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.
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.
Anyone who enjoys novels that are scary, erotic, touching, tragic and thrilling should rush right out to the nearest bookstore and pick up The Shadow of the Wind. Really, you should.- The Washington Post
The bestselling author of The Virgin Suicides. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. "[Since The Virgin Suicides] we’ve been wanting a big fat novel that would consume us…. We have it now. I just finished reading it. Middlesex is in every way that big novel." -- The Vancouver Sun
In this polymorphous work -- now a novel, now autobiography, now a philosophical treatise -- Kundera discusses life, music, sex, philosophy, literature and politics in ways that are rarely politically correct, never classifiable but always original, entertaining and definitely brilliant.
The Passion is Jeanette Winterson's most highly acclaimed work, a modern classic that confirms her special claim on the novel. Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, The Passion intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people...
Lorrie Moore, one of the most admired novelists of her generation, has written a heart-achingly beautiful novel about what it means to be a child and then a woman, a friend and then a stranger- and to be both bound to your past and separated from it forever.
Foreword by John Updike. Bringing together all of Kafka's stories including those released during his lifetime and others after his death, a complete anthology offers insight into his valuable literary contributions.
From master storyteller Carlos Ruiz Zafón, author of the international phenomenon The Shadow of the Wind, comes The Angel’s Game--a dazzling new page-turner about the perilous nature of obsession, in literature and in love.