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Vintage Books & Anchor Books VINTAGE BOOKS is the foremost literary paperback publisher. ANCHOR BOOKS, founded in 1953, is the oldest trade paperback publisher in America.

VINTAGE BOOKS Vintage Books was founded in 1954 by Alfred A. Knopf as a trade paperback home to its authors. Its publishing list includes a wide range, from the most influential works of world literature to cutting edge contemporary fiction and distinguished non-fiction. As the continuous publisher of important writers including William Faulkner, Vladimir Nabokov, Albert Camus, Ralph Ellison, Dashiell Hammett, William Styron, A.S. Byatt, Philip Roth, Toni Morrison, Ha Jin, Richard Ford, Cormac McCarthy, Alice Munro, Raymond Chandler, Orhan Pamuk, Dave Eggers, Robert Caro, Joseph Ellis, Haruki Murakami, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez it is today's foremost trade paperback publisher. ANCHOR BOOKS Founded in 1953 Anchor Books is the oldest trade paperback publisher in America. The goal was to make inexpensive editions of modern classics widely available to college students and the adult public. They succeeded admirably. Today, Anchor's list boasts award-winning history, science, women's studies, sociology, and quality fiction. Authors published by Anchor Books include Chinua Achebe, Ian McEwan, Alexander McCall Smith, Karen Armstrong, Jon Krakauer, Chuck Palahniuk, Mary Gordon, Dan Brown, and Margaret Atwood.

The riveting, elegant, and often humorous memoir YEAR OF THE MONKEY is coming out in paperback on 9/1! 🐒 And if Patti Sm...
08/29/2020

The riveting, elegant, and often humorous memoir YEAR OF THE MONKEY is coming out in paperback on 9/1! 🐒 And if Patti Smith's eloquent writing isn't enough to persuade you, the paperback edition includes a new cover, new chapter, and 10 additional polaroid photos... https://bit.ly/YearOfTheMonkeyPaperback

Did you know that even though THE TESTAMENTS is set 15 years after the "literary classic" THE HANDMAID'S TALE they can b...
08/29/2020

Did you know that even though THE TESTAMENTS is set 15 years after the "literary classic" THE HANDMAID'S TALE they can be read in any order? THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood comes out in paperback on 9/1! https://bit.ly/3kKbkyK

Happy Independent Bookstore Day! 📚💕 What is your favorite local indie?
08/29/2020

Happy Independent Bookstore Day! 📚💕 What is your favorite local indie?

Get your favorite reading spot ready, because Patti Smith's memoir YEAR OF THE MONKEY comes out in just four days!! 🐒 Fo...
08/28/2020

Get your favorite reading spot ready, because Patti Smith's memoir YEAR OF THE MONKEY comes out in just four days!! 🐒

For more info on The New York Times bestseller, visit: https://bit.ly/YearOfTheMonkeyPaperback

Erin Morgenstern recommends 6 of her favorite books (including books by Donna Tartt and Raymond Chandler), which are all...
08/28/2020
Erin Morgenstern recommends 6 of her favorite books

Erin Morgenstern recommends 6 of her favorite books (including books by Donna Tartt and Raymond Chandler), which are all mentioned or alluded to in THE STARLESS SEA! 🗝🐝⚔️

The best-selling author recommends works by Raymond Chandler, Madeleine L'Engle, and more

08/28/2020

#1 New York Times Bestseller, winner of The Booker Prizes, named one of the best books of the year by so many, and a sequel to THE HANDMAID'S TALE. What more do you need to know about THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood?! https://bit.ly/3kKbkyK

"He was a poet and novelist and—most lastingly—an essayist and critic. He wrote elegantly about art, music, literature, ...
08/27/2020
Albert Murray was a bard of America’s racial complexity

"He was a poet and novelist and—most lastingly—an essayist and critic. He wrote elegantly about art, music, literature, travel and people. He was, in Isaiah Berlin’s taxonomy, one hundred percent fox, viewing the world through many lenses (as opposed to the single perspective of the hedgehog). His life was an American hero’s journey—and his work is as urgent now as when it was first published." —The Economist on Albert Murray

In his essays and criticism, he insisted that black and white Americans shared a common culture

Edwidge Danticat's short story collection EVERYTHING INSIDE explores the forces that pull us together or drive us apart,...
08/27/2020

Edwidge Danticat's short story collection EVERYTHING INSIDE explores the forces that pull us together or drive us apart, sometimes in the same searing instant.

