Papillon

A bestselling phenomenon and classic memoir of prison breaks and adventure. More

Under the Volcano

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

Nostromo

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

The Thorn Birds

McCullough’s sweeping family saga of forbidden love in the Australian outback; became a bestselling phenomenon. More

Tracy Chevalier

I read because I want to know what it’s like to look at the world through someone else’s eyes, and reading is a remarkably efficient and vigorous way of doing that. More

Pilgrim

A finalist for the Giller Prize and a Canadian bestseller that surpassed the author’s own impressive sales records. More

Girl with a Pearl Earring

Multimillion-copy global bestseller that won critical acclaim for its beautifully wrought depiction of innocence corrupted. More

A Soldier’s Tale

Enduring novel that has met with critical acclaim and been reprinted many times since its first release. More

Wolf Hall

Winner of the 2009 Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. More