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  • A Ladder to the Sky: A Novel
    John Boyne
    Hardcover: 11/13/2018
     
    A seductive, unputdownable psychodrama following one brilliant, ruthless man who will stop at nothing in his ...
  • Those Who Knew: A Novel
    Idra Novey
    Hardcover: 11/06/2018
     
    A taut, timely novel about what a powerful politician thinks he can get away with and the group of misfits who...
  • Winter: A Novel (Seasonal Quartet)
    Ali Smith
    Paperback: 11/06/2018
     
    Smith's shapeshifting novel casts a warm, wise, merry and uncompromising eye over a post-truth era in a story ...
  • The Travelling Cat Chronicles
    Hiro Arikawa, Philip Gabriel
    Hardcover: 10/23/2018
     
    A life-affirming anthem to kindness and self-sacrifice, The Travelling Cat Chronicles shows how the smallest ...
  • Unsheltered: A Novel
    Barbara Kingsolver
    Hardcover: 10/16/2018
     
    A timely novel that interweaves past and present to explore the human capacity for resiliency and compassion ...
  • Seven Days of Us: A Novel
    Francesca Hornak
    Paperback: 10/16/2018
     
    A warm, wry, sharply observed debut novel about what happens when a family is forced to spend a week together ...
  • Never Coming Back
    Alison McGhee
    Paperback: 10/09/2018
     
    Never Coming Back is a brilliant and piercing story of a young woman finding her way in life, determined to ...

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