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The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous
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The Norton Critical Edition of "The Epic of Gilgamesh" is a fairly recent translation of what is currently the oldest known epic. The epic was translated by Benjamin R. Foster. The book also includes "The Sumerian Gilgamesh Poems", translated by Doug ...more
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The Gilded Age by Mark Twain
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It is not often that one gets to define an age, but that is precisely what Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner did with “The Gilded Age”. As Ward Just points out in his introduction, “The Gilded Age” is “the first (novel about Washington) of consequ ...more
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Mike by P.G. Wodehouse
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“Mike” was first published in the U.K. on September 15, 1909. I believe it is the longest of Wodehouse’s school novels, and it was republished in 1953 in two slightly revised parts titled “Mike at Wrykyn” and “Mike and Psmith”. Mike Jackson is the ma ...more
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Arguably by Christopher Hitchens
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Christopher Hitchens had a mind which is sorely missed. Whether you agreed with what he was saying, or were on the other side of the issue, one had to respect and respond to what Hitchens had to say on the subject. “Arguably” is a collection of his e ...more
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The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
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As the last volume of the trilogy, the reader gets an end to the story, and in fact “The Return of the King” has several places where one could end, but for those who want to continue on past the end of Sauron, past the end of the War, etc., the stor ...more
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