The Letters of Lytton Strachey
A complete edition of Lytton Strachey's letters would total six volumes, testament to the ferocious epistolary energy of the author of the classic Eminent Victorians, which ridiculed the hapless inhabitants of that era as priggish, canting hypocrites and revolutionized the biographical form.
The Penguin Book of
Food and Drink
A collection of writings by some of the best wine and food writers of the 20th century, including A. J. Liebling, Calvin Trillin, M. F. K. Fisher, Harold McGee, Patience Gray, and many others.