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A Game of Thrones Book 1: A Song of Ice and Fire

A Game of Thrones Book 1: A Song of Ice and Fire

George R.R. Martin

The first volume in the hugely popular and highly acclaimed epic fantasy. There is passion here, and misery and charm, grandeur and squalor, tragedy, nobility and courage.  Now a major HBO series starring Sean Bean and a...

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Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found

Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found

Cheryl Strayed (Author)

The official tie-in edition to the stunning film adaptation of the bestselling memoir, starring Reese Witherspoon.

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Love, Nina: Despatches from Family Life

Love, Nina: Despatches from Family Life

Nina Stibbe

In 1982 Nina Stibbe, a 20-year-old from Leicester, moved to London to work as a nanny for a very particular family. It was a perfect match: Nina had no idea how to cook, look after children or who the weirdos were who called...

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The Lover

The Lover

Marguerite Duras

Back in print in paperback, an exquisite jewel of a novel, as multifaceted as a diamond, as seamless and polished as a pearl ( Boston Herald ). This edition includes an Introduction by Maxine Hong Kingston that looks back at...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Fault In Our Stars

The Fault In Our Stars

John Green

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly...

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 Read reviewThis Is How You Lose Her

This Is How You Lose Her

Junot Diaz

Junot Diaz's new collection, This Is How You Lose Her, is a collection of linked narratives about love - passionate love, illicit love, dying love, maternal love - told through the lives of New Jersey Dominicans, as they struggle...

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Tampa

Alissa Nutting

Celeste Price is an eighth-grade English teacher in suburban Tampa. She is attractive. She drives a red Corvette. Her husband, Ford, is rich, square-jawed and devoted to her. But Celeste has a secret. She has a singular sexual...

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The Secret History: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Goldfinch

The Secret History: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their...

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 Read reviewThe Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.

The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.

Adelle Waldman

Nathaniel Piven is a rising star in Brooklyn's literary scene. After several lean, striving years and an early life as a class-A nerd, he now (to his surprise) has a lucrative book deal, his pick of plum magazine assignments, and...

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Gone Girl

Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl's toxic mix of sharp-edged wit with deliciously chilling prose creates a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds you at every turn.

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The Golden Notebook

The Golden Notebook

Doris Lessing

Widely regarded as Doris Lessing's masterpiece and one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, The Golden Notebook is wry and perceptive, bold and indispensable.

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High Fidelity: Popular Penguins

High Fidelity: Popular Penguins

Nick Hornby

High Fidelity is a film from Working Title/Disney starring John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Catherine Zeta Jones and Joan Cusack, and directed by British director Stephen Frears. The screenplay is adapted from Nick Hornby's British...

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Jake's Thing

Jake’s Thing

Kingsley Amis

Jake Richardson, an Oxford don nearing sixty with a lifetime's lechery behind him, is in pursuit of his lost libido and heads off to the consulting room of a miniature sex therapist. As liberationists abuse him, a campus hostess...

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