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Diane Johnson

Diane Johnson

·3.43·16,099 Ratings
“ Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. ” ― Rumi
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  • The Big Sleep; Farewell, My Lovely; The High Window

    ·4.47·1,272 Ratings
    (Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Raymond Chandler’s first three novels, published here in one volume, established his reputation as an unsurpassed master of hard-boiled detective fiction. The Big Sleep, Chandler’s first novel, introduces Philip Marlowe,
  • Into a Paris Quartier: Reine Margot's Chapel and Other Haunts of St. Germain

    ·3.48·221 Ratings
    Looks at the history of the Paris neighborhood of St.-Germain and its many notable inhabitants and haunts.
  • Persian Nights

    ·3.38·377 Ratings
    Chloe Fowler is the most unliberated woman she knows: disarmingly delicate and pretty, and not averse to putting either attribute to its best use, married, young, and satisfied with her normal American life as wife and mother. Yet Chloe is about to be lib
  • The Shadow Knows

    ·3.5·138 Ratings
  • Sylvia

    ·3.91·673 Ratings
    First acclaimed as a story-length memoir, then expanded into a novel, Sylvia draws us into the lives of a young couple whose struggle to survive Manhattan in the early 1960s involves them in sexual fantasias, paranoia, drugs, and the extreme intimacy of s
  • L'Affaire

    ·2.93·693 Ratings
    "Johnson is more droll than Henry James, to whom she's been compared, and she's as witty as a modern-day Voltaire. Vraiment, L'Affaire, c'est irresistible!"-- Publishers Weekly Amy Hawkins, a Palo Alto girl who made herself a dot-com fortune, goes to Fr
  • Manservant and Maidservant

    ·3.52·214 Ratings
    At once the strangest and most marvelous of Ivy Compton-Burnett's fictions, Manservant and Maidservant has for its subject the domestic life of Horace Lamb, sadist, skinflint, and tyrant. But it is when Horace undergoes an altogether unforeseeable change
  • The O. Henry Prize Stories 2003

    ·3.8·137 Ratings
    Since its establishment in 1919, the O. Henry Prize stories collection has offered an exciting selection of the best stories published in hundreds of literary magazines every year. Such classic works of American literature as Ernest Hemingway’s The Kill
  • Le Mariage

    ·3.05·981 Ratings
    From the author of the acclaimed bestseller and 1997 National Book Award finalist, Le Divorce, comes a sparkling comedy of manners once again set in the world of Americans in Paris. Anne-Sophie is a young Frenchwoman engaged to Tim Nolinger, an American j
  • Flyover Lives: A Memoir

    ·2.79·286 Ratings
    From the New York Times bestselling author of Le Divorce, a dazzling meditation on the mysteries of the "wispy but material” family ghosts who shape us Growing up in the small river town of Moline, Illinois, Diane Johnson always dreamed of floating down
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