Start a Revolution: Fiction

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 Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451

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Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian... Read more...




 The Queue

The Queue

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In a surreal but familiar vision of modern day Egypt, a centralized authority known as ‘the Gate’ has risen to power in the aftermath of the... Read more...




 Germinal

Germinal

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Originally published in serial form in 1884 to 1885, “Germinal” is Émile Zola’s realistic depiction of the coalminers’ strike in northern France in... Read more...




 Invisible Man

Invisible Man

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A first novel by an unknown writer, it remained on the bestseller list for sixteen weeks, won the National Book Award for fiction, and established... Read more...




 The Jungle

The Jungle

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Sinclair wrote The Jungle to portray the lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities. Many readers were... Read more...




 The Yellow Wallpaper

The Yellow Wallpaper

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The Yellow Wallpaper is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century toward... Read more...




 Flight Behavior: A Novel

Flight Behavior: A Novel

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“Dellarobia Turnbow, who is ready to run away from her unsatisfactory life on a Tennessee farm, comes across a river of flame on the mountain... Read more...




 Odds Against Tomorrow: A Novel

Odds Against Tomorrow: A Novel

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New York City, the near future: Mitchell Zukor works on the cutting edge of corporate irresponsibility, and business is booming. A brilliant... Read more...




 The Water Knife

The Water Knife

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“The near-future depicted in The Water Knife is disturbing and disorienting in its familiarity. Imagine an America so scraped away by ecological... Read more...




 Cold Blood, Hot Sea

Cold Blood, Hot Sea

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A thrilling contribution to the new wave of cli-fi hitting the shelves, Cold Blood, Hot Sea pits climate change scientists against big energy... Read more...




 The Feast of the Goat

The Feast of the Goat

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Haunted all her life by feelings of terror and emptiness, forty-nine-year-old Urania Cabral returns to her native Dominican Republic - and finds... Read more...




 In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies

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It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast... Read more...




 The Lathe Of Heaven

The Lathe Of Heaven

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In a future world racked by violence and environmental catastrophes, George Orr wakes up one day to discover that his dreams have the ability to... Read more...




 Native Believer

Native Believer

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"Ali Eteraz is a pen name that means 'Noble Protest.' In his darkly funny debut novel, the protest may not be entirely noble, but it is... Read more...




 The Kindness of Enemies

The Kindness of Enemies

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It's 2010 and Natasha, a half-Russian, half-Sudanese professor of history, is researching the life of Imam Shamil, the nineteenth century Muslim... Read more...




 The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

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At a café table in Lahore, a bearded Pakistani man converses with an uneasy American stranger. As dusk deepens to night, he begins the tale that... Read more...




 The Round House

The Round House

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"Erdrich offers a view of life on an Ojibwe reservation as alternately rich in culture and disheartening in its injustice, poverty, and disrespect.... Read more...




 House Made of Dawn

House Made of Dawn

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A young Native American, Abel has come home from war to find himself caught between two worlds. The first is the world of his father’s, wedding him... Read more...




 Mean Spirit

Mean Spirit

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Early in this century, rivers of oil were found beneath Oklahoma land belonging to Indian people, and beautiful Grace Banket became the richest... Read more...






 Vivas to Those Who Have Failed: Poems

Vivas to Those Who Have Failed: Poems

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In this powerful new collection of poems, Martin Espada articulates the transcendent vision of another, possible world. He invokes the words of... Read more...




 The Awakening

The Awakening

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Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle to... Read more...





 All the King's Men

All the King's Men

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this classic book is generally regarded as the finest novel ever written on American politics. It describes the... Read more...





 Chains (The Seeds of America Trilogy)

Chains (The Seeds of America Trilogy)

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As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and... Read more...




 It Can't Happen Here

It Can't Happen Here

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A cautionary tale about the fragility of democracy, It Can't Happen Here is an alarming, eerily timeless look at how fascism could take hold in... Read more...




 Blindness

Blindness

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A city is hit by an epidemic of "white blindness" which spares no one. Authorities confine the blind to an empty mental hospital, but there the... Read more...




 The Children of Men

The Children of Men

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The human race has become infertile, and the last generation to be born is now adult. Civilization is crumbling as suicide and despair become... Read more...




 One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

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First published in 1962, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is considered one of the most significant works ever to emerge from Soviet Russia.... Read more...




 Darkness at Noon

Darkness at Noon

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Originally published in 1941, Arthur Koestler's modern masterpiece, Darkness At Noon, is a powerful and haunting portrait of a Communist... Read more...




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