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Graphic novels made history in 2013 — even if the best books sometimes reveled in making history up.
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The Classics Browse works by Mark Twain, Joseph Conrad and other famous authors here. Classic Bookshelf: This site has put classic novels online, from Charles Dickens to Charlotte Bronte. The Onlin...
These lecture notes have been developed over many years and draw on material presented by Alan Code in his Introduction to Ancient Philosophy course given at UC-Berkeley in the 1980s when I served as his Teaching Assistant. Prof. Code has granted per...
The New Yorker, which published 13 stories by J. D. Salinger between 1948 and 1965, has made all of these stories available on its Web site.
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