• & Now You can Go
    & Now You can Go
    ISBN: 9781400032419
    Title: & Now You can Go
    Author: VIDA VENDELA

    Vendela Vida s fearless, critically acclaimed fiction debut follows the unpredictable recovery of a young woman as she tries to make sense of her life after an encounter at gunpoint.
    Accosted one afternoon in Riverside Park by a man who doesn't want to die alone, Ellis, a young grad student, talks her way out of the situation by reciting poetry to her desperate captor. He lets her go, but is she free? Rejecting the overtures of her kind-hearted boyfriend, the police, and the suitors who would like to save her, Ellis finds herself unable to escape the event. She leaves the city to visit her family; joins her mother on a medical mission to the Philippines. When she returns, Ellis discovers something more about life perhaps even how to take back her own."

    Format: Paperback
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    $28.00
  • & Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos
    & Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos
    ISBN: 9780679736561
    Title: & Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos
    Author: BERGER JOHN

    Booker Prize-winning author John Berger reveals the ties between love and absence, the ways poetry endows language with the assurance of prayer, and the tensions between the forward movement of sexuality and the steady backward tug of time. He recreates the mysterious forces at work in a Rembrandt painting, transcribes the sensorial experience of viewing lilacs at dusk, and explores the meaning of home to early man and to the hundreds of thousands of displaced people in our cities today. And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos is a seamless fusion of the political and personal.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • & Some Fell on Stony Ground: a Day in the Life of an Raf Bomber Piolet
    & Some Fell on Stony Ground: a Day in the Life of an Raf Bomber Piolet
    ISBN: 9781848317208
    Title: & Some Fell on Stony Ground: a Day in the Life of an Raf Bomber Piolet
    Author: MANN LESLIE

    In June 1941, Flight Sergeant Leslie Mann, a tail gunner in a British bomber, was shot down over Germany and taken into captivity. After the war, wanting to record the experiences of the RAF's 'Bomber Boys', he wrote down his inner thoughts and feelings as a fictional narrative, recently brought to the attention of Imperial War Museums.Visceral, shocking and unglamorous, it transmits as rarely before the horrors of aerial warfare, the corrosive effects of fear, and the psychological torment of the young men involved. Although presented as fiction, the book's solid basis in lived experience makes it ring true - the sights, sounds, smells, and above all the emotional strain are intensely evoked with a novelist's skill.Providing a unique glimpse into a deadly profession and a traumatic time, And Some Fell on Stony Ground is a fascinating historical artefact in its own right. This compelling story is introduced and placed in context by historian Richard Overy, author of the acclaimed book, The Bombing War (Allen Lane, 2013).

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • & Sons
    & Sons
    ISBN: 9780007552795
    Title: & Sons
    Author: GILBERT DAVID

    The Manhattan funeral of Charles Henry Topping would have been a minor affair but for the identity of the eulogist: reclusive author A.N. Dyer, whose novel 'Ampersand' stands as a classic of teenage angst. Now Andrew Newbold Dyer takes stock of his own life, the people he's hurt and the novel that will endure as his legacy. He realises he must reunite with his three sons before it's too late. It is only when the hidden purpose of the reunion comes to light do the sons realise what's at stake - for their father, themselves and three generations of Dyers.

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    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • & Sons
    & Sons
    ISBN: 9780007552818
    Title: & Sons
    Author: GILBERT DAVID

    panoramic, deeply affecting story of an iconic novelist, two interconnected families, and the heartbreaking truths that fiction can hide.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.00
    $23.00
  • & the Ass Saw the Angel
    & the Ass Saw the Angel
    ISBN: 9780141045610
    Title: & the Ass Saw the Angel
    Author: CAVE NICK

    Outcast and mute, Euchrid Eucrow of Ukulore inhabits a nightmarish Southern valley of preachers, incest and ignorance. When the God-fearing folk of the town declare a foundling child to be chosen by the Almighty, Euchrid is disturbed. He sees her very differently, and his conviction, and increasing isolation and insanity, may have terrible consequences for them both . . .Compelling and astonishing, Nick Cave's acclaimed first novel is a fantastic journey into a world of Gothic tragedy.

