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The Gnostic Gospels

by Pagels, Elaine

Discussion of early church writings discovered in 1945, and of how Christianity evolved.

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

by Morris, Edmund

This is Morris's highly acclaimed account of Theodore Roosevelt's life, encompassing the years from Roosevelt's birth to his service in the White House.

White House Years

by Kissinger, Henry

Kissinger's invaluable and lasting contribution to the history of this crucial time.

A Gathering of Days

by Blos, Joan W.

I, Catherine Cabot Hall, aged 13 years, 6 months, 29 begin this book. So begins the journal of a girl coming of age in nineteenth-century New Hampshire. Catherine records both the hardships of pioneer life and its many triumphs.

Ashes: Poems New and Old

by Levine, Philip

Won the National Book Award for Poetry in 1980.


Going After Cacciato

by O'Brien, Tim

"To call Going After Cacciato a novel about war is like calling Moby-Dick a novel about whales."So wrote The New York Times of Tim O'Brien's now classic novel of Vietnam.

Intellectual Life in the Colonial South, 1585-1763

by Davis, Richard Beale

The Snow Leopard

by Matthiessen, Peter and Iyer, Pico

In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard.

Mirabell: Books of Number

by Merrill, James

A collection of poems.


Blood Tie

by Settle, Mary Lee

The story tells the political, social, psychological and anthropological aspects of American and European expatriates who took refugee in an ancient Turkish city.

Samuel Johnson

by Bate, Walter Jackson

The first great modern biography of Johnson, it confirms that his statements and judgments on literature, politics, religion, behavior - on all human experience - are as relevant in our age as when they were first uttered.

The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914

by Mccullough, David

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Truman, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal.

Winners & Losers: Battles, Retreats, Gains, Losses, and Ruins from the Vietnam War (reissue)

by Fitzgerald, Frances and Emerson, Gloria

The National Book Award-winning classic on the Vietnam War, reissued for the war's fiftieth anniversary. Based on interviews with both Americans and Vietnamese, Winners and Losers is Gloria Emerson's powerful portrait of the Vietnam War.

The View From the Oak

by Kohl, Herbert and Kohl, Judith

The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov

by Nemerov, Howard

The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov

by Nemerov, Howard


The Spectator Bird

by Stegner, Wallace

Joe Allston is a retired literary agent who is, in his own words, "just killing time until time gets around to killing me. " His parents and his only son are long dead, leaving him with neither ancestors nor descendants, tradition nor ties. He passes through life as a spectator.

Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist

by Swanberg, W. A.

The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

by Bettelheim, Bruno

Bruno Bettelheim was one of the great child psychologists of the twentieth century and perhaps none of his books has been more influential than this revelatory study of fairy tales and their universal importance in understanding childhood

World of Our Fathers

by Howe, Irving

The story of over 2 million Jewish immigrants in America in 4 decades beginning with the 1880's and how they tried to keep their Yiddish culture while making their way in the new society.

Master Puppeteer

by Paterson, Katherine

A thirteen-year-old boy describes the poverty and discontent of eighteenth-century Osaka and the world of puppeteers in which he lives.

Collected Poems, 1930 - 1976

by Eberhart, Richard



by Moody, Rick and Gaddis, William

J R is a biting satire about the many ways in which capitalism twists the American spirit into something dangerous, yet pervasive and unassailable.

Passage to Ararat

by Arlen, Michael J.

Michael J. Arlen's contemplations on Armenians and their culture.

The Great War and Modern Memory

by Fussell, Paul

World War I changed a generation, ushered in the modern era, and revolutionized how we see the world. By drawing from a variety of primary sources including personal correspondence, newspapers, and literary works Fussell brings the period alive.

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