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The Right Stuff

This is a brilliantly written history of the pilots engaged in US post-War research on experimental rocket-powered, high-speed aircraft. A monument to the men who battled to beat the Russians into space, ...

The Joy of Being a Priest

The Cardinal Archbishop of Vienna expresses through a series of six talks that he addressed to an international group of priests in Ars, the village where the famed St. John Vianney served as pastor, what...

The Long Loneliness

This is the autobiography of an extraordinary American woman who chronicles her bohemian lifestyle, her involvement in socialist groups, her conversion to Catholicism in 1927, and the beginning of her...

No Country for Old Men

Written in stunningly beautiful prose, this is a kind of parable about America’s moral corruption by drugs and drug money. McCarthy balances one of the most sinister characters in American fiction, the...

The Master and Margarita

This zany novel was written under Stalin but only published many years later in 1966. It is now acclaimed as a masterpiece. It opens with Satan visiting Moscow in the 1930s and develops into an all-...

Lost Horizon

Flying out of India, a small aircraft is hijacked and flown into Tibet. The passengers end up in a remote valley known as Shangri-La. Have they been kidnapped? Can they escape? Do they even want to? 

Corridors of Power

Lewis Eliot walks the echoing corridors of Whitehall observing political intrigues and shifting alliances in this exceptional portrait of the heart of the British government during the Suez Crisis. At its...

Heidi

Story of a five-year-old orphan who has to go and live with her grandfather, a lonely and somewhat rough man, in the Swiss Alps. Little by little, Heidi will earn the affection of her grandfather and all...