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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.

Men's Journal recommends THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead, WILD by Cheryl Strayed, INTO THE WILD by Jon Krak...
05/07/2021
20 Books Every Man Should Read in His Lifetime

Men's Journal recommends THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead, WILD by Cheryl Strayed, INTO THE WILD by Jon Krakauer, THE STORY OF A SHIPWRECKED SAILOR by Gabriel García Márquez, and more Vintage Books & Anchor Books!

Whether you’re jonesing for your next adventure or looking for a bit of inspiration, here are 20 books to read in your lifetime.

Grab your low-rise jeans and spaghetti-strap tanks because we're going back to 2004 with THE BRITTANYS by Brittany Acker...
05/07/2021

Grab your low-rise jeans and spaghetti-strap tanks because we're going back to 2004 with THE BRITTANYS by Brittany Ackerman!! ✌️💁‍♀️

Bursting with bittersweet nostalgia, THE BRITTANYS perfectly captures what it's like to be a teenage girl through a friend group dubbed "The Brittanys," as they navigate adolescence. Coming 6/15! https://bit.ly/3nOAbDJ

Grab your low-rise jeans and spaghetti-strap tanks because we're going back to 2004 with THE BRITTANYS by Brittany Ackerman!! ✌️💁‍♀️

Bursting with bittersweet nostalgia, THE BRITTANYS perfectly captures what it's like to be a teenage girl through a friend group dubbed "The Brittanys," as they navigate adolescence. Coming 6/15! https://bit.ly/3nOAbDJ

🚨Calling all True Crime fans!🚨 From UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN by Jon Krakauer to SAY NOTHING by Patrick Radden Keefe, w...
05/06/2021
True Crime Classics Sweepstakes | penguinrandomhouse.com

🚨Calling all True Crime fans!🚨

From UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN by Jon Krakauer to SAY NOTHING by Patrick Radden Keefe, we're giving away a bundle of genre-defining True Crime books & you're going to want to check this out!! Find more details here: https://bit.ly/3tl65sm

(NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. US Residents, 18+. Ends 5/31. See Official Rules at bit.ly/3xdNoKx)

Enter for a chance to win a bundle of genre-defining true crime books!

"I’m still trying to get it through to the sad 17-year-old kid I was that I’m really a writer.” — Lauren Hough, author o...
05/06/2021
Want to Become a Writer? Lauren Hough Recommends Bartending.

"I’m still trying to get it through to the sad 17-year-old kid I was that I’m really a writer.” — Lauren Hough, author of LEAVING ISN'T THE HARDEST THING

The author of “Leaving Isn’t the Hardest Thing” has been a “cable guy,” a barista and Air Force airman. Her time behind a bar taught her to listen.

"This revelatory collection of heartfelt reflections in the form of poems, essays, and letters is being released as the ...
05/06/2021
20 of the Best Books to Pick Up This May

"This revelatory collection of heartfelt reflections in the form of poems, essays, and letters is being released as the anniversary of a different kind of Freedom Summer arrives." — Oprah Daily on THERE'S A REVOLUTION OUTSIDE, MY LOVE edited by Tracy K. Smith and John Freeman

Including new reads from Stacey Abrams, Maggie Shipstead, and Alison Bechdel.

"A jewel box...A work of linguistic exuberance and lyrical meandering." — Kirkus Reviews on ATTRIB. AND OTHER STORIES by...
05/06/2021

"A jewel box...A work of linguistic exuberance and lyrical meandering." — Kirkus Reviews on ATTRIB. AND OTHER STORIES by Eley Williams 🦔💕

For more info, visit: https://bit.ly/3xwmZYw

"A jewel box...A work of linguistic exuberance and lyrical meandering." — Kirkus Reviews on ATTRIB. AND OTHER STORIES by Eley Williams 🦔💕

For more info, visit: https://bit.ly/3xwmZYw

We sat down with author Mark Dunn to ask him about his incredible book ELLA MINNOW PEA —  the moving story of one girl’s...
05/05/2021
Ella Minnow Pea: A Q&A with Mark Dunn

We sat down with author Mark Dunn to ask him about his incredible book ELLA MINNOW PEA — the moving story of one girl’s fight for freedom of expression on the fictional island of Nollop — and why he thinks its appeal continues to endure 20 years after its original publication!

Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn is one of the most unique pieces of fiction you are likely to read. Published twenty years ago and told through a series of letters, it’s a hilarious and moving story of one girl’s fight for freedom of expression on the fictional island of Nollop. When the island’s...

