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All In The Mind
All In The Mind
07 April 2020 - 18:00
Sented by Daniel

When does life begin?... A well-known book says "forty". A well-known radio program says "eighty". Some folks say it's mental, others say it's physical. But take the strange case of Mel Carlson who gave a lot of thought to the matter. Mel felt as if he were floating on clouds in the deepest, most intense dark he had ever experienced. He tried opening his eyes but nothing happened, only a sharp pain. Little bits of memory flashed back and he tried to figure out what could have happened, where he was. The last thing he could remember was the little lab hidden back in the mountains in an old mine tunnel. Remote, but only an hour's drive from the city.

Through Russian Snows
Through Russian Snows
07 April 2020 - 17:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Unedited, unabridged, original format editions with original colored cover art, these Henty books reproduce the original in careful detail.

Condemned as a Nihilist
Condemned as a Nihilist
07 April 2020 - 16:00
Sented by Emma

There are few difficulties that cannot be surmounted by patience, resolution, and pluck, and great as are the obstacles that nature and the Russian government oppose to an escape from the prisons of Siberia, such evasions have occasionally been successfully carried out, and that under far less advantageous circumstances than those under which the hero of this story undertook the venture.

The Idiot
The Idiot
07 April 2020 - 15:00
Sented by Steve Bark

The Idiot (1868), written under the appalling personal circumstances Dostoevsky endured while travelling in Europe, not only reveals the author's acute artistic sense and penetrating psychological insight, but also affords his most powerful indictment of a Russia struggling to emulate contemporary Europe while sinking under the weight of Western materialism.

The Double
The Double
07 April 2020 - 14:00
Sented by Rebecca

The Double centers on a government clerk who goes mad. It deals with the internal psychological struggle of its main character, Yakov Petrovich Golyadkin, who repeatedly encounters someone who is his exact double in appearance but confident, aggressive, and extroverted, characteristics that are the polar opposites to those of the toadying "pushover" protagonist.

The Brothers Karamazov
The Brothers Karamazov
07 April 2020 - 13:00
Sented by Daniel

THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV was Fyodor Dostoevsky's last and greatest work, telling the tales the three brothers and their father, Fyodor it is, among many other things, a tale of patricide -- a love-hate struggle with profound psychological and spiritual implications.

Poor Jack
Poor Jack
06 April 2020 - 18:00
Sented by Steve Bark

Poor Jack is a novel by the English author Frederick Marryat, published in 1840. It tells the story of Thomas Saunders, a sailor's son and neglected street urchin struggling to survive in Greenwich, London in the early 19th century.

The Trial
The Trial
06 April 2020 - 17:00
Sented by Luis

The Trial (original German title: Der Process) is a novel written by Franz Kafka from 1914 to 1915 and published in 1925. One of his best-known works, it tells the story of a man arrested and prosecuted by a remote, inaccessible authority, with the nature of his crime revealed neither to him nor to the reader. Heavily influenced by Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov, Kafka even went so far as to call Dostoyevsky a blood relative.

My Bondage and My Freedom
My Bondage and My Freedom
06 April 2020 - 16:00
Sented by Luis

Ex-slave Frederick Douglass's second autobiography-written after ten years of reflection following his legal emancipation in 1846 and his break with his mentor William Lloyd Garrison-catapulted Douglass into the international spotlight as the foremost spokesman for American blacks, both freed and slave. Written during his celebrated career as a speaker and newspaper editor, My Bondage and My Freedom reveals the author of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845) grown more mature, forceful, analytical, and complex with a deepened commitment to the fight for equal rights and liberties.

Tender Is the Night
Tender Is the Night
06 April 2020 - 15:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

A modern classic, this edition has been restored by Fitzgerald scholar James L.W. West III and features a personal foreword by Fitzgerald’s great-granddaughter Blake Hazard and a new introduction by bestselling Amor Towles.

This Side of Paradise
This Side of Paradise
06 April 2020 - 14:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

This Side of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, and taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth.

The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
06 April 2020 - 13:00
Sented by Daniel

A true classic of twentieth-century literature, this edition has been updated by Fitzgerald scholar James L.W. West III to include the author’s final revisions and features a note on the composition and text, a personal foreword by Fitzgerald’s granddaughter, Eleanor Lanahan—and a new introduction by two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward.

The Beautiful and Damned
The Beautiful and Damned
05 April 2020 - 18:00
Sented by Luis

Set in an era of intoxicating excitement and ruinous excess, changing manners and challenged morals, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s second novel chronicles the lives of Harvard-educated Anthony Patch and his beautiful, willful wife, Gloria.

The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
05 April 2020 - 17:00
Sented by Daniel

When Mary Lennox was sent to Misselthwaite Manor to live with her uncle, everybody said she was the most disagreeable-looking child ever seen…

The Head of the House of Coombe
The Head of the House of Coombe
05 April 2020 - 16:00
Sented by Steve Bark

"The Head of the House of Coombe" deals with London before the Great War, and the best drawn character in it is Mrs. Gareth-Lawless, a beautiful but heartless woman. To read of her is to realize the wonderful power personal beauty wields, no matter what the handicap as regards lack of intelligence.

A Lady of Quality
A Lady of Quality
05 April 2020 - 15:00
Sented by Luis

A Lady of Quality, written by legendary author Frances Hodgson Burnett is widely considered to be one of the greatest books of all time.

The Fifth Queen
The Fifth Queen
05 April 2020 - 14:00
Sented by Emma

The Fifth Queen Trilogy is Ford Madox Ford's highly acclaimed portrait of Katharine Howard, the controversial fifth queen of Henry VIII. Ford Madox Ford's masterful trilogy of historical fiction centers on Katharine Howard, a young girl of a proud, noble, and impoverished family who catches the jaded eye of Henry VIII and becomes his controversial fifth queen. In book one, The Fifth Queen, Katharine arrives at the king's court to find its dimly lit corridors vibrating with corruption and fear as unscrupulous courtiers hungry for power maneuver for advantage.

The Fifth Queen Crowned
The Fifth Queen Crowned
05 April 2020 - 13:00
Sented by Rebecca

Ford Madox Ford (1873-1939) was an English novelist, essayist, memoirist, poet and critic. He founded literary journals such as "The English Review" and "The Transatlantic Review" which were instrumental in the development of early 20th century English literature.

Privy Seal
Privy Seal
04 April 2020 - 18:00
Sented by Jacob

The tumultuous relationship between Katharine Howard and England’s King Henry VIII was inextricably entwined with the rise to power and eventual fall of Thomas Cromwell, who served as the Lord Privy Seal.

The Fortune of the Rougons
The Fortune of the Rougons
04 April 2020 - 17:00
Sented by Luis

The Fortune of the Rougons is the first in Zola's famous Rougon-Macquart series of novels. In it we learn how the two branches of the family came about, and the origins of the hereditary weaknesses passed down the generations. Murder, treachery, and greed are the keynotes, and just as the Empire was established through violence, the "fortune" of the Rougons is paid for in blood.