The largest, most comprehensive anthology of its kind, this volume brings together significant representative stories from every decade of the 20th century. 792 pp.
"With this new anthology, the editors attempt to 'restore and underline the importance of women's writing' and sexual orientation to the Harlem Renaissance ... the inclusion of lesser-known figures and works is aimed at focusing on the ideology of the renaissance, gay and lesbian theme, and differences in gender-based issues. Necessary for all academic libraries." —"Choice." 619 pp.
Tom Clancy's first novel was the inspiration for the movie of the same name. This classic Cold War novel features a race between the Soviety and American fleets fo find an errant Russian submarine.
This is the first authoritative edition of one of the most significant children's books of the 20th century. Winner of the 1961 Newbery Medal, "Island of the Blue Dolphins" tells the story of a girl left alone for 18 years in the aftermath of violent encounters with Europeans on her home island off the coast of Southern California. This special edition includes two excised chapters, published here for the first time, as well as a critical introduction and essays that offer new background on the archaeological, legal, and colonial histories of Native peoples in California. 237 pp.
Celebrated writer Marguerite Duras discusses the artistic process. 114 pp.