Happy to see THERE'S A REVOLUTION OUTSIDE, MY LOVE edited by Tracy K. Smith and John Freeman on Ms. Magazine's list of "...
05/05/2021
May 2021 Reads for the Rest of Us - Ms. Magazine

Happy to see THERE'S A REVOLUTION OUTSIDE, MY LOVE edited by Tracy K. Smith and John Freeman on Ms. Magazine's list of "May 2021 Reads for the Rest of Us" 🌼

Each month, I provide Ms. readers with a list of new books being published by writers from historically excluded groups.

Catch virtual events with Tracy K. Smith, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Kirsten West Savali, Su Hwang, Daniel Peña, and more in...
05/04/2021

Catch virtual events with Tracy K. Smith, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Kirsten West Savali, Su Hwang, Daniel Peña, and more in celebration of the forthcoming anthology, THERE'S A REVOLUTION OUTSIDE, MY LOVE ✊🌼

For more info on the events, visit: https://bit.ly/3eOFFtT

Catch virtual events with Tracy K. Smith, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Kirsten West Savali, Su Hwang, Daniel Peña, and more in celebration of the forthcoming anthology, THERE'S A REVOLUTION OUTSIDE, MY LOVE ✊🌼

For more info on the events, visit: https://bit.ly/3eOFFtT

Colson Whitehead's THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD is getting a TV tie-in makeover! 📕🎬⁠⁠In anticipation of the upcoming The Und...
05/03/2021

Colson Whitehead's THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD is getting a TV tie-in makeover! 📕🎬⁠

In anticipation of the upcoming The Underground Railroad limited series, you can now grab a copy with new cover art! Check it out here: https://bit.ly/2PAr2C2

Colson Whitehead's THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD is getting a TV tie-in makeover! 📕🎬⁠

In anticipation of the upcoming The Underground Railroad limited series, you can now grab a copy with new cover art! Check it out here: https://bit.ly/2PAr2C2

This final piece of grandmotherly advice from Bobby Bell on life is giving us all the feels ❤️For more sparks of wisdom ...
05/02/2021

This final piece of grandmotherly advice from Bobby Bell on life is giving us all the feels ❤️

For more sparks of wisdom and an equally poignant and hilarious story, check out NOBODY WILL TELL YOU THIS BUT ME by Bess Kalb! https://bit.ly/3bvZWUK

This final piece of grandmotherly advice from Bobby Bell on life is giving us all the feels ❤️

For more sparks of wisdom and an equally poignant and hilarious story, check out NOBODY WILL TELL YOU THIS BUT ME by Bess Kalb! https://bit.ly/3bvZWUK

Today is the first day of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and we’re celebrating with some incredible...
05/01/2021

Today is the first day of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and we’re celebrating with some incredible reads across the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group! 📚🎉

We’re so excited to launch #ElevateAsianVoices this year, with an aim to uplift our readers and authors in the Asian and Asian American community. Stay tuned for much more to come, and click here for info on these book recs: https://bit.ly/2PCKm1u

STRAY by Stephanie Danler is now available in a beautiful new paperback! To dig into this memoir, you can find more info...
04/30/2021

STRAY by Stephanie Danler is now available in a beautiful new paperback!

To dig into this memoir, you can find more info here: https://bit.ly/3co7o3m

STRAY by Stephanie Danler is now available in a beautiful new paperback!

To dig into this memoir, you can find more info here: https://bit.ly/3co7o3m

Is this just the cutest little cover, or what?! 🦔💕 We're so excited to share our upcoming short story collection, ATTRIB...
04/30/2021

Is this just the cutest little cover, or what?! 🦔💕 We're so excited to share our upcoming short story collection, ATTRIB. by Eley Williams!⁠

With intimate and playful prose, ATTRIB. presents a cast of unforgettable characters standing at the precipice of emotional events and gets at the heart of our human need to be understood. Out 5/18! https://bit.ly/3xwmZYw

Is this just the cutest little cover, or what?! 🦔💕 We're so excited to share our upcoming short story collection, ATTRIB. by Eley Williams!⁠

With intimate and playful prose, ATTRIB. presents a cast of unforgettable characters standing at the precipice of emotional events and gets at the heart of our human need to be understood. Out 5/18! https://bit.ly/3xwmZYw

ALL THINGS CEASE TO APPEAR by Elizabeth Brundage is the basis for Netflix's new thriller 'Things Heard and Seen,' premie...
04/29/2021

ALL THINGS CEASE TO APPEAR by Elizabeth Brundage is the basis for Netflix's new thriller 'Things Heard and Seen,' premiering today!

