“above all, The Vulnerables, like many of Sigrid Nunez’s other exceptional writings, is about what it means to be human.”
Many succumbed to the mesmerizing prose of Paul Auster 40 years ago when he was writing about his emotionally distant father. Auster was then only 35.
Can a woman of 60 just be coming of age?
Better late than never.
“Amanda Peters writes with beautiful simplicity. What a joy to read fiction that isn’t cluttered with unnecessary twists and turns and verbiage.”
“this compelling novel explores important themes such as colonialism, friendship, religion, and the meaning of ‘doing good.’”
“a revelation about the cost and sometimes benefit of being flawed humans who care about others and struggle to find a way forward.”
“The House of Doors is a fascinating, beautiful book.
“The Caretaker stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the multiple award-winning books in Ron Rash’s impressive body of work.”
“the author’s voice and language are beautiful.”
“This richly textured narrative whipsaws the reader between the 14th and 21st centuries.
There is something to be said about a book that has survived the test of time. Sweetbitter was first published in 1995 by Broken Moon Press.
Sean Michaels was the winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Us Conductors.
“The Fraud is a brilliant pastiche. It is clever, often entertaining, well-researched . . .”
“graceful and eloquent and compelling.”
"The turnabout in Dubus’ new book is a realization by Lowe that the pit is of his own making, and he has to climb out of it himself—via acts of kindness and consideration."
Readers and critics alike know that Paul Murray is a natural storyteller.
The first of Ebru Ojen’s works to be translated from Turkish to English, Lojman conducts an unflinching taxonomy of a family’s descent to oblivion.
With a truly imaginative structure, Alice Hoffman delves into what has become her trademark theme of magic.
Richard Kluger’s Hamlet’s Children is a fantastic piece of historical fiction that is so believable one would think that the story is actually true. The author’s style is unique.
"biting humor . . . a sharp send-up of academic life . . ."
A beautiful woman with a sordid past, Arabella Yarrington began her ascent into the highest levels of society from the depths of a ramshackle cabin in Alabama where she lived with her widowed mothe
“Richard Russo once again brings to life a world of closely connected, interdependent-in-spite-of-themselves characters who feel remarkably familiar and gut-bustingly real.”
“The structure of Tom Lake is wonderfully measured as Patchett weaves the fine details of dual timelines together. . . .
“Hadley’s understanding of her characters is complemented by her clear and lucid prose.”
At first glance, Patrick DeWitt’s latest novel, The Librarianist, seems like yet another heart-warming curmudgeon-rediscovers-his-humanity story (see A Man Called Ove or The S