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musharraf-ali-farooqi's picture
Sep.17.2008
Here is the first unabridged English translation of a major Indo-Persian epic: a panoramic tale of magic and passion, a classic hero’s odyssey that has captivated much of the world. It is the spellbinding story of Amir Hamza, the adventurer who in the service of the Persian emperor defeats many...
maya-angelou's picture
Dec.14.2007
Superbly told, with the poet's gift for language and observation, Angelou's autobiography of her childhood in Arkansas—a world of which most Americans are ignorant.
norman-mailer's picture
Nov.18.2007
Norman Mailer’s The Time of Our Time is a giant retrospective, a rich, boisterous portrait of our times seen through the fiction and reportage of one of America’s greatest writers. Mailer selected and edited the contents of this work to create an ongoing narrative of events large and small that...