To read the book before watching the film, visit: https://bit.ly/31Fajjs

ALL THINGS CEASE TO APPEAR by Elizabeth Brundage is the basis for Netflix's new thriller 'Things Heard and Seen,' premiering today!

To read the book before watching the film, visit: https://bit.ly/31Fajjs

Whether you and Mom are into memoirs, crime fiction, funny fiction, essays, or short stories — we've got a good Mom & Me...
04/29/2021

Whether you and Mom are into memoirs, crime fiction, funny fiction, essays, or short stories — we've got a good Mom & Me book club read for you! 📖💕⁠

For more info on these Mother's Day recs and discussion guides to get the conversation going, visit: https://bit.ly/3mPRyU5

Whether you and Mom are into memoirs, crime fiction, funny fiction, essays, or short stories — we've got a good Mom & Me book club read for you! 📖💕⁠

For more info on these Mother's Day recs and discussion guides to get the conversation going, visit: https://bit.ly/3mPRyU5

Grandmotherly Advice #3 from Bobby Bell 💄🙌Read more in NOBODY WILL TELL YOU THIS BUT ME by Bell Kalb! https://bit.ly/3bv...
04/29/2021

Grandmotherly Advice #3 from Bobby Bell 💄🙌

Read more in NOBODY WILL TELL YOU THIS BUT ME by Bell Kalb! https://bit.ly/3bvZWUK

Grandmotherly Advice #3 from Bobby Bell 💄🙌

Read more in NOBODY WILL TELL YOU THIS BUT ME by Bell Kalb! https://bit.ly/3bvZWUK

Picking up these reads as Arab American Heritage Month comes to a close 📚 Which of these books have you read?
04/29/2021

Picking up these reads as Arab American Heritage Month comes to a close 📚 Which of these books have you read?

Picking up these reads as Arab American Heritage Month comes to a close 📚 Which of these books have you read?

There's a lot that goes in to a good hammock reading, apparently, so we're happy to see WE RIDE UPON STICKS by Quan Barr...
04/28/2021
9 of the Best Hammock Books to Chill With | Book Riot

There's a lot that goes in to a good hammock reading, apparently, so we're happy to see WE RIDE UPON STICKS by Quan Barry made the cut!

Ready to start summer early or enjoy hammock reading whatever the season? Keep it cool and easy with these excellent hammock books.

Sharing these reads in honor of the The Handmaid's Tale Season 4 premiere today!! Who's as excited as we are?! 📚🎬🍿 https...
04/28/2021

Sharing these reads in honor of the The Handmaid's Tale Season 4 premiere today!! Who's as excited as we are?! 📚🎬🍿
https://bit.ly/3gHHonr

Sharing these reads in honor of the The Handmaid's Tale Season 4 premiere today!! Who's as excited as we are?! 📚🎬🍿
https://bit.ly/3gHHonr

STRAY author Stephanie Danler gets candid about motherhood, self-destructive impulses, the writing process, and so much ...
04/27/2021
Stephanie Danler & 'Stray': Complicated Conversations Series

STRAY author Stephanie Danler gets candid about motherhood, self-destructive impulses, the writing process, and so much more in this Pop Fiction Women podcast episode!

Listen to this episode from Pop Fiction Women on Spotify. We welcome internationally bestselling author, Stephanie Danler, to discuss Stray, her memoir of growing up in a family shattered by lies and addiction, and of her attempts to find a life beyond the limits of her past. ** We start by discussi...

“A swift and all-too-convincing chronicle of science, espionage, action and speculation that moves from Indonesia to Sau...
04/27/2021

“A swift and all-too-convincing chronicle of science, espionage, action and speculation that moves from Indonesia to Saudi Arabia to the U.S. as it eerily evokes real-life current events.” — The Wall Street Journal

THE END OF OCTOBER by Lawrence Wright comes out in paperback today! https://bit.ly/3vsA17F

“A swift and all-too-convincing chronicle of science, espionage, action and speculation that moves from Indonesia to Saudi Arabia to the U.S. as it eerily evokes real-life current events.” — The Wall Street Journal

THE END OF OCTOBER by Lawrence Wright comes out in paperback today! https://bit.ly/3vsA17F

WE RIDE UPON STICKS author Quan Barry discusses her book, '90s references, and what's next for her with Volume 1 Brookly...
04/27/2021
Original Titles, Field Hockey, and Witchcraft: An Interview With Quan Barry

WE RIDE UPON STICKS author Quan Barry discusses her book, '90s references, and what's next for her with Volume 1 Brooklyn!

