Bret Anthony Johnston - Fiction - 2014 - 400 pages
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • Esquire • BookPage A gripping novel with the pace of a thriller but the nuanced characterization and deep empathy of some of the literary canon’s most beloved ...
Evelyn Shakir - Fiction - 2007 - 165 pages
In The Story of Young Ali, a teenage girl resists her beloved father's traditional tales of honor and self sacrifice.
Justin Go - Fiction - 2014 - 480 pages
From London archives to Somme battlefields to the Eastfjords of Iceland, Tristan races to piece together the story behind the unclaimed riches: a reckless love affair pursued only days before Ashley’s deployment to the Western Front; a ...
Anne Enright - Fiction - 2007 - 272 pages
As nine members of the Hegarty clan gather for the wake of their drowned brother Liam, his sister Veronica remembers the secret he shared with her about what happened in their grandmother's house thirty years ago, a betrayal that spans ...
Daniel Woodrell - Fiction - 2007 - 208 pages
Ree Dolly's father has skipped bail on charges that he ran a crystal meth lab, and the Dollys will lose their house if he doesn't show up for his next court date.
Edwidge Danticat - Fiction - 2007 - 256 pages
It firmly establishes her as one of America’s most essential writers. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Edwidge Danticat's Claire of the Sea Light.
Elizabeth Strout - Fiction - 2013 - 352 pages
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Includes Elizabeth Strout’s never-before-published essay about the origins of The Burgess Boys NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • NPR • Good Housekeeping Elizabeth Strout ...
Kyung-Sook Shin - Fiction - 2011 - 256 pages
You will never think of your mother the same way again after you read this book. From the Hardcover edition.
Okey Ndibe - Fiction - 2014 - 189 pages
Foreign Gods, Inc., tells the story of Ike, a New York-based Nigerian cab driver who sets out to steal the statue of an ancient war deity from his home village and sell it to a New York gallery. Ike's plan is fueled by desperation.
Chevy Stevens - Fiction - 2010 - 352 pages
Interwoven with the story of the year Annie spent as the captive of psychopath in a remote mountain cabin, which unfolds through sessions with her psychiatrist, is a second narrative recounting events following her escape--her struggle to ...
Jamie Ford - Fiction - 2009 - 290 pages
BONUS: This edition contains a Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet discussion guide and an excerpt from Jamie Ford's Songs of Willow Frost.
Alice Munro - Fiction - 2006 - 349 pages
The View from Castle Rock reveals what is most essential in Munro’s art: her compassionate understanding of ordinary lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.