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Macbeth by William Shakespeare

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Othello by William Shakespeare

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The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [Vol. 6 of 9 vols.] by William Shakespeare

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The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [Vol. 8 of 9 vols.] by William Shakespeare

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Kun lesket lempivät by Maiju Lassila

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The Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow by Jerome K. Jerome

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Michel and Angele [A Ladder of Swords] — Volume 1 by Gilbert Parker

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The Weavers: a tale of England and Egypt of fifty years ago - Volume 2 by Gilbert Parker

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The Radio Amateur's Hand Book by A. Frederick Collins

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Traité General de la Cuisine Maigre by Auguste Hélie

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On the apostolical succession by William J. Irons

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L'Illustration, No. 0075, 1 August 1844 by Various

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Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon — Volume 02 by Sir Henry Craik

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Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Book I by Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton

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Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Book II by Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton

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Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Book III by Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton

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Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Book IV by Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton

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Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Book V by Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton

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The Tatler (Vol 4) by Joseph Addison and Sir Richard Steele

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Christ in Flanders by Honoré de Balzac

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The Thirty Years War — Volume 01 by Friedrich Schiller

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Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston

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Aesop's Fables by J. H. Stickney

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New York Review of Books

NYRB Events on May 20 and 21

Join us for a poetry reading with Elizabeth Willis and Peter Richards, and a celebration of Silvina Ocampo with Jason Weiss, Suzanne Jill Levine, and Sylvia Molloy.

(Mon, 11 May 2015 17:44:48 -0400)

NYRB Events on April 26 and 30

Join us for discussions of Edward Mendelson’s Moral Agents and Walt Whitman’s Drum-Taps.

(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:28:28 -0400)

NYRB titles on the PEN Literary Awards shortlist

We’re pleased to announce that Josep Pla’s The Gray Notebook and Ian Buruma’s Theater of Cruelty have made PEN shortlists.

(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:02:28 -0400)

Upcoming NYRB Events

Join us for events with Renata Adler, Freeman Dyson, and Tim Parks, and for a celebration of Josep Pla.

(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:02:49 -0400)

Happy Birthday, Kingsley Amis!

NYRB Classics is honoring the birthday of Kingsley Amis, born on this day in 1922.

(Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:39:10 -0400)

Titles from NYRB longlisted for PEN awards and shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award

Books by Ian Buruma, Josep Pla, Tove Jansson, and Qiu Miaojin have been honored by PEN and Lamda Literary.

(Fri, 03 Apr 2015 12:12:30 -0400)

Joel Agee on 'Prometheus Bound' at events in NYC

Join the translator of the NYRB Classics edition of Prometheus Bound for discussions about the provocative Greek tragedy.

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:57:13 -0400)

Upcoming Events: 'Go Figure!' and 'Moral Agents'

A celebration of Philip Guston in New York and a discussion with Edward Mendelson in Washington, D.C.

(Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:46:54 -0400)

Yashar Kemal, 1922–2015

NYRB is saddened by the death this week of Yashar Kemal, author of Memed, My Hawk and They Burn the Thistles.

(Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:56:44 -0500)

Events for 'Moral Agents' and 'A Legacy' in New York

Join New York Review Books for discussions with Edward Mendelson, Brenda Wineapple, Daniel Mendelsohn, and Edwin Frank.

(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:34:41 -0500)

Edward Mendelson's 'Moral Agents'

Edward Mendelson discuss his new book, Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers, at events in New York City.

(Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:39:54 -0500)

Patrick Leigh Fermor's 100th Birthday

February 11, 2015, marks the centenary of Patrick Leigh Fermor’s birth. Celebrate with 30% off all Patrick Leigh Fermor titles for a limited time.

(Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:50:28 -0500)

‘In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist’ Named a Sophie Brody Award Honor Book

Ruchama King Feuerman’s novel was honored at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Chicago.

(Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:01:41 -0500)

NYRB at ALA Chicago

New York Review Books and The New York Review of Books will be at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits in Chicago this Friday, January 30th, through Monday, February 2nd.

(Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:44:44 -0500)

Upcoming Events with Peter Bush, translator of ‘The Gray Notebook’

Celebrate Josep Pla’s masterpiece, The Gray Notebook, and Catalan literature at events with translator Peter Bush in January and February.

(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:19:46 -0500)

from Canoe

Barbra Streisand to recount life and career in memoir due in 2017


LOS ANGELES - Veteran singer, actress and director Barbra Streisand, the top-selling female music artist of all time, will recount her six decades in show business in a memoir due in 2017, publishers Viking said on Wednesday. (Wed, 20 May 2015 14:10:27 -0400)

Kim Kardashian reportedly bans fan selfies at selfie book launch


Kim K bans selfies at selfie book launch (Wed, 06 May 2015 11:49:18 -0400)

Lost Mark Twain stories uncovered


Lost Mark Twain stories uncovered (Tue, 05 May 2015 11:42:15 -0400)

Mystery writer Ruth Rendell dead at 85


British crime writer Ruth Rendell, best known as the creator of Detective Chief Inspector Wexford, died in hospital on Saturday at the age of 85, her publisher said. (Sat, 02 May 2015 11:18:46 -0400)

Beastie Boys book delayed


Beastie Boys book delayed (Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:05:55 -0400)

Khloe Kardashian writing lifestyle book


Khloe Kardashian writing lifestyle book (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:05:32 -0400)

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