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The Ambassadors

by Henry James

The Ambassadors is a dark comedy, one of the masterpieces of James's final period. It follows the trip of protagonist Lewis Lambert Strether to Europe in pursuit of Chad, his widowed fiancee's supposedly wayward...


What Maisie Knew

by Henry James

When Beale and Ida Farange are divorced, the court decrees that their only child, the very young Maisie, will shuttle back and forth between them, spending six months of the year with each. The parents are immoral...


The Sound Mixers

by Eric Scott

It's 1971 and rock and roll was at its height. Small-time Australian agent Wayne Zemmerman scored an unimaginable coup when he signs British supergroup Andromeda for a nationwide tour. Showbiz reporter Scottie...


Machiavelli: A Renaissance Life

by Joseph Markulin

This epic piece of storytelling brings the world of fifteenth-century Italy to life as it traces Machiavelli’s rise from young boy to controversial political thinker.

 

The often-vilified Renaissance politico...


Black List Section H

by Francis Stuart

This remarkable and powerful novel is described by Stuart himself as ‘an imaginative fiction in which only real people appear, and under their actual names where possible’, and it is generally agreed to be...


The Mind Tree: A Miraculous Child Breaks the Silence of Autism

by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay

Well-received on initial publication, The Mind Tree is truly an enthralling read. Although he is severely autistic and nearly nonverbal, Tito’s ability to communicate through his extraordinary writing is astonishing....


The Union Jack

by Imre Kertesz & Tim Wilkinson

"It was...unnecessary for me to fret about who the murderer was: Everybody was."

A haunting, never-before-translated, autobiographical novella by the 2002 Nobel Prize winner.

An unnamed narrator recounts a simple...


Love and Happiness

by Galt Niederhoffer

Jean Banks won’t give up on love.  It’s the prism through which she sees the world, the stuff of the independent movies she produces in New York City, and it created the son and daughter she shares with...


The Last Days

by Laurent Seksik & Andre Naffis-Sahely

"He looked long and deep into her eyes. "I'll go first," he said. "You'll follow me... if that's what you want."

On the 22nd February 1942 Stefan Zweig, one of the most popular authors of his generation, committed...


In Case We Die

by Danny Bland

Danny Bland’s fictional prose novel about a doomed junkie couple is given depth by his first hand experiences in the ’90s grunge rock scene. “It wasn’t the pounding headache or the all too familiar taste...


Lillian and Dash

by Sam Toperoff

This exciting novel about Dashiell Hammett (The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man) and Lillian Hellman (The Children’s Hour) reintroduces their larger-than-life personalities and the vicissitudes of their affair...


Keepers of Culture

by H Wayne Morgan

The modernists on the war in the sense that their styles and attitudes of mind dominated the discussion and production of new art. But the traditionalists remained strong in the arenas of public opinion and...


Moses, Man of the Mountain

by Zora Neale Hurston

In this 1939 novel based on the familiar story of the Exodus, Zora Neale Hurston blends the Moses of the Old Testament with the Moses of black folklore and song to create a compelling allegory of power, redemption,...


One Man's Bible

by Gao Xingjian

One Man's Bible is a fictionalized account of Gao Xingjian's life under the Chinese Communist regime. Daily life is riddled with paranoia and fear, and government propaganda turns citizens against one another....


Fairyland: Text Classics

by Sumner Locke Elliott & Dennis Altman

The final book by Sumner Locke Elliott, the award-winning author of Careful, He Might Hear You.

Drawing heavily on Locke Elliott's own experiences, Fairyland charts the life of Seaton Daly, an aspiring writer...


The Book of Ebenezer le Page

by G.B. Edwards & John Fowles

Ebenezer Le Page, cantankerous, opinionated, and charming, is one of the most compelling literary creations of the late twentieth century. Eighty years old, Ebenezer has lived his whole life on the Channel Island...


Uptown/Downtown in Old Charleston: Sketches and Stories

by Jr. Louis D. Rubin

A series of briskly paced renderings of the Holy City's dual identities, written by an acclaimed native son


A Bed in the Sticks

by Lee Dunne

A Bed in the sticks, Lee Dunne's sequel to Goodbye to the Hill opens with the hero, Paddy Maguire returning to Ireland after a short and dismal sojourn to England. He is bowed but undeaten and with his usual...


The Facts

by Philip Roth

A rigorously unfictionalized narrative that portrays Roth unadorned -- as young artist, as student , as son, as lover, as husband, as American, as Jew -- and candidly examines how close the novels have been...


Dancer

Irish Book Award for Best Novel 2004

by Colum Mccann

From the acclaimed author of This Side of Brightness, the epic life and times of Rudolf Nureyev, reimagined in a dazzlingly inventive masterpiece-published to coincide with the tenth anniversary of Nureyev's...