Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Vintage Books




Rescuing Prometheus

Rescuing Prometheus

"A rare insight into industrial planning on a huge scale...Excellent." --The EconomistRescuing Prometheus is an eye-opening and marvelously...

Read more ›
The Fall

The Fall

Elegantly styled, Camus' profoundly disturbing novel of a Parisian lawyer's confessions is a searing study of modern amorality.

Read more ›
The Sandcastle Girls

The Sandcastle Girls

From the bestselling author of Midwives, here is a sweeping historical love story that probes the depths of love, family, and secrets amid the Armenian Genocide...

Read more ›
Absolutely American

Absolutely American

"A superb description of modern military culture, and one of the most gripping accounts of university life.... Powerful.... Wonderfully told." --The New York Times Book ReviewAs David...

Read more ›
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...

Read more ›
Swim Back to Me

Swim Back to Me

From Ann Packer, author of the New York Times best-selling novels The Dive from Clausen’s Pier and Songs Without Words, a collection of burnished, emotionally...

Read more ›
Man to Man

Man to Man

Although prostate cancer is a disease that strikes nearly 200,000 men every year, it is a disease that has been shrouded in silence, in part because it strikes at the very core of masculine identity.  But...

Read more ›
The Pilgrim's Progress and Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

The Pilgrim's Progress and Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

Now available together in a single volume, these two classics were written by seventeenth-century England’s most famous prisoner of conscience, Baptist John Bunyan (1628-1688). Imprisoned for twelve...

Read more ›
The Other

The Other

From the author of the best-selling Snow Falling on Cedars, a dazzling new novel about youth and idealism, adulthood and its compromises, and two powerfully different visions of what it...

Read more ›
The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City

In The Devil in the White City, the smoke, romance, and mystery of the Gilded Age come alive as never before.Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work,...

Read more ›
Chronic City

Chronic City

A New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year.A searing and wildly entertaining love letter to New York City from the bestselling author of Motherless Brooklyn and...

Read more ›
The Ash Garden

The Ash Garden

Emiko Amai is six years old in August 1945 when the Hiroshima bomb burns away half of her face. To Anton, a young German physicist involved in the Manhattan Project, that same bomb represents...

Read more ›
The Tragedy of Brady Sims

The Tragedy of Brady Sims

Ernest J. Gaines's new novella revolves around a courthouse shooting that leads a young reporter to uncover the long story of race and power in his small town and the relationship...

Read more ›
The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner

The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner

Two representative and important works in one volume by one of the greatest German philosophers.The Birth of Tragedy (1872) was Nietzsche's first book. Its youthful faults were exposed...

Read more ›
In the North-West Frontier Province

In the North-West Frontier Province

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   In the northern hills of Pakistan, by the border with Afghanistan, a drug deal goes horribly wrong. Trey’s friend has...

Read more ›
Art & Lies

Art & Lies

One of the most audacious and provocative writers on either side of the Atlantic now gives readers a dazzling, arousing, and wise improvisation on art, Eros, language, and identity....

Read more ›
All Will Be Well

All Will Be Well

From award-winning author John McGahern, a memoir of his childhood in the Irish countryside and the beginnings of his life as a writer.McGahern describes his early years...

Read more ›
Mysterious Aviator

Mysterious Aviator

When Peter Moran, a former World War I pilot, picks up a man on the roadside while driving through a bitter rainy night, he is startled to discover that the bedraggled...

Read more ›
All God's Dangers

All God's Dangers

Nate Shaw's father was born under slavery. Nate Shaw was born into a bondage that was only a little gentler. At the age of nine, he was picking cotton for thirty-five...

Read more ›
The Revolution of Little Girls

The Revolution of Little Girls

No matter how hard she tries, Ellen Burns will never be Scarlett O'Hara. As a little girl in South Carolina, she prefers playing Tarzan to playing Jane. As a teenage...

Read more ›
Tearing Down the Wall of Sound

Tearing Down the Wall of Sound

He had a number one hit at eighteen. He was a millionaire with his own record label at twenty-two. He was, according to Tom Wolfe, “the first tycoon of teen.” Phil...

Read more ›
The Willow Field

The Willow Field

After numerous essays, short stories and the heralded memoir A Hole in the Sky, William Kittredge gives us a debut novel that ratifies his standing as a leading writer...

Read more ›
Poverty and Compassion

Poverty and Compassion

In a provocative study that bristles with contemporary relevance, Himmelfarb demonstrates that the material and moral dimensions of poverty were inseparable in the minds of late Victorians,...

Read more ›
Brother, I'm Dying

Brother, I'm Dying

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for AutobiographyA National Book Award FinalistA New York Times Notable BookFrom...

Read more ›

Load more