Emerson Behind Barbed Wire

The Journals and Miscellaneous Notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson

edited by William H. Gilman, edited by AlfredR. Ferguson, edited by Merrell R. Davis, edited by Merton M. Sealts Jr., edited by Harrison Hayford

The Early Lectures of Ralph Waldo Emerson

edited by Robert E. Spiller, edited by Stephen E. Whicher


No Laughing Matter

by Angus Wilson

Poor Cow

by Nell Dunn

How Teachers Fail

How Children Learn

by John Holt


Titania: The Biography of Isak Dinesen

by Parmenia Migel

The Music of the Beatles

The Beatles are good even though everyone knows they’re good. Our need for them is neither sociological nor new, but artistic and old, specifically a renewal, a renewal of pleasure.

Storm over the Catechism

A New Catechism: Catholic Faith for Adults

produced by the Higher Catechetical Institute at Nijmegen


The Instrument

by John O'Hara

A Bad Man

by Stanley Elkin

Games of Chance

by Thomas Hinde

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