This description may be from another edition of this product. A true classic of twentieth-century literature, this edition has been updated by Fitzgerald scholar James L.W. West III to include the author's final revisions and features a note on the composition...
The 16th Annual Friends of the Libraries Week is October 17–23, 2021. This kicks off another year to show appreciation and recognition to the Friends. Their daily volunteer work helps fund our libraries, keeping them alive and their doors open to readers. ThriftBooks creates a circle with the Friends groups; we help them sell their books resulting in increased library funding.
On this date in 1595, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet was first performed (not officially published until 1597). Although the renowned tragedy was by no means the first literary story of doomed love, it coined the phrase "star-cross'd lovers" and continues to inspire heartbreaking sagas even today.
Have you ever wondered why you might want to get a copy of a book marked as being "Ex-library?" Our Library Team explains here why sometimes that is the best choice, and how your local library could benefit from it.