Kingsley Amis - Fiction - 2012 - 296 pages
This is the story of Jim Dixon, a hapless lecturer in medieval history at a provincial university who knows better than most that “there was no end to the ways in which nice things are nicer than nasty ones.” Amis’s scabrous debut ...
Mavis Gallant - Fiction - 2011 - 400 pages
Mysterious, funny, insightful, and heartbreaking, these are tales of expatriates and exiles, wise children and straying saints. Together they compose a secret history, at once intimate and panoramic, of modern times.
Jan Wong - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 336 pages
In the early 1970s, at the height of the Cultural Revolution, Jan Wong traveled from Canada to become one of only two Westerners permitted to study at Beijing University.
Harlow G. Unger - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2010 - 400 pages
The epic story of James Monroe-- the last of America's Founding Fathers -- who transformed a small, fragile nation beset by enemies into a glorious and powerful empire stretching "from sea to shining sea."
Peter G. Northouse - Business & Economics - 2011 - 304 pages
Providing practical strategies for becoming a better leader, this bestselling book includes interactive elements to help students apply leadership concepts to their own lives.