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Christian Science

Christian Science

1997 ·
·3.71·128 Ratings ·432 Pages
“ The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. ” ― Chinese Proverb
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  • How to Tell a Story and Other Essays

    1996·
    ·3.62·563 Ratings
    "Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences," the best-known and best-loved essay in this collection, is Mark Twain's how-to guide for the would-be author. A hilarious and cutting critique of what not to do, this deliciously wicked essay also lays out what write
  • The Quotable Mark Twain

    1998·
    ·4.24·93 Ratings
    Here are more than 1,800 quotations, organized from A-to-Z, from America's consummate author--Mark Twain. A must-have for all Twain collectors, The Quotable Mark Twain is filled with his opinions about the people he knew, the places he's been, and the boo
  • Silences

    2003·
    ·4.27·261 Ratings
    First published in 1978, Silences single-handedly revolutionized the literary canon. In this classic work, now back in print, Olsen broke open the study of literature and discovered a lost continent—the writing of women and working-class people. From th
  • James Madison

    2002·
    ·3.81·1,273 Ratings
    A bestselling historian examines the life of a Founding Father.Renowned historian and social commentator Garry Wills takes a fresh look at the life of James Madison, from his rise to prominence in the colonies through his role in the creation of the Artic
  • Saint Augustine

    2005·
    ·3.57·245 Ratings
    Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Wills brings the same fresh scholarship, lively prose, and critical appreciation that characterize his well-known books on religion and American history to this outstanding biography of one of the most influential Christian phi
  • Under God

    1991·
    ·3.61·80 Ratings
    In Under God, Garry Wills, one of our liveliest and most eminent political observers, moves through the tapestry of American history, illuminating the instances where American politics and American religion have collided.Beginning with the 1988 presidenti
  • What Paul Meant

    2006·
    ·3.67·501 Ratings
    A brilliant synthesis of the Apostle Paul's thought and influence, written by a ?foremost Catholic intellectual? ("Chicago Tribune") All through history, Christians have debated Paul's influence on the church. Though revered, Paul has also been a stone o
  • Henry Adams and the Making of America

    2005·
    ·3.81·86 Ratings
    One of our greatest historians offers a surprising new view of the greatest historian of the nineteenth century, Henry Adams.Wills showcases Henry Adams's little-known but seminal study of the early United States and elicits from it fresh insights on the
  • What Jesus Meant

    2007·
    ·3.9·837 Ratings
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