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And then, she ...

by the Womanity community

Who is Zora? Why did you leave such a desperate letter in a copy of the famous novel Perfume by Patrick Suskind? And how did this book end up in a book club in a small American town lost in the middle of nowhere?...


Dropping in with Andy Mac: The Life of a Pro Skateboarder

by Andy Macdonald, Theresa Foy Digeronimo & Lauren Monchik

As a baby he flipped himself upside down in his jolly jumper.

As a kid he rode his Big Wheel into traffic.

When he discovered skateboarding,

his life was changed forever.

So how did Andy Macdonald go from death-defying...


A Christmas Memory

by Truman Capote

First published in 1956, this much sought-after autobiographical recollection of Truman Capote's rural Alabama boyhood has become a modern-day classic. We are proud to be reprinting this warm and delicately...


Cambridge

by Susanna Kaysen

“It was probably because I was so often taken away from Cambridge when I was young that I loved it as much as I did . . .”

So begins this novel-from-life by the best-selling author of Girl, Interrupted,...


Dancer

Irish Book Award for Best Novel 2004

by Colum Mccann

From the acclaimed author of This Side of Brightness, the epic life and times of Rudolf Nureyev, reimagined in a dazzlingly inventive masterpiece-published to coincide with the tenth anniversary of Nureyev's...


Vanity of Duluoz: An Adventurous Education, 1935-46

by Jack Kerouac

Originally subtitled "An Adventurous Education, 1935-1946," Vanity of Duluoz is a key volume in Jack Kerouac's lifework, the series of autobiographical novels he referred to as The Legend of Duluoz. With the...


How Should a Person Be?

by Sheila Heti

A raw, startling, genre-defying novel of friendship, sex, and love in the new millennium—a compulsive read that's like "spending a day with your new best friend" (Bookforum)

Reeling from a failed marriage,...


Time Was Soft There

by Jeremy Mercer

"Some bookstores are filled with stories both inside and outside the bindings. These are places of sanctuary, even redemption---and Jeremy Mercer has found both amid the stacks of Shakespeare & Co."

---Paul Collins,...


Texas Family Time Capsule

by Ruth Pennebaker

At the end of the millenium, writer Ruth Pennebaker was in Texas, trying to keep her husband from blowing up their neighborhood every Fourth of July; rearing a daughter and son from early years into braces and...


Gioconda

by Lucille Turner

From a major new talent, a startlingly assured and luminous novel which imagines Leonardo da Vinci's life, shedding light on the many enigmas surrounding him, in particular the painting of the Mona Lisa.


Cane River

by Lalita Tademy

The "New York Times" bestseller and Oprah's Book Club Pick--the unique and deeply moving epic of four generations of African-American women based on one family's ancestral past.


Slow Days, Fast Company: The World, The Flesh, and L.A.

by Eve Babitz & Matthew Specktor

No one burned hotter than Eve Babitz. Possessing skin that radiated “its own kind of moral laws,” spectacular teeth, and a figure that was the stuff of legend, she seduced seemingly everyone who was anyone...


Note to Self

by Samara O'Shea

Keeping a journal is easy. Keeping a life-altering, soul-enlightening journal, however, is not. At its best, journaling can be among the most transformative of experiences, but you can only get there by learning...


The Darling: A Novel

by Russell Banks

Set in Liberia and the United States from 1975 through 1991, The Darling is the story of Hannah Musgrave, a political radical and member of the Weather Underground.

Hannah flees America for West Africa, where...