Literary / English literature

Best Selling

Language

All

English (1766)

French (140)

German (0)

Spanish (4)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (1)

Current year (78)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (159)

 

Category

Delete Literary

 

Origin

Delete English literature

 

Origin

American and canadian (1438)

British (242)

Irish (35)

 

Publisher

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (308)

St. Martin's Press (153)

HarperCollins e-books (117)

Little, Brown and Company (99)

Henry Holt and Co. (92)

Harper (85)

Harper Perennial (77)

Picador (74)

Scribner (71)

Ecco (66)

Simon & Schuster (63)

Grand Central Publishing (58)

William Morrow (43)

Graywolf Press (41)

Counterpoint (37)

Tom Doherty Associates (32)

Back Bay Books (23)

William Morrow Paperbacks (22)

HarperCollins (22)

Touchstone (18)

Atria Books (17)

Gallery Books (11)

Flatiron Books (11)

The Unnamed Press (10)

Fourth Estate (10)

 

Total Loans

All (1396)

20 - 40 (681)

40 - 100 (715)

Over 100 (0)

More options

Results : 1 - 50 of 1,766 Sorted by : 

The Confessions of Max Tivoli

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2005

by Andrew Sean Greer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2007)

Today Show Book Club Pick

An extraordinarily haunting love story told in the voice of a man who appears to age backwards

We are each the love of someone's life.

So begins The Confessions of Max Tivoli, a heartbreaking...


The Secret Wisdom of the Earth

by Christopher Scotton Grand Central Publishing (January 06, 2015)

"A marvelous debut...has everything a big, thick novel should have, and I hated to put it down." - John Grisham

"A page-turner." - New York Times Book Review

For readers of The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, this is...


Ten Thousand Saints: A Novel

by Eleanor Henderson HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

“Eleanor Henderson is in possession of an enormous talent which she has matched up with skill, ambition, and a fierce imagination.  The resulting novel, Ten Thousand Saints, is the best thing I’ve read...


State of Wonder

by Ann Patchett HarperCollins (June 07, 2011)

“Expect miracleswhen you read Ann Patchett’s fiction.”—New YorkTimes Book Review

Award-winning, New York Times bestsellingauthor Ann Patchett returns with a provocative andassured novel of morality and...


The Girl from the Garden

by Parnaz Foroutan Ecco (August 18, 2015)

An extraordinary new writer makes her literary debut with this suspenseful novel of desire, obsession, power and vulnerability, in which a crisis of inheritance leads to the downfall of a wealthy family of Persian...


Paulina & Fran

by Rachel B. Glaser Harper Perennial (September 01, 2015)

A story of friendship, art, sex, and curly hair: an audaciously witty debut tracing the pas de deux of lust and love between two young, uncertain, conflicted art students. 

At their New England art school, Paulina...


Undermajordomo Minor

by Patrick Dewitt Ecco (September 15, 2015)

From the bestselling, Man Booker–short-listed author of The Sisters Brothers comes a brilliant and boisterous novel that reimagines the folk tale

A love story, an adventure story, a fable without a moral, and...


And Give You Peace

by Jessica Treadway Graywolf Press (December 02, 2014)

How do you survive when the desperate action of a loved one has shattered your family? In And Give You Peace, a young woman, Anastasia Dolarn, courageously examines her seemingly normal childhood to uncover...


Faith: A Novel

by Jennifer Haigh HarperCollins e-books (May 10, 2011)

"[Haigh is] an expertnatural storyteller with an acute sense of her characters' humanity." —NewYork Times

 

"We have the intriguing possibility that the nextgreat American author is already in print." —Fort...


Post Office

by Charles Bukowski Ecco (October 13, 2009)

"It began as a mistake." By middle age, Henry Chinaski has lost more than twelve years of his life to the U.S. Postal Service. In a world where his three true, bitter pleasures are women, booze, and racetrack...


The Bride of Catastrophe

by Heidi Jon Schmidt Picador (November 25, 2014)

The much anticipated and darkly comic first novel from a prize-winning storyteller

"I grew up on a farm." The year is l974, the place Sweetwater College, and Beatrice Wolfe is telling the story of her life to...


The Sojourn

Chautauqua Prize 2012, Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction 2012

by Andrew Krivak Bellevue Literary Press (April 19, 2011)

A stunning debut novel of brutality and survival on the Southern Front of World War I.


Radiance: A Novel

by Louis B. Jones Counterpoint (May 01, 2011)

Mark Perdue has so many problems that when he starts feeling chest pains on the tarmac at LAX, it dawns on him that a heart attack might be an efficient way out. Once an eminent physicist, he hasn’t published...


This Vacant Paradise: A Novel

by Victoria Patterson Counterpoint (March 10, 2011)

Story Prize and California Book Award finalist Victoria Patterson revisits Newport Beach in This Vacant Paradise, examining the intersections of economics, class, race, sex, and family expectations during the...


Deus Ex Machina

by Andrew Foster Altschul Counterpoint (February 10, 2011)

On a distant island, reality show contestants battle for bragging rights and a slot on next week’s episode. They’ve perfected their dramatic roles and are prepared to do whatever it takes to win. There’s...


With or Without

Crows

by Charles Dickinson William Morrow Paperbacks (September 15, 2015)


Waltz in Marathon

Jesus Land: A Memoir

by Julia Scheeres Counterpoint (March 01, 2009)

The memoir the New York Times Book Review called "heart-stopping and enraging" and about which Entertainment Weekly raved "Jesus Land will break your heart and mend it again"

"Sinners go to: HELL. Rightchuss...


A God in Every Stone

by Kamila Shamsie Bloomsbury Publishing (April 10, 2014)

Summer, 1914. Young Englishwoman Vivian Rose Spencer is in an ancient land, about to discover the Temple of Zeus, the call of adventure, and love. Thousands of miles away a twenty-year-old Pathan, Qayyum Gul,...


You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine

by Alexandra Kleeman Harper (August 25, 2015)

An intelligent and madly entertaining debut novel reminiscent of The Crying of Lot 49, White Noise, and City of Glass that is at once a missing-person mystery, an exorcism of modern culture, and a wholly singular...


You Don't Have to Live Like This

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2015

by Benjamin Markovits Harper (July 07, 2015)

A frighteningly prescient novel of today’s America—one man’s story of a racially charged real estate experiment in Detroit, Michigan.

“You get in the habit of living a certain kind of life, you keep going...


Strange Animals

by Chad Kultgen Harper Perennial (July 07, 2015)

A thought-provoking and darkly witty novel about freedom, motherhood, greed, and religion—a surprising new direction from the controversial author of Men, Women & Children and The Average American Male.

Chad...


Ugly Girls

by Lindsay Hunter Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2014)

Perry and Baby Girl are best friends, though you wouldn't know it if you met them. Their friendship is woven from the threads of never-ending dares and power struggles, their loyalty fierce but incredibly fraught....


Tiger, Tiger

by Philip Caveney St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2014)

Malaya in the late 1960s was at last casting off the yoke of British colonial rule. But Harry "Tiger" Sullivan, a retired military officer who had made is career in Malaya for almost two decades, had nowhere...


The Laughing Monsters

by Denis Johnson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2014)

Denis Johnson's New York Times bestseller, The Laughing Monsters, is a high-suspense tale of kaleidoscoping loyalties in the post-9/11 world that shows one of our great novelists at the top of his game.

Roland...


The Baltimore Atrocities

by John Dermot Woods Coffee House Press (October 13, 2014)

A whodunit without the who and illustrated compendium of mayhem and misfortune spiraling out from an investigation into two disappearances.


It Will End with Us

by Sam Savage Coffee House Press (October 20, 2014)

A meditation on memory and futility among the ruins of artistic ambition, family myth, and the fall of the South.


The Heart Does Not Grow Back

by Fred Venturini Picador (November 04, 2014)

EVERY SUPERHERO NEEDS TO START SOMEWHERE...

Dale Sampson is used to being a nonperson at his small-town Midwestern high school, picking up the scraps of his charismatic lothario of a best friend, Mack. He comforts...


The Blackwater Lightship

by Colm Toibin & Stephanie Roth Scribner (October 07, 2014)

It is Ireland in the early 1990s. Helen, her mother Lily, and her grandmother Dora have come together, after a decade of estrangement, to tend to Helen's beloved brother, Declan, who is dying of AIDS. Under...


Nora Webster: A Novel

by Colm Toibin Scribner (August 29, 2014)

From one of contemporary literature’s bestselling, critically acclaimed, and beloved authors: a “luminous” novel (Jennifer Egan, The New York Times Book Review) about a fiercely compelling young widow...


Mislaid

by Nell Zink Ecco (May 19, 2015)

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

A sharply observed, mordantly funny, and startlingly original novel from an exciting, unconventional new voice—the author of the acclaimed The Wallcreeper—about...


The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty

by Vendela Vida Ecco (June 02, 2015)

From the acclaimed author of Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name and The Lovers comes a taut, spellbinding literary thriller that probes the essence and malleability of identity.

