war in fairyland, where King Oberon and Queen Titania fight over possession of a beautiful young Indian "changeling" boy. The appearance of the "rude mechanicals", a group of Athenian workers, including the weaver Nick Bottom, compounds the confusion. Chaos, confusion and "shaping fantasies" reign before the final settlement of the play, but underneath all the hilarity many critics have discerned more ambivalent attitudes towards coercive parental control, bestial sexuality and the destructive power of desire. These approaches in no way detract from the exquisite lyricism of many sections of the play, but make it a more complex and effective comedy than has often been appreciated. --Jerry Brotton
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Erotica

Essays & Correspondence

Walden; Or, Life in the WoodsWalden; Or, Life in the Woods
One of the great books of American letters and a masterpiece of reflective philosophizing Accounts of Thoreaus daily life on the shores of Walden Pond outside Concord Massachusetts are interwoven with musings on the virtues of self-reliance and individual freedom on society government and other topics A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative
from Thoreau, Henry David, ISBN: 9780486284958
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Things I Don't Want to KnowThings I Don't Want to Know
from Levy, Deborah, ISBN: 9780735236493
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Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the WorldArt Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change…
from Gaiman, Neil, ISBN: 9780062906205
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Foreign Language Fiction

Genre Fiction

Historical Fiction

History & Criticism

The PrinceThe Prince
As a young Florentine envoy to the courts of France and the Italian principalities Niccolo Machiavelli 1469-1527 was able to observe firsthand the lives of people strongly united under one powerful ruler His fascination with that political rarity and his intense desire to see the Medici family assume a similar role in Italy provided the foundation for his primer for princes In this classic guide to acquiring and maintaining political power Machiavelli used a rational approach to advise prospective rulers developing logical arguments and alternatives for a number of potential problems among them governing hereditary monarchies dealing with colonies and the treatment of conquered peoples Refreshing in its directness yet often disturbing in its cold practicality The Prince sets down a frighteningly pragmatic formula for political fortune Starkly relevant to the political upheavals of the 20th century this calculating prescription for power remains today nearly 500 years after it was written a timely and startling lesson in the practice of autocratic rule that continues to be much read and studied by students scholars and general readers as wellFrom Amazon:When Lorenzo de' Medici seized control of the Florentine Republic in 1512, he summarily fired the Secretary to the Second Chancery of the Signoria and set in motion a fundamental change in the way we think about politics. The person who held the aforementioned office with the tongue-twisting title was none other than Niccolò Machiavelli, who, suddenly finding himself out of a job after 14 years of patriotic service, followed the career trajectory of many modern politicians into punditry. Unable to become an on-air political analyst for a television network, he only wrote a book. But what a book The Prince is. Its essential contribution to modern political thought lies in Machiavelli's assertion of the then revolutionary idea that theological and moral imperatives have no place in the political arena. "It must be understood," Machiavelli avers, "that a prince ... cannot observe all of those virtues for which men are reputed good, because it is often necessary to act against mercy, against faith, against humanity, against frankness, against religion, in order to preserve the state." With just a little imagination, readers can discern parallels between a 16th-century principality and a 20th-century presidency. --Tim Hogan
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The Gulag Archipelago, Vol. 1: An Experiment in Literary InvestigationThe Gulag Archipelago, Vol. 1: An Experiment in…
from Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr I., ISBN: 9780061253713
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Hamlet (No Fear Shakespeare)Hamlet (No Fear Shakespeare)
No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of Hamlet on the left-hand page side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right Each No Fear Shakespeare containsThe complete text of the original playA line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday languageA complete list of characters with descriptionsPlenty of helpful commentaryFrom Amazon:Undoubtedly the most famous of all of Shakespeare's plays, Hamlet remains one of the most enduring but also enigmatic pieces of western literature. The story of Hamlet, the young Prince of Denmark, his tortured relationship with his mother, and his quest to avenge his father's murder at the hand of his brother Claudius has fascinated writers and audiences ever since it was written around 1600. For many years interest focused on both Hamlet's inability to avenge his father's death, claiming that "the native hue of resolution / Is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought", and, according to none other than Freud, his oedipal fixation with his mother. However, more recently critics have turned their attention to Hamlet's bold theatrical self-reflexivity (most famously reflected in the performance of "The Mousetrap"), its fascination with issues of theology and Renaissance humanism, and its dense, complex poetic language. What is so remarkable about the play is the way in which it tends to uncannily reflect the concerns of different epochs. As a result, Hamlet has been at different moments defined as a romantic rebel, an angst-ridden existentialist, a paralysed intellectual and an ambivalent New Man. Whatever subsequent generations make of Hamlet, they are unlikely to exhaust the possibilities of this most extraordinary play. --Jerry Brotton
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Humour & Satire

