Red's Picks

We Have Always Lived in the Castle: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Shirley Jackson, Jonathan Lethem (Afterword by), Thomas Ott (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shirley Jackson, Jonathan Lethem (Afterword by), Thomas Ott (Illustrator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143039976
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 31st, 2006

An unreliable narrator, an outcast family plagued by tragedy, and an acrimonious town on the edge of mob rule. Simply perfect.


Fledgling By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780446696166
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 2nd, 2007

A “young” vampire wakes up without her memory and embarks to recapture her life.Fledging explores issues of choice, love, and family in Butler’s signature disquieting style.


A Confederacy of Dunces (Evergreen Book) By John Kennedy Toole, Walker Percy (Foreword by) Cover Image
By John Kennedy Toole, Walker Percy (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802130204
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Published: Grove Press - January 21st, 1994

A madcap series of comical misfortunes befalling a cast of unlikable characters in 1960’s New Orleans, this is low-stakes pleasure reading at its very best.


Frankenstein By Mary Shelley, Harold Bloom (Afterword by), Douglas Clegg (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Mary Shelley, Harold Bloom (Afterword by), Douglas Clegg (Introduction by)
$5.95
ISBN: 9780451532244
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Published: Signet - October 1st, 2013

With Frankenstein, Mary Shelley all but single-handedly created Science-Fiction and Horror as we know them today. I don’t know what I’d ever read without it.


Go Tell It on the Mountain (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
$8.99
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ISBN: 9780345806543
Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

Hands down the most beautifully written book I’ve ever read. James Baldwin was too good for this world.


Let the Right One In: A Novel By John Ajvide Lindqvist, Ebba Segerberg (Translated by) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780312355296
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 28th, 2008

Set in Swedish winter, Let the Right One In tracks the budding friendship between a young boy, Oskar, and his strange new nocturnal neighbor, Eli.


Break It Down: Stories (FSG Classics) By Lydia Davis Cover Image
$16.00
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ISBN: 9780374531447
Published: Picador - September 16th, 2008

Lydia Davis is the master of short fiction, with a truly incomparable capacity to pack an immense story into just a few words. Break it Down was my first collection and is still my favorite.


I Kill Giants Movie Tie-In Edition By Joe Kelly, Ken Niimura (Artist) Cover Image
By Joe Kelly, Ken Niimura (Artist)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781607069850
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Published: Image Comics - May 20th, 2014

If Don Quixote had been a middle school aged girl with real problems (instead of a bored, old rich dude) he would have been Barbara Thornson, the hero of I Kill Giants.