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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
By Robert Kanigel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
By Tony Christini
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
As Gideon Lewis-Kraus notes, writing in the Los Angeles Times, James Wood is a writer who matters. People read him, people of the educated, monied, controlling part of the populace. That's why it's important that what James Wood writes does not matter – in central ways. Nowhere is this more on display than in How Fiction Works, the star critic's most recent book.
EZ Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous
By Anonymous Member of AA
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The EZ Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous is the first “translation” of AA's Big Book since its publication in 1939. The EZ Big Book follows the original text, sentence by sentence, rephrasing it for modern readers. Gender/lifestyle stereotypes and sexist language are avoided, and a "Higher Power" is referred to in terms acceptable to readers of any faith.
Ready Reference Treatise: The American
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 44 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 65. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
“The American” by Henry James was first published as a serial in the magazine The Atlantic Monthly between 1876 and 1877. It was later published as a book in 1877.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Ambassadors
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 45 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 66. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Ambassadors written by Henry James was published in 1903. It was earlier published as a serial in the North American Review.
Ready Reference Treatise: Washington Square
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 48 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 69. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Washington Square, by Henry James, is a tragicomedy written in a very simple style. The story revolves around a daughter and her father. The daughter is dull but sweet and the father is quite brilliant and highly authoritative.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Turn of the Screw
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 50 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 71. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader.
Quick Guide: The Portrait of a Lady
By College Guide World
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 12 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 16. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction
The story of the novel revolves around the central character Isabel Archer, a spirited young American woman. As the story progresses, she affronts her destiny and finds it overwhelming.
Collected Poems and Letters from America with Photographs and a New Introduction
By Rupert Brooke
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction
This volume begins with a new introduction by Keith Hale tying Brooke's early poems to his Rugby romantic friendships and discussing Brooke's sexuality in some detail. The Collected Poems and Letters from America are then presented in their entirety together with the original introduction to the letters by Henry James.
Words of Wisdom: Henry James
By Students' Academy
Series: Great Oratory, Book 8. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction
Henry James, one of the greatest short story and novel writers, has produced such wonderful stories that readers from all age groups remain absorbed and entertained once they begin reading his stories.