The Doubleday Crime Club

Prolific American publisher The Doubleday Crime Club was known for eye-catching book design and its impressive stable of authors that included Cornell Woolrich, Ruth Rendell, Georgette Heyer, Patricia Highsmith, Isaac Asimov, and many more. Meet the criminal masterminds and debonair detectives of the Doubleday Crime Club today.

Aftermath of Murder by Mary Fitt The Hammersmith Murders by David Frome Creep, Shadow! by A. Merritt A Blunt Instrument by Georgette Heyer The Sad, Sudden Death of My Fair Lady by Stanton Forbes

John Steinbeck, Literary Legend

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

From college drop-out to Oscar-nominated story writer and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, John Steinbeck was many things. Visit our John Steinbeck page to learn more about the literary legend.

Signed: The Bone Clocks

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

From David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, comes a brand new hypnotic Rubik’s cube of a novel that begs to be taken apart and put back together long after the final piece is fit into place.

August's Fascinating Book Sales

The Simple Art of Murder by Raymond Chandler

In addition to August's most expensive sales, we've hand-picked 10 of the most fascinating sales from last month for our new slideshow gallery, starting with some stunning vintage pulp and ending with a voyage to the North Pole.

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Campbell Biology, 10th Edition, 9780321775658

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August 2014 Top 10 Bestselling Signed Books


  1. Codex Seraphinianus
    by Luigi Serafini
  2. The Giver
    by Lois Lowry
  3. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
    by Haruki Murakami
  4. The Bone Clocks
    by David Mitchell
  5. Black Eyed Blonde
    by Benjamin Black
  6. The Fault In Our Stars
    by John Green
  7. Orfeo
    by Richard Powers
  8. The Miniaturist
    by Jessie Burton
  9. The Magician's Land
    by Lev Grossman
  10. The Heist
    by Daniel Silva