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The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches
The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches
by Gaetan Soucy
Staff Pick
Two siblings exist in a surreal reality, having grown up in a land of their father's own making, using a language of their own. This comes to a head when, after a traumatic morning, the two are faced with the outside world. The question raised is both... (read more)

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This Book Will Save Your Life
This Book Will Save Your Life
by A. M. Homes
Staff Pick
This Book Will Save Your Life, is, it is true, less biting than some of A. M. Homes's earlier work. But in her deadpan, signature way, it is no less funny, moving, or surreal. A meditation on the meaninglessness of existence and an incisive examination... (read more)

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The Greatest Knight: The Unsung Story of the Queen's Champion
The Greatest Knight: The Unsung Story of the Queen's Champion
by Elizabeth Chadwick
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The story of legendary knight William the Marshal comes vividly to life in this engaging historical novel, in print for the first time in the U.S. After a dramatic brush with death, young William goes on to become one of the most famous knights in his... (read more)

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The Mayor of Casterbridge (Bantam Classics)
The Mayor of Casterbridge (Bantam Classics)
by Thomas Hardy
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This dark novel begins with a man who, in a drunken rage, sells his wife and daughter at a fair. Full of remorse upon realizing what he has done, he vows to redeem his life — and does so. Yet his secret weighs heavily on him. Hardy is his usual... (read more)

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The Ask
The Ask
by Sam Lipsyte
Staff Pick
The Ask takes an unassuming (and seemingly unfunny) premise about a dude who wrangles large financial donations for a school and turns it into an outright laugh riot. Not only is this just as funny as his amazing Home Land, but it also showcases Lipsyte... (read more)

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The Fates Will Find Their Way
The Fates Will Find Their Way
by Hannah Pittard
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Told through melodic, purposeful prose from a first-person-plural perspective, Hannah Pittard's stunning debut novel is an eerie, perfectly pitched recounting of adolescence that skillfully captures the blurred line between the tangible and the imagined.... (read more)

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Sister Carrie: One of Modern Library's 100 Best Novels
Sister Carrie: One of Modern Library's 100 Best Novels
by Theodore Dreiser
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At the turn of the century, a country girl leaves home for the big city. At a time when the only option for women was to marry well, Carrie shows us a different road. While her rabid ambition and vanity indicate her true nature, the society in which she... (read more)

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In Dubious Battle (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
In Dubious Battle (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
by John Steinbeck
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Published some seventy-five years ago, In Dubious Battle must surely be ranked amongst Steinbeck's greatest and most accomplished works. Set amidst the apple orchards of the fictional Torgas Valley in California, the novel focuses on the labor dispute... (read more)

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The Haunting
The Haunting
by Shirley Jackson
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"For anyone who's finished an Anne Rice novel and thrown it across the room as hard as you... (read more)

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Major Pettigrew's Last Stand (Thorndike Paperback Bestsellers)
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand (Thorndike Paperback Bestsellers)
by Helen Simonson
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Lila
Lila
by Marilynne Robinson
Available October 7, 2014
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Willful Creatures: Stories
Willful Creatures: Stories
by Aimee Bender
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The Children Act
The Children Act
by Ian Mcewan
Available September 9, 2014
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No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men
by Cormac McCarthy
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Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out
Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out
by Mo Yan
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Hotel de Dream: A New York Novel
Hotel de Dream: A New York Novel
by Edmund White
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The Marriage Plot
The Marriage Plot
by Jeffrey Eugenides
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Out Stealing Horses: A Novel
Out Stealing Horses: A Novel
by Per Petterson
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Crome Yellow (British Literature)
Crome Yellow (British Literature)
by Aldous Huxley
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Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey
Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey
by Jane Austen
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