Reading Quan Barry’s We Ride Upon Sticks, it’s easy to lose yourself in the novel’s genius concept: a group of high school field hockey players in 1980s Massachusetts become obses…

☁️Happy paperback birthday to STRAY by Stephanie Danler! ☁️STRAY is a moving, sometimes devastating, brilliantly written...
04/27/2021

☁️Happy paperback birthday to STRAY by Stephanie Danler! ☁️

STRAY is a moving, sometimes devastating, brilliantly written, and ultimately inspiring exploration of the landscapes of damage and survival — and it's now available in paperback: https://bit.ly/3co7o3m

☁️Happy paperback birthday to STRAY by Stephanie Danler! ☁️

STRAY is a moving, sometimes devastating, brilliantly written, and ultimately inspiring exploration of the landscapes of damage and survival — and it's now available in paperback: https://bit.ly/3co7o3m

Author Colson Whitehead and Director Barry Jenkins discuss the TV adaptation of The Underground Railroad in Town & Count...
04/26/2021
How Barry Jenkins and Colson Whitehead Made The Underground Railroad

Author Colson Whitehead and Director Barry Jenkins discuss the TV adaptation of The Underground Railroad in Town & Country's May issue!

Inside the new series that let the imaginations of the Pulitzer-winning author and Hollywood’s hottest Oscar winner run wild.

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests and Covid-19 pandemic, THERE’S A REVOLUTION OUTSIDE, MY LOVE edited by Tr...
04/26/2021

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests and Covid-19 pandemic, THERE’S A REVOLUTION OUTSIDE, MY LOVE edited by Tracy K. Smith and John Freeman offers letters, essays, poems, and reflections that speak to the grief and possibilities in this time of change.

Coming 5/11/21 ✊🌼 https://bit.ly/3s90XrS

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests and Covid-19 pandemic, THERE’S A REVOLUTION OUTSIDE, MY LOVE edited by Tracy K. Smith and John Freeman offers letters, essays, poems, and reflections that speak to the grief and possibilities in this time of change.

Coming 5/11/21 ✊🌼 https://bit.ly/3s90XrS

FRIENDS AND STRANGERS by J. Courtney Sullivan is coming to paperback tomorrow! 👭⁠⁠This compulsively readable novel tells...
04/26/2021

FRIENDS AND STRANGERS by J. Courtney Sullivan is coming to paperback tomorrow! 👭⁠

This compulsively readable novel tells the story of a complicated friendship between two women who are at very different stages in life — and we highly recommend adding it to your spring reading list 🌻 https://bit.ly/3ndNBJ9

FRIENDS AND STRANGERS by J. Courtney Sullivan is coming to paperback tomorrow! 👭⁠

This compulsively readable novel tells the story of a complicated friendship between two women who are at very different stages in life — and we highly recommend adding it to your spring reading list 🌻 https://bit.ly/3ndNBJ9

Stephanie Danler's memoir STRAY comes out in paperback this Tuesday!To pre-order your copy, visit: https://bit.ly/3co7o3...
04/25/2021

Stephanie Danler's memoir STRAY comes out in paperback this Tuesday!

To pre-order your copy, visit: https://bit.ly/3co7o3m

Stephanie Danler's memoir STRAY comes out in paperback this Tuesday!

To pre-order your copy, visit: https://bit.ly/3co7o3m

"There’s a revolution outside, my love. And as empires and tears fall, you need to know that you come from a tradition o...
04/25/2021

"There’s a revolution outside, my love. And as empires and tears fall, you need to know that you come from a tradition of Mississippi warriors who have resisted despair’s siren song and remixed it until it sounded like freedom. You need to know that, yes, one day you may feel 'like that,' and I’m so sorry that I can’t protect you from it all." — THERE'S A REVOLUTION OUTSIDE, MY LOVE edited Tracy K. Smith and John Freeman
https://bit.ly/3s90XrS

"There’s a revolution outside, my love. And as empires and tears fall, you need to know that you come from a tradition of Mississippi warriors who have resisted despair’s siren song and remixed it until it sounded like freedom. You need to know that, yes, one day you may feel 'like that,' and I’m so sorry that I can’t protect you from it all." — THERE'S A REVOLUTION OUTSIDE, MY LOVE edited Tracy K. Smith and John Freeman
https://bit.ly/3s90XrS

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