“A story not just of complex and abstract historical forces, but of unusual individuals who
took initiatives....As scholars we should read
Stonewall, and as teachers we should assign it.
All of us will be challenged to build on it.”—
Michael Sherry. Photographs.
Plume 352 pp. 0-452-27206-8 $16.00
f AESOP’S FABLES
Edited and with an Afterword by Jack Zipes
New Introduction by Samuel Pickering
Over 200 of the enduring fables, translated
into modern English and accompanied by 50
Signet Classics 304 pp. 0-451-52953-7 $4.95
Katherine V. Forrest
f HANCOCK PARK
A Kate Delafield Mystery
“Forrest moves beyond the narrow confines of
an ordinary suspense novel.”—Advocate.
Berkley 256 pp. 0-425-19598-8 $22.95
“Beautiful and bittersweet....A fervent story of
love and loss...with universal resonance and
appeal.”—The New York Times.
Berkley 240 pp. 0-425-17661-4 $12.95
THE UNIVERSAL MYTHS
Heroes, Gods, Tricksters, and Others
“Indispensable. Its scope is enormous, its
detail overwhelming.”—Mensa Journal.
Meridian 252 pp. 0-452-01027-6 $15.00
Retold by Richard P. Martin
MYTHS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS
“In this collection of 56 classic Greek myths,
Martin retells such legendary stories as those
of Herakles, Perseus, Prometheus, and
Oedipus for a 21st-century audience. The
book is divided into nine sections, each preceded by a headnote that in lay readers’ terms
discusses some of the scholarship surrounding the stories to follow.”—Library Journal.
“Elegant, entertaining retellings of all the
major Greek Myths. A perfect complement to
a course based on the original texts. The
Introduction enhances its usefulness.”—
Stanley Lombardo, University of Kansas.
NAL 352 pp. 0-451-20685-1 $12.95
Harold Bloom f
OMENS OF MILLENNIUM
The Gnosis of Angels,
Dreams, and Resurrection
“Drawing on Gnostic, Sufic, Kabbalistic, and
psychoanalytical sources, Bloom illuminates
archetypal themes from the perspective of his
vision of the American Religion.”—Moshe Idel.
Riverhead 272pp. 1-57322-629-7 $13.00
“There’s plenty of juicy fun for those who like
their movie heroes well done.”—Publishers
Plume 320 pp. 0-452-28310-8 $13.00
Also in Plume: Closet Case 0-452-27211-4 and Fag Hag
Norma Lorre Goodrich
Nine re-creations of the great myths of the
medieval world, from Beowulf to The Cid.
Meridian 304 pp. 0-452-01128-0 $15.00
SKIPPING TOWARD GOMORRAH
The Seven Deadly Sins and the
Pursuit of Happiness in America
“Lacing his anecdotes with persuasive arguments for the freedom to pursue life, liberty,
and happiness in all its sinful forms, Savage
takes readers on a journey that’s as insightful
as it is hilarious.”—Entertainment Weekly.
Winner of the Lambda Literary Award in Humor.
Plume 352 pp. 0-452-28416-3 $14.00
Also in Plume: The Kid: What Happened After My
Boyfriend and I Decided to Get Pregnant 0-452-28176-8.
MYTHS OF THE GREEKS AND ROMANS
“The special value of the book lies in its studies of the earlier and later history of myths....
The study of origins takes Mr. Grant into
many different fields, including archaeology
and psychology as well as classical philology.
He is well read and sure footed in all of
them.”—The Times Literary Supplement. Complemented by maps, genealogical tables, and
64 pages of photographs. Also included are an
appendix on additional myths, chapter notes,
and an updated bibliography and index.
Meridian 432 pp. 0-452-01162-0 $16.95
A Novel of Ancient Rome
“Larkin’s story is ambitious and well plotted.”
—Publishers Weekly. In this grand epic of ancient
Rome at the time of Jesus, newly promoted
tribune Lucius Aurelius is sent to Galilee to
quell a war, but turns up only a peaceful settlement at the scene of an alleged slaughter.
Signet 400 pp. 0-451-20904-4 $7.99
Daphne Scholinski with Jane Meredith Adams
THE LAST TIME I WORE A DRESS
“A gripping account of her sojourn in the
looking-glass world of psychiatric institutions... The voice of Daphne’s teenage self
—bewildered, frank, aching and defiant—is
so vivid it’s like hearing a confidence whispered across a dormitory room deep in the
Riverhead 224pp. 1-57322-696-3 $14.00
Kevin Osborn and Dana L. Burgess, Ph.D.
f THE COMPLETE IDIO T’S
GUIDE TO CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
Alpha 400 pp. 1-59257-289-8
W. H. D. Rouse
GODS, HEROES, AND
MEN OF ANCIENT GREECE
A vital modern retelling of the great Greek
myths. Charts, Index.
NAL 192 pp. 0-451-52790-9 $13.00
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OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY
An Illustrated Family Tree of Greek Myth
from the First Gods to the Founders of Rome
A fully illustrated and comprehensively annotated genealogical map of the universe of
Greek myth, presented in a unique accordion-paged design. 125 full-color illustrations.
Gotham 108 pp. 1-592-40013-2 $25.00
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