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  • Dissident Gardens : A Novel
    Jonathan Lethem
    Paperback: 06/03/2014
     
    A dazzling novel from one of our finest writers—an epic yet intimate family saga about three generations ...
  • A Possible Life : A Novel in Five Parts
    Sebastian Faulks
    Paperback: 11/26/2013
     
    From the critically acclaimed, bestselling author of Birdsong, new fiction about love and war—five ...
  • By Blood : A Novel
    Ellen Ullman
    Paperback: 12/24/2012
     
    The award-winning writer returns with a major, absorbing, atmospheric novel that takes on the most dramatic ...
  • The Baker's Daughter : A Novel
    Sarah McCoy
    Paperback: 08/14/2012
     
    A routine interview between a reporter and an elderly baker brings out memories of darker times: her life in ...
  • House of Meetings
    Martin Amis
    Paperback: 01/08/2008
     
    In 1946, two brothers and a Jewish girl fall into alignment in Moscow. The fraternal conflict then continues ...
  • The Time of The Uprooted
    Elie Wiesel
    Paperback: 01/28/2007
     
    A profoundly moving novel about the healing power of compassion. Aching, unsentimental, deeply affecting, and ...
  • The World To Come
    Dara Horn
    Paperback: 10/09/2006
     
    With astonishing grace and simplicity, Dara Horn interweaves a real art heist, history, biography, theology,...

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