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First Impressions: Member Recommendations

  • The Tea Planter's Wife
    Dinah Jefferies
    Published 9/13/16

    In this lush, sexy, atmospheric page-turner, a young Englishwoman, 19-year-old Gwendolyn, marries a ...
  • Darling Days
    iO Tillett Wright
    Published 9/27/16

    Born into the beautiful bedlam of downtown New York in the eighties, iO Tillett Wright came of age ...
  • North of Crazy
    Neltje
    Published 10/4/16

    Imagine a world of Gatsby-esque glamor, opulence, and cultural prestige, of exclusive parties and ...

Publishing Soon

  • Darling Days
    iO Tillett Wright
    Published 9/27/16

    Born into the beautiful bedlam of downtown New York in the eighties, iO Tillett Wright came of age ...
  • Time Travel
    James Gleick
    Published 9/27/16

    Gleick's story begins at the turn of the twentieth century with the young H. G. Wells writing and ...
  • Brightwood
    Tania Unsworth
    Published 9/27/16

    Daisy Fitzjohn knows there are two worlds: the outside world and the world of her home, a secluded ...

Featured This Week

  • Blood at the Root
    Patrick Phillips
    Published 9/20/16

    A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia, and a harrowing testament to the ...
  • 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, ...
  • Commonwealth
    Ann Patchett
    Published 9/13/16

    The acclaimed, bestselling author - winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize - tells ...

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New in Hardcover

  • Mercury
    Margot Livesey
    Published 9/27/16

    A taut emotional thriller about love, obsession and the secrets that pull a family apart.
  • The Gustav Sonata
    Rose Tremain
    Published 9/27/16

    A breathtakingly radiant story of an unlikely childhood friendship that survives the test of time.
  • The Wonder
    Emma Donoghue
    Published 9/20/16

    In Emma Donoghue's latest masterpiece, an English nurse brought to a small Irish village to observe ...

New in Paperback

  • Recipes for Love and Murder
    Sally Andrew
    Published 9/27/16

    A bright new talent makes her fiction debut with this first entry in a delicious crime set in rural ...
  • A Strangeness in My Mind
    Orhan Pamuk
    Published 9/20/16

    A modern epic of coming of age in a great city, a brilliant tableau of life among the newcomers who ...
  • Thirteen Ways of Looking
    Colum McCann
    Published 9/20/16

    In such acclaimed novels as Let the Great World Spin and TransAtlantic, National Book Award–...

Top Recommendations for Book Clubs

  • Purity
    Jonathan Franzen
    Published 8/2/16

    A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom
  • Jade Dragon Mountain
    Elsa Hart
    Published 7/5/16

    On the mountainous border of China and Tibet in 1708, a detective must learn what a killer already ...
  • Lily and the Octopus
    Steven Rowley
    Published 6/7/16

    Combining the emotional depth of The Art of Racing in the Rain with the magical spirit of The Life ...

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