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  • A Doubter's Almanac
    Ethan Canin
    Paperback: 10/25/2016
     
    In this mesmerizing novel, Ethan Canin, the New York Times bestselling author of America America and other ...
  • My Name Is Lucy Barton
    Elizabeth Strout
    Paperback: 10/11/2016
     
    The profound mother-daughter bond is explored through a mother's hospital visit to her estranged daughter by ...
  • After the Parade
    Lori Ostlund
    Paperback: 07/26/2016
     
    From Flannery O'Connor and Rona Jaffe Award winner Lori Ostlund, a deeply moving and beautiful debut ...
  • Lila
    Marilynne Robinson
    Paperback: 10/06/2015
     
    Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists of our time, returns to the town of Gilead in an ...
  • We Need New Names: A Novel
    NoViolet Bulawayo
    Paperback: 05/20/2014
     
    Darling is only 10 years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world. But Darling has a chance ...
  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
    Karen Joy Fowler
    Paperback: 02/25/2014
     
    The story of an American family, middle class in middle America, ordinary in every way but one. But that ...
  • The Lullaby of Polish Girls
    Dagmara Dominczyk
    Paperback: 02/25/2014
     
    A vibrant, engaging debut novel that follows the friendship of three women from their youthful days in Poland ...

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