The Kite Runner

The Kite RunnerThe unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father s servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the pos

The Joy Luck Club

The Joy Luck ClubFour mothers, four daughters, four families, whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who s telling the stories In 1949, four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, meet weekly to play mahjong and tell stories of what they left behind in China United in loss and new hope

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

The Autobiography of Malcolm XAlternate cover for ISBN 9780345350688 n nThrough a life of passion and struggle, Malcolm X became one of the most influential figures of the 20th Century In this riveting account, he tells of his journey from a prison cell to Mecca, describing his transition from hoodlum to Muslim minister Here, th

The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango StreetAcclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero n nTold in a series of vignettes sometimes heartbreaki

Invisible Man

Invisible ManFirst published in 1952 and immediately hailed as a masterpiece, Invisible Man is one of those rare novels that have changed the shape of American literature For not only does Ralph Ellison s nightmare journey across the racial divide tell unparalleled truths about the nature of bigotry and its eff

Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a GeishaA literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel presents with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan s most celebrated geisha n nIn Memoirs of a Geisha, we enter a world where appearances are paramount where a girl s virginity is auc