“Like The Thirteenth Tale, Once Upon a River is very much a story about the spellbinding power of storytelling, and the stories troubled people tell themselves and each other to ma
“a love song, not to certainty, but to possibility. Philosophical and thought-provoking, Extinctions will remain with you long after the last page.”
“Belcher’s writing is at its best when he stretches into hallucinogenic or mystical contexts, where reality and logic break down.”
In this historical fiction novel, the author meticulously researched the lives of Judith Leyster and Maria de Grebber, two unknown Dutch painters in the 17th century.
“William Boyd is a master of the character biography, of evoking place and time, of expressing the human condition with its longings, its fleeting moments of bliss, its crushing inequities,
Mix together German spies, Russian anarchists, a beleaguered head of the newly formed British Secret Service Bureau, an increasingly militant suffragette movement, an interfering Home Secretary in
We live in a world in which relationship norms are continuously changing and evolving.
“this book is a welcome addition to Andrić’s works where the Balkans are revealed in measured prose and where Andri
“A tale well-researched and honest, it returns to Alva Smith Vanderbilt that which many historians have taken away: her voice.”
Shell is set in the Australia of the mid-1960s, the Vietnam war era, the time the revolutionary Sydney Opera House was under construction in Sydney harbor.
Lucy Kincaid receives a letter from attorney Henry Garrison in Virginia soon after her mother Beth dies from cancer.
The release of a new novel by multiple award-winning author Barbara Kingsolver is such an important event on the publishing calendar it’s enough to set booksellers’ pulses racing and book clubs all
Threaded with magic and peril, Laird Hunt’s latest novel explores the wilds of colonial New England through the lens of a missing woman.
“Shapiro does an extraordinary job merging fact with fiction, bringing not only Henry Matisse and the real Edwin Bradley into the story, but Gertrude Stein and her consort of post-Impressio
“Kudos to Kate Morton for spinning such a tale.”
The Glass Ocean, an ambitious project written by three New York Times bestselling authors is a work of historical fiction mixed with a huge mystery at its core and a couple of rom
War of the Wolf is the latest novel in the Saxon Tales series by renowned author Bernard Cornwell.
“a convincing, fascinating glimpse into the private lives of two very remarkable individuals.”
Time’s Convert, the latest novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Deborah Harkness, tells the story of Marcus MacNeil, a drifter running from his past, who finds himself wo
Deviation is an amazing, courageous book by an amazing, courageous woman. It is not, however, the eye-opening book a reader might expect.
“Between the buildings Stripeys stumbled, sat, stretched out in exhaustion. Some of them were like ghost-women. Their bodies were the embers of a fire that was dying out.”
Love, loss and freedom take center stage in Daniel Mason’s The Winter Soldier. The novel chronicles the life of Lucius, a well-bred Polish-Austrian doctor from Vienna, beginning with his d
Another crime adventure from the Pulitzer prize winning Robert Butler.
Long a staple of antebellum American newspapers, “ranaway slave” advertisements afford the reader fascinating—if also horrific and heartbreaking—insights into the lives of fugitive slaves and their
We meet Abeo Kata as a well-adjusted nine-year old girl, surrounded by happy playmates and loving relatives in West Africa.