One of the most celebrated classics of the twentieth century, Orwell's cautionary tale of a man trapped under the gaze of an authoritarian state feels more relevant now than ever before. Winston Smith, a member of the outer Party, spends his days rewriting history to fit the narrative that his gover..
NOW A NEW BROADWAY PLAY STARRING TOM STURRIDGE AND OLIVIA WILDE Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell's chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever...``The Party told..
No creo que la sociedad que he descrito en 1984 necesariamente llegue a ser una realidad, pero si creo que puede llegar a existir algo parecido, escribia Orwell despues de publicar su novela. Corria el ano 1948, y la realidad se ha encargado de convertir esa pieza -entonces de ciencia ficcion- en un..
A las voces de Aomame -la enigmatica instructora de gimnasia y asesina- y de Tengo -el profesor de matematicas y escritor-, se suma, en este tercer volumen de la novela 1Q84, la de un nuevo personaje, un detective llamado Ushikawa. Su ultima mision, encargada por Vanguardia, el misterioso culto reli..
This deluxe three-volume paperback boxed set--gorgeously designed editions in a see-through case, with a removeable sticker on the shrink wrap packaging--is a collector's item in the making. It beautifully showcases Haruki Murakami's most ambitious novel yet, 1Q84--a love story, a mystery, a fantasy..
An American frigate, tracking down a ship-sinking monster, faces not a living creature but an incredible invention -- a fantastic submarine commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo. Suddenly a devastating explosion leaves just three survivors, who find themselves prisoners inside Nemo's death ship o..
Who would imagine how meeting a stranger would lead to the writing of this book. Walking the scenic hills in Palos Verdes Estates, California Kermit met and began a conversation with Eddie Jordan. Their friendship developed into the idea to record Kermit's numerous adventures in Africa and his life...
From one of the most powerful writers in modern fiction and World Fantasy Award winner comes a dystopian vision of a world where money reigns supreme, and nothing is so precious that it can't be bought.... The penalty for Dani Cumali's murder: 84,000. Theo works in the Criminal Audit Office. He asse..
The New York Times Bestselling Author of After This and Charming Billy Elizabeth Connelly, editor at a New York vanity press, sells the dream of publication (admittedly, to writers of questionable talent). Stories of true emotional depth rarely cross her desk. But when a young writer named Tupper Da..
Winner of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize An unflinching and riveting meditation on the pain that attends every facet of existence--love and sacrifice and intimacy and beauty--a biography of torture. Like all of Vi Khi Nao's acclaimed and award-winning work, A Brief Alphabet of Tortu..
Querry, a world-famous architect, is the victim of a terrible attack of indifference: he no longer finds meaning in art or pleasure in life. Arriving anonymously at a Congo leper village, he is diagnosed as the mental equivalent of a ``burnt-out case,`` a leper who has gone through a stage of mutila..
On the night of Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three Christmas spirits. The Ghost of Christmas Past confronts Scrooge with his youth, the Ghost of Christmas Present reveals the Cratchits' struggle amid poverty, and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come harrows Scrooge with dire visions o..
Charles Dickens wrote ``A Christmas Carol`` in six weeks at the end of 1843, during a particularly intense time of creativity. He was having financial difficulties and was determined to have the manuscript ready for publication for the Christmas market. This book contains an original size clear copy..
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. After reading Christmas Carol, the notoriously reculs..
A collection of stories of matchless charm and enduring popularity that enchanted listeners at Charles Dickens's public readings Since it was first published in 1843 A Christmas Carol has had an enduring influence on the way we think about the traditions of Christmas. Dickens's story of solitary mis..
Most famous in the realm of holiday literature for his 1843 publication, A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens was in fact a prolific writer in the yuletide genre and a great contributor to many now-prevalent traditions of the holiday itself. In 1944, A Christmas Carol, Dickens released The Chimes: A C..
Experience Charles Dickens's beloved story of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the ghosts of Christmases past, present, and future in a 90-minute full-cast drama production. Since 1996, Focus on the Family Radio Theatre has produced innovative audio entertaiment for families and individuals. These dr..
Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. In t..
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.'I am the Ghost of Christmas Present, ' said the Spirit. 'Look upon me 'A celebration of Christmas, a tale of redemption and a critique on Victorian society, Dickens' atmospheric novella follows the miserly, penny-pinc..
Unabridged edition of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, offered here for chump change. The tale was written in October 1843 to help supplement his family's income and ``strike a sledgehammer blow`` for the poor.It is the tale of a miser given a second chance. From an author needing to get out of..
Includes illustrations from the original 1843 edition This paperback edition of Charles Dickens ``A Christmas Carol`` recaptures the charm of the first edition. At a stocking stuffer price of just $9.95, it includes illustrations from the 1843edition. A lovely gift book for anyone who doesn't yet ..
This classic 1843 tale by Charles Dickens has all your favorite characters in their original telling: Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and the rest. This beautiful hard cover edition includes the original illustrations, in full color, by John Leech. The cover is also very close to the original. All ..
Deja finds out that her so-called husband is seeing another woman behind her back. He and his mistress even plan to marry. When she finds this out it sends her to the point of no return, a place where Zecman thought she would never go. Only if she knew he's doing this for them. Instead of being a sm..
A Connecticut Yankee is Mark Twain's most ambitious work, a tour de force with a science-fiction plot told in the racy slang of a Hartford workingman, sparkling with literary hijinks as well as social and political satire. Mark Twain characterized his novel as ``one vast sardonic laugh at the trivia..
