Favourite Essays: An Anthology

Here, in this unusual collection, are some of the greatest essays in Western literature. Witty, informative and imaginative, the topics vary from starvation in Ireland, fine...

Self-Reliance

Redefining the classic essay, this modern edition of Ralph Waldo Emerson's most famous work, Self-Reliance, includes self-reflections from both historical and contemporary...

Life

An essential masterwork from Chinese literary giant Lu Yao — winner of the Mao Dun Literature Prize — available for the first time in English.Lu Yao published only two...

Sucker's Portfolio A Collection of Previously Unpublished Writing

Available for the first time, Sucker’s Portfolio showcases a collection of seven never before published works from Kurt Vonnegut, one of the greatest writers of the 20th...

My Heart Is Boundless Writings of Abigail May Alcott, Louisa's Mother

Little Women's "Marmee" is one of the most recognizable mothers in American literature. But the real woman behind the fiction-Louisa May Alcott's own mother, Abigail-has for more...

House of Names Thalia Book Club

Award-winning, bestselling author Colm Tóibín returns to the Thalia Book Club for a discussion on his latest novel with Elissa Schappell (Blueprints for Building Better Girls)....

Falling in Love

Romance is in the air, tempting the imagination. Stirring tales of love, longing and desire. A great gift for your loved ones. Rick Bass's "Fires" performed by Ted Marcoux In...

Select Essays

Michel de Montaigne, one of the foremost writers of the French Renaissance and the originator of the genre of the essay, wrote on subjects ranging from friendship to imagination,...

Sports Byline: David West

David West—a power forward who played 15 years in the NBA with the Warriors, Spurs, Pacers and the Hornets/Pelicans, and won an NBA Championship with the Golden State...

Sports Byline: Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton

In this episode of Sports Byline, Ron Barr talks to the directors of the film Battle of the Sexes, a film based on the historic tennis match of 1973 between Billie Jean King and...

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