Happy Birthday, Dorothy Day

A Harsh and Dreadful Love: Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement

by William D. Miller

Great American Fragments

Willie Masters' Lonesome Wife

by William H. Gass

The Last Fair Deal Going Down

by David Rhodes

Museums and Women and Other Stories

by John Updike


by Donald Barthelme

Does Frodo Live?

Master of Middle-earth: The Fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien

by Paul H. Kocher

The Hobbit

by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I: The Fellowship of the Ring

by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers

by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings, Vol. III: The Return of the King

by J.R.R. Tolkien

Being “Creative”

The Dynamics of Creation

by Anthony Storr

The Chaotic Politics of the South

The Changing Politics of the South

edited by William C. Havard

Biracial Politics: Conflict and Coalition in the Metropolitan South

by Chandler Davidson

Let the Glory Out: My South and Its Politics

by Albert Gore

Good Children’s Books!

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Joseph Schindelman

The Tenth Life of Osiris Oaks

by Wally Cox and Everett Greenbaum, illustrated by F.A. Fitzgerald

The Little Broomstick

by Mary Stewart, illustrated by Shirley Hughes

A Castle of Bone

by Penelope Farmer

The House of Wings

by Betsy Byars, illustrated by Daniel Schwartz

No Way of Telling

by Emma Smith


by Jill Paton Walsh

Friday and Robinson

by Michel Tournier, illustrated by David Stone Martin

Once Upon a Time, the Fairy Tale World of Arthur Rackham

edited by Margery Darrell

The Light Princess

by George MacDonald, illustrated by Maurice Sendak

The Golden Key

by George MacDonald, illustrated by Maurice Sendak

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Beckett First and Last

The Lost Ones

by Samuel Beckett

More Pricks Than Kicks

by Samuel Beckett

The Shape of Chaos: An Interpretation of the Art of Samuel Beckett

by David H. Hesla

The Wolf’s Clothing

King George III

by John Brooke

George III

by Stanley Ayling

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