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Jane Austen : The Complete Novels
by Jane Austen

This book includes the following novels: Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, and Lady Susan. Every quote by Jane Austen in my collection is from one of these novels.

Great Short Works of Mark Twain
by Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Twain

An affordable introduction to the prose of Mark Twain. Good reading and good pickings from one of our favorite quotable authors.

by Carl Sagan

This book is based on the television series that so touched my life as a child. Let science and logic invade your life as it has so many others under the wonderful tutelage of the late Carl Sagan.

by Carl Sagan

As with many good books, I found the ending disturbing and comforting at the same time. If you've seen the movie, you definitely need to see the book because the movie left a lot out.

Never Met a Man I Didn't Like : The Life and Writings of Will Rogers
by Joseph H. Carter

If you're looking for more information about the oft-quoted actor and writer Will Rogers, here's a book for you. About half biography and half Will Rogers' own writings.

Walden: The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau
by Henry David Thoreau, J. Lyndon Shanley (Editor), Joyce Carol Oates

A good affordable version of Henry David Thoreau's classic work. Read this if the tiny excerpts in our collections have whet your whistle.

Dave Barry in Cyberspace
by Dave Barry

Dave Barry's recent collection of witty commentary about computers, the Internet, and all sorts of other stuff.

Thomas Paine : Collected Writings
by Thomas Paine, Eric Foner (Editor)

This book includes: Common Sense, The Crisis, Rights of Man, The Age of Reason, Pamphlets, Articles, and Letters. This is recommended reading for all of the people looking for historical and political quotations.

The Complete Tales and Poems
by Edgar Allan Poe

Treat yourself to the work of this great man. My favorites are The Cask of Amontillado (perfect revenge story), The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar (Can hypnotism prevent you from dying? Find out here), and Berenice (not only premature burial, but also a tooth obsession). Read on and enjoy!

Of Human Bondage
by W. Somerset Maugham

"Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five." This and other quotations from our collections are found in this classic book of destructive obsession and redemption.

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