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"A novelistic mosaic that simultaneously reads like a thriller and like a strange, dreamlike excursion into the subconscious." -The New York Times

Years ago, when House of Leaves was first being passed around, it was nothing more than a badly bundled... Read more about House of Leaves

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WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE

"Bring Up the Bodies is astringent and purifying, stripping away the cobwebs and varnish of history. The English past comes to seem like something vivid, strange, and brand new. . . Fascinating and suspenseful." -... Read more about Bring Up the Bodies

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In 1962, Madeleine L'Engle debuted her novel A Wrinkle in Time, which would go on to win the 1963 Newbery Medal. Bridging science and fantasy, darkness and light, fear and friendship, the story became a classic of children's literature and is beloved... Read more about A Wrinkle in Time

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From the National Book Award-winning author of The Corrections, a collection of essays that reveal him to be one of our sharpest, toughest, and most entertaining social critics

While the essays in this collection range in subject matter from the sex-... Read more about How to Be Alone

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An experiment in social isolation turns into a journey of self-discovery as a photojournalist commits to chronicle 60 days in New York city without talking to a single person.

More than just an exercise in observation and self-control, he's hoping to... Read more about The Sound of the World By Heart

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In 1865 Boston, the members of the Dante Club - poets and Harvard professors Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, and James Russell Lowell, along with publisher J.T. Fields - are finishing America's first translation of The Divine C... Read more about The Dante Club

#8

A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction,

Infinite Jest explores essentia... Read more about Infinite Jest

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Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when ... Read more about The Secret History

#10

The "brilliant, funny, meaningful novel" (The New Yorker) that established J. D. Salinger as a leading voice in American literature-and that has instilled in millions of readers around the world a lifelong love of books.

"If you really want to hea... Read more about The Catcher in the Rye

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