Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales (1913)

In this elaborately produced volume, beautifully illustrated by Willy Pogany, Hungarian-born linguist Ignác Kúnos presents 44 folktales from Turkey, including princesses, dragons, wizards, witches, and …Continued

After London (1911)

First published in 1885, this novel by Richard Jefferies can be seen as one of the most important early examples of post-apocalyptic fiction, telling the …Continued

The Cynic’s Word Book (1906)

A satirical dictionary written by American journalist and author Ambrose Bierce (1842-ca.1914), a man whose savage wit apparently earned him the nickname "Bitter Bierce" …Continued