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A Prayer for Owen Meany


Format: Audio CD

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1984

George Orwell · New American Library
Pages: 267
Format: Paperback

Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell's chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, Orwell's narrative is more timely that ever. 1984 presents a "negative utopia," that is at once a startling and haunting vision of the world...

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A Confederacy of Dunces

John Kennedy Toole · Grove Weidenfeld
Pages: 405
Format: Paperback

A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans'...
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A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel

John Irving · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 627
Format: Paperback

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice - not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian...

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A Separate Peace

John Knowles
Format: Hardcover

An American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to the second world war. Set at a boys boarding school in New England during the early years of World...
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Betty Smith · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

The American classic about a young girl's coming of age at the turn of the century. "A profoundly moving novel, and an honest and true one. It cuts right to the heart of life...If you miss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn you will deny yourself a rich experience...It is a poignant and deeply...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is the first of Mark Twain's novels to feature one of the best-loved characters in American fiction, with a critical introduction by John Seelye in Penguin Classics. From the famous episodes of the whitewashed fence and the ordeal in the cave to the t
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The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho · HarperOne
Pages: 197
Format: Paperback

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho continues to change the lives of its readers forever. With more than two million copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic, universally admired.

Paulo Coelho's masterpiece tells the magical story of Santiago,...

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Along Came a Spider

James Patterson · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 449
Format: Paperback

The classic thriller that launched the Alex Cross series, the #1 detective series of the past twenty-five years!

A missing little girl named Maggie Rose . . . a family of three brutally murdered in the projects of Washington, D.C. . . . the thrill-killing of a beautiful elementary...
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass: 150th-Anniversary Edition

Lewis Carroll · Penguin Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Lewis Carroll's brilliantly timeless tales - in a deluxe 150th-anniversary editionOriginal, experimental, and unparalleled in their charm, Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There have enchanted readers for generations....
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Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie · Knopf
Pages: 477
Format: Hardcover

One of The New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year

LONGLISTED 2015 - International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

From the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun, a dazzling new novel: a story of love and race centered around a young...

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And Then There Were None

Agatha Christie · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 247
Format: Paperback

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

One of the most famous and beloved mysteries from the queen of suspense, Agatha Christie! More than 100 million copies sold and now a Lifetime TV movie.


Ten people, each with something to hide and something to fear, are invited...

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Anne of Green Gables

L M Montgomery · Bantam Books
Pages: 309
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Read the timeless classic about the beloved Anne Shirley, a red-haired orphan with a fiery spirit, before the new NETFLIX series premieres and don't miss the forward by Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid's Tale, celebrating the 100th anniversary of this children's favorite!...
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Another Country

James Baldwin · Vintage
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is stunning for its emotional intensity...
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Atlas Shrugged

Ayn Rand · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 1192
Format: Paperback

This is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world - and did. Was he a destroyer or the greatest of liberators? Why did he have to fight his battle, not against his enemies, but against those who needed him most, and his hardest battle against the woman he loved?...
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Beloved

Toni Morrison · Vintage
Pages: 275
Format: Paperback

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave...
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Bless Me, Ultima

Rudolfo Anaya · Warner Books
Pages: 262
Format: Book

Exquisite prose and wondrous storytelling have helped make Rudolfo Anaya the father of Chicano literature in English. Indeed, Anaya's tales fairly shimmer with the haunting beauty and richness of his culture. The winner of the Pen Center West Award for Fiction for his unforgettable...

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The Book Thief

Markus Zusak · Knopf
Pages: 552
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.

It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier...
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Diaz · Riverhead Books
Pages: 339
Format: Hardcover

Winner of:
The Pulitzer Prize
The National Book Critics Circle Award
The Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
The Jon Sargent, Sr. First Novel Prize
A Time Magazine #1 Fiction Book of the Year

One of the best books of 2007 according to: The New York Times, San...
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The Call of the Wild

Jack London · Aladdin Classics
Pages: 139
Format: Paperback

First published in 1903, The Call of the Wild is regarded as Jack London's masterpiece. Based on London's experiences as a gold prospector in the Canadian wilderness and his ideas about nature and the struggle for existence, The Call of the Wild is a tale about unbreakable spirit...
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Catch-22

Joseph Heller; Christopher Buckley; Jonathan R Eller · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 544
Format: Paperback

This fiftieth-anniversary edition commemorates Joseph Heller's masterpiece with a new introduction; critical essays and reviews by Norman Mailer, Alfred Kazin, Anthony Burgess, and others; rare papers and photos; and much more.

