All Our Wordly Goods

All Our Wordly Goods

In haunting ways, this gorgeous novel prefigures Irène Némirovsky’s masterpieceSuite Française. Set in France between 1910 and 1940 and...

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If It Die

If It Die

This is the major autobiographical statement from Nobel laureate André Gide. In the events and musings recorded here we find the seeds of those themes that obsessed him throughout his career and imbued his classic...

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Jezebel

Jezebel

A stunning novel about mothers and daughters, about vengeance, and an aging, still beautiful woman on trial for shooting her lover. In a French courtroom, the...

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The Wine of Solitude

The Wine of Solitude

Introspective and poignant, The Wine of Solitude is the most autobiographical of all of the novels from the celebrated author of Suite Française. Beginning...

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Big Eyes

Big Eyes

WITH AN INTERVIEW WITH MARGARET KEANEThe full screenplay by award-winning Ed Wood writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski for acclaimed director Tim Burton's film Big Eyes, starring...

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The Would-be Father

The Would-be Father

An eBook short.From the collection Gryphon, Charles Baxter’s luminous story of caretaking under any circumstance.    Burrage...

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Behind the Christmas Tree

Behind the Christmas Tree

An eBook short.From the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Battle for Christmas, here is the story of America's first reported Christmas tree:...

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Here

Here

From one of the great comic innovators, the long-awaited fulfillment of a pioneering comic vision. Richard McGuire’s Here is the story of a corner of a room...

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The Contest of the Century

The Contest of the Century

From former Financial Times Beijing bureau chief Geoff Dyer, a balanced and far-seeing analysis of the emerging competition between China and America.Global...

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Empire of Cotton

Empire of Cotton

The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism.   Cotton is so ubiquitous...

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Falling Out of Time

Falling Out of Time

In this compassionate and genre-defying drama the internationally acclaimed author of To the End of the Land weaves an incandescent tale of parental grief. A powerful...

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The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four

The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four

Three of the enthralling novels that brought us the world’s greatest fictional detective are gathered here in one volume.In 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s mystery novel A Study in Scarlet unleashed...

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How to be both

How to be both

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZEPassionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith’s novels are like nothing else. A true original, she is a one-of-a-kind literary sensation....

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A Market Tale

A Market Tale

A charming tale from the Périgord heartland, featuring the internationally beloved Bruno, chief of police. A Vintage eBook Original Short.   ...

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Offcomer

Offcomer

An honest, affecting work of fiction about a young woman’s search for her place in the world, Offcomer is the powerful first novel from the acclaimed author of Longbourn....

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The Strange Library

The Strange Library

From internationally acclaimed author Haruki Murakami—a fantastical illustrated short novel about a boy imprisoned in a nightmarish library.A...

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The World of Raymond Chandler

The World of Raymond Chandler

 Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandler’s...

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Consilience

Consilience

"A dazzling journey across the sciences and humanities in search of deep laws to unite them." --The Wall Street Journal One of our greatest living scientists--and the winner of two Pulitzer...

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The Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus

The Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus

Available for the first time in a single volume, Ranier Maria Rilke’s two most beloved sequences of poems rendered by his most faithful translator. Rilke is...

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Twilght: Los Angeles, 1992

Twilght: Los Angeles, 1992

Anna Deavere Smith's stunning new work of "documentary theater" in which she uses verbatim the words of people who experienced the Los Angeles riots to expose and...

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La Cacería

La Cacería

La verdadera historia del asesinato de un inmigrante que convirtió a un pueblo acogedor en Long Island, en la zona cero en la guerra contra la inmigración. ...

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Progress: A Personal Journey in Feminism

Progress: A Personal Journey in Feminism

An eBook short.From Katharine Graham’s Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir Personal History, a stirring narrative of how the legendary publisher of the Washington Post became a feminist. With...

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Decomposition

Decomposition

Decomposition is a bracing, revisionary, and provocative inquiry into music—from Beethoven to Duke Ellington, from Conlon Nancarrow to Evelyn Glennie—as a personal and cultural experience:...

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Gay Berlin

Gay Berlin

An unprecedented examination of the ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation, and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual orientation...

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