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Perfect Peace

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The heartbreaking portrait of a large, rural southern family’s attempt to grapple with their mother’s desperate decision to make her newborn son into the...

Daniel Black Daniel Black

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The Bride's House

From the New York Times bestselling author of Whiter Than Snow and Prayers for Sale comes a novel about the secrets and passions of three generations of women...

Sandra Dallas Sandra Dallas

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The Starboard Sea

A Novel

“A rich, quietly artful novel that is bound for deep water, with questions of beauty, power and spiritual navigation as its main concerns. The title refers not...

Amber Dermont Amber Dermont

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All the Living

A Novel

One summer, a young woman travels with her lover to the isolated tobacco farm he has inherited after his family dies in a terrible accident. As Orren works to...

"...One summer, a young woman travels with her lover to the isolated tobacco farm he has inherited after his family dies in a terrible accident. As Orren works to.... One summer, a young woman travels with her lover to the isolated tobacco farm he has inherited after his family dies in a terrible accident. As Orren works to save his family farm from drought, Aloma struggles with the loneliness of farm life and must find her way in a combative, erotically-charged relationship with a grieving, tacitu..."

C. E. Morgan C. E. Morgan

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The Story of a Marriage

A Novel

From the bestselling author of The Confessions of Max Tivoli, a love story full of secrets and astonishments set in 1950s San Francisco “We think we know...

Andrew Sean Greer Andrew Sean Greer

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The Story of a Marriage

A Novel

From the bestselling author of The Confessions of Max Tivoli, a love story full of secrets and astonishments set in 1950s San Francisco “We think we know...

"...From the bestselling author of The Confessions of Max Tivoli, a love story full of secrets and astonishments set in 1950s San Francisco “We think we know.... From the bestselling author of The Confessions of Max Tivoli, a love story full of secrets and astonishments set in 1950s San Francisco   “We think we know the ones we love.” So Pearlie Cook begins her indirect and devastating exploration of the mystery at the heart of every relationship, how we can ever truly know another person. It is 19..."

Andrew Sean Greer Andrew Sean Greer

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Come Sunday

A Novel

A wonderful new storyteller unleashes a soaring debut that sweeps from the hills of Hawaii to the veldt of South Africa. Come Sunday is that joyous,...

Isla Morley

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Freedom

A Novel

#1 National Bestseller Winner of the John Gardner Fiction Award A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist A Los Angeles Times Book Prize...

Jonathan Franzen Jonathan Franzen

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Generosity

An Enhancement

FROM THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD–WINNING AUTHOR OF THE ECHO MAKER, A PLAYFUL AND PROVOCATIVE NOVEL ABOUT THE DISCOVERY OF THE HAPPINESS GENE When...

Richard Powers Richard Powers

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The Great Night

A Novel

Acclaimed as a “gifted, courageous writer”(The New York Times), Chris Adrian brings all his extraordinary talents to bear in The Great Night—a brilliant and...

Chris Adrian Chris Adrian

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After This

A Novel

Alice McDermott’s powerful novel is a vivid portrait of an American family in the middle decades of the twentieth century. Witty, compassionate, and wry, it...

Alice McDermott Alice McDermott

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The Heart Broke In

A Novel

From James Meek, the award-winning author of the international bestseller The People’s Act of Love, comes a rich and intricate novel about everything that...

James Meek James Meek

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Sea of Poppies

A Novel

A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2008 A Chicago Tribune Best Book of 2008 A Washington Post Best Book of 2008 An Economist Best Book of 2008 A New...

"...A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2008 A Chicago Tribune Best Book of 2008 A Washington Post Best Book of 2008 An Economist Best Book of 2008 A New.... A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2008 A Chicago Tribune Best Book of 2008 A Washington Post Best Book of 2008 An Economist Best Book of 2008 A New York Best Book of 2008 A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of 2008 A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2008 Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize At the heart of this vibrant saga is a vast s..."

Amitav Ghosh Amitav Ghosh

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The Lost Books of the Odyssey

A Novel

A BRILLIANT AND BEGUILING REIMAGINING OF ONE OF OUR GREATEST MYTHS BY A GIFTED YOUNG WRITER Zachary Mason’s brilliant and beguiling debut novel, The Lost...

