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  • Next Year in Havana
    Chanel Cleeton
    Paperback: 02/06/2018
    After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the ...
  • The Women in the Castle
    Jessica Shattuck
    Paperback: 01/02/2018
    Three women, haunted by the past and the secrets they hold.
  • The Kites
    Romain Gary, Miranda Richmond Mouillot
    Hardcover: 10/31/2017
    Romain Gary's bittersweet final masterpiece, a novel of courage and resistance - never before in English.
  • Manhattan Beach
    Jennifer Egan
    Hardcover: 10/03/2017
    The long-awaited, daring, and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from ...
  • The Amber Shadows
    Lucy Ribchester
    Hardcover: 08/08/2017
    During the dangerous days of World War II, Honey Deschamps is spending her days transcribing decrypted ...
  • Mischling
    Affinity Konar
    Paperback: 05/30/2017
    "One of the most harrowing, powerful, and imaginative books of the year" (Anthony Doerr) about twin sisters ...
  • Before We Sleep
    Jeffrey Lent
    Hardcover: 05/02/2017
    The sweeping, intergenerational story of a Vermont family, from WWII to the dawning of the '60s - the most ...

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