Which do you prefer?
Which adjective best describes the kind of book you want to read?
Which show have you recently binged?
Pretty Little Liars
Master of None
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Man Vs Wild
Which of these Shakespeare plays do you prefer?
Midsummer Night's Dream
The Secret History
You might know Donna Tartt as the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Goldfinch
, but she established herself as a major talent with The Secret History
, which has become a contemporary classic. Click here to read an excerpt.
A Heartbreaking Work
of Staggering Genius
You might know Dave Eggers from the upcoming movie based on his novel The Circle
. But his debut memoir is the moving story of a college senior who, in the space of five weeks, loses both of his parents to cancer and inherits his eight-year-old brother.Click here to read an excerpt.
You probably know Cheryl Strayed from her memoir Wild
, but in her debut novel, the bestselling author weaves a searing and luminous tale of a family’s grief after unexpected loss.Click here to read an excerpt.
Zadie Smith’s dazzling debut caught critics grasping for comparisons and deciding on everyone from Charles Dickens to Salman Rushdie to John Irving and Martin Amis. But the truth is that Zadie Smith’s voice is remarkably, fluently, and altogether wonderfully her own.Click here to read an excerpt.
Into the Wild
Mesmerizing and heartbreaking, Into the Wild
is Jon Krakauer's investigation into the death of Christopher Johnson McCandless, a young man who gave everything up for a life in the wild. The power and luminosity of Krakauer’s stoytelling blaze through every page.Click here to read an excerpt.
The Edible Woman
Ever since her engagement, the strangest thing has been happening to Marian McAlpin: she can’t eat. Worse yet, while Marian ought to feel consumed with passion, she really just feels . . . consumed. A brilliant and powerful work, rich in irony and metaphor, The Edible Woman
is an unforgettable masterpiece by a true master of contemporary literature.Click here to read an excerpt.