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Touch

Adania Shibli

Touch by Adania ShibliTouch centers on a girl, the youngest of nine sisters in a Palestinian family. In the singular world of this novella, this young woman's everyday experiences—watching a funeral procession, fighting with her siblings, learning to read, perhaps falling in love—resonate until they have become as weighty as any national tragedy. The smallest sensations compel, the events of history only lurk at the edges—the question of Palestine, the massacre at Sabra and Shatila. In a language that feels at once natural and alienated, Shibli breaks with the traditions of modern Arabic fiction, creating a work...
2014 / 3 / 14
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An Assistant Professor: A Novel of Sorts. A Tribute to R. K. Narayan

Adeeb Yusef Salam

An Assistant Professor: A Novel of Sorts. A Tribute to R. K. Narayan by Adeeb Yusef SalamA timeless search for personal identity where the various kinds of love penetrate one another in unexpected ways.
2016 / 10 / 19
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The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.: A Novel

Adelle Waldman

The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.: A Novel by Adelle Waldman

The national bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New Yorker, NPR, Slate, The Economist, The New Republic, Bookforum, Baltimore City Paper, The Daily Beast, National Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Reader, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Buzzfeed and many others. A New York Times Editors' Choice and a Washington Post Notable book.

"Adelle Waldman's debut novel, The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., scrutinizes Nate and the subculture that he thrives in with a patient, anthropological detachment. Ms. Waldman has sorted and cross-categorized the inhabitants of Nate's world with a witty, often...

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New Year's: Nathaniel P. as Seen Through the Eyes of His Friend Aurit

Adelle Waldman

New Year's: Nathaniel P. as Seen Through the Eyes of His Friend Aurit by Adelle Waldman

From Adelle Waldman, author of The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., here's New Year's, a story from the point of view of Nate's friend Aurit--as startling, provocative and true-to-life a tale about a young woman's dating life as The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. was about a young man's.

She felt some part of herself relax when she was with him. She could shut off the part of her brain that was always monitoring whether she was talking too much, being "selfish."

A few years before the start of The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., twentysomething writer Nathaniel Piven admires a piece of published work...

2015 / 5 / 28
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Where There's Love, There's Hate

Adolfo Bioy Casares & Silvina Ocampo

Where There's Love, There's Hate by Adolfo Bioy Casares & Silvina Ocampo
2013 / 5 / 12
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Cow Country

Adrian Jones Pearson

Cow Country by Adrian Jones PearsonWhen a down-on-his-luck educational administrator arrives into the makeshift bus shelter of Cow Eye Junction, he finds a drought-stricken town and its community college on the precipice of institutional ruin. Struggling to navigate this strange world of bloated calf scrota, orgiastic math instruction, and onrushing regional accreditors, Charlie must devise a plan to lead Cow Eye Community College through the perils of continuous improvement to the triumphant culmination of world history. Deftly blending the lunacies of contemporary academia with the tragic consequences of New World nation-building,...
2015 / 7 / 30
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Down Sterling Road

Adrian Kelly

Down Sterling Road by Adrian Kelly

Eleven-year-old Jacob McKnight doesn't like running. He doesn't like the hills, the cold wind, the slushy electrolyte drinks, the interval training. He doesn't like the way his dad is always pushing him: harder, faster, what's wrong with you, boy? But mostly he doesn't like the way it gives him time to think about the accident that shattered his brother's body and his parents' marriage.

Jacob would rather be drawing than running. He likes the Anatomy Colouring Book his dad gave him, and he likes how it helps him to better draw superheroes, with their unbreakable bodies. He likes, too, how drawing...

2012 / 4 / 14
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Portobello Notebook

Adrian Kenny

Portobello Notebook by Adrian KennyThis collection of stories is set in Portobello, on the edge of Dublin city centre, just inside the canal. The stories reflect on characters on the edge of life, personalities that do not quite fit in: Michael, the country boy who drowns himself; Harry, the old Jewish dealer living alone; Liam, the crude but jovial emigrant returning to Ireland for a visit. Through the author's eyes, and through the eyes of his other characters, we follow his progress from the first story, ‘Settling In', to the final one, ‘Mr Pock'. Old friends are met, in loss or renewal, making or trying to make fresh starts,...
2012 / 7 / 13
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A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain

Adrianne Harun

A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain by Adrianne Harun"Harun is heir apparent to Louise Erdrich and Harry Crews... Readers will be swept away by this breathless, absorbing novel."
--Claire Vaye Watkins, The New York Times Book Review


In this mysterious and chilling novel, girls, mostly Native, are vanishing from the sides of a notorious highway in the isolated Pacific Northwest. Leo Kreutzer and his friends are barely touched by these disappearances-until a series of enigmatic strangers arrive in their remote mountain town, beguiling and bewitching them.

It seems as if the devil himself has appeared among them.

The intoxicatingly lush debut novel...

2014 / 11 / 8
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Constellation

Adrien Bosc

Constellation by Adrien BoscThis best-selling debut novel from one of France??s most exciting young writers is based on the true story of the 1949 disappearance of Air France??s Lockheed Constellation and its famous passengers

On October 27, 1949, Air France??s new plane, the Constellation, launched by the extravagant Howard Hughes, welcomed thirty-eight passengers aboard. On October 28, no longer responding to air traffic controllers, the plane disappeared while trying to land on the island of Santa Maria, in the Azores. No one survived.
The question Adrien Bosc??s novel asks is not so much how, but why? What were the...

2016 / 4 / 21
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Man Camp: A Novel

Adrienne Brodeur

Man Camp: A Novel by Adrienne BrodeurA biologist studying patterns of sexual selection, Lucy Stone knows a lot about mating–particularly that in the animal kingdom, males will go to any length to attract females. Why, then, are their human counterparts so hopeless in courtship?

This is the question that Lucy and her best friend, Martha McKenna, struggle to answer. Consider Adam, Lucy's boyfriend of two years, who demonstrates on an ostensibly romantic camping trip that he can't build a fire, split wood, or jump-start a car. Worse still, he's scared to go into the woods after dark. Or take Jesse, Martha's younger brother, an opera...

2014 / 11 / 2
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The Daughters: A Novel

Adrienne Celt

The Daughters: A Novel by Adrienne Celt

In this virtuosic debut, a world-class soprano seeks to reclaim her voice from the curse that winds through her family tree.

Lulu can't sing. Since the traumatic birth of her daughter, the internationally renowned soprano hasn't dared utter a note. She's afraid that her body is too fragile and that she may have lost her talent to a long-dreaded curse afflicting all of the mothers in her family.

When Lulu was a child, her strong-willed grandmother Ada filled her head with fables of the family's enchanted history in the Polish countryside. A fantastical lore took hold—an incantatory mix of young...

2015 / 9 / 27
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The Coast of Akron: A Novel

Adrienne Miller

The Coast of Akron: A Novel by Adrienne Miller

"At last, The Coast of Akron! Adrienne Miller is one of the wittiest and most humane writers we have, bringing to mind at once Dorothy Parker, Mary McCarthy, and M.F.K. Fisher." -Dave Eggers


Adrienne Miller, in her dazzlingly ambitious and hilarious first novel, introduces us to the unforgettable Haven family of Akron, Ohio. This is not your typical Midwestern family, and Lowell Haven is a most unusual patriarch. He's a seducer, a wannabe aristocrat, a liar. Jenny, his former wife, was a brilliant artist, but is today a broken woman with a secret.


In the thirty years since Lowell and Jenny met,...

2015 / 5 / 12
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The True Memoirs of Little K: A Novel

Adrienne Sharp

The True Memoirs of Little K: A Novel by Adrienne Sharp

Exiled in Paris, tiny, one-hundred-year-old Mathilde Kschessinska sits down to write her memoirs before all that she believes to be true is forgotten. A lifetime ago, she was the vain, ambitious, impossibly charming prima ballerina assoluta of the tsar's Russian Imperial Ballet in St. Petersburg. Now, as she looks back on her tumultuous life, she can still recall every slight she ever suffered, every conquest she ever made.

Kschessinka's riveting storytelling soon thrusts us into a world lost to time: that great intersection of the Russian court and the Russian theater. Before the revolution,...

