Books About People Living in Close Quarters

How to Be Bored (The School of Life) Cover Image
$18.70
ISBN: 9781250078674
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Published: Picador - January 3rd, 2017

In the latest installment of the acclaimed School of Life series, learn how to make peace with your down time—and even benefit from it.


Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780465062881
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Published: Basic Books - April 28th, 2015

The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age.


To Be Taught, If Fortunate Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062936011
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Published: Harper Voyager - September 3rd, 2019

A Hugo and Locus Award Nominee!

“Extraordinary . . . A future sci-fi masterwork in a new and welcome tradition.” -- Joanne Harris, author if Chocolat


On a Sunbeam Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781250178138
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Published: First Second - October 2nd, 2018

“Tillie Walden is the future of comics, and On a Sunbeam is her best work yet. It’s a ‘space’ story unlike any you’ve ever read, with a rich, lived-in universe of complex characters.” —Brian K. Vaughan, Saga and Paper Girls

Two timelines. Second chances. One love.


Do You Dream of Terra-Two? Cover Image
By Temi Oh
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534437401
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 13th, 2019

An NPR favorite book of 2019
Winner of the ALA/YALSA Alex Award

When an Earth-like planet is discovered, a team of six teens, along with three veteran astronauts, embark on a twenty-year trip to set up a planet for human colonization—but find that space is more deadly than they ever could have imagined.


High-Rise: A Novel Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780871404022
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Published: Liveright - April 16th, 2012

"Harsh and ingenious! High Rise is an intense and vivid bestiary, which lingers unsettlingly in the mind." —Martin Amis, New Statesman


Solaris Cover Image
By Stanislaw Lem, Joanna Kilmartin (Translated by), Steve Cox (Translated by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780156027601
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Published: Mariner Books - November 20th, 2002

“A fantastic book.” —Steven Soderbergh
 
When psychologist Kris Kelvin arrives at the planet Solaris to study the ocean that covers its surface, he finds himself confronting a painful memory embodied in the physical likeness of a past lover.


Lord of the Flies: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By William Golding, Lois Lowry (Foreword by), Stephen King (Introduction by), E. M. Forster (Contributions by), Jennifer Buehler (Contributions by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143129400
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 15th, 2016

William Golding’s unforgettable classic of boyhood adventure and the savagery of humanity comes to Penguin Classics in a stunning Graphic Deluxe Edition with a new foreword by Lois Lowry
 


All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780765397539
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Published: Tor.com - May 2nd, 2017

Winner: 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novella
Winner: 2018 Nebula Award for Best Novella
Winner: 2018 Alex Award
Winner: 2018 Locus Award
One of the Verge's Best Books of 2017
A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller