A middle-aged university professor and his younger wife each read one another’s diaries, discovering...
The Housekeeper and the Professor
This is one of those books written in such lucid, unpretentious language that reading it...
The Makioka Sisters
An exquisite novel about four sisters living though a turbulent decade…I’d put it in the...
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace With the Sea
A band of savage thirteen-year-old boys reject the adult world as illusory, hypocritical, and sentimental,...
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Enter the surreal and enchanting world of Haruki Murakami. Toru Okada’s cat has disappeared. His...
In the Tokyo suburbs four women work the graveyard shift at a factory. Burdened with...
Fiesta: The Sun Also Rises
Discover Ernest Hemingway’s most decadent novel
‘He’s so damned nice and he’s so awful. He’s my...
Crime and Punishment
The best translation of Crime and Punishment currently available… An especially faithful re-creation…with a coiled-spring...
In Praise of Shadows
In the twentieth century’s foremost meditation on Japanese aesthetics, novelist Junichiro Tanizaki argues for...
The Story of a Life
Discover one of Twentieth-Century Russia’s most lauded lost classics, now in a remarkable new translation.
The Man Who Lived Underground
Fred Daniels, a black man, is picked up randomly by the police after a brutal...
Brave New World
Brave New World predicts – with eerie clarity – a terrifying vision of the future....