LITERATURE

"And for God's sake, don't let me ever hear you say, 'I can't read fiction. I only have time for the truth.' Fiction is the truth, fool! Ever hear of 'literature'? That means fiction too, stupid." -John Waters

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  1. Where I'm Calling From

    Where I'm Calling From

    $16.00

    By the time of his early death in 1988, Raymond Carver had established himself as one of the great practitioners of the American short story, a writer who had not only found his own voice but imprinted it in the imaginations of thousands of readers. Learn More
  2. What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

    What We Talk About When We Talk About Love: Stories

    $15.00

    Raymond Carver's second collection of stories. Learn More
  3. What Is the What

    What Is the What

    $15.95

    Based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng who, along with thousands of other children - the so-called Lost Boys - was forced to leave his village in Sudan at the age of seven and trek hundreds of miles by foot, pursued by militias, government bombers, and wild animals, crossing the deserts of three countries to find freedom. Learn More
  4. What Happened to Sophie Wilder

    What Happened to Sophie Wilder

    $15.95

    Charlie Blakeman is living in New York, on Washington Square, struggling to write his second novel and floundering, when his college love, Sophie Wilder, returns to his life. Learn More
  5. Western

    Western: A Novel

    $13.95

    Setting out to tell the story of a mysterious cowboy—a stranger in town with a terrible secret—Christine Montalbetti is continually sidetracked by the details that occur to her along the way, her CinemaScope camera focusing not on the gunslinger’s grim and determined eyes, but on the insects crawling in the dust by his boots. Learn More
  6. We Have Always Lived In The Castle

    We Have Always Lived In The Castle

    $15.00

    Taking readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis. Learn More
  7. We Are What We Pretend To Be (paperback)

    We Are What We Pretend To Be: The First and Last Works

    $12.99

    Called "our finest black-humorist" by The Atlantic Monthly, Kurt Vonnegut was one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Now his first and last works come together for the first time in print, in a collection aptly titled after his famous phrase, We Are What We Pretend To Be. Learn More
  8. Watch The Doors As They Close

    Watch The Doors As They Close

    $10.00

    “This is the story of Anselm.” A woman plans to set down a faithful portrait of her ex-lover, just days after he’s fled their one-room romance. But as she looks back on the crash-and-burn affair, her writing quickly reveals her own contempt for and obsession with moody, unpredictable Anselm. Learn More
  9. The Wasp Factory

    Wasp Factory: A Novel

    $15.00

    Meet Frank Cauldhame. Just sixteen, and unconventional to say the least. Learn More
  10. War Dances

    War Dances

    $14.00

    Sherman Alexie delivers a heartbreaking and hilarious collection of stories that explore the precarious balance between self-preservation and external responsibility in art, family, and the world at large. Learn More

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