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|The Best Tales of Hoffmann |
by E. T. A. Hoffmann
Ten of Hoffmann's greatest tales, enormously popular in Europe but rarely seen in the United States: "The Golden Flower Pot," "Automata," "Nutcracker and the King of Mice," "The Sand Man," and 6 others.
|Black No More |
by George S. Schuyler
A satirical approach to debunking the myths of white supremacy and racial purity, this 1931 novel recounts the consequences of a mysterious scientific process that transforms black people into whites.
|The Blacker the Berry |
by Wallace Thurman
The first novel to openly address color prejudice among black Americans, this moving tale unfolds amid the Harlem Renaissance in an enduringly relevant examination of racial, sexual, and cultural identity.
|Blood on the Dining-Room Floor: A Murder Mystery |
by Gertrude Stein, John Herbert Gill
A series of local crimes inspired this attempt by the author to relieve her writer's block. A droll detective novel, its central mystery involves rediscovering the path to creativity.
by Natsume Soseki, Umeji Sasaki
This 1906 Japanese novel was based on the author's experiences as a teacher who moves from the city to the provinces. "Will appeal to parent, teacher, and schoolchild alike." — Times Literary Supplement.
|Brown Girl, Brownstones |
by Paule Marshall
Set in Brooklyn during the Depression and World War II, this 1953 coming-of-age novel centers on the daughter of Barbadian immigrants. "Passionate, compelling." — Saturday Review. "Remarkable for its courage." — The New Yorker.
|The Brownies: Their Book |
by Palmer Cox
Mischievous yet kindhearted, Brownies are tiny sprites that roam the countryside while mortals sleep. This first and best of the Brownie books features 24 short verse tales and 260 whimsical illustrations.
|Bulfinch's Medieval Mythology: The Age of Chivalry |
by Thomas Bulfinch
Bulfinch encompasses tales from Camelot, dramatic narratives from The Mabinogeon, and stories of the noble warriors of English history. Young readers can find no better introduction to medieval myths and legends.
|Captain Blood |
by Rafael Sabatini
Physician and country gentleman Peter Blood is forced to turn from medicine to piracy in this swashbuckling classic brimming with stolen treasure, adventure on the high seas, and romance.
|Castle Rackrent |
by Maria Edgeworth
When a long-time servant of the Rackrent family decides to write about family members whom he has served, the result is a stylishly entertaining exploration of master/servant relationships.
|The Celtic Twilight: Faerie and Folklore |
by W. B. Yeats
Rooted in myth, occult mysteries, and belief in magic, these enchanting stories from the great Irish poet are populated by a lively cast of sorcerers, fairies, ghosts, and nature spirits.
|Chinese Poems |
by Arthur Waley
Scores of poems in incomparable translations by brilliant British sinologist: "16 Songs of Courtship," "Hymn to the Fallen," "Ballad of Mulan," more, including many works by the poet Po Chu-I.
|A Christmas Carol |
by Charles Dickens, Arthur Rackham
This illustrated edition of the Yuletide classic features 12 full-color plates plus 18 black-and-white drawings by the renowned Rackham. Simply put, Dickens' immortal tale has never looked better.
|A Christmas Garland |
by Margaret Tarrant, Marian Russell Heath
This hardcover gift book features brief Christmas stories and poems by an illustrious array of writers — St. Luke, Blake, Tennyson, Wordsworth, and others — plus charming color illustrations.
|The Chronicles of Clovis: Stories by Saki |
Renowned for his witty dialogue and macabre humor, Saki skewered the pretensions of the Edwardian age. These short stories showcase his mastery of comic repartee, recounting the escapades of an irreverent socialite.