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The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language)
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language)
by American Heritage
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This is a great family dictionary with wonderful color pictures and a thumb index. A perfect addition to any home library.... (read more)

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Meditations (Penguin Classics)
Meditations (Penguin Classics)
by Marcus Aurelius
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Consigned to notebooks by one of Rome's last great emperors, Meditations contains the blood and fire of Stoic philosophy. It has been a favorite for many ages and graced the bedside of kings and laity alike.... (read more)

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One Hundred Poems from the Chinese (New Directions Book)
One Hundred Poems from the Chinese (New Directions Book)
by Kenneth Rexroth
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In this groundbreaking work, Kenneth Rexroth gives us some of the most beautiful poems ever translated from the ancient Chinese. They read strikingly well, both as translations and as English-language poems.... (read more)

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Poetic Edda the Mythological Poems
Poetic Edda the Mythological Poems
by Henry Adams Bellows
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The Poetic Edda is an excellent introduction to the Norse mythology that heavily influenced the works of authors such as Borges, Nietzche, and Tolkien. Henry Adams Bellows's translation is engaging. And, though it is well-annotated, it is never... (read more)

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Lover's Discourse
Lover's Discourse
by Roland Barthes
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French literary theorist Roland Barthes' philosophical treatise on love is a study not only of Eros, but also of desire, jealousy, and the linguistics of love. Presented in fragments written from the perspective of a fictionalized unrequited lover, this... (read more)

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Break, Blow, Burn
Break, Blow, Burn
by Camille Paglia
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Camille Paglia is a top-notch analyst, and she'll introduce you to poems, poets, and ideas for how to see the written word in new and exciting ways.... (read more)

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Break, Blow, Burn: Camille Paglia Reads Forty-Three of the World's Best Poems
Break, Blow, Burn: Camille Paglia Reads Forty-Three of the World's Best Poems
by Camille Paglia
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Camille Paglia is a top-notch analyst, and she'll introduce you to poems, poets, and ideas for how to see the written word in new and exciting ways.... (read more)

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Meditations (Great Books in Philosophy)
Meditations (Great Books in Philosophy)
by Marcus Aurelius
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100 Love Sonnets (Exile Classics)
100 Love Sonnets (Exile Classics)
by Pablo Neruda
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A master at expressing the sublime melding of romantic and physical love, Neruda knows the agony, ache, joy, comfort, and desire that characterize our most heightened emotions.... (read more)

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