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's...
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The Catcher in the Rye

J. D. Salinger · Back Bay Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full of children....
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Charlotte's Web

E. B. White · Sundance
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is "just about perfect."

Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb...

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The Magician's Nephew

C S Lewis · HarperCollins
Pages: 202
Format: Print book

Over 50 years ago, C. S Lewis created a land of wonder and enchantment called Narnia. Since then, over 60 million readers have taken their first steps into Narnia, discovering a world of magic and mystery. Digory let out a scream. "What's happened to Polly?" "Congratulate...
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Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children)

Jean M. Auel

An all-absorbing journey into man's possible past. Jean M. Auel, a storytelling genius, weaves a compellingly readable saga of human survival; an epic that transcends time and place. It is peopled with rich and complex characters who experience the full range of human emotions. All this...
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The Coldest Winter Ever

Sister Souljah · Pocket Star
Pages: 544
Format: Mass Market Paperback

The stunning national bestseller now features an illuminating discussion with Sister Souljah -- her secret thoughts on creating the story that has sold more than one million copies worldwide and introduced readers everywhere to the real ghetto experience. Here are answers to the questions...
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The Color Purple

Alice Walker · Mariner Books
Pages: 294
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Celie is a poor black woman whose letters tell the story of 20 years of her life, beginning at age 14 when she is being abused and raped by her father and attempting to protect her sister from the same fate, and continuing over the course of her marriage to "Mister," a brutal...
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The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas · Oxford University Press; Revised edition
Format: Book

One of the most exciting and best-loved novels of all time, The Count of Monte Cristo is a timeless tale of endurance, courage, and revenge. Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmond Dantès is arrested on his wedding day and imprisoned on an island fortress. After years of solitary...
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Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoevsky · Barnes & Noble Classics
Format: Paperback

One of the supreme masterpieces of world literature, Crime and Punishment catapulted Dostoyevsky to the forefront of Russian writers and into the ranks of the world's greatest novelists. Drawing upon experiences from his own prison days, the author recounts in feverish,...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Mark Haddon · Doubleday
Pages: 226
Format: Print book

Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.
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The Da Vinci Code

Dan Brown · Doubleday; 1st edition
Format: Print book

While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, police have found a baffling cipher. While working to solve the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned...
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Don Quixote

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra · Barnes & Noble Classics
Pages: 902
Format: Book

Widely regarded as one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the adventures of the self-created knight-errant Don Quixote of La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through sixteenth-century Spain. 

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Doña Bárbara (Vintage Espanol) (Spanish Edition)

Romulo Gallegos · Vintage
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Publicada por primera vez en 1929, este clásico de la literatura venezolana y latinoamericana narra el apasionado triángulo amoroso entre Santos Luzardo, doña Bárbara y su hija, Marisela. Cuando el abogado Santos Luzardo vuelve a Los Llanos de Apure para reclamar las tierras...
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Dune

Frank Herbert · Ace Books
Pages: Dune
Format: Paperback

Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family--and would bring...
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Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy

E L James · Doubleday; Reprint edition
Format: Book

When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate...

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Flowers in the Attic

V.C. Andrews · Pocket Books; Media Tie-In edition
Format: Paperback

Now a major Lifetime movie event—the classic story of forbidden love that captured the worlds imagination and earned V.C. Andrews a fiercely devoted fanbase. Book One of the Dollanganger family saga. At the top of the stairs there are four secrets hidden. Blond, beautiful, innocent, and struggling...
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Foundation

Isaac Asimov · Bantam Spectra Books
Pages: 296
Format: Mass Market Paperback

The story of our future begins with the Foundation.

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. Only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science...
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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley · Barnes & Noble Classics
Pages: 223
Format: Book

Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who through a strangely unorthodox experiment creates a grotesque yet sentient being. Victor, repulsed by the thing that he has created, abandons the monster. The creature in turn saddened...

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A Game of Thrones

George R.R. Martin · Bantam
Pages: 831
Format: Mass Market Paperback

NOW THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONES

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

From a master of contemporary fantasy comes the first novel of a landmark series unlike any you've ever read before. With A Game of Thrones,...
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Ghost

Jason Reynolds · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature.
Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read.

Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first...
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Gilead: A Novel

Marilynne Robinson · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1st edition
Pages: 247
Format: Hardcover

2005 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction 2004 National Book Critics Circle Winner In 1956, toward the end of Reverend John Amess life, he begins a letter to his young son, an account of himself and his forebears. Ames is the son of an Iowan preacher and the grandson of a minister who, as a young...
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The Giver

Lois Lowry · Laurel-Leaf
Pages: 179
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear of pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. When Jonas turns 12 he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true...
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The Godfather

Mario Puzo · Putnam
Pages: 446
Format: Print book

When Mario Puzo's blockbuster saga, The Godfather, was first published in 1969, critics hailed it as one of the greatest novels of our time, and "big, turbulent, highly entertaining." Since then, The Godfather has gone on to become a part of America's national culture,...
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Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn · Crown
Pages: 419
Format: Hardcover

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable...
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Gone with the Wind, 75th Anniversary Edition

Margaret Mitchell · Scribner
Pages: 959
Format: Paperback

Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind - winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time - has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.

Widely considered The Great American Novel, and often remembered for its epic...
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The Grapes of Wrath 75th Anniversary Edition

John Steinbeck · Viking
Pages: 479
Format: Hardcover

April 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of the first Viking hardcover publication of Steinbeck's crowning literary achievement

First published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma...

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Great Expectations

Charles Dickens · Penguin Classics
Pages: 544
Format: Paperback

'Great Expectations is up there for me with the world's greatest novels' Howard Jacobson. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

Charles Dickens's Great Expectations charts the course of orphan Pip Pirrip's life as it is transformed...
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The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald · Scribner
Pages: 184
Format: eBook

The exemplary novel of the Jazz Age, F. Scott Fitzgeralds' third book, The Great Gatsby (1925) , stands as the supreme achievement of his career. T. S. Eliot read it three times and saw it as the "first step" American fiction had taken since Henry James; H. L. Mencken...
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Gulliver's Travels

Jonathan Swift · Oxford University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

In Gulliver's Travels, the narrator represents himself as a reliable reporter of the fantastic adventures he has just experienced. But how far can we rely on a narrator who has been impersonated by someone else? The work purports to be a travel book, and describes the shipwrecked Gulliver's...
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The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood · Anchor
Pages: 311
Format: Paperback

From the bestselling author of Alias Grace and the MaddAddam trilogy, here is the #1 New York Times bestseller and seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning author.

Now a Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, and Joseph Fiennes....
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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

J.K. Rowling · Scholastic Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

What did Harry Potter know about magic? He was stuck living with the decidedly un-magical Dursleys, who hated him. He slept in a closet and ate their leftovers. But an owl messenger changes all that, with an invitation to attend the Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches, where it turns...
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Hatchet

Gary Paulsen · Listening Library
Pages: 3
Format: Audio CD

ALONE

Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is on his way to visit his father when the single-engine plane in which he is flying crashes. Suddenly, Brian finds himself alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but a tattered Windbreaker and the hatchet his mother gave him as a present...

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Heart of Darkness and Other Tales

Joseph Conrad · Oxford University Press; Reissue edition
Format: Paperback

The finest of all Conrad's tales, Heart of Darkness is set in an atmosphere of mystery and menace, and tells of Marlow's perilous journey up the Congo River to relieve his employer's agent, the renowned and formidable Mr. Kurtz. What he sees on his journey, and his eventual...
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The Help

Kathryn Stockett · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step.

Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger. Skeeter would...
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams · Crown
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

How shall we begin? This is the story of a book called The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy—not an Earth book, never published on Earth and, until the terrible catastrophe occurred, never seen or even heard of by any Earthman. Nevertheless, a wholly remarkable book. or This is the story...
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The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 387
Format: eBook

Winning means fame and fortune. Losing means certain death. The Hunger Games have begun. . . .

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts...
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The Hunt for Red October

Tom Clancy · Berkley; Reprint edition
Format: Book

This is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancys phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy its rumored that the White House debriefed the author. The theme the greatest espionage coup in history. The story the chase for a top secret...
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The Intuitionist: A Novel

Colson Whitehead · Anchor
Pages: 255
Format: Paperback

Colson Whitehead's The Intuitionist wowed critics and readers everywhere and marked the debut of an important American writer. This marvellously inventive, genre-bending, noir-inflected novel, set in the curious world of elevator inspection, portrays a universe parallel to our own, where...
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Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

Ralph Elllison's Invisible Man is a monumental novel, one that can well be called an epic of modern American Negro life. It is a strange story, in which many extraordinary things happen, some of them shocking...
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Jane Eyre

Charlotte BronteÌ? · Oxford University Press
Pages: 542
Format: Paperback

Jane Eyre has enjoyed huge popularity since first publication, and its success owes much to its exceptional emotional power. Jane Eyre, a penniless orphan, is engaged as governess at Thornfield Hall by the mysterious Mr Rochester. Her integrity and independence are tested to the limit as their...
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The Joy Luck Club

Amy Tan · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In 1949 four Chinese women-drawn together by the shadow of their past-begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks, eat dim sum, and "say" stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club.

