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You Shall Know Our Velocity

Written by Dave Eggers


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 1, 2003
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3354-6 (1-4000-3354-3)

In his first novel, Dave Eggers has written a moving and hilarious tale of two friends who fly around the world trying to give away a lot of money and free themselves from a profound loss. It reminds us once again what an important, necessary talent Dave Eggers is.

“Headlong, heartsick... Read more >
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Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?

Written by Dave Eggers


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-101-87419-6 (1-101-87419-8)

From Dave Eggers, best-selling author of The Circle, a tightly controlled, emotionally searching novel. Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? is the formally daring, brilliantly executed story of one man struggling to make sense of his country, seeking answers the only way he knows how.
 
In... Read more >

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Zeitoun

Written by Dave Eggers


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-38794-3 (0-307-38794-1)

A New York Times Notable Book
An O, The Oprah Magazine Terrific Read of the Year
A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year
A New Yorker Favorite Book of the Year
A Chicago Tribune Favorite Nonfiction Book of the Year
A Kansas City Star Best Book of the Year
A San... Read more >
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The Reincarnation of Peter Proud

Written by Max Ehrlich


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-58394-368-7 (1-58394-368-4)

Dr. Peter Proud’s ordinary life as a professor in California is threatened by recurrent dreams that all end the same: with his murder in a rowboat by a mysterious woman named Marcia. These dreams–which he comes to believe may be flashbacks from a previous life–become so disturbing that he seeks answers... Read more >
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American Psycho

Written by Bret Easton Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 6, 1991
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-73577-9 (0-679-73577-1)

In American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis imaginatively explores the incomprehensible depths of madness and captures the insanity of violence in our time or any other. Patrick Bateman moves among the young and trendy in 1980s Manhattan. Young, handsome, and well educated, bateman earns his fortune on Wall Street by day while... Read more >
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Imperial Bedrooms

Written by Bret Easton Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-27869-2 (0-307-27869-7)

Bret Easton Ellis delivers a riveting, tour-de-force sequel to Less Than Zero, one of the most singular novels of the last thirty years.

Returning to Los Angeles from New York, Clay, now a successful screenwriter, is casting his new movie. Soon he is running with his old circle of friends through... Read more >
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The Informers

Written by Bret Easton Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 1, 1995
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-74324-8 (0-679-74324-3)

In this seductive and chillingly nihilistic novel, Bret Easton Ellis, the author of American Psycho, returns to Los Angeles, the city whose moral badlands he portrayed unforgettably in Less Than Zero. This time is the early eighties. The characters go to the same schools and eat at the same restaurants. Their... Read more >
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Lunar Park

Written by Bret Easton Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-72727-6 (0-375-72727-2)

Imagine becoming a best-selling novelist, and almost immediately famous and wealthy, while still in college, and before long seeing your insufferable father reduced to a bag of ashes in a safety-deposit box, while after American Psycho your celebrity drowns in a sea of vilification, booze, and drugs.

Then imagine having a second... Read more >
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Lunar Park

Written by Bret Easton Ellis


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 16, 2005
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-41291-2 (0-375-41291-3)

Imagine becoming a best-selling novelist, and almost immediately famous and wealthy, while still in college, and before long seeing your insufferable father reduced to a bag of ashes in a safety-deposit box, while after American Psycho your celebrity drowns in a sea of vilification, booze, and drugs.

Then imagine having a second... Read more >
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The Rules of Attraction
A Novel
Written by Bret Easton Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 30, 1998
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-78148-6 (0-679-78148-X)

Set at a small, affluent liberal-arts college in New England at the height of the Reagan 80s, The Rules of Attraction is a startlingly funny, kaleidoscopic novel about three students with no plans for the future—or even the present—who become entangled in a curious romantic triangle. Bret Easton Ellis trains his... Read more >
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American Tabloid
Underworld USA (1)
Written by James Ellroy


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 24, 2001
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-72737-5 (0-375-72737-X)

First volume of the UNDERWORLD USA Trilogy

We are behind, and below, the scenes of JFK's presidential election, the Bay of Pigs, the assassination—in the underworld that connects Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, D.C. . . .

Where the CIA, the Mob, J. Edgar Hoover, Howard Hughes, Jimmy Hoffa, Cuban political exiles, and... Read more >
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Blood's A Rover
Underworld USA 3
Written by James Ellroy


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-72741-2 (0-375-72741-8)

America's master of noir delivers his masterpiece, a rip-roaring, devilishly wild ride through the bloody end of the 1960's. It's dark baby, and hot hot hot.

