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Thirteen short stories, mostly about first-generation Jewish immigrants in America
J. Christopher Herold vigorously tells the story of the fierce Madame de Stael, revealing her courageous opposition to Napoleon, her whirlwind affairs with the great intellectuals of her day, and her idealistic rebellion against all that was cynical, tyrannical, and passionless.
A collection of the Northwest poet's work up until 1958, which won the National Book Award in 1959.
This National Book Award winner depicts the lives of the Wapshot family members, residents of the fishing village St. Botolphs, Massachusetts.
The Lion and the Throneby Bowen, Catherine Drinker
The Field of Visionby Morris, Wright
Russia Leaves the Warby Kennan, George F.
An American in Italyby Kubly, Herbert
From the inside flap An allegorical story of World War I set in the trenches in France and dealing ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment.
The Measure of Manby Krutch, Joseph Wood
This definitive poetry collection, originally published in 1954 to honor Stevens on his 75th birthday, contains:- "Harmonium"- "Ideas of Order"- "The Man With the Blue Guitar"- "Parts of the World"- "Transport Summer"- "The Auroras of Autumn"- "The
A penniless and parentless Chicago boy growing up in the Great Depression, Augie March drifts through life latching on to a wild succession of occupations, including butler, thief, dog-washer, sailor and salesman. He is a 'born recruit', easily influenced by others who try to mould his destiny.
Thorough overview of the Civil War and related matters.
Invisible Manis a milestone in American literature, a book that has continued to engage readers since its appearance in 1952.
The Course of Empireby Voto, Bernard A. De
Set in Hawaii in 1941, an epic tale of the brutal life of a soldier, portraying the courage, violence and passions of servicemen. A National Book Award winner.
The sea has always challenged the minds and imagination of men and even today it remains the last great frontier of Earth.
"I'm a failed poet. Maybe every novelist wants to write poetry first, finds he can't and then tries the short story which is the most demanding form after poetry. And failing that, only then does he take up novel writing.
One of America's most enigmatic literary figures, Herman Melville lived a life full of adventure, hardship, and moral conflict.
The Man with the Golden Arm is Nelson Algren's most powerful and enduring work. On the 50th anniversary of its publication in November 1949, for which Algren was honored with the first National Book Award (which he received from none other than Eleanor Roosevelt at a ceremony in March 1950), Seven Stories is proud to release the first critical edition of an Algren work.
Ralph Waldo Emersonby Rusk, Ralph L.
Throw out your dog-eared, your pencil-scrawled, your pale, fading copies of earlier incarnations. This is the definitive edition of Williams' compassionate but clear-eyed poem about man and modernity in America, revised and annotated by Christopher MacGowan.
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