In Vendela Vida’s taut...


The Moment: A Novel

by Douglas Kennedy Atria Books (May 03, 2011)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Leaving the World comes a tragic love story set in Cold War Berlin.

Thomas Nesbitt is a divorced writer in the midst of a rueful middle age. Living a very private...


The Sisters Brothers

Governor General's Award for Fiction 2011

by Patrick Dewitt Ecco (April 26, 2011)

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JAKE GYLLENHAAL, JOHN C. REILLY AND JOAQUIN PHOENIX

A BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST

AND A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Publishers Weekly • Amazon • Hudson Booksellers • Washington...


Some Other Town

by Elizabeth Collison Harper Perennial (February 24, 2015)

Channeling the emotional intensity of Susan Minot and Amy Bloom—and infused with a witty, dream-like surrealism reminiscent of Margaret Atwood—this mesmerizing debut takes us inside the unsettling world...


She Took My Arm As If She Loved Me

by Herbert Gold St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

Tracker of lost memories and lost souls, the veteran San Francisco private eye Dan Kasdan manages, along his way from the 1960s to the 1990s, to find Priscilla, the love of his life, only to lose her. Kasdan,...


The Ploughmen

by Kim Zupan Henry Holt and Co. (September 30, 2014)

An NPR Best Book of 2014

A Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection

A "bleak and brilliant" (Minneapolis Star Tribune) debut novel ,"one of the finest evocations of life in Western America in recent...


On the Edge

by Edward St. Aubyn Picador (October 14, 2014)

FROM THE MAN BOOKER–SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE PATRICK MELROSE NOVELS

Called "the most brilliant novelist of his generation" (Alan Hollinghurst), Edward St. Aubyn captivated and astonished readers and critics...


There Must Be Some Mistake

by Frederick Barthelme Little, Brown and Company (October 07, 2014)

A fiftyish graphic designer forced into retirement discovers, via a parade of unlikely events, that it may still be a lovely day in the neighborhood, by "the master of the low-key epiphany." (The New Yorker)...


Summerlong

by Dean Bakopoulos Ecco (June 16, 2015)

The author of Please Don’t Come Back from the Moon and My American Unhappiness delivers his breakout novel: a deft and hilarious exploration of the simmering tensions beneath the surface of a contented marriage...


The Wolf Border

by Sarah Hall Harper (June 09, 2015)

From the award-winning author of The Electric Michelangelo, one of the most decorated young British writers working today, comes a literary masterpiece: a breathtaking work that beautifully and provocatively...


The Tattooed Soldier

by Héctor Tobar Picador (October 07, 2014)

Antonio Bernal is a Guatemalan refugee in Los Angeles haunted by memories of his wife and child, who were murdered at the hands of a man marked with yellow ink. In a park near Antonio's apartment, Guillermo...


Lila

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2014

by Marilynne Robinson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 07, 2014)

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

National Book Award Finalist

A new American classic from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gilead and Housekeeping

Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists...


Carry Me Back

by Laura Watt St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

In the tradition of Jack Finney's Time and Again, Laura Watt's debut novel Carry Me Back follows one man back in time, this time to revisit the glory days of country music and take a few hard-earned lessons...


The Book of Loss

by Julith Jedamus St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

Set in the perfectly realized world of imperial tenth-century Japan, The Book of Loss is a gripping novel of sexual jealousy at court.

A renowned storyteller and lady-in-waiting to the Empress, the narrator is...


Swing State

by Michael T. Fournier Three Rooms Press (October 20, 2014)

Swing State unveils the generally overlooked decades-long economic downturn in the rural Northeast. With an unflinching eye, novelist Michael T. Founier lays bare the dim dreams and raw existence of the lives...


The Betrayers: A Novel

by David Bezmozgis Little, Brown and Company (September 23, 2014)

Winner of the National Jewish Book Award

A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2014

A New Yorker Favorite Book of 2014

New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice

These incandescent pages give us one fraught, momentous...


Love May Fail

by Matthew Quick Harper (June 16, 2015)

An aspiring feminist and underappreciated housewife embarks on an odyssey to find human decency and goodness—and her high school English teacher—in New York Times bestselling author Matthew Quick’s offbeat...


The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors, Even: A Novel

by Chris F. Westbury Counterpoint (May 19, 2014)

This is a wonderful comic novel, about philosophy, the nature of art, the beauty of the ordinary, and about quirky, complete, night & day victims of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Two charming, over-anxious,...