Book List:12 titles
  • A carefully curated collection of adventure classicsA Lyons American classicFresh, new series designThere has never been a more exciting collection of stories that celebrate the indomitable spirit of the American character....


  • If you visit the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts, you might be surprised to see frames without any paintings in them. This isn’t a mistake—museum officials hope to someday return the artwork that was stolen from the museu...


  • When Daniel Collins and the crew of the Betsey set sail for Cuba in 1824, they have no idea of the horrors that lie ahead. This is just one of the stories in a collection of five true tales about pirates and shipwrecks that introduces readers to the ...


  • From the author of REMAINDER and C (short-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and a winner of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, comes SATIN ISLAND, an unnerving novel that promises to give us the first and last word on the world -- modern, postmod...


  • Here are fifteen thrilling stories that have long been unabatedly popular with readers of all ages. Stories that are, in turn, dramatic, exciting, and eminently readable.These are stories that will transport readers to a long-forgotten world inhabite...


  • Arguing that the Tintin books' characters are as strong and their plots as complex as any dreamed up by the great novelists, Tom McCarthy asks a simple question: Is Tintin literature? Taking a cue from Tintin himself — who spends much of his time tr...


  • The first novel written by Booker finalist Tom McCarthy -- acclaimed author of Remainder and C -- Men in Space it is set in a Central Europe rapidly fragmenting after the fall of communism. It follows an oddball cast -- dissolute bohemians, political...


  • A brilliant epochal saga from the acclaimed author of Remainder ("One of the great English novels of the past ten years" -- Zadie Smith), C takes place in the early years of the twentieth century and ranges from western England to Europe to North Afr...







  • A man is severely injured in a mysterious accident, receives an outrageous sum in legal compensation, and has no idea what to do with it. Then, one night, an ordinary sight sets off a series of bizarre visions he can't quite place. How he goes ...


  • From Long John Silver to Captain Hook, Blackbeard to Captain Kidd, pirates are the stuff of legend. Storylines have been based on these terribly charismatic cutthroats for decades, with varying degrees of fact thrown in. Incredible Pirate Tales captu...


  • Few people would want to test their mettle in an ice-encrusted boat with Ernest Shackleton, sail the Straits of Magellan with Joshua Slocum, or watch with Owen Chase as an angry whale sends his ship to the bottom, thousands of miles from the nearest ...