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  • The Village By the Sea

    Anita Desai

    Paperback (King Penguin, Aug. 16, 1985)
    "A brilliant, resonant story of change in older India" and winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.
  • An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

    Ambrose Bierce

    Paperback (Penguin Books Ltd, July 24, 1995)
    Ambrose Bierce's original and innovative stories differed dramatically from those of his 19th-century contemporaries. These 23 tales include his best and most characteristic short fiction: anti-war satires that underscore the barbarism of bloodshed, horror stories with keenly ironic edge, and sardonic "tall tales" of the Old West.
  • Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea

    Mishima Yukio

    Paperback (Penguin, Jan. 1, 1982)
    From the acclaimed author of Spring Snow, this novel tells of a band of savage 13-year-old boys who reject the adult world as illusory, hypocritical and sentimental, and train themselves in a brutal callousness they call objectivity
  • Saint Joan;: A chronicle play in six scenes and a epilogue

    Bernard Shaw

    Mass Market Paperback (Penguin Books, March 15, 1969)

    Tennessee Williams

    Paperback (Penguin Books Ltd., March 15, 1957)
  • The Moons of Jupiter

    Alice Munro

    Paperback (Penguin Books, Nov. 6, 1984)
    WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In these piercingly lovely and endlessly surprising stories by one of the most acclaimed current practitioners of the art of fiction, many things happen: there are betrayals and reconciliations, love affairs consummated and mourned. But the true events in The Moons Of Jupiter are the ways in which the characters are transformed over time, coming to view their past selves with an anger, regret, and infinite compassion that communicate themselves to us with electrifying force.
  • The grapes of wrath

    John Steinbeck

    Paperback (Penguin Books in association with William Heinemann, March 15, 1961)
  • Androcles and the lion: An old fable renovated

    Bernard Shaw

    Mass Market Paperback (Penguin Books, March 15, 1960)
  • Homesick

    Roger Fanning

    Paperback (Penguin (Non-Classics), March 26, 2002)
    Roger Fanning is a junk magician. In Homesick, his second book, he repeatedly drains popular culture of its pop and fizz and transforms it into poems that are substantial, surprising, and evocative. In "Lord of the Jungle, Larva-Nude," Tarzan stands revealed as an adolescent, self-conscious about his lack of body hair. In "Besides Dracula's Castle a Black Pool"-a sly critique of capitalism's excess-Nosferatu becomes "a slender old bachelor with his hair slicked back." For all his humor and ingenuity, Fanning never loses touch with the ache that underlies our daily lives. "[Fanning] can keep life from being a long zombie convention. . . . Anyone not a bonehead should read this book." (Mary Karr)
  • Winston Churchill: A Life

    John Keegan

    Paperback (Penguin (Non-Classics), Oct. 30, 2007)
    One of the greatest historians writing today gives us a defining portrait of the incomparable Churchill Acclaimed historian John Keegan offers a very human portrait of one of the twentieth century's enduring symbols of heroic defiance. From Churchill's youth as a poor student to his leadership during World War II, Keegan reveals a man whose own idea of an English past- eloquently embodied in his speeches-allowed him to exhort a nation to unprecedented levels of sacrifice. The result is a uniquely discerning look at one of the most fascinating personalities in history.
  • Christ stopped at Eboli

    Carlo Levi

    Paperback (Penguin Books, March 15, 1982)
  • Some Clouds

    Paco Ignacio Taibo

    Paperback (Penguin Books, June 1, 1993)
    Private detective Hector Belacoaran Shayne is forced to make his way through a perilous and complex labyrinth of corruption, betrayal, cover-up, and death as he investigates two strange murders and a mysterious fortune in Mexico City