A leading Spanish postmodernist novelist paraphrases, summarizes, and cites James Joyce’s modernist “mistresspiece,” most-loved of all that Irishman’s works.
Pets make an indelible impression on the lives of their owners. Their antics and quirks become part of family lore.
The fine and noble tradition of protest poetry is in safe, strong hands with this latest collection from Thomas Sayers Ellis.
The Transformation of Bartholomew Fortuno is an adult historical fiction novel that challenges our definitions of what is normal and what we think is true about ourselves.
Nicholas Evans is not a prolific writer. Not when compared to other writers of a similar standing who, like he, can generally be counted upon to shift a good number of books.
Eleanor Glanville, a pioneering entomologist of the seventeenth century, is the subject of Fiona Mountain’s latest novel, Lady of the Butterflies.
Don DeLillo is a writer of contrasts, and none more so than the contrast between his sprawling, bestselling, summer-long-read Underworld and the lean skeleton-of-a-book, which is The B
Tears of the Mountain follows Jeremiah McKinley as he negotiates the Centennial Independence Day, July 4, 1876.
Reckless is a gripping suspense novel deftly plotted so as to move along at an easy, exhilarating pace that never once feels contrived. Each scene seems perfectly set in sequence so that
Random House Books for Young Readers, May 2008
“Have you ever seen a face hidden in the bark of a tree and known that the man trapped inside wanted to hurt you?”
In a vastly different narrative than what readers have come to expect from bestselling author Sena Jeter Naslund, Adam & Eve takes readers on an epic journey of extraterrestrial and religious p
The Legend of the Golden Snail is an amazing adventure that will sail into reader’s hearts.
Bloomsbury, February 2008
Jakob Sammelsohn hovers on the fringes of central European history, meeting real life figures and becoming caught up in landmark events of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The title of Millicent Borges Accardi’s poetry chapbook, Woman on a Shaky Bridge, does not come from any of the lines of the 16 poems in this collection but rather from its preface, which
After 10 previous books of the “Otherworld” supernatural mystery series, New York Times bestselling writer Armstrong focuses on 21-year-old P.I./witch Savannah Levine.
There is much richness and beauty contained in this very short book. Shibli has an exquisite grasp of language that allows her to say a vast amount without writing much at all.
John Grisham is famous for his two-dozen bestselling adult thrillers, including The Firm, The Pelican Brief, and The Client.
In the wee hours of a London morning, a wealthy, elderly man, Frank Schoeller, is brutally attacked in his home.
Annabelle McKay is a student at U.C. Santa Barbara when she meets her future husband, Grant, at a students’ apartment eviction party in Isla Vista.
An arrogant talking head has just humiliated his well-meaning director, Henry, in front of his crew.
The Raindrop is a beautifully illustrated picture book about a raindrop and its place in the world. The story begins with the Raindrop having a discussion with a cloud.
“. . . I wonder if being too satisfied with your life and becoming numb to it aren’t somehow intertwined. Like there isn’t something just as dangerous about playing it safe.”
This is the story of fifteen-year-old Rutka, a Polish girl orphaned by the Holocaust. Virtually all of her tight-knit Jewish family has been murdered.
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