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Infinite Jest

A spoof on our culture featuring a drug-and-alcohol rehabilitation house. The center becomes a hotbed of revolutionary…

Notes of A Crocodile

Set in the post-martial-law era of 1990s Taipei, Notes of a Crocodile depicts the coming-of-age of a group of…

One Hundred Years of Solitude

The story of the Buendia family, set against the background of the evolution and eventual decadence of a small South…

I Capture the Castle

The story of seventeen-year-old Cassandra and her family, who live in not-so-genteel poverty in a ramshackle old English…

Labyrinths

A selection of Borges' writing including the short story The Library of Babel, in which he imagines an infinite library…

And Then There Were None

Ten strangers, each with a dark secret, are gathered together on an isolated island by a mysterious host. One by one,…

Hopscotch

Hopscotch follows the adventures of an Argentinean writer living in Paris with his lover and a circle of…

Ice

A dystopian adventure shattering the conventions of science fiction, a prescient warning of climate change and…

The Awakening

The Awakening, first published in 1899, stunned readers with its frank portrayal of the inner word of Edna…

The Yellow Wall-paper and Other Stories

A moving early work of American feminist literature for its illustration of the attitudes towards mental and physical…

Battle Royale

Criticized as violent exploitation when first published in Japan, Battle Royale is a Lord of the Flies for the 21st…

The Clan of the Cave Bear
The Clan of the Cave Bear

The first book in the Earth's Children book series which speculates on the possibilities of interactions between…

The Haunting of Hill House
The Haunting of Hill House

The story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House. At first, their stay seems…

A Rage in Harlem
A Rage in Harlem

Jackson loses his life savings to a con man, now his twin brother Goldy, who disguises himself as a nun, must help him…

Story of O
Story of O

The classic erotic novel, THE STORY OF O relates the love of a beautiful Parisian fashion photographer for Rene. As part…

Speedboat
Speedboat

Speedboat is the story of every man and woman cursed with too much consciousness and too little comprehension, and it is…

The Tunnel
The Tunnel

A novel that tells the story of an artist who becomes insane because of his inability to communicate.

The Price of Salt
The Price of Salt

Two women find love but are forced to choose between their feelings for each other and their families.

The Well of Loneliness
The Well of Loneliness

The Well of Loneliness was banned for obscenity when published in 1928. It became an international bestseller, and for…

The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea
The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea

Explores an adolescent's response to his mother's love affair with a handsome visitor to Yokohama.

Bad Behavior
Bad Behavior

A collection of the sharp, erotically-charged, audaciously funny stories that launched Gaitskill's career.

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