2015 / 5 / 18
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Chez Moi

Agnes Desarthe

Chez Moi by Agnes DesartheAt forty-three , Myriam has been a wife, mother, and lover-but never a restauranteur. When she opens Chez Moi in a quiet neighborhood in Paris, she has no idea how to run a business, but armed only with her love of cooking, she is determined to try. Barely able to pay the rent, Myriam secretly sleeps in the dining room and bathes in the kitchen sink, while struggling to come to terms with the painful memories of her past. But soon enough her delectable cuisine brings her many neighbors to Chez Moi, and Myriam finds that she may get a second chance at life and love. Redolent with the sights,...
2010 / 2 / 22
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The Time Is Out of Joint: Shakespeare as Philosopher of History

Agnes Heller

The Time Is Out of Joint: Shakespeare as Philosopher of History by Agnes HellerThe Time Is Out of Joint presents an examination of Shakespeare's distinctly modern confrontation with time and temporality, the difference between the truth of the fact, that of theory, and that of interpretation and revelatory truth, and finds that Shakespeare anticipated post-metaphysical philosophy and its central concerns at a time when modern metaphysics had not yet reached it speak.
2013 / 11 / 28
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The Bird Tribunal

Agnes Ravatn

The Bird Tribunal by Agnes RavatnTwo people in exile. Two secrets. As the past tightens its grip, there may be no escape... TV presenter Allis Hagtorn leaves her partner and her job to take voluntary exile in a remote house on an isolated fjord. But her new job as housekeeper and gardener is not all that it seems, and her silent, surly employer, 44-year-old Sigurd Bagge, is not the old man she expected. As they await the return of his wife from her travels, their silent, uneasy encounters develop into a chilling, obsessive relationship, and it becomes clear that atonement for past sins may not be enough... Haunting, consuming...
2016 / 8 / 23
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Nocilla Experience

Agust Mallo

Nocilla Experience by Agust MalloSomewhere in Spain, Marc, an avid reader of the Philips Agricultural Guide, pegs mathematical formulas to clotheslines on the roof of an 8-storey building. In London, the artist Jodorkovski spends hours painting tiny vignettes on chewing gum stuck to the pavements. In Miami, Harold spends his days devouring every box of Corn Flakes with his ex-wife's birthday as its sell-by-date. Meanwhile, in Corcubión, Spain, Antón is working on an audacious theory about the shared properties of barnacles and hard disks. These are some of the narrative strands that make up this arborescently structured novel,...
2016 / 11 / 2
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The Mares of Lenin Park

Agustin D. Martinez

The Mares of Lenin Park by Agustin D. MartinezWinner of Prize Americana, The Mares of Lenin Park is the story of Uli, a fourteen-year-old Cuban boy, who struggles to reconcile his deceased father's heroic past with his mother Graciela's new marriage. Finding it more and more difficult to live in the economic times of Cuba following the fall of the Soviet Union, Uli learns that the Revolutionaries are closer than expected - importing drugs to support the failing economy. These discoveries catapult him into a journey involving work camps, murder, and a voyage at sea.
2013 / 6 / 5
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All Whom I Have Loved

Aharon Appelfeld

All Whom I Have Loved by Aharon AppelfeldThe haunting story of a Jewish family in Eastern Europe in the 1930s that prefigures the fate of the Jews during World War II.At the center is nine-year-old Paul Rosenfeld, the beloved only child of divorced parents, through whose eyes we view a dissolving, increasingly chaotic world. Initially, Paul lives with his mother–a secular, assimilated schoolteacher, who he adores until she Â"betraysÂ" him by marrying the gentile André. He is then sent to live with his father–once an admired avant-garde artist, but now reviled by the critics as a Â"decadent Jew,Â" who drowns his anger,...
2009 / 5 / 2
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Katerina

Aharon Appelfeld

Katerina by Aharon AppelfeldAharon Appelfeld is the award-winning author of more than twenty internationally acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, including Badenheim 1939, Tzili, The Iron Tracks, and The Story of a Life. He lives in Jerusalem.


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2009 / 10 / 14
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Until the Dawn's Light: A Novel

Aharon Appelfeld

Until the Dawn's Light: A Novel by Aharon Appelfeld

***NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER (2012)***

From the award-winning, internationally acclaimed writer ("One of the best novelists alive" —Irving Howe): a Jewish woman marries a gentile laborer in turn-of-the-century Austria, with disastrous results.

A high school honor student bound for university and a career as a mathematician, Blanca lives with her parents in a small town in Austria in the early years of the twentieth century. At school one day she meets Adolf, who comes from a family of peasant laborers. Tall and sturdy, plainspoken and uncomplicated, Adolf is unlike anyone Blanca has ever...

