The 42nd Parallel

The first volume of the “brilliantly original” (Alfred Kazan) U.S.A. trilogy, a landmark of modernism. More

Michael Chabon

The first writer that I really fell in love with was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, in particular his Sherlock Holmes stories, and the first story that I ever wrote was a Sherlock Holmes story. More

Being and Time

Perhaps the twentieth century’s most influential philosophical work, which shaped existentialism and postmodern thought. More

Nostromo

A sweeping masterpiece considered by many to be Conrad’s greatest novel. More

Our Town

Pulitzer Prize–winning drama; hailed by Edward Albee as “The finest play ever written by an American.” More

Under the Volcano

A landmark of modernism, hailed as “one of the towering novels of this century” (New York Times). More

V.

Winner of the William Faulkner Foundation Award for best debut novel in 1963. More