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April 20, 2014
  1. My Ideal Bookshelf
    by Jane Mount
  2. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
    by Azar Nafisi
  3. A Room of One's Own
    by Virginia Woolf
  4. Call Me Burroughs: A Life
    by Barry Miles
  5. Bluets
    by Maggie Nelson
  6. A Poetry Handbook
    by Mary Oliver
  7. Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures
    by Mary Ruefle
  8. Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
    by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  9. How to Read a Book
    by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren
  10. The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human
    by Jonathan Gottschall
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A Theory of Semiotics (Advances in Semiotics)

Umberto Eco

'Eco's very erudite and provocative book draws on philosophy, linguistics, sociology, anthropology, and aesthetics and refers to a wide range of scholarship, both European and American. It raises many fascinating questions which merit considerable... (read more)

Short Stories
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Blackwell Guides to Literature #29: The British and Irish Short Story Handbook

David Malcolm

The British and Irish Short Story Handbook guides readers through the development of the short story and the unique critical issues involved in discussions of short fiction. It includes a wide-ranging analysis of non-canonical and non-realist writers as... (read more)

Comics and Graphic Novels
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Girls and Their Comics: Finding a Female Voice in Comic Book Narrative

Jacqueline Danziger-russell

In America, comics and comic books have often been associated with adolescent male fantasy muscle-bound superheroes and scantily clad women. Nonetheless, comics have also been read and enjoyed by girls. While there have been many strong representations... (read more)

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