Genres: Fiction, Memoir, Nature, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Favorite Books: Poisonwood Bible, Wee Free Men, The Liar's Club, When Women Were Birds, The Tao of Motherhood, Sisters Brothers, The Horizontal World
In "Being Mortal," bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending
New York Times Bestseller
"One of the gutsiest memoirs I've ever read. And the writing--oh my god the writing." --Entertainment Weekly
The dazzling, prizewinning, wickedly funny tale of Mary Karr's hardscrabble Texas childhood--the book that sparked a renaissance in memoir
The first book in the Mindfulness Essentials Series by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, "How to Sit" offers clear, simple directions and inspiration for anyone wanting to explore mindfulness meditation. In short, single-paragraph chapters, Nhat Hanh shares detailed instructions, guided breathing exercises and visualizations, as well as his own personal stories and insights.
The mind contains the seeds of its own awakening--seeds that we can cultivate to bring forth the fruits of a life lived consciously.
The gripping memoir of a young man, a wolf, their parallel lives and ultimate collision, Badluck Way is also an ode to the satisfaction of hard work on some of the wildest and most beautiful land in the world.
"Mine might have been a simple, pretty story, if not for the wolves. In late July, they emerged from the foothills . . ."
A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale from the modern master of wonder and terror, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is Neil Gaiman's first new novel for adults since his #1 New York Times bestseller Anansi Boys.
This bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and survival, and memory and magic, makes the impossible all too real...
Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Liev Schreiber and Jaden Smith
A Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Oprah Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year
Winner of the Morning News Tournament of Champions
Hig somehow survived the flu pandemic that killed everyone he knows. Now his wife is gone, his friends are dead, and he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog, Jasper, and a mercurial, gun-toting misanthrope named Bangley.
Set in rural Montana in the early 1990s, emily m. danforth's The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a powerful and widely acclaimed YA coming-of-age novel in the tradition of the classic Annie on My Mind.
-Magnificent . . . A tour de force of literature and love.---Vogue
-Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? is raucous. It hums with a dark refulgence from its first pages. . . . Singular and electric . . . Winterson's] life with her adoptive parents was often appalling, but it made her the writer she is.---The New York Times