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    Price: $14.00
    $14.00
  • & the Ass Saw the Angel 20th Anniversary Ed
    & the Ass Saw the Angel 20th Anniversary Ed
    ISBN: 9780141044873
    Title: & the Ass Saw the Angel 20th Anniversary Ed
    Author: CAVE NICK

    'And the crows - they still wing, still wheel, only closer now - closer now - closer to me. These sly corbies are birds of death. They've shadowed me all mah life'Outcast, mute, a lone twin cut from a drunk mother in a shack full of junk, Euchrid Eucrow of Ukulore inhabits a nightmarish Southern valley of preachers and prophets, incest and ignorance.When the God-fearing folk of the town declare a foundling child to be chosen by the almighty, Euchrid is disturbed. He sees her very differently, and his conviction, and increasing isolation and insanity, may have terrible consequences for them both ...Compelling and astonishing in its baroque richness, Nick Cave's acclaimed first novel is a fantastic journey into a twisted world of Deep Southern Gothic tragedy.Twentieth-anniversary edition, extensively revised by the author.'As if a Faulkner novel had been crossed with Whistle Down the Wind and then narrated by a stoned blues musician ... extremely ambitious ... heady' Daily Telegraph

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  • & the Ass Saw the Angel: Penguin Street Art
    & the Ass Saw the Angel: Penguin Street Art
    ISBN: 9780241964798
    Title: & the Ass Saw the Angel: Penguin Street Art
    Author: CAVE NICK

    Nick Cave's And The Ass Saw the Angel - part of the limited edition PENGUIN STREET ART series: timeless writing, enduring designOutcast, mute, a lone twin cut from a drunk mother in a shack full of junk, Euchrid Eucrow of Ukulore inhabits a nightmarish Southern valley of preachers and prophets, incest and ignorance. When the God-fearing folk of the town declare a foundling child to be chosen by the Almighty, Euchrid is disturbed. He sees her very differently, and his conviction, and increasing isolation and insanity, may have terrible consequences for them both...'As if a Faulkner novel had been crossed with Whistle Down the Wind and then narrated by a stoned blues musician' Daily TelegraphNick Cave was born in Australia in 1957. He moved to London with his band The Birthday Party in 1980. Four years later he founded The Bad Seeds, with whom he has made many albums. And the Ass Saw the Angel was published in 1990 and quickly became a cult classic. Cave has also appeared in, and written the music for, several films.PENGUIN STREET ART: Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd / Armadillo by William Boyd/ And The Ass Saw the Angel by Nick Cave / What a Carve Up by Jonathan Coe/ Americana by Don DeLillo/ Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris/ The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid/ The Believers by Zoe Heller/ How to Be Good by Nick Hornby/ Lights out for the Territory by Iain Sinclair

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  • & the Dark Sacred Night
    & the Dark Sacred Night
    ISBN: 9780307456113
    Title: & the Dark Sacred Night
    Author: GLASS JULIA

    In this richly detailed novel about the quest for an unknown father, Julia Glass brings new characters together with familiar figures from her first two novels, immersing readers in a panorama that stretches from suburban New Jersey to rural Vermont and ultimately to the tip of Cape Cod.

    Format: Trade paperback
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  • & the Land Lay Still
    & the Land Lay Still
    ISBN: 9780141028545
    Title: & the Land Lay Still
    Author: ROBERTSON JAMES

    And the Land Lay Still is nothing less than the story of a nation. James Robertson’s breathtaking novel is a portrait of modern Scotland as seen through the eyes of natives and immigrants, journalists and politicians, drop-outs and spooks, all trying to make their way through a country in the throes of great and rapid change. It is a moving, sweeping story of family, friendship, struggle and hope – epic in every sense.

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  • & the Mountains Echoed
    & the Mountains Echoed
    ISBN: 9781408842423
    Title: & the Mountains Echoed
    Author: HOSSEINI KHALED

    So, then. You want a story and I will tell you one...Afghanistan, 1952. Abdullah and his sister Pari live with their father and stepmother in the small village of Shadbagh. Their father, Saboor, is constantly in search of work and they struggle together through poverty and brutal winters. To Adbullah, Pari, as beautiful and sweet-natured as the fairy for which she was named, is everything. More like a parent than a brother, Abdullah will do anything for her, even trading his only pair of shoes for a feather for her treasured collection. Each night they sleep together in their cot, their skulls touching, their limbs tangled. One day the siblings journey across the desert to Kabul with their father. Pari and Abdullah have no sense of the fate that awaits them there, for the event which unfolds will tear their lives apart; sometimes a finger must be cut to save the hand.Crossing generations and continents, moving from Kabul, to Paris, to San Francisco, to the Greek island of Tinos, with profound wisdom, depth, insight and compassion, Khaled Hosseini writes about the bonds that define us and shape our lives, the ways that we help our loved ones in need, how the choices we make resonate through history, and how we are often surprised by the people closest to us.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • & the Mountains Echoed
    & the Mountains Echoed
    ISBN: 9781408842430
    Title: & the Mountains Echoed
    Author: HOSSEINI KHALED