2014 / 10 / 31
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Tzili: The Story of a Life

Aharon Appelfeld

Tzili: The Story of a Life by Aharon AppelfeldThe youngest, least-favored member of an Eastern European Jewish family, Tzili is considered an embarrassment by her parents and older siblings. Her schooling has been a failure, she is simple and meek, and she seems more at home with the animals in the field than with people. And so when her panic-stricken family flees the encroaching Nazi armies, Tzili is left behind to fend for herself. At first seeking refuge with the local peasants, she is eventually forced to escape from them as well, and she takes to the forest, living a solitary existence until she is discovered by another Jewish refugee,...
2014 / 11 / 2
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Suddenly, Love: A Novel

Aharon Appelfeld

Suddenly, Love: A Novel by Aharon Appelfeld

A poignant, heartbreaking new work by "one of the best novelists alive" (Irving Howe)—the story of a lonely older man and his devoted young caretaker who transform each other's lives in ways they could never have imagined.

Ernst is a gruff seventy-year-old Red Army veteran from Ukraine who landed, almost by accident, in Israel after World War II. A retired investment adviser, he lives alone (his first wife and baby daughter were killed by the Nazis; he divorced his shrewish second wife) and spends his time laboring over his unpublished novels. Irena, in her mid-thirties, is the unmarried daughter...

2014 / 11 / 3
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Laish: A novel

Aharon Appelfeld

Laish: A novel by Aharon AppelfeldA caravan of Jews wanders through Eastern Europe at the end of the nineteenth century on a heartbreaking quest. Spiritual seekers and the elderly, widows and orphans, the sick and the dying, con artists and adventurers, victims of pogroms who have no place else to go
2016 / 10 / 26
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The Retreat: A novel

Aharon Appelfeld

The Retreat: A novel by Aharon AppelfeldThe year is 1937. On a remote hilltop some distance from Vienna stands a hotel called The Retreat. Founded by a man who is determined to cleanse himself and his guests of all "Jewish traits," it is a resort of assimilation, with daily activities that include lessons in how to look, talk, act--in short, how to pass--as a gentile. But with Hitler on the march, the possibilities of both assimilation and retreat are quickly fading for the hotel's patrons, men and women who are necessarily--and horrifically--blind to their fate. Mordant, shrewd, and elegantly written, The Retreat is a moving story...
2016 / 10 / 26
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Unto the Soul: A novel

Aharon Appelfeld

Unto the Soul: A novel by Aharon AppelfeldIn turn of the century Eastern Europe, a brother and sister have been chosen to guard an ancient cemetery of Jewish martyrs situated on an isolated mountain. The endless snows protect them from the pogroms and plagues that rage in the world below, but that same protective blanket cuts them off from their people and tradition. Escape--from loneliness, from wavering piety, and from the burgeoning desire they feel for one another--becomes impossible.

A parable for our times, by the writer whom Irving Howe called "one of the best novelists alive," Unto the Soul lays bare the deepest stirrings of...

2016 / 10 / 26
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The Conversion: A novel

Aharon Appelfeld

The Conversion: A novel by Aharon AppelfeldOur story opens in an Austrian city, two generations before the Holocaust, where almost all of the Jews have converted to Christianity. Today the church bells are pealing for Karl, an ambitious young civil servant whose conversion will clear his path to a coveted high government post. Karl's future looks bright, but with his promotion comes a political crisis that turns his conversion into a baptism by fire, unexpectedly reuniting Karl with his past and forcing him to take a stand he could never have imagined.
2016 / 10 / 26
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The Map of Love

Ahdaf Soueif

The Map of Love by Ahdaf Soueif"Vivid, passionate and shedding, as true love does, a brilliant, revealing light on the world beyond itself."--The Sunday Telegraph (London)

"Epic--. Soueif is at her most eloquent on the subject of her homeland, her prose rich with historical detail and debate. Ultimately, Egypt emerges as the true heroine of this novel."--The Independent (London)

"Ahdaf Soueif has a talent for blending the personal and political and getting under the skin of each one of her characters."--Independent on Sunday (London)

"A magnificent work, reminiscent of Marquez and Allende in its breadth and confidence."--The...

2011 / 1 / 29
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In the Eye of the Sun

Ahdaf Soueif

In the Eye of the Sun by Ahdaf SoueifSet amidst the turmoil of contemporary Middle Eastern politics, this vivid and highly-acclaimed novel by an Egyptian journalist is an intimate look into the lives of Arab women today. Here, a woman who grows up among the Egyptian elite, marries a Westernized husband, and, while pursuing graduate study, becomes embroiled in a love affair with an uncouth Englishman.


