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Destroy, She Said Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780802151544
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Published: Grove Press - January 18th, 1994

In this classic novel by the best-selling author of The Lover, erotic intrigue masks a chillingly deceptive form of madness. Elisabeth Alione is convalescing in a hotel in rural France when she meets two men and another woman.


The Vegetarian Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781101906118
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Published: Hogarth Press - August 23rd, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize


The Passion Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780802135223
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Published: Grove Press - August 7th, 1997

Jeanette Winterson's novels have established her as one of the most important young writers in world literature. "The Passion" is perhaps her most highly acclaimed work, a modern classic that confirms her special claim on the novel.


We Have Always Lived in the Castle Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143129547
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Published: Penguin Books - October 18th, 2016

Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperback

Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books - 50 Covers competition


In Persuasion Nation Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781594482427
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 6th, 2007

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the novel Lincoln in the Bardo and the story collection Tenth of December, a 2013 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction.


Beloved Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400033416
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened.


The Book of Frank Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781933517490
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Published: Wave Books - November 1st, 2010

Winner of the 2009 Gil Ott Book Award, this expanded edition of The Book of Frank features additional "Frank" poems and an essay by Eileen Myles.

Praised by poet Anne Waldman as a "voyeuresque surreal portrait," The Book of Frank is also, in the words of poet-critic Alan Gilbert, a "candid portrayal of human cruelty and its resultant fantasies of escape."


How It Is Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780802150660
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Published: Grove Press - January 18th, 1994

It is one thing to be informed by Shakespeare that life is a tale told by an idiot signifying nothing; it is something else to encounter the idea literally presented in a novel by Samuel Beckett.