Summer of ’49

Halberstam’s classic chronicle of baseball’s most magnificent season. More

Middlemarch

Ranked number one in a 2015 BBC poll of the 100 greatest British novels. More

Freakonomics

Multimillion-copy bestseller that helped launch a wave of interest in behavioral economics and statistics. More

Essays of E. B. White

Classic collection by one of the greatest essayists of our time, Pulitzer Prize–winning author E. B. White. More

“The Most Beautiful Printing Ever Done”

James Harper went to Europe in 1835 to compile a set of fairy tales for publication, and Harper & Brothers enlisted Joseph A. Adams to make 81 detailed wood-cut engravings for the collection. More

Moby-Dick

Often called the greatest American novel of all time. More

The Odyssey of Homer

Hailed as “the best translation there is of a great, perhaps the greatest, poet” (New York Times Book Review). More

To Kill a Mockingbird

When J. B. Lippincott (later acquired by HarperCollins) editor Therese (Tay) von Hohoff saw the first draft of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird (1960), she saw a promising story, but one in need of some reshaping and editing. More

The Known World

The Pulitzer Prize–winning novel that examines the troubling complexities of slavery. More

Good to Great

One of the most influential management bestsellers; explores how companies transition from average to extraordinary. More

The Dispossessed

The classic utopian science fiction; winner of the Hugo, Locus, and Nebula Awards. More