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Delisle explores the complexities of a city that represents so much to so many, examining the impact of the conflict on…

Heads or Tails

A stunningly designed and packaged collection of some of the most poetic and confident short fiction stories being…

To Kill A Mockingbird

Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores the irrationality of adult attitudes toward race and…

Their Eyes Were Watching God

A novel about black Americans in Florida that centers on the life of Janie and her three marriages.

Native Son

The negative forces of a white world close around Bigger Thomas, who discovers a distorted freedom in acts of violence…

Invisible Man

The nameless protagonist grows up in the South, attends a Negro college, moves to New York and becomes the spokesman of…

The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter

Carson McCullers's unforgettable tale of moral isolation in a small southern mill town in the 1930s.

The Grapes of Wrath

Depicts the hardships and suffering endured by the Joad family as they journey from Oklahoma to California during the…


A contemporary classic depicting the struggles of a U.S. airman attempting to survive the lunacy and depravity of a World…

The Age of Innocence

An elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in the highest circles of New York social life during the 1870's.


Saga is the story of Hazel, a child born to star-crossed parents from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war.

Nijigahara Holograph

Follows the paths of a mysterious girl, a physically and emotionally scarred young teacher, an obsessed bully, a suicidal…

The Secret History

A group of clever, eccentric students discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from their…

Atlas Shrugged

The tremendous story of a man that said that he would stop the motor of the world—and did. 

The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but…

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…


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…

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