In this classic satiric novel, published in 1889, Hank Morgan, a supervisor in a Connecticut gun factory, falls unconscious after being whacked on the head. When he wakes up he finds himself in Britain in 528 -- where he is immediately captured, hauled back to Camelot to be exhibited before the knig..
Linus Owen is a young professor of conspiracy theory at a small college just outside San Francisco. His marriage is foundering and his wife, Claudia, has gone to Chicago to visit her mother. But if Claudia is in Chicago, how is it that two FBI agents show up at Linus' office and inform him that Clau..
Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as ``brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times,`` A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first..
Las Vegas, 1994.The Prices are introduced by Viola, the family's outspoken matriarch: Her husband, Cecil, has shut the door behind him for the last time; and their four adult kids, scattered across the country, seem determined to send her to her grave, or at least to the hospital with worrying. Pari..
The classic American novel, re-published for the 100th anniversary of James Agee's birth Published in 1957, two years after its author's death at the age of forty-five, A Death in the Family remains a near-perfect work of art, an autobiographical novel that contains one of the most evocative depict..
Equal parts Marley and Me and The Christmas Box, a special 2-in-1 collection of inspiring and heartwarming Christmas stories about the McCray family and their trusty and loveable dogs. A Dog Named Christmas, a New York Times bestseller, touched hearts when it was published in the fall of 2008. In 20..
Lucas Ray is shocked when an adorable puppy jumps out of an abandoned building and into his arms. Though the apartment he shares with his mother, a disabled veteran, doesn't allow dogs, Lucas can't resist taking Bella home. Bella is inexplicably drawn to Lucas, even if she doesn't understand the nec..
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE From W. Bruce Cameron, the author of the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling novel A Dog's PurposeLucas Ray is shocked when an adorable puppy jumps out of an abandoned building and into his arms. Though the apartment he shares with his mother, a disabled vet..
This novel won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1955. An allegorical story of World War I, set in the trenches in France and dealing ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment, it was originally considered a sharp departure for Faulkner. Recently it has come to be recognized..
Washington Post Best Novel of the YearAn NPR Best Mystery of the Year"An engrossing and ambitious novel that vividly portrays a critical time in American history." -- Booklist (starred review) "Enthralling. A Fierce Radiance shines with fascinating detail.... Belfer's powerful portrayal of how peopl..
"A French Wedding is a sumptuous novel that will, literally take you away. It's a delightful escape to the French seaside that I, for one, never wanted to leave."--Elin Hilderbrand, bestselling author of The Identicals A French Wedding is a delicious novel about six college friends reuniting on the ..
The author of Motherless Brooklyn and The Fortress of Solitude returns with a devilishly entertaining novel about an international backgammon hustler who thinks he's psychic. Too bad about the tumor in his face.Alexander Bruno travels the world playing high stakes backgammon and hunting for amateur ..
Winner, Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, 2014Winner, Desmond Elliott Prize, 2014Winner, Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year, 2014Winner, Goldsmiths Prize, 2013Finalist for the Folio PrizeShortlisted for the Dylan Thomas PrizeNPR's Best Books of 2014The New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books ..
A History of the Present Illness takes readers into overlooked lives in the neighborhoods, hospitals, and nursing homes of San Francisco, offering a deeply humane and incisive portrait of health and illness in America today. An elderly Chinese immigrant sacrifices his demented wife's well-being to h..
WINNER OF THE 2017 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE In a dive bar in a small Israeli city, Dov Greenstein, a comedian a bit past his prime, takes the stage for his final show. Over the course of a single evening, Dov's patter becomes a kind of memoir, taking us back into the terrors of his childhood. ..
From the author of the highly acclaimed The Railwayman's Wife, called a ``literary and literate gem`` by Psychology Today, comes an emotionally resonant and profound new novel of two families, interconnected through the house that bears witness to their lives. When Elsie Gormley leaves the Brisbane ..
In his phenomenal debut novel--a mesmerizing literary thriller about the bond between two brothers and the evil they face in a small North Carolina town--author Wiley Cash displays a remarkable talent for lyrical, powerfully emotional storytelling. A Land More Kind than Home is a modern masterwork o..
From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. A young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to teach visits a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Togethe..
Mahealani Wong was named for the full moon she was born under as her Chinese grandmother believed it would bring her good luck. She has a full helping of her fathers full Hawaiian lips and the rebellious heart of an American teenager. In this vibrant tale, Mahi tries to get more than the "little too..
The two-time Booker Prize-winning author now gives us a wildly exuberant, wily new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country/continent as it does about three audacious individuals who take part in the infamous 10,000-mile race, the Redex Trial. Irene Bobs loves f..
A weekend visit to picturesque Newfoundland by a large crew of outlaw bikers leaves behind another mess for Sgt. Windflower to clean up. This time he's facing violence, murder, mystery and intrigue. This adventure has Windflower questioning everything he thought he knew. There are troubles on the ho..
Final words and heartfelt remembrances from bestselling author Pat Conroy take center stage in this winning nonfiction collection, supplemented by touching pieces from Conroy's many friends. This new volume of Pat Conroy's nonfiction brings together some of the most charming interviews, magazine ar..
Winner of the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, a Contemporary Spy Thriller for Fans of Brad Thor and John Le Carre. The last time Jonah saw Nor ed-Din, he was lying face-down in a pool of icy water in the Khyber Pass. He thought he had killed him, but now the trail of betrayal has come full circle. ..
Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him 'the bitter neighbor from hell.' But behind the cranky exterior there is a story an..