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  • The Lowland
    Jhumpa Lahiri
    Paperback: 06/17/2014
     
    Epic in its canvas and intimate in its portrayal of lives undone and forged anew, The Lowland is a deeply felt...
  • Children of the Jacaranda Tree
    Sahar Delijani
    Paperback: 06/17/2014
     
    A stunning debut novel set in post-Revolutionary Iran that gives voice to the men, women, and children who won...
  • 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 ...
  • Family Life
    Akhil Sharma
    Hardcover: 04/07/2014
     
    Heart-wrenching and darkly funny, Family Life is a universal story of a boy torn between duty and his own ...
  • The Newlyweds : A Novel
    Nell Freudenberger
    Paperback: 02/12/2013
     
    A powerful, funny, richly observed tour de force by one of America's most acclaimed young writers: a story of ...
  • A Good American : A Novel
    Alex George
    Paperback: 02/05/2013
     
    An uplifting novel about the families we create and the places we call home.
  • The Garden of Evening Mists
    Tan Twan Eng
    Paperback: 09/04/2012
     
    Malaya, 1951. Yun Ling Teoh, the scarred lone survivor of a brutal Japanese wartime camp, seeks solace among ...

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