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The Moviegoer: A Novel
by Walker Percy
In this National Book Award­–winning novel, a young man, torn between the forces of tradition and change, searches for meaning in postwar America. On the cusp of his thirtieth birthday, Binx Bolling is a lost soul. A stockbroker and member of an established New Orleans family, Binx’s one escape is the movie theater that transports...
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Love in the Ruins: The Adventures of a Bad Catholic at a Time Near the End of the World
by Walker Percy
A “brilliant and hilarious” novel of the end times in America and one psychiatrist’s quest to save mankind, from a New York Times–bestselling author (Dallas Morning News).   The United States seems to be on the brink of catastrophe. From the abandoned cars littering the highways (no one remembers how to fix them) to the endless...
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Categories: All Humor; All Science Fiction
Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book
by Walker Percy
“A mock self-help book designed not to help but to provoke; a chapbook to inveigle us into thinking about who we are and how we got into this mess.” — Los Angeles Times Book Review Published at the height of the 1980s self-help boom, Lost in the Cosmos is Percy’s unforgettable riff on the trend that swept the nation....
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The Second Coming
by Walker Percy
A successful man’s midlife crisis may just provide a twisted path to happiness in this New York Times –bestselling novel by the author of The Last Gentleman .   Now in his late forties, Will Barrett lives a life other men only dream of. Wealthy from a successful career on Wall Street and from the inheritance of his deceased...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Last Gentleman: A Novel
by Walker Percy
National Book Award Finalist: A lonely Southerner forges a surprising bond with a New York family in this “brilliant” novel by the author of The Moviegoer ( Time ).   Will Barrett has never felt at peace. After moving from his native South to New York City, Will’s most meaningful human connections come through the lens of...
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The Thanatos Syndrome: A Novel
by Walker Percy
Percy’s stirring sequel to Love in the Ruins follows Tom More’s redemptive mission to cure the mysterious ailment afflicting the residents of his hometown Dr. Tom More returns to his parish in Louisiana determined to live a simpler life. Fresh out of prison after getting caught selling uppers to truck drivers, he wants...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Signposts in a Strange Land
by Walker Percy
A captivating collection of writings on Southern life by one of the masters of American literature Published just after Walker Percy’s death, Signposts in a Strange Land takes readers through the philosophical, religious, and literary ideas of one of the South’s most profound and unique thinkers. Each essay is laced with wit...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events; All Religion & Spirituality
Lancelot: A Novel
by Walker Percy
“A modern knight-errant on a quest after evil; grotesque, convincing and chilling.” — The New York Times Book Review Fed up with the excesses of the 1970s, Lancelot Andrews Lamar, a liberal lawyer and distinguished member of the New Orleans gentry, is determined to stop the modern world’s ethical collapse. His quest...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Message in the Bottle: How Queer Man Is, How Queer Language Is, and What One Has to Do with the Other
by Walker Percy
Profound and passionate essays from one of America’s greatest literary voices Before winning the National Book Award for fiction in 1962, Walker Percy was an established scholar of science, philosophy, and language. Presented here are his strongest essays in those subjects, offering what he called a “theory of man for a new...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
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