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A novel by the Booker Prize-winning author of "The English Patient". The result is a disturbing and timeless revelatory journey.... Read more about Anil's Ghost

Halfway into Michael Ondaatje's new novel, Anil's Ghost, there is a scene so quietly devastating that it alone makes the novel worth reading. It is the mid-1980s, and a civil war is raging on the tiny...


"A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses a moment of experience from which to look ahead…"

"This is a record of hate far more than of love," writes Maurice Bendrix in the opening passages of The End of the Affair, and it is a strange... Read more about The End of the Affair

A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which, to look ahead. I say ‘one chooses’ with the inaccurate pride of a professional...




An affluent Indian family is forever changed by one fateful day in 1969, from the author of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

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May in Ayemenem is a hot, brooding month. The days are long and humid. The river shrinks and black crows gorge on bright mangoes in still, dustgreen trees. Red bananas ripen. Jackfruits burst. Dissolu...


First published in 1908, A Room with a View portrays the love of a British woman for an expatriate living in Italy. Caught up in a world of social snobbery, Forster's heroine, Lucy Honeychurch, finds herself constrained by the claustrophobic influenc... Read more about A Room with a View

“THE SIGNORA HAD NO business to do it,” said Miss Bartlett, “no business at all. She promised us south rooms with a view close together, instead of which here are north rooms, looking into a court-yar...


The vivacious Kate Croy finds herself torn between love and money, friendship and ambition; "the crown of Henry James's achievement." Now a critically acclaimed film.

The vivacious Kate Croy finds herself torn between love and money, friendship and ... Read more about The Wings of the Dove

1828 Construction begins on the first house on the north side of Washington Square; over the next thirty years Washington Square North will become the most expensive and fashionable street bordering W...



"T. J. Newman has written the perfect thriller! A must-read." -Gillian Flynn

"Stunning and relentless. This is Jaws at 35,000 feet." -Don Winslow

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GIVING THE DUVET A SHAKE, Carrie smoothed the creases with her hand. A whiff of fresh-cut grass drew her glance to the open window. The neighbor across the street mopped his face with the bottom of hi...


Now a Major Motion Picture from Director Luca Guadagnino, Starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet, and Written by Three-Time Oscar™ Nominee James Ivory

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I shut my eyes, say the word, and I’m back in Italy, so many years ago, walking down the tree-lined driveway, watching him step out of the cab, billowy blue shirt, wide-open collar, sunglasses, straw ...


Winner of England's Booker Prize and a literary sensation Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and a triumphant love story. As a pair of young scholars research the lives of two Victorian poets, they... Read more about Possession

If you fight or question she will toss you on the thorns and it will go ill with you before you come out of there. If she will take you, you will be set down in a bare heath, on a great stone, which i...


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The explosive and sensual story of a Victorian woman's sexual awakening--now told in full for the first time.

In her award-winning film The Piano, Jane Campion told a love story so stunningly original, that it transfixed millions of film-goers all ov... Read more about The Piano


Annie Proulx has written some of the most original and brilliant short stories in contemporary literature, and for many readers and reviewers, "Brokeback Mountain" is her masterpiece.

Ennis del Mar and Jack Twist, two ranch hands, come together when... Read more about Brokeback Mountain

ENNIS DEL MAR WAKES BEFORE FIVE, WIND ROCKING the trailer, hissing in around the aluminum door and window frames. The shirts hanging on a nail shudder slightly in the draft. He gets up, scratching the...

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