May 2018 Fiction
May's fiction and poetry list shows features some store favorites and books from the Great American Reads list. Don't know about PBS's Great American Reads? Find more information about it, incliding the list, here.
Shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize
A New York Times Notable, Washington Post, Time, Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018
A monumental novel about trees and people by one of our most "prodigiously talented" (The New York Times Book Review) novelists.
When oral historian Ellen Margolis and her girlfriend decide to get married, Ellen realizes that she can't go through with a wedding until she tells her grandmother. There's only one problem: her grandmother is dead.
Frank Herbert’s classic masterpiece—a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER--NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR, The Washington Post, People, Time, Amazon, Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, Newsweek, the A.V.$7.99ISBN: 9780345391803Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Del Rey - September 27th, 1995
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . [and] over much too soon.”—The Washington Post Book World
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read$9.99ISBN: 9780451524935Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Signet -
Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever...
•Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read•$9.99ISBN: 9780451526342Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Signet - April 6th, 2004
George Orwell's timeless and timely allegorical novel—a scathing satire on a downtrodden society’s blind march towards totalitarianism.
“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”$17.00ISBN: 9780143039273Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Classics - June 28th, 2005
A deluxe edition of Whitman's crowning achievement, with an introductory essay by Harold Bloom
I celebrate myself, and sing myself,
And what I assume you shall assume,
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.$14.95ISBN: 9781616960926Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Tachyon Publications - October 10th, 2012
2013 Hugo WinnerFrom the best-selling author of the Mistborn Trilogy and the co-author of the final three books of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series comes the tale of a heretic thief who is the only hope for the survival of an empire.$16.00ISBN: 9780307455925Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Anchor - March 4th, 2014
The bestselling novel—and one of Barack Obama’s summer reading picks—from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele.