Literary Fiction

The Lowland

The Lowland

National Book Award FinalistShortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker PrizeFrom the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Namesake comes an extraordinary new novel,...

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The Secret History

The Secret History

Donna Tartt, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her most recent novel, The Goldfinch, established herself as a major talent with The Secret History, which...

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In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood

National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from...

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Chestnut Street

Chestnut Street

Maeve Binchy imagined a street in Dublin with many characters coming and going, and every once in a while she would write about one of these people. She would then put it in a drawer; “for the future,”...

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One More Thing

One More Thing

B.J. Novak's One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories is an endlessly entertaining, surprisingly sensitive, and startlingly original debut that signals the arrival of a brilliant new voice...

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Damned

Damned

From the author of Fight Club, comes a dark, irreverent, hilarious, and brilliant satire about adolescence, Hell, and the Devil.  Madison is the...

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Cutting for Stone

Cutting for Stone

Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother’s death and their father’s disappearance,...

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The Most of Nora Ephron

The Most of Nora Ephron

A whopping big celebration of the work of the late, great Nora Ephron, America’s funniest—and most acute—writer, famous for her brilliant takes on life as we’ve been living it these...

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Death Comes to Pemberley

Death Comes to Pemberley

In their six years of marriage, Elizabeth and Darcy have forged a peaceful, happy life for their family at Pemberley, Darcy’s impressive estate. Her father...

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1Q84

1Q84

“Murakami is like a magician who explains what he’s doing as he performs the trick and still makes you believe he has supernatural powers . . . But while anyone can tell a story that resembles a dream, it's...

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The Bluest Eye

The Bluest Eye

Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, prays every day for beauty. Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she...

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A Visit from the Goon Squad

A Visit from the Goon Squad

NATIONAL BESTSELLERNational Book Critics Circle Award WinnerPEN/Faulkner Award FinalistA New York Times Book Review Best BookOne of the Best Books of the Year: Boston...

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Love in the Time of Cholera

Love in the Time of Cholera

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is...

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The Painter

The Painter

Peter Heller, the celebrated author of the breakout best seller The Dog Stars, returns with an achingly beautiful, wildly suspenseful second novel about an artist trying to outrun his past....

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The Sense of an Ending

The Sense of an Ending

Winner of the 2011 Man Booker PrizeOne of The Atlantic's Best Books I Read This YearA novel so compelling that it begs to be read in a single setting,...

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Oryx and Crake

Oryx and Crake

Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague,...

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Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth

A New York Times Notable BookOne of the Best Books of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle TimesCambridge student Serena...

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The Dog Stars

The Dog Stars

A San Francisco Chronicle and Atlantic Monthly Best Book of the Year Hig somehow survived the flu pandemic that killed everyone he knows. Now...

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The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

A New York Times Notable BookAn NPR Best Book of the YearA Buzzfeed Best Book of the YearIn 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd, swept...

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A Hologram for the King

A Hologram for the King

A National Book Award FinalistOne of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the YearOne of the Best Books of the Year from The Boston Globe and San...

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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart tells two intertwining stories, both centering on Okonkwo, a “strong man” of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first, a powerful fable of the immemorial...

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Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Chronicle of a Death Foretold

A man returns to the town where a baffling murder took place 27 years earlier, determined to get to the bottom of the story. Just hours after marrying the beautiful...

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The Dressmaker

The Dressmaker

Tess, an aspiring seamstress, thinks she’s had an incredibly lucky break when she is hired by famous designer Lady Lucile Duff Gordon to be her personal maid on the Titanic....

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Lolita

Lolita

Awe and exhiliration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in Lolita, Nabokov's most famous and controversial novel, which tells the story of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive,...

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