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If anyone could be considered a Russian counterpart to the infamous British double-agent Kim Philby, it was Oleg Gordievsky. The son of two KGB agents and the product of the best Soviet institutions, the savvy, sophisticated Gordievsky grew to see hi... Read more about The Spy and the Traitor

#2

From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize-winning novel The Remains of the Day comes a devastating novel of innocence, knowledge, and loss.

As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an excl... Read more about Never Let Me Go

#3

By the New York Times bestselling author of The Bone Clocks

Now a major motion picture

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize

Includes a new Afterword by David Mitchell... Read more about Cloud Atlas

#4

"There could only be a few winners, and a lot of losers. And yet we played on, because we had hope that we might be the lucky ones."

In the early 1900s, teenaged Sunja, the adored daughter of a crippled fisherman, falls for a wealthy stranger at the... Read more about Pachinko

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Awe and exhiliration-along with heartbreak and mordant wit-abound in Lolita, Nabokov's most famous and controversial novel, which tells the story of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lo... Read more about Lolita

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES * THE WASHINGTON POST * NPR * PEOPLE * TIME MAGAZINE* VANITY FAIR * GLAMOUR

2021 WOMEN'S PRIZE FINALIST... Read more about The Vanishing Half

#7

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER... Read more about Gilead

#8

National Bestseller

From one of America's iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion that explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage-and a life, in good times and bad-that will speak to anyo... Read more about The Year of Magical Thinking

#9

What do readers say about The Housekeeper and the Professor?

spare and precise

understated and elegant

brief and spare

an unlikely relationship

Yoko Ogawa's The Housekeeper and the Professor is an enchanting story about what it means to live in the present, and about the curious equations that can create a family.

He is a brilliant math Professor with a peculiar problem-ever since a traumat... Read more about The Housekeeper and the Professor

#10

From the Orange Prize winning author of Home

Acclaimed on publication as a contemporary classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and Lucille, orphansgrowing up in the small desolate town of Fingerbone in the vast northwest of America.

Abandoned by ... Read more about Housekeeping

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