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First Impressions: Member Recommendations

  • The Comet Seekers
    Helen Sedgwick
    Published 10/11/16

    Róisín and François are immediately drawn to each other when they meet at a remote ...
  • Les Parisiennes
    Anne Sebba
    Published 10/18/16

    Paris in the 1940s was a place of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation, and secrets. During...
  • The Next
    Stephanie Gangi
    Published 10/18/16

    Joanna falls from her life, from the love of daughters and devoted dog, into an otherworldly ...

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

  • The Boat Rocker
    Ha Jin
    Published 10/25/16

    From the universally admired, award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash: an urgent, timely novel...
  • 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 ...

New in Paperback

  • A Doubter's Almanac
    Ethan Canin
    Published 10/25/16

    In this mesmerizing novel, Ethan Canin, the New York Times bestselling author of America America and...
  • Pacific
    Simon Winchester
    Published 10/25/16

    Pacific is a paean to this magnificent sea of beauty, myth, and imagination that is transforming our...
  • Submission
    Michel Houellebecq
    Published 10/25/16

    Michel Houellebecq's new book may be satirical and melancholic, but it is also hilarious, a comic ...

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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