An instant classic of American sportswriting—the tennis essays of David Foster Wallace, “the best mind of his generation” (A. O. Scott) and “the best tennis-writer of all time” (New York Times)Both a onetime “near-great junior tennis player” and a lifelong connoisseur of the finer points of the game, David Foster Wallace wrote about tennis with the authority of an insider, the showmanship of a literary pyrotechnician, and disarming admiration of an irrepressible fan. Including his masterful profiles of Roger Federer and Tracy Austin, String The... + Read More
An unprecedented gathering of the essential texts of the American antiwar tradition: from the Revolution to the war on terror, over 150 eloquent, provocative voices for peace.Featuring a diverse group of writers including Benjamin Franklin, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, Julia Ward Howe, Stephen Crane, Mark Twain, William James, Emma Goldman, Jane Addams, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Robert Lowell, E. E. Cummings, Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Day, Kurt Vonnegut, Ray Bradbury, Pete Seeger, Omar N. Bradley, Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali, Martin Luther Kin... + Read More
The Library of America’s definitive three-volume edition of the complete fiction of Willa Cather, at last in a deluxe collector’s boxed setWilla Cather was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, creating in indelible novels and stories a rich panorama of place and experience among pioneers and farmers, artists and youthful lovers, immigrants and their striving children. Here, for the first time the Library of America’s definitive three-volume edition of her complete fiction is available in a collector’s boxed set. Included ar... + Read More
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