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  • Home After Dark
    David Small
    Hardcover: 09/11/2018
     
    David Small's long-awaited graphic novel is a savage portrayal of male adolescence gone awry like no other ...
  • America Is Not the Heart
    Elaine Castillo
    Hardcover: 04/03/2018
     
    With exuberance, grit, and sly tenderness, here is a family saga; an origin story; a romance; a narrative of ...
  • The Girls in the Picture
    Melanie Benjamin
    Hardcover: 01/16/2018
     
    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife, a fascinating ...
  • The Fortunes
    Peter Ho Davies
    Paperback: 09/12/2017
     
    From the author of The Welsh Girl comes a groundbreaking, provocative new novel.
  • China Dolls
    Lisa See
    Paperback: 03/03/2015
     
    Lisa See has garnered international acclaim for her great skill at rendering the intricate relationships of ...
  • Frog Music
    Emma Donoghue
    Paperback: 02/24/2015
     
    Emma Donoghue digs up a long-forgotten, never-solved crime in a lyrical tale of love and bloodshed among ...
  • Private Life
    Jane Smiley
    Paperback: 06/14/2011
     
    A riveting new novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winner that traverses the intimate landscape of one woman&#...

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