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"A spellbinding novel" (People) from the New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections is a comic, tragic epic of worlds colliding: an old-fashioned world of civic virtue a... More details on The Corrections

The madness of an autumn prairie cold front coming through. You could feel it: something terrible was going to happen. The sun low in the sky, a minor light, a cooling star. Gust after gust of disorde...
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Seleccionado como uno de los mejores libros de ficción del 2021 por Publishers Weekly

Uno de los libros favoritos de Obama en el 2021

Vuelve Franzen con una gran saga familiar. Su mejor novela desde Libertad

Estamos a 23 de diciembre de 1971, y la f... More details on Crossroads

The sky broken by the bare oaks and elms of New Prospect was full of moist promise, a pair of frontal systems grayly colluding to deliver a white Christmas, when Russ Hildebrandt made his morning roun...
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"So funny, so sage and above all so incandescently intelligent" (The Chicago Tribune), the New York Times bestseller Purity is a grand story of youthful idealism, extreme fidelity, a... More details on Purity

“Isn’t that everybody’s life?” the girl, Pip, said. She’d taken to calling her mother midway through her lunch break at Renewable Solutions. It brought her some relief from the feeling that she wasn’t...
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"DeLillo's swift, ironic, and witty cross-country American nightmare doesn't have a dull or an unoriginal line." -Rolling Stone

The first novel by Don DeLillo, author of White Noise (winner of the National Book Award) and The Silence

At twenty-eight,... More details on Americana

Then we came to the end of another dull and lurid year. Lights were strung across the front of every shop. Men selling chestnuts wheeled their smoky carts. In the evenings the crowds were immense and ...
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From the author of Crossroads and The Corrections

New York Times Bestselling Author

National Book Award Winner

"Jonathan Franzen, an abundantly gifted writer, has even more nerve than talent" (The New York Times), and he refuses to play it safe in th... More details on Strong Motion

In grade school she and her friends had played foursquare during recess, and when fights broke out in far corners of the playground, it usually turned out that the person whose face was being smashed ...
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Leif Enger's debut is an extraordinary novel-an epic of generosity and heart that reminds us of the restorative power of great literature. The story of a father raising his three children in 1960s Minnesota, Peace Like a River is at once a heroic que... More details on Peace Like a River

FROM MY FIRST BREATH IN THIS WORLD, ALL I WANTED WAS A GOOD SET OF lungs and the air to fill them with—given circumstances, you might presume, for an American baby of the twentieth century. Think abou...
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Winner of the 1985 National Book Award

White Noise tells the story of Jack Gladney, his fourth wife, Babette, and four ultra-modern offspring as they navigate the rocky passages of family life to the background babble of brand-name consumerism. When... More details on White Noise

White Noise has often been dubbed Don DeLillo's "breakout book." This term is usually meant in one of two ways: either that the work has achieved greater commercial success than an author's previous w...
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From the prize-winning author of Motherless Brooklyn, a daring, riotous, sweeping novel that spins the tale of two friends and their adventures in late 20th-century America.

This is the story of two boys, Dylan Ebdus and Mingus Rude. They live in Bro... More details on The Fortress of Solitude

The girls murmured rhymes, were murmured rhymes, their gauzy, sky-pink hair streaming like it had never once been cut. The girls’ parents had permitted them back onto the street after dinner, only fir...
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

"Russo writes with a warm, vibrant humanity…. A stirring mix of poignancy, drama and comedy." -The Washington Post

Welcome to Empire Falls, a blue-collar town full of abandoned mills whose citizens surround themselves wit... More details on Empire Falls

THE EMPIRE GRILL was long and low-slung, with windows that ran its entire length, and since the building next door, a Rexall drugstore, had been condemned and razed, it was now possible to sit at the ...
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A finalist for the National Book Award, Underworld is Don DeLillo's most powerful and riveting novel-"a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner" (San Francisco Chronicle).

Underworld is a story of men and women together and apart... More details on Underworld

It's a school day, sure, but he's nowhere near the classroom. He wants to be here instead, standing in the shadow of this old rust-hulk of a structure, and it's hard to blame him—this metropolis of st...
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