Classics

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

Invisible Man is a milestone in American literature, a book that has continued to engage readers since its appearance in 1952. A first novel by an unknown writer,...

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Perfume

Perfume

An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his...

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1984

1984

One of the most celebrated classics of the twentieth century, Orwell’s cautionary tale of a man trapped under the gaze of an authoritarian state feels more relevant...

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

In his second collection, including the iconic and much-referenced title story featured in the Academy Award-winning film Birdman, Carver establishes his...

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Emma: A Modern Retelling

Emma: A Modern Retelling

The summer after university, Emma Woodhouse returns home to live with her widowed father and launch her interior design business. Apart from cultivating grand career plans...

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The Master and Margarita

The Master and Margarita

The underground masterpiece of twentieth-century Russian fiction, this classic novel was written during Stalin’s regime and could not be published until...

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The Idiot

The Idiot

Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s masterful translation of The Idiot is destined to stand with their versions of Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov, and Demons...

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The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in literature: beautiful, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted,...

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

Breakfast at Tiffany's

In this seductive, wistful masterpiece, Truman Capote created a woman whose name has entered the American idiom and whose style is a part of the literary landscape. Holly Golightly...

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The Death of Ivan Ilyich

The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Tolstoy’s most famous novella is an intense and moving examination of death and the possibilities of redemption, here in a powerful translation by the award-winning Richard...

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The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

A coolly glittering gem of detective fiction that has haunted three generations of readers, from one of the greatest mystery writers of all time. A treasure...

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Bright Lights, Big City

Bright Lights, Big City

With the publication of Bright Lights, Big City in 1984, Jay McInerney became a literary sensation, heralded as the voice of a generation. The novel follows...

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Brave New World

Brave New World

A towering classic of dystopian satire, BRAVE NEW WORLD is a brilliant and terrifying vision of a soulless society—and of one man who discovers the human costs of mindless...

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Longbourn

Longbourn

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book, a Seattle Times Best Title, a Christian Science Monitor Best Fiction Book, a Miami Herald Favorite Book, and a...

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The Razor's Edge

The Razor's Edge

Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of his spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brilliant characters...

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The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov, Dostoevsky’s last and greatest novel, published just before his death in 1881, chronicles the bitter love-hate struggle between the outsized Fyodor Karamazov...

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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

This beloved novel tells the story of Edmond Dantès, wrongfully imprisoned for life in the supposedly impregnable sea fortress, the Château d’If. After a daring escape,...

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War and Peace

War and Peace

Three-Volume Boxed SetTranslated by Louise and Aylmer MaudeWar and Peace broadly focuses on Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows three of the most...

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Grendel

Grendel

The first and most terrifying monster in English literature, from the great early epic Beowulf, tells his own side of the story in this frequently banned...

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Cathedral

Cathedral

Raymond Carver’s third collection of stories, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, including the canonical titular story about blindness and learning to enter the very...

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The Leopard

The Leopard

A classic of modern fiction. Set in the 1860s, THE LEOPARD is the spellbinding story of a decadent, dying Sicilian aristocracy threatened by the approaching forces...

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Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn

Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn

Along with Blake and Dickens, Mark Twain was one of the nineteenth century’s greatest chroniclers of childhood. These two novels reveal different aspects of his genius: Tom...

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Where I'm Calling From

Where I'm Calling From

By the time of his early death in 1988, Raymond Carver had established himself as one of the great practitioners of the American short story, a writer who had not only found his own voice...

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The Border Trilogy

The Border Trilogy

Available together in one volume for the first time, the three novels of Cormac McCarthy's award-winning and bestselling Border Trilogy constitute a genuine American epic. Beginning with...

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