American Book Award Winner
Alice McDermott tells the story of Billy Lynch within the complex matrix of a tightly knit Irish American community, in a voice that is resonant and full of...
“Electrifying.”—The New York Times Book Review
“Encyclopedic and compelling.”—The New Yorker
A New York Times Bestseller
A Christian Science Monitor...
Couch potatoes, goof-offs, freeloaders, good-for-nothings, loafers, and loungers: ever since the Industrial Revolution, when the work ethic as we know it was...