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.
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.
Ben Murray - Poetry - 2010 - 96 pages
The poems in Ben Murray' s debut collection, What We' re Left With, reflect on disconnection as a feature of contemporary urban experience. Murray' s poems tackle themes of isolation, loneliness and human separation from nature.
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.
David Alan Black - Religion - 2009 - 272 pages
Revisions to this third edition include updated discussions and scholarship, further back matter vocabulary references, and additional appendices.
Kim MacQuarrie - History - 2007 - 512 pages
The epic story of the fall of the Inca Empire to Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in the aftermath of a bloody civil war, and the recent discovery of the lost guerrilla capital of the Incas, Vilcabamba, by three American explorers.
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.