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The Right Stuff

1979, Tom Wolfe

Seven pilots scale the ziggurat of manliness on the quest to be America’s space heroes.


The Romance of Tristan and Iseult

(Le Roman de Tristan et Iseut)

1900, Joseph Bédier

A knight and a lady pursue their magical love through bloodshed and sorrow.

Art by D.H. Conley Visual Arts

A Sand County Almanac

1949, Aldo Leopold

An ecologist contemplates and celebrates the land, and recommends an expansion of our moral world.


The Scarlet Pimpernel

1905, Baroness Emmuska Orczy

A master of disguise rescues French aristocrats from the guillotine and drops them safely into London society—until a sly French inspector tracks him down.


The Song of Roland

(La Chanson de Roland)

late 11th century, anonymous (Turold?)

The mightiest and noblest of Charlemagne’s crusading knights is betrayed, but his companions stand fiercely by him as the Saracens attack.


Songs and Sonets

d.1631, John Donne

An earthy, imaginative, thoughtful soul reveals his view of love, steeped in metaphor and emotion.


The Time Machine

1895, H. G. Wells

A push on a lever, a blurry dizziness, a clap of thunder… and a veil falls away to reveal the world of our far distant descendants.


Tom Jones

1749, Henry Fielding

Tom really wants to be good for the sake of his love Sophia, but his nature keeps getting in the way!


The Travels

1299, Marco Polo (with Rustichello of Pisa)

An Italian explorer treks fearlessly into the unknown East, and discovers astonishing cultures and kingdoms no European had ever seen.




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