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. Arthur Stacy and the Gallery of the People

    Arthur Stacy and the Gallery of the People: A Novel

    $13.95

    Grad school painter and slide librarian Arthur Stacy decided long ago that an afterlife was the ultimate choose-your-own adventure story. Learn More
  2. Artificial Light

    Artificial Light

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    Stunningly written in prose that is poetic, gripping, and highly adventurous, Artificial Light may be the first American novel to successfully treat the alternative rock scene of the 1990s as a subject for serious literature. Learn More
  3. As I Lay Dying

    As I Lay Dying

    $14.00

    "I set out deliberately to write a tour-de-force. Before I ever put pen to paper and set down the first word I knew what the last word would be and almost where the last period would fall." -William Faulkner on As I Lay Dying Learn More
  4. Ask The Dust

    Ask The Dust

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    Arturo Bandini moves to LA with plans to become a famous writer. Learn More
  5. Asking For It

    Asking For It

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    Emma O'Donovan is eighteen, beautiful, and fearless. It's the beginning of summer in a quiet Irish town and tonight she and her friends have dressed to impress. Everyone is at the party, and all eyes are on Emma. Learn More
  6. Assassination Of Margaret Thatcher

    Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories

    $16.00

    One of the most accomplished, acclaimed, and garlanded writers, Hilary Mantel delivers a brilliant collection of contemporary stories Learn More
  7. At Swim-Two-Birds

    At Swim-Two-Birds

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    A wildly comic send-up of Irish literature and culture, At Swim-Two-Birds is the story of a young, lazy, and frequently drunk Irish college student who lives with his curmudgeonly uncle in Dublin. Learn More
  8. The Atomic Weight Of Love

    Atomic Weight of Love: A Novel

    $25.95

    In her sweeping debut novel, Elizabeth J. Church takes us from the World War II years in Chicago to the vast sun-parched canyons of New Mexico in the 1970s as we follow the journey of a driven, spirited young woman, Meridian Wallace, whose scientific ambitions are subverted by the expectations of her era. Learn More
  9. Attention: People With Body Parts

    Attention: People With Body Parts

    $9.50

    This is a book of letters. Letters to our body parts. Uncensored, Attention: People With Body Parts traces naked bodies with naked language. Learn More
  10. Autoportrait

    Autoportrait

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    A brilliant and sobering self-portrait made up entirely of facts, and a companion to the harrowing book Suicide. Learn More
  11. Autumn in Peking

    Autumn in Peking

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    Vian's 1947 novel Autumn in Peking (L'Automne A Packin) is perhaps Vian's most slapstick work, with an added amount of despair in its exotic recipe for a violent cocktail drink. Learn More
  12. Baby Plan My Wedding.

    Baby Plan My Wedding

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    Are your nuptials on the horizon? Why not use the baby as a wedding planner? Learn More
  13. Bad Habits: A Love Story cover

    Bad Habits: A Love Story

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    Bad Habits is the mostly-autobiographical story of Roadís personal revolution. Learn More
  14. Bad Sex

    Bad Sex (Clancy Martin)

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    “I drink, I hurt myself and the people around me, and then I write.” Learn More
  15. Balls

    Balls: A Novel

    $14.95

    A New York story, a dark comedy, Balls: A Novel tells of the 30-year-old Henry Schiller, a songwriter and lounge-player, in love with a woman far younger and more musically gifted than himself, one with her eye on other men and the rise of her own career, whose crisis deepens when he discovers he has testicular cancer. Learn More
  16. The Baltimore Atrocities

    Baltimore Atrocities

    $17.95

    The Baltimore Atrocities is a mordant, deadpan collection of more than one hundred murders, betrayals, heartbreaks, suicides, and bureaucratic snafus—each with a half-page illustration by the author—that tells the story of a couple who spends a year in Baltimore in search of their respective siblings, who were abducted decades earlier as young children. Learn More
  17. Barren Cove

    Barren Cove: A Novel - SIGNED!

    $23.00

    Los Angeles Times Book Prize nominee Ariel S. Winter explores the secret legacy of an enigmatic family in this thrillingly atmospheric novel with a compelling and unexpected twist. Learn More
  18. Bartleby The Scrivener

    Bartleby The Scrivener

    $10.00

    Academics hail it as the beginning of modernism, but to readers around the world - even those daunted by MOBY-DICK - BARTLEBY THE SCRIVENER is simply one of the most absorbing and moving novellas ever. Learn More
  19. Bastard Out Of Carolina

    Bastard Out of Carolina: A Novel

    $16.00

    A modern literary classic, now available in a twentieth anniversary keepsake edition (with deckled-edges) with a new afterword by the author. Learn More
  20. Beautiful Losers

    Beautiful Losers

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    Hell is an apartment in Montreal, where a bereaved and lust-tormented narrator constructs his relations with the dead. Learn More
  21. Beatiful You (paperback)

    Beautiful You: A Novel

    $14.95

    From the author of Fight Club, the classic portrait of the damaged contemporary male psyche, now comes this novel about the apocalyptic marketing possibilities of female pleasure. Sisters will be doing it for themselves. And doing it. And doing it. And doing it some more . . . Learn More
  22. Because They Wanted To

    Because They Wanted To: Stories

    $16.00

    A man tells a story to a woman sitting beside him on a plane, little suspecting what it reveals about his capacity for cruelty and contempt. Learn More
  23. Bed: Stories

    Bed: Stories

    $14.95

    A startlingly original voice announces itself immediately in this collection of award-winning stories. Learn More
  24. Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me

    Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

    $17.00

    Fariña evokes the Sixties as precisely, wittily, and poignantly as F. Scott Fitzgerald captured the Jazz Age. Learn More
  25. Before The Delusion

    Before the Delusion: Secret Vatican Files of the Pyramids and Stonehenge

    $35.00

    Dr Liam Kelly PhD, SJ is an internationally renowned scholar of Biblical history who has spent a lifetime researching pre-Christian documents hidden in the Vatican archives. Learn More

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