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A murderous android discovers itself in All Systems Red, a tense science fiction adventure by Martha Wells that interrogates the roots of consciousness through Artificial Intelligence.

"As a heartless killing machine, I was a complete failure."

In a ... Read more about All Systems Red

#2

This classic novel tells the tale of an unusual friendship between two very different men: the mentally challenged and sometimes violent Lennie, and his loyal yet reluctant caretaker George. Finding comfort in one another's company, George and Lennie... Read more about Of Mice and Men

#3

Under the feckless husbandry of Mr Jones, the Manor Farm has fallen into disrepair. Pushed into hardship, the animals decide to stage a revolt, and, led by two young pigs, Snowball and Napoleon, they overthrow Mr Jones and drive him away from the far... Read more about Animal Farm

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What do readers say about The Old Man and the Sea?

simple yet gripping

thin and lean

direct and clean

clear, concise prose

Ernest Hemingway's most beloved and popular novel ever, with millions of copies sold-now featuring early drafts and supplementary material as well as a personal foreword by the only living son of the author, Patrick Hemingway, and an introduction by ... Read more about The Old Man and the Sea

#6

What do readers say about We Have Always Lived in the Castle?

weird and macabre

lyrical and descriptive

psychological horror novel

a bewitching novel

Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Taking readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis, We Have Always Lived in the Castle is perhaps the crowning achievement of Shirley Ja... Read more about We Have Always Lived in the Castle

#7

Shortlisted for the Best Translated Book Award

Longlisted for the Believer Book Award

Longlisted for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation

A Los Angeles Times Bestseller... Read more about Convenience Store Woman

#8

Locus Award

A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale from the modern master of wonder and terror, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is Neil Gaiman's first new novel for adults since his #1 New York Times bestseller Anansi Boys.

This bewit... Read more about The Ocean at the End of the Lane

#9

A visually stunning adaptation of Albert Camus' masterpiece that offers an exciting new graphic interpretation while retaining the book's unique atmosphere.

The day his mother dies, Meursault notices that it is very hot on the bus that is taking him ... Read more about The Stranger

#10

THE YELLOW WALL-PAPER is a short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, first published in January 1892 in The New England Magazine. It is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century tow... Read more about The Yellow Wallpaper

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