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The Maid's Version

The author of Winter's Bone returns to Missouri, to extinguish a mysterious act of Depression-era arson.

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Bleeding Edge

The author of Gravity's Rainbow delivers a portrait of New York gripped by fear both real and virtual.

 

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Wilson

The master orator, Princeton man, and American president, captured in vivid description.

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The Woman Who Lost Her Soul

An epic of spy games, intergenerational abuse, and trickery in the island of Haiti.

 

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MaddAddam

The post-apocalyptic trilogy begun in Oryx and Crake concludes.

 

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A Million Years with You

A famed naturalist turns her adept focus to a new animal: herself.

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Claire of the Sea Light

In a small Haitian town, the question of a young girl's fate hangs in the balance.

 

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The Manor

The history of one of New York's oldest manors -- and its slaves.

 

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March: Book One

A congressman and civil rights leader looks back on the struggle -- in graphic form.

 

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Night Film

A New York reporter investigates a deceased beauty and her reclusive filmmaking father, in a story rich with modern details.

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The Telling Room

The quest to re-create a  fabled recipie takes a cheesemaker on a journey of triumph, defeat, and reconnection with the past.

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George Orwell: A Life in Letters

The novelist's correspondence reveals the extent of the burdens he bore.

 

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Brewster

The restlessness of two small-town teens mirrors the turbulence of 1968.

 

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I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place

A writer's life in  five essays that evidence the tools of the novelist.

 

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The Art of Joy

An epic-scale novel of a woman's emotional and sexual odyssey, written by the daughter of anarchists.

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