    So, then. You want a story and I will tell you one... Afghanistan, 1952. Abdullah and his sister Pari live with their father and step-mother in the small village of Shadbagh. Their father, Saboor, is constantly in search of work and they struggle together through poverty and brutal winters. To Adbullah, Pari, as beautiful and sweet-natured as the fairy for which she was named, is everything. More like a parent than a brother, Abdullah will do anything for her, even trading his only pair of shoes for a feather for her treasured collection. Each night they sleep together in their cot, their skulls touching, their limbs tangled. One day the siblings journey across the desert to Kabul with their father. Pari and Abdullah have no sense of the fate that awaits them there, for the event which unfolds will tear their lives apart; sometimes a finger must be cut to save the hand. Crossing generations and continents, moving from Kabul, to Paris, to San Francisco, to the Greek island of Tinos, with profound wisdom, depth, insight and compassion, Khaled Hosseini writes about the bonds that define us and shape our lives, the ways that we help our loved ones in need, how the choices we make resonate through history, and how we are often surprised by the people closest to us.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • & the Mountains Echoed
    & the Mountains Echoed
    ISBN: 9781408842454
    Title: & the Mountains Echoed
    Author: HOSSEINI KHALED

    Ten-year-old Abdullah would do anything for his younger sister. In a life of poverty and struggle, with no mother to care for them, Pari is the only person who brings Abdullah happiness. For her, he will trade his only pair of shoes to give her a feather for her treasured collection. When their father sets off with Pari across the desert to Kabul in search of work, Abdullah is determined not to be separated from her.Neither brother nor sister know what this fateful journey will bring them. And the Mountains Echoed is a deeply moving epic of heartache, hope and, above all, the unbreakable bonds of love.

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  • 10:04
    10:04
    ISBN: 9780865478107
    Title: 10:04
    Author: LERNER BEN

    "A beautiful and utterly original novel about making art, love, and children during the twilight of an empire Ben Lerner's first novel, Leaving the Atocha Station, was hailed as "one of the truest (and funniest) novels. of his generation" (Lorin Stein, The New York Review of Books), "a work so luminously original in style and form as to seem like a premonition, a comet from the future" (Geoff Dyer, The Observer). Now, his second novel departs from Leaving the Atocha Station's exquisite ironies in order to explore new territories of thought and feeling. In the last year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unexpected literary success, has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child, despite his dating a rising star in the visual arts. In a New York of increasingly frequent super storms and political unrest, he must reckon with his biological mortality, the possibility of a literary afterlife, and the prospect of (unconventional) fatherhood in a city that might soon be under water. In prose that Jonathan Franzen has called "hilarious. cracklingly intelligent. and original in every sentence," Lerner captures what it's like to be alive now, when the difficulty of imagining a future has changed our relation to our present and our past. Exploring sex, friendship, medicine, memory, art, and politics, 10:04 is both a riveting work of fiction and a brilliant examination of the role fiction plays in our lives"

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
  • 10:04
    10:04
    ISBN: 9781783781379
    Title: 10:04
    Author: LERNER BEN

    In the past year, the narrator of '10:04' has enjoyed unexpected literary success, been diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition, and been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child, despite the fact that he's dating a rising star in the visual arts. Now, in a New York of increasingly frequent super storms and political unrest, he must reckon with his biological mortality, the possibility of a literary afterlife, and the prospect of (unconventional) fatherhood in a city that might soon be under water...In prose that Jonathan Franzen has called 'hilarious... cracklingly intelligent... and original in every sentence', Lerner's new novel charts an exhilarating course through the contemporary landscape of sex, friendship, memory, art and politics, and captures what it is like to be alive right now.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • 10:04
    10:04
    ISBN: 9781847088932
    Title: 10:04
    Author: LERNER BEN

    In the past year, the narrator of '10:04' has enjoyed unexpected literary success, been diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition, and been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child, despite the fact that he's dating a rising star in the visual arts. Now, in a New York of increasingly frequent super storms and political unrest, he must reckon with his biological mortality, the possibility of a literary afterlife, and the prospect of (unconventional) fatherhood in a city that might soon be under water...In prose that Jonathan Franzen has called 'hilarious... cracklingly intelligent... and original in every sentence', Lerner's new novel charts an exhilarating course through the contemporary landscape of sex, friendship, memory, art and politics, and captures what it is like to be alive right now.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.00
    $23.00
  • 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window & Disappeared
    100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window & Disappeared
    ISBN: 9781843913726
    Title: 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window & Disappeared
    Author: JONASSON JONAS

    It all starts on the one-hundredth birthday of Allan Karlsson. Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, he is waiting for the party he-never-wanted-anyway to begin. The mayor is going to be there.

    The press is going to be there. But, as it turns out, Allan is not...Slowly but surely Allan climbs out of his bedroom window, into the flowerbed (in his slippers) and makes his getaway. And so begins his picaresque and unlikely journey involving criminals, several murders, a suitcase full of cash, and incompetent police.

    As his escapades unfold, we learn something of Allan's earlier life in which - remarkably - he helped to make the atom bomb, became friends with American presidents, Russian tyrants, and Chinese leaders, and was a participant behind the scenes in many key events of the twentieth century. Already a huge bestseller across Europe, The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared is a fun, feel-good book for all ages.


