We've been reveling in great books all year. Here are the ten we can't stop talking about.
Laura van den Berg's gorgeous new book, The Isle of Youth, explores the lives of women mired in secrecy and deception.
"Country Girl is Edna O'Brien's exquisite account of her dashing, barrier-busting, up-and-down life."--National Public Radio
A glorious, sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love, Big Magic, and City of Girls
From the author of the New York Times best seller Swamplandia --a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize--a magical new collection of stories that showcases Karen Russell's gifts at their inimitable best.
Named a Best Book of 2013 by The New York Times; Vogue; O, The Oprah Magazine; Time; Bookish; New York magazine; The New Yorker; Slate; Flavorwire; Publishers Weekly; Kirkus Reviews; Salon; and Complex.
Rachel Kushner’s The Flamethrowers, a finalist for the National Book Award, wa
2013 National Book Award Longlist for Fiction“A magnificent new novel by the best-selling author James McBride.” –cover review of The New York Times Book Review“Outrageously entertaining.” –USA Today“James McBride delivers another tour de force” –Essence“So imaginative, you’ll race to the finish.” –NPR.org“Wildly entertaining.”—4-star People lead review
From New York Times–bestselling author Meg Wolitzer comes a new novel that has been called "genius" (The Chicago Tribune), “wonderful” (Vanity Fair), "ambitious" (San Francisco Chronicle), and a “page-turner” (Cosmopolitan), which The New York Times Book Review says is "among the ranks of books like Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom and Jeffrey Eugenides The Marriage Plot."
A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide.
After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office.
$26.95ISBN: 9781594204784Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - October 8th, 2013
“The popularity of [Dog Songs] feels as inevitable and welcome as a wagging tail upon homecoming.” —The Boston Globe
Email or call for priceISBN: 9780802119827Availability: Hard to FindPublished: Atlantic Monthly Press - September 3rd, 2013
Renowned through four award-winning books for his gritty and revelatory visions of the Caribbean, Bob Shacochis returns to occupied Haiti in The Woman Who Lost Her Soul before sweeping across time and continents to unravel tangled knots of romance, espionage, and vengeance.