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The Thorn Birds

• <b>Author:</b> Colleen McCullough<p>“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”<br>—New York Times<p>“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”<br>—Chicago Tribune<p>One of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden …

The Joy Luck Club

• <b>Author:</b> Amy Tan<p>This widely acclaimed bestseller spans two countries and two generations, following a group of Chinese women who meet to play mah jong, invest money and tell the secret stories of their lives. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club.<p>Mar 31, 1990 – ``Intensely poetic, startlingly …

Books

Shantaram

• <b>Author:</b> Gregory David Roberts<p><i>"It took me a long time and most of the world to learn what I know about love and fate and the choices we make, but the heart of it came to me in an instant, while I was chained to a wall and being tortured."</i><p>So begins this epic, mesmerizing first novel by Gregory David …

Atlas Shrugged

• <b>Author:</b> Ayn Rand<p><b>Peopled by larger-than-life heroes and villains, charged with towering questions of good and evil, Atlas Shrugged is Ayn Rand’s magnum opus: a philosophical revolution told in the form of an action thriller.</b><p>Who is John Galt? When he says that he will stop the motor of the world, is …

Ayn Rand

The Sun Also Rises

• <b>Author:</b> Ernest Hemingway<p>The quintessential novel of the Lost Generation, <i>The Sun Also Rises</i> is one of Ernest Hemingway’s masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful writing style.<p>A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the novel …

Cutting for Stone

• <b>Author:</b> Abraham Verghese<p>Over One Million Copies Sold. National Bestseller.<p>Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother’s death and their father’s disappearance, bound together by a preternatural …

Of Mice and Men

• <b>Author:</b> John Steinbeck & Susan Shillinglaw<p><b>A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression</b><p>Over seventy-five years since its first publication, Steinbeck’s tale of commitment, loneliness, hope, and loss remains one of America’s most widely read and taught novels. An …

Literature

1984

• <b>Author:</b> George Orwell<p>George Orwell’s <i>1984</i> takes on new life with extraordinary relevance and renewed popularity.<p>“Orwell saw, to his credit, that the act of falsifying reality is only secondarily a way of changing perceptions. It is, above all, a way of asserting power.”—<i>The New Yorker</i> <br>In 1984, …

Books

A Thousand Splendid Suns

• <b>Author:</b> Khaled Hosseini<p><b>Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be</b> …

Lean In

• <b>Author:</b> Sheryl Sandberg<p><b>The #1 international best seller</b><br>In <i>Lean In,</i> Sheryl Sandberg reignited the conversation around women in the workplace.<p>Sandberg is chief operating officer of Facebook and coauthor of <i>Option B</i> with Adam Grant. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TED talk in which she described how …

Sheryl Sandberg