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    Price: $30.00
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  • 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window & Disappeared
    100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window & Disappeared
    ISBN: 9781743311271
    Title: 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window & Disappeared
    Author: JONASSON JONAS; BRADBURY ROD(TRANSLATOR)

    The international publishing sensation--over two million copies sold
    A reluctant centenarian much like Forrest Gump (if Gump were an explosives expert with a fondness for vodka) decides it's not too late to start over...
    After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, and in one day, he turns 100. A big celebration is in the works, but Allan really isn't interested (and he'd like a bit more control over his vodka consumption). So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey, involving, among other surprises, a suitcase stuffed with cash, some unpleasant criminals, a friendly hot-dog stand operator, and an elephant (not to mention a death by elephant).
    It would be the adventure of a lifetime for anyone else, but Allan has a larger-than-life backstory: Not only has he witnessed some of the most important events of the twentieth century, but he has actually played a key role in them. Starting out in munitions as a boy, he somehow finds himself involved in many of the key explosions of the twentieth century and travels the world, sharing meals and more with everyone from Stalin, Churchill, and Truman to Mao, Franco, and de Gaulle. Quirky and utterly unique, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared has charmed readers across the world.
    Jonas Jonasson is a former journalist and media consultant. He lives in Sweden.
    Praise for The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared:


    "[A] silly and wonderful novel. [The scenes] will just keep readers amused almost non-stop, and that's a feat few writers achieve. A great cure for the blues, especially for anyone who might feel bad about growing older." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred
    "[A] laugh-out-loud debut . . . Historical figures like Mao's third wife, Vice President Truman, and Stalin appear, to great comic effect. Other characters--most notably Albert Einstein's hapless half-brother--are cleverly spun into the raucous yarn, and all help drive this gentle lampoon of procedurals and thrillers." -- Publishers Weekly, Starred
    "Eccentric, unusual and far-fetched in the best possible way." --The Bookseller
    "Scandi-crime's signature darkness is here dispelled by Allan Karlsson, the eponymous centenarian, who with unlikely sprightliness hops out of the window of his old people's home one afternoon . . . Fast-moving and relentlessly sunny . . . Like Allan, the plot is pleasingly nimble and the book's endearing charm offers a happy alternative to the more familiar Nordic noir." --The Guardian

    "Imaginative, laugh-out-loud . . . a brilliant satire on the foibles of mankind." --The Telegraph
    "A mordantly funny and loopily freewheeling debut novel about ageing disgracefully." --The Sunday Times

    "[A] witty caper. ***1/2" -- People

    "The anti-Girl With the Dragon Tattoo . . . Jonasson's lighthearted novel shows the softer side of Sweden. . . . hilarious." -- Marie Claire

    "This quirky novel is a sly, satirical look back at international relations in the 20th century through the eyes of an old man who has seen it all." -- Library Journal.

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  • 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories
    100 Years of the Best American Short Stories
    ISBN: 9780547485850
    Title: 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories
    Author: MOORE LORRIE & PITLOR HEIDI

    The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the country. For the centennial celebration of this beloved annual series, master of the form Lorrie Moore selects forty stories from the more than two thousand that were published in previous editions. Series editor Heidi Pitlor recounts behind-the-scenes anecdotes and examines, decade by decade, the trends captured over a hundred years. Together, the stories and commentary offer an extraordinary guided tour through a century of literature with what Moore calls "all its wildnesses of character and voice."

    These forty stories represent their eras but also stand the test of time. Here is Ernest Hemingway's first published story and a classic by William Faulkner, who admitted in his biographical note that he began to write "as an aid to love-making." Nancy Hale's story describes far-reaching echoes of the Holocaust; Tillie Olsen's story expresses the desperation of a single mother; James Baldwin depicts the bonds of brotherhood and music. Here is Raymond Carver's "minimalism," a term he disliked, and Grace Paley's "secular Yiddishkeit." Here are the varied styles of Donald Barthelme, Charles Baxter, and Jamaica Kincaid. From Junot Díaz to Mary Gaitskill, from ZZ Packer to Sherman Alexie, these writers and stories explore the different things it means to be American.

    Moore writes that the process of assembling these stories allowed her to look "thrillingly not just at literary history but at actual history -- the cries and chatterings, silences and descriptions of a nation in flux." 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories is an invaluable testament, a retrospective of our country's ever-changing but continually compelling literary artistry.

    LORRIE MOORE, after many years as a professor of creative writing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is now the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. Moore has received honors for her work, among them the Irish Times International Fiction Prize and a Lannan Foundation fellowship, as well as the PEN/Malamud Award and the Rea Award for her achievement in the short story. Her most recent novel, A Gate at the Stairs, was short-listed for the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction and for the PEN/Faulkner Award, and her most recent story collection, Bark, was short-listed for the Story Prize and the Frank O'Connor Award.

