Lorrie Moore, one of the most admired novelists of her generation, has written a heart-achingly beautiful novel about what it means to be a child and then a woman, a friend and then a stranger- and to be both bound to your past and separated from it forever.
The Passion is Jeanette Winterson's most highly acclaimed work, a modern classic that confirms her special claim on the novel. Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, The Passion intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people...
Anyone who enjoys novels that are scary, erotic, touching, tragic and thrilling should rush right out to the nearest bookstore and pick up The Shadow of the Wind. Really, you should.- The Washington Post
The bestselling author of The Virgin Suicides. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. "[Since The Virgin Suicides] we’ve been wanting a big fat novel that would consume us…. We have it now. I just finished reading it. Middlesex is in every way that big novel." -- The Vancouver Sun
In her acclaimed novel, two-time Man Booker Prize winning author Hilary Mantel tells of the fated convergence of Ireland and England. As belief wrestles knowledge and science wrestles song, so The Giant, O'Brien calls to us from a fork in the road as a tale of time, and a timeless tale.
WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE. The sequel to Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Bring Up the Bodies delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn.
Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories, particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme--With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full of children.
The Time of the Hero has been acclaimed by critics around the world as one of the outstanding Spanish novels of recent decades. In the author's native Peru, this powerful social satire so outraged the authorities that a thousand copies were publicly burned.
Translated by Mirra Ginsburg. Two plays deal with the efforts of a group of white officers to survive after the end of the Civil War, and an engineer who travels into the past in a time machine and returns with Ivan the Terrible.