Watermark Challenge Selection Archive

The Watermark Challenge is a seasonal book club and discussion series that focuses on great works of classic literature in the spring, summer, and fall of the year. Past seasons’ selections include Tolstoy's War and Peace, Melville's Moby-Dick, Proust’s Swann’s Way, and the novels of Jane Austen, among others. It's an opportunity for diverse readers to delve into great works of literature, explore the lives of major authors, and enjoy lively discussions.

War and Peace (Vintage Classics) Cover Image
By Leo Tolstoy, Richard Pevear (Translator), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781400079988
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Published: Vintage - December 2nd, 2008

Swann's Way (Penguin Classics) Cover Image
By Marcel Proust, Lydia Davis (Translator), Lydia Davis (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780142437964
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Published: Penguin Books - November 30th, 2004

Moby Dick Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062085641
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - June 7th, 2011

Emma (Penguin Classics Hardcover) Cover Image
By Jane Austen, Fiona Stafford (Editor), Fiona Stafford (Introduction by)
$23.00
ISBN: 9780141192475
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Published: Penguin Books - March 10th, 2010

Mansfield Park: (classics Hardcover) (Penguin Classics Hardcover) Cover Image
By Jane Austen, Kathryn Sutherland (Introduction by), Kathryn Sutherland (Notes by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780141197708
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Published: Penguin Books - April 24th, 2012

Northanger Abbey: (classics Hardcover) (Penguin Classics Hardcover) Cover Image
By Jane Austen, Marilyn Butler (Editor), Marilyn Butler (Introduction by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9780141197715
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Published: Penguin Books - April 24th, 2012

Madame Bovary: Provincial Ways Cover Image
By Gustave Flaubert, Lydia Davis (Translator)
$27.95
ISBN: 9780670022076
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Published: Viking - September 23rd, 2010

The Grapes of Wrath (Penguin Classics) Cover Image
By John Steinbeck, Robert Demott (Introduction by)
$13.50
ISBN: 9780143039433
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Published: Penguin Books - March 28th, 2006

The Great Gatsby Cover Image
$12.75
ISBN: 9780743273565
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Published: Scribner - October 1st, 2004

The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780307278449
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Published: Vintage - May 8th, 2007

Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400033416
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004