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Lin-Manuel Miranda, the visionary behind the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton shared his reading list with The New York Times. For his full list of favorites and inspirations, check out our collection below. You can also read the full article at
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  • Jane Eyre

    By Charlotte Bronte

    Our Price: $8.10
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307455192
    • Publisher: Vintage Classics
    • Published: 2009
    This most beloved novel describes the passionate love between the courageous orphan Jane Eyre and the brilliant, brooding, and domineering Rochester. The loneliness and cruelty of Jane’s childhood strengthens her natural independence and spirit, which prove invaluable when she takes a position as a governess at Thornfield Hall. But after falling in love with her sardonic employer, her discovery of his terrible secret forces her to make a hear-wrenching choice. Ever since its publication in 1847, JANE EYRE has enthralled every kind of reader, from the most critical and cultivated to the youngest and most unabashedly romantic. It lives as one of the great triumphs of storytelling. Now a major motion picture. 596p.
  • Moby Dick

    By Herman Melville

    Our Price: $5.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780553213119
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: January 1991
    w/Intro. (Bantam Classic). The most acclaimed novel of 19th-century American literature. An odyssey of adventure, madness and pure literary invention unrivalled in its scope and impact, this work's indelible story remains the all-time page-turner. 594p.
  • Saga, Vol. 1

    By Brian K. Vaughan

    Our Price: $5.00 - $9.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781607066019
    • Publisher: Image Comics
    • Published: October 2012
  • The Slow Regard of Silent Things

    By Patrick Rothfuss

    Our Price: $9.89
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780756411329
    • Publisher: DAW Books, Inc.
    • Published: November 2015
    Deep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of the Underthing, snug in the heart of this forgotten place.Her name is Auri, and she is full of mysteries.The Slow Regard of Silent Things is a brief, bittersweet glimpse of Auri’s life, a small adventure all her own. At once joyous and haunting, this story offers a chance to see the world through Auri’s eyes. And it gives the reader a chance to learn things that only Auri knows....In this book, Patrick Rothfuss brings us into the world of one of The Kingkiller Chronicle’s most enigmatic characters. Full of secrets and mysteries,The Slow Regard of Silent Things is the story of a broken girl trying to live in a broken world.
  • Things Fall Apart

    By Chinua Achebe

    Our Price: $7.50 - $11.70
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385474542
    • Publisher: Anchor Books
    • Published: September 1994
    50th Anniversary Edition. This internationally acclaimed novel by the Nigerian novelist tells two intertwining stories - perfectly harmonized twin dramas - both centering on Okonkwo, a 'strong man' of an Ibo village in Nigera. The first, a powerful fable of the immemorial conflict between the individual and society, traces Okonkwo's fall from grace with the tribal world. The second, as modern as the first is ancient, concerns the clash of cultures and the destructionof Okonkwo's world with ther arrival of aggressive European missionaries. With a Glossary. 213p.