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2014 / 10 / 30
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The Dust of Promises

Ahlem Mosteghanemi

The Dust of Promises by Ahlem Mosteghanemi'In a voice as dim as a lighthouse on a rainy night, he said, "Beware of loving a woman who loves bridges.†?'

Once upon a September in Paris...

Still heartsick over the break-up of his relationship with the alluring, elusive novelist Hayat, the narrator of The Dust of Promises finds himself adrift in Paris, where he has come to receive a photography award.

His photograph of a traumatised war-orphan has been declared profoundly affecting by the judges, but he knows that no picture can ever fully capture the desolation and destruction he has witnessed in his Algerian homeland.

When he stumbles...
2016 / 1 / 14
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Allah is Not Obliged

Ahmadou Kourouma

Allah is Not Obliged by Ahmadou KouroumaALLAH IS NOT OBLIGED TO BE FAIR ABOUT ALL THE THINGS HE DOES HERE ON EARTH.These are the words of the boy soldier Birahima in the final masterpiece by one of Africa's most celebrated writers, Ahmadou Kourouma. When ten-year-old Birahima's mother dies, he leaves his native village in the Ivory Coast, accompanied by the sorcerer and cook Yacouba, to search for his aunt Mahan. Crossing the border into Liberia, they are seized by rebels and forced into military service. Birahima is given a Kalashnikov, minimal rations of food, a small supply of dope and a tiny wage. Fighting in a chaotic civil war...
2014 / 10 / 30
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A Mind at Peace

Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar

A Mind at Peace by Ahmet Hamdi TanpinarSurviving the childhood trauma of his parents' untimely deaths in the early skirmishes of World War I, Mümtaz is raised and mentored in Istanbul by his cousin Ihsan and his cosmopolitan family of intellectuals. Having lived through the tumultuous cultural revolutions following the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of the early Turkish Republic, each is challenged by the difficulties brought about by such rapid social change.
The promise of modernization and progress has given way to crippling anxiety rather than hope for the future. Fragmentation and destabilization seem the only certainties...
2014 / 7 / 11
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The Time Regulation Institute

Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar

The Time Regulation Institute by Ahmet Hamdi TanpinarA literary discovery: an uproarious tragicomedy of modernization, in its first-ever English translation

Perhaps the greatest Turkish novel of the twentieth century, being discovered around the world only now, more than fifty years after its first publication, The Time Regulation Institute is an antic, freewheeling send-up of the modern bureaucratic state.

At its center is Hayri Irdal, an infectiously charming antihero who becomes entangled with an eccentric cast of characters-a television mystic, a pharmacist who dabbles in alchemy, a dignitary from the lost Ottoman Empire, a "clock whisperer"-at...

2014 / 11 / 2
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Fel

Ahmet Mithat Efendi

Fel by Ahmet Mithat Efendi

Ahmet Midhat Efendi's famous 1875 novel Felâtun Bey and Râkim Efendi takes place in late nineteenth-century Istanbul and follows the lives of two young men who come from radically different backgrounds. Râkim Efendi is an erudite, self-made man, one who is ambitious and cultivated enough to mingle with a European crowd. In contrast, Felâtun Bey is a spendthrift who lacks intellectual curiosity and a strong work ethic. Squandering his wealth and education, he leads a life of decadence.
The novel traces Râkim and Felâtun's relationships with multiple characters, charting their romances and...

2016 / 8 / 11
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The Ramblers

Aidan Donnelley Rowley

The Ramblers by Aidan Donnelley Rowley

For fans of J. Courtney Sullivan, Meg Wolitzer, Claire Messud, and Emma Straub, a gorgeous and absorbing novel of a trio of confused souls struggling to find themselves and the way forward in their lives, set against the spectacular backdrop of contemporary New York City.

Set in the most magical parts of Manhattan??"the Upper West Side, Central Park, Greenwich Village??"The Ramblers explores the lives of three lost souls, bound together by friendship and family. During the course of one fateful Thanksgiving week, a time when emotions run high and being with family can be a mixed blessing, Rowley??s...

