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Life and Times of Michael K
A Novel
J. M. Coetzee
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(192 pages) Booker Prize-winning novel by South African Nobel laureate Coetzee.

Disgrace
J. M. Coetzee
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(224 pages) Another Booker Prize-winning novel by Coetzee, set against a backdrop of social upheaval and racial conflict in South Africa.

The Return of the Soldier
Rebecca West
Samuel Hynes
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(112 pages) A powerful chamber piece about the consequences of war in the private lives of three women and a soldier.

Washington Square
Henry James
Michael Cunningham
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(240 pages) One of the great love stories by one of America's most enduring storytellers, this novel was adapted for both stage and screen.

Seize the Day
Saul Bellow
Cynthia Ozick
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(144 pages) Deftly interweaving humor and pathos, Saul Bellow evokes in the climactic events of one day the full drama of one man's search to affirm his own worth and humanity.

Dangling Man
Saul Bellow
Salman Rushdie
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(192 pages) Part Dostoyevsky, part Woody Allen, this book—a series of painfully funny journal entries —was Nobel laureate Saul Bellow's first novel.

The Garden Party and Other Stories
Katherine Mansfield
Lorna Sage
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(192 pages) Mansfield's exquisitely-crafted short stories are some of best written in English.

The Girl in Blue
P.G. Wodehouse
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Romance, farce, intrigue, art theft all unfold with Wodehouse's inimitable wit.

In Patagonia
Bruce Chatwin
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(240 pages) 'A little masterpiece of travel, history, and adventure.' —The New York Times

The Day of the Locust
Nathanael West
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(208 pages) Arguably the greatest and most fascinating portrayal of Hollywood's corruption.

The Underdogs
Mariano Azuela
Jr. Munguia
Ana Castillo
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(176 pages) Hailed as the greatest novel of the Mexican Revolution, this work is a timeless, authentic portrayal of peasant life, revolutionary zeal, and political disillusionment.

The Immoralist
André Gide
David Watson
Alan Sheridan
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(144 pages) Truth, desire, freedom. morality. This book is a literary landmark, marked by Gide's masterful, pure, simple style.

Siddhartha
(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Hermann Hesse
Joachim Neugroschel
Ralph Freedman
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(176 pages) Nobel Prize-winner Herman Hesse's most beloved work is perhaps the most important and compelling moral allegory the 20th century ever produced.

Agape Agape
William Gaddis
Sven Birkerts
Joseph Tabbi
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(128 pages) 'Either the last true masterpiece of the 20th century or the first of our new millenium.' —San Francisco Chronicle

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Yevgeny Yevtushenko
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(160 pages) Escape the sweltering heat by submerging yourself in the icy Gulag chill for a few hours.

Of Mice and Men
(Centennial Edition)
John Steinbeck
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(112 pages) This short work achieved remarkable success as a novel, a Broadway play, and three acclaimed films (oh, and also an opera). This tale of commitment, loneliness, hope, and loss remains one of America's most widely read novels.

The Underdogs
The Underdogs

The Underdogs
Mariano Azuela
Jr. Muniga, translator read more

Hailed as the greatest novel of the Mexican Revolution, The Underdogs is a timeless, authentic portrayal of peasant life, revolutionary zeal, and political disillusionment.