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GENRES

A Man Called Horse
Dorothy M. Johnson

Fiction | Short Story | Adult

A Man For All Seasons
Robert Bolt

Fiction | Play | Adult

A Mango-Shaped Space
Wendy Mass

Fiction | Novel | YA

A Man In Full
Tom Wolfe

Fiction | Novel | Adult

A Man Like Smith
Marilyn Pappano

Fiction | Novel | Adult

A Man Named Dave
Dave Pelzer

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult

A Man of Good Hope
Jonny Steinberg

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult

A Man's World
Donald McRae

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult

A Manual for Cleaning Women
Lucia Berlin

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Adult

A Map of Home
Randa Jarrar

Fiction | Novel | YA

A Meeting In The Dark
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Fiction | Short Story | Adult

A Midnight Clear
William Wharton

Fiction | Novel | Adult

A Midwife's Tale
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult

A Million Little Pieces
James Frey

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult

A Most Wanted Man
John le Carré

Fiction | Novel | Adult

A Mother's Reckoning
Sue Klebold

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult

A Municipal Report
O. Henry

Fiction | Short Story | Adult

A Murder in Virginia
Suzanne Lebsock

Nonfiction | Book | Adult

Machine Man
Max Barry

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Madame Bovary
Gustave Flaubert

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
Stephen Crane

Fiction | Short Story | Adult

Maggot Moon
Sally Gardner

Fiction | Novel | YA

Magna Carta Libertatum
Stephen Langton

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult

Magyk
Angie Sage

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade

Mahabharata
Anonymous

Fiction | Poem | Adult

Main Street
Sinclair Lewis

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Maisie Dobbs
Jacqueline Winspear

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Major Barbara
George Bernard Shaw

Fiction | Play | Adult

Makers and Takers
Rana Foroohar

Nonfiction | Book | Adult

Malgudi Days
R. K. Narayan

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Adult

Mama Lola
Karen McCarthy Brown

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult

Mama's Bank Account
Kathryn Forbes

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Mammon and the Archer
O. Henry

Fiction | Short Story | Adult

Man Alive
Thomas Page McBee

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult

Manhattan Transfer
John Dos Passos

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Manhunt
James L. Swanson

Nonfiction | Book | Adult

Maniac Magee
Jerry Spinelli

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade

Man of La Mancha
Dale Wasserman

Fiction | Play | Adult

Man of the People
Alonzo L. Hamby

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult

Man's Fate
Andre Malraux

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Mansfield Park
Jane Austen

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Mantissa
John Fowles

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Many Waters
Madeleine L'Engle

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade

Mao II
Don DeLillo

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Mao's Last Dancer
Li Cunxin

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult

Maps for Lost Lovers
Nadeem Aslam

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Marching for Freedom
Elizabeth Partridge

Nonfiction | Book | Middle Grade

Mare's War
Tanita S. Davis

Fiction | Novel | YA

Margaret Fuller: A New American Life
Megan Marshall

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 2013

Maria Chapdelaine
Louis Hémon

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Maria's Girls
Jerome Charyn

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Mariette In Ecstasy
Ron Hansen

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Mario And The Magician
Thomas Mann

Fiction | Novella | Adult

Markheim
Robert Louis Stevenson

Fiction | Short Story | Adult

Mark Twain: A Life
Ron Powers

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult

Martha Quest
Doris Lessing

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Martin Chuzzlewit
Charles Dickens

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Martin Eden
Jack London

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Martyn Pig
Kevin Brooks

Fiction | Novel | YA

Mary Barton
Elizabeth Gaskell

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Mary, Bloody Mary
Carolyn Meyer

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade

Mary Chesnut's Civil War
C. Vann Woodward

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult

Mary Reilly
Valerie Martin

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Mason & Dixon
Thomas Pynchon

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Master Georgie
Beryl Bainbridge

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Master of the Game
Sidney Sheldon

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Masters of Disaster
Gary Paulsen

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade

Mateo Falcone
Prosper Merimee

Fiction | Short Story | Adult

Mathilda Savitch
Victor Lodato

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Matigari
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Fiction | Novel | Adult

Maxed Out
James D. Scurlock

Nonfiction | Book | Adult

Maximum City
Suketu Mehta

Nonfiction | Book | Adult

May Day
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fiction | Short Story | Adult

Mayhem
Nicholas Rogers

Nonfiction | Book | Adult

M. Butterfly
David Henry Hwang

Fiction | Play | Adult

Meadowland
John Lewis-Stempel

Nonfiction | Book | Adult