2016 / 2 / 17
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Blind Man's Bluff

Aidan Higgins

Blind Man's Bluff by Aidan Higgins

A commonplace book of anecdotes and cartoons, Aidan Higgins's Blind Man's Bluff is a compendium of tart and comic insights into sight itself, as well as other varied indignities: personal, historical, and literary.

Perversely, but perhaps appropriately, Aidan Higgins—one of the few contemporary writers worthy of comparison with Beckett and Joyce, now celebrating his 85th year-—has chosen to wait until his sight has nearly left him to assemble this collection of visual treats. A commonplace book of anecdotes and cartoons—the latter never before published, though familiar to all of Higgins's correspondents...
2012 / 9 / 9
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On the Floor: A Novel

Aifric Campbell

On the Floor: A Novel by Aifric Campbell

"The smartest financial novel since The Bonfire of the Vanities, and the first with a fully drawn female heroine."--Frank Partnoy, bestselling author of F.I.A.S.C.O.: The Inside Story of a Wall Street Trader and Wait: The Art and Science of Delay

Longlisted for the Orange Prize


A hard-living investment banker has three days to decide her destiny in this thrilling novel.


It has been 182 days of vodka and insomnia since Geri Molloy got dumped. A twenty-eight-year-old investment banker with a rare knack for numbers, Geri counts the days since her breakup with the same determination that has made her...

2015 / 5 / 24
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Under Budapest

Ailsa Kay

Under Budapest by Ailsa KayAilsa Kay lays out the literary equivalent of a jigsaw puzzle in Under Budapest, bringing into stark relief the triumphs, calamities, and desperation of two North American Hungarian families and those whose lives they've touched. There's Agnes and Tibor, mother and son, travelling to Hungary for reasons they keep to themselves, he to recover from a disastrous love affair, she to search for a sister gone missing during the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. There's Janos, a self-styled player and petty thug, who schemes to make it rich in post-communist Hungary. And there's Gyula and Zsofi, caught up...
2014 / 11 / 18
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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake: A Novel

Aimee Bender

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake: A Novel by Aimee BenderAIMEE BENDER is the author of the novel An Invisible Sign of My Own and the collections The Girl in the Flammable Skirt and Willful Creatures. She has received two Pushcart prizes and was nominated for the Tiptree Award in 2005.

2010 / 5 / 30
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An Invisible Sign of My Own: A Novel

Aimee Bender

An Invisible Sign of My Own: A Novel by Aimee BenderAimee Bender's stunning debut collection, The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, proved her to be one of the freshest voices in American fiction. Now, in her first novel, she builds on that early promise.

Mona Gray was ten when her father contracted a mysterious illness and she became a quitter, abandoning each of her talents just as pleasure became intense. The only thing she can't stop doing is math: She knocks on wood, adds her steps, and multiplies people in the park against one another. When Mona begins teaching math to second-graders, she finds a ready audience. But the difficult and wonderful...

2014 / 10 / 30
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The Secret Society of Demolition Writers

Aimee Bender

The Secret Society of Demolition Writers by Aimee BenderWhat would you write if no one knew who you were?

In the spirit of the demolition derby, where drivers take heedless risks with reckless abandon, welcome to the first convocation of the Secret Society of Demolition Writers. Here is a one-of-a-kind collection by famous authors writing anonymously–and dangerously. With the usual concerns about reputations and renown cast aside, these twelve daredevils have each contributed an extreme, no-holds-barred unsigned story, each shining as brightly and urgently as hazard lights.

Unconventional and unapologetic, this publishing equivalent of a whodunit features...

2014 / 11 / 2
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The Color Master: Stories

Aimee Bender

The Color Master: Stories by Aimee BenderThe bestselling author of The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake returns with a wondrous collection of dreamy, strange, and magical stories.

Truly beloved by readers and critics alike, Aimee Bender has become known as something of an enchantress whose lush prose is "moving, fanciful, and gorgeously strange" (People), "richly imagined and bittersweet" (Vanity Fair), and "full of provocative ideas" (The Boston Globe). In her deft hands, "relationships and mundane activities take on mythic qualities" (The Wall Street Journal).

In this collection, Bender's unique talents sparkle brilliantly in stories...

2014 / 11 / 3
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Dreaming in Polish

Aimee Bender

Dreaming in Polish by Aimee BenderA Vintage Shorts "Short Story Month" Selection

The old man and the old woman always dreamed the same dreams. Everyone in Celia's town knows the couple, married sixty years, with wrinkled skin down to their wrists—but one summer, while Celia takes care of her father, refusing to join her mother on the next leg of their concentration camp museum tour, the old man and the old woman start prophesying, and the town is forever changed.

