Classics

Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery, Romantic Comedy, War, Historical Fiction, Classics, Nonfiction, Romance, Fantasy… today’s featured books have a little something for everyone!

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Esteemed translator and best-selling author Stephen Mitchell breathes life into a 3,700-year-old classic, delivering a lithe and muscular rendering that shows how startlingly alive Gilgamesh is, how filled with intelligence and beauty. It is the story of literature’s first hero, an historical king of Uruk in Babylonia, and his journey of self-discovery.

A captivating novel of the Victorian era, Thomas Hardy’s The Return of the Native dramatically underscores the idea that regardless of our desires, in the end we are truly helpless to escape our destiny. Considered a truly modern story due to its sexual politics and hindered desires it still holds relevance to audiences today.