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.

The Overstory Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635522
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 3rd, 2018

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.


Paper Is White Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781612941134
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Published: Bywater Books - March 13th, 2018

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.


Dune Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780441172719
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Published: Ace - September 1990

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.


CIRCE Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316556347
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345391803
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Published: 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


1984 Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451524935
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Published: 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•


Animal Farm Cover Image
By George Orwell, Russell Baker (Preface by), C.M. Woodhouse (Introduction by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451526342
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Published: 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.”


Leaves of Grass: (1855) (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Walt Whitman, Harold Bloom (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143039273
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Published: 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.


The Emperor's Soul (Hugo Award Winner - Best Novella) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616960926
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Published: Tachyon Publications - October 10th, 2012

2013 Hugo Winner

From 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.


Americanah Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: 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.