Julia Alvarez - Juvenile Fiction - 2009 - 160 pages
Julia Alvarez. hall. There is only one conclusion that Miguel can come to. Rudy is
right. His auntis working magic on everybody. Miguel has never forgotten his
mother's remark thatTíaLola is something ofa santera. “Whatexactly doesa
Julia Glass - Fiction - 2008 - 200 pages
In this vivid, heartrending story of what we can and cannot do for those we love, the sisters grow closer as they move further apart.
Julia Alvarez - Juvenile Fiction - 2007 - 192 pages
From renowned author Julia Alvarez comes an unforgettable story about adolescence, perseverance, and one girl’s struggle to be free. From the Hardcover edition.
Marjorie Garber - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 326 pages
Shakespeare and Modern Culture is a brilliant recasting of our own mental and emotional landscape as refracted through the prism of the protean Shakespeare. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Ali Smith - Fiction - 2011 - 224 pages
Ali Smith and the short story are made for each other. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Hakan Nesser - Fiction - 2009 - 335 pages
International Bestseller Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is on the case once more in this breathless thriller of deception, blackmail, and cold murder.
Alexander McCall Smith - Fiction - 2008 - 272 pages
Whatever the problem, whatever the case, we know we can count on Isabel's instincts to help her find the right solution. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Randall Kennedy - Social Science - 2011 - 288 pages
Timely—as the 2012 presidential election nears—and controversial, here is the first book by a major African-American public intellectual on racial politics and the Obama presidency.
Wangari Maathai - Social Science - 2009 - 190 pages
Infused with her unique luminosity of spirit, Wangari Maathai’s remarkable story of courage, faith, and the power of persistence is destined to inspire generations to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Frans de Waal - Science - 2009 - 304 pages
In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.
Julia Glass - Fiction - 2010 - 448 pages
Yet again, she plumbs the human heart brilliantly, dramatically, and movingly. From the Hardcover edition.
Susan Jacoby - Social Science - 2011 - 352 pages
Her book speaks to Americans, whatever their age, who draw courage and hope from facing reality instead of embracing that oldest of delusions, the fountain of youth. From the Hardcover edition.
Rory Nugent - Social Science - 2009 - 304 pages
Their lives inform a eulogy to the distinctive ideas, traditions, and culture that is about to disappear from the waterfront. From the Trade Paperback edition.