“eminently readable, and its emotional effects linger beyond the last page.”
“abundance of heart . . .”
“Lean Fall Stand is a narrative about hope, surrender, and possibilities. Jon McGregor is an extraordinary writer, a shepherd of perfect prose.”
With his fourth novel, Wiley Cash demonstrates once again a breadth of compassion, an awareness of the intricacies of most of his character, and a willingness to end a story on an unexpected note.
"We take for granted the plants and animals with whom we share our environment, even as we steadily destroy it.
“Harlem Shuffle, a captivating crime novel from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead, renders 1960s Harlem in vivid and evocative detail, simmering with
“The real magician here is Toibin, who conjures up the complexity of the times and a rich cast of characters.”
“Sally Rooney doesn’t repeat herself. Rather, she is a pentimento artist, building a familiar world in a way that makes it feel boldly new.”
“Even as The Peculiarities veers far from the Benjamin Weaver template into strange and unsettling new terrain, infused with dark magic and vivid body horror, it should delight and
“A Play for the End of the World deserves credit for finding common humanity among three very different cultures, while telling a compelling story.”
“Turnbull’s prose is captivating, poetic without being pretentious, a pleasure to read. . . . A stunning, enthralling novel.”
“The Love Songs of W. E. B. Du Bois is a serious novel, a terrible but ultimately uplifting saga . . .”
“Another Kind of Eden is a challenging tale by an accomplished master of crime fiction.”
“Exquisite pacing . . . a masterful artist.”
This is a sequel to the authors’ excellent first book, Out of the Dark, in which Earth is attacked by a race of beings called the “Shongairi.” The attack is sanctioned by the galaxy’s prem
Sabina Murray’s novel The Human Zoo deftly interweaves a narrative of a woman’s search for identity, a historical, cultural, and political tale of Filipino society, and a tension-filled, a
Louis-Philippe Dalembert’s story of immigrants attempting to escape their home countries for better lives shines harrowing light on the experience of multitudes of people fleeing war, famine, droug
“a work of singular creativity.”
Disquiet by Zulfu Livaneli, Turkey’s bestselling author as well as noted political advocate, is a short but powerful novel that might well be described as a political treatise wrapped in a
On the eve of World War II, inspired by a visit to the home of philosopher and gay rights advocate Edward Carpenter and his partner George Merrill, E. M.
“This is a short novel of subtle gear changes, where the seemingly obvious plot becomes a distraction to the true narrative that builds and builds and accelerates through a shifting geograp
“Filthy Animals is a bravura performance, an emphatic statement of literary power from a writer whose first novel was Booker shortlisted.”
“Muñoz Molina writes in the first person about his own life.
“one tightly connected braid of liberty/imprisonment in forms that are political, physical, societal, emotional, and psychological.