    HEIDI PITLOR is a former senior editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and has been the series editor of The Best American Short Stories since 2007. She is the author of the novels The Birthdays and The Daylight Marriage.





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    Price: $58.00
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  • 11 22 63
    11 22 63
    ISBN: 9781444727333
    Title: 11 22 63
    Author: KING STEPHEN

    ON NOVEMBER 22, 1963, THREE SHOTS RANG OUT IN DALLAS, PRESIDENT KENNEDY DIED, AND THE WORLD CHANGED. WHAT IF YOU COULD CHANGE IT BACK?
    In this brilliantly conceived tour de force, Stephen King who has absorbed the social, political, and popular culture of his generation more imaginatively and thoroughly than any other writer; takes readers on an incredible journey into the past and the possibility of altering it. It begins with Jake Epping, a thirty-five-year-old English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching GED classes. He asks his students to write about an event that changed their lives, and one essay blows him away a gruesome, harrowing story about the night more than fifty years ago when Harry Dunning's father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a sledgehammer. Reading the essay is a watershed moment for Jake, his life like Harry's, like America's in 1963 turning on a dime. Not much later his friend Al, who owns the local diner, divulges a secret: his storeroom is a portal to the past, a particular day in 1958. And Al enlists Jake to take over the mission that has become his obsession to prevent the Kennedy assassination. So begins Jake's new life as George Amberson, in a different world of Ike and JFK and Elvis, of big American cars and sock hops and cigarette smoke everywhere. From the dank little city of Derry, Maine (where there's Dunning business to conduct), to the warmhearted small town of Jodie, Texas, where Jake falls dangerously in love, every turn is leading eventually, of course, to a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald and to Dallas, where the past becomes heart-stoppingly suspenseful, and where history might not be history anymore. Time-travel has never been so believable. Or so terrifying.

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    Price: $25.00
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  • 11/22/63
    11/22/63
    ISBN: 9781451627299
    Title: 11/22/63
    Author: KING STEPHEN

    Dallas, 11/22/63: Three shots ring out.

    President John F. Kennedy is dead.

    Life can turn on a dimeor stumble into the extraordinary, as it does for Jake Epping, a high school English teacher in a Maine town. While grading essays by his GED students, Jake reads a gruesome, enthralling piece penned by janitor Harry Dunning: fifty years ago, Harry somehow survived his father’s sledgehammer slaughter of his entire family. Jake is blown away . . . but an even more bizarre secret comes to light when Jake’s friend Al, owner of the local diner, enlists Jake to take over the mission that has become his obsessionto prevent the Kennedy assassination. How? By stepping through a portal in the diner’s storeroom, and into the era of Ike and Elvis, of big American cars, sock hops, and cigarette smoke. . . . Finding himself in warmhearted Jolie, Texas, Jake begins a new life. But all turns in the road lead to a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald. The course of history is about to be rewritten . . . and become heart-stoppingly suspenseful.

    In Stephen King's "most ambitious and accomplished" (NPR) novel, time travel has never been so believable. Or so terrifying.

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    Price: $38.00
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  • 12 - 21
    12 - 21
    ISBN: 9780718159580
    Title: 12 - 21
    Author: THOMASON DUSTIN

    An ancient prophecy foretells that the world would end on 21 December 2012 . . .Deep in the jungles of Central America, an indigenous man discovers a unique and priceless treasure - a beautifully painted codex that has survived for centuries within the ruins of an undiscovered ancient Maya city. Knowing that this rare artifact could be worth millions, the looter smuggles it into the US - but unbeknownst to him, he has brought something far more dangerous across the border . . .In the first week of December 2012, the codex finds its way into the hands of the Antiquities Curator of the Getty Museum, Chel Manu, the world authority on ancient Mayan inscriptions. She is torn between her duty to alert the authorities and this once in a lifetime chance to translate the codex herself.Meanwhile - in an LA hospital, an unidentified man is dying of Fatal Insomnia, a rare and highly infectious neurological disease. The patient speaks only in a garbled Mayan dialect - and Chel Manu is called in to interpret his dying words . . . just as countless others in the city begin to show signs of infection. Within days the world seems to be unravelling, hurtling towards the prophesied apocalypse . . . and deciphering the codex is the only hope for humanity . . .

