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The Pianist

The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945

Named one of the Best Books of 1999 by the Los Angeles Times, The Pianist is now a major motion picture directed by Roman Polanski and starring Adrien Brody...

Wladyslaw Szpilman

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The Hours

A Novel

A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood. In The Hours, Michael Cunningham, widely...

Michael Cunningham Michael Cunningham

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Train Dreams

A Novella

A New York Times Notable Book An Esquire Best Book of 2011 A New Yorker Favorite Book of 2011 A Los Angeles Times Favorite Book of 2011 Denis Johnson’s...

Denis Johnson Denis Johnson

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This brilliant epic novel set in New York and Prague introduces us to two misfit young men who make it big by creating comic-book superheroes. Joe Kavalier, a...

Michael Chabon Michael Chabon

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Gilead

A Novel

Twenty-four years after her first novel, Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson returns with an intimate tale of three generations from the Civil War to the...

Marilynne Robinson Marilynne Robinson

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Man in the Dark

A Novel

A Washington Post Best Book of the Year "Man in the Dark is an undoubted pleasure to read. Auster really does possess the wand of the enchanter."--Michael...

Paul Auster Paul Auster

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Middlesex

A Novel

"I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day of January 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near...

Jeffrey Eugenides Jeffrey Eugenides

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The Red Tent

A Novel

A New York Times Bestseller A decade after the publication of this hugely popular international bestseller, Picador releases the tenth anniversary...

Anita Diamant Anita Diamant

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Running with Scissors

A Memoir

The #1 New York Times Bestseller An Entertainment Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year Now a Major Motion Picture Running with Scissors is the true...

Augusten Burroughs Augusten Burroughs

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The Corrections

A Novel

Stretching from the Midwest at midcentury to the Wall Street and Eastern Europe of today, The Corrections brings an old-fashioned world of civic virtue and...

Jonathan Franzen Jonathan Franzen

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Home

A Novel

WINNER OF THE ORANGE PRIZE 2009 A 2008 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE A New York Times Bestseller A Washington...

Marilynne Robinson Marilynne Robinson

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Wolf Hall

A Novel

In the ruthless arena of King Henry VIII’s court, only one man dares to gamble his life to win the king’s favor and ascend to the heights of political...

Hilary Mantel Hilary Mantel

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Charming Billy

A Novel

Alice McDermott tells the story of Billy Lynch within the complex matrix of a tightly knit Irish American community, in a voice that is resonant and full of...

Alice McDermott Alice McDermott

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Housekeeping

A Novel

A modern classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent...

Marilynne Robinson Marilynne Robinson

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The Brooklyn Follies

A Novel

Nathan Glass has come to Brooklyn to die. Divorced, retired, estranged from his only daughter, the former life insurance salesman seeks only solitude and...

Paul Auster Paul Auster

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Freedom

A Novel

From the National Book Award-winning author of The Corrections, a darkly comedic novel about family Patty and Walter Berglund were the new pioneers of old...

Jonathan Franzen Jonathan Franzen

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Mathilda Savitch

A Novel

A fiercely funny and touching debut novel about a young girl trying to find out the truth behind her sister’s death I have a sister who died. Did I tell...

Victor Lodato Victor Lodato

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The Marriage Plot

A Novel

A New York Times Notable Book of 2011 A Publisher's Weekly Top 10 Book of 2011 A Kirkus Reviews Top 25 Best Fiction of 2011 Title One of Library Journal's...

Jeffrey Eugenides Jeffrey Eugenides

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Norumbega Park

A Novel

Richie Palumbo, the most prosaic of men, gets lost one night in 1969 while driving home with his family. He finds himself in the town of Norumbega—hidden,...

Anthony Giardina Anthony Giardina

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Wit

A Play

In this extraordinary play, Margaret Edson has created a work that is as intellectually challenging as it is emotionally immediate. At the start of Wit, Vivian...

Margaret Edson

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The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail

A Play

A reissue of a now classic American drama. If the law is of such a nature that it requires you to be an agent of injustice to another, then I say, break the...

By Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

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Cheri and The Last of Cheri

Two volumes of Colette's most beloved works, with a new Introduction by Judith Thurman. Chéri, together with The Last of Chéri, is a classic...

By Colette, Roger Senhouse and Judith Thurman

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The Art of Disappearing

A Novel

How do you know if love is real or just an illusion? When Mel Snow meets the talented magician Toby Warring in a dusty roadside bar, she is instantly drawn...

Ivy Pochoda Ivy Pochoda

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Brighten the Corner Where You Are

A Novel

This story of a day in the life of Joe Robert Kirkman, a North Carolina mountain schoolteacher, sly prankster, country philosopher, and family man, won the...

Fred Chappell

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