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The Invention of Wings: A Novel

by Sue Monk Kidd

From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a magnificent novel about two unforgettable American women

 

 

Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece...


The Secret Life of Bees

by Sue Monk Kidd

The multimillion-copy–bestselling first novel by the author of The Invention of Wings, coming from Viking in January 2014

The Secret Life of Bees was a New York Times bestseller for more than two and a half...


Me Before You: A Novel

by Jojo Moyes

The New York Times bestseller, soon to be a major motion picture; US release on June 3, 2016.

They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . .

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living...


Rules of Civility: A Novel

by Amor Towles

The New York Times bestselling novel that "enchants on first reading and only improves on the second" (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Coming this fall, A Gentleman in Moscow – the highly anticipated new novel from...


Caleb's Crossing: A Novel

by Geraldine Brooks

A bestselling tale of passion and belief, magic and adventure from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of March and The Secret Chord, coming from Viking in October 2015

 

Bethia Mayfield is a restless and curious...


The New York Trilogy

by Paul Auster

The series that made New York Times-bestselling author Paul Auster a renowned writer of metafiction and genre-rebelling detective fiction

The New York Review of Books has called Paul Auster's work “one of the...


Cannery Row

by John Steinbeck

Steinbeck's tough yet charming portrait of people on the margins of society, dependant on one another for both physical and emotional survival

Published in 1945, Cannery Row focuses on the acceptance of life...


How It All Began: A Novel

by Penelope Lively

A vibrant new novel from Penelope Lively-a wry, wise story about the surprising ways lives intersect.

When Charlotte Rainsford, a retired schoolteacher, is accosted by a petty thief on a London street, the...


The Kid: A Novel

by Sapphire

Fifteen years after the publication of Push, one year after the Academy Award-winning film adaptation, Sapphire gives voice to Precious's son, Abdul.

In The Kid bestselling author Sapphire tells the electrifying...


The Silver Boat: A Novel

by Luanne Rice

Bestseller Luanne Rice returns with a novel as timeless as the sea on which it's set.

From the beloved New York Times bestselling Luanne Rice comes a heartwarming yet heart-wrenching portrait of three far-flung...


The Tortilla Curtain

by T.C. Boyle

A freak accident causes two couples-a pair of Los Angeles liberals and Mexican illegal's-and their opposing worlds to collide in a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding.


The Pearl

by John Steinbeck

“There it lay, the great pearl, perfect as the moon.”

 

Like his father and grandfather before him, Kino is a poor diver, gathering pearls from the gulf beds that once brought great wealth to the Kings of...


Girl With a Pearl Earring: A Novel

by Tracy Chevalier

The New York Times bestselling novel by the author of Remarkable Creatures and The Last Runaway

Translated into thirty-nine languages and made into an Oscar-nominated film, starring Scarlett Johanson and Colin...


The Dharma Bums

by Jack Kerouac

One of the best and most popular of Kerouac's autobiographical novels, The Dharma Bums is based on experiences the writer had during the mid-1950s while living in California, after he'd become interested in...


Harvesting the Heart: A Novel

by Jodi Picoult

From the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of Leaving Time 

Paige has only a few vivid memories of her mother, who abandoned her at five years old. Now, having left her father behind in Chicago for dreams...


On Beauty

Women's Prize for Fiction 2006

by Zadie Smith

Howard Belsey, a Rembrandt scholar who doesn't like Rembrandt, is an Englishman abroad and a long-suffering professor at Wellington, a liberal New England arts college. He has been married for thirty years to...


White Noise

National Book Award for Fiction 1985

by Don DeLillo

A brilliant satire of mass culture and the numbing effects of technology, White Noise tells the story of Jack Gladney, a teacher of Hitler studies at a liberal arts college in Middle America. Jack and his fourth...


Ten White Geese: A Novel

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2013

by Gerbrand Bakker

Have you ever wanted to disappear and make a new life for yourself where no one knows your name?

Ten White Geese is the eagerly anticipated, internationally bestselling new novel by the winner of the world’s...


Libra

by Don DeLillo

From the author of White Noise (winner of the National Book Award) and Zero K

In this powerful, eerily convincing fictional speculation on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Don DeLillo chronicles Lee Harvey...


God Is Dead

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2008

by Jr., Ron Currie

An electrifying debut from a provocative new voice in fiction that will remind readers of the best of Vonnegut

Ron Currie’s gutsy, funny book is instantly gripping: If God takes human form and dies, what...