Books published by Mariner Books

The Fortunes

Mariner Books | September 12, 2017 | 288 pages
A New York Times Editors' Choice A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016 "Davies writes with a rare emotional resonance and a deft sense of structure; it's hard not to be in awe of the way he's composed this complex, beautiful novel . . . Stunning." --NPR "Davies [is] a master storyteller."... More Info

Martian Time-Slip

Mariner Books | September 22, 2017 | 278 pages
Professor:  Prof. Adam Barrows
Course Codes:  ENGL 5606
Semester:  Fall-2017
Mars is not a happy place—a planet for exiles, drifters, and psychics, who would otherwise be executed. One such psychic is a ten-year-old boy named Manfred, a boy so powerful he not only looks into the future, but can send people there. But with the turbulent politics of Mars, that future might... More Info

Spain in Our Hearts

Mariner Books | March 7, 2017 | 480 pages
From acclaimed, best-selling author Adam Hochschild, a sweeping history of the Spanish Civil War told through a dozen unforgettable characters: a tale of idealism, suffering, and a tragically doomed yet noble cause.  More Info

The Nixon Tapes

Mariner Books | October 6, 2015 | 792 pages
The famous--and infamous--Nixon White House tapes that reveal President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words  More Info

The Best American Travel Writing 2015

Mariner Books | October 6, 2015 | 336 pages
A collection of the year's best travel writing.  More Info

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015

Mariner Books | October 6, 2015 | 416 pages
Adam Johnson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Orphan Master's Son, " works with group of high school students out of 826 San Francisco to select the year's best new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and category-defying gems aimed at readers 15 and up.  More Info

The Best American Essays 2015

Mariner Books | October 6, 2015 | 272 pages
"New Yorker "magazine staff writer and award-winning essayist Ariel Levy picks the year's best essays, selected from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites.  More Info

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015

Mariner Books | October 6, 2015 | 384 pages
A collection of the best American science fiction and fantasy stories published during 2014.  More Info

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015

Mariner Books | October 6, 2015 | 352 pages
Rebecca Skloot, #1 "New York Times" best-selling author, edits this year svolume of the finestscience and nature writing."  More Info

The Best American Short Stories 2015

Mariner Books | October 6, 2015 | 304 pages
Award-winning and best-selling author T.C. Boyle guest edits this year s"The Best American Short Stories," the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction."  More Info

The Flanders Panel

Mariner Books | September 22, 2017 | 294 pages
While restoring a fifteenth-century masterpiece, Julia, a young art expert in Madrid, stumbles upon a real-life mystery as she sets out to find the killer responsible for a five-hundred-year-old murder and becomes the target of modern-day intrigue, betrayal, and death. Reprint. 50,000 first... More Info

Le petit prince

Mariner Books | September 22, 2017 | 85 pages
A small boy learns of the wonders and ironies of life during a celestial odyssey.  More Info

Inside the Dream Palace

Mariner Books | November 1, 2014 | 496 pages
The history of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel, where artists of all stripes, legends themselves, have lived and loved and worked for more than a century.  More Info

To End All Wars

Mariner Books | March 6, 2012 | 496 pages
Presents a history of World War I, focusing on the moral conflict between the proponents of the war and its critics in Great Britain.  More Info

The Best American Short Stories 2014

Mariner Books | October 7, 2014 | 320 pages
The best-selling and award-winning Jennifer Egan guest edits this year's The Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction.  More Info

The God Delusion

Mariner Books | January 16, 2008 | 464 pages
Argues that belief in God is irrational, and describes examples of religion's negative influences on society throughout the centuries, such as war, bigotry, child abuse, and violence.  More Info

Homage to Catalonia.

