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Homo Zapiens

by Victor Pelevin

The collapse of the Soviet Union has opened up a huge consumer market, but how do you sell things to a generation that grew up with just one type of cola? When Tatarsky, a frustrated poet, takes a job as an...


The Stone Carvers

by Jane Urquhart

In 1867 a good-natured Bavarian priest, is sent by God and mad King Ludwig to the wilds of North America. Soon the backwoods are transformed into a parish and the settlers into a congregation, and Joseph Becker,...


The Florabama Ladies' Auxiliary and Sewing Circle

by Lois Battle

  • A New York Times bestseller
  • A Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Club Selection

    Welcome to Florabama, Alabama—a place where you can stop to sip a co'cola or iced tea and think about money and love. If you had'em,...


  • Annie Dunne

    by Sebastian Barry

    It is 1959 in Wicklow, Ireland, and Annie and her cousin Sarah are living and working together to keep Sarah's small farm running. Suddenly, Annie's young niece and nephew are left in their care.

    Unprepared for...


    Falling Angels: A Novel

    by Tracy Chevalier

    Time magazine crowned Girl With a Pearl Earring "a portrait of radiance...a jewel." In her New York Times bestselling follow-up, Tracy Chevalier once again paints a distant age with a rich and provocative palette...


    The Portable Roman Reader

    by Various

    The Romans conquered most of the known world and detailed their conquests in calm, unapologetic histories. They were a supremely urbane people who longed poetically for the farming life. Valuing toughness and...


    The Virgin Blue: A Novel

    by Tracy Chevalier

    Meet Ella Turner and Isabelle du Moulin—two women born centuries apart, yet bound by a fateful family legacy. When Ella and her husband move to a small town in France, Ella hopes to brush up on her French,...


    The Portable Cervantes

    by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

    Contains Don Quixote, in Samuel Putnam's acclaimed translation, substantially complete, with editorial summaries of the omitted passages; two 'Exemplary Novels, 'Rinconete and Cortadillo' and 'Man of Glass';...


    Footsteps

    by PramoedyaAnanta Toer & Max Lane

    As the world moves into the twentieth century, Minke, one of the few European-educated Javanese, optimistically starts a new life in a new town: Betawi. With his enrollment in medical school and the opportunity...


    Child of All Nations

    by PramoedyaAnanta Toer & Max Lane

    In Child of All Nations, the reader is immediately swept up by a story that is profoundly feminist, devastatingly anticolonialist—and full of heartbreak, suspense, love, and fury. Pramoedya immerses the reader...


    The Childhood of Jesus

    by J.M. Coetzee

    A major new novel from the Nobel Prize–winning author of Waiting for the Barbarians, The Life & Times of Michael K and Disgrace

    Nobel laureate and two-time Booker Prize winner J. M. Coetzee returns with a haunting...


    Jerusalem's Hope

    by Brock Thoene

    In this bestselling series Bodie and Brock Thoene have thrilled readers with an epic tale chronicling the struggle for the world's holiest and most turbulent city. As Jerusalem's Hope opens, strategist Moshe...


    In the Language of Love

    by Diane Schoemperlen

    In this astonishingly inventive novel, Diane Schoemperlen uses the 100 stimulus words from the Standard Word Association Test as a narrative framework for exploring her heroine's growing understanding of the...


    Americana

    by Don DeLillo

    The first novel by Don DeLillo, author of White Noise (winner of the National Book Award) and Zero K

    At twenty-eight, David Bell is the American Dream come true. He has fought his way to the top, surviving office...


    Great Jones Street

    by Don DeLillo

    From the author of White Noise (winner of the National Book Award) and Zero K

    Bucky Wunderlick, rock star and budding messiah, has hit a spiritual wall. In mid-tour he bolts fromhis band to hole up in a dingy...


    In Falling Snow: A Novel

    by Mary-Rose MacColl

    For fans of Vera Brittain’s Testament of Youth, a bestselling writer’s American debut and a heart-wrenching novel of WWI—a tale of love, regret, and the powerful draw of the road not taken

    Iris Crane’s...


    Necessary Errors: A Novel

    by Caleb Crain

    ONE OF THE YEAR'S BEST BOOKS

    The Wall Street Journal • Slate • Kansas City Star • Flavorwire • Policy Mic • Buzzfeed

    Necessary Errors is a very good novel, an enviably good one, and to read it is...


    The Broom of the System: A Novel

    by David Foster Wallace

    Published when Wallace was just twenty-four years old, The Broom of the System stunned critics and marked the emergence of an extraordinary new talent. At the center of this outlandishly funny, fiercely intelligent...


    Dressing Up for the Carnival

    by Carol Shields

    In Dressing Up for the Carnival, Carol Shields distills her characteristic wisdom, elegance, and insouciant humor in twenty-two luminous stories. A wealth of surprises and contrasts, this collection ranges from...


    Charlie Chan Is Dead 2: At Home in the World (An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Fiction-- Revised and Updated)

    by Patricia Sprinkle

    More than a decade after its initial publication, the groundbreaking anthology Charlie Chan Is Dead remains the best available source for contemporary Asian American fiction. Edited by acclaimed novelist and...