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BK Classics Book Group: Silent Spring

11/08/2014 - 12:00pm

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Silent Spring Cover Image
By Rachel Carson, Linda Lear (Introduction by), Edward O. Wilson (Afterword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780618249060
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Published: Mariner Books - October 22nd, 2002

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water.


BK Classics Book Group: Black Boy

10/11/2014 - 12:00pm

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Black Boy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061130243
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - March 27th, 2007

Richard Wright's powerful and eloquent memoir of his journey from innocence to experience in the Jim Crow South—at once an unashamed confession and a profound indictment, Black Boy is a poignant and disturbing record of social injustice and human suffering.


BK Classics Book Group: On Dreams & A Room of One's Own

09/20/2014 - 12:00pm

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A Room of One's Own Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780156787338
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Published: Mariner Books - December 27th, 1989

Virginia Woolf's landmark inquiry into women's role in society

 

In A Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf imagines that Shakespeare had a sister—a sister equal to Shakespeare in talent, and equal in genius, but whose legacy is radically different. This imaginary woman never writes a word and dies by her own hand, her genius unexpressed.


On Dreams (the Standard) (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud) Cover Image
By Sigmund Freud, James Strachey (Editor), Peter Gay (Introduction by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393001440
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 17th, 1990

On Dreams was the result. He succeeded admirably: the theory of the dream as distorted wish fulfillment is there, as are, in full deployment, the mechanisms of the dream work. Without doubt, Freud was always his own best popularizer.


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