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  1. Autumn in Peking

    Autumn in Peking

    $18.00

    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
  2. Avenue of Mysteries

    Avenue of Mysteries

    $17.00

    John Irving returns to the themes that established him as one of our most admired and beloved authors in this absorbing novel of fate and memory. Learn More
  3. Bad Habits: A Love Story cover

    Bad Habits: A Love Story

    $14.95

    Bad Habits is the mostly-autobiographical story of Roadís personal revolution. Learn More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Beautiful Losers

    Beautiful Losers

    $16.00

    Hell is an apartment in Montreal, where a bereaved and lust-tormented narrator constructs his relations with the dead. Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Bed: Stories

    Bed: Stories

    $14.95

    A startlingly original voice announces itself immediately in this collection of award-winning stories. Learn More
  12. 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
  13. Beginners

    Beginners

    $15.00

    Here is the original manuscript of Raymond Carver’s seminal 1981 collection, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. Learn More
  14. Beside The Sea

    Beside The Sea

    $12.95

    A single mother takes her two sons on a trip to the seaside. They stay in a hotel, drink hot chocolate, and go to the funfair. She wants to protect them from an uncaring and uncomprehending world. She knows that it will be the last trip for her boys. Learn More
  15. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009

    $14.00

    This 'great volume' highlights the 'very best of this year's fiction, nonfiction, alternative comics, screenplys, blogs and more' (OK!). Compiled by Dave Eggers and students from his San Francisco writing center, it is "both uproarious and illuminating" (Publishers Weekly). Learn More
  16. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010

    $14.95

    An eclectic volume introduced by David Sedaris and compiled by Dave Eggers and students of his San Francisco writing center, who don’t leave a stone unturned in their search for nonrequired gems. Learn More
  17. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011

    $14.95

    An eclectic volume introduced by Guillermo del Toro and compiled by Dave Eggers and students of his San Francisco writing center, who don’t leave a stone unturned in their search for nonrequired gems. Learn More
  18. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012

    $14.95

    The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Learn More
  19. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014

    $14.95

    The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Learn More
  20. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015

    $14.95

    Adam Johnson, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Orphan Master’s Son, works with group of high school students out of 826 San Francisco to select the year’s best new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and category-defying gems aimed at readers 15 and up. Learn More
  21. Best American Short Stories 2014

    Best American Short Stories 2014

    $14.95

    The Best American Short Stories 2014 will be selected by national best-selling author Jennifer Egan, who won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction for A Visit from the Goon Squad, heralded by Time magazine as “a new classic of American fiction.” Egan “possesses a satirist’s eye and a romance novelist’s heart” (New York Times Book Review). Learn More
  22. Big Brother: A Novel (sotfcover)

    Big Brother: A Novel

    $15.99

    Big Brother is a striking novel about siblings, marriage, and obesity from Lionel Shriver, the acclaimed author the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin. Learn More
  23. Big Ray: A Novel

    Big Ray: A Novel (tpb)

    $14.00

    Big Ray's temper and obesity define him. When Big Ray dies, his son feels mostly relief, dismissing his other emotions. Learn More
  24. Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk: A Novel

    Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk: A Novel

    $14.99

    A ferocious firefight with Iraqi insurgents at "the battle of Al-Ansakar Canal"—three minutes and forty-three seconds of intense warfare caught on tape by an embedded Fox News crew—has transformed the eight surviving men of Bravo Squad into America's most sought-after heroes. Learn More
  25. Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure

    Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure

    $18.95

    A darkly comic, satirical reference book about writers who never made it into the literary canon. Learn More

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