American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today’s Best Women Writers: Lost and Found in Johannesburg: A Memoir
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American Smoke

By Iain Sinclair

The visionary writer Iain Sinclair turns his sights to the Beat Generation in...

Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today’s Best Women Writers

By Edited by Eleanor Henderson and Anna Solomon

Thirty acclaimed writers share their personal birth stories—the extraordinary,...

Lost and Found in Johannesburg

By Mark Gevisser

An inner life of Johannesburg that turns on the author’s fascination with...

The Baklava Club: A Novel (Investigator Yashim) Eyrie: A Novel Independence: The Tangled Roots of the American Revolution:
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The Baklava Club

By Jason Goodwin

Join Investigator Yashim for a final exotic escapade in this rich Edgar Award–winning...


By Tim Winton

An exhilarating new book from Australia’s most acclaimed writer Tim Winton...

Independence: The Tangled Roots of the American Revolution

By Thomas P. Slaughter

An important new interpretation of the American colonists’ 150-year struggle...

Someone: A Novel Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks Scenes from Early Life: A Novel
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Chicago Tribune Best Books of the Year


By Alice McDermott

A fully realized portrait of one woman’s life in all its complexity, by the...

YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners

Bad Science

By Ben Goldacre

Have you ever wondered how one day the media can assert that alcohol is bad...

RSL Ondaatje Prize Winner

Scenes from Early Life

By Philip Hensher

“Beautifully packed with detail ....

Tim Winton's Eyrie: Trailer
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Tim Winton's Eyrie: Trailer

In Eyrie, Tim Winton crafts the story of Tom Keely, a man struggling to accomplish good in an utterly fallen world. Once an ambitious, altruistic environmentalist, Keely now finds himself broke, embroiled in scandal, and struggling to piece together some semblance of a life. From the heights of his urban high-rise apartment, he surveys the wreckage of his life and the world he’s tumbled out of love with. Just before he descends completely into pills and sorrow, a woman from his past and her preternatural ch
Henry Wiencek Michael Cunningham Deborah Solomon
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Henry Wiencek

Henry Wiencek, a nationally prominent historian and writer, is the author of several books, including The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White, which...

Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham was raised in Los Angeles and lives in New York City. He is the author of the novels The Hours, A Home at the End of the World, Specimen Days,...

Deborah Solomon

Deborah Solomon is the author of two previous biographies of American artists: Jackson Pollock: A Biography and Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell...

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Down to the Crossroads Down to the Crossroads
Event Calendar Down to the Crossroads February 11 - April 26, 2014

Meet Aram Goudsouzian as he discusses his new book Down to the Crossroads.

Personal Intelligence
Event Calendar Personal Intelligence March 13 - May 5, 2014 - East Coast

See John D. Mayer read from his new book, Personal Intelligence.

Off Course Off Course
Event Calendar Off Course April 16 - May 18, 2014

Come meet Michelle Huneven, author of Blame, as she reads from her new novel, Off Course.

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