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|The Best Short Stories of Katherine Mansfield |
by Katherine Mansfield, Enda Duffy
Acclaimed stories by the influential Modernist author include "Prelude," a reminiscence of her New Zealand girlhood, in addition to "The Garden Party," "How Pearl Button Was Kidnapped," "Bliss," and others.
|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.
|Broken Record: Fifties Chix Series, Book 4 |
by Angela Sage Larsen
Bev must overcome a rival to pitch for the boys' baseball team while the other girls pursue a mysterious character with the secret to their time-traveling dilemma. Book 4 of the Fifties Chix series.
|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.
|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.
|The Chinaberry Tree: A Novel of American Life |
by Jessie Redmon Fauset
Within the tranquil setting of a small New Jersey town in the early 1900s, this novel by a noted Harlem Renaissance author explores tempestuous issues that range from racial identity to adultery, incest, and deception.
|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's immortal tale has never looked better.