Genres: Fiction, Mystery, Biography, Cooking
Favorite Books: My Antonia, Middlesex, So Long See You Tomorrow, Power of the Dog, Just Kids, Atonement, All the Light We Cannot See, Evening, The Meadow, The Tiger, Lonely Polygamist, East of Eden
A man returns to the town where a baffling murder took place 27 years earlier, determined to get to the bottom of the story. Just hours after marrying the beautiful Angela Vicario, everyone agrees, Bayardo San Roman returned his bride in disgrace to her parents.
This is not your mother's memoir. In The Chronology of Water, Lidia Yuknavitch expertly moves the reader through issues of gender, sexuality, violence, and the family from the point of view of a lifelong swimmer turned artist.
The Financial Lives of the Poets is a comic and heartfelt novel from National Book Award nominee Jess Walter, author of Citizen Vince and The Zero, about how we get to the edge of ruin—and how we begin to make our way back.
Now a 6-part Netflix original mini-series: in Alias Grace, the bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale takes readers into the life of one of the most notorious women of the nineteenth century.
The lives of three strangers interconnect in unforeseen ways–and with unexpected consequences–in acclaimed author Dan Chaon’s gripping, brilliantly written new novel.
A 2016 Shirley Jackson Awards FinalistA New York Times Book Review 'Paperback Row' selection
*The latest masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room*
$19.99ISBN: 9781250095084Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - September 6th, 2016
New York Times Bestseller!
A delightful and quirky compendium of the Animal Kingdom’s more unfortunate truths, with over 150 hand-drawn illustrations.
Ever wonder what a mayfly thinks of its one-day lifespan? (They’re curious what a sunset is.) Or how a jellyfish feels about not having a heart? (Sorry, but they’re not sorry.)$17.00ISBN: 9781609453329Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Europa Editions - August 16th, 2016
A Publisher's Weekly Best Book of 2016
Email or call for price & availabilityISBN: 9780802123961Availability: Out of Print - Not Currently Available to OrderPublished: Atlantic Monthly Press - August 4th, 2015
"Breathtaking. I read this and wished I'd written it."--Val McDermid$26.95ISBN: 9781101875599Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Knopf - March 8th, 2016
A dark, riveting, beautifully written book—by “a brilliant novelist,” according to Richard Bausch—that combines noir and the gothic in a story about two families entwined in their own unhappiness, with, at its heart, a gruesome and unsolved murder
$18.00ISBN: 9780140186390Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Classics - October 1992
A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors$15.00ISBN: 9780679767206Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Vintage - January 3rd, 1996
In this magically evocative novel, William Maxwell explores the enigmatic gravity of the past, which compels us to keep explaining it even as it makes liars out of us every time we try. On a winter morning in the 1920s, a shot rings out on a farm in rural Illinois. A man named Lloyd Wilson has been killed.