This is a fantastic collection from a poet with a wonderful authentic voice.
Returning to Budapest after three concentration camps, Imre Kertész wrote novels he knew would never be published under the Soviet regime.
Have you ever felt so stressed out and betrayed that you want to run away? Jamie Newman feels the need to flee when she learns her boyfriend is cheating on her with her older stepsister Laurel.
A woman therapist is called by neighbors to coax a wild girl down from a tree.
What happens when an urban dweller attempts to live a more sustainable and authentic life? Chaos. Near financial ruin. Hilarity. And, finally, triumph.
Teenagers fall in love but very few have to literally fall in order to obtain the heart of that special someone.
Dan DeWeese’s well-crafted and engaging novel, You Don’t Love This Man, is unusual in that it is so well written but lacks real, thought-provoking substance.
Francine Prose takes the reader right into her story with the very first sentence. Then she goes retro, flitting back and forth between her heroine’s American present and her Albanian past.
Not many individuals get a second chance at life.
It’s nice to read a book in which the reader is the hero. And in Charles Davis’s Standing at the Crossroads, the reader is most definitely the hero.
We think of the great multi-masted sailing ships of the mid-1800s as being entirely male domains; however, The Sea Captain’s Wife explores the sea-faring life from a woman’s point of view.
Consider the women of Water’s Ford, Pennsylvania, in Jennifer Chiaverini’s newest novel, The Union Quilters.
First, some simple truths: Emma Straub is the real deal: a writer whose gift it is to take the ordinary and, through the selection of perfectly telling details and sublime and sometimes brutal obse
Dr. Elena Gardner, one month from completing her residency in Family Practice, needs a life change.
Netsuke is a fastener that secures the cord at the top of the sash, which holds traditional Japanese robes together. They became great objects of artistic expression.
In the course of “The Netherlands Lives with Water,” one of the short stories that comprises the new collection, You Think That’s Bad, author Jim Shepard tells a joke.
An Empty Death from Laura Wilson is the second novel in the Scotland Yard Det. Insp.
If Wishes Were Horses could start a lively debate in a book club about what constitutes a romance.
Barrio Bushido is one of the most disturbing books you will ever read.
“There are eras of every life that have a carapace about them, a scar grown out of the woundedness . . .
David is a college dropout, addicted to computer porn, and toiling away in a dead-end job.
Jonathan Evison’s first novel, All About Lulu, was a compelling coming-of-age story derived from the oddities of family life in the 1960s and their effects on the next generation.
Ari Selkirk has always stood out with her long, silvery white hair and strange teal eyes; it’s difficult not to notice her.
Winner of the Per Olov Enquist Prize, Sweden’s highest literary honor, Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s Montecore is the story of Abbas, a Tunisian immigrant who falls in love with a politically-min
The current recession sets the backdrop for Where I Belong, Gwendolyn Heasley’s debut novel.