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Leaves of Grass
The Floating Press (1900)

Leaves of Grass is a collection of poems by Walt Whitman originally published in 1855 at the...

HMH Books (2008)

The emotional, tension-filled story of a fourteen-year-old boy's attempt to be the youngest person...

The Innocents Abroad: Or The New Pilgrims' Progress

The Innocents Abroad

Or The New Pilgrims' Progress

The Floating Press (2011)

Known as one of American literature's finest humor writers, Mark Twain took on the travel genre...

Mark Twain’s Helpful Hints for Good Living: A Handbook for the Damned Human Race

Mark Twain’s Helpful Hints for Good Living

A Handbook for the Damned Human Race

Mark Twain, Lin Salamo and 2 more...

Irreverent, charming, eminently quotable, this handbook—an eccentric etiquette guide for the human...

Buried Child
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2009)

A newly revised edition of an American classic, Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize—winning Buried Child ...

The Greatest Salesman in the World, Part II: The End of the Story
Random House Publishing Group (2011)

“The most important book of our generation . . . A flawless, priceless masterpiece.”—Denis Waitley,...

The Cambridge Companion to Edgar Allan Poe
Cambridge University Press (2002)

Examines Poe's major writings in a variety of literary, cultural and political contexts.

All in the Timing: Fourteen Plays

All in the Timing

Fourteen Plays

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2010)

The world according to David Ives is a very add place, and his plays constitute a virtual stress...

Roughing It
The Floating Press (2010)

Books such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn have firmly...

Civil Disobedience
The Floating Press (2008)

Thoreau wrote Civil Disobedience in 1849. It argues the superiority of the individual conscience...