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. One More Thing

    One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories

    $24.95

    B.J. Novak's One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories is an endlessly entertaining, surprisingly sensitive, and startlingly original debut that signals the arrival of a brilliant new voice in American fiction. Learn More
  2. Plotto

    Plotto: The Master Book of All Plots

    $24.95

    A classic how-to manual, William Wallace Cook’s Plotto is one writer’s personal method, painstakingly diagrammed for the benefit of others. Learn More
  3. Pow!

    Pow!

    $27.50

    In this novel by the 2012 Nobel Laureate in Literature, a benign old monk listens to a prospective novice’s tale of depravity, violence, and carnivorous excess while a nice little family drama—in which nearly everyone dies—unfurls. But in this tale of sharp hatchets, bad water, and a rusty WWII mortar, we can’t help but laugh. Reminiscent of the novels of dark masters of European absurdism like Günter Grass, Witold Gombrowicz, or Jakov Lind, Mo Yan’s Pow! is a comic masterpiece. Learn More
  4. Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Drop Cap: A)

    $22.00

    From A to Z, the Penguin Drop Caps series collects 26 unique hardcovers—featuring cover art by type superstar Jessica Hische Learn More
  5. Raised from the Ground

    Raised from the Ground

    $26.00

    A multigenerational family saga that paints a sweeping portrait of twentieth-century Portugal. Learn More
  6. Sacre Blue

    Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d'Art

    $26.99

    A rollicking tale that features special printed map endpapers and more than two dozen masterpieces of art throughout the book, Sacre Bleu is better than a day at the museum! Learn More
  7. Siddhartha

    Siddhartha (Penguin Drop Cap: H)

    $20.00

    From A to Z, the Penguin Drop Caps series collects 26 unique hardcovers—featuring cover art by type superstar Jessica Hische Learn More
  8. Significant Objects

    Significant Objects

    $24.99

    Collects the results of a literary experiment in which a best-selling or popular author wrote a short fictional prose story about an object on eBay, raising its value; the profit from the object’s sale then went to charity. Learn More
  9. Soul Of A Whore And Purvis

    Soul of a Whore and Purvis: Two Plays in Verse

    $20.00

    Two plays—hilarious and searing in equal measure—by one of our most essential and original authors Learn More
  10. Sugarless: A Novel

    Sugarless: A Novel

    $24.95

    Things look bad for Rick Lahrem, a high school sophomore in a cookie-cutter Chicago suburb in 1976. His mother’s second husband is a licensed psychologist who eats like an ape, his stepsister is a stoner slut, and his father is engaged to a Southern belle. Rick’s only solace is his growing collection of original Broadway-cast LPs, bought on the sly at Wax Trax. Learn More

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