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A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594633942
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 8th, 2015

Winner of the Man Booker Prize

One of the Top 10 Books – Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

A “thrilling, ambitious . . . intense” (Los Angeles Times) novel that explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the late 1970s, from the author of Black Leopard, Red Wolf


Blindness Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780156007757
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Published: Mariner Books - October 4th, 1999

A stunningly powerful novel of man's will to survive against all odds, by the winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature.

“This is a shattering work by a literary master.”—The Boston Globe

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year

 
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The Round House: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062065254
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 24th, 2013

The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction.


Hamlet (Modern Library Classics) Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780812969092
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Published: Modern Library - August 12th, 2008

A continuation of the major series of individual Shakespeare plays from the world renowned Royal Shakespeare Company, edited by two brilliant, younger generation Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric RasmussenIncorporating definitive text and cutting-edge notes from William Shakespeare: Complete Works-the first authoritative, modernized edition of Shakespeare's First Folio in


The Things They Carried Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780618706419
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Published: Mariner Books - October 13th, 2009

The Things They Carried author Tim O’Brien is a co-writer on NBC’s hit show THIS IS US for episodes about Jack’s time in Vietnam.

A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory


The Road (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307387899
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Published: Vintage - March 28th, 2007

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive.


No Country for Old Men (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375706677
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Published: Vintage - July 11th, 2006

In his blistering new novel, Cormac McCarthy returns to the Texas-Mexico border, setting of his famed Border Trilogy. The time is our own, when rustlers have given way to drug-runners and small towns have become free-fire zones. One day, a good old boy named Llewellyn Moss finds a pickup truck surrounded by a bodyguard of dead men.


The Autobiography of Malcolm X Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345376718
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 15th, 1992

ONE OF TIME’S TEN MOST IMPORTANT NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY


A Confederacy of Dunces (Evergreen Book) Cover Image
By John Kennedy Toole, Walker Percy (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802130204
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Published: Grove Press - January 21st, 1994

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.


Into the Wild Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385486804
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Published: Anchor - January 20th, 1997

In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself.


The Monkey Wrench Gang Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061129766
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Published: Harper Perennial - December 12th, 2006

Ex-Green Beret George Hayduke has returned from war to find his beloved southwestern desert threatened by industrial development.


Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385538732
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Published: Doubleday - April 21st, 2015

From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana ­— stories that illuminate the human drama behind the national plague of campus rape
 


Shatterday: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781497643215
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Published: Open Road Media - June 24th, 2014

"One of the great . . . American short-story writers" exposes the darkness of the human heart in these speculative tales of terror and tragedy (George R. R. Martin).

A five-year-old boy never ages, living as an immortal in a past that no longer exists while the world encroaches upon his innocence, in the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning "Jeffty Is Five."


Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393351552
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 20th, 2014

In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. Over the four decades since, Ebola has emerged sporadically, each time to devastating effect. It can kill up to 90 percent of its victims. In between these outbreaks, it is untraceable, hiding deep in the jungle. The search is on to find Ebola's elusive host animal.


Trainspotting Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393314809
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 17th, 1996

It accomplished for its own time and place what Hubert Selby, Jr.'s Last Exit to Brooklyn did for his. Rents, Sick Boy, Mother Superior, Swanney, Spuds, and Seeker are as unforgettable a clutch of junkies, rude boys, and psychos as readers will ever encounter. Trainspotting was made into the 1996 cult film starring Ewan MacGregor and directed by Danny Boyle (Shallow Grave).


The Martian: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780553418026
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Published: Broadway Books - October 28th, 2014

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.


On Chesil Beach Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780307386175
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Published: Anchor - June 10th, 2008

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Saoirse Ronan

The bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of Atonement brilliantly illuminates the collision of sexual longing, deep-seated fears, and romantic fantasy on a young couple’s wedding night.


Fever Pitch Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781573226882
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 1998

A brilliant memoir from the beloved, bestselling author of Funny Girl, High Fidelity and About A Boy. 

In America, it is soccer. But in Great Britain, it is the real football. No pads, no prayers, no prisoners. And that’s before the players even take the field.


Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375725845
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Published: Vintage - February 13th, 2001

An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of smell—leads to murder.


In Cold Blood (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679745587
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Published: Vintage - February 1994

National Bestseller 

On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues. 


The Hobbit Cover Image
By Peter Sis (Illustrator), J.R.R. Tolkien
$10.99
ISBN: 9780618150823
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2001

J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to his Lord of the Rings trilogy featuring cover art by Caldecott Honor winning children’s book illustrator Peter Sís, this edition of The Hobbit has been specially formatted for young readers. Larger print size and wider margins provide reading ease for the youngest Tolkien fans.


A Canticle for Leibowitz Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780553273816
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Published: Spectra -

In the depths of the Utah desert, long after the Flame Deluge has scoured the earth clean, a monk of the Order of Saint Leibowitz has made a miraculous discovery: holy relics from the life of the great saint himself, including the blessed blueprint, the sacred shopping list, and the hallowed shrine of the Fallout Shelter.


The Feast of All Saints Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345334534
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 12th, 1986

In the days before the Civil War, there lived a Louisiana people unique in Southern histroy. Though descended from African slaves, they were also descended from the French and Spanish who enslaved them.


American Gods Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780380789030
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Published: HarperTorch - April 30th, 2002

Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she's been killed in a terrible accident.


Beowulf: A New Verse Translation Cover Image
By Seamus Heaney (Editor)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393320978
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 17th, 2001

Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon.


The Children of Men Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307275431
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Published: Vintage - May 16th, 2006

The human race has become infertile, and the last generation to be born is now adult. Civilization itself is crumbling as suicide and despair become commonplace. Oxford historian Theodore Faron, apathetic toward a future without a future, spends most of his time reminiscing.


Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780375714573
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Published: Pantheon - June 2004

A New York Times Notable Book
A Time Magazine “Best Comix of the Year”
A San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times Best-seller

Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s graphic memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.


Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400032808
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Published: Anchor - June 8th, 2004

This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities, where some 40,000 people still practice polygamy. Defying both civil authorities and the Mormon establishment in Salt Lake City, the renegade leaders of these Taliban-like theocracies are zealots who answer only to God.


The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594483295
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 2nd, 2008

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


Between the World and Me Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 14th, 2015

Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New York Observer)


Mischling Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316308090
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Published: Lee Boudreaux / Back Bay Books - May 30th, 2017

A New York Times Notable Book
An Amazon Best Book of the Year
A Barnes & Noble Discover Pick
An Indie Next Pick
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Flavorwire Best Book of the Year
An Elle Best Book of the Year


Lyrical Ballads Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780140424621
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Published: Penguin Classics - January 30th, 2007

Twenty-three poems that transformed English poetry

Wordsworth and Coleridge composed this powerful selection of poetry during their youthful and intimate friendship. Reproducing the first edition of 1798, this edition of Lyrical Ballads allows modern readers to recapture the book’s original impact.


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