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  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane
    Neil Gaiman
    Paperback: 06/03/2014
     
    This bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and survival, and memory and magic, makes the impossible all too...
  • The Hollow Ground : A Novel
    Natalie S. Harnett
    Hardcover: 05/13/2014
     
    Set amongst the deadly coal mine fires of 1960s Pennsylvania, The Hollow Ground is an extraordinary debut that...
  • Instructions for a Heatwave
    Maggie O'Farrell
    Paperback: 05/06/2014
     
    Sophisticated, intelligent, impossible to put down, Maggie O'Farrell's beguiling novels blend richly textured ...
  • The Interestings
    Meg Wolitzer
    Paperback: 03/25/2014
     
    The Interestings explores the meaning of talent; the nature of envy; the roles of class, art, money, and power...
  • Ordinary Grace
    William Kent Krueger
    Paperback: 03/04/2014
     
    Told from Frank's perspective forty years after that fateful summer, Ordinary Grace is a brilliantly moving ...
  • In the Memorial Room
    Janet Frame
    Hardcover: 12/10/2013
     
    A wonderful social satire, a send-up of the cult of the dead author, and - in the best tradition of Frame - a ...
  • Goat Mountain
    David Vann
    Hardcover: 09/10/2013
     
    David Vann creates a haunting and provocative novel that explores our most primal urges and beliefs, the bonds...

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