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First Impressions: Member Recommendations

  • North of Crazy
    Published 10/4/16

    Imagine a world of Gatsby-esque glamor, opulence, and cultural prestige, of exclusive parties and ...
  • Cruel Beautiful World
    Caroline Leavitt
    Published 10/4/16

    Caroline Leavitt is at her mesmerizing best in this haunting, nuanced portrait of love, sisters, and...
  • News of the World
    Paulette Jiles
    Published 10/4/16

    In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her relatives in San ...

Publishing Soon

  • Float
    Anne Carson
    Published 10/25/16

    Anne Carson consistently dazzles with her inventive, shape-shifting work and the vividness of her ...
  • The Mistletoe Murder
    P. D. James
    Published 10/25/16

    The newly appointed Sgt. Dalgliesh is drawn into a case that is "pure Agatha Christie." ... A "...
  • Television
    David Thomson
    Published 10/25/16

    In just a few years, what used to be an immobile piece of living room furniture, which one had to ...

Featured This Week

  • Of Arms and Artists
    Paul Staiti
    Published 10/18/16

    A fascinating look at how the art world viewed the American Revolution, and how their work still ...
  • The Mothers
    Brit Bennett
    Published 10/11/16

    A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young ...
  • Hag-Seed
    Margaret Atwood
    Published 10/11/16

    William Shakespeare's The Tempest retold as Hag-Seed.

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New in Hardcover

  • Of Arms and Artists
    Paul Staiti
    Published 10/18/16

    A fascinating look at how the art world viewed the American Revolution, and how their work still ...
  • The Blind Astronomer's Daughter
    John Pipkin
    Published 10/11/16

    A novel of the obsessions of the age: scientific inquiry, geographic discovery, political ...
  • The People of the Broken Neck
    Silas Dent Zobal
    Published 10/11/16

    A soul-damaged man, broken by war, struggles to reclaim his home and family.

New in Paperback

  • Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist
    Sunil Yapa
    Published 10/18/16

    The Flamethrowers meets Let the Great World Spin in this electrifying debut novel set amid the ...
  • The Opposite of Everyone
    Joshilyn Jackson
    Published 10/11/16

    A fiercely independent divorce lawyer learns the power of family and connection when she receives a ...
  • My Name Is Lucy Barton
    Elizabeth Strout
    Published 10/11/16

    The profound mother-daughter bond is explored through a mother's hospital visit to her estranged ...

Top Recommendations for Book Clubs

  • Under the Udala Trees
    Chinelo Okparanta
    Published 9/20/16

    Inspired by Nigeria's folktales and its war, Under the Udala Trees is a deeply searching, ...
  • The Drifter
    Nicholas Petrie
    Published 8/9/16

    An explosive thriller debut introducing Peter Ash, a veteran who finds that the demons of war aren't...
  • My Name Is Leon
    Kit De Waal
    Published 7/26/16

    For fans of The Language of Flowers, a sparkling, big-hearted, page-turning debut set in the 1970s ...

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