"Dreaming in Polish" invites the reader to look at the world through Aimee Bender's unique funhouse vision, a world twisted on its axis yet as gloriously tangible as...

2015 / 6 / 3
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The Reeducation of Cherry Truong: A Novel

Aimee Phan

The Reeducation of Cherry Truong: A Novel by Aimee Phan

Cherry Truong's parents have exiled her wayward older brother from their Southern California home, sending him to Vietnam to live with distant relatives. Determined to bring him back, twenty-one-year-old Cherry travels to their homeland and finds herself on a journey to uncover her family's decades-old secrets--hidden loves, desperate choices, and lives ripped apart by the march of war and currents of history.

The Reeducation of Cherry Truong tells the story of two fierce and unforgettable families, the Truongs and the Vos: their harrowing escape from Vietnam after the war, the betrayal that...

2015 / 5 / 21
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The World Before Us: A Novel

Aislinn Hunter

The World Before Us: A Novel by Aislinn HunterIn the tradition of A. S. Byatt's Possession, a hauntingly poignant novel about madness, loss, and the ties that bind our past to our present

Deep in the woods of northern England, somewhere between a dilapidated estate and an abandoned Victorian asylum, fifteen-year-old Jane Standen lived through a nightmare. She was babysitting a sweet young girl named Lily, and in one fleeting moment, lost her. The little girl was never found, leaving her family and Jane devastated.

Twenty years later, Jane is an archivist at a small London museum that is about to close for lack of funding. As a final research...

2015 / 3 / 29
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Family Life: A Novel

Akhil Sharma

Family Life: A Novel by Akhil Sharma

"Outstanding...Every page is alive and surprising, proof of [Sharma's] huge, unique talent."—David Sedaris

Hailed as a "supreme storyteller" (Philadelphia Inquirer) for his "cunning, dismaying and beautifully conceived" fiction (New York Times), Akhil Sharma is possessed of a narrative voice "as hypnotic as those found in the pages of Dostoyevsky" (The Nation). In his highly anticipated second novel, Family Life, he delivers a story of astonishing intensity and emotional precision.

We meet the Mishra family in Delhi in 1978, where eight-year-old Ajay and his older brother Birju play cricket in the streets,...

2014 / 1 / 28
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Tales of Moonlight and Rain

Akinari Ueda

Tales of Moonlight and Rain by Akinari Ueda

First published in 1776, the nine gothic tales in this collection are Japan's finest and most celebrated examples of the literature of the occult. They subtly merge the world of reason with the realm of the uncanny and exemplify the period's fascination with the strange and the grotesque. They were also the inspiration for Mizoguchi Kenji's brilliant 1953 film Ugetsu.

The title Ugetsu monogatari (literally "rain-moon tales") alludes to the belief that mysterious beings appear on cloudy, rainy nights and in mornings with a lingering moon. In "Shiramine," the vengeful ghost of the former emperor...

2014 / 5 / 19
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The Possibility of Snow

Al Riske

The Possibility of Snow by Al RiskeAn engaging, lyrical, and, at times, disturbing novel, The Possibility of Snow tells the story of a once-promising friendship that dissolves into antagonism. Steve and Neil room together at a small college in New England and soon become fast friends, until things go strangely wrong. Steve is eccentric, slightly paranoid, and too perceptive for his own good. He knows the difference between what people say and what they do. Neil is reflective, sincere, and not as together as he seems. There's not much he's sure of anymore. They know each other very well and understand each other not at all.
2015 / 4 / 23
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The Yacoubian Building

Alaa Al Aswany

The Yacoubian Building by Alaa Al Aswany

This controversial bestselling novel in the Arab world reveals the political corruption, sexual repression, religious extremism, and modern hopes of Egypt today.

All manner of flawed and fragile humanity reside in the Yacoubian Building, a once-elegant temple of Art Deco splendor now slowly decaying in the smog and bustle of downtown Cairo: a fading aristocrat and self-proclaimed "scientist of women"; a sultry, voluptuous siren; a devout young student, feeling the irresistible pull toward fundamentalism; a newspaper editor helplessly in love with a policeman; a corrupt and corpulent politician,...

2014 / 3 / 25
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