Fiction Core CollectionBook
This selective list features classic and contemporary works of fiction recommended for a general adult audience. The best authors and their most widely read works in literary and popular fiction, old and new, are listed including mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, Westerns, and romance. Generations of librarians have looked to Fiction Catalog as an authoritative resource for both collection development and readers' advisory. The catalog includes entries for individual novels and analytic entries for novellas and novels contained in composite works. Entries include bibliographic data, price, descriptive annotations, and evaluative quotations from review sources when available. Access is provided by title, author, subject and theme, genre, and form or literary technique. More than 5,500 titles in the main hardcover volume. More than 2,400 new titles in three annual paperbound supplements.