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Stoner: A Novel (Vintage Classics)


‘It’s the most marvellous discovery for everyone who loves literature’ Ian McEwan, BBC Radio 4

Colum McCann once called Stoner one of the great forgotten novels of the past century, but it seems it is forgotten no longer – in 2013 translations of Stoner began appearing on bestseller lists across Europe. Forty-eight years after its first, quiet publication in the US, Stoner is finally finding the wide and devoted readership it deserves. Have you read it yet?

William Stoner enters the…

The Power Of The Dog

Pub Date : 2009-09-26 | Author : Thomas Savage | Publisher : Little, Brown

ISBN 10 : 0316082708
ISBN 13 : 9780316082709

First published in 1967, Thomas Savage's western novel about two brothers and the competition between them when one marries now includes an afterword by Annie Proulx...

Augustus

Pub Date : 2014-08-19 | Author : John Williams | Publisher : New York Review of Books

ISBN 10 : 9781590178225
ISBN 13 : 159017822X

WINNER OF THE 1973 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD By the Author of Stoner In Augustus, his third great novel, John Williams took on an entirely new challenge, a historical narrative set in cl..

Perfect

Pub Date : 2010-01-01 | Author : Natasha Friend | Publisher : Milkweed Editions

ISBN 10 : 1571318011
ISBN 13 : 9781571318015

Depicting with humor and insight the pressure to be outwardly perfect, this novel for ages 10-13 shows how one girl develops compassion for her own and others’ imperfections. For..

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Pub Date : 2009-08-01 | Author : Thomas Savage | Publisher : Back Bay Books

ISBN 10 : 9780316076715
ISBN 13 : 0316076716

"The Sheep Queen" is a Western epic in miniature, the story of Emma Russell Sweringen, known as the Sheep Queen of Idaho ("surely one of the most fascinating characters in current ..

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Pub Date : 2015-10-06 | Author : Eve Babitz | Publisher : New York Review of Books

ISBN 10 : 9781590178911
ISBN 13 : 1590178912

Journalist, party girl, bookworm, artist, muse: by the time she’d hit thirty, Eve Babitz had played all of these roles. Immortalized as the nude beauty facing down Duchamp and as..

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Pub Date : 2015 | Author : Magda Szabó | Publisher : New York Review of Books

ISBN 10 : 9781590177716
ISBN 13 : 1590177711

One of The New York Times Book Review's "10 Best Books of 2015" An NYRB Classics Original The Door is an unsettling exploration of the relationship between two very different women..

Stoner

Pub Date : 2012-06-01 | Author : John Williams | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9780099561545
ISBN 13 : 0099561549

Colum McCann once called Stoner one of the great forgotten novels of the past century, but it seems it is forgotten no longer - in 2013 translations of Stoner began appearing on be..

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