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    Price: $37.00
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  • 12 Shades of Surrender
    12 Shades of Surrender
    ISBN: 9780778314943
    Title: 12 Shades of Surrender
    Author: VARIOUS

    Award-winning author Portia Da Costa's first published story appeared in 1991. Since then, she's gone on to write well over a hundred stories for magazines and anthologies, and has penned almost thirty novels across a variety of genres. She's best known for her sizzling-hot romances, including short erotic fiction for Harlequin. Portia lives in a typically Yorkshire town with her husband and the three beautiful cats they both adore. Visit her at www.PortiaDaCosta.com. Megan Hart is the award-winning and multi-published author of more than thirty novels, novellas and short stories. Her work has been published in almost every genre, including contemporary women's fiction, historical romance, romantic suspense and erotica. Megan lives in the deep, dark woods of Pennsylvania with her husband and children, and is currently working on her next novel for MIRA Books. You can contact Megan through her website at www.MeganHart.com. Visit Lisa at www.lisareneejones.com Tiffany Reisz lives in Lexington, Kentucky. She graduated with a B.A. in English from Centre College and is making her parents and her professors proud by writing erotica under her real name. She has five piercings, one tattoo, and has been arrested twice. When not under arrest, Tiffany enjoys Latin Dance, Latin Men, and Latin Verbs. She dropped out of a conservative seminary in order to pursue her dream of becoming a smut peddler. If she couldn't write, she would die.

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    Price: $29.00
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  • 120 Days of Sodom
    120 Days of Sodom
    ISBN: 9780141394343
    Title: 120 Days of Sodom
    Author: DE SADE MARQUIS

    A new translation of Sade's most notorious, shocking and influential novel.


    This disturbing but hugely important text has influenced countless individuals throughout history: Flaubert and Baudelaire both read Sade; the surrealists were obsessed with him; film-makers like Pasolini saw parallels with twentieth-century history in his writings; and feminists such as Andrea Dworkin and Angela Carter clashed over him. This new translation brings Sade's provocative novel into Penguin Classics for the first time, and will reignite the debate around this most controversial of writers.



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  • 120 Days of Sodom & Other Writings
    120 Days of Sodom & Other Writings
    ISBN: 9780802130129
    Title: 120 Days of Sodom & Other Writings
    Author: DE SADE MARQUIS

    The Marquis de Sade, vilified by respectable society from his own time through ours, apotheosized by Apollinaire as "the freest spirit that has yet existed," wrote The 120 Days of Sodom while imprisoned in the Bastille. An exhaustive catalogue of sexual aberrations and the first systematic exploration-a hundred years before Krafft-Ebing and Freud-of the psychology of sex, it is considered Sade's crowning achievement and the cornerstone of his thought. Lost after the storming of the Bastille in 1789, it was later retrieved but remained unpublished until 1935. In addition to The 120 Days, this volume includes Sade's "Reflections on the Novel," his play Oxtiem, and his novella Ernestine. The selections are introduced by Simone de Beauvoir's landmark essay "Must We Burn Sade?" and Pierre Klossowski's provocative "Nature as Destructive Principle." "Imperious, choleric, irascible, extreme in everything, with a dissolute imagination the like of which has never been seen, atheistic to the point of fanaticism, there you have me in a nutshell, and kill me again or take me as I am, for I shall not change."-From Sade's Last Will and Testament

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    Price: $39.00
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  • 13 Minutes
    13 Minutes
    ISBN: 9780575097230
    Title: 13 Minutes
    Author: PINBOROUGH SARAH

    Natasha was dead for 13 minutes. And it changed her world completely . . .

    I was dead for 13 minutes.

    I don't remember how I ended up in the icy water but I do know this - it wasn't an accident and I wasn't suicidal.

    They say you should keep your friends close and your enemies closer, but when you're a teenage girl, it's hard to tell them apart. My friends love me, I'm sure of it. But that doesn't mean they didn't try to kill me. Does it?

    13 MINUTES by Sarah Pinborough is a gripping psychological thriller about people, fears, manipulation and the power of the truth. A stunning read, it questions our relationships - and what we really know about the people closest to us . . .

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl
    13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl
    ISBN: 9780143128489
    Title: 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl
    Author: AWAD MONA

    This book sparkles with wit and at the same time comes across as so transparent and genuine Awad knows how to talk about the raw struggles of female friendships, sex, contact, humanness, and her voice is a wry celebration of all of this at once.

    Growing up in the suburban hell of Misery Saga (a.k.a. Mississauga), Lizzie has never liked the way she looks even though her best friend Mel says she's the pretty one. She starts dating guys online, but she's afraid to send pictures, even when her skinny friend China does her makeup: she knows no one would want her if they could really see her. So she starts to lose. With punishing drive, she counts almonds consumed, miles logged, pounds dropped. She fights her way into coveted dresses. She grows up and gets thin, navigating double-edged validation from her mother, her friends, her husband, her reflection in the mirror. But no matter how much she loses, will she ever see herself as anything other than a fat girl?
    In her brilliant, hilarious, and at times shocking debut, Mona Awad simultaneously skewers the body image-obsessed culture that tells women they have no value outside their physical appearance, and delivers a tender and moving depiction of a lovably difficult young woman whose life is hijacked by her struggle to conform. As caustically funny as it is heartbreaking, "13 Ways of Looking at a" "Fat Girl "introduces a vital new voice in fiction."

