Literary

Best Selling / Page 265

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Literary

 

Origin

English (3247)

Asian (130)

Francophone (130)

Hispanophone (129)

Germanophone (103)

Middle eastern (91)

Australian, pacific, oceanian and polynesian (85)

Italian (51)

Nordic (45)

African (42)

Lusophone (34)

Slavic (30)

Hungarian (14)

Dutch (10)

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (8594)

French (2066)

German (28)

Spanish (3035)

Italian (1638)

 

Protection

All (8594)

DRM Free (149)

DRM (8443)

More options

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

by Rebecca Miller

At fifty, Pippa Lee seems just fine. The devoted wife of a brilliant publisher thirty years her senior, the proud mother of successful twins, and a lovely and adored friend and neighbor, she seems to glow with...


Rebellion

by Joseph Roth & Michael Hofmann

From Joseph Roth, an allegorical yet decidedly modern novelist, comes this story of postwar disillusion, the limits of faith, and "personal fate as governed by the blind, casual workings of a machine controlled...


The Great Fire

Miles Franklin Award 2004, National Book Award for Fiction 2003

by Shirley Hazzard

A great writer's sweeping story of men and women struggling to reclaim their lives in the aftermath of world conflict     The Great Fire is Shirley Hazzard's first novel since The Transit of Venus, which...


Instances of the Number 3

by Salley Vickers

When a man dies and leaves behind a wife and a mistress, we expect certain responses to follow. But as the narrator of Salley Vickers's second novel explains, "this is not an account of feminine jealousy, or...


Inheritance

by Natalie Danford

Natalie Danford's exquisitely written novel Inheritance asks a simple question: How well do we know our parents? One half of the story begins after the death of Luigi Bonocchio, an Italian immigrant whose daughter,...


Triangle

by Katharine Weber

Esther Gottesfeld is the last living survivor of the notorious 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist fire and has told her story countless times in the span of her lifetime. Even so, her death at the age of 106 leaves unanswered...


The Confessions of Max Tivoli

by Andrew Sean Greer

Today Show Book Club Pick

An extraordinarily haunting love story told in the voice of a man who appears to age backwards

We are each the love of someone's life.

So begins The Confessions of Max Tivoli, a heartbreaking...


They Tell Me of a Home

by Daniel Black

Twenty-eight-year-old protagonist Tommy Lee Tyson steps off the Greyhound bus in his hometown of Swamp Creek, Arkansas--a place he left when he was eighteen, vowing never to return. Yet fate and a Ph.D. in black...


The Last of Her Kind

by Sigrid Nunez

The Last of Her Kind introduces two women who meet as freshmen on the Columbia campus in 1968. Georgette George does not know what to make of her brilliant, idealistic roommate, Ann Drayton, and her obsessive...


The Echo Maker

National Book Award for Fiction 2006

by Richard Powers

On a winter night on a remote Nebraska road, 27-year-old Mark Schluter flips his truck in a near-fatal accident. His older sister Karin, his only near kin, returns reluctantly to their hometown to nurse Mark...


The Bird Artist

by Howard Norman

Howard Norman's The Bird Artist, the first book of his Canadian trilogy, begins in 1911. Its narrator, Fabian Vas is a bird artist: He draws and paints the birds of Witless Bay, his remote Newfoundland coastal...


Picking Bones from Ash

by Marie Mutsuki Mockett

Ghosts lurk in the bamboo forest outside the tiny northern Japanese town where Satomi lives with her elusive mother, Atsuko. A preternaturally gifted pianist, Satomi wrestles with inner demons. Her fall from...


Cion

by Zakes Mda

A Picador Paperback Original

 

The hero of Zakes Mda's beloved Ways of Dying, Toloki, sets down with a family in Middle America and uncovers the story of the runaway slaves who were their ancestors.

 

Toloki,...


The Lover's Dictionary

by David Levithan

basis, n.

There has to be a moment at the beginning when you wonder whether you’re in love with the person or in love with the feeling of love itself.

If the moment doesn’t pass, that’s it—you’re done....


To the Birdhouse

by Cathleen Schine

Newlywed Alice Brody appears to have the perfect life. The one fly in the ointment is her mother’s detestable boyfriend, Louie Scifo: champion of incredibly bad taste and a bona fide stalker. After Alice’s...


The Way to Paradise

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Natasha Wimmer

A New York Times Notable Book

Flora Tristán, the illegitimate child of a wealthy Peruvian father and French mother, grows up in poverty and journeys to Peru to demand her inheritance. On her return in 1844,...


The War of the End of the World

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Helen Lane

Deep within the remote backlands of nineteenth-century Brazil lies Canudos, home to all the damned of the earth: prostitutes, bandits, beggars, and every kind of outcast. It is a place where history and civilization...


The Language of Passion

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Natasha Wimmer

Internationally acclaimed novelist Mario Vargas Llosa has contributed a biweekly column to Spain’s major newspaper, El País, since 1977. In this collection of columns from the 1990s, Vargas Llosa weighs in...


The Bad Girl

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Edith Grossman

A New York Times Notable Book of 2007

"Splendid, suspenseful, and irresistible . . . A contemporary love story that explores the mores of the urban 1960s--and 70s and 80s."--The New York Times Book Review

Ricardo...


In Praise of the Stepmother

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Helen Lane

With meticulous observation and the seductive skill of a great storyteller, Vargas Llosa lures the reader into the shadow of perversion that, little by little, darkens the extraordinary happiness and harmony...