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Far from the Madding Crowd (Movie Tie-in Edition)

(Available April 28, 2015)
Far from the Madding Crowd (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Thomas Hardy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345804006
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Far from the Madding Crowd (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by Thomas Hardy


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $9.00

This story of a proud rural beauty and the three men who court her is the novel that first made Thomas Hardy famous.

Despite the violent ends of several of its major characters, Far from the Madding Crowd is the sunniest and least brooding of Hardy’s great novels. The strong-minded Bathsheba Everdene—and... Read more >
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Far from the Madding Crowd (Movie Tie-in Edition)

(Available April 28, 2015)
Far from the Madding Crowd (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Thomas Hardy, Read by Nicholas Guy Smith
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553550665
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Far from the Madding Crowd (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by Thomas Hardy
Read by Nicholas Guy Smith


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $35.00

This story of a proud rural beauty and the three men who court her is the novel that first made Thomas Hardy famous.

Despite the violent ends of several of its major characters, Far from the Madding Crowd is the sunniest and least brooding of Hardy’s great novels. The strong-minded Bathsheba Everdene—and... Read more >
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Far from the Madding Crowd (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by Thomas Hardy
Read by Nicholas Guy Smith


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $17.50

This story of a proud rural beauty and the three men who court her is the novel that first made Thomas Hardy famous.

Despite the violent ends of several of its major characters, Far from the Madding Crowd is the sunniest and least brooding of Hardy’s great novels. The strong-minded Bathsheba Everdene—and... Read more >
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Emma: A Modern Retelling

(Available April 7, 2015)
Emma: A Modern Retelling
Written by Alexander McCall Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804197953
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Emma: A Modern Retelling

Written by Alexander McCall Smith


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $25.95

The best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series deftly escorts Jane Austen’s beloved, meddlesome heroine into the twenty-first century in this delightfully inventive retelling.
 
The summer after university, Emma Woodhouse returns home to the village of Highbury to prepare for the launch of her interior design business...

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Emma: A Modern Retelling

Written by Alexander McCall Smith


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $12.99

The best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series deftly escorts Jane Austen’s beloved, meddlesome heroine into the twenty-first century in this delightfully inventive retelling.
 
The summer after university, Emma Woodhouse returns home to the village of Highbury to prepare for the launch of her interior design business...

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Emma: A Modern Retelling

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Emma: A Modern Retelling
Written by Alexander McCall Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804194709
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Emma: A Modern Retelling

Written by Alexander McCall Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $26.00

The best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series deftly escorts Jane Austen’s beloved, meddlesome heroine into the twenty-first century in this delightfully inventive retelling.
 
The summer after university, Emma Woodhouse returns home to the village of Highbury to prepare for the launch of her interior design business...

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Notes from a Dead House
Notes from a Dead House
Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307959591
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Notes from a Dead House

Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $26.95

From the acclaimed translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky comes a new translation of the first great prison memoir: Fyodor Dostoevsky’s fictionalized account of his life-changing penal servitude in Siberia.

In 1849 Dostoevsky was sentenced to four years at hard labor in a Siberian prison camp for his participation in a...

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Notes from a Dead House
Notes from a Dead House
Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307959607
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Notes from a Dead House

Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $13.99

From the acclaimed translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky comes a new translation of the first great prison memoir: Fyodor Dostoevsky’s fictionalized account of his life-changing penal servitude in Siberia.

In 1849 Dostoevsky was sentenced to four years at hard labor in a Siberian prison camp for his participation in a...

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Zeno's Conscience
Zeno's Conscience
Written by Italo Svevo, Preface by Elizabeth Hardwick, Translated by William Weaver
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101970225
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Zeno's Conscience

Written by Italo Svevo
Preface by Elizabeth Hardwick
Translated by William Weaver


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2015
Price: $12.99

Long hailed as a seminal work of modernism in the tradition of Joyce and Kafka, and now available in a supple new English translation, Italo Svevo’s charming and splendidly idiosyncratic novel conducts readers deep into one hilariously hyperactive and endlessly self-deluding mind. The mind in question belongs to Zeno Cosini, a... Read more >
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Life of a Counterfeiter
Life of a Counterfeiter
Written by Yasushi Inoue, Translated by Michael Emmerich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782270027
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Life of a Counterfeiter

Written by Yasushi Inoue
Translated by Michael Emmerich


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $18.00

A master forger lives in obscurity and disappointment, oppressed by the shadow of the artist whose work he copies. Unglamorous, unadorned lives such as this form the focus of Yasushi Inoue's tenderly observed, elegantly distilled short stories - two of which are appearing in English for the first time. With a haunting... Read more >
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Life of a Counterfeiter

Written by Yasushi Inoue
Translated by Michael Emmerich


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $14.99

A master forger lives in obscurity and disappointment, oppressed by the shadow of the artist whose work he copies. Unglamorous, unadorned lives such as this form the focus of Yasushi Inoue's tenderly observed, elegantly distilled short stories - two of which are appearing in English for the first time. With a haunting... Read more >
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Written by Thomas Hardy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803986
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Written by Thomas Hardy


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $9.00

One of Thomas Hardy’s most famous novels is the story of an innocent young woman victimized by the double standards of her day.

Set in the magical Wessex landscape so familiar from Hardy’s early work, Tess of the d’Urbervilles is unique among his great novels for the intense feeling that he lavished...

