United States: Essays 1952-1992

Gore Vidal's reputation as America's finest essayist is an enduring one. This collection, chosen by the author from 40 years of work, contains about two-thirds of what he...

Duluth A Novel

Perhaps Vidal's most outrageous novel, this is an indescribable fantasy purportedly set in the city of Duluth (which, however, is near the Mexican border) and involving a TV show...

Myra Breckinridge A Novel

Finally available as an audiobook - Gore Vidal's outrageous and immortal, gender-bending and polymorphously perverse, over-the-top, and utterly on-target comic masterpiece. "I am...

Imperial America Reflections on the United States of Amnesia

Gore Vidal has been described as the last "noble defender" of the American republic. In Imperial America, Vidal steals the thunder of a right wing America-those who have...

Dreaming War Blood for Oil and the Cheney-Bush Junta

When Gore Vidal's New York Times bestseller Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace was published, the Los Angeles Times described Vidal as the last defender of the American republic....

Hollywood A Novel

It is 1917, and President Woodrow Wilson is about to lead the country into the Great War in Europe. In California, a new industry is born that will irreversibly transform America....

Clouds and Eclipses The Collected Short Stories

Celebrated for more than fifty years as a world-renowned novelist, essayist, and political figure and commentator, Gore Vidal is less known for the exquisitely crafted short...

Burr A Novel

For readers who can't get enough of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, Gore Vidal's stunning novel about Aaron Burr, the man who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel—and who...

The Best Man

This darkly satirical drama by Gore Vidal finds two presidential contenders seeking the endorsement of an aging ex-president, and explores how personal agendas can change the...

Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace How We Got to Be So Hated

In a series of penetrating and alarming essays, whose centerpiece is a commentary on the events of September 11, 2001 (deemed then too controversial to publish), Gore Vidal...

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