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  • The Last Pilot
    Benjamin Johncock
    Paperback: 05/03/2016
     
    Set against the backdrop of one of the most emotionally charged periods in American history, The Last Pilot is...
  • An Unrestored Woman
    Shobha Rao
    Hardcover: 03/15/2016
     
    The twelve paired stories in Shobha Rao's An Unrestored Woman trace their origins to the formation of India ...
  • The Undertaking
    Audrey Magee
    Paperback: 09/15/2015
     
    A much-anticipated debut from a remarkable new talent in Irish fiction—a terrifyingly intimate story of a...
  • The Wives of Los Alamos
    TaraShea Nesbit
    Paperback: 01/01/2015
     
    The Wives of Los Alamos is a bold and emotionally charged debut novel told in the collective voices of the ...
  • The Lion Seeker
    Kenneth Bonert
    Paperback: 09/02/2014
     
    A thrilling ride through the life of one fumbling young hero, The Lion Seeker is a glorious reinvention of the...
  • City of Women: A Novel
    David R. Gillham
    Paperback: 05/07/2013
     
    It is 1943 - the height of the Second World War - and Berlin has essentially become a city of women. In this ...
  • No One is Here Except All of Us: A Novel
    Ramona Ausubel
    Paperback: 02/05/2013
     
    A beguiling, imaginative, inspiring story about the bigness of being alive as an individual, as a member of a ...

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