The Exorcist

The first horror story to reach number one on the New York Times bestseller list. More

Brave New World

Huxley’s best-known novel; a prophetic classic of speculative fiction that continues to resonate. More

V.

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

Gregory Maguire

One of the reasons HarperCollins has been my most frequent publisher for thirty-three years is that I admired three children’s books published by Harper & Row within a year of each other (the year I was turning nine). More

Magician

Bestselling epic fantasy masterpiece that launched Feist’s career and influenced a generation of modern fantasy authors. More

Sabriel

A revolutionary story that made Nix a rising star in the fantasy genre. More

I, Robot

Asimov’s science fiction masterpiece that influenced a legion of future authors. More

Nostromo

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

Divergent

First book in the Divergent trilogy, which has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide. More

Fahrenheit 451

Though set in a dystopian world without books, Bradbury’s most famous work has never gone out of print. More

A Game of Thrones

First volume in the internationally bestselling series that has sold upward of 70 million copies. More

Cammie McGovern

As the younger sister of an adored (sometimes overly perfect) sister, discovering Ramona and Beezus and the gang on Klikitat Street was a life-changer for me. More