For more info on this National Book Critics Circle Award winner and August Reese’s Book Club pick, visit: https://bit.ly/33emsxG

“We’re honored to tell this sprawling, epic story, including a new coda that Stephen King has wanted to add for decades....
08/27/2020
Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ Set for December Premiere at CBS All Access

“We’re honored to tell this sprawling, epic story, including a new coda that Stephen King has wanted to add for decades. We’re so proud of this show and its attempt to find meaning and hope in the most uncertain of times. We can’t wait to share it with the world.” THE STAND, based on Stephen King's novel, is coming to TV on Dec. 17th!

CBS All Access’ limited series adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Stand” will premiere Dec. 17, the streamer announced Tuesday. The series will be a weekly one, with each of …

Two nonfiction reads now in paperback!In REBOOTING AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust, two leaders in the...
08/27/2020

Two nonfiction reads now in paperback!

In REBOOTING AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust, two leaders in the field offer a compelling analysis of the current state of the art and reveal the steps we must take to achieve a truly robust artificial intelligence. https://bit.ly/3hrFiFK

Starting with the birth of Mao’s revolution in northwest China in the 1930s and concluding with its violent afterlives in South Asia and resurgence in the People’s Republic today, MAOISM is a landmark history of global Maoism. https://bit.ly/3aTIbNf

THE OUTLAW OCEAN: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier by Ian Urbinais a riveting, adrenaline-fueled tour of a vast...
08/26/2020

THE OUTLAW OCEAN: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier by Ian Urbina
is a riveting, adrenaline-fueled tour of a vast, lawless, and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas. And it's now available in paperback! Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3leY6dD

Happy National Dog Day to our fellow book lovers and their furry friends! 🐶
08/26/2020

Happy National Dog Day to our fellow book lovers and their furry friends! 🐶

Giving a special Women's Equality Day shout-out to RBG, who has spent her career supporting gender equality!If you're in...
08/26/2020

Giving a special Women's Equality Day shout-out to RBG, who has spent her career supporting gender equality!

If you're interested in learning more about Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life, check out this biography: https://bit.ly/3htCM1D

“My own definition is a feminist is a man or a woman who says, yes, there’s a problem with gender as it is today and we ...
08/26/2020

“My own definition is a feminist is a man or a woman who says, yes, there’s a problem with gender as it is today and we must fix it, we must do better. All of us, women and men, must do better.” — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS

A friendly reminder on Women's Equality Day that we should all be feminists! ✊https://bit.ly/31pF9NB

In RIVER OF FIRE, Sister Helen Prejean shares the story of her growth as a spiritual leader, speaks out about the challe...
08/25/2020

In RIVER OF FIRE, Sister Helen Prejean shares the story of her growth as a spiritual leader, speaks out about the challenges of the Catholic Church, and shows that joy and religion are not mutually exclusive. Learn more about her autobiography, now in paperback, here: https://bit.ly/2YAuk9H

🔵 1 WEEK 🟢 until Margaret Atwood's #1 The New York Times bestselling novel, THE TESTAMENTS, hits shelves in paperback! h...
08/25/2020

🔵 1 WEEK 🟢 until Margaret Atwood's #1 The New York Times bestselling novel, THE TESTAMENTS, hits shelves in paperback! http://bit.ly/tac14s

"One word: wonderful. Two words: compulsive reading." —Stephen King on THE SECOND SLEEP by Robert Harris (the bestsellin...
08/25/2020

"One word: wonderful. Two words: compulsive reading." —Stephen King on THE SECOND SLEEP by Robert Harris (the bestselling author of Fatherland and the Cicero Trilogy)

This chilling and dark thriller is now available in paperback! https://bit.ly/2EhOYod

We're not saying you'll become a billionaire if you read HIGH OUTPUT MANAGEMENT by Andrew S. Grove, but Shopify co-found...
08/25/2020
Shopify Founder: These Are the 2 Books That Made Me Into a Billionaire

We're not saying you'll become a billionaire if you read HIGH OUTPUT MANAGEMENT by Andrew S. Grove, but Shopify co-founder Tobias Lütke does credit it for his success... 🤷‍♀️😉

Tobias Lütke credits these two books with transforming him from an awkward programmer into a successful leader.

The New York Times bestseller YEAR OF THE MONKEY by Patti Smith is coming out in paperback on 9/1!! 🐒The new edition fea...
08/24/2020

The New York Times bestseller YEAR OF THE MONKEY by Patti Smith is coming out in paperback on 9/1!! 🐒The new edition features a beautiful new cover, a new chapter, and 10 new photos.

