“this book is a welcome addition to Andrić’s works where the Balkans are revealed in measured prose and where Andri
“With a plot resembling one of Shakespeare’s plays, in which ‘illusion, deception, madness, and the extraordinary things love will cause us to do’ are revealed, this novel is a delightful a
In this sequel to The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Eddie, the amusement park mechanic appears to Annie as a guide in heaven.
This is a beautiful book that spans from the 1920s to the 1960s. It tells the story of Dara, a young woman who falls in love with another young woman called Rhodie.
The institution of marriage is not something one should enter into lightly. It's the combination of two different parties to create one unit.
This novel has a nice setup. A driver, working for an Uber-like company, sees something she shouldn’t and later realizes what she sees could hold the key to solving a murder.
If you have never taken part in a criminal trial, did you ever wonder what actually happens? We, the Jury takes an inside peek into all aspects of a fictitious murder case.
“In the beginning there was one murderer, one mule and one boy, but this isn’t the beginning . . .
“imaginative prelude to the novel that has become one of the most famous horror stories ever written”
"Spells by Michel de Ghelderode offers a collection of stories both beautiful and loathsome. He represents literature that must be wrestled with to fully appreciate. . . .
In the September 26, 2002, issue of The New York Review of Books, in an article rather marvelously entitled “The Queen of Quinkdom,” Margaret Atwood tackled Ursula K. Le Guin.
“This just may be the perfect book for our times, when acknowledgement of common ground and empathy are sorely needed.”
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
“Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners reminds us that laughter can be both enlightening and uplifting.”
“a slow and detailed portrait of human relationships. . . .
Threaded with magic and peril, Laird Hunt’s latest novel explores the wilds of colonial New England through the lens of a missing woman.
“A Bildungsroman for our troubled times, set in a place where nothing is safe or certain.”
“Sometimes funny, always smart and honest, Chaya Bhuvaneswar’s stories hold the reader, even as the painful truths of human lives break through.”
“November Road is a tour de force, highly recommended for all lovers of noir fiction.”
As we approach adulthood, we convince ourselves that the mental scripts that have defined us for nearly our entire lives can be discarded. Or altered. Or at least minimized.
Fate gave Roxanne Veletzos a rare opportunity, and she seized it: a chance to rewrite history.
Irene Steele has a close to perfect life, or does she? She loves job, her husband Russ, their Victorian home, and her two grown sons.
“poems of balanced wildness and instinctual grace.”
“In The Dogs of Detroit Felver has created a dark mirror for readers to gaze into.”