The Great American ReadThe Great American Read
A blockbuster illustrated book that captures what Americans love to read, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is the gorgeously-produced companion book to PBS's ambitious summer 2018 series. What are America's best-loved novels? PBS will launch The Great American Read series with a 2-hour special in May 2018 revealing America's 100 best-lo ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2018-08-21 | ISBN-13: 9780316417556

One Hundred Years of Solitude (P.S.) (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)One Hundred Years of Solitude (P.S.) (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women -- brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul -- this novel is a masterpiece ...
Number of pages: 417 | Publication Date: 2006-02-21 | ISBN-13: 9780060883287

Fahrenheit 451Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future.Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commoditi ...
Number of pages: 249 | Publication Date: --- | ISBN-13: 9781451673319

The Handmaid's TaleThe Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood
#1 New York Times bestseller • Includes an introduction by Margaret Atwood.   An instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from “the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction” (New York Times). Now an award-winning Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss.   Look for The Testaments, the sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, comi ...
Number of pages: 311 | Publication Date: 1998-03-16 | ISBN-13: 9780385490818

Toni Morrison
New York Times BestsellerStaring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful far ...
Number of pages: 321 | Publication Date: 2004-06-08 | ISBN-13: 9781400033416

The Good Soldier SvejkThe Good Soldier Svejk
Jaroslav Hasek
Jaroslav Hašek's black satire, the inspiration for such works as Joseph Heller's Catch-22 Good-natured and garrulous, Švejk becomes the Austro-Hungarian army's most loyal Czech soldier when he is called up on the outbreak of the First World War - although his bumbling attempts to get to the front serve only to prevent him from reaching it. Playin ...
Number of pages: 784 | Publication Date: 2005-12-27 | ISBN-13: 9780140449914

Testament of Youth (Penguin Classics)Testament of Youth (Penguin Classics)
Vera Brittain

Number of pages: 688 | Publication Date: 2005-05-31 | ISBN-13: 9780143039235

Crime and PunishmentCrime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadWith the same suppleness, energy, and range of voices that won their translation of The Brothers Karamazov the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Prize, Pevear and Volokhonsky offer a brilliant translation of Dostoevsky's classic novel that presents a clear insight into thi ...
Number of pages: 565 | Publication Date: 1993-03-02 | ISBN-13: 9780679734505

All Quiet on the Western FrontAll Quiet on the Western Front
Erich Maria Remarque
Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque’s masterpiece of the German experience during World War I.I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. . . .This is the testament of Pau ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 1987-03-12 | ISBN-13: 9780449213940

The Canterbury Tales (original-spelling Middle English edition) (Penguin Classics)The Canterbury Tales (original-spelling Middle English edition) (Penguin Classics)
Geoffrey Chaucer
One of the greatest and most ambitious works in English literature, in the original Middle EnglishThe Canterbury Tales depicts a storytelling competition between pilgrims drawn from all ranks of society. The tales are as various as the pilgrims themselves, encompassing comedy, pathos, tragedy, and cynicism. The Miller and the Reeve express their m ...
Number of pages: 1328 | Publication Date: 2005-08-30 | ISBN-13: 9780140422344

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