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


Chronicle of a Death Foretold (Vintage International) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400034710
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Published: Vintage - October 7th, 2003

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.

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By Lidia Yuknavitch, Chelsea Cain (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780979018831
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Published: Hawthorne Books - April 12th, 2011

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.

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ISBN: 9780061916052
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 1st, 2010

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.

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ISBN: 9780385490443
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Published: Anchor Books - October 13th, 1997

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.

Await Your Reply (Random House Reader's Circle) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345476036
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 1st, 2010

The lives of three strangers interconnect in unforeseen ways-and with unexpected consequences-in acclaimed author Dan Chaon's gripping, brilliantly written new novel.

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ISBN: 9780316393874
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Published: Little Brown and Company - September 20th, 2016

A 2016 Shirley Jackson Awards Finalist
A New York Times Book Review 'Paperback Row' selection

*The latest masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room*

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ISBN: 9781250095084
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Published: 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.)

The Golden Age Cover Image
ISBN: 9781609453329
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Published: Europa Editions - August 16th, 2016

A Publisher's Weekly Best Book of 2016

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ISBN: 9780802123961
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - August 4th, 2015

"Breathtaking. I read this and wished I'd written it."--Val McDermid

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ISBN: 9781101875599
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - 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

East of Eden (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) Cover Image
By John Steinbeck, David Wyatt (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780140186390
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Published: Penguin Books - October 1st, 1992

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America's most enduring authors

So Long, See You Tomorrow (Vintage International) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679767206
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Published: 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.