Mariner Books | September 22, 2017 | 232 pages
Presents the British novelist's firsthand report on the Spanish Civil War based on his experiences fighting against the Fascists  More Info

The New Geography of Jobs

Mariner Books | March 19, 2013 | 294 pages
Makes correlations between success and geography, explaining how such rising centers of innovation as San Francisco and Austin are likely to offer influential opportunities and shape the national and global economies.  More Info

Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir

Mariner Books | September 22, 2017 | 260 pages
After discovering that who she thought was her father was indeed not, Portland-based "zinester" Nicole Georges embarks upon a journey of identity.  More Info

Invisble Cities.

Mariner Books | September 22, 1978 | 165 pages
In Kublai Khan's garden, at sunset, the young Marco Polo diverts the aged emperor from his obsession with the impending end of his empire with tales of countless cities past, present, and future  More Info

All the King's Men

Mariner Books | September 1, 1996 | 438 pages
Willie Stark's obsession with political power leads to the ultimate corruption of his gubernatorial administration  More Info

Snow Mountain Passage

Mariner Books | April 24, 2002 | 336 pages
The hardships, tragedy, and devastating starvation that confronted the Donner party, which became trapped by winter snows in the Sierra Nevadas before they can make their way into California, are seen through the eyes of James Frazier Reed and his eight-year-old daughter, Patty. By the author of... More Info

Small Memories

Mariner Books | May 1, 2012 | 192 pages
"One of Mr. Saramago's last books, and one of his most touching," (New York Times), this posthumous memoir of his childhood, written with characteristic wit and honesty, traces the formation of an individual into an artist who emerged against all odds as one of the world's most respected writers.  More Info

Fast Food Nation

Mariner Books | March 13, 2012 | 368 pages
Explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.  More Info

A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman: Complete Short Stories

Mariner Books | March 27, 2012 | 256 pages
Famed UK novelist Margaret Drabble's complete short stories  More Info

The Manual of Painting and Calligraphy

Mariner Books | May 1, 2012 | 224 pages
In the last days of Salazar's dictatorship, H., a second-rate artist, is commissioned by a wealthy client, S., to paint his portrait. H. begins to work, but he has conflicted feelings about doing yet another flattering, bland depiction. He resents his client's success and confidence, he envies him... More Info

The Best American Comics 2011

Mariner Books | October 4, 2011 | 352 pages
Culls top-selected cartoon stories from graphic novels, newspapers, webcomics and other sources in an annual anthology that features up-and-coming contributors as well as such established artists as Joe Sacco, Jeff Smith and Dash Shaw. 25,000 first printing.  More Info

The Great Crash 1929

Mariner Books | September 10, 2009 | 224 pages
Presents a study of the stock market crash of 1929 that reveals the influential role of Wall Street on the economic growth of America.  More Info

Three Guineas

Mariner Books | July 3, 2006 | 275 pages
The gifted English writer submits a strong plea for intellectual freedom, women's rights, and the cessation of war, in an annotated series of letters. Reprint. 12,000 first printing.  More Info

The Best American Short Stories 2011

Mariner Books | October 4, 2011 | 384 pages
Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.  More Info

The Box

Mariner Books | October 11, 2011 | 208 pages
Memories from Grass's children  More Info

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011

Mariner Books | October 4, 2011 | 528 pages
Presents literature from mainstream and alternative American periodicals, including fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, television writing, and alternative comics.  More Info


Mariner Books | September 27, 2011 | 304 pages
Losing their considerable prospects in the wake of the economic recession and an unexpected pregnancy, James and Kate turn to drug trafficking to make ends meet and participate in increasingly risky ventures, from a kidnapping to a shootout, to maximize their profits. Original.  More Info

The Best American Sports Writing 2011

Mariner Books | October 4, 2011 | 384 pages
The best-selling author of Sandy Koufax and The Last Boy brings together the year's finest writing in sports, in all its drama, humanity and excitement. Original.  More Info

Buy, Buy Baby

Mariner Books | July 15, 2009 | 288 pages
Our kids are becoming consumers at an alarmingly young age. Many children are already asking for products by brand name at age two. Toy and media corporations have long manipulated the insecurities of parents to move their products, but Buy, Buy Baby unveils the chilling fact that these companies... More Info