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $48.00
    $48.00
  • 1356
    1356
    ISBN: 9780007331857
    Title: 1356
    Author: CORNWELL BERNARD

    A fascinating hero, the pursuit of a sword of mythical power and one of England's greatest yet least known battles come together in a remarkable new novel by Britain's master storyteller. Thomas of Hookton, a veteran of Crecy and many other battles, is the leader of a mercenary company east of Gascony in 1356. Edward, Prince of Wales, later to be known as the Black Prince, is assembling an army to fight the French once more, but before Thomas can join, he must fulfil an urgent task: La Malice, a sword of mythical power guaranteeing victory to its owner, is thought to be hidden near the town of Poitiers. But others are seeking the treasure too, with some pursuing their private agendas against Thomas. All of them, however, will become swept up in the extraordinary confrontation that follows, as the French army faces the heavily outnumbered English in what history will remember as the Battle of Poitiers.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • 1356
    1356
    ISBN: 9780007331864
    Title: 1356
    Author: CORNWELL BERNARD


    Bernard Cornwell, the "master of martial fiction" (Booklist), brings Thomas of Hookton from the popular Grail Quest series into a new adventure in 1356, a thrilling stand-alone novel. On September 19, 1356, a heavily outnumbered English army faced off against the French in the historic Battle of Poitiers. In 1356, Cornwell resurrects this dramatic and bloody struggle-one that would turn out to be the most decisive and improbable victory of the Hundred Years' War, a clash where the underdog English not only the captured the strategic site of Poitiers, but the French King John II as well. In the vein of Cornwell's bestselling Agincourt, 1356 is an action-packed story of danger and conquest, rich with military strategy and remarkable characters-both villainous and heroic-transporting readers to the front lines of war while painting a vivid picture of courage, treachery, and combat.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • 13th Valley
    13th Valley
    ISBN: 9780982167045
    Title: 13th Valley
    Author: VECCHIO JOHN M DEL

    This 1982 American Book Award nominee tells the strange and terrifying story of the Vietnam combat experiences of James Chelni, a telephone-systems installer who finds himself an infantryman in Vietcong-controlled territory.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $49.00
    $49.00
  • 1632 (ring of Fire Series)
    1632 (ring of Fire Series)
    ISBN: 9780671319724
    Title: 1632 (ring of Fire Series)
    Author: FLINT ERIC

    FREEDOM AND JUSTICE -- AMERICAN STYLE
    1632 And in northern Germany things couldn't get much worse. Famine. Disease. Religous war laying waste the cities. Only the aristocrats remained relatively unscathed; for the peasants, death was a mercy.
    2000 Things are going OK in Grantville, West Virginia, and everybody attending the wedding of Mike Stearn's sister (including the entire local chapter of the United Mine Workers of America, which Mike leads) is having a good time.
    THEN, EVERYTHING CHANGED....
    When the dust settles, Mike leads a group of armed miners to find out what happened and finds the road into town is cut, as with a sword. On the other side, a scene out of Hell: a man nailed to a farmhouse door, his wife and daughter attacked by men in steel vests. Faced with this, Mike and his friends don't have to ask who to shoot. At that moment Freedom and Justice, American style, are introduced to the middle of the Thirty Years' War.
    Comprehensive Teacher's Guide available.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • 1914 Poetry Remembers
    1914 Poetry Remembers
    ISBN: 9780571302147
    Title: 1914 Poetry Remembers
    Author: DUFFY CAROL ANN

    The First World War holds a unique place in the nation's history; the poetry it produced, a unique place in the nation's hearts. To mark the centenary of the First World War in 2014, the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, has engaged the most eminent poets of the present to choose the writing from the Great War that touched them most profoundly: their choices are here in this powerful and moving assembly. But this anthology is more than a record of war writing. Carol Ann Duffy has commissioned these same poets of the present to look back across the past and write a poem of their own in response to the war to end all wars. Whether as a reader your interest is in the Great War or the great war poets, or whether it is in the poetry of today, this anthology will hold a special place in your affections, as it remembers and recalls - a and through its commissioned work, renews and honours - the engagement between poetry and this terrible, unworldly of world conflicts.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • 1915: a Novel of Gallipoli
    1915: a Novel of Gallipoli
    ISBN: 9781741667677
    Title: 1915: a Novel of Gallipoli
    Author: MCDONALD ROGER

