Literary Gifts

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  1. Book ImageCollected Poems: 1950–2012

    Adrienne Rich, Claudia Rankine

    The collected works of Adrienne Rich, whose poetry is "distinguished by an unswerving progressive vision and a dazzling, empathic ferocity" (New York Times). A Finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.More

  2. Book ImageThe Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard

    J. G. Ballard, Martin Amis

    A collection of 98 enthralling and pulse-quickening stories, spanning five decades, venerates the remarkable imagination of J. G. Ballard.More

  3. Book ImageThe Greek Poets: Homer to the Present

    Peter Constantine, Rachel Hadas, Edmund Keeley, Et Al.

    Three thousand years of the greatest Greek poetry, exquisitely translated and assembled in a handsome volume sure to be a modern classic.More

  4. Book ImageSomewhere Towards the End: A Memoir

    Diana Athill

    Winner of the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography and a New York Times bestseller: a prize-winning, critically acclaimed memoir on life and aging —“An honest joy to read” (Alice Munro).More

  5. Book ImageIn Other Rooms, Other Wonders

    Daniyal Mueenuddin

    Finalist for the 2009 National Book Award in Fiction and the 2009 Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction. “The rural rootedness and gentle humour of R.K. Narayan with the literary sophistication and stylishness of Jhumpa Lahiri.”—Financial TimesMore

  6. Book ImageEssential Pleasures: A New Anthology of Poems to Read Aloud

    Robert Pinsky

    A vibrant anthology and accompanying CD that revive a great American tradition: the joy of reciting poetry aloud.More

  7. Book ImageThe Annotated Classic Fairy Tales

    Maria Tatar

    Not since Bruno Bettelheim's The Uses of Enchantment has there been such an illuminating contribution to the world of children's fairy tales.More

  8. Book ImageThe Annotated Wizard of Oz

    L. Frank Baum, Michael Patrick Hearn, W. W. Denslow, Et Al.

    In celebration of the 100th anniversary of its publication, a beautifully illustrated annotation of The Wizard of Oz, complete with an exact reproduction of the original 1900 edition.More