Fiction

TEMPTATION TO BE HAPPY

Written by Marone, Lorenzo
Cesare is 77 years old, a widower and cynical troublemaker, a man who has always had trouble caring for others and has given up trying. Aside from an intermittent fling with a mature nurse called Rossana, who moonlights as a sex worker, he prefers to live his own life, avoiding contact with his neighbors and even his own children wherever possible.
November 14, 2017 | Hardcover | ONEWorld Publications | 272 Pages |
$26.99

KOMPROMAT

Written by Johnson, Stanley
Stanley Johnson's new satirical thriller KOMPROMAT purports to tell what really happened in the run-up to those two recent political earthquakes, the Brexit Referendum in the UK in June 2016 and the US Presidential Election in November of that year. What was the real reason, for example, Britain's Prime Minister, Jeremy Hartley, included a commitment to hold an In or Out Referendum on E
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | ONEWorld Publications | 304 Pages |
$25.99
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DARKE (MAIN)

Written by Gekoski, Rick
Dr James Darke has expelled himself from the world. He writes compulsively in his 'coming of old age' journal; he eats little, drinks and smokes a lot. Meditating on what he has lost - the loves of his life, both dead and alive - he tries to console himself with the wisdom of the great thinkers and poets, yet finds nothing but disappointment.
November 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Canongate Books | 320 Pages |
$25.00

IMPROVEMENT

Written by Silber, Joan
"Subtle, sexy, brilliant in its unexpected connections and soulful generosity, this is an intensely satisfying novel." --Andrea Barrett, author of Ship Fever and Archangel One of our most gifted writers of fiction returns with a bold and piercing novel about a young single mother living in New York, her eccentric aunt, and the decisions they make that have unexpected impl
November 14, 2017 | Hardcover | Counterpoint LLC | 256 Pages |
$26.00

HERE IN BERLIN

Written by Garcia, Cristina
Here in Berlin is a portrait of a city through snapshots, an excavation of the stories and ghosts of contemporary Berlin--its complex, troubled past still pulsing in the air as it was during World War II. Critically acclaimed novelist Cristina Garcia brings the people of this famed city to life, their stories bristling with regret, desire, and longing.
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Counterpoint LLC | 224 Pages |
$26.00
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END WE START FROM

Written by Hunter, Megan
"The End We Start From is strange and powerful, and very apt for these uncertain times. I was moved, terrified, uplifted - sometimes all three at once. It takes skill to manage that, and Hunter has a poet's understanding of how to make each word count."--Tracy Chevalier
November 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Grove Press | 160 Pages |
$22.00
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THEMYSTERY.DOC

Written by McIntosh, Matthew
Funny, highly inventive, and deeply moving, theMystery.doc is a vast, shapeshifting literary novel that reads like a page-turner. It's a comedy, a tragedy, a big book about America. It's unlike anything you've read before.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Grove Press | 1664 Pages |
$35.00
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LEA

Written by Mercier, Pascal
Pascal Mercier's Night Train to Lisbon mesmerized readers around the world, and went on to become an international bestseller, establishing Mercier as a breakthrough European literary talent. Now, in Lea, he returns with a tender, impassioned, and unforgettable story of a father's love and a daughter's ambition in the wake of devastating tragedy.
September 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Grove Press | 225 Pages |
$25.00
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BIRDCAGE WALK

Written by Dunmore, Helen
It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence. Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a property developer who is heavily invested in Bristol's housing boom, and he has everything to lose from social upheaval and the prospect of war.
August 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Atlantic Monthly Press | 416 Pages |
$26.00

PRAGUE SONATA

Written by Morrow, Bradford
"A treasure of a novel, a deliciously enveloping musical mystery which I read with marvel and gusto.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Atlantic Monthly Press | 528 Pages |
$27.00

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