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Uncle Tom's Cabin & The Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin

by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe, published in 1852. After the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin, Southerners accused Stowe of misrepresenting slavery. In order...


Good Morning Rome

by Michele Ponte

A short story by the Italian author Michele Ponte, Good Morning Rome will surprise you. They come to Rome by plane, boat, train, coach. They hitchhike or they come on foot. They come looking for success, hope,...


And then, she ...

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Who is Zora? Why did you leave such a desperate letter in a copy of the famous novel Perfume by Patrick Suskind? And how did this book end up in a book club in a small American town lost in the middle of nowhere?...


The Social Contract & Emile

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, G. D. H. Cole & Barbara Foxley

The Social Contract, originally published as On the Social Contract; or, Principles of Political Rights, is a book in which Rousseau theorized about the best way to establish a political community in the face...


Shattered Justice: A Savage Murder and the Death of Three Families' Innocence

by John Philpin

A family's horror— one child murdered . . .another destroyed.

The Crowes’ neighbors in the peaceful middle classcommunity in San Diego’s North County were shockedby the savagery of the crime—a young girl...


The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris

by John Baxter

Thrust into the unlikely role of professional "literary walking tour" guide, an expat writer provides the most irresistibly witty and revealing tour of Paris in years.

In this enchanting memoir, acclaimed author...


Cervantes Street

by Jaime Manrique

A mesmerizing fictional biography of Miguel de Cervantes (author of Don Quixote) that Junot Diaz calls a "masterpiece."


Savage Coast

by Muriel Rukeyser & Rowena Kennedy-Epstein

Never before published, this autobiographical novel captures the politics and passion of the Spanish Civil War.


My Struggle: Book 3

My Struggle #3

by Karl Ove Knausgaard & Don Bartlett

The third volume—the book that made Knausgaard a phenomenon in the United States—in the addictive New York Times bestselling series

A family of four—mother, father, and two boys—move to the south coast...


We Were Flying to Chicago

by Kevin Clouther

A debut collection in which characters find unexpected moments of profound insight while navigating the monotony of daily life.


Hysterical: Anna Freud's Story

by Rebecca Coffey

Anna Freud spent fifty-four years in a relationship with another woman. So why did she publicly support her father's "wisdom" about lesbianism-and why did she become a psychoanalyst? Told from her perspective,...


This Little Piggy

by M.G. Crisci

A DISTURBING TALE OF WALL STREET'S LUNATIC FRINGE.

Sandra Martini thought she had it all: fulfilling career, storybook marriage, two loving children and lots of country clubs...at least until husband Victor,...


The Cape: and Other Stories from the Japanese Ghetto

by Kenji Nakagami & Eve Zimmerman

Explosive stories of the little-known burakumin from one of Japan's great postwar literary masters.


Palmerino

by Melissa Pritchard

A richly atmospheric, supernaturally shaded novel based on the true story of a brilliant Victorian-era writer and intellectual


All the Happiness You Deserve

by Michael Piafsky

Piafsky’s captivating, Tarot-inspired debut depicts the dramatic arc of an Everyman’s life from childhood to old age.


A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries

by Kaylie Jones

The inspiration for the Merchant Ivory film starring Kris Kristofferson and Barbara Hershey.


Le Coeur rouge de la bohème

by Klaus Carl

The self-appointed “leader” of the artists’ group Die Brücke (Bridge), founded in Dresden in 1905, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was a key figure in the early development of German Expressionism. His first works...


Bitter Eden

by Tatamkhulu Afrika

ONE OF NPR'S GREAT READS OF 2014

A modern classic being introduced to the United States for the first time, Tatamkhulu Afrika's autobiographical novel illuminating the profound and incomparable bonds forged...


Life & Death In an American Harem

by L. M. Ollie

Based on true events which took place in the early 60's, this is a story that confirms the truth of the adage "Be careful what you wish for".

Determined to leave behind a life of poverty, Lizzie Lambert dreamt...


Christopher & His Kind

by Christopher Isherwood

Christopher and His Kind is an intriguing slice of autobiography. It covers ten years in the writer's life-from 1929, when Isherwood left England to spend a week in Berlin and decided to stay there indefinitely,...