Literature & Language

Explore the fascinating world of words with a wealth of insights and perspectives for writers and language-lovers.

American Literature

Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Writers and Readers
How Great Science Fiction Works
History of the English Language, 2nd Edition
Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature
English in America: A Linguistic History
The Secrets of Great Mystery and Suspense Fiction

Ancient Literature & Mythology

Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language
Great Mythologies of the World
The Apocalypse: Controversies and Meaning in Western History
Biblical Wisdom Literature
St. Augustine's Confessions
A Children's Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales
Life Lessons from the Great Books
Books That Matter: The Analects of Confucius
History of the Bible: The Making of the New Testament Canon
Story of the Bible
The Dead Sea Scrolls
Lost Christianities: Christian Scriptures and the Battles over Authentication

British Literature

George Orwell: A Sage for All Seasons
Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works
Shakespeare's Tragedies
How to Read and Understand Shakespeare
The Secrets of Great Mystery and Suspense Fiction
William Shakespeare: Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies
Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature
King Arthur: History and Legend

Genre

Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature
Becoming a Great Essayist
How Great Science Fiction Works
Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques
The Secrets of Great Mystery and Suspense Fiction
Classics of Russian Literature
Writing Creative Nonfiction

Language Learning

Learning Italian: Step by Step and Region by Region
Language A to Z
Learning German: A Journey through Language and Culture
Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures
Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language
Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language
Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language
Learning Spanish II: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

Linguistics

Language A to Z
Language and the Mind
Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language
Language Families of the World
Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures
Learning Spanish II: How to Understand and Speak a New Language
English in America: A Linguistic History
Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language
Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language
Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language
The Story of Human Language
English Grammar Boot Camp
Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage
History of the English Language, 2nd Edition
Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity
Language and Society: What Your Speech Says About You
How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication
Building a Better Vocabulary
Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Literary Surveys

Heroes and Legends: The Most Influential Characters of Literature
The Secrets of Great Mystery and Suspense Fiction
How Great Science Fiction Works
Classics of Russian Literature
Books That Matter: The Analects of Confucius

World Literature

Rise of the Novel: Exploring History’s Greatest Early Works
Stories about Great Storytellers
Dante's Divine Comedy
Heroes and Legends: The Most Influential Characters of Literature
Great Mythologies of the World
A Children's Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales
The Secrets of Great Mystery and Suspense Fiction
Classics of Russian Literature
Life Lessons from the Great Books
Books That Matter: The Analects of Confucius
Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad
Sacred Texts of the World

Writing

Writing Your Story
Written Communications: Being Heard and Understood
How to Write Best-Selling Fiction
Screenwriting 101: Mastering the Art of Story
Heroes and Legends: The Most Influential Characters of Literature
Becoming a Great Essayist
English Grammar Boot Camp
How to Publish Your Book
Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques
The Art of Public Speaking
The Secret Life of Words: English Words and Their Origins
Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft
Writing Creative Nonfiction
Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything
Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity
The Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator
Effective Communication Skills
The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals