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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…

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..

Butcher S Crossing

Pub Date : 2011-03-30 | Author : John Williams | Publisher : New York Review of Books

ISBN 10 : 9781590174241
ISBN 13 : 1590174240

In his National Book Award–winning novel Augustus, John Williams uncovered the secrets of ancient Rome. With Butcher’s Crossing, his fiercely intelligent, beautifully written w..

Augustus

Pub Date : 2013-03-31 | Author : John Williams | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448180967
ISBN 13 : 1448180961

By the author of Stoner, the surprise international bestseller After the brutal murder of his great-uncle, Julius Caesar, Octavian, a shy and scholarly youth of nineteen, suddenly ..

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...

The Waste Books

Pub Date : 1990 | Author : Georg Christoph Lichtenberg | Publisher : New York Review of Books

ISBN 10 : 0940322501
ISBN 13 : 9780940322509

German scientist and man of letters Georg Christoph Lichtenberg was an 18th-century polymath: an experimental physicist, an astronomer, a mathematician, a practicing critic both of..

Embers

Pub Date : 2014-06-12 | Author : Christopher Hampton | Publisher : Faber & Faber

ISBN 10 : 9780571318834
ISBN 13 : 0571318835

A remote 18th-century Hungarian castle is the setting for a dramatic meeting. Forty-one years after a tragic event two former friends must confront each other in a devastating bid ..

Morte D Urban

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : James Farl Powers | Publisher : New York Review of Books

ISBN 10 : 0940322234
ISBN 13 : 9780940322233

"Father Urban is a man of the cloth who is also a man of the world. Charming, with an expansive vision of the spiritual life and a high tolerance for moral ambiguity, Urban enjoys ..

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