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An American Dream
An American Dream
Written by Norman Mailer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812986136
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An American Dream
A Novel
Written by Norman Mailer


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $16.00

In this wild battering ram of a novel, which was originally published to vast controversy in 1965, Norman Mailer creates a character who might be a fictional precursor of the philosopher-killer he would later profile in The Executioner’s Song. As Stephen Rojack, a decorated war hero and former congressman who murders... Read more >
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The Bad Seed
The Bad Seed
Written by William March
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101872659
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The Bad Seed
A Vintage Movie Classic
Written by William March


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $14.95

The bestselling novel that inspired Mervyn LeRoy’s classic horror film about the little girl who can get away with anything—even murder.
 
There’s something special about eight-year-old Rhoda Penmark. With her carefully plaited hair and her sweet cotton dresses, she’s the very picture of old-fashioned innocence. But when their neighborhood suffers... Read more >
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The Bad Seed
The Bad Seed
Written by William March
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872666
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The Bad Seed
A Vintage Movie Classic
Written by William March


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $9.99

The bestselling novel that inspired Mervyn LeRoy’s classic horror film about the little girl who can get away with anything—even murder.
 
There’s something special about eight-year-old Rhoda Penmark. With her carefully plaited hair and her sweet cotton dresses, she’s the very picture of old-fashioned innocence. But when their neighborhood suffers... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Drums Along the Mohawk
Drums Along the Mohawk
Written by Walter D. Edmonds, Introduction by Diana Gabaldon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101872673
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Drums Along the Mohawk
A Vintage Movie Classic
Written by Walter D. Edmonds
Introduction by Diana Gabaldon


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $15.95

The bestselling novel behind John Ford’s acclaimed film starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, and Edna May Oliver.
  
When newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin settle in the Mohawk Valley in 1776, they work tirelessly against the elements to build a new life. But even as they clear land and till soil... Read more >
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Drums Along the Mohawk
Drums Along the Mohawk
Written by Walter D. Edmonds
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ISBN: 9781101872680
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Drums Along the Mohawk
A Vintage Movie Classic
Written by Walter D. Edmonds


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $9.99

The bestselling novel behind John Ford’s acclaimed film starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, and Edna May Oliver.
  
When newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin settle in the Mohawk Valley in 1776, they work tirelessly against the elements to build a new life. But even as they clear land and till soil... Read more >
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The Prince and the Pauper
The Prince and the Pauper
Written by Mark Twain
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101873106
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The Prince and the Pauper

Written by Mark Twain


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $10.00

Mark Twain’s satiric novel about two boys who trade places in Tudor England—written “for young people of all ages”—was his first foray into historical fiction. 

Set in 1547, The Prince and the Pauper brings together Tom Canty, an impoverished urchin who lives with his abusive father in London’s filthiest streets, and pampered...

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Pudd'nhead Wilson
Pudd'nhead Wilson
Written by Mark Twain
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101873113
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Pudd'nhead Wilson

Written by Mark Twain


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.00

Mark Twain’s darkest novel—about a master and slave switched at birth—combines a courtroom drama with a provocative fable about race and identity.

Twain’s plot is set in motion when a slave named Roxy exchanges her light-skinned son Chambers with her master’s baby, Tom. Roxy’s child, now known as Tom, grows up as... Read more >
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Tirra Lirra by the River
Tirra Lirra by the River
Written by Jessica Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193885
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Tirra Lirra by the River
A Novel
Written by Jessica Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.95

One of Australia’s most celebrated novels: one woman’s journey from Australia to London

Nora Porteous, a witty, ambitious woman from Brisbane, returns to her childhood home at age seventy. Her life has taken her from a failed marriage in Sydney to freedom in London; she forged a modest career as a seamstress... Read more >
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Tirra Lirra by the River
A Novel
Written by Jessica Anderson


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.95

One of Australia’s most celebrated novels: one woman’s journey from Australia to London

Nora Porteous, a witty, ambitious woman from Brisbane, returns to her childhood home at age seventy. Her life has taken her from a failed marriage in Sydney to freedom in London; she forged a modest career as a seamstress... Read more >
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The Well of Loneliness
The Well of Loneliness
Written by Radclyffe Hall
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804154086
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The Well of Loneliness
The Classic of Lesbian Fiction
Written by Radclyffe Hall


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2015
Price: $11.99

First published in 1928, this timeless portrayal of lesbian love is now a classic. The thinly disguised story of Hall's own life, it was banned outright upon publication and almost ruined her literary career. Read more >
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The Immoralist
The Immoralist
Written by Andre Gide
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804154079
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The Immoralist

Written by Andre Gide


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 17, 2014
Price: $9.99

First published in 1902 and immediately assailed for its themes of omnisexual abandon and perverse aestheticism, The Immoralist is the novel that launced André Gide's reputation as one of France's most audacious literary stylists, a groundbreaking work that opens the door onto a universe of unfettered impulse whose possibilities still seem exhilarating... Read more >
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The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four
The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Introduction by Andrew Lycett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712678
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The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Introduction by Andrew Lycett


Format: Hardcover, 424 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $25.95

Three of the enthralling novels that brought us the world’s greatest fictional detective are gathered here in one volume.

In 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s mystery novel A Study in Scarlet unleashed for the first time the unflappable Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. John Watson. Watson and Holmes would go on... Read more >
Subtly Worded
Subtly Worded
Written by Teffi, Translated by Anne Marie Jackson and Robert Chandler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782270379
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Subtly Worded

Written by Teffi
Translated by Anne Marie Jackson and Robert Chandler


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.00

A selection of the finest stories by this female Chekhov

Teffi's genius with the short form made her a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia, beloved by Tsar Nicholas II and Vladimir Lenin alike. These stories, taken from the whole of her career, show the full range of her gifts. Extremely funny-a wry... Read more >
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