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.
Jonathan Safran Foer emerged as one of the most original writers of his generation with his best-selling debut novel, Everything Is Illuminated. Now, with humor, tenderness, and awe, he confronts the traumas of our recent history.
In this visionary adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic work, Dave Eggers brings an imaginary world vividly to life, telling the story of a lonely boy navigating the emotional journey away from boyhood.
Paul Auster's great trilogy of 1985-1986 broke ground in its mix of serious fictional techniques and detective and mystery genres. Since that time it has become one of the most successful series of novels of the last decades.
A master literary stylist, John Crowley has carried readers to diverse and remarkable places in his award-winning, critically acclaimed novels -- from his classic fable, Little, Big, to his New York Times Notable Book, The Translator.
Hardbound. Liz Dunn's quiet existence is upended by young Jeremy--the son she abandoned--who is now a charming lost soul with a terminal illness who triggers a chain of events that takes Liz to the other side of the world and back.
The Best American series has been the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction since 1915. For each volume, the very best pieces are selected by a leading writer in the field, making the Best American series the most respected--and most popular--of its kind.