Nearly forty years later, one of the members has died, and her daughter...

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Jurassic Park: A Novel

Michael Crichton · Ballantine Books
Pages: 464
Format: Mass Market Paperback

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm.

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

"[Michael]...
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Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth's Last Days

Tim LaHaye · Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

What would happen if millions of people around the world suddenly disappeared one day? In this fascinating apocalyptic thriller, best-selling Christian inspirational authors LaHaye and Jenkins pool their considerable talents to answer that question. Narrator Richard Ferrone's unusually...
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The Little Prince

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style. Howard, an acclaimed poet and one of the preeminent translators...
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Little Women

Louisa May Alcott · Puffin Books
Pages: 816
Format: Hardcover

Louisa May Alcott's classic tale of four sisters in a deluxe hardcover edition, with beautiful cover illustrations by Anna Bond, the artist behind world-renowned stationery brand Rifle Paper Co.

Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. The four March sisters couldn't...
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Lonesome Dove

Larry McMurtry · Simon & Schuster; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtrys Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written about the last defiant wilderness of America. Journey to the dusty little Texas town...
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Looking for Alaska

John Green · Speak
Pages: 11
Format: Print book

Before. Miles "Pudge" Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave "the Great Perhaps" even more (François Rabelais, poet) . He heads off to the sometimes...
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The Hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien · Mariner Books; Mti Rep edition
Format: Paperback

J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to The Lord of the Rings trilogy—now available in a movie tie-in edition paperback. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed...
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The Lovely Bones

Alice Sebold
Format: Audiobook

Susie Salmon speaks to us from heaven, because she was murdered when she was 14 years old by a man who lived in the same neighbourhood. Over the years, her friends and siblings grow up, fall in love and do the things she has never had the chance to do. But life is not quite finished with...
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The Martian

Andy Weir · Crown
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.

Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.

After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces...
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Memoirs of a Geisha: A Novel

Arthur Golden · Vintage; Vintage contemporaries ed edition

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking to us with the wisdom of age and in a voice at once haunting and startlingly immediate,...
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Moby-Dick or, The Whale

Herman Melville
Format: Paperback

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The Notebook

Nicholas Sparks · Warner Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book. It is a celebration of how passion can be ageless and timeless, a tale that moves us to laughter and tears and makes us believe...
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One Hundred Years of Solitude

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Format: Print book

Probably García Márquez finest and most famous work. One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of a mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, alive with unforgettable men and women,...
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Outlander

Diana Gabaldon · Dell
Pages: 850
Format: Mass Market Paperback

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NOW A STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES

Unrivaled storytelling. Unforgettable characters. Rich historical detail. These are the hallmarks of Diana Gabaldon's work. Her New York Times bestselling Outlander novels have earned the praise of critics...
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The Outsiders

S. E. Hinton · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 188
Format: Hardcover

When it was first published in 1967, The Outsiders defied convention with its immediate, deeply sympathetic portrayal of Ponyboy and his struggle to find a place for himself in a difficult world. Thirty years later, it speaks to teenagers as powerfully as ever.
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The Picture of Dorian Gray and Three Stories

Oscar Wilde · Signet Classic
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

In The Picture of Dorian Gray, Wilde's full-length novel, a fashionable young man sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Also included in the volume are three of the Irish master storyteller's short works:Lord Arthur Savile's CrimeThe Happy PrinceThe Birthbday of the Infanta


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The Pilgrim's Progress

John Bunyan
Format: Book

Often rated as important as the Bible as a Christian document, this famous story of man's progress through life in search of salvation remains one of the most entertaining allegories of faith ever written. Set against realistic backdrops of town and country, the powerful drama of the pilgrim's...

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The Pillars of the Earth

Ken Follett · William Morrow
Pages: 973
Format: Hardcover

Ken Follett is known worldwide as the master of split-second suspense, but his most beloved and bestselling book tells the magnificent tale of a twelfth-century monk driven to do the seemingly impossible: build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has ever known.

Everything...

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Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen · Oxford University Press
Pages: 382
Format: Paperback

Pride and Prejudice has delighted generations of readers with its unforgettable cast of characters, carefully choreographed plot, and a hugely entertaining view of the world and its absurdities. With the arrival of eligible young men in their neighborhood, the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Bennet...
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Ready Player One

Ernest Cline · Crown
Pages: 374
Format: Hardcover

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut - part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots,...