    The tragedy and violence of Gallipoli provide the climax to this very personal, moving and surprisingly romantic story. With remarkable skill and in achingly beautiful prose, Roger McDonald takes the reader on an archetypal Australian journey which parallels the nation's progress from its country childhood, through the adolescent exuberance of its young cities, to initiation on one of the world's ancient battlefields. It is a vital journey, haunted by menace and disillusionment, one embedded in our national mythology. This astonishing first novel, published to great critical acclaim in 1979 and since then selling over 100,000 copies, tells the story of two boys from the bush, the thoughtful and awkward Walter and his knowing friend Billy Mackenzie, and their girls Frances and Diana. Together they discover a future which seems full of promise, drawing them into the exciting turmoil of passion and war. But theirs is a fateful alliance, in a world all too quickly passing, with an outcome they never could have foreseen.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • 1974 #1 Red Riding Quartet
    1974 #1 Red Riding Quartet
    ISBN: 9781846687051
    Title: 1974 #1 Red Riding Quartet
    Author: PEACE DAVID

    A taboo romance. An alien genie in a bottle. A psychiatrist seeing one too many patients. A pizza delivery guy with a secret. These are some of the central elements of "God Doesn⿿t Sleep ... Sometimes He Just Takes a Nap," a book of short stories which you will find are both fictional and far too real. With characters from near and far, there is something for everyone in this collection of wellcrafted short works. And, while no two stories are the same, you will find yourself drawn in by the through-line of suspense inherent in these stories. In the hands of author Warren Perret, the seven stories in this collection are grounded in everyday realities. And, as in the stories told by Rod Serling or Alfred Hitchcock before him, it is the "everydayness" of these stories which makes them so familiar -- and so terrifying. By the time you⿿re done reading, you just might find yourself taking a second, or third, glance at the world around you.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $27.00
    $27.00
  • 1977 #2 Red Riding Quartet
    1977 #2 Red Riding Quartet
    ISBN: 9781846687068
    Title: 1977 #2 Red Riding Quartet
    Author: PEACE DAVID

    'Nineteen Seventy Seven' is a blistering journey into the dark psyche of Yorkshire during the Yorkshire Ripper's notorious reign of terror.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $27.00
    $27.00
  • 1980 #3 Red Riding Quartet
    1980 #3 Red Riding Quartet
    ISBN: 9781846687075
    Title: 1980 #3 Red Riding Quartet
    Author: PEACE DAVID

    December 1980, the Yorkshire Ripper murders his 13th victim while Assistant Chief Constable Peter Hunter struggles even deeper in a culture tainted with dark and sordid detail to solve one of the country's worst crimes.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $27.00
    $27.00
  • 1983 #4 Red Riding Quartet
    1983 #4 Red Riding Quartet
    ISBN: 9781846687082
    Title: 1983 #4 Red Riding Quartet
    Author: PEACE DAVID

    David Peace concludes his 'Red Riding Quartet' and once again the Ripper is the backdrop for a roller-coaster of fear and corruption.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • 1984
    1984
    ISBN: 9781925355765
    Title: 1984
    Author: ORWELL GEORGE

    En el a#65533;o 1984 Londres es una ciudad l#65533;gubre en la que la Polic#65533;a del Pensamiento controla de forma asfixiante la vida de los ciudadanos. Winston Smith es un pe#65533;n de este engranaje perverso, su cometido es reescribir la historia para adaptarla a lo que el Partido considera la versi#65533;n oficial de los hechos... hasta que decide replantearse la verdad del sistema que los gobierna y somete.

    #65533;Desde El proceso de Kafka ninguna obra fant#65533;stica ha alcanzado el horror l#65533;gico de 1984.#65533;
    Arthur Koestler ENGLISH DESCRIPTION "War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength". Winston Smith rewrites history for the Ministry of Truth, but when he's handed a note that says simply "I love you" by a woman he hardly knows, he decides to risk everything in a search for the real truth. This book is a dramatic adaptation of the classic novel.


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $16.00
    $16.00
  • 1984 & Animal Farm
    1984 & Animal Farm
    ISBN: 9781925603040
    Title: 1984 & Animal Farm
    Author: ORWELL GEORGE


    Two of the greatest and most influential works of the twentieth century, together in one edition: 1984, with an introduction by Charlotte Wood, and Animal Farm, with an introduction by Don Watson.


    George Orwell's novels about the dangers of tyranny, the corruption of the state and the enslavement of the individual are essential reading. In an era of doublespeak, they remain chillingly prophetic.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.00
    $24.00
  • 1985
    1985
    ISBN: 9781846689192
    Title: 1985
    Author: BURGESS ANTHONY

    In characteristically daring style, Anthony Burgess combines two responses to Orwell's 1984 in one book. The first is a sharp analysis: through dialogues, parodies and essays, Burgess sheds new light on what he called 'an apocalyptic codex of our worst fears', creating a critique that is literature in its own right.Part two is Burgess' own dystopic vision, written in 1978. He skewers both the present and the future, describing a state where industrial disputes and social unrest compete with overwhelming surveillance, security concerns and the dominance of technology to make life a thing to be suffered rather than lived.Together these two works form a unique guide to one of the twentieth century's most talented, imaginative and prescient writers. Several decades later, Burgess' most singular work still stands.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
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