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Dune By Frank Herbert Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780441013593
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Published: Ace - August 2nd, 2005

• DUNE: PART TWO • THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE NOW IN THEATERS


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Prosper's Demon By K. J. Parker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250260512
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Published: Tordotcom - January 28th, 2020

"As if Deadpool had slipped into the body of the Witcher Geralt." —The New York Times

In the pitch dark, witty fantasy novella Prosper's Demon, K. J. Parker deftly creates a world with vivid, unbending rules, seething with demons, broken faith, and worse men.


Shadow & Claw: The First Half of The Book of the New Sun By Gene Wolfe Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312890179
Published: Orb Books - October 15th, 1994

The Book of the New Sun is unanimously acclaimed as Gene Wolfe's most remarkable work, hailed as "a masterpiece of science fantasy comparable in importance to the major works of Tolkien and Lewis" by Publishers Weekly.

Shadow & Claw
brings together the first two books of the tetralogy in one volume:


The Odyssey By Homer, Emily Wilson (Translated by) Cover Image
By Homer, Emily Wilson (Translated by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356250
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 6th, 2018

A New York Times Notable Book of 2018

"Wilson’s language is fresh, unpretentious and lean…It is rare to find a translation that is at once so effortlessly easy to read and so rigorously considered." —Madeline Miller, author of Circe


The Complete Cosmicomics By Italo Calvino Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544577879
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Published: Mariner Books Classics - September 8th, 2015

The definitive edition of the cosmicomics, Italo Calvino's short stories explore natural phenomena and the origins of the universe.


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My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609450786
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Published: Europa Editions - September 25th, 2012

Soon to be an HBO series, book one in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends growing up in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted family epic by Italy’s most beloved and acclaimed writer, Elena Ferrante, “one of the great novelists of our time.” (Roxana Robinson, The New York Times)
 


Hopscotch: A Novel By Julio Cortázar Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780394752846
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Published: Pantheon - February 12th, 1987

"Cortazar's masterpiece ... The first great novel of Spanish America" (The Times Literary Supplement) Winner of the National Book Award for Translation in 1967, translated by Gregory Rabassa


The Hobbit By J.R.R. Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien (Illustrator) Cover Image
By J.R.R. Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780547928227
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 18th, 2012

The journey through Middle-earth begins here with J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to his Lord of the Rings trilogy.


And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062073488
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 29th, 2011

"If you’re one of the few who haven’t experienced the genius of Agatha Christie, this novel is a stellar starting point." — DAVID BALDACCI, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

An exclusive authorized edition of the most famous and beloved stories from the Queen of Mystery.


The Witch Elm: A Novel By Tana French Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735224643
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Published: Penguin Books - July 30th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller and a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, The New York Times Book Review, Amazon, The Boston Globe, LitHub, Vulture, Slate, Elle, Vox, and Electric Literature

“Tana French’s best and most intricately nuanced novel yet.” —The New York Times


Conversations with Friends: A Novel By Sally Rooney Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451499066
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Published: Crown - August 7th, 2018

NOW A HULU ORIGINAL SERIES • From the New York Times bestselling author of Normal People . . . “[A] cult-hit . . . [a] sharply realistic comedy of adultery and friendship.”—Entertainment Weekly
 


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The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316229296
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Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015

At the end of the world, a woman must hide her secret power and find her kidnapped daughter in this "intricate and extraordinary" Hugo Award winning novel of power, oppression, and revolution. (The New York Times)

This is the way the world ends. . .for the last time.


Uprooted: A Novel By Naomi Novik Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804179058
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Published: Del Rey - March 1st, 2016

NEBULA AWARD WINNER • HUGO AWARD FINALIST • “If you want a fantasy with strong characters and brilliantly original variations on ancient stories, try Uprooted!”—Rick Riordan
 


Hild: A Novel (The Hild Sequence) By Nicola Griffith Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250056092
Published: Picador - October 28th, 2014

The award-winning author Nicola Griffith's brilliant, lush, sweeping historical novel about the rise of the most powerful woman of the Middle Ages: Hild.


Lexicon: A Novel By Max Barry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143125426
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Published: Penguin Books - April 1st, 2014

"About as close you can get to the perfect cerebral thriller: searingly smart, ridiculously funny, and fast as hell. Lexicon reads like Elmore Leonard high out of his mind on Snow Crash." —Lev Grossman, New York Times bestselling author of The Magicians and The Magician King


The Immortalists By Chloe Benjamin Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735215092
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 5th, 2019

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post • NPR • Entertainment Weekly • Real Simple • Marie Claire • New York Public Library • LibraryReads • The Skimm &bull


The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) By Donna Tartt Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316055444
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 7th, 2015

A young New Yorker grieving his mother's death is pulled into a gritty underworld of art and wealth in this "extraordinary" and beloved Pulitzer Prize winner from the author of The Secret History that "connects with the heart as well as the mind" (Stephen King, New York Times Book Review).

Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculo