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Lysistrata (Signet Classics)


In Lysistrata a band of women tap into the awesome power of sex in order to end a war. @PussyWhip What’s something we can leverage against men? What’s the one thing we’re good for again? It’s on the tip of my tongue. From... (read more)

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The Odyssey

Homer and Robert Fagles

Robert Fagless stunning modern-verse translationavailable at last in our black-spine classics line The Odyssey is literatures grandest evocation of everymans journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert... (read more)

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Beowulf (Penguin Classics)

David Wright

Beowulf stands at the head of English literature; a poem of historical interest and epic scope. Although the first manuscript of Beowulf dates from around the year 1000 CE, it is thought that the poem existed in its present form from the year 850... (read more)

Middle East
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Folktales of Egypt (Folktales of the World)

Hasan M. El-shamy (edt)

In this book Hasan M. El-Shamy has gathered the first authentic new collection of modern Egyptian folk narratives to appear in nearly a century. El-Shamy's English translations of these orally presented stories not only preserve their spirit, but give... (read more)

Locked Case
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The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Simon Hornblower

A Booklist 2012 Editors' Choice Selection For more than half a century, the Oxford Classical Dictionary has been the unrivaled one-volume reference work on the Greco-Roman world. Whether one is interested in literature or art, philosophy or law... (read more)

Medieval and Renaissance
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Rumi: The Big Red Book: The Great Masterpiece Celebrating Mystical Love and Friendship


Considered one of the masterpieces of world literature, The Big Red Book is perhaps the greatest work of Rumi, the medieval Sufi mystic who also happens to be the bestselling poet in America. Rumi was born in 1207 to a long line of Islamic theologians... (read more)

Medieval and Nordic
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The Divine Comedy: Volume 3: Paradise (Penguin Classics)


Dante (1265-1321) is the greatest of Italian poets and his DIVINE COMEDY is the finest of all Christian allegories. To the consternation of his more academic admirers, who believed Latin to be the only proper language for dignified verse, Dante wrote his... (read more)

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