"...A BRILLIANT AND BEGUILING REIMAGINING OF ONE OF OUR GREATEST MYTHS BY A GIFTED YOUNG WRITER Zachary Mason’s brilliant and beguiling debut novel, The Lost.... A BRILLIANT AND BEGUILING REIMAGINING OF ONE OF OUR GREATEST MYTHS BY A GIFTED YOUNG WRITER Zachary Mason’s brilliant and beguiling debut novel, The Lost Books of the Odyssey, reimagines Homer’s classic story of the hero Odysseus and his long journey home after the fall of Troy. With brilliant prose, terrific imagination, and dazzling lite..."

Zachary Mason Zachary Mason

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Love Bomb

A Novel

An inventive, mordantly funny novel about love, marriage, stalkers, and the indignities of parenthood In quaint Haddonfield, New Jersey, Tess is about to...

Lisa Zeidner Lisa Zeidner

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Atmospheric Disturbances

A Novel

When Dr. Leo Liebenstein’s wife disappears, she leaves behind a single, confounding clue: a woman who looks, talks, and behaves exactly like her—or almost...

Rivka Galchen Rivka Galchen

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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

A Novel

A gleeful and exhilarating tale of global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, high-tech data visualization, young love, rollicking adventure, and the secret to...

Robin Sloan Robin Sloan

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Nude Walker

A Novel

“I think the most beautiful things in the world are things in flux,” says Kat Warren-Bineki, the heroine of Nude Walker. Everything about Kat’s world is in...

"...“I think the most beautiful things in the world are things in flux,” says Kat Warren-Bineki, the heroine of Nude Walker. Everything about Kat’s world is in.... “I think the most beautiful things in the world are things in flux,” says Kat Warren-Bineki, the heroine of Nude Walker. Everything about Kat’s world is in flux. She hails from Warrenside, Pennsylvania, a once prosperous town named after her mother’s family. With the death of the steel industry, Warrenside has fallen on hard times; when ..."

Bathsheba Monk Bathsheba Monk

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The Submission

A Novel

Entertainment Weekly’s Favorite Novel of 2011 Esquire’s 2011 Book of the Year A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 A Washington Post Notable Fiction...

Amy Waldman Amy Waldman

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The Third Reich

A Novel

On vacation with his girlfriend, Ingeborg, the German war games champion Udo Berger returns to a small town on the Costa Brava where he spent the summers of...

By Roberto Bolaño and Natasha Wimmer

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The Uncommon Reader

A Novella

From the author of The History Boys and The Clothes They Stood Up In A deliciously funny novella that celebrates the pleasure of reading. When the Queen...

Alan Bennett Alan Bennett

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Animal Factory

The Looming Threat of Industrial Pig, Dairy, and Poultry Farms to Humans and the Environment

Swine flu. Bird flu. Unusual concentrations of cancer and other diseases. Massive fish kills from flesh-eating parasites. Recalls of meats, vegetables, and...

"...Swine flu. Bird flu. Unusual concentrations of cancer and other diseases. Massive fish kills from flesh-eating parasites. Recalls of meats, vegetables, and.... Swine flu. Bird flu. Unusual concentrations of cancer and other diseases. Massive fish kills from flesh-eating parasites. Recalls of meats, vegetables, and fruits because of deadly E-coli bacterial contamination.    Recent public health crises raise urgent questions about how our animal-derived food is raised and brought to market. In An..."

David Kirby David Kirby

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No Impact Man

The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process

A guilty liberal finally snaps, swears off plastic, goes organic, becomes a bicycle nut, turns off his power, and generally becomes a tree-hugging lunatic who...

Colin Beavan Colin Beavan

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Night Road

For a mother, life comes down to a series of choices.  To hold on… To let go.. To forget… To forgive… Which road will you take?...

"...For a mother, life comes down to a series of choices.  To hold on… To let go.. To forget… To forgive… Which road will you take?.... For a mother, life comes down to a series of choices.  To hold on… To let go.. To forget… To forgive… Which road will you take?                                                             Night Road For eighteen years, Jude Farraday has put her children’s needs above her own, and it shows—her twins, Mia and Zach—are bright and happy teenagers.  When Lexi Baill move..."

Kristin Hannah Kristin Hannah

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