MelvilleMelville
Jean Giono
In the fall of 1849, Herman Melville traveled to London to deliver his novel White-Jacket to his publisher. On his return to America, Melville would write Moby-Dick. Melville: A Novel imagines what happened in between: the adventurous writer fleeing London for the country, wrestling with an angel, falling in love with an Irish nationalist, and, fin ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2017-09-12 | ISBN-13: 9781681371375

The Ninth HourThe Ninth Hour
Alice McDermott
A magnificent new novel from one of America’s finest writers―a powerfully affecting story spanning the twentieth century of a widow and her daughter and the nuns who serve their Irish-American community in Brooklyn.On a dim winter afternoon, a young Irish immigrant opens the gas taps in his Brooklyn tenement. He is determined to prove―to the ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2017-09-19 | ISBN-13: 9780374280147

And You Thought You Knew Classic MoviesAnd You Thought You Knew Classic Movies
John DiLeo
Katharine Hepburn stars in what play at the climax of Stage Door? Can you name the classic in which a cigarette is put out in a jar of cold cream? What star (not Alan Ladd) is the top-billed male in This Gun for Hire? If you think you know classic movies, well, prepare to be challenged as never before. Die-hard film buffs won't be able to resist th ...
Number of pages: 158 | Publication Date: 2013-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9781601826503

The Glory of the EmpireThe Glory of the Empire
Jean D'Ormesson
The Glory of the Empire is the rich and absorbing history of an extraordinary empire, at one point a rival to Rome. Rulers such as Basil the Great of Onessa, who founded the Empire but whose treacherous ways made him a byword for infamy, and the romantic Alexis the bastard, who dallied in the fleshpots of Egypt, studied Taoism and Buddhism, retur ...
Number of pages: 432 | Publication Date: 2016-05-03 | ISBN-13: 9781590179659

FearFear
Gabriel Chevallier
An NYRB Classics Original Winner of the Scott Moncrieff Prize for Translation1915: Jean Dartemont heads off to the Great War, an eager conscript. The only thing he fears is missing the action. Soon, however, the vaunted “war to end all wars” seems like a war that will never end: whether mired in the trenches or going over the top, Jean finds hi ...
Number of pages: 328 | Publication Date: 2014-05-20 | ISBN-13: 9781590177167

Memoirs of an Anti-SemiteMemoirs of an Anti-Semite
Gregor Von Rezzori
The elusive narrator of this beautifully written, complex, and powerfully disconcerting novel is the scion of a decayed aristocratic family from the farther reaches of the defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire. In five psychologically fraught episodes, he revisits his past, from adolescence to middle age, a period that coincides with the twentieth-centur ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2007-12-04 | ISBN-13: 9781590172469

Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist)Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist)
Min Jin Lee

Number of pages: 512 | Publication Date: 2017-11-14 | ISBN-13: 9781455563920

HatchetHatchet
Gary Paulsen
This award-winning contemporary classic is the survival story with which all others are compared—and a page-turning, heart-stopping adventure, recipient of the Newbery Honor.Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is on his way to visit his father when the single-engine plane in which he is flying crashes. Suddenly, Brian finds himself alone in the Canad ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2006-12-26 | ISBN-13: 9781416936473

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Sherman Alexie
Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.Heartbreaking, funny, and beautif ...
Number of pages: 229 | Publication Date: 2009-04-01 | ISBN-13: 9780316013697

Novels in Three Lines (New York Review Books Classics)Novels in Three Lines (New York Review Books Classics)
Félix Fénéon
A NEW YORK REVIEW BOOKS ORIGINALNovels in Three Lines collects more than a thousand items that appeared anonymously in the French newspaper Le Matin in 1906—true stories of murder, mayhem, and everyday life presented with a ruthless economy that provokes laughter even as it shocks. This extraordinary trove, undiscovered until the 1940s and here t ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2007-08-21 | ISBN-13: 9781590172308

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