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    Richard Sennett


    “Historical fiction at its most scrupulous and carefully researched. . . . A novel of this kind needs to be elegantly written while getting its period language unobtrusively convincing. Sennett achieves both requisites quite splendidly.” —D. J. Enright, New York Review of Books

  • 9780393308556 72

    The Book of Embraces

    Eduardo Galeano, Cedric Belfrage


    Parable, paradox, anecdote, dream, and autobiography blend into an exuberant world view and affirmation of human possibility.

  • 9780393307061 72

    Post Captain

    Patrick O'Brian

    Volume: Book 2


    "Master and Commander raised almost dangerously high expectations, Post Captain triumphantly surpasses them...a brilliant book." —Mary Renault

  • 9780393307856 72

    The Single Hound

    May Sarton


    “Only a poet and, perhaps, only a young poet could have written this beautiful and distinguished first novel.” —New York Times

  • 9780393306132 72

    Sudden Fiction International: 60 Short-Short Stories

    Robert Shapard, James Thomas


    Sudden Fiction International is even better than its predecessor. It's a fine teaching tool, a good gift, it's Around-the-World-in-Sixty-Stories, with many surprises, new friends, old friends, almost every stop a brief wonder in itself.” —Alan Cheuse