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Animal Farm

A satire on totalitarianism features farm animals that overthrow their human owner and set up their own government, only…

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

This masterful novel interweaves story and dream, past and present, and philosophy and poetry in the sardonic and erotic…

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

A criminal feigns insanity and is admitted to a mental hospital where he challenges the autocratic authority of the head…

On the Road

Follows the counterculture escapades of members of the Beat generation as they seek pleasure and meaning while traveling…

Siddhartha

A young Brahmin named Siddhartha searches for ultimate reality after meeting with the Buddha.

Geek Love

Here is the unforgettable story of the Binewskis, a circus-geek family whose matriarch and patriarch have bred their own…

Crash

In this hallucinatory novel, an automobile provides the hellish tableau in which Vaughan experiments with erotic…

Golden Boy

Max is the seeming golden boy of his family and school, but when the deep secret of his intersexuality comes out, his…

Station Eleven
Station Eleven

An audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame, and ambition set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse.

Dept. of Speculation
Dept. of Speculation

Offill's heroine, referred to in these pages as simply the wife, confronts the friction between domestic life and the…

Can't and Won't
Can't and Won't

Nimble and caustic stories that range from a single sentence to over 20 pages.

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

It is New York City in 1939. Out of their fantasies, fears, and dreams, cousins Joe and Sammy weave the legend of that…

I, Claudius
I, Claudius

Considered an idiot because of his physical infirmities, Claudius survived the intrigues and poisonings of the reigns of…

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