Martin Luther King assassinated. Robert Kennedy assassinated. Los Angeles, 1968. Conspiracies theories are taking hold. On the horizon looms the Democratic Convention in Chicago and constant... Read more >
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The Cold Six Thousand
Underworld USA 2
Written by James Ellroy


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 11, 2002
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-72740-5 (0-375-72740-X)

Second volume of the UNDERWORLD USA Trilogy

In this savagely audacious novel, James Ellroy plants a pipe bomb under the America in the 1960s, lights the fuse, and watches the shrapnel fly. On November 22, 1963 three men converge in Dallas. Their job: to clean up the JFK hit’s loose ends and... Read more >
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Destination: Morgue!
L.A. Tales
Written by James Ellroy


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3287-7 (1-4000-3287-3)

Dig. The Demon Dog gets down with a new book of scenes from America’s capital of kink: Los Angeles. Fourteen pieces, some fiction, some nonfiction, all true enough to be admissible as state’s evidence, and half of it in print for the first time. And every one of them bearing the... Read more >
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Loving Graham Greene
A Novel
Written by Gloria Emerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 16, 2001
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-72035-9 (0-385-72035-1)

This marvelous debut novel by former New York Times correspondent and National Book Award—winner Gloria Emerson is a witty and deeply affecting portrait of the stubborn hopes and disillusionment of a privileged woman who dreams of making a difference in the world.

The polite correspondence she shares with the novelist Graham Greene... Read more >
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For the Relief of Unbearable Urges
Stories
Written by Nathan Englander


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 21, 2000
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-70443-7 (0-375-70443-4)

The stories in For the Relief of Unbearable Urges are powerfully inventive and often haunting, steeped in the weight of Jewish history and in the customs of Orthodox life. But it is in the largeness of their spirit-- a spirit that finds in doubt a doorway to faith, that sees in... Read more >

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The Ministry of Special Cases

Written by Nathan Englander


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-70444-4 (0-375-70444-2)

From its unforgettable opening scene in the darkness of a forgotten cemetery in Buenos Aires, Nathan Englander's debut novel The Ministry of Special Cases casts a powerful spell. In the heart of Argentina's Dirty War, Kaddish Poznan struggles with a son who won't accept him; strives for a wife who forever... Read more >
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank
Stories
Written by Nathan Englander


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-94960-8 (0-307-94960-5)

Pulitzer Prize Finalist 2013
A New York Times Notable Book
An NPR Best Book of 2012

These eight powerful stories, dazzling in their display of language and imagination, show a celebrated short-story writer and novelist grappling with the great questions of modern life.

From the title story, a provocative portrait of two marriages inspired... Read more >
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The Malice of Fortune
A Novel of the Renaissance
Written by Michael Ennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-95104-5 (0-307-95104-9)

When Pope Alexander orders the courtesan Damiata to the remote fortress city of Imola to learn the truth behind the murder of his beloved son, Juan, she knows that failure comes at the price of her own child’s freedom.

However, a string of gruesome murders have left Imola’s residents too gripped... Read more >
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Heartburn

Written by Nora Ephron


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 28, 1996
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-76795-4 (0-679-76795-9)

Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes. For in this inspired confection of adultery, revenge, group therapy, and pot roast, the creator of Sleepless in Seattle reminds us that comedy depends... Read more >
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The Most of Nora Ephron

Written by Nora Ephron


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-35083-9 (0-385-35083-X)

A whopping big celebration of the work of the late, great Nora Ephron, America’s funniest—and most acute—writer, famous for her brilliant takes on life as we’ve been living it these last forty years.

Everything you could possibly want from Nora Ephron is here—from her writings on journalism, feminism, and being a... Read more >

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Fanpire
The Twilight Saga and the Women Who Love it
Written by Tanya Erzen


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $18.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-0639-9 (0-8070-0639-4)

An author immerses herself in the frenzied fandom of Twilight, the young-adult vampire romance series that has captivated women of all ages.

Why have the Twilight saga’s representations of romance and relationships enchanted millions of fans and generated millions in revenue, selling everything from Barbie-type dolls to blockbuster films? Tanya Erzen–herself... Read more >
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Fanpire
The Twilight Saga and the Women Who Love it
Written by Tanya Erzen


Format: Hardcover, 184 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-0-8070-0633-7 (0-8070-0633-5)

An author immerses herself in the frenzied fandom of Twilight, the young-adult vampire romance series that has captivated women of all ages.

Why have the Twilight saga’s representations of romance and relationships enchanted millions of fans and generated millions in revenue, selling everything from Barbie-type dolls to blockbuster films? Tanya Erzen–herself... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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A Good and Happy Child
A Novel
Written by Justin Evans


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 22, 2008
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-35128-9 (0-307-35128-9)

Thirty-year-old George Davies can’t bring himself to hold his newborn son. After months of accepting his lame excuses and strange behavior, his wife has had enough. She demands that he see a therapist, and George, desperate to save his unraveling marriage and redeem himself as a father and husband, reluctantly agrees... Read more >
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The Family Orchard
A Novel
Written by Nomi Eve


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 11, 2001
Price: $13.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-72457-2 (0-375-72457-5)

In the bestselling tradition of The Red Tent, The Family Orchard is a spellbinding novel of one unforgettable family, the orchard they've tended for generations, and a love story that transcends the ages.

Nomi Eve’s lavishly imagined account begins in Palestine in 1837, with the tale of the irrepressible family matriach, Esther... Read more >
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