Historical Fiction

The Nickel Boys

The Nickel Boys

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times bestselling follow-up to The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys unjustly sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida. When Elwood Curtis, a black boy growing up in 1960s...

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The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad

In this #1 New York Times bestseller, Cora is a young slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. An outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is on the cusp of womanhood—where greater pain...

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Hamnet

Hamnet

*A New York Times Best Seller**One of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year*A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year“Of all the stories that argue and...

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The Night Circus

The Night Circus

Two starcrossed magicians engage in a deadly game of cunning in The Night Circus, the spellbinding New York Times best seller that has captured the world's imagination.The...

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Love in the Time of Cholera

Love in the Time of Cholera

"A love story of astonishing power." - Newsweek The International Bestseller and modern literary classic by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia...

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A Lesson Before Dying

A Lesson Before Dying

“This majestic, moving novel is an instant classic, a book that will be read, discussed and taught beyond the rest of our lives.”—Chicago Tribune Winner of the National...

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The Starless Sea

The Starless Sea

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Circus, a timeless love story set in a secret underground world—a place of pirates, painters,...

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Blood Meridian

Blood Meridian

"The fulfilled renown of Moby-Dick and of As I Lay Dying is augmented by Blood Meridian, since Cormac McCarthy is the worthy disciple both of Melville and Faulkner," writes...

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The Secrets We Kept

The Secrets We Kept

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A HELLO SUNSHINE x REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICKONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:THE WASHINGTON POST • NPR ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY • THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS •...

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The Blind Assassin

The Blind Assassin

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's TaleWINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZEIn The Blind Assassin,...

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The Great Train Robbery

The Great Train Robbery

From the bestselling author of Jurassic ParkTimeline, and Sphere comes an enthralling novel about Victorian London’s most...

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Cat's Eye

Cat's Eye

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's TaleCat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial...

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Killing Commendatore

Killing Commendatore

When a thirty-something portrait painter is abandoned by his wife, he secludes himself in the mountain home of a world famous artist. One day, the young painter hears a...

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The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day

From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is the universally acclaimed novel—winner of the Booker Prize and the basis for an award-winning film. ...

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The Silence of the Girls

The Silence of the Girls

A Washington Post Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, The Economist, Financial Times   Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award Finalist...

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Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun

From the award-winning, bestselling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists—a haunting story of love and war   Recipient of the Women’s...

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American Pastoral

American Pastoral

Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeHere is Philip Roth's masterpiece—an elegy for the American century's promises of prosperity, civic order, and domestic bliss....

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Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago

First published in Italy in 1957 amid international controversy, Doctor Zhivago is the story of the life and loves of a poet/physician during the turmoil...

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MASTER HAROLD AND THE BOYS

MASTER HAROLD AND THE BOYS

A compelling drama of South African apartheid and a universal coming-of-age story, from "the greatest active playwright in the English-speaking world" (Time).Originally...

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Tyll

Tyll

From the internationally best-selling author of You Should Have Left, Measuring the World, and F, a transfixing retelling of the German myth of Tyll Ulenspiegel: a story about the devastation...

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Alias Grace

Alias Grace

In Alias Grace, the bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale takes readers into the life of one of the most notorious women of the nineteenth century—recently...

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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

New York Times BestsellerBalzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress is an enchanting tale that captures the magic of reading and the...

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Einstein's Dreams

Einstein's Dreams

A modern classic, Einstein’s Dreams is a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in 1905, about time, relativity and physics. As the defiant but sensitive...

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They Came Like Swallows

They Came Like Swallows

     To eight-year old Bunny Morison, his mother is an angelic comforter in whose absence nothing is real or alive.  To his older brother, Robert,...

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