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book image Arthur
Rhoda Levine
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Rhoda Levine's delightful tale of an odd and lovable bird unlike the rest of his flock reminds us that being different can be marvelous, while Everett Aison's whimsical illustrations of this little bird in a big city bring the story to life. All will delight in Arthur’s bird's-eye view of New York City in the holiday season.
Contributors: Everett Aison

book image Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen, Poe, and Other Masters of the Weird
D. Thin
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From the land of Carcosa—familiar to viewers of the cult show True Detective—to H. P. Lovecraft’s accursed New England hills, this collection features some of the most harrowing creations in the cosmic horror genre.

book image Hindoo Holiday
Hindoo Holiday
J. R. Ackerley
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Hindoo Holiday is an intimate and very funny account of an exceedingly strange place, and one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century travel literature.
Contributors: Eliot Weinberger

book image Monsieur Proust
Monsieur Proust
Céleste Albaret
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This lovely book is as close as we can come to meeting Proust in person.
Contributors: André Aciman , Barbara Bray

book image Blood on the Forge
Blood on the Forge
William Attaway
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A savage vision of the Great Migration told through a bleak and harrowing story of three brothers.
Contributors: Darryl Pinckney

book image W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse
W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse
W.H. Auden
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Auden's great, transformative anthology, assembled when his own work was at its most provocative and searching, is above all a rethinking of the history of poetry in English.

book image Dante: Poet of the Secular World
Erich Auerbach
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An inspiring introduction to one of world's greatest poets and a brilliantly argued essay in the history of ideas.
Contributors: Michael Dirda

book image D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths
D'aulaires' Book of Norse Myths
Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
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The Caldecott medal-winning d'Aulaires once again captivate their young audience with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Norse legends.
Contributors: Michael Chabon

book image D'Aulaires' Book of Trolls
D'Aulaires' Book of Trolls
Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
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D'Aulaires' Book of Trolls, the spectacularly illustrated and delightfully entertaining companion volume to the much-acclaimed D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths.

book image The Terrible Troll-Bird
Terrible Troll-Bird
Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
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One summer's eve Ola, Lina, Sina, and Trina leave their village to gather firewood in the forest, when they're surprised by the hideous call of the terrible troll-bird, a giant rooster who pops up out of the treetops and swoops down to devour their beloved horse Blakken. Little does the terrible troll-bird know that he has finally met his match: his terrible days of terrorizing are over.