For more info: bit.ly/2Cv3Pe0

“Margaret Atwood’s powers are on full display . . . Everyone should read THE TESTAMENTS.” —Los Angeles TimesWe could not...
08/24/2020

“Margaret Atwood’s powers are on full display . . . Everyone should read THE TESTAMENTS.” —Los Angeles Times

We could not agree more! We can't wait for the gorgeous paperback of THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood to hit shelves next week 📚 https://bit.ly/2XQNXtP

May your universe be "bright and alive and electric!!" Love this quote from THE STARLESS SEA by Erin Morgenstern. https:...
08/23/2020

May your universe be "bright and alive and electric!!" Love this quote from THE STARLESS SEA by Erin Morgenstern. https://bit.ly/302s8J3

About to read M TRAIN on the M train in honor of its paperback publication four years ago today.  🚉For more info on the ...
08/23/2020

About to read M TRAIN on the M train in honor of its paperback publication four years ago today. 🚉

For more info on the national bestseller M TRAIN by Patti Smith, visit: bit.ly/3g5KOwb

This 🧊 chilling 🧊 read hits shelves on 9/1! Learn more about THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood here: https://bit.ly/3kKb...
08/22/2020

This 🧊 chilling 🧊 read hits shelves on 9/1! Learn more about THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood here: https://bit.ly/3kKbkyK

For Virgo's 🔮Reading the Signs🔮, we're getting back to basics with some classics we all know and love. For your full boo...
08/22/2020

For Virgo's 🔮Reading the Signs🔮, we're getting back to basics with some classics we all know and love.

For your full book horoscope, visit: https://sites.prh.com/rtsvirgoseason 💫✨

Soaking up these last few weeks of summer reading! ☀️ This weekend we're revisiting SWEETBITTER and picking up Stephanie...
08/21/2020

Soaking up these last few weeks of summer reading! ☀️ This weekend we're revisiting SWEETBITTER and picking up Stephanie Danler's latest book STRAY. Tell us what you're reading this weekend! https://bit.ly/2YgtD5a

THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood, #1 The New York Times bestseller and winner of The Booker Prizes for fiction, arrives...
08/20/2020

THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood, #1 The New York Times bestseller and winner of The Booker Prizes for fiction, arrives in paperback just in time for your fall reading! https://bit.ly/3kKbkyK

NYPL The New York Public Library compiled a great list of "Essential Reads on Feminism," including a few of our favorite...
08/20/2020
Essential Reads on Feminism for Adults

NYPL The New York Public Library compiled a great list of "Essential Reads on Feminism," including a few of our favorites:

- MY BELOVED WORLD by Sonia Sotomayor
- THE SECOND SEX by Simone de Beauvoir
- WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
- WOMEN, RACE, & CLASS by Angela Y. Davis

Explore feminism and its history in this list of essential reads for adults, teens, and kids. Many titles are available as e-books, on SimplyE, and from the Library Shop. Learn more.

Raise your hand if you've been reading EVERYTHING INSIDE with Reese’s Book Club! 🙋‍♀️What has been your favorite short s...
08/20/2020

Raise your hand if you've been reading EVERYTHING INSIDE with Reese’s Book Club! 🙋‍♀️What has been your favorite short story so far?

For more info on EVERYTHING INSIDE by Edwidge Danticat, visit: https://bit.ly/33emsxG

PLAYING IN THE DARK is a Noname's Book Club pick for August! Have you read this Toni Morrison deep cut yet? If not, lear...
08/19/2020

PLAYING IN THE DARK is a Noname's Book Club pick for August! Have you read this Toni Morrison deep cut yet? If not, learn more here: https://bit.ly/2DXXmJj

THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood hits shelves in paperback on 9/1! Learn more here: https://bit.ly/34f2OlF
08/19/2020

THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood hits shelves in paperback on 9/1! Learn more here: https://bit.ly/34f2OlF

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, theSkimm put together a list books every m...
08/19/2020
10 Books Every Millennial Woman Should Read

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, theSkimm put together a list books every millennial woman should read, including THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS by Isabel Wilkerson and THE AGE OF INNOCENCE by Edith Wharton.

We’re continuing our series of the books every millennial woman should read. They’re all books by women, about women. Get into it...

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