General Literature, Class

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Written by King, Stephen
Soon to be a major motion picture--Stephen King's terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, "a landmark in American literature" (Chicago Sun-Times)--about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as evil without a name: It. Welcome to Derry, Maine.
September 5, 2017 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company |
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Written by Ammaniti, Niccolo
Summer has ended, but the heat will not let up. Ash has covered everything. Weeds and wheat grow around the cars abandoned in the road. Anna and Astor live in the house behind the fence, surviving in a world stripped of adults. The rooms are piled high with rubbish. Their mother's skeleton lies perfect on the bed.
February 6, 2018 | Paperback | Canongate Books |
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Written by Lazar, Zachary
"I am stunned by the daring, meticulous, and unsentimental intelligence of this riveting book . . . Vengeance is a masterwork, the most important American book I've read this year, and the most moving and mesmerizing. --Francisco Goldman, author of Say Her Name
February 13, 2018 | Paperback | Catapult | 272 Pages |
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Written by Hoby, Hermione
"What do you get when a writer of extreme intelligence, insight, style and beauty chronicles the lives of self-absorbed hedonists--The Great Gatsby, Bright Lights, Big City, and now Neon in Daylight. Hermione Hoby paints a garish world that drew me in and held me spellbound. She is a marvel." --Ann Patchett, author of Commonwealth
January 9, 2018 | Paperback | Catapult | 220 Pages |


Written by Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer
The Booker Prize-winning novel--intertwining the narratives of two women, past and present, and their relationships to India--from the novelist, short story writer, and two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Partly set in colonial India during the 1920s, Heat and Dust tells the story of Olivia, a beautiful woman suffocated by the propriety and social co
December 12, 2017 | Paperback | Counterpoint LLC | 208 Pages |
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Written by Craig, Charmaine
A beautiful and poignant story of one family during the most violent and turbulent years of world history, Miss Burma is a powerful novel of love and war, colonialism and ethnicity, and the ties of blood. Miss Burma tells the story of modern-day Burma through the eyes of Benny and Khin, husband and wife, and their daughter Louisa.
March 20, 2018 | Paperback | Grove Press | 368 Pages |
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Written by Nguyen, Viet Thanh
Published in hardcover to astounding acclaim, The Refugees is the remarkable debut collection of short stories by Viet Thanh Nguyen, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The Sympathizer.
January 2, 2018 | Paperback | Grove Press | 224 Pages |
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Written by Hoffenberg, Mason
Originally banned in Paris and published by the Olympia Press under the pseudonym Maxwell Kenton, Candy is the scandalous 1958 novel cowritten by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg, now reissued with an introduction by B. J. Novak. Candy was greeted in America by white-hot controversy, becoming a bestseller and helping to cement Southern's reputation as a legendary absurdist comic.
January 16, 2018 | Paperback | Grove Press | 288 Pages |
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Written by Henstra, Sarah
A smart, dark, and take-no-prisoners look at rape culture and the extremes to which ideology can go, The Red Word is a campus novel like no other. As her sophomore year begins, Karen enters into the back-to-school revelry--particularly at a fraternity called GBC.
March 13, 2018 | Paperback | Black Cat | 352 Pages |
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Written by Olafsdottir, Audur Ava
Winner of the Icelandic Literary Prize, Hotel Silence is a delightful and heartwarming new novel from Auour Ava Olafsdottir, a writer who "upends expectations" (New York Times). Told with grace, insight, and humor, this is the story of one man's surprising mid-life adventure of self-discovery that leads him to find a new reason for being.
February 13, 2018 | Paperback | Grove Press, Black Cat | 288 Pages |

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