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The Book of Essie

The Book of Essie

FINALIST FOR THE 2018 NEW ENGLAND BOOK AWARD"Both timelessly beautiful and unbelievably timely."—Chris Bohjalian, New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The...

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Good Trouble

Good Trouble

A masterly collection of eleven stories about the way we live now from the best-selling author of Netherland.From bourgeois facial-hair trends...

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You Should Have Left

You Should Have Left

From the internationally best-selling author of Measuring the World and F, an eerie and supernatural tale of a writer's emotional collapseA...

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There There

There There

“This is a novel about what it means to inhabit a land both yours and stolen from you, to simultaneously contend with the weight of belonging and unbelonging. There is an organic power to this book—a revelatory, controlled chaos....

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The House of Unexpected Sisters

The House of Unexpected Sisters

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma ...

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Saints for All Occasions

Saints for All Occasions

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER A New York Times Critics’ Top Book of 2017 Washington Post 10 Best Books of 2017A Harper's Bazaar Best Book of 2017"This...

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Unworthy

Unworthy

"With storytelling finesse, Antonio Monda has written a compact and forceful book that might be a morbid erotic tale out of Boccaccio, exposing the tormented lust of the clergy."--Philip RothA...

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Augustown

Augustown

PEN OPEN BOOK AWARD FINALISTONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Slate • Publishers Weekly • Kirkus Reviews • Milwaukee Journal-SentinelMa Taffy...

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Girl on the Leeside

Girl on the Leeside

Siobhan Doyle grew up with her Uncle Kee at their family pub, the Leeside, in rural Ireland. Kee has been staunchly overprotective of Siobhan ever since her mother's death in an...

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On Chesil Beach (Movie Tie-In Edition)

On Chesil Beach (Movie Tie-In Edition)

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff, and Samuel WestEngland, 1962: Florence and Edward are celebrating...

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Men Without Women

Men Without Women

Coming this October: Killing Commendatore, the much-anticipated new novel from Haruki MurakamiAcross seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers...

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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

National Bestseller Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize One of the Best Books of the Year: The Washington Post * The Boston Globe * Minneapolis Star Tribune...

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A House Among the Trees

A House Among the Trees

Julia Glass’s richly imagined novel begins just after the sudden death of world-renowned children’s book author Mort Lear, who leaves behind a wholly unexpected will,...

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