"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. Zombies! Zombies! Zombies!

    Zombies! Zombies! Zombies!


    Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! is the darkest, the living-deadliest, scariest--and dare we say most tasteful--collection of zombie stories ever assembled. It’s so good, it's a no-brainer. Learn More
  2. You Think That's Bad

    You Think That's Bad: Stories


    Following Like You’d Understand, Anyway—awarded the Story Prize and a finalist for the National Book Award—Jim Shepard returns with an even more wildly diverse collection of astonishingly observant stories. Learn More
  3. You Could Be Home By Now

    You Could Be Home By Now


    An hour and a half outside Tucson, Arizona, The Commons is a luxury retirement community where no full-time resident under the age of fifty-five is permitted. Learn More
  4. You & Me

    You And Me: A Novel


    The cult hit The Interrogative Mood—a Best Book of the Year selection by, GQ, The Believer, Time Out New York, and elsewhere—reminded readers that Padgett Powell is one of the enduring stars of American fiction, an electric novelist with a pitch-perfect ear for the way Americans talk and the strange things we say and believe. Learn More
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    x (McSweeney's Poetry)


    In x, Dan Chelotti conjures voices that wander, pause, analyze, articulate, attempt to enlighten, fail to enlighten, and then answer that failure with laughter. Learn More
  6. Wonderstruck



    From Brian Selznick, the creator of the Caldecott Medal winner THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET, comes another breathtaking tour de force. Learn More
  7. Wolf Winter

    Wolf Winter


    ‘Wolf winter,’ she said, her voice small. ‘I wanted to ask about it. You know, what it is.’ He was silent for a long time. ‘It’s the kind of winter that will remind us we are mortal,’ he said. ‘Mortal and alone.’ Learn More
  8. Wittgenstein Jr : A Novel

    Wittgenstein Jr : A Novel


    The writer Hari Kunzru says “made me feel better about the Apocalypse than I have in ages” is back—with a hilarious coming-of-age love story. Learn More
  9. Witches on the Road Tonight

    Witches on the Road Tonight


    From the best-selling author of The Dress Lodger, comes a brilliant new novel about the secrets, lies, and fears that haunt several generations of one Appalachian family. Learn More
  10. Wind/Pinball

    Wind/Pinball: Two Novels


    In the spring of 1978, a young Haruki Murakami sat down at his kitchen table and began to write. The result: two remarkable short novels—Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball, 1973—that launched the career of one of the most acclaimed authors of our time. Learn More
  11. Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself

    Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself


    Walt Whitman’s iconic collection of poems, Leaves of Grass, has earned a reputation as a sacred American text. Whitman himself made such comparisons, going so far as to use biblical verse as a model for his own. Learn More
  12. The Whispering Swarm

    Whispering Swarm: Book One of The Sanctuary of the White Friars


    Almost anyone who has read or written Science Fiction or fantasy has been inspired by the work of Michael Moorcock. Learn More
  13. While Mortals Sleep

    While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction


    Smart, whimsical, and often scathing, the fiction of Kurt Vonnegut influenced a generation of American writers -- including Dave Eggers, author of this volume’s Foreword. In these previously unpublished gems, Vonnegut’s originality infuses a unique landscape of factories, trailers, and bars -- and characters who pit their dreams and fears against a cruel and sometimes comically indifferent world. Learn More
  14. When You Are Old

    When You Are Old: Early Poems and Fairy Tales (Penguin Drop Cap: Y)


    From A to Z, the Penguin Drop Caps series collects 26 unique hardcovers—featuring cover art by type superstar Jessica Hische Learn More
  15. When It Happens to You: A Novel in Stories

    When It Happens to You: A Novel in Stories


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    When it happens to you, you will be surprised. That thing they say about how you knew all the time, but just weren't facing it? That might be the case, but nevertheless, there you will be. Learn More
  16. What Is Poetry?

    What Is Poetry?


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    The extraordinary collection from legendary poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- one of North America's most respected and well-known poets. Learn More
  17. What Is All This? SC

    What Is All This? Uncollected Stories SC


    Stephen Dixon is one of the most acclaimed authors of short stories in the history of American letters. His work, characterized by mordant humor and a frank attention to human sexuality, has earned him a Guggenheim Fellowship, the American Academy Institute of Arts and Letters Prize for Fiction, the O. Henry Award, and the Pushcart Prize. Learn More
  18. The Water Knife

    Water Knife: A Novel


    Paolo Bacigalupi, New York Times best-selling author of The Windup Girl and National Book Award finalist, delivers a near-future thriller that casts new light on how we live today—and what may be in store for us tomorrow. Learn More
  19. The Voice of Witness Reader

    Voice of Witness Reader: Ten Years of Amplifying Unheard Voices


    For ten years, Voice of Witness has illuminated contemporary human rights crises through its remarkable oral history book series. Learn More
  20. Updraft



    In a city of living bone rising high above the clouds, where danger hides in the wind and the ground is lost to legend, a young woman must expose a dangerous secret to save everyone she loves. Learn More
  21. Ugly Girls

    Ugly Girls: A Novel


    Perry and Baby Girl are best friends, though you wouldn’t know it if you met them. Learn More
  22. Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights: A Novel

    Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights: A Novel


    From Salman Rushdie, one of the great writers of our time, comes a spellbinding work of fiction that blends history, mythology, and a timeless love story. A lush, richly layered novel in which our world has been plunged into an age of unreason, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights is a breathtaking achievement and an enduring testament to the power of storytelling. Learn More
  23. The Truth Is A Cave In The Black Mountains

    Truth Is A Cave In The Black Mountains: A Tale Of Travel And Darkness With Pictures Of All Kinds


    Beautifully illustrated by renowned artist Eddie Campbell, this is a four-color edition of Neil Gaiman's award-winning novelette "The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains," a haunting story of family, the otherworld, and a search for hidden treasure. Learn More
  24. Trouble: A Novel

    Trouble: A Novel


    A vibrant story of female friendship and midlife sexual awakening from the acclaimed author of The Great Man. Learn More
  25. Triburbia

    Triburbia: A Novel


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    Thrown together by circumstance, a group of fathers—a sound engineer, a sculptor, a film producer, a chef, a memoirist, a gangster—meets each morning at a local Tribeca coffee shop after walking their children to their exclusive school. Learn More

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