Literary

Lethal WhiteLethal White
from Galbraith, Robert, ISBN: 9780316422734
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Mythology & Folk Tales

Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman ArchetypeWomen Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories…
from Clarissa Pinkola Estés, ISBN: 9780345409874
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Poetry

The FlameThe Flame
from Cohen, Leonard, ISBN: 9780771024412
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Milk and HoneyMilk and Honey
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The Sun and Her FlowersThe Sun and Her Flowers
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Short Stories & Anthologies

United States

Crazy Rich AsiansCrazy Rich Asians
The China Rich seem to be spending on a scale that's just beyond anything we've ever seen before. They are building and buying an insane amount of luxury residences around the world, commissioning huge flying palaces from Boeing, and paying ridiculous amounts for art.
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China Rich GirlfriendChina Rich Girlfriend
from Kwan, Kevin, ISBN: 9780385682244
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Women's Fiction

Women Talking: A NovelWomen Talking: A Novel
from Toews, Miriam, ISBN: 9780735273962
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Crazy Rich AsiansCrazy Rich Asians
The China Rich seem to be spending on a scale that's just beyond anything we've ever seen before. They are building and buying an insane amount of luxury residences around the world, commissioning huge flying palaces from Boeing, and paying ridiculous amounts for art.
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World Literature

The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A NovelThe Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel
from Morris, Heather, ISBN: 9780062877000
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The PrinceThe Prince
As a young Florentine envoy to the courts of France and the Italian principalities Niccolo Machiavelli 1469-1527 was able to observe firsthand the lives of people strongly united under one powerful ruler His fascination with that political rarity and his intense desire to see the Medici family assume a similar role in Italy provided the foundation for his primer for princes In this classic guide to acquiring and maintaining political power Machiavelli used a rational approach to advise prospective rulers developing logical arguments and alternatives for a number of potential problems among them governing hereditary monarchies dealing with colonies and the treatment of conquered peoples Refreshing in its directness yet often disturbing in its cold practicality The Prince sets down a frighteningly pragmatic formula for political fortune Starkly relevant to the political upheavals of the 20th century this calculating prescription for power remains today nearly 500 years after it was written a timely and startling lesson in the practice of autocratic rule that continues to be much read and studied by students scholars and general readers as wellFrom Amazon:When Lorenzo de' Medici seized control of the Florentine Republic in 1512, he summarily fired the Secretary to the Second Chancery of the Signoria and set in motion a fundamental change in the way we think about politics. The person who held the aforementioned office with the tongue-twisting title was none other than Niccolò Machiavelli, who, suddenly finding himself out of a job after 14 years of patriotic service, followed the career trajectory of many modern politicians into punditry. Unable to become an on-air political analyst for a television network, he only wrote a book. But what a book The Prince is. Its essential contribution to modern political thought lies in Machiavelli's assertion of the then revolutionary idea that theological and moral imperatives have no place in the political arena. "It must be understood," Machiavelli avers, "that a prince ... cannot observe all of those virtues for which men are reputed good, because it is often necessary to act against mercy, against faith, against humanity, against frankness, against religion, in order to preserve the state." With just a little imagination, readers can discern parallels between a 16th-century principality and a 20th-century presidency. --Tim Hogan
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