Nelson Algren - Fiction - 2011 - 464 pages
" A literary tour de force, here is a novel unlike any other, one in which drug addiction, poverty, and human failure somehow suggest a defense of human dignity and a reason for hope.
Teju Cole - Fiction - 2011 - 259 pages
A New York Times Notable Book • One of the ten top novels of the year —Time and NPR NAMED A BEST BOOK ON MORE THAN TWENTY END-OF-THE-YEAR LISTS, INCLUDING The New Yorker • The Atlantic • The Economist • Newsweek/The Daily Beast ...
John Ralston Saul - Fiction - 2012 - 336 pages
In Dark Diversions, acclaimed author John Ralston Saul stages a black comedy of international proportions that takes the reader from New York to Paris to Morocco to Haiti.
Sandro Meallet - Fiction - 2007 - 336 pages
Written in original riff-like prose, Meallet gives us a unique story that is serious yet playful, daring in aim, and absolutely captivating. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Treasure E. Blue - Fiction - 2008 - 352 pages
A book full of gritty realism, violence, drug abuse, and hope; the book is simply off the damn hook!” –African American Literary Book Club “Drenched in drama, drugs, vengeance, power, pain, envy, love and hope . . . all the elements ...