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Picador Modern Classics

For more than twenty years, Picador has been producing beautifully packaged literary fiction and nonfiction books from Manhattan’s Flatiron Building. Our Twentieth Anniversary Modern Classics line pairs iconic books with a design that’s both small enough to fit in your pocket and unique enough to stand out on your bookshelf.

  • Slouching Towards Bethlehem
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    • Slouching Towards Bethlehem

    • Picador Modern Classics
      Joan Didion
      Picador

    • Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics Series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf.

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      • Physical Book
  • Nickel and Dimed
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    • Nickel and Dimed

    • Picador Modern Classics
      Barbara Ehrenreich
      Picador

    • Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics Series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf.

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook
  • Regarding the Pain of Others
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    • Regarding the Pain of Others

    • Picador Modern Classics
      Susan Sontag
      Picador

    • Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics Series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf.

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook
  • Giving Up the Ghost
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    • Giving Up the Ghost

    • Picador Modern Classics
      Hilary Mantel
      Picador

    • New York Times bestselling author Hilary Mantel, two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize, is one of the world’s most accomplished and acclaimed fiction writers. Giving Up the...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook
  • Housekeeping
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    • Housekeeping

    • Picador Modern Classics
      Marilynne Robinson
      Picador

    • "These pocket-sized titles are stunning....They make the perfect stocking stuffers!" - Metro

      "Bought together or separately, these fiction titles are ideal stocking...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • Audio Book
      • eBook
  • Jesus' Son
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    • Jesus' Son

    • Picador Modern Classics
      Denis Johnson
      Picador

    • Ten stories narrated by a recovering alcoholic and heroin addict whose dependencies have led him to petty crime, cruelty, betrayal, and loss.

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • Audio Book
      • eBook
  • Steppenwolf
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    • Steppenwolf

    • Picador Modern Classics
      Hermann Hesse; Translated by Basil Creighton; Revised by Joseph Mileck and Horst Frenz
      Picador

    • "These pocket-sized titles are stunning....They make the perfect stocking stuffers!" - Metro

      "Bought together or separately, these fiction titles are ideal stocking...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook
  • The Virgin Suicides
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    • The Virgin Suicides

    • Picador Modern Classics
      Jeffrey Eugenides
      Picador

    • Jeffrey Eugenides evokes the emotions of youth with haunting sensitivity and dark humor and creates a coming-of-age story unlike any of our time.

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook

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The Virgin Suicides (trailer)

A group of male friends become obsessed with a group of mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents after one of them commits suicide.