Literature

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TALE FOR THE TIME BEING

Written by Ozeki, Ruth
A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki--shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award "A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be." In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and
December 31, 2013 | Paperback | Penguin Group |
$18.00
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MAHE CIRCLE

Written by Simenon, Georges
"One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories." --The Guardian
May 12, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 160 Pages |
$11.00
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APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA

Written by O'Hara, John
One of Time's All-Time 100 Best Novels The writer whom Fran Lebowitz called "the real F. Scott Fitzgerald" makes his Penguin Classics debut with this beautiful deluxe edition of his best-loved book. One of the great novels of small-town American life, Appointment in Samarra is John O'Hara's crowning achievement.
April 30, 2013 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 220 Pages |
$16.00
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RIDDLE OF THE SANDS

Written by Childers, Erskine
Loosely based on the author's own experiences, The Riddle of the Sands takes readers back to the early days of the twentieth century, when Britain shared a tense rivalry with the Kaiser's Germany. Tempted by the idea of duck shooting, Carruthers is lured by his friend Davies into a yachting expedition in the Baltic, only to discover that the itinerary involves more than killing fowl.
January 25, 2011 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 299 Pages |
$17.00
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CANTERBURY TALES

Written by Chaucer, Geoffrey
"A romp for the ages" (Vanity Fair)--now with a graphic cover and deluxe packaging Renowned novelist, historian, and biographer Peter Ackroyd takes on what is arguably the greatest poem in the English language and presents it in a prose vernacular that makes it accessible to readers while preserving the spirit of the original.
November 2, 2010 | Paperback | Penguin Group |
$20.00
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COMPLETE POEMS

Written by Parker, Dorothy
Best remembered as a member of the Algonquin Round Table, the fabled Jazz Age literay coterie, Dorothy Parker built a reputations as one of the era's most beloved poets. Parker's satirical wit and sharp-edged humour earned her a reputation as the wittiest woman in America.
April 6, 2010 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 390 Pages |
$20.00
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WHITE NOISE (DELUXE EDITION)

Written by Delillo, Don
Winner of the 1985 National Book Award--from the author of Zero K A Penguin Classic Winner of the National Book Award, White Noise tells the story of Jack Gladney, his fourth wife, Babette, and four ultra-modern offspring as they navigate the rocky passages of family life to the background babble of brand-name consumerism.
December 29, 2009 | Paperback | Penguin Group |
$18.00
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HERO IN OUR TIME

Written by Lermontov, Mikhail
A brilliant new translation of a perennial favorite of Russian literature
May 1, 2009 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 174 Pages |
$15.00
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STREET OF CROCODILES AND OTHER STORIES

Written by Schulz, Bruno
The collected fiction of "one of the most original imaginations in modern Europe" (Cynthia Ozick) Bruno Schulz's untimely death at the hands of a Nazi stands as one of the great losses to modern literature. During his lifetime, his work found little critical regard, but word of his remarkable talents gradually won him an international readership.
January 1, 2008 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 335 Pages |
$17.00
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GROWTH OF THE SOIL

Written by Hamsun, Knut
The epic novel of man and nature that won its author the Nobel Prize in Literature, in the first new English translation in more than ninety years A Penguin Classic When it was first published in 1917, Growth of the Soil was immediately recognized as a masterpiece. Ninety years later it remains a transporting literary experience.
October 1, 2007 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 328 Pages |
$16.00

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