The Man Who Wrote the Perfect NovelThe Man Who Wrote the Perfect Novel
Charles J. Shields
When Stoner was published in 1965, the novel sold only a couple of thousand copies before disappearing with hardly a trace. Yet John Williams’s quietly powerful tale of a Midwestern college professor, William Stoner, whose life becomes a parable of solitude and anguish eventually found an admiring audience in America and especially in Europe. The ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2018-10-15 | ISBN-13: 9781477317365

MockingbirdMockingbird
Charles J. Shields
To Kill a Mockingbird - the twentieth century's most widely read American novel - has sold thirty million copies and still sells a million yearly. But despite the book's popularity, its author Harper Lee has always been a mysterious figure. In this in-depth biography, first published in 2006, Charles J. Shields finally brings to life the woman who ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2017-05-02 | ISBN-13: 9781250097712

And So It GoesAnd So It Goes
Charles J. Shields
From the author of Mockingbird―the first authoritative biography of Kurt Vonnegut Jr., a writer who forever altered American literatureIn 2006, Charles Shields reached out to Kurt Vonnegut in a letter asking for his endorsement for a planned biography. The first response was no ("A most respectful demurring by me for the excellent writer Charles ...
Number of pages: 544 | Publication Date: 2012-10-16 | ISBN-13: 9781250012180

I Am ScoutI Am Scout
Charles J. Shields
To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the most widely read novels in American literature. It's also a perennial favorite in highschool English classrooms across the nation. Yet onetime author Harper Lee is a mysterious figure who leads a very private life in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, refusing to give interviews or talk about the novel that ma ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2015-07-14 | ISBN-13: 9781250082213

PerfectPerfect
Natasha Friend
Depicting with humor and insight the pressure to be outwardly perfect, this novel for ages 10-13 shows how one girl develops compassion for her own and others’ imperfections.For 13-year-old Isabelle Lee, whose father has recently died, everything's normal on the outside. Isabelle describes the scene at school with bemused accuracy--the self-impor ...
Number of pages: 232 | Publication Date: 2004-09-16 | ISBN-13: 9781571316516

The Moody Bible CommentaryThe Moody Bible Commentary
Now you can study the Bible with the faculty of the Moody Bible Institute!Imagine having a team of 30 Moody Bible Institute professors helping you study the Bible. Now you can with this in-depth, user-friendly, one-volume commentary. General editors Michael Rydelnik and Michael Vanlaningham have led a team of contributors whose academic training, ...
Number of pages: 2176 | Publication Date: 2014-02-01 | ISBN-13: 9780802428677

Furious HoursFurious Hours
Casey Cep
‘A triumph on every level. One of the losses to literature is that Harper Lee never found a way to tell a gothic true-crime story she’d spent years researching. Casey Cep has excavated this mesmerizing story and tells it with grace and insight and a fierce fidelity to the truth.’DAVID GRANN, author of Killers of the Flower Moon_______________ ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2019-05-16 | ISBN-13: 9781785150739

The First and Second Books of Adam and EveThe First and Second Books of Adam and Eve
Dr. Joseph Lumpkin
The First and Second Books of Adam and Eve make up an apocryphal story, written in a midrash style, detailing the time from the planting of the Garden of Eden and creation of Adam to the time of Enoch. For those interested in Angels and Demons, the dialog and tactics of Satan, in his quest to destroy mankind, will be of special value. For serious s ...
Number of pages: 172 | Publication Date: 2011-09-08 | ISBN-13: 9781933580524

Darwin's Black BoxDarwin's Black Box
Michael J. Behe
Virtually all serious scientists accept the truth of Darwin's theory of evolution. While the fight for its acceptance has been a long and difficult one, after a century of struggle among the cognoscenti the battle is over. Biologists are now confident that their remaining questions, such as how life on Earth began, or how the Cambrian explosion cou ...
Number of pages: 307 | Publication Date: 1998-03-20 | ISBN-13: 9780684834931

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