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Sankya

by Zakhar Prilepin, Mariya Gusev & Jeff Parker

Sasha “Sankya” Tishin, and his friends are part of a generation stuck between eras. They don’t remember the Soviet Union, but they also don’t believe in the promise of opportunity for all in the corrupt,...


Hieroglyphics And Other Stories

by Anne Donovan

A beautiful collection - charming, witty and touching - these stories give voice to a variety of different characters: from the little girl who wants to look 'subtle' for her father's funeral, a child who has...


Damascus Nights

by Rafik Schami & Philip Boehm

In the classical Arab tradition of tale-telling, here is a magical book that celebrates the power of storytelling, delightfully transformed for modern sensibilities by an award-winning author.

The time is present-day...


The Ann Ireland Library

by Ann Ireland

This special 3-book bundle collects three masterful novel by one of Canada?s finest writers of literary fiction.

A Certain Mr. Takahashi: To Mrs. Hopper, Yoshi Takahashi may be just another name from her daughters?...


The Sleepworker

by Cyrille Martinez & Joseph Patrick Stancil

"As New York, capital of the twentieth century, recedes from memory, it becomes more like Paris; we flock to it to pay tribute to the great things that once happened there. New York is now a miasma of apocryphal...


The Sojourn

Chautauqua Prize 2012, Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction 2012

by Andrew Krivak

National Book Award Finalist

Chautauqua Prize Winner

Dayton Literary Peace Prize Winner

?Some writers are good at drawing a literary curtain over reality, and then there are writers who raise the veil and lead...


Shark

by Will Self

May 4th, 1970. A week earlier President Nixon has ordered American ground forces into Cambodia to pursue the Vietcong. By the end of the day four students will be shot dead by the National Guards in the grounds...


The Life of the World to Come

by Joseph Bathanti

In a weaving together of contradictory realms?past and present, rustbelt city and rural/urban South, old-world Catholicism and backwoods Protestantism?Joseph Bathanti draws readers into the 1970s as protagonist...


Every dog has his day

by Carlo Alfieri

An optimistic story, caustic, irreverent and constructive, amusing and wise, crazy, yet perfectly reasonable. John W. Lockwood’s dismal entry into this world is transformed by a media circus and he grows up...


Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night

by Barbara J. Taylor

Nominated for a 2014 Lime Award for Excellence in Fiction

Named a Best Book of Summer 2014 by Publishers Weekly

Named a Pick of the Week for the week of June 30th by Publishers Weekly

"An earnest, well-done historical...


A Gentleman in Charleston and the Manner of His Death

by William Baldwin

Once deemed "the most powerful man in the South," Charleston newspaper editor Frank Dawson met his violent death on March 12, 1889, at the hands of his neighbor, a disreputable doctor who was attempting to seduce...


Monastery

by Eduardo Halfon, Lisa Dillman & Daniel Hahn

Best Translated Book Award Longlist

Reader’s Digest Great New Book

World Literature Today Holiday Gift Guide Recommendation

“Offer[s] surprise and revelation at every turn.” —Reader’s Digest

“Eduardo Halfon...


The Sandglass

by Romesh Gunesekera

Already hailed as "intricate and compelling" by the Times Literary Supplement, The Sandglass is a striking novel by Sri Lankan author Romesh Gunesekera, a 1994 Booker Prize finalist for his first novel, Reef...


A Corner of the World

by Mylene Fernández Pintado & Dick Cluster

"Mylene Fernandez offers us a magnificent gift. Her story of lost love and the difficult pursuit of literature is at the same time an X-ray of life in Havana, set in a present where glimpses of the future have...


Sherwood Nation

by Benjamin Parzybok

Chosen for the 2016 Silicon Valley Reads program.

"Parzybok does this thing where you think, 'this is fun!' and then you are charmed, saddened, and finally changed by what you have read. It's like jujitsu storytelling."?Maureen...


School Board

by Mike Freedman

"School Board is a total joy to read, as full of sass and subversive brass as its 18-year-old hero, the political neophyte and Houston school board candidate Tucker 'Catfish' Davis ... I hope School Board is...


Five Weeks in a Balloon

by Jules Verne

Five Weeks in a Balloon: Illustrated with 78 original illustrations from Riou and Montaut (1867), from the english edition of 1869.

Five Weeks in a Balloon, or, Journeys and Discoveries in Africa by Three Englishmen...


Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley

The genesis of Frankenstein’s draft is certainly bizarre. In 1817 Mary Shelley spent the summer nearby Lake Geneva, together with her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley (poet and philosopher) and some other friends...


Glorious

by Bernice L. Mcfadden

"The seeming inevitability of cruel fate juxtaposes the triumph of the spirit in this remarkably rich and powerful novel, Glorious. Bernice McFadden's fully realized characters are complicated, imperfect beings,...


Hairstyles of the Damned

by Joe Meno

Included in MTV.com's "These 17 Music-Themed YA Books Could Be Your Life"

A selection of the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Program.

"Meno gives his proverbial coming-of-age tale a punk-rock edge, as...