Some of our favorite recent Novels and Short Story Collections!
The English-language debut of Hiroko Oyamada—one of the most powerfully strange young voices in Japan
Meet the people of Cairo's Gamaliya quarter. There is Nabqa, son of Adam the waterseller who can only speak truths; the beautiful and talented Tawhida who does not age with time; Ali Zaidan, the gambler, late to love; and Boss Saqr who stashes his money above the bath. A neighbourhood of demons, dancing and sweet halva, the quarter keeps quiet vigil over the secrets of all who live there.
How the brutalities of working life are transformed into exhaustion, shame, and self-doubt: a writer's account of her experience working in an Amazon fulfillment center.
Previously uncollected nonfiction pieces by Hollywood's ultimate It Girl about everything from fashion to tango to Jim Morrison and Nicholas Cage.
Dazzling and ambitious, this multivoiced fusion of prose, playwriting, graphic art, and philosophy spins an epic tale of America's struggle for civil rights as it played out in San Francisco near the end of the 1960s.
WINNER OF THE 2019 GOLDSMITHS PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 BOOKER PRIZE NOMINATED FOR THE 2020 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL
Baking a multitude of tartes tatins for local restaurants, an Ohio housewife contemplates her four kids, husband, cats and chickens. Also, America's ignoble past, and her own regrets.
A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. Named a Most Anticipated Book of Fall by The New York Times, Real Simple, Electric Literature, and more.
“Cinematic . . . The spaces she creates for her characters . . . have the aura of realms.” —The New York Times Book Review
In 1950s France, Camille struggles to figure out who she is and where she fits in the world of her coastal working-class neighborhood. Her mother holds the family together, with the support of a group of women who talk over coffee and cigarettes each day. Her father, a war veteran, is largely silent except when his inner rage erupts in violence.$25.95ISBN: 9781101870600Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Pantheon - August 13th, 2019
*** 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST ***
*** NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF THE YEAR ***
A haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance, from the acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the Professor.$26.00ISBN: 9780525562023Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Penguin Press - June 4th, 2019
An instant New York Times Bestseller!
Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award
Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize
Winner of the 2019 New England Book Award for Fiction!$26.00ISBN: 9780525535270Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Riverhead Books - September 17th, 2019
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
One of OPRAH MAGAZINE’S "BEST BOOKS OF 2019"
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
"An exquisite tale of family legacy….The power and poetry of Woodson’s writing conjures up Toni Morrison." – People
$26.95ISBN: 9780525520474Published: Knopf - October 29th, 2019
From the Booker Prize-nominated author of Three Strong Women: an elegant, hypnotic new novel about a legendary French female chef--the facts her life, the nearly ineffable qualities of her cooking, and the obsessive, sometimes destructive desire for purity of taste and experience that shaped her life.$26.99ISBN: 9780765392107Published: Tor Books - September 24th, 2019
“A revolution is happening in speculative fiction, and Annalee Newitz is leading the vanguard."--Wil Wheaton$29.00ISBN: 9781984878878Published: Viking - October 22nd, 2019
“[Le Carré’s] novels are so brilliant because they’re emotionally and psychologically absolutely true, but of course they’re novels.” —New York Times Book Review
A new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author John le Carré.
$29.95ISBN: 9780811226646Published: New Directions - September 24th, 2019
WINNER OF THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE
$29.99ISBN: 9781419734656Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 10th, 2019$35.00ISBN: 9781501181412Published: Skybound Books - September 25th, 2018
NPR Best Books of 2018
A teen girl and her robot embark on a cross-country mission in this illustrated science fiction story, perfect for fans of Ready Player One and Black Mirror.