Hardbound. The Law of Love by the author of Like Water For Chocolate Laura Esquivel. A Novel with Music. With original Audio CD.
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao opens our eyes to an astonishing vision of the contemporary American experience and explores the endless human capacity to persevere—and risk it all—in the name of love.
Hotel du Lac is Brookner at her most stylish and potently subversive.
A beautiful book about the love of reading for all those who love to read.
Will Self was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys prize for his collection "The Quantity Theory of Insanity."
A selection from her unpublished fiction. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Leonard Peikoff.
Emma has been one of the most charming coming-of-age love stories for nearly two centuries.
WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE. The sequel to Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Bring Up the Bodies delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn.
Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories, particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme--With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full of children.
Translated from the French by Linda Asher.
Sofia and her fated daughters, Fe, Esperanza, Caridad, and la Loca, endure hardship and enjoy love in the sleepy New Mexico hamlet of Tome, a town teeming with marvels where the comic and the horrific, the real and the supernatural, reside.
The Time of the Hero has been acclaimed by critics around the world as one of the outstanding Spanish novels of recent decades. In the author's native Peru, this powerful social satire so outraged the authorities that a thousand copies were publicly burned.
Translated by Mirra Ginsburg. Two plays deal with the efforts of a group of white officers to survive after the end of the Civil War, and an engineer who travels into the past in a time machine and returns with Ivan the Terrible.
Hard-to-find French edition.
A stand alone edition of Annie Proulx's beloved story "Brokeback Mountain" (in the collection Close Range)â€”the basis for the major motion picture directed by Ang Lee, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger, screenplay by Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Studies in the Portuguese, Brazilian, Sephardic, and Hispanic Oral Traditions (SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture).
Graham Greene Centennial 1904-2004. Introduction by Robert Stone. Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam.
A remarkable, sumptuously illustrated exploration of the interplay between fiction and portraits, between novelist and artist â€“ by the acclaimed Booker Prize winner.