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The Beautiful Indifference

Portico Prize for Fiction 2012

by Sarah Hall Harper Perennial (January 29, 2013)

Winner of the Portico Prize

Winner of the Edge Hill University Short Story Prize

Short-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award

Sarah Hall has been hailed as "one of the most significant and...


Death of the Mantis: A Detective Kubu Mystery

Detective Kubu #3

Barry Best Paperback Original 2012

by Michael Stanley Harper Perennial (September 06, 2011)

In the southern Kalahari area of Botswana—an arid landscape of legends that speak of lost cities, hidden wealth, and ancient gods—a fractious ranger named Monzo is found dying from a severe head wound in...


The Testament of Jessie Lamb

Arthur C. Clarke Award 2012

by Jane Rogers Harper Perennial (May 15, 2012)

In a chilling future, one 16-year-old girl is driven to the ultimate act of heroism. The Testament of Jessie Lamb, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, is the breakout novel from award-winning author Jane Rogers....


Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall

Baillie Gifford Prize 2004

by Anna Funder Harper Perennial (September 20, 2011)

Stasiland demonstrates that great, originalreporting is still possible. . . . A heartbreaking, beautifully written book. Aclassic.” —Claire Tomalin, Guardian “Books ofthe Year”

AnnaFunder delivers...


Rosalind Franklin

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology 2002

by Brenda Maddox Harper Perennial (February 26, 2013)

In 1962, Maurice Wilkins, Francis Crick, and James Watson received the Nobel Prize, but it was Rosalind Franklin's data and photographs of DNA that led to their discovery.

Brenda Maddox tells a powerful story...


Seldom Disappointed

Agatha Award for Best Non-Fiction 2001

by Tony Hillerman Harper Perennial (May 21, 2013)

When Tony Hillerman looks back at seventy-six years spent getting from hardtimes farm boy to bestselling author, he sees lots of evidence that Providence was poking him along. For example, when an absentminded...


The Life of Andrew Jackson

National Book Award for Non-Fiction 1984

by Robert V. Remini Harper Perennial (September 13, 2011)

Robert V. Remini's prize-winning, three-volume biography Life of Andrew Jackson won the National Book Award on its completion in 1984 and is recognized as one of the greatest lives of a U.S. President. In this...


The Collected Poems

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1982

by Sylvia Plath Harper Perennial (November 15, 2016)

Pulitzer Prize winner Sylvia Plath’s complete poetic works, edited and introduced by Ted Hughes.

By the time of her death on 11, February 1963, Sylvia Plath had written a large bulk of poetry. To my knowledge,...


Little, Big

World Fantasy Award for Best Novel 1982

by John Crowley Harper Perennial (May 22, 2012)

John Crowley's masterful Little, Big is the epic story of Smoky Barnable, an anonymous young man who travels by foot from the City to a place called Edgewood—not found on any map—to marry Daily Alice Drinkawater,...


House Made of Dawn

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1969

by N. Scott Momaday Harper Perennial (September 13, 2011)

The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a stranger in his native land

“Both a masterpiece about the universal human condition and a masterpiece of Native American literature. . . . A book everyone should...


The Eighth Day

National Book Award for Fiction 1968

by Thornton Wilder Harper Perennial (February 25, 2014)

Thornton Wilder’s renowned 1967 National Book Award–winning novel features a foreword by John Updike and an afterword by Tappan Wilder, who draws on such unique sources as Wilder’s unpublished letters,...


So Big

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1925

by Edna Ferber Harper Perennial (July 30, 2013)

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

"A masterpiece. . . . It has the completeness, [the] finality, that grips and exalts and convinces." — Literary Review

Widely regarded as the master work of celebrated author and...