Books published by Harper Perennial Modern Classics

A People's History of the United States

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | November 17, 2015 | 768 pages
With a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this updated edition of the classic national bestseller reviews the book’s thirty-five year history and demonstrates once again why it is a significant contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of American history. Since its original landmark... More Info

A People's History of the United States

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | November 17, 2015 | 768 pages
With a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this updated edition of the classic national bestseller reviews the book’s thirty-five year history and demonstrates once again why it is a significant contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of American history. Since its original landmark... More Info

The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | April 7, 1999 | 320 pages
Rich in its stories, characters, and imaginative range, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting is the novel that brought Milan Kundera his first big international success in the late 1970s. Like all his work, it is valuable for far more than its historical implications. In seven wonderfully integrated... More Info

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | May 30, 2006 | 448 pages
One of the most influential literary works of our time, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a dazzling and original achievement by the masterful Gabriel García Márquez, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of... More Info

Poetry, Language, Thought

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | November 6, 2001 | 256 pages
Essential reading for students and anyone interested in the great philosophers, this book opened up appreciation of Martin Heidegger beyond the confines of philosophy to the reaches of poetry. In Heidegger's thinking, poetry is not a mere amusement or form of culture but a force that opens up the... More Info

The Poisonwood Bible

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | July 5, 2005 | 576 pages
The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it -- from garden seeds... More Info

A People's History of the United States

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | August 2, 2005 | 768 pages
Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History of the United States is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of -- and in the words of -- America's women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and... More Info

House Made of Dawn

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | April 13, 2010 | 208 pages
The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a stranger in his native land A young Native American, Abel has come home from a foreign war to find himself caught between two worlds. The first is the world of his father's, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons, the harsh beauty of the land, and... More Info

Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | August 2, 2005 | 464 pages
"With a new introduction by the author"--Jacket.  More Info

Collected Stories

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | September 22, 1999 | 352 pages
Twenty-six stories by the 1982 Nobel laureate, dating from 1947, reveal the dimensions of reality, life's mysteries and miracles, and the unexpected ironies, tragedies, and humors of human behavior  More Info

The Language Instinct

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | September 4, 2007 | 576 pages
In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examples of humor and wordplay, Steven Pinker weaves... More Info