“a rambling, innovative, cerebral, and wildly entertaining ‘trippy’ journey that drives home essential questions while providing none of the answers . . .”
“For readers who savor stories of relationships, redemption, and transformation, the Backman oeuvre virtually demands binge-reading.”
“Keith Gessen has written a highly engaging, thoughtful, sharply observed story of modern-day Russia and a delightfully flawed hero.”
“With plenty of laugh-out-loud moments, When Life Gives You Lululemons is a must for any beach bag!”
Raney Moore is no slacker. The morning after discovering that her seemingly wonderful husband Aaron has had an affair, she unleashes the hounds of hell on him.
“This is the kind of book that makes the reader sad when it is finished, because the characters have become such dear and treasured friends.”
In these days of nasty name-calling passing as humor there is thankfully one true practitioner of the literary art of satire still standing, and Christopher Buckley’s second historical novel proves
For nine years Lucy has been working as a part-time librarian at a small Arizona university and struggling to complete a Ph.D. program in classic literature.
“Absurdly compelling, packing a double barrel blast . . .”
"required reading for those who want sour along with the sweet of life."
Ghost writers have always been figures of mystique. Often they are the unsung or at least, un-marketed heroes of wonderful literary works.
“a combination Philip Marlowe and Mike Hammer with a generous dash of Maxwell Smart.”
Sigrid is in a tough place.
“Vaseline Buddha is a brilliant example of contemporary South Korean literature.”
Gluttony Bay is the sixth book in the Sin du Jour Affair by Matt Wallace, preparing fans for the Martini Shot of the series.
In the opening pages of S. Y.
“for anyone with a true interest in Star Wars, Ian Doescher’s adaptation is a treat.”
“a lovely story . . . a tale for those who continue to look for magic in the world . . .”
“there ought to have been more to Less than the sum of its parts.”
“A cautionary tale of mining life for one’s art. And of giving one’s fantasies too much free rein.”
Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too is the sweet, cute, and deceptively simple story of Jomny, an alien who doesn't fit in with his own people, who is sent to earth with the mission o
“an enjoyable feast of nostalgia coupled with the poignant joi de vivre of the teenaged male.”
Fans of Japanese literature may notice some similarities between the work of Hiromi Kawakami and that of Banana Yoshimoto, the latter of whom rose to worldwide fame in the early 1990s with the tran
All seven of the adult Justus siblings are together in their childhood home on Cape Cod facing the impending demise of their father.
Fredrik Backman puts out some of the most human novels.