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Rebecca

Daphne Du Maurier · Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Format: Audiobook

Rebecca is widely regarded as Daphne du Maurier's finest novel. It tells the story of Manderley - an exquisite house with gardens down to the sea, its owner Max de Winter and his new young wife...and of course Rebecca. Abridged.
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The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity

William P. Young · Windblown Media
Pages: 252
Format: Paperback

Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later in the midst of his Great Sadness, Mack receives a suspicious...
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Siddhartha

Hermann Hesse · Penguin Classics
Pages: 132
Format: Paperback

A bold translation of Nobel Prize-winner Herman Hesse's most inspirational and beloved work in a Penguin Classics deluxe edition

Hesse's famous and influential novel, Siddartha, is perhaps the most important and compelling moral allegory our troubled century has produced. Integrating...
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The Sirens of Titan: A Novel

Kurt Vonnegut · Dial Press Trade Paperback
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

The Sirens of Titan is an outrageous romp through space, time, and morality. The richest, most depraved man on Earth, Malachi Constant, is offered a chance to take a space journey to distant worlds with a beautiful woman at his side. Of course there's a catch to the invitation-and a prophetic...
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The Stand

Stephen King · Anchor
Pages: 1153
Format: Paperback

Stephen King's apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published.

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read
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The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway · Scribner Paperback Fiction
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The Sun Also Rises was Ernest Hemingway's first big novel, and immediately established Hemingway as one of the great prose stylists, and one of the preeminent writers of his time. It is also the book that encapsulates the angst of the post-World War I generation, known as the Lost Generation....
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Swan Song

Robert McCammon · Pocket Books
Pages: 928
Format: Paperback

New York Times bestselling author Robert McCammon's prescient and "shocking" (John Saul) vision of a post-apocalyptic US comes to life in his classic epic of terror and renewal.In a wasteland born of rage and fear, populated by monstrous creatures and marauding armies, Earth's...
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Tales of the City: A Novel (P.S.)

Armistead Maupin · Harper Perennial
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

For more than three decades Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City has blazed its own trail through popular culture—from a groundbreaking newspaper serial to a classic novel, to a television event that entranced millions around the world. The first of six novels about the denizens...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Novel

Zora Neale Hurston · Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

"A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don't know how to live properly." - Zadie Smith

One of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth...

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Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe · Penguin Books
Pages: 209
Format: Paperback

"A true classic of world literature . . . A masterpiece that has inspired generations of writers in Nigeria, across Africa, and around the world." - Barack Obama

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

Things...

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This Present Darkness

Frank E. Peretti · Crossway; Revised edition
Format: Print book

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 6:12Ashton is just a typical small town. But when a skeptical...
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee · Harper
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Voted America's Best-Loved Novel in PBS's The Great American Read

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South - and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred

One of the most cherished stories of all time, To Kill...

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Twilight

Stephenie Meyer · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 544
Format: Paperback

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. Up until now, Edward has managed to keep...
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War and Peace

Leo Tolstoy · Modern Library; 4th edition
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning translators of Anna Karenina and The Brothers Karamazov comes this magnificent new translation of Tolstoys mastwerwork.War and Peace broadly focuses on Napoleons invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows three of the most well-known characters in literature Pierre Bezukhov,...
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Watchers

Dean Koontz · Berkley
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

A "superior thriller"(Oakland Press) about a man, a dog, and a terrifying threat that could only have come from the imagination of #1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz - nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American...
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The Eye of the World: Book One of 'The Wheel of Time'

Robert Jordan · Tor Books; Second Edition edition
Format: Paperback

The Eye of the World is book one of The Wheel of Time®, Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling fantasy series. This edition features cover art by David Grove. The art, which originally debuted on the e-book, will grace bookstores for the first time on this handsome trade paperback...
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Where the Red Fern Grows

Wilson Rawls · Delacorte Books for Young Readers; Reissue edition
Format: Paperback

For fans of Old Yeller and Shiloh, Where the Red Fern Grows is a beloved classic that captures the powerful bond between man and man's best friend. Billy has long dreamt of owning not one, but two, dogs. So when he's finally able to save up enough money for two pups to call his own - Old Dan and Little...
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White Teeth: A Novel

Zadie Smith · Vintage Books
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

Zadie Smith's dazzling debut caught critics grasping for comparisons and deciding on everyone from Charles Dickens to Salman Rushdie to John Irving and Martin Amis. But the truth is that Zadie Smith's voice is remarkably, fluently, and altogether wonderfully her own.

At the center...
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Wuthering Heights

Emily Bront? · Oxford University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Wuthering Heights is one of the most famous love stories in the English language. It is also, as the Introduction to this edition reveals, one of the most potent revenge narratives. Its ingenious narrative structure, vivid evocation of landscape, and the extraordinary power of its depiction...
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