Presents a diverse volume of short tales by leading genre authors from the latter half of the twentieth century that includes entries by such names as Shirley Jackson, Ray Bradbury, and Stephen King.
Questions arise concerning the connections between a strangely detached young girl's captivity in a seedy Florida motel, a death that occurs at a party for a visiting actress, and a young California instructor's obsession with one of his students
In D.C. to shoot a film, adored film star Chris MacNeil finds her stay turning into a nightmare when her young daughter, Regan, is possessed by the devil and must endure a brutal exorcism.
What happens when all the ways that we convince ourselves of our solidity, all our life's performances are stripped off? Simon Axler, one of the leading American stage actors of his generation, is about to find out. Now in his sixties, he has lost his magic, his talent, and his assurance. His wife has gone, his audience has left him, his agent can't persuade him to make a comeback. Consumed by an erotic desire, he plunges into a darker and more shocking end.
Ending his engagement to pursue a married cousin, Kemal unsuccessfully woos the woman over the course of nine years, during which he amasses personal effects that reflect his obsession and render him a laughingstock among his peers. By the Nobel Prize-winning author of My Name Is Red. Reprint.
Waking up in jail after an alcoholic blackout, history professor Patsy McLemoore learns that she accidentally killed two people, an event for which she spends decades atoning and transforming her life for the better before learning a perspective-changing truth. By the Whiting Writers'-winning author of Round Rock. 50,000 first printing.
A family relocates to a small house on Ash Tree Lane and discovers that the inside of their new home seems to be without boundaries. A first novel. Original.
Dr. Montague, an occult scholar, and his team—Theodora, his assistant; Eleanor, a fragile young woman with a close acquaintance with the paranormal; and Luke, the future heir of Hill House—conduct an unusual research project in a reputedly haunted house. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
The tale of the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter, who enters the home of her mysterious and enigmatic new husband and learns the story of the house's first mistress, to whom the sinister housekeeper is unnaturally devoted, is accompanied by selections from "The Rebecca Notebook and Other Memories"
Exchanging rapturous love letters with a fiancée who is trapped on the Space Station, former child star Chase Insteadman apathetically attends social engagements before marijuana-smoking pop critic Perkus Tooth introduces him to a side of Manhattan that causes Chase to question everything he believes. By the MacArthur Fellowship-recipient author of The Fortress of Solitude.
The latest addition to the series which includes Rodrick Rules and The Last Straw reveals more of the hazards of growing up before you're ready through the words and drawings in Greg Heffley's diary. $500,000 ad/promo.
When ten-year-old orphan Peter Augustus Duchene encounters a fortune teller in the marketplace one day and she tells him that his sister, who is presumed dead, is in fact alive, he embarks on a remarkable series of adventures as he desperately tries to find her.
Strange things happen in the love lives of two women—one a Japanese-American filmmaker from New York, the other a Japanese housewife—linked by a Japanese television show sponsored by an American meat exporter. A first novel. Reprint. Tour.
Set in modern L.A., this novel of moral and spiritual reckoning finds a Japanese American who survived the horrors of Hiroshima forced to relive the nightmare when a stranger shows up looking for him. A first novel. Reprint.
Intrigued by an Algerian woman whose blissful demeanor contrasts with the horrific environment of her home country, Chicago teacher Russell Stone brings her to the attention of others who become equally entranced. By the National Book Award-winning author of The Echo Maker. 75,000 first printing.